Tag: Competition

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Here at the website we are delighted to announce we are continuing our relationship with the lovely people at Janome throughout 2020. There's some exciting news to come later in the year, but first we can announce we will be giving away not one but two of the fabulous Janome Atelier 7 Sewing Machines ..…
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The lovely people who make the Quilters Workbook have five of these ingenious journals to giveaway. No catch, nothing to do – just click the box below and we will choose five lucky winners on 1st June, 2020. Anyone who likes to maintain a record of the quilts they make will just love these booklets. …

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As we all now know, The 2020 Festival of Quilts will switch to an online format to accommodate as many of the annual quilting events and competitions as possible.  To celebrate this event, Vlieseline has created a Quilt-along project to engage quilters and crafters in lockdown during the weeks leading up to FOQ. Vlieseline has…

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Hi everyone Time for an update on a few things I think. I feel as though I have been neglecting you all a little as I have been so busy, and life sometimes gets in the way of doing what you really want to. So with no more ado let’s move onward. World Quilts Would…

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The wonderful people at Groves have donated a bumper prize for our final quilt competition of this series.  Whether you have been quilting since childhood, or just starting out, this is a perfect prize for any patchwork quilter. Our lucky winners this month are Liz Wife, who wins this bumper bag of sewing notions Fat…
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And the winner of this trip to the Quilt Festival held annually at Noord Gronigen in Holland 11-14 June 2020 arranged by courtesy of ECT Travel is Helen Keegan!    Congratulations! Marjan and Rob Ruitenberg launched the Quilt festival Noord Groningen in 2010 out of their shared passion for quilting. Nine years on, it has…

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We have already given away two of these fantastic sewing machines. The winner of the final Janome M100 QDC giveaway is .... Congratulations Margaret Attfield   That's it for 2019 and what a great year it's been for all the Janome Sewing Machine Winners.    Watch out for more coming in 2020!   Please note…
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Ciao!   This month competition theme has been chosen by Aurifil themselves with a box of The Basics Collection .. 12 spools of 50 weight cotton thread in 12 individual shades as the prize. Congratulations Judith Clark! Why Italy .. well, it's where the Aurifil Thread is made of course. A liker from FB and a…
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Home from Festival of Quilts and the airwaves are positively humming! There are lots of topics of conversation, but the one that has leapt out at me is the thorny issue of Categories. I thought I could write about this – a bit about the why and a bit about the category definitions, and what…

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Last year we had some amazing quit competitions and we asked what you liked best about our website.  Overwhelmingly you all said it was the competition.    SO  we are doing it all over again. #september19 was the tag to enter our September 19 Competition The theme is  'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'  - sponsored by…
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All good things come to an end, and this is the final competition of this series. Don’t despair as we are working on new ideas to keep you on your toes. Grosvenor Shows will be displaying all our winners from the ten Competitions at their Autumn circuit later this year, starting with The Great Northern…

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With the work on our second book by and about UK Quilters United well underway, it is time to come up with the name for it, and we are looking for your help! The first book Our first book was compiled and edited by Julie Passey in 2015-2016 and it was called “UK Quilters United…