Saturday, July 6, 2013

Happy Quilting Blogiversary Celebration - Day 6

Today is Day 6 and the final day of the Happy Quilting 3 Year Blogiversary Celebration!!!!   A fun filled week of milestones and giveaways!!!  Let's see what were finishing up with :)

Today's milestone project is my Rah Rah Rally Quilt.   This was my first quilt to be published in a book.  Oh my goodness, what a thrill this was :)  I still can't believe it is real sometimes.  This was such an amazing opportunity to be part of, from the creation, to the market schoolhouse and book signing, to just seeing my quilt in a book.  I never, ever, ever, thought my blog would lead me to opportunities like this but I am so incredibly grateful for it.   And now I just get giddy thinking what milestones might be next :)



And for the party . . . .Let's have The Blogiversary Day 6 Celebration Giveaway

Today's giveaway is for a $25.00 Gift Certificate sponsored by Fat Quarter Shop !!!  Were ending the week out with some more fabric cash :)



So what do you have to do for your chance to win???


Leave a comment here of what you might like to use your gift certificate to get at Fat Quarter Shop.

For a bonus entry, you can subscribe to the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter (at the very top) and leave a comment here that you did so :)

That's it.  Up to 2 entries per person. Giveaway will close on Monday July 8th and a winner will be selected randomly and announced shortly after.

Thanks for stopping by and celebrating my 3 year Blogiversary with me, it has been so much fun!!!  Be sure to pop in next week to see all of the winners :)   And a little reminder, all Happy Quilting Patterns are marked down to $5.00!!  They can be instantly downloaded from my Craftsy Shop or Etsy Shop :)

Have a Happy Quilting Day!!!!
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401 comments:

  1. If I'm lucky enough to win, I'd purchase some Bella or Kona solids. Happy blogiversary & thanks.

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  2. I'm already subscribed to the FQS newsletter (and a happy customer). Thanks again.

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  3. Happy Blogiversary!! What would I do with a Fat Quarter Shop gift certificate! I would probably purchase some Comma as I have been dying to get my hands on some. Thanks for the chance.

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  4. I get the newsletter from Fat Quarter Shop already

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  5. I love the FQS! I would purchase some Happy Go Lucky yardage.

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  6. I subscribe to the FQS newsletter already.

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  7. I recently bought a charm pack of Shelburne Falls from FQS, I would love to get some half yards of my favorite prints!

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  8. It would be hard to pick but I think I would get the brights pearl bracelets fat quarter bundle.

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  9. I subscribed to the newsletter

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  10. I would have to buy some Kona solids. I can always use those.

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  11. I'd use the gift certificate on binder clips.

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  12. I subscribe to the fat quarter newsletter already.

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  13. I would get the Mixing it Up Quilt Pattern and some Bake Sale by Lori Holt for Riley Blake. I love that pattern.

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  14. I get their newsletter already.

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  15. I might get some Road 15 or Happy Go Lucky (because I am!)

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  16. I already subscribe to there new letter.

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  17. I would use it on my purchase of Lori Holts Hexie rulers. I just got Bake Sale now I need the rulers. Thanks for the chance to win. Happy blogiversary

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  18. I get the newsletter already.

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  19. I've been wanting some Blushing! Another great giveaway, thanks Melissa. Have a happy weekend.

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  20. I would love to get a moda jelly roll. Thanks

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  21. I have s visited the Fat Quarter Shop many times and have purchased pre cuts before. I enjoy their blog as well as their fabulous fabric. I have plans to make the Rah Rah Rally Quilt. Thank you again for the fun Blogiversary and you are a very talented designer and an amazing woman.

    Sandi Timmons

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  22. So hard to pick but perhaps a layer cake of solids, I really don't have many solids in my stash!

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  23. I would really love some Winter's Lane! :) Thanks for the chance... again! lol

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  24. I subscribe to their newsletter already

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  25. There is so much I want from the Fat Quarter Shop, including some grunge basics and clover clips.

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  26. I am after Christmas at this time. Might pick up some Red, White and Blue because it is so darn pretty. thanks

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  27. I already subscribe to the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter

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  28. I am a long time subscriber to FQS newsletter. Thanks again.

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  29. I need a backing and binding for a quilt I just started and $25 for would sure make it more doable! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  30. I would purchase the Winter's Lane fabric--it is beautiful.

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  31. I subscribe to their newsletter.

