Ready for More? The Just Judie Show Continues!

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Sharon McKnight of Sullivan, WI provides us with patriotic inspiration with scenic appliques, Judie-style.

Callista Garman

Callista Garman of Milwaukee, WI creates hexies and star miniature blocks (a Judie favorite!) with English paper piecing.

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Minnette Cummins of Margate, FL chose a sampler design to show off her shills, as well as her stash.
MaryEllen vonHolt

Mary Ellen vonHolt of Marietta, GA creates a star-studded tribute to Judie, in various sizes & colors.

Karen Schippert

Karen Schippert of Cissna Park, IL floats paper-pieced blocks on a light ground to give them a floating effect.

Sarah Bond

Sarah Bond of Philadelphia, PA takes a fresh, non traditional route, with tonal Orange Peel blocks in a medallion style.

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Denise Isherwood of of Norwalk, CT borders lovely center applique with blocks on-point and a ribbon-like border.

 

Carol Hanley Garcia

Carol Hanley Garcia of Houston, TX pays tribute to The Lincoln Years in shades of pink and blue.

BettyJane Hall

Betty Jane Hall of Springville, PA surrounds her intricate medallion motif with multi-colored stars and beautiful quilting.

June Powell

Ives June Powell of Denton, TX incorporates the Gettysburg Address as the focal point, framing it with pieced strips.

Beautiful Quilts…and Tough Decisions for Us!

JudieContestLOGOWe’re having a great time reviewing the many Just Judie quilts that have been submitted! And we are inspired and excited by the variety and scope of Judie Rothermel’s many devotees ; )

For those who are checking your emails and manning your phones for Just Judie updates, you’ll be happy to learn that we have indeed selected the 25 Finalists.  Final judging will then be completed by September 30, 2013 and all winners will be notified by October 13, 2013 as stated in the official competition rules.  Thank you to all of the entrants and the sponsoring quilt shops, too!  Stay tuned for updates…

The JUST JUDIE Entries are HERE!

Today the office is buzzing with “oohs” and “aahhs” as we open up all of the JUST JUDIE contest entries! Stacks of envelopes and email entries are piled on my desk! We can’t show them off just yet, but we CAN tell you that competition will be stiff for those 25 prize packs, made possible by our generous prize sponsors… Stay tuned for the unveiling of finalists in mid-August!  -  lisa

Fabric Giveaway! Comment on Our New Website Look

We thought it would be fun to start the year with a fabric giveaway, and it’s easy to enter!  Just check out the new look of MarcusFabrics.com, and leave a blog comment below telling us what you think of it.  We’ll choose a winner at random from all comments posted by next Wednesday, January 16, 2013!  The lucky winner will receive a sampler pack from our FUN DAY IN THE JUNGLE collection by Studio 37!

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Coming Soon: The JUST JUDIE Quilt Competition!

It’s Judie Rothermel’s 25th Anniversary as a leading designer of quilting fabrics, and we’re thrilled to announce that we’re celebrating it with her latest collection, aptly named JUDIE’S 25th ANNIVERSARY, and with it, the launch of our “Just Judie” quilt competition for 2013!  We’re proud of Judie’s many innovations in the quilt world, including her 1930′s AUNT GRACE collections, Civil War lines and other reproduction favorites!  Watch for details fo the contest, and look for the collection at your favorite independent quilt shop.  The contest runs from January through July 2013.