Main Door Draw Prize

Featuring 240 built-in stitches, Brother's Innov-ís NQ900 sewing and quilting machine also lets you create your own stitch designs. Quilters will fall in love with the large workspace and included wide table that make workings on larger quilts easier than ever before. Discover your inner designer. 

$1800  Sponsored by:  Red Deer Sewing Centre

Best in Show

Our judges consider all the first place quilts and chose one for best in show.  A new first place will then be chosen from its category.

$200 Sponsored by:  Purple KATZ Quilting

Functional Quilts

Functional Quilts are defined as quilts you use on a bed quilts; throw quilts or lap quilts.  They are functionally used to keep us warm and enrich our lives.  The perimeter (outside dimensions) of the quilt determine the size category for these quilts.

First Place Large (over 276")

$150 Sponsored by:  Gammill - Maple Leaf Quilting Company Ltd

Second Place Large (over 276")

$100 Sponsored by:  The Sugar Pine Company

First Place Medium (201" - 275")

$150 Sponsored by:  Urban Farmhouse Fabric

Second Place Medium (201" - 275")

$100 Sponsored by:  Peaceful Patch Quilt Shoppe

First Place Small (under 200")

$150 Sponsored by:  Never Done Quilting

Second Place Small (under 200")

$100 Sponsored by:  Big Blue Moma

Special Categories

Our non-functional quilts are grouped into a few possible categories.

ART Quilts (Any Size)

Art quilts, are 100% the maker's own design.  They must consist of a backing, batting and a top.

$150 Sponsored by:  Purple KATZ Quilting

Wall Hangings

Wall hangings are quilts designed to be hung on the wall.  They can be any size.

$150 Sponsored by:  Snow Goose Quilting

Embroidery Quilts

Quilts that feature hand or machine embroidery techniques.  They can be any size.

$150 Sponsored by:  Quilting From The Heart

Guild Challenge

A quilt inspired by a song.  The song must be indicated in your description and you must be a guild member to qualify.

$150 Sponsored by:  CAQG Show Committee

Wearable Quilted Items

This category includes vests, jackets, bags and purses.

$100 Sponsored by:  Anonymous

Quilting Process


The quilting is completed by moving the quilt under the needle of the machine, typically accomplished on a domestic or mid-arm sit down machine.

$150 Sponsored by:  Urban Farmhouse Fabric


The quilting is completed by moving the machine over the quilt.  Typically accomplished on a long arm machine, but can also be a domestic machine mounted on a frame.

$150 Sponsored by:  Kalm Quilting and Fabrics

Hand Quilted

In this category, a significant amount of the quilting was completed by hand.

$150 Sponsored by:  Wildflower Creations

Viewer's Choice

The Viewers’ Choice quilt is voted by the Quilt Show Attendees.  The quilt with the greatest number of ballots is the winner.  The winner of the ribbon is invited to post a picture of their quilt on the CQA website and to enter the quilt for display at the Guild Rosette Invitational Show at Quilt Canada.  

CQA Rosette Ribbon:  Canadian Quilter's Guild