Tuesday, March 20, 2012

REPEAT from The Printed Bolt

I received an email recently that I wanted to share with all of you!! I am simply going to copy and paste it so you can get all the details! It looks awesome! :)

"Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln quilt studies graduate students, Madeleine Roberg and Ellen Rushman, have teamed up to form The Printed Bolt which has just launched REPEAT an online fabric design competition. REPEAT features 10 amazing designers from around the United States who will compete in monthly design challenges from March to August to determine the winner. The contest is presented online via a blog for readers to follow and vote for their favorite designer.  A rotating panel of fabulous guest judges will also add their input each month. Readers will be able to purchase their favorite fabric designs at Spoonflower.com. The top ten designers have just been announced; so please visit http://theprintedbolt.com to follow this amazing competition.

Kimberly Kight from True Up - Austin, Texas
Carolyn Friedlander from Carolyn Friedlander  - Lake Wales, Florida
Michael James of the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Nebraska
Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr of Modern Quilt Studio – Oak Park, Illinois
Robbi Joy Eklow the Goddess of the Last Minute – Chicago, Illinois
Sandra Sider, President of Studio Art Quilt Associates – New York, New York 
Linda Warren of Linda Warren Designs– Easthampton, Massachusetts
Susan Brown of TQM Products – Paola, Kansas
Vanessa Wilson the Crafty Gemini – Lacrosse, Florida
Timna Tarr of Q Tailored Quilts – South Hadley, Massachusetts
Julie Owens from the International Quilt Study Center and Museum and The Corkboard– Seward, Nebraska
Kathy Mack of Pink Chalk Fabrics – Bainbridge Island, Washington
Mary Ourecky of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum – Wilber, Nebraska

Contestants – full bios at www.theprintedbolt.com

Tammie Bennett – Red Bank, New Jersey
Nicole Buxton – Salem, Massachusetts
Krissy Callahan – Chicago, Illinois
Krishna Chavda – Oakland, New Jersey
Emelia Haglund – Madison, Wisconsin
Emily Herr – Richmond, Virginia
Ann Le – Los Angeles, California
Jessica Pollak – Providence, Rhode Island
Michele Rosenboom – Orange City, IowaLeah Sorensen-Hayes – Lincoln, Nebraska"

How fun is that! Definitely check out the blog to *meet* the contestants! They have some amazing fabric samples!!! Just what I don't need... more fabric I want to buy. ;) Good luck ladies!


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