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Friday, March 30, 2012

Fun Fridays - The Quilt Show

SewCalGal is a big fan of the Quilt Show.  While I enjoy subscriptions to various quilt magazines, I really enjoy the content on the Quilt Show, as well as the ease of being able to click and re-visit any episode that I've subscribed to anytime.  Much easier than filing stacks of magazines.
















To my delight, I have been able to meet Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims. They are both as heartwarming in person as they are on their show!


The Quilt Show  has amazing tutorials, inspiration, challenges and more. 

Free membership offers:
- free shows
-  insights posted on The Quilt Show' blog
- a fun forum to network with other quilters
- classes including free free-motion quilting videos with Patsy Thompson
and, much, much more - all for free.

Star membership offers:
- shows that are created twice a month
- contests
- BOM , including the current 2012 BOM designed by Sarah Vedeler
Sedona Star
- Projects including this cute Bird on a Branch, by Linda Jenkins


I hope you get a chance to check out this The Quilt Show, if you haven't already.  I think you'll enjoy it, as I certainly do. 

Did I mention a giveaway? Thanks to the Quilt Show, as some how I managed to walk away from a quilting event with 5 certificates for 30 days free "Star Membership" to the Quilt Show.  While free members can have fun, Star Membership offers you access to all the fun, all the classes, all the videos that the Quilt Show offers and more.



Want to win a certificate for a 30 day free Star Membership to The Quilt Show? Followers of SewCalGal can simply leave a comment on this post to enter. Five lucky winners will randomly be selected and announced next Friday.



I'm also happy to announce the winner of the Fun Friday Giveaway last week, for a copy of the quilting book "Simple Style - Easy Weekend Quilts", by Sarah Dieperslooot, published by Martingale & Company, is Josie (Insanity Defense).  I'll send the winner an email to request their mailing info and confirm they want to claim this prize. If I do not hear back within 3 days I will randomly draw another name.

57 comments:

Swedish Scrapper said...

I would just love to try out a Quilt Show 30 Day memebership! The more, the merrier!

quilt 'n piece said...

Thank you for the opportunity. Have loved watching the free shows; would love to have the Star Membership even more.

Gene Black said...

Ooh.. I love The Quilt Show. Ricky and Alex are so entertaining. I really should buy a Star membership....but for now I am trying to catch up after buying the new sewing/embroidery machine. I would love to win a 30 membership.

Linda at Roscoe's Ma said...

Thanks for the chance to try out The Quilt Show! Cool giveaway!

Missy Shay said...

How fun, thank you!
missysaprons@gmail.com

Dot said...

A great "freebie". Thanks.

Lori said...

Would love to check this out! If the site has information half as informative as the video on machine quilting (LOVE THE BASTING WALL IDEA) it would be fabulous!

Rachel said...

What a great giveaway. I still haven't delved into 'The Quilt Show' - but I do the The Quilt Life Magazine and love it.

B Greene said...

It would be great fun to explore a membership in The Quilt Show - thanks for the chance to win!

sherry said...

would love to try out The Quilt Show....thanks for giving us this opportuntity

Sharon said...

I caught there free weekend of shows and it was wonderful...

Carrie P. said...

I would love to win a membership. thanks for a chance.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the opportunity to try out membership in The Quilt Show - it sounds great!

mahoo said...

I'd love to try out the Star Membership. Thanks for the chance to win.

Béa said...

Thanks for the chance to try The Quilt Show membership.

Jeanne said...

It would be great to one this membership to The Quilt Show. Thanks for the giveaway.

Doreen said...

Thanks for the opportunity! I appreciate Patsy's expertise and videos. Have helped me immensely! Hugs, D

The Rx quilter said...

Looks like a great alternative to so many piles of magazines. Lisa in Texas

Snoodles said...

My budget has required that I cut out my beloved magazines, so this is a timely giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win!

Yumm yumz by patticakes said...

Would love to win this membership! Thank you so so so much for the lovely giveaway!

Pamela said...

That sounds like fun - Thanks!

Jayardi said...

• • • Yes! Please sign me up. :D

teachpany said...

I LOVE The Quilt Show! I am a basic member, and really want to see some of the other shows. I enjoyed the free weekend for International Quilters Day, and want to see more! I also want to see Sarah's videos for the BOM. I saw the first and found it full of great information. Thanks so much for doing all you do!

Jo Anne said...

What a great prize. This is one I would really like to win, as the show has some great instruction.

iluvmybugs said...

Thanks for the chance to win!
~Terry~

SewCal Gal said...

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Joan M said...

Thank you for the opportunity to win a great prize! I appreciate all you to do get quilting information available to everyone!

annmarie said...

I miss Alex Anderson -watched her every day when her show was on PBS. so I would love to win a 30 day membership to see what she & Ricky are up to. Thanks for the chance.

