Calendar Giveaway

quilting 2014 Calendar GiveawayDon’t have a calendar for 2014 yet? Enter in today’s Wednesday Giveaway and you can win a Quilting Block & Pattern-A-Day calendar designed by Debby Kratovil and Jean Ann Wright.

If you are a quilter what was the hardest block that you ever made? What made it difficult and how did it turn out in the end?

If you haven’t made a quilt what’s stopping you? This calendar may just be the inspiration you need to get started.

One winner will be announced next Wednesday.

And, the winner from last week’s prize is Carol G! Send your mailing address to info@cmemag.com and we’ll get the book Stitched Toys right out to you.

Thanks for reading and commenting!

Jill Case

 

 

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26 Responses to Calendar Giveaway

  1. Linda Huhman says:

    I love calendars.

  2. Paula Tripp says:

    The hardest quilt block I made was for the first quilt I made. I have yet to start my second one but I am still researching patterns. I want it to be perfect as it is for my daughter.

  3. Karen Ryan says:

    Just started quilting and I am so stoked! So this is my hardest, LOL

  4. Candy Perry says:

    I love old time patterns. I tried a Cathedral Window 2 years ago and never finished it. I disliked it so much.

  5. Mary Mac says:

    I have been interested in Crazy Quilts and find this a bit challenging.

  6. Sandi Dumesnil says:

    I agree with the others. The first was the hardest for me. I have so many kits (UFO’s) I need to complete it’s embarrassing! I have an embroidery machine also so combing the two is exciting!

  7. Susan Novak says:

    I haven’t made a complete quilt yet…lots of pieced tops and half finished pieced tops. My granddaughter is getting married in 6 months so I am determined to make a completed one for her.

  8. Myrna Goddard says:

    Just joined a “Box Quilt” group. We each purchased our own fabric. I got two yards of 6 fabrics. You decided what size square you want and if there is a fabric you want in each square you can designate so. You can add the boarder/backing fabric so folks can see what you will be using, if you want.

    Now this box is passed to a different person each month, which means I have someone’s box and I have to make a 12″ square. She has 4 fabrics (which I think are ugly together) and I have to make a square that will fit into her quilt.

    Talk about tough. There are thousands of samples out there and ideas galore but her fabric is ugly.

    I think I will do the broken 9 patch using my favorite of the 4 three times. Just a thought. Still working on it.

  9. amelia gummings says:

    I taught myself to quilt, after looking at few magazines, I learned a lot more, but I would love something like a calender to find new ideas.

  10. amelia gummings says:

    Love the idea of a calender in my sewing room to inspire me.

  11. MARY STOTT says:

    This looks like fun.

  12. dianalyn says:

    love calendars!

  13. Janice Kleinschmidt says:

    The hardest one had a hand applique vine in corner blocks have 3 done.

  14. Carol Adams says:

    I would love to win one of the calendars.

  15. Nancy says:

    I am currently taking my second quilting class. “Quilting 102″. We are working with triangles and doing a pinwheel table runner. I find piecing the blocks together to be quite relaxing and I’m loving my new hobby.

  16. cathy sutton says:

    I could use that

  17. Waltine says:

    I want to start quilting this looks like a great way to start.

  18. Shelly Christensen says:

    I love quilts and calendars maybe I would have the inspiration to finish the ones I have almost done, LOL

  19. Odette says:

    for a long time I have admired lone star quilts and was afraid of all those points ! but I finally made one last summer and am very proud to say my points are fine !

  20. Lenora says:

    Would love to try this!

  21. Penny says:

    The hardest quilt block I’ve ever done was the compass star. Oh my goodness. It was SEW hard I had to tear out stitches SEW many times, it’s a wonder I didn’t distort the fabric.

    My block did not turn out as I wanted and hoped for, but I can always come back to it again in the future IF I can find it amongst my many UFO’s :)

  22. Kathy says:

    Love the calendar and would love to win. The hardest quilt block for me for some reason is log cabin. I know most people don’t find it hard but I think I have a mental block when it comes to them . But I do love the look of a scrappy log cabin.

  23. Jo Herrera says:

    This Calendar Will Brighten My Life >>During All This Snow Ice & Below ’0′ Tempertures
    I Love Your Magazine>>>I Dream Of Having A Embroidery Machine.

  24. Kathy says:

    Can’t believe I won, thanks so much.
    Hugs……kathy

  25. Leslie says:

    I have always said “I am NOT a quilter, I’m an embroiderer and sewist” but I found a quilted embroidered wall hanging I could not resist trying. Quilting is not as easy as it seems. I’m still working on the quilting part – it is hard work and gives one a real sense of accomplishment and wonder, as in “I did that?!”

  26. Brenda Howard says:

    The hardest block I ever made is a Quilt of Valor block my bee is making for our quilt. Although not visually difficult the measurements were off on the pattern or the design was off because out of 8 of us we all had problems. It was the Squares and Star block from QuilterCache.com.

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