The 2016 Quilt Raffle is Launched!Quilt Raffle Prizes

We’re pleased to announce that the raffle is now officially launched. IPM host farmers Anne and Earl Schneider purchased the first tickets.

The prizes are:

  • 1st Ticket Drawn: Thirty Shades of Green IPM Challenge Quilt (estimated value $1500)

  • 2nd Ticket Drawn: Bernina 330 Sewing Machine, donated by Bernina Canada (retail value $1500)

  • 3rd Ticket Drawn: Thirty More Shades of Green IPM Challenge Quilt (estimated value $1200)

These are truly spectacular prizes. Each of the prize quilts has been made from 30 raffle challenge blocks (see below) and is a unique and stunning keepsake from the 2016 Wellington County IPM.

Tickets are $5 and available at:

Thank you for supporting the 2016 IPM!

The draw will be held as part of the IPM 2016 Closing Ceremonies on the afternoon of Saturday, September 24 (at approximately 4 pm).

The IPM 2016 Quilt Block Challenge quilts will be on display:

  • at "The Fresh Taste of Quilting" Quilt Show and Competition at the Harriston Curling Club from August 19 (10 am to 6 pm) and August 20 (10 am to 4 pm), 2016. Admission is $7. Tickets available at the door.
  • in the Quilt Tent at the 2016 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo from September 20 - 24               

Winners Announced for the IPM 2016 Raffle Quilt Block Challenge:
Thirty Shades of Green

Pictures of winning quilt blocks from IPM 2016 Quilt Block Challenge


Judging for the raffle quilt block challenge, an IPM tradition, took place December 4, 2015. There were 80 individual quilt blocks submitted for judging.The judges determined the top three blocks based on criteria such as workmanship, creativity and incorporation of the theme. This year's challenge had a fresh, new approach. The theme was "Thirty Shades of Green" and entries were small, fully quilted blocks, each with a noticeable amount of green.

The IPM 2016 Quilt Committee is pleased to announce the winners.

1st Place - Mary Katherine Hopkins of Guelph
2nd Place - Nancy Winn of Waterloo
3rd Place - Robin Bogaert of Waterloo

For more information, download the media release.