Modern Patchwork Giveaway!

Modern Patchwork is hot off the presses and, thanks to the lovely people at Interweave, I have two copies to give away!

This magazine surely includes a project for everyone – the main categories are quilts, kitchen and dining, gifts and accessories, home decor and bags and totes.  Most of the quilts are throw size, which is so versatile, but my favorite quilt in the magazine (aside from my own :)) is Paula Prass’ “Regency Squared”.  It is written for 80″ x 90″ but could easily be adjusted since it is block based.  It has exactly the kind of graphic punch that I love.  Of course, there are also lots of smaller projects that call to me as well – especially some of the bags.  I’m always drawn to bag patterns, even though I rarely make them. (Why not?)

There are some great articles in here too – I especially enjoyed the article about the NYC Modern Quilt Guild quilting in public to raise awareness that quilting is an exciting contemporary activity.  I’ll be looking into whether my local MQG would like to do this too – it sounds like so much fun!

Here is a full shot of my quilt, Maynard Plaza.  It is my favorite throw size, about 50″ x 70″, and was inspired by a building near where my daughter used to go to dance class.  I spent lots of time over the years staring up at it while waiting for her to finish class 🙂

To enter, leave me a comment telling me what kind of project you are most looking forward to making this Spring.  If you don’t follow me on any of my social media places, I’d love it if you’d sign up, but it is not a requirement for the giveaway.  BUT, no-reply-bloggers and WordPress users especially – don’t forget to include an email address in your comment.   You can’t win if I can’t reach you!  The giveaway will remain open through the end of the day on Saturday, April 20.  Good luck!

63 Comments
  • Maria A Venereo
    Posted at 15:59h, 22 January Reply

    Hi my name is Maria and I would like to know how I can get this particular issue of the magazine. I am planning on making 2 for my twin grandchildren. Please replay to me I will really appreciate it.
    Thank you
    Maria A Venereo

  • QuilterGabrielle
    Posted at 01:40h, 02 December Reply

    I am going to finish a matador quilt–just the suggestion of his hunky figure–that I set aside to make three baby quilts. Saludos de Mexico!

  • Lynn
    Posted at 14:40h, 16 April Reply

    I am so glad to have found your site. It is awesome. I plan on making wall hanging for my living room

  • Anny
    Posted at 22:22h, 11 August Reply

    Very nice!! I am looking to make something non-traditional looking, fresh and something I could get done in a couple of weekends working on this project.

    Have not seen the magazine, will have to go look for it.

  • patty.kim
    Posted at 12:04h, 25 April Reply

    What a great pattern! I love quilts with lots of negative space. This spring I'm hoping to finally make a quilt for me – all my quilts are always gifts!

  • jeifner
    Posted at 18:07h, 21 April Reply

    I've been trying to get people to do Plein Air sewing with me for years! If painters can do it outside so can we right ? 🙂

  • Dana
    Posted at 03:53h, 21 April Reply

    I like this…I have been looking for a quilt to make for my brother, and I think this is it!
    Very versatile!

  • Diane Quilts
    Posted at 16:34h, 20 April Reply

    Love your quilt and I do follow you on reader.

    I'm looking forward to making an anniversary quilt for my nephew.

  • Denise
    Posted at 12:48h, 20 April Reply

    love your quilt. I am finishing up a quilt for my granddaughter who is due June 10th

  • Kate
    Posted at 12:13h, 20 April Reply

    I know it's not the season, but last winter I pieced two Christmas quilt tops, and I'm looking forward to quilting them this spring. They *will* be ready for Christmas!! akmajor (at) gmail (dot) com

  • Fran
    Posted at 02:17h, 20 April Reply

    I want to make a Swoon quilt, I've had the pattern for a while but have had other projects to finish first. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of this great magazine.

  • Mama Spark
    Posted at 01:08h, 20 April Reply

    Congrats, Debbie. How wonderful I love this quilt. I am working on 2 wedding quilts this spring and am looking forward to working on a tea towel challenge quilt.

