Join the Summer Quilting Challenge

It’s NOT a Sew Along… it’s even better!

Are you ready for a new kind of sew along?! Over the next 8 weeks, let’s quilt together – but you’re not limited to just one pattern! Now introducing:

The Homemade Emily Jane Summer Quilting Challenge

This challenge is all about sharing progress photos of your quilts using any of the Homemade Emily Jane quilt designs. Simply use #HomemadeEmilyJanePatterns when you post on Instagram and you’ll be entered to win weekly prizes and have a chance to be featured in my Instagram stories! 

There will be fun and there will definitely be prizes! I’m lining up all the prizes now and I seriously cannot wait to share them with some lucky winners!

Summer Quilting Challenge Schedule

The challenge begins now and lasts until August 9th, 2021! Feel free to join in and participate for as many weeks as your schedule allows. There’s no requirement to post every week, but I will select prize winners from anyone who has participated by posting that week.

What counts as “progress” for this Summer Quilting Challenge?

You can feel free to post about ANY step in your quilt making process as long as it involves working on a Homemade Emily Jane design. Here are some ideas, but you’re not limited to this list:

  • Picking out Fabrics
  • Prepping your fabrics
  • Cutting the fabrics
  • Making your first block
  • Pressing the seams
  • Making all the Blocks
  • Deciding on your Quilt Layout
  • Getting your kids/spouse/roommate/pet to help
  • Piecing the quilt top together
  • Basting the quilt
  • Quilting the quilt
  • Binding your quilt
  • Giving the quilt it’s first wash
  • Snuggling up with the quilt
  • Gifting the quilt
  • Taking the quilt to your favorite summer activities

Quilt Pattern sales for the Summer Quilting Challenge

Of course I’m going to incorporate a sale into this challenge too! Each week of the challenge will have a different pattern on sale! Visit the shop to see which pattern is on sale now! Here’s the schedule for each week of the Summer Quilting Challenge pattern sales:

Baby Boy Scrappy Cirrus quilt

Prizes all Summer Long

Each week from now until August 9th you’ll have the change to win prizes! YAY! To be eligible to win a prize, you’ll simply share your progress on any Homemade Emily Jane pattern to Instagram and use the hashtag #HomemadeEmilyJanePatterns. I’ll select a random winner for each prize. If you don’t have an Instagram account yet, now is the time to make one! 

Each photo you post is 1 entry to win a prize and you can post up to 3 times per week if you wish. All photos must be showing progress on your quilt using a Homemade Emily Jane Pattern. It can be any of the 8 patterns in my shop or the free Explore pattern (download here!) Each week I will pick a winner to get a prize! The prizes are a mix of fabric bundles, sewing notions, and I’ll have PDF quilt patterns for our international friends! 

In addition to using the official hashtag #HomemadeEmilyJanePatterns, you can also choose to use #HomemadeEmilyJane along with the specific quilt hashtag for the pattern you are making – example: #CirrusQuilt #ConnectorQuilt, etc. You can also tag me in the photo too! 🙂

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