Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Guest Blogger: Bianca about Anna's Patchwork Prism QAL!!

Hi FreeSpirit fans! My name is Bianca and I am a blogger; Sweet Diesel Designs. Westminster Lifestyle Fabrics has been so kind to let me take over their blog for the day {thank you ladies!} to tell you about something that I am hosting...and i'm using all FreeSpirit and Rowan fabrics! I mean so many fabulous designers in one place -- eeeekkk! To name a few that i'm using -- Tanya Whelan, Dena Designs, Joel Dewberry, Kaffe Fassett, Tula Pink, Amy Butler, Valori Wells, Erin McMorris and of course Anna Maria Horner. Are you ready for another quilt-along (qal) with fantastic prizes?! Have you heard about or seen Anna Maria Horner’s new Patchwork Prism Quilt pattern that she designed for Janome? It’s B-E-A-utiful!

Well...Anna Maria and Janome have been so kind to allow me to host a qal and wouldn’t you know we have some fan-tabulous prizes to keep you motivated until the end! The pattern... Anna Maria designed this pattern for Janome and they have been so kind as to make it available to you free of charge. You can find the download for the pattern here. It’s going to go a little something like this... the posts...{where i will be sharing with you how I approached this pattern...}
  • April 24: choosing your fabric
  • May 8: making templates and cutting your fabric
  • May 22: laying out your quilt and sewing
  • June 5: quilting
  • June 12: wrapping it all up and then the party begins...linky party that is...
  • June 26: submissions are due for the grand prizes!
The prizes... Oh my goodness the prizes...are sooooo good! throughout the course of the qal, participants will have the chance to win the following prizes from Westminster Lifestyle Fabrics:
  • One FreeSpirit Valori Wells fat quarter bundle of her newest line, “Cocoon,” that’s 30 fat quarters!
  • One FreeSpirit Designer Essentials charm pack
  • One Rowan Amy Butler charm pack of “Gypsy Caravan
  • One Anchor Tapestry Kit and Embroidery Floss by Anna Maria Horner
Plus sew many more prizes including a GRAND PRIZE of a  Janome SEWING MACHINE!!! Check out my post to see the full list of prizes!

HUGE shout-out and thank you to these generous sponsors for providing these fabulous prizes for you! Also, a BIG thank you to Anna Maria for designing such a stunning quilt! Flickr group... I hope that you will join the flickr group, which can be found here. This will be a great place for us to come together and share photos of our progress and get to know each other. :) Patchwork Prism Button... I’ve designed a button to help promote the qal...if you’d like to let people know what fun you are up to or invite your friends to join...grab the button from my sidebar.

Promotional Partners... I feel super fortunate that some bloggy friends have agreed to help me promote this qal before it launches on April 24th...the fun starts next week.
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1 comment:

Carrie P. said...

I am going to try to do this QAL. I love the look of this quilt.