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FreeSpirit Coat Story

Be in style with today’s hottest trend; quilted fashion! Plus, WIN prizes valued at over $2,500 USD/$3,350 CAD!

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Who knew that quilting would be so in-vogue? We did and now, as quilter’s, it’s your turn to shine!

Join our fun, community-building challenge that will have you styling your own, totally unique and on-trend quilted coat in no time. #FreeSpiritCoatStory

October – April 30, 2022 

How It Works:  

  • Step 1:Head to a quilt shop near you that carries FreeSpirit Fabrics.
  • Step 2: Purchase the Grainline Tamarack Jacket pattern.
  • Step 3:Select a Quiltsmart product to help easily create your quilt design for the base of your jacket.
  • Step 4:Plan your design and gather materials needed (ask your local quilt shop for a suggested shopping list!).
  • Step 5: Now, with your creativity and color sensibility in just the right place, make your quilted coat by April 30, 2022.
  • Step 6: Post your beautiful, stylish, and totally unique quilted coat and inspiration story to your personal Facebook or Instagram account using this very important hashtag: #FreeSpiritCoatStory and tag @yourlocalquiltshop. (Additional suggested hashtags for Instagram: #InVogue #Fashionable #OnTrend)
  • Step 7: A panel of judges from FreeSpirit, Quiltsmart and Grainline Studios will search #FreeSpiritCoatStory and vote on their favorite coats and select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners (details on prizes below).

When you share our #FreeSpiritCoatStory, you could win one of these fabulous prizes  

1st Place Winner:  

  • $500 shopping spree at your FreeSpirit Fabrics retailer of choice
  • Stella Lighting: Stella»GO portable battery powered wireless LED task lamp ($349)
  • Oliso: TG1600 ProPlus ($229.99) and matching Mini M2Pro ($79.99) and IBC ($31.99); pattern weights by ThanksImadeThem ($22.00)
  • Aurifil: Tula Curiouser, Unicorn Poop, & Dragon’s Breath ($200)
  • Quiltsmart:assortment of best-selling, quick-to-make project packs: 8 packs ($160)

2nd Place Winner:  

  • $250 shopping spree at your FreeSpirit Fabrics retailer of choice
  • Oliso: TG1600 ProPlus ($229.99) and IBC ($31.99); pattern weights by ThanksImadeThem ($22.00)
  • Aurifil: The Kaffe Collective ($140)
  • Quiltsmart: assortment of best-selling, quick-to-make project packs: 5 packs ($100)

3rd Place Winner:  

  • $100 shopping spree at your FreeSpirit Fabrics retailer of choice
  • Oliso: Mini M2PRO ($79.99) and IBC ($31.99); pattern weights by ThanksImadeThem ($22.00)
  • Aurifil: Tula’s Unicorn Poop + Dragon’s Breath ($100)
  • Quiltsmart: assortment of best-selling, quick-to-make project packs: 3 packs ($60)

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Details:  

  • Jacket must be made from 100% FreeSpirit Fabrics from current artists. Check out freespiritfabrics.com and or the FreeSpirit reorder catalog below.
  • Must use a Quiltsmart Printed Interfacing Product for the basis of your quilted coat. This can be found at quiltsmart.com.
  • Must use the Grainline Studios Tamarack Jacket pattern. This can be found at grainlinestudio.com or from your favorite distributor.
  • Contest is open to US and Canada only.
  • Challenge dates: October – April 30, 2022
    • In order to enter, you must*:
      • 1) Post a photo or video of your coat by April 30th, 2022 via Instagram OR Facebook and use #FreeSpiritCoatStory and tag @yourlocalquiltshop.
      • 2) In your photo/video post, share a short story (text or video) about the inspiration for your coat and your experience making it.
  • Winners will be announced via FreeSpirit Fabrics social media platforms by MAY 14, 2022.
  • Selected winners must respond via social media to secure their prize. 

Join the quilted coat challenge through your local retailer today!
#FreeSpiritCoatStory

Posting on your personal social media and the use of the #FreeSpiritCoatStory is your agreement that you will abide by the rules and accept the decisions of the judges. Your participation gives FreeSpirit and their partners the right to use your likeness and story for promotional purposes.

Retailers:  

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