Thursday, November 20, 2014

Blogathon Canada in Saskatchewan & Manitoba!

Isn't it great to be able to travel across our awesome country from the comfort of your living room? We know you've been having a wonderful time visiting BC, the Maritimes, and Alberta. Today we're going to make two stops - Saskatchewan & Manitoba!

The Hosts

Heather loves to make quilts for the people she loves. She says, "I need to leave a legacy. Time's a wasting. Must make quilts." She blogs about her life, her kitchen experiments and her return to quilting as therapy. We love Heather's work and her zest for life.
Click here to visit: Heather at Peace.Love.Quilt

Lori at Night Owl Quilting & Dye Works
Lori has been quilting for over 18 years now and is a fantastic Longarm Quilter. She shares her work and projects on her blog. Lori, along with her close friend Kathy, recently launched their pattern company - Highway 10 Designs - and have released beautiful quilt patterns that we are proud to carry at Sew Sisters!

Giveaway!

Our featured sponsor on Blogathon Canada today is Robert Kaufman Fabrics



Did you know that our Robert Kaufman rep calls Sew Sisters the Kona Queens of Canada?  :) We love that! We stock a broad range of Kona Cotton Solids and run a monthly program called Kona Club that is perfect for quilters who love solids. When we need inspiration and amazing fabric - especially fun, funky and modern prints - we always turn to Robert Kaufman!
- Judy


Follow The Swatch & Stitch for all the latest news from Robert Kaufman Fabrics

Robert Kaufman is offering TWO fat quarter bundles from their soon to be released Metro Living collection! We will pick TWO lucky winners. Let us know which colourstory you like best! 

Metro Living - Platinum

Metro Living - Prep School



For a chance to win a fat quarter bundle of Metro Living  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 now CLOSED. 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  Robert Kaufman Fabrics  and Yael Kaufman for this great giveaway! 

Head on over to Peace.Love.Quilt & Night Owl Quilting & Dye Works for the party!

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Fran said...

Thank you for hosting such a super blogathon, and it is great that you have such an extensive offering of Kona cottons!

Unknown said...

I love the prep school bundle. I also love the new blogs
zanalou999@gmail.com

Pauline Perry said...

Thanks for such a great post - wonderful photographs and this lovely giveaway.
Pauline

perry94022 at hotmail dot com

Dawn said...

I love the platinum collection! Thanks!!

Patchwork and Play said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I love this blogathon- there is such variety in what Canadians make! I love the Prep School colourway!

Lin said...

Enjoying all this blog hopping very much - thank you.

Sheryl said...

Both are lovely but I have a soft spot for black and white prints

KaHolly said...

Looking forward to another fun day!! You know, I'm spending far too much time on the computer this week!:)

JoyceLM said...

I like Platinum the best. Thanks for another great blogathon & thanks for the chance to win.

Susan Boudreau said...

I love those new collections - beautiful! I am also really enjoying the blogs!

France Nadeau ❅ inspiration imagination creation said...

I love the Platinum bundle. These prints would make gorgeous bags. Thank you for the opportunity to win this fabric.

"The real" MarthaSue said...

I love the platinum collection!! Yum!!

Chiska said...

I love the Platinum colorstory!

Karen H said...

Both are great but I think Platinum would be my first choice!

Ann said...

Oh boy, it's the platinum for me. Thanks for a great blog hop!

Patricia said...

I am enjoying seeing all the great quilters in Canada. Thank you for a give away.

Patricia C

Julie Fukuda said...

What fun to travel all the way through Canada while sitting on my sofa in Tokyo!
Thanks for all the inspiration.

L Bourque said...

The new Platinum colors would be my favorite. I can envision a quilted jacket in thise gorgeous neutral colors. Love the giveaways. What fun to meet new quilters in this wonderful country of ours.

Monique Belmer said...

The platinum is lovely! Thanks coudre at dmdrafting dot com

KaliaContiki said...

The colours in Prep School are fabulous! Thanks for the chance to win and for hosting such a great traveling road trip across the country! KaliaContiki AT gmail.com

Kate said...

I'm having a lovely week of visiting .... and nothing else is getting done so it's sort of like having a vacation. ^^

DeborahGun said...

Great blogathon - and thanks for the great prizes!

Susan MacGregor said...

My eye is drawn to the platinum collection

Kathy said...

Another amazing giveaway today! The Platinum is my favorite!

Will Cook for Shoes said...

Oh I definitely love the white, grey and blank bundle! Those are so missing from my stash! Must get more Kona. :)

Tgallop@mts.net
www.willcookforshoes.ca

Lesley said...

