Thursday 26 September 2013

Holiday Memories Mini Quilt Competition - Now Open!

Welcome to the first ever

I can't wait to read all of your Holiday Memories and to see them represented in fabric and thread.

Here is a quick recap of the Competition rules

Competition Rules 

The Competition is for a mini quilt based upon a Holiday Memory.

  • Mini quilts submitted must be at least 12" by 12" in size and no bigger than 24" by 30" 
  • Submissions can be made in one of these three categories (A link for each category can be found at the end of this post)
  1. Mini Quilt/ Wallhanging
  2. Cushion/Pillow
  3. Bag/Accessory
  • All submissions must be complete on entry
  • Submitted entries must have been completed since 1st January 2013
  • Submissions can be either from a blog post or Flickr photostream
  • All submissions should include details of the Holiday Memory they relate to in the blog post or Flickr photo description
  • Entrants can only make 1 submission in each category, but may enter all 3 categories with different, individual entries if they wish
Important Dates

  1. Submissions open on Thursday, September 26th
  2. Submissions close on Friday, October 4th
  3. Voting for the Viewers Choice winners in each category begins on Saturday, October 5th
  4. Voting closes on Friday, October 11th
  5. Winners in all categories will be announced on Tuesday, October 15th
Here's a quick recap too of the fabulous prizes up for grabs.

Shop online

A £25 gift voucher from the Village Haberdashery

This gorgeous Fabric Bundle from Sew Me a Song
Made with Oakshott  

An Italy Fat 8ths pack of Oakshott Cottons 

A box of Aurifil threads

A jelly roll to the value of Aus$44 from Jelly Roll heaven at Fabric Patch, 

Tanabata Japanese fabrics


6FQ's of Japanese Fabrics from Blossom Heart Quilts

My Photo  

Choice of 3 paper-piecing patterns from Quiet Play's Craftsy store

A copy of Patchwork Please 

 1 x 5 spools Aurifil Thread (4 lucky winners!)

So, link up your projects for a chance to win!


  1. Me too! Such a great idea for a competition - love the entries so far.

  2. Alas, I never got my idea done, are you running again next year? ;o)

  3. I linked up, and it's showing, but it didn't let me put in my email. You have it here with my Google I'd, or I can send it to you.

  4. quilt done, as soon as I've stopped celebrating my birthday ill get linked! :-)

  5. I can't wait to see what everyone comes up with - I will blog and link-up on Monday; thanks again for hosting x

  6. Thank you for hosting this fun event, I was glad of the push to make my little piece and enjoying seeing what everyone else will make.

  7. Made it just in time! Thanks for all your work hosting Holiday Memories, Fiona.

  8. Fiona many thanks for hosting the linky. Looks like I made it in time too!


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