100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 5

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It’s been a great week leading up to the newsstand debut of 100 Blocks from Today’s Top Designers! Here is one last list of great places to visit. Click on the links in the list to find ways to win a free copy of this fresh, fun, jam-packed issue.

You’ll find this issue at your local quilt shop, bookstore or ShopQuiltersVillage.com.

The blocks by today’s featured designers are really fun!

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Spring Blossom by Peg Spradlin.

If you like foundations, 100 Blocks has them!

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Stars Upon Stars by Joen Wolfrom.

If you like applique, 100 Blocks has it!

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Spring Snowflake by Kathy K. Wylie.

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Southern Blooms by Pat Wys.

And of course there are pieced blocks galore, too. You’ll find blocks to fit any style from country to funky to feminine and more. As a recap, here’s a list of all that’s going on:

Everyone is invited to post pictures of 100 Blocks projects at the flickr group.

We’re giving away all 100 blocks—to 100 winners. You can find the entry form here.

We’re giving away several prizes in our Big Bundle Giveaway. Scroll down and leave a comment in that post to be entered.

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These Bali Pops from Hoffman California Fabrics could be yours in our Big Bundle Giveaway!

Today’s Featured Designers

  1. Pat Sloan: patsloan.typepad.com
  2. Wendy Slotboom: wendyslotboom.com/blog
  3. Peg Spradlin: handicraftsbypeg.com
  4. Jacquelynne Steves: thenoblewife.blogspot.com
  5. Joen Wolfrom: blog.jwdpublishing.com
  6. Kathy K. Wylie: kathykwylie.com/blog
  7. Pat Wys: silverthimbletalk.blogspot.com
  8. Kay Mackenzie: allaboutapplique.net
  9. Monica Solorio-Snow: thehappyzombie.com/blog
  10. Evonne Cook: clotheslinequilts.com
  11. Janet Bate: chocolateismyfavoritecolor.blogspot.com
  12. Susan Cook: larkspurlanedesigns.blogspot.com

Also participating today are our friends and generous donors Maywood Studio and Windham Fabrics.

Be sure to scroll down for the Big Bundle Giveaway! Thanks for blog touring with Quiltmaker. We hope you’ll come back often. Watch for a final wrap-up post early next week.

About Diane Harris

I'm an editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I wrote pattern instructions, product reviews and how-to articles. Then I spent four years as QM's Interactive Editor, working to generate much of our online content. Now I'm back to patterns and how-tos, which is a great fit for me. I still love writing about quilt-related topics for Quilty Pleasures, and I always have my finger on the pulse of the quilting world. I teach a variety of quilt classes and give guild programs, too. Reach me by email: editor@quiltmaker.com.
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75 Responses to 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 5

  1. Alisa says:

    Wow, those blocks are just lovely. I can’t wait to own the book and look through all the wonderful work.

  2. DianeY says:

    This has been so much fun! I’ve enjoyed all of it & am so excited I was even a prizewinner!!!!

  3. Teaquilts says:

    I enjoyed the blog hop and love the blocks! Can’t wait to get my copy.

  4. Barbara B says:

    These blocks are wonderful, thank you all so much.

  5. Mary says:

    This has been such a fun week. I hope you do more. I want to thank Jane Quinn for informing all her quilt groupies about this wonderful week.

  6. Lisa Ash says:

    Can’t wait to get the magazine! Beautiful blocks. I will share this information with my quilting friends! Thank you for the opportunity to enter such an unbelievable give-a-way.

  7. Mama Spark says:

    I love this. What a fabulous idea and great way to let us see all the designers fabulous blocks!!

  8. rafael's mum says:

    Those are fantastic blocks! You look at them and want to go and make them straight away! I just had a look at all your posts (missed it all, not well last week) and I am looking forward to visiting all the links slowly! Thanks for all the work you put in.

  9. Jane says:

    I can’t wait for the magazine…and the inspiration that will come from it!!! :D

  10. dianne says:

    i was at the lqs yesterday and was told by those in power that they don’t sell MAGAZINES and that i should try King Soopers … i sure do hope that i win one of these cuz i just don’t think Quiltmaker’s 100 blocks and my Thanksgiving turkey would play nicely together in the grocery cart

  11. Dee Motto says:

    Great quilt blocks! Love all the creativity each designer brings to her block!

  12. Kathy says:

    I love blocks, Saturday Samplers with the different blocks every month are a favorite of mine. I’m looking forward to getting a copy of the magazine.

  13. Janet says:

    The blocks are amazing, can’t wait to get a copy of the magazine! More inspiration for the scrap basket.