Such gorgeous fabrics. Thanks so much for the chance!

Gene Black said...

I love the Prep School Bundle best because it includes some solids to play with the prints.

Marti Taylor said...

I am enjoying this virtual trip through Canada! Both colorways are lovely but I think I would prefer Platinum.

Julie V said...

Love both of them... but the prep school bundle is my fave. Thanks for the chance!

Ladyquiltsalot said...

Oooooh, what lovelies! I need more low volume in my stash but I truly love colour, so it would have to be prep school. Thanks again for the giveaways this week.

Katrine Dukic said...

I think these blogathons are great, it is so nice to see folks from around the country and what they are creating. Thank you

Diane H said...

Lots of blogathon fun this week! Platinum would make a fabulous modern quilt.

Quilting Tangent said...

Thank you to you for hosting this wonderful tour of Canada. Thank you to Robert Kaufman Fabrics and Yael Kaufman for the giveaway. 24Tangent@gmail.com

Leo said...

ohh absolutely the greys ...

Shirley S said...

Thank you for this giveaway - I like the Metro Living - Platinum bundle.
sascott4@hotmail.com

Dianne Cook said...

Thank you for hosting the blog-a-thon. I have read some new and great blogs.

Christine Owen said...

Love them both but the pre-school bundle if a have to choose. christineowen@cogeco.ca

twodraftmom said...

I love the platinum bundle!

Karen Pryce said...

I really like the platinum collection the best. They would mix well with some Kona solids. Thanks for hosting.

MrsV said...

What lovely fabric. I like the platinum collection.

sewmissmouse said...

Wonderful prizes today! Sewmissmouse at Yahoo.ca

Heather J said...

What fabulous fabrics. The platinum bundle caught eye! Thanks for hosting a great blog trip across Canada.

mlisshouston said...

I just love giveaways!
Best when they are giving fabric : )
This blogathon is so much fun. I have been to so many new sites!!

Daryl @ Patchouli Moon Studio said...

I like the Platinum colorway the best.

Chris R said...

Choices...wow...I like the platinum collection! mcgaw224@gmail.com

sherry said...

wow this blogathon just goes on and on with super stuff…thx

Flo @ Butterfly Quilting said...

I would love the Platinum bundle..thanks :)

Janie said...

Your having a great blog hop! I have seen some beautiful quilts. I love the Platinum bundle. Thanks for the chance.

janie.mccombs(at)yahoo.com

janie said...

I would soooo love to win the FQ bundle of the grays, love them tks.

Michelle Yvonne said...

Lovely collection of fat quarters!

Carrie P. said...

oh! the platinum fabrics are my kind of colors.

Bonnie58 said...

Love the Platinum line. Thanks so much for sharing

Cheryl said...

Great collection. I really like the Platinum! Thanks for the chance to win!

Havplenty said...

So many new blogs I have discovered. I love this blog hop.

I like the Platinum bundle.

tushay3(at)yahoo(dot)com

Beverly Lingvai said...

Would love to win either color way, but my favorite is the Prep School color way.

susan henderson said...

Snowed in today. This fabric would make it seem worthwhile :)

prairiecharm said...

i LOVE both bundles!!! thanks for the chance to win!
chrissiewunderlich@hotmail.com

Kalynn's Creations said...

Such beautiful fabric. Thanks for hosting this fun blog hop.

Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow said...

I like the first one the best...the neutrals. I need to win that one, lol...they'd go with something I just started to work on!

However I AM also handquilting a Crosses and Losses quilt in Amish colors...all Kona Cotton solids! :)

Jan said...

really enjoying the blogathon for the first time.

Anita said...

I would be thrilled to win either prize (love Robert Kaufman!) but I will say Platinum is my favourite.

Lisa said...

Hey Kona Queens (what a great nickname!) - I'd love to win this fabric (I particularly like the neutral palette). Thanks.

Gill said...

More great blogs to visit today!
Thanks - I like the Prep School bundle best

Michele T said...

Ooooh! Very nice bundles, my favorite is the Platinum... gorgeous!! Thanks for hosting this all Canadian Blog hop - I am loving every bit of it and finding new bloggers to follow too!! Awesome!

Deanna said...

Oooh, either colourway looks great to me! Thanks for another chance to win some fabric :)

WendyMD said...

Both bundles are so great! Especially love the look of the Prep School bundle... the navy and green *swoon*

andrea @ tideline quilts said...

What a fun and informative event! Really enjoying seeing the work of so many talented quilters! Thanks to Sew Sisters and all the sponsors for hosting - and for the wonderful giveaways...

andrea @ tideline quilts said...

