Archive for January, 2016

26
Jan
16

All in a Row…book winners!!!

Moda-All-Stars-All-In-a-RowHere are the book winners!!!

Carol Caraccia
January 25, 2016 at 2:02 pm
What a great way to give back to others in need. Quilters are the best!! I am so excited about this book and the blog hop!

Ann P.
January 25, 2016 at 7:52 pm
Your row is so pretty. Love to see what all the designers are doing and will be making a row quilt. Need to get my book.

Kathy
January 26, 2016 at 7:15 am
I just love pumpkins – so of course – love your row!!

Please contact me at:

lisa.bongean@yahoo.com    with your full name and physical address and we will send your book out!!!

25
Jan
16

All In a Row… A Beauty of a Blog Hop!!!

 

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I am proud to be a part of this great new book!!! A bunch of my “MODA SISTERS” images-1have combined their talents to make this book happen.  All the designer proceeds will be donated to No Kid Hungrynkh_logo_v3...I can’t think of a better charity…or a better reason to buy a another quilting book!!!   To purchase the book click HERE.

But wait… there are other reasons to WANT this book…beside the fact that is it really beautiful, lots of pictures…lots of designer info…it can be used for endless possibilities….obviously you can make a row quilt…but I think they can be made into endless table runners!  There are a ton of options in this book with the designer rows and then the Lissa Alexander has done a bunch of filler rows to go between the rows that could make a quilt by themselves!  imagesLike I said…an AWESOME book!

Here is my row in the book…10-November-quilt-designed-by-Lisa-Bongean-of-Primitive-GatheringsNow if I would have known mine would have been the only dark row in the book I wouldn’t have made it a black background, but…there is no reason the backgrounds in the other rows can’t be switched to make rows with colorful dark backgrounds with lights as the main part of the blocks…or this would be fine with a lighter background too.

For more fun we were asked to do another designers row, using our fabrics or a spin on it..I was partnered with Joanna from Fig Tree, who I have so much fun with at dancing at the Moda parties with!!!..I was leaving for CA for a two week trip and this was the last thing I had to do before packing as the this will hop was happening while I’m traveling…I had so much fun making Joanna’s row that I even took the time to totally finish it all! We were told we could do a block…or whatever we could fit in our schedules…even just digitially make one…well, that’s no fun!!!! So here is Joanna’s row…very pretty, I might say…Jump on over to Figgy’s blog to see what she did with my row…HERE23-We-Are-Family-quilt-designed-by-Joanna-Figueroa-of-Fig-Tree-and-Company

 

 

 

I am soon (but not soon enough) going to be moving into a new house… so what better reason to make a little table runner?  I pulled some fabric that fit into the scheme of the whole house and this is what happened…

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I just LOVE it! and can’t wait to decorate the new house with it!!!

I also want to sincerely THANK the two women who were behind the making of this Unknownbook…Jeimages-3nnifer Keltner of Martingale books and Lissa Alexander from Moda.  I am totally in “AWE” of what these two bring to the quilting world…their creativity, leadership and wit…make you want to be in their presence for hours on end…I love being around them and wish I was able to work with them everyday!!! They make it so fun…I’m sure by now you have heard of the “beauty pageant” at Quilt Market…let me just say it was a a bunch of belly laughs and lots of beautiful rows!!!!!!P1040225

 

Here is there rest of the line up for the blog hop… visit their blogs too!!

January 18: Brenda Riddle & Carrie Nelson

January 19: Corey Yoder & Janet Clare

January 20: Me & My Sister  & Barbara Brackman

January 21: Pat Sloan & Edyta Sitar

January 22: Camille Roskelley & Kathy Schmitz

January 23: Sweetwater & Blackbird Designs 

January 24: Anne Sutton & Laurie Simpson

January 25: Lisa Bongean & Joanna Figueroa

January 26: Betsy Chutchian & Jen Kingwell

January 27: Kate Spain & Sandy Gervais

January 28: Kaari Meng & Lynne Hagemeir

Leave a comment about this post if you want to WIN this book!!! I will pick some winners tomorrow on Jan. 26th!

There also will be a contest starting Feb 1st-March 15th…to win more prizes!!!  I will post about it starting Feb 1st…

Be sure to get a book and join the FUN!   Purchase your book HERE  We want to raise lots of money for Nokidhungry.org

 

 

11
Jan
16

And the Snowman Gathering fabric winner is….

I have had some wonderful time home this last couple of weeks with the holiday…house buildingIMG_5244IMG_5226 (outside & inside is coming along…been busy working on book projects… Had a national magazine come and do a photo shoot,  worked on making fabric for a window bench (12ft long) in the new houseIMG_5184 and finalized all my cruise kits and goodie bags and door prizes that have to be shipped while I’m away for two weeks in Southern California…..IMG_5209 so crazy busy…

Thank you all for leaving such great comments and reasons why you should win…. However the only fair way to win is a random pick…so here is the blog winner…. Amy J.   you have 1 week to contact us at: ahoefler@new.rr.com    to claim your prize…my assistant Amy will be sending out your package.  Amy J…this fabric must be used…not just added to the collection!!!  Now to Instagram to pick a winner…

01
Jan
16

Happy New Year!

 

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I want to Thank You all for your participation in the 12 Days of Needful Things…We were happy to be able to give away prizes for everyday of the 12 days…that means we sold a bunch of products…Our suppliers and I thank you for following us and  purchasing from Primitive Gatherings!

Jess has informed me of the the last three winners!

Rowenta Steam Station-Beverly Lawler

Wafer Light Box- Nicole Wassick

Juki- Alberta Bailie

Congratulation to ALL of the winners…please email the shop with your physical address to we can get them out to you as soon as we get them in!!!

I really look forward to 2016 and all the the trouble we can get into!!! We have ordered all of products and as soon as we get them in they will be on the way to help your quilting journey be a better experience!

Let Stitch Together!!!

Lisa Bongean…aka LB




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