Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting :: Review & Giveaway!

Posted on October 10th, by Amy in give away, review. 224 comments

I’m so excited to be the next stop on Natalia’s book tour!  In the Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting Natalia is giving all of us the knowledge and tools to work her beautiful quilting patterns into our quilts at home!

Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting

Natalia has added a theme to the tour : It’s a Family Affair, I know for me anytime I’m sewing, I’m always surrounded by my family! My kids love fabric, and have been asking to make another quilt recently. My mom taught me to sew garments as a girl, along with the 4-H ladies, and since teaching myself to quilt, I’ve been teaching my mom the in’s and out’s of quilting! Quilting is definitely a family affair here – we’ve come full circle!

Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting

Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting is a perfectly organized reference.  The first section Focus on Quilting, walks you through machine set up, techniques, and all the beautiful quilting patterns. Since Natalia love to design and piece quilts too – she designed six projects to practice and show off beautiful quilting too! Those patterns are in the second section, and section three is chalk full of Quilting Patterns – a great space to trace and practice the movements before moving to your quilt top.

Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting

I’ve had the privilege of seeing the quilts in the book; Round and Round immediately caught my eye as a project that would look great in any size! I decided to pull a few fun prints to piece with the gray background, and eventually decided to sash the blocks with an orange print.

I had a lot of fun piecing, and quilting this little project! Now I just need to decide how to finish it – pillow cover or table topper?


Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting is a great addition to any quilter’s library, and sure to be a source of inspiration for many projects!  To win a copy of Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting leave me a comment, telling me how you would finish my project.

 I will select a winner on October 19th, 2012 – Good Luck!


Visit the other stops on the tour to learn more:

Amy Webb – October 6th
Melissa Corry – October 7th
Melissa Mortensen  – October 8th
Stash Books – October 9th
Amy Ellis – October 10th
Kimberly Jolly – October 11th
Vicki Christensen – October 12th
Candy Glendening – October 13th
Angela Yosten – October 14th
Gen Q Magazine – October 15th
Tracey Jacobsen – October 16th
Vickie Eapen – October 17th
AllisonHarris – October 18th

224 thoughts on “Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting :: Review & Giveaway!

  1. 1
    Jamie Cooley says:

    I’d probably go with pillow cover!

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    Anita says:

    I would go for a table topper!

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    Camilla says:

    I like the pillow idea. Very inspiring!

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    Georgia says:

    I personally love the idea of a pillow topper! It looks beautiful!

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    Paloma says:

    Hi Amy! It’s so good to hear that there is more guidance in actual quilting part of whole quilting process. I love piecing but quilting is still very intimidating to me. Definitely a good book to add to my library. As for you lovely project, I’d go for the pillow option. I’ll keep my fingers crossed ;)

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    Tesuque says:

    i think it would make an eye-catching pillow cover.

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    Pat says:

    I’m thinking table topper would be great! Your colors are wonderful – love the sashing.

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    Becky Greene says:

    I think it should definitely be a pillow cover! Love the circles and the lines together!

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    Jade says:

    I would go for the table topper… but I would get my mum to sew it for me as she’s the quilter :).

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    Erika says:

    I would make it a pillow cover. I love the color choices.

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    I would make it a pillow cover. :) It turned out so cute.

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    I’d go for a wall hanging! It’s really beautiful!

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    Sallie says:

    It’s very pretty – I like table toppers. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Denise Smart says:

    I think this would be better as a table topper than as a pillow cover. Set on a diagonal, the grid gives a lovely place to put table decorative accessories such as candles or a center piece. How about folding it in half, adding handles, and you have a lovely quilted tote?

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    Faye says:

    I’m not big on table toppers, generally, and am of the opinion that you can never have too many pillows — especially if they look like that! It’s a beautiful block!

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    Kelsey says:

    I’d say a little wall hanging or a pillow cover! Looks fab :)

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    Barbara says:

    I would make a table topper…or a doll quilt!

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    Julie A. says:

    I would finish it as a pillow — it looks great !

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    Patricia L. says:

    Wall hanging because it looks like a window pane.

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    Junebug says:

    Between the two I’d pick a pillow cover because I like pillows better than table toppers :)… But given all choices I’d pick a wall hanging, because I think it’s so beautiful!

