Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Fall Into Fall Quilt Giveaway

My giveaway for the Fall Into Fall Giveaway is "Beautiful Foundation-Pieced Quilt Blocks" by Mary Jo Hiney.

This book is filled with 4" foundation pieced blocks. I hope whoever wins it will enjoy the blocks and the ideas for their uses.

The rules to win it are simple......... Just leave a comment on this post and I will draw a winner on October 15th. You do not need to be a quilter to enter, nor do you have to have a blog. If you do not have a blog, please leave your e-mail address. ALL international readers are welcome to enter. My comments are set to Google account holders only...no anonymous comments, but a google account is free and easy to get. Just click on the "Sign Up Here" link at the end of the comments.
Now here is the bonus.....Click on the scarecrow and you will find a list of 40 other quilting bloggers doing a giveaway. They will be posted by Oct. 1st and all will be drawn on Oct. 15th. I can not say they will not have different rules to their drawings. Be sure to check out all the great giveaways....after you leave your comment here.

Fall Into Fall Quilt Giveaway



I've just spent the last two days frogging all the quilting that I put into this three year UFO.
The thread kept breaking and so I decided to frog it and start over, oh well it's good practice.





I'm working on my UFO's. Wish me luck!
Coleen

114 comments:

Sunny said...

Oh wow. I love to foundation piece. Please add my name to the drawing. Thanks!

Sue Cahill said...

That looks like a great book! Thanks for the chance to win it.
Sue Cahill (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

debbie said...

I have always wanted to learn paper piecing! I would love the book!

craftydiane said...

Great Book!!!
Blessings,
Diane

Quilt Pixie said...

wonderfully generous give away... I don't think I own any paper piecing books....

Terry said...

Looks like a great book! Please add my name to your giveaway! Thanks so much! :0)

Mary Grace McNamara said...

Looks like a great book! Sign me up!

MGM

Jeanne said...

Thanks for participating in the giveaway! Please add my name to the drawing.

miniaturequilter said...

Thanks for the giveaway, The foundation piecing book sounds great!Please enter me into your drawiing too!

Doreen K. said...

Please add my name to your give a way. The 1st small quilt I learned was paper foundation. Love to learn to do more. Our hummers left this week from Nevada.
Thank you.

katie z said...

I have never tried foundation piecing (I'm intimidated by the paper aspect of it, I think), so this would be a great way to begin!

Paula said...

Looks like a great book and I love foundation piecing...So accurate. Thanks for the great give away.

Dionne said...

What a lovely giveaway! I must ask myself... am I feeling lucky? But actually, I keep getting distracted by one other question... what is frogging?

Inquiring minds want to know!

Tracy said...

I would love to have a copy of this book. I like foundation piecing because of the accuracy. So, please add my name to your drawing. Tracy

Ly + Alan said...

Thanks for the giveaway! Foundation piecing sounds like something I'd like to try -- please enter me in your drawing! I love your blog by the way (lyannab at gmail dot com)

Lavinia said...

Love the book! I´m learning paper piecing at quilting class and I love this technique. Thanks for entering me in the drawing.
I´d love to see your comment in my giveaway =) please visit my blog.

Joyce said...

I would love to be entered in your giveaway. Paper Piecing is a favorite of mine.
Joyce
joycee 2561 at yahoo dot com

Norma said...

Paper piecing is on my list of learn to do....the book would be a great start. Sign me up please.

Dawn said...

Wahoo a giveaway! The book looks great...please throw my name in the hat.

BrineS said...

Hooray for an international giveaway! Lovely book! I'd love to win! That frog on the cover is just what I need for a quilt I am working on now!

Please come by and enter my giveaway, too!

Have A Happy Day!
Deborah @ Comfort Joy Designs
comfortjoydesigns.blogspot.com

comfortjoydesigns@gmail.com

Rebecca said...

I would love to win this!

legacyofbrutalitysa{AT}gmail.com

samsakara said...

I would love this book. Thanks for the great giveaway.

samsakara@twcny.rr.com

Sandi said...

I only "discovered" paper piecing a couple of years ago. I thought I didn't like it until I tried it and now I love it. It is the best way to get perfect points on certain projects. I would love to win the book so please add my name to your drawing. Happy Fall!!!

Dee said...

I really feel your frogging pain. Nice book. Dee
jessibir@hickorytech.net

Ginger said...

Thank you for entering me in your giveaway!
maumauisginger at gmail dot com

Sandy said...

just starting but this looks nice

kamewh said...

This looks like a wonderful book! Thank you for the giveaway!

kerin0874 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Midlife Mom said...

Looks like a great book but what is frogging????!!!!!

Winona said...

