Monday, February 20, 2017

happy flower quilts blog hop and book giveaway-closed






 Hello sweet friends!
Congratulations to lucky comment number 16, Mary Beth-crash-n-smash for winning the book giveaway! I'll send you an email! 
I am so excited to be apart of the Happy Flower Quilts Blog Hop today and share a couple of sweet projects that I made from the book!! The lovely and talented quilter and fabric designer, Atsuko Matsuyama, has always been such an inspiration to me and I love all her books, and happy that the sweet folks over at Zakka Workshop for reprinting this one in English!
 My first project I made was the Sweet Summertime Mini Quilt which was so fun to make. I really enjoyed the whole process of the appliqué, hand sewing, and quilting!
 I used a mix of fabrics from Lecien's Old New 30's collections, including the new one coming out in March, which is beautiful! And, some of my favorite Atsuko Matsuyama prints!
 The scallops were such a sweet ending touch to this quilt, and they were a first for me and definitely a new favorite!
This was an enjoyable project from the book and I look forward to making the Spring Strawberry Mini Quilt next!
 I also made this pretty Heart Tea Mat and it was such a quick and lovely project to hand sew and quilt! If you have never tried hand sewing and quilting, I would highly recommend it to you!! I truly love and enjoy the whole process!

 The lovely folks over at Zakka Workshop are generously giving away a free copy of the book to one of you sweet friends, open world wide! All you have to do is leave a comment below and I will chose a winner after the Blog Hop on March 2nd!
 
Thank you so much for visiting with me today! Hope that you will enjoy making the projects out of this sweet and inspiring book by Atsuko Matsuyama! Wishing you all a most lovely and creative day!

                              

39 comments:

  1. Fabulous! The scalloped edges are the perfect finishing touch!

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  2. Your little projects are darling! The book looks like lots of fun!

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  3. Love following your work on Instagram. I didn't know you had a blog! I'm off to explore...

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  4. SUCH ADORABLE PROJECTS>LOVE THE TEA MAT! THANKS FOR SHARING!
    msstitcher1214@gmail(dot)com

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  5. Your hand sewing is gorgeous. Looking forward to getting this book:)

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  6. Darling makes from this lovely book! Thank you for a chance in your giveaway!

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  7. Ohhh, the tea mat is so beautiful. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  8. Heather, how totally adorable. Loved both of the projects and can see them added to my 'to do' list. You used the fabrics so well; I loved the scalloped edges; and the hearts with the French knots and hand quilting are amazing. I'm going to add your blog to my Feedly reading list; I've certainly enjoyed my visit today.

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  9. Love that little Heart Tea Mat. It looks very doable for a first time hand quilter. I have seen some very cute items from this book. I would love to win a copy for my library.

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  10. Oh, I would love to win a copy of this book! Both of the projects are so sweet, but I especially like the heart tea mat. I would enjoy making either of these projects.

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  11. That miniquilt is adorable! I'd absolutely love to win a copy of the book. :)

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  12. I really like the quilt and the Heart Tea Mat. Both are adorable.

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  13. Your two projects are just gorgeous. Love your hand quilting, it's perfect.

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  14. Sweet projects! How can you not love those adorable Lecien fabrics? :)

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  15. Your handwork is beautiful. That's something that I'm trying to improve on. The book cover sew along will be a lot of fun.

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  16. Hello, Just call me crash-n-smash. Love all your things,which you already know:)
    Lovely book, please put my name in if it isn't too late. Thank You MaryBeth

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  17. What adorable projects! Your appliqué and handwork is gorgeous. Thanks for being a part of the blog hop Heather!

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  18. I love your projects you have made from the book! The fabrics are lovely too. Have a great day! Lisa
    traditionalquilter@gmail.com

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  19. Your projects turned out sew pretty! I would love a chance to win the book!
    missysaprons@gmail.com

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  20. Parabéns! Que trabalhos lindos! Adorava ser a feliz contemplada com o livro!

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  21. How I love your cute projects! This book's on top of my wish list but unfortunately out of budget.xxx

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  22. An adorable project! thanks!!

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  23. I love the applique and the scalloped border on your mini quilt. The tea mat is gorgeous, too. You do such nice work.

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  24. What gorgeous projects. I can't choose which is my favourite, the mini quilt or the little heart mat.

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  25. Love the sweet little mini quilt and the book looks like eye candy for quilters and crafters!!

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  26. such cute fabrics and the designs are so cute and girly. Love them and the way you have put them together.

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  27. Such cute projects. I love the quilted flower in the tea mat.

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  28. Oh my goodness Heather, I love all your projects, as always! Put my name in for the drawing for that book, I've wanted it for so long! I would love it. Take care, hope all is well. Julie

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  29. Love your heart tea mat but both are beautiful! The fabrics are wonderful.

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  30. Beautiful mini quilt and mat. Thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway.

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  31. What lovely appliques! -- soparkaveataoldotcom

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  32. I love your colors and those gorgeous projects. I truly enjoy hand stitching and hand embroidery.

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  33. I LOVE the happy little quilt and would love to win the book and try my hand at recreating that one!

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  34. I am fascinated with the projects and ideas the bloggers have shared fro the Happy Flower Quilts book. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

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  35. The tea mat has stolen my heart. I SEW hope to win....good luck everyone. XXX

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  36. The rings of hearts is now on my to-do list for sure. -- soparkaveataoldotcom

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  37. The tea mat is beautiful! I love the colors

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  38. So sweet! Thank you for sponsoring this lovely giveaway.

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  39. These makes are so sweet and, as always, you work with the prettiest fabrics.
    Amalia
    xo

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