Monday, September 15, 2014

Little Quilts Blog Tour

 I have been honored to help launch the
Little Quilts
Blog Tour
Oh, how I love this book !
And you have a chance to win a copy too !
Leave a comment here on this post
by midnight Saturday September 20th
and there will be a drawing.
I will announce the winner on Sunday.
*Drawing now closed
Little Quilts
by Sarah Fielke and Amy Lobsiger
contains
"15 step-by-step projects
for adorably small quilts"

Mini quilts are perfect for sewing room walls
and to decorate our homes.
I want to make them all !
Each design in this book offers different techniques
Which one is your favorite?
Here are a few examples:
 Polka Dot Baskets
raw-edge stitching
 Cocktail Shakers
paper piecing
 Honeycomb
Combines hand piecing and embroidery
 What A Star
inset piecing
Grandma's House
improvisational piecing
Sarah Fielke (That Last Piece)
from Australia ,is a well known author 
of the Material Obsession quilt books
*picture by Jona Giammalva
Amy Lobsinger (Mrs. Schmenkman Quilts)
and I have been friends for years through blog land
Amy has been a quilter for over 20 years
loves to design and teaches at her
local quilt store near Detroit Michigan

Here is a list of the other designers
as part of the Little Quilts Blog Tour
make sure to visit them also  !

September 1: Amy and Sarah - IG @alobsiger and @sfielke
September 8: Pam Vieira-McGinnis - IG @pamkittymorning
September 15: Nedra Sorenson
September 22: Lynne Goldsworthy and Krista Hennebury - IG @lilysquilts and @poppyprint
September 29: John Adams - IG @j_q_adams
October 6: Katy Jones - IG @imagingermonkey

73 comments:

GranChris said...

These little quilts look so adorable. I can't wait to see this book.

Cynthia said...

Every single one of these quilts are as cute as they can be! I might be especially partial to the red polka dot basket one :)

Blue Moth said...

It would be so hard to pick one of these - it might be honeycomb for me.

Anne Andrew said...

Really,ove the little wonky baskets.

Sigi G said...

Would love to make these adorable mini quilts! Shhhh, it's my Birthday month ;)!

Grandma M said...

Your quilts are beautiful. I would love to make them. Thanks for the chance to win the book.

Frog Quilter said...

Looks like a lovely book. Would love to have more ideas like I need more lol.601

Jessica said...

Pick me!

Needled Mom said...

What sweet little minis. Those baskets are darling.

Tamie said...

I love small projects. Much quicker to finish and they are great to just try out a thought.

Quilting Tangent said...

Just found out about mini quilts. The are so cute. Looks like a good way to use up small scraps. 24Tangent@gmail.com

Gill said...

I love the polka dot baskets!!
I would love to win a copy of this fabulous book!!

Bailey said...

I love the polka dot baskets!

Vivian said...

They all look so cute. I need some small ones to add color to my sewing room walls. Thanks for the chance.

Linda said...

I love mini quilts! I'd love to add this book to my collection!

Jan Swarthout said...

All the little quilts in this book are unique and I look forward to making many of them!!

Heather Watson said...

Love these little quilts. Great ideas for gifts too.

Amy said...

These little quilts are so fresh and fun! I'd like to make every one.

em's scrapbag said...

Such fun little quilts!

Melissa said...

I have a little house with not much wall space so these would be perfect. I think I would make them all and rotate them.

Melody said...

The quilts look great.

Lee said...

Such adorable quilts! thank you for have a giveaway of the book!

Katharina said...

Beautiful, all the small quilts - a lot of them in brillant colors. I would like to make them all!

Joan and Kevin said...

The basket quilt is my favorite!
Thanks!

Norma Hanson said...

I love the quilts in this book, especially the Honeycomb quilt!

nehanson@shaw.ca

Janie said...

Love the cocktail shakers! All the quilts look great. Thanks for the chance.

Vanessa Kasal said...

Such adorable little quilts - I LOVE the polka-dot baskets! Thank you so much for a chance to win this adorable book :)

Wendy said...

Well isn't this fun! A new book review and a give away! Count me in please. I kind of like the honeycomb one with the embroidered bee. I would love to win.

Patricia McCollum said...

Hi!! These are so cute!! My favorite is Grandma's House~~but it would be hard to settle on just one. Thank you so much!!

Truffle queen said...

Just yesterday I was thinking about what to work on while we're in Florida for the winter - and decided little quilts would be perfect! It would be perfect to win this book - and if not - maybe I'll get it for Christmas!!
Thanks for the chance to win!!

Lisa said...

These quilts are precious. I love the stars. You are so sweet to gove away a copy!

