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The Quilt Alliance (The Alliance for American Quilts) is holding its biggest event of the year, Quilters Take Manhattan, and they’d like YOU to join!

If you’ve always wanted to attend a big crafting event, but can never seem to find the extra time or cash to travel, now’s your chance! The generous folks from the Quilt Alliance have provided Home Tickets for the September 28th Quilters Take Manhattan event for two lucky CRAFT readers. (There’s no travel required—Home Tickets provide online access only, so you’ll enjoy everything from the comfort of your own computer!)

Feeling lucky? Check out the details below and enter today!


Want to attend Quilters Take Manhattan from home? We’re giving away Home Tickets to 2 lucky CRAFT readers!

Here’re the details:

Don’t miss Manhattan’s biggest quilt party of the year just because you can’t travel to the Big Apple on September 28th. Enjoy the event from your home with a Home Ticket!

The prize will give you first access to Quilters Take Manhattan video footage online—the event at FIT, including Hollis Chatelain and Paula Nadelstern—plus a tote bag stuffed with goodies from the event sponsors.

How to enter:

  • The giveaway begins today, September 11th, 2013 at 11:00am PST and will end on Wednesday, September 18th at 11am PST.
  • To enter, leave a comment on this blog post. The 2 lucky winners of the Home Tickets will be notified by email.
  • Due to shipping requirements for the goody bag, this giveaway is open to US residents only. (Sorry, international quilters!)

If you don’t win, you can always purchase your own Home Ticket for $25 on the Quilt Alliance website. Or, if you’re lucky enough to live near NYC, the same link will take you to more information about additional parties, tours, and attending the event in person.

Good luck to all you quilters, stitchers, sewists, and fabric lovers out there!

This is a sponsored post.

Haley Pierson-Cox

Brooklyn-based DIY from a Gal in Granny Glasses



  1. Paulette Aldrich says:

    Sounds like fun!

  2. Ruth C says:

    This sounds like a great way to see the event if we can’t get to NY!

  3. emme says:

    what a cool opportunity! thanks!

  4. Becky Greene says:

    What a great opportunity! Thanks for the chance to win!

  5. clara says:

    New York via my lil seat in the Midwest! I’m in!

  6. Angela Ke says:

    Sounds like a great way to visit New York no traffic! Thanks

  7. Peggy says:

    what a cool opportunity! thanks!

  8. dianemblack says:

    I’d love a chance to attend at home. Thanks!

  9. sharon says:

    what a GREAT prize- I’d love to visit via internet!

  10. Sue Smith says:

    Please sign me up!

  11. Susan Resnick says:

    What a great opportunity for those of us who are disabled or with limited mobility. Please sign me up.

  12. NJGill says:

    Gives new meaning to the term “armchair traveler.”

  13. Gbomb says:

    An internet quilting convention sounds excellent!

  14. Becky Calderman says:

    Now I’m excited …..what could happen to get the creative juices flowing ….. a new project for sure…. could there be a new technique…. and this can all happen from my little spot in this grand USA!!!

  15. Shawn J says:

    That would be awesome, thanks for the giveaway.
    smjohns63 at yahoo dot com

  16. thesickchick says:

    That looks like a lot of fun. What a great idea to make a virtual attendance possible, I hope more events start doing this :)

  17. Barb Potter says:

    Now THIS is a novel idea. Always looking for new and different ideas for small town America (I live in town of 1400) fundraisers. This may be a great way to build our new hospital, expand our library, raise money for some cancer victims, etc. Thanks so much for the offer and the idea.

  18. Tina says:

    I’d love to armchair-attend!

  19. Megan says:

    This sounds great!

  20. Cathy Lyons says:

    Hope I can win this for my Mom who loves to quilt! :) Thanks for the opportunity.

  21. Lynne McLandsborough says:

    I’d love to participate remotely! I hope I win.

  22. Lee Pinsky says:

    Great idea! Attending a convention, without leaving home! Hope I win too. I can always use new quilting ideas!

  23. Cody says:

    Considering the number of quilt tops I have going right now, I could use the inspiration!

  24. Vanessa B says:

    As much as Id loeve to go I can’t so this would be awesome! Thanks!!!

  25. amber says:

    Wow, I would love to win this contest!

  26. Nancy Talbott says:

    I would love to attend!

  27. Desire says:

    Cool! Thanks for sharing.

  28. Gigi says:

    Thanks for the chance to win!

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