Thursday, September 1, 2011

Top Five!

The voting in the Connecting Threads contest is now over, and yes, I am officially in the top five! Can you hear me squealing and jumping up and down from there? : ) This means that I have the opportunity to design my supporting prints and create an entire line based on my focus fabric! I have tons of ideas for it, and I can't wait to get started.

Connecting Threads staff will choose the grand prize winner from the five finalists, and that person will have their line produced and sold on the Connecting Threads website. I have the entire month of September to design my supporting prints, and the winner will be announced on October 12.

I'll keep you updated on my progress as I work on the line, and I'm sure you'll get some sneak peeks. My goal is to design at least 15 supporting prints, but we may be limited in what we can enter, so I will no doubt want input from all you wonderful people about what you think should be included.

Finally, a great big THANK YOU to everyone who voted! It is beyond amazing to have the support of so many sewists, crafters, and fabric addicts! I would not be in this position without all of YOU!

66 comments:

  1. Congratulations. Your design is great and I can't wait to see the new supporting prints you come up with.

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  3. YEAH!!!!!!!!!! WooooHooooooo!!! AWESOME!!!

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  4. Congratulations!!! I voted with both my email addresses :) Love your design - can't wait to see the supporting prints!!!!!

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  5. Congratulations!!!! Can't wait to see your final collection!

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  6. Congratulations! It is awesome to see that my vote counted!

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  7. Congrats! I can't wait to see what designs you come up with to companion this floral print!

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  8. Congrats, Lee! Can't wait to see what you come up with!

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  9. Congratulations. I like yours the best so I hope you win.

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  10. YEAH!! I love connecting threads, their thread is perfect for my Brother and their fabrics are so reasonably priced and their service is great! GOOD LUCK!!!

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  11. Congratulations!!!! I can't wait to see your coordinating prints!

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  12. Congratulations! Excited to see your coordinates! Just a quick question for you, too. I live about 30 minutes from you and am wondering if you have any favorite fabric shops (with the more modern fabrics) in the city that you would recommend. There is only one decent quilt shop around me and other than that there are your regular Jo-Anns and Hobby Lobbys. Just thought I would ask. Congrats again!

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  13. AHHHHHH! YAY! YAY! YAY!! SO happy for you Lee! Can't believe you do only have 1 month to work on the coordinates. Can't wait! Best of luck!

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  14. Yea!! Congratulations Lee!!! That's awesome! I can't wait to see more!

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  15. congrats - looking forward to seeing what you come up with.
    Karen
    http://karensquilting.com/blog/

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  16. Yippee!!!!!! Can you hear me jumping up and down for you?!?!?! So excited!!!

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  17. Yeahhhh!!! Woohoo! I'm so super excited for you, that is just amazing!! Can't wait to see what you design, I know it will be just fabulous!

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  18. That is awesome!! Sooo excited for you!!!

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  19. So excited for you! I can't wait to see what else you come up with.

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  20. Woo hoo! Congrats, Lee. I truly can't wait to see what you come up with!

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  21. This is so exciting! I know your designs will be beautiful. Can't wait to see them! =)

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  22. Yay!!!! *\o/* I am so excited, and I wasn't even the winner!!!

    Congratulations Lee!!!

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  23. Congratulations. I can't wait to see the others.

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  24. WHOA that is awesome I can't wait to see the next coordinating prints.

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  25. Congrats. Can't wait to see the supporting cast.

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  26. Congratulations! Can't wait to see the rest of your prints :)

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  27. That is so exciting! Congratulations! I absolutely love the colors. I can't wait to see the coordinating prints!

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  28. How Cool! Can't wait to see your coordinates!

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  29. Congrats!!! I would love to see something on that purpley eggplant color, or that fun lime greenish color or both.

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  30. Yippie! I saw this earlier and did a little dance when I saw you were there! I'm looking forward to the sneak peaks and want to wish you lots of luck!!!

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  31. I'm jumping up and down too! I'm SOOO happy, Lee! Ooh, I can't wait to see your supporting fabrics.

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  32. SO excited and happy for you, Lee!!

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  33. Congratulations, Lee! How exciting... can't wait to see your companion fabrics!

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  34. Congratuations! You deserve it. Your fabric design is so cute and you are just plain awesome!

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  35. FAB!!! So excited for you, well done and totally deserved, its just gorgeous :-))) Have fun designing the supporting prints!

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  36. wohoo!! congratulations! can't wait to see what you come up with.

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  37. Yayyy, Lee!!!!! (insert clapping, jumping, smiling!

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  38. Congrats! Well deserved! I literally looked at all of them, and think you had one of the best!! I can't wait to see what comes next!

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  39. Congratulations -- love that piece and can't wait to see what goes with it. Hope to see it in the shops soon!

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  40. Congratulations!! I'm looking forward to seeing what else you come up with!

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  41. Congrats!! I can't wait to see what else you come up with!!

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  42. Yay! Congrats!!! I am SO excited that you won! I will definitely buy a FQ set of your line if you are chosen :) Can't wait to see you next prints :)

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  43. Way to go!! I can't wait to see the rest of your prints!

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  44. Way to go! Wow, you must be over the moon!!!

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  45. congratulations on a very large profit. I look forward to the entire collection!

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  46. woohoo!! :) I can't wait to see what else you come up with!!

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  47. Congratulations Lee! I knew you would be a winner!

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  48. Congrats! Can't wait to see the rest of the designs to go with it!

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  49. I'm so proud of you!!!! That's awesome! Have fun designing!

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  50. Yipeee... can't wait to see what design you come up with.

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  51. So excited and happy for you!!! Congratulations Lee!!

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  52. I was off the grid for a while but am back and so happy to hear of your news. Congrats on making top 5 and having the opportunity to develop the coordinating fabrics. I also made it through to the FINAL round in the McCalls quilt design star ...so we're both busy!!

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