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Playful Petals Blog Tour Giveaway Day! {It’s a good one!}

Daisy Fields Pillow
Image Courtesy of Lee @ www.freshlypieced.com

Happy Friday Everyone!

Playful Petals Header

Thank you so much to all of you for following along on the Playful Petals Blog Tour!–Today is the last day of the blog tour and I hope you all have enjoyed it.  Lee is sharing her thoughts on Playful Petals along with her adorable Daisy Fields pillow(pictured above) on her blog today.  I love the yarn dyed dark linen background fabric she chose to use for her pillow.  That fabric has been wanting to make it’s way into my stash for way too long!  Be sure to hop over to Lee’s and check out her blog–she is always such an inspiration!!

If you have missed any of the Playful Petals Blog tour posts, here is a complete list(click the links to go right to the Playful Petals post:

September 15: Amy @   Stitchery Dickory Dock
September 16: Melissa @ Happy Quilting
September 17: Jessica @ Quilty Habit
September 18: Faith @ Fresh Lemons
September 19: Amy @ Diary of a Quilter
September 22: Sherri @ A Quilting Life
September 23: Amber @ Gigi’s Thimble
September 24: Lori @ Bee in My Bonnet
September 25: Amanda Jean @ Crazy Mom Quilts
September 26: Lee @ Freshly Pieced
These are just a couple of the beautiful projects shared as part of this tour–you’ll want to make sure to visit all of the stops to see all of the pretties shared!:
Photo Courtesy of Faith @ www.freshlemonsquilts.com
Photo Courtesy of Faith @ www.freshlemonsquilts.com
petals mini quilt 1
Photo courtesy of Amanda Jean @ www.crazymomquilts.blogspot.com

And now, we are moving onto the giveaway portion of today–I know you all have been waiting. =)  I seriously want to enter this giveaway myself…it’s a good one!–And it’s all about my favorites.

Of course, the winner of the giveaway will receive a copy of Playful Petals:

Playful Petals Cover

Next up, how about some Moda Fabrics layer cakes?!—Moda fabrics has been and will remain my favorite fabric manufacturer.  15 years ago, I fell in love with a certain Moda fabric designer and spent hours scouring the internet for pieces from one of her lines of fabric.  This was back in the day of dial up internet which meant it was slow going..but, I just fell in love with Moda!

Moda Fabrics has sent me two layer cakes for my giveaway, one of Kate Spain’s new Horizon line of fabric & one of The Jung’s new Pedal Pushers line of fabric.

Layer Cakes

I do a lot of fabric shopping locally but I also love shopping for fabric online.  I reached out to one of my favorite online fabric shops…which I am sure you are all very familiar with..Fat Quarter Shop…and they donated a $50 gift certificate to their shop for my giveaway!
They have recently added some awesome things to their site…Have you all seen the Snapshots Quilt Along yet?–seriously amazing!:
SnapShots Quilt Kit

 Well, I figured why stop with one online shop?..So I reached out to another of my favorite online shops…Fabric Shack.  Fabric Shack has both a great online store and a brick and mortar store which happens to be about 25 minutes from my sister-in-law’s house in Cincinnati.  So, it is a must stop for me whenever we visit.  The thing I love the most about shopping online at Fabric Shack is that they will cut 1/8 yd. cuts of fabric.  For my scrap loving self, this is perfect!  In fact, I bought 1/8 yd. cuts of the complete Up Parasol line from Fabric Shack when I was making my Tiled Blooms quilt:

Tiled Blooms Quilt

Fabric Shack donated a $25 Gift Certificate to their online shop as part of today’s giveaway!

Well, since I don’t do all of my fabric shopping online, I contacted my favorite local quilt shop, Miller’s Dry Goods, to see if they would be interested in donating to my giveaway…and they said yes!–Now you might be thinking that you won’t be able to shop here..but, they also have a wonderful online shop to which they’ve donated a $30 Gift Certificate.

They carry all kinds of goodies..some of my favorites:  The 8 wt. Finca Perle Cotton I am always referencing for hand quilting, Aurifil thread(which everyone in blogland is always referencing), Moda fabrics, Cotton & Steel fabrics, a great selection of solids, and the list goes on.  Plus, you will not find a more accommodating staff!

Plus, they have the prettiest quilting retreat center, The Rural Thimble,  right beside their fabric shop.  Every time I shop there, I am envious of the ladies staying over in that facility–so pretty, newly opened, and just perfect for a group of 10 ladies to get together and sew to their heart’s content.

So, here’s the rundown of the giveaway prizes(a value of nearly $200):

  • Playful Petals Book
  • 2 Moda Layer Cakes
  • $50 Gift Certificate to Fat Quarter Shop
  • $25 Gift Certificate to Fabric Shack
  • $30 Gift Certificate to Miller’s Dry Goods

To Enter the Giveaway: Comments are now Closed

One lucky person will win all of these goodies!  You can enter the giveaway through next Friday, October 3.  Just leave a comment for me below in the comments section with your favorite project from Playful Petals.

Happy Friday!

Comments (287)

  • Congratulations on your book! I love the tiled blooms quilt – it reminds me of looking through a divided window at the flowers outside.

