Call for Stories – National Quilting Month 2017

Call for Stories – National Quilting Month 2017

March is National Quilting Month and we’re using it as an opportunity to celebrate the giving nature of quilters everywhere! Here’s how you can join the fun (and win lots of Quilter’s Cash!) :

Quilt From The Heart #GiveaStitch

Quilt from the Heart: This month (and every month) we challenge you to #giveastitch by making a quilt and donating it to a person or organization in need. Listen to a special message from Jenny and check out the information we’ve gathered to help you out HERE including easy to make patterns and a list of organizations accepting quilt donations. Be sure to share your charity quilts and the story behind them with us on social media using #giveastitch!!

Share:  We’re continuing the Missouri Star Quilt Co. tradition of holding a “Stitched Together” story contest, and we want YOU to enter!  Share your story with us: Has quilting made your life better?  Has it changed you or touched your heart? Have you used your quilting skills to make someone else’s life better?  Email us at stories@missouriquiltco.com and tell us how in 500 words or less for the chance to be one of three grand prize winners to win Quilter’s Cash and be featured on our Daily Deal page and Daily Deal email!

  • 1st place will be featured on National Quilting Day (Saturday, March 18th) and will receive $250 in Quilter’s Cash

  • 2nd Place will receive $100 in Quilter’s Cash and will be featured Sunday, March 19th.

  • 3rd Place will receive $50 in Quilter’s Cash and will be featured Monday, March 20th.

stitched together

A few details to remember:

  • Entries must be emailed to stories@missouriquiltco.com by noon (CST)on Saturday, March 11th.

  • If you would like to remain anonymous, please let us know. (Or, come up with a fabulous pen name!)

  • Even if your story isn’t chosen as one of the three winners, we might still share it in future Daily Deal stories, blog posts, or magazine articles. By submitting your story, you acknowledge that Missouri Star may use it at some future date for commercial purposes.

We are so excited to read your stories! We want to be inspired! We want to laugh! We want to cry! Just be sure to send your entry to stories@missouriquiltco.com by noon (CST) on Saturday, March 11th, 2017!

Haven’t read the touching stories in Stitched Together Volumes 1, 2 & 3 yet? Get them HERE! You’ll love them!

National Quilting Month with Baby Lock!

National Quilting Month with Baby Lock!

Enter to win a Baby Lock Soprano Sewing Machine!

 

We love National Quilting Month! What a great idea – an entire month devoted to the threads that bind us together! We’re celebrating with Baby Lock and they’ve got some fun activities up their sleeves!

There are three ways to join the fun:

1. Enter for your chance to win a Baby Lock Soprano (click on the image above to enter)!
2. Download free quilt block patterns from your favorite sew-lebrities (You may even see a couple of Jenny’s favorites included)!
3. Share inspiration and your quilty creations on Instagram using #BabyLockQuilting2016 and four lucky Instagram quilters with the most likes will win a quilting bundle from Baby Lock!

Get all of the details here: www.babylock.com/nqm2016

 

Share Your Story With Us for National Quilting Month!

Share Your Story With Us for National Quilting Month!

It’s National Quilt Month, and we are ready to par-tay (And give away lots of Quilter’s Cash)!!!! Here’s how you can join in on the fun:

Missouri Star Quilt Co challenges you to make something today!

Create: We encourage you to join quilters across the globe as we accept the challenge to  #makesomethingtoday! Whatever you choose to make, enjoy it!

Share: We’re continuing the MSQC tradition of holding a “Stitched Together” story contest, and we want YOU to enter!  Share your story with us: Has quilting made your life better?  Has it changed you or touched your heart?  Tell us how in 500 words or less and you could be one of three entrants chosen to have your story featured on our Daily Deal page and Daily Deal email!

  • 1st place will be featured on National Quilting Day (Saturday, March 19th) and will receive $250 in Quilter’s Cash

  • 2nd Place will receive $100 in Quilter’s Cash and will be featured Sunday.

  • 3rd Place will receive $50 in QC and will be featured Monday.

Stitched Together: Stories for the Quilter's Soul, by Missouri Star Quilt Co

A few details to remember:

  • Entries must be emailed to stories@missouriquiltco.com by noon (CST)on Saturday, March 12th.

  • If you would like to remain anonymous, please let us know. (Or, come up with a fabulous pen name!)

  • Even if your story isn’t chosen as one of the three winners, we might still share it in future Daily Deal stories, blog posts, or magazine articles. By submitting your story, you acknowledge that Missouri Star may use it at some future date for commercial purposes.

We are so excited to read your stories! We want to be inspired! We want to laugh! We want to cry! Just be sure to send your entry to stories@missouriquiltco.com by noon (CST) on Saturday, March 12th, 2016! 🙂

Haven’t read the touching stories in Stitched Together Volumes 1 & 2 yet? Get them HERE! You’ll love them!