Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Blogathon Canada in Alberta!

We've had a lot of fun visiting BC and the Maritimes over the last two days and now we're visiting Alberta! There are so many amazing quilting bloggers in this province that we're sure you'll enjoy visiting! Meet our fantastic hosts and lovely quilting bloggers from Alberta.

The Hosts:

Kelsey learned to sew from her grandmother and made crafty things growing up. Bit by the quilting bug a few years ago, Kelsey has been sewing up a storm ever since. Kelsey and her cousin Amanda share their quilting projects and tutorials on their beautiful blog - Everyday Fray.
Click here to visit: Everyday Fray

Leanne has been sewing, knitting and embroidering for much of her life and began quilting in 2010.  Leanne is a talented and innovative quilter, a pattern designer and an involved blogger. She Can Quilt is a treasure trove of inspiration, knowledge, and information. 
Click here to visit: Leanne from She Can Quilt

Giveaway!


Our featured sponsor today is Northcott.

Northcott has long been a favourite supplier of Sew Sisters.  They are a Canadian based manufacturer of Quilt Fabric and we are proud to carry their products. Northcott's immensely popular Stonehenge and Stonehenge - Oh Canada fabric lines are still our best sellers! 
- Judy

Northcott is offering a bundle of ¼-yd cuts from their new collection Artisan Spirit - Sandscapes available in stores in January 2015!

Artisan Spirit Sandscapes includes a wide range of exquisite marbleized textures in vibrant hues with metallic accents. Twelve palettes ranging in progression of value can be used alone or in combination with other palettes for both traditional and modern quilting. A portion of the sales from Sandscapes will be donated to Prokritee, a certified fair trade company based in Dhaka, employing the artisan women who inspired this collection.


For a chance to win a bundle of Artisan Spirit - Sandscapes leave a comment on this post. The giveaway is open till November 23. Winners will be announced on November 24 and contacted by email. 

All giveaways on Blogathon Canada are open from the date of posting to November 23! So if you missed any go back and enter! International participants are welcome! 

This giveaway is CLOSED. Please see our blog for the winner. 

If you are a no-reply comment blogger or a Word Press blogger please leave your email address in your comment so we can contact you if you win. 

Many thanks to  Northcott and Patti Carey for this great giveaway! 

Head on over to  Everyday Fray & She Can Quilt for the party!

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WYO Di said...

How fun to get to visit our quilting sisters and brothers to the north! Thank you for whomever brainstormed this one.

Patchwork and Play said...

I am really looking forward to meeting some more fabulous Canadian bloggers and sewers! I feel I have a lot in common, being part of the Commonwealth too!

Lynne Tilley said...

What a beautiful bundle. This hop is awesome as I'm getting yo know so many new Canadian bloggers. I'm from Texas. I love learning more about your beautiful country!!

KathleenD said...

I'm having a wonderful time visiting the talented Canadian quilters participating in Blogathon Canada. Thank you for this opportunity.
I love Northcott fabrics! The "hand" of the fabric is luxurious and there are colors and patterns to fit every mood.

Havplenty said...

This is a wonderful blog hop and chance to be introduced to some new to me bloggers. I love Northcott's Stonehenge line and this is a wonderful bundle too.

tushay3(at)yahoo(dot)com

KaHolly said...

I'm certainly having lots of fun meeting new-to-me bloggers!! Thanks for the blogathon.

Julia D @ Jada's Quilting Adventures said...

Wow! Gorgeous bundle! I'm having a great time visiting all the blogs and meeting new people. Thanks again for hosting!

France Nadeau ❅ inspiration imagination creation said...

This fabric seems to be quite gorgeous! That would be a great Christmas gift... to me. ;-) I've been visiting so many blogs during the last two days, thanks to you!

Teatime Creations said...

What a wonderful fabric bundle that would be to win. So nice to visit other Canadian bloggers.

JoyceLM said...

Enjoying meeting some new to me bloggers & seeing their beautiful quilts. Thanks for the chance to win.

Anita said...

Great blog hop and wonderful prizes!

Kate said...

With all this fabulous blog hopping I'm not getting much sewing done but it's making my creative juices flow!

"The real" MarthaSue said...

Having so much fun following along- getting to see so many amazing quilts!! Thank you!!

