Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Fat-Quarter Quickies Blog Tour Day 2!!

Good Morning!  Welcome to my stop along the Fat Quarter Quickie's blog tour!  You all know that Kathy and I are friends and I'm happy to have a chance to share her new book with you!  In true Teacher's Pet form, this book is filled with great patterns and easy to read and understand instructions.

Kathy also has a Creative Grids ruler that is a companion to the book, along with good instructions on how to use it. It's the perfect ruler to go with all those precuts you've been 'saving'.   The nice part though, you don't need the ruler to make these projects.

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Kathy asked us each to pick our favorite quilt to talk about. No problem for me, hands down it's this Sail Away pattern.  I love it's a nice classic design, and look at the wonderful quilting on that! To me this quilt is timeless. 

What's the great thing about a blog hop?  The opportunity to win something!  Leave a comment for a chance to win and e-copy of Kathy's book, Fat Quarter Quickies.  Then check out all the stops on this hop to better your odds of winning! 

Monday:Tara at Sew Unique Creations
Tuesday: PamKittyMorning
Wednesday:Vickie at Spun Sugar Quilts
Thursday: Martingale
Friday:Lissa at ModaLissa
Saturday:Pat at Silver Thimble Quilt Co
Sunday:Julie at Jaybird Quilts
Monday: Rachel at PS I Quilt
Tuesday: Kathy for the Wrap!


Blogger Jennifer said...

Oh, love that Sail Away pattern!

6:21 AM  
Blogger Sandra said...

You are so right. This is a great book to win. I want to make Sail Away for myself. Actually, why not make them all? It's a great way to use up those fat quarter stash. Thank you for the chance to win. I also enjoy your blog and will be back again to visit you.

Sandi Timmons

6:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anyone who loves scrappy quilts would LOVE this book - myself included!

6:45 AM  
Blogger craftytammie said...

this looks like a fun one! thanks for the chance!

7:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love the sail away. And I can see using this in my 30's repro I've been hoarding, no, no, that's saving. Laura in IL ninepatch@hotmail.com

7:22 AM  
Blogger M.W. said...

Love all her patterns. Can't wait to see this book. Thanks for the chance to win

8:20 AM  
Blogger Terri Mosier said...

Looks like an awesome book, I have been thinking about how to use up all 1,964,254 of my fat quarters...lol!

8:51 AM  
Blogger JulieF1962 said...

I love the Sail Away pattern. I think it would look good in prim colors, which are my favorite. Thank you for the chance to win the ebook!

8:52 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love those 2 quilts on the cover and don't we all have stash or leftovers to make more quilts from? Wow, I'd love to win this book!
Rita B in CA

9:22 AM  
Blogger Gloria said...

I like the Sail Awayquilt too!
Great minds......

10:55 AM  
Blogger Barbara said...

Simple patterns make some of the most beautiful quilts!

11:33 AM  
Blogger Jacque Dunn said...

Since my life is busy, busy quick quilts and fat quarters (my #1 love) are the perfect combo. This book was custom made for me! Hope I win.

11:52 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I really like that pattern, I may just have to make it! Now I needto go get the book. :) Thanks for posting, Happy Tuesday! -Laura from socal

11:56 AM  
Blogger LINDA DOUGLAS said...



12:28 PM  
Blogger Sandy D said...

Sail Away is a Nice pattern.I am anxious to see more.

1:18 PM  
Blogger Cats and Quilts said...

I saw these quilts on Saturday and was very impressed with Cut off and the cover quilt. The Spinners is very cool!

(Cute website)

1:19 PM  
Blogger Colleen M said...

My favorite is Supponsibilities. Thanks for the chance to enter.

1:42 PM  
Blogger Vicki H said...

Spinners is lovely for sure.

2:08 PM  
Blogger Karen M said...

Thanks for the chance to win this e-book. Love the Sail Away quilt.

3:21 PM  
Blogger Heather said...

I LOVE fat quarters! It's my favorite way to buy fabric. You can get so much variety that way!

3:36 PM  
Blogger Quilt Monkey said...

It looks like the designs in this book are right up my alley - classic designs and scrappy! Thanks for the chance!

4:00 PM  
Blogger Joan and Kevin said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

5:10 PM  
Blogger Joyce said...

That is an adorable pattern...would look cute in any fabric collection!

6:36 PM  
Blogger the original smart girl said...

What a great book! And a ruler too? Count me in, I'd love to be a winner :). Sherry

6:57 PM  
Blogger ferne said...

