Traditional With a Twist – 2013 Quilt Show Theme

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.