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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour!

 

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Thank you for joining us in the Quiltmakers’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. Today’s post is brought to you by Stephanie Sheridan of Stitched Together Studios.

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Hi All! I was thrilled to have my block “Inversion” included in The Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks volume 15! You can find it on page 54 – Block #1487. Being a voracious reader, I fell in love with the Literary line by Heather Givans as soon as I saw it, and had so much fun using it in this block!

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Block #1487, Inversion, designed by Stephanie Sheridan, using Literary by Heather Givans.

When I was working on this block I actually made 2 – and had a hard time deciding which to submit! I asked a few friends at Windham to help me make the choice. Here is the alternate block – which do you like better?

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There are a few things I really like about this block design! First, you can have a fun time with a smaller scale focal fabric in the 4 snowball blocks. Second, the half square triangles and quarter square triangles are quick and easy to make. And third, you can get some really cool secondary patterns in a quilt layout!

Here are 2 different layouts – see the secondary patterns? Someday I am going to find the time to make one of these quilts!

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4 Inversion Quilt 1b

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Thank you Windham Fabrics for this chance to talk about my Inversion Block!

Be sure to check out the latest issue of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 15

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Curious Dream Blog Hop

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At Fall Market 2016, we had an incredible display featuring the debut collection of “Curious Dream” by Angela Pingel !  We couldn’t get over how many fantastic projects were created with this line! From trendy apparel to statement making quilts, this collection is a subtle take on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland you have got to see.  If you haven’t checked out  the look book yet, click  here.

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The next 12 days are going to be packed full of sewing goodness! Follow along with the Curious Dream Blog Hop! What other Windham Fabrics collections can you pair with this dreamy fabric? Be sure to visit each stop to see!

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Curious Dream Blog Hop Stops 

Monday, December 12th – Windham Fabrics

Tuesday , December 13th – Kelly Bowser –Kelby Sews 

Wednesday, December 14th – Brooke Sellmann- Silly Mama Quilts 

Thursday, December 15th – Wendy Sheppard –Ivory Spring

Friday, December 16th – Rebecca Bryan – Bryan House Quilts  

Saturday, December 17th –  Chris Dodsley- Made by ChrissieD

Sunday December 18thAurifil

Monday, December 19th-  Jennie-  Clover & Violet 

Tuesday, December 20th – Stephanie Kendron – Modern Sewciety  

Wednesday, December 21st – Joanne from  The Fat Quarter Gypsy

Thursday, December 22nd – Heidi Staples – Fabric Mutt  

Friday, December 23rd – Round up post at Windham Fabrics

Be sure to comment on our post for a chance to win a Fat Quarter bundle of the line!

The giveaway will be open from now until 8PM PST on Thursday, December 22, 2016. The winner for this bundle will be picked at random and we will announce the name HERE on Friday, December 23, 2016.

This giveaway is open to everyone, USA and International.

If you’re a “no reply” or anonymous commenter, please remember to include your email address in your comment!

Happy hopping!

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Sew Home by Erin Schlosser Blog Tour

We are delighted to be a part of Erin Schlosser’s Sew Home Blog Tour! Erin’s fresh and appealing patterns are a sewists dream! We love all of the projects Erin has come up with to turn your house into a home. We can’t wait to make EVERY SINGLE THING! Be sure to follow along and enter in order for a chance to win a copy of this book!

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We love the easy projects that Erin created. The placemats above are a happy addition to your dining room! We think it features Carrie Bloomston’s upcoming collection “Dreamer” really well! Just look at the feathers and the geometric prints!

Please see the schedule of the Blog Tour below :

 Tuesday, September 20 – C&T Publishing & Joanna at Kustom Kwilts and Designs

Wednesday, September 21 – Sew 4 Home & Jen Carlton Bailly

Thursday, September 22 – Brenda at Just A Bit Frayed/Pink Castle Fabrics & Nicole at Modern Handcraft

Friday, September 23 – Janome Sewing Machines & Cristy at Purple Daisies Quilting

Monday, September 26 – Windham Fabrics & Rebecca at Bryan House Quilts

Tuesday, September 27 – Generation Q MagazineKaren Lewis Textiles & Latifah Saafir Studios

Wednesday, September 28 – Dear Stella Fabrics & Mandy at Mandalei Quilts

Thursday, September 29 – Erin at Schlosser Designs

GIVEAWAY ALERT!

C&T publishing is giving away 1 copy of Sew Home to one of our lucky readers!

Please note any US based winner will receive a hard copy ,while an international winner would receive the e-book version.

For one entry, leave a comment sharing what DIY home project you have made for your home.

The giveaway is open until Sunday.

Happy Sewing!

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Get into the Olympic Spirit!

 

 

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Have you been watching the Olympics? Team USA is dominating the medal count and we couldn’t think of a better project to show off your team spirit in your home, than these “Freedom” placemats designed by Margaret Travis of Eazy Peazy Quilts  using interfacing from Bosal. The fabric collection is “Stars and Stripes” by Whistler Studios and can be found in your local quilt shop now!

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GO TEAM USA!

Download the pattern from our website here!

*GIVEAWAY ALERT*

You can be a lucky winner of this FQ bundle of Stars and Stripes! Contest ends Friday, August 12, 2016 at 10 am est.

To Enter :

1)Be sure you’re a follower of our blog.

2) Comment on this post with the answer to this question. “What is your favorite sport to watch during the Olympics ?”

Happy Sewing!

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Fabric Friday – Christmas Edition!

Hello Fellow Fabric Lovers!

We hope you’ve been following along this week with the continuation of our Christmas in July Blog hop. We have two more outstanding projects featuring “Nordic Christmas” by Rosemarie Lavin Designs.

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Make the perfect pair of Pajama Pants to get you in the holiday spirit! These pajama pants were made from a McCall’s Pattern that is no longer in print, but we found another suitable pattern that can be found here .

Also, if you are looking to update your holiday decor , perhaps a stocking made from the knit sweater stripe would fit the bill? The free pattern for this stocking can be downloaded from our website here.

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Since it is Fabric Friday, one lucky person will win a FQ Bundle of this collection! Be sure to comment on this post with your favorite food to eat during the holidays and we’ll select a winner. Contest ends on Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 10 am est.

 

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