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2023 FABRIC SHOPPE BATIK STRIP CONTEST
Register at The Fabric Shoppe starting April 3, 2023

$5.00 Entry Fee
Contestants must be at least 18 years old by April 1, 2023

Each contestant will select two (2) Batik Strip Bundles, provided by the Fabric Shoppe, at the time of registration. Each bundle of fabric includes 21 strips, strips approximately 2.25”x20" 
No substitutions for these fabrics will be allowed.

RULES:
  • Contestant will construct a project using each of the fabrics included in his/her selected bundles. Project may be a quilt, bag, garment, pillow or any sewn item. Be sure your project is very identifiable as it will be displayed and judged by the Fabric Shoppe’s customers. If they don’t know what it is, they probably won’t vote for it.
  • Completed entries must include each of the 42 strips in the Batik Strip Bundles selected, which must make up at least 50% of the project. You may use any other fabric in addition to the 42 Batik strips. You may not substitute any fabrics for the 42 batik strips you selected. Each of those 42 strips must be represented in your project.
  • Completed project can be any size, shape, or color. Contestants may use any sewing techniques in their project which includes but is not limited to quilting, applique, embroidery, machine or hand stitching, photo transfer, etc.
  • All completed entries must be turned in to THE FABRIC SHOPPE no later than May 26, 2023.
  • Any project submitted without following all the rules above will be disqualified.
  • Be Creative! Have Fun!


First Place - $50 Fabric Shoppe Gift Certificate.
Second Place - $25 Fabric Shoppe Gift Certificate.
Third Place - $10 Fabric Shoppe Gift Certificate.

                                              All entries will be displayed in THE FABRIC SHOPPE
                        June 1 – 30    Customers will vote for their favorite entry.
                        July 5              Winner will be announced via store email.
                        July 1 – 21      Winning Projects will be displayed in THE FABRIC SHOPPE.

                                                             All projects must be picked up no later than July 31,
                                                 after which time they will become the property of The Fabric Shoppe.

Classes


Do you have a project you just don't seem to find the time to work on? Sign up for the Open Sew and give yourself a block of time to get that project done, or at least a good start on it!

Cost: $ 5.00
Tom Jenson, The Sewing Machine Doctor, will be at The Fabric Shoppe to repair and service Sewing Machines & Sergers. Check here to find the next date, then CALL or STOP BY to get your name on the service list.

Learn sewing basics on your sewing machine. Complete a small project bag and begin a Table Runner or Reversible Tote Bag. This class will build your skills and confidence.

Cost: $ 35.00
Private sewing instruction for the Novice and beyond. Dates and times to be arranged with the instructor. Cost is $30 per hour.

Have a project you need a little direction to start, keep going, or finish up? Bring your project and there will be an instructor available to help you with your needs.

Cost: $ 30.00
A week dedicated to learning how to sew! Learn the basics of sewing as you make 4 different items! Learn basic quilting, straight & curved seams, cutting from a pattern, and basic fitting techniques. This series of classes is designed for youth ages 10 and up. Come join us, sewing is fun!

Cost: $ 250.00
A week dedicated to learning how to sew! Learn the basics of sewing as you make 3 different items! Learn basic quilting, straight & curved seams, cutting from a pattern, and basic fitting techniques. This series of classes is designed for youth ages 10 and up. Come join us, sewing is fun!

Cost: $ 250.00