Pip said...

Thanks for the chance to win such a great prize.

sewmeow said...

I had a years membership before and really enjoyed it. They are great with their videos, info, new methods, new products, ideas.......I can GO on and GO on.
My Tumbler Quilt in my Etsy shop is made from some fat quarters of Elizabeth Anne designed by Alex and I love those fabrics. It would be wonderful to win this subscription. Thanks to all.

Marcia W. said...

Thanks for the chance - this would be worth borrowing my SIL's computer at her house so can view with her DSL link. My dialup might not work very well. I've wanted to try an online subscription for a long time. Thanks, your follower, Marcia W.

sao said...

Thanks for the opportunity to win.....YEAH. Your Fun Fridays are so much fun!

sao in Midlothian, VA

Sewgirl said...

I too love the quilt show, and would love to win a subscription, as I always try to take advantage of the free shows when they are offered, like over the St. Patrick's day weekend. I think I watched at least 4 of them, and would have tried for more, but life gets in the way you know!!

Janet said...

I`ve never seen the Quilt Show. I`d love to have the opportunity.

cleomisty said...

I have been a non paying member of the quilt show as its out of my budget but have several of Ricky Tim's books and been sorting fabrics for his quilts ,Also have some of Patsy patterns and vids she is a great teacher #0 days would be a heap of learning if its available forNZ
Val

Mare said...

I love that quilt show website and would love to become a member by winning the giveaway.

Joan said...

How wonderful to win a subscription for the Quilt Show. I would love to see all the shows. Especially all those Free motion quilting episodes. Such a lot to learn ...thank you for the great giveaway :)

Fran said...

I signed up for the trial membership when the show first started, but no matter what I tried I couldn't get back in. I tried changing my password, or e-mail but each time "something" wasn't right so I gave up!

Linda said...

Thanks for the chance to become a member. Cool contest!

French 75 said...

I love The Quilt Show and would love to be able to sit and watch all of their videos. They are so informative.

LeAnne said...

I watched The Quilt Show during their free weekend. Really enjoyed it.

Heather Vitella said...

Pick Me! I watched during the free weekend and loved it!

Laura said...

What a fun give away! There is so much offered on The Quilt Show...would love to have a membership!

jrwork said...

I'd love a 30-day free membership, thanks.

tesuque said...

30 days free would be great!

QuilterLynn said...

I have been a member of The Quilt Show since the first few days of it's existence and I feel EVERY YEAR it is absolutely the best investment I make EVERY SINGLE YEAR!

The variety and styling difference of the guests never ceases to amaze me and has continued to feed and 'tweak' my own creativity in ways I could never dream or get from the written page or from a still life blog.

Ricky, Alex, Justin, John, and their entire crew really do spend their efforts in finding the best ways to present the best material from around the world to us .... sitting in our own homes soaking up what they find!

You will never, ever, regret it!

Lynn (QuilterLynn on The Quilt Show)

Anonymous said...

I love the above video about FMQ prep. I want to try the 505 spray. Anything to avoid those pins!

Patti said...

I truly need all the help I can get and I would so love to win one of these giveaways please because once I see it in all its' glory I bet you anything I join.

Renate said...

Oh a 30 day Star membership to The Quilt Show would be a wonderful addition to my inspiration tool chest.

M-R said...

Oh that would be fabulous! Thanks for the giveaway!

M and M plus 3 said...

I'd love to win a membership to "The Quilt Show". When they had open viewing just recently, I'm ashamed to say, I probably watched and took notes on as many as 15 to 20 of the episodes. You can say, I didn't get much accomplished that w/e for sure! One thing I did after watching one of the shows, one with Tonya the Unruley quilter, is make a few of my own letters. Just yesterday, I quilted it and this week I'll give that away to one of my close friends. I am so happy Alex found her way after HGTV, where I followed her frequently. The Quilt show is much better, the episodes can be replayed. Oh, please pick me!!!! I want to learn more (maybe at a slower pace than all in one w/e).

The Quilted Dog said...

Love the Quilt Show. I'd be grateful to win a STAR membership!

Anonymous said...

I love the Quilt Show! A 30 day Star membership would be an awesome prize to win! Thanks for the opportunity! Fingers & toes crossed.....

mind.less@comcast.net

Deanna said...

Would love a Star membership to help stretch my boundaries.

Mona in San Diego said...

Love the show, watched probably 10 episodes during the free weekend. Thanks for the opportunity to win a membership.

landscapelady said...

I was glued to the quilt show on the free week end - would love to be a member! Watched Judy mathesein and bought her book. Watched David Taylor and signed up for his class.

2ne said...

I love their quilt shows - and this is soooooooooo great give away. Kross my fingers and hope for the best :-)
Quilthugs.