Decatur Public Library

504 Cherry Street
Decatur, Al 35601

Currently Closed

Decatur Public Library’s

42nd Annual Quilt Show

Viewers’ Choice Awards

  • Viewers’ Choice ribbons go to the top three quilts, as voted on by the public.
  • Voting is open from Monday, October 2nd, through Saturday, October 21st, during regular library hours.  It will end on October 21st at 4pm.
  • You may vote only once.  Votes without a name will not be counted.

Pictorial Quilt Awards

  • The Pictorial Quilt Prizes are awarded in memory of Reta Ridling and courtesy of the Ridling family.  The winners are decided by a judge and are not voted on by the public.
  • Must have 3 layers (quilt top, layer of filling, and a backing) that are quilted together. The judge will decide which quilts qualify for the pictorial award, based on the above definition.  The judge’s decision is final.
  • To qualify for the pictorial awards, a quilt must feature figurative or representational pieces depicting a scene or subject, having the look of a photograph or painting.
  • Pictorial prizes are:
        • 1st place – $150
        • 2nd place – $100
        • 3rd – $50

DPL & the Ridling family reserve the right NOT to award prizes if there are not enough qualifying entries.

Quilt Programming