Pieced Together Studio News http://www.piecedtogether.nethttps://www.piecedtogether.net/modules/news.htm?rssfeed=1 Mon, 28 Sep 2020 22:01:45 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 2020 Grunge Contest - UPDATED http://www.piecedtogether.nethttps://www.piecedtogether.net/modules/news.htm?newsId=9139 <div class="field field-name-title field-type-ds field-label-hidden"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item even" property="dc:title"> <h1>2020 Grunge Contest</h1> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-name-author field-type-ds field-label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field-label">Written by:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item even">Carrie Nelson</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-name-post-date field-type-ds field-label-inline clearfix"> <div class="field-label">Published:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item even">Jan 28 2020 - 05:50</div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>When Grunge debuted in 2008, few expected it to become Moda's most popular Basic Collection.&nbsp; From it's start as a print in the Urban Couture collection, it's grown to become an instantly recognizable, iconic fabric.&nbsp; With 226 colors and five variations, Grunge is officially a "thing."</p> <p>2020 is Moda Fabrics and United Notions 45th Anniversary and we're celebrating with a Grunge Contest.&nbsp; We're calling on Grunge-loving quilters to create a quilt using any Grunge fabric.&nbsp; There are prizes, and the top three winning quilts will be shared on Moda's social media channels.</p> <p>Here's what you need to know.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Start Date.&nbsp; </strong>The 2020 Grunge Contest officially starts on Saturday, February 1.</p> <p><strong>Deadline.&nbsp; </strong><strong>The deadline to submit entries is September 14, 2020.</strong></p> <p><strong>Individual Entries.&nbsp; </strong>Because of the changes in our world, and because we'd had so many requests, we are going to accept entries directly from individuals.&nbsp; There will be a <strong><a href="https://my.modafabrics.com/content/2020-grunge-contest" target="_blank">2020 Grunge Contest Entry Form</a></strong> on the Moda website starting Tuesday, September 1.</p> <p><strong>Fabrics.&nbsp; </strong>The quilt top and back must be made with Moda Grunge brand fabrics - and <strong>only </strong>Moda Grunge brand fabrics.&nbsp; The collections include <a href="https://www.unitednotions.com/fcc_grunge.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Grunge</strong></a>, <a href="https://www.unitednotions.com/fcc_grunge2017.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Grunge Hits the Spot</strong></a>, <a href="https://www.unitednotions.com/fcc_grunge-grunge-dot-metallic.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Grunge Metallic Hits the Spot</strong></a>, <a href="https://www.unitednotions.com/fcc_grunge-seeing-stars.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Grunge Seeing Stars</strong></a>, <a href="https://www.unitednotions.com/fcc_grunge-seeing-stars-metallic.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Grunge Metallics Seeing Stars</strong></a>, <a href="https://www.unitednotions.com/fcc_grunge-grunge-dot-metallic.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Grunge Metallics</strong></a> and <a href="https://my.modafabrics.com/shop/search.do?keyword=grunge+glitter&amp;searchType=keyword" target="_blank"><strong>Glitter Grunge</strong></a>.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Type of Project.&nbsp; </strong>Any type of construction may be used to make the quilt - piecing and appliqu&eacute;, embroidery, hand or machine quilting.&nbsp; But the work must be original - commercial patterns or books may not be used.</p> <p><strong>Size.&nbsp; </strong>The finished size of the quilt must not exceed 240" around.&nbsp; E.g., a 60" x 60" quilt will be 240" total size.&nbsp; A 60" x 70" quilt will be too big at 260" total size.</p> <p><strong>Finished Quilts Only.&nbsp; </strong>Quilts must be quilted and bound to be considered in the final judging.</p> <p><strong>Quilt Label.&nbsp; </strong>The quilt must be labeled, and it must include the Maker's name, the Quilter's name - if different, the city and contact information of the Maker.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Limit on Entries?&nbsp;</strong> Each individual can submit only one quilt to Moda as their entry for the 2020 Grunge Contest.&nbsp;</p> <p><em><strong>One entry per Individual.<br /></strong></em></p> <p><strong>Prizes?&nbsp; </strong>The top three winning quilts will be shared on Moda's social media channels and receive cash prizes.&nbsp; First prize - $2,000.&nbsp; Second prize - $1,000.&nbsp; Third prize - $750.&nbsp;</p> <p>So ask your favorite quilt shop if they're on board for the 2020 Grunge Contest.&nbsp; If they carry any of BasicGrey's Grunge collections, we're betting they will be.&nbsp;</p> <p>If you want to keep the contest details on hand - <a href="http://www.unitednotions.com/ct_grungecontest_postcard.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>2020 Grunge Contest Postcard</strong></a>.</p> <p>Are you in?&nbsp; Are you Gonna Get Grungey for 2020?</p> <p><em>Thank you to Sewing Arts Center for the image of the stacked bolts.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Before you enter, there are a few reminders.</strong></p> <ul> <li>You may upload as many as 3 images with your submission but the total maximum file size can not exceed 6MB.&nbsp; (e.g., 3 images at 2MB each, or 1 image at 6MB)</li> <li>You will receive a confirmation after you click SUBMIT.</li> </ul> <p><em><strong>The deadline for entries is Monday, September 14.</strong></em></p> <p><strong><a href="https://my.modafabrics.com/content/2020-grunge-contest" target="_blank">Individual Entry for 2020 Grunge Contest</a><br /></strong></p> <p>Good luck!&nbsp; And we're excited to see your quilts!</p> <p><em><strong>&nbsp;</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div>