Friday, December 2, 2011

Giveaway

Michelle Foster over at The Quilting Gallery is hosting a blog hop beginning on December 10 and ending December 17th. 
I am participating by giving away 100 charm squares of varying sizes 3 4 and 5 inch.  To win please leave a comment telling me your favourite design using charms.  I will select the winner on the 17th.
Don't forget click on the logo to pop over and find lots of links to other giveaways.

151 comments:

Mary said...

I like using charms in the Five Inch is a Cinch patterns by Pat Speth. With a background fabric 100 charms would make a great quilt! Thanks for the Giveaway.

Fran said...

I love to make simple charm square baby quilts, they're quick & easy & always well-received. Thanks for the lovely giveaway.

Michell said...

A disappearing 9-patch is a good pattern to use with charm squares

Ana e os Viraventos said...

I love the charm squares quilts, mainly because I am new to quilting

gill said...

I like to alternate them with plain squares and then embroider some of them

Quilt Kitty said...

I love pinwheels made from a charm square & a nice matching plain colour. Easy to make & look so effective. Great prize, thanks. Tracee xx

Peggy said...

I would donate the charm packets to my quilting friend, who makes lap quilts for seniors and children from cross stitched squares for a group called World of Charity Stitching, at http://www.worldofcharitystitching.blogspot.com/
Thanks, Peggy
peggy_verdongibbs@att.net

Monica said...

I like to cut up charms into hexagons and triangles.

conny's quilts said...

I always love charms,so I give this give away a change! Next year I will join a project called builing houses with scraps, so I might use them very well (see at my blog for the link at the right site bar for this project) I am busy blog hopping already and I am a participant as well! So much fun! Kind greetings from the Netherlands!

Martina said...

I love to make scrappy quilts, so charms always fit in well. Thanks so much for the give away!

Donah said...

there is nothing nicer then charm squares used in totes

tubakk said...

I like charms because I can make many different hexagon out of it. Thanks for the give-away!

Mamabill said...

I love using charms for nine patches and crazy quilt squares. This is an awesome giveaway.

beaquilter said...

I've only used 5" charms, but WHY not smaller. I've made a pattern with charms with a triangle in two opposite corners, then twist and turn the blocks and with a long sashing down a column, it looked cute

Melissa @ Sew BitterSweet Designs said...

I like using the little twister tool with charm squares :)

hueisei said...

Hmm..I loves to made bag..maybe the charms will make a fantastic bag.
Thx for the chance to win ^^v

Mrs.Pickles said...

I just found a neat pattern using disappearing 9 patch i think...it looks pretty neat anyhow..lol

Sheila said...

The pinwheel block works well with charms. Thanks for the chance.

Paula said...

I'm new to quilting but I've made pinwheel blocks using a charm pack, cute!
Thanks for the chance!
ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

Paula said...

I'm new to quilting but I've made pinwheel blocks using a charm pack, cute!
Thanks for the chance!
ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

Jenny said...

i love charms of all sizes!!favorite pattern is postage stamp, but it would be an ideal gift at our house sizne my 6 year old daughter is getting a sewing machine this year...im cool with the machine, but rotary cutter scares me!!
thanks for my chance!

Carolyn said...

I love the disappearing nine patch. GREAT to use the charm squares for.

Thank you for the chance at your wonderful giveaway. I love charm squares!

Ella said...

The disappearing 9 patch is one of my favorites!

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

I think it would be the dissappearing nine patch...thanks for the chance

JustPam said...

disappearing 9 patch is a fun quilt to make with charms.

barb's creations said...

Love using charms as is for baby quilts,they work up quick but look so effective :) Barb.

Quiltin' Sandy said...

I like to use them for bordering stitcheries. :)
Thanks for the giveaway, and Merry Xmas. Sandy. :)

Mom C said...

I like the twister pattern or the disappearing nine patch, HST and stars. Thanks for the opportunity.

Bright Angel said...

Thanks for the chance to win. I like using charms to make baby quilts, especially with pinwheels. :)

Lisa Cox said...

I've never used charms to make a quilt...yet.
I would probably use them in a simple quilt and embroider some of them.

quilterinmotion said...

I have never owned any charms. First time would be a charm...silly right? I'm participating as well so I hope you come see me at my blog. I enjoyed looking around yours.

Michelle Olsen said...

I like using charms for disappearing nine patches - it looks so cute & scrappy and looks much more complicated than it really is. Thanks for the chance to win!

Mhairi said...

I love to make hexagons. I also love the patterns at the Moda Bake Shop.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

I mostly use charms for some of my applique.

Gwen said...

