This was a challenge accepted by members of the Quiltart mailing list who needed a diversion from all the talk of going to Houston, since we were not going.
For the second year, the challenge was to make one or more Priority Quilts for the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative. The Priority: Alzheimer's Quilts project, is named for both the urgent need for research dollars and the requirement that these quilts must fit into a cardboard USPS priority mailer without folding. They are small works of art no larger than 9 inches by 12 inches, auctioned on the first day of each month on the AAQI site or sold outright on the Internet or at selected venues across the United States.
The challenge quilts are below: