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Instagram Quilt Festival (#IGQuiltFest)

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Hello, friends!

I’m participating in the #IGQuiltFest over on Instagram. Follow me – @sewhookedjen!

#IGQuiltFest is hosted by Amy’s Creative Side and encourages quilters on Instagram to share photos daily using a variety of prompts during March for National Sewing Month!

Amy Ellis is the same creative soul who brought us the Blogger’s Quilt Festival. I participated in several of those events over the years and always thought they were a super fun way to connect to and get to know other quilters! You can see my posts for those events here.

Hop on over to Instagram and get to know me, and lots of other great quilters, better!

 

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My Favorite Things 2016!

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I’ve been teasing the 2016 Sewhooked project for some weeks now and I just can’t wait another day!

Beginning January 1, 2016 and each month for the rest of next year, I will be sharing My Favorite Things!

My Favorite Things will include 12 patterns to paper piece in both 6″ and 12″ as well as a number of bonus blocks to mix and match your own favorites.

On the first day of each month, you’ll have the opportunity to download that month’s pattern for free. After the first day, each pattern will be available for a small fee from my Craftsy Pattern Shop, with the entire block set available for sale by December.

I plan to include instructions for at least one possible layout to create a quilt from your blocks, but knowing me, I will have more than one by the time we get to December!

I hope you’ll join me in 2016 for what I hope will be a super fun event!

My Favorite Things 2016 Block of the Month sewhooked.com

Plan to play along? Copy & paste to your blog!

Join the Sewhooked Facebook Group to Quilt Along with our community in 2016!

I am currently looking for sponsors for monthly giveaways for participants. If you’d like to sponsor a month, please drop me an email.

Happy stitching!

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I Want To Believe: An X-Files Quilt & Stitch Along coming 2016 on fandominstitches.com

Coming January 2016

The Summer of Stitching

Summer of Stitching 2014, A Design Invitational on fandominstitches.com

Over on Fandom In Stitches, we have shared an open invitation for our summer event, The Summer of Stitching!

This event is an opportunity for new and experienced Designers alike to share in our fandom love by creating patterns to share with the Fandom In Stitches quilting community. We will be sharing 12 themes over the course of the summer and invite you to design a quilt block around that theme.

My first #summerofstitching design in progress! #jeremybrett #sherlockholmes #fandominstitches #embroidery

The first week’s theme? Sherlock Holmes! I’m already working on my pattern, which is based on one of my favorite all-time versions as portrayed by Jeremy Brett.

You can read more about how to participate and the fun prize participants will be eligible to win right here!

I do hope you’ll join us!

May 2014 Flickr Prize

Share your Paper Piecing Vintage photos with the Sewhooked flickr group for a chance to win fun prizes all year long.  The May prize includes the bundle of fabric and two Sewhooked-themed pin back buttons above! Winner to be chosen Monday, June 2, 2014.

Need some help with paper piecing? Check out my FREE full-length workshop.

 

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Just a Reminder…


Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour begins tomorrow! There were will be lots of wonderful quilters participating, many of them with awesome giveaways!

Be sure to stop by Sewhooked on April 30 for my 100 Blocks post! I’ll share a sneak peek of my block from this issue as well as a fun giveaway!

 

#selfie #sneekpeek! #100blocks #quiltmaker #onthecover!

 

 

Can you guess which block is mine by looking at the cover?

#100blocks swag is here! #quiltmaker

Lovely goodies from Quiltmaker! I need to do a group shot with all my mugs and buttons!

 

PPV Prize April 2014

Share your Paper Piecing Vintage photos with the Sewhooked flickr group in April and you’ll have a chance to win a copy of Quilts From 100 Blocks, Fall 2013 (includes a pattern designed by me!) as well as copies of my patterns Poppies from the Past and My Kitchen Window! Winner announced soon!

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Featured: Cross My Hearts (paper pieced), just $2.95 on Craftsy

Something to Get Excited About!

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Vol. 9

 

I’m so excited that it’s almost time for another Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks!

Due to circumstances outside my control, I missed the opportunity to submit a pattern for Vol. 8 and I really missed being part of the fantastic un that is the 100 Blocks Blog Tour.

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Vol. 9

Be sure to stop by on April 30, 2014 to see my block design and enter to win fun prizes during the 100 Blocks Blog Tour!

Beginning May 6, I will have a limited amount of signed copies available for sale in my Etsy shop.

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Vol. 9

 

Here’s a peek at this volume’s spectacular cover! I’m thrilled to have made the cover again…I wonder if you can guess which design is mine!?

PPV Prize April 2014

Share your Paper Piecing Vintage photos with the Sewhooked flickr group in April and you’ll have a chance to win a copy of Quilts From 100 Blocks, Fall 2013 (includes a pattern designed by me!) as well as copies of my patterns Poppies from the Past and My Kitchen Window!

I’ll see you again tomorrow for Talk To Me Tuesday!

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Featured Pattern: Bicycle!, just $2.95 on Craftsy!

Two Dollars in March

  

If you have visited my Craftsy shop, then you’ll know that the grand majority of the individual blocks I’ve designed and shared there are priced at $2. This has been the case since I first opened my shop.

My philosophy has always been to keep my prices as low as my little business can bear because I know what I myself, as a quilter and a shopper, think is a fair price.

It’s been several years now since I first started selling patterns and in order to keep up with the craziness that are PayPal fees, all $2 patterns will be going up to $2.95 in April. I do hope you’ll forgive me for this business necessity and I also hope that if there is a pattern (or patterns!) you’ve been thinking about getting, you’ll grab it now while it’s still $2!

The prices of entire sets will stay the same, so, as usual, buying patterns by the set will save you a significant amount.

I'm a Craftsy Designer

Find all of my for sale patterns

(and many of my free ones!) 

exclusively on Craftsy,

including 72 individual block designs

that will be $2 for the rest of March!

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Share your Paper Piecing Vintage photos with the Sewhooked flickr group in March and you’ll have a chance to win Bonnie Hunter’s awesome book String Fling as well as a copy of my pattern Aces High!

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Sign up for Paper Piecing Vintage
and get a new pattern in two sizes each month during 2014!

That’s 24 patterns for just $12!

1000th Post Giveaway!

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Hello my lovely friends!

Not only is today Valentine’s day, it’s my ONE THOUSANDTH post!

That image up there? That’s from my last post! Isn’t that amazing?!

To celebrate, I’m giving away a three pack of Sewhooked patterns: A Little Haunted, Turkey Talk and Fairy Tale Femmes.

These are the real deal: printed patterns that you can hold and touch and then make something wonderful from!

1000th Post Giveaway!

Hard copies are no longer available for sale, which makes this giveaway extra special!

Entering to win is easy! Just comment on this post!

Want an extra entry? Follow me on Instagram (@sewhookedjen) and let me know you did! If you already follow, you get an extra entry, too, just let me know! 😉

The winner will be announced on Tuesday, February 18.

Want instant gratification? All the patterns seen her are available for instant download via my Craftsy shop!

Paper Piecing Vintage February Flickr prize from sewhooked.com! #paperpiecingvintage #sewhooked  #flickr

Like prizes? Just share your Paper Piecing Vintage photos with the Sewhooked flickr group in February and you’ve got a chance to win the fabulous prize above! I love giveaways, so the more you stop by, the more likely you are to win!

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Sign up for Paper Piecing Vintage
and get a new pattern in two sizes each month during 2014!

That’s 24 patterns for just $12!