Welcome to Quilty Pleasures! Giveaway!

If you’re new here because you discovered us during the 100 Blocks Blog Tour, welcome! I’m so glad you’ve come back. If you’re a regular, I’m happy to see you, too. We have a lot of fun here. We learn, we ponder, we share great quilt-related topics of all sorts.

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Many of the great 100 Blocks designers we visited last week are authors. Today I want to look at some of their books and have giveaways. There’s a nice stack of books here and I’ll send one to each of 12 winners. That’s one dozen lucky people—could include you! We’ll cover six books today and six in a separate post later this week.

Ring Around the Hexies by Bonnie K. Hunter and Mickey Depre (Kansas City Star Quilts, $14.95)

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Both of these authors have blocks in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8. They are experienced designers with a great eye for color. They’ve joined forces for this booklet and I think you’ll love it. Put Bonnie’s signature scrappiness with Mickey’s pieced hexies and what’s not to love?! See Bonnie and Mickey’s Volume 8 block designs below.

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Scrap Crystals by Bonnie Hunter for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8

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Arkansas Whirl by Mickey Depre for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8

 

S is for Stitch by Kristyne Czepuryk (Stash Books, $24.95)

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Hand embroiders, listen up: Kristyne’s designs are charming and they look good no matter where you stitch them! Her block in Volume 8 includes embroidery and her stitches are so tiny and lovely! Lots of designs in this great title, and you can add them to quilts or onesies or whatever you like. Also available as an ebook, just $14.99. See Kristyne’s block for Volume 8 below.

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Gelato Italiano by Kristyne Czepuryk for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8

 

Scrap-Applique Playground by Kay Mackenzie (That Patchwork Place, $22.99)

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Kay Mackenzie’s applique patterns are downright fun. And in this book she takes things to a whole new level by sewing scraps together and then cutting applique patches from the resulting “fabric.” You won’t know which project to make first! Also available as an ebook, just $14.99. Kay’s Volume 8 block is below.

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Basket of Oranges by Kay Mackenzie for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8

 

Solids, Stripes, Circles, and Squares by Pippa Eccles Armbrester (That Patchwork Place, $24.99)

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Pippa Eccles Armbrester brings you 16 projects using solids for a clean, modern look. Her block in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8 (below) has the same vibe! If you’re looking to depart from a traditional look, this title will send you on your way. Also available as an ebook, just $16.99.

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Shrinking Squares by Pippa Eccles Armbrester for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8

Springtime in the Rockies by Konda Luckau with Margie Ullery and others (Kansas City Star Quilts, $26.95)

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Margie Ullery is one of eight designers featured in Konda Luckau’s Springtime in the Rockies. The quilt patterns vary widely and take advantage of each designer’s strengths. Margie’s whimsical style shines in her Mini Chick Pillows trimmed in rickrack. Other 100 Blocks designers from past volumes include Emily Herrick, Amy Smart and April Mazzoleni. Margie’s block for Volume 8 is below.

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Celebrate by Margie Ullery for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8

 

Twice as Nice by Kari M. Carr (That Patchwork Place, $22.99)

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Kari Carr’s Twice as Nice means that for each project, you get a bonus project! Just sew a second seam when you’re doing easy corner triangles and like magic, another project gets a super head start! If you like traditional designs, these will excite you! Also available as an ebook, just $14.99. See Kari’s Volume 8 block below.

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Vintage by Kari Carr for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8

You can see how talented these designers are! They’ve worked hard and they’ve paid their dues—and we’re so happy to call them 100 Blocks Designers.

For your chance to win one of these books, please leave a comment by midnight Thursday, Nov. 21. We’ll choose winners randomly and announce them here. Thanks for being with us today!

Winners of the books in this post are Jane in NJ, Cindy in AZ, Anita in MI, Kathy in OR, Mary in WI and Siew Khim in Malaysia.

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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1,328 Responses to Welcome to Quilty Pleasures! Giveaway!

  1. Quilty Gal says:

    I think your book “Ring Around the Hexies” is kismet … I’ve just discovered how much I love hexies! Thank you for everything you do and making this possible.

  2. Pam says:

    I would LOVE to have some guidance of what to do with the thousand or so hexies already foundation pieced and ready for a project!! Around the Hexies might help!

  3. Chong Siew Khim says:

    Each book must be lovely and unique ! Would love to win any one of them. Thanks.

  4. Siew Khim says:

    Would love to win any of those lovely books! It’d be great as my christmas present. Thanks. :)

  5. Amy says:

    I would love to win any of those books, especially S is for Stitch or Ring Around the Hexies. Any of them would be fabulous!

  6. Jacqueline A Walton says:

    Thanks for the chance to win one of those marvelous books!

  7. LOVE Hexagons. It is time to move onto new shapes and hexies it is!!!!

  8. Deb C. says:

    Thanks for the opportunity to win a new book to learn something new in the quilt world.

  9. Carla says:

    I have just dibooscovered EPP and the hexie possibilities are endless. So glad to have an opportunity to one of these books.

  10. Cheryl says:

    What a great opportunity! Thanks!

  11. Carla Alexiuk says:

    Love your books. Crazy about hexagons. Would love to win!

