Tuesday, December 6, 2022

The QuiltCon Entries

Yesterday the QuiltCon 2023 show emails went out and it's always a bittersweet time. No matter what the results for yourself personally, I think we all bear some of the joy - and disappointment - of our fellow makers. I know I do. As deep as the feelings go, we know honestly, though, that any perceived rejection does not actually reflect badly on us as individual makers. We are a large, talented group, this modern quilting community, and there's just not room for all of our gorgeous creations in one show - right? 

That said, I was fortunate to have three of my five submissions selected for the upcoming show in Atlanta. Those that were not accepted were:

eXtra - Made for the Modern X Challenge



Vista Toscana - Entered in the Improv category



And those that were accepted:

Italiano antico - Which will be part of the Modern X Challenge 



Tears - A liturgical quilt that will be included with other Small Quilts


Horizon Views - my most recent @beesewcial collaboration with Leanne @shecanquilt, Stephanie @spontaneousthreads, Marci/@marci_girl, Karen/@capitolaquilter, Felicity @felicityquilts, Kenny @thekingslacker, and M-R @quiltmatters

So I'm grateful, of course. With 2089 quilts submitted, and just 481 selected, it's not lost on me how fortunate I am that a few of mine will be included. I trust it'll be a fantastic show, as always.

4 comments:

  1. Congrats on your entries! I look forward to seeing them in Atlanta. Are you going to be at QuiltCon?

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  2. Yes, that is exciting! And the Italiano was excepted, all three are great but the Italiano is superb.

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