“It’s Grand in Salem”
2020 Quilt Challenge
Majestic Batiks & The Grand Hotel in Salem
Quiltopia is pleased to announce our first ever Quilt Challenge. It is presented by Majestic Batiks and The Grand Hotel in Salem. This year’s theme is “It’s Grand in Salem” as each quilt will be the maker’s interpretation of a Salem landmark or monument. Quilts will be hung in the lobby of The Grand Hotel in Salem October 7 - November 11.
Registration Packets are $25.00 each, with only 40 total packets available. There will be the following cash prizes: First Place- $250.00, Second Place- $100 and Third Place- $50.00 as well as a viewers’ choice award.
Each participant will receive two fat quarters of the challenge fabric generously donated by Majestic Batiks, instructions plus brochures from Travel Salem to help with inspiration. Registration Packets are first-come, first-serve and will be available on our SHOP page starting Tuesday, January 28. They will also be available at our Quiltopia Table at the Willamette Valley Quilt Festival in Albany, January 31 & February 1.
The Majestic Batiks fabrics must make up 25% of each quilt top. The quilts must measure 22 inches wide x 30 inches high. Quilts must have a top, a layer of batting, and a back, combined using the technique of quilting. All quilt techniques are encouraged such as piecing, hand or machine applique, paper piecing, etc. Embellishments are welcome. Quilts must have a 2” sleeve on the back. The Quiltopia Team reserve the right to refuse to hang any item deemed inappropriate.
Get your packet today!