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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vol. 14 WINNER!

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BIG congratulations to Diantha Howard, my winner for a free copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vol. 14! Diantha, please check your email for a message from me on how to claim your prize.

I want to thank all 123 commenters for all the kind words about my pattern, Bettie’s Bikini.

Did you miss the original post? See it here!

 

Did you miss out winning a free copy? I have a few left in my Etsy shop! Get a signed copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol 14 from my Etsy shop. My supplies are limited. When they’re gone, they’re gone!

Paper Piecing Vintage with bonus pieced borders

Get ready for my January 2017 Quilt Along right here on Sewhooked by entering to win a free copy of Paper Piecing Vintage! Already have it? The winner will get the chance to choose a different prize of equal value! To enter to win this prize share your Sewhooked project photos with my Flickr group (any project designed by me). You’ll have one chance to win for each project photo you share! 2017 giveaways will take place in the Sewhooked Facebook Group.

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vol 14!

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Welcome to my ninth Blog Tour for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks!

Be sure to keep reading to the end to find out how to be entered to win today’s prize!

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I’ve very excited to share my block for Vol. 14, Bettie’s Bikini (pg. 22)!

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This block was inspired by pin-up model Bettie Page after I read that she made all of her own swimwear and lingerie.

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While not a replica of any specific suit, this bitty bikini made in reproduction fabrics reminds me of Bettie’s signature style!

Just like all of my patterns, Bettie’s Bikini was designed in EQ7.

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And now, I have the pleasure of giving away a free copy of this issue of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks!  To enter to win, simply comment below! It doesn’t get easier than that.😉

Only comments that include contact information will be eligible to win.

Get a signed copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol 14 from my Etsy shop. My supplies are limited. When they’re gone, they’re gone!

Paper Piecing Vintage with bonus pieced borders

Get ready my January 2017 Quilt Along right here on Sewhooked by entering to win a free copy of Paper Piecing Vintage! Already have it? The winner will get the chance to choose a different prize of equal value! To enter to win this prize share your Sewhooked project photos with my Flickr group (any project designed by me, including Bettie’s Bikini, is eligible). You’ll have one chance to win for each project photo you share! 2017 giveaways will take place in the Sewhooked Facebook Group.

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My Favorite Things. a Block of the Month by Jennifer Ofenstein

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vol 13!

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Welcome to my EIGHTH Blog Tour for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks! I’m excited to be back yet again for this very fun event!

Be sure to keep reading to the end to find out how to be entered to win today’s prize!

Paddlin by Jennifer Ofenstein

And here we are: You’ll find Paddlin’ on page 20 of Vol. 13!

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These birds were inspired by a design I created some years ago, but never published. It wasn’t quite right, but I loved the birds! If you look closely, you’ll see the “Momma” bird from Paddlin’ is sitting on the ground, while the “babies” are up on the line.

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Just for fun, I put together a small quilt idea using four blocks,, two of which are in mirror image. I just love the wreath-inside-a-window effect!

Just like all of my patterns, Paddlin’ was designed in EQ7.

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And now, I have the pleasure of giving away a free copy of this issue of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks!  

To enter to win, simply comment below! It doesn’t get easier than that. 😉

Only comments that include contact information will be eligible to win.

Get a personalized copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol 13 from my Etsy shop. My supplies are limited, so order now! Please note that my copies haven’t arrived yet, so this is a pre-order. I’ve been assured they will arrive no later than early next week. Your copy will ship as soon as I have the magazines in my hot little hands!

Thank you so much for stopping by! I hope you enjoy the rest of the Blog Tour!

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vol. 11 Blog Tour!

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Welcome to my post for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, vol. 11 Blog Tour! I’m thrilled that you’re here and I’m super-duper extra excited to share my 6th 100 Blocks pattern!

Be sure to keep reading to the end to find out how to be entered to win today’s prizes!

My block in Vol. 11 of Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks

Introducing Sandbox Sisters! These two little gals are inspired by two of my friends, Amber & Jewells. Love ya, ladies!

