Tuesday 15 October 2013

Holiday Memories Mini Quilt Competition - Winners!

First of all, I would like to thank all of the wonderful quilters who entered the competition, their quilts and the memories that inspired them were a joy to read about and see.

The standard of entries was incredibly high, so I was delighted that it wasn't my job to pick a winner.

The judges, Cindy, Kristy and Sheila who were also so generous with their time and expertise, have deliberated, the votes have been cast and the random numbers have been generated so it is time to announce the winners.

The judges pick for the categories were as follows;

In the category, Mini Quilts the judges prize goes to Evening in the Garden

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Congratulations Valerie, the F8th bundle of Oakshott Cottons will be winging their way to you as soon as you send me your address.

In the Category, Cushions/Pillows the judges prize goes to Missy Mac Creations 

QUILTED PILLOW - Cutie Scootie Patootie

Love the scooter Erin, the box of Aurifil threads will be winging their way to you soon too.

The judges prize for the Bags/Accessories prize goes to Mud Pies and Pins


Congratulations Paula, you now have £25 to spend at the Village Haberdashery!

Thank you to everyone who voted or blogged about the vote for the Viewers Choice winners, the winners of these prizes are ;

In the Mini Quilts category, the overwhelming Viewers Choice winner was Flying Blind on a Rocket Cycle


Congratulations Hadley,  the 6 FQ's of Japanese Fabrics from Blossom Heart Quilts will be heading your way soon!

In the Cushions/Pillows category and again an overwhelming winner, the Viewers Choice was Negligent Style


Congratulations Vera, time to pick your Jelly Roll from Fabric Patch!

As the only entry in the Bags and Accessories Category, Paula is also the Viewers Choice winner so wins a Fabric Bundle from Sew Me a Song to go with the Village Haberdashery gift voucher!

As well as these fabulous prizes, there were 6 randomly drawn prizes up for grabs too, and the winners of these are;

 So, Congratulations to all of the winners and a huge thank you to everyone who entered, judged or donated a prize, the competition would have been nothing without you :)

I had so much fun reading about the entries and seeing the final submissions that I think I might just do it all again next year, what do you think???

If you are a lucky winner, please get in touch to pass on your contact details. I am sure you will be itching to get your hands on your prize as soon as possible :)


  1. congratulations to all the winners, and thanks for organising this Fiona - it was really fun to make a holiday memory into something that will last. My family loves my mini-quilt so it will have pride of place in our home for a while :-)

  2. Very fun competition Fiona - thank you for organising it! Was a tough job to judge - so many fabulous entries!

  3. YAY! Thanks soooo much judges. How exciting. :)

    BIG thanks to you too, Fiona, for all of your hard work. It was definitely a fun competition so would love to see it again next year. Ok, off to email you... :)

  4. Congratulations everyone. Thank you Fiona for all your hard work. Very delighted to be one of the random prize winners.

  5. some wonderful creations here, well done every one

  6. Thank you so much for organising this competition Fiona, and to such a great group of sponsors.
    I am in shock! Thank you to everyone who clicked on mine; I am chuffed to bit! xxx

  7. Congratulations to all the winners.

  8. Congratulations to all the winners, and congratulations to Fiona's for arranging such a fab competition and being an unfailing cheerleader xxx

  9. Congrats to eveyone! You put together great prizes! Thanks. I really enjoyed seeing all the different interpretations.

  10. Congratulations to the winners.

  11. Thank you so much for the prize and for hosting this lovely event. Congratulations to all the winners.

  12. Thank you so much for a really fun competition, and thanks to all who contributed, I really enjoyed taking part. Congrats to all who took part and all of the other winners, it was wonderful to see so many different interpretations of the theme.

  13. This was very fun. Thanks for hosting it!

  14. Congrats to all the winners! It was a fun contest :)

  15. Well done well-deserved winners and thank you so much Fiona for organising such a great competition. Hope it will be an annual event!

  16. Great competition Fiona - it was difficult to judge as there was such a variety of styles and techniques. Well done to all the winners.

  17. Congrats to all the winners and thanks to you, Fiona, for all the organisation and work that you have done. It was such a fun and unique contest. I'd love to see another one next year!

  18. Congratulations to all the winners! The judges had a tough job. All of the entries were beautiful .

  19. congrats to all the winners. a lot of fun things to see and read about. hope you will do this again next year for sure!


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