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The 2019-2020 Hoffman Challenge Collection

All six fabrics below are required
Hoffman Challenge Fabrics
R4614-119 Vintage
R4616-351 Sunny
R4616-351 Sunny
R4615-164 Antique
R4615-164 Antique
106-499 Chartreuse
106-499 Chartreuse
123-76 Pewter
123-76 Pewter
154-65 Denim
154-65 Denim
Suggested Me+You Indah Solids & Batiks
(Not Required)
100-445 Spearmint
100-445 Spearmint
100-630 Ballet Pink
100-630 Ballet Pink
100-122 Jet
100-122 Jet
164-505 Lilikoi
164-505 Lilikoi
144-427 Gemstone
144-427 Gemstone
178-198 Apricot
178-198 Apricot

QUILTS

Appliqué
Pieced
Mixed Techniques (Pieced and Appliqué)
Modern

CLOTHING

Any type of wearable garment

ACCESSORIES

Handbags, hats, jewelry, shoes, etc.

BEST USE OF AURIFIL THREAD

Thread painting, embellishments, beading, etc.

Hoffman's First Stitch Aurifil Thread Box
SKU# HF50HFS196

QUILT ENTRY RULES

Any quilt shape is allowed. The quilt must have a 4" quilt sleeve attached to the back of the quilt, about ½" from the top. All quilts layers must be secured with quilting or tying. Size matters! Please double check. The maximum perimeter is = 160 inches. The minimum perimeter = 72 inches.

To calculate, combine all 4 sides.
Example: a rectangular quilt 30" x 40"
(30" + 40" + 30" + 40" = a perimeter of 140")

Select the appropriate quilt category on your submission form. Please know that the panel of judge reserve the right to change an entry's category, based on their determination that the entry may compete more successfully in a different category.

CLOTHING ENTRY RULES

Any clothing size allowed. Coordinating separates (i.e., matching jacket, shirt, skirt, pants) may be entered as one item. A matching accessory must be entered as its own entry in the accessory category.

ACCESSORY ENTRY RULES

Hats, jewelry, purses, shoes, etc., cannot be larger than 12" x 12" x 12" excluding purse handles. Jewelry and small items should be securely attached to and within a shadow box no bigger than 12" x 12" x 12". Please remove all glass or plexiglass from shadow boxes.

BEST USE OF AURIFIL THREAD

Aurfil makes this beautiful collection which is available at your retailers. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded for the best use of any and all Aurifil threads. Must name type and indicate size of Aurifil thread on entry form.

LABELING AND SUBMITTING ARTWORK

The label must be 4" x 4" and include name, address, phone and entry title.

For quilts
Position and securely affix to the back side
of your quilt on the lower right corner.

For clothing
Position and securely affix to the inside shoulder.
If the garment is sleeveless, affix to inside bodice.

For accessories
Position and securely affix to inside of handbag, hat, shoes, etc. For jewelry, attach a smaller 2" wide by 1" tall label.

TIMELINE

Deadline for entries via online submission is April 1, 2020

Notifications will be sent from Hoffman Fabrics by April 30, 2020

Once notified, accepted artwork needs to arrive at Hoffman Fabrics' headquarters by June 25, 2020.

2019-2020 Challenge artwork will be returned to its owner approximately April 2021.

SHIPPING

Accepted artwork will be shipped to:

Hoffman Fabrics
Attention: 2019 Hoffman Challenge
25792 Obrero Drive
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

To find your closest Aurifil retailer, visit Aurifil.com.
Have any questions?
Please email our curator Jean Impey