Monday, November 15, 2010

Boxed In Quilt Kits & A Giveaway

Monday, November 15, 2010
The new quilt kits are in the shop! Sold out!! 
These two quilt kits use my block from Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Volume 2.  My original post about my block can be found here.     



"Boxed In" with Dr. Seuss & Kona Solids
56" x 71"



"Boxed In" with Fresh Cottons by Fig Tree
60" x 60"





I also have a limited number of copies of the magazine in my shop.

Also I picked a winner for the magazine giveaway. Thank you to all who entered!

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Want to win one of these quilt kits?
Just leave a comment on this post to be entered!
giveaway open till midnight est on Wed the 17th!
This giveaway is now closed. 


And the winner is...



Kathleen said...
Both of these quilts are beautiful...it doesn't matter which one I win...I love them both..thanks for a great giveaway..

Kathleen please send me your info so I can get your kit out to you!
Thank you to everyone who entered!

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and.... don't forget!!

I'm going to be on Pat Sloan's Radio Show! TODAY!
You can download the podcast here!
Monday November 15th at 4:30PM EST

Thank you to everyone who listened to the show. If you missed it... it's now available as a podcast that you can download.




© Blog post written by Julie Herman
For more information visit http://www.jaybirdquilts.com/

201 comments:

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Vesuviusmama said...

What a difference fabric choice and settings makes! It is hard to believe at first glance that those are the same block. Very nice!

Jill said...

Love the colors in the Dr Seuss quilt. Perfect for a boy.

Cindy said...

Beautiful quilts. I can't wait for the radio show today. Looking forward to "meeting" you on the radio.

Baskets Of Quilts said...

Wow I love the Fresh cottons version! Love your block for the magazine since it's so flexible! Thanks for the great giveaway!

Carla said...

I'm hoping to catch the interview. Thanks for the chance to win a kit for your cute quilt.

Kelly O. said...

wow those quilts look so different and yet the same!
just goes to show how fabric changes everything!
thanks for the chance to win!
good luck on the radio :)

Valerie said...

Thought you might want to know that the finishing directions for the Fresh Cottons option links to the Dr Seuss version instead...

Liz said...

I would love either one! They are great!

Sarah Craig said...

Such a great and versatile block! I'd love to win either of the kits!!! Thanks for a super giveaway!

Alicia said...

Such great projects! I cannot wait to start my own!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Love your Boxed In! When my magazine arrives, I will be looking for your block :-) Enjoy your visit with Pat.

Emillie Rose said...

Wow! These are both beautiful! Would love to win either of them!!
hisprincess886(at)yahoo(dot)com

KristyLou said...

I would love to win the Dr. Seuss kit! I am planning on making a charity project out of Dr. Seuss fabrics. I was just planning on begging/ asking people for the Dr. Seuss scraps, but this would be PERFECT! Thanks for the opportunity.

Kristine said...

Love the quilts - thanks for the chance!!

deserae said...

I really love the Dr. Suess kit! So fun!

Rachel Locke said...

Have a great time on the radio. :) Thanks for keeping up such a great blog.

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

Have fun with the radio program....and I would love to win a kit...your blocks are very nice...love it in the pink....

Katie B. said...

I'd love to win one of your kits! Thanks!

kautz potatoes said...

So beautiful! I HAVE to go get that magazine!

Monica said...

Both quilts are cute but I'd really love to have the Dr. Seuss kit. I could split it in half to make TWO quilts for our twin grandbabies that are coming soon.

Thanks for the chance to win!

Lyn said...

I love the different way the same pattern looks with different fabrics and different settings! What fun it would be to win!
Thanks, I will be listening today.
Lyn

Four dogs and one quilter said...

Will be listening to you and Pat this afternoon. Love the Dr. Suess kit.

Aunti Nicole's Corner said...

That navy background really makes these boxes pop out. Cute pattern and so versatile! Great job on the samples.

Willa said...

No little folks here but I would love to win Dr Seuss!

A person is a person no matter how small!
Horton Hears a Who!

Kirsty@Bonjour said...

Yes please! Count me in.