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    Joan says:

    I would make a pillow. It’s beautiful. Thank you for the generous giveaway.

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    linda says:

    i am just finishing a wall hanging and would like to do that :))
    thanks for the chance .

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    Lyn says:

    Definitely a pillow….it’s fall, and time for nice poochy pillows to snuggle against, under a blanket, with a nice cup of hot tea/chocolate/coffee AFTER you finish raking all the darned leaves. :-)

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    I think it would make a fab pillow cover. Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Lori says:

    I would definitely do a pillow cover!

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    Melinda says:

    I’m with the table topper folks. I could definitely use something like this on my end tables in my living room (and as a matter of fact, have been telling my husband I’d make something like that for months now).

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    Regan Martin says:

    I would go with a table topper, but I would put the little corners on the back so I could hang as a wall hanging, too! It’s so beautiful…..I’d want out to view all the time!

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    Linda says:

    Table topper or pillow would work for me.

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    Lori says:

    I think this would make a great pillow.

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    Phyllis says:

    I would definitely make this into a pillow – something that says ‘Here I am, sitting up, take notice of me’. It is just too nice to lay flat. A pillow – seen from near and far.

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    Anne-Marie Binet says:

    A pillow cover is my choice! Love the sashing!

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    Lori Smanski says:

    love how teaching goes full circle. hmmm, personally i would finish this as a table topper.

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    Marleen says:

    Definitely a pillow cover! It would brighten up any couch.

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    Susan N. says:

    I am trying to decide between a pillow cover, wall hanging or candle/vase mat.

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    moira says:

    my vote goes to ….. pillow

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    Kathie says:

    Your beautiful quilt would make a great tabletop!

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    Sonia B says:

    A pillow cover definitely . . . very beautiful. Thanks for the chance.

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    Dorothy says:

    Pillow cover would be my choice for this very cool little quilt!

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    Mandy says:

    A table topper for sure! I have started doing this lately as I have way too many quilts and this way I can see new stuff and change them out frequently. Thank you for the chance to win.

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    Louanne says:

    Definitely a pillow cover….

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    Allison C says:

    Pillow cover with purple binding

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    BOTH…you may have to make another!! :o) This book looks great…and I like everyone else, would love to win it!! Thanks so much for the chance!!

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    Terry says:

    I’d definitely choose to make it a pillow cover. Thanks for the sweet giveaway!

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    patty says:

    I would make it into a table topper. It is very cute!

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    Heather says:


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    Em says:

    I think you should add a border and complete the circles that go up to the edge of the square, then finish it off as a table topper.

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    kelli says:

    I vote for pillow or add a border and hang it! Thanks for the giveaway… I am always looking for help moving beyond my walking foot :)


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    Rebecca says:

    I’d go with pillow cover! LOVE it!

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    Tiffany says:

    Pillow cover all the way! Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Anne says:

    I vote for a pillow. The asymmetry of the design is nice.

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    Sally says:

    Pillow cover (too cool!)

  52. 52

    Very pretty! I’d probably turn it into a cushion cover.

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    Patti says:

    I would go for a pillow cover! Thanks for the review of the book and the giveaway.

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    Joy Breedlove says:

    My first thought was a table topper, but the more I looked at it, the more I could visualize this as a pillow! Either will be lovely. I’d love to win this book, it’s very timely as I am about to start a machine quilted project. Thanks!

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    Linda says:


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    Sara says:

    It’s very cute either way. A pillow cover would really show off the whole thing. A table topper might get covered up with a lamp or flower pot or basket. So I’d go with the pillow cover.

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    Linda S says:

    I would add a border & go with a table topper…I think horizontal surfaces just love table toppers!!

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    Marjorie Nath says:

    I would finish it as a wall hanging. I have white walls and I just love the pop of colors I get from wall hangings and how easy it makes it to change the decor. I didn’t choose either because with 3 dogs, pillows tend to become the girls private property that I have trouble getting back, the same would probably happen to table runners too. Ginger, the youngest (2) tends to want anything I make. Thank you for the giveaway.

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    Shar Fletcher says:

    I think I would finish it as a table topper. At my house pillows are thrown on the floor. I would hate to see all my work end up on the floor.

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    ratama says:

    I would finish it as a wall hanging!

