An Art Gallery Modernology Giveaway ~ Sponsored by Canton Village Quilt Works

Happy Monday everyone! Did you have a great weekend? We spent the evening eating chili and watching the Superbowl. My kind of way to round out the weekend!

This morning I have something that might make your Monday morning a little sweeter. A giveaway of 10 fat quarters from Art Gallery’s Modernology line, sponsored by Jacqueline of Canton Village Quilt Works!

Jacqueline has been a quilter for 18 years, a long arm quilter for 12 years, in business for 12 years, owned her fabric shop for 2 years, is a designer for Quilt Magazine, and also a quilting podcaster. You can see her podcasts here or on iTunes. She also has a YouTube channel. She really knows her stuff!

In addition to the great giveaway, Jacqueline is offering 15% off your purchase at her shop during the duration of the giveaway. Use code fresh15 when checking out.

With this giveaway, you have four ways to enter:
{1} Leave a comment! I’d love to hear what you would do with the fabric if you win.
{2} Sign up for the Canton Village Quilt Works newsletter. Leave a comment that you did.
{3} “Like” Canton Village Quilt Works on Facebook. Leave a comment that you did.
{4} Become a follower on the Canton Village Quilt Works blog (down on the left side column). Leave a comment that you did.

This giveaway is open to international entries. I will pick a winner on Thursday (2/9) evening. Good luck everyone!

Comments are now closed! I will be back with a winner.

The winner is #1018, Laura! Laura said “I would add more Art Gallery to my stash! I’m always in need of a new bag or some great additions to a quilt in the making!”

Congratulations Laura, I will be contacting you for your mailing address. Thanks for your comments everyone!

A Stitch in Color ~ A Moona Fabrics Sponsored Giveaway

Many of you know that fabric designer and author Malka Dubrawsky created her first fabric collection, A Stitch in Color for Moda Fabrics. Last month I created a quilt using fabric from a tiny sample fabric pack. I’m a huge Malka fan and have been eagerly anticipating yardage to start shipping.

Well, I’m excited to write that the moment has come and her fabric line is now appearing in stores! Moona Fabrics has ordered the collection and they are generously here today to give away a pre-release fat quarter set of all the fabrics you see in the above photo!

All you need to do to enter is leave a comment. I’d love to hear what you’d plan to do with the fat quarter set. I will pick a winner Thursday evening, January 19th. Good lucky everyone!

Comments are now closed while I pick a winner!

Our winner is comment #426!

Michelle G said “I would love that bundle of fabric. I confess I would probably horde it for the first year. That means I would hang on to it and bring it out (often) and pet it and contemplate the best way of using it. Then I would suddenly decide to stash bust and create a quilt with it.”

Congratulations Michelle! I will be emailing you for your address. Thank you to everyone for your comments!

A Million Thanks Giveaway

A Million Thanks Giveaway!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone is now relaxed and refreshed from the holidays, I know I am! Those of you that follow me on Twitter and Facebook already know this…but something very exciting happened in the last hours of December 31st. My blog had it’s 1 millionth page view!

A Million Thanks Giveaway!

Some other blogs probably get that many hits a month, but for me this was a big milestone. I’m so grateful to all of my readers who subscribe, explore and comment on my posts and keep me motivated to keep on creating.

A Million Thanks Giveaway!

In celebration, I decided to have a little giveaway sponsored by…me! I’m going to select three winners for this one. One person will win a copy of Modern Blocks (which I contributed), one person will win a copy of the newest Quiltmaker magazine with my Prism quilt pattern inside, and one person will win the below set of fat quarters from my stash!

A Million Thanks Giveaway!

All you need to do to enter is leave a comment. I’d love to hear what you’d like to see MORE of this year on my blog. I will select a winner Friday evening (Chicago time). Open to international entries. Thank you so much everyone! xox

Thank you to everyone for your kind comments!! I look forward to a wonderful new year with all of you and already have some ideas from your suggestions! Now to pick some winners…I’m closing comments and will be right back with lucky readers.
Ok, back with the winners! Big congratulations to the following readers!

