Pieces and Comfort Challenge

Posted on January 28, 2015 by Jenn Thurston | 0 comments

Have you heard about the Pieces and Comfort Challenge? This is a challenge to recognize and honor the sacrifices that are made by our country's military families.  By joining this challenge you have a chance to give back to those families by donating your quilts directly to an organization or to a local military family.

Challenge Rules:

WHO: All quilters who would like to create a beautiful quilt to honor a military family in their circle of friends, the community, or the nation.

WHEN: Challenge begins January 1, 2015 thru March 31, 2015

  • Challenge quilts will be displayed at our shop April 6 – 18. (If you’re not local, just send us a picture to jenn@quiltedthimblecottage.com Make sure to include the quilters name, city and contact information).
    • Customers will get to vote for their favorites. Each shop’s Viewers’ Choice winner will receive a prize.
    • A digital image of the Viewers’ Choice winner from each shop will be entered in Moda’sPiece and Comfortonline quilt show.

WHERE: Pick up an entry form at our quilt shop, if you you're not local just send us an e-mail to request the form to jenn@quiltedthimblecottage.com

WHAT: Ninety percent of quilt must be made with Moda fabrics. Fifty percent of the Moda fabrics must come from one or both of the featured collections (Red, White, & Free or Because of the Brave).

  • Quilt(s) must be 54″x65″ or larger.
    • Quilt must be quilted or tied and bound.  No quilt tops will be accepted.
    • Quilt must be labeled with Maker’s and  Quilter’s name, city and contact information.
    • Quilt(s) remain property of maker unless they choose to donate quilt to a military family.
    • No limit to number of entries.

Prize Awards for Moda’s Online Quilt Show:

First Viewers’ Choice – $500
Second Viewers’ Choice – $250
Third Viewers’ Choice – $150
Designer’s Choice – $500

We hope you participate with us!  Here is a really small sneak peek into what we are making!


We can't wait to see what you make!




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