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    I would make it into a pillow. I had a thought though that they would make really cute placemats if you made three-four more. I just thought about that when I saw them. Thanks for the giveaway :)

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    Laura says:

    Love the mini quilt colors! I would make a pillow with it.

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    Judith says:

    I’d go with the cushion cover. If it’s laying flat on a table, you have to be right next to it to see it, but you can set the cushion so you can enjoy looking at it from further away.

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    Kathy A. says:

    Table topper I think or pillow. Very pretty!

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    Hallie says:

    Thanks for the review of Natalia’s new book. I would make a pillow from your sample. You did a very nice job on the circle quilting. Thanks for sharing :)

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    Terry J. says:

    Mini quilt and/or table topper. What brilliant work!
    Thanks for sharing

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    Kristin M says:

    How about making that the center of a larger quilt, (quilt as you go style) and add a larger border of darker shades of the colors you already used and add more geometric shapes. Even setting it off center…

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    It’s a perfect pillow cover Amy!

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    Zoe says:

    I would do a pillow cover. The colors are so beautiful.

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    Elizabeth McDonald says:

    I would bind it with the fuschia dot!

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    Olivia says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! I would got with table topper! Would look BEAUTIFUL with a bouquet of orange and pink flowers on it!!!

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    Suzanne says:

    I would make it into a pillow cover :)

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    Christy says:

    It would be a table topper at my house because with the kids, pillows just do not stay on the furniture.

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    Jane says:

    It would make a lovely cushion cover

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    Sue Goodin says:

    I think it would be a beautiful piece to frame.

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    Lisa Marie says:

    So cute! I think it would be a perfect pillow. But you know that then you would need to make a bigger version for a quilt to coordinate with the pillow. That would be cool!

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    How about putting a binding on just as it is and then creating two sets of little bean bags: green and purple. It would make a fun tick-tack-toe game board set.
    Have a great day.
    Always, Queenie

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    Donna Joy says:

    That would sure make a wonderful pillow cover.
    I so badly want to learn to machine quilt, I’m so thankful for people who write such helpful books.

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    Gina S. says:

    I would do a pillow with it.

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    Ali M says:

    Oh that’s pretty – I’d opt for a pillow, I think that’s look great (must pin it!)
    thank you for the giveaway!

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    Gill says:

    I’d go for a table topper or a wallhanging!

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    Liz G says:

    What a fun design! I love the bright colors you used. I think it would be great as either a pillow cover or a table topper!

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    Diane W says:

    If the only choice is tabletop or pillow, i would choose pillow.
    Actually, it’s not one of your choices but I would frame it and use it as a picture.

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    Joan PR says:

    It’d make a great pillow cover.

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    Carolyn says:

    I would totally go with a pillow! It would look great as a statement on a couch or chair. I love it!

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    HeatherK says:

    I love pillows, so that’s what I say! My girls would probably steal it, though. They love geometric designs.

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    Miss Nancy says:

    Your project would make a great and fun pillow or wall hanging. Thank you for the giveaway.

    Have a super great sewing and stitching day.

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    Mamaladybug says:

    I love how the design would make for a very fun game of tic-tac-toe, which we love to play while sitting at the table, so I’m opting for the table top. We have a wooden toy box which could be covered nicely with this quilt and I’d probably make up some beanbags to play our game, too.

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    Leena says:

    You should finish it as a pillow cover. Close to you when you relax.

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    Miep says:

    Lovely design, it would look really nice as a journal.

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    Amy in UK says:

    Hmmm – table topper. Pillows are ok but a table topper is lovely :)

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    Renate says:

    It would make a beautiful pillow I think. But also great as a wall hanging.

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    It is such a lovely design, I think I would go for a pillow. Thanks for the giveaway.

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    Debby says:

    I would make a wallhanging. I would start with a narrow border, same width as the border between the blocks. Then I would make an outer border of that aqua background, and applique circles (maybe quartered) with the circle fabrics. Hope you choose mine, I would love to see it outside my head!

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    Arlene Spahn says:

    I would do a table topper! I have not done any fancy quilting and would love to learn how.

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    Carolyn says:

    I would definitely go with the pillow! Thank you for the opportunity to win this lovely book.

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    Patricia says:

    Your quilt is so much fun!! I would go with a table topper. Thanks for the give away.

