WHO CAN ENTER?
A Mirror To My Art is a needlework competition open to everybody of all ages anywhere in the world. Entrants need to register by 21 May 2012.
HOW DO I REGISTER?
Just click here to register.
WHAT IS THE OBJECTIVE?
The objective is to create a stitched cover for a handheld mirror of a size that would fit into a purse or handbag.
This can be an attached cover - or a separate case/covering. The project must also include design notes and sketches.
TRADITIONAL OR CONTEMPORARY DESIGN?
HOW IS IT TO BE MADE?
The work must be achieved by a needle using thread/yarn.
Examples: embroidery, cross stitch, applique, stumpwork, quilting, knitting, beading, crochet, needle-lace, temari, sashiko etc.
WHEN HAS IT TO BE FINISHED?
The closing date for the competition is 14 September 2012.
WHAT DO I DO WITH MY FINISHED PROJECT?
On or before this date entrants will email 5 images of their project to Needleprint: 3 images of the stitched project (one of which must include the stitcher themselves with their work); 2 images of project notes. More exact details of how to address the email and image sizes etc will be posted at a later date.
WILL MY PROJECT BE RETURNED?
A shortlist will be announced on this blog and entrants on the shortlist will be invited to send their entries for final judging. Entries will be returned after judging at Needleprint expense. Additional postage insurance can be requested and paid for by the entrants.
WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?
A first prize of £500 will be awarded to the winner.
A £100 Lily's prize for the under-16s winner.
A £100 tutor's prize for a tutor running a course to facilitate entries (more details to follow.)
At least £300 runner-up prizes including The Micheal and Elizabeth Feller Prize will be awarded and allocated on merit.
HOW WILL I KNOW THE RESULTS?
Judges decision is final and winners will be announced on 30 October 2012 on this blog.
CAN PRIZES BE PAID IN LOCAL CURRENCY?
Prizes will be paid in Sterling, or Dollar/Euro/Yen equivalent by cheque for UK entrants or via PayPal for overseas entrants.
NEED MORE INFORMATION?
If you have any queries about the rules - please email by clicking on the flying angel below.
Click here to go to the Needleprint Main Site.