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A & E Fabric's Hoffman Challenge Viewer's Choice Award

2022-2023 100-year Hoffman Challenge


A&E Fabrics is joining in the 100-year-anniversary celebration of Hoffman Fabrics by challenging its shoppers to participate in the annual Hoffman Challenge. This year Hoffman has issued a beautiful line of 15 blue batiks and you must use at least FIVE of those 15 in your challenge piece. You may use additional fabrics of your choosing, but the challenge fabrics must be identifiable in the construction of the item.

Hoffman Challenge Batiks

A & E Fabric's Viewers Choice Awards

  • 1st Place - $100 gift certificate to the A&E
  • 2nd Place - $50 gift certificate to the A&E
  • 3rd Place - $25 gift certificate to the A&E


  • A quilt - Minimum Perimeter 72 inches, Maximum Perimeter 160 inches
    • Pieced
    • Applique
    • Mixed techniques (Pieced + Applique)
    • Modern
  • Clothing – any type of wearable garment
  • Accessories – Handbags, hats, jewelry, shoes etc.
     * There are special opportunities for young quilters (under age 18) and for the use of a specific collection of Aurifil thread.

  • August 1 - August 15, 2023 - Bring your completed item to the A&E Fabric store
  • August 15 - Sept 30, 2023 - All entries will hang in the store until September 30, 2023 for voting.
  • October 9, 2023 - Gift certificates will be available for pick-up at the store or for mailing.

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