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Vote Now and Give-Away: Embroidery/Stitchery Quilts

Quilters' Show & Tell

It’s time to vote and enter the give-away for this week’s Quilters’ Show & Tell event. This week’s theme is Embroidery/Stitchery Quilts.

This week’s guest judge is Anne from Sweetgrass Creative Designs. She’ll have 100 bonus points to assign to up to four quilts.

Give-Away from the Fat Quarter Shop

Fat Quarter Shop

The Fat Quarter Shop was founded in 2003 by Kimberly Jolly. An avid quilter, Kimberly began her shop as a side business while still working a corporate position, cutting, packing and shipping right out of her house during evenings and weekends. From the very beginning, she was committed to delivering top-notch service for every single order and customer. As the Fat Quarter Shop’s reputation grew, Kimberly decided to make it a full-time operation. Her husband Kevin joined her not long after, and with his help, lots of hard work, and a tireless commitment, the store began to grow. Over the past few years a few more people have joined the staff!

As a team, we continue to branch out with the best fabrics, exclusive kits, quilt clubs, BOMs, and more. And we will always be driven by the passion that Kimberly founded the store upon, which is always giving you the best products and service!

Be sure to check out our extensive sale section, our up-to-date What’s New page and lust over future collections on our Coming Soon page!


The Fat Quarter Shop will be donating two $25 gift certificates for this week’s winners. The quilter with the most votes will win one and the other will be randomly awarded to someone leaving a comment below.


To enter the give-away, leave a comment below sharing one quilting-related tip for improving quilt accuracy. I might just use your tip during the Aiming for Accuracy Quilt-Along too (with credit of course).

You have until Monday, May 24th, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. (EDT) to enter the give-away.

This Week’s Quilts

Here are this week’s Embroidery/Stitchery Quilts:

Please note: if you are viewing this post via email or your RSS reader, you’ll need to click through to the blog post to see the quilts and vote.

Vote Now

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

  • Voting is open Friday to Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. (EDT)
  • One vote per person (based on IP address NOT email address), so have your family and friends cast a ballot for their favourite quilt
  • Winner announced Monday evening

How to Vote:

  • Review the photos above and make a note of your favourites. You can select up to FOUR favourites this week.
  • Below, you’ll see the names of all the quilts with a square button beside each one. Select the buttons for the quilts you want to vote for. Then scroll down, all the way, until you get to the bottom of the list of quilt names. Press the vote button.

Embroidery/Stitchery Quilts

  • In My Garden (30%, 164 Votes)
  • Snowy Days (24%, 129 Votes)
  • Embroidered Eagle (10%, 53 Votes)
  • String Theory (10%, 52 Votes)
  • Young Lovers (9%, 51 Votes)
  • Sharman's Vintage Garden (8%, 42 Votes)
  • Winter Wonderland (7%, 40 Votes)
  • A strange game (7%, 40 Votes)
  • Memories (6%, 34 Votes)
  • 2012 Aurifil Designer of the Month Quilt (6%, 30 Votes)
  • Scandinavian Christmas by Lynette Anderson (6%, 30 Votes)
  • Crazy Love (6%, 30 Votes)
  • My Favorite Things (5%, 27 Votes)
  • Latte Quilt (4%, 24 Votes)
  • Babies Don't Keep (4%, 23 Votes)
  • Lily Pizzazz (4%, 23 Votes)
  • Just for me... (4%, 23 Votes)
  • Dragonflies (4%, 22 Votes)
  • Simons Folly (4%, 21 Votes)
  • Mature Sunbonnet Sue (4%, 21 Votes)
  • Friends at my garden gate (3%, 18 Votes)
  • Oh, Sweet Pooh (3%, 18 Votes)
  • Flowers and Birdies for Baby, Oh My! (3%, 17 Votes)
  • A Happy Life (3%, 17 Votes)
  • Herbs for Sharon (3%, 14 Votes)
  • SNOWMAN QUILT (2%, 11 Votes)
  • Bridie Quilt (2%, 11 Votes)
  • Aurifil Threads Free Embroidery BOM 2012 (2%, 10 Votes)
  • Celebrating Winter's Snow (2%, 10 Votes)
  • blanco y rojo (1%, 7 Votes)
  • Merry Little Xmas (1%, 5 Votes)
  • Truly Scrumptious (1%, 3 Votes)
  • Summer Fun (1%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 544

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Next Week’s Show & Tell

The theme for next week’s Quilters’ Show & Tell is Paper Pieced Quilts. Any quilt size is acceptable and unfinished quilt tops are welcome as well. The majority of the quilt should be constructed with paper piecing. Also, please don’t submit a quilt you’ve already entered in the past… let’s see something different!

Read the Guidelines and submit your photo before Friday, June 28th, 2013 at 8 a.m. (EDT).


To sponsor a weekly Quilters’ Show and Tell event, please send me an email and I’ll send you the information package. Check available dates here.

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P.S. Don’t forget to enter the give-away below!

Posted: June 21st, 2013

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66 Responses to “Vote Now and Give-Away: Embroidery/Stitchery Quilts”

  1. Afton says:

    Keep your seam ripper and extra fabric handy.

  2. Rina Mason says:

    Never use your cutting mat on a semi hard surface such as a carpet. It will distort your cuts.

  3. Pam says:

    Keep your rulers and mats clean and your rotary blade sharp to avoid wiggles, and work with good light. Thanks for this weekly fun!

  4. Lise says:

    always measure twice and take your time, dont rush :)

  5. Patty says:

    I think squaring up the blocks before sewing the quilt top together is very imporant.

  6. Sandy A in St. Louis says:

    My tip is before starting a pattern, go to the designer’s web site or the publisher’s site to see if there are any corrections posted. This could save you from cutting something incorrectly and save you time and headaches while working in the pattern.

  7. Betty H says:

    When possible cut pieces slightly oversize and trim units to size before completing a block.

  8. Start each project with a new needle and quick tension check. I hate getting halfway through a chain piecing session only to find bumpy seams underneath!

    Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity!

  9. Elizabeth says:

    Spray starch the fabric before cutting for a more accurate cut.

  10. Debbie says:

    When cutting, I never use the lines on the mat, only on the ruler. And, use the same ruler for the whole project.

  11. Cheryl B says:

    Square up your blocks, your rows, and your quilt every chance you can. It saves you headaches later.

  12. Sandy YOUNGBLOOD says:

    The quarter inch seam is so important. Check to make sure you are getting that.

  13. Lynda DeTray says:

    Be sure to check your quarter inch seam before each new project. Once it is accurate, place a removable Command strip on your machine bed to use as a guide.

  14. Lee Ann L. says:

    A walking foot helped me tremendously.

  15. Kathy Leake says:

    I am a firm believer in pinning for accuracy.

  16. Chris says:

    Never cut when you are tired, have a good light and extra fabric just in case.

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