Thursday, November 12, 2009

So many blocks!


I'm so lucky to have had my block chosen to be one of the 100 blocks in this awesome new magazine!
It's a great magazine and especially fun for me because so many designer friends also have blocks included. And seriously--100 different blocks all in one place? That's pretty special.




My block is #34, "Rose Trellis". I think it's a pretty versatile block, but I love the Mill House Inn fabric--what could be finer than flowers on top of more flowers?

If you haven't yet heard, you'll want to follow the 100 Blocks blog tour daily Nov. 9-13 at quiltmaker.com/quiltypleasures
for inspiration, ideas and giveaways galore! Look for 100 Blocks from Today's Top Designers in your local quilt shop or purchase it at quiltmaker.com/100blocks.



The prizes look pretty great--and one of them, courtesy of C&T Publishing, is a set of books written by their authors who have a block in the magazine, and that includes the book by yours truly!

Maybe you'd prefer to win a copy of the magazine? Well, Quiltmaker is letting each designer pick a winner for a free copy. So leave a comment right away because tomorrow I'll be picking a winner!

99 Comments:

Blogger Trisha said...

Love your block, thanks for the giveaway

1:01 AM  
Anonymous Janet S. said...

I just discovered your blog. Will definitely be back for more reading later.

1:13 AM  
OpenID gertvr said...

I just *heart* all these lovely blocks, and I think it's a great idea to put them together in one magazine. I would love to win a copy, so please count me in ^_^

1:24 AM  
Blogger Kathryn said...

It looks like a magazine I'll have to buy (or WIN). Kathie L.

1:57 AM  
Blogger Fiesta said...

Liz, anything I win from you would be great. I am a great fan and actually enjoy making your patterns.

2:16 AM  
Blogger Kathie said...

Love your block congrats for being asked to submit a block , looks like a wonderful book (ok magazine) that should be in everyones library!
Thanks
Kathie

3:18 AM  
Blogger PatchworkRose said...

I just love your block :-) It is gorgoeus
Congrats on being selected
Cheers
Lynne

3:56 AM  
Blogger Diane.Muska said...

Liz, Love your block and the fact that you combined a traditional block with applique.

Congrats on being chosen for this issue. Hope I'm a winner too. ;)

4:22 AM  
Blogger Lynn S said...

I really like your blog and have added it too my favorites! Congratulations on being featured in this very special publication! I can't find it in the store yet...so hope I win one! (or maybe I should just order one too)

4:25 AM  
Blogger fleurette said...

beautiful block.congratulations

4:37 AM  
Blogger Brenda said...

I really like your block. Congrats on being choosen to have your block put in the magazine.

4:41 AM  
Anonymous soper@redoorquilting.com said...

The trip to Texas looked like fun. I've been to San Antonio but never Fredricksburg.
Congrats on getting in the magazine! Edith

4:47 AM  
Blogger Jackie said...

Congratulations on having your block included in this special edition!! That is fantastic!! I would love a copy of this magazine, count me in!

4:53 AM  
Blogger Lyn said...

Thanks for showing how the inside of the magazine is. I will be looking for it at my newstand this weekend

5:22 AM  
Blogger Dee said...

Such a pretty block - thank you.

5:26 AM  
Blogger Judy said...

Very nice block and blog

looking forward to the magazine

Judy

5:34 AM  
Blogger Vicky said...

Your block is great. Must get a cop of the magazine!

5:48 AM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

I'll definitely need to get a copy of this, somehow! Your block is darling!

5:50 AM  
Blogger Cathy said...

You designed a very pretty block. I have to get this magazine, it looks like a great resource for quilters.

5:50 AM  
Blogger SarahVee said...

Congrats on being in the magazine. I think a whole quilt of your block in Mill House Inn would be very dreamy. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.

5:50 AM  
Blogger Cindy said...

Your block is so pretty!

5:51 AM  
Blogger mascanlon said...

Oh I so need this magazine Elizabeth! Pick me please. The blocks are wonderful.

5:56 AM  
Blogger Katie B. said...

I'd love to win! Thanks for the chance, and congrats on being included.

6:09 AM  
Blogger alda said...

what a great idea 100 blocks! Would love to win the copy !

6:11 AM  
Blogger Mandy said...

I love finding new blogs! I'll be back to visit you again, even if you don't pick me to win lol ;)

Beautiful block!

6:23 AM  
Blogger Annie of Blue Gables said...

I'm so excited for a chance to win this wonderful book. Thanks. Congrats on making it to this prestigious magazine.
~a

6:23 AM  
Anonymous Valerie Paynter said...