Jenny said...

such a perfect quilt for my son! would love a chance at the kit! thanks.

zarina said...

I love the Dr Seuss version - a very conventional person am I.

Barbara said...

you are simply a marvelous designer !

gill said...

I'd love to win one of your kits!
Gill

Shirley in Canada said...

The Fresh Cottons version is just that ... FRESH! It is just beautiful! Will be listening to you on Pat's radio show!!

Needled Mom said...

Love that Boxed In with the Fig Tree fabrics. Sooo sweet.

Texana said...

Wow, such different looks from the same block! Love it! Would love to win it!

Melissa said...

Your quilt kits are beautiful and I love the block!!

MN2NM said...

This is a great block - obviously very versatile! Thanks for the giveaway!

Sandy said...

I love these! the block is a delight and I am looking forward to Pat's show....she is always at mach speed! LOL, I get dizzy trying to keep up with her- thanks for this chance, Sandy

Stacey said...

super cute quilt, would love to win a kit. have a great day julie

Melanie said...

As usual your design and fabric choices are spectacular! Good luck on the radio program!

Lisa said...

This block is so versatile, I see so many possibilities here. Thank you, thank you! I really like the Fresh Cottons version, just the right size! ~~Lisa

Caitlin said...

I love this pattern, would love to win the kit.

Duff said...

Dear Thing 1,
Are you joking?! I'd love to get my mitts on a Seuss kit!
Love,
Thing 2

JayTee said...

love the colors in both kits. The Suess quilt is cute

Lee Ann said...

Thank you for the patterns! Both are awesome and I'm going to have a hard time choosing between the two when I want and am ready to make one.

Stitched With Prayer said...

I adore your block...I can imagine all kinds of great fabric choices and settings for it. BUT...that Fresh Cottons fabric and setting is about as perfect as it gets. Just beautiful. I love the Dr. Seuss too but I don't have any little ones to sew for. All the same, thanks for a chance to win a kit and I am totally looking forward to listening in with Pat. Thanks so much and good luck to everyone. Congrats again on making the magazine with your wonderful design!

Jenn said...

I love the Fresh Cottons quilt; the Fig Tree lines are always to so soft and pretty.

Tara said...

So fun! o win!tks for the chance

Martina said...

Both quilts look so great! I am always amazed how the fabric choice and a change in the pattern make just so different quilts! Great!

Nancy said...

Great fabric choices.

Leila said...

I love Dr. Seuss!
Both very pretty quilts :-)

Mary Lou said...

I still really like that quilt block. Thanks for the giveaway.

Leigh said...

Wow- Projects like these just reinforce my opinion that quilting is magic! The same block, TOTALLY different results. Has to be magic.

Lee said...

Hi - I am tuning in to Pat Sloan's today! Thanks for the Wonderful giveaway. I love your block design
butler83ataoldotcom

Cory said...

These are wonderful patterns. I would love to win one of these kits. I would use the kit to make a quilt or 2 for my church's Hugs Ministry. We make quilts, pair them with stuffies and give them to the local fire department for kids in crisis situations. Thank you for the opportunity and for sharing what you do with all of us. Take care and God bless, Cory

Linda said...

oooo, I'd love to win one of those kits. My favorite is the Fig Tree fabric! Love, love, love your work. Thanks for the chance. 8-]

Merry Made Quilts said...

Love the blocks! I'd really like a chance to win. Thanks so much!

Peaceful Piecer said...

Thanks for a chance to win!

Sandi said...

I just love to see how different fabrics make a quilt like an entirely different design. Love the soft colors of the second version. What a lovely gift you are offering! I'll be listening this afternoon. :-)

Terrie said...

Love both quilts !!! Would love a chance at winning one of your kits !!!!

Nancy said...

Love the pattern, and Really love the Dr Seuss kit! Thank you for the giveaway!

safieh said...

Thanks for the giveaway, I would like to receive either kit, how fun!

molly_dye said...

It's amazing how different the 2 quilts look. I just love the Fresh Cottons "on point" layout. Congrats on your block publish and thanks for the giveaway!

Kathryn said...