Charms are a wonderful way to make a lovely scrappy quilt! I like to use them to make half-square triangles, and then just go from there with the design. There are so many options! :-) Thank you so much for this wonderful giveaway!

Sandra said...

Have never worked with charms but sure would find a lovely use for them.

Sallie said...

I love 5" tumblers from charm packs - they are cute and very little waste. Thanks for the giveaway! Merry Christmas!

Quilting Melodies said...

Thanks for sharing. I love charm quilts and have made a couple in my quilt groups.
Happy sewing!

ballardquilter said...

Scrappy nine patch
rhaun@clear.net

Cherise said...

I would love to use charms to make a disappearing 9 patch :)

Linda said...

Wow! Your prize is very generous. I would love to try a disappearing ninepatch. Thanks for the chance. Fingers crossed!

Dianne Giles said...

I like to use patterned and solid colour charms for around the world type quilts. Thanks for the chance, Dianne

Carla G said...

I haven't worked with charm packs yet. As I'm a new quilter... But I am wanting to try a quilt with charms and the twister ruler. I think those quilts are just awesome! Thanks for a chance to win! :)

Nancy said...

I love to make scrappy quilts. Thanks for the give away!

Kathy said...

I like to cut each charm in half and then add one solid color to all of them to make a half-square triangle quilt. Thanks for the chance to win our charm!

nettie said...

I would have to say that I love to use charm squares to do the dissappearing 9 patch quilt. Quick and easy to do and always looks different.
Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.
Nettie
nettiecrain@live.com

Jennifer Gail said...

They make good yo yo's Thanks for the giveaway.

bohemiannie! art said...

I'm not a traditional quilter so don't use patterns but I'd still love the chance to win your very generous gift!

quiltmom said...

Charm squares are great for the disappearing 9 patch block and for the 10 minute block.
Thanks for participating in the blog hop.
Hope you get a chance to meet lots of new bloggers too.
Regards from Western Canada,
Anna

Jo said...

I like to use charms in a number of ways right now I seem to be stuck on tumbler quilts with them. Thankis for the chance to win.

AlessandraLace said...

I love log cabin. hugs

Jennifer said...

thanks for the chance to win, i love working with charms!

Connie said...

Like a lot of the other people I would have to say the Disappearing 9 patch! You never know just how it will turn out. Thanks for the great giveaway!

Ariane said...

I love making hst's with charm packs! They are so versatile. You can make so many patterns with them. Thanks for the giveaway!!!

Sharon Pernes said...

I love using chams to make bowties. Thanks for the chance to enter.

Diane said...

I haven't used charms very often but if I win this prize, I would definitely be doing more quilting with them. Thanks for the giveaway.

Deb said...

My favorite thing to do with charms is to make HSTs with them.

Mary said...

I am having fun make Little Twister quilts, using charm squares.

Jen said...

I love I Spy quilts, also disappearing 9 patch, and Charming Stars from MBS. Thanks for the giveaway!

Anonymous said...

Charm squares make beautiful baby quilts like 9 patch and snowball. That many would make a great quilt. Thank you for a great giveaway! Joyce--ccarter13@windstream.net

mtnquiltr said...

Charm squares work well making scrappy quilts like the Japanese +and x squares I'm making now. Thanks for the chance!

Sewnuts said...

I like making HST's out of them or using in scrappy type quilts - like in Edyta Star's books! Thanks for the giveaway.

JoyceLM said...

I've made several D9P quilts with charm squares. One of my favorite books that use charms is Simply Charming by Tara Lynn Darr. Thanks for the chance to win.

piecinglight said...

Either a plus quilt or a x quilt I think. But maybe a more complex hst design if I'm feeling ambitious...

Needled Mom said...

I'd love to win the charms patches.

Jessica said...

Like others have said, I love making HSTs out of 5 inch squares!! Thanks for the chance :)

Melinda said...

Wow! Great giveaway! I have a boy quilt to make that I plan on using charms for!

Angela Moore said...

If I won the giveaway I would use the charms to make a coin quilt.

Janet said...

Simple charms squares joined together in rows make such pretty quilts. Thanks for a chance at your giveaway.

LeAnne said...

I've never used charms before, so I'm not sure what I can do with them.

Rhonda G said...

I've never used charms yet. So I guess it's fair to say I don't have a favorite pattern. LOL I Would love to give it a try.

Kelly said...

I love making the Disappearing 9 patch with charms.

Thanks for the chance to win!

kelly (at) mysimplewalk (dot) com

Dresden Quilter said...

I like making pinwheels with charm squares. Thanks for the giveaway.

magicthimblecreations said...

Depending on the charms I sometimes use them in applique, especially if they work for flowers. I love churn dash quilts and variations, so I would try to use then some way in a churn dash.
Peggy

LethargicLass said...

