1 May 2014

Win the Dream!

Jesse Owens once said, "We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort."

I believe what Jesse said to be the absolute truth.

However, in this case, all those things are just not enough.
Sometimes, you just need one more thing....

Sometimes you need a little help from your friends.

Pretty Posy Quilt Block Contest Entry

Pretty Posy is my entry for the AccuQuilt Win the Dream Quilt Block Contest.

I wanted my block design to appeal to both modern and traditional quilters.  The Pretty Posy block marries traditional style with contemporary flair. Kona cotton solids lend a modern edge to this simply pieced 9 Patch setting. While the outline quilting and balanced design reflect a more conventional feel.

Each 9 patch block consists of 3" finished squares and the quilt finished at 18.5" square.

Your voting for my Pretty Posy would sure be appreciated.

The awards are based on popular vote.  They say, "Chances of winning are increased by making sure your family, friends, guild members, and charity partners are ready to vote daily from May 1 – May 27th."

If there is enough interest, I will be sharing the FREE block tutorial in the coming week.

And there's more!

There are DAILY PRIZES just for VOTING!

Each day from May 1st to May 27th one lucky voter will win a prize worth $100 or more.  EVERY.  DAY.     SO Vote, Vote, VOTE! 

You can vote once each day from May 1st to the 27th.
And then....

Share, share, SHARE!

Top Influencer Prize:  The person who shares the contest the most with their friends, family, and fellow quilters will be a winner too! You’ll be headed to Camp Cedar Glen Fall in the Laguna Mountains of San Diego California for Eleanor Burns’ Quilt in a Day Retreat! Airfare, lodging, and retreat tickets are all included for you and a friend!

So share it on Twitter!
Pin it to your Pinterest boards!
Share it on Google+!
And share it on Facebook

And that's why I need you, my friends.  If you vote and tell one friend, they will have a chance to win as well!

Bookmark this page and vote everyday for your chance to win!
It truly is a WIN WIN!

Are you interested in block design?
There is still plenty of time to enter!!!  Entries are going to be accepted until May 27th!

Linking up to Finish it up Friday with Amanda Jean of Crazy Mom Quilts and TGIFF!
hosted this week at Laura's Quokka Quilts.

Keep On Quilting On!


  1. A very pretty and fun block. I'm guessing as the contest is open to US and Canada only the voting is the same?

  2. Oh yay Lorna! Your block is beautiful! I'll be voting!

  3. That's a great block! I could definitely see myself making a quilt with it.

  4. Very pretty! I voted - Good luck!!!!

  5. I signed up to vote, but I'm still waiting for the activation email so my vote can count! Cute block!!

  6. Good luck! That is adorable!! :)

  7. Added it to the list of things to vote for every day! Your block is very cute, and definitely one of the better photographed!

  8. Gorgeous block, Lorna! I signed up and voted (hope I can remember to do that all month!) Good luck!!

  9. I just voted for you! Good luck!

  10. I voted and shared it on facebook

  11. Hello Lorna, Love the block, voting is a great thing.....

  12. You block is very clever! Great design!!!

  13. An absolutely perfect entry! Your quilting is so great! I'll be voting every day.

  14. How exciting! Good luck Lorna :)

  15. Well done and good luck! Your quilting looks great and nice color combo.

  16. This is so gorgeous! I do love the colors! I have shared on both of my FB pages...who doesn't love prizes too!

  17. Fabulous Block Lorna. I would like to have a play with it too! I have voted and shared! Wishing you the very best of luck. Have a great weekend. Marie x (

  18. Ooh, great block, Lorna! Good luck! I tried voting, but it's requiring an account, which I don't have.

  19. Yes!!! There is enough interest. Please share the pattern. Good luck! I'll be sure to vote.

  20. Gorgeous!! Just went and voted for ya! Good luck :-)

    ~ Jess ~
    Everything Is Coming Up Rosie

  21. love it and I voted for you. :)

  22. Great block! Simple yet elegant. Nice spring like colour choices in your mini as well.

  23. This is so awesome, Lorna! Your quilting really makes the design pop!

    Thank you so much for partying at Needle and Thread Thursday!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

  24. visiting from crazy mum quilts. This is just lovely. Hope it goes well for you on the vote

  25. Very pretty block and very pretty colours.

  26. you have 704 votes this morning.. wow


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