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Vote Now: Fabric Postcards

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Grab yourself a cup of coffee or two and browse the gorgeous Fabric Postcards for this week’s themed quilt contest. I am totally amazed and inspired by all these beautiful creations. I know we’ll all have a difficult time picking just one favourite, so this week you can pick three favourites.

I’m thrilled to introduce you to a new sponsor this week, On the Grain Fabrics. They have generously donated 35 fat quarters to be split among three winners this week. They carry a gorgeous selection of modern fabrics in their online shop and this week everyone can enjoy a 15% discount by simply using the coupon code QGREADER15 at checkout when purchasing from onthegrain.etsy.com (coupon expires June 15, 2011).

Give-Away: When you’re done voting, scroll down to the bottom of this post for a give-way and links to tutorials to make a super cute strawberry pincushion and needlecase.


Now it’s time for you to vote for your favourites!

  • Voting is open Friday – Sunday @ 11:59 p.m.
  • One vote per IP address (NOT email address), so have your family and friends cast a ballot for their favourite quilt (from home if you send it to coworkers)
  • Winner announced Monday!

How to Vote:

  • Review the photos and stories below… there are several, so you’ll need to scroll down to see them all.
  • Underneath the photos, scroll down, you’ll see the names of all the fabric postcards with a square button** beside each one. Select the buttons for the postcards you want to vote for. You can select up to three fabric postcards this week.
  • Then scroll down, all the way, until you get to the bottom of the names of the quilts. Then press the vote button.

** Note: If you don’t see the square buttons to vote, but instead see the voting results, that means someone on your IP Address already voted, or that the voting period has ended, or that you need to refresh the page to see the voting options. Shared IP Addresses are very common in home or work networks.


Please Note: If you are not seeing all of the photos, check your browser settings. Go to view, and text size. Make sure it’s set at medium. If you need web sites to be larger so you can read them more easily, then use the browser’s Zoom function, not the text resize. You can also use the scroll bar above, beside the photos, to scroll and see the hidden ones.

Fabric Postcards

  • Warm up your life (22%, 167 Votes)
  • Purple Rain (18%, 137 Votes)
  • JSH Postcard (11%, 84 Votes)
  • An Egret (10%, 73 Votes)
  • Willow Warblers - June (Country Diary Series) (8%, 61 Votes)
  • Summer Sail (8%, 61 Votes)
  • A Little Miniature (8%, 60 Votes)
  • Grey Jay (7%, 52 Votes)
  • Sunset 2 (6%, 48 Votes)
  • van gogh (6%, 48 Votes)
  • Gram's Lazy Daisies (6%, 45 Votes)
  • The Raven (5%, 37 Votes)
  • In the forest (5%, 36 Votes)
  • Postcard From Michigan (5%, 35 Votes)
  • Outback (5%, 35 Votes)
  • Antarctica (4%, 33 Votes)
  • Summer Promises (4%, 31 Votes)
  • Through The Gate (4%, 29 Votes)
  • Waterfall postcard (4%, 27 Votes)
  • Relay for Life (3%, 23 Votes)
  • Wash Day (3%, 23 Votes)
  • Good Morning (3%, 22 Votes)
  • Contrast (3%, 20 Votes)
  • R is for Rose (3%, 19 Votes)
  • "Greetings from El Paso" Postcard (2%, 15 Votes)
  • Chicken Soup (1%, 11 Votes)
  • Eté (1%, 7 Votes)
  • Bluebird of happiness (1%, 6 Votes)
  • Let the Butter's Fly (1%, 5 Votes)
  • Happy Birthday (1%, 4 Votes)
  • Fabric Postcard (0%, 3 Votes)
  • postcard fun (0%, 1 Votes)
  • kaart (0%, 1 Votes)
  • Butterfly Girl (0%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 750

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Next Week’s Contest

The theme for next week’s quilt contest is Miniatures. This can be in quilt size or in design choice in a larger quilt. Get your cameras out and Submit your Quilt Photo.


Give-Away

This week’s guest blogger, Sandi Andersen shares with us her blogging and quilting journey. Sandi’s giving away a surprise package here and more birthday/blogiversary celebrations on her blog too. Click here to enter the give-away!

Be sure to check out the super cute strawberry pincushion and needlecase tutorials too.

Posted: June 10th, 2011

Topics: Quilt Gallery, Special Features

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17 Responses to “Vote Now: Fabric Postcards”

  1. Thea says:

    amazing little works of art… you should have a postcard weekend more often!

  2. Paula Z says:

    So many beautiful postcards, it was definitely hard to pick just three, but force me you did … LOL

    And…I love give-aways, thanks Sandi Anderson!!!

  3. Karin says:

    Good gravy – it was hard to choose JUST 3, so thank Goodness you let us have more than one choice! They were all incredible!!!!!!! Such talent!!

  4. Peggy Mead says:

    Love the postcards and the giveaway! As always, thank you.

  5. CathyC in Alberta says:

    Haven’t tried this medium yet but possibly in near future. They are all lovely.

  6. Amazing selection of art postcards…loved seeing all of the results of this challenge. They are all winners in my book!

  7. Christine M says:

    It was hard to choose just three! They are all so lovely.

  8. Jan Renard says:

    It was hard to choose they were all very nice.

  9. princess pudge says:

    Would make a great swap ;)

  10. Mishka says:

    You’re not the first person to suggest that. Maybe for our Fall swap.

    Michele

  11. Estie says:

    Wow! I loved them all! Great job, everyone.

  12. Stitches says:

    What a wonderful display of fabric postcard art!! They are all really great..it was very hard to decide which ones to vote for.

  13. dee/wi says:

    Nasty site as far as voting. Voted the first day but understood that I could vote again on Sat. and Sunday. Did I miss something? All I find is the results, no where to vote again each day. Maybe I just don’t understand but others that wanted to vote for Grams Daisys found the same problem.

  14. Mishka says:

    Dee/Wi,

    You can only vote once per contest, but this week you could choose up to three winners when you placed your vote. The voting rules/guidelines are posted above the photos.

    Cheers,
    Michele

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