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Quilted Postcard Challenge 2020

Make and donate a postcard (or a bunch!) to be sold at 2020 Quilt Canada in Edmonton. Help CQA/ACC and Cindy’s Threadworks raise funds for Glenrose Paediatric Brain Injury Unit in Edmonton, AB!  

Need ideas? Have a look at the 2018 Postcard Challenge for inspiration!
https://canadianquilter.com/quilted-postcard-challenge-2018/  

CHALLENGE THEME: INSPIRED BY NATURE!

Canada’s natural bounty is a source of inspiration for quilters from coast to coast. Participants are invited to celebrate their regional uniqueness and beauty in a postcard. Enjoy the adventure!

Eligibility
Open to the public. You may submit as many entries as you wish.

Finished dimensions
4″ x 6″ or 6″ x 4″

Three construction layers
Top, batting and/or stabilizer, backing fabric.

Design
All styles and techniques encouraged: traditional, contemporary, modern, fibre art, abstract, pieced, hand embroidered, thread play, etc.

Edging
All edges to be finished.

Label
Sewn to back of postcard with your name, city, quilt name and email address.

Deadline
All postcards received after May 1, 2020, are welcome, but no longer eligible for judging.

Mail postcards to:

Kathy Chavez
15709 – 92A Ave., Edmonton, AB T5R 5G1

Jackie White
Box 208, Manitowaning, ON P0P 1N0

Postcards will be displayed at Quilt Canada 2020 in Edmonton, AB. Each postcard will be for sale by donation (minimum $5.00), and will be taken at time of purchase.

Prizes
First Place…………………………………….. $500
Second Place………………………………… $300
Third Place……………………………………. $200
Excellence in Thread Use by Machine …. $250
Excellence in Thread Use by Hand………. $250

Several postcards will be on display to raise funds as part of a silent auction. These select postcards will not be available to take home until late Saturday afternoon when the silent auction is closed.

All proceeds from the postcard sales will be donated to the Glenrose Paediatric Brain Injury Unit in Edmonton, AB.

For questions, please contact:
Cindy Scraba – cindysthreadworks@telus.net
Jackie White – jacwhite10@gmail.com
Kathy Chavez – kalogan@shaw.ca

Please Join our Group!
Facebook: CQA Postcard Challenge
Instagram: #cqapostcardchallenge

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