100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 4

Lots more designer’s blogs or websites to check out today, Day 4 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. For another chance to win, please leave a comment wherever you visit.

QMMS 100blksVol2 cover 2002 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 4

Today’s Featured Designers

1. Sarah Maxwell/Dolores Smith: homesteadhearth.blogspot.com

2. Lynda Milligan/Nancy Smith: greatamericanquilt.blogspot.com

3. Bonnie Hunter: quiltville.blogspot.com

4. Carrie Nelson: lavieenrosie.typepad.com

5. Celine Perkins: perkinsdrygoods.com/blog

6. Heidi Pridemore: heidipridemore.blogspot.com

7. Jane Quinn: quiltinginthecountry.com/newsletter

8. Kari Ramsay: freshcutquilts.blogspot.com

9. Gerri Robinson: plantedseeddesigns.com

10. Scarlett Rose: scarlettrose.com

11. Benita Skinner: victorianaquiltdesigns.com

12. Anita Grossman Solomon: makeitsimpler.blogspot.com

13. Monica Solorio-Snow: thehappyzombie.com/blog

14. Angie Hodapp, Susan Geddes and Dana Jones, Quilters Newsletter (our sister publication): quiltersnewsletter.com/blogs

Today’s Featured Sponsors:
(we’ve got prizes from all of them and look for giveaways on the first three sites as well)

1. Blackberry Quilts

2. Fat Quarter Shop

3. Hoffman California Fabric (giveaway on Twitter)

4. Martingale & Company

Be sure to scroll down for other active giveaways! An asterisk (*) in the title means there’s still time to play along.

Here are a few more blocks for you to enjoy.

jomorton 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 4

Love Apple by Jo Morton

stamper1 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 4

Holiday Tea by Melissa Harris and Arlene Stamper

bird1 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 4

Wool Crazy Crow by JoAnn Mullaly

For a chance to win your own copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks, please leave a comment mentioning a blog/website you visited from today’s featured designers. We’ll pick winners on Friday.

Be sure to come back tomorrow (Friday) and look for both the Day 5 post and for your chance to win in our Big Bundle Giveaway! Loads of fabric, books, patterns, thread and of course, copies of 100 Blocks will be making their way to some very lucky quiltmakers. You could be one of them!

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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189 Responses to 100 Blocks Blog Tour Day 4

  1. angela d. says:

    I visited the Happy Zombie website. Lots of cute ideas there. Loving this blog book tour! Thanks.

  2. Linda Elicker says:

    Always looking for a new idea, and there are toooo many luscious ideas to dig into. Can’t wait to get past Christmas and start all over agien with some of these wondersome fabrics. With thankx for the blessing of creativeness–God given.

  3. Melissa Garcia says:

    Love Bonnie Hunter’s Quiltville. I visit there every day. I love scrappy quilts and hers are just beautiful – yet not hard to do. She inspires me to try new designs.

  4. Leona says:

    Oh I just Bonnie Hunter and Lynda Milligan! The Fat Quarter Shop Blog is a daily must read! Thanks for the chance!

  5. Limbania says:

    Visited ALL of them. Loved Monica Solorio-Snow blog, so much fun. Also Homestead Hearth blog was great, couldn’t stop reading until the last post. Thank you for putting all this together and allowing the public access to so many great designers. Looking forward to 100 Blocks Vol. 3 ;~). Take care!

  6. Marika says:

    Thank you for the opportunity the prize was a noble beautiful thought offer .all blogs visiting leaving a comment , last day but big hopes for me since I do not know a book differently let me buy it .
    With love Marika Hungary

  7. Sandra says:

    I visited all the links from todays tour. My favourite is Heidi Pridemore’s Bear block. It’s very lovely.

  8. Debbi says:

    Visited Quiltville and then linked here. Plan on visiting a few more before bed.

  9. charmaine says:

    doesn’t Bonny do wonders with scrap

  10. Debby Iwasenko says:

    I actually visited all the websites on today’s blog tour. My favourite new blog Homestead Hearth Quilts. I read several of their posts – they were interesting and thought-provoking. I already regularly visit Bonnie Hunter’s and Carrie Nelson’s blogs. Thank you for this blog tour; it has increased my google reader list.

