17 10, 2012

Home Sweet Quilt :: Review & Giveaway!

By |October 17th, 2012|give away, review|203 Comments

It is book central here lately! I enjoy a glimpse into books before I purchase, and I hope you do too! Home Sweet Quilt is by the talented and sweet Jill Finley, also the creative force behind Jillily Studio, and fabric designer for Henry Glass Fabrics! Home Sweet Quilt is written in four different sections, [...]

10 10, 2012

Beginner’s Guide to Free-Motion Quilting :: Review & Giveaway!

By |October 10th, 2012|give away, review|224 Comments

I'm so excited to be the next stop on Natalia's book tour!  In the Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting Natalia is giving all of us the knowledge and tools to work her beautiful quilting patterns into our quilts at home! Natalia has added a theme to the tour : It's a Family Affair, I know [...]

26 09, 2012

The Complete Guide to Machine Quilting :: Review & Giveaway

By |September 26th, 2012|give away, review|152 Comments

Hi friends! There are a number of new machine quilting books, and I think they all have something to offer the home quilter!  Personally I love to collect books, and was happy to receive a copy of The Complete Guide to Machine Quilting for review. Joanie Zeier Poole has collected her knowledge of quilting and teaching quilting in [...]

5 09, 2012

Tactile Fabrics Giveaway

By |September 5th, 2012|give away|265 Comments

Today, I'd like to introduce you to my newest sponsor, Jennifer of Tactile Fabrics! Tactile Modern is a small independent quilt & specialty fabric shop that specializes in modern 100% organic and premium cotton fabrics for sewing, crafting and quilting. Jennifer has come from a long line of seamstresses and has always loved fabric and [...]

28 08, 2012

Schoolhouse Rocks!

By |August 28th, 2012|finished quilt, give away|70 Comments

Hi all! My Schoolhouse Rocks quilt made it home, and we made it outside for some pictures yesterday! I had fun working on this quilt, it's bright and cherry, with traditional blocks, and lots of quilting on my domestic machine. All the schoolhouse blocks are made with a different fabric, I pulled small and medium [...]

20 08, 2012

Small Pieces, Spectacular Quilts :: Review and Giveaway

By |August 20th, 2012|give away, review|119 Comments

Hi friends, and welcome to those of you that may be visiting for the first time! I'm Amy Ellis, quilter, blogger and author too - feel free to poke around and get to know me better if you haven't stopped by before. Small Pieces, Spectacular Quilts, by friends, Mary Elizabeth Kinch and Biz Storms, includes [...]

15 08, 2012

Fat Quarter Shop Giveaway!

By |August 15th, 2012|give away|332 Comments

Giveaway is closed & the winner is:: Elizabeth Johnson from In The Boon Docks!  ----- Today my friends at Fat Quarter Shop are giving away a new Jelly Roll! Fat Quarter Shop has the best array of fabric! You can find any style you desire, and it always is in your mailbox quickly!  I love [...]

6 08, 2012


By |August 6th, 2012|give away|2 Comments

You all left the best comments on last week's giveaway!  I can hardly believe how long some of you have worked on projects - in case you need or want motivation to finish those UFO's, check out my challenge here.  One lucky winner will receive this fab bundle of Art Gallery fabrics from Canton Village Quilt [...]

11 07, 2012


By |July 11th, 2012|give away|3 Comments

Hey! I have a couple giveaways to wrap up. First up is the Generation Q Magazine : One Thing, One Week winner of We Love Color is: Kelsey finished up this fab pillow for her partner! Check it out! Congratulations ladies, I'll be in touch soon - Amy

7 07, 2012

Generation Q :: Review & Giveaway

By |July 7th, 2012|give away, review|100 Comments

Hi there! I'm jumping in on the Generation Q Magazine blog tour! I'm very excited for my friends at GenQ, this first issue is packed full of brilliant wit and charm, great information, and a couple patterns too! If you aren't familiar with Generation Q yet, be sure to check out their site, and like them [...]

2 07, 2012

Fat Quarterly Shape Workshop :: Winner!

By |July 2nd, 2012|give away|1 Comment

I'm glad so many of you are so excited about Fat Quarterly's Shape Workshop for Quilters! Sharing your current "nemesis" as many of you put it, was enlightening - I may have to work on a tutorial just for matching points! The winner of Fat Quarterly's Shape Workshop for Quilters is : Sounds like Emily [...]

28 06, 2012

Shape Workshop for Quilters :: Review & Giveaway

By |June 28th, 2012|books, give away, review|169 Comments

I always love to see what my friends at Fat Quarterly are sewing up, and was happy to have a chance to review their new book!  Shape Workshop for Quilters is a great addition to your quilting library - they have included 60 block patterns, and a dozen projects that include quilts, pillows and other [...]