100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 2, Giveaways!

Welcome to Day 2 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour for Volume 6. This issue becomes available by Nov. 13 at quilt shops and newsstands.

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In the meantime, we have sneak peeks for you here every day, plus giveaways, giveaways and more giveaways!

 100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 2, Giveaways!

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Fun contemporary fabric from Marcia Derse for Troy Riverwoods Collection. See how we used Marcia's fabric on the cover of Quiltmaker Nov/Dec '12.

Today’s industry sponsors are Troy Corporation and Quilting Treasures. Both have graciously sent six bundles of fabric for the blog tour prize packages! Please remember them when you purchase fabric at your local quilt shop.

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Delightful juvenile fabric will give someone quilty pleasures this week. That's What Little Boys Are Made Of from Quilting Treasures.

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Happy Puppy by Rob Stanphill

This block can’t help but make you smile. It’s called Happy Puppy and was designed by Rob Stanphill. It’s easy fusible applique accented with fabric marker details.


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Tunnel Vision by Amy Rullkoetter

This is Amy Rullkoetter’s Tunnel Vision. Amy works as a freelance editor for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. (Amy’s already working on Volume 7!)


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Bird of Happiness by Gretchen Gibbons

This Bird of Happiness block from Gretchen Gibbons features wool applique, yoyos and hand embroidery.

Today’s featured block designers are listed below. Each will have a copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks for giveaway on her site. There’s also a giveaway from QM at the end of this post. Let the browsing begin!

Day 2 Designers

  1. Diane Bohn fromblankpages.blogspot.com
  2. Mary Lane Brown tulip-patch.blogspot.com
  3. Sonja Callaghan artisania.wordpress.com
  4. Jennifer Chiaverini elmcreek.net/blog
  5. Karen Combs KarenCombs.Wordpress.com
  6. Julie Comstock cosmocricket.typepad.com
  7. Melissa Corry happyquiltingmelissa.blogspot.com
  8. Sandy Fitzpatrick sandyfitzpatrick.wordpress.com
  9. Gina Gempesaw gemhillquilts.blogspot.com
  10. Bonnie Hunter quiltville.blogspot.com
  11. Debby Kratovil debbykratovilquilts.blogspot.com
  12. Sue Marsh wpcreek.blogspot.com
  13. Ann Weber ginghamgirls.biz/blog

For a chance to win a copy of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6 or one of the daily prize packages, leave a comment by midnight on Nov. 7 and tell us of one block you like so far. We’ll choose winners Nov. 8 and post them here.

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Thanks for joining us, and we’ll see you tomorrow!

Remember to come back on Friday, Nov. 9 for a chance to win a Great Big Bundle of prizes from industry sponsors and Quiltmaker−one for U.S. visitors and one for International visitors.

The winners are Brenda Hulsey: comment #84, Patricia: comment #77 and Marcia W: comment #180. Thanks for your comments! Keep trying!

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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330 Responses to 100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 2, Giveaways!

  1. Jane says:

    I love this happy block, Happy Puppy by Rob Stanphill., Thanks for instilling excitement in blogland with this giveaway. Jane

  2. MarciaW says:

    Thank you for the wonderful prize and this fun blog hop.

  3. Darlene Krystal says:

    Tunnel Vision is really cool…Almost Celtic like….Can’t wait to get my copy of Vol 6…Thanks for creating great beginner quilter block mags…

  4. Lawana G says:

    Bird of Happiness is my favorite so far.

  5. Karen P says:

    I really like the sawtooth logcabin block and BIG Bang block. It is hard to make a choice as there are so many wonderful blocks.

  6. Debbie says:

    I love Melissa Corry’s block the most so far.

  7. Nina Blindt says:

    tunnel vision — really fascinates me.

  8. I like Lily and I like Buckle Up quilt. it really appealed to me. scarlette shobbs@scarlette.com

  9. Nancysue says:

    I like Gina Gempesaw’s block “cross keys”. The design has great versatility and I love it’s secondary design that appears.

  10. Wendy Polsson says:

    Love the looks of “Tunnel Vision” block so far. Just found this wonderful blog – off to explore some more.

  11. Karen says:

    I love the Happy Puppy. It makes me think of my grandsons!

  12. Sandi says:

    I like Florida Rose the best. I am enjoying the Blog hop. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the magazine.

  13. DebbieKL says:

    I love tunnel vision. It’s cool when straight blocks look curvy!

  14. Carol says:

    Tunne Vision. I can really focus on this block. Bright color scraps .

  15. Carmen says:

    Bird of Happiness is my favorite

  16. I signed up for the Blog and thanks, help me find the Roly Poly Owl later when i try to use the ideas, : ) scarlette shobbs@scarlette.com

  17. I really liked Erin Cox’s “Birds Holding a Quilt” block. really cute thanks for asking, scarlette shobbs@scarlette.com

  18. ANGELA BARGER says:

    Tunnel Vision by Amy Rullkoetter, and Sawtooth Log Cabin by Kay Gentry really love both of them

  19. Annie K says:

    Birds Holding a Quilt is my very favorite block so far. It’s cute and quirky. :-)

  20. Marty G in VA says:

    I checked out three blogs this time – Jennifer Chiaverini, Bonnie Hunter and Debbie Kratovil. I have taken classes from BH and DK, and won JC’s Rosa’s Collection of FQs in Williamsburg! I do love the Coffee Mill block from JC, and enjoy both paper piecing and applique – trying to get more accuracy!

  21. Gwen W says:

    I like “Something Springy” by Diane Bohn.

  22. Sandy says:

    Tunnel Vision is a bit different from anything I’ve made before. Might have to try it.

  23. Julie Pike says:

    That should be Big Bang block…lol. Maybe she should do a Big Band one too!

  24. Julie Pike says:

    I love Bonnie Hunter’s Big Band block….so colourful! I love her scrappy style!

  25. Rose says:

    It was so hard to choose just one, but so far my favorite is Jennifer Chiaverini’s Coffee Mill block.

  26. Martie says:

    Love the bird of happiness!

  27. Theresa Nicholas says:

    I love Bird of Happiness. It reminds me of crewel embroidery from days gone by.

  28. Nancy Latham says:

    It’s hard to chose but I like Bird of Happiness best and the puppy is cute!

  29. Kathleen Hayes says:

    My favorite pattern so far is Tunnel Vision. I love the twirling ribbon effect.

  30. Pamela Reim says:

    Tunnel Vision is hard to beat…Love Acorns away too.

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