~The Giveaway is now closed ! Thank you to everyone who entered. The winners will be drawn at random and their names will be announced tomorrow, Monday, March 11 !
Welcome to the Q.I. Spring Giveaway ! Below, you'll see the list of free prizes which are available for you to win ! Please post a brief comment in the comments section below the prize list, and we'll enter your name in the Giveaway. The Giveaway ends at midnight, Saturday, March 9. Please make sure that we are able to contact you via e-mail, and we'll mail out your prize free of charge. Many thanks to each reader who writes a comment below.
The Romance of Double Wedding Ring Quilts by Robert Bishop plus Hoffman batik fabric.
Truly a collector's item, this hardbound edition of The Romance of Double Wedding Ring Quilts served as a research tool for Quilt Inspiration's recent popular articles on this beloved old pattern. Author Robert Bishop was a director of the Museum of American Folk Art in New York City. This book has photos of quilts collected by the author; as a bonus, the book contains patterns and instructions by Carter Houck for six quilts: Classic Double Wedding Ring, Indian Wedding Ring or Pickle Dish, Golden Wedding Ring, Amish Nine Patch Wedding Ring, Friendship Knot, and Wedding Ring Bouquet. We're adding two fat quarters of Hoffman batik fabric to help you with the construction of your heirloom quilt !
$10.00 Gift Card to Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts
Jo-Ann is a U.S.A. big-box sewing and crafts retailer who sells a large number of sewing notions and quilt-making items. They are a great store for buying scissors, rulers, rotary cutters, and anything else that a quilt-maker's heart desires. If you live in the U.S.A, you can use your gift card in a Jo-Ann store, over the telephone, or on the internet to make a purchase.
If you live outside the U.S.A., please let us know when you write your comment. If you win, we'll arrange for you to receive another cool prize from this Giveaway !
Word Play Quilts by Tonya Ricucci plus Hoffman batik fabric
Here's a wonderful, colorful way to create quilts with words on them, using Tonya's fabric-piecing methods, The letters are sewn together, rather than appliqued on top of the quilt. This book is full of fun photos and ideas for creating some very unique and original designs. Along with Tonya's book, we're adding two fat quarters of top brand-name batik fabric to help get you started.
Flower Show Quilts by Lynn Ann Majidimehr plus Hoffman batik fabric
Do you love the look of dazzling eye-candy garden quilts using applique on top of a patchwork background? Here are 10 applique projects, all of which feature show-stopping florals: spider mums, orchids, poppies, lilies, 2 different clematis variations, iris,
dahlias, and 2 summer medleys. Finished quilt sizes vary from one table runner (shown in 3 colorations) to wall-hangings (all around 36x36) to lap-size (the largest is 51x68.5). These are sizes that can be easily quilted on any domestic-arm sewing machine. Lynn Ann's book includes clear, detailed instructions, along with great ideas for quilting. We're adding beautiful top-quality batik fabric in lavender and yellow sprinkled with aqua-blue raindrops for extra "inspiration.
Tiptoe Through the Tulips quilt pattern by Joe Wood of ThimbleCreek Quilt Shop plus Hoffman batik fabric
Designer Joe Wood writes, "This is a great quilt pattern to use your stash of florals ! The white chain ties it all together- like ribbon on a package ! It's the perfect quilt to pull out and use as winter turns to spring. It's quick and easy to make. Happy spring ! " Included in this prize are two fat quarters of pretty Hoffman batiks to add to your fabric collection.
Scaredy Cat quilt pattern by Joe Wood of ThimbleCreek Quilt Shop plus Hoffman batik fabric
You can make this adorable, whimsical quilt pattern for Halloween, or just delete the pumpkins, add some more stars and sew it as an all-season tribute to your favorite kitty cat. We're including a half yard of vibrant Hoffman 1895 Bali handpaint fabric, which is enough for the fence, some stars, or some pinwheels.
Now it's your turn to enter the Giveaway ! We'd love to hear from you in the comments section below.