What a fun and informative event! Really enjoying seeing the work of so many talented quilters! Thanks to Sew Sisters and all the sponsors for hosting - and for the wonderful giveaways...

kim leavens said...

Thanx so much for hosting this blog-a-thon, as an ex-Albertan I am enjoying it so much. The platinum is my fave color story in this line :)

Laura said...

Wow, sew-sisters, more fun every day. Love the platinum but I have lots of ideas for the prep school bundle as well. Thanks for the great giveaways!

dria said...

I love the Platinum bundle - so perfect!

Poppyprint said...

These are great bundles! I love the Platinum one.

Jessica said...

Platinum is my favorite, but either would be awesome to play with!

Heather Noordermeer said...

Awesome fabric from Kaufman. I love the platinum bundle. Thanks for the chance.

Lisa Marie said...

I love both bundles! So if I should be lucky enough to win, surprise me! That would indeed be a wonderful surprise.

Lise said...

wow, beautiful and awesome blogathon participants, thank you

lifeinthedoghouse.ca said...

Both bundles are lovely but I think I am leaning towards platinum

lifeinthedoghouse@gmail.com

Cheryl said...

They are both gorgeous. I guess I would choose the Prep School as my favorite if I had to choose just one :-) .

Linda said...

HELLO,both are beautiful>I'd select the Platinum! Thanks for sharing!

Whichcrafts said...

Thank you for the post and chance to win a prize.

Andrea R said...

Oooo the Platinum collection really works for me but both are great.

Janice said...

I an enjoying thus event. Another way to see the country.

Barbe said...

thanks for doing the blogathon, having a great time, i think i like prep school best, the green looks lovely

Gidget said...

The Platinum is just gorgeous!

Mrs.Pickles said...

Thank u for the chance to win. I'm having a lot of fun. Both gorgeous bundles but platinum wins

pegsplace said...

I am in again! Thanks for offering yet another giveaway!

Sherry said...

Thanks as always Sew Sisters for a chance to win a great giveaway. I like both of the Metros but as so many others I'm partial to the platinum collection. 😊

Terry Aske Art Quilts said...

Yes, it is wonderful to travel around the country from the comfort of our own homes. Thanks for organizing this.

tac73 said...

Love the platinum collection. Thank you for these chances.

Kris said...

I like both alot but the Platinum group is calling my name, buy me, buy me.....

ann perry said...

Technical difficulties a moment ago, if this is duplicate, please delete.

Definitely prefer the platinum collection. This is my first time following the Blogathon, great idea, thanks for your sponsorship.

Jacklynn said...

Love the platinum colorway - thanks for the generous giveaway and Blogathon! jacklynnsteven at netzero dot com

Veronika said...

I'm loving this blog hop! Both bundles are divine, but those prep school colors really speak to me :)

delaineelliott said...

I like the Platinum best! Thanks!

Please click on the delaineelliott above for my email link.

Cherise Towrr said...

I love Kona Cottons! I like that Platinum bundle the best. Thanks for a great giveaway! cherisetower@gmail.com

Jordan said...

I definitely like the platinum better. Thanks!

Lori said...

I like the prep school bundle the best.

susan henderson said...

My email is suehenderson@sympatico.ca :)

Nancy Hilderbrand said...

I love the platinum fabric the most

Katherine said...

Another fun day of hopping and making friends!

Thanks so much, Sew Sisters and Robert Kaufman.

I would choose the Platinum bundle.

Sunnybec said...

My favourite is platinum. Thanks for the chance.

Alma g said...

Il love to work in black and white... never have enough of black an white fabric.

Natalie F said...

Thanks for such a great blogathon. I love the fabrics, would be great for a lap quilt for my sister.

Jackie said...

Thanks for hosting.

barbara woods said...

thanks for the chance, love this blog hop

Linda E in AZ said...

They're both beautiful, but the Platinum collection is ever so sophisticated.
thanks!

teachpany said...

I'm enjoying this tour! Thanks for sponsoring.

PegP said...

Love these bundles too! Thanks for another great giveaway.

KathleenD said...

I'm truly enjoying Blogathon Canada and have subscribed to some of your bloggers! Thanks for for this opportunity.
As a rule, I love bright clear colors. However, I'm really drawn to your Platinum bundle right now.

felicity said...

Oooh lovely bundles! Thank you!

DebraKay Neiman said...

Greetings from Oklahoma, USA. I love the Metro Living - Platinum collection best. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

Rachell said...

I love the Platinum collection. And Kona cotton is really wonderful.
I live in Utah, USA.
reillyr2(at)hotmail(dot)com

Audrey said...

