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2 – Send your entry form to the utahquiltguild.org by August 15, 2019. If you are submitting electronically, print out your entry form. If you are using the form provided in the brochure, please make 2 copies of your entry form. Keep one copy for yourself and attach one copy to the back of your quilt. Note on the entry form if you will be delivering your quilt on Monday, September 16. We recognize some quilts will be coming from other shows, such as the State Fair, and we will be accepting quilts in the lobby at the Davis Conference Center between 3-5 pm on September 16. You must identify your quilt on your entry form as coming in during this time frame.
4 – When delivering your quilt, attach a copy of the entry form to the bag you are using to deliver your quilt. Fabric bags will be returned, plastic bags (preferred) will likely be replaced when the quilt is returned.
5. – Deliver your quilt(s) to selected shops before September 7, 2019 (Shops will be identified in the July and August Beeline) or you can mail or deliver you quilts by September 10 to : Louise Mudd, 1120 E 2550 N, Layton, UT 84040 If you are delivering in person, please call first (home 801-771-9379, cell 385-445-8500) If you are delivering the quilt to the Davis Conference Center on Monday, September 16, make sure that is identified on your entry form. Otherwise, late quilts will not be accepted.
Step-by-steps instructions for adding a sleeve:
1. Cut the sleeve 8½" wide times the exact width of your quilt. Fold the ends in twice (¼" and ¼" again) to finish each end of the sleeve. Stitch using a scant ¼" seam allowance. Press the long sides of the sleeve so they meet in the center. It helps to fold the sleeve in half lengthwise first and press to give you a center crease. When you press the sides to the center, you’ll press those creases out –they just give an easy guide without measuring or marking.
2. Fold right sides together and stitch ¼" seam on the long edge of the sleeve. Turn the sleeve right-side out.
3. You may need to repress the fold lines –you’ll need those for attaching the sleeve to your quilt. This is the step that provides the give needed in the sleeve.
4. Center the sleeve across the width of your quilt. The edge of the sleeve should lie just inside your binding on each side of the quilt. Using the fold, pin your sleeve in place ½" to ¾" from the top outside edge on the back of the quilt.
5. Pin the top of the sleeve along the fold and blindstitch in place. Use the opposite fold line to pin the bottom edge of the sleeve in place; blindstitch to the quilt. The sleeve will fit flat against the quilt from fold line to fold line; the rest of the sleeve will cup out giving enough play in the fabric to fit into the hanging device without damaging the sleeve.
Miniature quilts are pinned on drapes and do not need to have a sleeve applied to the back of the quilt.