Bountiful Holiday Tour Week 2 Recap

Bountiful Holiday Tour Week 2 Recap

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It's been a fun packed second week on the Bountiful Holiday Blog Tour and an honor to have these talented designers working with my prints. I hope you're getting lots of sewing ideas for the upcoming holiday season!?!? 

 Stepping Stones quilt and photo by Blair Stocker / Wise Craft Handmade.

Stepping Stones quilt and photo by Blair Stocker / Wise Craft Handmade.

 Let's get right into the recap, starting with Blair Stocker of Wise Craft Handmade on Monday. I'm in love with everything Blair does because her sense of pattern play and quilt style speak to my soul. I have both of her beautiful books, Wise Craft and Wise Craft Quilts and want to make every project in them! Blair used her stand alone Stepping Stones quilt pattern and made a mini quilt with Bountiful fabrics. I love the shadow play of lights and darks and how this design can take on different looks the longer you explore it. Read more about Blair's Bountiful make and more about her on her blog.

 Weave quilt and photo by Silvia Sutter / A Stranger View

Weave quilt and photo by Silvia Sutter / A Stranger View

On Tuesday, the incredibly talented Silvia Sutters of A Stranger View blew all of us away with her Weave quilt of select Bountiful prints and Art Gallery Fabrics coordinating Pure Element solids. Here's another designer that I admire and love everything she stitches. Silvia tells you exactly how she made this quilt in her tour blog post which you must visit just to see all the beautiful photos she took of this quilt--wow. I'm also crazy for the quilting Silvia did on this quilt!

 Kitchen Set and photo by Peta Peace / She Quilts A Lot

Kitchen Set and photo by Peta Peace / She Quilts A Lot

This beautiful kitchen set trio was designed and made by Peta Peace of She Quilts A Lot. Peta is a highly accomplished and talented designer who also has her own book A Piece of Cake that's absolutely delicious with great quilty projects. Peta's kitchen set project is so lovely in her limited palette of Bountiful prints. Don't you adore the fussy cut farm scene on the towel--perfection! Best thing is Peta has made a free PDF download pattern for this project! If you could bare to part with the set it sure would be a wonderful hostess gift for holiday party going. Read more about this on Peta's Bountiful blog post.

 Gather Round placemats and photo by Sharon Holland / Sharon Holland Designs

Gather Round placemats and photo by Sharon Holland / Sharon Holland Designs

I couldn't let everyone have all the fun so I took a day on this blog tour to share a new free pattern. Thursday I blogged about my Gather Round placemats. This project is a free PDF download and they go together really quick. The hexagon shape looks great on any size table and the instructions are given for making 6 placemats. Read more about this project on my post and see how they are also reversible!

 Knit dress and photo by Heather Andrus / Quilt Story

Knit dress and photo by Heather Andrus / Quilt Story

Friday ended our second week of the tour with Heather Andrus of Quilt Story. Heather stitched with Bountiful Vine Umbra print knit dress for her youngest girl. I adore this color on her and wouldn't this dress be perfect nearly year round? AGF knits are thick and buttery soft and good for all sorts of sewing besides garments. I still want to try making a knit quilt one of these days with simple squares. Read more about Heather's make and how flirty fun this dress is on her adorable girl--I love it!

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We still have one more week of great holiday sewing projects to come. Monday will my bestie and sister AGF designer Maureen Cracknell. Maureen's been sewing up a storm and I cannot wait for you to see it!

Here's the entire Bountiful Holiday Blog Tour lineup. 

 

11-01  Mathew Boudreaux  Mister Domestic

11-02  AnneMarie Chany  Gen X Quilters

11-03  Brooke Sellmann  Silly Mama Quilts

11-06  Blair Stocker  Wise Craft Handmade

11-07  Silvia Sutters  A Stranger View

11-08  Peta Peace  She Quilts A Lot

11-09  Sharon Holland  Sharon Holland Designs

11-10  Heather Andrus  Quilt Story

11-13  Maureen Cracknell  Maureen Cracknell Handmade

11-14  Anjeanette Klinder  Anjeanettek

11-15  Alexis Wright  My Sweet Sunshine Studio

11-16  Katie Skoog  The Simple Life Company

 

If you're an Instagram user and follow my IG feed, I'll have daily postings and links to the Bountiful Holiday Blog Tour Makers and their projects and it will also be easy to follow along by searching the hashtag #BountifulHolidayBlogTour. I hope to see you following along on that platform as well as visiting and getting to know these amazing blog tour Makers. 

There will a giveaway at the end of the blog tour. My generous sponsor for this tour is the Fat Quarter Shop and they're giving away a 10-pc Bountiful Harvest colorway fat quarter bundle. On November 17th, 2017 I'll post the final weekly recap post along with all the details on how to enter into the Bountiful Harvest fat quarter bundle giveaway. You'll have a chance to enter right here on the blog (on the that final post, so be watching for that) and also on Instagram.

Every time you share a tour image along with the #BountifulHolidayBlogTour hashtag, to your public Instagram account, you'll automatically have your name put into the hashtag pool and automatically be entered into the drawing. So share and repost those Instagram images by the Bountiful Holiday Blog Tour Makers often and use that hashtag (hint, hint)!

A blog winner and an IG winner will be drawn on Monday November 20th. All this information will be given again at the end of the tour but thought you'd like a head's up :)

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