Thursday, 6 March 2014

Giveaway Friday!

Today is the GIVEAWAY I promised in an earlier post.....

The monotone portrait art quilt pattern is up for grabs!
This little beauty is 16 x 22" (41x 56cm) and is really a breeze to put together.

I put this pattern together in 2 days - where I only worked on it for about an hour at a time. So overall about 2.5 - 3 hours work - longer if you feel you want to work slower.

I took the inspiration off a black and white photo where I noticed that most of the shades in the photo were grey and ligher grey. I wanted something in just grey but the blue just seemed like it needed to be there too.


Here is my finished top and now to be quilted. I'm going to make a scene in the background with fireworks and outlines of a city scape. When I'm done, I will post the photos.

The giveaway is going to be simple - who would like this pattern?

Leave me a message with your name - make sure you leave your email address too (how otherwise will I contact you?) you can leave it in code if you want  - (janeenvn(at)gmail(dot)com).

Please be nice and do a bit of following on bloglovin' and facebook ..... (buttons also on sidebar)
This blog and pattern business needs exposure to lots of quilty people. Please help me to spread the word. Thanks.
See .... Easy!

Giveaway ends Monday 10 March and I will email the winner and send the PDF file to them.
I'll throw in a surprise as well.......

Once the giveaway has ended I will be putting my pattern onto my Craftsy shop.

Now  -  On another matter entirely:

Today is our second installment for this QAL of "Girl with long hair in the wind" Art Quilt.


 Here is a rundown of how I made my second block.
The block is divided into 4 sections. Following the instructions I made each one and then joined them together. Once done, I joined my block from week 1 and week 2 together.

I stuck them up onto the cupboard door so that I could get a better idea of what I was doing. The third block will be added to the bottom next installment. This is going well and you will also get a better idea of how big this art quilt will be.

All Info on our Art Quilt Page.

This is Friday in a nutshell...
Have a great week-end!


Debbie said...

I would LOVE to win this fabulous pattern! As you know the QAL "Girl with long hair in the wind" is my first paper piecing and I just love it! ( now that I know what I'm doing)! So of course I would like to do another one of you fun projects! Thanks for the great giveaway!

Joy said...

This quilt could be a portrait of my cousin. She's the spitting image. I'm building "In the Garden" and I'm so pleased with how it's coming along. I follow by email and bloglovin'. joyf (at) shaw (dot) ca

Kathy said...

It came out beautifully Janeen. Can't wait to see how you finish it. Would LOVE to win the pattern!

Beth Strand said...

You're portraits are so lovely! I'm totally in awe of your ability to make those into paper piecing patterns! Eventually, I'm going to get the pattern for the one you're working on but right now, I'm up to my eyeballs! lol Beth @ Words & Stitches,

Daphne Lewis said...

I would love to win this pattern! I saw your "Girl with long hair in the wind," on Susan Owenby's blog the other for the Quilt-A-Long and shared it on my FB account. Both of these are amazing patterns. My e-mail is

Susan at said...

Cool! Sure, enter me too.

Daphne is the bomb diggity isn't she?? :)

Anonymous said...

This is a beautiful pattern. I'm currently working with the Girl in the Wind pattern. I'm excited to continue it and possibly work on this one in the near future. Keep up the amazing work!

Cindy Dahlgren said...

I love your patterns, as you know. Your quilted postcards were awesome too. I would love to try out this beautiful girl. Hopefully I can get some paper piecing done here soon.


I would love to win this pattern! I saw your "Girl with long hair in the wind," on Susan Owenby's blog the other for the Quilt-A-Long and shared it on my FB account. Both of these are amazing patterns. My e-mail is funny me sjc at g mail dot com. I am striving to work on a piece like this where I am not rushing. ( my family keeps me so busy. )

Linda Coleman said...

love the colours you've used in the portrait. what a great giveaway prize. I'm following you and joining in with the new quilt along

Vera said...

Your idea of fireworks at the background sounds great! I'm looking forward to see it :-)

Scrapatches said...

This is a beautiful block and I would love to receive the pattern. My email is scrapatches(at)gmail(dot)com
I just wandered onto your site from a link on another blog and I am sew happy I did. I am now following you on GFC and Bloglovin' so I can find the thread trail back to your quilty goodness. Thank you for sharing ... :) Pat

Pattij said...

Whoa! This is beautiful! Not sure mine would turn out, but would love to try!
Evin5 at aol dot com