Tim Holtz Block Challenge

“I too believe creativity is not in the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it after it is found . . . “ —Tim Holtz

From the needle of your sewing machine to the tip of your thimble finger, this statement from creative master Tim Holtz most likely resonates through your mind every time you see a piece of fabric or even a sliver of thread.

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Well, get ready to act on your creativity and join a challenge which could net you valuable prizes. .  like a BERNINA 350 PE sewing machine…


or yards and yards of vintage urban fabric from Coats Eclectic Elements by Tim Holtz.


Sound too good to be true? It is as simple as making a 12” x 12” quilt block.


Starting November 11, 2015 through January 11, 2016, post on the Make It Coats Facebook page your 12” x 12” block made from Tim Holtz’s Eclectic Elements fabric. Be sure you hash tag your block #TimHoltzEclecticElements and #BerninaUSA.


Tim and a team of experts will select their favorite blocks. Winners will be announced on the Make It Coats Facebook page on January 22,2016. Chosen blocks will then be sewn into a quilt which will be featured at the Spring International Quilt Market in Salt Lake City in May 2016. Best part, your entered block could win one of our 24 fantastic prizes!

Top Prize of the Tim Holtz Block Challenge:

BERNINAB 350 PE Sewing Machine and 10 yards of Coats Eclectic Elements Tim Holtz fabric

Runner Up: 10 yards of Coats Eclectic Elements Tim Holtz Fabric and Coats Dual Duty XP® All-Purpose thread, 50 pc. gift box.

Second Runner Up: 5 yards of Coats Eclectic Elements Tim Holtz Fabric and Coats Dual Duty XP® All-Purpose thread, 18 pc. thread kit.

4th – 24th prizes: 1- 5” Coats Eclectic Elements Tim Holtz 25 pc. Charm Pack or 25 pc. Design Roll

For more information about the Coats Tim Holtz Eclectic Elements Block Challenge, click here.

Don’t delay. Let your creative journey inspire you and start creating today!

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6 Responses to Tim Holtz Block Challenge – Make it Coats
  1. Hi there, is this contest open internationally? Thank you

    • Hello Mandy,
      Yes the contest is open internationally! Don’t forget to submit your entry to the Make it Coats Facebook page(US version) with the appropriate hashtags.

  2. Thank you, I will continue on now! Also, I do not have a Facebook account, I tend to use instagram. Would it be alright if I post it through my husband’s fb account? I hope so! Thanks again.

    • Hi Mandy! Yes just make sure its posted directly to the Make it Coats Facebook page and include the hashtags. If you would like put your full name in the post as well so we give you credit not your husband 🙂

  3. I have one more question please.. Can. We enter more than once? Thank you!

  4. I don’t see a place to post on your page. How can I accomplish that? Thanks!


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