Monday, September 12, 2011

JRB and Winners!

Can you hear it, it's the sweet sound of contentment emanating from my sewing room.

It's like a retreat, except it's going on in my sewing room, no drama, no math, just simple sewing and trimming.


I'm ready to make some James River Blues blocks, everything I need is right here. I'm making 144 blocks and have decided to make 72 blocks with a random assortment of browns and blues. Of the remaining 72 blocks I plan to make 36 all blue and 36 all brown.

I think this will help with the scrappy look I want when I'm ready to throw 144 blocks on my design wall to get that perfect combination. (You know know rule, no like fabrics may touch!)

I sure enjoyed reading all the Schnibbles comments on my last post. Bec suggested using Sweetwater's Hometown for Full House, I like that idea and may just copy it! And I think Gretchen said what I was thinking but just couldn't put into words, " They are so addicting and a perfect way to get a wonderful fabric line out of your system. You know those lines that you just gotta have but don't really need a big quilt made of it."

Thanks for stopping by and sharing your Schnibbles stories with us. We are a wonderful assortment of Schnibbles lovers, I'm pleased to be in such wonderful company!!



I'm also glad to know that a few folks agree with me when it comes to the name on this pattern, I may have to start an official campaign of some sort, stay tuned for updates!


So here are the winners:

Nancy E who has made 6 Schnibbles and left a comment on 9/9 at 5:55 am.

Paulette at Sweet Pea Quilting and Creations who has made only 2 Schnibbles, even though she has plenty of wall space. I think there are more in your future Paulette. Paulette's comment was left on 9/9 at 9:05 am.
And
Kristen at Meadowbrook who is struggling with Honeycomb but not giving up on Schnibbles! Kristen left her comment on 9/9 at 6:44 am.

I'll let you know what Schnibbles they pick!


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7 comments:

  1. Congrats to the winners! I'm anxiously awaiting the new Scnibbles book that comes out at theend of the month! I already have two layer cakes waiting for a pattern. LOL!
    Love the James River pattern. It's on my Must do list probably because it promises to be a simple no nonsense pattern.

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  2. Congratulations to the winners - I hope they have fun! Looking forward to seeing JRB!

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  3. Congrats to the lucky winners! Enjoy...and Kristen, don't give up, it will come together. When I get really frustrated I just set it aside for a bit and work on something easy, fun and fast to relax. Then when I get back to the project I was struggling with, it usually falls into place. Thanks Thelma for a fun giveaway along with some encouragement to get busy! Hugs...

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  4. Congrats to the winners (and I love being quoted in your blog, Thelma!!) Love your JRB--it is going to be a wonderful quilt and is going to make me want to make one too:) I also am excited about Carrie's new book arriving soon.

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  5. Thanks so much Thelma!! Love these little guys! It was a hard decision to pick three...but I somehow managed to whittle them down...whew!! I can't thank you enough!! :o)
    Paulette

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  6. Thanks for such a nice and generous giveaway! I, too, had a difficult decision deciding which patterns to select. They are all such great ones.
    Looking forward to seeing your James River blocks. It is one I am thinking about starting and I just love the look of the blues and browns together.
    Thanks again!

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  7. yay to the winners!!!!!

    I'm starting to get over my mental block on the evening bloom quilt. Got three block bases done.

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