Monday, August 16, 2010

sponsored giveaway: featuring The Fat Quarter Shop

the amazing crew of 
the fat quarter shop are back!

i've told you before that i love the fat quarter shop!
they always have great service & new fabrics!!

how Kimberly does it all... with 3 kids amazes me!
but she wanted to let you know about some great things going on...
and took some time to tell you about them!!


The Fat Quarter Shop is a beehive of activity these days!


We add new merchandise almost every day, so you have to watch our what’s new page for all the latest items. Some of our very favorites are the awesome clubs we offer!


 Our emphasis right now is on our spectacular Block of the Month clubs—we have over a dozen block of the month programs in progress right now, with a few brand new ones beginning soon.


You might enjoy the Aunt Grace Circle of Friends, beginning in September


Paris in the Fall beginning in November


or Civil War Chronicles beginning in January




 Already in progress but with spots still available...


are the 2010 Designer Mystery




Holly Lane




 and a quarterly quilt kit club called Scrap Basket Surprises




Visit our website for all the info!

-Kimberly



personally i think i might join
darlene zimmerman's 2010 clothesline club

or the 2nd annual
fig tree club



on top of telling you all the amazing programs they have going on...
Kimberly & the FQS is offering up some fabric to one lucky reader!



ready for the giveaway??
a fat quarter bundle of the entire collection of pure by sweetwater!
37 fat quarters of PURE joy!!


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update as of 6pm on Wednesday...
this giveaway is going so well..
that the FQS crew has decided to give 2 pure fat quarter bundles!!!
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AND!!
the FQS crew wanted to offer a coupon code just for you!!
It’s a 20% off one purchase coupon, with the code “jaybird”
It will expire Friday, August 20 at midnight CST.
The coupon excludes the purchase of gift certificates or clubs.




you have five chances to win the pure fat quarter bundle
yes FIVE!!


the rules
leave a comment for each entry.
pretty simple.
{ if you leave one comment saying you did all 5.. you only have one shot! }

one
just leave a comment.
a nice one please.

two
leave a comment on the jolly jabber
the fat quarter shop's blog }

three
sign up to get the newsletter for the fat quarter shop {top of the page}
they send out great info on new arrivals!

four
head on over to the fat quarter shop...
& come back and tell me your favorite fabric, pattern or notion that they have for sale
{ or you can pick more than one thing!... i know some of you are indecisive! }

five
blog about this giveaway on your blog
& come back to let me know!


giveaway now closed
winner announced soon!

you have till 10pm est on thursday the 19th to enter.
winner will be announced on friday.

so you got all that??
start commenting & go shopping!

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Anonymous said...

Have made mention of this generous giveaway on my Blog http://quirkyquilteraus.blogspot.com/

Amy said...

Do I really have to pick a favorite at the Fat Quarter Shop? How could anyone do that!? I am in total overload. I can say the the Pure 12 Joys of Christmas bundle caught my eye as I am thinking of Christmas decorations. What a fun and funky fabric line. So cute!

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carmel said...

i love the new minny muu collection by lecian
thanks!

carmel said...

and i blogged about it on my sidebar
thanks!

Belinda said...

Ooh, those colors are exactly what I've been in the market for, to make a quilt for my son and his future bride!

Belinda said...

I still love the Origins Basics Grey. I want them!!!

Belinda said...

I still love the Origins Basics Grey. I want them!!!

pippirose said...

I love your blog...so inspiring.
I'm a newbie to quilting.
:o)
pippirose59@gmail.com

Belinda said...

This is the first time I've blogged about a Give Away! Here's hoping it worked!

Belinda @ www.theseamrippers.blogspot.com

Mary C said...

Please please please . . . I love Pure. thanks for the giveaway!

Gena's Garden said...

I love the Eerie Alley fabric. It is my newest fabric crush.
Thanks for the giveaway!

Mary C said...

I left a comment on Jolly Jabber!

Gena's Garden said...

