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. NancyinSTL says:

    I recently took Mickey Depre’s Pieced Hexie workshop and she mentioned this book collaboration. It would be great to have this book in my quilt library.

  2. Lorie Bugaiski says:

    I would love to win ring around the hexies or 100 blocks mag! Today would be a great day to win it is my birthday so hopefully the luck will be with me. Thanks for a chance to win! Thanks

  3. Dorothy Hall says:

    I would love a copy of your book. You are a very generous person, Thanks for all you do for us!

  4. ingrid teuscher says:

    What is with those hexi’s? They are so addictive. Already have done a Grandmother’s Garden. queen size. Said “never again” now doing a tablerunner. Would love the book. Bonnie love your books and website. Thank you.

  5. Guilitta says:

    Great books! Thanks for the opportunity to win!!
    Greeting Guilitta

  6. Laural Hepton says:

    I love your patterns, Bonnie, & would love, love, love to win your book.

  7. Katie Hird says:

    Each and every one of those books has something in it that I would love to explore. Just doing the reviews for this site must be an awesome job. Think of all the things you could learn.

  8. Dawn Frisch says:

    Thanks Quiltmaker Magazine for a chance to win a book. I love your magazine and I can’t wait to get my copy of the 100 blocks magazine too. To have a book by one of the designers in the magazine would be so neat because they must be good if they are in your magazine! And I would love to learn from the best!
    Happy quilting!
    Dawn
    array-dawn at cox dot net

  9. Robin McGuire says:

    I would love a chance to win a book. I love hexies, and follow Bonnie Hunter’s wonderful blog daily!

  10. L Carolyn Ghearing says:

    Good morning! Thank you for the opportunity to win a book…twice as nice is getting my vote!!

  11. Kathee Secor says:

    What a pleasure it would be to win this from two such talented designers!! What could be more perfect?

  12. Jnuquilter says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to win a book – I would love to have the Bonnie Hunter Ring around Hexies book – I have just started making hexies and am having fun with them. They are definitely addicting! It would be fun to have some patterns.

  13. Donna Hanna says:

    I would love to have any one of these books!

  14. Karen says:

    Thanks for being so generous Quiltmaker!! I would love to win any one of the great books!!

  15. Stephanie in Oregon says:

    What a wonderful chance for some terrific books! Thanks for your generosity, Quiltmaker :-) Love your products!

  16. Gloria Price says:

    Winning would be like a lovely gift from Bonnie Hunter, my favorite quilting guru!

  17. Gloria Price says:

    Winning would be like a lovely gift from my favorite quilting guru, Bonnie Hunter!

  18. Shirley Gruner says:

    I would love to have any one of these books! Thanks, Quiltmaker, for your great magazine and website. I’ve been a fan for years and have made many of your patterns. I especially love Bonnie Hunter and her scrap quilts so love to follow her in “Quiltmaker”.

  19. Janet says:

    Would love to learn how to make hexies – would keep me busy during the cold winter nights. Thanks for the chance to win this wonderful book!!!!!!

  20. Connie Hendryx says:

    Thank you for the chance to win! chendryx(at)nctv(dot)com

  21. Sharon Scott says:

    Thank you sew much for the give~away! I would love to win Ring Around The Hexies! I am a huge fan of Bonnie Hunter :)

  22. Donna W says:

    What wonderful books. Thanks for the chance to win.

  23. Brenda says:

    thanks for the chance to win!

  24. Dora says:

    Ring around the Hexies is my favorite from the list; however, I would be happy to win any of the great books.

  25. Dora says:

    Any of the books would be great to receive as a prize, but Ring around the Hexies would be my favorite choice. Thanks for the opportunity to win one of the books.

  26. Joy Kidwell says:

    I’m hooked on hexies, but I’m also hooked on books and fabric and making quilts. Thanks for the chance to win something wonderful.

  27. Phyllis Rogaski says:

    I love Quiltmaker 100 blocks. I own all of the except volume 8. I will own that as soon as I find it. I also belong to Quilters Club of America and subscipe to Love of Quiling. In others words – I have an addiction. Help support my addiction by making me a winner!

  28. Cecilia says:

    Thank you for the inspiration and gifts to win.

  29. Tresica says:

    Would love to win “Ring Around the Hexies”. Love your books.

  30. Vanya Worley says:

    Oh! What fun! Thanks for a chance to win!

  31. Vanya Worley says:

    Oh my goodness what fun! Would love a chance to win! Thanks so much!

  32. Vanya Worley says:

    Would love a chance to win!
    Thanks so much!