  11. Diane Steele says:

    I always love Lynda Milligan & Nancy Smith’s website. Is that alphabet quilt adorable or what!?

  12. Jackie Roisler says:

    I love the Fat Quarter Shop’s blog, I read todays & read it daily! Besides being a great online fabric shop, her blog highlights quilt & fabric designers :)

  13. Sally says:

    Glad you are featuring so many artists, and one of my favs, Bonnie Hunter. Great magazine…looking forward to it!

  14. rose says:

    Looked at several of the websites/blocks. Loved Lynda Milligan and Nancy Smiths’ block as well as Jo Morton’s. Loved your first block magazine.

  15. Lina says:

    I read Bonnie Hunter’s Quiltville blog every day. I love all of her work. Thank you for the giveaway.

  16. Kathleen says:

    We’ve been doing the Funky Chunky Monkey over in La Vie en Rosieland! Carrie’s spinning the tunes and stirring up memories for the best of us. There’s a little rockin’ and a rollin’ with some blockin’ and a bowlin’. Get in the swing and join the Carrie thing! It’s what it’s all about tonight! Wooo!

  17. robin says:

    I checked out Planted Seeds Designs. I checked out ALL of the sites listed on your post.

  18. Debbie in WA says:

    What a wealth of quilting ideas! Can’t wait to work with some of the new ones

  19. HelenMarie says:

    I love ‘em all! Oh, to have time to MAKE ‘em all! Can’t wait to see the magazine up close and personal………thank you for all the inspiration.

  20. Janis says:

    The Happy Zombie made me smile after a very long day. I’m loving this tour and can’t wait to play when I get the magazine! Thanks for the fun!

  21. WYO Di says:

    I’ve visited every site today, so hard to choose, but I really enjoy discovering new ones. Lynda and Nancy at the Great American Quilt Factory is my biggest surprise as they are at least in my neighborhood (in Wyoming terms, anything within a 5-6 hour commute!).

  22. Lindsay says:

    I’ve been trying to visit all the sites you list, as each one has it’s own talent and uniqueness (is that really a word?) ! Thanks for such GREAT exposure to alot of really talents people! I thoroughly enjoyed the HAPPY ZOMBIE … She’s MY kinda people :)

  23. Cecilia Young says:

    I visited all of the sites and I enjoyed exploring their blog sites. Thanks for all of the fun this week. I really enjoy Bonnie Hunter’s site.

  24. Lyn says:

    I visited them all, and loved all of the blocks! Anita Grossman Solomon: makeitsimpler.blogspot.com had a standout block.

  25. I visited Linda and Nancy at Great American Quilt Factory. Lovely block and table runner. Haven’t hit all of them yet but also visited Carrie Nelson’s, Celine’s (did I spell that right?), Anita’s and Bonnie Hunters… off to visit more sites. So looking forward to owning Vol. 2 whether won or purchased. This is a neat publication.

  26. Nancy Sue Phillips says:

    I love Kari’s Blog, Fresh Cut Quilts. Great block featured and her previous post is a Fall Market Recap which has great pictures and info!!!
    nsue21702 at gmail dot com

  27. Sandi S says:

    I visited Bonnie Hunter’s quiltville site. I love her sight. Her birthday girl block is lovely. it will be on my to-do list of quilts.

  28. Sandy A says:

    I visited all the blogs but I love Fresh Cut quilts! That block is adorable and so versatile!

  29. VickiT says:

    I visited all the sites listed today as I have each day. I loved reading quite a few of them but the one block I loved themost from today and her story about that block was on Anita Grossman-Solomon: makeitsimpler.blogspot.com. I love how the block tricks the eye. VERY COOL>

  30. Melanie says:

    It’s difficult to pick a favorite when there’s so many nice quilts to choose from. I love the cupcake and shoes, but then I tend to lean towards the more traditional quilts too!

  31. Nancy says:

    It was great visiting Perkins Dry Goods because one of their tablerunners was the first quilty thing I ever made in 2005. Made 2 of them actually, a fall print and a winter print. Looking forward to this great issue to go along with the one I have from last year. Thanks for the great opportunities to win one.

