Thursday, November 3, 2011

Home at Last

I'm excited to share a very special quilt with you today.  I made "Come Home" earlier this year in May.  At that time moving across the country was a "maybe one day" and not something I thought would happen this year.  Fast forward to now... I moved across the country & during the move found out that my quilt would be published in Quilts & More Magazine and was to be re-named "Home at Last."  The name couldn't be better.  {I'll be honest I got kinda emotional when I saw the name change.}
Used with permission from Quilts and More® 2011 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.


Imagine my excitement when I later found out that my quilt made the cover!
Used with permission from Quilts and More® 2011 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.



{This issue will be on newsstands next week!}
{& kits are avallable via Fat Quarter Shop!}

Quilt Details 
Fabric is Hometown by Sweetwater for Moda
Pattern - Home at Last {Come Home}
Designed & Quilted by me
Started on 5/18/11
Finished on 6/6/11
Quilt measures - 38 1/2" x 48"

My old label... with my old address.
At least my email/url/phone# haven't changed.


Yardage wasn't yet available of Hometown so I backed the quilt in fabric from Pure.


These were some of the last photos I took in our old kitchen back in PA.

 I'm looking forward to this quilt coming home & hanging it on the wall in our new home in CA.

Bias stripe binding... my favorite!

I have a limited number of copies of the Winter 2011 Quilts & More issue in my shop.
They are already sold out.
I'm working to see if I can get more... If I can I'll post about it to let you know!

Bonus!
From 11/3 to 11/10 each order for this magazine placed in my shop will also receive a Jaybird Quilts Pattern as a bonus! The pattern will be chosen at random.

edit:
Shipping is currently an option for USA, Canada, & Australia.
If you live in another country please contact me via e-mail directly for shipping costs.



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

39 comments:

  1. Congrats on another lovely creation and publishing! Great quilt!

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  2. Congratulations to you! I love the name change too. Just went to buy my copy, I would love to make this for my home too! Thanks!

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  3. Congratulations!! And on the cover too! It is darling.

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  4. So, will you be autographing those copies? Would be cool, but either way, I just ordered one...

    A friend is buying a home right now, and this would be a very nice Housewarming gift!

    Paul
    www.OutnumberedQuilter.com

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  5. It is a lovely quilt. Cover worthy.

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  6. Congrats Sweety, guess we won't see you in Lancaster in March?? Cute quilt!
    Love
    Ruth

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  7. Congratulations on being a cover girl!! Great looking quilt!

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  8. Aww Shucks you don't ship to Canada. It's a beautiful quilt, I'm sure it will look lovely in your home.

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  9. Congratulations to you! I will look for you in the magazine. I am so happy and excited for you!!!!
    Julie

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  10. WhoooHOoooo!! Way to go girlie! A cover....how awesome!

    My coworker Nancy just got back from Houston...she looked for you but never found you but she did bring me back a couple of two-sided glossys of your new patterns!;)

    That quilt is perfection!! Must be hard to keep secrets from us like that!;)
    xo

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  11. Love love love this! My sister will be getting this for Xmas! Then I'll make one for me too! Just bought my magazine, thanks for the bonus!

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  13. Beautiful quilt..love it!!! Congrats on the magazine cover!!
    ~Terry~

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  14. Wow! Big Congratulations on that accomplishment. Not only is it in a mag; but the cover no less.

    Somethings have a way of working out.

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  15. Well pooh. I went to order one and it doesn't ship to Canada. Harumph! It's a lovely quilt though. I'll try to find the magazine locally.

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  16. Lovely quilt and a great name!

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  17. Congratulations! Lovely quilt and the name suits it perfectly.

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  18. it looks fabulous, I am sure you are keen to have it in your new home!

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  19. Congrats! it looks colourful and happy!!!!

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  20. Yay! Getting the cover is so cool! Just ordered my copy from your shop...can't wait to see which pattern I get! Smiles~Beth

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  21. Congrats Julie!!! Just ordered my copy from your store! Can't wait to make this quilt - it's beautiful!

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  22. Yay Julie!!! Thank you, I placed my Canadian order. Your a gem!

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  23. you already know i love this.
    super proud of you making the cover. again.
    :)

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  24. LOVE this quilt! are you really sold out of copies???

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  25. Makes me misty thinking about "Home at Last". Such a perfect name.

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  26. Home is where the Heart is...we're glad to be Home with YOU!
    With much love
    Mom & Dad
    Ps. Oh so proud Cover Girl!

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  27. Wow! Congratualtions, Julie --the world is your oyster! I just read your parent's comment --really brings it full circle.
    Thank you for sharing your talent.

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  28. Well done . It's amazing

    House of Pinheiro

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  29. How wonderful!! You should be so proud, and so excited!! Congratulations!

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  30. OMG! The cover! That's awesome!!!

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  31. Also, I'm bummed I missed the chance to buy it from your shop. Any chance you are getting more in?

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  32. Muchas gracias, un quilt delicioso.
    Me ha gustado tanto que he hecho uno parecido.
    Gracias, gracias por la generosidad de compartir los patrones.
    Mavi.

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  33. This quilt is absolutely darling! I love this!

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