You can find the Sisters hanging out on the top left side of page 25.

Sandbox Sisters

If these girls remind you of Sunbonnet Sue, that’s because she’s one of my absolute favorites to design! I love her so much, she and her friends have an entire page right here on Sewhooked.

I used Kona cotton for the background and lots of fun scraps for the rest. I just love how their little shovels and sandals turned out!

See more Sunbonnet Sue!

Sandbox Sisters, EQ version

This is what the girls looked like before I made them in fabric.

Just like all of my patterns, this block was designed in EQ.

And now, I have the pleasure of giving away not one, but two prizes!

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Vol 11. This is my sixth isssue!

First up is a free issue of Vol. 11 directly from Quiltmaker!

Quiltmaker Blog Tour Prize on sewhooked.com

The second prize will come directly from me and includes a beautiful bundle of fabric courtesy of Debbie B. and two of my own patterns, Sir Gareth’s Dragon and In A Castle.  I’m so excited to be able to give such gorgeous teal fabric away! Big thanks to Debbie for being so very generous! 🙂

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You can find both of the above patterns in my Craftsy Pattern Shop.

Two enter to win BOTH the free issue of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 11 AND the Sewhooked prize, just comment below and let me know what your favorite spring activity is!

Only comments that include contact information will be eligible to win. Winners to be contacted Saturday, May 9, 2015.

Get a personalized copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol 11 in my Etsy shop.

Supplies are limited.

Thank you so much for stopping by! I hope you enjoy the rest of the Blog Tour!

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100 Blocks Volume 10 Winner!

 

 

Jewels of the Wind, Quiltmaker 100 Blocks, Vol. 10

 

I had a fantastic response to last week’s Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour post!

Huge thanks go out to the 169 visitors that commented on your favorite autumn activities!

There were wonderful things shared from baking and (of course!) sewing, to leaf peeping and sharing Thanksgiving with friends. I very much enjoyed all of your favorite things and thank you so very much for sharing!

The winner of the free copy of Volume 10 was chosen using Random.org.

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…and the winner is:

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Congratulations, Liz, thanks so much for sharing! Please check your inbox to find out how to claim your prize.

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I will have a limited supply of signed copies for sale in my Etsy store. These are currently listed as “pre-order” because I am waiting for my copies to arrive. I’ve been assured they are in transit, so the moment I have them, they’ll be shipped out to you! To thank you for waiting, pre-orders will receive a special gift from me!

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Each month, I give away a fun prize, often a pattern from my Craftsy Shop. In November, share ANY project designed by me (from Craftsysewhooked.com,fandominstitches.com, Quiltmaker, etc.) with the Sewhooked flickr group and be entered to win a free copy of one of my most popular patterns, Tree Trimming!

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Winners, Winners, Winners!

Oh, so many winners today!

I have two winners from the Quiltmaker 100 Blocks, Vol. 9 Blog Tour (see my post) AND I have a winner for April’s Paper Piecing Vintage flickr participation prize!

All winners have been notified, so be sure to check your email or Flickr messages to find out how to receive your prize!

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Congratulations to PJB for winning a free copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vol. 9 and sharing that your favorite dessert is chocolate ganache with strawberries. There were some tasty comments left and I had an absolute blast reading about everyone’s favorite desserts!

I have limited copies of Vol. 9 available for sale in my Etsy shop!

Personalization is available, so be sure to get yours now!

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Our next winner is Jitka! Jitla wins the Sewhooked fabric bundle and a copy of my Texas Twofer Collection. Congratulations! Find Texas Twofer and many, many others in my Craftsy shop!

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Our third winner today comes from the Sewhooked flickr group Paper Piecing Vintage participants!

This month’s winner is Alexe Toups.  Alexe wins 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! Congrats, Alexe!

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 Thank you to everyone that shared their wonderful photos and remember to keep them coming for a chance to win the May prize (coming soon!).  For your chance to win, just share your Paper Piecing Vintage photos with the Sewhooked flickr group. Winner to be announced the first Monday of each month.

