100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of the 100 Blocks Blog Tour!

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Inspiration will ooze from this page every day, leading up to the release of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 2 on Tuesday, Nov. 16. You’ll have many chances to win a copy before then, or to win one of many other fabulous prizes! And if you happen to not win, ask for 100 Blocks at your local quilt shop or newsstand, or buy it online.

Just a peek now at some of what’s in store for you from today’s designers!

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Focal Point by Doug Leko, Antler Quilt Design

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Nouveau Riche by Toby Lischko, Gateway Quilts & Stuff

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Maywood Blossom by Deborah Johnson, In the Doghouse Designs

Today we’re highlighting 11 designers. Visiting their websites will reveal more giveaways plus a great deal of inspiration for your own quilt projects.

Today’s Featured Designers

1. Kimberly Jolly: fatquartershop.blogspot.com

2. Deborah Johnson: inthedoghousedesigns.wordpress.com

3. Weeks Ringle/Bill Kerr: craftnectar.com

4. Robin Koehler: nestlingsbyrobin.blogspot.com

5. Judy Laquidara: patchworktimes.com

6. Doug Leko: antlerquiltdesign.blogspot.com

7. Toby Lischko: gatewayquiltsnstuff.blogspot.com

8. Rebecca LoGiudice: willowhillquilts.net

9. Linda Lum DeBono: lindalumdebono.blogspot.com

10. Nancy Mahoney: nancymahoney.com

11. Susan Marth: suznquilts.wordpress.com

Today’s Featured Sponsors
(no giveaways on their sites–just oodles of inspiration–we’ve got prizes to give away from each of them)

1. Maywood Studio Fabric

2. Red Rooster Fabrics

I’d love to give away a copy of 100 Blocks Volume 2. Leave a comment here telling about one of the blogs or websites you visited from the list above and what you enjoyed there. We’ll pick a winner on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Because there were more than 300 comments, we’ve chosen three winners: comments #233 Maria, #78 Karla and #254 Jill. Thanks for participating—lots more giveaways to come!

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Just a small fraction of the giveaway prizes!

And speaking of giveaways, you’ll want to be here on Friday and leave a comment to enter the Big Bundle Giveaway! Several people will win Big Bundles of fabric, patterns, books, thread, a copy of 100 Blocks and more. We’ll also create some smaller bundles for giveaway throughout the week, so keep coming back!

*As the posts increase this week, watch for an asterisk in the title to indicate there is an active giveaway. We’ll take away the asterisk when a giveaway is over.

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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313 Responses to 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 1

  1. Carol in E TN says:

    I like Suznquilts idea about writing on the selvage where and when you bought your fabric.

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  4. Darlis says:

    I follow Judy L. I watch for her emails every night. Thoroughly enjoy her blog and the ideas she comes up with.

  5. baukje says:

    Love patschworktimes. She talks about so much things… her last post about having too much yarn and fabric is lovely. She also loves, like me, madelinetosh yarn. So I love her……

  6. Wendy says:

    I enjoy JudyL. Patchwork Times blog.

  7. Marilyn Higgins says:

    I enjoyed Nancy Mahoney’s website, she had some really nice free patterns there, lots of ideas.

  8. Donna Joy says:

    I liked craftnectar as her designs are to my liking. The striped block would look good on the spare bed.

  9. Chris says:

    I visited all the sites……can’t wait for the new ones. The gal at gatewayquiltsnstuff is outstanding.

  10. Karen W. says:

    I looked at all the sites. I lvoed the sites with free quilt ideas for their blocks. I would love to try Doug Leko’s free topper pattern.

  11. diana young says:

    iwould love to win new to this and love to sew and craft

  12. Debbie says:

    I thought the curve tutorial on gatewayquiltsnstuff was really helpful.

  13. Becky Weimer says:

    I love Nestlings by Robin Blog where she shows her block in different colorways for her paper pieced block. It makes for completely different quilts! Also, I like her pumpkin quilts. :D

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