Project Contest

Perfect Pincushion Contest

Perfect Pincushion: Design a unique pincushion and send us a photo of it (the pincushion must be made out of fabric and involve sewing). Include the pattern template, instructions and materials list. Entries will not be returned and become the property of Sew News. Three winners will each receive the Martha Stewart Embroidery Collection (retail value $99) from Husqvarna Viking.

E-mail your entries to, or send a clear photo and description to Sew News Perfect Pincushion Contest, 741 Corporate Circle, Suite A, Golden, CO 80401. Include your full name, address, phone number and e-mail address with your entry. Only one entry per person is allowed. Entries must be received by February 17, 2009.Winners will be notified on or around February 27,
2009. The list of winners will be printed in the June/July ’09 Sew News.

Photos will not be returned and become property of Sew News. Entries will be judged by a panel of Sew News editors based on use of materials, creative description and difficulty.

Last Month's WINNERS
The following five people won a sewing cabinet from Arrow Sewing Cabinets:

Vicky Cowan, Beatrice, NE; Carol Dill, St. Charles, MO; Kimberlee Esselstrom,
Groveland, FL; Frankie Green, LaPorte,TX; and Lindsay Hager, Stuart, FL.


All entries will be judged by a panel of Sew News editors based on the following criteria: use of materials (35%), sewing difficulty (35%) and creative description (35%).

By participating in the contest, entrant certifies that his/her entry is original; hasn't been previously published or won any award; and doesn't contain any material that would violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyrights, trademarks or rights or privacy or publicity. Sew News/CK Media reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any entry that it believes contains obscene, offensive or inappropriate content, that doesn't comply with these official rules or that's not consistent with the spirit or theme of the contest. The decision of the judges is final and binding on all matters relating to the contest.

Prizes and Approximate Retail Values: Five (5) winnders will each receive the Trace 'n Create product line from Clover. Winners will be notified via phone, e-mail or postal mail on or about February 17, 2009.

Illegible, incomplete, mutilated, postage due, or mechanically reproduced entry forms or entry forms that have been tampered with will be disqualified. Limit (1) one entry per person. Entries become the property of Sew News/CK Media and will not be returned. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Sew News/CK Media is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, incomplete, inaccurate or postage due entries. If there's a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the e-mail address is assigned by an Internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and Canada only. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of CK Media, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, the independent judging organization and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same of household of each such employee) are not eligible. Entrants are eligible to win only one (1) promotion per magazine issue. Each prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of manufacturer's limited warranty. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize permitted, except the sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize is unavailable. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of Sew News/CK Media, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this promotion.

Prizes will be sent to the winners from the sponsor; Sew News/CK Media shall not be held responsible for winners' receipt of prizes. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Acceptance of the prize(s) constitutes permission for Sew News and CK Media to use the winner names and/or likeness, biographical material and/or entry (including an altered form of the entry) for advertising and promotional purposes without compensation, unless prohibited by law, and to publish photographs of the project(s). By accepting prize, winner agrees to hold Sew News/CK Media, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the promotion or acceptance or use of the prize. Sew News/CK Media is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the promotion or in the announcement of the prize. SPONSOR: The sponsor of this promotion is Husqvarna Viking.


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