12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour – Day 1

Best Christmas Quilts 2012  235x300 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour   Day 1Welcome to the first day of the 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour! We’re kicking off the release of Best Christmas Quilts 2012, on sale this week in quilt shops and bookstores, on newsstands and on www.quiltandsewshop.com.

Here’s how the blog tour will work: at 9:00 a.m. MDT on each day of the tour — August 20 to September 5, not including weekends or Labor Day — we will post here on our blog the link to that day’s featured pattern designer’s blog. Click on the link and visit the designer’s blog to learn about the project or quilt she designed for Best Christmas Quilts 2012. You’ll also have a chance to win a bundle of free Christmas fabric (which will vary from day to day) and a copy of Best Christmas Quilts 2012 by leaving a comment on the designer’s blog before midnight MDT on that same day. Note that on some days we’ll have two designers to visit, which means you’ll have a chance to win two different prizes.

Today’s stop on the blog tour is Fat Quarter Shop’s Jolly Jabber, the home of Jocelyn Ueng, who designed the lovely One Winter’s Night throw using the Sentiments collection by 3 Sisters for Moda.

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One Winter's Night, 74" x 74", by Jocelyn Ueng in Best Christmas Quilts 2012

Beautiful, isn’t it? To learn more about it and for a chance to win some Sentiments of your own, courtesy of Moda, be sure to visit Fat Quarter Shop’s Jolly Jabber blog before 11:59 p.m. MDT tonight. Comments left on this blog will not be entered for a chance to win the prize.

And be sure to check back with us daily for more chances to win, not to mention more Christmas quilt inspiration. In the coming days we’ll be visiting Carol Waugh, Patti Carey, Amanda Murphy, Jen Daly, Vickie Clontz, Toby Lischko, Swirly Girls Design, Nancy Mahoney, Janet Jo Smith, Tanesha Nurse, Kim Hanson, Diane Nagle and Rana Heredia. And be sure to join us here on the Quilters Newsletter blog for a final giveaway of a big prize package!

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About Mary Kate Karr-Petras

Mary Kate is an associate editor at Quilters Newsletter. If you ask her what type of quilter she considers herself, she'll answer, "Slow." Favorite techniques include hand quilting, both traditional and big stitch, but she also loves her walking foot and keeps meaning to get better acquainted with her open-toe embroidery foot.
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47 Responses to 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour – Day 1

  1. Beulah says:

    Thanks for having a Christmas quilt Blog hop!!! So very inspiring!!! And beautiful to see!!!

  2. Debbi says:

    This is beautiful!!!

  3. Sue Leenders says:

    Love the quilt and the fabric!

  4. laurel giard says:

    Love the quilt and the fabrics. They’re awesome

  5. Karen Neitzke says:

    This quilt is SO pretty! A lap quilt with a different twist!

  6. Mary Jo says:

    I enjoy your blog tours and get so many great ideas from them! Thank you for hosting them!!

  7. GwenH says:

    Thanks for the Blog Tour, great opportunity to meet designers and see some of their work.

  8. Chris says:

    I love this color combination, it’s unexpected and fabulous

  9. Jill says:

    Awesome quilt! I am really going to enjoy
    the blog and seeing the quilts and designers

  10. Allison Bird says:

    Love the quilt!

  11. Marie-France Perrier says:

    love the quilt the pattern invites a tremendous amount of colour combinations

  12. Rosemarie Camara says:

    Love the blog and the quilts great new idea!! Thank You

  13. Ronda says:

    I love the pattern and the material it is beautiful!!!

  14. Catherine Schaefer says:

    I am new to quilting and have been amazed at the different patterns and colors! I love the bright colors! Love the One Winter’s Night quilt!!!

  15. marilyn cross says:

    Love quilts.

  16. Renee Wall says:

    This is exciting! Thank you!!

  17. Di says:

    Moda and stars! I love the quilt as it is so bright and cheerful.

  18. Helen Bazinet says:

    I would love to get some christmas fabrics, I make christmas stockings and placemats to give for friends and family members.

  19. Muffin says:

    Love the Christmas Quilt.

  20. Jane Ritz says:

    Wow! I finally got it to work. You have such beautiful items on your site. I’d love to win. It’s time to start thinking (working) on Christmas projects. Thanks for the opportunity.

  21. Sheryl Bailey says:

    Love the chance to win some free fabric!! Yahoo!

  22. Pat Loomis says:

    Some of my favorite colors! Gorgeous quilt! Love the stars.

  23. Terry T says:

    Loved the quilt! Great start for the 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts
    Blog Tour!

  24. Jenny Moore says:

    This is beautiful. Love the winterry window panes. Hope I am lucky.

  25. Diane Uhler says:

    Love’n One Winter’s Night. Looking forward to snuggling with it at Christmas time. Diane

  26. Sandy says:

    Hurry Christmas!!

  27. sheila sherburne says:

    What a wonderful inspiration! Su h a beautiful quilt.

  28. mary says:

    What a beautiful quilt , would love to win some of those fabrics :) Love Christmas! Godspeed,

  29. Sally Ryan says:

    How DID I miss this announcement about the 12 Days adventure before this? And of course, school just DOES have to start this week, doesn’t it? sigh…..

  30. Maricelly says:

    Thanks for the opportunity¡¡¡

  31. Sue Bialorucki says:

    The quilt is just exquisite. The colors and the material coordinate very well. It looks like something i could and would start and finish.

  32. Beautiful. Need one for my house.

  33. Susie S says:

    Love the quilt!

  34. Jeanette Coughran says:

    Love the fabric….it would be wonderful to have these beautiful fabrics to make this beautiful quilt. Love it.

  35. Cathryn Heberling says:

    Love the quilt the colors are great

  36. Claudia Romanos says:

    love the quilt and the color combinations!

  37. Claudia Romanos says:

    love the quilt

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  39. Oh good Heavens! That is beautiful!

  40. Karen MG says:

    Love the colors, especially the blues.

  41. Diane Tewell says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE the fabric colors & block design.

  42. Elizabeth Alfree says:

    Love it, love it, love it!

  43. Thanks for the blog, and that is a pretty quilt!

  44. Beth T. says:

    What a beautiful quilt. Great way to kick off the blog tour. I’m looking forward to seeing more.

  45. Sherry Johnstone says:

    Beautful!!! Love the colors. Love christmas time

  46. Brenda Hulsey says:

    Oh darn! I missed some of the days! I found this too late but have been able to go and visit some of the sites. This is nice!

  47. sandra mcintyre says:

    Love Christmas quilts, can’t wait to see more.

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