My color wheel inspiration post started me on an adventure! As I usually buy fabric per project, I don’t have a stash to collect color samples from, so I went searching for fabric online. My quick realization was that I could not afford to purchase the fabric needed, even for a small quilt. So my next thought was floss! I found a group of embroidery hoops for cheap on ebay, with a 16″ hoop in it, and snatched it up. I searched for color wheel groups of floss online, but that is really hard to do on the computer.So I happened to go to JoAnn’s the weekend it was on sale, and spent around $12 for a full color spectrum in floss, and a color wheel! An actual color wheel has 12 colors … Read More »
There’s a couple of prizes yet unclaimed, so I have turned to my trusty random number generator to find some new winners! Let’s get this wrapped up :)
Fabritopia — Janet Brady — Claimed!Jona is offering a bundle of 10 fat quarters of Summer Soiree!
I Have a Notion — Kelli — Claimed!Kelly is offering Eleanor Burns’ book, Quilt In a Day!
Quilted Treasures — Crazyqsis — Claimed!Kristina and Mary are offering a $30 gift certificate!
So Fun Fabrics — Alissa — Claimed!Tisha is offering a $25 gift certificate!
Uberstitch — Dolores — Claimed!Pam and Kristina are offering a $40 gift certificate!
Each of the winners needs to email me, (email@example.com) with Name, Address and your sponosor/prize – to claim your prize! Thanks in advance :) I will confirm … Read More »
Prior to the Quilt Festival, Michelle of Rosebud Quilting, asked me for my address and favorite color. (She’s one of the lovely sponsors getting a package off to a winner this week!) I guessed that she was sending fabric – but didn’t expect this :5 – 1 yard cuts of the very fabrics I’ve been stalking online! Even in her shop on occasion :)
Thank you Michelle – I think a new bag is in order for starters, and then a dress for a princess or two!
If you haven’t checked out the list of winners – there’s still a few I’m hoping to hear from by tomorrow morning.
Have a good evening ~Amy
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The post you have been waiting for all week! Who won? It’s all here! And if you haven’t checked out the sponsors yet this is the perfect opportunity! I should say it’s quite tempting to give the sponsors my address and be done with it – but that wouldn’t be nice! :)
I have put the winner names after the shop name. If you see your name, check the link and look for instructions at the bottom of this post. I will not be emailing everyone, you must email me to claim your prize.
PatchworkFolio — 324 Sarah — Claimed!Amy is the talent behind our fabulous graphics for the festival, and she is offering a great package — To celebrate the launch of PatchworkFolio I am offering a complete blog makeover … Read More »
Today is the final day that the Quilt Festival is accepting new links! If you’ve been thinking about it, but haven’t done it yet – hurry up!! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to expand your community :)
A few of you have asked, if the links will still be accessible after this week is over – Of course!! The links will be permanent on my blog, feel free to take your time going through them – I know I will.
My plan is to close the linky tonight as I go to bed, and tomorrow work on awarding prizes – by random number generator. Hopefully I have a way to get in touch with everyone that has entered. (Just in case you don’t know I’m on mountain time in the US)
Be sure to visit the sponsors … Read More »
Remember this post?
I’m not ready to share the whole thing, but this is what I have been working on in my off-computer time the last couple of weeks. . . more soon. I promise!! I’m super excited, and couldn’t wait to share – sorry for the tease. Really I am!
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And there is still time to enter if you have not yet had the chance to do so! The Festival will close Friday night midnight.
I would like to reiterate that it doesn’t matter how long you’ve been quilting, or how many quilts you have made. This event is about building community, not how perfect your seams are! We want to see what you’ve been up to. And if you are new to blogging – don’t worry about it! We’ve all been new to blogging at one point or another :) Ask for help – it doesn’t hurt!
I’ve just started down the list – there’s some amazing quilts, and even more amazing stories attached to them. Thanks again to everyone who is sharing their stories with their quilts – it’s a huge blessing to … Read More »
One thing about blogging is how small the world really becomes through my computer. I’m pretty sure you all have felt the same in the last few days with our Quilt Festival! Without this online community I would not have had the chance to meet Lisa —I was recently given an opportunity to select a necklace from Lisa Leonard, customized and everything! I spent the better part of one day looking over all the designs, and considering my options. Honestly, I could have chosen a number of options but found myself drawn to the simplicity of this open circle. And while I did consider putting my kids’ names on it, I decided to make it more about my creativity and what I do here.
Inspire. Dream. Create.
The moment the box arrived I was … Read More »
I do my best to be content with what I have each day, and not covet. But some days it is SO hard!
Here’s a brutally honest picture for you — my computer/desk space.I’ve been spending so much time here – I need to purge again! One of my wishes is a netbook, so I can sit on the couch and browse the quilt festival. Not to mention orchestrate it :) Today I’m feeling a little under the weather with a head cold – making it even more desirable.
My other wish is lots of Amy Butler Love! Dresses, quilts, bags – I would love to make it all with a bit of this fabric – I love the depth of color and those flowers are so fabulous!
So I just wanted to share before I imploded … Read More »
I think I may have been holding out on my regular readers! I’ve had this quilt tucked away in a closet for 3 years I think. It’s not something I want to use, it’s an antique, and it is mine.My Great-Grandmother made this quilt. I met her once or twice. I don’t have memories of her – but I have this quilt.Each set of blocks is made with the same tie as the center, some of them have been pieced a bit to make it large enough to go across the center.Where they meet in the center is a black velvet appliqued circle. There’s no batting, that I can tell of, it seems to just have the backing, which is a burgundy velvet. It is wrapped from the back to the front and expertly … Read More »
Hi Friends ~I just wanted to make sure that everyone remembers how to play nicely. I’ve been updating a few links to send them to your posts instead of just your front page. I know that’s where your post is today, but in a week it will be gone, and it is going to take a month (if not more) for me to get through all the links!
Also be sure to– tell us about your quilt.– link back to the festival in your post.– actually post a quilt!– when posting a link, use the link to your post, not your front page.– if you link to a flickr pic, please pick one – not your photostream, and share about it in the description field.– and no shops, if you are interested in being a sponsor next time, please … Read More »
Big smiles and waves to all of you!! You guys are blowing me away! We have over 400 entries in our festival already – amazing!! Thank you so much for your kind words in the comments – they have kept me going :) And I have yet to even started looking through your links – I will eventually though!
Did I tell you, I don’t think I did! My blog, and our festival actually went to Market! Sharon Dismore of Sew Fun Computing had a lecture focused on blogging to self-promote. Lots of designers are doing it and she ran across this little, happy spot. Fun, fun!
I actually took a little time for the family today – and you didn’t even miss me. Just a few things to fix up when I … Read More »