The Details

HOW IT WORKS

Enter designs before March 24th (see Design Guidelines below)
· Michael Miller Fabrics and Spoonflower will pick the top 75 Semi-finalists
· Semi-finalists will be posted at Spoonflower.com for fans to vote starting 3/31
· Top 10 designs will move to final round and designers will be asked to create collections
· Top 10 collections will be posted on Spoonflower.com for the public to vote on 4/28
· The collection that gets the most votes will win a contract with Michael Miller Fabrics and an all-expense paid trip to the Quilt Market in Houston

DESIGN GUIDELINES

-The design theme for the initial round of submissions is baby fabric for boys.
-Designs must be original and cannot have been entered in previous Spoonflower contests.
-All previously entered designs will be disqualified and ineligible to be selected.
-One design per entrant. Multiple entries will be disqualified.

1st ROUND SUBMISSIONS
-All submissions must be original creations
-Theme for the initial round is “Baby Boy”
Designs that do not meet this criteria will be disqualified
There are no restrictions on size, layout or color
-Must be in repeat

FINAL ROUND SUBMISSIONS
-All submissions must be original creations
-Final round contestants will be required to expand their single print into a collection with an additional 5 coordinating designs. A total of 6 designs in the collection
-There are no restrictions on size, layout or color.

WINNER
Winner will also be expected to design a baby girl collection of 6 prints. Both collections will be debuted at International Quilt Market – Fall 2011

Based on questions we receive, we may post modifications or clarifications to the requirements, so please check back periodically.

TIMELINE

2/24/2011 – Open to entries
3/24/2011 – Last day to submit designs
3/25 – 3/30/2011 – Sponsors choose 75 semi-finalist
designs for voting
3/31/2011 – Announcement of 75 semi-finalists +
open voting begins
4/6/2011 – Semi-finalist voting ends
4/7/2011 – Top 10 Finalists announced
4/27/2011 – Last day for Finalists to submit
collections
4/28/2011 – Open voting begins on Collections
5/4/2011 – Finalist Voting Ends
5/5/2011 – Winner Announced

The Promotion submission period begins at 10:00 AM Eastern Time (“EST”) on Thursday, February 24, 2011. The contest will close to new entries on Thursday, March 24, 2011, at 6pm EST. Between March 25 and March 30, the Sponsors will select 75 semi-finalists from the pool of designs entered. Sponsors’ decisions on which entries become semi-finalists will be final. All submissions must be received by 6pm EST on March 24, 2011. Voting on the semi-finalists will open at 10am EST on 3/31/2011 and end at noon EST on 4/06/2011. On 4/07/2011, ten finalists will be announced based on the designs that garner the greatest number of votes. All contest announcements will appear on the website  Finalists will be expected to develop a collection based upon their first design consisting of five additional coordinating fabrics. Collections from finalists must be submitted and uploaded to Spoonflower by April 27, 2011 by 6pm EST. Voting for the collections submitted for the final round will begin on 4/28/2011 at 10am EST and will end on 5/4/2011 at noon EST. The winner will be announced on May 5, 2011.

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