This looks like a book I need to get my hands on. I love the sail away pattern and the one on the top part of the book cover.

7:56 PM  
Blogger Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Very cute quilt! The book looks awesome!

8:14 PM  
Blogger Nancy B said...

I'm always game for a free book! Thanks for the chance.

Happy Sewing!

10:09 PM  
Blogger Joni said...

I would use my PK Love fq bundle to make pixy stix!

10:11 PM  
Blogger Carol Candlish said...

I have lots of FQ's I could use with patterns from Kathy's book! Thanks for the giveaway.

10:40 PM  
Blogger Jocelyn said...

Looks like a great book! What a nice way to use up some of the fqs in my stash. Thanks for the chance to win.

3:56 AM  
Blogger Joni Gebhard said...

I love to buy fat quarters in fabrics I like and this book looks like it has some great ways to use them.

4:35 AM  
Blogger Thim3 said...

The Sail Away pattern is cute...looks like it would be fun to make and a great way to use up scraps. Would love to win this book

5:16 AM  
Blogger Karen in Breezy Point said...

I think Sail Away is my favorite too. I would probably make it in blue and white!

7:21 AM  
Blogger Quilty Conscience said...

Lots of things to make in this book. Cut Offs is my favorite. Whether I win or not, I'm gonna make that one! Toni

7:48 AM  
Blogger JB said...

LOVE that pattern. That one and the Spinners are def my favs.

8:34 AM  
Blogger barb said...

love this book babscorbitt@gmail.com

9:15 AM  
Blogger Terri Mosier said...

I have so SO many fat quarters that I could put to use in this wonderful book!

10:45 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh this book would help me use up some of my fat quarters. Thanks for the chance to win jillfroelich@yahoo.com

10:56 AM  
Blogger Gill said...

I like Sail Away too!

11:03 AM  
Blogger scottylover said...

Oh, I have so many FQs that I can't figure out what to use them for. This would be wonderful!

Sandy A

11:53 AM  
Blogger LesQuilts said...

It's book looks like the exact book I have been looking for!
Thanks for the giveaway!
Take care, Leslie

4:33 PM  
Blogger Cecilia said...

The quilts in this book are beautiful. I would love to make most of them, bit Spinners would have to be first. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the book.

6:32 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

I really like Sail Away also, but my second favorite is Spinners!

6:34 PM  
Blogger Michele said...

That's a great pattern

5:45 AM  
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8:26 AM  
Blogger Nanette Merrill said...

Wow so many good books out right now. This is a cool quilt.

9:07 AM  
Blogger Grammasheri said...

I have literally HUNDREDS of fat quarters! This book my be my ticket out of the FQ Hoarder's hall of shame!

11:18 AM  
Blogger Karen said...

This does look like a book to add to my library.

11:19 AM  
Blogger Barb said...

Love the quilt you chose....would be a fun one to make. Thanks for the chance to win!

11:35 AM  
Blogger Linda V said...

I need this book! Thanks for the chance.

11:36 AM  
Blogger Laurel said...

I love buying fat quarters because they're not not expensive and it gives me a small but usable piece of a beautiful fabric...or many beautiful fabrics!

11:40 AM  
Blogger Lou said...

I love to collect fat quarters for projects or themes:)

11:43 AM  
Blogger Angel said...

I would love this book. Thanks

11:46 AM  
Blogger Sallie said...

I met Kathy in Houston and love her books! Thanks for the chance to win her new one!

12:17 PM  
Blogger Billy'sgirl said...

I think the sail away quilt is my favorite as well.
I have Kathy's other books (love them), and would love to add this one to my collection!

12:51 PM  
Blogger Lisa Marie said...

Looks like a great book, thanks for the chance!

1:11 PM  
Blogger Sherryl said...

I really love all the clean simple designs in this book. You're right sail away is lovely and the quilting is fab. I also really like the colors in tequila sunrise. Makes me want to run out and make bright happy quilt (and have a drink).
- sunshdws at yahoo dot com

1:16 PM  
Blogger Barbara McD said...

The book looks very interesting!

Thanks for the giveaway!

2:26 PM  
Blogger Wendy B said...

My collection of FQs will outlive me.......maybe I should start using them instead of just admiring them!!!! LOL Perhaps I NEED this book???? thanks for the chance!!!
sugary hugs
wendy :O)

2:41 PM  
Blogger Marguerite said...

Wow, the sail away pattern can be done with fat quarters? It looks great. When fat quarters are used, it just seems simpilar

4:17 PM  
Blogger GG said...