  • lareeinbc
    Posted at 01:00h, 20 April Reply

    I love the colors you chose. I am just getting back into quilting after many years away, and am working on a quilt for my newly married daughter and son-in law. Then, I am looking forward to working with some solids and trying out some new modern quilt ideas, as this is new and exciting to me. Thanks for sharing your work!

  • Flint Handmade
    Posted at 20:51h, 19 April Reply

    Beautiful quilt! Love the colors and the subway tile feel. I am most looking forward to making a quilt for my new niece or nephew. 🙂

  • Harrysmum
    Posted at 20:20h, 19 April Reply

    Well done on your cover quilt – it's stunning!
    I've been making myself finish one WIP before I allow myself to start another quilt, so I'm looking forward to finishing my scrappy hearts quilt so I can get on with a baby quilt for my nephew before his christening!

  • Jenna
    Posted at 20:17h, 19 April Reply

    Yay! Your quilt looks lovely. And I am also interested in the Retro Flowers quilt that I believe is in this issue, too! Congrats, Debbie! And great work!

  • Ramona
    Posted at 18:54h, 19 April Reply

    Congratulations on being published. How awesome is that. I do love this quilt, even more now that I see the full view. Gonna have to make this one. Thanks for the inspiration.
    As for what I'm working on… the list is just too long! I'm looking forward to starting the new Amite Textiles BOM. That's different for me.

  • robin
    Posted at 18:32h, 19 April Reply

    I'm looking forward to making a table topper. 🙂

  • MickeyT.
    Posted at 16:34h, 19 April Reply

    I am looking forward to finishing my daughter's wedding quilt- and giving it to her on her second anniversary ;-). This magazine looks so great, if I don't win a copy, I will absolutely have to buy it.

  • Jennifer Rutherford
    Posted at 16:06h, 19 April Reply

    I am looking forward to making a very hungry caterpillar quilt for my little girl!

  • Casey York
    Posted at 15:57h, 19 April Reply

    Congratulations on making the cover! You quilt is beautiful–well deserved. I just started a quilt that will have to be long-arm quilted, so I am looking forward to visiting my LQS to play with their machine again sometime soon!

  • Mary P
    Posted at 15:25h, 19 April Reply

    I'm looking forward to making some cute spring dresses for my daughter.

  • SeeLifeMarvels
    Posted at 14:03h, 19 April Reply

    Love the colors of your quilt! I am working on a project for school and am finishing up a pillow for us that I am extremely happy about. My colors – turquoise, aqua, sea foam – just very soothing and relaxing, plus, I'm using pieces from some of my favorite fabric lines that I've collected for years.

  • Chay
    Posted at 13:53h, 19 April Reply

    Just finishing the first quilt I'm actually going to use on my bed – the pattern is puzzle box using Kona solids. I also made quilted pillow shams. Thanks for the giveaway, that mag looks inspiring.

  • Artsy-Craftsy Ivy
    Posted at 13:38h, 19 April Reply

    I'm finishing up a hexy table runner.

  • Kathy McDonald
    Posted at 11:37h, 19 April Reply

    Such a gorgeous quilt! Really elegant. I am finishing up hand quilting a solids quilt from a Cherry House design. Looking forward to a new bed quilt for me when that quilt goes to its recipient at last.

  • Ether Bourn
    Posted at 03:59h, 19 April Reply

    Love your quilt. I am moving my sewing to my bonus room from my guest room right now. I rented my home out for the Master's golf tournament and now I am taking advantage of clearing my sewing from our guest room to make the move. I'll have more room and a TV in my new area. I just hope my husband doesn't mind sewing things on the pool table. He's a little too picky about that table!

