BERNINA “Stitch This!” Challenge Image

29 Mar 2010
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To download the above image to your computer, first choose "view full size" above. Then, right-click (PC) or control-click (MAC ) to save the image to your computer.

Get the BERNINA “Stitch This!” Challenge details here.


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on 1 Apr 2010 7:24 AM

What a great challenge!  I'm dusting off my ancient sewing machine and setting up for this, my first quilting challenge!  What a great joy to be invited into such a great group of quilting artists,  Humbly, Jo Ann Graham

Pokey wrote
on 3 Apr 2010 4:54 AM

Jo Ann,

 

Glad to hear you're excited about the challenge! We can't wait to see the entries. Good luck!

vintagetoni wrote
on 21 Apr 2010 11:25 AM

I want a 440 QE so bad I can feel it & hear it running & know it would take my quilting to a different level.  The opportunity to WIN one?!  OUTSTANDING!!  Thank you, the wheels are turning.  If I produce a quilt from this image, it has already taken my quilting to a new level!   

Pokey wrote
on 25 Apr 2010 11:29 AM

VintageToni,

We hope you'll participate! This is going to be one fun challenge...

loriwish wrote
on 30 Apr 2010 10:37 AM

Yeah! I just sent in my entry.
These Quilting Arts challenges are a blessing because they provide the motivation to actually finish a project.
Wish me luck because my Bernina 930 (from the 80's) is still a great machine, but needs to rest sometimes.

on 4 May 2010 12:29 PM
sew pieceful wrote
on 4 May 2010 12:52 PM

Oh my, I don't usually do challenges because there are so many out there who have been designing longer than I... But I am learning to use PE Design 8 and this would be a great incentive for me to try my new knowledge in digitizing and stitching!  I am excited to get started! 

Amy in Iowa

on 4 May 2010 2:59 PM
on 4 May 2010 2:59 PM

I love a challenge! & the freedom to work in mixed media. What fun! Sharon

on 4 May 2010 3:05 PM

I must have one of  the first Bernina 830's they ever made. My husband bought it for me about 40 years ago and it is the best present I ever received. I have used only this machine  for all my sewing during this many years and think it may be time for a new one (although it came with a 50 year warrenty and is still working impecably, just without all the new bells and whistles )

I of course would hold on to my original as a backup as I am forever attached to this machine. Being a designer it has seen many a stitch. Here's hoping

on 4 May 2010 3:05 PM

I must have one of  the first Bernina 830's they ever made. My husband bought it for me about 40 years ago and it is the best present I ever received. I have used only this machine  for all my sewing during this many years and think it may be time for a new one (although it came with a 50 year warrenty and is still working impecably, just without all the new bells and whistles )

I of course would hold on to my original as a backup as I am forever attached to this machine. Being a designer it has seen many a stitch. Here's hoping

Gerda Herder wrote
on 4 May 2010 3:40 PM

So you accept entries from Australia?

on 4 May 2010 5:16 PM

I am having trouble opening this file on my computer.  Any ideas?

on 4 May 2010 5:26 PM

Never mind; I got it!

nett06 wrote
on 4 May 2010 6:30 PM

I have only recently branced out to art quilting from traditional quilting and I can honeslty say that all the inspiration came from Quilting Arts magazine. I am sooooooo excited about this challenge and my mind is buzzing with ideas. I have a very old Bernina and a new one would be such a wonderful treat. Thanks for so much inspiration Pokey.

Sincerely, Annette Burston

melinda1 wrote
on 5 May 2010 4:44 AM

I got all excited - downloaded the picture and sparking ideas here ther and everywhere; I then read open to US residents only - what a shame!!!!

SueBQuilts wrote
on 9 May 2010 4:23 PM

My daughter and quilter-in-training, Lindsay, sent me the notice on this challenge...Looking forward to trying some new thread painting techniques on this one!

Jellico wrote
on 11 May 2010 11:50 AM

I have been sewing and making things all my life but do not know what they are refering to when it says a "sleave" on the back of a quilt. Can someone tell me what it is suppose to be?

zoe cro-z wrote
on 14 May 2010 1:01 PM

If I may answer Jellico's question regarding quilt  "sleeve":  A quilt sleeve is a 2 inch or more strip of fabric that is sewn on the back top of the quilt to serve as a casing through which a rod can be threaded for the purpose of hanging and displaying the quilt on the wall.   I usually sew mine along with the border and sew the casing on the backing only so that the stitches do not show in front of the quilt.

robin koenig wrote
on 15 May 2010 6:02 PM

Hi All,

I had such fun working on this competition. I'm having trouble uploading the 2nd and 3rd detail shots. Any advise?

Robin Koenig

robin koenig wrote
on 15 May 2010 6:02 PM

Hi All,

I had such fun working on this competition. I'm having trouble uploading the 2nd and 3rd detail shots. Any advise?

Robin Koenig

robin koenig wrote
on 15 May 2010 6:02 PM

Hi All,

I had such fun working on this competition. I'm having trouble uploading the 2nd and 3rd detail shots. Any advise?

Robin Koenig

jjjohnson wrote
on 27 May 2010 6:05 PM

Hi

I am brand new to all this quilting art.  I love Pokey and her show!!  What fun crafty techniques.

I was looking at the beautiful swans already submitted and I would like to try my hand at finishing one before the deadline.  

Can someone explain why people feel the red/white swan should be disqualified?  It looks like she may have stolen someone's design.  I would like to learn more about how to avoid this.  Is the photo of the swan something that i can copy?

Looking forward to a run to my favorite online store!!  JJ 

 

sherril7 wrote
on 27 Jun 2010 9:22 PM

this is a picture of what gives me inspiration. to make a 14 by 11 inch quilt

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VegasFlower wrote
on 31 Dec 2011 3:41 PM

This is absolutely beautiful. I collect swans and unicorns. I'm going to try and make my first quilt and it will be something like this picture. Thank you.