FREESPIRIT AND AURIFIL ANNOUNCE "THE HOMEMADE" JURIED CHALLENGE
Tula Pink to curate 12 pieces for a special quilt exhibit
Stitch and Bobbin, is pleased to announce the Tula Pink “HomeMade” Challenge, sponsored by FreeSpirit Fabrics and Aurifil. One quilt from Stitch and Bobbin will be submitted and juried by Tula Pink for the chance to hang as part of the HomeMade Challenge exhibit at the Fall International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston, TX in October 2020.
The challenge encourages quilters to pay tribute to what drives the quilter/sewist/maker to create with their hands, through the creation of a 60” x 60” quilt featuring 80% of the new Tula Pink HomeMade fabrics and using Aurifil threads. Tula and her panel of experts will jury submitted quilts that speak to the glory, attitude and beauty that comes from the privilege of saying “Hey, I made that.”
One first place winner will earn a prize package of over $10,000 including a BERNINA 570QE Special Edition by Tula Pink sewing machine, Tula Pink Fabric from FreeSpirit, an assortment of sanctioned Tula Pink Aurifil thread collections and other related sewing and quilting products. One Viewer’s Choice, selected via social media, will win a package of sewing related items valued at over $1,200, as well as one Honorable Mention winner will receive a prize package valued at over $1,000. All winners will receive a quilt show ribbon!
The challenge runs from March – June 30, 2020. To purchase HomeMade by Tula Pink and any of Tula Pink’s Aurifil thread collections, visit Stitch and Bobbin! For challenge specifics, visit FreeSpirit-Homemade Challenge