McCall's Quilt Design Star™ 2011 - Finalists - Challenge 1

McCall's Quilting Quilt Design Star™ 2011

 

We gave each of the Challenge 1 finalists the following criteria for their Challenge 1 quilt tops:
 * Use both of these 2 blocks from McCallsQuilting.com, Arrowheads and Shoo-fly
 * The blocks may be used in any size, or multiple sizes, or with altered perspectives or proportions, or with subdivided and/or combined patches)
* Must be at least 24" square
* May have been completely pieced or have appliqué added, or be of mixed techniques
* Must convey who the finalist is as a designer

 

Meet the Quilt Design Star™ 2011
Challenge 1 Finalists!

 

Debbie Allan, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Debbie Allan
Hagersville, Ontario, Canada

 

Diana Bluestein, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Diana Bluestein
Windsor, CO

 

Mary Crowther, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Mary Crowther
Walla Walla, Washington

 

Linda Dalton - Quilt Design Star 2011 - finalist

Linda Dalton
Liberty Hill, TX

 

Norma Sue Evers, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Norma Sue Evers
Carthage, TX

 

Roxanne Hartwig, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Roxanne Hartwig
Clio, CA

Anne Henrie, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Anne Henrie
Gunnison, UT

Carl Hentsch, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Carl Hentsch
Saint Joseph, MO

Shirley Jobson, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Shirley Jobson
Elk Lake, ON, Canada

 

Kristie Mattson, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Kristie Mattson
Marion, IA

 

Rebecca McCreary, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Rebecca McCreary
Johnston, IA

 

Diane Dragovich Moore, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Diane Dragovich Moore
Whitehouse Station, NJ

 

Marlene Oddie, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Marlene Oddie
College Place, WA

 

Noel Payton - McCall's Quilt Design Star 2011 finalist

Noel Payton
Guilderland, NY

 

Janice Stevens, Quilt Design Star finalist

Janice Stevens
Akron, OH

Stuart Vanderbloemen, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Stuart Vanderbloemen
Yulee, FL

Betsy Vinegrad, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Betsy Vinegrad
Short Hills, NJ

Maureen Walsh, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Maureen Walsh
Beverly Hills, MI

Craig Wickham, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Craig Wickham
Plymouth, MI

Melanie Wilson, Quilt Design Star Finalist

Melanie Wilson
La Verkin, Utah

 

 

Click on the photos above to learn more about each of the finalists!

(Click here to see Challenge 2 finalists.)

(Click here to see Challenge 3 finalists.)

(Click here to see the McCall's Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Winner page.)

 

 

Congratulations to our Challenge 1 Winner, Linda Dalton!

Linda Dalton - Quilt Design Star 2011 - Challenge 1 Winner

I Dream in Paisley - Challenge 1 Winner - Linda Dalton

 

McCall's Quilting would like to thank our grand-prize sponsors:

Horn of America, Sponsor of Quilt Design Star™ 2011

McCall's Quilting Quilt Design Star™ 2011

...a Horn of America Super Quilter's Dream Model 5180 sewing cabinet ...
VKP America, Sponsor of Quilt Design Star™ 2011

Pfaff Creative 4.0 with Embroidery Unit, Grand Prize for Quilt Design Star™ 2011

...and a Pfaff Creative 4.0 sewing machine with embroidery unit!
In addition, there will be other prizes awarded throughout the contest.


        About the Contest

First, we invite you to enter an original quilt design.

McCall's Quilting would like to thank the sponsors of Quilt Design Star™.

Second, the public votes and helps us choose the finalists.

Then, the finalists create their first-round quilt top (based on challenge criteria provided by McCall's Quilting).

Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Sponsor, AccuQuilt


 

And the public votes on the finalists' first-round challenge entries.

Based on the public vote, some finalists are eliminated.

Repeat for challenge rounds 2 and 3, until the winner is chosen!

Electric Quilt Company, Sponsor of Quilt Design Star™ 2011


Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Sponsor, Fat Quarter Shop®

 

Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Sponsor, HandiQuilter

 

 

Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Sponsor, Moda

 

 

Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Sponsor, Stitchin' Heaven

 

Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Sponsor, Sulky

 

Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Sponsor, The Warm Company

Additional Sponsors Include:

Quilt Design Star™ 2011 Sponsor, Blank Quilting

 C&T Publishing

 Clothworks™

 Marcus Fabrics®

 Northcott

 P&B Textiles

Quilting Treasures™

 Red Rooster Fabrics

 Studio e Fabrics®

 Timeless Treasures

 Windham Fabrics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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