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QUILTsocial Giveaway: Old Quilts New Life

by Carla A. Canonico

Enter now for your chance to win Old Quilts New Life, by Sarah Fielke!

Old Quilts, New Life features 18 stunning quilts designed by passionate quilter, author, and designer, Sarah Fielke.

Sarah has selected 9 beautiful quilts from The American Folk Art Museum in New York, and created two designs inspired by each quilt – the first, a sympathetic interpretation of the original piece and the second, a more contemporary creation. Old Quilts, New Life showcases these stunning quilts – each one accompanied by step-by-step instructions so you can create them at home. The book takes you through the history of the quilting tradition and explores the techniques and styles employed by quilters over the centuries. From the beautiful simplicity of an Amish quilt to a striking, graphic Text quilt, there is a quilt here to suit all skill levels and styles.

ISBN: 978-1-78249-239-9

The contest ends at 5:00PM on Thursday December 31st. Get your entries in NOW!

Congratulations to Pauline P!…winner of Northcott ColorWorks Quilting Fabric in our last QUILTsocial giveaway!

Old Quilts New Life Cover

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17 comments

Sylvia Courteau December 31, 2015 - 11:35 am

Looking forward to more great ideas and techniques!

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Laura December 28, 2015 - 7:16 pm

Thanks for the binding tutorial. It included some things I have not thought about, or at least not in the ways presented. I do look at this blog and find the information helpful.

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Jane Sanders December 27, 2015 - 12:37 am

A book about “old” quilts would be inspirational for an “old” quilter!

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Mary jordan December 26, 2015 - 12:45 pm

Historical quilts are great. Posted a comment in the binding blog.

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Bethanny Parker December 26, 2015 - 3:30 am

Looks like a good book.

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Pamela Coughlin December 25, 2015 - 9:53 pm

What better way to learn from the old quilts! Love the scrappy methods of quilting and would love to enjoy this pattern book! Thanks for the giveaway! Merry Christmas!

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Carla A. Canonico December 29, 2015 - 3:05 pm

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Mary Jordan December 25, 2015 - 11:57 am

Always looking for a good book especially those that help to keep he history alive. Commented on the binding article.

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Lori M December 24, 2015 - 1:25 pm

I really enjoyed the post about using tulle on the applique pieces…I used that suggestion on the center of my feathered star I have had hanging on my work board for over 3 years….I could not figure out what I wanted to quilt or how I wanted this star to be quilted…Now it shines as a wall hanging in my living room with now it just stands out so wonderfully…..

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Sally Howard December 24, 2015 - 12:30 pm

I love old quilt patterns. The women who made them up were quite creative in all aspects of their lives. They still were able to get new patterns and designs. Still love the idea of quilting with friends each week.

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peg December 24, 2015 - 8:40 am

I would love to win this.

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Pat Castonguay December 24, 2015 - 8:14 am

Would love have this book

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Naomi December 24, 2015 - 7:57 am

Loved the article Thread Painting withTutti and Konfetti

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Betty Hughes December 24, 2015 - 7:25 am

Keep up the great work. I just love this and reading all.

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Carla A. Canonico December 24, 2015 - 10:34 am

Thank you Betty So glad to hear you’re enjoying QUILTsocial!

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Ioleen December 23, 2015 - 10:07 pm

This looks like it will be a very interesting magazine.

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Michele T December 23, 2015 - 5:26 pm

The book looks awesome!! I left a comment on your blog post about free motion quilting tips! Thanks!!

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