Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Welcome to the Blog Tour!

The giveaway has ended. I have drawn two lucky winners!!

Mary from http://ipiece2-mary.blogspot.com

And 

Lovie from http://loviesquiltsandlife.blogspot.com/

Congrats! Send me your address!!

Welcome to the Quiltmaker 100 Blocks Vol 7 Blog Tour!

I'm excited to have my block in this latest volume of the 100 Blocks series. Each and every volume is FULL of inspiration and ideas.


Here is a picture of my block... it's called Whirly Zig! It is a combination of two of my favorites, pinwheels and zig zags.


In celebration, I will be giving away an advance copy of the magazine which will be available in stores on May 7th. Just leave a comment for a chance to win.


And don't forget to visit www.quiltmaker.com for links to all the blogs in the tour! There is plenty of inspiration to be seen along with goodies to be won!

Thank you for visiting! Giveaway ends Saturday!!
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Theresa said...

Very nice block!

jofridsquilt said...

Nice block. Have a nice week. Hugs Jofrid

Patchwork and Play said...

I love the variation on the pinwheel! Congratulations on the inclusion in the mag!

Gill said...

Great block - so versatile!

Sheila said...

This has been a fun hop - great block.

shez said...

gorgeous block Heidi and how exciting for you.xx

Annik-Snor said...

Lovely block, congratulatons for beeing in the magazine.

Fiesta said...

Great block. Thank you for the chance.

Carin Aschan said...

Great block! I'd love to win a copy of the magazine.
carin.aschan@hotmail.com

bairdmtn said...

Pinwheel blocks are one of my favorites and never fail to amuse me!! What a happy block you have designed! I just love it! Congratulations on having your block published! I love the 100 Blocks issues because they are just SO inspirational!!

Nancy E said...

Nice block! Bet a quilt made with that blocks would look great!

Noela said...

Love your block Heidi. Would love to have a chance to win the magazine.
Hugs......

cindyann said...

That's a really great block!
I really hate those word verification things. It usually takes me 3 or 4 tries to get it right so Usually I don't bother.

Lisa Marie said...

This magazine always has such great blocks in it -- just full of inspiration! Congrats on having your cute block in the mix!

Marca said...

I am also a pinwheel and zigzag fan. I can see this in reproduction fabrics.

Podunkpretties said...

Who hasn't made the pinwheel, but you added a nice zing to a traditional block!

Sandi1100 said...

Pinwheels are my favorite also. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the magazine.

Sandy said...

Love your block!

David & Tammy said...

What a nice block.

Michele said...

Great block.

sue I. said...

very excited for this magazine to come out

brenco1 said...

Pinwheels I have always loved and just discovered how easy zig zags can be.

tpott said...

I love pinwheels also. Congratulations on having your block in the book!

Bernie said...

Pinwheels and zigzags are a great combination.

krisgray said...

What a fun block! This mag is so inspirational.

M-R Charbonneau said...

ooh, great block, Heidi! Thanks for the giveaway!

Pat S. said...

Cute block! Thanks sew much for this chance to win :-D

Dana Gaffney said...

Those are two of my favorite blocks too, I can't wait to make it and see how it looks with lots of it's friends. Thanks.

mamageese said...

Congrats on your block!

Nancy Sue said...

Great block for my 5 yr old son I can see pirate prints and a treasure map in his future! (It would also be great in holiday prints!) Awesome block and congrats on being included in the issue! Kudos!!

QuilterLaura said...

What a fun block, thank you so much!

Mary Manson said...

What an interesting block, I really like it!

Marie Atkinson said...

Fun block!

Margaret said...

Very cool block. I love seeing all the very talented blocks.

Jacque Dunn said...

I love this block! Definitely on my list of tops to make! Thanks for a chance to win!

SewLindaAnn said...

I like your block, and it was really nice of you to share so many magazines in your previous posts. I love the glass case you made for your son, that was a really neat idea.

tropicslady said...

I can so imagine the Whirly Zig block with some bright solids! WOW!

Rebecca said...

oh woww that could be so much fun in so many ways

Mary said...

Love Whirlygig. Awesome block. Good Job! Thanks for the chance to win.

stitchinRN said...

Nice play on words, Whirly ZIG....

Sandra said...

I want to make this block for myself. Maybe even a whole quilt. I really like pinwheels and zig zags. This is a block that is calling my name. Thank you for your creative design and for giving me a chance to win QM 100 Blocks,Volume 7 magazine.

