Happy Holidays! Traditions abound during the holiday season, like for Thanksgiving this week here in the United States. A lot of us have made plans to celebrate with our families and friends, cook and/or eat lavish dinners, and shop for the perfect gifts for all our loved ones. If you need any inspiration for gifts for your quilting friends (or yourself), be sure to check out the Holiday Gift Guide for Quilters in Quilters Newsletter‘s December/January 2016 issue. If you’re looking for traditions in quilting, check out the books featured in this week’s giveaway. To enter for your chance to win, scroll down to where it says “Leave a Reply” and tell us what crazy feature would you like invented for the next new sewing machine and which of the prizes you would most prefer to win if you have a preference (full rules below):
Prize 1 includes Country Elegance by Leonie Bateman and Deirdre Bond-Abel for That Patchwork Place, Preserving Our Quilt Legacy by Ann Wasserman, Amish Quilts: The Adventure Continues edited by Lynn Koolish for C&T Publishing, and Homestyle Quilts: Simple Patterns and Savory Recipes by Kim Diehl and Laurie Baker for That Patchwork Place.
Prize 2 includes Comfort and Devotion: A Quilting Tribute to Nurses of the Civil War by Sarah Maxwell and Dolores Smith for Kansas City Star Books, Civil War Legacies II by Carol Hopkins for That Patchwork Place, The Blue and the Gray by Mary Etherington and Connie Tesene for That Patchwork Place, and She Came From Kansas by Sandy Humphreys and Sue Horton for Kansas City Star Books.
Prize 3 includes Pennsylvania Patchwork Pillowcases by Ann R. Hermes for Schiffer Publishing, Creating Heirlooms One Stitch at a Time by Carolyn Konig for QUILTmania Editions, Quilting-on-the-Go: Taking It Further by Carolyn Forster for Landauer Publishing, and Then and Now Quilts by Joyce Dean Gieszler for Kansas City Star Books.
To enter for your chance to win one of the three sets of books, leave a comment on this post by 11:59 pm Mountain Time, Sunday November 29, 2015 telling us what crazy feature would you like invented for the next new sewing machine. If you have a preference between the prizes, let us know that in your comment as well. Since winners are randomly selected, we don’t guarantee you’ll win your preferred prize if chosen, but we’ll do our best! Open to anyone worldwide who has not won anything from Quilters Newsletter in the past 90 days. If you are randomly selected as a winner, the email will come from QNMquestions@fwmedia.com with “Quilters Newsletter blog giveaway” in the subject line.
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