Wednesday Giveaway ~ Enter To Win A FREE Prize ~

Quilting With a Modern Slant 956x1024 Wednesday Giveaway ~ Enter To Win A FREE Prize ~I hope you are enjoying the 13 Days of Giveaways over at the Sew News Blog. If you haven’t checked it out, be sure to, there are only a few days left! The 13 Days of Giveaways is celebrating the newest season of Sew it All TV  airing in March. Check your local PBS.org station for schedule times. If you PBS station doesn’t carry Sew It All be sure to email them to do so!

For today’s giveaway one winner will win Quilting With a Modern Slant by Rachel May. This is a lovely book for the modern, classic or vintage quilters. What I especially love is how textile artists , quilters take vintage fabric and turn them into stunning modern pieces.  There are over 70 projects that will be sure to inspire. The author also brings to you inspiration from quilts around the world. My hands down favorite has got to be the Matisse like quilts of Gee’s Bend. Along with inspiration you will get an indepth look at the work of textile artists, their creations and step-by-step instructions on techniques and quilting projects.

So please answer me this question to be entered to win: What textile artist/quilter are you most inspired by?

One winner will be announced next Wednesday March 5th

Thank you

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48 Responses to Wednesday Giveaway ~ Enter To Win A FREE Prize ~

  1. DONNA CHADWICK says:

    Patrick Lose, Just love his fabrics

  2. Jeanne says:

    There are many who inspire me, but the work of Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson consistently challenge me to try new ideas.

  3. Dora N says:

    I like to watch Eleanor Burns (Quilt in a day) and Jenny Doan (Missouri Star Quilt Co). These two ladies have dealt with a lot in life and have learned how to have fun quilting.

  4. Elaine Carpma says:

    I just love Kaffe Fassett for his colorful and joyful designs.

  5. Karen Truitt says:

    Ricky Tims is going to be a challenge!

  6. Marthie says:

    Pat Sloan for a start and there are many others as well.

  7. Mary Jane Hendrickson says:

    I love the work of Linda-Sexton Patrick.

  8. anna brown says:

    i like robert kaufman..love his fabrics and ideas……….

  9. Quiltet Amy Gibson from Stitchery Ditchery Dock.
    I love her teaching style and her love for the history of quilt blocks.

  10. Carol Evans says:

    Love all quilts and instrctors.

  11. Katrina does the most amazing things with silk, as well as many other fabrics. She’s awesome, and a lovely wonderful woman as well.

  12. Natalie Radbill says:

    My favorite is Judy Chicago. A star among leaders in our history

  13. Elizabeth says:

    I just love Bonnie K Hunter, Pat Sloan and Carol Doak!!!

  14. celeste breen says:

    Eleanor Burns for her easy quilts that still look complex

  15. nikki eddy says:

    I love everything done at moda bake shop and over at red pepper quilts.

  16. Marsha H says:

    I get my inspiration from the color palettes of fellow quilters and artists. Seeing The finished quilt gets the mojo flowing and the possibilities are endless.

  17. Ali M says:

    I’m going to say Pat Bravo, but there’s so many that I kinda hate actually choosing!

  18. Cathy Haener says:

    Robert Kaufman fabrics are wonderful!

  19. Teresa says:

    I love fabric designed by Alexander Henry and Robert Kaufman. They always inspire me when I’m creating a new project.

  20. Mary Jo Maneth says:

    Alex anderson and Elenor burns

  21. Debbie Michelbook says:

    I got hooked watching Alex Anderson on TV so would have to say her. But I like them all.

  22. Carrie says:

    I am inspired by Jenny Doan from Missouri Star Quilts – I have learned so much from her and am inspired by her life story!

  23. Emma Limber says:

    Leah Day is so talented and inspires me to try new techniques.

  24. Scotty Goldman says:

    MyMom! Still hand quilting at almost 80!

  25. Frances says:

    Eleanor Burns

  26. Valdean Lundberg says:

    To many great fabric artist to be in love with just one.

  27. Maryanne says:

    Pokie Bolton as she introduces us to sooooo many fantastic artistic people who either quilt or share fabrication ideas and ways to utilize them

  28. Mary Mac says:

    I love Robert Kaufman style.

  29. Sheila Harris says:

    Since I’m not a quilter am not familiar with names of the famous. so let’s just say that I enjoy looking at the pictures and wishing I had the time and talent to do some of these things. I do have a friend who quilts and I love the things that she does. does that count?

  30. Cindy Z says:

    Eleanor Burns. She always makes everything look so easy:)

  31. Sue says:

    I especially like batiks and jewel toned fabrics.

  32. Laurie Ruggles says:

    There are many amazing quilt/fiber artists out there. Joanell Connolly is one whose work inspires me and touches my heart.

  33. Enis says:

    Eleanor Burns and M’LIss Rae Hawley. My first quilts were projects from their books. They took away my fear of messing up and helped me produce lovely projects.

  34. BJMarley says:

    I like so many it is hard to choose. I love Mckenna Ryan’s batik quilt scenes.

  35. kathy says:

    I love Patrick Lose. His applique patterns are so fun!

  36. Waltine says:

    I am ready to learn to quilt. Thank and God Bless

  37. Peggy A. says:

    I love the color and whimsey of Patrick Lose.

  38. Charlotte Trabue says:

    Jenny Doan, Missouri Quilt Company. For her easy quilts

  39. Kelli says:

    I really like the fabric & patterns by Valori Wells.

  40. fran Heeter says:

    I am inspired so many.

  41. kbo says:

    I took a Sue Benner workshop and she stressed to try fabrics and fibers one had never thought of incorporating into an art quilt. I love my results.

  42. Dana Gaffney says:

    I love Kaffe Fassett because of his use of color, always amazing.

  43. Myrna Goddard says:

    I really enjoy Nancy Zieman. I love the versatility that she has. She does every kind of sewing imaginable, by hand or machine. I know a great deal of what she does on her show is done by her crew however she is the nut (talent) that holds it all together.

  44. Natalie F. says:

    Mary Mashuta has a great philosophy about color. Love her creative cross quilts.

  45. cathy sutton says:

    more the information the better

  46. Jean Jones says:

    My favorite embroidery projects are line art designs. It is the grace and simplicity of the line that draws me. My second favorite is floral design. I like to add small floral accents in unexpected places; I like whimsey!

  47. Jean Jones says:

    I like the simple grace of line art embroidery designs. I probably like Eleanor Burns’ method of quilting for the same reason–simple but lovely (as well as fun).

  48. Myrna Goddard says:

    For fabric I would have to say Kaufmann. I could pet his fabrics all day long. For design I really enjoy Doak. The way she uses color is amazing but then anyone that can put two colors together and make them work is amazing to me.

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