Handmade with Love Tutorial Contest 2012 – Cast Your Vote!

on Dec 15, 2012 in Handmade with Love Tutorial Contest | 45 comments

Handmade with Love 2012 – the Pink Chalk Fabrics holiday tutorial contest – is now open for voting (voting runs through Thursday, December 20, limit one vote per IP address). The Pink Chalk Team selected 5 favorites in each category. Your votes determine the top prize in each category (a $100 shopping spree at Pink Chalk Fabrics). The tutorial that receives the most votes across all the categories earns the grand prize of a Kindle Fire HD 7″ Tablet!

Thank you to everyone that shared their sewing talent for all of us to enjoy. Visit the original post to see images and links to 130 amazing tutorials!

I’m pleased to present the following talented makers and their tutorials. Photos are listed in the order they were submitted to the contest.

Category: Gifts for Friends

#1 – Gift Card Wallet by Katie of There & Back

#2 – Triple-Zip Pouch by Debbie of A Quilter’s Table

#3 – Kindle Cover by Jennie and Clara of Clover & Violet

#4 – Hanging Kitchen Towels by Lily of LilyQuilt

#5 – Embroidery-To-Go Bag by Sara of Sew Sweetness

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Category 2: Gifts for Little Ones

#1 – Pencil Case by Lisa and Sarah of A Spoonful of Sugar

#2 – Munster Toy by Renae of Hill Made

#3 – Quilted Sleeping Bag by Rachel of Stitched in Color

#4 – Round Bottomed Fabric Storage Bucket by Ashley of Film in the Fridge

#5 – Kangaroo Pocket Skirt by Darci Barnhart

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Category 3: Quilts

#1 – Chevron Baby Quilt by Kirsty of You Had Me At Bonjour…

#2 – Simply Random Solids Quilt by Jan of Janice Elaine Sews

#3 – Cross Your T’s Table Runner by Jenelle Clark of Echinops & Aster

#4 – Converging Corners by Ashley of Film in the Fridge

#5 – Improv Stack & Slash Block Quilt by Svetlana of S.O.T.A.K. Handmade

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Category 4: Home Decor

#1 – North Pole Tree Skirt by Debbie Grifka of Esch House Quilts

#2 – Fat Quarter Table Runner by Anne of SpringLeaf Studios

#3 – Funky Dresden Pillow by The Girl Who Quilts

#4 – Mariner’s Star Pillow by Elizabeth Dackson of Don’t Call Me Betsy

#5 – Selvedge Star Pillow by Colleen of The Busy Bean

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    45 Comments

  1. Have discovered lots of inspiring tutorials through your contest! We are so thrilled to be included as a finalist.

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    Lisa and Sarah

    December 15, 2012

  2. Thanks so much for including me as a finalist. Pink Chalk Fabrics is an absolute favorite. Both the shop and the blog are fantastic.

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    Darci

    December 15, 2012

  3. I’ve bookmarked this page, so once the holidays are over (and I have time again!) I can get inspired! Thanks for putting this all together – thank goodness creative people share their talents with others!

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    Kim

    December 15, 2012

  4. I love this contest, so many great tutorials! Thanks so much for choosing me as a finalist *fingers crossed*

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    Katie

    December 15, 2012

    • Thank you for contributing Katie – your project was the first added to the contest and it’s still one of my favorites!

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      Kathy

      December 21, 2012

  5. Thank you for all your awesome and inspiring tutorials! They are truly fabulous. I have used many of the tutorials, directions and photos are always great. AND the fabric choices are always fabulous! Thank you so very much.

    Kim

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    Kimberly

    December 15, 2012

  6. Eu amo tutorias,então só tenho que te agradecer por este concurso,que joga para cima pessoas talentosas e criativas,sempre dispostas a dividir.E funciona assim esta matemática:dividir para multiplicar.Beijos e FELIZ NATAL!!

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    Maria do Carmo

    December 15, 2012

  7. Each is so worthy of admiration that I almost felt guilty casting a vote! But I did, choosing my favorites of all the lovely tutorials and projects.

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    Beth T.

