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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

COASTAL CAROLINA QUILTERS


This quilt was made using the April Cornell Moda Collection called Sunshine and was constructed by Margo Woolard and machine quilted by Jerre Reese.  The approximate size is 91” x 91”.  The proceeds of this raffle quilt will go to benefit the Friends of the Horry County Museum. The drawing will take place the last day of their 21st Annual Quilt Gala. The Quilt Gala will take place on Friday, February 27th and Saturday, February 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day.

Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.  Please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and your check payable to Horry County Museum to Margo Woolard, 403 N. Highland Way, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.

For more information on Coastal Carolina Quilters, see their website www.coastalcarolinaquilters.com


Bay Oaks Quilt Guild

“Coastal Treasures” is an original creation of more than twenty Bay Oaks Quilt Guild Members of Diamondhead, Mississippi.  The 85” x 97” row quilt represents the many aspects and joys of Mississippi Gulf Coast life.  This quilt features pieced blocks, paper piecing, hand appliqué, and custom heirloom quilting.  The shrimp boat is modeled on an actual boat built and designed by a member’s father.  The 24” x 27” lighthouse block, inspired by the Biloxi lighthouse, features hand appliqué and embroidery.  The realistic regional fish come to life with hand painted fabrics and trapunto. 

Custom quilted by Joan Knight, our opportunity quilt contains 46 different quilting patterns, 6 designed specifically for this quilt.  The underwater row features quilted treasure chests, mermaids, aquatic plants, and schools of fish.

Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00, and the drawing will be held April 12, 2015, at the BOQD biennial quilt show.  You do not need to be present to win.  To purchase tickets by mail, send a SASE with check payable to Bay Oaks Quilt Guild to Kay Guillot, 7023 Buddy Lane, Kiln, MS 39556.  Mail orders are accepted for 6 tickets or more.  Additional information can be found at http://bayoaksquiltguild.com.


 Colonial Quilt Lovers


2015 CQL* Opportunity Quilt, “Brilliant Trip Around the World”

This 76 X 90 quilt, created by the COLONIAL QUILT LOVERS of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, made its debut at CQL’s 2014 Day of Sharing. The quilt is made from brightly colored Batiks arranged in a traditional Trip Around the World pattern, with a twist.  The quilt was machine quilted by CQL guild member Kimber Bannan.  No fees were paid to the quilt makers.  The winner’s name will be drawn the last day of our quilt show, “Color my World”, on April 18 2015 

CQL made this opportunity quilt to help fund operating expenses and charities that CQL supports such as Project Linus, Quilts of Valor, and Community Quilts.   If you would like to purchase opportunity tickets, you may do so by sending a check to:  Colonial Quilt Lovers Opportunity Quilt, PO Box 2198, Elizabeth City, NC 27906-2198.  Tickets are $1 each or $5.00 for six tickets.  Please make your check payable to “Colonial Quilt Lovers” and be sure to include your name, address and telephone number so that we may fill out your tickets correctly. (If you could send address labels we could affix for you, that would be even better!) You will receive the stubs from your tickets by return mail.   CQL thanks you for your continued support!

* Colonial Quilt Lovers is a non-profit (501c3) organization


Milltown Quilters


The MILLTOWN QUILTERS  guild meets in Columbia, Maryland.  Our gorgeous New York Beauty, “Colorburst”, is 88” x 90” and is an original design by Pat Brousil, one of our members and former NQA president. Milltown is holding its biennial show April 16-18, 2015.  Proceeds from the show support our charitable endeavors, guild programs and operating expenses. The drawing will be held at the show on April 18, 2015.  Please visit our website, www.milltownquilters.com, for more information about us, and of course, about buying those raffle tickets!


Piecemaker Quilters of Elmira

Twisted Attic pattern was designed by guild member Sjoukje Schipstra, pieced by members Vida Johnson and Catherine Solometer and long arm quilted by member Andrea Loggins and is 84" x 102". Raffle will be drawn on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at the quilt show.  Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5.  To purchase tickets send self-addressed, stamped envelope to Pat Holmstrom at 147 Catalpa Drive, Horseheads, NY  14845.  Please make check payable to Piecemaker Quilters of Elmira.  Winner does not need to be present at drawing.  For more information, please go to our website at www.PiecemakerQuilters.weebly.com


CAMEO Quilters Guild


“Radiant Elegance” is a queen size quilt (80” X 100”) that was made by seven members of CAMEO Quilters Guild in Troy, Michigan.  The quilt is a variation of an Amish design using shades of blue and green batiks against a white background.  The stunning long-arm quilting was done by Barbara Lusk of Granny Lady Quilts.

Proceeds from the sale of tickets for this raffle quilt will help fund CAMEO’s operating expenses (we are a 501-c-3) as well as the many charities that we support.  This year our charities include The HAVEN (a domestic violence shelter); Miracle Quilts for Veterans; the Macomb-Oakland Regional Center (supporting people with disabilities); the Henry Ford Hospital and the Layette Program at Clawson United Methodist Church.

“Radiant Elegance” will be raffled at CAMEO’s Quilt Show at Madison Place on Saturday, June 6 at 4 p.m. (need not be present to win).  Tickets are available for $1 each and may be purchased at the show (June 5 and 6 at Madison Place, 876 Horace Dr., Madison Heights, MI  48071) or by mail.  

To purchase tickets by mail send a SASE with a check made out to “CAMEO Quilters” to Margaret Smith, 26133 Tawas Ct., Madison Heights, MI  48071 or contact her at 248-543-5881 or msmith759@wowway.com.  Be sure to include your name, address and phone number so that we may fill out your tickets correctly.  You will receive your stubs by return mail.  

More information about our guild and our quilt show may be found at http://www.cameoquilters.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.


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).


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.