Monday, October 17, 2011

Giveaway Week!

Monday, October 17, 2011

This week will be special... I've decided to celebrate my return to blogging with a week full of giveaways!

Every day we'll have a different giveaway sponsored by my amazing sponsors & friends!  Prizes will include fabric... patterns & more!


So come back each day this week!



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

194 comments:

Archie the wonder dog said...

Welcome back!!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

How exciting and generous. And happy new home.

pam said...

hey girlie - missed seeing you at PIQF hanging around beyond the reef - hope to see you at road... it IS in your backyard now!!
pam - the vintage spool

Angie @ craftedAngles said...

Welcome back to blogging -- I need to get back into blogging again!

RenegadeQuilter said...

Woo Hoo!!! Welcome back!!! You have been missed.

Lynda said...

must be getting unpacked and organized - been here 10 years this month and still not organized!

Hey ... I'm Lindsay ! said...

Welcome back ... and we LOVE giveaways! :)

KristyLou said...

This is awesome!!!!! Thanks.

Denise in PA said...

The giveaways are great, but I am *so* glad you'll be back to regular blogging! o:)

Pam said...

Love your new home! Room dividers from Home Goods or similar might help with privacy and nails not needed!! You could display various quilts or fabrics and change in relation to your mood! Great Blog!

LynCC said...

Have fun getting the house set up in a way you love. How are you liking the new laundry machines?

James-Linda said...

Wonderfully exciting+generous!
Thanks Julie ♥

Debra said...

I hopy you got settled ok. I'm glad your back!

lamccarthy314 said...

I sure would like to win some fabrics this week.

Donna @ Snowbound said...

Welcome back!! I've just been reading your binding tutorials and getting ready to do my first binding on two different quilts.

Jeannie said...

Missed your bubbly, young and modern fresh air personality!

Willa said...

Glad to see you back. Giveaway is nice but just having you back is nicer!

Josie McRazie said...

as if you have to ask us to come back! We all love to hear from you!

Jackie said...

Welcome back! I hope you're getting settled into your new home.

Isisjem said...

Welcome back!

liz said...

Sounds like fun!

mascanlon said...

Missed your blog...glad things are a little more settled!

Keep Stitchin' said...

Welcome back and how fun! Best wishes on your 'new life'!

Kristy said...

sounds like fun!!!

Betty said...

Great! Looking forward to giveaways, always!
Is the house a little more 'lived in' by now?
(there were so many empty spaces ... I think it would be easy to get lonely then)
I just hope you're doing GREAT

Jessica said...

Sweeet!

Debbie B Sam said...

welcome back! so glad I got to meet you once at the Village Quilter before you moved cross the US!

Joanne said...

Welcome back! What a fun way to celebrate your return. :-)

Jodie said...

Excited to have you back, have missed your blog wisdom!

Jan said...

I happy to be reading you, again. Welcome to CA.

joeypack said...

welcome back, you were missed!

Manda said...

Yay glad your back. Hope you are continuing to settle into your new home :)

Melissa @ Happy Quilting said...

Welcome back, and glad to see the moving in is going well :)

Denise :) said...

Ooo! Cannot wait! :)

Auntie Pami said...

What a nice way to celebrate your new home!

Jo Anne said...

Welcome back. Your new home is lovely and in a beautiful part of California (I used to live near there).

Izzyrquilts@gmail.com said...

I hope you like your new home , Im still in Jersey but I remember the sunshine overthere...I lived in Huntington Beach and San Francisco bay area.

Denise said...

Welcome back! Have fun setting up your new home.

Amy said...

Yeah! You're back!!

Sunnybec said...

Yippee, welcome back, we have missed you. x

Sallie said...

Welcome back! What a great way to celebrate!

bethanndodd said...

Sounds like fun!! Welcome back!
Smiles~Beth

Diane (di) said...

Welcome back. Missed you!! :)

Diane H said...

Great to see ya! Thanks, looking forward to a fun week.

Amy said...

Yea! Welcome back.

Deb said...

Yeah! Looking forward to reading your blog again!

modernmanson said...

i've missed you :) Welcome back and thanks for the giveaways.

Laura said...

Welcome back, and welcome to California!

Diane said...

So glad you are back...working on Off the Rails as we write...

Tracie M said...

I can't wait!

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

Welcome back Julie...you have been dearly missed

Rosa said...

Welcome back and thanks for the week-giveaway.