  14. Joanne P says:

    I found out about this Blog Tour from my sister..we both enjoy quilting and sharing sites and patterns.

  15. DianeH says:

    All of these blocks are fantastic. It’s been a great week, thanks for putting my name in.

  16. Cora Castro says:

    Lovely blocks. It all sounds like a great must have. Love to part of your drawing.

  17. Edith says:

    Wow what a fun week.

  18. Ray says:

    These blocks is just amazing! I, too, have been visiting the designer’s sites. It has certainly been fun!

  19. Wow this has been a wonderful few days of fun and fellowship and blogship if that is a word…thanks so much
    Sharon G

  20. Carol Hansen says:

    I came into this block hop late and am enjoying visiting the different designers. I love Kathy’s tulip snowflake block. It is gorgeous.

  21. Rosemary says:

    Following this 100 blocks has been great, seeing all the creative work out there is amazing. It makes me even more determined to keep at my classes and learn this amazing art.

  22. fleurette says:

    Iv’e had such fun on this blog hop journey meeting all the designers. As its Spring here Spring Blossom and Spring snowflake will go well together and i’d love to do Stars upon Stars in those Bali Pops by Hoffman.Thanks for a fantastic week.

  23. Mel Meister says:

    This has been so much fun! Thank you for putting everything together!

  24. Sheri Zaugg says:

    Wonderful…more ways to use up my fabric stash!

  25. D'Ann Caron says:

    This has been so much fun and I have a million more ideas…..like I need more ….lol

  26. Jackie R. in NC says:

    Thank you for this winning opportunity :) This week with your blog has been a lot of fun. And the days of the week move so quickly I all most forgot to enter this….Rachel of ps i quilt’s email reminded me :)

  27. Lauretta Reyes says:

    I had a wonderful week. Found great new blogs and new artist. Got some great inspiration. Thank you all.

  28. becanne says:

    Wow – I love Spring Blossom! What lovely fabrics!

  29. Shirley says:

    At the very start of my quilting journey. Just started my first quilt, this 100 days is proving very inspirational. Fingers crossed I make it beyond my first quilt to try all these great possiblilities

  30. Mary Jo Baird says:

    I’m really loving all the blogs! Can’t wait until I can get a copy of the issue! My favorite quilt patterns ar a “In the Pink II” quilt. a thousand pyramids, log cabin, and pieced sampler quilts! Thanks for all the wonderful ideas!!!

  31. Susan says:

    This blog hop has been so much fun and I’ve found so many great new blogs to visit too! Thanks so much for setting it all up!

  32. Gale says:

    Just love the two blocks shown today at this site and I know that Kathy Wylie is a winner since her technique is called sewflakes and is done like snowflake patterns cut from paper. Love the freebies and will be buying a magazine if I don’t win one.

  33. Scarlette says:

    what fun this is 100 blocks will be so much fun and the blog entries are really fun too

  34. Maeve says:

    I would sooooooo love to win the fabric giveaway. I have so many projects lined up for Christmas and I am always looking for new fabric for inspiration. This blog is fabulous, I am really enjoying it! I am so hoping to win this one! Maeve

  35. Sheila Bayley says:

    I can’t wait to see the book. Hope I win one. I love Pat Sloan’s poppy block.

  36. Patty says:

    I love the colors and design of the Spring Blossom block. Wish we were going into Spring instead of Winter.

  37. Angelika says:

    Thank you for the inspiration.
    Great Giveaway!

  38. Thank you so much for organizing a blog hop to go along with the 100 Blocks magazine. I’ve truly enjoyed visiting all the blogs and reading about the designers. Looking forward to the magazine!

  39. Lisa N says:

    Yay, this has been so much fun. The blocks are all lovely and the fabric is delicious!

  40. Beth Sims says:

    I love the Bali Pops and the colors, oh!! I enjoy putting together a quilt blocks using them.

  41. Joy P says:

    Love Bali Pops! I am having a blast with this blog hop – today’s blocks are great!

  42. Jane says:

    oh my goodness what wonderful fabrics!

  43. Dee J0hnson says:

    Every day is a fun surprise

  44. Sarah H says:

    I can’t wait to get sewing. Good quality fabric is not easy to find here in Germany!

  45. Billie K says:

    I’ve had so much fun in this giveaway. I love those strips!!!

  46. Sheryl says:

    I found out about this blog through the blog Cluck Cluck Sew. As a new quilter it seems that I will find a lot of inspiration here, and look forward to checking back daily for new posts.

  47. Jocelyn says:

    This has really been a fun adventure. I’m so glad that I found your site. I am following what is going on in the future :-)

  48. renee says:

    these have been so great to look at. Being able to make some of them out of the Bali pops would be perfect!

