Quilt Market Trend: Pointy Things

Detail of a Jen Kingwell quilt

As per usual, Quilt Market was exciting and slightly overwhelming. Everywhere I looked, there were gorgeous fabrics, quilts, tools, books, and patterns. I saw things I knew I needed and things I never knew I needed…but now I do. The bottom line is that I came home inspired to sew, sew, sew. Continue reading

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On the 7th Day of Christmas…

Today we have asked Allison Harris of Cluck Cluck Sew to be our guest. We have fallen in love with her patterns. You may have seen the quilt from market that featured a new line of fabric, Ten Little Things by Jenn Ski. We  thought one of Allison’s patterns was a perfect fit to showcase this new line of fabrics that will be in stores March 2012.
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My name is Allison Harris from the blog Cluck Cluck Sew, here to share with you the 7th day of Christmas! I blog sewing and quilting tidbits and tutorials, and design quilt patterns. My latest pattern looks very cute in Jenn’s fun boy fabrics as shown below.
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This quilt was quilted by Alicia Key. She quilted roads in the sashings and even added some mixmaster highways in the cornerstone sections. What little boy wouldn’t play for hours driving his hot wheels along the pathways?

Today you can win a copy of this book Sew to Swap that I was lucky to be a part of:
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Gather a group of quilting friends and start trading fabric, quilt blocks and full projects for the ultimate community sewing activity! This fun book will show you the best way to organize and run your very own swap while making 12 beautiful projects. Whether you form your group in person or virtually online, you’ll love the excitement of giving and receiving handmade items.

Inside Sew to Swap, you’ll find:
*12 fully illustrated patterns for full-size quilts, pillows, doll quilts and more featuring your favorite designer fabrics and color combinations.
*Detailed how-to instructions for organizing, running and participating in 10 individual swaps using the patterns in the book.
*Step-by-step technique tutorials throughout. 
*Interviews, patterns, blocks and quilts from 17 of your favorite blogger personalities.
*Fun and inspirational projects that you’ll love making, even if you don’t swap a thing!

What a fun adventure for you and your friends!
Just stick a copy of this book in your best friends stockings and then get to planning your very own Sew to Swap!

Here at MODA we are still enjoying our Real Farmer’s Wives Club which is another really fun idea to
join all your friends together this Christmas. 
See, I told you we are having a blast! ; )

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 Check out Amada’s Farmer’s Wife Quilt Along as she is one of the gals that started it all!!
This quilt along is sure to bring ALOT of laughs and great memories among your quilting groups.

So, on the 7th day of Christmas, we suggest creating great memories with your dearest friends.

*TO WIN:
1. FOLLOW our Blog “The Cutting Table”…the one you are currently looking at ; )   
2. Leave a COMMENT on the blog as to why you want Santa to bring you this Sew to Swap book and a good memory you have with your friends! 

YESTERDAY’S WINNER IS…

Blogger quiltma said…
To be honest. This is something I would not have given a second look (and almost didn’t) until I saw what you created with it.
So now my mind is spinning and I sure hope Santa puts this in my stocking so I can play….

(Winners are selected using a random number generator)

Make sure to email with your mailing address by the 12th day or we will draw a new winner.  email: sstephenson@unitednotions.com


Follow along & comment each of the 12 days FOR 12 chances to WIN!
You will be entered to WIN the Grand Prize for each comment you make!

To WIN the Grand Prize…
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