What a great way to find new sites and new friends. Congrats on being one of the top 100 out of all the quilters in the world. Great job!

6:30 AM  
Anonymous Linda F. said...

This is a great give-away...thanks so much.

6:38 AM  
Blogger 5acre Designs said...

I love your patterns and your block for this magazine does not disappoint! Hope I win!

6:54 AM  
Blogger Petit Debutant said...

I love the fabrics you chose for your block

7:09 AM  
Blogger WoolenSails said...

Your block and fabric choices are wonderful.

Debbie

7:26 AM  
Blogger Judy in Michigan said...

Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy of this great magazine. Your block is lovely - hope my number is the lucky one!!

7:32 AM  
Blogger Terry said...

Your block is so pretty! I love the little roses! :0)

7:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love your block and I'd love to win a copy! Terry in Iowa

7:39 AM  
Blogger Nancy said...

Rose trellis - what a nice block! Thanks for the giveaway, too!

7:54 AM  
Blogger Tami @ Lemon Tree Tales said...

My goodness, it looks like most of the blocks are made by bloggers from my google reader: you, Pam and Monica. What fun! :-)

7:56 AM  
Blogger Di said...

Congrats on being 1 of 100 Blocks!

8:02 AM  
Blogger PamKittyMorning said...

Hey we're Block Magazine Stars together! yeaah.

8:18 AM  
Blogger SewLindAnn said...

I love your block, and flowers too!! I would be happy to win the book, but something from you would be really special!

8:19 AM  
Blogger Chris@Cats On My Quilts said...

Congrats on having your block included. Would love to win this magazine as I've been hearing all about it on the blogs.

8:25 AM  
Blogger susan said...

I agree, flowers and more flowers are the best. I really like your block and choice of colors.
Susan in NC

8:31 AM  
Blogger Cindi said...

I love the block. Always a great magazine.

8:38 AM  
Blogger Laurie said...

I would love to get my hot little hands on this magazine! What a great idea to put together so many designers in one forum :)
PS I LOVE the Mill House Inn line and it looks like a great fit with your block - so pretty :)

8:41 AM  
Blogger Deb C. said...

Ow wow. I love your colors. Wish I could get a better peek of the blocks behind the book. I would love to win this book!!! Not only would it be a GREAT reference tool, it has all those fresh, new awesome blocks.

8:41 AM  
Blogger Meredith said...

Congrats on having your block picked to be included in the top 100. I love applique also

8:45 AM  
Blogger craft-crazed said...

I love the little flowers! oh and please pick me :)

8:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Been thinking of doing a block quilt. I have done a quilt about 20 years ago. They called it a sampler quilt. WOuld like to do one again. Love your style of quilting. Keep up the good work.Sandi
sandi.olson@shaw.ca

8:54 AM  
Blogger Barbara said...

Your block is so pretty. Thank you for the opportunity to win this great magazine.

9:04 AM  
Blogger Kris said...

I love your pastels. This magazine is a great idea.

9:05 AM  
Blogger Nancy said...

Those soft flowery fabrics are just beautiful in your block,

9:07 AM  
Anonymous Christi Todd said...

Your block is wonderful! Reminds me of my grandmother's quilts.

9:25 AM  
Blogger Cynthia said...

Congrats on a great block! Love the Blog hop that goes along with it....thanks!

9:39 AM  
Blogger Martha said...

Wonderful new ideas including your block. I will have to read more of your blog.

9:46 AM  
Blogger Quilt Monkey said...

I can't wait to get this magazine (or possibly win one!). I'm always looking for block ideas and it is nice to have so many all in one resource.

9:52 AM  
Anonymous happy zombie said...

Your block is awesome... your book as one of the prizes... that's gravy! With a cherry on top!!!!!!

10:20 AM  
Blogger Tabitha said...

Congratulations! What a fun week getting to know all these quilters and just getting some great future inspiration!

10:29 AM  
Blogger Laura said...

Congrats on being included in the book. Love your block and please enter me into your give-a-way!
Laura T

10:30 AM  
Blogger debbiekl said...

Very nice block - congrats!

10:59 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love your blog and the magazine looks awesome!
Congratulations!
Mary Beth

11:01 AM  
Blogger Loy said...

Very pretty block that looks as if it would be fun to do. Love finding all these great new blogs through the blog hop. Thanks

11:09 AM  
Blogger Cindy said...

If I don't win, I WILL buy, but I hope I win!

11:26 AM  
Blogger billiemick said...