    December 15, 2012

  8. Thanks for the inspiring projects. Beautiful and creative.

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    Kathy

    December 15, 2012

  9. Thank you so much for including me as a finalist with such an amazing group of people! There are so many great projects here, I can’t wait to try a few of them out.

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    Colleen

    December 15, 2012

    • Thanks for contributing Colleen – I keep dreaming about those lovely selvages!

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      Kathy

      December 21, 2012

    • Thanks for contributing Debbie – such an AMAZING bag. I’m a multi-pocket kind of gal!

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      Kathy

      December 21, 2012

    • Thanks for contributing again this year Jennie. You both do such amazing work and I love the quality of your tutorials. Beautiful projects!

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      Kathy

      December 21, 2012

  10. What great inspiration!! Love all of them!

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    Pam from CA

    December 15, 2012

  11. It was so hard to choose. What wonderful projects!

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    Lisa W

    December 16, 2012

  12. WOW ~ how hard was that! it was really hard to choose what I liked best and I like every single one of the projects ~ but I did and voted.

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    elsa

    December 16, 2012

  13. All of the projects are great and inspiring. It was hard to choose. Congratulations to all whose projects made it in to the contest!

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    Kerry

    December 16, 2012

  14. Thanks for the inspiring projects. All are so beautiful, congrats to all designers! I did, choosing my favorites of all the lovely tutorials and projects.

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    Gladys

    December 16, 2012

  15. What a great bunch of tutorials. Thanks for including my project. I’m looking forward to trying many of these ideas out next year.

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    Anne

    December 16, 2012

    • Thank you Anne! I love a good formula project and yours really stood out. I love the process of choosing the fabrics and the end result is beautiful!

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      Kathy

      December 21, 2012

  16. love everything you do, wish i had the tute to the kindle cover, oh heck-why not all of them!

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    carol c

    December 16, 2012

  17. ¡ fantásticos diseños ! sobre todos los colores tan bonitos, felicitaciones por compartir todo,
    Feliz Navidadpara toda la familia.

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    ma isidra

    December 17, 2012

  18. I’m also bookmarking this! So many great ideas all in one place-thanks!

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    Valerie

    December 17, 2012

  19. Thanks for including my tutorial among the finalists! I feel honored to be in such good company and I always find so many inspiring ideas through this contest. Thanks for hosting again. 🙂

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    Jenelle

    December 18, 2012

    • Thank you Jenelle, I had plans to get your tablerunner made before Christmas. Now I’m thinking Valentine’s Day!

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      Kathy

      December 21, 2012

  20. I’m happy to see some finalists are my favorite…hard to choose but I’ve voted!

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    hafza

    December 18, 2012

  21. Thanks for running such a great contest, Kathy – it’s so handy to have all these tutes in one location. Lots of ideas for 2013 now!

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    Kirsty@Bonjour

    December 19, 2012

    • Thank you Kirsty. All of us at Pink Chalk love your quilt pattern. It’s truly amazing and so generous that you shared the design.

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      Kathy

      December 21, 2012

  22. So many great tutorials. Good luck to all the contestants! Happy Holidays!

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    Beth

    December 20, 2012

  23. Thanks for running this tute show. Great ideas for next year.

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    Donna B.

    December 20, 2012

  24. I love #1 and it has my vote. My husband loved it. I would like to know the name of the pattern.

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    QuiltingHaven

    December 20, 2012

    • QuiltingHave – all the entries have links below the picture to the free tutorial to create the project. Enjoy!

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      Kathy

      December 21, 2012

  25. I love the quilters pouch by Debbie of the Quilters Table…love the fabrics and the design what a useful gift.

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    Margaret Doro

    December 20, 2012

  26. I love #2. The 3 zipper pouch is a great gift idea.

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    Darlene Buck

    December 20, 2012

  27. They are ALL awe inspiring!!!
    Warm congratulations to ALL !!!

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    Fran Ray

    December 20, 2012

  28. Beautiful job ladies…so much talent!! Very inspiring…Happy Holidays and Blessings to all of you and your families!

    ~~ Regina ~~

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    Regina

    December 21, 2012

  29. Mariner stjerne Pillow af Elizabeth Dackson af Finder du ikke Call Me Betsy is so lovly

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    Inge Lise Hansen

    December 21, 2012

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