Thursday, August 16, 2012

The winners of the Pets on Quilts 2012 show!!

Ribbit! Ribbit! Can you hear the trumpets? See that red carpet being rolled out? It's time to announce the winners in the fabulous Pets on Quilts show for 2012!!

We had some Terrifically Tightly-contested Tussles going on in our viewers' choice voting! (Dontcha love alliteration?)  Here are the ones who won their categories:

Drum roll, please!!

For the Dog on Quilt or Dog themed quilt, will Archie the Wonder Dog please take a bow!! Congratulations on your honor! (Make sure that She Who Controls the Biscuits gives you an extra one for all that cuteness!)

For the Cat on Quilt or Cat-themed quilt, it's the amazing KruseKats, whose fan club propelled them to victory! Take a victory lap around the milk bowl, KruseKats! Everone loved the tail, er tale of how the quilt was made!

For the Other Pet category, we had an entry that galloped away from the competition! (Grin) It was Sherry's Sky Horses quilt! (Sullivan the Hedgehog was in the lead, but lost in the end. I think it was because his legs were shorter, but that's just a froggy opinion.)

For the EQ category (quilts designed with the wonderful EQ software) QuiltSue designed the winning quilt! (And if you think it was chosen because of the name on it, you're wrong....I'll show you the vote tallies -- she topped the others by more than ten votes!) Great work, Sue!

Taking top honors for the Art quilt category is a contestant who entered the very last day -- Lucy the Llama was the crowd favorite -- congratulations to Landscape Lady, who entered Lucy's portrait in our show!

I hope you will join me in giving these winners a big round of applause --- they have braggin' rights for the whole year! Ribbit!

Now, let's divvy up all these wonderful prizes from our super sponsors, OK? I know, I know, this is the part that you tuned in for! (Grin)

The Quilted Kitty is providing an adorable tea set to Jennifier

They also are providing a gift certificate to Archie the Wonder Dog! Archie's mom can select from their great variety of fabrics!

The third prize the Quilted Kitty is gifting is a fabric bundle, and it goes to Kirsten!

The generous gift certificate from the Fat Quarter Shop is going to My Sister Made Me Do it!  We can see lots of fun in her future, trying to decide which of the delicious fabrics to choose! The Fat Quarter Shop is one of our sponsors here at Lilypadquilting, and we've always loved their customer service and fast shipping, not to mention their dreamy fabrics!

LandscapeLady is the winner of an online shopping spree from Martingale Books! It can be used for e-books, or ones you can hold in your hands and drool over! (Wink)

Quilt Sue will be enjoying a pattern and all of the kitted supplies from the Raspberry Rabbits! Everything she needs to complete this darling project! Harrington and Hannah gave it bunny approval!

IHAN will be sending a beautiful quilted handbag to Sherry, at the Adventures in Life blog!  Now she will have to decide, whether to carry her projects, or make it a purse!

Marianne will be receiving the download of Margaret Bucklew's awesome Quilty Clip Art! Lots of great designs from a talented lady!

Carole M, Gene Black, Catachresis, and KitzBitz will all be receiving a sampler pack of several types of Heat Press Batting Together! Different colors, and different widths!

The KruseKats will be having a spree at the Cotton Patch, with their prize, a gift certificate! Have fun deciding what to use the lovely fabrics for!

Amy and the Bad Cats will receive a lovely kitty bed from Ronika Lee's Etsy shop! Sweet dreams!

Diggity Dawg Etsy shop sponsored two winners: Heartsease54 and Debbie will both receive a cute pet placemat of their choice, from the Diggity Dawg shop!

Another of our wonderful Etsy shop partners is Pat's Designs, and Quiltmom and Karen will be choosing a keychain or pet tag for their prizes!

Karen Brow of Java House Quilts will be sending the fabulous Cat-Acatemy BOM to Vrooman's quilts! She'll have fun with that project!

PopDoggies Etsy shop will be sending Christine her prize --- the magnet of her choice from the incredible selection in the shop!

Thimblemouse is the winner of the adorable wooden puzzle from the Wooden Giraffe Etsy shop! They have so many cute things to choose from - be prepared to spend a while looking, Thimblemouse!

Marcia's Crafty Sewing and Quilting sponsored three gift certificates for $30 off on her amazing free motion quilting, and here are the three lucky winners! Amy's Crafty Shenanigans, Catpatches, and Miss Peach are the happy quilters who will receive these prizes! They'll be able to look over the gallery and choose just what they would like to see on their project!

