Our Facebook group UK Quilters United is turning five years old already. My how time flies when you’re having fun. With almost 16,000 members the group is a thriving community sharing pictures, questions and answers.

We love any excuse for a competition and as usual, all of our fabulous prizes are generously donated by group members and their businesses.

The competition will be run from 18th January to 8pm on 29th January 2019 and the winners drawn on after 9pm 29th January 2019 with the winners’ names will be announced over in the UK Quilters United Facebook Group later so make sure you are online that night .. it might be you winning one of the fabulous prizes.

To enter go to the UK Quilters United FaceBook page and follow the instructions  – look for this picture at the top of the page, and follow the instructions.  It’s really simple.

We thought you might like to see what everyone has kindly donated .. everyone who comments in the facebook competition post over at the UK Quilters Facebook Group will be in with a chance of winning one of the prizes below.   There’s a sparkling array too:

Donated by member Abbie Searle, three patterns…Dancer, Flower Garden & Summer Days. www.abbieanne.com https://www.facebook.com/abbieannedesign/

Donated by member Joanne Hendy, a Moda pack of 3 x 2.1/2” candy squares and an 18 page project booklet to use them. https://www.facebook.com/villavincrafts/

Donated by member Susan Moore, she is one of 3 Westalee Accredited Tutor’s in the UK and has donated a copy of her Book “9 Block Sample Block” using the starter Westalee 12″ Arch ruler. Susan holds Westalee Classes all over the South of England and South Wales. www.facebook.com/suesstitchbystitch/

Donated by member Carolyn Gibbs, 2 prizes of quilting design packs. Designing Cables and Designing Grid Quilting. www.carolyngibbsquilts.co.uk/techniques/quilting/quilting-design/drafting-cable-borders/ and www.carolyngibbsquilts.co.uk/techniques/quilting/quilting-design/grid-quilting/ www.facebook.com/CarolynGibbsQuilts/


Donated by member from Lynda Jackson to quilt an edge to edge design on a top up to the value of £100. All backing and wadding will have to be supplied by the winner (equates to a top around 75” square depending on density of design). https://www.facebook.com/CapricornQuilting/

Donated by member Jenny Haynes, The Paper Round Pattern and the Complete Drunkard’s Path Set. www.facebook.com/pappersaxsten/ Jenny will be teaching this pattern of this well-travelled and rosette winning quilt in April if the winner or anyone else wants to make it in class: https://thevillagehaberdashery.co.uk/products/paper-round-quilt-with-jenny-haynes-27-28-april

Donated by member Angela Attwood,she is one of 3 Westalee Accredited Tutor’s in the UK and has donated a copy of her Book “Jewel Quilt pattern book” Angela holds Westalee classes UK wide. www.facebook.com/AngelaAttwoodTextiles/

Donated by member PingWynny Gillian, your choice of one of her Flower Wall Hanging kits. www.pingwynny.etsy.com

Donated by member Sylwia Bowend’eerdt, 4 of her quilting rulers for the prizes. www.ilovetoquilt.nl/?fbclid=IwAR1SHEIHiGhpJ-03gzfUkaY3ano3rTuQH51jJZkNcx0d5pxGra8sA_k_Stg

Donated by member Sarah Phillips a Trimits Quilter’s Multi-mat and 45mm rotary cutter. www.pelennapatchworks.co.uk/

Donated by member Julie Mitchell, 2 prizes of magnetic sewing machine seam guides that she makes herself

Donation from an anonymous member, a Fiskars Combo Cutter.

Donated by member Lisa Morgan two of her own etched glass coasters. www.Facebook.com/madeinthecottage

Donated by member Kim O’Rourke, a Clover large flower yo-yo / Suffolk puff and a Clover large circular yo-yo maker. www.facebook.com/thepatchworkshopuk

Donated by member Nancy Moreland who has donated her 6 BOM patterns to make a lovely quilt and a bonus pattern to make a sewing kit holder. www.nifty-needles.com and has a shop on the website too www.ukqu.co.uk/members/irishkiwi/

Donated by member Lynne Best, owner at Rhubarb Patch and offering an Elizabeth Hartman Bjorn Bear quilt pattern www.rhubarb-patch.co.uk/ourshop/prod_6545217-Bjorn-Bear-Quilt-Pattern-by-Elizabeth-Hartman.ht

Donated by member Jenny Gibson who will long arm quilt a cot size quilt free of charge (27” x 55” approx). Winner would have to cover postage costs and provide backing and batting. https://www.facebook.com/JenBroidery/ www.jenbroideryshop.com

Donated by member Mags Smith, a Janet Clare ‘Frey’s & Friends’ jelly roll and a metre of coordinating fabric from the same range. www.thepatchworkbasket.co.uk

Donated by member Sheladh Folgate, a Moda Layer cake of the winners choice from current stock worth over £30 www.fabrictreasure.co.uk

Donated by Sew Vintage in Wells where member Sharon Reid holds Patchwork classes/groups. The prize is a pack of 10 fat quarters of a selection of solid fabrics by Makower. www.facebook.com/Sew-Vintage-Haberdashery-Sewing-Parlour-285348688188038/

Donated by member Sarah Wickett , the Longarming of a single bed size quilt with an edge to edge design worth £90. She will do a bigger quilt if the winner is willing to pay the difference. The winner is to provide backing and wadding and pay postage to and from Sarah. https://www.facebook.com/amblesidequilting/ and https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fukqu.co.uk%2Fplaces%2Funited-kingdom%2Fcornwall%2Fbude%2Fclassified-services%2Fambleside-quilting%2F%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR0LovRDQj5P0kU6jvTs7YwrRnIwpZKruQSm4ow7_2IUTjLs5eC_o8xWGXk&h=AT3b69LYg6Dwdn_qj9tcn2hJavSnY-utGFrGJuIWQGW4aVxAG2bWRZw-2bPgga1Kx2DGqbrLsTBi8-VWAowMfEwRCQlqgwc1Cz33n3JMwA4bx3LkNuXWRJGuc4hHp0krgw

Donated by member Katie Done and is a Panel bird and floral print panel as part of the Love Always collection by Stephanie Ryan. It is digitally printed 100% cotton fabric making it fantastic quality. The panel is 36″ x 44”. www.thefabricsquirrel.com

Donated by member Rachael Hunt of Sew and Fabric in St. Austell, Cornwall. Is a lovely Bundle of 6 x ½ metres of Batiks. www.facebook.com/Rachaellovessewing/

Donated by member Michelle Hare, 5 fat ¼’s of Alison Glass sun prints 2019 fabric, www.cowandgiraffe.co.uk

Donated by member Anthea Venn, any 2 patterns of the winners choose from her website. www.quiltingantics.co.uk

Donated by member Jacqui Bignell, winner to choose a downloadable pattern from her Etsy page. www.etsy.com/shop/flapdoodlepatchwork

Good Luck!