I already receive the newsletter!

Thanks for the giveaway!

~Gena

Mary C said...

I looked at the Fat Quarter Shop's fabrics and if I could have a shopping spree there I would head right to Pure.

ikkinlala said...

What a generous giveaway!

Gena's Garden said...

I left a comment on the Jolly Jabber blog!

Thanks for the giveaway!
~~Gena

Sheri said...

I just made my first purchase from the Fat Quarter Shop and I will be a frequent shopper, I love your products!! Thank you!!

Sheri said...

I subscribe to your newsletter

Sheri said...

I love the Saltbox Harvest fabric for fall.

Sheri said...

I left a comment on the Jolly Jabber.

ytsmom said...

I would love to win Pure! What a nice giveaway.

laura said...

Love this line. Thanks for the chance to win!

ytsmom said...

I would love to win Pure! What a nice giveaway.

ytsmom said...

I am subscribed to Fat Quarter Shop. I love seeing what's new, and there is always something new!

Diana Schmitz / Quiltecke said...

such a great giveaway! Love the FQS - thanks so much!

rowleygray said...

great to find the article about the blog in Quilters Home

Christina said...

I've been eyeing this fabric line. To win it would be wonderful! Thank you for the chance.

ytsmom said...

I love it all. Especially anything Moda!

ytsmom said...

I posted on the Jolly Jabber!!

Kelly said...

Just love these new fabrics. Already signed up for Fat Quarter's newsletter to be notified when they have the fabric available for purchase.

Mego said...

WOW! I'm thinkin' I NEED to win this one! Absolutely GORGEOUS and I could use my hexagon ruler I bought for the quilt-a-long...it would be a twofer! Thanx for the giveaway!

Mego said...

It's so HARD to pick just ONE fabric line to be in love with. I'm thinking probably Hungarian Blues. Lovely color!

Mego said...

I am a looooooogtime subscriber to The Fat Quarter Shop...love the newsletter!

Andra said...

First time I have been to you site thanks for the change to win a cool, bundle, I was just eyeing this collection the other day.

Andra said...

I have been a long time subscirber to the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter, one of my favorite stores!!!!

Andra said...

I left a comment on the Jolly Jabber Blog!!

Andra said...

I really like the Civil War Ladies Fat Quarters and the Origins by Basic Grey fat quarters!!

Svanhild said...

Love this fabric line, looks soo sophisticated with the blue and browns.

Svanhild said...

Difficult to pick one thing, but I love Fandango from Kate Spain, and the new "Bliss" from Bonnie and Camille is a must have...

Svanhild said...

Already subscribe to the newsletter.

Svanhild said...
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Svanhild said...

Left a comment at the Jolly Jabber.

Ashley said...

I left a comment at the Fat Quarter shop, I've been a repeat customer, they are great! Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

Quiltin' Sandy said...

Fab giveaway!!!!!;-)
sandangels1945@hotmail.com

Quiltin' Sandy said...

The butterfly garden fabric range is yummy!!!
sandangels1945@hotmail.com

Quiltin' Sandy said...

I have signed up for the newsletter! ;-)
sandangels1945@hotmail.com

Quiltin' Sandy said...

I left a comment on Jolly Jabber. :-)
sandangels1945@hotmail.com

Sylvia said...

I love the FQS... I pop in everyday online to check it out. It has the best selection and photos.

Sylvia said...

I just checked the FQS website and I am loving Flutter by Windham Fabrics. I have also been crushing on the Pure fabrics.

Sylvia said...

I signed up for the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter!

Sylvia said...

I left a comment on the Jolly Jabber!

Sylvia said...

I have posted this on my blog too!
Cheers

Lizziebeth said...

Love the "Origins" line would make a great boy quilt for grandbaby on the way in October. Have been a longtime sign-up of the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter.

Pam! said...

1) Just discovered your blog and can't wait to grab a cup of coffee and explore!

Pam! said...