  • I just LOVE the quilt on the front of the book! I’m crazy about scrap quilts and this one is GORGEOUS! Thank you so much for the giveaway!

  • It is tough to choose just one favorite. They have all been wonderful, but I guess I would have to choose Flower Garden with the dramatic black. Scattered Blossoms would be another favorite – great use of scraps. Good luck with the book sales.

  • I love what I’ve seen on the blog hop. Your book is on my wish list. Thanks for the hop.

  • Congrats on such a wonderful blog hop for your new book. I love the mini quilt that Amanda Jean made. I think it would be a great one to start with.

  • I love the pillows, especially today’s. I just moved and can’t wait to make some for my new basement ‘Mom cave!

  • I love the look of petals but I’ve been afraid to try appliqué because I think I won’t be good at it! Your book makes it look so easy. My favorite project is the cover quilt but it was hard to choose. 🙂

  • I love the cover quilt and I love Amanda Jean’s version of it. Thanks for the chance.

  • I just discovered your blog. Although I’m a traditional quilter I’m beginning to love the modern look.

    S

  • Hi! I also just love the cover. I like the idea of bright scraps making this! The more that I work with scraps the more I make versus cutting down on my stash! Still, I have put this project in my to do list! Thank you for the opportunity!

  • I love the Scattered Blossoms as I have a lot of scraps.

  • I’ve enjoyed this book tour so much. Especially seeing some of the variations of quilts in the book. My favorite is Daisy Fields, it reminded me of pineapples. I think this one plus the others of course would be so much fun to make!

  • Love the Posey Patch quilt! Fantastic prizes, THANKS for the chance!

  • I love all the projects I’ve seen so far but I really love Tiled Blooms. Thanks so much for the great giveaway!

  • I love petals and your blog tour has been so fun to follow. I’m putting your book on my Christmas/birthday wish list =). My favorite so far is the starflower quilt but I love the look of your free pattern Tiled Blooms too. I can’t wait to get the book and make some pillows and quilts. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • I can’t pick one! I want to make them all… 🙂 Thanks for a wonderful book and wonderful chance to win!

  • It’s tough to pick just one. I love your style and playfulness! The cover quilt is calling me…..

  • Love them! especially Tiled Blooms!

  • Although it’s hard to pick just one. The Tiled Blooms would have to be the one, but then there’s the cover quilt…and the mini…

  • An entire quilt of appliqué seems like a challenge for me, and I am always up for a challenge. I have a great machine so I don’t have to do it by hand. This is my winter 2014 quilt challenge. I loves seeing all the beautiful projects giving helping me with ideas. Your book is my next purchase, that is, of course, if I don’t win it. Thanks for the chance.

  • Oh have I ever been enjoying the blog hop. It has been fun to see all of the different versions of you patterns. Can’t say enough about all of the ladies projects. I guess my favorite project would be the Rainbow Petal pillow. Fast and so cute!

  • CONGRATS ON YOUR BOOK!
    LOVE THE ‘TILED BLOOMS PATTERN’>IT IS MY FAVORITE!
    THANKS FOR SHARING!

  • I’ve enjoyed the tour and learning more about this lovely book. Thanks for the chance in this great giveaway.

  • Lovely book had it out from the Library, tossed petals is on my to do list

  • My most favorite quilt was Starflower but I also REALLY liked your Sunshine & Clouds pillow. Loved the hand quilting that really added sparkle!

  • Wow, what a great giveaway! I think my favorite are the mini’s, the pillows, and the Tiled Bloom. . . is that too many to love? I also am excited to learn more about applique so am excited to get this book!

  • ALL of the petals are pretty, pretty, pretty! But, I love Lee’s pillow from Freshly Pieced. Thank you for hosting – it was such a fun blog hop!

  • I really like Posey Patch. Your fabric choices were so great in creating a very graphic quilt with lots of movement to draw the eye. I would love to try it out myself. Tiled blooms is also lovely for its very geometric look.

  • I love your rainbow petals quilt, it’s such an eye-catcher, but it’s hard to pick just one thing because everything is lovely. Thanks for an awesome give-away.

  • The star flower quilt is just so pretty. I’ve loved seeing all the amazing projects made with these patterns.

  • Corey your new book is fantastic! Be very proud of what you accomplished with this book and thank you for sharing your talents with us. That being said, I am in love with Playful Petals and Rainbow Petals. I’m not sure which one needs to be made first but I”m excited to make some of these projects.

  • This series has been so fun! I love all the petals:) Thanks for the great giveaway too!

  • I truthfully cannot pick a favorite. Every time is went to a new one, it became my favorite. I loved seeing all the variety in one simple technique and design. Thank you for sharing it all with us.

  • I love the #9 quilt, posted on Thursday! It’s the most traditional-modern one and has inspired me to try your applique technique.

  • Great book and great giveaway!! I’m a new subscriber. Thank you!

  • Tiled Blooms is awesome and my first stop on the making train when this book finds it’s way to my house!! Congratulations and thanks for the chance to win!

  • I have two favorites…the Freshlypieced pillow and the cover quilt! Great looking book!

  • I’ve really enjoyed this bloghop. The projects in this book are wonderful and I’ve enjoyed seeing everyone’s interpretations of them. Congrats on such a great job and thank you for organizing a generous giveaway!

