Tag Archives: QDS 2012 Designer Showcase

QDS Challenge 3 Designer: Donna Schipper Moyer

While I still don’t consider myself a designer, and certainly not a “star”, I have been learning a great deal about myself during the last few months. I have learned I do have original ideas. I have learned I can … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 3 Designer: Annette Schultz

First I thought WOW I made it to the finals! When I found out that we had the theme “opposites attract” I thought ” oh, wow, where do I begin?….make a list from what ever pops into my head. From … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 3 Designer: Christine Heimburger

I am honored to have been selected to participate in Challenge 3 of McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ 2012. First, I would like to express thanks to the sponsors of QDS.  I have enjoyed and appreciated the generous gifts we have … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 3 Designer: Lisette Léveillé

What was my reaction when I learned the theme for Challenge 3? – WOW!  Opposite Attract.  This will definitely push boundaries in my quilting. What helped inspire my design idea for this final challenge? My first step was to research … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 3 Designer: Barbara Wilke

It is such an honor to be included in the final round of the Challenge. Because of this competition, I feel as though I have finally found my artistic voice and been affirmed as an artist. During this time my … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 3 Designer: Brenda Creighton

To be chosen to continue on  in the contest was an honor and a pleasant surprise for me. For the final challenge, I  thought I was ready for anything , but found I was not…Opposites Attract?? Normally I send out … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 3 Designer: Cheryl Adam

First of all, what a surprise.  I really didn’t expect to get this far, especially after noticing I was the only quilt that was completely pieced.  Thanks to all who voted for me. After the excitement subsided, the panic set … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 3 Designer: Marla Whalen

When I heard the theme of Challenge 3, “Opposites Attract,” I was immediately full of ideas!  Sometimes it is a struggle to think of anything…this time it was a struggle to pare down my thoughts into one cohesive design.  I … Continue reading

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McCall’s Quilt Design Star™ 2012: The Final Challenge

Challenge 3, the final round of this year’s Quilt Design Star™ contest, has finally arrived! Our contest began in March, with both Amateur and Professional category quilters submitting photos of quilts they designed. If you missed the fabulous winning entry … Continue reading

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QDS™ Challenge 3 Designer: Terri Vanden Bosch

WOW WOW WOW what an amazing adventure this has been—from the first “what if” to this final “I can’t believe it”!!!! I have stretched my horizons in so many ways that any limits I put on myself before are now … Continue reading

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