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    Patsy Booher says:

    My vote is for a tabletopper. Great work!

    Thanks for the giveaway.

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    CJ says:

    I think it would make a fabulous pillow cover!

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    Snoodles says:

    I vote for pillow cover….and I would pull that gorgeous dark polka dot fabric to be the flip side! Thanks for the chance to win….my FMQ skills are rudimentary!

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    Pam C says:

    I vote for pillow cover. A table cover would probably result in something being placed on top of it and covering it up. I want to see that beauty!

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    Brenda Hulsey says:

    Oh I see a cute little mini quilt or wall hanging! I love that. Isn’t it funny when you can see something and think….bingo! Why didn’t I think of that! I love it!

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    Carrie P. says:

    I think it would make a great pillow. thanks for a chance to win the book.

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    Elisabeth says:

    I always vot for pillows, on the table things spill. I would be so sad if something that lovely were ruined!

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    Beth T. says:

    May I suggest a third option? Wall-hanging! It reminds me of window panes and I think it would look great on a wall.

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    Emily says:

    Table topper I think. Would love to be entered in the giveaway! It looks like a great book!

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    Amy says:

    I’d make a pillow cover.

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    Pam says:

    Pillow cover would be adorable.

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    SewLindaAnn says:

    I think with some solid orange and linen fabric a pillow in that design would be really striking.

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    Jodi says:

    Thanks for posting this. How lovely. I vote table topper or wall hanging- although that wasn’t one of the options. It makes me think of a window,

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    Elisabetta says:

    this project reminds me of Christmas decorations seen by the window, you could do a Christmas tree base cover or a table runner

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    Lori Morton says:

    Oh!! I’d make a Table Topper!!! Cute!!

    Thanks for chance to win! :)

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    Sue Macdonald says:

    I’d make a pillow.

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    Heather S says:

    I would stitch it up with all white around each block!

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    Sel says:

    Definitely cushion cover. And maybe make a few more of them, give them away as a matched set!

    Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

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    French75 says:

    I can see your piece hung in a picture frame (no glass) and hung on point. That would be a great way to show it off.

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    Robin Chapa says:

    Definitely a pillow! It’s gorgeous!!!!!!

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    Pillow cover! So pretty!!

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    Sheryl says:

    I think it would make a nice pillow.

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    Jenelle says:

    I like the idea of a pillow cover. It’s such a fun design! Thanks for the chance. :)

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    kate brown says:

    Well, if you are sure you don’t want to go any further with it for a quilt ( which would look just beautiful) I would definately go with a pillow :)

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    Adele Dizney says:

    I think it would make a fabulous pillow cover. Thanks

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    Christy says:

    It’s so pretty that I’d probably want to look at it all the time, so I think a wall hanging would be a great way to finish it.

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    Jeanne says:

    I think it would make a gorgeous pillow cover.

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    I would normally go with pillow cover, but I like this for a table topper. Very pretty!

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    Janet Ann says:

    Definitely Pillow … it’s to cute to put on a table – things on tables always get buried under other junk! I pillow always is in sight and it would brighten up any room!

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    Joanna says:

    I’d would try making half circles from the dark and light fabrics and border the square with them. It wouldn’t be exactly a scallop border but would nice, I think.

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    Syd says:

    I think wallhanging would be wonderful! What a perfect way to showcase your project!!

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    Rachelle says:

    It already looks like a pillow cover to me, so definitely that!

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    I’d finish it as a pillow! THanks for the chance.

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    Mary Ann says:

    Pillow for sure!! Loved the quilting and fabric choice you used on this project. I would love to win this book!

    I just finished making Graduation from your book Modern Basics. I ordered the exact colors you listed in the pattern and very happy with how it turned out. I quilted it myself with straight lines. I just have to sew on the binding to the back. I am giving it to my daughter for Christmas.

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    Kay says:

    Definitely a pillow cover!

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    Diana says:

    I would definitely finish it as a table cover–great colors, great pattern and wonderful quilting. Good Job!

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    lynaeve says:

    I always love pillow covers. Thanks for the chance

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    Maureen Mangrum says:

    Love both ideas but might have to go with the pillow…so pretty! I would love to learn free motion quilting and the book looks like it would be a perfect way to start. Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Go for the pillow!