    • I forgot to leave my favorite project – it’s the daisy fields pillow! 🙂

  • My favorite elite is on the back cover…not sure of the name…maybe sunshine and clouds? Love it.

  • My favorite is the Tossed Petals quilt, but all the quilts are beautiful!

  • My favorite project is the Rainbow Petals quilt. Thank you!

  • WOWSY! What a giveaway! That is the jackpot! First of all, I love your book and quilt on the cover! My favorite pattern is Tiled Blooms because I love the look of the tile, green striping, and I love Up parasol too and I have that in my stash and was looking for a pattern to use with it and now I found it!
    Thank you and I am glad I found your website!

  • Not fair to make us pick one favorite! Rainbow Petals and Tiled Blooms would be my pick.
    Thanks for the chance to win, it’s an awesome giveaway!

  • My favorite is the one Amanda Jean did (From Crazy Mom Quilts). I LOVE her colors. I LOVE scraps!!! Thanks for the chance to win the HUGE giveaway!!! Wow, what a lucky winner somebody will be!

  • I love the Rainbow Petals, I´ll make a few pillows to doll up my living room!Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Congratulations on your new book! I’ve really enjoyed the blog hop and just had to try a smaller version of your free pattern. What fun! Hope to have the top done soon.
    Thank you for this wonderful giveaway and a chance to win!

  • I have never tried applique, but would love to win any of this and give it a try. I don’t have a favorite one, just LOVED them all.

  • Amanda Jean’s is my favourite!

  • Wonderful book tour and every quilt in it is great. My favorite would be Starflower. I think it’s going to have to be put to the top of the want-to-make stack.

  • The cover quilt is gorgeous, and I really like the mini quilt. All super cute!

  • Wow – what an amazing giveaway! I really loved following along with all of the blogs during the tour, it’d be impossible to pick a favorite. I particularly loved the starflower and the rainbow petals. 🙂

  • Ok, seriously? You want me to choose one project? I can’t!! I loved them all! The wonderful use of red in Crazy Mom Quilts, the gorgeous Rainbow Petals, the Tiled Blooms and Tossed petals… sigh. Can’t pick just one. I would love to make all of them! Thanks for the chance!

  • My favorite project in your book is the Star Flower Quilt. I would love to give it a try. I think that all of the projects shared have been inspiring. I think I would try one of the pillows first to get my applique skills brushed up. Congratulations on a great book!

  • I think Star Flowers may be my favorite. The colors of that one really make me happy. So many great projects in this book though. I really love them all.

  • My favorite project is the Tiled Blooms quilt, especially with the Heather Bailey fabric that you used for it!

  • This blog tour has been one of my favourites. I love all of the quilts, but my favourite would be The Star Flower Quilt. Congratulations on such a great book and the generous giveaway.

  • I need to try my hand at applique…so I’d love to win this awesome prize. If I had to pick a favorite…it would be the Tiled Blooms…it really grabs my heart.

    I love your blog…and thanks for the awesome prize opportunity.
    Debbie
    ===^..^===

  • Really? All those prizes? Amazing. Love your new book Corey – congratulations!

  • The starflower quilt is my favorite, I like how the petals form a diagonal beaded line.

  • I love the cover quilt and matching cushion. I would start with the cushion to practice technique and would en make the quilt. I also love the mini version by crazymomquilts.
    Thanks for a great giveaway.

  • Star Flower is gorgeous, so I will go with that!! It was so hard to decide, all the patterns / layouts are beautiful and fresh. They make me smile!

  • I loved the mini quilt in red flower petals Thanks for the giveaways! Lynda

  • Umm, ALL of them!! I love Melissa’s interpretation of Daisy Fields pillow, as it’s my fav colors!

  • Not sure if I can pick a favorite, I love the pillow versions of almost all the patterns. I love the way the Daisy pillow can look so different with just fabric choice. I really like the Rainbow Petals and the Tossed Petals. Even though it’s not in the book the Mini Buds is on a to do list, I really love the miniatures right now.

  • How on earth to choose one favorite? I guess I love the pillows and mini made from the cover pattern. They look simple but beautiful. I’ve never done applique though so maybe I don’t know what I’m talking about with the simple. I’d be happy to just win the book!

  • Wow! So beautiful! My favorite is Petal Path, BUT I really love all of them!

  • Corey, I love following you…you always have something new going on…I wish I could make everything…I want to be YOU! If I win I could probably achieve some of my goals…thankyou

  • All the projects are wonderful but my favorite has to be Starflower, it’s amazing!

  • Adore those petals. How very generous of those shops too.

  • This has been an amazing blog hop and I will have to say that my most favorite project is on the very cover of your book!!! It is a quilt that I want to make and will make because I just love it… It makes me smile inside and out!! Thank you and for your generosity!!

  • I love the starflower pillow. That color just speaks to me.

  • I love tiled blooms! 🙂

  • I think my favorite is Starflower!

  • All of your quilts are beautiful I think my favourite would have to be the Daisy Fields quilt. But it is very hard to choose just one! Thanks for the great hop and lovely giveaway.

