Roaring Twenties: 2024 New Quilts From an Old Favorite Exhibit

Opens April 2024

New Quilts from an Old Favorite

This international contest organized by the National Quilt Museum challenges quiltmakers to create an innovative quilt based on a specific traditional pattern. Winners of the contest traditionally include quilts from many different U.S. states and several other countries.

Quilts are selected for their excellence in design and techniques, their innovation, and their contributions to an exhibit showing the wide range of designs and styles the selected traditional pattern can inspire.

New Quilts from an Old Favorite 2024: Roaring Twenties

The 2024 theme is Roaring Twenties! The quilt, in some recognizable way, must be about the Roaring Twenties and include an interpretation of a traditional block pattern of your choosing. All quilts must be an original design. 

Roaring 20s

Important dates

September 1, 2023
Online entries open

January 19, 2024
Entry deadline

January 26, 2024
Finalists notified

February 16, 2024
Finalists’ quilts due at NQM for judging

March 1, 2024
Winners notified

April 2024
Exhibit opens at NQM

January 31, 2026
Quilts are returned