One of the most popular exhibits at the
Road to California
is always the winners of the
|The fabric in the background was the 2014 challenge fabric|
Over 25 years ago Hoffman fabrics started challenging fiber artists
to create a traveling showcase of a featured Hoffman fabric.
The challenge has grown from 94 fiber artists in 1988 to more than 700 entries
for 2014 in quilts, dolls, clothing, and accessories.
The juried pieces become a traveling exhibit displayed at shows, shops, museums, and other venues.
It is always fun to see the extremely creative usage of the Hoffman challenge fabric.
And I challenge anyone to view the whimsical dolls without smiling :)
And this is the challenge fabric for 2015!
For all the rules and prizes go to
|Hoffman Fabric booth had a scrapbook of all 25 years of challenge fabrics|
...and if you think only accomplished fiber artists are selected for the traveling exhibit
This is the Hoffman challenge fabric from 1998
when my mom and I had our crazy appliquéd, pieced, jacket
selected to be part of the Hoffman Challenge traveling exhibit!