2) left at comment at the Jolly Jabber regarding the perfect timing of Pure coming out. I just redid my boys' room in chocolate brown, beige, and blue! Cant' wait to make a couple of quilts.

Pam! said...

3) newsletter already subscribed to!

Pam! said...

4) love LOVE the Saltbox Harvest collection! As far as patterns are concerned I'm just getting ready to start Scrappy Trails to snuggle up on the couch with this winter.

Pam! said...

5) I'm in the process of updating my blog, which I've been neglecting terribly for months. Tonight is the night!

Helma said...

What a lovely give away. I love the fat quarter bundle. Pure and simple.

Greetings Helma

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

Oh boy I'm squeezing in just under the line. I've been busy...what can I say.

Since I'm hooked on free motion quilting I think I will need lots of fat quarter bundles.....lots and lots :)

Thanks for the giveaway!!
Smiles,
Kelly

Helma said...

I just posted about your give-away on my blog. Here is the link. Sorry it is in dutch, but the picture says it all.

http://helmadejong.web-log.nl/mijn_weblog/2010/08/cadautjes-oftewel-giveaways.html

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

I can see I'm in very good company here in Jaybird Quilts Comment List....many familiar names.

I really like Spirit Paisley Panache by Rosemarie Lavin for Windham Fabrics. I like the green and red combination.

Good luck to everyone who left a comment :)
Smiles,
Kelly

Jen said...

Thanks for the opportunity to win a great pure fat quarter bundle!

Jen said...

I've been a subscriber of the FQS's newsletter for a while now and always look forward to hearing what's new.

Jen said...

I currently have a few Bliss charm packs in my cart over there just waiting for me to pull the trigger on them. I just may with this 20% off deal now.

carolann said...

Oh, how I would LOVE to win!

Kelly said...

My new favorite is Bliss. I love and I can't get enough! I'm trying not to go overboard, but I don't think I will be successful! :)

Kelly said...

I get their newsletter too!

Kelly said...

This is just my regular old comment! Hope you're having a good week!

Emily said...

What a fantastic giveaway! I sooooo want some Pure. It would make a perfect decorative quilt and cushions for our living room. Please please!

Emily said...

I left a comment on the Jolly Jabber!

Emily said...

If I could have anything from FQS (beside Pure, which I actually REALLY want) it would definitely be any of the Hoffman 1895 Watercolor Batiks. I love them.

Anonymous said...

WOW you are an inspiration!!

Thanks for an opportunity to WIN BIG.

Melissa from Naches, WA

Blaubeere22 said...

Love, Love, Love this line!! Thanks!

Peggy said...

Love the Fat Quarter Shop and the newsletter.

Emily said...

I tweeted about the giveaway!

Doodlebug Gail said...

What a great giveaway - PURE is one of my favourite fabrics at the moment - sure hope I win!

Doodlebug Gail said...

I've commented at the Jolly Jabber - entry #2 for me.

Doodlebug Gail said...

I have signed up for the FQS newsletter - entry #3 for me.

CalleLillyCafe said...

Wow! How I would LOVE to win some of this! =)

CalleLillyCafe said...

Just left some comment luv on The Jolly Jabber! =)

Doodlebug Gail said...

My favourite fabric over at the FQS is the PURE FAT QUARTER BUNDLE which is coincidentally the prize in this giveaway! :-)

CalleLillyCafe said...

I signed up for FQ newsletter! Looking fwd to that one!

CalleLillyCafe said...

Yes couldn't decide.. but I do love these happy bright fabrics! Colorful Christmas Fat Quarter Bundle
My Mind's Eye for Riley Blake Designs

Tracey said...

Love your blog, so many great quilts!

Tracey said...

Newsletter headed my way!

Tracey said...

Left a comment over at the Jolly Jabber.

Tracey said...

It's a toss up between, Bliss, PURE and Fandango.

kerryinAUS said...

Stunning and georgeous fabrics!

Pivot said...

