Master Craftsman: Quilting
Step 1: A traditional pattern is enlarged to a 17 inch block and a specified portion is quilted.
Step 2: Construction of a quilted work, designed to hang and view upright. Reverse or shadow appliqué and specific curves are incorporated.
Step 3: A functional work, other than quilt, including cording and stuffing with specialty techniques such as strip piecing, crazy quilting, etc.
Step 4: Curved piecing and two or more of the provided geometric shapes, with borders and edge finishings.
Step 5: A mariner’s compass with a minimum of three points.
Step 6: A completed small quilt with an original design, constructed with some or all of the techniques in the program and demonstrating Master Craftsman ability.
Judging: May and November
Judging Criteria: Pattern drafting, color, design, fabric selection, piecing, appliqué, quilting techniques, and finishing. The techniques in this program are to be executed primarily by hand, not machine.