Your block makes great use of the Dr Seuss fabric, which is a winner. Looking forward to your interview this afternoon. Kathie L in Allentown

James-Linda said...

LOVE THE FRESH COTTONS!
THANKS FOR SHARING,LOVE,LINDA

mascanlon said...

Love this block Julie and I am always willing to add to my stash!

JanetK said...

The Dr. Seuss quilt is great! I would love a kit, thanks for the chance to win!

jackiero said...

Hey Julie :) Here is my comment from Pat's radio show clickoff....I have been a loyal blog follower of yours for awhile now, so I needn't sign-up again. Congrats on all the blessings going you way, very well deserved!And, double-golly-gosh, please enter me into this wonderful giveaway :)

DeeRoo said...

Aren't you sweet to have a giveaway...and big congrats on the show....I sure wish I had faster internet cause I miss out on a lot. But then again I shudder to think how much I would be on the internet if we had it!;)

Melissa said...

Beautiful quilts. I love them both. Thank you for the finishing instructions, and thank you for the giveaway.

Nanabanana said...

I love both quilts and would love to win one of the kits! Thank you for the chance to win.

stampmeup said...

Great quilts! I'd love a chance to win a kit. Thank you!

CATSWHISKERS said...

Fabulous quilts. The variation is lovely.
Thanks for the instructions and for the giveaway
Gina

NorahS said...

That is a great block. Very versatile. Could the Dr. Seuss be any cuter?

SunFlower Seeds Jamie Mueller said...

Julie,
I just picked up my copy of 100 blocks and I love it! Your block is awesome....so simple and elegant!! I love the Dr. Seuss Quilt; it's perfect!! Congrats!

abrasrose said...

Beautiful, beautiful quilts! I love the fabrics.

AllieKatMom said...

I love both of those quilts. I love how you can keep the same block but make the quilts look so different by the layout and fabric choices.
I will be listening in to your interview!

Cyn said...

Love seeing the two quilts in the different fabrics.

I'm looking forward to hearing you on Pat's show!

Cynthia

Rene' said...

Great block Julie! i love seeing all the different colorways and layouts.

carolinehemsley said...

Hi. Just wanted to say that I love your style both in quilting and blogging. Love the new quilts and would love to win a kit. Thank you. C
carolinehemsley@btinternet.com

Heather said...

Every version looks completely different. They are very nice! Have fun on Pat's show :)

courtney*adele said...

love the quilts!

Patty said...

I need to learn better time management so I can create as many beautiful things!

Quilt Monkey said...

Those two quilts are great!! I also can't wait to hear you on Pat Sloan's show. I listen later on my iPod - something to look forward to!!

Katy (France) said...

I love the second pattern, I thought it was the most 'me' pattern out of those that you could do with your block. I'm sure my kids would prefer Dr Seuss though - we have an original Dr Seuss from my childhood, all sticky taped together that the girls love :-)

Heather Acton said...

This could just be the fire under my butt that I need!

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

LOLLLL at Heathers post! I really do enjoy giveaways and this one is no exception! Both quilts are wonderful and they look so different!

Billie

Jo Anne said...

I like the quilt with the blocks set on point.

Elizabeth D. said...

Awesome, I love this pattern! Great giveaway, Julie :)

Quiltjane said...

Versatile block. It looks so different depending on the fabrics used. Thanks for hosting a giveaway.

Sugarplum Cuties said...

Count me in!

Kat said...

I would love to win one of the kits!

maree said...

Wow! Doesn't your design simply look stunning in the Dr Suess fabrics .... although I am probs a bit biased as i looove Suess:) Ciao

Denise in PA said...

Wow, both versions look so different - I don't know which one I like better!

Mystica said...

Would like to win and thank you for being so generous and sharing.

holly p said...

I am definitely going to listen to you on the radio today! Exciting :) Thanks for the giveaway!

Petit Design Co. said...

I think I would love version #2 in the seuss fabrics!

Paula said...

Beautiful quilts! Please count me in, thanks!
ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

Jansie said...

Oooohhhh, yes, please! What a great give away! Hope it went/goes well on the radio for you today.

