Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Blog Tour

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Did you guess which block was mine from the cover?

Boxed In!!

I made my block with scraps from Concrete Garden & Square City



My block has lots of possibilities... here are a few...


set on point with solid alternate blocks in Kona solids


set straight in Dr. Seuss & Kona Solids


set on point in fresh cottons by fig tree for moda

Quiltmaker's Blog has a complete list of everyone participating in the blog hop. There are lots of giveaways going on all week on Quiltmaker's Blog & the blogs of others in the blog hop.

Here are a few links to get you started...
Cyndi @ Stitch Studios
Rachel @ p.s. i quilt
Patty Young @ modkid
Me & My Sister

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Want to win a copy of 100 blocks? 
Just leave a comment on this post to be entered!

giveaway now closed.
and the winner is.... 

Marlene said...

Congrats on the cover, your block is very adaptable to many fabrics.
Congrats Marlene!!

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Want to buy a copy of 100 blocks?
I have a few copies in the shop



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

254 comments:

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m_elmer said...

Super cute block! I love Hunky Dory fabric.

Betsy Lynn said...

Yes, yes, yes! I would love to win this magazine!

P's Q's said...

I'm just getting started quilting. Every block I've done has been very basic with squares. I'd love to be able to expand my horizons!

SarahB said...

I especially love your block on point!

Wendy said...

Julie, I really like the possibilities of your scrappy block! Terrific!!

Canadian Kristin said...

So many great variations from one block: always inspires and amazes me!!!

Angela D. said...

***WOW*** Love the block and the alternate layouts. It will be on my to do list for sure! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

Amy B said...

Love the different looks of this block just by turning it on point! Thanks for the chance!

Rachel's Quilts said...

Love your block. Thanks for the giveaway!

Tania on the Hill said...

Great combination of colors and fabrics eesigns, and I want to win too!

Lexi said...

I had no idea that block could be so versatile! Thanks for terrific inspiration.

holly k said...

Like!! I'm glad you shared several options...always fun to see what can be done with a block in different fabrics and different ways of placement! Nice work and congrats on being on the cover!!

Amy said...

Love the block, especially in Dr Seuss! Possibilities are wonderful.

Ella said...

I love your block!! It looks so different with different fabrics! Thanks for the chance to with the book it looks awesome too!

Kim West said...

very cute - I see a quilt that I want to do now!

Linda said...

I would love to win this book! How special it is (and especially your block--you know I love your style 8-])

Di said...

I love that I am being introduced to quilters and their talent that I didn't know were out there! Congrats on V2 of 100 Blocks

momto2wasd said...

It's amazing all the potential one simple block has, isn't it?

Vicki ♥ said...

I would love to win this book and I really like your block. It is such an easy block and looks fabulous all sorts of ways. Congrats on being on the cover :)

Deb said...

That's what i love about quilting.One block can look so different depending on the fabric used and how it is arranged. This is such a versatile block. Thanks for the opportunity.

jle819 said...

i think i'd use that block to make some cute pillows for my daughters, there are some really cute fabrics i have that would look great in this block! gratz on your cover placement! :)

midnightcrafts said...

Love the Dr. Suess one. I absolutely adore the stripey thin border! Your block has so much potential - going scrappy, using solids, co-ordinated, and even colour wheel type going round the frames... LOVE it!

Penny said...

Pick me!!....

CJ said...

So exciting that your block made the cover!

Andi said...

Love your block.
Very versatile.
Andi :-)

Laurie in Maine said...

I would love a copy of 100 Blocks :)

QDO said...

Wow! I like very much!

gill said...

I love your block set on point
Gill

Madame Samm said...

sew you in fact..simplicity at its best

Alfa said...

I´ll love to hav the magazine, i ´m going to all 100 blogs, thanks

Stacey said...

i would love to win a copy from you julie!! super cute block, love it!

Coisas da Laura said...

Love the block!!! I have a hunky dory charm pack so I guess I can give a try!
Hugs

Peach Rainbow said...

Congratulations on being featured!
I love your block - it is simple & beautiful.

SoozeM said...

I love your block, and I really love your quilts, particularly the Fresh Cotton one, just gorgeous!!

PatchworkRose said...

So Love you Block So simple and so sweet. Lots of possibilities

Martina said...

Great block and so many possibilities! Thanks for the chance to win!

Texana said...

You never disappoint--great block, lots of ideas! A winner!

Lee said...

Very cute block! Congrats! Love it - but I did not guess right! LOL
Thanks for the giveaway!
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Maria said...

Great block - simple but flexible!! Thanks for sharing the fun with us!

Carla said...

How cool is that! Love the new block and crossing my fingers to win!

Lisa Marie said...

