My Crafty Crush, A Giveaway too!

Periodically, I like to post about what is inspiring me and pay compliments to other sewers and designers….

First, my stash grew a bit this week with the addition of some “Notting Hill” fabrics,

The colors on these fabrics are gorgeous: hot pink with bright orange, aqua and lime green, mmmm!
I am going to share a bundle of fat eighths with one lucky reader,

I will tell you in a minute how you can win this bundle of eight fat eighths! Just stick with me for a minute.

This week I am sending you to visit Cindy at Hyacinth Quilts. Check out this log cabin quilt….It is my Crafty Crush of the week! this is a pattern from the book I told you about Here. I love the quilts in this book. Cindy did such a beautiful job on this quilt, don’t you think?

to be entered in the drawing to win the bundle of fat eighth of Notting Hill fabric, leave me a comment and say what you are admiring right now…fabric, project, book, pattern, colors….whatever.

For a second entry, grab the Crafty Crush button to display and write your own post to pay a compliment to one of your favorite blog/flick’r/instagram friends. Leave a second comment letting me know where to find your post.

winner will be announced Monday.

**Edited 5/28/13: this giveaway is closed, the winner is Amanda!


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30 thoughts on “My Crafty Crush, A Giveaway too!

  1. I have an enormous problem right now….I’m liking all the new lines, patterns, books and whatever I see. I seem to want one of everything. Sometimes I’m not moved by anything but right now everything is getting me excited and motivated. Thanks for a chance to win!

  2. Amanda K says:

    I’m currently stalking bags. I must make myself one soon.

  3. i love just about all fabric lines thanks for the chance to win some

  4. Mimi says:

    I love your crush at the moment… gorgeous quilt!!
    Presently I am making a quilt for my SIL who is turning 50 this summer – the quilt is very colourful just like her! Thanks for the chance!

  5. joyce says:

    I loving the girlfriend prints. I am thinking of using it for something for my granddaughter.

  6. Vicki H says:

    Right now I’m wanting to make a zippered pouch and matching tote. Thanks for the chance.

  7. Jacque says:

    I visited and admired Cyndy’s lovely Log Cabin quilt…just beautiful! I’m trying hard to finish my Swoon quilt for my daughter!

  8. Right now I am admiring all the quilts at the blogger’s quilt festival. There are some very talented quilters out there. They are so inspiring. Thank you for inspiring me with this lovely set of fabric and for the generous giveaway!

  9. Cloud 9 says:

    I really need to finish up about 4 or 5 projects before buying more but I am crushing on the Ride fabric line.

  10. Amy says:

    I am in love with black and white. I just love it. No particular pattern at this time. Thanks for this great giveaway!

  11. Lourdes says:

    I definitely admired Cindy’s applique work!!

  12. Nikita says:

    right now I am crushing on anything bright and patterned.. which is unual for me, but I just cant seem to get enough of it.

  13. Wow, That is definitely a quilt design i was crushing on too! It’s the reason I bought that book! Right now, I’m crushing on the Single Girl Quilt pattern!

  14. Janet says:

    I saw this quilt by Ruth Paul and was in awe of her use of made fabric. So much motion – it is wonderful!


  15. Gill says:

    Joel Dewberry’s Heirloom is one of my favourite lines – last year I made a wedding quilt with it using one of Cindy’s patterns!! I’d love to make Swoon blocks from Notting Hill!!

  16. Tammy says:

    I love mug rugs. They are gorgeous. And every time I see one now I drool over it. I actually have begun a Breast Cancer awareness mug rug project. I will be donateing a mug rug to every one of the nurses & staff at The Breast Care Center; Were I was just recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Their is more info on my blog about it and on face book page. I wasn’t gonna start any projects with this going on. But I have just felt led to do something for these wonderful ladies.http://tammytopsewndesign.blogspot.com/search?updated-min=2013-01-01T00:00:00-08:00&updated-max=2014-01-01T00:00:00-08:00&max-results=2

  17. After years of only sewing quilts I am now in love/obsessed with sewing bags, totes, purses, wallets . . . oh the things you can do with beautiful fabric and a sewing machine. Love, love, love these gorgeous fabrics . . . would make a cute bag, don’t you think?

  18. Rachel S says:

    I’ve always had a admiration/obsession with fabric. It’s easy to get lost in online fabric stores websites for hours on end.

  19. Courtneysews says:

    I love the new Bonnie and Camille Lines! Thanks!

  20. giddy99 says:

    I’m crushing on the Lush Uptown line coming out this summer; I missed those the first time around!

  21. Since I started learning paper-piecing at the beginning of the year, I can’t really stop joining new BOM’s and QAL’s that involve paper-piecing. I just love it 🙂

  22. Heather B says:

    I am in love with Sarah Jane’s new line Let’s Pretend! I just adore the Mr. Bear in pink print!

  23. Mara Cockman says:

    That quilt is beautiful! The book looks great too, adding that to my wish list. My current crush is patchwork, please! by Ayumi Takahashi. My copy just arrived yesterday and I can’t wait to dig in for the 3 day weekend to play with patterns and fabrics. There’s a fun flickr quilt along that just started for the book too :). Thanks for the awesome giveaway. I adore Notting Hill.

  24. I’m obsessed with bags at the moment and planning a noodlehead supertote and an aeroplane bag. Just got to choose the fabrics!

  25. Marcia W. says:

    I want to make an amazing quilt after all the ones I’ve recently seen from Quilt Market, and bloggers festival, etc.

  26. Marcia W. says:

    Thanks for the chance to win some lovely fabric with which to make a quilt. Notting Hill is a collection I like, yet never purchased. It would be grand to have a chance to use it for a quilt! Thanks for the chance.

  27. Karrie Smith says:

    I’m loving 30’s playtime!

  28. im into bags, it must be a trend

  29. Szamóca says:

    I am into combining old hand-woven linen sheets with batik to make bags. Right now.
    ehodasz at yahoo dot com

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