Wow!! The month of May is just flying by, bringing us even closer to the deadline for the Make It Right Challenge!
Awhile ago, I asked for sneak peeks of your projects. I thought it would be inspiring to see what other people were up to.
Here are a few of the sneak peeks that were sent in…..
Aren’t these so fun!!! Thanks so much to Amira, Janet, Kelli and Anna for sending these in. I think it’s inspiring to see what people are making!
Speaking of inspiring, check out the freaking awesome quilt that Jen made using the panel:
I can’t decide what I love more about this quilt, the layout of the pattern, or the pop of red that she threw in.
Check out her blog to see more pictures of the quilt and to hear her talk a little bit about her process.
I have had a few questions about the challenge over the last few weeks, but there were two that really stood out. First, someone asked why we were doing the challenge this way instead of giving out free fabric. The reason is simple, we want to help quilt shops and online stores sell the fabric. Giving out free fabric bypasses them leaving them out of the loop. But we also wanted to put our money where our mouth is, so to speak. Which is why we are offering some top-notch prizes, if I do say so myself!
The second thing that stood out to me wasn’t really a question, but more of a comment. A quilter emailed me and said that she would make something but felt “shy” about entering a competition. I wasn’t sure what to say to that, I tried to encourage her by saying that it was for fun and that she didn’t have to enter but it would be awesome if she did.
It kind of makes me think about going to quilt guild meetings. Every one that I have been to has a show and tell session. I have never seen someone get up and show their project and not get positive comments. Think of this challenge as a big show and tell session! If you happen to win $500 while you are at it, well that surely can’t be a bad thing!!!
I would say that I am a show-and-tell kind of quilter, but that’s probably obvious. What about you? Do you like to show-and-tell?