Cheers!

Ben and Amanda said...

Love the Fig Tree version. Absolutely beautiful. And yet the Dr. Suess version is so fun and playful and can't decided which one I would want to get.

RenegadeQuilter said...

Listening to you right now on Pat's program - Great job!!!!!
Congrats!!!!

JuneBug said...

Neat! Winning a quilt kit just might jump start my long stagnant quilting...

Janet said...

How interesting that they look so different. Thanks for a chance to win.

Kathryn said...

You did a great job on Pat's sjpw today. I hope it brings you some new readers. I agree with Pat that your photography of quilts is excellent. kathie L in Allentown

Patty said...

Cute quilt patterns.

Melissa Stramel said...

I would love either. How fun, Julie!

Kylie said...

I love the Dr. Seuss, especially since my sister is having a baby this spring. But the pattern on point is so lovely too. Thank you for the great giveaway. kcarlson1152[at]hotmail.com

Mama24Monkeys said...

Oh love both the kits but I think my one of my little boys would absolutely love to snuggle up with Dr Seuss.

Al said...

Okay I love your blog and your interview with Pat was great today Please let me win!

lisa said...

UGH! I missed your interview!!!I am waiting for it to be available on her i-tunes page....anxious here. And I really want the seuse one! I want it so badly that I might just have to go on mac and cheese for a week to justify it!

Becky S. said...

Thanks for the generous giveaway. I love the Fresh Cottons version!

lovetostitch said...

The Dr Seuss is adorable!! I really enjoyed hearing you on Pat's show today!!

Sandy said...

Congratulations on being chosen to be on Pat's show!=)

flutefish said...

Wow, can't believe those are the same block! Thanks for the chance to win.

Jots Mum said...

wow I love that Dr Seuss quilt. THank you for the opportunity to win

Karen said...

This is such a great example of how colour and setting can make a huge difference to the appearance of a quilt! Love the Dr Seuss colours!

Stray Stitches said...

Wonderful quilts and kits!! I read your blog too late to listen to the broadcast :( Thank you for having such a great giveaway.

Lauren said...

What a versatile block! I love the Dr Seuss quilt.

Gretchen said...

Love the Fresh Cotton version!! The quilt looks so soft and cozy.

Becky said...

Love the Boxed In pattern on point using Fresh Cottons. I love Pat Sloan's radio program. Looking forward to listening to your interview in the next day or so. Thanks so much for sharing your creative life with us!

Marcia said...

Your entry in 100 Blocks is great. I saw one of the Seuss quilts in a magazine and it looked good. I like your quilt in Fresh Cotton. Thanks for this giveaway. Hope win your quilt kit as enjoy your blog immensely, and congratulate you on well-earned success in the publication of your quilt designs!

Tiffany said...

Either one of those quilts would be fun to make!

Melissa said...

I love both of those kits. I am thinking my grandson would love the Dr. Seuss one, especially!

Joy said...

That Dr. Seuss quilt is awesome! I really like the possibilities of your block...thanks for sharing it!

Rachel said...

Would love to win

Patty said...

Oh Wow! I would love to win one of the quilt kits!

scottylover said...

The quilts are wonderful! Thanks for the chance to win one of the kits!

Sandy A

corinne said...

I would love and be grateful for one of your beautiful quilt kit. Thank you for a chance to win.

tristatecruisers said...

Fantastic Giveaway--i love quilts--i have one that my grandma made back in the 30's--i think they are sooooo beautiful :)

marci
tristatecruisers at yahoo dot com

Cristina said...

I LOVE the Dr. Seuss fabric kit. ;) hint hint. Thanks for hosting ANOTHER great giveaway.

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

Hmmmm, do I want to win a Dr. Suess Quilt Kit? YES....I do....I love Dr. Suess and I love it even more when my boys read those books to me now....instead of me reading to them :)

Smiles,
Kelly

M said...

Congrats on the radio show as well as your top 100 block.

SheilaC said...

LOVE Dr Seuss!

SheilaC

Barb said...

I love the way changing palette's changes the feel of a pattern! I really like the look of the block on point. Does anyone ever outgrow Dr. Suess?

