- Quilt Show: Friday, October 13 and Saturday,
October 14, 2017
- John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill Street, Akron,
- All entrants will receive one free ticket to the
show when they drop off their submissions. (One ticket per person, not per
entry). Please use a separate form for each entry.
- Entries must be clean, odor-free, and in excellent condition. Please remove stray threads and any pet hair. Mutton Hill reserves the right to refuse any entry that doesn’t comply.
- Entry fees are non-refundable; should the entrant decide after entering to withdraw, the entry fee will be forfeited.
- Mutton Hill reserves the right to refuse, and assumes no liability for, entries that require special handling.
- Entries will be accepted until the limit of 50 entries is reached.
- If you have labeled your item/s please cover the label[s] before you drop off your item.
- Unless entered for exhibit only, all entries will be judged on a competitive system and ribbons for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable mention will be awarded at the judges’ discretion. A written evaluation will be returned for each judged item. A ribbon and cash prize will also be awarded for Best of Show. First Place winners will receive a free membership to the Summit County Historical Society (SCHS). All entrants will receive a Participant ribbon.
Each entrant will receive an information packet by email including the address of the drop off location, their pick up receipt, admission to the show, and estimated pick up time at the end of the show. Entrants without email will receive theirs by regular mail.Entries that will be mailed and not dropped off instructions:
Mail your entry in care of Summit County Historical Society, 550 Copley Rd., Akron OH 44320. Each entry must be enclosed in a plastic bag and placed in sturdy shipping box that is appropriate to the size of the entry. No dress boxes, tube boxes, or packing pellets will be accepted. SCHS will email entrants when their work(s) are received. Mail in items should be postmarked no later than October 3. Items will be returned in their original box.In person Pickup Instructions:
All items must be picked up on Saturday, October 14 at the John S. Knight Convention Center according to the time on the pick-up receipt that will emailed at a later date. Entrants with multiple items to pick up should come at the latest time for their items so they can get them all at one time. No item will be released without its registration receipt.Fiber Art Category Definitions
Please read the category definitions carefully to determine which best describes your fiber art piece. Your category choice should best describe the predominant technique.
- Art Quilt Fiber Piece – Work involving use of fibers, from cotton, wools, spun, felting, etc. Predominates in more than 50% of the quilt
- Collage - Use of different materials attached to a backing material [photos, fibers, paper]
- Embroidered – A work involving 50% or more embroidery, either by hand or machine.
- Rescue/Upcycle Piece – A work made from an old unfinished item not made by the finishing person [from a garage sale, Grannie’s attic, etc.]
- Toy or Doll– Made with fibers or fabrics
- Sculpture – 3 dimensional fiber artwork that is not a toy or doll
- Heirloom – An entry more than 50 years old; not for judging
- Wearable Art – May include weaving, crocheting, knitting and felting
- Youth - A piece made by someone under the age of 15. [Do not pick another category if in this age bracket.]