Monday, December 8, 2014

"Countdown To The Holidays" - December 8, 2014 Edition


We are winding down to the last few "Countdown To The Holidays" events. It as been a lot of fun giving away our fabric. The blog hop is over too but some of the giveaways are still going on. The posts were fun and there were some more interesting fabric tips along the way.

The winners for Kim Diehl's giveaways are:

1. A bundle of HG fabric and a copy of "A Flair For Fabric" from Martingale:
Shirley in Canada

2. Kim Diehl's personal giveaway:
Brandy P

Congratulations! Send your contact to us and we will forward the prizes as soon as possible.

Last week's winner for the "Countdown To The Holidays" event is Karen McMahon. Please send your contact information to this link.



a Rafflecopter giveaway

This week we are giving away a bundle of Shelly Comiskey's "Let It Bee" collection [random assortment] and all you have to do is follow the widget.

Good luck!

-HG

77 comments:

Kathy MacKie said...

Let the party begin and may we all have our projects finished for Christmas.

JoyceLM said...

I love foundation paper piecing - thanks.

Tammy said...

I prefer hand quilting over free motion.

Sonja Mclane said...

Love this collection!!!!!! Round make a beautiful baby blanket. sonjasmith76@yahoo.com

Sonja Mclane said...

Sorry I don't have s favorite technique I am still learning and dabbling with everything. sonjasmith76@yahoo.com

Lisa Marie said...

I love to paper piece!

Renea said...

I love applique but have not done much of it lately. Thanks for the giveaway.

annmarie said...

Let It BEE is cute, cute, cute!

Diane H said...

I love trying all different quilting techniques. This week it's paper piecing I'm enjoying.

Dixie said...

Love the "Bee" fabric!!! churcae(at)auburn(dot)edu

sunny5597 said...

I love to applique on quilts fun stuff! :)

Andrea York said...

Just learning to machine quilt!
I'm a beginner so I haven't mastered a lot of different techniques yet.

Sunnybec said...

I like adding applique or embroidery to my quilts just to give added interest. Thanks for the giveaway.

Nancy L said...

My favorite quilting technique is FMQ, since it allows me to customize my work.

Eloise said...

Paper piecing.

Knittingdancer on Ravelry said...

I love the colors in the fabric collection "In the Bees".

DebraKay Neiman said...

I love chain sewing of blocks and making half square triangles with a template. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

Lee Ann L. said...

I don't have a favorite quilting technique as all the techniques are used by other quilters! Nothing new. :-)

Anonymous said...

I'm very new to quilting, so far I have just done some simple and improv piecing with basic machine quilting. Would love to try more applique! Thanks: Sarah- crjandsbj(at)netzero(dot)com

Sandy D said...

I like Patchwork quilting and I send my quilts to a local longarm quilter.

Ruth Griffeth said...

I have always done my quilting by hand! I know it is old fashion but it is how I was taught

lfhpueblo said...

Favorite quilting technique, well I'm not a professional quilter, so I'd say my favorite technique on quilts is applique for some embellishments.
Lauralee Hensley
lfhpueblo (at) msn (dot) com

Cathi said...

My favourite quilting technique is hand piecing, with perfect shapes printed on the back of my fabrics using Inklingo.

Vicki H said...

I like machine piecing best.

scottylover said...

I love paper piecing. It makes all my points come out so sharp!

Sandy A

Anonymous said...

My favourite quilting technique is applique - especially florals.

sugar_lin2 at hotmail dot com

Cindy Dahlgren said...

My favorite quilting technique is paper piecing. cdahlgren at live dot com

Karen in Breezy Point said...

I love to do wool applique and make scrappy quilts

Janie said...

Sewing 1/4" around the edge of a square for a quick half square triangle. Thanks for the Countdown.

Darlington Delights said...

I love straight line quilting. Anything else is too fancy for me.

Judy said...

I actually left a comment on Facebook. I really like this bundle. It I don't win, and that will happen, I will break down in tears, but if I do win then all this hoop jumping will be with it! jlblvn@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Looking forward to all the new quilts...

Mary Petersen

Kathy E. said...

Such an easy and stress-free technique that I love is crazy quilting. I get to use up scraps and create something beautiful!

lfhpueblo said...

My favorite quilting technique, well I'm not a professional quilter, but for embellishments on quilts I like applique. I basically machine sew my quilts.
Lauralee Hensley
lfhpueblo (at) msn (dot) com

Kathy Boice said...