I was just thinking today that I would like to learn to foundation piece. This book would be very welcome.
Winona

CherryBlossomMJ said...

I have just started to get into foundation piecing and I think this book would be a delight. Please include me as an entry.

I haven't posted many quilts lately due to camera issues, but do every once in a while and will after I get a new camera. But please feel free to check out my book reviews to see if you find an interest.

cherryblossommj.blogspot.com

Sandra said...

I'd love to enter your giveaway - thank you! My stitching isn't so very precise when I piece, so paper piecing helps a lot with my accuracy, lol.

Sandra/Canada :)

Linda said...

Good luck on your ufo's!
Linda

Helena said...

I would love the book, paper piecing is so fun!

Lyn said...

Would love to be in the draw for the book. I was self taught with foundation piecing and was doing it back to front.Always on the lookout for new patterns.Regards Lyn

tango's trash & treasures said...

Would love to be included in your giveaway!
Thank you!

Kimonos and Sushi said...

What a lovely giveaway:) please add my name to the drawing :>)

NanaKaren said...

Hi there ~ Good luck on completing the UFO's...I'm in the same "boat". Wish I knew how to foundation piece.

Please enter me in your drawing.

Thanks, Karen

Marilyn R said...

Please enter me into your giveaway! I love to do foundation paper pieceing!

Becca said...

What a cute book! I love foundation piecing (unless I cut the fabric piece a smidge to small-lol)

Alisa said...

Beautiful book! Thanks for the chance to win.

Debi said...

Wonderful book, I would love to own it! Thanks for participating in the giveaway.

Rose said...

I'm working on a UFO too! Good luck getting your's finished up. The piecing is lovely.

I'd love to have a chance at winning that lovely book, please include my name :) Thanks!

Rose

Karen South said...

Cool book! Thanks for offering to give it away.

Karen
karensouth.blogspot.com

Bella said...

I love paper piecing and I'd love to have that book! What a great prize!

Kim said...

cute book- I'm not very good at paper piecing though. Might help my skills-lol

Terri said...

I'd like to learn to foundation piece and this book looks like the way to do it!!

Pattie said...

Hi Coleen -

Please put my name in the hat for your book. I'd love to learn more about foundation piecing.

PS -- I love birds, too - especially those little hummers!
:-)

cedarchestquilts said...

I do wish you luck with the UFO's. Please enter me to win your book, maybe you will win mine and we can just swap. Angie

swooze said...

Wow what a great prize!

Needled Mom said...

Great prize. I do love the completed look of foundation piecing.

Ginny said...

Quilting is one thing I'd love to learn! It is so pretty & useful.

SandyQuilts said...

My first swap was foundation pieced ... I had to make 63 blocks. Whew

I joined the giveaway tonight, please stop by.

Deb said...

I'd love to win this!

Kathy ~~~ said...

I love to do paper piecing. Cool book!

blueviolet said...

What a wonderful book and good luck on your UFO's!
doot65{at}comcast[dot]net
Elizabeth

Loralynn said...

What a cool book! I love the frog on the cover!

Annette said...

I really like your quilt. Hang in there, it looks like you are almost finished. It will be a treasure in the end, especially for all the extra work you put into it.

Barbie said...

Wow! What a great book!! Please enter me in your drawing. Frogging is such a pain, but I am always so much happier that I did it than if I had tried to make it work. . .thanks, brdstitcher at gmail dot com

Natasha said...

This would make a wonderful surprise for my favourite sister (it's a joke we have, she's the only one)! thank you for the chance to enter!
natasha_sacopaso[at]hotmail[dot]com

Rhonda said...

Great book! please add me to your giveaway.

Mishka said...

That book looks like a lot of fun. Please enter my name in the draw.

Thanks,
Michele
Quilting Gallery

harts4Him said...

I'd love to win this book. I haven't done foundation piecing but have always wanted to. Thanks for adding me to the list for the giveaway.

sewing_passion said...

I'm just beginning to learn to quilt. I love looking through quilting books to plan my next project!

della said...

Thanks for the great give-away! That book looks like a good one!

Della
ddr1952@hotmail.com

Wilma L. said...

Hi. I have never done any foundation pieceing.......but if I win your drawing.........I will sure try! Happy Fall.....my favorite season of the year!

richwil2@verizon.net

Deb said...

I love the turning of the leaves. Here in the midwest, they turn awesome hues! Also love the chilly nites and cooler days--gets me to thinking about hot apple cider (another fav)!
Lovely give away!

Narelle said...

I think this could be the same book that I keep borrowing from the library, would be so much easier if it was my own copy living on my bookshelf.
Fingers crossed!

corina said...

great giveaway, thank you!

~~Tx~~ Wildflower said...