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  32. I subscribed to the Fat Quarter Shop news... and I'm headed back to do some shopping! I hope I win, but in case I don't, I'm just starting an online class at Craftsy - my first quilt - and I saw just what I wanted to use for it! Thanks!!

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  33. I really need some more Kona white, but I am afraid to say that I would rather have Pearl Bracelet Brights, those colours just sing to me.

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  34. I already get the newsletter.

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  35. I would pitot towards a precut (jelly roll/layer cake/a few charm packs) of Merry little Christmas

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  36. I can always use some more Kona White.

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  37. I already am on the FQS news list.

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  38. A Hex and More ruler or some Simply Style.

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  39. I subscribe to their newsletter.

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  40. I need some NOteworthy to back a quilt I'm making so that would be a great thing to purchase from FQS.

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  41. Hmmm so much to choose from, but I think I would take the opportunity to get some solids for backgrounds... I'm running low on those.

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  42. They have so much stuff, it's hard to choose! I'd probably get some Christmas fabric.

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  43. I saw the new Grunge Basics by BasicGrey and I'm so going to have add those to my stash! Thank you for the giveaway!

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  44. I get the FQS newsletter.

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  45. I subscribe to their newsletter too, thank you again!

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  46. I would LOVE to buy some of the new Honeycombs from Moda, maybe wait for the new 30's Playtime to come in and get one of those!

    Thanks for sharing your anniversary with us! Love seeing all your quilts, too.
    Sandy A

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  47. I would spend it all on Lush Uptown; I cannot wait to get my mitts on some of that!

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  48. I'm subscribed to the newsletter (giddy99 at yahoo dot com)

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  49. I love Indian Summer right now!

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  50. Well I'd use the gift cert. on Lovely Belle Fat Quarter Bundle
    Amy Butler for Westminster Fibers. It caught my eye. What can I say?

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  51. I should be practical and stock up on Kona Snow and White fabrics (and maybe some Charcoal and Ash and Steel), but I bet I would buy some Collage yardage when it comes out! Thanks for the fun week and congrats again on such a successful blog!

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  52. I subscribe to the FQS newsletter.

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  53. I'd buy a couple of Lori Holt's Bake Sale 7" Stackers.

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  54. I already subscript to the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter.

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  55. I'd get some Happy Go Lucky.

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  56. I already receive the newsletter from the Fat Quarter Shop.

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  57. I might buy some Hello Gorgeous if I am lucky enough to win.

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  58. I would totally hoard it until Acacia comes out in Sept.

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  59. I'm a FQS newsletter subscriber!

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  60. HAppy bloganniversary!!!! That is actually a great pattern, so, if I win I would spend the cash in patterns, yes, definitely!. Thanks for the chance!.

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  61. I get the FQ newsletter. Thanks!

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  62. I would probably buy some text prints since I'm trying to stock up on those and low volume prints! Thanks for the chance to winN

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  63. You are a very talented young lady, Melissa : )
    Thank you for this opportunity to win a gift certificate from The FQS. I have bought fabric from them in the past. If I won, I'd probably buy some batik fabrics from them as they have a large, beautiful collection.

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  64. I really love Squared Elements Fat Quarter Bundle - this is what I would choose! Thanks!

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  65. I already subscribe to the FQS newsletter. I have bought fabric from them in the past. They have good sales, too. I'm doing their Christmas quilt along this year!

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  66. I am already signed up for the FQS newsletter!

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  67. I'd probably use it to buy some blenders and background fabrics as I always seem to need those

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  68. I already get the FQS newsletter

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  69. I'd blow it on some charm packs. They're such a treat! Probably Aspen Frost, Comma, and Glimma.
    Happy blogiversary!

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  70. I"m already a FQS newsletter subscriber. Thanks for the chance to win, and congrats on all the milestones.

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  71. If I won, I would put the gift certificate toward a fat quarter bundle of Winter's Lane!

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  72. I receive the newsletter from the Fat Quarter Shop.

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  73. I've wanted some Baby Jane for a while!

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  74. I receive the news letter!

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  75. I would buy some Kona solids for my stash. Thanks for all of the fun this past week.

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  76. I already receive the FQS newsletter.

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  77. I would buy some mini charms just because they are so dang cute.

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  78. Hmmm. Maybe Baby Jane by Cosmo Cricket. Or some Grunge.

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  79. Another fab giveaway!! Yay for you being published!! I think I would get some fabric from the Happy Go Lucky line for the back of my next quilt.

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  80. I already get the newsletter - thank for the chance!!!

