Posts tagged: "blog tours"

  1. Corduroy quilts: new fabric to stitch, stroke, and stash (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on February 20, 2014

    Have you seen the new corduroy fabrics at your local quilt shop? It isn’t the fabric you remember from the ’70s. Still velvety and tactile, yes, but the new generation of corduroy is lightweight, cuddly soft, and available in an array of—get this—prints! You know what that means: it’s time to make space on your [...]

  2. Stitchin’ for the kitchen: pretty, practical projects + BIG giveaway day!

    Posted by on January 30, 2014

    Much buzz has been building for a new book that marries two of the happiest hobbies: sewing and cooking. Today you’ll meet 13 talented designers and see the projects they created for Kitchen Stitches—we guarantee you’ll be inspired to get stitchin’ for your kitchen right away! The collection ranges from functional staples that every cook [...]

  3. American quilt revival 2: modern quilts (+ fabric giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 31, 2013

    Have you been bitten by the modern-quilting bug? Been curious about its development? Or have you simply brushed the bug aside? Regardless of where you piece yourself into the quiltmaking spectrum, the modern-quilt movement is big—and it’s quickly becoming known as the second American quilt revival (the first occurred as part of our country’s bicentennial [...]

  4. The original precut goes rogue (tour + giveaway)

    Posted by on June 20, 2013

    What are fat quarters? The original precut, that’s what! And more than any other precut, the fat quarter is by far the most versatile. Not only can you use it in its fundamental form—you can also cut it to create more precuts, like squares, rectangles, and strips. Kathy Brown, author of a trio of bestselling [...]

  5. Blog tour: big quilt-block patterns galore (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on April 29, 2013

    When author Vickie Eapen invited Stitch This! to be a part of the blog tour for her new book, Large-Block Quilts—and asked that someone in the office make a block from the book and talk about her experience—news about the challenge started a buzz. Before we could send out a call for volunteers, the news [...]

  6. A quilt-tip scavenger hunt (+ giveaways!)

    Posted by on February 25, 2013

    Ready to go on a quilt-tip hunt? Bestselling author Amy Ellis has invited Stitch This! readers to be a part of the blog hop for her new book, Modern Basics II. But wait—this is no ordinary blog hop! Instead, Amy has dreamed up a very special cyber scavenger hunt for you. Here’s how it works: [...]

  7. Blog tour! Skip the Borders – quilt binding ideas

    Posted by on October 2, 2012

    Today it’s a delight to welcome back Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts, a designer who’s taken the modern quilting world by storm. She and her new book are touring the blogging universe, and we’re thrilled to be a host on that tour! We first spotlighted Julie in an August blog post about her book, Skip [...]

  8. Blog Tour: Small Pieces, Spectacular Quilts (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on September 11, 2012

    When Mary Elizabeth Kinch and Biz Storms published their first book about quilts with wee-little pieces, Small Blocks, Stunning Quilts, they weren’t sure what the response would be. Would today’s quilters—inundated with quick-and-easy patterns and fast-and-furious sewing techniques—be interested in quilts with hundreds, if not thousands, of teeny-tiny pieces? Would they even slow down to [...]

  9. BLOG TOUR: Sew Merry and Bright (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on July 24, 2012

    If you love designer Linda Lum DeBono, you love COLOR. Her work always incorporates fun pops, bursts, and flashes that make you sit up and take notice. Don’t we all want our handmade to be noticed? That’s just part of why I love Linda’s designs. In her latest book, Linda brings her color sense to [...]

  10. BLOG TOUR: At Home with Country Quilts (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on July 22, 2012

    The release of Cheryl Wall’s latest book, At Home with Country Quilts, got a lot of buzz from YOU, our Stitch This! readers (remember this incredible “Sunflower Explosion” quilt?). Now we’re thrilled to be the first stop on Cheryl’s exciting blog tour! Who better to kick off a tour about this popular new book than [...]