Tumbling Snowflakes by Emily Breclaw
When the entries were arriving in my inbox, I counted my blessings that I did not have to choose the winners! Each design seemed more spectacular than the last.
Barb Vlack, our wonderful judge, author, EQ Guru, teacher, and quilter did the hard work of choosing the winners. It was anonymous. She had no way of knowing who submitted each Electric Quilt project file.
The Grand Prize Winner
Emily Breclaw for Tumbling Snowflakes (above)
Congratulations, Emily! You have won:
- $500 Gift Certificate for Inklingo
That buys a LOT of shape collections!
- $250 Fabric Bundle of Poppy Love from Northcott
- Deluxe Book and Software Bundle from Electric Quilt!
Perfect for the creative quilter!
Karen K. Stone Book & CD, Blending Photos with Fabric book, Digital Essentials book, Quilt Design Wizard, My Dream House CD, Kaleidoscope Collection CD, Amy Butler Softwares CD, Dear Jane software, Quilting Designs Vols. 1-7 CDs, Quilter’s Newsprint Sheets, Foundation Sheets, Inkjet Fabric Sheets, and Peel & Stick Fabric Sheets!
The 3 Runner Ups
- Cathi Godwin in Toronto
- Christiane Wipplinger in Germany
- Jo Moury in Virginia
Congratulations to all three of you! You have each won:
- $125 Gift Certificate for Inklingo
- $125 Fabric Bundle from Northcott Studio (Kaleidoscope or Central Park)
- Quilting Designs Vols 1-7 CDs from Electric Quilt
Runner Up – Persian Carpet by Cathi Godwin
Runner Up - Violet Spring by Christiane Wipplinger
Runner Up - By Jo Moury
It was not easy to pick 4 top prize winners because so many spectacular quilt designs were entered. I was amazed by your creativity and ingenuity.
If there had been three different judges all looking at the same designs, they might all have chosen different quilts for the Top 25.
The designs are that good.
The designs are impressive, ingenius! To give you an idea of how tough it was, here are 3 more designs in Barb’s Top 25.
Top 25 – By Anneke de Weerdt
Top 25 – By Erin Klein
Top 25 – By Claudia Chang
The variety in the Top 25 shows just how many different ways Inklingo shapes can be used.
I think everyone who entered won, because everyone who entered will receive the project files for the Top 25 designs chosen by Barb.
All Top 25 designs will be featured on the blog, so you can see why I am so impressed with you, but only those who entered with receive the project files. (The download area will be ready as soon as possible. Stay tuned.)
UPDATE 5 MAR 2012 See more of the Top 25 HERE.
Some of you told me you had “won” even before the contest ended. As one quilter said:
“One thing is for sure — this contest has made me learn more about EQ than I was ever motivated to learn before.”
Some quilters entered more than one design and made donations to AAQI for Alzheimers Research, and some made donations to other charities in England and Australia. It is always a good thing when there is a higher purpose.
In my eyes, every entry is a winner. I am very grateful to Barb for taking on this difficult job. Thank you!
Isn’t it wonderful that all of these designs are actually do-able? No matter how elaborate the design looks, when you print the shapes on fabric with Inklingo, you can sew it!
Thank you to everyone who entered. I hope you feel as inspired as I do.
Linda & Monkey
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