I always so enjoy the blogathon. Thanks for hosting it. During each Sew Sisters Blogathon my favourites list expands. My favourite of the Metro bundles is the Platinum. Thanks for offering this giveaway.

Heidi said...

mmm, Love that Prep School Bundle!!

Gordon Cale said...

Platinum. Definitely!

Anne Simonot said...

I liked the 1st one til I scrolled down and saw the Prep bundle! I would love to win that one! annesimonot@sasktel.net

GailM. said...

Love the platinum.

Christine Wiggett said...

I love the Metro Living - Platinum collection!

Melody Lutz said...

Crown me...I'll carry the fabric during my reign as queen! Platinum woukd suit me well in my kingdom.

OhioLori said...

Looooove the Bundles!! both are Awesome!!! This Blogathon is being such Fun!! thanks!! :)

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

Love the bundles! I do lean more towards the Metro Living Platinum though.

Patricia Gilchrist said...

Wow what a lovely line of material, but from little i can see of the fat quarter id say i prefer the black and white mix.
What fun!

Margaret said...

Love the gray/neutrals-add me in!

Jo said...

That platinum bundle is rather scrumptious! Thanks for sharing.

Sarah said...

I am a 9 year old girl who is writing this for her mom (with Mom's approval :) to say ... we both like Prep School much better even though I don't like real school. sarah@forrussia.org

Exuberant quilter said...

Usually I would say the very colorful colors but I am loving the platinum. Love it ! Lori

Linda said...

Thanks for the chance! I like them both for different reasons. I "need" oranges and greens, but I really like the "Platinum" bundle. I used to never like black and never wanted to use it in anything, but lately I've been using blacks and grays in almost everything.

Ioleen Kimmel said...

Both bundles are lovely but I would like the Prep school one.

Having a great time visiting all the blogs I can. More to visit yet.

Patti said...

I could use either of the, but the Platinum would be my choice. Thanks for the giveaway.

jmniffer said...

I like the Prep School bundle the best. Thanks for the chance!

kathy nielson said...

Platinum, please.

Bev said...

My favorite is Platinum. Thanks!

Rosa said...

Beautiful bundles.Great pics and onve again thanks for the amazing party!

Kat said...

Both collections are great, but I think prep school is my favourite.

Shirley in Canada said...

either would be a treat to win and work with!!

Marmalade said...

Either one but I guess if I REALLY had to choose, the platinum collection!

Heather @ Winding Bobbins said...

Awesome prize! I'd love to win this. Thanks for the chance.

Joanna said...

Kona Queens, I love the Platinum. Very enjoyable blog hop.

Mom C said...

I love the platinum collection! Thanks.

Monica said...

Yes, like most here, love the platinum! Please count me in. :D

Cecilia said...

I love both, but my favorite is platinum. Thanks!

Diane Beavers said...

Silver, pewter Metro bundle and more...thank you Robert Kaufman for this delicious giveaway.
Blogathon Canada has been a great ride!

Erin McSweeney said...

another great day of giveaways, and learning about new blogs love it thanks.

erin2470@hotmail.com

quiltmom said...

I really like the platinium version of the Kaufman fabrics- I love Robert Kaufman fabrics- they have excellent quality and their designs are beautiful.
Thanks again for hosting such a nice blog hop.
Regards from Alberta,
Anna

Jen Barnard said...

I really like the platinum colour way, I have no idea what I'd do with it, but I like it!
jen dot barnard at btinternet dot com

kay said...

Both colorways are wonderful, but If I had to choose, I think I'd pick Platinum. Thanks!

Liz said...

Would love to win!

Jennifer Scantlebury Vienneau said...

I am loving the Platinum!!

Vicki H said...

I like the platinum collection.

Anja said...

I like Prep School. Great collection. Thanks for the giveaway.

lindawwww said...

The platinum bundle is my favourite. Thanks for the great giveaway!
lin dot web dot 28 at gmail.com

Cathi said...

The platinum bundle is intriguing. Great giveaways!

Nell's Quilts said...

Love the platinum bundle. Lovely Shades of grey.

Heather said...

I love the Robert Kaufman grey shades. Their lines are always great.

MC said...

Normally I'm drawn to bright colours, but in this case the Platinum bundle is the one that's inspiring me.

Anda W said...

Thanks for the chance to win...love the bundles...especially the platinum! awolk at rogers dot com

Caroline said...

Oooooooo Platinum!!! Great giveaway, thank you for the chance to win!
Caroline
caroline@macoutpost.com

Diana @ Red Delicious Life said...

Oh my, this fabric collection is so pretty. It's hard to decide which I love more but I'd be more inclined to use the Platinum one more. Thanks for the chance to win. Loving all the new blogs I'm finding!

