Members Exhibition General Information for Showcase 2021

Instructions regarding the delivery of your quilt will be detailed in an email when your quilt is accepted.

If you require further information. please email Linda Steele, the Exhibition coordinator at exhibitions@victorianquilters.org

Quilt Showcase 11th – 14th November, 2021

Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Clarendon Street, Southbank

Entries Open 1 August 2021

Entries Close 15th September 2021

Entry fee $15.00 per quilt.

(No entry fee payable by students)

Principal Sponsor

Expertise Events

Major Sponsors

 Bernina

Victorian Textiles

Welcome to quilt makers 2021.

After a year of COVID, Victorian Quilters Inc. looks forward to presenting the 25th Quilt Showcase.  This is Victoria’s premier member’s exhibition which is held in conjunction with the Craft & Quilt Fair, at the Exhibition Centre, Southbank.

The conditions of entry and categories are designed to encourage all members – from novice to expert – to enter.

Victorian Quilters Inc. keeps this in mind and refines categories where necessary, in line with the emerging national trend, so please read the Category details here and the conditions of entry very carefully.

Please ensure you note the correct category for your entry, be aware that in viewing your Image and all the information provided by you about your quilt entry, it may be moved to another category. You will receive a telephone call to clarify the proposed change.

DELIVERY OF YOUR QUILT

Quilts to be exhibited at Quilt Showcase 2021 can be either:-

Mailed using Australia Post to: Marie Lee. PO Box 2203. Rosebud Plaza. Vic. 3939

Please note: Australia Post no longer provide a COD service.  The correct value in stamps must be included for your quilt to be returned to you.

OR

Deliver personally to one of nominated Collection Points   in Melbourne & Country Victoria.

Nominated Delivery & Collections Points are anticipated to be located  at:

Albury                         Ascot Vale             Boronia                Daylesford          Endeavour Hills           Geelong                 Horsham                Kew

Kilmore                       Mordialloc             Point Cook                  Richmond          Watsonia North

EXHIBITION SUB-COMMITTEE

Showcase Convenor                            Linda Steele

Quilt Stand Co-ordinator                   Julie Adamson

Treasurer                                               Jennifer Wain

Sponsorship Co-ordinator:                Josephine Kelly

Quilt Angel Co-ordinator                    Chris Serong

If you require further information please email Linda Steele, the Exhibition Convenor at exhibitions@victorianquilters.org

The Quilt Showcase Sub-committee is grateful for any assistance members are able to provide during our exhibition. In particular we need assistance to set up and take down quilt stands and quilts.  Please contact Linda Steele if you are able to assist.

To volunteer for White Glove duty please click here submit your details.

QUILT SHOWCASE ENTRY TIMELINE 2021

August 1stQuilt Showcase Entries Open
September 15thQuilt Showcase Entries Close
Early OctoberAcceptance advice for Quilt Showcase emailed
October1stForms for White Glove Duty to be submitted via website
October 24th – November 1stndQuilts Delivery to Collection Points
November 9thBuilding quilt stands
November 10thJudging and setting up Showcase
November 11thQuilt Showcase Opening & Award Ceremony at 12 midday
November 14thQuilt Show concludes at 4pm
November 15th – 22ndQuilts to be collected from collection points

Sponsorship

Victorian Quilters Inc. is grateful to all the companies, businesses & member Groups who sponsor the large number of awards presented at Quilt Showcase.

If your company or group is interested in sponsoring Showcase 2021, please write to:-

Josephine Kelly, Sponsorship Co-ordinator by email to vicquilters@gmail.com

Links for further information

Conditions of Entry Quilt Showcase 2021

Quilt Appraisal

Photographing quilts during Quilt Showcase

What is Copyright

Entry form – available from 1 August to 15 September 2021 – Member

Entry form – available from 1 August to 15 September 2021 – Student

White Glove volunteer – available from 1 August to 1 October 2021.