Festive Holiday Fabric & Wrap Quickfire Challenge : Special Prizes

Announcing the special prize winners of our Festive Holiday Fabric & Wrap Quickfire Challenge! For this challenge, we were looking for winter, holiday, and Christmas themed patterns and placed images that could be used on a variety of products. We were so excited to see your fresh and festive designs. Congratulations winners!


Visionary Award
For the design that feels truly differentiated and new

Multi-Cultural Santas by Melanie Mikecz

Main Street by Julie Murray and Bonney Woods by Cindy Willingham

Santa’s Little Helper Award
For the best fun and festive pattern or placed image design that appeals to children

Gumdrop Buttons by Jackie Crawford

Runners-up: Nutcracker Suite by Peetie Design and Stacked Arctic Animals by Jennifer Wick

Illustration Award
For the best pattern or placed image design that features playful hand-drawn sketches, caricatures or illustrations of classic Christmas motifs (think gingerbread, snowmen,
candy canes, reindeer, etc.)

Dolomiti by Chocomocacino

Gifting Grid by Angela MarzukiCountry Nativity by Dawn Jasper, and
Tree Lot by Travel and Tart

Here Comes Santa Claus Award
For the best pattern or placed-image design featuring Santa Claus

Santa Claus and Snow Mountain by iamtanya

Little Santas by Bob Daly and Merry Little Santa by Eleanor

Classic Christmas Red Award
For the best pattern design featuring with a prominently red color palette

Bold and Festive by Makewells

Runners-up: Excited by Lea DelaverisOh What Fun by Susan Asbill, and
Fair Isle Festive by Little Words Design

Non-denominational Award
For the best pattern or placed-image design that is not specific to a certain holiday and could therefore be used for an array of winter celebrations

Nordic Pine Tree by Paper Raven Co.

Holiday Hustle by Patrice HorvathHoliday Reindeer by Karidy Walker, and
Winter Flora and Fauna by Eve Schultz

Though It’s Been Said Award
For the best placed image design featuring typography and/or hand-lettering

Little Lala by Carrie ONeal

Runners-up: No Peeking Tag by Alethea and RuthJust For You Brush by Kristen Smith, and Merrihaus by Jennifer Lew

Newbie Award
This award goes to the strongest design from a new artist

A Merry Little Christmas by Sandy Gervais

Critique Awards
Congratulations to Patrice Horvath and Rebecca Rueth Designs for giving truly outstanding peer critique in this Challenge! A big thank you to these artists as well as the artists that
nominated them for this award.

Published June 8, 2018

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