  • I love each and every one! And if you force me to choose, I’m still stuck between Starflower and Flower Garden. I guess I’ll just have to make them both! This book is at the top of my “Dear Santa” list!

  • I have been eying this book for a while now. How cool would it be to win it? Thanks for the giveaway.

  • Fresh Lemons is my favorite.

  • I love your cover quilt and I’d make it in rainbow colors – so gorgeous! Awesome giveaway and thanks for the chance to win!

  • I love the red petals in the Crazy Mom Quilts quilt.

  • Seriously? Pick just one?? Okay — how about Tossed Petals-Star flower-Rainbow Petals. Does hyphenated make it one word? Kidding. They are all terrific, and the blog tour has been delightful. Thank you, Corey. Can’t wait to try some petals.

  • I can’t wait to try some of the great projects in this book. Tiled Blooms is a favorite. Thanks for the chance for this incredible giveaway!

  • I love the quilt. The petals and pastels make me think of spring when the flowers bloom and everything is beautiful.

  • I’m so in love with Amanda’s mini! Your book is on top of my wish list. Looks fab!

  • I love all of them but the cover quilt and the Rainbow Petals. As well, all the pillows are fabulous! Thanks for the Blog Tour.

  • Oops! Was too fast submitting my comment to find out that I didn’t complete my first sentence. I wanted to say that the cover quilt and the Rainbow Petals stand out best.

  • I like the Daisy Fields Pillow…. SO cute, and would be a challenge for me.

  • I love what I saw in Bee in my Bonnet.

  • I love the flower garden!!! I also love a few others!!! What a wonderful giveaway!! I will keep my fingers crossed!!

  • What an awesome give-away! I would love to win! My favorite is Crazy Mom Quilts project. It’s fresh, modern, yet simple. I’d love to make one in shades of purple for my sewing room.

  • I would make the striking Flower Garden quilt. I do love them all though !

  • I love the Starflower quilt and the cover quilt, sorry I just can’t make up my mind which one comes1st to me… And the rainbow is also very pretty!
    Wow what a generous giveaway! Someone will be very happy! Thanks for the chance!

    • I like the Starflower Quilt. All of them are really great patterns.

  • Tiled blooms is so pretty. I love all of the creations in your book. Thanks for the generous giveaway.

  • The tiled blooms quilt is hands down my favorite! It is so soft and pretty.

  • Love the petals and patterns. It’s definitely in my queue to make some appliqué petals. Would be thrilled to win the prize…..

  • The red leaf one in your post

  • wow, what an amazing prize!!! I love the quilt on the front cover as it reminds me of Orla Keily, one of my favorite designers!

  • Your book is beautiful!!! My favorite project is the Tiled Blooms quilt. Thanks so much for the fun giveaway.

  • I like the one at the top – so pretty with the purples.

  • my fave is your cover quilt! I want to make one just like it!

  • I love the gray and red pillow. I really want to make one.

  • I was surprised to see a few of the quilt blog heavyweights actually confessed that appliqué was out of their comfort zone. This makes me feel a little hope that I may have some measure of success with the patterns in this book. I really liked Faith’s wall quilt. I love Amy Gibsons quilt a whole lot too.

  • Tiled blooms is just gorgeous! Thanks for the chance

  • So many great projects in this book, I really love them all.
    Thanks for a wonderful book and wonderful chance to win!

  • What a wonderful pillow and I really like the last quilt show as well. Great designs.

  • There are so many beautiful projects! I want to make the Daisy Fields Pillow. I am new to applique, so I would feel more comfortable doing a small project first. Thank you sew much for the giveaway! I could really use your book!

  • Ohhh…..It’s hard to pick one project from this delightful book. I love the layered petals of Posey Patch and the elegance of Tiled Blooms. (And your fabric choices for that are gorgeous!). I also like Tuileries because I could use all of my orphan HST’s in it. All of these patterns offer so much opportunity for using beautiful precuts and scraps. Thanks so much for offering this generous giveaway!

  • Congratulations on the book. I like the Starflower Quilt or the pillows. I love pillows everywhere.

  • All of the projects are beautiful!
    My favorite is the Scattered Blossoms Quilt.

  • I just found your site from a link on Amanda Jean’s site. I really like your story about your book. I fall into that category about being intimated by applique. But your projects look so divine, that it makes me want to try my hand at applique. Congratulations on publishing your first book. The photography is beautiful.

  • I have so enjoyed all of the projects on all the blogs. I “think” Flower Garden is my fav. Love them all tho’, would love to win. Sure am itching to do some petals. Thanks a lot.

  • All of the projects are wonderful! I especially love Sunshine and Clouds. I recently pieced an orange peel quilt, but I would like to try the applique method. I particularly like the two-fabric petals of Sunshine and Clouds.

  • I liked the daisy fields pillow. It has a lovely simple look to show off favourite fabrics.

  • I enjoyed seeing all the projects on the blog hop, they are all soooo awesome!!!! If I had to choose one, I think Amanda Jean’s version is my favorite. Just couldn’t resist the red!!!
    Thank you so much for this wonderful giveaway!!!

  • I absolutely love the daisy garden quilt! I love your idea of using Christmas fabrics!!! Can’t wait to get this book and try appliqué!

