Enter your quilt

Enter your quilt

At each National Quilt Festival we run a quilt competition that attracts quilt entries from all over South Africa and even further afield.


We are delighted to announce that we have received a record number of entries

Thank you to all the quilters who have helped to make this a reality.
We look forward to an awesome Exhibition and an Awards Evening of note.

Awards Evening


Be part of the excitement and see who has won the prizes.
Read more about the Awards Ceremony and book your ticket



There are First, Second and Third Prizes to be won in all categories
Some categories have Standard and Masters divisions

These prizes are awarded thanks to the generosity of all our sponsors




 Challenge 1 ‘Threads Connect’     Prizes sponsored by SAQG to celebrate 30 years

Lucky Draw prize for Group quilts Subscription to  magazine 

Special Prizes

These single awards are for the exceptional quilts on show

Best on Show – Bed Prize sponsored by 
Best on show – Wall
Outstanding machine workmanship Prize sponsored by 
Outstanding Hand workmanship
Outstanding use of colour Prize sponsored byQuiltec
Viewers’ choice Prize sponsored by   


Every quilt entered will be on displaduring the Festival, inspiring visitors and evoking great pride in all those quilters who have work on show.

Winning quilts will display ROSETTES designed and made uniquely for this Festival –
thank you to Suzen Bornman, Wendy Burtenshaw and Jenny Svenson

Business matters


If you have entered

      • Your quilt must reach us between 27 May and 14 June 2019
      • Need to change the sizes on your entry form?

    Click here to Notify us of the new dimensions
    Please do so as soon  as possible, but no later than 7 June 2019