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2021 International Quilt Festival Houston


Hands All Around

Call Opens: Dec 14th, 2020 Last Date for Entries: May 21st, 2021

 

Gustav by Cecilia Koppmann, 49" x 71"  

Artists from all around the world incorporate influences from their own cultures into the design and technique of their quilts. This prestigious, long-running international showcase will include recent quilts by international artists who create works inspired by such.

Limit two (2) entries per person.

Each work must measure a minimum of 36” on each side.

The quilt can be NO LONGER than 96” ON A SIDE.

There is a $20.00 submission fee per quilt. 

The works must be made between 2017 and 2021. 

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In Full Bloom

Call Opens: Dec 14th, 2020 Last Date for Entries: May 21st, 2021

 

Yucca Bloom by Sara Sharp, 38" x 46" 

Just as quilters create beautiful pieces of art with fabric, florists and gardeners cultivate works of beauty from the soil. The International Quilt Festival will showcase floral quilts from across the spectrum in color and splendor in the special exhibit. This exhibit will premiere at the International Quilt Market and Festival/Houston, October 28 thru 31 - 2021. We would also like to retain quilts for a possible exhibit at International Quilt Festivals in 2022.

 

Limit two (2) entries per person.

Each work must measure a minimum of 36” on each side.

The quilt can be NO LONGER than 96” ON A SIDE.

There is a $20.00 submission fee per quilt.

The works must be made between 2017 and 2021.      

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In the American Tradition

Call Opens: Dec 15th, 2020 Last Date for Entries: May 14th, 2021

 

Hidden Dragonflies by Paula Wexler 79" x 79" 

 

Contemporary quiltmakers often look to the art form’s rich tradition for inspiration in their own works. This exhibit features recently-made quilts that incorporate traditional blocks, styles, and/or techniques. This exhibit will premiere at the International Quilt Market and Festival/Houston, October 28 thru 31 - 2021. We would also like to retain quilts for a possible exhibit at International Quilt Festivals in 2022.

 

Limit three (3) entries per person.

Each work must measure a minimum of 36” on each side.

The quilt can be NO LONGER than 96” ON A SIDE.

There is a $20.00 submission fee per quilt.

There is no made by date.      

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Tactile Architecture

Call Opens: Dec 14th, 2020 Last Date for Entries: May 7th, 2021

 

The Light at the End by Jean Grimes, 50" x 36

Buildings have a long history of inspiring the creative designs of quiltmakers. In the 19th century, American quilters developed classic architectural patterns such as Log Cabin, Schoolhouse, and Brick Wall. This annual juried exhibit challenges quiltmakers to create works based on architectural themes and inspirations. This exhibit will premiere at the International Quilt Market and Festival/Houston, October 28 thru 31 - 2021. We would also like to retain quilts for a possible exhibit at International Quilt Festivals in 2022.

 

Limit two (2) entries per person.

Each work must measure a minimum of 36” on each side.

The quilt can be NO LONGER than 96” ON A SIDE.

There is a $20.00 submission fee per quilt.

The works must be made between 2017 and 2021.      

Read the rules

Preview the entry screen

Enter the call