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Weekly Quilt Contest: Flower Gardens

weekly quilt contest

The theme for this week’s quilt contest is Flower Gardens. Your quilt can depict flowers or be made using flowered fabrics. Any quilting style is acceptable. You can submit quilts, wall hangings, pillows, etc. as long as the item you enter is completely finished (i.e. bound and quilted).

We have a new sponsor this week… Julz from Simple Stitches creates adorable patterns for dolls, fairies, quilts and embroidery/stitchery. This week, she’s having a give-away for her newsletter subscribers and two special discounts that everyone can enjoy too. See below for full details.

Simple Stitches

Simple Stitches

Hi everyone, I’m Julz from Simple Stitches. I started sewing at a fairly young age on Mum’s old treadle Singer, dolls’ clothes, clothes for me and later on clothes for my girls that progressed along until I found patchwork and quilting about 15 years ago…well I was bitten by the bug!

After some encouragement from friends I started popping handmade items onto The Chocolate Crow Trader (sadly no longer around). From there I needed somewhere to showcase my designs and ready-made items for sale, and Simple Stitches was born.


All of the patterns available are my own designs, suitable for beginners and the more advanced. Patterns are available as paper patterns (sent through the post) or as a PDF…love these! Pick your pattern, pay, download the link, print (or just open, saves paper and ink!) and start stitching.


I’ve always got something on the go, either a new doll design or a quick stitchery, or something that takes a little longer. Sneaky peeks usually pop up on the blog!


So drop over to my Simple Stitches site for a look around, sign up for my monthly newsletter while you’re there (you’ll find the sign up in the left sidebar at the bottom). Each month I draw a name from the list to win a lovely prize…this changes each month, so you never know what it might be. This is May’s prize.. a PDF pattern of Mikki the Fairy Angel.

Mikki the Fairy Angel


This week, when you purchase from the web site I’ll give you 20% off, please use the coupon code when ordering: QG20, so I know you have found me through here. (Does not apply to the below special)

And this month I have a great special: purchase two patterns and get another one free (of equal or lesser value) see the web site for details.


The winner of this week’s contest will receive this great pattern pack featuring three of my best sellers!

prize pack

Enter the Contest

Get your cameras out! To enter the weekly contest, read the rules and guidelines, then submit your quilt photo by Friday, June 1, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. (EDT). Voting will start shortly thereafter and last until the following Monday, June 4, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. (EDT).

Please note: the new dates/times for contest submissions and voting. This is a permanent change for our weekly contests.

Weekly Quilt Contest Links

Last Week’s Quilt Contest

Thanks to everyone who entered last week’s Creative Expression quilt contest. I loved seeing all the amazing quilts. Jojo’s Quilt & Gift Shoppe donated four patterns from Fig Tree Quilts to the winner:

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