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    Jo says:

    I think a wall hanging would be fun to show it off!

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    Hannah says:

    I think it would make a cool looking pillow!

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    Karen Miller says:

    Table Topper for me — It’s just beautiful!
    Thanks for sharing it with us!

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    Cecilia says:

    I think it would make a pretty wall hanging. The sashing reminds me of window panes. I love the colors you chose.

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    Patty says:

    I think it would look great as a pillow.

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    Bea says:

    I think a Pillow would be great! Thanks for the chance to win!

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    Finish with a wide flange border and make it into a pillow.

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    I would love the book. I have 2 quilts waiting to be quilted. I’m always hesitant to do the quilting and would love more resources to boost my confidence.
    I vote for pillow cover.
    Thanks for giveaway.

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    It sounds like a wonderful book – useful to see some different ways of free motion quilting.
    I would make it into a table topper as I like center pieces for my tables.
    Thanks for participating in the blog hop and for the chance to win this nice book.
    Regards from Western Canada,

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    Natalia is so sweet. I started following her blog maybe a year or two ago, and she even responds personally to questions by email!!! :)

    What a colorful project! I vote finish it as a table topper to use once the holidays are over and you want something bright and cheerful!

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    Nancy says:

    I would go for the pillow cover.. It would look great on a neutral colored couch in the fall.

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    Barb N says:

    It should be a pillow so you could snuggle up with it and trace that circular quilting around, and around, and around, and around. Wanted to mention, too, that I love your header!

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    Judie Harron says:

    I think finishing your project as a pillow would be my first choice. I would love to win the Machine Quilting book…thanks for a chance. judie

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    jenni says:

    Pillow topper! I have pillows on my brain because my husband asked me to make some pillows to go on the sofa!

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    LulaA says:

    I like the table topper. But either would look great.

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    I’d love to make a tablecloth with this beautiful design, the colors are beautiful! I want to win this book, thanks for sharing.

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    Annette Z says:

    Definitely table topper!

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    It’s screaming pillow cover to me :) Whatever you decide, it is beautiful!

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    Jenny says:

    I would go with the pillow. It’s very pretty.

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    Rebecca says:

    I would make it a wall hanging. Those colors would brighten up the whole room!

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    I’d probably make it into a sewing machine cover. My poor baby really needs one. I’d dust more but that would cut into valuable quilting time!

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    Jenelle Boxberger says:

    I would make it into a darling pillow cover. Thanks for the chance to win. and Thanks for the blog.

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    Jocelyn says:

    I think this would make a very cool pillow cover. Pretty colors!

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    Vikki says:

    Pillow cover! Love the colors you chose (and the circles, I am a sucker for circles).

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    pam w says:

    i would go with pillow cover or maybe just a wallhanging

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    Neha says:

    I vote for table topper! Thanks for the giveaway :)

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    Dawn Hollingsworth says:

    I like the idea of either but, I think that would make a terrific little pillow :)

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    Heather says:

    I would make a pillow cover.

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    It would be a cute pillow.

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    table topper gets my vote thanks for the chance

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    Rhonda says:

    My vote is pillow cover; lovely; thanks for chance!

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    janita says:

    I say pillow because I am on the hunt for cute pillows. Thanks for a chance to win this great book. I need some help with the quilting aspect of my quilts. Janita

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    Evelyn says:

    This would look good either way. I’m leaning toward pillow.

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    Gretchen F says:

    I would hang it on a wall – on point!

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    Michele says:

    Definitely a pillow cover!

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    Jane B says:

    I think that block wants to be a soft squishy pillow!

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    Suz says:

    A wall hanging I think?!

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    Erin says:

    I would do a pillow cover… but with how beautiful it is, I’d almost be inclined to do a wall hanging with it for my sewing room!
    Thanks for hosting the hop and thank you for the opportunity to win!
    – Erin

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    Nancy B from Many LA says:

    I’d make a pillow!

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    sharon schmitz says:

    Pillow cover for sure!

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    Lisa McGriff says:

    I say a pillow cover and I would add the trim that has the little pom poms that dangle.. OH SO CUTE!
    lisamcgriff (at) hotmail (dot) com

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    Samantha says:

    I would say Pillow cover, it is super cute! Thanks for the chance.

