September is National Sewing Month; Celebrate with Jo-Ann!

Jo-Ann partners with Waverly to host Waverize It! National Sewing Month Contest

Thursday, August 29, 2013 9:59 am EDT

Dateline:

HUDSON, Ohio
"To celebrate National Sewing Month this September, we are partnering with Waverly, a brand synonymous with American decor, to present the Waverize It! Contest to Jo-Ann customers across the United States"

HUDSON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the leading fabric and craft specialty retailer in America, is celebrating National Sewing Month this September by hosting the Waverize It! Contest in partnership with Waverly – a premier home fashion and all-encompassing lifestyle brand and one of the most recognized names in home furnishings.

“To celebrate National Sewing Month this September, we are partnering with Waverly, a brand synonymous with American decor, to present the Waverize It! Contest to Jo-Ann customers across the United States,” said Amy Johns, senior events specialist at Jo-Ann. “We are encouraging customers to think outside-the-box and use Waverly fabric in non-traditional ways – such as jewelry, footwear and decor – to accomplish a ‘Waverized’ look and unleash the creativity of the fabric.”

Entering the Waverize It! Contest is as easy as three simple steps:

  1. Sew a unique project using Waverly fabric available at Jo-Ann stores and Joann.com/waverly*
  2. Take a photo of your project
  3. Upload your photo and enter the Waverize It! Contest at Joann.com/waverize

One Grand Prize winner will receive 30 yards of their favorite Waverly fabric plus a $250 Jo-Ann gift card. Nine Second Place Winners will each receive nine yards of their favorite Waverly fabric and a $150 Jo-Ann gift card. The contest ends September 22, 2013. Additional details and official contest rules can be found at Joann.com/waverize.

To find the nearest Jo-Ann store to you, use the store locator on Joann.com.

About Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the nation’s leading fabric and craft retailer with locations in 49 states, was founded in 1943 as a single retail store. Today, approximately 800 Jo-Ann stores across the country provide consumers all the fabrics, craft supplies and inspiration they need, conveniently under one roof. For additional information, visit Joann.com. To make creative connections, visit Joann.com/community.

About Waverly

Waverly is a premier home fashion and lifestyle brand and one of the most recognized names in home furnishings. Its signature look is expertly translated into countless classic styles among home furnishing products including fabrics, wall coverings, paint, bedding, window treatments, decorative accessories, rugs and other key products. For additional information about Waverly, visit http://www.waverly.com/ or become a fan of Waverly at http://www.facebook.com/Waverly

*Waverly fabric in projects not required

Contact:

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Margaret Skinner, Director, Corporate Communications, 330-463-6705
margaret.skinner@joann.com