Thursday, June 23, 2022

Pop Star Quilt Along - Prize Winners!

This is the second best part for me: giving out the prizes.

The first best part? Seeing the parade, and what a parade it was! Eighteen (counting my throw, newly made for the QAL) quilts linked up. I happen to know of two more that are cut out, and one more that is a flimsy that did not get a separate link in the parade, though Susan, the maker, showed it in with her completely finished quilt.
There were quilters from six countries who quilted along: Canada, US, England, Scotland, Australia and New Zealand! I am just thrilled!

Here once again are my wonderful sponsors.

A huge thank you to them for coming back year after year!

And here are the winners as chosen by Rafflecopter:

Two prizes from Benartex Designer Fabrics
1. Fabric bundle of 'Holiday & Winter Jewels' by Amanda Murphy to a US winner (these are the fabrics I used to make my throw. They are the ones in the graphic too: Debbie Simich

2. A Strippies set (2.5" strips) of 'Evelyn's Etched Tulips'. They sent this to me for me to send anywhere on the globe: Stephanie Sinden

3. From Hobbs Batting, a package of Thermore: Laura Manning

4. From Make Modern magazine, a 6-month subscription: Diann Bottrell

5. A free PDF pattern from Canuck Quilter Designs: Susan Smith

6. Two Free PDF patterns from Devoted Quilter: Michelle Peet

7. A free PDF pattern from Quilty Zest: Kathy (Kay Cee)

8. Two free PDF patterns from Meadow Mist Designs: Sue Godfrey

9. A free PDF pattern from me, SandraJaneQuilts, and a piece of 'Evelyn's Etched Tulips' to two people: 
Rose Moy Mikulski and Gale Bulkley

10. $24 coupon good for two free PDF patterns from Quilting JetGirl: Anja Clyke

11. A free PDF pattern from Sew Fresh Quilts: Raewyn Barge

12. A free PDF pattern from Stitchin' at Home: Trudy Grant

The winners have been contacted by email. Thank you so much to everyone who participated, and thank you again so very much to my sponsors. I hope my readers as well as those who quilted along will keep these generous small business women in mind when looking for a quilt pattern. Just click on their shop graphic in the chart above to check them out!


  1. Such a fun way to end the QAL! Thank you to all the sponsors, to you Sandra for your great organising as well as producing a lovely pattern. I'm excited to be on the prizewinners' list :-)

  2. There wasn't anything I didn't like about this QAL. The pace was great for me, with something to do every week and the resulting top is lovely. Looking forward to getting it quilted this fall sometime. Thank you for hosting such a lovely QAL, and of course, thanks to the sponsors.

  3. I’m looking forward to sewing with my prize, the strips! Thanks Sandra

  4. Your QALs are always fun, with a lovely quilt at the end! Thanks, Sandra, and thanks to your generous sponsors, too!

  5. Congratulations to all the winners and a special thank you to you Sandra. Though I finished a top, travel kept me from quilting it and getting you a photo (which will come soon). I always enjoy your QALs and seeing the finished quilts from the other participants. Look forward to next year. And a belated happy birthday to "Dad".

  6. What an awesome quilt along. Congratulations to everyone who made a beautiful quilt or quilts!!

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  8. Thank you for another fabulous quilt along and thank you to your sponsors for all the lovely prizes. I love seeing all the different interpretations of the same pattern and always see something that I hope I will remember and use myself; be it a background fabric that I would never have thought of or a colour combination.

  9. Loved doing this again Sandra and thanks to you and your sponsors. Although I don't do FB or IG, I think I saw all the participants quilts on the Link. My baby one was much appreciated & I got to see a week old baby...........he's so little. You just forget how tiny they are as newborns with our 4 all grown and all our grandchildren now taller than me. Thanks again, take care & hugs.

  10. I thoroughly enjoyed watching it all!! Congrats to everyone! And thanks Sandra for a fun quilt show!!!

  11. Congratulations all winners! It was a fun QAL! Can’t wait for the next Sandra.

  12. This was such a fun quilt to make. Thanks Sandra for guiding us through it.

  13. Big congrats to ALL of the winners. I think each version of Pop Star is the winning one and all are wonderfully unique. {{Hugs}} ~smile~ Roseanne

  14. I had fun sewing along with you. It's a great pattern. Thanks to your sponsors. Let's sew again next year. ☺