NQA Master Quilt Program
About the Program
The National Quilting Association, Inc. has established the Master Quilt Guild to award formal recognition to persons who have mastered the skills of quiltmaking. Membership in the guild is obtained by demonstrating ability to produce a Masterpiece Quilt, defined as a work which reflects a consummate level of skill in quiltmaking. Candidates are required to submit their best work for evaluation by a committee of five NQA Certified Master Quilt Judges.
Statement of Purpose
- To award formal recognition to members who have mastered the skills of quiltmaking.
- To recognize quilts which exhibit a high degree of skill in workmanship and design.
- To define masterpiece qualities that quilters can use to evaluate their work.
- To encourage quiltmakers to strive to improve their workmanship and design skills.
- To inform members and others of this honor given to a quiltmaker.