Sponsorship Opportunities for Project QUILTING

The 9th season of Project QUILTING is LESS THAN ONE MONTH away!!!!!  Seriously!  The first challenge goes up on January 7th at Noon, CST right here on this blog. 

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I’ve been busy behind the scenes pulling together sponsors and prizes for you all!  The list of prizes is growing and the excitement is building!  Did you know that last year we increased participation in Project QUILTING by just over 250%?  I can’t wait to see what happens with those numbers this year.

Anyway – I did send out some specific emails for sponsorship opportunities but I wanted to put the opportunity out there so if you or anyone/any company you know would like to join in the fun you can!

Here is the deal:

About Project QUILTING

Running 12 weeks during January, February, and March, Project QUILTING is a series of online challenges for quilters held on my blog, Persimon Dreams. I post a new challenge every two weeks; participants have a week to meet the challenge and link up their final projects to the blog. Then, since it's a little intense to make a quilt a week, there's a week off to catch up with life.

Past sponsors have provided gift certificates, patterns, fabric, buttons, postcards, and other fun things which are awarded several ways:

  • All completed entries are entered in a random prize drawing after the challenge deadline.
  • After voting during the off week, a Viewer's Choice winner is announced.
  • At the end of the season, a Grand Prize is drawn. Each completed project gets an entry, along with a bonus entry awarded to anyone completing the season's full slate of challenges.

(To learn more about the origins and challenges of Project QUILTING, visit http://www.kimlapacek.com/featured-products.html)

What are the sponsorship opportunities?  

Weekly sponsors: Variable frequency: a week, a month, or the season!
    Cost: prize value of $10+

  • Get tagged at least 2/week on Instagram during the week(s) you sponsor.
  • Get tagged at least 2/week on Facebook posts, spread out among the Project QUILTING page, Persimon Dreams page, and Challenge Quilts Group.
  • Get linked in my weekly newsletter.
  • Featured in 2 blog posts: weekly prize preview and prize announcement

Grand prize sponsor: Support the drawing at the conclusion of the season.
   Cost: prize value of $25+

  • Get tagged at least 6 times on Instagram throughout the season in the grand prize posts.
  • Get mentioned and tagged at least 8 times on Facebook throughout the season in grand prize posts.
  • Get linked in at least 13 email newsletters throughout the pre-season and season
  • Featured in 2 blog posts: grand prize preview and the final grand prize announcement.

If you’d like to sponsor Project QUILTING email me at: lapaceksorchard {at} gmail {dot} com with details about what you’d like to donate, your logo and the website/social media sites you’d like me to link to.

Persimon Dreams by the numbers:

  • 5,500+ Instagram followers
  • 4,700+ people like Project Quilting on Facebook
  • 2,400+ people like Persimon Dreams on Facebook
  • 1,400+ members of the Challenge Quilts group on Facebook
  • 1,300+ newsletter subscribers
  • 4,000+ Twitter followers

The 8th season of Project QUILTING (2017)

• 12 weeks
• 6 challenges
• 711 quilts completed (a 250% increase from season 7!!!!)

In 8 seasons of Project QUILTING challenges 2,163 quilts have been started and finished for the weekly challenges!

• >40,500 blog visits during 2017

Do you just LOVE Project QUILTING and want to help support all the time spent to keep it going?

Feel free to donate any monetary amount by sending money to:  www.paypalme.com/PersimonDreams

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and then add this button to your blog/facebook/

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Thank you again for all your support and I can’t wait to see what is created during Season 9!  Remember – the first challenge is posted right here, on this blog, at Noon CST on Sunday, January 7th, 2018!

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