FQS Giveaway June tula pink throwback

Friday Finishes & Tula Giveaway

Ahh, Friday! We love Fridays in this house, since not only is it the last day before the weekend, but it also means family movie night. I make homemade pizzas, we set out picnic quilts in the living room, and we have a pizza picnic while watching a movie. After pizza, there’s a short intermission for popcorn making and we enjoy the rest of the movie with huge bowls of popcorn and buttery fingers. My husband has a bit of a thing for popcorn, so he makes enough to feed a small army, which I suppose we are becoming as the kids get older! While this week had its share of frustration, I also finally finished and shared two projects. A week with one finish is great; a week with two finishes is worth celebrating!!

I love linking up with Crazy Mom Quilts’ Finish it Up Friday to share in the celebration of finished projects in the quilting community, so I figured I’d write a summary post this week so that I could link up with just one post instead of two. I also have a great giveaway sponsored by Fat Quarter Shop to share to help kick off the weekend!

So here we go–my finishes for the week!

fqs simple zipper pouch teacher giftI finished three cute Amy Butler-inspired rainbow zipper bags as end of the year teacher gifts for my son’s preschool teachers and communication facilitator. There is a great video tutorial posted by the Fat Quarter Shop so that you can make your own. You can see and read more about my zipper bags HERE.

oakshott lipari vesuvius quilt sizzixI also finished a volcano-inspired quilt with Oakshott’s new Lipari fabric line. This was a much longer term project, taking about 18 hours of work to make, start from finish. I share a tutorial so that you can make your very own Vesuvius quilt if you want! Check it out HERE.

Giveaway!

Tula Throwback bundle FQS giveawayAnd now, for the giveaway! Thanks to the Fat Quarter Shop, one of my lucky readers can enter to win a Tula Pink Throwback fat quarter bundle of 20 fat quarters! The bundle includes some of the most popular prints from Tula’s collections over the past four (4) years, and would be a great stash builder for any modern fabric lover, whether you’re a Tula troops die hard who would pay a premium for these prints on ebay or not. There are also many fabulous opportunities for meticulous cutting with these beauties!

To enter the giveaway today, tell me–are you a fabric designer fanatic, willing to pay top dollar for rare out of print fabrics? or are you happy using whatever gorgeous fabric is available now, regardless of designer? I’m curious, since while I consider myself to be in the latter category, I could definitely see myself paying more than market value for *some* rare and beloved out of print fabrics. Leave a comment and make sure I’m able to get ahold of you if you win.  If you’re a follower of Night Quilter, leave a second comment telling me how you follow for a second entry. Tell me how you follow Fat Quarter Shop (facebook,twitter, Instagramtheir blog Jolly Jabber, etc.) for a third entry.

This giveaway is open to US and international participants.  The giveaway will be open until Thursday June 9th at 8pm EST when I’ll select the winner randomly with random.org. Good luck! This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations, Tessa! 

Thanks again to the Fat Quarter Shop! Blog sponsors help me to keep this blog going by helping cover the costs of hosting, photography equipment, supplies, and of course time. Sweet, precious time. Many many thanks to all who support me!

341 thoughts on “Friday Finishes & Tula Giveaway”

  1. I love Tula but won’t pay crazy prices for cute older stuff. Thank you for the opportunity to win this bundle! It’s lovely. I have an epp summer project this would top off nicely.

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  2. I try to use fabric from my stash, but it never fails that I need to buy something for my newest piece!! When it comes to paying a little extra, I will if it is within reason.

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  3. I can find myself tempted to snatch up some especially dreamy out of print fabrics, but I still haven’t allowed myself to pony up the big bucks to actually do it. Thanks for the opportunity to own some great prints that I missed out on the first time around.

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  4. I did spend quite a bit to get an older collection of tula pink fabric off ebay. I loved it and just had to have it. But normally I just grab what I can

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  5. I definitely have my favorite designers and my unicorn fabrics, too! I would love to get my hands on some Tula Pink Nightshade or some Lizzy House Constellations, Guising, or Hello Pilgrim, but I am thrilled about all the new and wonderful fabrics coming out now, especially from cotton and steel! It’s a good time to be a modern quilter! 💖💖💖

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  6. I’m definitely in between the two categories too! Mostly im content to buy what’s available at the tone but there are a couple of fabric designers that I love so much I’d consider paying a little more for their out of print collections

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  7. I follow you on IG and just happened to be taking a break from packing up our house and saw this awesome giveaway. Who can resist?!? Thanks for the chance, Kitty!

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  8. I’m happy with the fabric and collections available now, with an occasional exception! I love your zipper bags! Very cute!

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  9. I’m a bit of both. I love ogling some of the gorgeous out of print fabrics and I will buy some if they aren’t too dear. And I love working with whatever current stuff inspires me.

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