  33. Love all your information. Would enjoy any of these! Esp. Bonnie and Mickey’s new book!

  34. MaryLou says:

    Oh – WOW! What a giveaway – I would love love any of these wonderful books..
    Thanks for the chance..
    MaryLou
    Fun4Me1249@aol.com

  35. Carol Crow says:

    I would love any of the books but I especially love Bonnie Hunter. Would love Bonnie and Mickey’s book Ring around the Hexies!

  36. Dorothy Schreyer says:

    Would LOVE to win any of the books, but especially Bonnie & Mickey’s! So want to try this quilt! I love the stitchery book (from the picture anyway) too.

  37. Rachell R says:

    How much fun! I love Martingale books. Konda Luckau’s book
    Looks great. She’s practically my neighbor, in the same town.
    reillyr2(at)hotmail(dot)com

  38. Christie says:

    I came here from Quiltville, I would love to win Bonnie & Mickie’s book…or any of them really!!

  39. Lavonna Campbell says:

    I would love, love, love to win any or all of these books! Thanks for offering us this fun chance to win!

  40. Glenda says:

    It would be a pleasure to win a book from one of these talented authors. You all do a great job. Thanks.

  41. Christine Fowler says:

    I would love to win Bonnie and Mickey’s Hexies book, they come up with such creative things!

  42. So many great books, would love to make the hexs pattern thanks for the give away.

  43. Sandie Rosenthal says:

    Thank you for the offer. I would love the Ring around the hexies as I’d like to be able to take some handwork with me.

  44. Denise W says:

    I took my first Hexie class in September and I am hooked. I would love to win the book. I need ideas on what to do with all the hexie’s I am making.

  45. Debbie says:

    I would love to win one of the wonderful, beautiful books-thanks for the chance!

  46. Debbie says:

    I would love to win Bonnie and Mickeys book-thanks for the chance!

  47. Shari Harrison says:

    I’d love to win “Ring Around the Hexies” by Bonnie Hunter and Mickey Dupre. I’ve recently started paper piecing and the variations in this book are amazing! Thanks for putting such great books out there for all of us fabriholics.

  48. N MacRae says:

    Please enter me in the giveaway draw.

  49. Cindy Wienstroer says:

    I smile when I see the cover of the book. I really like being able to do hand work while waiting at Doctor’s offices or traveling. Thanks for a chance to win.

  50. Shifra G. says:

    Wow, each book looks so wonderful. I’d love to win. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway.

  51. Janice says:

    Beautiful new books. Always an inspiration. I would love a new book to get me kickstarted.

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  53. Candace Robinson says:

    I haven’t treated myself to a new quilting book in a while. It would be fun to win one of these!

  54. Mary Ellen Ontko says:

    Enjoy working with hexies. They bring back memories of my mom and grandma cutting out hexies using a cardboard pattern then putting them together to make a flower garden quilt. I have made several things with them and really enjoy. Thank you for sharing with all of us.

  55. Miriam P. says:

    Lots of new books with new authors. Great to enjoy some new quilting goodness. Thanks Miriam in Texas

  56. Sherida Risner says:

    Would love to add any one of these books to my ever growing collection!

  57. Carol W says:

    Posting to enter a great contest! Thanks.

  58. Deb H. says:

    All of these books are lovely! I particularly love S is for Stitch!

  59. Carol Wyskowski says:

    The books look like they are full of great quilting ideas. Fun to see a giveaway!

  60. Joy Smith says:

    I like the S is for Stitch and the Ring Around the Hexies books Really nice! Hope I win one. Thanks.

  61. Mary Waibel says:

    Bonnie is just the best! I admire her spunk and energy!

  62. Pat Wade says:

    I. Would love one of the books.

  63. Hi Bonnie

    Not sure if my post worked or not please disregard if the first one worked. Count me in for the drawing. The book looks wonderful. thanks Jeanne

  64. Shirley says:

    Feel a little intimidated by hexies. Would love to win the book and become a part of the hexie generation.

  65. Marilyn Hagopian says:

    Ring Around the Hexies would be a wonderful addition to my quilting library. Bonnie and Mickey are fun, inspiring teachers. Thanks for the opportunity to win this book!

  66. Hi Bonnie

    Oh wow, the hexie book looks wonderful. I would love a chance to win one. thanks Jeanne Pedersen

  67. Mary Burn says:

    Bonnie Hunter’s blog is first on my list every morning. Can’t wait to see what she is doing! I would love to own this wonderful book. Thanks for including me in your giveaway.

  68. Mary Deeter says:

    Love a chance to win Bonnie Hunter & Mickey Dupre’s book Ring around the Hexies.