  12. Carla Alexiuk says:

    Love your books and love hexagons. Would be great to win your book.

  13. Carla Alexiuk says:

    Love your books. Love hexagons and all they can become. Would love to win a book

  14. patty hall says:

    Beautiful quilt! Talented ladies!

  15. Sharon says:

    Such great books. Would lve to win one.

  16. sue sendelbach says:

    I would love to make something with hexies. I think they are gorgeous!

  17. Melody says:

    I’ve started a hexie project and thoroughly enjoy the handwork. I can do that and sit with the hubby in the evening in front of the TV and talk all at the same time. I am having trouble though creating (putting together) the project I have in my head. I would enjoy a copy of “Ring Around the Hexies” and maybe it will help me finish what I have started.

  18. Linda S says:

    The books look awesome! Would like to win one and try a new technique.

  19. Pat Barnes says:

    I would love to win any of these books. The inspiration in these books is great.

  20. Judy says:

    Great looking books! I’d love to be a winner,
    Thanks for the chance.

  21. Deb K says:

    Why, yes. I would love to have one.

  22. Heather Sanders says:

    I would love to have any of these books to start my new year off. I’m excited that Mickey and Bonnie have teamed up – two of my favorite quilt designers.

  23. KimberlyF says:

    Beautiful and inspirational books! I am a newer quilter, and would love to win one of these! :)

  24. Deborah says:

    Such great books! Thanks!

  25. What nice books and nice ideas. Please draw me *g*
    Thank you for the chance :o )
    Doris

  26. Deborah says:

    Such great books! Thanks for the giveaway.

  27. jessie thomas says:

    Wow! I love the “twice as nice” book! Scrappy quilting is my favorite! Found your website through the blog tour and LOVE IT!! Thanks!!

  28. PattyP says:

    Perfect timing! My guild asked me to do a demo on hexies at our January meeting! This would be the perfect complement to our learning session! I’ve meaning to check out this book after I learned that it was published!

  29. Judy Cinerari says:

    Thanks for this competition. I would love to win any of these books – they are all inspiring.

  30. June A says:

    I have yet to try any of the hexie patterns or techniques and would love the opportunity to learn. The sample patterns from the book are very intriguing!

  31. Nancy Foland says:

    i am a beginner quilter i like the idea of hexis and other blocks i have not tried my hand at hexis this would be a good time and pattern book to start with thanks

  32. Kimberly Jones says:

    I would so love to win these books and expand not only my knowledge but my abilities. Since I live in the UK…can you ship to my daughter’s home in VA?

  33. Carol says:

    I would love to win your book. I love the designs.

  34. Edie says:

    I would love to win the book. What a wonderful way to spend a winter evening curled up with a copy of “Ring Around the Hexies” by Bonnie and Mickey. Thanks for a chance to win.

  35. Charlotte Owendyk says:

    Love to win a book….thanks for the opportunity.

  36. AuntAnn says:

    I would love to win a book! They all sound great!

  37. Great post, the books like fabulous. Thanks for the information.
    Kisses,

  38. Linda Hodges says:

    Oh yes, I would love a chance to win one of the books. I am an avid follower of Bonnie Hunt and I am still on a learning curve in this fabulous hobby so the book could help me immensely. Thank you.

  39. Joana says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. :)

  40. Margaret says:

    Hi

    Thanks for your generosity. Great inspiration in every book, I would be happy to win any one of them.

  41. ellis&higgs says:

    Oh, I’d love to win one of those great books! Thanks for the chance!
    Nadra

  42. Dini says:

    Like to win the book. I cannot buy it in the Netherlands.

    greetings Dini

  43. Debra Rowan says:

    Looks like a clever twist on hexies.

  44. Kathy buteau says:

    Thanks for the chance to win.

  45. Judy Forkner says:

    Thanks for having another giveaway!

  46. I like this giveaway. I enjoy a lot quilting.
    Thanks.

  47. Krystina Spritzer says:

    I would love to win, would be so awesome.

  48. Lynne in Hawaii says:

    The books that caought my eye were Ring Around the Hexies as I am an avid Bonnie Hunter reader. Also like Twice as Nice by Kari Carr.

  49. Barbara Collins-Miller says:

    Tks so much

  50. SandraR says:

    If I had a choice I would choose Ring around the Hexies, but really any of the books would be great.
    Thanks for an amazing giveaway.

  51. Barbara Collins-Miller says:

    Love to win this it looks fabulous…..tks for the chance

  52. Zeynep says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! They are all inspiring books, I would love to win any of them.

  53. Beth T. says:

    Your blog is certainly the place to be recently. Thanks so much for the continued generosity.

  54. robin says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to win this super giveaway.

  55. Avon Bingham says:

    I would love to have a chance to win Bonnie and Mickey’s book! It would help me in my effort to have a to go project and cut my. Stash down.

    Thanks again

  56. Those books look inspiring, thanks for the chance of winning one.

  57. All those books sound great, please put me in the drawing.

  58. Robyn Haworth says:

    Wow! What a site, love it. Would love to win a copy of the book. Do you post to Australia?