Sweet sites! I'm gonna be in soooo much trouble...lol. Signed up for the newsletter, posted there and there and here. I love the Luna Notte line and the Hoffman batiks always catch my eye. Now that I'm all inspired I'm gonna run to my sewing room.

Sandy said...

What a lovely giveaway...and 2 bundles....sweet!!

Sandy said...

I am already a subscriber to FQS newsletter!

rachandcarl said...

great giveaway, and look at all those comments

Sandy said...

I just left a comment on the Jolly Jabbler.

Sandy said...

I love, love, love the fabric line Botany!

Laura said...

I love everything that Sweetwater does.

Laura said...

Just left a comment on Jolly Jabber. Thanks!

Laura said...

And I just signed up for the newsletter. Thanks!

Melissa {polkadot chair} said...

wowsers! my odds aren't looking good but I'm going to throw my 'hat in the ring'

Melissa :)

Ilka said...

Heya there, hope you're having a great day! And thanks for making my cold wintery day a lot brighter with your fab blog!

Ilka said...

Oh and as to what fabrics I love from the Fat Quarter Shop.. just to pick a few... the Wee Woodland line by Keiki for Moda Fabrics, Early Bird Multi Good Morning Stripe Yardage by Andover Fabrics and 12 Joys of Christmas by Sheri Berry for Northcott Fabrics. OH I WANT 'EM ALL!

Mom Squad said...

I love the Pure collection! Love the colors!

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the girlfriend gap said...

What do I love at the Fat Quarter Shop....Sweetwater fabrics! And since today they are featuring Joanna Figerosa with her new Fig Tree Club I'd love some of that too :0) Thank you for double the chances to win!

Kristy said...

Thank you for such awesome inspirations you give me on a regular basis :0)

Kristy said...

I'm already a subscriber to the newsletter :0)

Kristy said...

Left a comment on Jolly Jabber too! :0)

Kristy said...

I'm a regular visitor to the sale section, and new arrivals, but my favorite for today is the Ribbons & Bows pattern

Nancy Sue said...

Holy Cannoli, that's a lot of comments. Thank you Julie for hosting these great giveaways and tutorials. You're awesome!
nsue21702 at gmail dot com

Nancy Sue said...

I left a comment over at Jolly Jabber. I mentioned that I love the easy of their site. Interesting design, but low on clutter.
nsue21702 at gmail dot com

Nancy Sue said...

Looking at their site, I LOVE the Kate and Nate Chocolate Happy Frogs. If someone is not smiling by just looking at the fabric, then they need to spend their fabric money on therapy :)
nsue21702 at gmail dot com

Nancy Sue said...

I subscribed to their newsletter. Thanks Jaybird for this giveaway!
nsue21702 at gmail dot com

redmetalroof said...

What a great giveaway! The
Pure fabrics look like inspiration waiting to happen!
heidilc75@yahoo.com

redmetalroof said...

OK, just did my shopping- I'm already planning a jumper for my 2 year old in the Woodlands ABC print- too cute!

Jodi said...

So very kind of you! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Lisa said...

I signed up for newsletter :)

Sally said...

I am on the newsletter list for FQS.

Sally said...

The thing that I want most from the FQS right now is the Hello Yellow Quilt kit! I'm dying to buy it, but just don't feel like I have the money to spend right now. I already have the magazine, so I at least have the pattern even if I can't buy the kit.

Lisa said...

If i had to pick one fabric over at the fat quarter shop i would pick, awesome by moda, because well its just awesome :)

MJ said...

I absolutely love your blog, and this giveaway is great!!

MJ said...

I'm a FQS newsletter subscriber

MJ said...

I think my favorite fabric line right now is Riley Blake's rainy days and mondays, its all my favortie colors

Anonymous said...

I love this fabric and your shop. Count me in!!

Anonymous said...

I signed up for the newsletter!

Anonymous said...

