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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Friends Quilt Along - Design Invitational!

Hello, FRIENDS! You're invited to a Design Invitational to share YOUR original pattern to add to the awesomesauce that has been our Friends Quilt Along!

One participant will win a in a random drawing. See details below.

Participation Rules

Monday December 19, 2022
8 am CST

Please read ALL RULES carefully before submitting patterns.
Basic Information:
  • Design an original pattern inspired by Friends to share with the fandominstitches.com quilting community. See the quilt above and check the pattern archive for existing patterns before choosing a design.
  • Quilt Block Patterns should be one of the following sizes: 5", 5" x 10", 10", or 10" x 20" (+ 1/2" for seam allowance)
  • Designs based on other, non-quilt artwork (including fan art) must include written permission from the artist. 
  • Patterns can be any piecing technique (paper pieced, hand embroidered, applique, etc.).
  • Patterns must be free to access and stay that way. All FiS patterns are free for personal & non-profit use only to comply with copyright and intellectual property laws.
  • All pattern, illustrations & instructions should be saved in ONE DOCUMENT as a .pdf.   
  • For helpful information, including software suggestions, see Be A Fandom in Stitches Designer.
  • Google Drive is a great way to share pattern files (it's free to use for anyone with a Gmail account and files can be updated as needed). Patterns can also be emailed to ofenjen@fandominstitches.com and they will be hosted by Fandom In Stitches
  • Pattern submissions/images will not be accepted via Facebook or other social media.
  • On Wednesday, December 21, Design Invitational patterns will be posted right here on Fandom In Stitches to share with our quilting community! This will be the final post for this 2022 quilt along.

Pattern Must Haves:

  • Only tested patterns with photos of the design in fabric will be included on fandominstitches.com. 
  • Patterns should include:  your name, blog, social media, contact information, and/or anything else you feel is pertinent to your pattern.
  • Patterns should include the following text, "Designed for #friendsqual Design Invitational on fandominstitches.com."
  • All pattern, illustrations & instructions should be saved in ONE DOCUMENT as a .pdf.   (We're saying this twice because it's important!)
  • Submit your pattern using our submission form no later than Monday, December 19, at 8am CST (U.S.). Please include "Friends Design Invitational" in the notes of your submission.
  • If you post your pattern on social media, please tag us! @fandominstitches on IG, Fandom in Stitches on Facebook!
ONLY patterns following these rules will be considered for posting on FiS.

One lucky designer will win a free My Friends Are Quilting on Fandom In Stitches t-shirt!
Winner will be chosen in a random drawing and announced December 21, 2022.
This prize is sponsored by Fandom in Stitches.

Questions? Leave them in comments
 or email ofenjen@fandominstitches.com!

  Fandom In Stitches and its designers do not hold copyright on any of the fandom titles represented on this site. Respective Designers reserve copyright on patterns only and request that out of respect for the fandoms we love, that you use them for personal and non-profit reasons only. The Designers at Fandom In Stitches receive no payment for any of the patterns posted and expressly forbid resale & manufacture.

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