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

  • 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

  • All unused fabric must be returned by Sept meeting

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!

  • Fabric will be distributed at May meeting.

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

  • Prizes will be awarded at the October Showcase. Prizes TBA!

  • Use the following hashtags: #painterspalettesolids and #pmqg2019solidschallenge

  • Be sure to tag both @pbsfabrics and @portlandmqg

Sign ups for the Solids Challenge are currently full. To sign up for the print challenge, please scroll down.


FIGO Fabrics Print Challenge

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

  • 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.

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

  • Prizes will be awarded at the October Showcase. Prizes TBA!

Sign-ups are below fabric swatches