Valori Wells Aurifil and Robert Kaufman Giveaway second round

 

We are unhappy to discover that the Rafflecopter for the giveaway on https://auribuzz.wordpress.com/2014/07/22/valori-wells-aurifil-and-robert-kaufman-giveaway/ ended up 24 hours before the expected announced giveaway time posted.

In order to let all of our friends enjoy the game, we are reopening a new giveaway where we will offer two thread collections (two winners, one collection each). So feel free to enter the fun from this new post. Entries accepted until Wednesday, July 30 at midnight EST. Winner will be announced on or about , July 31.

 

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To enter this giveaway , please answer the question ” How many spools of thread do you own?”

 

 

 

 

A rainbow of colors in Prism ( a giveaway)

Michele Scott is a fantastic designer, teacher, author and so much more! Her bubbly personality is very apparent in her work that you can see on her blog The Pieceful Quilter. It is only natural that she would want to design a collection of Aurifil threads that is very similar to her personality, full of all the the colors in the rainbow.

1953_58582186390_5350_nApproximately eighteen years ago, Michele decided to take up a little hobby of quilting to pass the time. Like every other self-respecting “quilt-a-holic”, it quickly became a passion. Machine quilting was of particular interest to her, as it was just becoming a popular and acceptable way of quilting your quilt. Michele was fascinated with the freedom of free motion quilting – especially creating designs that need no marking. Embellishing quilts with a variety of decorative threads was thrilling to her, and she was determined to incorporate as many of them in my quilts as she could! Working with these threads could sometimes be frustrating, so she spent countless hours developing strategies to work with them more effectively. Continue reading

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 250,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 5 years for that many people to see it. Your blog had more visits than a small country in Europe!

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Aurifil Edition of Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day

Today is the day!

How fantastic that twice a year Sew Mama Sew hosts the biggest, most fantastic collection of giveaways their readers to be able to spend a day or two entering giveaways for sewing and crafts.

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We thought it would be a lot of fun to participate in this great event.  Our fun offering will have one very lucky winner receiving The Basics Collection by Mark Lipinski. This is the go-to collection featuring the perfect neutrals that can be used for any sewing project. If you have never tried Aurifil, this is the perfect starter kit.

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Home Sweet Quilt Blook Tour

Welcome to the first stop on the Blook Tour Blog Hop!

We are so thrilled to be joining Jill Finley for this exciting event!  Jill is a busy mom, grandmother, Aurifil Thread Designer and friend!   Jill has a fun and fantastic new book called Home Sweet Quilt published by Martingale.  She has somehow also made time to design a fabric collection for Henry Glass!  If you are going to International Quilt Market don’t miss the opportunity to go by and say Hello to Jill!

The projects in this book are very beautiful with an amazing attention to detail for each and every part of the design.  There are projects for every level of sewer.  We are thrilled to say, all the projects shown in the book are made with Aurifil thread!

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