Thursday, March 23, 2017

Blog Hop Summary & Giveaway Winners

OH MY GOODNESS!  I had such a ball seeing all the different versions of the Quilter's Laundry Day mini.  Such creativity!   If you haven't seen the results of the mini blog hop, you can find all those links here.   I am in the process of creating a gallery and adding all of your quilts to it with a link to your blog post about it.  So far, I only have a few, but will keep plugging away at it.  I'll announce the prize winners at the end of this post.

Vicki at Vicki's Crafts and Quilting posted her mini in a forum she belongs to and Shirley at The World According to Me liked it so much she decided to make one . . . out of faux leather!  Whaaaaat?  Look at this!  You can see her post about her process here.

I have to give a shout out to Karen at Tu-Na Quilts, Travels and Eats  She turned her laundry line posts into cactus plants and added a hot sun beating down on the whole scene.  Obviously, the quilter who lives here dreams about cooler, wetter, places judging by the lighthouse quilt hanging on her line. That micro mini took Karen an entire day to  make and has over 40 pieces in it!

Melva at Melva Loves Scraps looks out at the mountains every day so she added them to her mini quilt in a very modern way!  Love it!

Several ladies had the idea of making the quilt on the line a 3-D actual quilt with an actual line a little clothespins.  So clever!  Vicki's version (of Vicki's Crafts and Quilts)  has a few little extra's with buttons safety pinned on so she can switch them out as desired.  Her micro quilt is themed for the month of March and it can be switched out as well.  I wonder if she'll make little quilts for each month of the year?

Julie of Pink Doxies made her mini into the cutest baby quilt!  I happen to know this quilt is going into her stash of quilts for potential future grandbabies!

Jen Strauser of Dizzy Quilter had another beautiful 3-D quilt on the line

Oh, I would like to show all of them but that's what the gallery is for so I will force myself to stop.  There are sooo many more good ones!

And now last, but not least the winner of the blog hop participant prizes were:

Sharon Denney Parcel of Yellow Cat Quilt Designs for the USA 
Sharon won a $25 gift certificate to the Fat Quarter Shop


The International winner for a free Craftsy class was 
Leanne Milsom of Lizzie the Quilter from Australia!

Thanks ladies! 

Now to announce the winner of the commenters.  Comment  number 40 is . . .

Leanne Milsom! LEANNE!  How are you so lucky?  

Well, I think it would be better to spread the wealth around so I think Leanne will be ok if I try again.  This time the random number generator choses #62 which is 

Tish I'll be in touch with you with instructions on how to collect your prize!

OK, now to get to work on that gallery!  Thanks so much to everybody who participated and visited and commented!  You all made this so much fun!

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  1. The hop was great, I loved it and had the most wonderful visits. If and when you do the next one count me in. Congratulations to the winners.

  2. Oh wow! What fun variations. Quilters are one creative bunch.

  3. I told Jen the other day I will have to make another if I want to make more mini quilts-I sold the first one! I put it on FB and a Highschool class mate really liked it so I asked Jen if she would be OK with me selling it. She of course said yes.

  4. Thanks Janice for putting together the gallery. The creativity on this mini just blows me away.

  5. Congrats to all! Loved seeing all the mini quilts!

  6. Oh, my goodness! Thank you so much :) A huge round of applause for you and Jen for putting this hop together. It's been so much fun to see everyone's version of Jen's quilt.

  7. This was a fun hop and isn't it funny that the same person was drawn for two prizes. I'm sure she'll be happy to share the luck.

  8. Those finishes are so sweet. Congratulations to all.

  9. There were some amazing and inspirational versions of this quilt - a great event!


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