Posts tagged ‘contests’

Connecting Threads Fabric Design Contest

Sorry for the late notice, but Connecting Threads is holding their second fabric design contest! The entry deadline is August 10, 2013. All the details are above, but read it at a more comfortable scale here and follow the link to additional details. Related posts: Fabric Design Contest at Connecting Threads — Deadline Tomorrow! Connecting [...]

Fabric8: Geek Chic – Voting Is Open!

Wow, turns out I really like this theme of Geek Chic! The designers did a great job and now the round of 100 is open for public voting. I picked like 16, but I think Spirographic by Kateaurelia, above, is my superfavorite. Fabric8, if you didn’t know, is a collaboration between Robert Kaufman Fabrics and [...]

Fabric8: Geek Chic

Robert Kaufman and Spoonflower have rejoined forces for another round of Fabric8, a contest to discover eight bold, modern designers. The ultimate winner gets a fabric collection with Robert Kaufman and a Wacom digital drawing tablet. The theme is Geek Chic, and they’ve made a Pinterest Board to get your ideas flowing. See the timeline [...]

See You Next Week!

I am getting my quilt market schedule and assignments ready for my six-count-’em-six gracious assistants, so I will have to bow out of posting this week. Do follow me on Facebook and Twitter for live-from-Houston Quilt Market updates Friday-Monday, and we’ll get posting with the usual in-depth coverage starting Tuesday. I’ll leave you with some [...]

Fabric 8

Here’s another fun fabric design contest, and I want a True Up reader to win! Spoonflower and Robert Kaufman Fabrics have teamed up for Fabric 8. They’re looking to glorify eight of the world’s best amateur textile designers, and one of those eight will go on to receive $1000, a design contract with Robert Kaufman [...]

Umbrella Prints Trimmings Competition

Umbrella Prints‘ Trimmings Competition is back, and this year I get to be a judge! All the details are here. I’m a huge fan of Amy and Carly’s work, and this is a great excuse to indulge in their beautiful handprinted fabrics, and get a chance to win a lot more of it. Related posts: [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2011: Timeless Treasures – Alice Kennedy

I was also thrilled to meet Alice Kennedy for the first time. I’ve remarked in amazement before about how prolific she is with the gorgeous fabric collections. I learned she works full-time for Timeless Treasures. Aaahhh …┬áthe pieces are all coming together for me now! Alice has two new collections: Lemon Grove and Orange Crush. [...]

Connecting Threads Fabric Design Contest: Voting Is Open!

The submissions to Connecting Threads’ Fabric Design Contest are closed and the voting has begun! There are a lot of amazing designs here. The entries are divided up into Characters/Animals, Floral/Botanical, Geometric/Decorative, and Novelty, so be sure to look through them all. You can vote for as many as you like. Feel free to campaign [...]

Fabric Design Contest at Connecting Threads — Deadline Tomorrow!

Are you familiar with Connecting Threads? They are the only fabric manufacturer I know of that sells their fabrics retail directly to the public, rather than opting for wholesale distribution. No middleman = lower prices, and they’ve got a wide variety of styles represented in their collections (including some beautiful modern designs). And now, they [...]