It was so fun watching the colorful entries come in for this challenge! (See all entries on the original post here.) Thanks to everyone for participating! We’ve already got another design challenge started here. If you like batiks, you’ll want to get in on this one! Winners Two winners were chosen at random and here they are…… Amanda Barbara Both winners will receive a fat quarter bundle of the Benartex fabric! Here are Christa’s quilts she designed in EQ and made using the Abstract Garden fabrics: See more on her website, ChristaQuilts.com. Again, you can see all the entries in the original blog post. Thanks again to all participants! If you’re looking for something else to keep you designing, check out our new design challenge and giveaway featuring batiks!
So we asked our Charleston block-challenge participants to design a quilt using their original block… and boy did they come up with some fantastic designs!! As usual, EQ7 users make it so difficult for us to choose a winner. We are so impressed with their talents! The winning quilt design* belongs to….. Adrienne Quinlan! Congratulations! Adrienne’s quilt design: Honorable Mentions: Erika Martha Peterman Kelly Grace To see all the quilt entries, view the original challenge post here. To see all the block entries, click here. Thanks so much to all who participated, we hope to see future entries from all of you! Congratulations to our winner and honorable mentions. Stay tuned to the blog for future challenges. Don’t want to miss a thing? Sign up for EQ newsletters! *The staff at EQ, along with Timeless Treasures chose the winner based on creativity, effectiveness of fabric use and adherence to rules.
[This quilt challenge is closed. See who won here!] We are so impressed with all the fantastic blocks submitted! As always, you make it so hard to select just one. The winning block for the Charleston challenge belongs to: Carole Carter! Congratulations Carole! Carole’s block: Honorable Mentions: Ria Klopper Marque McKay Adrienne Quinlan Sheri Lesh Thanks so much to all who participated. To see all the other blocks submitted, view the original challenge post. HEY EQ7 USERS: The challenge isn’t over! We’re so impressed with the blocks submitted that we’d love to see what you can do with them! Design a quilt using your block and submit it by Monday, August 3rd at 9am EDT. We’ll pick one more winner based on your block in a quilt design. Rules: You must use the block you submitted to the original challenge exactly how it appears there. (You may flip, rotate and
We are happy to announce the winners of the Quilted in Honor Design challenge! To see all the beautiful entries, click here. Pieced: Susan R. Polan Judges’ comments: I love the intricacies of the pieced checkerboards in the borders and how they tie the various elements of the quilt together. I’d love to see this quilt made up! Combination (pieced and appliqué): Jo Moury Judges’ comments: Fantastic quilt and I especially enjoyed reading your plans for appliquéing and quilting it. The words in the border will be wonderful. I’ll look forward to seeing the “real” quilt in a show some day! It is sure to be a winner. The appliqué eagle is a wonderful tribute. Because there were no entries for the Appliqué category, we asked the judges to choose their favorite quilt from the remaining entries. Judges’ Choice: Darlene Gerber Judges’ comments: Thank you for honoring the men and
We were so impressed with all of the beautiful block entries in the Tonga Cabana Block Challenge! If you haven’t already, go check out all the entries here. You’re sure to be inspired by these great blocks. We are happy to announce that Lynda Hutchison is the winner! Here is Lynda’s block: A special thank you to Timeless Treasures for partnering with us on this fun challenge. Visit their website and like them on Facebook to see even more fabulous fabrics!
The HoopSisters are doing a Mystery Quilt! The Mystery Quilt went on sale on June 1st and the 100th person to purchase won an EQ7. The lucky person was Ann Hibbs! She won an EQ7! Here is a little info about the HoopSisters Mystery Quilt: The Mystery Quilt is only available as a set in the month of June. You can purchase the Mystery Quilt and you’ll receive a new set of files each week for the next six weeks. You’ll have no idea what the final layout looks like until the final week! HoopSisters will give you Electric Quilt files in their weekly downloads so you can see more of the quilt revealed each week! You can fill out a “Be A Mystery Quilter” form to start receiving special Mystery Quilt news and offers. You can download the FAQ document that will help answer questions about how Mystery Quilt works.
We had more submissions than we expected, so THANK YOU! We really appreciate you taking the time to fill out the survey. We’ve randomly selected TWO winners! Both win $25 gift certificates from Electric Quilt! Congratulations to Caryn Sakaguchi and Raye Gregor! We will be contacting you via email with your prize.