The Hoffman Challenge that is.
The 31st Hoffman Challenge is right around the corner and brings with it a change to the rules. This is the longest running quilting/sewing contest sponsored by a fabric manufacturer.
We love these challenges as they help us to stretch our creativity and skills. Not only that it is fun to see how other quilters brains work as they create with the same foundation.
This year comes with a change to the rules. You have to use all six of the Challenge fabrics in your project.
Here they are:
Here are the basic quilt requirements, all the rules can be found by clicking here.
QUILT ENTRY RULES
Any quilt shape is allowed. The quilt must have a 4" quilt sleeve attached to the back of the quilt, about ½" from the top. All quilts layers must be secured with quilting or tying. Size matters! Please double check. The maximum perimeter is = 160 inches. The minimum perimeter = 72 inches.
To calculate, combine all 4 sides.
Example: a rectangular quilt 30" x 40"
(30" + 40" + 30" + 40" = a perimeter of 140")
Select the appropriate quilt category on your submission form. Please know that the panel of judge reserve the right to change an entry's category, based on their determination that the entry may compete more successfully in a different category.
LABELING AND SUBMITTING ARTWORK
The label must be 4" x 4" and include name, address, phone and entry title.
For quilts: Position and securely affix to the back side of your quilt on the lower right corner.
Deadline for entries via online submission is April 1, 2020
Notifications will be sent from Hoffman Fabrics by April 30, 2020
Once notified, accepted artwork needs to arrive at Hoffman Fabrics' headquarters by June 25, 2020.
2019-2020 Challenge artwork will be returned to its owner approximately April 2021.