Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

2012 QDS OFFICIAL LOGO Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

Congratulations to the Grand Prize winners!

Lisette Léveillé in the Amateur Category, for KARMIC Astrology Wheel:Lisette Leveille KARMIC Astrology Wheel  Winners of QDS™ 2012 AnnouncedJoyce Hughes in the Professional Category, for Together, the Better of Both Worlds:Joyce Hughes Together the Better of Both Worlds.. Winners of QDS™ 2012 AnnouncedFrom 15 winning entry quilts in each category in May, Finalists designed a quilt top which incorporated an assigned quilt block for Challenge 1.

Winning entry quilts: Amateur Category, Professional Category
Challenge 1 Finalists: Amateur Category, Professional Category

Amish Star Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

Amish Star - FREE from McCallsQuilting.com Block Index Library

For Challenge 2, 12 continuing Finalists in each category went on to design a quilt top that incorporated a cut of fabric from the same bolt.

Challenge 2 Finalists: Amateur Category

TT Ch 2 Fabric Bolt 400px 300x214 Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

Fabric provided by Timeless Treasures

Challenge 2 Finalists: Professional Category

Free Spirit Ch 2 Fabric Bolt 400px 300x198 Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

Fabric provided by Free Spirit

For the 3rd and final Challenge, the remaining 9 Finalists in each category competed for the grand prizes with a quilt designed on the theme “Opposites Attract”.

Challenge 3 Finalists: Amateur Category
Challenge 3 Finalists: Professional Category

Look for the complete contest wrap up in the May/June 2013 issue of McCall’s Quilting.

Lisette and Joyce will each receive $500 cash, plus either the Viking Sapphire™ 875 Quilt (Lisette) or the Pfaff® quilt expression™ 4.0 (Joyce).

McCall’s Quilting would like to once again extend a special thanks to the wonderful sponsors of this year’s contest!

pfaff red text only 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced Pfaff QE4 w trophy 300px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced
Viking red text only 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced Viking Machine 300px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

AccuQuilt 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced Sulky 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

Handi 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced RJR 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 AnnouncedGammill 300px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

Free Spirit 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced Rowan 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

Northcott 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced Quilting Treasures 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

Timeless 200px Winners of QDS™ 2012 AnnouncedRobert Kaufman 300px Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

Windham Fabrics, EE Schenck/Maywood, Moda Fabrics, P & B Textiles, Coats & Clark, Red Rooster Fabrics, Fairfield, Leisure Arts, The Warm Company, Colonial Needle, Presencia, Andover Fabrics, Blank Quilting, Clover

 

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4 Responses to Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

  1. Jeanette B. says:

    Congratulations to the winners and all the finalists…it must have been wonderful to be a part of this contest and see your beautiful quilts online! I have loved looking at the fabulous designs you have made. Great job! And thank you McCall’s Quilting for running this challenge. I can hardly wait to see what you come up with next year!

    Jeanette B.

  2. Annette Schultz says:

    Congratulations to Lizette and Joyce, I know you will both enjoy your prizes as much as we enjoyed the quilts.
    I feel that I was in great company through out this competition and had the oppurtinity to get to know each of you a little better through the challenges.
    I hope to hear and see more of your works in the future.
    Once again congratulations.
    in stitches

  3. Judy M. says:

    Congratulations to the winners, it was an honor to work and share along side you. There were no losers in this challenge. All in both categories are wonderfully tallented. Thank you to the sponsors for making it all possible.

  4. Shirley in Canada says:

    Congrats to Joyce!

    And huge congrats to a very wonderful friend, Lisette!!! I passed you the torch and you ran like the wind! So very proud of you!! ♥

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