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2017 Guild Challenge

Guild Ghallenge

A Guild Challenge is issued to all quilt guild members for the Giving Quilt Exhibit to be held February 4 and 5, 2017, at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S Saint Landry Ave, Gonzales, LA.

The rules are simple.

·        Quilts must be suitable for a child and may be sized as appropriate for a tot to a teen.

·        Quilts must be made using a recognizable amount of Northcott’s Toscana Pine #9020-78which can be viewed to the right. Please pre-wash your fabric to eliminate excess dyes.

·        Quilts must be donated to the children’s charity of the quilt donor’s choice.

·        Quilts must be submitted to the Giving Quilt by January 14, 2017.

Quilts will be grouped by guild at the show.  The quilt donor is eligible for first, second, third place and honorable mention ribbons with a cash prize or equivalent for the First Place quilt.  Quilt donors without a guild affiliation may also submit a quilt. Quilts may be made and donated by individuals or by groups.

A list of past quilt recipients of all ages can be found at www.thegivingquiltinc.org/donations.  Recipients are not limited to this list. To include additional charitable organizations in this list or for more information, please contact us at thegivingquiltinc@gmail.com.

The challenge fabric is available at the following shops.

All Stitched Up by Angela
1730 Front Street
Slidell, LA 70458

Block Therapy Quilt Shop
4353-B Gautier Vancleave
Gautier, MS 39553

Cottage Creations
7222 Bayou Paul Rd
St. Gabriel, LA, 70776

Heirlooms Quilt Shoppe
7175 US Hwy 61
St. Francisville, LA 70775

J&B Quilting Fabric
988 Napoleon
Sunset, LA 70584

Mama’s Quilt Shop
1511 Catfish Farm Rd.
Independence, LA  70443

Sew This, LLC
70117 Hwy 59
Abita Springs, LA 70420

The Quilt Corner
13579 Hooper Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA  70818

The Quilt Cupboard
101 Tournament Blvd
Berwick, LA 70342