Anita said...

Happy Blog-aversary! =)

MAMACRAFTY said...

I look forward to the blogs to come!! Missed you!

Editfolt said...

Welcome back ... and we LOVE giveaways! :) I love fabric!

Cheryl said...

Welcome Back! I have missed your blogging.

OT Quilter said...

I'm glad you're back, giveaways or not!

Sandy said...

Glad to see you blogging again and I caught up with several previous posts. Your house is lovely and your sewing space looks like it is ready for you to create in again. How exciting! Hope Elijah is doing well...how sweet for you all to be there for him and the rest of your brother's family.

kathytypestoo said...

sweet! let us know how to enter :) here's to settling in!

Janine said...

Welcom Back! Love your blog!

DianeY said...

Glad you're back!

Laine said...

Have fun settling in but take your time. I moved with husband and 3 kids 4 times in one year. Some of those times I never did get the boxes unpacked. Thanks for the giveaways this week. Will be fun.

lsandes@comcast.net

Karen said...

Julie -- thanks ! Funny thing is I was searching for a hexagon tutorial today and I stumbled across one that you did a couple of years ago ! What a neat idea with the charm squares.... thank you!

Karen

Lindsay said...

Oooo, I can't wait! Welcome back :)

Caroline said...

Welcome Back!

Jill@northstarquilting said...

How exciting! Can't wait to have you back in blogging land

yorkie mom said...

Hope you're all settled in! Welcome back!!

Dana Gaffney said...

Wonderful to see you back and you must be settling in since you're coming back here full force.

MoeWest said...

I'm glad you're back to blogging after your big move. :-)

Tiffany said...

Yay for giveaways and even more yay that you are back! :)

Scrap,Quilt, Preach said...

I am so glad you are back. Can't wait to see what you have been working on, outside the unpacking!

Andrea said...

So happy you are back. Can't wait to see what fun you have cooked up for this week.

Kirsten and Tracy said...

Welcome back! I can't wait to see what you have up your sleeve next!

Tracy

DONNA said...

AWESOME!!! I've been watching for your return. Love your energy and enthusiasm!!

Patrick said...

Welcome home!

Gidget said...

Everyone loves giveaways!

Moving is hard and worth celebrating the finish!

WandaFish said...

I've missed your blog - welcome back and hope you get settled in to your new home soon :)

Kathleen said...

welcome back and I hope you are getting settled in....thanks for a great giveaway...

Lisa said...

Welcome back to blogland, look forward to seeing what you create in your lovely new space :)

Jennifer said...

Get those creative juices flowing!

Bente-I like to QuiltBlog said...

thats amasing, thanks, and welcome back ☺

Sandy said...

So glad to see you back and hopefully settled in at your new place. Looking forward to checking out your posts.

svelder said...

Glad you're back! A giveaway week sounds just fine by me!

Mommarock said...

The joint is a jumpin at Jaybirds!! Party, party, party!! Whoooohooooo!!! Giveaways.. :) Gotta love it! Oh wait.. my word verification is STEALUS.. I think it is telling me somethin...

Jeanne said...

Sounds great! Glad you are all moved.

Beverly said...

So glad to hve you back!

Purple Quilter Queen said...

Welcome back! Hope you are getting settled in your new place! Have enjoyed your "tour" of the new house too! Jenn

Judy said...

Welcome back AND Welcome to California. I'm up in Northern CA. in Sacramento. I hope to get down South one of these days and go to Quilt In a Day. Will visit you this week. Thanks for the giveaways!

allsewnup said...

Welcome back Julie.
Nice to see you again.

Carolyn

Melody said...

Welcome back Julie. I hope you're loving your new home!

Cheryl said...

Looking forward to a great week! I have missed you!

Sarah Craig said...

You know we'd be glad to have you back even without the giveaways..... ;-)

Karen said...

Happy for all you have accomplished personally in the interim, but I sure am glad to have you back... your inspiration has been missed!

Nita said...

Yay! I hope you are proud of yourself and all your accomplishments!

Quiltin' Sandy said...

What a lovely and generous way to celebrate your return to blogging! :)

Jay said...

Love your blog! Enjoy California....beautiful state!!

Vickie said...

What a way to celebrate! :)

Din said...

Welcome back! Can't wait to see what this week will bring.

petiteblogger said...

Can't wait! :)

Sarah said...

