Modern Mini Challenge

Have you heard about the Modern Mini Challenge?

Jennifer of Ellison Lane Quilts has put together a blog hop and mini quilt contest as a way to inspire you to try something new!

The event will run for 5 weeks and will end with some ah-mazing  prizes.


2/6/12 – 2/19/12 :: Weeks 1 & 2 will kick off with the blog hop where you can gain some inspiration!  Come back and visit me here on the 16th!

2/6: Stitchery Dickory Dock

2/7: Fairy Face Designs & Amy’s Creative Side

2/8: Lily’s Quilts

2/9: Patchwork Notes

2/10: Don’t Call Me Betsy & Flying Blind on a Rocket Cycle

2/11: Sukie, Don’t You Know Who I Am? 

2/12: Freshly Pieced

2/13: From the Blue Chair & Poppy Makes

2/14: Needles, Pins & Baking Tins

2/15: Mon Petit Lyons & Felicity Quilts

2/16: LR Stitched & Random Thoughts Do or Di

2/17: Life’s Rich Pattern & Twin Fibers

2/18: Cut to Pieces & Sew Sweetness

2/19: Swim Bike Quilt


2/20/12 – 3/4/12 :: In weeks 2 & 3 it’s time for you to start sewing your challenge entry!  Step out of your comfort zone without having to commit to a full size quilt!


3/5/12 – 3/9/12 :: Week 5, head on over to Ellison Lane and link up your mini quilt for a chance to win.    Everyone loves prizes, so let’s take a little peak at what’s up for grabs!

Kimberly from The Fat Quarter Shop has generously donated the prizes for this contest and she has gone all out!

You have 5 chances to win:

  • James’ choice (Jennifer’s husband chooses his favorite) 
  • Viewer’s choice Mug Rugs
  • Viewer’s choice Mini Quilts 

(mug rugs and mini quilts- the viewers choose from a selection chosen by Jennifer and three other bloggers) 

  • Luck of the Draw (Random Number Generator chooses 2 winners)


Both Viewer’s Choice winners will receive a fat quarter bundle of the FULL line of Denyse Schmidt’s Flea Market Fancy reprint!!

James’ Choice will receive a $100 gift certificate to The Fat Quarter Shop!

The 2 Luck of the Draw winners will each receive a $75 gift certificate to The Fat Quarter Shop!


Am I the only one who’s crazy excited?!

 All you have to do for a chance to win is:

  •  Create a modern mini quilt or mug rug – only one entry per person
  •  Enter your mini quilt or mug rug in the linky party at Ellison Lane Quilts on Monday, March 5.

You do NOT have to have a blog to enter. You may link a picture from your Flickr account.

  •  Your entry (blog post or Flickr description) should include the size of the item
  • Winners will be announced March 9th


I hope you’ll join in, it’s gonna be fun!



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One response to “Modern Mini Challenge

  1. Thrilled you are a part of this Lindsey!! Thank you!

I truly appreciate your comments, thank you for taking the time to leave one! Lindsey

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