new flickr group and a little giveaway

Just a quick little post today… A few people have suggested I start a Flickr group where you all could post projects you might have made from my tutorials or quilts that may have been inspired by any I’ve made. I’ve been hesitant to start it (mainly just a bit embarrassed about starting a Flickr group about my own projects!), but finally decided to go for it. I hope you’ll consider joining, and/or adding a few images if you’ve made something inspired by anything you’ve seen here. I’m thinking it might also be a good place for people to ask questions too, so please feel free to use the discussion part of the Flickr group for any questions. You can find the group here. Go take a look if you have a chance – there are already some great photos there!


And to kick it off, how about a little giveaway? I’ve put together a selection of fabric scraps – they’d be perfect for some improv blocks, or for strips for a string quilt, or maybe for some rings for a fabric chain? Whatever you want, really. There’s some Amy Butler, Joel Dewberry, even a little Flea Market Fancy… hopefully a little something you might like. To enter, head on over to the Flickr group and leave a comment in the discussion. Feel free to introduce yourself if you want, or you can just stop in to say hi. Or perhaps you’d like to suggest a tutorial you’d like to see? I might be able to be persuaded…

I’ll pick a winner on Monday. Liz (goddessinprogress on Flickr) is our winner!

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39 Responses to new flickr group and a little giveaway

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    Johanna says:

    This is perfect! I just started a string quilt with your tutorial and was wondering how I could link you to it πŸ™‚

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    Anna says:

    How exciting! I’m relatively new to blogging, but love all the sewers/quilters out there. It’s addicting. As for a tutorial, I think any tips on quilting would be awesome, I’m sure you’ve shared some already.

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    I’ll definitely join the flickr group. And your scraps look amazingly like….mine! Except for Flea Market Fancy. Would love some of those scraps!

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    Alice S says:

    I’m planning to make cloth napkins using your tutorial after I finish up a few projects I’m in the middle of right now. I’ll have no trouble finding uses for these lovely pieces of fabric. Some would probably wind up in the cloth napkins too.

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    Jackie says:

    I just joined the group. I love your work and I’m looking forward to seeing others work.

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    isa says:

    I LOVE your quilts, they are really inspiring!! So i think the flickr group is a great idea!

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    Jen says:

    How inspiring. I can’t wait to try some of your tutorials!

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    Mandy says:

    I love the new look to your blog!!!

    and I love looking at Flicker! I don’t use it much yet but I should get into the habit of using it… maybe after exams I’ll check it all out… until then, I’m off to leave messages in your discussion!!! I’d love to win that fabric. You can’t get any of it here in NL!

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    Melissa N says:

    I’ve long admired your style of quilting…thanks for the inspiration!

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    Jen S. says:

    You alone have inspired me to take a quilting class. Yep You. I can now see outside the predictable quilting box and I am going to try to channel you at the class. So if your feet or hands start tingling in a week, you will know it is me.

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    Sarah says:

    ooh I am in love with your scrappy goodness! πŸ˜‰

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    Jan says:

    Fun give away. I enjoy and learn a lot from reading your blog.

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    Brady says:

    I wish my stash was big enough to give away some of it. You rock and so do all your quilts.

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    Crystal says:

    So glad you made a group! But we need a button now to put on our blogs! πŸ˜€

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    marta says:

    me encanta tu blog, realmente es inspirador, ire al grupo .precioso que regales asi

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    Deanna says:

    I have made one of your string quilts, but with black center strips. It turned out very dramatic. I’d like to try another with white and this would be a good starting point.

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    Munaiba says:

    I read every post Ashley. I love your quilts they’re all such happy quilts if you know what I mean.

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    anne says:

    Oooh a tutorial on the zig zag quilt would be great. Love your blog. Happy stitching

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    shalynn says:

    you’ve got some yummy fabrics in there that would look lovely in my stash! thanks and i am enjoying the eye candy of all your quilts!

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    Clair Acres says:

    Hi there, a flicker group’s a great idea. I love seeing how other people put colours together.

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    Anne D says:

    what a great idea. I love your quilts and cant wait to see what others come up with.

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    carriegel says:

    I love your scraps and your quilts!

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    Allysha says:

    someday I’m hoping to make a modified bento to add to that flickr group! thanks for sharing!

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    wendy says:

    I am desperate to win your scraps! I thought I commented on here but I don’t see me so i’m commenting again! I am a scrapaholic and a loyal commenter, not just on giveaway day πŸ˜‰

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    sue brown says:

    I’m just heading over to join your Flickr group. I love your quilts.

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    Kalynn Wendt says:

    I love the fabric. You create some amazing quilts

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    Erica says:

    I’d love to see a flickr group with more quilts like yours! Can’t wait! I’d also love to be the one to get to play with those lovely fabrics. Keep inspiring!

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    Diane says:

    Love all of the fabrics – you have such a good eye for color.

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    Evelyn says:

    Nice giveaway! Do you happen to know the maker of that dark wood print fabric in the front of the picture? I’ve been looking all over for something like that, and haven’t had any luck… I’ve seen lots of other colors, but not a nice dark brown.

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    susan says:

    fyi… I love visiting your blog but some change you have made has made my virus protection program classify your blog as a dangerous site. I get a warning to close browser & not reopen the site! You might want to check to be sure this isn’t affecting others as well. I hope you can fix it so I can continue to visit.

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    Gail Pulvere says:

    Love the scrap pile. Love your blog. Very inspiring.
    Been quilting for 17 years. In transition, tastewise, for the umteenth time.

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    Becky says:

    I love the fabrics, and your quilts (and your productivity) are always inspiring!

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    texheks says:

    I just love the quilts you make, nice combinations of fabric. Maybe this giveaway will help me do something similar…

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    Janet Rhoads says:

    Some of my favorite fabrics are in that pile! I am just learning how to quilt and I would love to have these to play with!! πŸ™‚

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    Christine says:

    is it too late to enter? i don’t know but i’ll give it a go! i love, love, love your blog and all the wonderful photos of your finished products. so inspiring to me, especially because i just started quilting in the last year.

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    keren says:

    great idea and great looking fabrics!

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    sarah says:

    who makes that fabric with the owls? i love it!

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