I love hand quilting. midwayfarms@hughes.net

Cherise Towrr said...

My favorite quilting technique is the stitch and flip. I just learned it and love it! Thanks for the giveaway!

Kathy H said...

I really enjoy paper piecing.

Sarah said...

My favorite quilting technique is hand quilting. sarah@forrussia.org

Cecilia said...

Free motion quilting is my favorite technique.

JD said...

I love the bee fabric. It's so darn cute!

Barb N said...

Favorite quilting technique? Free motion - let the thread flow over fabric. Priceless!

SeeAmySew- Amy Caldwell said...

My favorite quilting technique is fmq, especially trying my own designs.

Margaret said...

I love to piece the quilt and add applique to it

Tabitha Keener said...

My favorite quilting technique is stitching in the ditch! I'm not very good and this can hide my bad quilting! Lol! Thanks so much!

tdkcarpenoctem@hotmail.com

PK Sews said...

My favorite quilting technique is applique. Thanks for the chance to win this gorgeous fabric!

GranChris said...

I like all quilting so no favorites. I am a better piecer then free motion quilter for sure. I am not fond of paper piecing. My brain doesn't work that way.

Anita said...

My favorite quilting method is to use the walking foot.

Betsy said...

I love free motion quilting

Dee said...

What an adorable line of fabric

Dee said...

What an adorable line of fabric

delaineelliott said...

My favorite quilting technique is "quilt as you go". Thanks!

Please click on the delaineelliott above for my email link.

Sheila said...

my favorite quilting technique would be scrappy quilts , I love making scrappy anything . thanks for the chance

Judy1522 said...

My favorite quilting technique that I have recently learned is to make your flying geese squares slightly bigger so that you don't lose the points.

darlene macdonald said...

I'm a newbie quilter so my favorite technique so far is applique. I sew garments mainly so I've used this technique in that as well. Love all the gorgeous "eye candy" we've been able to enjoy! Thank you *wink*

Sonja Mclane said...

I absolutely love this giveaway!!!!!! sonjasmith76@yahoo.com

Crickets Corner said...

My favorite is needle turn applique.

Magdalena said...

I absolutely love bees! Beautiful pieces you have there

Martina said...

I love handquilting and applique.

LibMary said...

Thank you for the opportunity to win this bundle. My fav technique to quilt is to ask my talented sister to do the work ;)

LibMary said...

Thank you for the opportunity to win this bundle. My favorite technique to use for Quilting is to ask my talented sister to do it. ;)

Gill said...

Matchstick quilting!

LisaT said...

Chain stitching.. get er dun!

Tina Jeo said...

i just tried free motion quilting for the first time and love it.

Anonymous said...

I'm new to quilting but I love the Bee fabric!

Debbie said...

Beautiful fabrics, so girly girly.

Debbie said...

Beautiful fabric, so girl girl.

OhioLori said...

Still kinda new to quilting..learning Hand Applique now...is fun..but I am verrry slooow! lol Have done tiny practice stuff with FMQ..love it...and like doing hand quilting with perle cotton..kinda rustic style?...Am getting ther...but no definited "Only" favorite yet.

NancyL said...

I like piecing, and I'm practicing to improve my free motion quilting. Thanks for the chance to win!

scottylover said...

Ii love paper piecing the best. It is the only way I get sharp points!

Sandy A

Farm Quilter said...

Quilting with my longarm - a dance I do daily and love totally!

KaHolly said...

I enjoy incorporating several techniques in a quilt, from applique to embroidery to piecing, with the occasional foundation piecing. I hand quilt and free motion quilt, letting each piece speak to me for the best finishing technique.

Gwen said...

My favorite is paper piecing.

Anonymous said...

Applique is my favorite along with some embroidery! Thank you for the chance to win!
Di Ann

Nancy said...

My favorite technique so far is applique

Lee said...

i love making log cabin blocks!

Melissa @ Little Raindrops said...

Right now I'm comfortable with any straight lines, particularly random criss-crosses. I've experimented a little with free-motion, but it I am SO sloppy! Definitely need more practice. :-)

DebraKay Neiman said...

YAHOO! I AM SO HAPPY, THANK YOU SO MUCH. I have replied to your E-mail today. I just love this bundle... BEE - UTIFUL!