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ModeS4U and One Thimble “SHARE A FAT QUARTER PROJECT” COMPETITION

I am so so excited about this competition! We have some fabulous prizes up for grabs and hope to through it “discover” some wonderful Fat Quarter Projects.  I’d encourage anyone and everyone to challenge yourself, stretch your creativity and enter!  With prizes for judged categories (Overall as well as Christmas, teachers gift, general category) and peoples choice there’s plenty of chances to win!


Japanese Fabric Fat Quarter fabric packs from ModeS4U

Japanese Designer Fat Quarter Fabric Packs donated by ModeS4U

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How to Enter

1. Design & sew an original project using ONE FAT QUARTER of fabric. 
(You may use small pieces of fabric that together make up one fat quarter of fabric.  You may use whatever buttons, zips, ribbon, lace and other trims and haberdashery you require but no more than one fat quarter of fabric.  If your project has a lining or uses an applique this must come out of your one fat quarter of fabric)
2. Send a photograph of your finished project and a brief description of your project (including the category you’d like to enter it in Christmas, Teacher’s Gift or General – ask me if you’re not sure what is the best category for your project)
to hello@onethimble.com.au before 10th October 2014

3. Entries will be added to an album on the One Thimble Facebook page.
4. Winners will be advised by email to the email address their entry came through from on the 17th October 2014.

Categories and Prizes

OVERALL WINNER:
The Overall Winner will be chosen by a panel of judges.  The criteria will be originality and reproducibility of the project (ie could someone else make it following a tutorial).  It can be for any sort of sewn project.
The prizes for the Overall Winner are:
* 15 Fat Quarters of Japanese fabrics from modes4u.com (valued at approx. 65 EUROs, $92AUD) Fabric Manufacturers included are Kokka, Cosmo, echino.  Most of the fabrics are canvas fabrics, but there are also oxford, poplin, double gauze and laminate fabrics included.
* 4 Issue subscription to One Thimble (value $85 AUD)
* Your project published in Issue 5 of One Thimble Sewing E-zine

CHRISTMAS CATEGORY WINNER:
The Christmas Category Winner will be chosen by a panel of judges.  The criteria will be originality and reproducibility of the project (ie could someone else make it following a tutorial).  It can be for any sort of Christmas themed sewn project.
The prizes for the Christmas Category Winner are:
* Scandi Christmas Fat Quarter Bundle from One Thimble (value $35 AUD)
* $50 One Thimble Gift Voucher
* Your project published in Issue 5 of One Thimble Sewing E-zine

TEACHERS GIFT CATEGORY WINNER:
The Teachers Gift Category Winner will be chosen by a panel of judges.  The criteria will be originality and reproducibility of the project (ie could someone else make it following a tutorial).
It can be for any item that would be suitable for a gift for a school teacher.
The prizes for the Overall Winner are:
* Sun Print Text Fat Quarter Bundle from One Thimble (value $30 AUD)
* $50 One Thimble Gift Voucher
* Your project published in Issue 5 of One Thimble Sewing E-zine

GENERAL CATEGORY WINNER:
The General Category Winner will be chosen by a panel of judges.  The criteria will be originality and reproducibility of the project (ie could someone else make it following a tutorial).  It can be for any sort of sewn project that doesn’t fit into the Christmas or Teacher’s gift category.
The prizes for the General Category Winner are:
* Kona Solid Fat Quarter Bundle from One Thimble (value $45 AUD)
* $50 One Thimble Gift Voucher
* Your project published in Issue 5 of One Thimble Sewing E-zine

PEOPLES CHOICE WINNER:
The Peoples Choice Winner will be chosen via a poll on the One Thimble website.  The poll will be open 11th-16th October 2014.  All items entered will be eligible for the People’s Choice award.
The prizes for the People’s Choice Winner are:
* 15 Fat Quarters of Japanese fabrics from modes4u.com (valued at approx. 65 EUROs, $92AUD) Fabric Manufacturers included are Kokka, Cosmo, echino.  Most of the fabrics are canvas fabrics, but there are also oxford, poplin, double gauze and laminate fabrics included.
* 2 Issue subscription to One Thimble (value $45 AUD)

Conditions of Entry

1. Your project must be your own work for a SEWN project.  You can’t use a tutorial/pattern/pin from someone else to make your entry.
2. By entering you agree that the picture of your project may be shared as part of the promotion for the competition (feel free to watermark your entry).
3. By entering you agree that if your entry is a winning entry, you will provide a tutorial for making your project, to be published in One Thimble Digital Sewing Magazine, by 24th October 2015.  We can help you with putting together your tutorial/digitizing any pattern pieces.
4. If your entry is a winning entry that will be published in One Thimble you won’t be able to sell/give away the tutorial for making your project till after 12th February 2015.
5. If your entry is a winning entry and is published in One Thimble Digital Sewing Magazine you will receive $50AUD plus a 1/2 A4 advertising spot as payment in addition to your prize.
6. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be for a new project.
7.  Your project must not use more than ONE FAT QUARTER of fabric.  You may use small pieces of fabric that together make up one fat quarter of fabric.  You may use whatever buttons, zips, ribbon, lace and other trims and haberdashery you require but no more than one fat quarter of fabric.  If your project has a lining or uses an applique this must come out of your one fat quarter of fabric
8.  Winning entrants will be notified via email to the email address their entry came through from on the 17th October 2014.  Winning entrants must reply within 72 hours in order to accept their prize or new winners will be chosen.
9.  Entry is open to Australian and International participants.
10.  The judges decision is final and no further correspondence will be entered into.


About our Competition Sponsor

I first came across ModeS4U in Sarah’s article in Issue 4 about shopping online for sewing supplies.  They currently carry 3,200 different fabrics as well as stationary, arts and crafts supplies, accessories and much much more!

You can visit them HERE www.modes4u.com

They carry fabrics from Robert Kaufman, Michael Miller, Alexander Henry, Riley Blake, Kokka, Cosmo, echino, Timeless Treasures, birch, monaluna, Cloud 9, Quilting Treasures, David Textiles, Camelot, Clothworks, Exclusively Quilters, Fabri Quilt, Henry Glass, Marcus Fabrics, Nathan Fabrics, Northcott Fabrics, Trans-Pacific Textiles and Westminster.

They even carry organic fabrics from birch, monaluna, Cloud , Timeless Treasures, Clothworks and Robert Kaufman!

ModeS4U are based in Hong Kong.  They have very reasonable shipping rates & offer express postage via FedEx.  They’ll even ship your purchases for free if you order items worth 60€ / US$78 / £54 or more!

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3 Comments to “ModeS4U and One Thimble “SHARE A FAT QUARTER PROJECT” COMPETITION”

  1. Jessica 19/09/2014 at 5:18 am

    I know EXACTLY what my project will be!!!

    Reply
  2. Sarah 19/09/2014 at 8:44 pm

    Oooo – how exciting! My creative juices are flowing but it will be quite the challenge for me who usually orders half yard cuts as a minimum :/

    Reply
  3. Leanne benson 30/09/2014 at 7:21 am

    Wow this is great!!!

    Reply

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