American Quilter's Society

Spring 2014 Dream Studio Giveaway

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Grand Prize

One (1) winner will receive a Quilting Studio package to include:

One Gammill® Vision 18-8 provided by Gammill Quilting Systems.

Gammill Vision 18-8

Let your imagination run wild as you put your creativity into stitches. The Vision® 18-8, perfect for beginners to professionals, offers the trusted quality of Gammill in a compact footprint. It starts with one stitch and before you know it you can’t walk away. You’ll love the ease of handling along with beautiful stitches as you create your masterpieces. One touch control access and the advanced stitch regulation get you up and quilting in no time. Once you master the basics, take your quilting to the next level with the Coast Regulated stitching where you can set your machine to respond to you as you quilt. Dream, create and celebrate...catch the Vision.

The Gammill Vision 18-8 System includes:

  • 18" w x 8" h throat space
  • 14" quilting area
  • 10' or 12' HomePro Steel Table
  • Breeze Track System

Standard Features include:

  • Advanced Stitch Regulation
  • Touch Screen Control
  • Single stitch, tie off & basting functions
  • Horizontal & Vertical Channel Locks
  • Coast Regulation w/ customizable settings
  • Automatic Needle Positioning

Gammill

 
ARV including delivery & setup $11,195.00 (US)

rotary cuttersPrize package from OLFA® containing:

A full selection of OLFA rotary products. OLFA is proud to be celebrating the 35th anniversary of the rotary cutter, which was invented by the founder of OLFA in 1979. Since that time, OLFA rotary cutters have revolutionized the way quilters create – easily, quickly and safely. The razor sharp circular rotary blades are made from high quality tool steel to provide superior sharpness and edge retention. Rotary cutters are now available in a variety of sizes and styles to accommodate all of your cutting needs, along with self-healing mats and non-slip rulers to complete your rotary cutting system.

OLFA - best made cutting tools in the world

 
  • Cutters/Blades

    • 2 - 18mm Straight Handle Rotary Cutter (RTY-4)
    • 2 - 28mm Straight Handle Rotary Cutter (RTY-1/G)
    • 2 - 45mm Straight Handle Rotary Cutter (RTY-2/G)
    • 8 - 45mm Ergonomic Handle Rotary Cutter (RTY-2/DX)
    • 2 - 45mm Splash Handle Rotary Cutter (RTY-2/C)
    • 2 - 45mm Quick-Change Handle Rotary Cutter (RTY-2/NS)
    • 2 - 60mm Straight Handle Rotary Cutter(RTY-3/G)
    • 2 - 60mm Ergonomic Handle Rotary Cutter (RTY-3/DX)
    • 2 - 60mm Quick-Change Handle Rotary Cutter (RTY-3/NS)
    • 2 - Rotary Circle Cutter (CMP-3)
    • 2 - Chenille Cutter (CHN-1)
    • 3 - 18mm Stainless Steel Rotary Blades, 2-pack (RB18-2)
    • 2 - Chenill Cutter Blade, 1-pack (CHB-1)
    • 2 - 45mm Decorative Wave Edge Rotary Blade, 1-pack (WAB-1)
    • 2 - 45mm Decorative Scallop Edge Rotary Blade, 1-pack (SCB-1)
    • 2 - 45mm Decorative Pinking Edge Rotary Blade, 1-pack (PIK-1)
    • 3 - 28mm Tungsten Tool Steel Rotary Blades, 5-pack (RB28-5)
    • 3 - 45mm Tungsten Tool Steel Rotary Blades, 5-pack (RB45-5)
    • 3 - 60mm Tungsten Tool Steel Rotary Blades, 5-pack (RB60-5)

     

    Mats

    • 2 - 12" x 12" Rotating Self-Healing Rotary Mat (RM-12S)
    • 2 - 17" x 17" Rotating Self-Healing Rotary Mat (RM-17S)
    • 2 - 6" x 8" Self-Healing Double-Sided Rotary Mat (RM-6x8)
    • 2 - 12" x 18" Self-Healing Double-Sided Rotary Mat (RM-CG)
    • 2 - 18" x 24" Self-Healing Double-Sided Rotary Mat (RM-SG)
    • 2 - 24" x 36" Self-Healing Double-Sided Rotary Mat (RM-MG)
    • 2 - 23" x 70" Self-Healing Double-Sided Rotary Mat Set (RM-CLIPS/2)
    • 2 - 35" x 70" Self-Healing Double-Sided Rotary Mat Set (RM-CLIPS/3)
  • Rulers

