Announcing ‘Barnyard/Fair’ Reader Challenge finalists!

In the April/May issue of Quilting Arts, we presented the “Barnyard or Fair” Reader Challenge and our clever readers stepped up to the challenge! Each quilt was a charming and lovely waltz down memory lane of farms, county fairs, livestock, and family. It was hard to choose but we’re pleased and proud to announce the finalists of this challenge:

Diane Beirwagen, “The Center 1.2”
Amberlee Berry, “Simple Pleasures”
Cindy Burns, “Home on the Range”
Cyndi Dininger, “Violet”
Denise Epp, “Fair Memories”
Cindy Garris, “After the Storm”
Julie Higgins, “Barnyard Baby” and “Mommy, What’s in THERE?”
Susan Line, “Three Little Piglets”
Sally Maxwell, “Sitting on a Dock NEAR the Bay”
Mirela S.W. Samson, “Black & White & Cute All Over”

Congratulations, finalists, and thank you to all who submitted their work for this challenge! We will share a sampling of finalists’ artwork in the October/November issue or online at quiltingdaily.com.

Next steps
Finalists, please ship your artwork to us (address below) to arrive no later than June 3, 2016. Include a shipping and handling fee of $10 (U.S.), $20 (Canada), or $30 (all other international). This fee, which must be paid in U.S. dollars, covers the shipping costs, packing materials, and handling for the return of your entry. Only cash, checks, or money orders can be accepted; no credit cards or electronic transfers. Checks or money orders should be made payable to F+W.

Please securely pack your quilt to resist damage from the elements (we suggest putting the quilt in a sealed plastic bag inside the main packaging). Also include your full name and mailing address (clearly written, please) inside the package.

The entire piece and all of its packaging must weigh less than 3 lbs. and fit inside a standard shipping/mailing box or padded envelope for return shipment.

 Finalists, mail your entries to:
Quilting Arts Magazine/F+W
Attn: ‘Barnyard/Fair’ Reader Challenge
490 Boston Post Road, Suite 15
Sudbury, MA 01776
USA

Note: By submitting your reader challenge entry, you are authorizing F+W to publish your project in upcoming publications and promotional materials, on our websites and in other e-media, as well as to possibly display it at shows. F+W will not be held responsible for loss or damage due to circumstances beyond our control.

We reserve the right to keep and possibly display your “Barnyard/Fair” quilt until the week of August 22, 2016.

If you have questions, contact Kristine at kristine.lundblad@fwcommunity.com.

We have a Reader Challenge in every issue. Subscribe to Quilting Arts Magazine and be among the first to learn about our next challenge so you can join in on the fun.

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Kristine Lundblad

About Kristine Lundblad

Kristine is Associate Editor of Quilting Arts Magazine, Modern Patchwork, QuiltCon magazine, International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene, Modern Patchwork Holiday and Quilting Arts TV.

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