Monday, May 12, 2014

It's Giveaway Time!

Welcome to my Giveaway, hosted by Sew Mama Sew! Once again, she has organized all of this for us to get to know each other while having the opportunity to win lovely things. Many thanks to her!


 I am offering two giveaways.


First, Easy Quilts for Beginners and Beyond. This book contains fourteen fun quilt patterns from Quiltmaker magazine.
 
Second, is The Quilter Color Club by Christine Barnes AND Colorful Quilts for Fabric Lovers by my Walsh and Janine Burke.

To win, just comment on what quilty project that you are working on right now. Followers of my blog are always appreciated but following is not necessary to enter.

Entries must be in by midnight Friday May 16th and winners will be chosen by Mr. Random by Sunday May 18, 2014. Winners will be notified after that date. I am happy to ship internationally. I love reading all of your comments! I wish I could but I won't be able to reply to all of them.
Good luck! Have a blast checking out all the participating blogs.

177 comments:

  1. I am making baby clothes right now. Thanks!

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  2. I'm working on a double wedding ring quilt. What great books- I've been coveting the Quilter's Color Club!

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  3. I'm working on some cushion covers made with leftover batiks from a triangle quilt.
    jen dot barnard at btinternet dot com

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  4. I'm working on children's clothes!

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  5. I am currently working on a dress! I saw a dress on a clothing website but the price was too high for my budge, and that inspired me to make a dress that's similar to it :)

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  6. I am most frustratingly struggling to finish a Sew Together Bag for a swap - and I just want it done now!!!

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  7. I follow through GFC - happy giveaway day!!

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  8. I finishing up a quilt for my mom. Back, baste, bind.

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  9. I am working on a patchwork table cloth. Thanks! sarah@forrussia.org

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  10. I'm making a medallion quilt with 40 stars in the outer border. 1 done!

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  11. I am working on a scrappy strip quilt right now

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  12. Just finished up a purse for myself. Going to work on some UFO's next

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  13. I am working on finishing up a EPP quilt, and a quilted eye-spy quilt for my future niece/nephew :)

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  14. I am working on the quilting of a quilt for my mom with beautiful oriental fabrics. It is almost done!

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  15. I'm just working on some cushion covers until I get the nerve and practice to work on some jelly roll quilts! New quilter here! I would love the beginner's book! Thanks for the chance!

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  16. making an 'exploding star, quilt

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  17. I am working on a quilt for a friend's wedding right now!

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  18. I just finished a mini quilt for Handmade Birthday Club, but I'm having a little trouble mailing it off b/c I love it so. :)
    Thank you for your generous giveaway!
    Jamie

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  19. I am making eclectic, mismatched table mats. I get to try new patterns and color ways and have a happy table.

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  20. I am making an autograph quilt {well, the squares} for my daughter to take to Disney World

    glazefamily3 AT gmail.com

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  21. I'm about to start making a quilted bag - a first for me.

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  22. I'm working on a wallhanging. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  23. I'm making a lap quilt for my dad.

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  24. I'm just about done with a star-themed wallhanging.

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  25. I'm finishing off a bag I started in a workshop, piecing a giant queen size quilt (only 16 blocks though!), and adding hand quilting to a large wall hanging. Thanks!

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  26. I am making a quilt for my nephew. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  27. I am working on the 2014 BOM from The Quilt Show.

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  28. I am currently making a pickle dish quilt (similar to double wedding ring) for my neice in jewel tones, with a dark gray background. Very striking!

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  29. Currently working on a purple lap quilt

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  30. I'm making a quilted picnic blanket.

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  31. I'm working on a coin quilt - but that's been put aside to make my boys some shorts pj's. :)

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  32. I am working on a Doctor Who quilt for my daughter's 16th birthday gift. Paper piecing takes forever!

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  33. I am working on my first quilt. It is greens and blacks and I think it will look great.

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  34. You want me to pick just one current project dear sister? And since you already know what that list is like I won't retype it all here.

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  35. working on a triangle quilt.

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  36. I'm finishing up the binding on a lap quilt, I have fabric ironed and ready to cut for another quilt, I have a couple of piles of fabric staring at me on the cutting table, and I have a zillion things I'd like to make dancing around in my wee little head. Whew - now I'm tired!

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  37. our son gets married next may and he and his fiance are huge civil war re-enactors so I am making a kings sized civil war quilt with civil war blocks and civil war fabrics

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  38. I am working on a minecraft quilt for my grandson

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  39. Many projects on the go....but most favourite is Storm at Sea

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  40. I am making a table runner.