  • All of the designs look great – I was quite taken by the Daisy Fields pillow. Congrats on your book, I am sure it will sell well!

  • I love the Tiles Blooms quilt- so very effective in the colour-way you chose but is just made of simple shapes. Lovely!

  • I’m not able to choose any, I love all of them!!1 Maybe Tiled blooms…I really don’t know. I like all of them. Thank you for the chance!!!

  • I really do like them all. The first one I would like to try is Tiled Blooms.
    contentncm at yahoo dot com

  • I love the quilt on the cover! Just gorgeous!

  • My favorite quilt from the book is Tiled Blooms. I have just started using applique on my quilts and added your book to my wish list as soon as I read about it, just what I need to improve my applique work. Thanks for the chance.

  • I love the pillows! My den couch needs some sprucing up and they are inspiring me.

  • I picked-up Playful Petals at our library this week and quickly decided that I need to buy it. I’m planning to make the Petal Path Quilt.

  • I think the Scattered Blossoms quilt is my favorite, even though I really love the quilt on the cover. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • I love the quilt on the cover of your book! While I would love to make it, I think I would need to start with a pillow. Now to choose which one…Daisy Fields probably. Thanks for the tour and for the chance at an awesome giveaway.

  • What a fabulous give away! I’ve enjoyed seeing the beautiful projects that have been created from your book. The Tiled Blooms pattern is certainly one of my favorites, though it is hard to choose a favorite!

  • Definitely love them all but am partial to yours.. the tiled blooms quilt. so pretty

  • Since the first glimpse at your new book, I have wanted to make the cover quilt. I am not usually one to touch applique, but this quilt speaks to me and is on my to-do list for January. (I must finish Christmas gifts first this year, haha)

  • You had me from playful. All projects are stunning.

  • Thats an amazing array of prizes. Of course the one I really crave is your beautiful book!

  • I love the Daisy Fields quilt. I’m adding it to the top of my project list!

  • I like them all, but I will choose the mini quilt illustrated on Diary of a Quilter. And that quilt on the front cover — I really like that one, too.

  • My goodness such great prizes. I think I’d feel guilty receiving all of them and would want to give away some on my blog. Maybe. 😉
    It is hard to choose a favorite, but Flower Garden is my favorite quilt, with the applique in the border and sashing – just gorgeous. My favorite pillow is Tossed Petals.

  • I love all of the pillows. I’m going to be busy picking out fabric for a pillow that will look good on my couch. Great giveaway by the way.

  • I like the pillows like the one that they made on A Quilting Life.

  • They are all lovely, but my fav is Tiled Blooms. Thank you for the awesome giveaway. Enjoyed this series very much.

  • Gosh it’s a bit hard to choose one, but if I had to it would be scattered petals. I also love the mini buds. Congrats on your book!

  • I love the Star Flower! And, the pillow in your post above! Put me in the hat please!

  • My favorite is Tiled Blooms.

  • I love Amanda Jeans and Lee’s pillows!!! Thanks so much for a chance to win!!!

  • I love both the cover quilt and Tiled Blooms! Thanks for the great giveaway!!

  • WOW! WOW!!! How very generous of you and all the donors! Thank you so much for the chance! Beautiful projects and looks like a great book too!

  • My favorite is day 3.

  • All of your petal quilts and pillows are amazing along with the pillows created by those on the blog tour. Such nice eye candy.

    My favorite quilt would be…. the RainbowPetalsPoseyPatchFlowerGardenSunshineandCloudsTiled Blooms one. 🙂

  • This book is definitely on my “want” list. I love the Tiled Blooms quilt. It looks like a sunroom with flowers and sunshine shining through glass windows.

  • I love the bright color scheme of the quilt on the cover. My daughter has already asked if we can make one fr her baby doll.

  • Oh my goodness…do I have to pick one favourite. I love them all. I particularly like Scattered Blooms.That one is definitely on my “to do” list. What a jackpot

  • I love the Daisy Fields pillow!

  • I love the petal quilts very much and the blog tour was fabulous. I would love to make all of the pillows. My favorite quilt is the Star Flower quilt.

  • I love the Daisy Fields pillow. The pillow created on the blog hop was so colorful and eye catching. I definitely want this book.

  • Corey- I love all the projects you have shown. I think the Daisy fields one is probably my favorite but I would also say I love the front cover quilt as well! Great hop and thanks for the amazing give away! K-

  • So hard to pick a favorite but I just love Scattered Blossoms. Great looking book.

  • I love all the projects I’ve seen, especially the cover quilt! My daughter’s school logo http://www.rossettschool.co.uk/ is based on the petal design – I’d love to make a quilt like that!

  • I will be getting your book for sure. I love applique and your playful petals make me smile. It’s a toss up for favorites-Tiled Blooms and Mini Buds are the first I will make. I’m so glad I found your blog-this blog a long was a joy, too-I found some new quilters and old favorites.

  • Congrats on a fabulous book – hope to try and overcome my applique inability soon! Thanks!

  • I have already bought your book and am totally in love with it. I love all of the projects but my favorite is the Tossed Petals Quilt. I love the juxtaposition of the squares and the petals.

