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Winners of QDS™ 2012 Announced

Congratulations to the Grand Prize winners! Lisette Léveillé in the Amateur Category, for KARMIC Astrology Wheel:Joyce Hughes in the Professional Category, for Together, the Better of Both Worlds:From 15 winning entry quilts in each category in May, Finalists designed a … Continue reading

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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 2 Designer: Brenda Creighton

After looking at the challenge fabric for awhile and coming up empty, I decided to try a hint from one of the other contestants and google “paisley”. Was surprised to learn that  paisley represents the palm leave or mango and … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Quilt Design Star™ Challenge 2 Fabric!

Intrigued by the fabulous quilts the Quilt Design Star™ Challenge 2 Finalists created with their challenge fabric? Now you can win some of the same fabric on our McCall’s Quilting Facebook page!4 winners will each receive a 1 yard cut … Continue reading

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QDS™ 2012 Challenge 2 Voting Begins!

Challenge 2 public voting is now open! Vote for one quilt in each category daily through August 26, 2012: Click here to view and vote for Challenge 2 Amateur Category quilts. Click here to view and vote for Challenge 2 … Continue reading

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