With summer in full swing, it is the perfect time for thoughts of cooler weather. It is also time to start to plan out all of the gifts to be stitched for for our loved ones. Amanda Murphy has a wonderful new book filled with ideas of all sizes to fit your holiday needs.
Modern Holiday- Deck the Halls with 18 Sewing Projects published by Stash Books may be just what you are looking for to inspire the fun colorful gifts that will make you proud to give more! Amanda, well know for her beautiful design sense has brought her brand of style to your holiday.
Hanging these stockings by the chimney with care will be super simple. Trying to decide on a favorite will be difficult with these fabulous four designs. The choices include a vertical zig zag, a horizontal zig-zag, a circle, or a mock hexagon, all fun and perfect for all ages. The stockings shown are made with Santa’s Workshop by Doodlebug Designs for Riley Blake.
Winter without a quilt to snuggle under? Poppycock! Amanda’s Snowfall quilt made with a mix of fabrics from Brrr! by Laurie Wisbrun for Robert Kaufman Fabrics and Mixmasters by Patrick Lose for Robert Kaufman Fabrics will be the go to quilt when the temperatures start falling.
This fun Blog Hop will last for two more days so do not miss any of the fun!
Tuesday, July 9th
Sew We Quilt
Wednesday, July 10th
Thursday, July 11th
Me and My Sister Design
Friday, July 12th
Monday, July 15th
Bernina (We All Sew)
Tuesday, July 16th
Cherry Blossoms Quilting Studio
Wednesday, July 17th
Diary of a Quilter
Thursday, July 18th
Ellison Lane Quilts
Friday, July 19th
A Quilting Life
Monday, July 22nd
Tuesday, July 23rd
Laurie Wisbrun/The Scarlet Fig
Wednesday, July 24th
Amanda Murphy Design
The best part of this Blog Hop is that Amanda is kindly giving your holiday a jumpstart by offering a giveaway of a hard copy of Modern Holiday ( or an e-copy for international friends).
To make this giveaway even more exciting there will be also an Aurifil The Basics Collection by Mark Lipinski. This collection features 12 of Mark Lipinski’s favorite threads, the Basic Collection includes a variety of Aurifil’s outstanding threads in the 12 most versatile colors, each 1422 yards, 50wt.
One winner will receive one hard copy ( or an ebook for international friends) and one collection of The Basics Collection by Mark Lipinski.
This giveaway is closed. Many thanks to everyone that left comments. It was very fun to read all the traditions and memories!
My favorite holiday tradition is listening to my father read How the Grinch Stole Christmas on Christmas Eve. He’s been doing it for almost 40 years now! Thanks for the chance to win such an awesome prize!