  • Glenda Edwards
    Posted at 03:50h, 19 April Reply

    Hi I just came across your blog and love it. I am really enjoying the Skill Builder BOM with Alyissa and hope to get onto my quilting of my blocks. Just loving doing these coming into our winter (not spring for us) here in OZ. Cheers. ge07travel@hotmail.com

  • Erica
    Posted at 03:13h, 19 April Reply

    I am most looking forward to being able to set up a sewing room in one of the bedrooms vacated by my recently-married daughters. As for sewing, I have some pretty PB&J fabric on order to make a quilt for my own bed! Your quilt is lovely and the magazine looks like a good one!

  • Dorrie
    Posted at 02:29h, 19 April Reply

    I just love it! Linear is my thing! I'm working on a quilt for my son's bed~all gray, bordeaux and linen! Your projects are amazing!

  • B Greene
    Posted at 02:19h, 19 April Reply

    What a wonderful quilt – so stunning! I am finishing all my UFOs – one is almost quilted and then i need to turn a quilt top into a Christmas tree skirt. Then … a new project – Yippee!!!

  • Deb
    Posted at 01:50h, 19 April Reply

    Beautiful quilt! I've not got plans to do some spring cleaning of my UFO pile and finish a few things off next.

  • Dee
    Posted at 01:42h, 19 April Reply

    I am cleaning up UFO's, just finished one from 2008.
    Also started a new quilt all black and white, hope to finish it this spring.
    Thanks for the give away,
    Dee
    dw7645@charter.net

  • Beth
    Posted at 01:06h, 19 April Reply

    I've got a lot of projects going now and I would like to get them all finished this spring. I also have been wanting to make your liked pillow for awhile and I'd like to do that after I finish everything else!

  • tubilinha tiacarminha
    Posted at 23:04h, 18 April Reply

    Encontrei nos meus guardados uma folha de revista muito velha,e nela está uma estrela maravilhosa com o passo a passo em papel inglês(meu vício)Então este é o meu próximo trabalho,sei que vai demorar…..Obrigada pela chance.
    tiacarminhapezzuto@gmail.com

  • Adrienne Klenck
    Posted at 22:13h, 18 April Reply

    I;m going to work on a "Keep Calm and Carry On Quilt" with some DS Shelburne Falls. Thank you for the giveaway!

  • Kirsten
    Posted at 21:47h, 18 April Reply

    Your quilt is stunning! I am hoping to make a Scrappy trip along quilt.

  • allierae
    Posted at 21:44h, 18 April Reply

    I'm looking forward to making something beautiful with some shot cotton squares I'm getting in a swap! Maybe something in Modern Patchwork would inspire me.

  • SewLindaAnn
    Posted at 21:41h, 18 April Reply

    I just bought 3 yards of a Phillip Jacobs print to try making a sundress.

  • moira
    Posted at 21:23h, 18 April Reply

    i'm putting my big girl pants on and trying my hand at FMQ! Eek!

  • frozenMandMs
    Posted at 21:05h, 18 April Reply

    This is a beautiful quilt. I have been wanting to make a quilt for awhile now and this is inspiring me to start it soon.

  • Patchwork and Play
    Posted at 20:41h, 18 April Reply

    There are a lot of my favourite bloggers in this magazine. I would love to own a copy of this magazine! Your quilt is stunning!!

  • Molly
    Posted at 20:14h, 18 April Reply

    Congrats on the cover!! Your quilt is beautiful … as always … and I love the colors you chose. Very beautiful. I'm looking forward to finishing quilting my current quilt "ode to autumn" before the summer weather starts! Next on my list is a quilt for my niece's birthday … something pink!

  • carrie
    Posted at 19:47h, 18 April Reply

    I'm looking forward to working on some spring shirts, and quilted placemats.

  • West Michigan Quilter
    Posted at 19:33h, 18 April Reply

    Love this quilt on the magazine and would like to make something like that. I've been collecting solid fabrics for this. Can't wait to find this magazine. I've looked everywhere, but when I get to the store it is gone.

  • Lisa
    Posted at 19:30h, 18 April Reply

    Beautiful quilt! I'm looking forward to making a baby GIRL quilt!! So exciting to work with pinks, greens, grey, white and tiny roses!

