Jimmy Beans Wool Pattern Design Contest - Landscape Collection

Purpose
  • To introduce a Signature Landscape Collection, new hand-dyed colors exclusively for Jimmy Beans Wool by Misti Alpaca.
  • To create awareness of new designers in the industry.
  • To create a JBW Landscape pattern book with 12 designs, one for each of the 12 Landscape Collection colors.
  • This pattern book will be a unique collection of independent designer labels or formats, bound together in a single volume.
  • Each written pattern will be in the Designer's own format, but will include the JBW Landscape logo on the page.
Design Goal
Contest Details
  • Patterns may be knit or crochet.
  • Patterns must be wholly original.
  • Previously published online designer desirable.
  • Designs to be written in Designers own format.
  • Professional level of pattern design required - (format similar to Knitty or Twist Collective).
  • If appropriate, (garment design) multiple sizes must be available in the finished pattern.
  • Designs are to be created with the Landscape Chunky yarn in mind (an opportunity for quick knits and cozy items).
  • Designer must submit preliminary design with schematic, expected measurements and description by July 1, 2010.
  • Designs become the property of Jimmy Beans Wool.
Review Process
  • To take place between July 1 and July 15, 2010.
  • JBW to select between six and ten designs.
  • If selected, design (knitted item and finished pattern) to be completed by September 1, 2010.
  • If design/designer is selected, JBW will cover cost of Signature Landscape yarn for final product knit.
Benefits to Designers
  • $100 cash award for selected designs.
  • Grand Prize for best Landscape Design: Our favorite design, along with designer name, will be featured on approximately 5,000 to 10,000 shipping bags as part of our Project Pack Initiative.
  • Designer name exposure.
  • Being part of JBW newsletter, featured on our website, part of video reviews and instructional reviews when appropriate.
  • Patterns and designers to be part of Landscape Collection pattern booklet.
  • Relationship building for future events.
  • Being part of JBW social media and any advertising.
Note to all Designers interested in this contest
This is the first time that Jimmy Beans Wool has offered a professional pattern contest! If you have any questions or comments, we always welcome you to contact us at contest@JimmyBeansWool.com and although we have no intentions of changing any contest rules, Jimmy Beans Wool reserves the right to make guideline adjustments to the contest should the need arise.
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