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  81. I already subscribe to the FQS newsletter.

    vail in tn

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  82. I get the Fat Quarter Shop Newsletter.

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  83. I would buy some new Art Gallery fabric!

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  84. I'd buy some Boo Crew--love the little monsters!

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  85. I would love to make a quick jelly roll Christmas quilt out of Winter's lane. So I would use the gift certificate to buy one!!

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  86. And I get their newsletter (full of temptations!)

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  87. I already subscribe to the newsletter. Thanks!

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  88. I would put my gift certificate towards a fat quarter bundle of Aspen Frost or Winters Lane. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  89. Definitely a stack of batiks would be in my cart!

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  90. I already subscribe to the newsletter! Thanks!

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  91. I am a subscriber to the Fat Quarterly Newsletter.

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  92. I love FQS and order from them often... love their BOM series.

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  93. And I get their newsletter. Forgot to congratulate you on your pattern being published... that had to be such an amazing feeling!

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  94. i would probably get the happy go lucky stripes

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  95. I heard that Little Black Dress II is coming out soon. I missed out on it the first time around, so that's where I'd spend it. Thanks for the give-away and congtatulations on your successful blog! Marilynrobin@gmail.com

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  96. I already get the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter and look forward to seeing what's new.

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  97. I've had my eye on the fat quarter pack of Lori Holt's Bake Sale! Drool..drool!

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  98. I would get some Kona solids as I needs few more colours.

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  99. I get the fat quarter newsletter :)

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  100. I'm in love with Paris Flea Market and would love to add some to my stash :-)

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  101. I'm sure I'd have to pick up some sort if Lecien print. Thanks for another great giveaway!

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  102. I subscribe to the Fat Quarter Newsletter.

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  103. I think I'd get some greys! town and country cars, grey tossed sheep, festive forest grey, or apple jack grey doodles :) They're so fun!

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  104. I think I would put it towards helping me get the "Good Morning" fat quarter bundle. I love the bright pure colours. Thanks for the chance!

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  105. I would buy Thesaurus words in blue. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  106. I think I would get some of Amy Butler's Belle collection! :)

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  107. I get the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter.

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  108. I already subscribe to the Fat Quarter Shop's Newsletter! :)

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  109. I totally love the thesaurus fabric

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  110. and I already get their newsletter

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  111. I would have no trouble finding something. I have my eye on some Judi Rothermel fabric like Strawberries, Chocolate and Blueberries or Dressing Gowns.

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  112. I think I'd get some christmas fabric. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  113. I already get the FQS newsletter!

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  114. I already receive their newsletter

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  115. Since you are "forcing" me to pick (haha), I would get some patriotic Liberty fabrics from Henry Glass--I enjoy making Quilt of Valor tops. I love their star fabrics for other projects too. It has been a fun week of reminiscing; congrats on your blogiversary!

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  116. I already have a lovely shopping cart full of fabric at the FQS! Right now I'm loving the Kona solids Sunrise bundles!! Hugs, H

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  117. I'm subscribed to the FQS newsletter! :-)

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  118. I'm already a subscriber to FQS and I would apply the winning gift certificate towards a jelly roll.

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  119. I opened the Fat Quarter Shop website and saw Winter's Lane featured on the first page. Love it. I could use a bundle of that fabric line. Congratulations again on your blogiversary and thanks for the giveaways!
    k.castanette@hotmail.com

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  120. I am a subscriber to the FQS newsletter.

    k.castanette@hotmail.com

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  121. Hi Melissa,
    Thank you for the chance at the giveaway! Who doesn't need more cash for fabric? lol I would defintely purchase some of the Grunge Basics this month! I alos love Winters Lane. It is xmas fabric but still pretty enough to use all winter!
    jan@http://sewandsowfarm.blogspot.com/

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  122. I already follow your blog and get the FQS newsletter and follow Jolly Jabber! lol
    jan@http://sewandsowfarm.blogspot.com/

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  123. I'd buy some Holiday Floursh fabric

    Susie
    legato1958@aol.com

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  124. I get the FQS newsletter

    Susie
    legato1958@aol.com

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  125. I like Urban Mod by AGF. But I would probably check out what is on sale. Nice choices there too...
    contentncm at yahoo dot com

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  126. I already receive the newsletter from Fat Qtr Shop:)

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  127. I am waiting for Textures from Angela Walters:) They will email me when it is in:) yea! Love that feature!

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  128. Have my eye on the new Kaffe Fassett collective of 2013.

