My guild has been having steadily declining sales of tickets for our raffle quilt for the past 8 years or so. I believe there was a small upward bump one year when we did a paper pieced star quilt…Continue
"Thanks, Kathryn! We had a meeting last night and I shared this info with our group.
But I guess I dragged my feet too long to check your link for the quilt. Looks like it's no longer there. Is there another place on the website that…"
"We've found that batiks are very popular, and we try to incorporate applique' because of the "wow" factor. Last year, we took what we felt was a risk, and did a quilt with a black background, rather complex pieced center in…"
"Thank you, ladies, for your thoughts! I will bring them to our next raffle quilt meeting.
We usually do a very large quilt for the raffle - either king or queen sized. So maybe it is time to do a few small quilts and see how that works…"
"We noticed a big drop in foot traffic at our local church bazaar. Maybe all the Etsy sellers are cutting in to the "pie". The fundraisers for the local Humane Soc. used to have a draw for one large item...but found recently they could sell…"
We are really lucky. I just went to your site and love the fruit quilt. I have a friend whose son runs a very successful Community Farm Cooperative, and she has been trying to think of a good way to use vegetable prints. I think I will show her your fruit quilt.