Monday, June 10, 2013

Auditioning fabrics for a quilt - and a giveaway!

...or...how I accidentally discovered a cool way to audition fabrics for a quilt.
I've got a few of these collage photo frames hiding in closets around the house -  great intentions to fill them with photos, but alas...I find the photos look so cluttered.   So, I thought fabric samples would look uber cool in a collage for my studio.   And they do!   This would be an easy way to audition prints that you are unsure of -  place them together in a collage like this and see how they work for a quilt!


**GIVEAWAY:
As I have been sorting and cleaning out closets, I cam across these two piles of bee blocks that I know I will never put together.  Sad, I know...but I just won't.   So, if you are interested , let me know which one  you would like, and I will draw a winner in a few days!    No special comments, no 'subscribe' to my page (but please do if you want)  no facebook links.  Just a giveaway.  That's all. 

I'll draw a winner in a few days - please make sure you are not a 'no reply comment' person!   

 The fabrics in these blocks are all Denyse Schmidt -  these are rectangular blocks.
These fabrics are all Wonderland by Momo -  Moda.


contest for giveaway now closed....winners announced on next post... thanks!

32 comments:

  1. I'd love the Denyse Schmidt blocks.

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  2. I have a ton of frames round my place with fabrics in them but I'd never thought to use them to audition fabrics. Very cool idea!

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  3. Love the Denyse Schmidt blocks. Great idea...thanks for sharing:)

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  4. Wonderland by Momo. Thanks for the picture frame idea, simple and cool! Like your new web design and also enjoy your show and tell quilting designs. Looks like your skill and confidence is growing!
    Keep posting, Rachel

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  5. I absolutely love the photo/fabric frame. Great idea. I'd love to win the top set of blocks, the Denyse Schmidt ones.

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  6. The Wonderland strike me as awesome today!

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  7. Great idea! I bought two of these to use for my son's birthday party, then just left them empty... might need to drag one up to my studio! I'd love the DS pile!

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  8. Oh, what a great idea with the collage frames! I'd be happy to have either pile of blocks come to my house. :-) Thanks for the giveaway!

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  9. Anonymous6:02 AM

    All that work into the blocks, they are beautiful! I guess part of the fun of quilting is the process itself. I like both piles but the Denyse Schmidt is catching my eye more today any way. Bahahaha!

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  10. Theyre both so beautiful! Wonderland just appeals to be a bit more. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  11. Cool idea for the frames. My choice would be Wonderland by Momo, though it was a hard decision!

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  12. Love the Katie Jump Rope! I'd love to sew them together!

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  13. Love your use of the collage frame. Cool idea!
    Wonderland or either really : )
    Warm regards,
    Anna

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  14. Thanks for the great tip! I would love either of the sets. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  15. I would be thrilled to have either set, they are both beautiful and i could reall use a project to take to the hospital to work on whle im there babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  16. What a generous giveaway, thank you! I like the layout of the DS blocks best but the fabric of the Moda set better, so if I win, I'll pick the Moda blocks. And thanks!

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  17. i never won anything so please i want the momo blocks

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  18. I love both sets, but must say I am drawn to the DS blocks! Thanks!

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  19. I'd be happy to take either and make up into a charity quilt.

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  20. I love them both, but if I have to pick Wonderland!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  21. I would be glad to put them to good use for Victoria's Quilts for cancer patients.

    Charmaine

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  22. Wonderland is AWESOME :)

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  23. These look great = could you throw my name in the hat?! Thank you :) Either lot could be used for charity!

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  24. Very generous of you!, I am loving the DS blocks!

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  25. The frame is great and I thought it would look great in the studio. Both sets of blocks are wonderful.

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  26. I've love to play with the Denyse Schmidt blocks. thanks for the chance!

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  27. I'd love the Denyse Schmidt blocks. Perhaps we all need to do some kind of orphan blocks swap?

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  28. I would not mind if I got either set. They both look cool. Either would make a nice quilt for my granddaughter.

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  29. I would love either set and would sew them together :)



    chevybelair1 at juno dot com

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  30. Oh I would love the DS blocks :-) Thanks for the offer :-)

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  31. Anonymous10:46 AM

    I'd be thrilled with the MoMo blocks - I have some Oh Deer! fabric that I could use to combine with them.

    Thank you so much for the chance!

    Valerie

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  32. Either one would be awesome! Thanks for the chance!

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