Abbi May's online fabric store sponsored a generous gift certificate, and the winner of this shopping spree is Pennydog! Kerry at Pennydog is the creator of the art quilt that gave Sherry a run for her money; and that blog is the home of the afore-mentioned Sullivan the hedgehog. (Waving) Froggy greetings to you!

Another Etsy shop that teamed with us this year was PupsEtc. They sponsored a prize, and it's Shelle who wins it! Yay! You'll receive a collection of pet toys!

Inchworm Fabrics sponsored a prize, too, and it's a goodie: Dana will receive a copy of Pieced Applique Weekend Projects from Inchworm's fabulous selection of books and fabrics!

Let's have a huge round of applause -- heck, how about a standing ovation? For our fantastic sponsors!!  Yay!!! Hoppy froggies, but they've been wonderful to work with, and ever so generous with the prizes for our show!

I think all of us are winners, because it was so much fun to hop around and view the show! And Snoodles and I were so happy to see some pups and kitties that have been rescued and given happy forever homes! Please be sure to consider that, the next time that you are looking for a pet. You can find some sweethearts at the shelters, and they  will put lots of sunshine in your  heart!
And speaking of Snoodles, she has put aside the bucket, and is getting the patient some clear liquids, so we are making progress! Thanks so much for all of the good wishes!

Congratulations to all of our winners! I'll be emailing you with your prize information soon!  I'm already looking forward to next year's show! Ribbit!



  1. Congratulations to all the winners. It was so much fun, and I look forward to it again next year!

  2. Thanks to everyone for the fun show! And thanks to all who voted for the story of my quilt! It is coming off the machine this week, and going to the owner Labor Day weekend! My prize is going to our machine quilter who donated her services.

    Most of all, thanKs to Padsworth for al his time and effort! Hugs all around!

  3. first thank you for all your hard work in running this show...second i hope all is well at home and "bucket duty" is over...third i want ti thank all the sponsors of this show...fourth i would like to say thank you to all those people who voted for my sky horses quilt...fifth " i would like to thank the academy"

  4. Here is my blog link describing our win!

  5. Congrats to all the winners and sponsors!
    Looking forward to next year :0)

  6. Congratulations to all the winners, a Huge thank you to all the sponsors and their generousity, and to Paddington and Snoodles - A BIG HAND!!

  7. Wow, thank you! Archie (who's a rescue dog) will definitely be getting an extra biscuit or two tomorrow - he'll be thrilled!!! Thank you Snoodles, Padsworth and the sponsors!!

  8. Congrats to all the great wins....and thank you. thanks for hosting and doing so much work for this fun time of fur and fabric! Thank you are appreciated.

  9. What a surprise! Thank you for all the work you did. - I enjoyed looking at all the quilts and blogs, and thank you for my prize. - I am thrilled :-))))))))

  10. Wow!~ Congratulations to everyone! :-)

  11. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to the sponsors. This was a fun pet show. A big thank you to Snoodles and Padsworth for all their hard work with the organisation.

  12. Congratulations to all the winners! And a big thanks for all your organizational and math skills that can put on such a fun pet/quilt show!

  13. Wow so exciting!! Thank you Padsworth and Snoodles for a fab and inspirational party!!

  14. Just awesome!! Congrats to all of the winners!

  15. Congratulations everyone!!! Well done indeed!

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  17. Yippy! I am so excited to have been picked. :) Congrats to all the other winners too and all the cute animals who participate in the show :)

  18. Congrats to all the winners...and thanks so very much for my prize. It was so much fun to see all the 'pets' - and loved meeting new 'friends'. Thanks for a great job Snoodles!

  19. Congrats to the winners and a huge thanks to Padsworth and Snoodles for all the hard work. I had a great time!

  20. congratulations to the absolutely gorgeous Archie and all the other winners - gee there were heaps of winners too !

  21. Oh Cool! Everyone that entered is a winner, it showed in their posts.

    I am tickled to get the Heat n Press Batting stuff. I have been wanting to try it.

  22. Padsworth and Snoodles! This was the best ever! Me had so much fun and saw so many beautiful quilts! Me sends concatulations to all the winners and mes can't wait until next year! Yous guys has gots Mommy thinking about quilting again!
    Nellie At the Cat From Hell

  23. Woohoo, thank you so much to everyone who voted for me, I am thrilled to have been a winner.

    Special thanks must go to Snoodles and Padsworth for organising this show, which has been such fun.

  24. Congratulations to all the winners. It was a great show!

  25. Congratulations to all the winners, thank you for hosting Snoodles and Padsworth! I had so much fun seeing what everyone made!

  26. THAT WAS A FUN COMPETITION. I knew Archie was a winner! Congrats to all.


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