A War of 1812 Commemorative Bicentennial Activity
Use cotton, linen, silk, wool, linsey-woolsey fabric or combinations in appropriate color for top of quilt; no batiks
- Use three-layer traditional quilt building with batt, back and top
- Batt and back are your choice
- Hand or machine quilt with thread of your choice in a design you feel is most appropriate. Please no tying - these are special quilts.
Now: Register your "Expression of Interest" as soon as possible (see details below.)
Before January 15, 2012: Respond to Seaway Trail Foundation with complete details on your entry.
Before March 3, 2012: Mail or deliver your completed quilt to Seaway Trail Foundation, Inc., Box 660,
March 17-18, 2012: Quilt Show dates at
Seaway Trail Discovery Center
This international quilt challenge is sponsored by the Seaway Trail Foundation, Inc. in commemoration of the military history of the 518-mile-wide Great Lakes Seaway Trail region and the Bicentennial of the War of 1812.
To register your "Expression of Interest" please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you a complete registration package with all the details and a sample fabric packet with historically correct swatches (while supplies last) to get you started.
In the interim for information on theme background, resource list, updates visit: www.seawaytrail.com/1812quiltchallenge.html
Or telephone: 315-646-1000 x202 or x203 with any questions
Check back often for updates on resources and to find out what is going on in the competition! As always, your comments and suggestions are appreciated.