Tag: Competition

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Our friends at the Festival of Quilts really are hoping for a great event this year after having to cancel everything in 2020.   I am sure many of us will still be reticent about attending but there’s still time to submit an entry for the Quilt Competition.   Don’t be put off by thinking your…

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Have you ever thought about designing your own quilt patterns or creating your own block design.  Electric Quilts have the perfect software for you.   There are loads of new ideas created by their users right here too. We are happy to announce that the lovely people at Electric Quilts have given this lovely website a…

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Here at the website we are delighted to announce we are continuing our relationship with the lovely people at Janome next year, but it remains to announce our second winner of 2020. The Janome Atelier 7 With a total arm length of 310mm (over 12”) and 210mm ( 8.3” )arm space right of the needle,…
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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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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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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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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…

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The penultimate competition for entries to the UKQU website exhibition with Grosvenor Shows that will be travelling with their events from the Great Northern Quilt Show in Harrogate until the Springfield Show in Spalding at the end of 2019.   Make a date in your own diary to go along and see our first exhibition for yourself.…
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This months competition is sponsored by Grosvenor Shows and EQS The theme for March was the Mad March Hare. We had some fabulous entries and our lucky winners are shown below.  Well done everyone who entered and voted for their favourites. This Months first prize is great for beginner or expert alike and has been…

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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…