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Friday, August 3, 2012

Fun Friday Giveaway Sponsored by Martingale/That Patchwork Place





Thank you to Martingale, Home of That Patchwork Place for being our Fun Friday Sponsor today.

I'm excited to share some insights, with you today,  on  "Sew Merry and Bright: 21 Easy, Fun and Festive Patterns", by Linda Lum DeBono and published by Martingale/That Patchwork Place.  




Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)



The 21 projects include little quilts, a couple of stockings, placemats, table toppers, tree skirts, decorations, pillows and much more!
Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)

All of the projects have easy to follow instructions with great visuals, making this an excellent book for quilting and sewing enthusiasts of all skill levels.

Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)
These projects are fast and will help you decorate your home for the holidays, as well as make some wonderful gifts in a hurry!

Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)
Who wouldn't love to receive a cute handmade ornament?

Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)
Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)

But a small quilt would also make a wonderful gift too!
Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)

There are definitely a lot of fun projects, in this book,  to help you be Merry this holiday season and many holidays to follow!  Plus, the majority of the projects can easily be applied to non-holiday projects too!
Martingale - Sew Merry and Bright (Print version + eBook bundle)


I hope you get a chance to check out this creative new book at your local quilt shop soon, or at Martingale's online store. 



Did I mention a giveaway? 

Martingale & Company is sponsoring this giveaway for followers of SewCalGal. As SewCalGal is shipping this prize directly to the winner and has limited funds for shipping expenses, the giveaway this week  is open to US Residents only.  As I manage to obtain more funds to help with shipping expenses, I'll go back to opening up Fun Friday Giveaways for international followers.

To enter, all you need to do is leave a comment on this post telling me you  you'd like to win.  

Be sure I have a way to contact you.  If you are not sure, check out my post "WANTED: Quilters that never win at giveaways", which I periodically update.    

Want extra entry to increase your chance at winning?

After you have completed the required entry above, here is how you can get one extra:  Just  be sure I have a way to contact you if you name is drawn when I randomly select a winner next Friday:


For Facebook users only -  Like Martingale & Company on Facebook.  Leave a comment under their post, dated Monday, July 30th, regarding a cute new book titled "Baby's First Quilts".   Come back here and leave an extra comment, to claim this extra entry.



Again, one lucky  winner will be randomly selected and announced on Friday,  August 10th.

Don't forget you can find Martingale at your local quilt shop, as well as at:
http://www.shopmartingale.com/
http://blog.shopmartingale.com/


You may also want to check the page on my blog labeled "Giveaways" for insights on more contests & giveaways.



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95 comments:

StitchingBahma said...

Sew Merry & Bright looks like such a fun holiday book with light and cherry projects. I'm definitely interested!

jody59 said...

I would love to win this book! It looks so interesting!!

jody59 said...

oops forgot to say the books Name Sew Merry & Bright! :)

Anonymous said...

I would love a christmas book for quilting, I can never think of anything to make!!

drolkar said...

Sew Merry & Bright looks interesting. I'm definitely would love to win this book: Name Sew Merry & Bright! :)

Kathy said...

I'd love to win Sew Merry and Bright! Cute stuff!

Anonymous said...

Sew Merry and Bright looks great! I've never created much in the way of Christmas themed projects, this could be the ticket!
loritfrench@comcast.net

Purl Buttons said...

I would like to win Sew Merry and Bright.

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Sallie said...

I like to win "Sew Merry and Bright: 21 Easy, Fun and Festive Patterns", by Linda Lum DeBono and published by Martingale/That Patchwork Place. Thanks for the chance!

Deb said...

I would love to win a copy of "Sew Merry and Bright" - thanks for the giveaway!

Deb
dr392809@gmail.com

Diann said...

I would live to win the Sew Merry and Bright book. Thanks for the giveaway.

Anonymous said...

Sew Merry and Bright book would make me Sooooo Merry and Bright.
kwilty.pleasures@gmail.com

Nancy Hart said...

