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From: shaker2
Date: 12-12-2005, 10:54 PM (1 of 4)
We put on a Lily Festival each year in our community and are looking for
a suitable quilt, wall hanging, etc. challenge for a show with prizes for next
July. Does anyone have access to any info.
User: shaker2
Member since: 12-12-2005
Total posts: 1
From: nativetexan
Date: 12-14-2005, 06:50 PM (2 of 4)
well, no one has posted. i was thinking a quilt of a pond with water lilies. has some gorgeous lily pond prints.
what kind of lily are you talking about?
User: nativetexan
Member since: 11-15-2005
Total posts: 57
From: AdvaP
Date: 12-15-2005, 01:57 AM (3 of 4)
are you talking about quilt guild challenge? or something for the townspeople to participate in?

If it's for a guild, you can choose a fabric, like one those nativetexan mentioned, and give a piece (a fat eight maybe), and ask the members to make a quilt no bigger than ... and no smaller than ....adding 4-5 more of their own fabrics. Then the date of the festival, have the visitors vote for their favorite.

in some challenges that i participated in, organized by shops, i had to buy the piece of fabric. in others, like in my guild, the fabric has been given to us for free.

Another kind of challenge, is where you decide on a theme, size, etc, and participants choose their own fabrics.
Adva Price
User: AdvaP
Member since: 10-15-2000
Total posts: 325
From: AdvaP
Date: 12-15-2005, 02:07 AM (4 of 4)
here's an example:
Adva Price
User: AdvaP
Member since: 10-15-2000
Total posts: 325
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