  • corey…im in love with all these quilts! i do love love how gigi thimble set petals off with the black fabrics…but mostly i love learning this technique…i have never done fusible stuff, so thanks for an easy way to understand how to do this!

  • LOOOOVE allll the Projects in the Book …and the Tour was Awesome!! Soooo much Creativity flowing!! Gorgeous! Can say love the Tiled Blooms! & the Rectangular Pillow too! Want & Neeeed this Book! lol

  • I love the quilt on the cover!

  • I love the pillows, daisy fields is beautiful!

  • The book looks great! I haven’t really done much applique, and honestly I haven’t really had any desire…until I saw your book!!! Now I’m excited to give it a try!

    I LOVE the Tiled Blooms pattern, and also the Starflower and Sunshine and Clouds projects look amazing!

    Congratulations on the book!!! I can’t wait to actually look through it!

  • Great book! I love Starflower. thks for giveaway.

  • There are so many beautiful projects to choose from! My favorites are the Starflower and Daisy Fields pillows….gorgeous! Thank you!

  • The Star Flower Quilt is wonderful but I love pillows so I would probably make those first. I love FQS and Fabric Shack, great stores to shop online.

  • I love the Daisy Fields pillow that Lee made. I would love to try working with the grey linen, so pretty. All the projects were beautiful, thanks for the blog hop!

  • My favorite is tiled blooms. They are all so beautiful, can’t wait to get your book.

  • What an incredibly generous giveaway! I love Moda fabric too, such varied designs.

  • I like the leaf applique quilt. I like how floral fabric was used on some of the leaves. Beautiful work.

  • Congratulations on your book!! My favorite project is the Daisy Fields quilt! That quilt is just adorable!! Great choice of fabrics: Joel Dewberry’s Notting Hill makes that quilt really special!

  • They are all so pretty and I would love to make the star flower quilt!

  • I love the Playful Petals and Starflower quilts- all the projects are darling! Thanks for this opportunity!
    hatlevig@integra.net

  • Congratulations on your new book!
    Love all the pillows as they are an easy way to add color and change a room quickly. My favorite would have to be the Tossed Petals quilt. They are all beautiful!!

  • It’s a toss up between the one crazy mom quilts made (I love the simplicity and red always makes me happy) and the one the fresh lemons made (I think that pattern is gorgeous).

    jhunsberger (at) gmail (d0t) c0m

  • I am in love with the Teased Petals quilt and pillow set!

  • My favorite project I have seen on the Blog Tour is Tiled Blooms. Thank you for the wonderful book and the chance to win all of these great prizes. Take care and God bless, Cory

  • They are all so pretty I couldn’t choose one favorite. What a wonderful give away. Thank you.

  • Oh my gosh I can’t wait to get a copy of the book. Really makes me want to try applique again. I love the quilt on the cover of the book. It seems to look wonderful as a scrappy modern or as a more traditional quilt with an country feel to it depending on the fabric used Ireally want to try someday!!

  • Such lovely, crisp quilts! I would love to win a copy of your new book and all those other nice goodies as well. Thanks for the chance to win. 🙂

  • I love the quilt you made!

  • After much debating I’m going to say the Sunshine and Cloud Quilt in blue and yellow. 🙂 Tomorrow I may have a different answer. 🙂 Do you have a favorite?

  • Wow! That quilt on the cover I’d have to say is my favorite- I MUST make it!!!

  • The Starflower is beautiful. Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Congratulations on your book! I haven’t tried applique yet, but all the bloggers on the tour say that this is THE book to learn how to do it! I’m not usually a fan of red, but Amanda Jean’s mini quilt is great with that linen as a background.

  • i love love love the scrappy quilt on the cover! Congratulations on your new book.

  • My favorite is the sunflower quilt. Congrats on your book.
    Thank you for the giveaway!

  • Love all the quilts and pillows. If I have to choose a favorite, I guess it’s Posey Patch. Thanks for the awesome giveaway and congrats on a great book!

  • Thank you for the giveaway! I have have enjoyed the blog tour and my favorite is the Starflower Quilt.

  • How exciting! I have been reading your book and working toward trying machine applique for the first time. I think my favorite project in the book is Posey Patch, but the first project I will try probably is Rainbow Petals. Tiled Blooms is also on my list. I’m with you on Miller’s and the Fabric Shack — I live between the two and feel very fortunate to have both within driving distance! 🙂

  • The Starflower pattern is amazing!

  • I really like Flower Garden. Love the way the petals make the sashing so unique.

  • I like Tiled Bloom, it is very nice

  • I love your Tiled Blooms quilt. Your technique is creative and fresh. Love it!!

  • I love the starflower quilt! After seeing all the blog hop posts, I think I’m going to have to try machine appliqué!

  • I would have to pick Posey Patch from your book. Thanks for the incredible giveaway!

  • I love a good rainbow, so it’s rainbow petals for me!

  • Scattered Blossoms is a beautiful pattern – I would love to try it out but it’s so hard to choose just one!

  • I loved all of them, but I liked Flower Garden the most.

  • I love the Daisy Fields pillow!! Congratulations on such a fabulous book! It is on my wish list!!

  • My favourite project is the one on the front cover!

