Category Archives: Giveaway

Happy 4th Year Blog Anniversary Giveaway

Congrats to Bev, Jaime, Mary and Mary! Thanks to everyone who entered! I can’t believe it! Today I’ve been blogging here for 4 years. For those of you who’ve not been around here since then, Bloom, Bake & Create came … Continue reading

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Printed Fabric Bee: Orange Circles and Giveaway

The first challenge of the Printed Fabric Bee  is completed and we’re having a giveaway! More about that in a minute. Our first Queen was Lynn Krawczyk who chose orange circles as her theme. She also likes retro 60′s colors … Continue reading

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Book Review/Giveaway: Stencil Girl

Congratulations to Melinda from Colorado. Thank you all for entering. More giveaways coming up soon. Today I am reviewing Stencil Girl – mixed-media techniques for making and using stencils by Mary Beth Shaw, a new publication from North Light books. … Continue reading

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Book Review/Giveaway: Log Cabin Quilts: the basics & beyond

Giveaway Closed: Congratulations to Sandy Youngblood of Kearney, Missouri! It’s time for another book giveaway! This is another great Basics & Beyond book from Landauer Publishing. This one is all about Log Cabin Quilts. According to Landauer Publishing, In this new … Continue reading

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Book Review & Giveaway: Vibrant Quilt Collage

CONGRATULATIONS TO DIANE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE! Here is the last of three Monday giveaways of books: Vibrant Quilt Collage – a spontaneous approach to fused art quilts by Bethan Ash published by Interweave. From the Publisher: Explore this groundbreaking book … Continue reading

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Review/Giveaway: Journal It!

GIVEAWAY CLOSED – CONGRATULATIONS TO REBECCA FROM MAINE. Today’s post is another review and giveaway. The fine people of Lark Crafts sent me this new book, Journal It! Perspectives in Creative Journaling by Jenny Doh to review and also giveaway. … Continue reading

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Book Review/Giveaway: First-Time Quiltmaking

CONGRATS TO BETH T OF OREGON – WINNER OF THIS GIVEAWAY! I received First-Time Quiltmaking – learning to quilt in six easy lessons recently from Landauer Publishing for review and one of my readers will win it! From the publisher: … Continue reading

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Recipe: Lavender Shortbread Cookies

If you have wondered what in the world I am going to do with all of the lavender I’ve harvested this summer, here is one of the treats I made with my Melissa Lavender. This was my Melissa harvest this … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Easy Canvas Prints

Congratulations to Rinda Ontiveros at Gallo Organico! Thank you all for your comments. I just love taking pictures, but I never seem to get around to having them printed large enough to hang. However, the good people at Easy Canvas … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Quilting Arts Mag

CONGRATULATIONS TO PAT AND ALI – WINNERS OF THIS GIVEAWAY As I wrote in this post, I was published in the June/July 2012 issue of Quilting Arts. Because I wrote for this issue, I received a couple copies.  I subscribe … Continue reading

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