Project QUILTING – Off Season Challenge: Catalog It

***DEADLINE EXTENDED - You now have until Tuesday, September 6th at NOON. I just realized that it is a holiday weekend which may make posting your pieces challenging so I'm extending this challenge until Tuesday.***

Our August off season challenge was sent to me from Crystal S of FrivolousNecessity:

frivolousnecessity Table Runner in Etchings by 3 Sisters Moda

FrivolousNecessity's Blog

FrivolousNecessity's Etsy Shop

Here it goes…

I was actually just "inspired" by a photograph from a mail order catalog for a future quilt idea and thought that might be kind of fun - everyone picks their own "inspiration" ad photo from a magazine and explains how that created the idea.

~Crystal S.

This time – everyone that enters will be put into a drawing to win a pattern of your choice from Crystals shop FrivolousNecessity. Great challenge Crystal! I think we’re going to see some really fun pieces from this!

  1. Have FUN! These off season challenges aren't about winning a prize – they’re about being inspired to create something you may not have in the past.
  2. Please remember that these projects need to be created during the time frame of the challenge.
  3. If you need advice/tips/help (or you just want to give us all a sneak peak) with your project as you work on it feel free to post pictures to the flickr group: Project QUILTING WIP:
  4. POST your entries with a description of your creative process, including where you are (ie, I create in Madison, WI) and the size of your project by Sunday, September 4th, 2011, at noon, CDT, to this flickr group – Project QUILTING with KimsCraftyApple: OR email a picture/description of your completed project to {lapaceksorchard at gmail dot com} with PROJECT QUILTING in the subject line . (4 weeks to finish the challenge)
  5. If you do want people to truly critique (the good and the bad) your project please post it to the Flickr Group: Project QUILTING – Critiques
  6. If you have an idea for an ‘off season’ challenge which includes a miniature feature about you on my blog please email me at {lapaceksorchard at gmail dot com}.


  1. What was her inspiration for the quilt? Give us an idea!

    I have some great ideas, but I want to know if I am on the right track?

    It's a quilt right? #1 rule says Non-quilt quilted items??

  2. mine is actually a photo from the white house black market mailer... but you'll have to wait until I post it... :)

  3. Does it have to be a quilt, or a quilted item? Can it be an ad we cut a while ago, or does it have to be an ad found during this challenge time?

  4. meant to say or "can it be a quilted item?"


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