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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Winners of the January 2012 FMQ Challenge

Today I get the pleasure to recognize our Grand Prize Sponsors for the 2012 Free Motion Quilting Challenge and our sponsors for the January FMQ Challenge, where Frances Moore provided an excellent tutorial. I am also happy to officially announce the winners of the January Challenge.

2012 Free Motion Quilting Challenge


Dream World

Grand Prizes will be awarded to those that have taken the Pledge to complete all 12 FMQ tutorials.  After they complete all 12 tutorials there will be a special post with information on how they enter.  Prizes will be randomly awarded in early 2013.

SewCalGal is proud to recognize our
for the January Challenge.

Prize #1 is sponsored by

Aurifil Silk Stars Thread Collection-

Prize #2 is a bundle of items

Aurifil -has donated a sample pack of 5 threads

Revolving Sewslip images

Quilters Touch LLC
Machinge 1 (Medium)

The winner will need to determine the size that is appropriate for them by visiting the page on Quilter's Touch site that shares insight on how to help fit gloves.

Winners of the January Challenge were randomly selected by those that completed the challenge.

Congratulations to the following winners:

Prize #1 -  Mary (Quilt Dancer)

Prize #2 -  Jen (Closet Quilter)

I will send an email to these winners to get their mailing information and confirm that they want to claim this prize.  If I do not hear back from them within a week, another name will be drawn. 

As I am mailing out these prizes, at my own expense, I do want to share that to help offset such expenses I now have sponsored advertisements on my blog.  If you are interested in a paid sponsorship advertisement, please email me for more info.  And, I hope you will all support all sponsors of SewCalGal and definitely "click" on their advertisements and go visit their shops. 

Don't forget that the  main page for this event is http://www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com/p/free-motion-quilt-challenge.html and it will be updated throughout this event, to provide a summary of current info and links.

Quilters of all levels can enter this challenge anytime. Take the Pledge by signing up.


Joanna said...

Congrats to Mary and Jen. I do click on the ads, but today there are only two that I can see. Hope it helps.

Newbie Jen said...


teachpany said...

Congratulations to the winners, and thanks again to the wonderful sponsors. These are great prizes, and Huge thanks to SewCal Gal for creating this opportunity. Hugs!

Mary Schroeder said...

A big thank you to the sponsors of this FMQ challenge.
Thank you so very much SewCal Gal for having this FMQ challenge and for setting up the FMQ Facebook page.
I have found your blog to be a great resource for what is happening in the quilting industry and the Facebook page has led me to many great quilters and blogs across the world.
I think this whole endeavor is a winner.

Cathy said...

Congrats Mary and Jen! I use machinger gloves and LOVE them, love them, love them and I'm dying to try Aurifil, so again, congrats!!

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

congrats to Mary and Jen....enjoy your prizes....

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to Mary and Jen!! Thanks SoCalGal!
Pat in Oregon

wackywoman said...

Congratulations to Mary and Jen.....enjoy!

Laura said...

Congrats to Jen and Mary! Many thanks to SoCalGal and the sponsors for this wonderful challenge!

Elizabeth said...

Congratulations to Jen & Mary! Thank you, SewCalGal, for this challenge. It is a great opportunity to grow. And thank you to all the sponsors!

xo -E

Anonymous said...

Congrats Mary and Jen! Enjoy your goodies! :-)

Mary Ann said...

Wonderful prizes and wonderful opportunity to learn - thank you!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Congratulations to the winners, and thank you again to the wonderful sponsors. And a huge thanks to SewCal Gal for creating this opportunity.

Joan said...

Congratulations to Mary and Jen. You will love your prizes..... Wonderful prizes ... and its great to be part of this group. Many thanks to SewCalGal for bringing us all together, to the sponcers and to the very special tutors that she has brought together.

Josie McRazie said...

congrats winners! but I am going to win soon! LOL!! Have been feathering like a fool!!!! LOL! And even if I don't win a prize, I win by finishing! Thanks again for the great tutorials!

Larissa said...

Congratulations Mary and Jen!! ... And thankyou to SewGal and the sponsors for getting on board with this challenge so we can all have this fabulous opportunity to learn and practice our FMQing!!!

Barbara Sindlinger said...

congrats to the winner!

Carrie P. said...

congrats to the winners!

Lovesgarlic said...


Anonymous said...

Congratulations to the two winners! Very nice! We get to improve our FMQ AND win some great prizes. What could be better than that??