12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour Wrap-Up

Our 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour was a great success and we are so grateful to everyone who participated! All prizes have been shipped, so if you’re a lucky winner and aren’t already enjoying your fabric and issue of Best Christmas Quilts 2012, have no fear–they’re on their way!

The winners and prizes are as follows:

Day 1 — Wendy A, “Sentiments” by 3 Sisters for Moda
Day 2 — Margaret L, “Winter Wonderland” and “Skaters Village” by Windham Fabrics
Day 3 — Yvonne H, “Too Many Men” from Red Rooster Fabrics
Day 4 — Jane R, bundle of Robert Kaufman blenders
Day 5 — Nadine M, “Stonehenge Christmas Traditions” by Northcott
Day 5 — Jane D, “Hugs & Holly” by Red Rooster Fabrics
Day 6 — Doreen H, Michael Miller holiday bundle
Day 7 — Janet F, “Holiday Accents” from RJR Fabrics
Day 7 – Rachell R, “Tis the Season” courtesy of Windham Fabrics
Day 8 – Janine H, “Winter Wonderland” by Timeless Treasures
Day 8 – Karrie S, “Fresh Fallen Snow” from Maywood Studio
Day 9 – Janelle B, “Alpine Holiday” by Hoffman Fabrics
Day 10 — Eva P, “Starflakes” courtesy of FreeSpirit Fabrics
Day 10 — Sharon L, “Luxury Blenders” and “Suede” from P&B Textiles
Day 11 — Deanne T, “Twinkle Bright” by Anna Griffin, Inc.
Day 12 — Terri S, bundles of fabric from Northcott, E.E. Schenck, FreeSpirit, Hoffman Fabrics, and Michael Miller Fabrics, as well as a complete set of yo-yo makers courtesy of Clover Needlecraft.

Congratulations to all of our winners, and another big thank you to each and every participant!

We had such a great time introducing you to some of our designers from Best Christmas Quilts 2012 and they were thrilled to see so many new faces on their blogs! We wanted to take this opportunity to give a shout-out to our other fabulous contributors from the issue:

Zimmerman Peppermint blog 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour Wrap Up

Peppermint Kisses by Darlene Zimmerman, 60" x 69"

Darlene Zimmerman’s Peppermint Kisses is the perfect addition to anyone’s home this year. This traditional pineapple block is super easy to piece with Darlene’s quick-corner technique. You can bring this quilt out for Christmas…and leave it out through Valentine’s Day!

Streif Cozy blog 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour Wrap Up

Carol Streif's Cozy Cabins, 104" x 104"

Cozy Cabins by Carol Streif is sure to bring the warm comfort of Christmas where ever it goes. Hang this bed-size quilt on a big empty wall for decoration all year long, or keep it on the bed for snuggling on chilly winter nights. This tasteful quilt is bound to be the center of attention no matter how you decide to use it.

Curran Tree blog 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour Wrap Up

Tree of Life by Tina Curran, 42 1/2" x 49"

The seventh in a series, Tree of Life by Tina Curran was inspired by “The Tree of Life” (1909) by artist Gustav Klimt. This contemporary wall hanging is a fun twist on typical Christmas decor. Bias applique branches and a pieced border showcases Tina’s variety of scrappy fabrics.

Campbell Cathedral blog 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour Wrap Up

Cathedral Window Ornaments by Barbara Campbell

These little ornaments go together quickly and bring joy to any part of the house. These would make perfect gifts for neighbors, co-workers, or your Secret Santa! Take advantage of two different styles: appliqued felt and broderie perse, we give you directions for both.

Best Christmas Quilts 2012  235x300 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour Wrap UpDon’t forget: Best Christmas Quilts 2012 is on sale now at your local quilt shop, bookstore, newsstand, or online at the Quilt and Sew Shop. Double the number of patterns in most quilt books for less than half the price: for only $9.99 you get 28 patterns and projects – just $0.36 per pattern! Whether you’re a fan of traditional, modern, vintage, or contemporary, you’ll find something to suit everyone’s style and skill level. Plus all the extras you’ve come to expect from Quilters Newsletter, like Designer’s Tips to help build your sewing proficiency and Stocking Stuffers gift ideas.

Remember to follow us on Facebook, the best way to stay up-to-date on giveaways and other news from Quilters Newsletter. Thanks again for taking part in our blog tour!

About Caitlin

Caitlin Dickey is the editorial assistant for Quilters Newsletter.
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7 Responses to 12 Days of Best Christmas Quilts Blog Tour Wrap-Up

  1. Janine Huisjen says:

    Thanks, again! The fabric is beautiful, and much more than I was expecting. This blog tour was fun. I did not realize there were so many quilter bloggers out there, and this was a great way for me to expand my use of online resources for quilt enjoyment and inspiration.

  2. Rhonda Best says:

    Congrats to all the winners.

  3. Sharon Lichter says:

    Thank you so much. My fabric and the magazine arrived today. The fabric is beautiful and more than I expected. This was so much fun. I am following all the blogs from the tour. Thanks again.

  4. Deena says:

    I love fall. I love the colors of fall. These are the best!

  5. Sharon Anderson Smith says:

    I love the fall colors and Christmas colors. Keep up the good work!!

  6. Pamela Holst says:

    I love “Peppermint Kisses”! Is a pattern available?

  7. Caitlin says:

    Hi Pamela, The “Peppermint Kisses” pattern is in the Best Christmas Quilts 2012 issue. It’s still available in digital format here: http://www.quiltandsewshop.com/category/s?keyword=Best+Christmas+Quilts+2012+Digital+Issue

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