2012 Designer of the Month Block Setting Pattern

Pat Sloan Aurifil stitchery pileHi I’m Pat Sloan the Aurifil Designer of the Month coordinator. Every month in 2012 one of our fabulous Designers created an adorable stitchery using our 12 wt threads.

At the end of the year their stack of blocks were all at MY house.. I’m so lucky!!

Pat Sloan Aurifil stitchery all fullSherri Falls created the rough draft of the setting and it was my job to use the Moda’s “Sassy”  Layer cake that I had to set the blocks. This was GREAT fun! To be honest it’s a bit of a challenge to use just one fabric line sometimes, but the design team did such a great job with their blocks that it was easy to create a super cute layout.

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December Designer of the Month Liz Hawkins and Beth Hawkins of Lizzie B Cre8ive

 

Hi I’m Pat Sloan the Aurifil Designer of the Month coordinator. For December our stitchery series is from the incredible Lizzie B Cre8ive design team duo, Beth Hawkins and Liz Hawkins. Who are not sisters, do not live in the same state, but they did marry brothers way back when… before they even quilted!

Beth and Liz have an incredibly playful style which shows up in their quilts, their fabric and

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Aurifil Designers Ornament Hop – Last ones!

Today you have ALL the ornaments! I love the stories behind each one….

Visit all TWELVE designers at the links below.

  • Download the free pattern
  • Leave EACH of the 12 designers a comment on their ornament day.
  • SIX people that leave a comment for each designer on their day, wins a box of Aurifil thread!  EXCITING!
  • We would love to see your ornaments, share your photos in the Flickr folder HERE

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Good luck Winning a BOX  of Aurifil Thread, we have SIX winners… comment at ALL TWELVE BLOGS by Dec 1!

Aurifil Designer Ornament Blog Hop!

The FABULOUS Sherri Falls came up with the idea of a ornament stitchery blog hop.. and the 2012 designers jumped on it!  Aurifil loved the idea and a hop was born! We are two weeks into it, so you need to visit the first 6 designers at the links below.

  • Download the free pattern
  • Leave EACH of the 12 designers a comment on their ornament day.
  • Someone that leaves a comment for each designer on their day, wins a box of Aurifil thread!  EXCITING!
  • We would love to see your ornaments, share your photos in the Flickr folder HERE

Visit Sherri, Gail and Amy ….

now go visit Pat, Anna, and Emily leave them a comment too!

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Good luck Winning a BOX  of Aurifil Thread!

November Designer of the Month Emily Cier

Hi I’m Pat Sloan the Aurifil Designer of the Month coordinator. For November our stitchery series is from the incredible Emily Cier of Carolina Patchworks! Emily is another designer you want to follow for her tutorials (see the recent one on curves) and her fabulous photography. Emily also shares a lot about use of color through the year, and you might catch a glimpse of her children who give her great inspiration! You must start to follow her blog. http://carolinapatchworks.com/blog/

I know you are going to love meeting Emily and her stitchery is very personal and fits in so well for November.  How are you doing on the blocks? Are you up to date?

Remember to post your photo at our Flickr folder of a project given by one of the Aurifil Designers of the month (see tab on right for all the profiles). One quilter EACH MONTH will win a REALLY NICE THREAD prize from Aurifil! Just post a photo of your completed block. Everyone in the Flickr folder is in the running!

Flickr folder -www.flickr.com/groups/2012_aurifil_featured_designerofthemonth/

Let’s get to know Emily!

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October Designer of the Month Amanda Woodward-Jennings!

Hi I’m Pat Sloan the Aurifil Designer of the Month coordinator. For October we continue our stitchery series with the super talented Amanda Woodward-Jennings! Amanda is co-owner with Ashleigh Gilberson of the stitchery company  “The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery”. Amanda goes by the name of “Mrs. McPorkchop” and has the most amazing and creative projects and photography. You must start to follow her blog.. hurry! http://msmcporkchopquilts.com/

I know you are going to love Amanda’s interview and her block is incredibly adorable… but that means you need to work on catching up so you can see all the blocks together!

Remember to post your photo at our Flickr folder of a project given by one of the Aurifil Designers of the month (see tab on right for all the profiles). One quilter EACH MONTH will win a prize of Aurifil thread! Just post a photo of your completed block. Everyone in the Flickr folder is in the running! We have a new folder for the 2012 projects

Flickr folder -www.flickr.com/groups/2012_aurifil_featured_designerofthemonth/

Let’s get to know Amanda!

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September Designer of the month, Amy Ellis!

Hi I’m Pat Sloan the Aurifil Designer of the Month coordinator. September is the start of fall for those of us in the northern half of the world and our September Designer Amy Ellis is all about fall!  Amy is an author, pattern designer and the force behind the blog “Amy’s Creative side”. I know you are going to love Amy’s interview and her block is quick and easy.. which means you can catch up on some of the others.. wink!

Remember to post your photo at our Flickr folder of a project given by one of the Aurifil Designers of the month (see tab on right for all the profiles). One quilter EACH MONTH will win a prize of Aurifil thread! Just post a photo of your completed block. Everyone in the Flickr folder is in the running! We have a new folder for the 2012 projects

Flickr folder -www.flickr.com/groups/2012_aurifil_featured_designerofthemonth/

Let’s get to know Amy!

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August Designer of the month, Bari J.

Hi I’m Pat Sloan the Aurifil Designer of the Month coordinator. August is in hot hot Arizona with featured Designer Bari J.  Bari is a fabric designer, pattern designer and the owner of “We Love French Knots” where you can learn all kids of stitchery tips!

You can hear my interview with Bari on Monday 17th of October 2011 HERE just scroll down the page

Remember to post your photo at our Flickr folder of a project given by one of the Aurifil Designers of the month (see tab on right for all the profiles). One quilter EACH MONTH will win a prize of Aurifil thread! Just post a photo of your completed block. Everyone in the Flickr folder is in the running! We have a new folder for the 2012 projects

Flickr folder -www.flickr.com/groups/2012_aurifil_featured_designerofthemonth/

Let’s get to know Bari!

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July Designer of the month, Sarah Fielke

Hi I’m Pat Sloan the Aurifil Designer of the Month coordinator. July in Australia is winter and our July featured Designer Sarah Fielke was inspired to do a Summer stitchery for you!  I have loved Sarah’s quilt style since I first found her. I’m lucky to have meet her and interviewed her for my radio show.

You can hear my interview with Sarah on Nov 21,2011  HERE.. scroll down and on March 22, 2010 HERE

Remember to post your photo at our Flickr folder of a project given by one of the Aurifil Designers of the month (see tab on right for all the profiles). One quilter EACH MONTH will win a prize of Aurifil thread! Just post a photo of your completed block. Everyone in the Flickr folder is in the running! We have a new folder for the 2012 projects

Flickr folder -www.flickr.com/groups/2012_aurifil_featured_designerofthemonth/

Let’s get to know Sarah!

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June Designer of the Month, Pam Kitty Morning

Hi I’m Pat Sloan the Aurifil Designer of the Month coordinator. I am so happy to be able to introduce you to Pam Vieira-McGinnis.. better known as Pam Kitty Morning!

If you read blogs, then you must be following Pam.. all the cool kids do.. including Martha Stewart.. yes.. really!  Pam is a rock star at http://pamkittymorning.blogspot.com/

One year Pam had the brilliant idea to have a link party for Quilt Market Reports.. this has been so successful she has done it several times! PLUS the year she and Elizabeth drove they did videos, twitter and blogs posts.. it was a riot!  Aurifil is excited to have Pam join our Aurifil team.

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