  69. judith brill says:

    as an avid quilter, i am addicted to bonnie hunter’s quips and snips, and have become very intrigued by hexies! i’ve never used them but i think it’s time! i would love to win the ring around the hexies book! thanks for the opportunity!

  70. Arlaine says:

    I’m starting to get into the hexie craze and would love to have this book. Also love Bonnie Hunter’s designs.

  71. Dianne Finnegan says:

    I have become a big fan of SCRAP quilting due to Bonnie Hunter and have also taken the jump into hexagons. What am I thinking!!!? I want to do it all and my stash really needs to be introduced to 100 Blocks!

  72. Judy says:

    Twice as Nice looks like a book that could help move
    the fabric I have stashed!

  73. Sue Darby says:

    I am just finishing a Hexie quilt and need new ideas. Would love to win Ring Around or new 100Blocks.
    Thanks,
    Sue

  74. Penny says:

    A new book – the wheels are already turning !! It is a pleasure to follow, and continually be inspired by so many quilters everywhere here and around the world. Thank you everyone for all you do, sharing your love of fabric, sewing and quilting with not only me but with the world :) !

  75. Judy Sigsworth says:

    Pick me! Pick me! I love hexies!

  76. Sheri Lesh says:

    Ooo, pick me, pick me!

  77. Tonya Stewart says:

    Would love to win the “Ring Around the Hexies” book….it looks awesome!!!!

  78. Dianne Hoffman says:

    I love hexies and as a newbie, I am in need of lots of inspiration and guidance with technique. Thanks so much.

  79. Cindy B says:

    What a great gift the book will make for my secret pal for Christmas. Thanks for the chance to win.

  80. Debby Fleming says:

    Would love to win!!

  81. Mary Hofhine says:

    Love making hexies.. would love a book for inspiration.

  82. Sally says:

    Would love to win any one of these books…looks like fun ideas in all of them! Thanks for the chance! Heading out to pick up Quiltmaker’s Volume 8!

  83. Aileen Kline says:

    WoW WoW WoW. So many awesome quilting ideas!. I hope to win a copy of one of these fantastic books. Then I hope to live long enough to make many of Them. Fantastic!!

    Aileen in FL

  84. Lin Marsh says:

    I love getting so much inspiration

  85. Beverly Galloway says:

    I love your books! So many ideas and projects, but I can always use a few more.

  86. helenmarie says:

    you have just written my christmas list for me! all of the books look great and any one of them would be a wonderful addition to my library.
    hm in tn

  87. Sandy N says:

    Great books! Thanks for the opportunity to win!!

  88. diane rizor says:

    i’m not on the hexes band wagon, but I love bonnie hunter and would love to make her ring around the hexes ,thanks for the opportunity to try to win one.

  89. Charlene S says:

    Oh, I can’t wait to get my hands on one of these books. So much inspiration!

  90. Michele says:

    Lots of good books! Love looking at different projects. Thanks for the chance to win

  91. Connie in Louisiana says:

    Love all of the books. So many now, not like when I started quilting & there were only 1 or 2. Eye candy. I would love one of these books.

  92. Deb G. says:

    I have yet to make hexagons, but after watching Mickey on The Quilt Show I have wanted to give it a try. Would love to win the booklet!

  93. Diana says:

    Lots of great quilt ideas. Would love one of these books

  94. Joanne says:

    I always love Bonnie Hunter designs and have several in the works as we speak, so why not add another book to the pile of already treasured Bonnie Hunter titles.

  95. Ann Landau says:

    Oooo….more quilting ideas! I would love to win one of your wonderful books. I’m sure I could find room on my bookshelves.

  96. Peggy Carlson says:

    I already have a subscription to the Quiltmaker Magazine. Love the Hexies, and would love to win a copy of the book! have a copy of the 100 quilt blocks. Awesome!

  97. Rommy van Houten says:

    I am a real fanatic hexagon quilter. If I woun this book I should become more Hegaconmined then now and I think that isn’t possible.

  98. Jacqueline says:

    I love collecting craft books. If I won and got to choose, I would choose S is for Stitch because I am really into (or back into) embroidery right now as well as mixed media. Thanks for such a lovely giveaway opportunity.

  99. Janie Lloyd says:

    I really like Out of the Night -Camping block and
    Margie Ullery-applique.
    These are just beautiful

  100. Nancy Kozak says:

    You have a great selection of authors. I would love to win any of these books. Your magazine is great and I have trained my oldest daughter to renew it for me for the last three Christmas gifts seasons. Keep up the good work.
    Nancy Kozak

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