Monday, November 17, 2014

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Blog Tour & Giveaway!

The Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Blog Tour kicks off today! And guess what??  I have a block in it!!

This is my first time submitting a block to Quiltmaker! How fun is that?

This issue (Volume 10, which means there have been 1000 blocks to date!) is chock full of inspiration and patterns so you can make the blocks as well. I already have a few that are on my must make list. I'm sure you'll recognize many of the designers names. So honored to be in their company!

If this is your first time here, Hi! I'm Heather. I've been quilting for over 25 years. I'm the founder of the Baltimore Modern Quilt Guild. I teach and lecture in and around Baltimore, MD/PA/DE and Virginia. I'm also a contributing author to Classic Modern Quilts. Thanks for stopping by!

Here's the cover of the magazine, so you can recognize it easily when you're out shopping. (Or, if you're feeling lucky, see below to win a copy of your own!)

So, ready to see my block?

It's so artfully named "Pines and Spools." I started with an improv pieced pine tree, sat it on top of a tiny spool trunk, and topped it with a yo-yo star. Fun, right?

Would you like to win your own copy of? Just leave me a comment below. Since it's right before Thanksgiving, let me know what you're grateful for this season. For an extra chance to win, follow me on instagram. I'm @heatherkojan. Then come back and leave another comment letting me know you're a follower! Oh, and make sure I have a way to reach you, too!

Thanks for visiting! Enjoy all the other stops on the blog tour!

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Angelia Lanouette said...

Your Pines and Spools block is adorable. Congratulations on your first block! I am grateful for my family!

Deb said...

I'm grateful for our family's health and well-being and that the Lord takes care of us. We've had some sad times this year, but I'm very grateful for the love we have as a family.

Deb Peterson said...

Great block. I am thankful for my family, friends and our continued good health.

arlette said...

Your block's damn cute :P, I'm thankful for my mom, she's with me

Unknown said...

Having so much happening in my life at this moment with my husband suddenly being place in long term care.I am thankful for every moment with my husband and the outpouring of support from so many people. Thank you for a chance to win. Happy Quilting :) said...

I'm thankful for my husband and all the joy he brings me everyday. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

You are brilliant! Why can't I think that a spool makes a perfect base! Love it! I follow you on IG. Follow me too!

OhioLori said...

Love your Tree Block!! So cool!!!

I am definitely thankful for my Husband & our Family...but I am sooooo grateful to have been cancer free (in Oct)for ONE whole year!! Been looong journey..glad to be on my way back to being ME!! Amen!!

Unknown said...

I am thankful for my family.

Julie S said...

I like the spool tree trunk! I am thankful for a warm house!

BizyStitches said...

Gosh I missed you on the first day, but happen to come back and saw a new name. Your tree block is really cute. I don't know how to do instantgram so I can't do that. Sorry. Thanks for the fun.

Lauriejo said...

Goodness, I love your tree! I am very grateful for many things, but especially for my husband and son.

nicolesender said...

I'm thankful for my awesome grand kids!

Debbie P said...

Cute tree!! Perfect for the holidays!
I am thankful for my family - they all are the best!! :)

Nancy Sue said...

I'm grateful we don't have snow yet!!! (just down the road from you in Frederick, md ) :)

Havplenty said...

I am thankful for the jewels of my life, my family and friends.


apple blossom said...

love your Christmas tree block nice job

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