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Kreinik and Redefined Inc, makers of Tokens & Trifles™ and Trinkets™ brand perforated paper sewing cards, have joined with Just Cross Stitch magazine for a 2007 holiday ornament contest. The contest was just announced in Just Cross Stitch magazine; entries must be postmarked by August 1, 2007. Now is the time to let your customers know that YOUR shop is the place to get the goods for their potential winning design.

CONTEST RULES
  1. Create and stitch an original ornament design, using a stocking-shaped perforated-paper Trinkets™ sewing card and Kreinik threads in one of two categories:

    CATEGORY 1: Design must use only Kreinik threads, exclusive or ornament hanger.

    CATEGORY 2: Design must use at least one Kreinik thread, exclusive of ornament hanger.

  2. Submission must be original and never-before published. No part of the design may have appeared in print previously.
  3. Each participant may enter an unlimited number of designs.
  4. All entries must be postmarked by August 1, 2007. Winners will be notified by August 30, 2007.
  5. Judging will be based on originality, quality of design, appeal, and workmanship. The decision of the judges will be final.
  6. Each winner will be required to sign an agreement certifying that the design is his/her original creation and that the sponsors may use it at any time and in any form without further consent or payment.
  7. The sponsors are not responsible for entries that are lost, stolen, or damaged in mailing or shipping.
  8. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

    CATEGORY 1:
    Kreinik Grand Prize ($500 retail value):Prize assortment of Kreinik Very Fine #4 Braid (125 colors); a full compliment of Tokens & Trifles™ sewing cards; a one-year subscription to Just Cross Stitch magazine; a copy of the Proper Stitch: A Guide for Counted Thread. Design will be published in the December 2007 issue of Just Cross Stitch magazine.

    Second Place ($150 value): Deluxe assortment of Kreinik Silk Bella (one of each color); a one-year subscription to Just Cross Stitch magazine. Design will be published on the Kreinik Web Site.

    Third Place ($50 value): Deluxe assortment of Kreinik Metallic Cord (one of each color); a Kreinik Metallic Thread Color Card. Design will be published on the Kreinik Web Site.

    CATEGORY 2:
    Grand Prize ($500 retail value): Deluxe Milkpaint Assortment of Kreinik Silk Mori (one of each Milkpaint color in 2.5m skeins); a full compliment of Tokens & Trifles™ sewing cards; a one-year subscription to Just Cross Stitch magazine; a copy of The Proper Stitch. Design will be published in the December 2007 issue of Just Cross Stitch magazine.

    Second Place ($150 value): Deluxe assortment of Tokens & Trifles™ sewing cards; a one-year subscription to Just Cross Stitch magazine. Design will be published on the Tokens & Trifles™ web site.

    Third Place ($50 value): Deluxe assortment of Tokens & Trifles™ sewing cards. Design will be published on the Tokens & Trifles™ web site.

  9. Professional designers, employees of sponsoring companies and any of their subsidiaries or advertising agencies, contest judges and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.
  10. This contest is void where prohibited by law.


HOW TO ENTER:
Entries must consist of the following
  • Stitched and finished ornament;
  • Symbol chart
  • Complete instructions, including Kreinik color key and list of stitches used;
  • List of materials needed for successful duplication of project;
  • 3" x 5" card listing name, address, daytime telephone number, and email address of designer;
  • Self-addressed, stamped, padded envelope for return of stitched ornament.
SEND ENTRIES TO:
    Ornament Design Contest
    Just Cross Stitch Magazine
    1900 International Park Drive, Suite 50
    Birmingham, AL 35243