Deborah said...

These fabrics are lovely! Thanks for the giveaway! Look forward to following your blog!

Lisa Marie said...

That bundle is gorgeous! I am enjoying the blog hop and now must go visit some more of the bloggers. Thanks for hosting and for the chance to win!

Lesley said...

I'm really enjoying the hop, and so nice to have a chance to win this beautiful fabric!

Andrea York said...

Lovely fabrics! Enjoying this blogathon and meeting fellow quilters-reading their blogs and getting inspired!

Leo said...

ohh my that is a georgeous bundle ... visiting the blogs takes up too much time as susual but it's just fun to have a peak at so many new ones

Kat said...

This blog hop has been so much fun week. What a beautiful fabric collection.

Chiska said...

What a wonderful bundle! Even though I grew up in the US not far from the Canadian Border and we used to say that all good things come from Canada.

Rommy van Houten said...

It should be nice to win that price on 24Th of November- because it"s my Birthday. I think this year will be better than last year. Big problems - so now it's got time for luck.
When I see this wonderful fabric I know that there must be make a very nice quilt. The colors and designs are fantastic

Kathy said...

Enjoying visiting a lot of new blogs to me this week. Northcott has beautiful fabrics, what a wonderful giveaway!

twodraftmom said...

what a great bundle! a color for everything.

Gordon Cale said...
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Gordon Cale said...

Loving this every day Blogathon

Marilyn said...

I love Northcott fabrics. Super quality and lovely patterns. And I'm looking forward to checking the Alberta blogs as I'm an Alberta girl.

Karen Pryce said...

I love the Stonehenge line so I am sure this line will be a winner as well. Looking forward to reading about Alberta bloggers.

Patti said...

So glad I find the Blogathon Canada page! And especially nice it features Cdn shops. The fabric bundle is lovely too!

Andrea R said...

Oooo this bundle of fabric is super nice!

Heather J said...

Love the trips across the country. Looking forward to the AB visits.

Carrie P. said...

what a lovely combinations of colors in that stack.

Bonnie58 said...

Beautiful. Thanks so much for sharing

sherry said...

wow that is a stunning bundle of fabric…thx the northcott and sew sisters….

prairiecharm said...

awesome collection! thanks so much for organizing this wonderful blog hop i'm having so much fun!!!

chrissiewunderlich@hotmail.com

Cheryl said...

I am enjoying visiting so many new Canadian bloggers and visiting the many beautiful regions of our country this week! Beautiful fabric bundle! Thanks for the chance to win.

Ann said...

What a great collection. Am enjoying all the blogs

Chris R said...

What a beautiful collection! Thank you Northcott and Sew Sisters and the bloggers! mcgaw224@gmail.com

Nell's Quilts said...

It is so nice to see what everyone is doing across the country. Thank you Sew Sisters for hosting the blogathon. Love the collection of Northcott Fabrics.

Terri van Gulik said...

I didn't realize how many Canadian bloggers there are. Those fabrics are gorgeous - I would love to make a quilt with those metallic highlights.

Lise said...

WOW, what a beautiful Bundle of fabric, and what an awesome fun blogathon, thank you for doing this

Heather Noordermeer said...

What wonderful fabrics. Thanks Northcott and Sew Sisters!

Alison Aiton said...

What a gorgeous bundle - oh the quilt I could make with that! Great blogathon too - it's fun discovering new quilt bloggers!

Lolly Challice said...

I love Sew Sisters

Eryn said...

Thanks for sharing all these great quilting sites!!! I love Northcott!!

Debi Schepers said...

What beautiful fabric! I have several other Northcott bundles, and I have to say I absolutely love their designs!

Thanks for the opportunity.

(debiscfc@yahoo.com)

Jacklynn said...

Thanks for sponsoring this blogathon! I have been inspired by the blogs I've visited so far. Thanks for the generous give away!! jacklynnsteven at netzero dot com

Vicki H said...

There is a lot of talent in Canada. I am loving the hop.

Vicki in MN said...

I love Stonehenge fabrics-I have some to make a jacket :-) What a great bundle of fabric!!

Laura said...

Thanks so much for this excellent week of fun. That northcott fabric prize is awesome. never see whole collections "in person" where i live. Would be so exciting to win this bundle.

