The Summer Sewing Contest!

Yay! It’s almost time for summer…

Cooking out, picnics, no school, swimming pools, lemonade, ice cream, beach trips, sunsets, fireworks and fireflies.

Just 99 days from Memorial Day to Labor Day- time to make it count.

I know you have a project or two in mind, something fun you want to make that screams SUMMERTIME!

Well, here’s your chance and a little motivation to help you get going.
I present to you, the SUMMER SEWING CONTEST!

That’s right, time to get your gear together and whip up a little something fun for summer. I’ve got a super line-up of bloggers with loads of inspiration to kick-start your creativity all month long.

Here’s the low-down:
1. Sew something fun for summer in one of these 4 categories:

  • Quilts
  • Home Decor
  • Clothing
  • Bags & Accessories
You may enter one item in each category.
2. Link up your entry at Ellison Lane Quilts:  June 10-17.
3. Finalists are chosen in each category: June 18
4. Voting Begins: June 18- June 23
5. Winners announced: June 26
The Prizes:
The winner of each category will receive a $100 gift certificate to the Fat Quarter Shop.


A randomly chosen winner in each category will win a Fat Quarter Bundle of fabric from Westminster Fibers / Free Spirit Fabric.
A wild card winner will be chosen by my husband and will receive a $25 gift certificate to The Intrepid Thread.

Seeking inspiration???

Well, you’re in luck! I’m so happy that my super-awesome bloggy buddies are going to share their fabulous creations with you. I’ve lined up 20 super talented sewists ready to jump-start your summer sewing creativity. Be sure to check out each and every one!
Grab a button and spread the word! Then get sewing!
Summer Sewing Contest at ELQ

I can’t wait to see what y’all come up with!


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    Ha, looking at that list at the top, you can tell you don’t like in the UK ;o) Well, there’s no school anyway lol

    Not entirely sure what I can come up with, but I’ll have a go!

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