Category Archives: Current Giveaways

Make Do Quilt – Curating Materials

The fun of making quilts with scavenged materials, is that you never know what will show up! – Giveaway winners announced! Continue reading

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make do quilt challenge & giveaway

If 1 million active quilt makers in the US made one quilt from discarded materials this year, how many pounds would be spared from the landfill? Continue reading

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Improv Handbook Available April 28!

FYI – The release date has been moved up to April 28! The wait is almost over. Continue reading

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Mastering & Innovating Patchwork Techniques

Innovation is something that happens when there is no instruction manual readily available. Improv Handbook giveaway on OkanArts.com. Continue reading

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Improv Handbook March & April Events ~ May 5 Release

Want to get your hands on a copy before May 5? Check out these book signing events and workshops in Oakland, Kansas City and Portland, ME. Continue reading

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Improv Handbook PRE-ORDER GIVEAWAY!

Pre-order or purchase the Improv Handbook by March 16, 2015 and enter to win an original mini-quilt, and Aurifil thread inspired by the book. Continue reading

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Cultural Fusion Quilts Winner ~ Ruler Roundup

Many quilters have a love for precision piecing and improv patchwork, and are able to move between working with rulers or going ruler-free. Continue reading

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Cultural Fusion Quilts by Sujata Shah

Sujata Shah gently opens up an exciting path for first-time and beginning level improvisors to explore the expressive qualities of the freely cut line. Continue reading

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Open Call For Mod Mood (Get Your Curve On) Quilts

Submit your strip-pieced wedge curve quilt based on the Mod Mood quilt for possible publication in the Improv Handbook for Modern Quilters. Continue reading

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FYI – Spoonflower Quiltcon Sweepstakes

Whoever wins this prize will be attending my Modern Block Improv workshop with a friend at QuiltCon. Continue reading

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braided thread giveaway winners!

Thanks to everyone who joined the giveaway. I loved finding out where all of you live… Continue reading

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a band of woven community ~ giveaway

Passing along the bounty of community. To enter the giveaway all you need to do is comment with the city, state, country in which you live. Continue reading

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Year Of Stash Socks Giveaway Prize

Here are the pair of hand knit socks made especially for Anna at FreePlayCraft, the YOSS giveaway winner. Continue reading

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Mend It Better Winners All

Thanks to all who entered the Mend It Better Giveaway with your AWESOME advise on How To Mend A Broken Heart. Continue reading

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Mend It Better ~ Review & Giveaway

Mend It Better is a very approachable and a comprehensive reference for taking care of your clothes. It is a book about love and empowerment. Continue reading

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Year Of Stash Socks ~ Giveaway winner announced!

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Love Bomb ~ Four Hundred Entries

I visited family and friends in North Carolina over the holiday, without computer or smart phone. I had a fantastic two weeks, but at the end of my trip I came down with a horrible cold and cough that put … Continue reading

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Year Of Stash Socks 2011 ~ DEC 21&22/24

December 2011 This month I was very sick with the flu. Got my first CAT scan (an awful experience) but thankfully I’m ok. It was a busy month at St. Gregory’s getting ready for the Christmas season, but when Christmas … Continue reading

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Year Of Stash Socks 2011 ~ Thanksgiving 19&20/24

Thanksgiving 2011 I am thankful for my loving family, my dear old friends in NC, for new friends here in CA, my fantastic day job and co-workers at St. Gregory’s. I am thankful for the natural beauty of California, for … Continue reading

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Hoopla, the Art of Unexpected Embroidery ~ Giveaway

Just out ~  Hoopla, the Art of Unexpected Embroidery by Leanne Prain. I am pleased to report that my work is featured in this 400 page book on innovative embroidery. Hoopla contains in depth interviews with artists working in the … Continue reading

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