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  41. I have three quilts in line waiting to be quilted...so I am waiting and it takes forever...So, while I'm waiting...I am working on a quilt for my husband...Ups and Downs from Hand Quilted With Love.

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  42. I'm working on a quilted sleeve for my cell phone (so I can throw it in my purse with my keys without worrying about scratching the screen protector), and quilted crowns for my little boy's birthday this weekend.

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  43. Cushion covers are my latest obsession totally love them

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  44. Right now I'm working on a flag quilt. I'm a little stalled so I hope I can get my mojo going again soon!

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  45. Right now I am working on bibs and burp cloths.

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  46. my answer to this question could be an entire blog post! I'm hand sewing a binding on a quilt, hand quilting a cushion, machine quilting a mini, piecing a quilt, working on a latch hook rug, doing a cross stitch, working on a blackwork piece, finishing up a hardanger sampler, grouting a mosaic and working on half a dozen pieces of jewellery!

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  47. I'm working on a granny square quilt with navy background and sashing and catching up on my bee blocks.

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  48. I'm working on a quilt for my mom.

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  49. Channel-quilting a king-size quilt.

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  50. Sewing in general is a guilty project for me - I'm new to it so it is fun, but not necessarily what I should be doing.

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  51. I am making a low volume quilt with a whole bunch of HST's

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  52. I am making an EPP quilt, I love to hand sew.

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  53. I am finishing up a X and + quilt.

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  54. hand sewing the binding on a baby quilt I did for a self-imposed ugly fabric challenge

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  55. A quilted twisted table runner

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  56. I'm about to start basting a quilt that has been on my UFO pile for a while now. Am hoping to finish it this year.

    Many thanks for the chance to win, I'd be happy with either of these! :)

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  57. A four patch scrappy quilt. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  58. Right now I am stitching down the binding on a quilt that will be a graduation gift.

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  59. I am working on a batik lap quilt.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Krista
    emailthestones(at)gmail(dot)com

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  60. I am working on a quilt in the Ocracoke Cracker pattern. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  61. I am not quilting, but I want to try it. A book would be a perfect start ;)

    jachelno at gmail dot com

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  62. I'm working on a baby quilt with raw edge circles and hand quilty -- should be a great mix of textures once it gets finished and washed up!

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  63. I'm working with my church group to finish up the high school graduate quilts by June 1! It is first priority right now!

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  64. I am making the Butterfly quilt pattern by Tula Pink

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  65. I am making a crown royal quilt for a client

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  66. I'm just finishing the binding on a quilt for my grandson's first "big" bed.

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  67. I want to make several bookcase quilts following the tut by Happy Quilting Melissa. I'd got blocks made for one but I need 2 more as quick as I can get them done. Thanks.

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  68. I'm putting the borders on a quilt for my Aunt, piecing blocks for my nieces graduation quilt and cutting hexies for a wall hanging. Thanks for the chance at your giveway.

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  69. I am working on a Dr. Who (paper pieced) quilt for my sister

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    1. This sounds awesome! Love finding another Whovian, where did you find a pattern? lyn@plkaufmann.com

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  70. ^ amy.forkner(at)gmail(dot)com

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  71. Unfortunately I broke my right wrist so no sewing for me at the moment . Thanks for the chance ,

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  72. I am working on an Ampersand quilt

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  73. I am currently working on the aviatrix medallion quilt, following the quilt along, slowly but surely.

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  74. I am working on an applique trapunto baby quilt. I am enjoying it. Thanks for the tutorials and the giveaway!

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  75. I'm just finishing up a quilt for my daughter. Only the binding to go.

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  76. Working on dancing churndash quilt

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  77. Working on a round robin quilt with my sisters. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  78. I'm working on a small quilted flag to hang outside. Great giveaway. Thanks so much for sharing

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  79. I'm making a doll quilt for my granddaughter.

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  80. Working on a quilt for my hubby. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  81. I am working on a baby quilt at the moment. Thanks for the giveaway and the chance to win!

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  82. Currently I'm quilting my Star Surround quilt from a quiltalong last year and working on a handstitched quilt. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  83. I'm nearly finished the cutting for the Tokyo Subway quilt pattern by Elizabeth Hartman, 1600 squares of 2.5 inches, I'm sure that the sometimes tedious & repetitive task will be well worth it. I've been working at it slowly so that it's not so overwhelming. It's a beautiful pattern & one that I've had on my must-make list for a while. Thanks for the chance to win this lovely prize.

