Practical information

How does it work?

Quilt of the year 2020 is a global election, open to all quilters. Until October 15th 2020 all quilters can register for this competition. You can do this by uploading a photo of your best quilt(s) (maximum five) on this website.

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Professional jury

From October 16th 2020, when registrations for the competition are closed, the professional jury will start its work. These are all people who in their daily work deal with different facets of quilting. First the professional jury will assess all entries (digitally) with a grade from 0 to 10. This way the 25 nominees per category are established.....

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From October 16th until December 15th the general public can vote on their favorite entry(s) via the website. By voting, the public determines the winner of the Audience Award which will be known on December 16th.

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The organization of Quilt of the Year 2020 is looking into a(n) (sales) exhibition for the 50 nominees and/or 20 finalists of the competition.

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HERE you will find the Conditions of Participation for Quilt of the year 2020. By participating you automatically agree to these terms and conditions.

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SAQA exhibition and auction

This is your chance to own beautiful and unique art quilts made by SAQA artists around the world.

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Social Media

Quilt of the Year also has a Facebook page and an Instagram account. Follow us to see the latest updates.

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Sales exhibition at the ADAF 2021

Participants of Quilt of the Year 2020 can enter their work for a special and separate sales exhibition within the Annual Dutch Art Fair edition of 2021 (

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