  • Kristy
    Posted at 19:27h, 18 April Reply

    Great quilt and cover shot, congrats! I'm working on 2 quilt patterns, and finishing up a super-top secret and AWESOME! pixel quilt in the next few weeks. Then there are all of the other stacks of projects waiting in the wings 🙂

  • Gill
    Posted at 19:16h, 18 April Reply

    Thanks for a great giveaway!
    I'm planning on making 2 wedding quilts this year – my sister and my niece!

  • Anna
    Posted at 19:12h, 18 April Reply

    I would love to make another bag or two this spring. I have one I made that I love, but you can.never have too many, right? 🙂 thanks!

  • barbara woods
    Posted at 18:34h, 18 April Reply

    i hope to get all my grandkids a quilt made for their birthdays this year.

  • Megan
    Posted at 18:30h, 18 April Reply

    I love the quilt! This spring I'm looking forward to spending time sewing up some mini quilts! Have a great day!

  • Kimberly
    Posted at 18:27h, 18 April Reply

    Love your quilt! I am most looking forward to finishing a bunch of quilts and re-setting my studio for the next thing– my unfinished tops are proliferating (again).

  • YC
    Posted at 18:15h, 18 April Reply

    Ooh, I was sad I missed the first issue of this magazine. I'm looking forward to making and using some much needed home dec — pretty pillows and napkins!

  • Jackie T
    Posted at 18:01h, 18 April Reply

    I never knew this magazine existed till now!! I am working on making a wedding quilt for my brother who is getting married in October, a scrappy trip around the world using modern pinks, aquas, greys and blacks, their declared favorite colors! Thank you for this giveaway and opening my world!

  • Doris
    Posted at 17:50h, 18 April Reply

    Beautiful quilt, I did get the first issue of this magazine and loved it, but haven't had a chance to pick it up since. Looking forward to making a bag this Spring (I too pick out patterns and fabrics and then take forever to getting around to making them…) dorisbrunnette(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Kat Scott
    Posted at 17:32h, 18 April Reply

    Striking quilt! … and one that is easily adaptable to any color palette. Am trying new techniques on a "plethora of pillows" for gifts and raffles. Love the quick gratification finishes. Also finishing a couple of baby quilts that are loooooong overdue!

  • Amanda
    Posted at 17:10h, 18 April Reply

    Hoping to get around to my Swoon! Must finish up a few WIPs first though 🙂

  • Pam Quiltaholic Biswas
    Posted at 16:49h, 18 April Reply

    I am going to be quilting a baby quilt for a baby to be born in May. Thanks for the give away. I'm now following you by email too.

  • Josée Carrier
    Posted at 16:36h, 18 April Reply

    Congratulations Debbie! Love your quilt! It is really graphic, simple still really striking. Thanks a lot for the giveaway. This spring I plan to make quilts, quilts, quilts. I have a couple of fabric stacks and ideas that I would really want to tackle.

  • Sarah
    Posted at 16:15h, 18 April Reply

    My spring work is to baste/quilt/bind the seven or so tops in a pile under my sewing table.

  • Carla
    Posted at 14:45h, 18 April Reply

    Hello there. I'm most looking forward to assembling a 'bee' quilt this spring. Thank you. This magazine looks fabulous

  • KellyS
    Posted at 14:32h, 18 April Reply

    This quilt is gorgeous! Congratulations on making the cover! I am hoping to sew along with Alyssa at Pile O' Fabric for her Retro Rubies quilt that is in this magazine. But I also really need to finish my sons' quilts and my bee quilt. Too many projects and not enough time! kasmith_02(at)hotmail(dot)com

  • Amy Stevenson
    Posted at 14:21h, 18 April Reply

    Oh, my, your quilt is amazing! I have a number of low volume solids I'm looking forward into turning into a quilt, but I have a number of projects cut or half done that are in line before that! So, I can hope it is done in spring, but I'm not so sure I'll get to it.

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