  • Posey Patch…so sweet and delicate. Thanks for the opportunity to win the layer cakes , and gift certificate. ..you are so generous:)
    Next time I’m passing thru the Cincinnati area I’ll definitely make at stop at Fabric Shack.

  • The quilt & pillow that look like cathedral windows pattern on the back of your book really caught my eye. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • I love your book. Fabric Shack is also one of my favorite online shops for the same reason you stated. They let you buy the amount you want. My friend lives down the road from them and I also get to visit in person. I live in Medina county so visiting Holmes County is something I do on a regular basis.

  • It is so hard to pick just one but I love Daisy Fields quilt.

  • I love all the pillows, I am on a mini quilt kick and a few of these would look great on my sewing room wall. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • I love Star Flower. I’m a sucker for stars. I also like the Daisy Fields pillow. Great job on your book and thanks for the great giveaway!

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  • l have been enjoying “Plaful Petals”
    I haven’t picked a favorite project yet….
    I will have to play with my stash.

  • I love the Playful Petals!

  • All the projects are fantastic and I really like that each quilt you show has a matching pillow! It is super tough to pick a favorite but I am really wanting to make Daisy Fields.

  • This has been a fun blog tour and the book looks amazing! I think the cover quilt is still my favorite. 🙂

  • Love, love Posey Patch and have it on my list of “do nows”. Thanks for the hop and opportunity

  • I love the Daisy Fields Pillow, but the first one I am going to try is Tiled Blooms. Thanks for including the free patterns in your blog tour! I love the concept of Playful Petals–making quilts so easy that look so complicated!

  • I love Scattered Blossoms. Congrats on the book!

  • I feel so blessed that I have discovered your book and blog, especially in time for this give-a-way! I must buy your book to make the cover quilt – Playful Petals. It looks like something I can manage and I want to try hand quilting as well. I’m beyond excited to begin!

  • Love the blog tour! thanks for a chance to win some fabric:)

  • They are all so wonderful, LOL how to choose just one? Well I really like what Mellissa Cory did with her pillow using Daisy Fields

  • I love all your quilts! The tiled one is great. And daisy fields. So many I love. The petals have turned into one of my fav types of quilts to make. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • I really love the StarFlower quilt and matching pillow but also love the Playful petals too….. Hmmmm so many beautiful projects to pick from! I also have to say that I’m loving your little mini blocks that create such cute quilts!

  • I had every intention of starting Star Flower, but then Tiled Blooms came along and now I can’t stop thinking about that one. I love the entire book.

  • I like the Snapshots quiltalong, especially the bike! The fabric is beautiful also

  • All of the quilts in the Playful Petals series are beautiful, but I think I would like to give Daisy Fields a go! Thank you for the giveaway.

  • Your book looks amazing! Congratulations! I love the pillow Lee from Freshly Pieced made for the hop.

  • I love the Starflower quilt and would love to have the book!

  • Thanks so much for giving us all a chance to win some really neat stuff!! The book looks amazing!

  • i love your scrap quilt, thanks

  • Love the cushion! But I like the look of the background fabric in a couple of them, is it yarn dyed, linen look? Have to try me thinks! Thanks for the opportunity, appliqué

  • I love the Daisy Fields pillow from Freshly Pieced. I really like that you included full size quilts and minis in one book– sometimes you just need a little something (or a pillow). Thanks for the chance to win this amazing prize!

  • I like scrap quilts. I’ve saving small scraps to make a baby quilt.
    Thanks.

  • They are all so fun and amazing that honestly I cannot choose one 🙂 thanks for the chance!!

  • Order the book on Amazon and I LOVE it! Excited to tackle some projects. My favorites are the quilt on the cover and the Daisy Fields pillow – especially Lee from Freshly Pieced’s version.

  • I ADORE the quilt on the cover! Congratulations on a beautiful book.

  • Your book looks amazing! I follow your blog and often recognize your quilts by design or color in magazines even before I see your name as the designer. Thank you for the inspiration.

  • This blog hop has been fun to follow and I enjoy seeing how each quilter/sewer has taken each pattern and changed/tweaked it to make it her own. Even the choice of fabric makes for huge changes. I can’t wait to get (maybe win) a copy of the book. I can’t just pick one but if I have to I’d say Amy’s (Diary of a Quilter) mini quilt turned out really cute. kthurn@bektel.com

  • I especially love the Daisy Fields pillow. However all of these projects are very beautiful. It would be great to own this book.

  • Love the quilt and Amanda Jean’s pillow. Thanks for a great giveaway.

  • I really like the Star Flower and Tiled Blooms. I’d have a hard time deciding which one to make first.

  • Congratulations on your book!

  • Starflower pillow stood out to me. Although, I enjoy looking at ALL your pictures. Your work is beautiful!

  • Your book is great all projects are gorgous! But my favorite is Flower Garden love the black lattice detail in it!

  • Love the book – I will be buying a copy very soon! My faves are the cover quilt and the Tiled Blooms quilt (already downloaded my copy – thanks!).

  • My favorite is Petal Path. I have enjoyed the blog tour and so glad to find your site as a result as I love appliqué and your patterns are very inspiring!

  • Great giveaway 🙂 Tiled Blooms is my right now favorite!

  • What a neat book and giveaway! My favorite is the Daisy Fields pillow.