Janie said...

Your blog hop is amazing. I am enjoying looking at other peoples quilts, beautiful, and simply stunning. Thanks for the giveaways as well.

janie.mccombs(at)yahoo.com

Nancy said...

Beautiful fabric!

Heather said...

the colours are amazing in this line. Thanks for the chance to win them.

Anita said...

I am enjoying finding new Canadian quilt bloggers to follow! Thank you for hosting this event.

DebraKay Neiman said...

Following from Oklahoma, USA. I really love these fabrics! crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

Quilting Tangent said...

Wonderful, colorful bundle of fabrics. Fun hop, like seeing what everybody is making. 24Tangent@gmail.com

Dolores said...

What a lovely collection of fabrics.

tarda said...

Northcott is great ! It's a pleasure to buy Canadian product from Canadians.

Lisa said...

Those fabrics are fascinating. Thanks for organizing the blogathon again - it's fun to see what people are doing around the country.

GranChris said...

This fabric is beautiful. I would love to have some.

Janice said...

Great bundle of fabric.

barbara woods said...

Live that fabric

Lisa in Port Hope said...

Thanks for putting together this fun event!

Cathi said...

What an incredible bundle of fabrics - love Northcott's fabrics and this line looks stunning! Thanks for the chance and thanks for facilitating a great Blogathon once again.

Lin said...

Am enjoying the blogathon - thank you for getting it going.

Kathy MacKie said...

Great fun, thanks for the chance to win.

Linda said...

BEAUTIFUL COLLECTION!
THANKS FOR SHARING!

msstitcher1214@gmail.com

Ladyquiltsalot said...

Thanks for the chance to win, and to have my blog as part of the AB linkup!

Christine Owen said...

Looks like a fun bundle to work with..good luck everyone

carolegoldquilts said...

This hop is sew much fun! Thanks again. :-)

Bonnie Clark said...

Having fun with this blogathan.
Northcote Fabrics are the greatest. Love the colours in this new line of fabrics. bclark26@rogers.com

Jackie Thompson said...

Thank you so much for coordinating this blog hop!

Jackiethompson323(at)gmail.com

Marmalade said...

Day 2 of the blog hop, so excited!

delaineelliott said...

I love this blog hop - so much fun! Thanks!

Please click on the delaineelliott above for my email link.

Gill said...

This blog hop is such fun - I'm enjoying meeting new bloggers!
Thanks for a fabulous giveaway!

Diane H said...

Another great hop day! Off to visit Alberta. Thanks for the fun.

lindav said...

It's so nice to have a Canadian blog hop! And to get to meet the Canadian quilt bloggers - thanks!

GranChris said...

This fabric is beautiful. I would love to have some.

Unknown said...

oooo lovely! What a great giveaway!

Maureen T said...

This is a great way to introduce bloggers; especially fellow Canadians to someone who is not savvy in the world of bloggers. I have been to Calgary decades ago, live in the nation's captial

Anne Simonot said...

Love this time of year and the SS bloghop! Please enter me for this lovely prize. annesimonot@sasktel.net

Sherry said...

Beautiful prize as always Sew Sisters! Thanks for the chance to win

lifeinthedoghouse.ca said...

What a gorgeous fabric collection. My creative juices are already flowing with ideas

lifeinthedoghouse@gmail.com

Angela said...

Seriously pretty fabric!

Angela said...

Seriously pretty fabric!

Jo said...

Such a lovely bundle of fabric, thanks for sharing :)

Alma g said...

This blog activity is so much fun. What a great idea!

Christy said...

Great fabric bundle! I'm a newbie when it comes to sewing (just got my first sewing machine last month). Fabulous blog! ( cmesker@gmail.com )

Lorna McMahon said...

That Sandscapes us such a gorgeous collection! Thanks so much for hosting the Blogathon!

lovetoquilt said...

Thank you for hosting this Canada-wide blog! So nice to connect with fellow Canadians! That bundle would make a nice quilt or two! Thanks for the chance.

Lorrie said...

Such a gorgeous bundle of fabrics. This Blogathon is a great way to get to know more fabulous Canadian sewists.

Will Cook for Shoes said...

