Entries fought for Dickens of a Quilt Show in Ripon

Entry forms for the 25th Annual Sickens of a quilt Show are now available. You may obtain entry forms and other information regarding the quilt show by contacting Linda Ollerman at 920-748-3814 or lvollerman@charter.net or checking the guild website at www.sewhappystitchers.com. The deadline for submission of entry forms is Friday, Nov. 22. All entries received by Friday, Nov. 8 will be eligible for prizes in the Early Bird Prize Drawing.

This year’s show will run Dec. 6-8. Please note a change in times the show will be open: Friday, Dec. 6 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Quilts may be entered in eight different categories.

This year’s special feature in quilts with Curved Seams. Quilted items following this theme and are any size up to a maximum 80” width can be entered into the special feature category.

The annual Dickens Challenge will feature the theme What’s on Your Bucket List? This category features items made by individuals or groups and can be through school or club involvement. Children must be aged 15 or younger for this category.

Other categories include Bed Quilts, Lap Quilts, Baby and Juvenile Quilts, Wall Hangings, and Clothing and Accessories. There is also a Children’s Category, which encourages children to entre quilted items made as individuals or groups. This can be through school or club involvement. Children must be aged 15 or younger for this category.

The show will also feature live musical entertainment at various times throughout the weekend. A children’s quilting activity center will also be open for the entire run of the show.

This year’s Quilts of Valor presentation ceremony will take place at the show on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m.

 

The Dickens of a Quilt Show is sponsored by the Sew Happy Stitchers and Horicon Bank. Admission to the show is free.