Yeah!! I love giveaways! Sometime I would really like to win one too!! lol

sweetsueemily said...

Welcome back to blogland, I enjoy reading your blogs, you are so down to earth. Good luck with your new home.

Nancy D. said...

Yay! I'm glad you're getting back into the swing of things.

Needled Mom said...

What a great way to come back! Welcome!

Patchwork Penguin said...

Welcome back!!!!

Betweens said...

Well I hope that this is for a great new start...

Linda V said...

I am certainly excited about the prospect of winning! Welcome to southern CA!

Angel said...

Welcome to your new home. San Marcos is wonderful: my brother lives near there! Thanks for the giveaways. I will be watching.

goecker said...

What a beautiful giveaway - thanks for the chance to win this lovely fabric!

Nicki Lundeen said...

Awesome! Great fabric.

Diane aka cameldiva said...

We loves you! We loves you! Oh, and we love the giveaways too. Welcome back to Blogland.

Lynn said...

welcome back!!

sewcolorful said...

Can't wait to have you back in action.
- Jen

Sharon T said...

Welcome back! I enjoy following you and all your creativity!

Joy M. said...

I'm glad your back blogging :)

hiyacinth said...

You were really missed by a lot of people, so it's such good news your blogging will be back!

Luv2Sign99 said...

Welcome back!

Susan said...

Welcome back Julie! We all missed you!

Donna said...

Welcome back. You have been missed.

charlotte said...

The giveaways are very exciting, to be sure, but mostly welcome back. I've missed reading your blog.

Coisas da Laura said...

We are all lucky to have you back!!!

Patty D from NC said...

Welcome back!

Glenda in Florida said...

Having moved 19 times myself, I've enjoyed your posts about the move. Hope you are settled in quite quickly, and have time to play with fabric.

Foolish Feathers said...

Welcome back! You have one of my favorite blogs to read and be inspired by, especially since I am pregnant and on restrictions, so I love going back to your old posts! I hope you enjoy getting involved in your new guild; I hope they challenge and inspire you (every body needs inspiration!).

Laura said...

Welcome Back and welcome to So Cal! You will love it here!

maeve said...

Happy that you will be blogging again! I have missed reading your blog of late! Welcome back! Your new home looks gorgeous!

tpott said...

Welcome back, you've been missed. Hope you'll soon be settled in your new home. ;->

rebecca said...

Missed you!! Welcome back!

azuliverde.21 said...

I'm glad you are back! We were missing you ♥

Welcome back! Big hug!!

trace said...

I.am.in. Booya!

Kathy said...

welcome back!

Dawn said...

Glad you're back! I have enjoyed your tutorials. I'm tackling bias binding next.

Jennifer Gail said...

Welcome back:)

Karen said...

This looks like being a very exciting week. Wow!

9patchnurse said...

Bet it's nice to have the move behind you. I love your quilts and can't wait to see what you've been working on. Your house looks lovely, good job with the sewing area.

Sharon said...

How exciting that your LQS is Quilt in a Day!! Glad you are getting settled in your new home! I visited San Diego way back in the early 80's and loved it! I also remember going to the adorable little town called Julian and wishing I could live there.
It is so sweet of you to have a giveaway!

Patty said...

Glad to hear you are back. I enjoy reading your blog.

WoolenSails said...

I am glad to see you posting again and that you are finally getting settled in your new home.

Debbie

Marcia W. said...

Welcome back! Your new home with your parents is lovely, and know you will enjoy being closer geographically to your sister and her family.
Giveaways are great! Giveaways in October where could win a b'day present are wonderful. Looking forward to seeing what new comes from that gorgeous studio.

Grammasheri said...

Awww...what a nice thing to do for your followers! But ya didn't have to woo us back...we read your posts anyway. :D

Glad you're settling in and are back with us.

Kd said...

Julie, I'm so glad you are getting settled now and enjoying yourself. What an exciting week at Jaybird Quilts! Kd - www.KdQuilts.com

Helen Bazinet said...

I would like to have my name entered to win fabric if my name gets pulled. I sure love all the blogs, a lot of good information.

CitricSugar said...

Welcome back, California Girl!

Gene Black said...

Very NICE. I love those bundles of fabric!

iluvmybugs said...

Welcome back...looking forward to seeing what you create next!!!

Linwood & Margaret said...

So glad you are back. I love the fabric.

Georgette said...

So glad you are back to blogging again, and excited about what you will be creating next.