I LOVE the colors in the book Sew Merry and Bright!! Makes me ready for Christmas!! nancyhart4@gmail.com

Diane said...

Ooh, I would love to win the Sew Merry and Bright book. Thanks for the giveaway.

Diane said...

I posted on Martingale's FB page. Thanks for the giveaway.

Deb said...

I would love the book Sew Merry and Bright. Lots of great projects!

Longvacation said...

Sew Merry and Bright looks like a lot of fun, I would love to win a copy.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Sew Merry and Bright looks like an awesome Christmas book. Never can have too many ideas for Christmas.

Bridget B said...

Sew Merry & Bright would make me very happy. Thanks for a giveaway.

Quilting Babcia said...

I love Christmas projects; this book looks like there are some really fun ideas. Thanks for the opportunity to enter.

Donna~~ said...

Sew Merry... looks like a great resource for some quick Christmas gifts (that I've been promising I would make for years!) Not sure what the other book title is? Perhaps I'm missing something. :)

Jeanne said...

What a great holiday book to win. Thanks for the chance.

B Greene said...

I would love to win a copy of So Merry and bright! Thanks for the chance.

{ HeatherK @ AReformedHeath'n } said...

So Merry is really putting me in a festive frame of mind! Thanks to you AND to Martingale for another great chance to WIN!

Kathryn said...

There appear to be several ideas in that book that I'd love to try. Thanks for the giveaway.

pburketb said...

Ready for Christmas projects. Love the stockings in Sew Merry and Bright

Pamelaquilts said...

I'd love to have a copy of Sew Merry and Bright - it looks like a wonderful book.

Jill said...

Sew Merry & Bright! Those projects look soooo fun!

Joyce Carter said...

I would love to win So Merry and Bright.It looks like a great book to have. Thanks for the chance to win it.

Josie McRazie said...

I see only one book silly goose! LOL I think it looks like a lot of great fun!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

Kristin said...

Sew Merry and Bright looks so fun. Great place to draw inspiration and great projects.

Courtneysews said...

Sew merry & Bright looks like such an adorable book. Would love to win it! Thanks for the chance!

Linda said...

LOVE TO WIN SEW MERRY+BRIGHT!
THANKS FOR SHARING!

msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

Linda said...

COMMENTED ON MARTINGALES FB PAGE!
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1711336606

msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

Mommarock said...

I'd love to win.

ritainalaska said...

i'd love to win the christmas projects book! i've not made a real christmas project yet; this book would get me in gear! thanx for the opportunity to win a copy.

ritainalaska said...

i've been over to martingale's fb post and commented on their post on the cute new book titled 'Baby's First Quilts'.

Kathrynn said...

I would really like to win

Purl Buttons said...

Yup, I may not follow directions very well, but I like Martingale on FB! And on my bookshelf! And in my project bag!

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Pippa's quilts said...

Would love to win this book

scottylover said...

I "sew" want to win this book! The "Be Merry" quilt is calling to me! :P

Sandy A

Marcia W. said...

I would like to win this giveaway! Thanks Darlene - and my mother loved your comment on her Rooster Parade Quilt post.

Patty D from NC said...

I'd love the chance to win! Thanks.

Crickets Corner said...

Thanks for the chance to win Sew Merry and Bright, looks like a fun way to get in the mood for Christmas.

Crickets Corner said...

Left a comment on the Martingale facebook page.

Sally in WA said...

Thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway. I'm looking for Christmas fabric this weekend and this would be fun to have for projects.

Thanks for the info on getting off the quilters wanted list. All fixed now!

Barbara Woods said...

i would love to win thank you

Lyn said...

Thanks the book looks like it would be great for Christmas gifts! I would love to win.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

I would like to win.........grin.

Amy said...

I would love to win this book. Thank you!

The Quilted Dog said...

Love the ornaments -- I love to make them for my family!

The Quilted Dog said...

My quilting career was mostly baby quilts when I started: gifts for all my friends, family and co-workers.

Beth said...

