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Little Quilt Auction Information 

The Little Quilt Auction is held annually at the National Quilt Association's Annual Quilt Show to raise funds for the NQA Grant Program.  The generosity of contributors and buyers in the past has made this an eagerly anticipated tradition at the Annual NQA Show.  We cordially invite you to donate miniatures, doll quilts, and small wall hangings to support this worthwhile program.  Your contribution of a quilt or two helps to make a colorful display and gives those attending many choices for bidding.  

Please follow these guidelines as you prepare your donation. 

  • All quilts entries must be 28 inches or less on the largest side.  
  • Each donation quilt must be signed or permanently labeled on the back with the following information:
    • name of the quilt
    • name of the maker or makers
    • date of donation
  • Quilts must be received by May 25, 2015
  • Shipping information will be emailed to you once your online entry has been received.

A selection of these quilts is offered at Silent Auction each day of the show. A final selection of quilts is made for viewing on the show floor and auction during the live auction held one evening during the show.  A Viewer’s Choice ballot is available to attendees throughout the show and awarded to the maker and winning bidder for that quilt during the auction. 

Here’s a great idea for your guild – consider getting together and working on some little quilts which can be donated to the Little Quilt Auction for the 2015 show in Little Rock, Arkansas. Little quilts are such fun to make, and their donation generates all the funds for the grants. More little quilts equal more money which equals more LQA quiltgrants for  those wonderful projects just waiting to happen. For specifications on the little quilts, consult the Little Quilt Auction on the website. 

Here’s a photo of a little quilt from a former auction…

Without your donation, the NQA Grant Committee would be unable to continue awarding grants totaling approximately  $10,000 each year.  So why not get started on your Little Quilt now to be ready for the next Little Quilt Auction. 

For any questions concerning the Little Quilt Auction, please contact the LQA Coordinator.