Calling Australian Quilters:
Enter the World Quilt Competition 2014

World Quilt LogoAustralian quilters have the opportunity to enter the World Quilt Competition and have their work tour in the United States to quilt shows run by Mancuso Show Management. Accepted entries will premiere at the World Quilt Show – New England XII  (14-17 August 2014).

Entries closed on 19 May 2014.

Innovative & traditional entries compete for over US$10,000 in cash, prizes & awards including Best of World, Best Use of Colour, Best Traditional, Best Innovative, Best of Country & Viewer’s Choice.

Many countries are represented including Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom & the United States. (A country must have ten entries to qualify for the Best of Country award.)

Contest Calendar

  • 19 May 2014  Entry Form Submission: The entry form, a business-size self addressed stamped envelope, .jpg images and an A$20 non-refundable entry fee for each item entered must be submitted and postmarked no later than May 19, 2014. The online entry form (including entries by e-mail) closed at midnight (Australian Eastern Standard time), 19 May 2014.
  • 16 June 2014 Notification & Instructions:  Notification of the decision of Jurors and instructions for quilt shipment will be sent to selected entrants by 16 June 2014.
  • 2 July 2014  Delivery of Quilts:  All accepted entries must be shipped or delivered to the Australian Coordinator at PO Box 4033, Copacabana NSW 2251 together with payment of A$40 per quilt.
  • January 2015:  Quilts will be return shipped from the United States.

Please direct any queries to the Australian Coordinator, Brenda Gael Smith at info@worldquiltaustralian.com 


World Quilt Shipping Fee A$40 per quilt


Quilts pictured above:
top row: “California Chardonnay” by Jan Rashid, “Gathering Baskets” by Margret Strauchman, “Life Goes On” by Irene MacWilliam
bottom row: “Technique Rebellion II Redux” by Melody Johnson, “Cape Primrose” by Barbra Barrick McKie, “Breadfruit in Blue Hawaii” by Connie Ayers