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Beam n Read Blog Hop with I Have a Notion!

Posted on June 27th, by Amy in give away, review. 151 comments

Hi Friends!  Along with the Challenge Link up, I get to share this great product with you, and give one away – keep reading!

Kelly at I Have a Notion invited me to get to know the Beam n Read, and I was happy to test drive this super functional light!  I’ve added mine to my hexie supplies in my new pouch.

The Beam n Read is a great size to work into any bag, and perfect for handwork while sitting in a low light room or in the dark – while not disturbing anyone else around you.

During the hot summer months, our backyard is the perfect spot to cool off after the sun goes down.  Of course I’m not one to sit with idle hands, so I have enjoyed … Read More »


Winner and Wonderland Details

Posted on June 15th, by Amy in give away, Tutorial. 19 comments

First, the winner of the Stash Happy: Patchwork giveaway is –

Tabatha, is better off than I am!  I hope you enjoy the book Tabatha – Congratulations!

My Wonderland blocks are very simple!  I started with a charm pack, honey bun and jelly roll, 2 half yard cuts, and some miscellaneous scraps.  As I was sewing I added Crossweaves from a bundle I had stashed, and Kona/Bella solids that worked within the palette (which is varied!).

I started with a charm in the center, and half the blocks received a 1 1/2″ honey bun strip, and the other half a 2 1/2″ jelly roll strip.  I did two sides, then pressed and trimmed as necessary, and added the other two sides.  I then decided to add a 3″ strip from the … Read More »



Stash Happy: Patchwork — Review & Giveaway

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

Hi there!  I’m excited to have a copy of Stash Happy: Patchwork by Cynthia Shaffer to review, AND Lark has generously offered to send a copy to one of you!  Read on to learn how to win -

Knowing that you love fabric, as much as I do – there’s always little scraps left over from projects, that are to big to toss, but I don’t always have a specific plan for them either.  This book is the solution!  There’s 25 adorable projects to guide and inspire you.  Isn’t the cover fantastic?  Here’s a few of my favorite projects from the book:

Cynthia includes clear, easy to understand instructions for each project, basic embroidery stitches, and general sewing basics.  Including paper-piecing these hexagons, to make this honeycomb sheet set.  So fun and can … Read More »



Kit Winner!

Posted on June 6th, by Amy in give away. 6 comments

I hope you had a great weekend – I did!  The weather has finally turned to nice, and actually a little hot – perfect for sending the kids out to play, and me staying inside to sew, and sew some more!   I’ll show you what I’ve been working on tomorrow, right now the winner is ::

Congratulations to you Lee Ann!  I have already emailed you.

For those of you that did not win, you may purchase your favorite kit, by clicking on this graphic -

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Happy Quilting ~ Amy


News and Links – for you!

Posted on June 3rd, by Amy in give away, Interview, Market. 12 comments

I have a few things to share with you today.

First, I contributed to a collaborative book – Modern Blocks!

I submitted 2 blocks, and they were both included.  This book will be available via Stash books this fall, and I’m looking forward to the advance copy coming later this summer!

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Next, while at Market, I was invited to chat with Annie Smith from Quilting Stash!

The podcast is available today, go listen and learn how you can win a copy of Modern Basics!

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Finally, I want to share about Quilts Recover -

From  Cheryl :

 

Earthquakes, tornados, fires, and more. The world is full of disaster news these days. The images and stories are gut wrenching. People are having to build their lives … Read More »


Quilting Book Club Giveaway!

Posted on June 1st, by Amy in give away. 192 comments

I’ve mentioned it before, but it bears repeating!  The Quilting Book Club is a fantastic group of quilters, currently making quilts from Modern Basics! It’s open to anyone who would like to participate, AND today Shawna, at 1 Choice 4 Quilting, is giving away a kit for the June quilt — Posie Patch.

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To enter to win:

Visit 1 Choice 4 Quilting and tell me which kit you like best!

One comment per person please.

I will announce a winner on Monday, June 6th.

Good Luck – Amy

 



Giveaway Day Winner!

Posted on May 26th, by Amy in give away. 5 comments

Hi all!  I’m happy to announce that Stephanie is the winner of the charm pack and layer cake!