  32. Cathy says:

    This is fun. Please draw my name.

  33. Deb says:

    I visited Blackberry Creek….actually it was the first blog I visited just because I like the name Blackberry.

  34. Robin says:

    I went to bonnie’s blog, and saw her block first! And really enjoying seeing the others blogs as well!

  35. Lisa says:

    I visited them all, but I visited Happy Zombie for the first time.

  36. Kathy says:

    Enjoyed the site, always one of my favorites.

  37. Jeanne says:

    Went to Bonnie Hunter’s Quiltville website first as I am a big fan of hers. Her beautiful quilts are inspiring. Would love to win the magazine.

  38. Kathy S. says:

    Really enjoyed Celine Perkins blog A Few Loose Threads. Fell in love with her pattern Pieces in Time.

  39. Marcia W. says:

    Had a late start and dial-up is slow. Visited these so far and read/commented. 1. Sarah Maxwell/Dolores Smith: homesteadhearth.blogspot.com
    2. Lynda Milligan/Nancy Smith: greatamericanquilt.blogspot.com
    3. Bonnie Hunter: quiltville.blogspot.com
    4. Carrie Nelson: lavieenrosie.typepad.com
    Having problems with some of the other blogs giving internet errors or timing out – cannot get happyzombie blog to load after a dozen tries. Oh well! Please enter me into your drawing! I do love what I am seeing. alternate email mlwright29 (at) hotmail (dot) com

  40. Jennifer says:

    I can’t wait for this to come out!!

  41. Lisa says:

    I visited quiltville.blogspot.com, the blog of Bonnie K. Hunter, and I love her birthday block.

  42. Susie O'Connor says:

    too much fun, love the blocks, especially Jo’s

  43. Nancy B in AZ says:

    I just visited Sue Daley Designs blog. This magazine is going to be a favorite for years to come. So much talent. Love all the blocks I have seen so far. Would love to win a copy.

  44. Lisa says:

    I have visited everyone on the list! Every site has fun projects and blocks to inspire me!

  45. Regina says:

    Visited Quiltville from Facebook this morning – visiting all the rest now (the boss was scowling earlier!)

  46. I read about the book and your blog on Suz Guz Designs and loved how she showed how you can change the look of a finished project lots by changing the borders and binding. I think the Holiday Tea block was my favorite that I saw, but don’t remember where. tee hee might even have been here.
    I’d love to be included in the giveaway, the blocks are all awesome!

  47. Sara says:

    Went to the great american blog Enjoyed it, but I loved all of them too. Thanks for the giveaway

  48. Sheila says:

    I went to them all! I have really been enjoying getting to know more of the quilters/bloggers who are out there. It’s been a great week!

  49. Joyce Santoni says:

    All these fab sites – just about impossible to pick just one – but I have to admit that the Wool Crazy Crow by JoAnn Mullaly was the bait for me. JoAnn’s site is absolutely full of original blocks, quilts, and ideas that motivates creativity. thank you

  50. Thanks SEW much for a chance to win this wonderful magazine!!

  51. Kathy H says:

    Today you have a lot of my “regulars” featured. Bonnie and Carrie and Monica (oh my!). I visited all of them, regular or not!!

  52. Linda says:

    I visited Carrie Nelson’s site/ usually visit it each day. Magazine sounds so neat! Thanks for sharing!

  53. Bernice says:

    I visited all the sites today. Bonnie Hunter is a favourite.

  54. Brenda says:

    I visited all of them and left comments on most. Some just didn’t work for me. I liked all the blocks I saw. The I seem to like the best is the Maywood flower block. ALL are giving me some great ideas. Thank you.

  55. Julie in WA says:

    I visited all the blogs, but I was especially happy to see that Bonnie is in this edition of 100 Blocks. She is such an inpsiration for me as I long to use scraps to create beautiful quilts!

  56. Bonnie’s block is very cute!! Of course, I visit her site daily! :)

  57. Dana says:

    I’m off to visit.