The book has many patterns I like and I have alot of fat quarters! I like the sailing away pattern and the white & bright colored quilt on the cover.
Thanks for the chance to win.

4:38 PM  
Blogger Dianna Whitehead said...

Hi! I love this book! Her designs are so crisp and simple! I agree that Sail Away is my favorite, too!! And we get a ruler, too! Great!! Thank you for the chance to win! Don't we all have thousands of fat quarters? LOL

4:41 PM  
Blogger ytsmom said...

When I first started quilting, I wasn't really into scrappy. Now I really like it, and fat quarters are great for that!

5:50 PM  
Blogger Anna McCurdy said...

This looks like a great book- I really like the Caribbean cooler pattern. Thanks for the chance to win such a fun book.
Regards from Alberta,

6:11 PM  
Anonymous Bonnie said...

What a great book! I have a lot of fat quarters in my stash and would love to win a copy of this book for inspiration.

6:19 PM  
Blogger pajtr said...

You are right... Sail Away is wonderful!!
I think that a certain FQ collection I have on a shelf, object of great admiration, but still sitting all stacked up and ribbon-tied, would look awesome in this pattern!!
Thank you!!
Pat T.

6:35 PM  
Blogger banjo795 said...

I have a bunch of fat quarters, but no particular rhyme or reason. I just buy ones that strike my fancy. I need this book to tell me how to use them!

6:50 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

I love Kathys books. Thanks for the chance to win.

7:04 PM  
Blogger Chris said...

I have a LOT of fat quarters! I need some patterns to start using them--so I can buy more, of course!

7:59 PM  
Blogger TADVR said...

FQ are a staple of our stashes... knowing there is a way to maximize their use is great! thanks

9:25 PM  
Blogger Judy @ CQC Library said...

It's time for some fat 1/4 stash busting!

12:08 AM  
Blogger Janet said...

Also love Sail Away. Thanks for sharing Kathy's new book and FQ ruler. I might even cut a FQ or two of my stash!

2:03 AM  
Blogger KatieQ said...

I like the Sail Away too. What's not to love when you pair half square triangles with lots of crisp white.

8:54 AM  
Blogger Donna W said...

Love the Sail Away patterns. This book looks fabulous.

9:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like most of the patterns in the book. I don't have a large stash of fat quarters, but this may be a reason to buy some.

senstrings (@) yahoo.com

9:27 AM  
Blogger Sharon Brower said...

Hello... My name is Sharon and I am a Fat Qtr Hoarder. I could really use this book!

9:54 AM  
Blogger trudys_person said...

This looks like a great book! And I need some help using a big stash of FQs ... Thank you for the giveaway!

4:25 PM  
Blogger lauraluvsloons said...

I love "Cutoffs". I have a good stash of FQ's so I'm ready to start! Just need the ebook.

5:31 PM  
Blogger KMSC said...

I love Kathy's books. Thanks for the giveaway!

8:47 PM  
Blogger Karrie Smith said...

This would be perfect for me right now! Thanks for the chance to win!

9:02 PM  
Anonymous Susan W said...

OK, Hope this is not too late. Sail Away? Now I like the quilt block and now the song, Sail Away, is running thru my brain pan sound track (and probably will all day long!) Thanks Pam!

6:12 AM  
Blogger Purl Buttons said...

A new book for my list of future acquisitions.

7:34 AM  
Blogger Sandy said...

The great thing about blog hops is the hopping from blog to blog - get to see wonderful new work I wouldn't otherwise know about.

8:54 PM  
Blogger WhoMom said...

Sail Away is beautiful! The quilting on the white blocks is spectacular.

1:38 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

I'm really hoping I win this book! I could use it!

8:48 AM  
Blogger NanaMoran said...

Love Sail Away! Thanks for the opportunity!!

9:05 AM  
Blogger Carmen said...

Looks like a wonderful book - thanks for the chance to win!

10:23 AM  
Blogger Teressa P. said...

Thanks for the chance to win! It's always good to use up those fat quarters :)

3:20 PM  
Blogger Deb said...

I like the Pixy pattern and would love to win the book! (didn't see an end date so hopefully I'm in time.)

4:19 PM  
Blogger Anne said...

Don't we all have too many FQs. Kathy's book and ruler would jump start my quest to use up some fat quarters. Thanks!

8:37 PM  
Blogger jenni said...

I love that quilt pattern! I am excited to get a hold of this book!

9:25 PM  
Blogger Jitka said...

This book look amazing. It would be fun to win it.

1:39 AM  

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