    • 2 - 2.5" x 2.5" Square Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler (QR-2S)
    • 2 - 4.5" x 4.5" Square Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler (QR-4S)
    • 2 - 6.5" x 6.5" Square Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler (QR-6S)
    • 2 - 9.5" x 9.5" Square Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler (QR-9S)
    • 2 - 12.5" x 12.5" Square Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler (QR-12S)
    • 2 - 16.5" x 16.5" Square Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler (QR-16S)
    • 2 - 1.25" x 12.5" Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler (QR-1X12)
    • 2 - 6" x 12" Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler (QR-6X12)
    • 2 - 6" x 24" Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler (QR-6X24)
    • 2 - 6.5" Right Triangle Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler (QR-6RT)

     

    Miscellaneous

    • 2 - Cushion Grip Art Knife (AK-4)
    • 2 - Art Blade, 25-pack (KB)
    • 2 - 5" Precision Appliqué Scissors (SCS-4)

 

Estimated ARV $3,021.20 (U.S.)


Quilting and cutting tables from Tracey's Tables to include: Tracey's Tables

  • cutting table

    Cutting Table
    Features three drawers and an easily accessible storage area. Dimensions: 17½" wide by 40" deep closed and 72" wide by 40" deep open.

    ARV $649.95 (U.S.)

  • quilter's cabinet

    Hideaway
    Features full extension drawer tracking and solid brass hardware. Dimensions: 26" wide by 22" deep and is 35¼" high.

    ARV $564.95 (U.S.)

  • Quilter's Cabinet

    Quilters Cabinet
    Includes three drawers, breadboard and 17" side leaf. Dimensions: 61½" wide by 24" deep closed and 77" wide by 40" deep open.

    ARV $1,169.95 (U.S.)

  • Thread Cabinet

    Thread Cabinet
    Measures 28" wide by 23" deep and is 30" high.

    ARV $459.95 (U.S.)

  • Mini Storage Unit

    Mini Storage Unit
    Designed to fit underneath the rear leaf of the sewing cabinets to provide additional storage options.

    ARV $419.95 (U.S.)

Shipping of all goods will be determined by location and is included in ARV for each item.

Estimated ARV including shipping $3,264.75 (U.S.)


shop.americanquilter.comThirty-two (32) yards of AQS Fabrics, two (2) kits, and one (1) Panasonic Cordless Steam Iron from shop.americanquilter.com to include:

 
  • Ms. MacDonald's Farm Block of the MonthMs. MacDonald's Farm Block-of-the-Month Complete Set (#1539)
    Ms. MacDonald's Farm Block of the Month. All 12 Patterns & Instructions by Bonnie Keller.

    ARV $95.95 (U.S.)

  • Four (4) yards of Chicken wire Black fabric (#1116)
    This farm-fresh chicken wire print provides the perfect element for the fence around your farm. The black twisted wire hexagons are approximately 1 inch wide. 100% cotton from AQS Fabric.

    Estimated ARV $10.95 x 4 $43.80 (U.S.)

  • Four (4) yards of Chicken wire Beige fabric (#1117)
    This farm-fresh chicken wire print provides the perfect element for the fence around your farm. The beige twisted wire hexagons are approximately 1 inch wide. 100% cotton from AQS Fabric.

    Estimated ARV $10.95 x 4 $43.80 (U.S.)

  • Four (4) yards of each of the Six (6) AQS Anniversary fabrics
    Dogwoods and quilts, two incomparably beautiful Paducah traditions, are showcased together here in one premier-quality fabric collection. The stunning Anniversary Dogwood collection designed by AQS Fabrics denotes springtime at its finest. The warmth of the springtime sun on delicate pink flowers, the gentle breeze as the dogwood blossoms swirl in this delicately pearlized collection of six premier-quality 100% cottons is a delightful breath of springtime for your next exceptional quilt.

    • Blue/Green Pearlized Anniversary Dogwood fabric (#4036)
    • Pink/Pearlized Anniversary Dogwood fabric (#4035)
    • White/Cream Pearlized Anniversary Dogwood fabric (#4037)
    • Blue/Stripe Pearlized Anniversary Dogwood fabric (#4039)
    • Blue/Petals Pearlized Anniversary Dogwood fabric (#4038)
    • Blue/Pink Pearlized Anniversary Dogwood fabric (#4034)

    Estimated ARV $11.95 x 24 $286.80 (U.S.)