Love the block, especially set on point.

Linda said...
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Gene Black said...

Great block- it is very versatile. I would love to win the magazine. I bought the one last year.

Linda said...

Very cool block! Love the Dr. Seuss version!

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

my favorite is the cotton by fig tree for moda...very soft and subtle; yet so fresh...nice work

GrandmaDe said...

I love the Dr. Seuss - full of fun!

Melissa said...

Your block is wonderful Julie and so many possibilities! I think it will be so much fun to work with :)

Kimberly said...

OOOHH this is exciting !!! Love to see the idea with one block with many possiablites...

Stine said...

I love that all three quilts look so different even though you've used the same block. Always looking for a little inspiration and would love to have 100 little inspirations!

Connie said...

Great block and love the different ways you used fabrics to change the look.

KristyLou said...

Love your block. I could really use the book :)

Beth said...

I can't bring myself to cut into my Dr. Seuss fabric....but I might have to for your block!

WvHmmngbrd said...

Thanks for the chance to win!

Duff said...

Awesome block! Who knew you could one-up Seuss?!

Heidi said...

love the block! [would love a copy too :]

Becky said...

Love blocks like this that are so versatile! Can't wait to get my hands on this magazine. Congrats again on making the cover!

Esch House Quilts said...

A very versatile block-congratulations! I sure would love to win a copy of this issue.

Dorothy Thornton said...

I would love to win a copy of the magazine. Your block is cute and has lots of possibilities. thanks for sharing with us

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Very versatile block. I can't wait to see the new issue of 100 Blocks!

Country Log Cabin Quilter said...

Thanks for the drawing!

Vicki @ DottyJane said...

A simple block with lots of possibilities! I like it! Thanks for the chance to win:)

Liz said...

I love that Hunky Dory fabric. I made my daughter's quilt from that.

BJ in TX said...

Cute block! I thought this was going to be released Nov 1 - and have been looking everywhere for it! I've settled down now, but will have to start looking all over again...unless of course, I win!!!

Megan said...

Looks like a great block for stashbusting - I love it!!

Amy, a redeemed sheep said...

That would be a great block to teach a younger sewer how to make. I have a 10 year old in mind....

mascanlon said...

Great block and the ideas are an added treat. I just can't resist Fig Tree no matter what!

Vesuviusmama said...

Your block is right up my alley, so of course I'd love to win a copy of the book!

Laura said...

What a great block - wonderful for using up scraps (my favorite)! Can't wait to see the magazine!

Lisa said...

How fun! Thanks for the giveaway :)

Wendy D. P. said...

Your block is so pretty! Love the opportunity to mix lots of patterns and colors!

epban said...

Congrats on having a cover block! Can't wait to see Vol 2!

Heather Murphy said...

I would love a copy of 100 blocks!!

Alicia said...

I love the fig tree version! I love how the block gives the idea of sashing, WITHOUT sashing.

Tiffany said...

I would love some more fun block ideas!

Lynn said...

I really like your block and I'm always looking for new ideas!

Tiffany said...

I agree with others - love this block on point!!!!! :D

Anna said...

I really like the all solids option - simple yet beautiful.

Donna Joy said...

Yup your block is on my list, love it on point.

Petit Design Co. said...

oh my Julie! I love the #2 and #3 layouts.

Marianne said...

Thanks for the block and all the great options.

Katie said...

Great block! Love it in the Dr. Seuss! Thanks for the chance to win the magazine!

Betty Crocker wannabe said...

I love your block. So many possiblilities. Thanks for a chance to win!

Mary Lou said...

I love your block. So simple yet not.

Kathleen said...

I would love to win the book...hopefully signed by you....

Quilter Kathy said...

Great ideas here! I have the Dr. Suess fabric and am looking for something to make with it...thanks for the inspiration! I could also see this in a scrappy version that would sparkle!

PunkiePie said...

AWESOME!! I would love a copy of the magazine too. Maybe I'll be the lucky one. :)

Sandy said...

Great block....would love to win the book. So many possibilities with each and every block!

Sarah Craig said...

That's a great block, and looks like a great magazine! Can't wait to see it in person!!

Jessica said...

Would love to win a copy! Great looking block, too :)

Gwen said...

I love the block, congrats on making the cover. What fun.

Carrie P. said...

A fun block and so many way to use it. Congrats!c

tong said...

would love to win a copy, love the block!!

suz said...

Great block - what a difference the fabric and setting make.

Lori said...

I is always amazing how much color choice changes the look of a block. Thanks for the chance to win.

Amy Sp said...

I love the third example you posted!

Moneik said...

Love the variations on the block settings.

Cameron H said...

I'd love to win a copy!!!

Mariliz's Musings said...

