MQG Call for Submissions

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Content Description Deadline Compensation  
QuiltCon 2019 Entries

Submit quilts for consideration to the QuiltCon 2019 juried show! Entries are open to MQG members only (join here). Please submit quilts at

November 30, 2018 None
QuiltCon 2020 Faculty

We are currently seeking workshop teachers and lecturers for QuiltCon 2020 in Austin, Texas, February 20–23, 2020. Learn more and apply here.

January 2, 2019 Paid
Quilts of the Month

We're looking for intermediate to advanced quilt patterns with a mix of traditional piecing and foundation paper piecing designs. We will supply fabric and batting through our sponsors. Throw and twin size quilts preferred, but pattern can include multiple sizes. Email us to submit a design.

Ongoing $350 for quilt and pattern
Block Designs

We're seeking designs for the MQG Block Study program. Your block design would be turned into a pattern and used as the foundation of two quilts, which will be made by sample sewists. Email us to submit a design.

Ongoing $75 for design only
Sample Sewists

We're looking for sample sewists to create quilts designed from the MQG Block Study blocks. We'll send you the fabric and instructions needed to complete one quilt top. Email us if you're interested.

Ongoing $275 per quilt top
History/Culture Articles

We're looking for articles related to quilting history and culture. Ideas welcome! Email us to submit an idea.

Ongoing $200
Book Club Leaders

We're starting a book club! We'll send you a book on design/creativity. You'll read it and write up a quick 200-300 word review. There's also opportunity to lead discussions in a dedicated Circle on the MQG website. We have a list of books but are open to your proposals as well. Email us if you're interested.

Ongoing $50 + free book

We're seeking a mix of webinar topics in both lecture and tutorial styles. Email us to submit an idea.

Ongoing $200
QuiltCon Special Exhibits

The MQG is looking for unique and beautiful special exhibits that have a demonstrable relevance to the modern quilting movement, be it historical, impactful, influential or related to the modern quilting community. Exhibits can include historical, community and charitable quilts. At this time, we are actively seeking an Amish exhibit. Learn more here.

Ongoing Paid


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