2016 Q1 FAL Winners

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Today is the day we are announcing the winners for the First Quarter of the FAL. Those of us who are lucky enough to be hosts this year have had the fortunate experience to be inspired by all the finishes of the first quarter – a record breaking 838!!
If you are low on inspiration or maybe your sewing mojo has been missing lately, we highly recommend you visit some of the finishes from Q1.
Rhonda is going to email all of you winners over the weekend, unless you email her first after reading this. Rhonda will need to hear back from the winners by Friday, April 23 so that she can arrange to get your prize to you, and if she does not hear from you by then she will pick an alternate.

Thank you again to our generous sponsors. Without further ado, the winners – each picked by the random number generator – of the Q1 FAL prizes are:

 

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The winner of the Oakshott Fabric Gift Certificate goes to Sewgrateful Quilts who made this gorgeous whole quilt:
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The winner of 3 patterns from Tartankiwi goes to Jackie (@nwpatchwork on IG) who made this pretty rainbow mini:
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The winner of the $50 Gift Certificate to The Intrepid Thread is Emilee (@amelialoveskat on IG) who made this wonderful pink & green quilt:
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The winner of the choice of 3 patterns from Happy Quilting is Emily who blogs at The Darling Dogwood and made this bright I-Spy Quilt:
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A $25 gift certificate from Green Fairy Quilts goes to Brenda who blogs at The Quilting Nook who stitched this beauty:
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A copy of DIY Block Design from Blossom Heart Quilts goes to STH who blogs at Living in Color and finished a great purple top:
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The $40 gift certificate from Mad about Patchwork goes to Deanna (@sewasigo on IG) who made this handy apron:
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The winner of 3 patterns from Clover & Violet is link Taryn (@forkandneedle on IG) who made this lovely quilt:
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The winner of the €25 (25 Euro) Gift Certificate from Fluffy Sheep Quilting goes to Jodie who blogs at The Craft Room and made this gorgeous EPP star quilt:
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The winner of a copy of Machine Quilting with Style from Christa Quilts goes to Heidi who blogs at Red Letter Quilts and surprised her mom with this quilt:
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A $50 Gift Certificate from 7 Acres Cleared Fabric Shop goes to Raquel (@colourmehappy2 on IG) who crocheted on beautiful blanket:
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A 6-month subscription to Make Modern goes to Ella who blogs at Throw a Wench in the Works (man I love that blog name) and made this extremely graphic quilt:
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The first winner of 3 patterns from Porch Swing Quilts is Melanie who blogs at Melanie’s Kunstraum and made this (along with many other) charity quilt:
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The second winner of 3 patterns from Porch Swing Quilts is Allison who blogs at Allison Sews and made these two pot holders out of one pieces of FMQ challenge:
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The $30 gift certificate from Sunny Day Supply goes to @kath34 on IG who finished her second pillow, gotta love a couple quilted pillows on the couch:
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The winner of a copy of Windy City Bags from Sew Sweetness is @lilbirdstitch on IG who made this great table runner:
 
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The $25 gift certificate to Sew Sisters Quilt Shop goes to Mandi (@must_love_quilts on IG) who made this stunning Tula Pink quilt:
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The $50 Gift Certificate from Mariner’s Compass Quilt Shop goes to Mary who blogs at Mary Emmens and finally pulled her finger out and sewed with knits and ended up with this gorgeous top:
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The winner of the Pattern Pack from On the Windy Side goes to Suzie’s Armoire who made this super-cute Mini:
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The $50 gift certificate from Fat Quarter Shop goes to Audrey who blogs at Hot Pink Quilts and made this handsome quilt for her daddy:
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The winner of 2 pin bowls from Laurel Bee Designs is Kat who blogs at Kat’s Craft and made her brother this matching quilt and pillow:

 

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The winner of the $40 gift certificate to Imagine Gnats is Becky who made this beautifully festive (and extremely early) Christmas table runner:
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The winner of the $20 gift certificate from Sew Me a Song is Staci who blogs at The Confused Quilter and finished one of two identical quilts like this:
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The winner of the $30 gift certificate to Knotted Thread is Lynz who blogs at Domestic Light and Magic and made this gorgeous Brumby:

You are so stinking cute (as my 5 yo granddaughter would say) Lynz!!!

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The winner of the £40 (40 Pound) Gift Certificate from Simply Solids is Sane, Crazy, Crumby Quilts who made this very pretty quilt:
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The $25 gift certificate from The Quilt Ranch goes to Angelina who blogs at Quilting after Dark and made this incredibly eerie quilt for the Rocky Horror Challenge sponsored by the Badass Quilter’s Society:

 

I am having so much fun hosting the FAL with all the other global hosts – it seems to be working well – I mean, we had record breaking finishes for Q1, I can’t wait to see how everyone does in Q2.

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to the sponsors!!

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7 Comment

  1. I’m so delighted to be on that list – thanks so much to all the great sponsors.

  2. Amazed that my name is on the winner list, too! What a surprise!
    Thank you, thank you!
    We have such generous sponsors, and such great hosts!

  3. Also delighted. Thanks so much for hosting such an incentivizing challenge! ?✂️?

  4. Congrats to the winners and thanks for the inspiration and motivation!

  5. What a nice surprise! Thanks to all the sponsors and to those of you who are hosting the FAL.

  6. Woo hoo!!! I can’t believe I won! A big thank you to all the sponsors and bloggers who made this happen! Such an exciting way to get things checked off the to do list!!!

  7. So excited to hear that I won something too! Thank you for joining in on hosting this great motivatational “nudge”… and of course to the sponsors who stand behind you!

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