As a new quilter, this magazine would be extremely helpful. Thanks!

Wendy said...

I love your block so much I want to run up to my sewing room and get started. The setting you did with the Fig Tree fabrics is sooo gorgeous.

Beverly said...

I love your block. Love it on point with Fresh Cotton. I think it's actually one I could make!

robin said...

beautiful block! Congrats!

shelia said...

Love the block!

Jen said...

<3 this block! I must get this magazine!!

Bluzbrod said...

What a cute little block, and it looks great in all the different fabrics. I'd love to use that pattern.

Amanda Murphy said...

Love it in the Dr. Seuss prints!
Amanda

Cheri C. said...

Thanks for the examples of what can be made. I'm very visual and LOVE the pictures and ideas - thanks, again!!!

Carla said...

What a great rendition of this block and I enjoyed seeing the various setting ideas.

arlette said...

Congrats for being a cover girl :)!!!

DianeY said...

Love your block & all it's possibilities! Looks really nice in the Fresh cottons-love how you alternated the solids

Nicki Lundeen said...

I would love a copy of this book! Thanks for the chance.

Susan Guzman, SuzGuz Designs said...

Darling block, Jaybird! ;) I'm in such awe of your blogging abilities and how you've grown over the past several months! So thrilled for you!

Monica said...

Love the block! It's simple enough anyone can do it. Thanks for the chance to win!

Dresden Quilter said...

What a great block! you are a cover model once again!

Kim said...

What a neat block! And it looks great in all the different fabric lines too!

Linda in PA said...

I like your block.
lraetaylor@gmail.com

Caitlin said...

I'd love to win this book!

The Rx quilter said...

Congratulations on making the magazine! Keep up the good work! lisa in texas

deserae said...

I hope I win!

Jessica Christensen said...

I SO would love the 100 blocks!

Lee Ann said...

I absolutely love that block! Especially, set on point. Thanks for the variety of design ideas.

Janet said...

I'd love to win! Thanks for both the block idea and the opportunity!

Janet
jfquilts@gmail.com

BeachQuilter said...

I love your block! I can't wait to get the magazine and play with all the designs!

Jenny said...

very versital block! tahnks for a chance.

Cecilia said...

Really cute block. It looks great in all the settings you showed.

WoolenSails said...

I would love to win a copy and plan a quilt around all of the wonderful blocks, I have seen. It is nice to have applique and pieced blocks that we can mix and match.

Debbie

darlene said...

Nice block for using up the scrap stash

Quilt Monkey said...

I love that my favorite bloggers are all in this magazine. I'll be buying one if I don't win one!!

Kelsey Rose said...

Pretty block! I'm imagining those quilt patterns above could be really awesome with some fussy cut I-spy pieces. :)

Sharon said...

ohhh!!! love this block.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Would love to be entered to win a magazine!

Love your block!

Jen B. said...

Love how the look changes so dramatically depending on fabric and orientation!

Sherri said...

Great block, Julie! It's fun to see all the options, too!

Pat S. said...

I love your block, Julie...there are so many different patternway to play with! Thanks for the chance to win an issue of Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Magazine!

krisgray said...

Great block - love scrappy!

amy smart said...

Oo! Oo! I want a copy!

Nichole said...

Very pretty block!

Rene' said...

Julie, this is a great versatile block! Love all the different ways you've shown for using it. Can't wait to get my hands on that issue.

~Michelle~ said...

you're an EQ fiend ;) I'm definitely either buying this magazine or winning a copy to join the first volume!

Jill said...

Love it in Dr. Suess! Very cute.

Christie said...

Simple block with amazing possibilities! HUGS... and stitches

vanos said...

Yes - I would love to win a copy of the magazine!!!

Cynthia said...

LOVE your block...love the mix of prints & solids, so mixing your block with Kona solids is perfect. On my to-do list. Thanks!

Baskets Of Quilts said...

Love your block and I love all the options! Thanks for the giveaway!

Chris said...

Yes, I'd love to win the magazine!

Julie in WA said...

Everything you design is so fresh! I love the eye-popping Dr. Seuss layout, and then you outdid yourself with the oh-so-soft and comforting Fig Tree fabric variation. So beautiful. Good job! I can't wait to get a copy of this edition of 100 blocks!

jackiero said...

Hey Julie :)
Your posts are always enjoyable to read! Thanks for sharing your multi-usage block. I did have 2 of the magazine cover blocks picked out that might have been your block & this was one of 'em.
And pick me :) huh, huh, huh ;)

Peaceful Piecer said...

love your block....thanks for a chance to win!

Kathy H said...

As soon as I saw this block, I knew it would make an interesting quilt and something different.I think your block is great. Thanks for the chance to win.

