I want to celebrate the coming end of summer with a great contest. You can win the soft-cover book Garden Club Quilts by Mary Etherington (Country Threads). Included with this giveaway is some wonderful unwashed homespun cotton fabric. The lucky winner will receive the book, plus a half yard of light green/cream homespun check, a fat quarter of green/orange/wine plaid, and a fat quarter of orange/cream plaid.
The book is packed full of wonderful garden-oriented patterns for a quilt, plus 12 companion pieces including wall hangings. Designs feature stars, blackbirds, sunflowers, flying geese, birdhouses, watering cans, and more. Published by Leisure Arts in 2001, the book has a timeless theme, with lovely, rustic appeal.
How do you win? By leaving comments and spreading the word, of course! Entries accepted now through August 31, with the winner announced here on September 1, 2010.Please leave a separate comment for EACH entry type listed here:
Required: One entry for leaving a comment which shares something that YOU are curious about, quilt or fabric related.
Extra Entry: One entry for sharing my giveaway on your blog.
Extra Entry: One entry for sharing my giveaway on Twitter. See the right hand column for my Twitter link.
That’s all! Win this book, and create a quilt that will be cozy all winter, but have you thinking about gardening even when it snows. International entries are welcome. Best of luck to everyone!