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All quilts are entered automatically 


QuiltFest 2024 is a non-juried event. The event is open to all members of the Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild and the general public. Any quilted item can be entered, regardless of type; bed quilts, wall quilts, quilted garments and other items. The only “rule” is that all items must contain three layers. All skill levels and abilities are welcome to participate in the show.


Featured Quilt "Tempest" by Sandi Rutz


QuiltFest 2024 Categories

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 Please enter the ONE category that BEST fits your item.

Youth Challenge:

  • age 9-11

  • 12-14

  • 15-18

My 1st quilt show entry - all 1st time quilt show entrants will receive a ribbon

Not a quilt but quilted - includes garments, placemats, table runners etc.

Bed quilt - any size

Wall hanging - any size, includes miniatures

Original design any size - can include any type of quilt

QuiltFest 2024 entries are open to all members of the Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild and the general public.

If you do NOT belong to the BGQPG the cost to enter is $20 for the 1st quilt and $10 for each subsequent quilt up to 3 entries. Entries may be paid for by e-transfer to Please put QuiltFest 2024 entry in the subject line, and add your name and phone number in the message. 


  • The quilt must be made of three layers and be quilted, either by hand and/or machine.

  • It must be either bound or closed along the edges with either hand and/or machine stitching.

  • Minimum 75% of the quilt must be the work of the young quilter.   

  • The quilter may use any combination of hand and/or machine piecing, applique and quilting. 

  • The use of embellishments such as beads, embroidery, fibers, ribbon, paint, crayon, etc., is the choice of the young quilter. This is an opportunity to experiment and try new things. 

  • The entry must be free of any text or images that are protected by copyright unless you have written permission from the holder of the copyright. 

  • For any patterns or designs that are not your own, please give credit to the source. 

  • The quilt should have a label attached to the back of the quilt showing the title, creator’s name, age category, date completed and credits (if any). Include your inspirations and influences if you wish.  

Step Two: Fill in the Online Entry Form

If you have any questions or concerns about your entry, please contact

Step 3: If you are not a BGQPG member transfer your entry fee to $20 for the first quilt, $10 for each subsequent quilt, up to three entries
OR join the BGQPG for $50 and enter as many quilts as you like!
Contact to join.

Step Four: Register for Taralee Quiltery Classes (Optional)

Tara will be offering a three hour class on each day of QuiltFest 2024. Each class is different, you may register for one or both. Classes are $40 each. Click below to see class options and register. Classes are limited to twenty people each, first come first served.

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