Welcome!! This blog was created for this challenge and for you! If you are interested in participating, please leave me a comment here below this post and follow the directions below.
You are invited to join this blog as well. Just let me know you are interested and I will send you the invite. This is a great place to post about your fabrics sent, and progress on your quilt or item quilted for all to see!! This should be a fun six months and I encourage you to get the word out and grab a button on the side bar.
Signups will run through April 30th or until we reach 120 participants.
You can make a quilt, table runner or anything quilted!
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“In The Bag - Ugly Fabric Quilt Challenge”
Fabric Exchange & Quilt Challenge Rules
1. Gather two yards total fabric: four 1/2 yard cuts or 8 fat
quarters or any other combination. Nice, clean, smoke-free,
pet-free, quilting fabric, preferably from your stash....Ugly Fabrics!
2. Wrap it up securely for shipping. Include a little note of
introduction, or any information you want your
new “In The Bag” friend to know.
3 .Leave a comment after the “In The Bag - Ugly Fabric Quilt Challenge” post below. Then email your request to participate along with your mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org - please do not list personal information in your comment post!
4. Wait for a reply matching you to your new “In The Bag”
friend. These will be sent out by the last day of April. You will be assigned a participant number to use later, please remember that number.
5. Mail your lovely “In The Bag - Ugly Fabric” package to your exchange
6. When your fabric arrives, construct a quilt using 90% of the
fabric in your “In The Bag”.
You may add: Any percentage of fabric from your own stash & you may add 1 yard newly purchased piece of fabric. There is no min. or max. quilt size required.
Fabric may be used on front, back & binding of quilt. Quilt
size is determined by the amount of fabric you add to the 2 yards you will be sent in your “In The Bag”
7. The quilt or item you make is yours to keep.
8. Almost done… Post a photo of your completed quilt on flickr:
Photo must be posted by midnight October 1, 2012 to be considered for prizes. Use your
participant number on your photo post.
9. When you have completed all the steps, email me
email@example.com and I will send you a
completion ticket number. (Good for a drawing & prizes)
10. Each entry = 1 ticket
11. Contest starts May 1, 2012 & contest ends October 1, 2012(at
midnight). Complete the process for each entry. Play multiple
times if you like.
We will draw for Prizes after October 1 2012
Hope you enjoy this quilt challenge and make a new friend.