June 16, 2012

The Summer of Vintage Stitchy Love CONTEST!!!

design 7391 sample 5

Hi, everyone!  This is Beth from the New Embroidery with Vintage Patterns group on Flickr writing my Feeling Stitchy post a bit earlier than usual to share some exciting news with my fellow stitchers:  For June/July, we're doing a contest in the New Embroidery with Vintage Patterns group!

Contest begins Wednesday, June 20
Category winners announced Wednesday, July 25
Grand prize winner announced Monday, July 30
Door prize winners announced Monday, July 30

How to Enter:

Join the group on Flickr New Embroidery with Vintage Patterns to enter the contest and to find the full details and rules.

Three Contest Categories:

  1. Summer Theme- any vintage embroidery pattern that captures the meaning and spirit of summer for you.
  2. Modified Pattern - Want to make a vintage pattern your own by altering it, go ahead! Just make sure to follow the extra directions.
  3. One pattern, many stitchers - show us some stitchy fun with this fun pattern shared by Flickr member, doe-c-doe.  Pattern source:  Capper's Weekly Needlecraft, design 7391.  

design 7391 sample 5

    Judging & Door Prizes:

    The judges will select one winner from each category so there will be a total of 3 category winners!  All 3 will receive prizes from our awesome and generous prize sponsors (see below)!  Yay!  Then, from the 3 category winners, all of y'all will vote (via an online poll) for a Grand Prize Winner and he/she will receive some amazing prizes (see below), hurray!

    There are also door prizes so everyone who participates in The Summer of Vintage Stitchy Love Contest has a chance to win something terrific!

    Prizes provided by:

    Pattern Bee Colonial Patterns Wild Olive
    Sublime Stitching DMC-USA
    Missouri Star Quilt Coompany Turn of the CenturiesMidvale Cottage Etsy

    Category Prizes:

    Grand Prize:
    • The Grand Prize winner will receive a box of loot from DMC!
    • Kathleen from Midvale Cottage is donating an uncut, vintage Vogart embroidery pattern for the Grand Prize winner!
    • Sarah, co-founder of Missouri Star Quilt Co., will be donating a set of 3 natural tea towels.

    Door Prizes:

    Be sure to join the New Embroidery with Vintage Patterns group to enter the contest and to find the full details and rules. Check back in with the New Embroidery with Vintage Patterns group on Wednesday, July 25 to find out who the three category winners are and to learn how to cast your vote for the Grand Prize winner which will be announced on Monday, July 30 -- door prizes will be announced this day too! Don't miss the big contest re-cap post here on Feeling Stitchy, on Saturday, July 28! Get those needles threaded and start stitching!


    1. This contest sounds like so much fun---I've never really embroidered but...I totally think I'm going to give it a whirl!

    2. Sounds like great fun!!