I like making HSTs with them :) And I don't know why your blog is named Gussie... but I have always wanted to name a daughter Gussie lol

Sandra :) said...

Trip Around the World quilts are fabulous for using charms of any size!

crafter1953 said...

Hi, I use charms to do the Double Cross pattern and some patterns that I designed,Happy Holiday to You and Yours.

Allycat Creations said...

I always use mine for applique mostly as I have never had enough to make anything alone. Thank you for this opportunity.

Quilting "b" said...

I love charm squares for HST's. they are also beautiful used in simple baby quilts. thank you for a fabulous giveaway and Merry Christmas

Debbie said...

I like a variety of uses for the charms. Pinwheels, D9P, and did a disappearing 16 patch recently.
Great giveaway! Thanks

rockgranny said...

Thanks for a giveaway, would love to win it. Merry Christmas !

Marilyn said...

Definitely pinwheels for me. Thanks for the giveaway.

Maria said...

Charms are great for so many things, but half square triangle are my absolute favorite!

Anonymous said...

I have been playing around with traditional Cathedral Windows and the charms are perfect! I have no cutting to do and all the sewing is by hand. It makes the perfect grab and go project!
Thanks for the give away!
kario66@hotmail.com

Marg said...

As I am new to quilting, I find there are so many different things to do with fabric. Thanks

Marg said...

As a new quilter, I find that there are so many things that can be done with fabric.
Thanks

Mary said...

I'm wanting to make a postage stamp quilt with charms, scrappy as can be.

Emily Breclaw said...

I love using charms for the Road to Kansas quilt- so simple, but it comes out stunning. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

emily@thecaffeinatedquilter.com

MooseStash Quilting said...

Charms are charming! I love Alexander Henry and McKenna Ryan

Dix said...

Love to applique hearts on charms and sew up.

Anonymous said...

There is so much variety when using charms in a quilt pattern. I would probably use either a pinwheel or a 3 patch quilt pattern. I have really enjoyed this blog hop. Thank you for a chance to win 100 charms and for your generosiy in making this gift so special.

Sandi T.
sandit1@sbcglobal.net

Happy Me said...

I've honestly not used Charms yet, but would love to try a project that calls for them! Thank you for the chance to win!

Editfolt said...

Greetings from Hungary! Thank you for the opportunity to play!
I love asymmetrical quilteket.

Laura said...

I have only used charms with cross stitching so far. I am new to quilting and would love to use them in this way too.

Maxine said...

Woohoo! 100 charm squares that I don't have to cut myself. Sweet. Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway. I love to make baby quilts for charity for our quilt guild.

Cedar Ridge Studio said...

THe charms would make a perfect quilt for my 3rd great grandchild coing in April 2012
Thansk much

Janine said...

I love using charms to make pinwheel blocks :)

Linda V said...

Charms can really make cute baby quilts or mixed in 4 patches and a solids for an adult quilt. Thanks for the giveaway!
Linda
http://homesweetquiltinghome.blogspot.com

NM_Creatrix said...

I have a pattern that I do not know the name of but it is a nine patch with 1,2,3,5 dark, 7,8,9 light and 4 and 6 half light and half dark. Makes several stunning quiltz including a chevron!

hennies.pennies said...

I love doing small, portable quilts as wall hangers or table runners. So sweet and easy to make up!

Nanbon44 said...

maybe pinwheels or just a 9 patch

Kylie said...

I love the Charming Stars Quilt from the Moda Bake Shop website. Thank you for the lovely giveaway.

Missy said...

I like to use charm squares to simply sew together to make a fast little quilt or table runner. Thanks for the chance to win the giveaway

Maxine said...

I like the DNP (disappearing nine patch). Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway.

Pippa Parsons said...

Im using charms for twister quilts, :)

Gwen said...

I used charms and the lil' twister tool to make a cute pinwheel table runner.

Darlene B said...

I love using charms with the Twister ruler. I'd love to win this pack and be able to make gifts for people on my list - I'm sure they won't mind getting them in March or April, right? :)

Desi @ Wee Share said...

I don't know my favorite... maybe a disappearing nine patch. :)

Desi
weeshareblog@gmail.com

Maria said...

Wouls be wonderful to win all those charm squares. Thank you for the chance to win.

Anya said...

I love to make a Charm Party Tote bag...thanks for the chance!

marth225 said...

I would so love to do a grandmother's flower garden with hexies - this would be prefect

Sue Daurio said...

Boxes in Boxes, love that pattern and the scrappier the better!!

Lee D said...

I like charm squares to sew together to make patch work bags. I also want to do a coin quilt. thanks the for chance

RobbieJoy said...

