Sew along ! Giveaway time

October 10, 2019 35 Comments

Treasures in the scrap bin | Sharon Keightley Quilts

Well, it's a good week for a giveaway! 

Autumn Bouquet | Sharon Keightley Quilts

Martingale Publishing has been very generous to offer the first giveaway, which is, of course, an Autumn Bouquet book. Yay!

For New Zealand winners you will get a printed copy in the post.

For overseas winners, Martingale will email you a digital copy.

To enter in the fun, all you need to do is tell me in the comments below. 

Treasures from the scrap bin | Sharon Keightley Quilts

Apart from your sewing machine what is your favorite sewing notion? Something you could not live without.......   

Get ready to begin...... the next date is 17th October. I will be chatting about how I select my fabrics.  How I make color choices, what's in my scrap bin.  How I prepare and store my fabrics. 

All fabric requirements are on page 13 of the Autumn Bouquet book. 

If you are still waiting for your book to arrive, don't worry..... there is still plenty of time. You can join in the sew-along at any time and work at your own pace. 

I can't wait to share all my tips with you all and learn your tips too. Sharing the process is so much fun so please post pictures to my facebook group or Instagram.   

You can follow along on the Sew Along via my blog posts, Facebook group and Instagram. There will be a hashtag on Instagram #treasuresfromthescrapbin you can post to or you can join my Facebook group so you can post your pictures there and share with everyone else in the group.

If you are signed up to my newsletter all information will be posted in the newsletters.

You will need to have a copy of my book Autumn Bouquet, for the Sew Along. You can find the book online a Martingale or Amazon or here on my website.

My Instagram is @sharonkeightleyquilts

Facebook Group link here

hope you will join in with the fun.

Happy Stitching

Sharon

Autumn Bouquet Book | Sharon Keightley Quilts

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35 Responses

carol
carol

October 19, 2019

I think it would be my thimble.

Sheryl K
Sheryl K

October 18, 2019

I can’t live without my tall cutting table! If I didn’t have it, I’d have a
very sore back and couldn’t do much else. Of course, along with it
go the cutting matt and rotary cutter.

Rachelle Edlington
Rachelle Edlington

October 18, 2019

Apart from my sewing machine of course, I couldn’t live without my rotary cutter and cutting board. Essential items when you want accuracy.

Debby Patz
Debby Patz

October 18, 2019

My favorite notion is the rotary cutter. Years ago I made a quilt cut completely with scissors and that is hard on your hand! Yes, I have been quilting since before the rotary cutter came along!

linda landis
linda landis

October 16, 2019

My seam ripper, Jack and I have spent endless hours together if I miss sewing wrong, rotate a block wrong, or my long arming isn’t up to par.

Jane
Jane

October 16, 2019

My favourite sewing notion is my daylight lamp!! I have one above my cutting table and one behind my sewing machine so I can see my work better, especially at night.

Anne-Maria Salmon
Anne-Maria Salmon

October 12, 2019

For me it has to be decent quality pins , well I have to be honest , it was hard to choose between pins and a pair of decent scissors and

Pins won the debate I was having in my head , after all how can I fix so many things if it wasn’t for the humble and often taken for granted Pin .

Kathy Smith
Kathy Smith

October 12, 2019

This is a tough choice. The scissors that I use are sharp up to the point and my seam ripper and awl combination. I seem to use these tools the most besides my rotary cutter and rulers.

Bev
Bev

October 12, 2019

My whole sewing room, I used to sew on the dining room table and had to clear it off for meals each time, now I just go in and everything is just as I left it for the most part.

Debbie Black
Debbie Black

October 12, 2019

Do reading glasses count.😂 I’m a pinned….so the glass head, 1.5”, ultra thin straight pins.

Alice
Alice

October 12, 2019

My second favorite sewing tool is my thimble. I hand applique and hand quilt!

Diane VanEgmond
Diane VanEgmond

October 12, 2019

My favorite sewing tool is my 1/4" foot on my sewing machine.

Brenda
Brenda

October 12, 2019

Besides all the standard quilting tools, I love my wool pressing mat. I don’t know how I pressed my tiny pieces without it.

Jenniffer Howling
Jenniffer Howling

October 12, 2019

I couldn’t live without books for inspiration.