  49. Jean says:

    Can’t wait to have a copy of 100 Blocks of my own to use up my stash!! Love the balis, batiks, and just looking at all the different ways to use up my fabric!

  50. Bonnie says:

    Thank you for a wonderful 5 days, I enjoyed this peek into the magazine and getting to meet the designers and see their wonderful blocks, and the doorprizes are really nice to, now if my name is picked I would be really happy.

  51. Mandy says:

    I love all of these sew very much!

  52. DianeY says:

    What great fun & inspiration this has been! Each one seems to top the last one!

  53. Beth says:

    What wonderful blocks! Thanks for all of the inspiration they provide. I am not sure which one or ones I shall start on first.

  54. sheila says:

    OMG, the beautiful blocks. I’ve been working so hard on cutting back on my quilt book purchases and now I’m going to have to get this one. What a wonderful collection of talent. Maybe you could just have all the designers autograph my pages before mailing me my book :)

  55. arlette says:

    It had been a fun week with the block party, I’m enjoying it pretty much, surfing across the designers and their blocks, btw I love the pastel colors, brown purple, green applique and the lovely flowers from the blocks displayed on here, I know I’ll use them (if I get the book/magazine) for thanksgiving or even christmas, they’re making my mouth watering, and I’m starving, lol. I adore to make patchwork/quilting, geez, just I’m waiting my luck changes :D love all the goodies and gifts you’re giving away!!!!

  56. D'Ann says:

    I found you from P.S. I quilt, oh my am I glad I did. The Stars upon stars block is amazing! Can’t wait to buy the magazine.

  57. Deb says:

    This magazine has so much to offer. I’ve picked up my copy several times this past week and each time I’ve found something I missed before. It’s a must to add to your collection, either for inspiration or for a few relaxing minutes of browzing. Great job, Quiltmaker staff!

  58. Judy says:

    Enjoying seeing new blog’s and quilts Looking forward to finding the 100 Block magazine.

  59. Laurie says:

    This really has been great fun – meeting so many new designers and enjoying the “old”. Thank you :)

  60. Another day of seeing new blocks and meeting new quilters.
    It is fun and a learning experience, to see what is out there in the quilting world.


  61. Katie B says:

    So fun! I love the spring blossoms block.

  62. Cara says:

    This has been so much fun!

  63. Mary Ellen says:

    The only problem with this Blog Tour is that I have to stop quilting to read the blogs! The giveaways have been great and a marvelous way to share new items with quilters!

  64. Nancy B says:

    what wonderful prizes – thanks for the giveaway!

  65. Brenda says:

    Please enter me in the big give away.

  66. Judy in SC says:

    This hass been such a fun Blog Hop. I haven’t paid much attention to blogs in the past, but that has changed this week.
    Thank you for a fun trip

  67. Marty says:

    What a fun blog hop! So many great new ideas. My head is spinning!

  68. Mary Flynn says:

    OMG…I would love to win those strips! I’ve got a very special friend to share with. She is always so good about sharing her 2.5″ cut strips with me and whe I say share I mean she not only has to MAIL them to me but she SHARES big time. I would love to return the favor with this win. Thank you! This giveaway has kept me glued to my computer as I must check out every last bit of what you point out and then visit all the designer blocks..they’ve done an awesome job.

  69. These are gorgeous blocks as well…I am excited about this magazine and all the potential for great quilts!

  70. Barb says:

    Yep, I am having a great time looking at new blocks and new blogs! There is soo much talent out there and it is good to see the variety of it. As mentioned once earlier: there should be a “Dear Block” ( or maybe “Dear Blog”) quilt with your 100 blocks in it – maybe in a smaller size to fit them all. Thank you!

  71. Thanks for hosting such a wonderful tour… so glad that was able to tour along before was “overy.

  72. lisa says:

    I am really enjoying this, so much inspiration and so many wonderful blocks!!!

  73. Shelly says:

    Thanks for the inspiration…having it all in one place is so efficient.

  74. Diane says:

    Have really had fun looking at all the designers’ blogs and blocks. Can’t wait to have a copy of 100 Blocks of my own to use what scraps and fat quarters are already in my stash and add whatever I’m sure I’ll need that isn’t there. Love balis, batiks and anything fabric! Sew many fabrics, sew little time!

    Thanks again for a wonderful week of great designs from fantastic designers to inspire the quilter in all of us!

  75. Teresa D. says:

    This has been so much fun! found lots of ideas to be inspired and links to the designers sites have been inspiring and refreshing. Yay to all the designers, this is going to be a must have on my birthday/Christmas wish list for this magazine if I am not one of the winners.

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