Youth Category - Call for Entry

Prizes in each category.The Black Gold Quilt Patch Guild in conjunction with the Edmonton Modern Quilt Guild are happy to invite Young Quilter’s to submit their creations to the Young Quilter’s Challenge.


  • Two Categories: Under 12 and 13-19.

  • One Viewer’s Choice Awarded in each category on October 19, 2019 at the Leduc Quilt Show.

  • The challenge is open to Young Quilters up to 19 years of age.

  • Each Creator must have a sponsor in the Black Gold or Edmonton Modern Quilt Guilds.

  • 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.

  • Most 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 at 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.

  • The quilt can be any size. Please refer to your sponsor for sleeve recommendations.

  • By entering the Young Quilters Challenge you are giving the Leduc Quilt show permission to display your creation on its website and social media.


The photo should be taken in good lighting with no background distractions and at a close distance. All edges of your quilt need to be visible.


Quilts must be dropped off at the Leduc Recreation Centre (4330 Black Gold Drive, Leduc) October 17th between 4-6) or make alternative arrangements with your Sponsor.

The quilts will be displayed at the Leduc Quilt Show from October 18-19 th where visitors to the show will vote for their favourite entry in each of the two categories.

Quilts must be picked up October 19 th between 5:00 – 6:00 pm at the Leduc Recreation Centre or make alternative arrangements with your sponsor.


  • Each quilt creator must have a sponsor from either the Black Gold or EMQ Guilds. Please ask if you need a sponsor. Sponsors are there to provide guidance during the process of entering your quilt.

  • The sponsors of the Viewer’s choice winners will receive a free membership for one year! Guild members are encouraged to find young quilters!

  • For further information please contact Diana Cole 780-984-0016 or Heather Strachan 780-289-7018 or Sal Ledger 780-718-7597.