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    Pat C says:

    I’d have to vote pillow cover. Thanks for the chance to win.

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    Bent Needle says:

    I’d make it a pillow!

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    Laura says:

    I would love to see this block as part of a tote or bag.

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    Jeanne G says:

    A pillow topper or table runner would be wonderful but that is beautiful enough to frame and display as art. You have a lot of feedback and it is fun to read all the ideas. Thanks for a great review and the opportunity to win a copy of this fabulous book.

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    corinne says:

    Pillow , it is too pretty to use as a table topper. Thank you for a chance to win

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    Carole M says:

    I’d go with pillow cover.

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    Carla G says:

    What an awesome block! I’d do it as a pillow! :)

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    Hi Amy, Props to you for yet another great review of Natalia’s book! Your block is beautiful and the colors just flow together. It would make a great pillow topper but its got so much character in it that I’d have to say a wallhanging! It’s just one of those blocks that demands attention and conversation!

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    MarciaW says:

    table topper or in front of a window as looks like stained glass

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    Deb says:

    It’s so pretty I’d go for a small lap quilt to go over the back of a sofa.

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    Julie Litte says:

    I think it would make a fun pillow cover. Love it!

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    Jeni K says:

    This screams pillow to me.

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    Paula says:

    Pillow cove!

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    Lindsay says:

    I’d go with the pillow cover.

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    Linda says:

    Love this book and would love to have it! Also, love your project and I can see it as a pillow top. Great color choices. Thanks for giving a book away.

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    Karen Vail says:

    I’d go with a pillow top.

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    Katie Y. says:

    I think it would make such a beautiful pillow! :)

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    jane d. says:

    Table topper gets my vote!

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    Barb@witsend says:

    I have to go with the majority and say pillow cover but it would make a great bag too.

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    Carmen says:

    I’m always a sucker for pillow covers

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    Mary Jo Jones says:

    I love your Round and Round! I think I would use it as a table topper…darling! Thanks for the giveaway:)

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    Sandra says:

    Between the two, I’ll choose table topper. However, if you would like to consider another option, I think a tote bag would be very pretty too.

    Thank you for this giveaway

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    Michele says:

    Pillow cover of course. Isn’t it obvious to everyone? LOL
    Since I hope to start FMQ soon myself, I really need this book. A newbie at FMQ needs all the help she can get, right?

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    melanie c says:

    It would be super cute pillow!

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    Margaret says:

    How about a wall hanging? Bind it in that neat purple-y fabric, then hang it up!

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    H King says:

    It would make a fantastic anything, but I vote pillow!

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    Jennifer B says:


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    Lisa E says:

    My first choice would be a wallhanging. But if you want a pillow or table topper, I would choose pillow. Really nice work!

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    Roxanne Howard says:

    This finished as a pillow would make any room POP!
    Thank you for the giveaway.

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    Debbi says:

    Very pretty! I’d go with a pillow cover!

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    Jenniffier says:

    Pillow cover. It is amazing !

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    Lisa Gus says:

    I picture your little quilted piece as a pillow cover for a teen’s room or in the family room. It turned out great!

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    Anya says:

    Pillow for sure!!! It would look fabulous on a sofa :)

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    Maria do Carmo says:

    Juro que colocaria na minha porta quarto de costura como uma linda guirlanda de boas vindas.

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    Anna says:

    Table-topper, as then it could double as a wall quilt in another life!!

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    Julia says:

    I would do both! Complete the back like a pillow, bind it, and you can either stuff it with a pillow form or leave it to use as a topper!

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    Sara says:

    I would like it as a pillow cover or perhaps a wall hanging!

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    Denise J. says:

    I think your project would look great as a pillow. So cute.

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    Sandy D says:

    I think a pillow cover. It would give a very modern look to a room.

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    Kathy MacKie says:

    How about a cute bag sew that you can carry it everywhere and more people would get to love it !

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    Lena S. says:

    I think your piece would look great as a pillow cover.

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    Judy1522 says:

    I think it would make a beautiful pillow top.

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    CherylK says:

    My first thought was – wall hanging! But, between table topper and pillow…I think table topper.

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    kathy h says:

    I would make it into a pillow cover so I could enjoy the whole little quilt. The stitching is wonderful too.

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