Sunday, March 1, 2015

2015 Gingham Fruit Basket Crazy Quilt Challenge - Get Your Kit!



We love a good challenge as much as anyone and we hope that what we have put together for you will get your competitive spirit flowing!  When we purchased this gingham fabric, we knew we wanted to challenge the crazy quilters to create a unique, one of a kind, creation with it! We hope you are up to the challenge!

Purchase your kit through this LINK!

There are only 27 challenge packets available.
This was the number of vintage fruit motifs we could acquire.


Your crazy quilt challenge kit will include:

11 pieces of 6" x 12" fabric
Vintage fruit motif
2 individual vintage motifs
12" of vintage apple trim
12" of vintage strawberry trim
4 balls of Anchor pearl cotton thread size 8
3 skeins of Riversilk Silk Ribbon
Assortment of size 11 Czech glass beads
20 mini porcelain roses (5 colors, 4 in each color)
2 silver charms
2 MOP bird charms

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Challenge Rules

1. You do not have to use 100% of all 11 fabric pieces but some of all colors must be visible on your creation.
2. Threads, ribbon and beads do not have to be completely used.
3.  All surface work must be done by hand (piecing of the block can be by machine)
4. The piece you create is your choice. (mini quilt, teddy bear, pillow, purse, eyeglass case...etc...)
5.  The challenge will run through May 31.
6. Photos are due to me by 11:59pm, Pacific time, on May 31.
(Please do not resize down to a smaller size)
Please send clear and high resolution photos.
Take good photos so your work is portrayed fully so it can be judged well.

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Prizes

Beginner Category Winner will receive:

75.00 Gift Certificate from Crazy Quilting Supplies
30.00 Gift Certificate to Raviolee Dreams (compliments of Nicki Seavey at RavioleeDreams)
Copy of Crazy Quilt Quarterly 2015 Winter Edition (compliments of Pamela Kellogg at Kitty and Me Designs)

Beginner Category Runner-Up will receive:

25.00 Gift Certificate from Crazy Quilting Supplies
4" Handmade Jane Stickle design Quilt Box (compliments of Dave Grunenwald at Quilt Boxes)


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Experienced Category Winner will receive:

75.00 Gift Certificate from Crazy Quilting Supplies
50.00 Prize pkg of Handmade Oya Trims and Flowers (compliments of Rengin Kutbay Yazitas at Colors of Rengin)
Copy of Crazy Quilt Quarterly 2015 Winter Edition (compliments of Pamela Kellogg at Kitty and Me Designs)

Experienced Category Runner-Up will receive:

25.00 Gift Certificate from Crazy Quilting Supplies
4" Handmade Jane Stickle design Quilt Box (compliments of Dave Grunenwald at Quilt Boxes)

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There are only 27 challenge packets available.
This was the number of vintage fruit motifs we could acquire.
Have fun creating your challenge entry!

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Welcome to Crazy Quilting Supplies' Challenge Blog!

We are getting our first challenge for 2015 kitted up which will debut on March 1, 2015!  

Check the website and this blog for more information and be ready to sign up by ordering your challenge kit!

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A look back.....

Our first website challenge was in 2013 and named "Message In A Bottle".  A lot of crazy quilters love to work the Under The Sea designs so it was no wonder that the challenge was a hit!

These kits are sold out but we are in the process of kitting something similar 
... check the website  from time to time to see our newest kits.

This gorgeous folding book was created by:
Vivienne Garforth


Our Spring Fling Challenge in 2014 was a lot of fun. 
Although the challenge is completed, you can still  

This beautiful entry was sent in by:
Flora Goodson