Kathryn said...

I like your layout with the two different solids side by side. Thanks for the giveaway.. Kathie L in Allentown

Esther said...

Very pretty block!!! Thanks for a chance to be a winner!

FabricsNQuilts said...

Love your block! The book has such a variety in style & difficulty. Great collection!

Kay said...

I love your blocks. It has so many possibilities. I'm anxious to get a copy of the magazine.

Barb said...

A jaybird block for sure! Lots of fun possibilities. Thanks Julie

Sandie ~call me crazy said...

Would love to win a copy~ I really like the different layouts for your block! Thanks!

T. Rehder said...

I love the block set on point with the fresh cottons line- very pretty.

Kathy said...

Really like this block. Thanks for the chance to win

jybquilter said...

wonderful block! I love scrap quilts and this is perfect for using up all those scraps.

Kaye Prince said...

I did think that block was yours, guess I know your style pretty well! I'd love to win a copy!

Judy said...

Very nice

Kristy said...

Great block......I would love the magazine!

kwiltnkats said...

Julie, love your block. I like it best on point. Enter me to win please.

julia said...

congrats on bein a cover girl (again)!
love your block and i will definitely try to get a copy!
julia

Thankful~Threads said...

It is very inventive the ways you use this block in multiples especially the on-point version. Thank you for the giveaway. Kathleen

Becky said...

Love the on point version of your block. Nice job!

Joy said...

Congratulations on your cover spot! Thanks for the chance to win this great magazine.

Karen said...

Neat block. Very modern and versatile.

Trisha said...

I love your block! Congrats on making the cover!

live a colorful life said...

Cool to be on the cover. And VERY cool and versatile block!

Debbie said...

Great block ~ I'm working some scrap quilts now and will add this one to my list
Thanks

Marcia said...

This is a nice surprise. Congratulations on your block making it into 100 Blocks! You have been published a lot lately (we have subscriptions to some of the magazines) and I enjoy your "articles" on the RK site. Please enter me into your drawing. Thanks.

RenegadeQuilter said...

Love the block & all of the different layouts of it!!!!

marilyn said...

I love how you used scraps to make your block. And I've been looking for a pattern for the Dr. Seuss fabric for a while now. Thanks for the inspiration!

Melissa said...

Love your block in the Dr. Seuss fabrics. Just the excuse I needed to buy some!

scottylover said...

Love your block! Thanks for all the different setting ideas, it sure does help to see how versatile it is!

Sandy A

Sally said...

I loved seeing the same design with different fabrics.

SheilaC said...

I love your block!! Can't wait to see Volume 2, I loved Volume 1!

SheilaC

Cathy said...

Very pretty! Very inspiring!

rebecca said...

Way yummy block and some very cool settings. Wouldn't miss your blog!!

Lina said...

What a simple block... but very effective in the layout.
snuginmyden@yahoo.com

DutchQuilter said...

I like the fabrics you chose, and my favorite setting is the one with Moda on point. hanks for the giveaway.

Terri said...

Very cool design! I see lots of possibilities. Congratulations on being published.

Deb said...

I am loving all the blocks, giveaways, and inspiration on all the blogs. Congratulations!

scraphappy said...

cute block. congratulations

KarrieLyne said...

I totally guessed which block was yours..heh ;)

I am totally loving this block set on point with fresh cottons!

I need to win the lottery so I have time to make all your quilts...and mine. :)

Donna said...

I love all the possibilities with your block!

Lynn said...

What a great block!

Cbar said...

Your block is very nice. One of my favorites so far.

webmailaddress2 said...

Way cool! I want to make one!

Sewbig said...

Great block!

Janet said...

I would love to win a copy of the 100 blocks. So many possibilities!!

VickiT said...

I just love your block. It's great that it is such a versatile one to lend itself to so many different options and looks.

I haven't been able to afford any Dr Suess fabric yet and hope before it's gone I can but for sure I'll be back here given that little hint. Of course I visit your blog almost daily anyway so I am sure I won't miss the chance.

Bec Clarke said...

I hope I win, I will have to buy one if I dont

Petey said...

Congratulations...a versatile block with many possibilities!

SewLindaAnn said...

Love the quilt block and thank you for showing the options in different fabric lines.

Laura said...

I am a scrappy quilter and this block hit the spot. The fabric choices are great. Thank you for an excellent idea. Congratulations.

Cindy said...

I really like the block set on point. Congrats on being included in the magazine.

lisaestrada said...

Your block is just fabulous. So many design possibilities.

Jaylene said...

Great block. I love the fabric you used. I love all the design possibilities.

Julie said...

Thank you so much for the chance to win.

Georgette said...

Wonderful design on your block! So versatile.

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