  59. Oh, the books all sound great, put me in the drawing, please.

  60. Lisa Mikel says:

    I would love to win.

  61. Cindy says:

    One can never have too many books on quilting! Picked up vol. 8 just as soon as it was on the rack at my local store. In fact I was the first to buy it here. Would absolutely love to win a copy of the books you have to give away!

  62. Margie Kitzman says:

    Any of these would be a real treat!

  63. edwina parsons says:

    Please enter me in the giveaway for Bonnie’s and Mickie’snew book!!!

  64. Susan says:

    All the books look interesting and fun! I’m sure the winners won’t be disappointed.

  65. Melissa says:

    Would love the hexie book. Thanks for a wonderful giveaway.

  66. Linda Kirsch says:

    thanks so much for having such a wonderful give-away!

  67. Linda Kirsch says:

    Have just recently discovered your site in Facebook. Thanks so much for the chance to win any of your great give-aways!

  68. Patricia Scarano says:

    I have become addicted to scraps since watching Quilt Cam and reading your blog, although I’m not sure I’ll ever do anything with crumbs (but I’m saving them just in case). I hope that sometime in the near future when you are in Pennsylvania and close to my area I will be able to attend one of your lectures and classes.

  69. Linda Kirsch says:

    Have recently discovered your site & Bonnie Hunter via Facebook, and just love spending time at both sites. Would love to win any of these books. Thanks for offering these great give-aways!

  70. Sandy Dahlgren says:

    I love doing geometric shapes. This books look really fun. Thanks for doing this.

  71. Sue says:

    Love the look of “Solids, Stripes, Circles, and Squares” – thanks for the chance!

  72. Susie Wagenaar says:

    I am new to your site and would love to learn how to do a new quilting project. You have some wonderful things on this blog. I look forward to coming back more often.

  73. Cathy Courtney says:

    I am new to Bonnie and I am so impressed by her teaching
    And her blog. I am new to quilting one year would love
    Love her new book.

  74. Stacia Roble says:

    Would so love to win one of these books!

  75. BT says:

    I’ve got the paper piece hexies, now just need the book. Thank you for getting a chance to win the book. Barby in MH, Ark

  76. BT says:

    I got the paper piecing hexies ready to go, just need the book! Please don’t forget to think about me. Barby in MH, Arkansas

  77. sherry Dewey says:

    Love trying new things. Look forward to your ideas.

  78. sherry Dewey says:

    Love trying new things. Just getting started thinking about your ideas. Thanks.

  79. Pamela Reim says:

    Yes they are a talented bunch! I Enjoy each new issue of 100 blocks. thks for the giveaway on the books. You guys are the best.

  80. jatajomi says:

    Wow,
    thank you for the chance to win !
    My favourite is the ” ring around the hexies “.

  81. Debi says:

    I am not good at heroes and would love to be able to make them better. I should probably just order the book!! Thanks for the give away, it’s nice you do this!

  82. Terry says:

    What great books…thanks for the giveaway!

  83. Vera. Thompson says:

    I would love to win one of these books. I am putting several on my wish list. I have ordered Vol. 8 and keep watching the mail for it. Thanks for a chance to win.

  84. Love the blocks. Bonnie Hunter rocks along with vintage by Kari Carr.

  85. Margaret Schindler says:

    I would love to have these books. I have now put most of them on my Christmas wishlist. thanks for the chance to win one.

  86. Liz K says:

    Would love to win any one of those books! They all look great.

  87. Tammy Edwards says:

    Blog hops are such a wonderful way to learn a little about each of the designers and see some of their beautiful work. Thank you for a chance to win one of those great books. Good luck everyone and have a great day :)

  88. Julianne says:

    Hi, thank you for the giveaway, these books look wonderful!

  89. Lynette Root says:

    Absolutely love the blocks shown and the books too!

  90. Barbara says:

    Wow these books look wonderful. I would love to go in the draw. Thank you for the opportunity

  91. Barbara says:

    Wow what great books. I would love to be in the draw to win one. Thank you for the opportunity

  92. Jennifer says:

    Wow! Wonderful books, wonderful giveaway! Thanks for the chance.

  93. Louise Neveu says:

    I love to read, enjoy and learn from so many great quilt artists, winning one of their books would be such a treat.

  94. Bunny says:

    I’m new to quilting and would love to win any one of the books!

  95. Marguerite says:

    I would love to win any one of these books. This would be a great opportunity for me if I won. Thank you.

  96. Kathleen OGrady says:

    What a great giveaway! I would love to win Kristyne’s book, such sweet embroidery. Thanks for the chance to win!

  97. Rose O. Woods says:

    I have all of Bonnie’s books except this one. Wouod love to add it to my collection.

  98. Carla says:

    What a great collection of books. I would be happy to take one off your hands. I came over from Bonnie Hunter’s blog announcement of this giveaway. I also follow your blog. Thanks for all the giveaways.

  99. Karen Jautaikis says:

    Oh, what a wonderful hobby quilting is! If only there were enough hours in a lifetime to make all the wonderful quilt patterns available. Thank you for this giveaway.

  100. Tamie says:

    What a generous giveaway. Thank you.

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