I ADORE the Hello Yellow quilt kit!! Adore it! I saw it in Quilts and More....normally I hate yellow but that quilt is to die for! Thats my fav thing!

Quiltjane said...

Love the FQS and the friendly staff. Love MODA designers and the gorgeous fabrics they produce. Love surfing the Net. It is PURE indulgence. (Aussie Quiltjane)

Quiltjane said...

Fabulous Blog, Jaybird. I have just headed over to FQS and viewed all the new fabrics. I am a fan of French General and just received a wonderful selection of Luna Notte in the mail this morning.

Quiltjane said...

Now I have added a link to your competition in my blogspot - quiltjane.blogspot.com.

I have been a loyal international customer to FQS for many years and have been receiving their newsletter.

So now I have accomplished all 5 tasks. Fingers crossed.

Marg M said...

This is lovely thanks.

Anonymous said...

The Butterfly Garden by Kansas Troubles Quilters for Moda Fabrics is soooo snuggly & warm looking...maybe my winter project!!

NanainCA said...

First, you will love the Clothesline club. I belong for 3years everything was wonderful. Just wanted to leave a nice comment here. Thank you

NanainCA said...

I am a FQS newsletter subscriber. Love it too.

NanainCA said...

Yes it took a bit to look which I love, love the Basic Grey Origins, Love the Sweetwater Pure. I want both so now well see... Thank you for the giveaway. Sheri55@sbcglobal.net

NanainCA said...

Well, I dont have a blog so I went to facebook left a nice comment there. Thank you again Jaybird Quilt for this wonderful chance for this bundle. I have my fingers cross. I so need this (just like everyone else)
Sheri

Anonymous said...

I posted the giveaway on my blog:
http://pennypie.wordpress.com/2010/08/19/fat-quarter-give-away/

Anonymous said...

You have a great blog!!!! I'll be back!

Anonymous said...

Love FQS! And I'm ready to add more fabric to my stash!
Monica

Anonymous said...

I'm a longtime subscriber to The Jolly Jabber.

Anonymous said...

What a WONDERFULL giveaway!!

Anonymous said...

I left a comment on The Jolly Jabber as well.

Eileen said...

NICE 1

Eileen said...

i just never can pick one favorite fabric so i'll have to say i could survive by saying i love, love, love the happy by me and my sister fat quarter set!! so adorable, totally my colors. it's perfect

Eileen said...

signed up for fat quarter's newsletter

Eileen said...

left a comment at jolly jabber

PaTcHwOrK jEnN said...

I would love to wins a fat quarter bundle. Thanks for hosting such a fun giveaway.

Shirley in Canada said...

Signed up for your newsletter! Love the shop :)

Shirley in Canada said...

Left a note on your blog, which is very nice I might say :)

Lisa - Garden Gate Quilting said...

Those fat quarters are gorgeous!

craftytammie said...

i love their shop! and thanks for the chance to win!

Shirley in Canada said...

My favorite fabric right now would be most anything by Kansas Troubles...I love there color tones. Butterfly Garden is just soooo gorgeous!!

Leslie's Itchin to be Stitchin said...

another fabulous giveaway, thank you

Leslie's Itchin to be Stitchin said...

love holly lane bom at FQ shop

grammy and papi said...

Wow, thank you for the opportunity to win such a lovely giveaway. I first thought, there are sooooo many entries there is now way I would win, then I thought, why not me. So, here I am. Could be one of the winners. LOL

Have a God Filled Day
Shirley

grammy and papi said...

I love ALL the Civl War collections. Recently, I've been reading some historical fiction set during the War and it has peaked my interest in everything connected to it, especially these fabric collections.

Have a God Filled Day
Shirley

grammy and papi said...

I already subscribe to the new letter.

Have a God Filled Day
Shirley

grammy and papi said...

I left a comment on Jolly Jabber.
Thanks for hosting this wonderful giveaway.

Have a God Filled Day
Shirley

Anonymous said...

such a great giveaway -thanks for the chance to win!

