Quilt Expo hosts a 10-category juried and judged Quilt Contest. Quilters of all levels have the opportunity to enter a maximum of four quilts into this exciting contest. Prizes will be awarded in each category, plus special prizes will be awarded to the best of show and viewers' choice.
Best of Show - $1,500
Viewers' Choice Award - $500
1st Place - $500
2nd Place - $300
3rd Place - $200
Quilt Expo also offers a quilt contest open only to youth ages 15 and under. The contest is sponsored by Nancy Zieman Productions, and Nancy's Notions gift certificates will be awarded to those making the top three quilts. First prize is a $200 gift certificate; second, a $100 gift certificate; and third, a $50 gift certificate. Click the link below to download complete contest rules, guidelines and contest entry form.
To learn more about how the judging process:
Watch this Sewing With Nancy – Nancy’s Corner interview with certified quilting judge, Klaudeen Hansen
2018 Quilt Contest Winners
Click here to view a list of the 2018 Quilt Contest winners.
Click here to view a list of the 2018 Quilt Contest exhibitors.
Click here to view a photo gallery of the 2018 Quilt Contest winners.
2018 Bake Off Quilt Challenge
Click here to view a list of the 2018 Bake Off Quilt Challenge exhibitors and winners.
Best of Show
sponsored by: Coats & Clark
sponsored by: Nancy’s Notions
Bake Off Challenge
sponsored by: Quilt Expo
Hand-Quilted Bed Size, Pieced
sponsored by: Nancy Zieman The Blog
Hand-Quilted Bed Size, Appliquéd, Mixed or Other Type
sponsored by: Friends of Wisconsin Public Television
Machine Quilted Bed Size, Pieced
sponsored by: SewBatik
Machine Quilted Bed Size – Appliqued, Mixed or Other
sponsored by: Sewing With Nancy
Wall Quilts, Hand Quilted – Any Type
sponsored by: Create
Wall Quilts, Machine Quilted – Pieced
sponsored by: Modern Stitching Affair
Wall Quilts, Machine Quilted – Appliqued
sponsored by: Clover
Wall Quilts, Machine Quilted – Pictorial
sponsored by: Wisconsin Public Television
Wall Quilts, Machine Embroidered & Thread Painted
sponsored by: Baby Lock
Wall Quilts, Machine Quilted – Mixed or Other Type
sponsored by: Nancy Zieman Productions