100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 1, Giveaways!

Welcome to Day 1 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour! I’m glad you’re here! This week you’ll visit some of the blogs written by 100 Blocks designers, and you’ll get a taste of what’s inside Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 7.

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Learn what a blog tour is.

We have issues to give away and great prize bundles, too, including the traditional Great Big Bundles on Friday (one for U.S. visitors and one for international visitors). Please read to the very end of this post and leave a comment here to be entered in today’s giveaway!

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Visit Quilty Pleasures each day this week, leading up to the release of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 6 on Tuesday, May 7. You’ll have many chances to win a copy, or to win one of many other great prizes!

Three industry sponsors are participating today. They have their own blog posts so please visit them. They have graciously contributed fabric! Please support them when you visit your local quilt shop.

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 100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 1, Giveaways! Visit the Northcott blog.

 

Let’s look at some blocks. This is just the smallest bit of what you’ll see in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 7.

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Star Search by Kari Carr of New Leaf Stitches

pin it button 100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 1, Giveaways! This is Star Search by Kari Carr of New Leaf Stitches. It’s one of those blocks where you could change up the placement of lights and darks and get a completely different look. I’m anxious to play with it.

 

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Pretty Iris by Yolanda Fundora of Urban Amish

pin it button 100 Blocks Blog Tour: Day 1, Giveaways! For foundation piecers everywhere: How about Pretty Iris by Yolanda Fundora? Isn’t that cloud fabric dreamy?

 

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Sherbet Punch by Faith Jones of Fresh Lemons Quilts

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And if that’s not springy enough, here is Sherbet Punch by Faith Jones of Fresh Lemons Quilts. This block manages to be bold, modern, traditional and fresh all at once. What would happen if you set this block on point?

Oh the possibilities!

Let’s move on to the blog surfing. We have a dozen designers up today. Follow the links below. Each will have instructions on how you can win an issue on that site.

Today’s Featured Designers

  1. Jennifer Ofenstein sewhooked.com
  2. Nancy Mahoney nancymahoney.com/blog
  3. Jo & Kelli Kramer joscountryjunction.com
  4. Marilyn Foreman quiltmoments.wordpress.com
  5. Michelle May theraspberryrabbits.blogspot.com
  6. Jennifer Schifano Thomas curlicuecreations.blogspot.com
  7. Sandi Colwell quiltcabanapatterns.com/blog
  8. Erin Russek erinrussek.typepad.com
  9. Peg Spradlin handicraftsbypeg.com
  10. Deanne Eisenman snugglesquilts.com/blog
  11. Gail Pan gailpandesigns.typepad.com
  12. Jacquelynne Steves thenoblewife.blogspot.com

We’ll give away three prize bundles here today. For your chance to win, please leave a comment below by midnight Tuesday, April 30 mentioning something you liked from today’s list of designer blogs. We’ll choose a winner on Wednesday, May 1 and announce it here. Good luck!

The winners of the Day 1 bundles are: Lori (#673), Marg Breckenridge (#188) and Sherrye (#458).

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Ask for 100 Blocks Volume 7 at your local quilt shop or newsstand, or get it from quiltandsewshop.com. (Shop owners: To carry this popular issue in your store, contact Claudia at 800-815-3538 ext. 8366.)

Be sure to scroll down to the next post for another chance to win!

Thanks for being with us on Day 1 of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. Lots more fun to come as the week progresses!

About Diane Harris

I'm Interactive Editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I've been writing pattern instructions and product reviews, and doing a host of other tasks necessary to help produce a national pattern magazine. Now I work remotely from rural Nebraska to generate some of our online content. I manage the QM Scrap Squad, our blog tours and our Quilt-Alongs. I have one of the best jobs in the world.
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