Ends on December 31, 2018

There is no cost to submit. 

We are looking for unique and beautiful special exhibits that have a demonstrable relevance to the modern quilting movement, be it historical, impactful, influential or related to the modern quilting community. Our exhibits generally fall into one of the following categories: 

1. Historical Exhibits: These Exhibits feature quilts from the past that have been influential on and inspiring to the modern quilting movement. 

Previous and scheduled exhibits included: 

  • Roderick Kiracofe’s collection (2013) 
  • Bill Volckening’s collection (2015) 
  • The Quilts of Molly Upton (2016) 
  • SAQA Retrospective: Art Quilts That Inspired the Modern Quiltmaking Movement (2018) 

We are actively seeking an Amish quilt collection. Please do let us know if you have information to help us book one at QuiltCon. 

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Grant at heather@themodernquiltguild.com.

Please submit your entry for the Riley Blake Spring 2018 Fabric Challenge here!

Challenge Rules & Guidelines

  • You must make something quilted.
  • You must use the featured prints from Riley Blake's basics collection.
  • Participating members will receive a set of fat eighths, but you are welcome to purchase additional fabric.
  • You may use any Riley Blake fabrics in addition to the feature fabrics, but you may only use Riley Blake fabrics (including for the backing and binding).
  • We encourage you to try an original design suited to the fabric! You may also use a pattern, but please tell us which one in your submission. (And always give credit to the designer when sharing images.)
  • The deadline for submissions is April 22, 2018.
  • Please submit your finished project to the link at the bottom of this page (coming soon!). We will announce the top three winners in May 2018, and the winning quilt will be displayed in Riley Blake's booth at Spring Quilt Market! 
  • Please also share your work on Instagram using #mqgfabricchallenge and #rileyblakedesigns!

Good luck, and happy stitching!

How to Submit (and Important Dates)

  • Fill out this form with your information and an image of your submission.
  • Submission deadline is April 22, 2018.
  • The MQG will announce challenge winners in May 2017.
We also encourage you to share your finished submission on Instagram and other social media using the hashtag #mqgfabricchallenge once you formally submit here!