Alrighty another giveaway!

Great block.

Billie

11:28 AM  
Blogger Robyn *Ü* said...

Wow I'd love a chance to win, thank you.

11:33 AM  
Blogger QuiltSue said...

I would love to win this giveaway, so fingers crossed.

11:51 AM  
Blogger jaybird said...

congrats! your block is adorable.. i have a stack of mill house inn waiting for the right project!

12:13 PM  
Blogger Julie in WA said...

Your Rose Trellis block is so pretty and feminine!

12:32 PM  
Blogger Vivian said...

It's been fun getting a preview of all the blocks as each day's designers get to showcase their contribution.

Well if I can't win it, I'll be out next week buying it but it would sure be great to win!

12:46 PM  
Blogger mary.f.stark said...

thank you for sharing your block with us
it is so sunny and dainty

12:52 PM  
Blogger Sewbig said...

Pretty block! Congrats on being chosen as one of the top 100 designers.

1:13 PM  
Blogger Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Congratulations on being featured in the latest issue. What a lovely block! And thanks for entering me in your giveaway :-)

1:26 PM  
Blogger B said...

New to blogging. this looks like it could be fun...and new inspirations. Love the block.

1:47 PM  
Blogger lisa said...

lovely block, and that fabric is supurb! I need to get my hands on this book and start making some of these!

2:28 PM  
Blogger Linda K said...

Thanks for a chance to win. I LOVE Mill House, too.

2:40 PM  
Blogger Dotty Jane said...

Great quilt block! I'd love a chance to win:)

2:41 PM  
Anonymous Karla said...

Gorgeous block! Congrats! Please send me the free copy. Thanks!

3:02 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

Thanks for the chance to win. I really like your block!

3:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your block is great! I would love to win. Thanks!

Nancy E

3:22 PM  
Blogger Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Your own book would be awesome, but a book with one of your blocks would be pretty cool too!

3:53 PM  
Blogger SheilaC said...

Great block, congrats on getting in the magazine!

SheilaC

shecarita (at)yahoo(dot)com

3:58 PM  
Blogger Sandy said...

Congratulations on having one your blocks chosen...a great honor!

4:29 PM  
Blogger scottylover said...

Love your block! I am going to have to find this magazine somewhere soon if I don't win it! :P

Sandy A in St. Louis

4:38 PM  
Blogger arlette said...

I love your block, please pick meeeeeeeeeeee, lol

5:03 PM  
Blogger Rita said...

Congratulations! This magazine is going to be a must have in my collection!

5:16 PM  
Blogger Bec Clarke said...

That looks like a fantastic book, thanks for the opportunity

5:33 PM  
Blogger Karen said...

So many beautiful blocks! I would to own this amazing magazine put together by so many talented designers!

5:36 PM  
Blogger Sherri said...

Oh, I love your block...and what a gorgeous quilt your magazine is on in the photo!!!

6:37 PM  
Blogger Carol in E TN said...

I "sew" want to win this magazine!
Thank you for the opportunity.

6:46 PM  
Blogger Barb said...

I would love to win a copy of the magazine! Thanks for the chance! I so hope I am finally lucky!

7:10 PM  
Blogger Lauretta6 said...

I would love a copy of the book
Lauretta Reyes

7:10 PM  
Blogger Jane Stamper said...

Pick me! Pick me! I would love the opportunity to win a copy of the magazine!

7:31 PM  
Blogger Melissa C said...

Love your block and love Mill House Inn. I need to either win this, or buy it.

7:42 PM  
Blogger Avon said...

I really like your block. It is much different than the ones that I have seen so far. What can I say I love applique. :)

Avon

8:32 PM  
Blogger kelley said...

lovely block...this looks like a must have magazine!

thanks for the giveaway...

8:48 PM  
Blogger Andy said...

you're right - 100 great blocks all in one place....very cool!

9:30 PM  
Blogger Kathi D said...

I can't wait to get my hands on that magazine! All that talent in one place! Congratulations on being included--your block is FAB. And guess what? The word verification on this comment is roses!

1:31 AM  
Blogger gill said...

thanks for the giveaway - i'd love to win a copy

1:52 AM  
Blogger judywentz said...

Cute block. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

4:36 AM  
Blogger Maryjo said...

I think this book will be quite a collectible...so many neat patterns...love yours! I soooooooo hope I win one!

6:30 AM  
Anonymous Busy Little Quilter said...

Congratulations, Elizabeth! It must be so exciting to be included in the magazine.

The block is so "you". I love it.

4:56 AM  

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