2022 Quilt Show

Every year the Longmont Quilt Guild holds a quilt show to showcase the talent and breadth of projects that our members work on throughout the year. Entries are limited to guild members, but we welcome the public to come see all of the beautiful quilts that are entered. You also have the opportunity to vote on your favorite quilt for each category, as well as best of show. Winners receive a ribbon to commemorate their hard work.

The 2022 quilt show has ended, but learn more about the types of quilts we showcased this year below, and keep an eye on this page for more information about the 2023 show!

2022 Quilt Show Categories

Large Quilt – Long Arm Custom Quilted: Whole cloth or pieced, the quilt shall be pieced by a person or persons and then quilted by a professional quilter. Quilt must have a perimeter of 240” or more. The typical entry would be quilted by the piecer or a professional, but has been custom quilted on a long-arm or mid-arm machine using either custom computer designs, custom pantagraph, or free motion quilting designs.

Large Quilt – Edge to Edge Quilted: Whole cloth or pieced, the quilt shall be made by sewing machine and quilted on a mid-arm or long-arm machine, and quilted by the piecer or a professional using an overall computerized or pantagraph ‘Edge to Edge’ design. Quilt must have a perimeter of 240” or more.

Large Quilt Domestic Quilted: Whole cloth or pieced, the quilt shall be made by sewing machine and quilted on a domestic machine, quilted by the piecer or another individual. Quilt must have a perimeter of 240” or more. A typical entry is a quilt that was quilted on a domestic machine with an approximate throat depth of 6 “- 12 “.

Small Quilt – Long Arm Custom Quilted: Whole cloth or pieced, the quilt shall be pieced by a person or persons and then quilted by a professional quilter. Quilt must have a perimeter of LESS than 240”. The typical entry would be quilted by the piecer or a professional, but has been custom quilted on a long-arm or mid-arm machine using either custom computer designs, custom pantagraph, or free motion quilting designs.

Small Quilt -Edge to Edge Quilted: Whole cloth or pieced, the quilt shall be made by sewing machine and quilted on a mid-arm or long-arm machine, and quilted by the piecer or a professional using an overall computerized or pantagraph ‘Edge to Edge’ design. Quilt must have a perimeter of LESS than 240”. A typical entry would be a quilt which was quilted not by a professional, but on a private long arm machine.

Small Quilt – Domestic Quilted: Whole cloth or pieced, the quilt shall be made by sewing machine and quilted on a domestic machine, quilted by the piecer or another individual. Quilt must have a perimeter of LESS than 240”. A typical entry is a quilt that was quilted on a domestic machine with an approximate throat depth of 6 “- 12 “.

Hand Quilted: Quilt may be constructed by machine or by hand, but quilting must be completed using hand stitching. All sizes are included in this category. Traditional hand-made tops such as Yo-Yo’s and Cathedral Windows are included in this category.

Hand Pieced/English paperpieced – Quilt may be hand pieced but machine quilted. Quilt may be hand pieced using traditional methods, or using EPP techniques.

Decor and Fashion Quilts: The entries can be original design, kit, or pattern. They are NOT quilts that can be used as bedding. The entry items may be anything made from quilting techniques that is used for home decor or personal use, including, but not exclusive to: placemats, table runners, wall hangings, baskets, bags, purses, and clothing.

Appliqué Quilt: Quilt made by applying smaller pieces of fabric onto a larger piece of fabric, using any appliqué method. Quilt may be constructed by machine or by hand, and quilting may be machine or hand quilted. Any minimal embellishment is permitted in this category. All sizes are included.

Modern Quilt: Quilt may be constructed by machine or by hand, quilting may also be completed by machine or by hand quilting. While many Modern quilts utilize only solids that is not a requirement. Modern quilting is often defined by large negative spaces, ‘blowing apart’ or deconstruction of traditional quilting blocks. May be pattern, kit, or original design. All sizes are included. Quilts may not be larger than 110” x 110”.

Art Quilts Two Dimensional: Art quilts must be based on your original design (no patterns). Quilts should demonstrate innovative and progressive techniques.

Art Quilts Three Dimensional: Art quilts must be based on your original design (no patterns). Quilts should demonstrate innovative and progressive techniques.

First Time Quilt Entry (Formally Novice Quilter}: This category is for quilters 18 years and older, who are entering a quilt for the first time ever, to ANY quilt show. All sizes and techniques are included in this category. Quilt must be made by the entrant, but may be quilted by another person.

Junior Quilter: This category is for quilters under the age of 18. All sizes and techniques are included in this category. Junior guild members may enter up to three entries in this category.

Military Outreach: Patriotic themed quilts, a minimum of 55” x 65” and a maximum of 72” x 90”. All quilts entered in this category must be donated to a recognized Veterans Program.

Mystery Quilt: Every year we usually represent a special project in which members within our guild have participated. This year we are highlighting the Mystery Quilt Project. These quilts must be made during the 2022 Longmont Quilt Guild Mystery Quilt project, which is now ongoing. Due to display space limitations, this category’s entries may be limited to first come.