Thank you for the chance to win a book that would be so helpful. I love to paper-piece. Even though I am not a blogger I love to read them and find them very resourceful.

Beth said...

What exactly is "frogging?" I have several UFO's too and I need to get working on them. Great blog!

Linda said...

I love to foundation piece. Looks like a good book. Thanks for having the giveaway. I will come back and visit, hugs, Linda

KateKwiltz said...

Sign me up! Thanks for the giveaway!

Marit said...

This book looks great, I would love to win it!!

maggie said...

Looks like a great book. I'd like to enter your giveaway.

julieQ said...

Thank you so much for your generosity. Love your rail quilt!

PunkiePie said...

I've never foundation pieced but would love to learn. Very nice giveaway. Add me to the pot. I'm on a winning streak right now. Maybe this will be lucky #3!

Jen :)

cheryl said...

Love the quilt, love the giveaway and love the music too !!

Cheryl

cherylpasquier2002 at yahoo dot fr

cindyquiltsOR said...

oh, my golly Molly! rip it, rip it!

Please add my name to your drawing.

Valerie said...

Love the book! I would love to be entered in this give away.

FabricMom said...

Please enter my name. Good luck with the UFO's. I have at least 40.

Regi said...

The book looks very interesting and as a new quilter I need all the help i can get.

Please enter me in the drawing.

Thanks

tisme said...

I really enjoy foundation piecing and crazy quilting. Would love to have that book!

StampinCathy said...

This is just a beautiful foundation quilt. Thanks for a chance.

gin said...

I would love to have the book.

KrisinTN said...

What a great book and a wonderful way for me to learn more as I am just a beginner.

BitnByAQuiltingBug said...

I'd love to be included in your drawing! Thanks!
Regina

Sherri said...

Fun giveaway...love foundation piecing! Please enter me!

Kristie said...

Please enter me in your giveaway!! I have been quilting for over a decade but I have just fallen in love with paper piecing!!!! I LOVE IT!
Kristie

Erin said...

Great prize! Thanks for offering it!

cuppiecakes83 at yahoo dot com

donna444444 said...

Count me in please.
donna444444@yahoo.com

Danielle said...

Please add me to the drawing. Thanks for the giveaway!

Pat said...

Foundation piecing is so much fun and I'm always on the lookout for another book with ideas for paper-pieced blocks. Please enter me in the drawing, too! Thanks.

Janice said...

I love foundation piecing and I have looked at many of these books at the quilt shows and drooled!!

Pam's Pride said...

My mom does a lot of quilt piecing and if I win I will be giving this to her!! (After I look through it of course!)

Grammie said...

Wow! What a great book for the giveaway. Please enter me. Thanks.
lraetaylor@gmail.com

bison61 said...

looks like a great book-thanks

tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

kathi said...

Your site is awesome!

Alice said...

Wow, what a nice book!

Alice
lindsay@uniserve.com

Jill said...

Oh, Oh, Oh I would love your give away. I have only ever done one piced block - it was a cat that a friend lent me and I enjoyed it soooo much. Thanks for the chance to win such a beautiful looking book. Jill

Renee G said...

Please count me in too. I have only tried foundation piecing on a grandmother's flower garden quilt that I am working on.

rsgrandinetti@yahoo.com

Cindy Keery said...

I love foundation piecing and would like to do more of it.

Cindy

Jackie said...

Frogging is tough but sometimes I just feel better doing it!

Congratulations on working through your UFO's. I'm sure that feels good!

Linda T said...

This looks like a fun book to play with - I've never done foundation piecing! Count me in!

a.simple.life said...

Thanks for offering such a fun book! a.simple.life@live.com

CieAngel said...

Oh wow, we both love Hummingbirds and one of my other favorite things is ladybugs. please add me to your giveaway.
Huggs,
Cleary

Sam said...

I've been dying to try out more foundation piecing--this book would be a great addition!

Amanda said...

I have never foundation pieced, but have been wanting to try! Thanks for the giveaway!

Jill said...

Foundation piecing is my favorite. Hope to win

Doris said...

I love paper pieceing. what a great book!

cookiekenney said...

This would be a great gift for a quilter who loves to paper piece, ME!!! This is fun, thanks.

cookiekenney6@hotmail.com

fernbell said...

That looks like a wonderful book. Something I just tried and seems like a lot of fun. Thank you for doing the giveaway.

Kritta22 said...

I'm so new to this world of quilting...what's a UFO? That book likes awesome! Thanks for the giveaway!

Just Susan said...

Oh, those UFOs. Can't wait to finish some of mine. Please enter me for your draw. Thanks~Susan

Janey Joop said...

Hi,I hope I'm not too late. It looks like a great book.:^)JaneyJoop