Sew Merry and Bright looks like such a fun book. I would love to win a copy. Thanks for the chance.

wordygirl at earthlink dot net

Stephanie Zito said...

Would love to win! Perfect time to get started on some Christmas gifts! Thanks for the chance to win a copy of this fabulous book!

Kimberly Cassie said...

Would love to have a copy of this book. Thanks for the giveaway.

Anonymous said...

What a bright and cheerful book of projects! The stockings are so cute! I'd love to win this book...thank you so much the chance with this giveaway!

wanda said...

I love Christmas and would love to win this book. Thanks

Nanbon44 said...

I would love to win this book, so many wonderful projects...

Debbie said...

I want to win!
What cute projects. Just what I need to get going on Christmas gifts.

Here I am at
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Thanks so much.
Debbie

BizyStitches said...

Thanks for the chance to win.

BizyStitches said...

I made a 'thank you ' message on fb under July 30 "baby's first Quilts' thanks

Connie said...

Looks like a neat book! Love the little squirrel! I would love to win and thanks for another great giveaway!

Abbigail said...

It looks like a wonderful book and I'm ready to start on Christmas items now! Thanks for the chance.

Connie said...

I left a comment on Martingale's FB post. Thanks!

Abbigail said...

I liked and commented on Martingale & Company on facebook. Thanks for an extra chance to win!

Lisa Marie said...

I love quilt books and would love ti win. Thanks for the chance!

Leslie Rose K said...

This looks like a really fun book to own. I especially like the Christmas Elf stockings. I would like to win this book.

Christine Slaughter said...

I'd love to win this giveaway... Thanks for the opportunity!

Christine Slaughter said...

Commented on the Martingale post... thanks for another chance to win!

viridian said...

Some real cute projects here! viridian61@yahoo.com

Lori said...

I would love to win. This looks to be a fantastic book
quilting dash lady at comcast dot net

lynndianne said...

Oh having a copy of Sew Merry and Bright would make me sew merry.

Lynn

Sally said...

I'd love to win the book--dying to make those ornies!

LJ said...

Martingale has great books and SEW MERRY and BRIGHT looks like a winner also.

Ani said...

What a fun book! Would love to win a copy of Sew Merry & Bright! Thank you for the lovely giveaway! My email link is at my blog, just click my name or the avatar.

Ani said...

I left a comment on Martingale's FB July 30 entry for an extra chance! Thx for the heads up on their FB page, I signed up for their news feed! =0) Click my name or avatar to see my email link on my blog.

KatieQ said...

This looks like a great book. I would love to make something for Christmas from Sew Merry and Bright.

Mom C said...

I love Christmas books. They are my favs. Thanks, I'd like to get into Christmas sewing earlier than usual. We'll see.

Margaret said...

I would love to win.

KatheG said...

I would love to win this one! Thanks.

Nancy in IN said...

More and more projects to sew. My family will be really delighted. Thank you.

Nancy in IN said...

I liked and commented on Martingal and Company.

free indeed said...

Would love to peruse the pages of that book! I was just thinking I might start an ornament every year for my grandchildren and the squirrel caught my eye as a good candidate for one 3 yr old grandson! What other gifties lurk behind that cover this year???? :)
freeindeed at myfairpoint dot net

Heather said...

What a fun book, I'd love a chance to win.

Linda Coleman said...

what a fab book, I'd love to win it

Pam Gavin said...
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Pam Gavin said...

I would love to have this wonderful book from Martingale! It's perfect for those small holiday gifts and I've been looking for such a book. Thanks for offering this give away!!

Stephanie said...

I would love to win. I love the Merry quilt! Shuttermom77 at gmail dot com

Stephanie said...

Commented on facebook post.

Sewgirl said...

I would love to win!

Lori said...

Would love to win a copy of Sew Bright and Merry!

Ani said...

I am SEW excited!! I won the drawing! WooHoo! Thank you so much SewCalGal for offering up the awesome giveaways and all the hard work that goes into making this an awesome blog! >^..^<