Deb said...

I would love to win a kit - wonderful fabrics.

Amy B said...

I still love the look of the square on point. But looking at the Dr Seuss fabric makes it look great too! Fantastic job-as always :) Thank you for the chance~Amy

Ducks and Rabbits said...

I'd love this prize!

Julie said...

The Dr. Seuss quilt would make an awsome Christmas present for my son! Thanks for the chance.

Dawn said...

Thanks for the chance to win a kit. I adore Dr.S!

tess said...

It would be fun to win the Dr. Seuss kit. Thanks for the chance!

Ann in NC said...

I'd love to win a kit! I really like the one point version of your block.

Christine said...

Both of your quilts are Amazing!! thank you for a chance to win one of these amazing quilt kits!

quiltgal913 said...

I just ordered the fig tree version, my personal favorite but would love to win either. Thanks for the chance to win.

Vroomans' Quilts said...

My grandson would love Dr. Seuss - how great these 2 quilts look. Thank you for the chance to win one of these amazing kits.

Bill and Linda said...

Heard you yesterday on Pat's show - it was great fun listening! I have been enjoying your facebook posts for some time now! Love your tutorials, especially the hexagons!

Sally said...

I am going to try to remember to listen to the radio show today...if I can make it home by that time...yikes!

I especially love the way the Dr. Seuss fabric looks in your pattern.

Kelsey Rose said...

Love both kits - I'm most definitely going to *have* to make my baby a Dr. Seuss quilt just as soon as I finish my holiday sewing!!!

Kris said...

I love the Suess fabric and your pattern is such a great way to feature it!

Alfa said...

I really like the way you do your quilts, so fresh, so modern, so cool.
I just listen to you in the Pat sloan show, it was very nice,
kisses from Spain!

harleywife57 said...

Nice quilts ; I mean they are lovely ! and I am not a dr. suess fan , but now I am of the quilt !!! thanks for letting me have a chance to WIN ! I missed you on Pat Sloan ; will listen to it later !

Sharon said...

I love your blog! Thanks for the give away. I love those too.

laura said...

Great block! Thanks for the giveaway!

Dianne said...

Thanks for the generous giveaway! I love how the quilt changes so drastically with fabric selection ...

Stephanie Zito said...

Wow! Both quilts are fantastic! I'd love to win one and then I could purchase the other! Thanks for the chance!

Amy Sp said...

Two great kits! It would be hard to choose which one. :)

DutchQuilter said...

I love this boxed in pattern. I hope I win a kit, the colorway is so cute.

Donna Joy said...

Love the fresh cotton on point. Really enjoy radio show. Oh it would be so fantastic to win a kit, thanks for ten giveaway .

jgoppert said...

Enjoyed meeting you on the radio with Pat Sloan. Like the diagonal set of your block. Thank you for the giveaways - - here & on Pat's blog.

Carol in E TN said...

These are great kits! Thanks for the giveaway.

Kimberly said...

this is a great giveaway!!! I loved the ideas you made!!

Quilter Kathy said...

I want to make your Boxed In quilt...love it! And I think it would be really fun to sew!
It was great to "meet" you on Pat's radio show today...I listen on podcast. Now I feel very excited to get those leaf rulers!

VickiT said...

It really is amazing to see what a change in fabrics does to the look of a quilt. I just LOVE the Dr Seuss fabrics. They are just so cute.

I tried to download the finishing directions but there's no way to download it on the google docs that I can find.

Sandy said...

I would love to win one of those kits, Julie!!

eamylove said...

The Fresh Cottons is so gorgeous, but of course everybody loves Dr. Seuss! I'd love to own either one.

the girlfriend gap said...

very cute, i have a partiallity towards fig tree so anything fig tree ....I'm in love! thank you for a chance to win!

Starr said...

I love your Dr. Seuss quilt! My son has an imaginary friend named Dr. Seuss and would love for me to make him one just like it.

GloJoeSews said...

Love the Dr. Seuss quilt!

amroth98 said...

I love the one on point with the Fig Tree fabrics. Thank you for being so generous and offering them as prizes!

