Quiltmaker’s Back to School Party + Winners of Giveaway Announced!


The Hip-Hopscotch Quilt Pattern, made using Clothworks fabric. Do you recognize the fabric line?

What were once easygoing mornings during the laid back summer time, have now turned into mad dashes to prepare school lunches, gather backpacks with last night’s homework, and send your sweeties off to catch the bus to school!  This new frenzied schedule can only signal one thing….it’s Back to School time!!  And in honor of the occasion, our friends at Quiltmaker Magazine are hosting a fun event on their Quilty Pleasures blog called, Quiltmakers Back to School Party.  All throughout the week, they will be showing you how to construct this eye-catching quilt pattern shown above called the Hip-Hopscotch Pattern.  They’ve assembled a team of 8 QM readers who will serve on the Back to School Party team.  Each of the readers was given fabric from a different manufacturer with the instructions on making the Hip-Hopscotch quilt using that fabric.  Yesterday, they featured the quilt pictured above using Clothworks fabric, ‘Home is in the Kitchen’ by Dan DiPaolo.  Follow this link to read about quilter, Nann Blaine Hilyard, one of the QM Back to School Party team, who made this quilt.  And stick around on their blog learn how to make this nifty quilt!


Ok, now on to the winners of our Super Quick Mini-Bag Giveaway!!

First off, a BIG THANKS to all who left comments!  It’s really great to hear your feedback about your favorite Clothworks  fabric lines and designers!!

Secondly, I hope you enjoyed the tutorial- Deb really did an outstanding job in creating those step-by-step instructions with visuals!!  Give her some applause!

Thirdly…the lucky winners are:

1)  Elaine C.

2)  Mary

3)  Denise Toomey

Congratulations, ladies!!!  You were selected at random to win ONE out of the 3 mini-bags as shown in the picture below.  I will be emailing you for your shipping address, so please check your junk email box just in case!

Thank you again for your participation and enjoy your prize!!

Deb Stanley Bag Collage

Pouch Collage



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