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Artisan Cotton Blog Hop and Giveaway

 

 Artisan Cotton Blog Hop 

 

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We are so excited to get Artisan Cottons in the hands of some amazing quilters and sewers this week to show you how this fabulous shot cotton sews up!  

 

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If you are wondering what a shot cotton is, we are happy to help!! Shot cotton is special because the warp and weft yarns are 2 different colors woven together to create a special depth, a “shot” of color. When the edge of this fabric ravels, you can see a bright contrast to the body of the fabric.

The "savory" colorway you see above features two different colored yarns to lend a somewhat iridescent effect, compared to the "sweet and basic" colorways below which have one colored yarn and one white yarn in the construction, creating a more classic chambray look. 

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These fabrics work wonderfully well with other quilting weight cottons, so feel free to mix them with other Windham Fabrics. Use for piecing, background or even garments.  Be sure to check out these other stops on our blog hop to see the possibilities. 

 

    Monday        Windham Fabrics

    Tuesday       Rachel, Imagine Gnats

    Wednesday     Leanne, She Can Quilt

    Thursday      Ashley, Film in the Fridge

 

 

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"Cascade" pattern by Rachel from Stitched in Color

 You can find this quilt pattern on Rachel's site

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Leave a comment here to be entered in our giveaway!

(One comment per entrant please)

Winner will be chosen Friday, January 30th.

 

Congratulations, Kendra!  You are the winner of the Artisan Cotton bundle! 

 

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232 thoughts on “Artisan Cotton Blog Hop and Giveaway

  1. Debby E says:

    I’ve never used shot cottons and these look tasty enough to try!! Thanks so much for the great giveaway and chances to win with the hop 🙂
    Debby E
    samtaylorcjsmimi (at) yahoo (dot) com

  2. Kath says:

    The colors in this bundle are so beautiful. I’d love to have a chance to ‘play’ with your shot cottons, maybe use Rachel’s pattern or ?? Thanks for this great give-away.

  3. Love the shot cottons – they aren’t flat like solids. I saw LA’s quilt and it is outstanding. The shot cottons add depth to the blocks. Thanks for the chance to win!

  4. Susan Stanton says:

    What beautiful fabrics! The range of colors is varied yet covers the rainbow. It would be so much fun to play with these fabrics. Thanks so much for inspiring us.

  5. Colleen James says:

    I’ve worked with other shot cottons and they’ve been lighter in weight than the rest of my quilting cottons. Looking forward to trying yours!

  6. Kathleen Dalecio says:

    Oooh! These new shot cottons are gorgeous! I’d love to see the irradesence of the Savory ones, but at the same time,really like the “purity” of the Sweet colors… My local quilt shops don’t seem to be carrying these fabrics, so I’m going to cross my fingers & hope to win your generous giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity and for the introduction.

  7. Peggi says:

    I love the shot cottons! They are a joy to work with, and always add an extra punch to any project. I’m so happy they’re getting easier to find. Thank you Windham!!

  8. Sophia DeLonghi says:

    These cottons have such pretty value when the light hits them. I love these little nuances in color that add so much interest to the quilts made with them. Would love to add these to collection of fabrics.

  9. Kelly Wilson says:

    The projects I’ve seen on the hop are lovely. The colors are rich and I can’t wait to try some. Thanks for the opportunity! Notwendy gmail

  10. Lizzie says:

    I love your distinction for the savory and sweet weaves! These are gorgeous. I have Rachel’s Cascade pattern and I’d love to make it up with such perfect fabrics.

  11. Beth T. says:

    I love shot cottons and these sound wonderful. It was interesting to hear that they have a weight that is similar to that of a quilting cotton–now you’ve found a way to make them truly irresistible to me.

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