That is one beautiful bundle of fabrics! Can't wait for Manitoba to be featured!

tgallop@mts.net
www.willcookforshoes.ca

BaggyQueen said...

I would love to be the winner of these beautiful colors to make a disappearing nine patch quilt. I am from a little town near Medicine Hat, Alberta.

sewmissmouse said...

Wow, your giveaways just keep getting better every day! sewmissmouse at yahoo.ca

Dorothy McPhail said...

This is such great fun, almost as much fun as quilting.

Michelle Yvonne said...

This looks like a really great bundle!

Donna Klein Gebbinck said...

Can't wait to play with this line of fabrics from Northcott!

PegP said...

Nice bundle! The blogathon just keeps getting better and better! Who knew there were so many talented Canadian bloggers! Way to go Sew Sisters!

Christine Wiggett said...

Wow what an awesome assortment of colours!

Lynne Tilley said...

Great giveaway with rich colors! Very pretty.

tac73 said...

Am really enjoying the blog hop and I love Northcott fabrics. Thank you.

Sheila said...

What a wonderful way to meet new bloggers , thanks for organizing this event . Thanks also for the chance to win this great giveaway !

Karen H said...

I love Northcott fabrics and have lots of them in my stash. They look and feel so nice! Thanks for the chance to win!

Heather @ Winding Bobbins said...

Wow, thanks for the chance to win this prize!

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

I love Northcott fabrics! Thanks for the chance to win some :)

Heather said...

LOOOVE my Northcott fabrics. Oh Canada I and II - I have some of both. This bundle is beautiful - I know just what I would do with it!

Jacqueline Frances said...

Hi there,
Oh my gosh, those fabrics are gorgeous!!! Can't wait till January, gotta have them now, now, now!!!!
hee hee hee
Thanks so much for the giveaway,
Jacqueline in Pitt Meadows

Joan H. said...

I am enjoying the Canadian Blogathon. As a Wisconsinite I have been to Canada a number of times. After all, we are neighbors you know!

Joyce Carter said...

Beautiful fabric. Thank you for the giveaway.

Joanna said...

Northcott fabrics are wonderful. This is a fun hop with such talented quilters.

Lori said...

I'm having a great time visiting all the blogs!

OhioLori said...

This Blogathon is such fun!! Love "meeting" new friends, great info, Amazing quilts, etc....and the pictures around Canada are Gorgeous!!

Doodlebug Gail said...

What a pretty bundle of fabric! Am thoroughly enjoying this year's Blogathon - it's fun meeting new quilting Canadians.

Mrs.Pickles said...

Thank you for the chance to win :)

Ann Genaske said...

Hello from Olds, Alberta! Please enter me in the Northcott giveaway. The Artisan-Sandscape line is exquisite!

Liz said...

Love those fabrics!

Ioleen Kimmel said...

Thank you for the giveaway and for the Blogathon. I have enjoying visiting some new blogs and have signed up to follow some as well.

It's wonderful to read comments from quilters all over the world.

Carms said...

Love love love
I'm from Nova Scotia and would enjoy this collection...I have never been to Alberta but lived in Thompson, MB for a very short period...
I love to quilt and sew...

carmel.mcrury@gmail.com

Betty said...

Thank you for hostessing this great Canadian quilting party. I love Northcott fabrics. They were the first fabrics I bought, and always choose them when possible.

Jennifer Scantlebury Vienneau said...

That is an amazing giveaway!! I am drooling as I type..thanks for offering such wonderful prizes!

Lyn Ja said...

Love the Oh Canada Poppies!

Sam said...

Whooo Hooo Blogathon Canada!

Rosa said...

I`m enjoying and it`s great meet new bloggers.Thanks for the amazing party!!

Bev said...

Proud to comment from Alberta. Love those Northcott fabrics!

Debbie said...

I'm so enjoying your blog hop. Such great quilts and quilts. Thanks for the great giveaway too. I would love to have it. Thanks again.

Susan MacGregor said...

I drool over the Stonehenge fabric.

Karen in Breezy Point said...

Pretty fabrics--thanks for the chance!

Ann Symes said...

Love those fabrics! Thanks for hosting Blogathon and letting us visit all these talented quilters!

lindawwww said...

