Postcard by Linda J. Minor
Send as many postcard valentines as you would like (pre-addressed and pre-stamped) to us in an envelope by January 15.
Please note that fiber postcards will require
additional postage. Check with your local post office
to confirm how much postage is needed for your card. We
will have them sent out with the special poem and cancellation.
We’ll photograph some of them for a future article
in the magazine or on our website.
The address: Fiberarts
Valentines, 201 East Fourth Street, Loveland, CO 80537-5655.
| January 15, 2009
Postcards due to us
February 14, 2009
And to inspire your passions, here are three optional challenges and their prizes:
The Jacquard Card
Winners using any fiber materials and techniques
will be judged on:
First Place Prize:
Jacquard products including: Jacquard Screen Printing Kit, one pound soda ash, a Mehndi Kit, Cast Away Stamp-Pad and re-inker, Lumiere metallic paints, Neopaque paints, Textile Colors, Dye-Na-Flow Silk Paints, Procion Dyes, extra large writing brush set, Silk Colors Kit, Inkjet Print on Cotton, Ink Jet Print on Silk, acid dyes, acid and Procion dye charts, brushes, transfer paper.
Jacquard products including: Halo/Jewel Exciter Pack, Textile Color Exciter Pack, Dye-Na-Flow Exciter Pack, Stenciling Techniques on Fabric with Diane Ericson DVD, extra large writing set of brushes.
Jacquard Card prizes courtesy of Jacquard Products, www.jacquardproducts.com.
Most creative use of a reflective material incorporated into felt (must be entirely wet felted with no needlefelting).
Twenty-color Short-Fiber Merino Batting (about 1 pound) plus a Twenty-seven color pack of Prefelt Squares.
Most creative interpretation of a famous painting judged on:
Accuracy of Reproduction
Innovative Point of View
The needlefelting book Animal Felt
by Birgitte Krag Hansen.
Felt Challenge prizes courtesy of New England Felting Supply, www.feltingsupply.com.
Click Here for Official Rules
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