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Bag of the Month Club 2016 - The Sponsors and Prizes!

Hello to all 2016 Bag of the Month Club members!

We are pleased to announce that the prizes have all been organized for this years contest and we are proud to tell you that our amazing sponsors have been very generous and we are lucky to be able to provide 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place prizes for each of the 6 bag designs, as well as 12 randomly drawn prizes. How awesome is that!

Lets take a look at this years Sponsors:

2016 Sponsors of the Bag of the Month club

*Hawthorne Threads
*ByAnnie
*Fat Quarter Shop
*Emmaline Bags
*Stay Home Fabrics
*Cotton Crates
*Zipit Zippers
*U-Handbag
*Sitka Fabrics

The Contest!

To Enter: 
If you are a club member, please link up your completed bag photos to the Link Up on our competition page by July 15th, 2016.

You can enter as many bags as you like, but they must be bags from the Bag of the Month 2016 club offering only and be entered in the appropriate months link up. Upload a clear photo of your bag please, so we can best see how awesome it really is! Remember, you can link up any bag in any month right up until july 15th. You do not have to finish each bag each month! No pressure, we promise! :)

If you are not sure how to add your photos to the link up, there is a tutorial HERE

Judging:

The designers will work together to pick several finalists for each bag design, and forward these to our guest judges. The guest judges names will be announced closer to July 15th. 

Winners will be announced July 27th!

If you are not a member, it's not too late to join HERE!

 

Let's take a look in more detail: (All $ amounts USD unless otherwise stated)

January Bag Pattern - By Betz White

1st Prize: $25.00 Gift Card from Hawthorne Threads & 1 X  Bundle of Betz’s Creativelive Classes (3 classes in a bundle - Value $89.00)

2nd Prize: 1 X $20 voucher and 3 PDF patterns of your choice - U-Handbag

3rd Prize: 1 X $25 Gift Card to ZipIt shop on Etsy & $20.00 Gift Card from byAnnie.com

4th Prize: 3 PDF patterns of your choice by Betz White
Betz White

February Bag Pattern - By Samantha from Sewing Patterns by Mrs. H.

1st Prize: $25.00 Gift Card from the Fat Quarter Shop &  1 X  Bundle of Betz’s Creativelive Classes (3 classes in a bundle - Value $89.00)

2nd Prize: $20.00 Gift Card from byAnnie.com & Janelle’s Craftsy Class – Mix & Match Clutch Bag Techniques - (Value $49.99)

3rd Prize: 1 x Months Subscription Box from CottonCrates (Value $38.00)

4th Prize: 3 PDF patterns of your choice by Sewing Patterns by Mrs. H.

Sewing Patterns by Mrs H
March Bag Pattern - by Sara from Sew Sweetness

1st Prize: $25.00 Gift Card from the Fat Quarter Shop & $25.00 Gift Card from Emmaline Bags, 1 X $20 voucher and 3 PDF patterns of your choice - U-Handbag

2nd Prize: $20.00 Gift Card from byAnnie.com & 1 x Monthly Subscription Box from CottonCrates

3rd Prize: 1 X $50 Sew Sweetness Shop Credit

4th Prize: 3 PDF patterns of your choice by Sew Sweetness

Sew Sweetness

April Bag Pattern - by Janelle from Emmaline Bags

1st Prize: $25.00 Gift Card from Hawthorne Threads & $25.00 Gift Card from Emmaline Bags, 1 X $20 voucher and 3 PDF patterns of your choice - U-Handbag

2nd Prize: $20.00 Gift Card from byAnnie.com & 1 x Months Subscription Box from CottonCrates (Value $38.00)

3rd Prize:$25.00 Gift Card from the Fat Quarter Shop & 1 X $25 Gift Card to ZipIt shop on Etsy

4th Prize: 3 PDF patterns of your choice by Emmaline Bags

Emmaline logo

May Bag Pattern - by Alicia from Swoon Patterns

1st Prize:  $25.00 Gift Card from Hawthorne Threads & $25.00 Gift Card from Emmaline Bags, 1 X $20 voucher and 3 PDF patterns of your choice - U-Handbag

2nd Prize: $20.00 Gift Card from byAnnie.com & 1 x Months Subscription Box from CottonCrates (Value $38.00)

3rd Prize: 1 X $25 Gift Card to ZipIt shop on Etsy & $25.00 Gift Card from Emmaline Bags

4th Prize: 3 PDF patterns of your choice by Swoon Patterns

Swoonlogo

June Bag Pattern - By Christine from ChrisW Designs (Well...that's ME! Hehehee)

1st Prize: $25.00 Gift Card from the Fat Quarter Shop, $25.00 Gift Card from Emmaline Bags & 1 X $20 voucher and 3 PDF patterns of your choice - U-Handbag

2nd Prize: $20.00 Gift Card from byAnnie.com & 1 x Months Subscription Box from CottonCrates (Value $38.00)

3rd Prize: On-the-Go Bags book by Lindsay Conner and Janelle MacKay & $25.00 Gift Card from Emmaline Bags

4th Prize: 3 PDF patterns of your choice by ChrisW Designs
ChrisWDesignsButtonWS150Random Prizes:

1) 1 X $20 voucher and 3 PDF patterns of your choice - U-Handbag

2) 1 X $25 Gift Card to ZipIt shop on Etsy

3) Bundle of Betz’s Creativelive Classes ((3 classes in a bundle - Value $89.00)

4) 1 X Sara’s Craftsy Class - Building Better Bags: Interfacing & Structure (Value $39.99)

5) 1 x Months Subscription Box from CottonCrates (Value $38.00)

6) $25CAD Discount Voucher from Stay Home fabrics

8) 1 X $25CAD Store credit from Sitka Fabrics

9) 1 X $25CAD Store credit from Sitka Fabrics

10) 1 X Bag Lady T-Shirt  from Alicia (Value $18.95)

11) 1 X Bag Lady T-Shirt  from Alicia  (Value $18.95)

12) 1 X Bag Lady T-Shirt  from Alicia  (Value $18.95)

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Thank you so much to Hawthorne ThreadsByAnnieFat Quarter ShopEmmaline BagsStay Home FabricsCotton CratesZipit ZippersU-Handbag and Sitka Fabrics, PLUS - my fellow bag designers Sara Lawson, Samantha Hussey, Janelle MacKay, Betz White, and  Alicia Miller for your wonderful prize contributions!!
 
PLUS - Special thanks to Alicia for all your hard work helping me organise the prizes! You ROCK! ;)
 
Don't forget, you can join the Bag of the Month Club anytime until the club closes and still get all of the patterns! Or check out our dedicated Facebook group to see what storm the members are busy sewing up :)!
Let the bag making begin! :)
Christine
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