This past year has separated us from family and friends, “Wish You Were Here” contest is a way to express your wish. The Stitchin’ Den is offering two ways to show your talent for the contest. One is a Postcard challenge and the other is a Postcard Pocket Quilt challenge.
Kit must be purchased to participated in the contest
Postcard kit option includes:
2 Postcard Backs
1 Fat Quarter
1 3"x3" piece of Primitive Gatherings wool
1 piece Pellon SF101 for two postcards
1 piece Heat N Bond Light for two postcards
1 Watercolors by Caron Handpainted three ply pima cotton 10 yds
***There are enough supplies to make two postcards in each kit.
Need inspiration? Check out the the books we have full of ideas:
Best Use of Additional Fibers: 600 Stitches ($25 The Stitchin’ Den)
Customer voting will count for 50%, one vote per customer.
Staff voting will count for 50%
Customer voting ends 9/30/21 at 5pm
Your postcard entry must measure 4” x 6”, (finished postcard with all decoration, binding, additional fibers, etc.). Finished postcard means front, label backing and some technique for finishing edges. Any 3D effects must not interfere with the postcard hanging flat. Your postcard entry must be an original work of art. Caution: using proper names may infringe on copyright protections. It is your own responsibility to secure permissions for copyrighted or trademarked imagery or names.
You may enter up to 5 postcards.
Please include a description, picture of the front of the postcard, designer's name and phone number for each entry.
The kits have one fat quarter and one 3” x 3” piece of wool. Your postcard must use both in a way that is recognizable and significant.
Bundles are limited, so early selection is recommended. No substitutions will be permitted. Additional fibers are highly encourages, The Stitchin' den is a fiber destination.
If you are planning to ship your entry, please note that USPS does not deliver to the shop, your quilt must be sent through a carrier that delivers to our physical address. (165 Virginia Dr. Estes Park, CO 80517). A postage-paid, padded envelope must accompany the entry if you would like it to be returned via shipping. If you wish to ship USPS send to PO BOX 337411 Greeley, CO 80633
04-13-21: Our competition begins.
06-12-21: Last day to purchase kits.
06-26-21: Deadline to enter your quilt and postcards. Last day to bring quilt in to The Stitchin' Den. Quilts received after 06-26-2021 will be disqualified.
07-01-21 to 10-8-21: Quilts and postcards will be on display at The Stitchin' Den.
09-30-21: Customer voting ends at 5pm
10-1-21: Our winner will be announced!
10-22-21: Deadline to pick up quilts and postcards. Winning quilts will remain on display. (Other entries may be picked up beginning 10-09-21.)
12-04-21: Deadline to pick up winning quilts and postcards.
Disclaimer: Quilts/Postcards will be displayed inside The Stitchin’ Den.
The Stitchin’ Den has the right to publish picture of entry quilt/postcard, designer's name, city, state, country information.
The Stitchin’ Den will not be responsible for damage or lost quilts/postcards.