Saturday, November 7, 2015

SQC's Open Call to California Quilters

Open Call to California Quilters

Sisters Quilting Collective 2016 Quilt Show

P.O. Box 5486, Sacramento, CA. 95817

SQC “Quilts of Many Colors” Quilt Show

Saturday, March 19th, 10-5

Sunday, March 20th, 10-4

The “Sisters Quilting Collective” is seeking quilts from California quilters in celebration of Women’s History Month.

The Quilt Show will be held at the:

Oak Park Community Center

3425 Martin Luther King J. Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95817

Eligibility: Quilts must be constructed by the person or persons named on the “Artist Statement.” The maximum size for all quilt entries is 80” x 80”. Once the selection committee accepts quilts, substitutions are not allowed.

 Quilt Entry Submission: The committee will accept up to four (4) quilts per artist for consideration. Please provide a brief description of each item and/or comments of interest regarding your quilt (25 words or less).

Please email 2 high-resolution jpegs per item to or mail 2-8x10 photo images, to Renae White, 9865

Summer Glen Way, Elk Grove, CA 95757

Entry Fee: A non-refundable $25.00 fee for each accepted quilt submitted,

(maximum 4). Please do not send fees until you receive notification of acceptance. Fee is payable by check or money order made out to: Sisters Quilting Collective. Mail fees to: P.O. Box 5486, Sacramento, CA 95817: “Attention Quilt Show Committee”.

Deadline for jpegs or photos must be received by Feb. 15, 2016

 Email or letter will be sent upon confirmation of accepted quilts by February 15, 2016. For more info contact: Jerre Benning, (916) 939-1214/

Accepted Quilts: All quilts that are accepted should be free of pet hair and smoke odors. Quilts must be ready for presentation. A four-inch hanging sleeve and identifying label (artist’s name, title of quilt, and price if for sale) must be attached. Sisters Quilting Collective reserves the right to refuse entries that do not meet this criterion or are misrepresented by the photos and digital images.

Quilt Return Shipping: The artist is responsible for paying return shipping cost if the quilt does not sell. The artist must provide a US postal, FedEx or UPS shipping label with the quilt/s to facilitate return. Please include two (2) completed return shipping labels per item. Labels should also indicate which shipping method you use. Please use well labeled packaging that can be re-used for return shipping.

 Sales and Liability: If quilt entries are not available for sale and are for exhibit only, please indicate this on the entry form. All accepted quilts will be handled with professional care and every precaution will be taken to protect your quilt/s. Neither the Oak Park Community Center nor the Sisters Quilting Collective is responsible for loss or damage of quilt/s prior to receipt of quilt or after return shipping of quilt/s. The artist is responsible for all shipping and insurance costs to and from the quilt show.

Shipping instructions will be included with notification of acceptance.

Thank you for your support and participation!!!

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