QM’s Parade of Homes: Quilt Block Giveaway

Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes continues today

with another quilt block giveaway.

Please visit our Parade of Homes page for all the fun and freebies!

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This quilt block was made by Gail Pan and is up for giveaway! The fabrics are Baskets in Bloom by Red Rooster Fabrics.

Today’s block was made by Gail Pan, who is known for adorable embroidery designs. She did a great job of putting her signature style onto this block.

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The Parade of Homes is to celebrate our Sept/Oct issue, which has a house theme. (See all the quilts in the issue.)

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We’re giving away all 12 of these amazing blocks!

Three unique house quilts are patterned, including Parkview Lane, below. (Get the Parkview Lane pattern.)

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Parkview Lane is based on a block design by Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet.

This quilt is based on a block by Lori Holt called Home Sweet Home for Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8.

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Lori Holt’s original Home Sweet Home block from Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8.

This is Lori’s original Home Sweet Home block. The pattern is in Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 8 and also in the Sept/Oct Quiltmaker.

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We asked 12 designers, including Gail Pan, to make this block in their own style. They sent them back to us and now we’re sharing them with you. All 12 will be given to lucky readers during August so please visit Quilty Pleasures often. Scroll down a bit more for today’s giveaway of Gail’s block, which is made in her own fabrics: Baskets in Bloom for Red Rooster Fabrics.

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Simply Christmas 2014

If you enjoy hand embroidery, have a look at Gail’s new book, Simply Christmas 2014. Inside are eight Christmas quilt projects with embroidery—great for gift giving. Simply Christmas 2014 is available from Kelly Ann’s Quilting or The Fat Quarters Quilt Shop.

Visit Gail’s blog, too!

Now to the giveaway: For your chance to win Gail’s block and a copy of our Sept/Oct issue, please leave a comment here by midnight Wednesday, August 6. We’ll choose a random winner and announce it here. The winner is Rhonda Davis, #40.

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Did you get all the freebies so far in the Parade of Homes? Be sure to follow the link to see what’s new!

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Get this quilting motif free during Quiltmaker’s Parade of Homes. It’s called “Country Baskets.”

Get the Country Baskets quilting motif, above, free on our Parade of Homes page. Another great house block up for grabs on Thursday so please come back!


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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116 Responses to QM’s Parade of Homes: Quilt Block Giveaway

  1. Tom Cranford says:


  2. Betsy says:

    The block is awesome. I would so love to win

  3. Rosemary B says:

    This is perfect!
    I am looking for something cute to make my 90 year old mom and dad for their new apartment at Erickson community Ashby Ponds here in Ashburn. I want to make adorable houses for their front door. – something like a different one for each month!
    I need a cute house pattern and these are adorable!
    I would love to win this, but best wishes to all of you.
    I will look for this magazine at Hobby Lobby :-) <3

  4. Michelle says:

    House blocks are always fun and this one is so pretty!

  5. Mary Lu says:

    I love the cute houses and such creativity!

  6. Nancy jean says:

    I love house blocks, and this block is sooo cute — love the fun fabrics she choose and the embroidery is precious!

  7. Lori Morton says:

    This is such a cool lil House!! Looove it!! Thanks for chance to win (& for not having to be on FB to participate! YAY!)

  8. Karen Thurn says:

    Very cute! I’m just finding this today so hoping you haven’t closed the giveaway yet. kthurn@bektel.com

  9. Linda M says:

    Guess it’s too late to enter?? I’m just finding this today anyway so I thought I’d try.

  10. Barbara W. says:

    Love to have this block!

  11. Brenda S. says:

    I would love to win any thing that Gail designs as I enjoy hand embroidering.

  12. Deb Kienow says:

    I love Gudrun’s House! Gudrun’s fabrics she designs are so fun to look at!

  13. Kathy Wilkey says:

    I love Gail’s block, especially the embellishments. I’d love to win it!

  14. Nichola says:

    I love the block.

  15. Helen Watson says:

    Looking at this block will inspire me to learn hand embroidery.

  16. Nancy says:

    I love Gail’s block! It would look so great in our lake house with red, white and blue decor!!

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