Challenges

Periodically PMQG will offer members fabric and issue a challenge to be made with the fabric.

PMQG has 2 upcoming challenges for 2019: Paintbrush Studio Painter’s Palette Solids Challenge and Figo Fabrics Print Challenge. For each challenge, members will receive 9 or 10 fat quarters and will make a mini quilt to be shown at the PMQG October Showcase.

  • Create a Mini 20x20 or smaller that showcases the provided fabrics-

  • Use as many or as few of the fabrics as necessary for your design as you like

  • Any fabric may be used for backing fabric, it does not need to be challenge fabric.

  • May be an original design or a pattern but designer must be clearly credited

  • Members who sign up must make a mini, otherwise fabric must be returned.

  • Must agree to post to social media twice using the hashtags listed below (one in progress, one completed) if member has a social media account.

  • Minis will be displayed at October Showcase, with fun prize opportunities

  • *Rule change* All unused fabric may be kept by participant! No need to return fabric

More details are below on each challenge.


Paintbrush Studio, Painter’s Palette Solids Challenge

  • Sign-ups, first come, first served on May 11th at 10 am

  • Challenge: Only use the 9 provided fabrics!

  • *Rule Change* You are welcome to sign up for both challenges, you are no longer limited to just the solid or just the print challenge.

  • Fabric will be distributed at May meeting.

  • *Rule change* All unused fabric may be kept by participant! No need to return fabric

  • Photo submission of mini due on Aug.15 - email the guild

  • Prizes will be awarded at the October Showcase. Prizes for the following categories:

    • Best use of provided fabrics

    • Piecing Perfection

    • Awesome Quilting (machine or hand)

    • Viewer's Choice (voting at October Showcase)

  • Use both of the following hashtags:

    • #painterspalettesolids

    • #pmqg2019solidschallenge

  • Be sure to tag both @pbsfabrics and @portlandmqg


FIGO Fabrics Print Challenge

  • Sign-ups, first come, first served on June 8th at 10 am

  • *Rule Change* You are welcome to sign up for both challenges, you are no longer limited to just the solid or just the print challenge.

  • Challenge: Use a combination of provided Lucky Charms and/or Perfect Day fabrics

  • One solid can be incorporated if necessary

  • Fabric will be distributed at June meeting.

  • *Rule change* All unused fabric may be kept by participant! No need to return fabric

  • Photo submission of mini due on Sept 19 - email the guild

  • Prizes will be awarded at the October Showcase. Prizes Categories are:

    • Best use of provided fabrics

    • Piecing Perfection

    • Awesome Quilting (machine or hand)

    • Viewer's Choice (voting at October Showcase)

  • Use both of the following hashtags:

    • #pmqg2019printschallenge

    • #FIGOfabrics

  • Be sure to tag both @figofabrics and @portlandmqg


Sign-ups are below fabric swatches