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Frequently Asked Questions
  • When is IIQF 2023 scheduled?

IQF 2023 is scheduled from 20 Jan to 23 Jan, 2023.

  • Can I enter a quilt made from a pattern?

Yes, you can use a free or purchased pattern. Remember to mention it in the write up that accompanies your quilt entry.  If the quilt was inspired by a photo or an art work, please provide due attribution.​


  • How many quilts can I submit?

You can submit up to 2 quilts for each category for competition, i.e. maximum of 12 quilts per participant and an additional 2 quilts if you are less than 18 years of age.

  • ​Can more than one person collaborate to make a quilt?

​Yes, you can make a joint entry. Any number of people can collaborate to make a quilt. The entry form must contain the names of all collaborators and mention their contribution. It will be considered as one entry. How the prize is shared between the collaborators is up to them.

  • Does my quilt qualify if it is professionally longarmed?

​Yes it qualifies, you need to specify in the quilt registration form.

  • Does the size have to be precise?

The Theme quilts have to adhere strictly to the specified size of 3 feet x 3 feet. For the remaining categories, as long as no side is smaller than 2 feet or bigger than 8 feet, all sizes in between are acceptable. Miniature quilts can be maximum 18 inches on any side.


  • Can I add buttons or embellishments to my quilt?

Yes, embellishments can be added.​

  • Can I make a series of 2 (or more) quilts which hang like panels and together make 1 entry? If so, how does it fit into the size requirement?

Yes, your entry can be a panel of 2 (or more) pieces – when hanged, the combination should comply with the size requirements.

  • When should I register and what is the procedure to enter my quilt?

Registration opens on 1st September 2022. You can check back here for the registration details.

  • Should my quilt be completed when i register ? 
    Yes, you can register only with photographs of your completed quilt. The photographs you upload are published in the catalogue and are required at the time of registration. 

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