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12 Designers…12 Months…12 Contests…

I hope you are up for a contest??? Moda is sponsoring lots of prizes for us designers to give away to our followers who want to participate in something special!!!  Primitive Gatherings is also going to sweeten this deal with Big Gift Cards and many more prizes…

August…is my month and we are going to have a “mini” quilt contest…This is my wall in my home sewing studio…I can just look at this for hours!!! Everyone LOVES mini quilts!!!

here is the info…

3 categories- you decide which one yours belongs in…we reserve the right to change it if necessary.

 Pieced– patchwork  can be hand pieced or machine-no applique, the following are a few examples. of what is good and what is not…

all PG fabric in this one…

This one…would be disqualified…not enough PG fabric…

 

 Applique–  can have some piecing as well…applique can be any kind…wool, cotton, cotton flannel…all are good…can have embroidery embellishing-here are few examples…

 

Quilt featuring Triangles- 1″ or smaller– must use Primitive Gatherings Triangle papers and they must be shown in the picture…can have appliqué or embellishing or anything else goes…

We strongly want you to consider submitting an original design….but if you can’t…please list pattern designer and/or inspiration for your quilt- maybe you sized down a bigger quilt pattern.

Rules-not too many but contests must have rules….

At least half of the fabrics (50%) need to be from Primitive Gatherings designs/Moda Fabric to qualify.-example…if you use two fabrics, one is a PG muslin and then you use another fabric other than PG we are not going to figure out the yardage to make sure is exactly 50%…this also means not just any fabric purchased from Primitive  Gatherings quilt shop…it must be our Moda fabrics…the selvage will have our name on it… You can use your stash, visit your local shop and ask if they have any Primitive Gatherings Fabric…. or visit our website. HERE   we have lots of it!!!

We just want you to use some of our wonderful fabrics and support us since we are giving away fabulous prizes,   wonderful exposure and some bragging rights and we are hoping to get enough quilts for a book, so you will be published too!!!

Quilt perimeters must not exceed 100″ example… 25×25 would be 100″

Contest will end Sept 30th.  We will pick 12 quilts from each category and have you send them to Primitive Gatherings.  They will then be in a Quilt Show and we will have customers vote on them and will also put them on Facebook/Instagram to see which get the most “Likes”

Please post using #12contestsPGmini on Instagram/Facebook-tag Lisa Hoefler Bongean  and make sure you mention the contest in the description or email photo to lisab@primitivegatherings.com to enter your quilt.

We know how creative you all are and are looking forward to your wonderful submissions…

I will be firming up the prizes and will list them sometime during September to inspire you to finish and post your mini quilts…

Good Luck!!!

Lisa

 

 

 

 

 

 

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8 Responses to “12 Designers…12 Months…12 Contests…”


  1. 1 Marlene Leonardo
    August 11, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Please respond….so I have the kit for to plant a flower…does that count? I would have to buy the black flannel and a moda fabric for backing. Right?

  2. August 12, 2017 at 2:53 am

    Very fun idea! Can’t wait to see all the quilts!

  3. 4 Hildy
    August 12, 2017 at 4:58 am

    That sounds like a fun contest! I know I have one Primitive Gathering charm pack in my stash and now I have the perfect excuse to use it. One question: does the binding and backing also have to be from your fabric collection or would any Moda collection be okay?

  4. 5 Deborah Meyer
    August 12, 2017 at 8:41 am

    These quilts are way too detailed for anything I do. I’ll just sit back and watch what others do! Moda is my fabric of choice though, I have lots of Moda that I work with.

  5. 6 Ruth Ann
    August 12, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    Is this for 2018?

  6. 7 Quilting In The Country
    August 15, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    so if we do triangles papers how are we to photograph them with our quilt? Just the pack laying on the quilt or what? If our quilt is to be sent in, do we get it back? If we have looked at several pictures on Pinterest, and made our quilt from there, who do we give credit to?

  7. 8 Quilting In The Country
    September 18, 2017 at 6:50 pm

    The above email address is not working to send pictures of my quilt. Please post the correct address


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