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  129. Already subscribe to Fat Quarter Shop's newsletter.

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  130. I would buy me some basics and some text fabrics..running low on neutrals too...Thanks Melissa!

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  131. I would choose the Road 15. The more I see it the more I like it.

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  132. I might get something from the Baby Jane line.

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  133. I have my eyes on Baby Jane <3

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  134. I subscribe to FQ newsletter

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  135. I get the newsletter, thanks!

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  136. This quilt is one of my favorites. I can see why it would be in a magazine, great quilt Melissa! I subscribe to the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter. Thank you jlblvn@gmail.com

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  137. I would use the FQ gift certificate to buy the Squared Elements Fat Quarter Bundle, a fabulous mix of blenders :-)

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  138. and ofcourse I receive their newsletter!!!

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  139. I want Belle by Amy Butler at the Fat quarter shop! I would like to use the money toward 1/2 yard pieces I have in my cart. Thanks jlblvn@gmail.com

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  140. I would definitely buy Lovely by Debbie Beaves. I'm sad I missed buying the fat quarter bundle of this collection when it was in stock in the purple colorway, but there are still charm packs so I'd grab those and some yardage.

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  141. I am already signed up for the Fat Quarter Shop's newsletter.

    Thank you Melissa for such amazing giveaways this week. Congratulations on your Blogiversary! You're awesome.

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  142. I would use it toward a finishing kit for the 2013 Designer Mystery BOM. Thanks!

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  143. I'm very tempted by the Moda Low Volume bundle or some of Lori Holts Bake Sale - thanks!

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  144. Already subscribed to the newsletter - thanks you

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  145. I think I am in need of some nuturals.

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  146. Can't wait to try Allison Harris new fabric Wallflowers coming out in Sept.

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  147. Belle by Amy butler, thanks for the giveaway!

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  148. I get the fat quarter shop newsletter! Thanks.

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  149. Love their selection of Batiks Mulberry Tonga by Timeless treasures looks great

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  150. I already get the Fat Quarter Newsletter

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  151. I would love to get some 30's Playtime when it is available.....or some Winter's Lane. Both are so beautiful! Thank you! anglanouette(at)gmail(dot)com

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  152. I already receive the FQS newsletter. Thank You!

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  153. Thank you for a chance to win a Fat Quarter Shop gift certificate! Would like to use it to buy the "Blooming Stars" pattern and some Kansas Troubles fabrics to make it with. :o)

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  154. My childhood address was included in the new Road 15 print from Sweetwater, so all of my spare cash is going to go toward stocking up on that fabric to make some treasured quilts. If I win, you can bet I'll be putting it toward Road 15 yardage!

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  155. I receive the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter.

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  156. Bonus Entry -- I signed up to receive the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter. Thank you!

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  157. I would buy fabric from the Avalon line.

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  158. Melissa, I've really enjoyed reading about your quilting journey all week. I am running low on solids, so this gift certificate would be a great help to my stash!

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  159. I already receive the newsletter and follow The Fat Quarter Shop's blog, too!

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  160. I would get some Hello Sunshine!

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  161. I already subscribe to the Fat Quarter Shop newsletter. And spend way too much money there!

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  162. I would love some winters lane! I already have a quilt pattern in mind for it!!

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  163. If I win, I'll be looking for some shott cottons or solids. :)
    tickledpeep@yahoo.com

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  164. Working on quilts for my six grandaughters using layer cakes. Still need two more. Have my eye on Briar Rose and a couple of others. It is hard to decide.

    vail in tn

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  165. I too already subscribe to The Fat Quater Shop and I need some Kona white to start working on some backgrounds of some UFO's but I'm liking the Shuffle Rolie Polie, haven't seen that type of design often.

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  166. and I'm a long time follower via email of the FQS newletters. Just ask my poor account-balancing hubbs... hehe

    tickledpeep@yahoo.com

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  167. I signed up for FPS newsletter.

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  168. The bloggers choice bundles at the Fat Quarter Shop are always intriging.

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  169. Oh I might get some fabrics or a few notions I have been needing. Congrats on your blogiversary again and thanks for all the great giveaways.

    (smjohns63 at yahoo dot com)

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  170. I love "Saphire Pendants" from the Reminisce collection, so graphic!

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  171. I am already signed up for their newsletter.

    (smjohns63 at yahoo dot com)

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  172. I would stock up on some Grunge Basics, thanks for the chance to win :o)

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa