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Traditional With a Twist – 2013 Quilt Show Theme

Posted in Uncategorized on January 7th, 2013

We are happy to announce the theme for the 2013 Ankeny Area Quilter’s Guild quilt show.  Our theme, Traditional With a Twist hopes to showcase our quilting heritage by honoring the patterns of the past combined with new styles of fabrics and quilting techniques.

Important information about the show:

Dates: July 12 and 13th, 2013 which coincides with Ankeny’s Summerfest celebration

Location: a new venue – the FFA Enrichment Center on the DMACC campus in Ankeny

Vendors:  We are seeking interested vendors at this time.  If you are a vendor and are interested in our show, please contact Connie Lovelady for further information at or 515-419-8088.

Categories for quilts:

Large pieced – 280 inches or more (Perimeter)

Medium pieced – 121 to 279 inches (Perimeter)

Small and Miniature – 120 inches or less (Perimeter)

Applique –  At least 50% of quilt should be applique.  No perimeter limitations

Mixed Technique – Two or more techniques are used in the quilt top.  Perimeter of 160 inches or more

Wearables/Bags – Quilted clothing, purses, tote bags, etc.  At least 50% of the item must be quilted.  No perimeter limitations

Original Innovative Design – Design is original to quilter.  No perimeter limitations

UFO project > 5 years – No perimeter limitations

Theme – Traditional With A Twist – No perimeter limitations.