Missouri Registration begins June 1st 

Contestants will submit a 200 word Final Report Essay, be sure to include the size of your completed quilt and finished photo of the finished quilt no later than August 21, 2017. by email to ICanQuiltContest@sewverysmooth.comValuable Prizes will be awarded to each contestant that registers and completes Progress Report deadlines

Contestants will construct and submit one (1) quilt for judging, based on their interpretation of the theme: “Where in Zootopia Is 4-H?”

Each entered, finished quilt can be no larger than 50” x 50” or no smaller than 24” x 24”

Include or hide the 4-H logo anywhere in your quilt.

Youth Divisions are 8-10, 11-13, 14-16, 17-19 years of age as of June 1, 2017

Contestants will register at http://sewverytemp.homestead.com/Youth-Quilting-Contest.html?_=1483633718505 June 1, 2017 through July 1, 2017

We recommend the contestants purchase and use the Ideal Seam Guide 4-H Edition tools available at www.4-Hmall.org , however this is not a requirement.

Contestants will submit a 200 word Progress Report Essay by email to:ICanQuiltContest@sewverysmooth.com no later than July 21, 2017. The Progress Report Essay must be written by the contestant, explaining how they are constructing their quilt and include a picture of them working on their quilt with their 4-H Leader or parent.

Contestants will receive an I Can Quilt Contest Completion Certificate, a 10” Ideal Seam Guide($20 value) as prizes for meeting all posted deadlines and submitting the Final Report Essay

5 Grand Finalists in each youth division will be selected from the submitted Contestant Final Report Essays and finished quilt photos then notified by September 1, 2017 by the I Can Quilt Contest Committee

All Grand Finalists will submit their finished quilt to the I Can Quilt Contest Committee. and will have their finished quilts displayed at the Missouri Star Quilt Company's Birthday Bash! In Hamilton MO, and receive Grand Finalist Prizes donated by the I Can Quilt Contest Sponsors

Please be advised that your photos and essays may be used on Facebook, Instagram, websites, etc. by Sew Very Smooth and other sponsors of the I can Quilt contest.

What is the I Can Quilt Contest? 

  • Register Online for your Age group

  • Construct your Quilt based on the theme "Where in Zootopia is 4-H"?

  • Write a 200 word Progress Report Essay and take a picture of your work.

  • Write a 200 word​ Final Report Essay and take a picture of your finished quilt.


Registration closes July 1st, 2017.

200 word Progress Report Essay and picture due July 21st, 2017.

200 word Final Report Essay and picture was due August 21st, 2017.

Finalists must submit their quilt to I Can Quilt Contest Committee no later than August 21st, 2017. 

Finalists will be notified September 1st. 

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Every contestant meeting deadlines wins!