Linda said...

I love Giveaways!

Mystica said...

Welcome back and thank you for your generosity.

Barb said...

Gosh your not even totally settled yet! So glad to see you are up for blogging again. ;-D

Tamie said...

Glad that you have had a break but it will be nice to have you back.

Tatkis said...

That's a great idea :))
Welcome back!!

Hugs,
Tatyana

manybooks said...

Oh, welcome back! I'm looking forward to your inspiration again, and glad you are getting settled it your new digs :)

lisa said...

how fun! I am looking forward to this week!

luckycharm said...

SWEET!

Linda said...

I've missed you! Count me in for giveaways....8-)

Cathy said...

Welcome back. Thanks for the great giveaway. You're the best. Hugs

Jules said...

Welcome back... I have missed you! :-)

Dorian said...

Glad to see you 'back in the saddle' Julie! And welcome to California.

Quilter in the Gap said...

Great to have you back!

Cindy said...

So glad to see you back! :)

Kim said...

cant wait to see the goodies you are giving away.

Kim in Sydney

JuneBug said...

Hey - back with a bang! GOod way to do it :) Looking forward to joining you in your quilting adventures in Cali :)

kbzelazny said...

Yay, you're back!

Marilyn said...

Welcome back! Can't wait to see what you post.

Carrie P. said...

glad to see your are getting settled in.

Miss Nancy said...

Glad to see you back in the blogging world. And thank you for the lovely giveaways. Hope all is going well.

Have a super great sewing and stitching day!

Jeanne said...

Welcome bag lady. I have missed seeing you around. Hope you are all settled in and at least your sewing studio is up and running. Hugs

Tammy said...

How fun! Welcome back!!!

Crafty Newbie said...

Very Generous! Thank you! AND, Welcome back, we've missed you!

Cheryl said...

So many choices but since it is getting close to the holidays, I would pick Flurry by Kate Spain.

Melinda said...

I would pick the green Kaffe roll. Glad to see you posting again.

Patty V said...

welcome back

Kira said...

How do you do that?

The Last Yard said...

So glad you are back!

CJ said...

I'm glad to see you posting again. I can't wait to see your studio all finished and ready for work!

goecker said...

Warm Pastels Bella would be my pick of the jelly rolls..

Cathy Smith said...

Would love to receive any of the Kaffe Fassett fabric. I've been making lots of Rail Fence baby quilts lately using Moda, Kaffe, and other Westminster fabrics. Love that the Fat Quarter site has so many choices. Thanks for having the giveaway. Best, Celtic Cate

Beth Paulson said...

Welcome back to blog land and hope you are getting settled in California..like the solids and have been buying them in large amounts!! but still would like a giveaway..Beth

cllcraft said...

Welcome back! Thanks for the great giveaway - solids are a favorite!

Mouster1 said...

Welcome back and hope you are getting settled in your new home. Thanks for having the giveaway. I love Blueberry Crumb Cake.

Carole B said...

Welcome back! This is awesome! It does seem like we should be giving you something, but I'll play along. Thank you!!

Gale, Ky quilter said...

Awesome! I've missed your blog. Glad you are back up and running again! :)

Peach Rainbow said...

Awesome & Welcome back!

Lee said...

Thanks and enjoy the new digs!

Marcia B said...

Wow- you really know how to kick off new 'digs'! What a big move; but looks like your sewing room is "RIP, ROARING, READY TO GO"! Thanks for your generous prizes this week!

Izzyrquilts@gmail.com said...

I really like solids , Im thinking about Amish quilts again !!I need some solids I have lots of prints!!

3girls said...

Welcome back!! You do such great work..

Fabquilts said...

I hope you are settled now!

VickiT said...

Welcome back Julie! We've missed you. I'm so happy to see you're back and getting comfy in your new home. I'm sure you'll be much more comfy once Mom & Dad get there with all the rest of the furniture though. lol I hope everything is going well so far.

Rose M. said...

I love your new place and I'm glad you're back with us and settling in. I love the solids!

Mhairi said...

How exciting. SQUEAL!!!! HANDS CLAPPING. etc etc
Love giveaways and now there is a whole week of them in one place.

Unknown said...

This picture of the beautiful solids is inspiring, and then giveaways too! Wow. Thanks

Marci said...

Welcome back!

jmniffer said...

Welcome back! I look forward to following along on your new adventures.