It's my favorite time of year!
Why? Because as much as I love summer, autumn is so refreshing. Just-right temperatures and changing fall colors just give you a positive charge. Also: vacation season may be over, but it kind of feels good to be HOME, send the kids to school, and have a bit of free time to refresh. If you're like me, that means the excitement of new sewing projects, maybe planting some fall flowers (or bulbs for next year!). It's that in-between time after summer busy-ness but before holiday busy-ness(-:
So, for those of us feeling a renewed sense...
**Giveaway closed, Thanks for entering! The name drawn is Chandra! Thanks for a fun summer of giveaways, everyone (-:
So excited to add a new designer and company to the shop! Figo Fabrics are here and they are SO FABULOUS! No surprise, the Mountain Meadow collection by Pippa Shaw looks fabulous with other prints in the shop. I've made a new Sew Colorful bundle that includes the new Figo Mountain Meadow prints as well as coordinating prints for a gorgeous mix of jewel tones and this week you can win it.
The Jewel Fat Quarter bundle and lots of other Bundles...
**GIVEAWAY CLOSED** The winner is Gale B! She has been contacted via email to claim her prize. She chose the Bloom pattern and I hope she loves sewing it!! Thanks for all who entered, stay tuned for the next giveaway.**
This week, it's all about bright colors! Because, after all, we ARE Colorful Quilters! Our summer weekend prize is a Sew Colorful Brights bundle **but wait, there's more! see below**. This is a group of fabrics I've put together from prints in the shop. It'll give your quilt a put-together-but-not-too-matchy look (-:
The Brights and lots of other Bundles are for sale...
**GIVEAWAY CLOSED** name drawn is Daenette. She chose the Coral Reef bundle, wahoo! I love the colors in that one (-; I sent an email to Daenette to claim her prize. Thanks for joining in and tune in Friday for another chance to win**
This week, up for grabs is a Sew Colorful bundle of your choice. As you probably know, I LOVE mixing colors and prints and creating fabulous fabric palettes for quilts. I've put together a number of curated bundles that you can only get here. I also have several designer collections and color stash bundles from manufacturers. Bundles...
**This giveaway is closed. the winner is Rachel and she's been contacted by email. Tune in each weekend in August for a new chance to win!**
July was a fantastic month of summer giveaways over on Color Girl Facebook! For August, we are bringing the fun here to the website. Each Friday, I'll post the giveaway and what you have to do to win. That's all there is to it!
So tell your friends to visit, like and follow Color Girl Quilts on Facebook and Instagram so you'll be able to enter every #summerweekend .
This week, up for grabs is a...
It is quilt market and quilt festival this week in Houston for fabric and sewing lovers! What a fun time of year, seeing all the new products coming to us from fabric companies and designers. Since I am not at market or festival, I joined the #missingmarket party on Instagram. You can follow along for a series of fun photo challenges and giveaways.
My giveaway on Instagram this weekend is a 10" Layer Cake of Regent Street lawn fabrics (Moda Fabrics) and a copy of my Jewel Box pattern (quilt above). Visit me on Instagram to enter: @ColorGirlQuilts
But there is...
I've been away recently attending Quilt Market in Salt Lake City. Quilt Market is a twice-yearly gathering of wholesale venders to showcase their products and sell to the owners of quilt shops and such.
This year, I decided to go and try to give my patterns and cards out to shop owners to introduce myself and patterns, and to (hopefully!) increase my wholesale sales. I also met with some magazine editors I am hoping to do some projects with. All in all, the event is super big, super exciting, and a bit exhausting. I can only imagine how it must...
Things are crazy busy in my world right now, so let's do something just for fun: a giveaway!
I have six fat eights (9" x 21") of prints by Joel Dewberry plus a copy of my Dutch Windmill pattern.
These are prints from the collection that I used a great deal in my Eclipse quilt. I love the retro-style florals and geometrics in my favorite complimentary combo: blue and orange.
Dutch Windmill is a quick-make quilt, with instructions for three sizes. It is a great design for showing off your favorite prints. In addition to the quilt on the pattern cover, I...
Giveaway is now closed! thanks for all the comments, I love reading them and learning more about what quilters and sewers are doing.
The Winner is Christy and she was notified by email. Thanks!
It's a great day for a fabric giveaway! Thanks for stopping by my little corner of the quilting world. If you are a regular reader, I thank you for the kind comments. If you are visiting for the first time from the Sew Mama Sew giveaway day: I am glad you found me and I hope you will come back again soon.
For my giveaway, I have seven...
Lately, I have been thinking about pre-cut fabric charm squares. What to make with them and how fun it is to get a small sampling of an entire fabric collection. I have some ideas for new quilts swirling in my mind, but it has been awhile since I really concentrated on getting some finishes, so first I am going to get this baby quilt quilted. This is the small version from my charm square quilt, Flying Kites. The pattern is available in my pattern shop and on Craftsy to download. This pattern is a great way to stretch just...