July 2014–Project QUILTING Off Season Challenge: Independence

It’s July!  The year is half way through.  It also means if you’ve completed all the Project QUILTING Challenges – on and off season ones – you have completed at least 9 quilts!  How amazing is that!??

We’ll – let’s keep the streak going.  Let’s learn more about this months challenge.

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Challenge:  Independence

I want you to take the word Independence and be inspired by that word.  You can be inspired anyway you’d like…just be sure to explain how ‘Independence’ inspired your quilted piece this month when you submit it. 

Rules:

  • Projects should be finished by Thursday, July 31st and added to the link up below.  Anytime is just fine…just as long as they’re submitted by the time the linky closes (which there’s a countdown on so you can check your time constraints). 
  • This is purely just so we have a FINISH before we get moving on the August Off Season Challenge.   Not only is Project QUILTING meant to inspire you to make something you never thought you would – but it’s to help encourage you to FINISH the project too.
  • Have fun!
  • And…if you want – add them to the Project QUILTING Flickr Group too!

PRIZE

Prize for Off Season Project Quilting Challenges: (winner will be randomly drawn from a hat)

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“Quilting Gift Certificate” for $30.00 off the Quilting on a Baby size quilt or larger. (Baby, Lap, Twin. Full, Queen, or King) from Marcia’s Crafty Sewing & Quilting.


The Gift Certificate will be good for 4 months starting one month after the challenge ends.  Excluding the Month of December for using the gift certificate.  The quilting gift certificate is transferable to another person, so you can share it with a friend, if you’d like.


Marcia will do an estimate based on the size of the winner's quilt top, quilting choices, thread choices, and batting and if they would like to purchase backing fabric from me. Winner can send backing fabric and batting with their quilt top, but I do have it available. This way the winner will have a good estimate of the value of your quilting prize.

Off Season Prizes

  • One of the most stressful parts of running a fun event on my blog for me is soliciting sponsors and prizes.  Off season means I don’t have to do that. 
  • BUT if you want to donate anything to be randomly drawn for by participants in the challenge I’m happy to post about it and run the hat drawing.  If this is something you’re interested in…just email me at lapaceksorchard {at} gmail {dot} com.

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