Friday, September 30, 2011

Celebrate Color September Winners!

First, I want to thank-you all for joining us in Celebrate Color - with your comments, your projects and your votes.  It's been a lot of fun so far, and I'm very excited about what we have in store for you the next two months!  For September's finalists, we had 550 votes!  And the winners are...

Fabric {Home Decor}

1st PlaceBlue Elephant Stitches' Celebrate Fall quilt with 189 votes!  Winning a Kona Hot Spice bundle from Robert Kaufman and a fat quarter set of the complete Heirloom collection from Sew Love Fabrics.



2nd PlaceMaureen Cracknell Handmade with Fall Fox Pillow at 127 votes!  Winning the 13-piece Ruby fat quarter bundle of Heirloom from Sew Love Fabrics.



Fabric {Wearables}

1st Place:  The Plaid Scottie's Nikki Tote with 175 votes!  Winning 4 yards of your choice in Amy Butlers new Soul Blossom releases from Whipstitch (or $60 store credit) and your favorite 4 sewing patterns from Joel Dewberry's new pattern line Eclectic Modern.



2nd Place:  Flooded Heart's Autumn Trees Bag with 146 votes!  Winning 2 yards of your choice in Amy Butlers new Soul Blossom releases from Whipstitch (or $30 store credit) and your favorite 2 sewing patterns from Joel Dewberry's new pattern line Eclectic Modern.



Yarn

1st Place:  Terrabyte Farm's Handspun Scarf with 151 votes!  Winning 3 skeins of fingering silky merino by Sundara Yarn and your favorite 3 e-patterns from Jane Richmond's shop.



2nd Place:  Mama Charm's Grape Sweater with 141 votes!  Winning 1 e-pattern from Jane Richmond's shop and 2 skeins of Cashmerino Sport yarn in the new Jewel Tone colors by Sweet Fiber.



Needlepoint

First Place: the Knottygnome Knits' Octagon block with 190 votes!  Winning the complete 26 piece set of Alphabet Animals embroidery patterns by Penguins & Fish!



Second Place:  Sparrow's Crafty Nest with Artie the Brown Owl with 149 votes!  Winning your choice of 5 Penguin & Fish Alphabet Animals, plus your favorite hoop wall art kit too.


Congratulations, ladies!  Your lovely work is inspiration to us all to get stitching (in all its many forms) as we continue to enjoy the sweet autumn season.  Winners should contact me at racheleuphoria {at} yahoo {dot} com with your address for prize delivery, including notes regarding any prize choices.

Stay tuned for my announcement of October prizes in the coming week!  As a reminder, every single one of these prizes is being freely given to the fiber arts community by individuals who have chosen to support our event.  If you have a moment, consider visiting these companies to thank them for their support of Celebrate Color! (Get 15% off at Sew Love Fabrics and Sew Love Christmas through October 7th with code "STITCHED")






23 comments:

  1. Beautiful projects! Thanks so much for hosting - I love that you are lifting up creativity in various forms!

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  2. Fantastic competition, congrats to all the winners!

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  3. Yay!!! So awesome -- thanks Rachel, Sew Love Fabrics, and everyone who voted! What a wonderful, fun competition!

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  4. So many lovely creations...and what fun prizes! Well done everyone!

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  5. Congratulations to the winners! All well deserved :)

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  6. Congrats everbody! All the entries were great and so inspiring. :)
    This is a wonderful series.

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  7. big congrats to the winners!! this is such a fun event! i'm already really looking forward to october's entries :)

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  8. What??!! I'm so excited, although I still think one of the others should have won... Thanks SO much to everyone who voted for me, to you Rachel, for putting it all together, and to the generous sponsors.

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  9. There was some tough competition! Congrats to the winners!

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  10. Congrats to the winners--and to all the entrants, there were lots of fabulous items this month! Hoping to finish my project in time for October's contest :) Great theme and posts, love it all.

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  11. Those are great projects! Congrats to the winners!

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  12. Congratulations to the winners! What a fun event. It's less of a competition and more of a celebration, and that's what makes it even more fun!

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  13. Congratulations to all the fabulous winners... !
    I can wait to see all the beautiful projects you guys whip up in October, so exciting... :)
    Emma, x

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  14. Wow! I'm so happy to be a winner! I entered on a whim. I've always been one to just watch a contest. This was so fun. Thank you, Rachel, for your inspiring and colorful blog. It must be a lot of work to pull off something like this. Thanks to the great sponsers and voters, too! Looking foward to all the October goodness.

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  15. AHHHH! I'm so excited!!! I'm gonna go make my choices now and email you soon! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! (Thank you for hosting, Thank you Penguin and Fish, and Thank you people who voted for me!)

    Can't wait to start on a project or two for October :)

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  16. Wonderful projects, and great to have such a variety of inspirations! Congrats to all winners!

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  17. Wow, this really made my week! This was such a special project for me and I am truly honored that others found it to be worth voting for. Congrats to all of the winners and a big thank you to all that voted. I was able to add several new blogs to my reader and have already started on a few new projects for fall. Can't wait until next month!

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  18. Congrats to all the winners!! So many amazing projects to inspire!!

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