Anonymous said...

have signed up for the newsletter...

Anonymous said...

...aaaand have left a comment at jolly jabber!

Laine said...

Oh my how I would love to win this contest. Love the fabric.

lsandes@comcast.net

Laine said...

I left a note on the Jolly Jabber blog.

lsandes@comcast.net

Laine said...

I have subscribed to Fat Quarter newsletter.

lsandes@comcast.net

SO I'M Anna Fogg, an eclectic kinda gal said...

Leaving a comment for the giveaway for FQ Shop. I have always loved their impeccable service. Shops like them, and blogs like yours make it easier for a mom of 7 like me to relax....thank you!

SO I'M Anna Fogg, an eclectic kinda gal said...

I am in love w/the Botany "Hello Yellow" kit...oohhh and sigh...and I NEED Amy Butler Bliss in teal. Be still my heart.

Rori said...

Love learning about "new to me" places to shop.

Fignie said...

Lovely Blog ... great information! And love the give-away!! :)

Fignie said...

I am truly loving the new BG Origins ... I just spoiled myself with a wack of it in the mail! Such manly prints :)

DebrafromMD said...

I love fat quarters! Please pick my name.

DebrafromMD said...

Love this collection!

Baskets Of Quilts said...

Thanks for the great giveaway! You're the best!

Laine said...

Oh my gosh I so want the Noel Quilt Kit by Verna Mosquera. I wish there was a way I could get that.

lsandes@comcast.net

scrapworking said...

Love the FQS - awesome giveaway! Thanks.

Baskets Of Quilts said...

I love a sale and you can't beat whimsy on sale at the fat quarter shop!

scrapworking said...

I'd have to say Pure IS my favorite line at the moment. Text on fabric makes me swoon! Thanks again!

scrapworking said...

I've subscribed!! Thanks again!

Jodie said...

love your new quilt kit!

Jodie said...

I already get the FQS newsletter. nice!

Jodie said...

I'd like to get some of the bliss pre-cuts over at FQS. So pretty!

Angie said...

What an awesome giveaway - I love FQS!!

Jodie said...

i posted a comment on the Jolly Jabber too.

Angie said...

Posted at the Jolly Jabber - I have them in my Google Reader, too. :)

Angie said...

I'm already a newsletter subscriber - and love it!

Beverly said...

I LOVE THE FAT QUARTER SHOP!!!! That's where I get 90% of my fabric. The other 10% is from a local quilt shop - but they do not carry what the FQS carries!!!! You are so fast and easy to order from. Love YOU!

Beverly said...

I get the newsletter from the FQS!

HRH Gigi said...

Oh, so beautiful. Thanks for your generosity!

Wendy P said...

I get the Jolly Jabber newsletter already! I have them on FB, and I am doing the 12 Days of Christmas BOM.

Love their shop!

Beverly said...

Pick one from the sale list? How do you do that? I would love to have some more of the Love U fabric and there are several patterns and much more fabric! Thanks for a chance to win!

HRH Gigi said...

I have to say that I am kind of liking the Grunge Basics from Basic Grey. (But I have to admit I don't think I have found a line of Basic Grey that I haven't liked.)

craftytammie said...

I love the flannel boy Nate fat quarter bundle! so cute!

craftytammie said...

i left a comment at the jolly jabber!

craftytammie said...

i subscribed to the newsletter!

Wendy P said...

I love your tutorials and reading whatever is going on in your world.

Wendy P said...

I posted a comment on Jolly Jabber too.

Wendy P said...

So hard to choose between Bliss, Fandango, and Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Debbie Lou said...

I would love to win some PURE JOY. Thanks for sharing. I posted on Jolly Jabber, too. Happy Quilting!

Nancy said...

Love your tutorials!!!

Nancy said...

Charity is on sale at FQS - love the cheddar. Chirp - can't wait to buy!

Nancy said...

I definately subscribe the the newsletter!!!!

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