Sandi Timmons

claire said...

What a cute, fun block. Thx for a chance

Abbigail said...

Oh wow! I love this block! It really jumps at you!
hulseybg at gmail dot com

patricia said...

Grab a pinwheel and have some fun! A favorite of mine too.

Koricard said...

I love pinwheels but have never tried a zigzag. I will have to try this one. It has a lot of movement to it.

Lori said...

a very pretty block.

Kim said...

That is a big block, I can see it as a medallion with fussy cut fabric in the white areas. It could be very cute.

Anonymous said...

Like the combination of the pinwheel and zigzag - can be for boy or girl depending on your colors! Cindy W. at cwienstroer@amuniversal.com

Donna Cutting said...

I would like to try zig zags, thanks for sharing.

Laura said...

Love your block-can see many uses for it in quilts. So happy that it was included in the book.

Stitches said...

A very nice design and a fun blog hop too.

Needled Mom said...

Congratulations!!!! That is a nice block.

Becky said...

I love the graphic appeal of your block. Very nice.

Mary said...

Great block. Love the combination of zig zag and pinwheels.

Kathy H said...

I love pinwheels too so your block looks great to me.

easternmarketsewer said...

I bet it will be great in a quilt

Vivian said...

Great block and in that coloring perfect for making a QOV! There's been so many great blocks, I think we'll all be celebrating when we can get the issue!

Diana said...

I like the combination of two patterns in the block.

Robin T said...

Thank you for sharing your block. I want to start making blocks this morning and sew all day.

edith said...

I also love pinwheels and now I'll add zig zags. Love your block.

Donna Phelps said...

I really like your block. Congrats for being included in 100 Blocks. ove your blog.

Maxine said...

Really like your block Heidi..and congrats for being in the 100 Blocks book and blog...

Thim3 said...

I love your block. I have a friend that I know would love this block in a quilt. Thank you for the chance to win
thim3@hotmail.com

Emily C said...

Great block. I love how you get the zigzag to go around the corners.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Very cute and versatile block. Thanks for sharing a copy of 100 Blocks.

hueisei said...

I like your block. Very cute and pretty.

Denise said...

I really like the zig zag, it adds some zing to the block! Thank you for the design!
di_caughill(at)hotmail(dot)com

thequiltedcat said...

I think Whirly Zig is one of my favorite blocks so far, and I can't wait to make it!

Prima Donna said...

Interesting block. Congrats.

kwkaiser2 said...

Your Whirly Zig is my favorite of the day.

Debbie Rhodes said...

This is cute.. have to come back and tour your blog...

Kristen said...

Neat block! It would be cool to do a quilt with different colored zig zags around each pinwheel. Thanks for the chance to win!

Anonymous said...

Your block looks so neat and precise. Nice.

Linda said...

Love Pinwheels!

Anita said...

Pinwheels are also my favorite!

Lou said...

Great block!!!
Would be awesome in brights!

banjo795 said...

I like the zig-zags! Thanks for participating in the blog hop and giving us a chance to win a copy of the magazine!

Ginny Lawliss said...

I can see so many possibilities' with this block. Thank you

Sarah Beyer said...

Cute idea for pinwheel, I have to try this for my collection of scrappy pinwheels. Am looking forward to the magazine`s release.

Lee Ann L. said...

Nice block! congrats!

Cathy B said...

Congratulations on having a block in this volume. I really love it!! Thank you!

Becky S. said...

Great block!!! I love pinwheels too. Thanks for the chance to win.

Sewbig said...

Nice block and a very good name for it!

BaggyQueen said...

Love the two blocks together.

Lorri Schuller said...

thank you for the chance to win

LC said...

So much fun Thanks

apple blossom said...

nice block thanks for giveaway

ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

Jill said...

Great block. I would love to use it.

Anonymous said...

Interesting block. Congrats.thank you martamanole@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Really cool block, congrats and thanks for a chance to win.
mhinders@myclearwave.net

Pat V. said...

Great block! It will be on my to-do list...

Margaret Andrews said...

Like your block. Can't wait until I have Volume 7 in my hands so I can make one too.

Joanna said...

Whirly Zig is a really fun block. I think it would work well in a sampler quilt.

Julie Kaye from KS said...

Love your block. Congrats!

Sandra said...