I'm having so much fun visiting all the blogs! Thanks for show-casing Canadian quilters.
lin dot web dot 28 at gmail.com

Anja said...

It has been fun visiting all the bloggers across Canada. Thanks for the giveaway.

nicolesender said...

Wow! What an awesome bundle! Great giveaway!

Judy Cooper Textile Images said...

Great blog hop. Hoping to revisit all the blogs soon. Thanks for the giveaway.

Jillian David said...

I love reading some blogs. I am really just a beginner quilter and I love it. Thank you for the chance to win!

Linda B said...

Loving the colors in this bundle.....

Veronika said...

This is such pretty fabric! Thanks for sharing the bloggers of Canada with everyone!

Lorna Scott said...

It is great fun to visit so many fellow Canadian quilters -- thanks for organizing this!!!! Northcott is one of my favourite fabrics. Waiting to hear from you at lorna.scott@ymail.com

Ursula Yeo said...

I just discovered this blog hop after a friend recommended it. I am looking forward to visiting more Canadian blogs. Thank you.

Heather said...

Great selection f fabrics. Love the Blogathon!!

Terry Aske Art Quilts said...

I'm having fun traveling across Canada!

Barbe said...

the blogathon is going good, thanks for doing it

Bernadette Kerr said...

This is fun!

Sheryl said...

What Lovely fabrics. Thanks for the giveaway.

Diane Beavers said...

Sew Sisters, thank you for Blogathon Canada! I've made some acquaintances and I know we'll be quilty friends for a long time.
Thanks for putting this together and the Northcutt Bundle is most welcome in my stash or divided up between friends:)

Kathy said...

its fun hearing from fellow quilters in other countries

quiltinggrammy said...

Beautiful fabrics as usual by Northcott! I already know what quilt pattern would be perfect for this bundle. I'm enjoying visiting the bloggers across the country.

Zosha said...

Such beautiful fabrics! Would love to win!

Anda W said...

Love this collection and am really enjoying this blog hop! awolk at rogers dot com

Mary said...

I love meeting blogger across Canada, this is such a fun time, thanks for hosting

Mary said...

I love meeting blogger across Canada, this is such a fun time, thanks for hosting

Kathy E. said...

I am so happy that part of the sales are donated to women who inspired this collection. We all need to support each other and help whenever we can. Lovely fabrics, lovely women.

Jaynie Himsl said...

New fabric would be a fresh breath for my ancient stash.

CeLynn said...

This is an awesome blog hop,with lots of wonderful new blogs/bloggers to meet! Todays giveaway is just gorgeous!

Joanne Southam said...

OMG, what a bundle! My stash is crying out for this addition :)

Jessica said...

<3<3<3! I am really enjoying discovering the bloggers you are introducing us to. Thank you.

Shauna said...

Lovely bundle. It's been awesome to check out some of my fellow Canadian bloggers. Thanks for putting this together.

aus_chick said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

Jean Pankratz said...

Such beautiful fabric! Thanks for the giveaway.

momiji said...

Wow--what a fantastically beautiful bundle of fabrics from Northcott! Alas, I'm not eligible for the giveaway, but best wishes for happy sewing to the lucky winner!

Patricia Dandridge said...

I'm having so much fun looking at all the blogs! Thanks so much for hosting and thanks for the chance to win th Northcott bundle. I have a pattern for a fat quarter quilt I'd like to make...this bundle would be perfect.

Sarah said...

Thanks for the giveaway. I'm enjoying the blog hop! sarah@forrussia.org

Colleen said...

Wow, gorgeous fabrics!

pamspretties57 said...

Hiya!!! What a wonderful way to meet our northern neighbors. Hello from North Carolina!!! Love those fabrics too. Thanks for having the giveaway. Blessed be, hugs!!! Pam

Renae Koehn said...

Beautiful fabric! I would love to have that stack sitting on my sewing table!

Heather McKenzie said...

These fabrics are so lovely! What an amazing giveaway!

Peggy said...

Gorgeous fabric bundle!
thanks,
Peggy
Peggy_verdongibbs@att.net

Erin McSweeney said...

what beautiful fall colours...thanks

erin2470@hotmail.com

Christine Neale said...

