Friday, June 1, 2018

Tips and Tutorials Festival ++ Rules and Prizes

I hope that you are getting as excited as Yvonne (Quilting Jetgirl) and I am about the upcoming Tips and Tutorials Festival!  The festival will open for links to tutorials on June 11th.

Festival Rules
  • Submissions open at Midnight Eastern on Monday, June 11th and close at 11:59 PM Eastern on Friday, June 15th.
  • There will be 4 categories open for submissions, so please enter into the most appropriate category:
                1.  Block and Pattern Tutorials
                2.  Sewing Tutorials
                3.  Other Sewn or Quilted Item Tutorial
                4.  Quilting Tutorial
  • You can submit up to 4 tutorials: one per category or all 4 in one category. The choice is yours!
  • We encourage fresh, new content, so we ask that you link up posts that have be published since January 2017.
  • Please only link up blog posts, no Instagram or Facebook pages.
  • Voting opens at Midnight Eastern on Saturday, June 16th and closes at 11:59 PM Eastern on Wednesday, June 20th.
  • Winners will be announced on Thursday, June 21st!
  • The festival link up and voting are the same on both Yvonne and my blog so you only enter/vote through one blog and it will show up on both.


We are able to offer prizes to the people with the top 4 votes in each category thanks to our very generous sponsors!  Below are the sponsors and prizes for the Tips and Tutorials Festival:

Aurifil - 12 large spool collection by Christa Watson

Make Modern Magazine - Four 6-month subscriptions

Fat Quarter Shop - $75 gift certificate

FreeSpirit Fabrics - 21 piece fat quarter of the Rambling Rose Collection by Tanya Whelan

Sarah Maxwell - 23 piece fat quarter bundle of Lapis and Emerald batiks & two coordinating spools of 50 wt Aurifil 

Pattern Drop - $50 gift certificate

Olfa - 45mm rotary cutter and endurance blades

Honey, Bunny, and Doll Etsy Shop - Four digital pattern bundle

Meadow Mist Designs - Digital quilt patterns

Quilting Jetgirl - Digital quilt patterns

Whims and Fancies - 4 winners each receiving the Penguin Paper Pieced Block Collection (Little Penguin Polaris, Viking Penguin Olaf, and Scottish Penguin Glen)

Quilter’s Planner - $25 gift certificate to the Fat Quarter Shop

Needle and Foot Etsy Shop - $20 gift certificate

Tips and Tutorials Schedule
  • Monday, June 11 – Submissions Open
  • Friday, June 15 – Submissions Close
  • Saturday, June 16 – Voting Opens
  • Wednesday, June 20 – Voting Closes
  • Thursday, June 21 – Winners Announced 

Questions about the festival?  Please ask any questions in the comments below.


  1. Oh, this sounds like so much fun! I am always looking for ways to improve and make my quilting better!
    Sandy A

  2. I'm looking forward to this! What a fun festival! If I can manage it, I hope to have a fresh tutorial to enter!

  3. This is going to be great! Thank you for co-hosting with me. :)

  4. I only hope Blogger/blogspot has the comments problem fixed by then. Otherwise, you'll have challenges responding to comments.

  5. This sounds fun. I hope I can keep up!

  6. This is going to be a great festival! I'm looking forward to participating!

  7. Looking so forward to this. Sounds like a lot of fun and learning.


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