I've only made 2 quilts so I don't have a favorite yet. I would love to use them to do some triangles because I have yet to do anything other than squares.
Thank you for your generosity.
rhaubejoi@yahoo.com

Cheri said...

I like to make tote bags with charm squares. Thanks for the chance.

quilterbell said...

Baby quilts with simple squares to show the beautiful fabrics!. Thank you for the chance!

Quiltaholic said...

My fav is a scrappy Jacob's Ladder! Thank you for the chance to win!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Charms are about the only pre-cuts that I like to use. I make a lot of Schnibbles patterns and they call for charms. Thanks for a great giveaway!

Mimi said...

I've used charms to make placemats and table runners. Thanks for participating in the blog hop!!

Mary C said...

I made a disappearing 9 patch...quick and easy and such a good way to use charms.

Susan said...

Soooo many ways to use charm packs, I love scrappy quilts!

Renea said...

I love making table runners or toppers with charms. Thanks for the giveaway.

Teresa Felgueiras said...

I love charm packs. My favorite design is the disapearing nine patch.

Valerie said...

One of my favorite things to do wtih charms is a sort of mini stack'n'whack. It makes for some interesting lines!

Deb said...

I like using charm packs as 1/2 square triangles paired with a solid white to make a lap quilt. Thanks for the chance at this giveaway.

Cindy said...

I made a quilt called Charming Flowers by Konda Luckau and it was adorable and easy! I love her books. Thanks for the great giveaway! 100 charms are amazing!!

nicolesender said...

A scrappy quilt is what I'd make from a charm packet!
nicolesender(at)yahoo(dot)com

tina said...

I love to use a twister ruler or make pinwheels

Jackie said...

Definitely a scrappy quilt using half square triangles. Thanks for the Give Away

B Greene said...

I think I might try a Nine Patch or a pinwheel pattern - so many possibilities! Thanks for a great giveaway!!!!

Mystica said...

Such a generous amount of fabric. Thank you for sharing.

Martha said...

Ummm....charms....little twister...could be a winner...I love my twister so this a give-a-way I would love to win. Happy Holidays.

ada said...

I love doing the 9 patch, with the 4 inch square, and I am using three inch ones now for hot mats.

Peggy said...

schnibbles. Great giveaway, hope I win.

Donna Joy said...

I like the apple core, and tumblers. Thanks for giveaway.

Maria Kievit said...

These would go a long way in trying to find over a 1000 different pieces of fabrics for a quilt still in the planning stages with all kinds of triangles that would spell mine and hubbies name and our wedding date on it. Thanks for the giveaway.

Kess said...

I enjoy irish chains, 9-patch variations and making small patchwork items. Thanks for the giveaway!
kessilari(at)gmail (dot) com

Vickie and Chris said...

Disappearing 4 patches a good way to use charm square
Thanks for the chance to win

Quilter Raised in the South said...

I like to just put them together light/dark/light/dark, so it looks scrappy and retro. Thanks for the giveaway and Merry Christmas!

jqluo said...

Pinwheels baby quilt.
Thanks for the generous giveaway and a chance to win!

SassyCathy said...

I love pinwheels. Sometimes the wheels can be tiny - but they are pretty as can be, and worth the effort. I like to have them spinning different directions.
I hope you have a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS! :)
Thank you for the opportunity to win such a nice giveaway.
Cathy Byrd
byrd@gulftel.com

poppyinpink said...

I would very much like to make a postage stamp quilt and have been trialling with smaller items to date but a larger quilt would be awesome and the more variety the merrier for the overall appearance. So your charms would be a wonderful addition, thank-you!

The Sleepy Dreamer said...

I love pinwheels made from a charm square. lnb1191(at)aol(dot)com

Lori said...

I have only used one pre cut and it was a layer cake; I used a pattern specific to my pack. I really enjoyed the ease and have been surfing patterns for precuts! would love to try these, thanks for the chance

MC said...

I like making HST pinwheels for blocks like the Dutchman's puzzle. Thanks for the chance!

Cat said...

I like D9P's & D4P's with charm packs & love the scrappy look. Thanks for this chance.

Judi said...

I like making them into half square triangles then sewing them into zigzags or other fun patterns

My Sister Made Me Do It said...

I've never used charm squares but I did make quilt using an around the world pattern that I bet the charms would have worked great for! Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to win!

Melinda said...

I like pinwheels!

quilary said...

I made a charm square quilt using "moda wonderland" with gingham sashing. It was so easy and looks fabulous. Thanks for the chance :)

Regina said...

I love using them for Grandmother Flower Garden Quilts.
Thanks for the drawing.