Challenge Quilts

2017 Challenge Quilt... Batiks!

This years quilt Challenge is to create a batik quilt.  There are no size restrictions, but the quilts do have to be primarily made of batik fabric.

The challenge will be held as part of the December meeting.  There are 2 categories of winners - previous and future. Prizes will be awarded in both categories.

This annual event always proves to be fun and showcases the talent and creativity of our guild members!

2017 Batik Challenge

2016 Challenge Quilt 

Winners Circles!

Category A - First Time Entrants

1st Place - Angie & Karen Care
2nd Place - Carmen Chongway
3rd Place Cindy Pierson

Other Entrants:
Eileen Wilcoxen - 2 entries
Diane Figlewicz
Sherry Arteaga - 2 entries
Nancy Roberts

Category B - Previous Winners

1st Place - Joan Duncan
2nd Place - Karen Sullivan
3rd Place - Susan Oursland

Other Entrants:
Pat Cleveland
Cathy Goodman
Kathy MacQueen
Sue Lewis
Rita Meyerhoff

Category C - Everyone Else!

1st Place - Steve Bowley
2nd Place - Scottie McCarthy
3rd Place - Pam Ballard

Other Entrants:
Althea Casper - 2 Entries
Jean Ruger
Irma Farrell
Sally Blanchard
Connie Napier
Alice Kime
Kara Butterworth
Autora Lowell
Marcie Emily

Listed below were the requirements for 2016 Patchwork Forest Challenge Quilts

And check out Mary Yadon's Pinterest board for some ideas!


2015 Challenge Quilt Info

Putting on the Glitz along the Straight & Narrow
Sparkle & Shine - in a confined space!
Ellen Baranowski was our 2015 Challenge Quilt Committee Head. 

She challenged us to Shimmer and Shine with a quilt that...
  1. Is no wider than 25"
  2. Is no longer than 100"
  3. It CAN be smaller than the above dimensions
  4. Has Glitz on it
    1. Glitz can be described as anything shiny such as thread, material, beads, sequins, any embellishment with shimmer and shine!
  5. Must be Quilted
  6. Must be completed by the December 14, 2015 meeting



Future Winner - Karen Sullivan (left)

Previous Winner - Joan Duncan (right)

And their Ribbons!

A Closer Look...


2014 Challenge Quilt
Winners - Spot the Spot!
Susan Oursland - 1st Place
                        Judy Pearce - 2nd Place
             Susan Kent - 3rd Place
Sally Blanchard

Joan Duncan - 1st Place
 Janice Scanlon - 2nd Place
Cathy Goodman - 3rd Place