the blog book tour!

March 23, 2011 at 4:29 am | Posted in book events, book news, fabric, log cabin quilting | 8 Comments

Just wanted to announce a few things to celebrate the official book release day – thank you to everyone who’s been in touch to say nice things about the book! I really appreciate it!

my book event at Modern Domestic

First – I’m giving away a fun prize, thanks to Bolt Fabric Boutique: a set of eight fat quarters I picked out to celebrate the book release! I’m pairing the fabrics with a signed copy of the book. To enter, just leave a comment on this West Coast Crafty post by midnight Pacific time Thursday, March 31, letting me know your favorite thing about Log Cabin quilting. I’ll draw a winner on Friday, April 1! [Note: Sorry if this was confusing, I’ve emailed everyone who’s commented here – please leave a comment over there to enter. Thanks so much for the lovely comments on log cabin!]

My fat quarters

And here’s the list of everyone on the blog tour, which started up yesterday with two lovely posts from Cool Cottons, a giveaway and review – thank you so much to the wonderful crafters and quilters who are writing about the book. I am so appreciative of the support!!

M 3/21 Alyssa + Marie – Cool Cottons (plus a series of posts all week on log cabin!)
T 3/22 Book release day – me!
W 3/23 Daniela – Tangerine Samurai (who designed two projects for the book!)
Th 3/24 Melissa – All Buttoned Up and Bolt
F 3/25 Lupine + Meredith – Modern Domestic

S 3/27 Linda – Lindamade
M 3/28 Elizabeth – Oh, Fransson!
T 3/29 Amy – Angry Chicken
W 3/30 Shelly + Karen – Patterns By Figgy’s
Th 3/31 Rachel + Natalie – CRAFT:
F 4/1 – Diane – Craftypod

S 4/2 + S 4/3 Modern Log Cabin Quilting event weekend – would love to see you at Modern Domestic or Powell’s!!

M 4/4 Megan – Not Martha
T 4/5 Kayte – This is Love Forever
W 4/6 Amy – Amy a la Mode
Th 4/7 Alissa – Handmade By Alissa
F 4/8 Kathy – Crafty Chica

M 4/11 Kim – True Up
T 4/12 Vickie – Vickie Howell
W 4/13 Claire – ReadyMade
Th 4/14 Jenny – Exit Through the Thrift Shop
4/15 Blair – Wise Craft

Portland Modern Quilt Guild rock block!
4/18 – Christina – A Few Scraps
4/19 – Christina – Sometimes Crafter
4/20 – Megan – Megs Monkeybeans
4/21 – Jen – Betty Crocker Ass
Also 4/21 – my Log Cabin presentation at the PMQG meeting!

Thank you so much to Mims and Peggy at the Oregonian, Vivian at Oregon Home Magazine, and Kay of Mason-Dixon Knitting for your lovely book reviews, too.

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  1. I look forward to picking up the book. I love log cabin quilting. Such beautiful patters and simple in that a new quilter like me can follow along!! 🙂

  2. Thanks for the giveaway and congrats on the book! It looks awesome. My favorite thing about log cabin quilting is being able to use up scraps of fabric!

  3. I love how log cabins can be so different based on which fabrics you use. what a great book!

  4. I love simple patterns that yield surprisingly complex results and log cabin is definitely that! Congratulations on your book and I wish you the best!

  5. Beautiful book! My favorite thing about log cabin quilting is that it’s stash busting. Have a great book tour!

  6. I’m looking forward to working with your book. What I love about the “Modern Quilting” style is that it is so fun to look at and fun to do. Congratulations on what is sure to be a popular book.

  7. I am trying to find this book at nearest Barnes and Noble. Wish me luck – I love the cross quilt.

  8. My favorite thing is the way a clearly traditional block can become modern through choice of fabric, pattern, amount of wonkiness, making something that is at once linked to the quilts my mother and grandmother made and a reflection of me, circa 2011. Thanks for the giveaway!


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