See the rest of this month’s AWESOME photos below:

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March Paper Piecing Vintage block
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March PPV Block
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More awesome flickr photos!

Pi in Class
by Aalia (Pi pattern here)

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by Julia Murtha (Hot Dog Pillowcase Tutorial)

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by Jody Lovering (Banded Star 6″ or 12″)

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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, Vol. 9 Blog Tour!

 

Welcome to Sewhooked and thanks for stopping by for the Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour for Volume 9!

If it’s your first visit to Sewhooked, welcome! If you’re an old friend, welcome back!

This is a super exciting day for me. Not only do I completely love my design for this issue, but it’s the fourth time one of my blocks was chosen for 100 Blocks, which you have to admit, is super happy-making!

Be sure and stick around to the end for TWO awesome giveaways!

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Here it is, my delicious block, Yum Yum Strawberry Cake! You can find it on page 38.

Strawberry Yum Yum, by Jennifer Ofenstein

This part never gets old for me!

Strawberry Yum Yum, by Jennifer Ofenstein block

Yum Yum, Strawberry Cake was born from a sketch of cake. It was just a doodle really. I was having coffee, and as I tend to do, was doodling as I talked. And then there was cake!

Strawberry Yum Yum, by Jennifer Ofenstein

This particular block was made using a variety of fabrics from my stash. There’s a little Michael Miller, some Moda and some Timeless Treasures, as well as a few miscellaneous scraps for the stem. Maybe we should say Yum Yum Fabric!

Strawberry Yum Yum, by Jennifer Ofenstein

To add a bit of interest, I decided a declaration of the deliciousness of cake was in order! I use a variety of methods to transfer embroidery to fabric, but for this project, I decided Saral wax free paper would work best. It comes off fairly easily, so it isn’t great for highly detailed embroidery, but it’s perfect for something simple and fast like “yum yum.”

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You can find Saral paper on Amazon or at your local arts & crafts supply.

Strawberry Yum Yum, by Jennifer Ofenstein tracing

Here’s what the traced word looks like. Perfect for stitching!

Strawberry Yum Yum, by Jennifer Ofenstein

While working on my design for Yum Yum Strawberry Cake, I kept coming back to the idea of placemats. How fun, how easy and how very summery! I created four coordinating placemats with four different cakes in similar styles. You can find this photo in the same issue of QM, page 20.

Strawberry Yum Yum placemat by Jennifer Ofenstein

I can’t even begin to tell you how happy these placemats make me! I hope to be able to share instructions for them very soon!

And now, the part of this post you’ve been waiting for…

The GIVEAWAYS: I have not one, but TWO giveaways today!

To enter BOTH giveaways:  leave a comment letting me know what your favorite dessert is. Easy right?! 

You must share contact information with your comment to be eligible to win.

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Vol. 9

First of all, I have a copy of 100 Blocks Vol. 9 for one commentor that will come directly from Quiltmaker! The winner for this issue will be chosen on Sunday, May 4. Because this issue comes from Quiltmaker, I will need to hear back from the winner ASAP or the issue will go to the next name drawn.

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Next we have a giveaway directly from Sewhooked! The winner of my drawing will receive a fabric bundle and a copy of my Texas Twofer Collection! You can find Texas Twofer and many, many others in my Craftsy shop!

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Love paper piecing? Consider joining my 2014 Block of the Month, Paper Piecing Vintage! The entire year will include 12 vintage-inspired designs, entirely paper pieced. Each pattern comes in 6″ and 12″ versions plus the occasional bonus pattern. That’s 24+ patterns for just $12! We also have a Facebook group and monthly giveaways to participants right here on Sewhooked! Monthly patterns are posted the first day of each month, available exclusively through Craftsy!

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!

Winners for both 100 Blocks giveaways and for the Paper Piecing Vintage drawing announced on Monday, May 5!

Thanks so much for stopping by. If it was your first time, I do hope to see you again!

Until then, happy stitching!

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