Lisa said...

I love the Dr. Seuss fabric - I just looked the fabric about a week ago in the fabric store! Your quilts are beautiful!!!

SewLindaAnn said...

Love the quilt, of course I'd loooove to win it!! Seuss is alright with me. Your activity has really amped (sp?) up in the last 6 months or so. You must be doing well organizing yourself. Congrats on all the patterns, and publications your into.

Rachael said...

wow those quilts are amazing. i love the cat in the hat one, its just so whimsical

SewCalGal said...

Beautiful quilts Julie. Fun design and beautiful fabrics/colors. Love it! Looks like a fun quilt to make.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

Quilting Acres said...

Julie,

Your quilts are great! It was good to hear about your new modern quilt guild. I would love to have one of those in my area. I will have to check it out. It is such fun to hear about new up and coming artists on Pat's podcast.

SteffiD said...

I absolutely love the fresh cottons version of this!! I would like a chance to win a kit!!

rebecca said...

Thanks for the chance to win a kit. And of course I caught the interview!!

MaddyMazeStudio said...

I just love, love, love that Dr. Suess quilt

MoeWest said...

I follow your blog and always enjoy reading your posts. I was so focused on the Dr. Seuss quilt which I want to make, that I didn't realize right away that the second quilt is the same pattern. Thanks for the giveaway.

pippirose said...

Love the quilts! Beautiful!!
:o)
pippirose59 at gmail dot com

KarenOjai said...

Love your blog.... made the hex quilt along even! I'd love to win the kit.

Tricia said...

Love the fig tree quilt! It looks awesome! Can't wait to make it :) You have to stop designing awesome stuff or at least slow down enough to let me catch up with everything I want to make!!

Bry said...

Oh I just love the Dr. Seuss quilt! So adorable! Thanks for a chance at the giveaway and good luck on the show today!

crickets said...

Love both of those quilts! Your block is so versitale!

crowefan0517 said...

I really enjoyed your interview with Pat. Very generous of you to have this giveaway.

-debby
crowefan0517@yahoo.com

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Yes I love to win one of these kits Julie!

Sarah said...

These are both great. I love that the fabric choices are so different in style. I think that really helps newer quilters to see the range of possibilities.

Debbie said...

I would LOVE to win a quilt kit :) Especially this time of year! Thanks Julie!

traceyjay said...

I don't think I entered... and I am now! :)

love the block.

CJ said...

I'd love to win a quilt kit!

Jodi said...

thanks for the chance!

Janet said...

Pick me, please! I'd LOVED to win one of the quilt kits!

badlandsquilts said...

I really love the on point design... thanks for the chance!

Andrea said...

I HEART the Dr.Suess one!! And the block is amazing!! I actually think I could attempt to make it!! LOL
Andrea

bobbie23nc said...

My favorite is the "Boxed In" with Fresh Cotton but I think they are both great quilts. Good work, Julie.

Kathleen said...

Both of these quilts are beautiful...it doesn't matter which one I win...I love them both..thanks for a great giveaway..

Shayla Sharp said...

Am I too old for Dr. Seuss? I think not! Love it--and I love this design. It is so perfect for showing off all the great new prints out there and has a new look with a switch of fabrics--two of the best things a pattern can have!

Netta said...

I would love to have one of your kits. Thanks for the chance. nanasew at gmail dot com

holly k said...

Quilt kit?!! ooh! This will certainly make someone smile!! Hope it's me...but I'll smile anyway! Your bee blocks are really fun, Julie! I want to get into one of those groups sometime...

Sew Lovins said...

LOVE the fig tree quilt...pick memememe!!!:)) Thanks a bunch

Cameron H said...

Lovely stuff! Thanks for the giveaway!

Jen said...

love the fresh blossoms!

Sara said...

I love the Fresh Cottons quilt!

lisaestrada said...

Your block is great, and I would LOVE to win a quilt kit. There are so many design possibilities with your block.

cw said...

It really is hard to believe that both quilts are made of the same block! The Fresh Cottons quilt is beautiful. Love your block too.

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