#5 – Lou says:
congratulations!!! what a terrific way to end the year and begin a new one!! I think your blog is delightful, i love seeing your new ideas and encouraging tutorials..that would be great, but, again, it’s wonderful~xo~

Lou wins the Modern Blocks book!

#188 – Marg says:
I love the colour and the pictures yes I’m a visual kind of gal. Keep up the lovely work and do what you like.

Marg wins the Quiltmaker Magazine!

#348 – Charlotte says:
Congrats on your milestone! Yours is a blog I don’t miss, so you are are doing everything right in order for me to come back!

Charlotte wins the fabric set!

I will be in touch with the winners for their shipping addresses, be sure to check your email! And thank you AGAIN to everyone for your comments!

Blogiversary Giveaway

About a month ago my two year blogiversary came and went with little fanfare. It happens to be around the 4th of July, and that happens to be my husband’s birthday, so not a lot of blogging usually occurs that week.

Part of me can’t believe it’s been 2 years since I started this blog. I suppose time flies when you’re having fun! In the last year, I feel like I’ve accomplished a lot of personal goals, from developing quilt patterns to appearing in publications, from adding many tutorials to the blog to cohosting this latest quilt along.

When I started quilting, I learned so much from the free tips and tutorials online on other blogs. It’s always been a goal of mine to also give back to the online community and help those who are getting started themselves. And hopefully inspire a few people along the way.

So! In celebration, I have a giveaway! I mentioned earlier this week that I spent last weekend in Cincinnati. My mom, sister and I (oh, and the kids) did a mini shop hop.

Quilter's Studio - Cincinnati, OH

Our first stop was The Quilter’s Studio in Loveland. This store is almost entirely batiks and includes many bolts by designer Marcia Derse – very pretty. They also have an entirely separate building with lots of classroom space and two long arm quilting machines where you can rent time.

I picked up The Quilts of Gee’s Bend postcard set there and plan on framing 9 of them for my sewing room. Part of the giveaway is 9 other prints from this postcard set so you can frame them for your room! Or mail them. Or whatever you want to do with them. :)

Sewn Studio - Cincinnati, OH

Our next stop (after lunch at Dewey’s Pizza) was Sewn Studio. This shop has been on my list to visit ever since my sister stopped in a few months back and told me how cool it was. Boy am I jealous that this shop isn’t in the Chicago suburbs!

Sewn Studio - Cincinnati, OH

It is so fresh and modern and welcoming.

Sewn Studio - Cincinnati, OH

I don’t think I saw one bolt of fabric that I wasn’t interested in – they even had embroidery patterns and perle cotton embroidery thread!

Sewn Studio - Cincinnati, OH

I was lucky enough to meet owner Stephanie and employee Jessica. Both were SO nice! Stephanie was kind enough to even donate a beautiful Summer House by Lily Ashbury charm pack to giveaway on my blog!

I picked up several great small prints for my stash and I am sharing them with you as well. The last portion of the giveaway is a FQ of each of the fabrics you see below.

It was a great visit, only slightly marred by my daughter announcing “I NEED TO POOP!” as we were just about the leave the store. A bit embarrassing but there is just no predicting what a 4 year old will find appropriate conversation in public. :)

Phew! So if you made it this far, all you have to do to enter is leave a comment! I will select a winner Monday evening. Good luck everyone and thank you for supporting me over the last two years – here’s to many more!

Update: For those in the comments that are interested in that great bike bag, Sewn Studio has commented “Our blog ( is currently featuring an interview with Kathy McGee of Hemma Designs, the designer of the Ilsa Bike Basket. We’re giving away one of her patterns, too, so come on over and take a look.”
Comments are now closed. I will select a winner shortly. The winner is #315, Alisa, who said “I’ve been enjoying your blog for almost the two years. Looks like you had a fun blog hop.” Congratulations Alisa, I will email you for your address!

Giveaway Winner

I want to thank each and every one of you for your comments. I read every one and they all made me smile. :)