Virtual Christmas Quilt Show

There are so many talented people with beautiful Christmas Projects.  I’d love to be able to collect them in a way to allow easy viewing for everyone to enjoy, plus create some holiday fun.

SewCalGal will be collecting prizes for which those that enter this Show will have a chance to win.

If you wish to become a sponsor and donate a prize(s), please email me.  I will be updating this post with sponsor info, as appropriate.  I will also be posting “Special Announcements” providing visibility on these sponsors via my other blog where I share insights on contests, giveaways & special announcements: http://sewcalgalcontestinfo.blogspot.com/   

Prizes include:

1) Collection of items, including four (4) yards of fabric from SewCalGal.

2) A collection of five (5) patterns from Prairie Moon Quilts, all from their Cowboy Christmas Stocking collection.

3)  A beautful “limited edition” Mermaid panel from BBS Quilt Designs.

4)  Five (5) beautiful fat quarters of fabric, donated by Cindy Carlson, from SewCindy.  (Home of the “One Day”). Cindy recently purchased these fabrics at the Sedona Quilt Shop and she is kindly donating them for prizes in this event. 

5)  Five 128MB USB Memory Stick Flash Thumb Drives from ALLBRANDS.com.

6)  An Odyssea Fat Quarter Bundle of Momo for Moda Fabrics from FatQuarterShop.com.  This bundle of beautiful fabrics includes 30 fat quarters!

7)  An autographed copy of “Layer Em Up 2“. This delightful book is the second in the Cozy Quilt Designs series by Sharyn Craig, donated by Cozy Quilt Shop.   And, Cozy Quilt Shop is also donating a pack of pre-cut 8” squares.

8)  Ten (10) spools of Isacord 1000m Polyester Thread, donated by I Have A Notion (IHAN).  This thread has a retail value of $59.  This is a fantastic thread for those that like to Machine Embroider, and many quilters also like to use it for machine quilting!

9) A Creative Cut Ruler, with instructional DVD, donated by JuneTailor.

10) Book “Sizzling Circles”, by Lacey Hill, published by Nancy Dill, QuiltWoman.com and the companion “Circles and More Ruler“, donated by Lacey Hill.

11)  “Eggplant Purr-mesan Wallhanging Kit“, by Garden Patch Cats, donated by Alderwood Quilts

12)    Quiltmaker Volume 7 software, donated by The Electric Quilt Company.

13)   Nature-Fil Bamboo batting  (90” x 108”), donated by Fairfield.

14)  “Mix & Match for Christmas” pattern sets have been provided in electronic format (pdf) for two different winners, by Nina Lise of Mrs. Moen.  This pattern set includes six (6) beautiful applique designs and five (5) projects where you can mix & match the applique designs to create beautiful table runners, wallhangings and pillows.

15) Fabric.com is donating a $25 gift certificate which can be used at their delightful online store to buy great quilting fabric, home decor fabric, apparel & fashion fabric, or notions & patterns. Fabric.com has something for everyone!

16)  YouCanMakeThis.com is donating two electronic (pdf) copies of this cute “Believe” pillow pattern for two winners.

17)  QuiltingArts has donated a bundle of items including QuiltingArts 2010 Calendar (2 copies), a copy of Quilt Scene, a copy of Quilting Arts Magazine Holiday Issue,  a copy of Quilting Arts Magazine December 2009/January 2010 Issue #42, a copy of Cloth Paper Scissors Studio Winter 2009/2010 special issue!

This Show will close on December 25th, and a winner will be selected.  We may also have more winners, if more sponsors donate prizes.  Winner(s) will be selected using a random number generator.
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Here is what you need to do:

1)  Write a post about your “Christmas” quilt (or quilted item).  This needs to be a new post, on or after December 3rd. It need to include at least one photo of your Christmas Quilt, insights about this Virtual Christmas Quilt Show, and a link back to this post. 

If you do not have a blog to write a post, consider joining Flickr and posting a photo of your quilt on Flickr and adding it to the group “SewCalGal Virtual Christmas Quilt Show”.

Quilts can be of any size and need not be finished.  But they must be a “Christmas” quilt.   Posts are also appreciated when they share your insights about the quilt, what you enjoy about the holidays and/or any traditions you enjoy.

2) Once you have completed your post (step 1), come back to this post use Mr. Linky to Insert your name and the url to your post (not a url to your site).

If you do not have a blog to write a post, and you posted a photo of your quilt on Flickr, be sure the link to your photo on Flickr is a valid link.  {but be sure to post comments in Flickr that you are entering your item in the Virtual Quilt Show and include a link back to this post}.

3) Post a comment on this post to let me know you have completed steps 1 & 2 and be sure to provide yor email address, if an email address is not accessible from your site.  If you do not provide a way for me to contact you, you will be disqualified from winning any prizes.

4) And  IF you do not have a Christmas Quilt (or Christmas Quilted item) to enter in this show, you can enter to win prizes by leaving a comment at the bottom of this post.. AND IF you are a follower of this blog, your name will be entered one time  for the drawing on December 25th.

5) For those that enter a Christmas Quilt (or Christmas Quilted item) into this show, their name will be entered FIVE (5) times for drawing on December 25th.  IF you are a follower of this blog and your post which reflects your entry shows that you are entering in the Virtual Christmas Quilt Show and provides a link back to this post!.  Same applies if you post your entry in Flickr (it must provide insights that you are entering it in this show and have a link back to this post).

6) Review all of the quilts shared in this show, leaving a comment at each site to thank them for entering their quilt in this show.  And leave a comment on this site to vote for your favorite quilt (for one point).

Please send me an email if you have any questions about these rules, or how to enter.

There is no judging in this show.  This is truly a virtual Christmas Quilt Show, where SewCalGal hopes you’ll share insights about your quilt and what you enjoy about the holiday season and/or traditions you enjoy.

Everyone is welcome to join.

              Virtual Christmas Quilt Show Participants

Click here to see the winners and prizes for this quilt show.

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72 thoughts on “Virtual Christmas Quilt Show”

  1. whew! I think I am entered! I posted about my quilt and signed up on McLinky…. Can’t wait to go and see all the other quilts…Thank you for hosting this fun event!SheilaCshecarita(at)yahoo(dot)com(PS what if I see another quilt and I really want to vote for it!!? 🙂 )

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  2. Hi! Thanks for hosting such a great show! I have completed step 1 and 2. I’ve had a look at some of the quilts that are entered – GREAT WORK!!!! Thanks for the comment on my blog!

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  3. I don’t have a christmas quilt – boooo hooo hooo – but I’m working on one – just have to get it to the place where it looks like a quilt – but I’m going to go and look at all the pretty quilts -thanks for the fun.

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  4. Oh – I discovered that I did have a christmas quilt – I had forgotten about a wallhanging I made – 8 of the same one – so I blogged about it, linked back to your contest and did Mr. Linky. Thanks for the fun.

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  5. Good Grief! I thought I still had WEEKS to submit my name to your wonderful contest!!!!I woke up this morning, and my first thoughts were, “OH MY! It’s Christmas Eve!”Second thoughts, “YIKES! I didn’t submit my name nor my quilt to SewCalGal!!!”Hope this is okay. I’m off to work in a few minutes!Rosarobich@rogers.com

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  6. I have posted my Christmas quilt! And I became a follower of your blog. Thanks for doing this – I have enjoyed looking at all the quilts!the disorganized quilter

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  7. christmas quilt? it’s still 100 degrees here, but guess the calendar won’t wait on the mecury falling. but i don’t have a christmas quilt, but i am a follower! hope that counts.SewHip

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