Robin said...

Love the hexie one with the bee! Too cute. :)

Sarah said...

Beautiful quilts! I like the cocktail shakers! sarah@forrussia.org

Michelle Jude said...

This is the kind of book that I've been looking for. I'm new to quilting and the small quilts like this are perfect and they are so pretty.

Hettie's Mum said...

Your little quilt looks lovely! I'd soooo like to win the book heres fingers crossed. Thanks for the chance :-)

celticwoman55 said...

I love the laid back style of some of the quilts in this book. I look forward to trying some of the quilts but can't really decide which one for sure.. they all look doable for me!! (sandybailey55@hotmail.com)

Fleurette said...

What A Star is my favorite, they are all so lovely.

Kathy Davis said...

I love making mini quilts. You can quilt them yourself unlike a queen size quilt that you have to take and have quilted. So expensive.
Kathy Davis
kdavis1@centurytel.net

Shirley Elliott said...

Beautiful projects. Would love to win this book. Thanks for the opportunity.

Jackie Thompson said...

These are very cute projects.

Leslie Bower said...

I enjoy making small gifts for friends and family and am always looking for new ideas. this book would be of help. thank you for the chance to win.

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

they look pretty cute - love the stars

Cecilia said...

Cute quilts, especially the stars. Thanks for the giveaway.

Kathy MacKie said...

They're all sweet but I have a fondness for the Grandma's house one.

Carol said...

Awesome blog and would love to win the mini quilt book!

Lina M. said...

What a nice quilts you are creating.

Wendy said...

I have this book on my wishlist, I just love What a Star

Sharmond said...

This looks like a fabulous book. I love seeing all these little quilts and I would love try some hand quilting on these.

OhioLori said...

These little quilt are sooo cute!! Love them...and the Book!! The Purses one would be Perfect for my one Daughter! giggle

Mary K said...

I simply love little quilts. I hang mine on the stairwell wall. This way I can enjoy them all the time. The book looks great. I would definitely use out. Thanks.

Adele Bee Ann Patterns said...

This little book is just the inspiration I need to get back into the quilting groovy! Thanks for the giveaway :)

Anonymous said...

The Little Quilts are all very nice but 'Honeycomb" is my favourite!

Vicki H said...

I have been wanting to make mini's for my sewing room. This would really get me started. Thanks.

MaryMargaret said...

Love the little quilts in the book. Thanks for your closeup of the variegated thread quilting. I'm going to try it.

Irena.zw@aol.com said...

Lovely mini quilts. Thank you so much for inspirational book & a chance to win!
Irena

Anonymous said...

Love mini quilts, but I only have "holiday" themed ones right now- would love to make some for all-year decorating! Thanks for the chance to win: Ssarah: crjandsbj(at)netzero(dot)com

Deb said...

love these little quilts..So Cute!!

Ali K said...

I love the star quilt.

Jeanette said...

These are so cute! I've never made a mini, but I just signed up for a swap on Instagram- I think I need this book! :)

Karen said...

I enjoy making mini quilts because I can try out new patterns or techniques and actually finish a project. I can always find a use for table toppers or wall hangings.

Sue said...

Love little quilts. Very do-able for a weekend fix.

Sherry said...

I have just started working on small quilts as a way to use my overflowing scrap pile........these quilts would be a great addition to my collection.

Thank you for the chance to win.

Just Sew Sue said...

I love the honeycomb mini

Kay said...

Thank you for a great giveaway, this would be a great book to have. I particularly like the Honeycomb design. x

МАРГАРИТА said...

Замечательная книга! Может быть мне повезет?

Doreen K. said...

I really like the little wonky baskets. Thanks for having a give a way.

Ruth said...

I can't wait to make a little quilt for that perfect space on my wall! Ruth

Erlinda said...

So adorable. I like the bee.

Karen Propes said...

I love this book, I am always looking for patterns for little quilts when I have a lot of colorful scraps that would be perfect. The patterns look awesome. I would love to make some and hang on a rope across a wall in my quilt room. Thanks for the chance.
ncjeepster@aol.com

Pam Gagnier said...

What an awesome book! This looks like a must have for sure. So many cute ideas for quick gifts to be cherished forever. Or just decorate your studio wall.

Sandie @ crazy'boutquilts said...

Oh goodness! I almost missed this and I LOVE making mini's and little projects. The baskets are so cute! But I think I would have to make every one. :-) Thanks for the chance!

Linette Stevenson said...

I love that little hexy quilt with the bee but they all look awesome! Thank you for the chance. These would make great gifts and how awesome would a wall full of these minis look in a sewing room!

barbara woods said...

would love to win, thanks for the chance