Oh, yes - these are beautiful!! :)

eLLIE said...

beautiful Fabric !!!! I am enjoying the blog hop.

quiltmom said...

I am an Alberta girl myself and had the privilege of seeing Patti Carey's trunk show in the last couple of years. These new fabrics are such gorgeous hues of colors that I seldom work with as a group. Your winner will love them.
Thanks for hosting such a terrific blog a thon.
Regards from Alberta,
Anna

PK Sews said...

Thanks so much for this wonderful blog hop! I'm really enjoying all the eye candy. And thanks for the gorgeous giveaway,

Edith said...

Having fun cruising the Blogathon, thank you so much, I'd love to win the Artisan Spirit Sandscapes bundle of fabric, absolutely beautiful.

Fran said...

What a wonderful giveaway, and great bloggers!

Pauline Perry said...

Fantastic bundle of Northcott gorgeous fabric in so many lovely colours. This blog hop is really great - thanks for all the lovely pics and info.
Pauline

perry94022 at hotmail dot com

Preeti said...

Another fun day on the blog hop. So many great blogs. Fabulous fabric bundle!!

Dawn said...

Great giveaway! Sponsors rock!!

Tannis said...

I'd love this fabric. What pretty colors!
tanniswiebe at gmail dot com

Leanne Parsons said...

I love Northcott's Stonehenge fabrics! I didn't realize until recently that they are a Canadian company. How wonderful to have such a quality product from a Canadian company. Thanks for organizing the Blogathon again this year, and for the chance to win!

Marti Taylor said...

This is a beautiful collection and this inspiration behind it is wonderful! Thanks for organizing such a fun blog hop.

MrsV said...

I have seen this fabric used in a wall hanging and it is absolutely lovely.

Janice said...

Lovely fabric.

Katrine Dukic said...

There are so many talented quilters here in Canada, it is wonderful to see their work and read their stories. Oh my goodness all that lovely fabric, my head is spinning!

Daryl @ Patchouli Moon Studio said...

That is a lovely fabric bundle. This is a fun blog hop.

mlisshouston said...

Northcott, thanks so much for your participation in this blogathon

janie said...

what a beautiful palette of colours, it will make a great wonky star quilt. tks

eloidastitches said...

Oh WOW!! What a gorgeous bundle of delicious fabric!! Look at those colours!! Would LOVE to win this. Thanks for hosting this Blogathon. It is great to see what fellow Canadians are doing. :)

QuiltSue said...

These fabrics look gorgeous. Thanks for including international entries.

Rachel said...

What a lovely bundle! I am a big fan of Northcott's Stonehenge. I would love the chance to experiment with their Sandscapes! I didn't know they were a Canadian company. Very cool! Thanks for the chance to win!

kim leavens said...

Loving each day of this hop and meeting new quilty peeps in Canada. My boys are in Ab and I hope one day to be back in this beautiful provence!! Enjoying very much visiting all these new blogs, thanx again for hosting. So much quilty goodness can be made with this beautiful bundle!!

Doreen Mattatall said...

Great quality fabric in great colors - I can see a bed quilt taking shape!

pegsplace said...

Oh my! Imagine winning a bundle! I am dreaming! ;)

ann perry said...

Beautiful fabric in this giveaway. I am enjoying the blogathon, a keeper of an idea!

susan henderson said...

Nice fabrics. I live in Huntsville, Ontario
Suehenderson@sympatico.ca

Natalie F said...

These are so beautiful. I'm in Wisconsin. natalie.k711(at)gmail(dot)com

Jackie said...

What a great way to be introduced to new blogs. Thanks.

Audrey said...

Oh, my but the Sandscapes bundle is beautiful. The Blogathon introduces so many fabulous Canadian bloggers that it is the highlight of my blogging time. Thanks to Sew Sisters for hosting and organizing this event.

Beverly Lingvai said...

Would love to win

GailM. said...

Beautiful fabric. Pick me pick me. Thanks

Rachel @ The Philosophers Wife said...

Oh, I'd love to win! Thanks for the giveaway!

Margaret said...

WOW! Love the giveaway. Add me in please!

Jan said...

Thanks so much for the lovely giveaway!

2D Girl said...

Beautiful colours! Would love to add a bundle to my tiny yet growing stash.

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