MoeWest said...

I like the Platinum bundle best.

Colleen said...

I like them both, but could make something nice for my son with the platinum!

Karen Thurn said...

I've been enjoying blog touring Canada. The giveaway is awesome. I like and could use both colors. The Prep school is brilliant. kthurn@bektel.com

Elizabeth Cross said...

I. Thanks for the GREAT Blogathon and chance to win I would love to own the Platinum set.

Lisa in Port Hope said...

I love the neutral colours in the platinum collection

Quilting Jeannie said...

I can see a beautiful quilt made from either bundle! Maybe that's why I usually have 4 quilts going at once. Love the exciting colors of the Prep and the calming colors of the Platinum. I'd love either. Thanks for the giveaway. Enjoyed your blog.

Allison C said...

Love the Platinum colors

wipgirl said...

Wow - those are some great looking bundles... how to choose between them? I think I like platinum best, but... I wouldn't kick either one out of my sewing room.

(clumsy.chord(AT)gmail.com)

eLLIE said...

I like the prep school bundle. I am enjoying the blog hop !!!!!

sonjim said...

Love the platinum

Laurie Fabrick said...

It's a tough choice, but I think I like the Prep School colors the best. Thanks to Robert Kaufman for sponsoring.
L.

Sherrylyn Allison said...

Love, love love the platinum colour scheme! Thanks for the giveaway and great blog. I've learned so much from fellow quilters across the country!

maryanne said...

The platinum collection looks great!

Heather said...

Both lovely, but the platinum, my fave by far. Wow! Thanks for all you do - love your site, your blog, your online store. Now if I could only visit the brick and mortar shop one day!

Shauna said...

Very cool bundle of fabrics! Thanks for hosting a Canadian Blogathon - have enjoyed getting to know some new to me quilters.

Lolly Challice said...

Love the greys, love Sew Sisters

Carla G said...

More fabulous fabric!!! :)

PK Sews said...

Thanks for this delightful blog hop! I've really enjoyed discovering the beautiful blogs. And I love the platinum bundle!

Edith said...

Just loving the Blogathon, thank you so much for organizing. It's Prep School for me and I'd like to add my thanks to Robert Kaufman Fabrics and Yael Kaufman for this great giveaway as well!

QuiltinGram said...

Metro Living-Prep School

Tammy said...

Hard choice, I love both colourways, I do have on my quilt bucket list to do a black and white quilt so I pick the black white and gray bundle.

Moya Brown Schelter said...

Love! RK little measuring tape ribbon is too cute.
moyabrown@mac.com

Judy Cooper Textile Images said...

I like both bundles and would love to win either. Thanks for hosting this event.

Marilyn said...

I love the platinum bundle. I am really enjoying the blogathon. Thanks

Deborah said...

LOVE Metro Living...probably slight preference for platinum! Thanks!

Karen Fisher said...

oh I love Metro Living - Platinum...got the perfect pattern for it!!! Thanks for the chance!

Joanne Southam said...

I love Kaufman fabrics. Gorgeous fabrics. I love that this is across Canada. Thanks Sew-Sisters!

Sonya said...

Yay for prairie quilty people. Heather is a delight! So nice to see her here.

Creekside quilter said...

Such delish colours. Prep School would've my choice. gblay60@me.com

Art by Rhoda Forbes said...

Love the fat quarter bundles. Thanks for the opportunity to travel via blog across our wonderful country.

lindav said...

This is a great collection - thanks for this blog hop!

Peg said...

Wow, who can resist that white/grey/black combo! Thanks for the chance!

Dawn said...

I like the a Prep School a Bundle.
dawnm1993 at gmail dot com

Margaret said...

What a lovely bundle. I am having so much fun reading all these blogs

Lise said...

Wow, thank you for all the give-a-way and also of course love love your blog and your shop :)

Miss A. Christie said...

So chic! Lovin' this fabric

Michelle said...

Love the blogathon! I'm of two minds, I'm always drawn to the saturated colour but am short of neutrals in my stash! I would be thrilled with either :)

Thanks for the Canadian tour and chances to win!

Ada Shave said...

Metro Living - prep school. I love orange.

Kathryn LJ said...

Love the Platinum. Could totally see a quilt for my one daughter made with these.

pkmegs said...

Great fabrics, though the platinum collection is my favorite.

Ioleen Kimmel said...

Love the prep school one.

ioleen dot kimmel at gmail dot com

Preeti said...

I love Kona cottons and the huge variety of colors offered. Thanks for this giveaway. My favorite has to be the Prep School colorway.

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