Red Raffle Quilt Value
Raffling off a quilt is a favorite way to raise funds where I live. In part because quilting is still a part of some people's crafting, handmade quilts are often suggested as a donation for fundraisers. We get the requests on a weekly basis!
This red and white handmade quilt was raffled at the local quilt guild show. Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild holds a show every other year and proceeds from the raffle support their activities.
One of the questions I periodically get is how much is a quilt worth. If it's a first quilt, I say it's priceless because that handmade quilt is a one of a kind in terms of the quilter's experience.
Trying to place a monetary value on a handmade quilt is part science, part art. One of the things to take into consideration is the detailed quilting, which this red and white quilt has in ample spades.
Among other elements that add value, how well the fabric pieces and sewn together as well as the age and condition of the quilt.
Then there are favorite fabric combinations, and red and white quilts like a red and white bargello quilt are often sought and requested.
This red raffle handmade quilt is a brand new work so I was curious about what value the guild had on the quilt.
Care to guess?
According to the lady selling the raffle tickets, this handmade quilt was valued at $14,000, yet another reason to call these pieces truly works of art.