Friday, October 23, 2015

Quilt Market Finishes and Fat Quarter Shop Winner

It is that time of year again.
QUILT MARKET!!
 
I personally have never had the chance to make it there,
but this year a few of my projects will be there for you to view.
 
And for those of you (like myself)
that will not be in Houston,
 
Here is a little preview.
 


I created this computer satchel with several different Therm-o-Web products.
I really enjoy finding fun new ways to play with the iCraft® DECO FOIL™
Gold is really a favorite of mine. 
 
Next, is my Patriotic America quilt. 
 

 
I had a thought of how to create this when I first started quilting,
but I wasn't really great at my new hobby and
 I had no clue how to execute my idea.
I did a mix of hand and machine quilting on this.
I used my favorite!
 Aurifil 12 wt. in Red for the hand stitching around all the squares.
I wished that I would have gotten a close-up before it headed on
it's merry little voyage.
 
You can see all the Therm-o-Web products I used and some more photos - HERE.
 
If you are in Houston, check out Booth # 2033. 
I would love to see pictures.
 
And for the winner of the Fat Quarter Gift Certificate is Tonnia!
Congrats to her.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Monday, October 12, 2015

A Brilliant Cut Blog Hop & Giveaway

 
 Welcome to the Fat Quarter Shop Brilliant Cut Blog Hop!
 
 
 
 
What is A Brilliant Cut?
 
Well...., 
 
It is this beauty. 
 
 
http://www.fatquartershop.com/a-brilliant-cut-mini-quilt-kit
 
As some would say,  a girl's best friend.
There example was done in beautiful  
So rich and gorgeous.
 
I chose a slightly different color scheme.
 
 
 I wasn't quite sure what I had planned for
this mini until I put pieced together
the block.
It was a cinch. 



 
http://www.fatquartershop.com/catalog/product/view/id/54098/s/creative-grids-9-1-2-perfect-rectangle-ruler/
 
 
Made piecing the diamond perfection.
I can see using this tool in many other projects
 
 
 
After piecing the diamond,
I fondly recalled a lullaby that
I would sing my babies.



I am sure most of
you can figure out the song.


 
A Mocking Bird



A Looking Glass
 
 

 
and of course the Billy Goat
or as my husband says "The Old Goat".
 

 
 
It is my Hush Little Baby quilt
with a Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring block
from the Fat Quarter Shop.

The shine for the berry, diamond, mirror and glasses was added by using
iCraft® DECO FOIL™  which you can find here.
 




Check out the rest of the participants on the
A Brilliant Cut Blog Hop!
 
 

Melissa of Oh How Sweet


And now for the giveaway
Fat Quarter Shop is generously sponsoring
a giveaway of


Just leave any comment below to be enter.
One comment per person.
Giveaway closes on Monday 19th.
Good Luck.




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Monday, October 5, 2015

EQ Seasons: Row-A-Long The Big Reveal and Giveaways

Today is the big reveal day!
 
EQ Seasons Row Along
 
Have been around and check out all the beautiful
rows that are available for free for a short time?
 
Although summer is my favorite season, for purely selfish reasons (Time Off),
while creating this,
a little saying kept running through my head
Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall
I can't decide which one I love best of all.
 
So, I decided to make each.
 
 
It is my seasons quilt. 
 
 It is 12 rows,  9 of which are part of the Row-A-Long. 
I threw some different little filler rows in.
(Yes, I am a Rebel.)



It is a over sized twin quilt. 
 
You can definitely see that pretty little pop of
lime DecoFoil on the Flip Flops.
It really picks up the light.


I used the following rows in my quilt.
A few of them, I had to change up just a little.
I can't leave well enough alone.
It give it just a little more touch of  me - "Crazy".
 
In order,

 

SPRING
 

 
 
A filler row
 
 
SUMMER

Sew Incredibly Crazy - that's me
 
 
A filler row
 
 
FALL
 
 

 
 
WINTER
 

 
 
 
 
 




 
 
 
 


Now for the giveaways!


 


Northcott Fabrics is giving 1 lucky recipient, 6-8 pieces of fabric at 1 yard lengths each. You may
 only enter once. In other words, if you enter it here, do not enter it at the other blogs. 
This giveaway is at all the featured blogs today. Value $60-80.00.

a Rafflecopter giveaway
 


 



Free Shipping to anyone in the 48 Contiguous states. 
If winner is outside of this area, you must agree to pay shipping cost. Value $450.00




a Rafflecopter giveaway



Hobbs is giving away a queen sized Cotton Batting.
This is only to be shipped in the USA,
unless you are willing to pay for the shipping.


 

 


Marian at Seams To Be Sew has more details at her blog and you can join us on
  FACEBOOK and FLICKR.


The Big Reveal Starting today!





Nancy - PATCHWORK BREEZE
Reeze - MORNING GLORY
Loreen - SCHOOL HOUSE QUILT
Marlene - KISSED QUILTS

BONUS ROW PATTERN:
Darlene - QUILT SHOP GAL
 
To make the row that I have created
you can find the free pattern
until October 31 and can find it HERE.   
You will have to register on Craftsy in order to get the pattern.




 
 
 
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