The Big Quilter's Giveaway!
WHAT'S IN THE GIVEAWAY?
You won't want to miss this fantastic giveaway. Threads is giving away five quilting books, a datekeeper, a stylish pen, and a 2014 quilter's calendar!
1, 2, 3 Quilt: Shape Up Your Skills With 24 Stylish Projects by Ellen Lucket Baker (Chronicle Books, 2013) describes a unique building block approach to quilting. The book's contents are organized by shapes: squares, triangles, hexagons, stars, diamonds, and more. As you progress through the book, the projects become progressively more challenging. The beautiful illustrations and photographs found on every page help make each step easily understood.
Brave New Quilts: 12 Projects Inspired by 20th Century Art From Art Nouveau to Punk & Pop by Kathreen Ricketson (C&T Publishing, 2013) provides an artistic approach to quilting. These art-inspired concepts are divided into four chapters: Use of Line, Use of Color, Use of Motif, and Use of Text. Each chapter contains a few projects, each with clear, outlined illustrations and detailed photos. You will soon become an expert when it comes to choosing colors, fabric, finding inspiration, and creating mood boards.
Quilting Happiness: Projects, Inspiration, & Ideas to Make Quilting More Joyful by Christina Lane & Diane Gilleland (Potter Craft, 2013) includes 20 timeless projects that include a variety of colors, textures, and patterns. Learn how to make an inspiration board, create more meaningful quilts, expand your creativity, and embrace new ideas during your quilting adventure.
An intense quilting book by Eileen Wright is perfect for those who love a challenge and want to create gorgeous quilts. More Twist-and-Turn Bargello Quilts (Martingale, 2013) is the popular sequel to Twist-and-Turn Bargello Quilts (Martingale, 2013). Each design seems to wriggle, bend, twist, and come to life. Enjoy the novel quilt-by-number technique that can be used by confident beginners as well as advanced quilters.
Simply Modern Christmas: Fresh Quilting Patterns for the Holidays by Cindy Lammon (Martingale, 2013) includes 14 different holiday projects. From tree skirts to stockings to pretty-pieced quilts, each project is perfect for gift giving or to beautifully decorate your home. All patterns include clear photos and graphics so both beginning and intermediate quilters will find the patterns easy to follow.
Also included in this giveaway is a 2014 Award-Winning Quilts calendar (Martingale, 2013) featuring quilts from the International Quilt Association. Each calendar month displays a beautifully detailed quilt. The quilts appear in a variety of colors, shapes, and patterns.
A Quilted Masterpieces Datekeeper (C&T Publishing, 2013) is also included in the giveaway. The date keeper is a perpetual weekly calendar featuring 60 beautifully photographed quilts. Quilters will be thrilled to remember important dates such as birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, and other special occasions using this date keeper. Special pages are also included such as: a family tree; a guide to anniversary gifts; and each month's gemstone and flower.
COMMENT TO WIN!
You could win all of these items! Just tell us how long you've been quilting, and what quilted (that you made or saw) pleased you the most. This giveaway ends at midnight on Thursday, December 5, and the winner will be chosen during the week of December 9. Good luck to everyone!