Blessington, the company behind the brands in Australia of Pfaff, Husqvarna Viking, Singer, Accuquilt, Ricoma and Handi Quilter, is giving all customers a chance to create a quilt based on their challenge theme.
You don’t need to be an expert quilter, but you do need to share your quilt story for the chance to win.

Challenge theme: Togetherness

Quilt requirements:

Size: The finished quilt must be no smaller than 60cm x 100cm (24in x 40in) and no larger than a 150cm (60in) square.

Story: A story must be attached to your quilt and will be part of the judging criteria. The story must be at least 500 words and less than 2500 words. The quilt’s illustration to the story is part of the judging criteria.

For detailed submission requirements please check the competition rules tab on the Blessington Quilt Challenge page.


December 3, 2018 Online Entry Submissions with photos

December 17, 2018 Finalists notified

January 21, 2019 Finalists Quilts Received

February 2019 Winners Announced

To enter the Blessington Quilt Challenge, competitions rules, terms and conditions please visit


First Prize: Win a trip for two to the International Quilt Festival in Houston 2019, valued at $7,500** which includes return airfares, airport transfers, 4 day’s accommodation, breakfast and $400 USD spending money.

Third Prize: $2,000 worth of Blessington products*

Fourth Prize: $1,500 worth of Blessington products*

Viewer’s Choice: $1,000 worth of Blessington products*

*Value of product based on product RRP

**conversion to AUD correct as of February, 2018.


Previous first prize winner:
Offerings by Alison Withers


Previous second prize winner:
Transformation by Cindy Watkins


Pink Envy or Ticked Pink
by Jan Owen


Alexandra and Nezumi
by Bronwyn Hill


One More time
by Wilma Cawley


by Donna Elkington


Dali Dreaming
by Catherine Young


To Live the Dream
by Margaret Shingles


Blast from The Past
by Marian Brown


Siren Of Silence
by Kim Devanny


Secret Dreams
by Raylene Richardson


Phoenix Rising
by Silke Steuxner