Linda Lum Debono known for her bright color choices and her great sense of style has just released a new book with Martingale for Christmas. Sew Merry and Bright is filled with fun, easy and inspirational projects for all skill levels to make preparing for Christmas much more fun!
Pat Bravo brings her gorgeous design aesthetic to thread, with three collections; one for quilters and two for sewers. The colors match the sumptuous fabrics she designs. If you haven’t experienced Art Gallery Fabrics you owe it to yourself to check them out, and sew with the highest quality thread chosen just for them: Aurifil!
QNN caught up with Pat to share how her Aurifil collections match all of her fabric lines perfectly.
Time for some new Aurifil Fun!
First record a funny video where you’ll tell us why “ You love Aurifil threads “ as the Popular Designers did on http://youtu.be/8lUrM19LnTM
videos should be 5 to 20 seconds long and max 25 MB large
Second – Upload your video on http://bit.ly/QTajjR by clicking to “Submit an Entry ” ( you must like our page for upload the video, videos usually are available for voting 10 minutes later the upload )
Third – Ask your friends to vote for your video before midnight US/Pacific Saturday, July 14th, 2012
Fourth – Sunday, July 15th, 2012 the video with the most votes will win the Amazing Aurifil Suitcase of thread!
2nd prizes will be a 48 spools bag and the 3rd a kit with 12 spools
We are happy to announce that the amazing ”Lovely Lady of the Sea’, by Joyce Hughes a self taught quilter and fiber artist won a BLUE Ribbon at “Quilt Fest of New Jersey”, 3-2012, for Best Use of Embellishments. The judges comments on embellishments were” Vibrant use of colors with the THREADS, adds dimension and interest in the quilt”.
Lovely Lady of the Sea is realized using Aurifil cotton 28wt
HI, my name is NIVES but my nickname is NI by “bear’s house” My web-site is: http://www.teddybearshouse.com . I’m an “Advertising DESIGNER” who studied at an Art Institute, specializing in design, art design and graphic.
I have been teaching graphic and photocomposition for a long time, but my real love has always been for Teddy Bears.
Picture: a “short pile” piece of mohair, a “suedine” for paw, pads and pattern.
Having so many creative friends I thought it could be nice to orchestrate a creative challenge in order to figure out my “ Timeline Designer for the Season ” http://www.facebook.com/alexveronelli
First of all …..the gift that I will donate to thank the one that I will select between the entries is an Aurifil suitcase with 48 large spools in cotton in your preferred weight between my 4 available … and I am sure nobody will mind it
The contest consists in design my Facebook Timeline Cover based on the Spring theme and my wall will wear it from 20th March to 20th June as well as select my profile pic that will go together .
Awards for Aurifil’s Superfans
Following the request of many of our fans for a chance for those with fewer Facebook friends to win a contest , we are basing our February giveaway on fans engagement with our page. At the end of February our Top Three Facebook Fans will be awarded with amazing thread prizes
How does it work?
We are using a Facebook app to track posts, comments, and likes at our Aurifil page. Posts, comments and likes are all worth 1 point each .
But don’t just try to create the most posts and comments, your score is weighted by the quality of your participation. Higher quality activity (on topic and engages with the community) will earn extra points. Lower quality activity (off topic and spam) will earn less points.
Example : Don’t just stop and say ‘hi’. Instead say ‘ today I used my 40 wt thread to machine quilt my log cabin quilt”
post within October 10th your picture with a Quiltmania issue & an Aurifil spool on BOTH :
pages and be eligible to win a 48 large spools Aurifil case + 2 wonderful books by the famous Japanese artist Yoko Saito published by Quiltmania ……on October 11th we will extract ONE random lucky winner within all the photo submitted