Tag: Competition

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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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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. What does the thought of Italy invoke in you.   The wonderful canals of Venice?  Lake Garda or Lake Como, or do you…
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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 is the tag to enter our September 19 Competition The theme is  'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'  - sponsored by…
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We gave away the first Janome M100 QDC machine on 1st April -- and it was no fool who won this. Congratulations Rachel Withill. The winner of the Second Janome M100 QDC is .... Congratulations Valerie Groombridge   But we are resetting the counter and we have two more machines left to giveaway! The counter…
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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…

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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…

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Over the last few weeks Fiona Pullen, well-known author of several books, The Sewing Directory website and an all-round nice person, has been explaining how to set up a successful creative business.   Abigail has also reviewed the book that goes with the series for you too. Fiona has kindly donated two copies of her book…
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Christmas comes but once a year  -  or does it! Well, for one week this September it's a full five days, and each day that week we are giving away a Makower UK Advent Calendar or Christmas Stocking Panel for you to create a wonderful family heirloom to use year after year. Each day, starting…
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Featured Image – ‘Generations’ by Matilda Ward. Festival of Quilts is the biggest quilt shows in Europe, as I’m sure you know. For those of you who have never been, or just couldn’t make it, I thought I’d show you some of the amazing quilts that are on display. I’m saving the winners for the…