  • I don’t have your book yet Corey, but of what I’ve seen others make..I love what Fresh Lemons did with them. Thank you for a chance to win goodies !

  • I love the mini quilts that I keep seeing, inspired from your book. Amazing

  • Corey, Love your Petals book and have added it to my book list. Can hardly wait to receive and start a new project. Amanda Jean’s mini quilt is super fun. Thank you for a chance to play your “give away”. Anne

  • The pineapple picnic quilt is so creative and fun! I would not have thought to use the petal shape in that way. Thank you for the opportunity to win this very generous giveaway – wow!

  • All are so pretty. I love the quilt on the front cover of your book. Thank you so much for your beautiful, creativeness and the chance at winning such an amazing giveaway.

  • I love your cover quilt and Amanda’s two color version! I really want to make this a pillow for my home!! Congratulations on such a wonderful book!!

  • My favorite is the quilt on the cover. Congratulations!

  • I don’t know the name of the design but I love the light blue, navy, and yellow quilt that Quilty Habit included a picture of in her blog post. The petals are halved along their length and placed to form a circle.

  • I love the simplicity of the Rainbow Petals pillow best…both yours and Sherri’s are so adorable, and great projects for starting applique. I could see doing a small Rainbow Petals wallhanging too. Tiled Blossoms is to die for as is the HB fabric! Thanks for the inspiration, freebie patterns and great giveaway!

  • So many choices but I really love Amanda Jean’s mini. Congratulations.

  • What a wonderful prize package! I have 2 favorite projects: Rainbow Petals and Scattered Blossoms. Love your book!

  • This book looks amazing! It’s so hard to choose. I love the pattern on the front of the book!

  • what a fabulous blog hop – its been fun seeing what everyone has made – I really loved Amanda Jean’s mini based on the book cover quilt – its a fabulous pattern – thanks for a fabulous giveaway !!

  • I love the mini quilts, especially the little mini that Amy made. Thanks for the chance to win! I enjoyed the blog hop and the designs.

  • The book looks great – the idea of applique petals is such a fun idea – my favourite project is the Daisy Fields pillow – love all the borders and colours in it too.
    Pauline

  • I really like all of the projects I’ve seen so far, but I think the Starflower quilt is one of my favorites.

  • I love all the petal projects especially the quilt on the front of the book.

  • before this blog tour I didn’t really know much about your book. I’ve ordered it. Starflower, scattered petals and posey patch are my absolute favourites but I like all of the projects.
    Thanks for a fantastic book, free patterns and the chance to win.

  • I really can’t choose a favorite! But, the one I’d make first is Flower Garden! I love the dark appliqué – and I’ve never made a quilt like this-it’s beautiful!

  • I really like the Tiled Blooms pattern…..very interesting. Hard decision……lots of great choices! Thanks for a chance to win this great giveaway!

  • I love the mini version of the cover quilt made by Crazy Mom Quilts. And the red and gray palette she chose is fabulous.

  • I love petal path. All of the projects are lovely, but that one is my favorite.

  • They are all lovely, but my favorites are Starflower Pillow and Flower Garden. The book is on my wish list. Thank you for your beautiful designs and for your giveaway.

  • I love you can use the petal for so many patterns. I like the mini quilt by crazy mom quilts!

  • I love the Urban quilt you did with the houses on it. Congrats on the book 🙂

  • I really like Tiled Blooms. Thanks!

  • I love them all! Would like to try more applique. Thank you for the chance to win this awesome prize!!

  • I love flowers and am so inspired by the lovely ideas you posted!

  • I found so many great projects, one that really stuck out for me was the Playful Petals Starflower Mini Quilt from Fresh Lemons site.
    Thank you for the chance.
    ncjeepster@aol.com

  • Congratulations on your beautiful book. I just started doing appliqué and I’m truly addicted. Love, love, love the cover quilt and Amanda Jean’s mini version in red.

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  • I am all about pillow right now, and your Daisy Fields pillow is beautiful! I would also like to improve my machine quilting skills and your book looks awesome! Thanks for the chance to win! jacklynnsteven at netzero dot com

  • Your book looks fantastic! You are giving us so much inspiration.

  • What a beautiful book! The quilt is just gorgeous!

  • I love, love, love this book! Thanks so much for the chance to win it. I love the projects so it’s hard to pick a favorite … tiled blooms perhaps?? I don’t know!!

  • I love all the samples from the book! Love all your inspiration.

  • The cover quilt with the leaves is my favorite! Great color choices throughout the book.

  • I’m loving Faith at Fresh Lemons mini quilt. I think it is adorable, and an option to stitching the whole quilt that you designed, especially right before Christmas. Dahlgren0609 at Gmail dot com

  • I love the “Crazy Mom Quilts by Amanda Jean” one because of the fabulous pink colurs used. It looks so simple and elegant.

  • Your book and the projects are truly amazing. I am actually going to attempt to make something with petals which I have always been afraid to try until now.

  • I was able to check your book out at the library, amazing because they carry so few modern quilting books, and I LOVED it! Tiled Blooms is a must do for me!

  • SO many beautiful quilts, I particularly like the petal path quilt.

  • Love the petals. I would like to make a quilt for my great granddaughter.

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