Thank you to everyone who participated in July’s design challenge! This was such and fun challenge and we loved seeing all your quilt designs! You can view the submissions here.


One winner was selected by historian and fabric designer Barbara Brackman! Congratulations to….

Winner: Anita Verstraete

“I purchased EQ8 one week ago and this challenge was a great way for me to learn how to use the quilt program and explore a palette of colours/fabrics that I wouldn’t ordinarily choose. I’m also very inspired by everyone’s designs.”  Anita Verstraete

A Note from Barbara Brackman

“I picked Anita Verstraete’s as my winner. It has impact—would look good on a wall or a bed. Nice variety of value and colors. I have a bit of a bias but I like seeing large pieces of the prints as they are so lovely.” – Barbara Brackman

Read more of Barbara’s insight and inspiration for the collection on her blog!

Honorable Mentions

Don’t forget to look at all the amazing submissions to this challenge. Here are a few honorable mentions!

Sharon Kwilter

Ross Owen

Maureen Franz

Peg Saunders

More Chances to Win

Water’s Edge by Brett Lewis of Natural Born Quilter for Northcott is August’s Fabric of the Month! Download the collection and enter in our design challenge for another chance to win some fabric!