Enter a Quilt

2018 Quilt Show Theme: The Red Thread

All entries must reflect the quilt show theme! See contest rules below. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Cash Awards for “People’s Choice.”

Entry Rules

Theme: Red Thread entries may reflect the use of Redwork embroidery or may be created using traditional blocks, contemporary piecing, or pictorial interpretations featuring primarily red fabrics. Quilters may incorporate other colors in the palette, but must feature red as a key component in the quilt.


Size: Overall dimensions may not be less than 24” x 24” and no greater than 72″ x 72″ with a 4” hanging sleeve on the quilt’s upper reverse side.

Labels:All quilts must be clearly labeled with the name of the quilt and the individual’s name on the reverse side.

Style: Quilts may be appliquéd, traditional or contemporary pieced,  and machine-quilted, quilted by hand, or tied.

Who Can Enter? Entries may be by an individual or group, but all participant names must be clearly stated on the entry form. And, please, no more than three quilts per individual or per group.

Fees: There is a $10 entry fee per quilt entered, check payable to “Seaway Trail Foundation.”

Mailing address: Seaway Trail Foundation, Post Box 401, Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

“Drop off your Quilt” Date Extended: Last day for quilt drop off is October 2, Tuesday, any time between 9:30 and 1:30 p.m. at the Union Hotel, corner of West Main and Ray Streets in Sackets.

Click here for entry formEntry Form SHQS