Kim
Kim

October 12, 2019

I couldn’t live without my ottlite! I love to be able to see what I’m doing! I sew by hand at night most nights so I need a good light!

Georgie Curnow
Georgie Curnow

October 12, 2019

Apart from my Karen Kay Buckley scissors, (of which I have 3 different sizes), my favourite “..?notion” would be my wind up standing table which I use constantly, saving a sore back when cutting and enabling me to move around.

Georgie Curnow
Georgie Curnow

October 16, 2019

Apart from my Karen Kay Buckley scissors, (of which I have 3 different sizes), my favourite “..?notion” would be my wind up standing table which I use constantly, saving a sore back when cutting and enabling me to move around.

Jeannie
Jeannie

October 11, 2019

My first thought is rotary cutter but I think that goes for everyone so without a doubt I would have to my straight edge ruler. I love your creations and happy for the opportunity!! :))

Becky
Becky

October 11, 2019

I couldn’t live without my rotary cutter and mat.

Sandi Morris
Sandi Morris

October 11, 2019

My favorite sewing notion is my seam fix ripper. I love the rubber tip to clean up thread bitz stuck in the seam. I hope Im not too late to enter giveaway

Dawn Draper
Dawn Draper

October 11, 2019

I couldn’t stitch without my magnifiers. I have clip-on lenses that go over my everyday glasses, and a special pair of prescription glasses with extra magnification for hand stitching. These middle-aged eyes appreciate a bright light to stitch by, as well!

I already have your book, so please don’t include me in the giveaway this time.

Lynne Walters
Lynne Walters

October 11, 2019

Good question! I think my favourite notions have to be my Tulip hand sewing needles. My most used however has to be Jack, my seam ripper!

Julie McMahon
Julie McMahon

October 11, 2019

I have a favourite quilting ruler which I rely on when cutting out, measuring,checking and checking again!

Alison
Alison

October 11, 2019

Next to my sewing machine my favourite tool is my awl. It’s my third hand to hold fabric while I am piecing, to push and smooth stuffed circles, and to stop burnt fingers when I turn and iron applique pieces Thanks for the chance to win a copy of this fabulous book

Julia
Julia

October 11, 2019

Hi, Im in England and I think for me my iron is my favourite sewing tool.

Carmen N
Carmen N

October 11, 2019

This sew along is going to be fun! I have many notions I couldn’t sew without but I have a great tweezers that I use at my sewing machine. With arthritic hands I use it to remove pins as I sew, pick up and position appliqué pieces and even helps to thread a needle. Thanks for the giveaway!

Janet T
Janet T

October 11, 2019

Even though the rotary cutter is our other right hand, I love my applique needles. Sometimes, during the day, my fingers yearn to pick up my needle and applique!

Shaun Dickison
Shaun Dickison

October 11, 2019

My favorite notion is my rotary cutter (with a nice new blade)! It’s such a time saver!

Margaret McIntosh
Margaret McIntosh

October 11, 2019

My thimble is my ‘cant live without’ notion as I love hand sewing. Am so looking forward to doing this lovely quilt.

Gail
Gail

October 11, 2019

My favorite sewing notion is a stiletto made by a friend and fellow Guild member. This clever woman used poultry lacing pins and beautiful beads to create the perfect sized stiletto. I use it to feed small pieces through my machine! Much improved accuracy! And I am reminded of my fellow Guild friend at the same time😊

Donna Zimmerman
Donna Zimmerman

October 11, 2019

Rotary cutter and big mat. They are both so useful and easy to use.

Kathi
Kathi

October 11, 2019

It would be hard to live without a rotary cutter and mat! Thank you for doing this quilt along! I’m looking forward to it!

Sharon Keightley
Sharon Keightley

October 10, 2019

Hello Colleen

Thank you for your question. Yes, I will be addressing how to choose fabrics and much more on this subject next week on my blog. I am so glad you are wanting to join in the fun with the sew-along.

Diane Bertrand
Diane Bertrand

October 10, 2019

Hi Sharon: Yes I want to enter the giveaway. I am from Canada and would love your book. FYI my scissors are my favorite sewing notions next to my seam ripper :) Thank you for this chance to win !!!

Colleen
Colleen

October 10, 2019

Besides my sewing machine? Absolutely hands down my rotary cutter. It makes all this possible!

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