Stephanie said : I don’t know anything funny to post. If I could post a picture I’d send you one of my dachshund stuck in the sleeve of my sweatshirt, but since I can’t I’ll just leave you to imagine

Stephanie, I just need your mailing address to get these goodies off to you!

I’m also pleased to report that all of the Bloggers’ Quilt Festival Winners have claimed their prizes – woot!

Congratulations all!

For the rest of us, who didn’t win, my favorite joke in the comments ::

Knock Knock
Who’s there?
Cotton
Cotton Who?
Cotton a trap
Must buy more
cotton!

Thanks to BA with no blog for that one.

All the best – Amy


Giveaway Day!

Posted on May 23rd, by Amy in give away. 760 comments

Welcome!  If you aren’t a regular reader here, I invite you to poke around and get to know me a bit!  Just last week I hosted the Bloggers’ Quilt Festival and there is a load of inspiration in that post alone!

Special thanks to the ladies at Sew, Mama, Sew for orchestrating this fun hop, full of giveaways!

Enter to win:

A It’s a Hoot – Charm Pack

and

Bella Solids Pastels – Layer Cake

Here’s a closer look at the colors in the mix -

To win:

Leave me a comment, something funny, but not gross.  It’s fun to read through all the comments with something more than “pick me” – TIA ; )

Oh and this is open to everyone – … Read More »



What a Novel Idea – Blog Hop!

Posted on April 20th, by Amy in give away, review. 225 comments

Want to win a new book!?  Check out Pat Sloan’s newest book – right here!  Pat has released 3 books in the last 6 months…not sure how she has managed to survive those months of planning, sewing and writing, but I’m so glad to have a chance to look through this book and share it with you!  Pat you are an inspiration, thanks for sharing with all of us!

What a Novel Idea! is all about using your favorite novelty prints, in fun, quick quilts!  This book is full of inspiration, for your next quilt!

Do you have a collection of novelty prints?  Mine is pretty limited, as is the space I have to store fabric!  The few I have are bright and bold, and were must have, impulse buys.  Sound familiar?  I have a good … Read More »


Sponsor Giveaways!

Posted on April 6th, by Amy in give away. 244 comments

I’m excited to share some goodies with you all today!

A great collection from my amazing sponsors.

One of you will win:

A $20 gift certificate to Canton Village Quilt Works!

(I have a few ideas about what I’d spend that on!)

A Hullabaloo Charm Pack from Above All Fabrics!

So adorable!

A Full Circle Charm Pack from Bloomerie!

Great colors in there!

To win:

Be sure to visit all the shops!

Leave a comment for me -

One comment per person please.

I will select a winner on Monday, April 11!

Good Luck -

Amy

 


Vintage Notions :: Review & Giveaway

Posted on March 16th, by Amy in give away, review. 122 comments

I have a special book to share with you today, it is a piece of history brought to light, and highlights the art of handmade!

Vintage Notions (as in ideas) is a big book chalk full of insights and inspiration.

Amy Barickman has beautifully compiled inspirational essays, cleaver sewing patterns, cooking basics, and beautiful illustrations from the work of Mary Brooks Picken.  Mary was an innovator of her time (1886-1981), she worked diligently to teach women the art of sewing, dressmaking, designing, millinery and cookery.  Women everywhere sang her praises, as she encouraged them to find happiness, and satisfaction in all aspects of life.  AND many of these principles can still be applied to my life today!

The book is broken down into months, as our projects vary with each season.  I love how it’s laid out!

A … Read More »


Sponsored Giveaway :: Fat Quarter Shop

Posted on March 9th, by Amy in give away. 450 comments

Hot off the delivery truck, and up for grabs here today from the fantastic ladies at FatQuarterShop!

 

Sugar & Spice by The Quilted Fish

In fact, it got in late yesterday, and they didn’t have a chance to update the website yesterday.  Thus my delayed post!

Which one do you like best?  Kiwi or Blueberry?

Enter to win one of the lovely bundles above by :

Liking Fat Quarter Shop on Facebook

Following Fat Quarter Shop on Twitter

then ~

Leave me a comment, telling me your current project, or what you wish you were working on!

I like to keep it interesting!

Good Luck!  I’ll select winners, via random number generator, on Monday, March 14th.

Amy





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