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  84. No quilts currently, but I've been working on filling up my daughter's wardrobe for the summertime. :)

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  85. I'm working on two quilts at the moment. One with animals for my grandson and one made of vintage fabric for myself.

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  86. I'm working on a baby quilt made of just one Ohio Star, it should be a quick one, which is luck as the baby has arrived! I was just waiting to find out which flavour!

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  87. I am working on an I SPY quilt for a friend's grandson.
    kdavis1@centurytel.net

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  88. I am working on a soft color book for my daughter

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  89. I'm in the midst of three -- a table cloth for our porch with appliqued flowers, a baby quilt for a friend, and a scrappy quilt for my son. Thanks!

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  90. Today is a jelly roll quilt, my first time trying out a jelly roll. lyn (at) plkaufmann (dot) com

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  91. I am finishing a quilt for my grandson. thanks.

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  92. I need to piece a back next for a top I made. I might add a bit more applique and unpick a row first though.

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  93. I'm working on a hand pieced queen size quilt. 24Tangent "at" gmail "dot" com

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  94. I am busily working on a baby quilt. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  95. I am working on a small quilt to give away to a swap partner later in the year.

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  96. I'm working on a rainbow star lap quilt.

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  97. I'm working on a Night Sky quilt right now! Fun, but very time consuming. :)

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  98. I just finished some quilted pillow shams for the livingroom. My next project will be a baby quilt for a new grand daughter due in late July!

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  99. working on my swoon quilt (Still) at the moment

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  100. New to quilting and am working on a lap quilt and a table runner. Smcalli102@aol.com

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  101. I am working with my kids to incorporate their artwork in to their own individual quilts. We are all excited about our little project.

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  102. I'm currently working on some economy i spy blocks!

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  103. I'm making a baby quilt for my niece!

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  104. I'm making baby quilts for charity and have a couple of quilts for Christmas presents.

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  105. Currently working on a quilt for a retiring friend and co-worker,

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  106. i'm bewtween quilts right now..........
    emmevon(at)gmail(dot)com

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  107. I'm handquilting a 'very hungry caterpillar' straight lined quilt.

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  108. making a explodeing star quilt, thanks

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  109. I am working on a wallhanging for me. It includes deer, trees and purple mountains. You have 2 fantastic giveaways going. Either one would make a quilter happy to win. Thank you fof being a part of Sew Mama Sew giveaway and giving me the opportunity to win either giveaway.

    Sandi TImmons
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

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  110. I am currently in the looking stages for a new project. I always have English Paper Piecing to do, but like all this new modern patterns so checking out everything.
    Thanks for a chance

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  111. I'm working on a Qal on Jolly Jabber and Lori Holt, Great Granny Squared. I'm loving the pattern, so pretty. Thanks for the giveaway!

    tdkcarpenoctem@hotmail.com

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  112. I'm working on my first machine applique project!

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  113. Amazingly enough I'm working on a Christina Barnes quilt, "Luminosity." I had to borrow the copy I'm using from a friend. I'd love both books, any of the books.

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  114. I am one of those people who have about 6 projects on the go at once but today I am doing some applique on a quilt that is called Farmyard Frolics which I will put away for a future little treasure.
    Cath @ Bits 'n Bobs

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  115. I'm working on a picnic blanket for my family to use this summer.

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  116. I am making a bunch of baby bibs :)

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  117. Working on a bunch of HST for a quilt for my mother-in-law. blackflowersacidrain(at)gmail(dot)com

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  118. I've been working on a HST quilt, just like the commenter above me! Mine is part of the Layer Cake Sampler Quiltalong, hosted by Material Girls, if you've run across that. I'm running behind and need to finish 5 blocks to catch up, plus get all the sashing cut and sewn to get the top together.

    (clumsy.chord(at)gmail.com)

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  119. I'm machine quilting a broken dishes quilt!

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  120. I'm working on the Angled Frames quilt from the quilt along with Old Red Barn group on Flickr

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  121. I am working on scrappy Christmas quilts for my 3 kids. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  122. I just finished a king size quilt - hand quilted! I am currently working on a quilt for my son's bed. I try to only work on one thing at a time, but it never works out.

    sagerton283 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  123. Currently working on a HST values quilt & in the process of squaring up the many, many........ little blocks.
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  124. I just started the single girl quilt pattern and I'm finishing several baby quilts for gifts.

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  125. I actually don't have any quilty projects I'm working on. I have some fabric picked out for a quilt I want to make for my sister, but I've never really followed a pattern before, so I'm still deciding where to start.

    Thanks for the giveaway!!

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  126. i am making a graduation quilt for my son.

