Want a chance to win some very cool – and pricey prizes? All it takes are four simple steps to enter the Everybody Smiles with Designs contest. All you have to do is ‘like us’ on Facebook (http://www.dzgns.com/facebook
). Post a photo on the Designs in Machine Embroidery Facebook page showing your winning smile while holding any copy of Designs in Machine Embroidery magazine. You can have a lot of fun with this – shoot it in your sewing room, in front of your favorite embroidery project, at your local dealer or buried in your favorite stash!
Tag Designs in Machine Embroidery in your photos, add a caption to your photo and consider yourself entered to win over $6000 worth of prizes
– including the grand prize a Koala studio
. You’ll find a ton of prizes from Klasse, Sulky, Creative Options, Clover, Madeira, Embroidery Library, Urban Threads, Oliso and Baby Lock and more.
You have 19 chances to win. The top prize is a Koala Studio
and you get to choose the style and color you want. Next, there’s a Madeira
Thread Chest (fully stocked with 194 spools and Amazing Designs embroidery collections) followed by the Incredible Threadable Embroidery Box, a nifty double-duty thread storage system full of 80 spools plus bobbin thread.
has so generously contributed a machine trolley and trolley tote for hitting the road with your machine. Have you had your eye on that too-hot-to handle Oliso
Smart Iron Pro? You might just win it if you enter the Everybody Smiles with Designs contest. If you do take home the Smart Iron you’ll find it’s not too hot to handle, in fact it’s quite cool. It’s a high tech iron that activates with the touch of your hand.
If you’re a Sulky
fan, you’ll be glad to know you might win Sulky’s Embroidery Starter Collection with 27 of the most used 40 wt. rayon colors stashed in a Slimline Storage Box.
Two lucky winners will enjoy $100 shopping spree coupons from two of our favorite design companies: Embroidery Library
and Urban Threads
Of course, what’s a sewing contest without some much-needed tools? Our friends at Floriani have donated Floriani’s
Favorite Embroidery Tools Kit which includes EZ Snips, angled tweezers, 4 ½” large ring micro tip scissors, appliqué scissors and 5” straight trimmers.
Hoping to win an heirloom to pass on to the next generation? The Nantucket Sewing Basket could be yours. You’ll treasure the American dark walnut and maple dowel inlay on the lid and basket base.
We all need something to stitch on and many of us turn to The Sewphisticated Stitcher
for fun and funky blanks. They have contributed a Dream Bundle of Blanks that includes a sport bottle, damask apron, damask print canvas bag, zebra print mouse pad and a laptop sleeve – all tucked into the collapsible (and embroiderable!) Market Basket.
To round out the prizes you’ll find Designs’ bundle of Stipple! Collections, Designer Necklines and two one-year subscriptions; Clover’s Mini-Iron and Stack ‘n Stitch Thread Tower; Creative Options Craftician Bag and Klasse’s Embroidery Needle Value pack.
The contest runs from August 29 to October 3, 2011 and to show our gratitude for your entry, we’ve posted a free design for you to download. Just click here for the rules, prizes and design.
In case you didn’t know, there are added benefits to ‘liking’ Designs on Facebook. When you click Like, you’ll have access to the More section of our Facebook page. There you’ll find instructions for the newest project “More Variations” on Eileen’s T-Shirt Revamp as featured in the current Volume 70 Sept/Oct issue.
Once you’re a fan, you’ll have immediate access to all future projects, special coupons and insider information. So come on, what do you have to lose? Like us and be a big winner!
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|Here’s your assignment this week:
Go visit the Designs in Machine Embroidery Facebook page and have a little fun!
|The winner of last week’s assignment answered the question:
Have you tried quilting with your embroidery machine? Let us know if you’ve ventured into this wonderful territory by posting a comment. A comment will be randomly chosen to win a copy of Stipple! Butterflies.
“I quilted a Christmas stocking – challenging and fun!” – Beth R.
Congratulations Beth! You are the lucky winner of Stipple! Butterflies! Enjoy!
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