• International Quilt Show Dubai 2018

    We are very close to finalizing so many details for the 6th International Quilt Show in Dubai, that we thought we could let out a bit of the information regarding

    • Dates
    • Quilt Exhibition Categories

    So pace your creative ideas and makes and save at least one quilt for our next show that will run between the 6-10TH OF MARCH 2018, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    Quilt Competition Categories are here as follows

    CATEGORY 1: TRADITIONAL

    Featuring Quilts using a traditional design or pattern. Quilts may be wholecloth, pieced and quilted, appliqué and quilted, or a combination of piecing, appliqué and quilting.

    CATEGORY 2: CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

    Quilts that draw on the traditions of quilt making, through piecing, appliqué or wholecloth, but have an original approach. Quilters may use non-traditional fabrics, fabric printing and dyeing, embellishment and unusual construction methods to accomplish quilts under this category.

    CATEGORY 3: ART QUILTS

    Art Quilts are original designs are using uses color, design, and construction techniques to create a work that expands beyond traditional quilt patterns. Designs are fresh and original, with no copying of patterns used previously by other artists. Typically, art quilts feature abstract, nature scenes, portraits, paintings, whimsical interpretations and so on.

    CATEGORY 4: BEGINNERS

    Quilts encompassing any technique, style and pattern but is attempted by a quilter who has been quilting for under 2 years. Ideally we mark the years from the start of 2016 till date.

    CATEGORY 5: THE IQSD 2018 CHALLENGE- TRAVEL AND DESTINATION

    Quilts in this category follow the THEME challenge set in by the Quilt Show Dubai organizers, dubbed “Travel and Destination” – Any technique can be used to create a quilt in this category, as long as the quilt clearly indicates its belongingness to the category. Airplanes, Nature, Popular Landmarks... all can fall into this category.

    PRIZES

    Enter into the Quilt Show in Dubai, and find your quilt perhaps winning one of the following coveted prizes:

    • Best of Show
    • Best Hand-Quilted
    • Best Home-Machine Quilted
    • Best Long-Arm Quilted
    • Category Winners: Traditional
      • First Place
      • Second Place
      • Third Place
    • Category Winners: Contemporary/Modern
      • First Place
      • Second Place
      • Third Place
    • Category Winners: Art
      • First Place
      • Second Place
      • Third Place
    • Category Winners: Beginners
      • First Place
      • Second Place
      • Third Place
    • Category Winners: IQSD 2018 Challenge: Travel and Destination
      • First Place
      • Second Place
      • Third Place
    • Judges Choice

    Awards presented to Quilts that are favored by the individuals who are appointed to adjudicate the 2018 Quilt Show in Dubai.

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