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  127. I have just started a baby quilt. I've been distracted by teaching the S.O. to sew (not only does it take time, but it means that I don't get to use my machine!) (I'm actually kind of excited that he wants to learn), so I haven't gotten very far. But the baby isn't due until September.

    jhunsberger (at) gmail (dot) com

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  128. I'm working on a bulls-eye quilt for my son in "guy" colors. It's taking forever because I keep getting distracted by other things, but I do love how it looks.

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  129. Among others, I'm working on a Swoon. Thanks for participating in the Giveaway Day.

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  130. I am working on a mystery quilt along.

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  131. I'm doing a 12 patch mini quilt-along.

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  132. I am working on my Grandmother's Flower Garden. It's a long term project...

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  133. I have a few projects going on but the biggest one is my Design Your Own Sampler quilt for the Sew Mama Sew spring sewing challenge.

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  134. I'm sewing the Tula Pink City Sampler blocks and I'm about to finish a lace knitting project. Thanks for the chance!

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  135. I am working on a quilt for my aunt, a baby quilt for a coworker and the Maple Leaf Rag quilt from Material Obsession.

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  136. I'm working on some paper piecing and dresden blocks ;) Thanks for the chance!

    lapaceksorchard at gmail dot com

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  137. I just finished a baby quilt for my nephew and I've picked up a an old quilt block of the month I should have finished last year! =)

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  138. Thanks for the chance! I'm working on two quilts for my friends' kids right now.

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  139. I'm working on a beginners sampler with leah day and a T-shirt quilt about his college experience.

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  140. I have a baby quilt waiting to go in the frames. I just have to work up the courage to piece the striped backing fabric.

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  141. I am making a baby quilt for a new cousin.

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  142. I am working on a scrappy pieced quilt. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  143. Hello, I am working on the backing for a triangle quilt along I followed along with....

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  144. I'm not working on a quilty project right now - just started making a pair of pj's!

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  145. • • • I'm working on three challenges. Thank you for sharing!

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  146. well I'm working on several. A butterfly wall hanging for my daughter and also a large quilt for my husband.

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  147. My first.......and second quilts.....just scraps

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  148. I am working on a lollipop quilt made out of dots.

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  149. Not working on a quilt right. Working on a skirt for my daughter.

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  150. I am working on cleaning and reorganizing my sewing room and when the weather cooperates, working in my flower beds and garden.

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  151. I've just prepared a load of fabric to be seen up into quilted cushions.

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  152. I am working on a ispy lap quilt for my kids

    detroitgirl77 AT gmail DOT com

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  153. I am sewing a Washi dress right now! ksmith8@emich.edu

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  154. I'm working on a twin quilt for my 4 yr old. He's excited to watch as it comes together.

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  155. I'm working on a baby quilt for my best friend and some flickr bee blocks to swap!

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  156. I am working on some diamond patchwork pillows.

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  157. I already have Quilter's Color Club, so if you draw me for that, please choose another. I'm getting ready to sit down and sew a Jelly Roll Race quilt. I want to see how they turn out. I have lots of fabrics that could be turned into strips.

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    1. I would love the other book in the package tho, in case my long shot comes through. Or the first book.

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  158. I am currently working on "life" quilts for both my sons- it has been fun to find all sorts of fabric that relates to each of them and then make them work in a quilt!!

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  159. I am finishing a St Patrick's Day Quilt, LOL

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  160. Thanks so much for the giveaways! I am strategizing for a crib quilt right now for the little girl we are expecting in September. =)

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  161. I'm thinking about a mini beast quilt for my daughter

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  162. I'm trying to finish the Celtic Solstice quilt top I started last fall, and machine quilting the Farmer's Wife quilt I made 2 years ago.

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  163. i'm working on a queen sized quilt for my grandpa (he's 94) and a lap quilt for my nephew!
    allisonpogany@gmail.com

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  164. Just finished up mug rug and pin cushion swaps. Now baby layette and wedding quilt for the fall. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  165. I am working on a baby quilt for my niece/godchild

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  166. I'm working on a baby quilt that should be done tomorrow! deadlines!

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  167. I am making an I Spy quilt for picnics this summer :)

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  168. I'm currently making quilted Kindle covers/sleeves for my mom and sister.
    jones50(at)purdue(dot)edu

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  169. I'm working on two hexie quilts at the moment :)

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  170. I am working on two wedding quilts and one retirement quilt right now.. The wedding quilts are coming and I have the top of the retirement quilt put together except for the outer borders. It will be together before the weekend is out.
    Regards from Alberta,
    Anna

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