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AccuQuilt Announces Third Annual Barn Quilt Contest with Prizes
Winning designs in the third annual AccuQuilt Barn Quilt Contest will be displayed on AccuQuilt’s Omaha headquarters building. Winners will be announced by Ricky Tims at the AQS-Paducah quilt show in April.
The Top 100 entries will be posted on the company’s website, where consumers will be invited to vote on their favorite designs from April 11 through April 18. Winners will be announced by quilting personality Ricky Tims at the American Quilter’s Society’s AQS Paducah Quilt Show on Friday, April 27.
The winning barn quilt design will be turned into a 17-foot painted barn quilt design, and the designer will receive a $1,000 shopping spree for AccuQuilt product, a trip for two to a special unveiling event in Omaha on June 22, and two tickets to one of the company’s two June Let’s GO! Quilt Retreats. The two-day retreats, sponsored by AccuQuilt and Country Traditions, will take place immediately before and after the unveiling. The retreats and unveiling event were timed to coincide with the Omaha Quilt Show, which is taking place right next door at the same time.
The design created by the runner up will be transformed into a six-foot barn quilt, and the designer will receive a $250 AccuQuilt shopping spree and one ticket to a June AccuQuilt retreat. In addition, designers of the top 100 quilt block designs will receive $25 in AccuQuilt Rewards Points.
“We can hardly wait to see all the entries and get together with our quilting friends for another year’s festivities,”
According to American Barn Quilts (americanbarnquilts.com)
Complete contest details are available at http://www.accuquilt.com/
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