  58. Deb G. in VA says:

    I visited all of the entries for today. The blocks are wonderful! Thanks!

  59. Vickie says:

    I visited the Fat Quarter Shop and had a good time while I was there. Hope you pick me!

  60. cori says:

    I looked at all of the designers. What fun thank-you, I do follow The Happy Zombie. I will be following many more designers because of this tour

  61. Jeannie says:

    Loved all the websites, especially Carrie Nelson’s. Can’t wait for the magazine. What fun to see all the ideas that they love to share with their fans!

  62. Jillian says:

    I started at Bonnie Hunter’s quiltville blog, and went on, and on, and on from there! Great blog tour!

  63. Kay says:

    I visited all of them & am really enjoying this blog tour.

  64. julie w says:

    Thank you so much for the chance to win.

  65. Carrie says:

    Visited them all – and they’re all wonderful!

  66. MoeWest says:

    I visited all of them, from Homestead Hearth through to Quilter’s Newsletter. Thanks for the great blog hop and magazine.

  67. Pam says:

    Always have to visit Bonnie Hunter, but visited them all.

  68. Julie says:

    I visited all of the blogs and I’m lovin’ them all! I really enjoyed Bonnie Hunter and Carrie Nelson and I’ve always been a big fan of the Great American Quilt Factory.

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  70. Kate Taylor says:

    Went to them all but liked Zombie Quilter the best, she is a riot!

  71. I visited them all – I really enjoyed seeing Heidi’s blog and have been a fan of Carrie Nelson and Bonnie Hunter for a long time.
    It has been great fun checking out some new blogs too.
    Regards from a Western Canadian quilter,

  72. KT says:

    I always love Bonnie Hunter at quiltville, but had so much fun checking out everyone else’s blogs too. Thanks for the great blog tour.

  73. Sandra says:

    Finally, got a chance to visit. Always enjoy stuff by Karen Combs. She is really a talented artist.

  74. I visited all the sites, but especially enjoyed the blocks by Carrie Nelson, Bonnie Hunter and Celine Perkins. Thanks for organizing and hosting this great blog hop!

  75. Carol P says:

    Wonderful ideas; just wish I had more time. I am a regular at quiltville.blogspot.com by Bonnie Hunter. She’s always so positive.

  76. Patricia S says:

    I visited all of the blogs so far in your featured bloghop. They have all been tremendous resources for us quilters to learn from and I will confess that Bonnie Hunter is one of my all time favorites. Thanks so much for the chance to win 100 Blocks magazine!!!

  77. Mickey says:

    Visited most of them, especially like Hoffman and Martingale! love those Hoffman batiks!

  78. Julie T. says:

    Bonnie Hunter @ quiltville.blogspot.com. Thanks for all the fun! I can’t wait to finish up my move so I can get to some quilting. I am very inspired by all the great blocks and blogs.

  79. Christine says:

    So many great ideas… now if I could just stop the clock from ticking away I could get alot more done ….

  80. Chris says:

    Have visited all today and discovered the Happy Zombie. This gal makes me smile. Carrie Nelson is one of my very favorites.

  81. Alycia says:

    Oh they were all great – I love the Bonnie Hunter block

  82. Ros Gale says:

    The book looks like a “must have”. Where are the coffe mugs available please

  83. Judy says:

    I read Carrie Nelson’s blog and came over to visit. I have the Volumn 1 and would love the second one.

  84. Shannon says:

    I have visited all the blogs. I have enjoyed what each designer has to say about their block. Thank you for another chance to win!

  85. Carol says:

    I visited all the blogs, but Carrie Nelson’s and Bonnie Hunter’s are ones I visit very frequently.

  86. Liz Boswell says:

    I am loving this tour. lots of great ideas! (mauh) Liz

  87. baukje says:

    TOday the happy zombie is my favorite. her block is so SUPERCUTE!!!!!

  88. Janet says:

    I visited them all. I’m loving all the new blocks. Applique blocks are some of my favorites. Heidi’s little bear is so cute!

  89. mary shoop says:

    Bonnie Hunters is my favorite so far but I have a lot more to look at Love the idea of the magazine

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