  • Dogwood

    Anniversary Dogwood Kit (#4390)
    The soft, fresh breath of Springtime blooms in the Anniversary Dogwood Quilt Kit, designed by Linda Hahn in honor of the AQS 30th Anniversary year. This quilt kit combines all of the unique, limited-edition Anniversary Dogwood collection fabrics that you will need to make this gently pearlized 40" x 40" quilt top and binding. The pattern, along with complete instructions and cutting information, is included. Get ready to lighten your living spaces and brighten your mood with this delightful design!

    ARV $39.95 (U.S.)

  • Panasonic Cordless Steam IronPanasonic Cordless Steam Iron (#1723)
    Enjoy hassle-free ironing thanks to the cordless design of this powerful iron by Panasonic. The unit charges on its charging base and then it's ready to go—no more power cord getting in the way, slowing you down. The unit also features a curved stainless-steel soleplate with a series of round indentions that trap pockets of air between the soleplate and the fabric, helping to ensure smooth gliding and crease-free results. The iron's electronic temperature-control panel with helpful indicator lights makes it easy to set and maintain accurate temperature settings. Even more, the iron offers adjustable steam, a cool spray mist option, an anti-drip system, and vertical steaming for efficient wrinkle removal of hanging garments, as well as a detachable water tank for easy filling. Other highlights include automatic shut-off for safety and peace of mind, a built-in retractable cord on the iron's charging base, and a clear heat-resistant carrying case for safe, easy transport. Awarded the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval, the cordless steam/dry iron measures 11-15/16" by 7" by 8-3/16" and carries a one-year limited warranty by the manufacturer.

    ARV $89.95 (U.S.)

Estimated ARV $600.25 (U.S.)

One (1) trip from April 23 to 26, 2014, to the AQS QuiltWeek© – Paducah, Kentucky 2014, provided by the American Quilter's Society shall consist of:

American Quilter's Society
  • Roundtrip coach class air transportation for one (1) person between the major U.S. commercial airport nearest Grand-Prize Winner's residence in the contiguous United States and Paducah, Kentucky, departure on April 23, 2014, return flight April 26, 2014;
  • Four (4) days/three (3) nights hotel accommodations in Paducah, Kentucky;
  • One (1) multi-day pass for entrance into the AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014;
  • One (1) set of special event tickets to include: "A Night With Jane Austen" (April 23, 2014) and "Don't Let the Cowboy Hat Fool You! – A Musical Event with Ricky Tims" (April 25, 2014); and
  • $200.00 US cash.
Estimated ARV $1,100.00 (U.S.)
Total Grand Prize Estimated ARV $19,181.20 (U.S.)

First Prize

One (1) First-Prize Winner will receive from the American Quilter’s Society:

American Quilter's Society

One (1) trip from April 23 to 26, 2014, to the AQS QuiltWeek© – Paducah, Kentucky 2014, provided by the American Quilter's Society shall consist of:

  • Roundtrip coach class air transportation for one (1) person between the major U.S. commercial airport nearest Grand-Prize Winner’s residence in the contiguous United States and Paducah, Kentucky, departure on April 23, 2014, return flight April 26, 2014;
  • Four (4) days/three (3) nights hotel accommodations in Paducah, Kentucky;
  • One (1) multi-day pass for entrance into the AQS QuiltWeek – Paducah, Kentucky 2014;
  • One (1) set of special event tickets to include: “A Night With Jane Austen” (April 23, 2014) and “Don’t Let the Cowboy Hat Fool You! – A Musical Event with Ricky Tims” (April 25, 2014);
  • $200.00 U.S. cash.

Total First Prize Estimated ARV $1,100.00 (U.S.)


Second Prize

Quilter's Library of 10 selected titles from American Quilter's Society

Ten (10) Second-Prize Winners will each receive a Quilter’s Library of ten (10) selected titles from the American Quilter’s Society.

Total Second Prize Estimated ARV $250.00 (U.S.)
Total Second Prize Estimated ARV × 10 $2,500.00 (U.S.)

Third Prize

Carolina Lily: New Quilts from an Old Favorite

Fifty (50) Third-Prize Winners will each receive one (1) copy of Carolina Lily: New Quilts from an Old Favorite edited by Linda Baxter Lasco, published by the American Quilter’s Society, 2014.

Total Third Prize Estimated ARV $24.95 (U.S.)
Total Third Prize Estimated ARV × 50 $1,247.50 (U.S.)
 

Estimated ARV of AQS Spring Dream Studio Giveaway $24,028.70 (U.S.)

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