The Kuwait Textile Arts Association will be launching its 17th Annual Exhibition  on 22nd May 2016

Hanan Al Kazemi

Exhibition Coordinator


2016 KTAA Exhibition

Rules and Regulations

Submitting your entry form: Entry forms must be submitted no later than Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  to the email id-exhibitionentries@gmail.com. One form will be needed for each of your entries.

Submitting your work: Your Work must be Submitted no later than 11 am on Wednesday, May 18th 2016 .

General Information

1.All paid KTAA members may submit a maximum of 5 entries in Quilting, 5 entries in Fiber Art, 5 entries in Sadu Weaving.

2.Along with every entry form you must complete the Label that will hang beside your entry. Please use the comic sans font to fit to half page.

For example: Salma


Made by me on my Bernina

I was inspired by a pattern by……… , or from internet.

3.All submissions must have an identifying label with name of maker and title of work. Securely attached to the back of the entry. Print off the registration receipt or hand print a label with the registration number on it and stitch it over your name. any item without label will be rejected.

4Bring each entry in a separate bag clearly labeled with your name, the entry number, the category and the title of the entry it contains.

5.Works must not have been previously display in a KTAA exhibition, should be recently completed (within the last year) and not have won prize at any other show.

6..Work submitted must be in a finished state, ready for hanging

7.The hanging committee will determine the method of hanging and location of the entries. The Committee also reserves the right to reject any item from the exhibition if hanging is not possible, too problematic or it is in an unfinished state.

8.All quilts including bed quilts, must have a hanging sleeve on the back which is at least 4 inches deep and about 2 inches narrower than the width of the quilt, through which a piece of doweling or bamboo will fit. For bed size quilts put two sleeves on the top with 4’’ gap between. For larger quilt if you put a hanging sleeve from the bottom as well a dowel can be put in there too to ensure the quilt hangs straight.

9.If you wish to offer an entry for sale please indicate your asking price on the entry form. By offering your entry for sale giving permission to publish your phone number. All transactions will be between yourself and the potential customer. If your entry is for sale, it is your responsibility to ensure that you comply with permission to sell an item if you have used a commercial pattern.

10.No Machine embroidery in fiber Art.

11.All fiber Art Entry must done by hand.

12.Projects completed during workshops are for display only and will not be judged.(projects submitted should be original work).

13. Journal Quilts. are for display only and will not be judged.

Completing the entry form on your computer – 5 easy steps :

1.Download the entry form to your computer and save it with your name in the title. 2.Complete one separate form for each entry and save it on your computer labeled with your name and entry number as file name.

3.Compose an e-mail to exhibitionentries@gmail.com no later than May 4 2016. Please submit as early as possible so the committee have time for the preparations .

4.Attach your entry form or forms to message and send it

5.You will receive a confirmation email with your registration number on it

Collection of Entries You may pick up your entries on Thursday  May 26 , 2016 Between 10-11 am at the exhibition hall , please indicate on your entry if someone else is collecting your entries.

Agreement: By sending an entry form to KTAA I agree to honor the rules of the show and to accept the decisions of the judges as final. I understand that KTAA will take every precaution to safeguard the entries during the exhibition, and that they will not be held liable for damage or loss. I agree to allow photography of my entry. I agree to permit the image to be used for publications for and about the show. I understand that credit will be given where possible, but that there will be no compensation paid for such use.

Thank you for participating in the 2016 KTAA Exhibition.

Category List


1.Traditionally Pieced Traditional blocks sewn in traditional Pattern

2.Modern Quilt  New style of quilt – check the internet or modern quilt magazines for examples

3.Art Quilt Pictures made from fabric can use different techniques

4.Machine Embroidery Made by machine patterns, they must be quilted

5.Paper Pieced Foundation paper piecing

6.Two Person Category Worked on by more than one person, or one person pieces it and the other quilt it Both members will be awarded the prize

7.Hand Quilted Hand or machine pieced but all quilting must be done by hand

8.Appliqued Hand or machine applique’

9.Beginner New quilters 2 years or less

10-Bags & Tote Quilted hand bags or totes

11Challenge ( Log Cabin ) Any log cabin design Any style, size you like

Fiber Art

1.Wearable Crochet Clothing made by crochet including Jacket, Shawl, sweater

2.Crochet table cloth or mate Any table cover made by crochet

3.Afghan Any size or type of blanket made by crochet,

4.loom or knitting Knitting Any thing made by knitting

5.Counted stitch

6.Toys Any style of toys: Crochet, or any other technique

7.Accessories Any technique: Crochet, Knitting, Embroidery, Hats, Scarf, Necklace, Cushions, Bags

8.Other Techniques Techniques that do not apply to any of the other categories Example: Weaving, Knotting techniques, Textile, dyeing, bead weaving techniques, on or off loom

9.Challenge Baby Blanket the minimum size 36”x 36”no more than 42”x42” Any techniques: Knitting, Crochet, or loom

Sadu Weaving



2016 KTAA Exhibition ENTRY FORM

Entry # _____

Personal Details:


Phone Number

E-Mail Address

Entry Details

Judged Category:

Title of Entry:

Date and Place made:

Size of entry (width and length):




Artist’s Statement

Judging or not

Sale of Entries

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