Saturday, April 7, 2012

Garden Party Blog Hop

It's my turn in Jennifer of Sewhooked's Garden Party Blog Hop! This is my first blog hop and I'm happy to have this opportunity. 
This is my block. It is 10 1/2" square unfinished, 10" finished. I hope you like it and can use it.
Click here for the foundations.
I have also designed a project to utilize the block. Here's my version of the project. It's just a top so far. It finishes at 29 1/2" square.
 Click here for instructions.
I also have a small giveaway. I have been organizing my sewing room and found this little book that I thought would be perfect. It is "Twenty-Four Blocks for Christmas" by Linda Causee and was printed in 2002. It is not new, but is in excellent shape. Sorry about the quality of the photos, it's night here.
 If you are interested in this give away, there are a few simple rules.
First, I must have a way to contact you. If you are a no-reply blogger or do not have a blog, you must leave your email address in the comment. If I can't contact you, I will not be able to include you in the  drawing!
Second, I do not accept anonymous comments. They go straight to my spam file!
Third, the contest closes on April 15th at 8:00 A.M. Mountain Daylight Time.
Fourth, one comment only please!
  Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope you visit again!
If you would like to see the other blocks presented so far, visit Jennifer's blog by clicking on the button in my sidebar.

34 comments:

Michele said...

What a great block! I may have to give it a try.

Jennifer Ofenstein said...

Looks awesome, Jill! Thanks again for participating!

Cindy said...

Love the block!

Nancy said...

I'm not interested in the giveaway; however, thank you for the Bloom Wallhanging. It is lovely!

Shebandowan said...

What a wonderful book! It would make an early start to next Christmas. Thank you for your tutorial and the chance to win your giveaway.

Janet

LesQuilts said...

Hi! Wonderful block and wonderful project! I'm going to download it!
Cute book, thanks for the Giveaway!
Take care, Leslie

Teresa in Music City said...

I love your flower block - it is adorable! And the Christmas book is really cute - would love to win it!

Toodie said...

Love this block! Very cheerful and colorful!

I would love to win the book!!! It looks like some great blocks for Christmas gifts or a quilt.

dqlts said...

Great Block. Thanks for sharing!

Would love to win that book. Thanks for the offer.

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Your block and the project are very cute Jill! I don't think I would use the book.

Joanne said...

You have created a lovely block and then added value with the project. Thank you very much. Joanne

Sylke said...

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful block!

I have a blog where you can contact me - if I win ;)

Have a nice easter!

Terri said...

Oops - looks like I didn't publish! Just wanted you to know how much I like your flower for the blog hop. I look forward to making a bunch of them! Thanks for the opportunity to win the booklet, too. Looks like lots of fun patterns.
Hugs!

the purple muse said...

Super gorgeous block! I also like how you used it for the pillow top:-) TFS!

~Tammy S

terry a said...

What a lovely quilt block and a very generous give away!!

-Terry A

elnorac said...

Gorgeous block! Thanks so much for sharing it. I'm thinking it could be interesting done with Japanese text prints. Hmmm...

Thanks for the chance at the awesome giveaway, too!

shortseam said...

I think your blocks are great!! I am looking forward to making them. The book looks interesting. Thank you for the giveaway!!

whistlebet57 said...

Hello, I am new to your blog and I love it. Thank you for the opportunity to Win this Book. I love Christmas.
Elizabeth, whistlebet57@yahoo.com

Solstitches said...

What a pretty block. It makes a lovely little quilt.
I'd love to enter the draw for the book.

Margaret

Cecilia said...

I like your block, it is so pretty. Thanks for the chance to win the book.

ceciliayoung (at) gmx (dot) com

AJ said...

cute block - I really like how you designed the mini wall hanging.

Sara said...

LOVE the flower.

Thanks for the giveaway!

Jeanne Gwin said...

You Garden Party ladies are simply amazing. I love your block. thanks for a sweet giveaway too.

Connie said...

What a beautiful block and I really like the way you added all the borders! Would love to win your great book too! Thanks for sharing!
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Sue Daurio said...

Wow, what a great design, you did fantastic!

Gwen said...

Beautiful block!!~ I am really enjoying all the blocks that are being shared on the blog hop!! Such an inspiration!! :-) Thank you for the chance to win this book!

kluckingbear said...

Thanks for sharing your pattern! I love paper piecing and the book would be wonderful!

Mom & Daughter said...

Omg this pattern is awesome. I can't wait to give it a try myself. thank you so much for making it for us.

~Alicia

Rhonda D. said...

Love your pattern. Thanks for the chance to win the book!

Ullhärvan said...

What a nice block! I love the flower!

Joyce Carter said...

The little quilt you designed is so beautiful.The block really stands out in it. Thanks for sharing.
I would love to win this book.It looks awesome!

Amy said...

This flower is amazing! I can imagine a whole quilt with it in a variety of colours - yum!! Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway!! amysalbums2004[at]yahoo[dot]com

Raewyn said...

This truely is a gorgeous design - thank you for creating it and sharing it for us.

Ivory Spring said...

I absolutely love that block, and congrats on being an EQ finalist. Hope you win!