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WELCOME to the National Quilting Association’s Raffle Quilt Display Page!   It is our pleasure to share your one-of-a-kind quilt with the visitors to the NQA website.   This site is for the exclusive use of NQA member chapters to display the talent of their membership.

On behalf of the NQA, our thanks to you for sharing the talent of your membership and best wishes in your fund-raising efforts! Questions or comments can be directed to : NQA Chapter Services:  chapterservices@nqaquilts.org

 

 

EAST COBB QUILTERS' GUILD

Georgia Celebrates Quilts®


“Autumn Splendor” is the creation of more than 60 ECQG members over a years’ time.  The 92” x 92” quilt is adapted by Linda Simons from Edyta Sitar’s pattern “Common Bride” used with permission.  Over 450 hours were dedicated to modifying the design, selecting fabric, assembling kits, making the top. Guild member Bella Bamert’s machine quilting provides the perfect finishing touch.

This medallion quilt is a complex combination of pieced blocks – a central feathered star, LeMoyne stars, and “Trip to the Alter” flower blossoms – and intricate appliquéd stems and leaves that bring the creation together.  The quilt includes more than 60 fabrics, mostly batiks, and has 25 star blocks, 20 blossom blocks, 212 1.5” half-square triangles, 208 diamonds, 284 on-point squares in the last pieced border, 376 hand appliquéd leaves and 10 yards of hand appliquéd bias stems.

Tickets are $1.00 each and the drawing will be held on June 13, 2015 at Georgia Celebrates Quilts®, the Guild’s biennial quilt show.  You do not need to be present to win.  Proceeds support the Guild’s educational programs.  To purchase tickets by mail, send a SASE to Colleen Olsen, PO Box 71561, Marietta, GA  30007 with a check payable to ECQG.  Mail orders accepted for 5 tickets or more.  More information at www.ecqg.com.

Annapolis Quilt Guild

Annapolis, Maryland


This year’s raffle quilt, FANtastic, was based on the Jacob’s Fan and Flowers quilt designed by Sheri Wilkinson Lalk.  The pattern was published in the book Fan Quilt Favorites by Oxmoor House (1995) and was used for our raffle quilt with permission. We altered the original pattern by adding an additional border of vines and a fan border, as well as by omitted the appliqué center and substituting a plain center with elaborate quilting. 

Committee members were Jeanne Hawn (vice-president of the guild), Lynn Hapchuk, Anne Maio, and Maggie Manalo, with help from guild president Cheryl Hack. Many other guild members contributed by making the 9-inch fan blocks and smaller fan border blocks; others pieced the Jacob’s Ladder blocks and appliquéd the vines. The quilt is large, finishing at 90? by 108?, and was entirely hand-quilted by Joyce Huber. 

The quilt will be raffled off during our quilt show, Quilts by the Bay, which will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 13-14, 2015.  Tickets are $1.00 each of 6 for $5.00. If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, you may do so by sending a check made out to Annapolis Quilt Guild (with a self-addressed, stamped envelope) to  Terri Flaherty, 148 Jean Road, Stevensville, MD 21666. More information can be found at http://www.annapolisquiltguild.org/quilt_show.htm.

 

Sew ’n’ Sews Quilt Guild

Athens, Ohio


This beautiful 78" x 100" Carolina Lily design was hand appliqued and machine pieced by the membership of the Sew 'n' Sews Quilt Guild located in Athens, Ohio.  We thank our Raffle Quilt Co-Chairs, Dot Meyer and Ann Conkling for getting the group sewing event organized and finishing the quilt construction.

The bottom right corner of the photo shows the detail of the long arm quilting by Kim Rogers.  This raffle quilt was created to help fund the continuing education of our community in the quilting arts, the historical importance of quilting and our baby quilt charity project for our local hospital.

We will draw the winning raffle ticket for the "Carolina Lily" quilt on the last day of our 2015 Biennial Quilt Exhibit on July 25, 2015.  Our Exhibit is scheduled for July 23 through July 25, 2015.  If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, you may do so by sending a check (with a self-addressed, stamped envelope) to:  Sew 'n' Sews Quilt Guild, 15305 Coolville Ridge Road, Athens, OH  45701.

If  you have any questions, please email Darleen Innis at darleen_innis@hughes.net Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.  Please make your check payable to Sew 'n' Sews Quilt Guild.  Be sure to include the name, address and telephone number you wish to have on the ticket(s).


Townsquare Quiltlover's Guild

This year’s raffle quilt, “Compass Rose Explosion”, is the result of a class on the Judy Niemeyer design taken by members of Townsquare Quiltlover’s Guild.  Over 40  members participated in the selection of fabric,  assembling the kits and making the blocks.  The 90” x 104” quilt was  beautifully machine quilted by member Sandy Moore.  Benefits from the raffle will go to our baby quilt charity for the County Health Dept., and educational, beginners  projects for both youth and adults in this multi-county area.
 
The quilt will be raffled off at the Guild’s regular meeting on October 27, 2015.  Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.  If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, you may do so by sending a check made payable to Townsquare Quiltlover’s  Guild (with a self-addressed, stamped envelope) to Mary Louise Cox, 122 Kennedy Drive, Caldwell, Ohio 43724.  Be sure to include the name, address and telephone number you wish on the ticket.

 

Ladybug Chapter
Newark, DE

 

This beautiful 73" x 85" "In My Garden" (Design by Kelli Saffell) quilt was hand appliquéd and machine pieced by 18 members of the Ladybug Quilt Guild.  We thank our Raffle Quilt Chair, Jane Marino, for getting the group sewing event organized and finishing the quilt construction.  In addition, we thank Ladybug member, Carole Matheny, for her custom quilting. This raffle quilt was created to help fund workshops and programs sponsored by the guild.

We will draw the winning raffle ticket for the "In My Garden" quilt on December 8, 2015.  If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, you may do so by sending a check (with a self-addressed, stamped envelope) to:  Ladybug Quilt Guild, 2105 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE 19808.

If  you have any questions, please email Daria Bernard at dbernard@udel.edu
Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.  Please make your check payable to Ladybug Quilt Guild.  Be sure to include the name, address and telephone number you wish to have on the ticket(s).

 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: To display your chapter’s Raffle Quilt, we need a good resolution, digital photo of your completed quilt.  Also, we invite you to include a paragraph or two describing the creation of the quilt.  The paragraph will be used as a caption with the photo.  Information can include, but is not limited to:

  • Name and location of the NQA chapter & creator(s) of the quilt

  • Number of individuals involved in the making of the quilt

  • The name(s) of beneficiaries who may benefit from the monies raised from the sale of the raffle tickets.

  • The address of the chapter’s website and/or any contact to purchase raffle tickets.

  • The date schedule for the drawing of the winner of the raffle quilt.

 

To upload the photo and the written description/caption of the completed raffle quilt, please contact the Chapter Services Chair at chapterservices@nqaquilts.org.  Please label your photo with the name of your guild to assist us, and have the description either in the email or as a separate document attached to the email.