Nice block. Grats on being in the magazine.

syvisser@gmail(dot)com

Joan H. said...

Interesting block! I"d like to try this one

hiyacinth said...

Anything with pinwheels is appealing to me--love your block!

Cecilia said...

Cute block! I like the colors you used. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the magazine.

Jnuquilter said...

I like your block. How fun to combine the pinwheels with zigzag - I have done both of them but not together. It looks like one I need to add to my list to try!

Kaye M. tkmattson@hotmail.com said...

Love your block, I like how the zig zags make a frame around the pinwheel!

barbara woods said...

ggreat block thanks

JoyceLM said...

Wonderful block - love the combination of pinwheels & zigzags. Thanks.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Love the zig and the zag...smile.

Anonymous said...

Love your block. So many things you could do with it!
cherietwilliams@hotmail.com

Stephanie @ Quarter Incher said...

WoW, I love your block! Thanks for the chance to win!

Cathy said...

Congrats Heidi. Your block is a winner. Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the magazine. Hugs

katiedidit said...

Pretty block. Will be interesting to see what patterns different setting arrangements become. Thanks.

Mary said...

How nice to mix your Favs in this block. Thanks for a chance to WIN.

Emma said...

I like that block! Nice combination!

Wendy said...

such a lovely block, this issue looks fantastic

witje said...

i like that block thanks

Lori S said...

Very strong design and color choice. Thanks for the chance to win!

Celeste Catano said...

Nice block. I'm sure it will look interesting in a quilt

quiltnvan said...

This is a very pretty block -love the colors for a patriotic quilt.

Bonnie Thiem said...

I love this block with a pinwheel and zigzags. It is very striking. Thanks.

BizyStitches said...

Love your block, Congrats. Thanks.

Eva said...

Unusual block but very eye catching. Congrats and thanks for the opportunity to win.

Jitka Oherová, Czech Repubic said...

Easy and nice. Thank you.

Jeanne in Ohio said...

I love your block! So many scrappy possibilities!

Ally said...

Love your block!!

Elizabeth said...

The title certainly describes the block. Cute!

LizE

Robyn said...

What a neat blog. Thanks for the contest

Sarah said...

Very cute block! Thanks for the giveaway!

Anonymous said...

nice setting this block will make

Bonnie Pfrimmer said...

Nice block. I love pin wheels. Thanks for sharing.

Vivian said...

Very cute, I love the zigzag.

Valjean Sanford said...

Cool block, may have to make one for 4th of July this year as I like your color combo. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on getting your block in the magazine!
wlinda_ca@yahoo.com

The Village Queen said...

Nice block, lots of options with this one. Thanks for the chance!

Ruth Rocker said...

Congratulations on your block being published. It's lovely. Thanks for a chance to win.

Purl Buttons said...

Love the liveliness of the zig zags!

Rosa said...

Great block,congratulations on being published.Thanks for the chance!!

~Kris~ said...

Congrats on being included in the magazine. Thanks for participating in the giveaway, too. I'm really enjoying visiting so many creative people.

Deb said...

Like it! I'm enjoying the hop!

caroldcrisp said...

Very classy block! I like the bold graphic nature of it.

Barbara Pricola said...

I absolutely love your block! I am partial to stars and pinwheels anyway. Thank you for the chance to win.

katherine said...

Congrats on being published and I love your block. Can imagine it with friends for a rainbow quilt.

Karen in Breezy Point said...

Totally fun block--kind of like a carpenters wheel! I can't wait to get a copy of the magazine!

Grammie said...

Your block is great!

Sandy said...

I'm thinking this block has lots and lots of possibilities!

NewSooz said...

I can certainly see why your block is in the magazine. I love it!

Margaret said...

I love your block. I think all of us quilters are going to be so busy working on all the nice blocks.

Susie De Soto said...

Your block is so cool. There are so many ways to use it.

Angie said...

I'm not a great piecer yet, so this block would be a challenge for me!

Anonymous said...

I like the combination you have chosen...pinwheels and zig zags!! Can't wait to see a whole quilt top for the secondary pattern...:)

Karen / mija314@yahoo.com

Lisa said...

Enter me to win, I really want this magazine!

ritainalaska said...

like the zip on your pinwheel ... makes a bold block! thanx for the chance to win a copy of this marvelous magazine

Mary Frakes said...

Love, Love, Love this block. My favorite of today's blogs.

Vicki H said...

I've seen a lot of zigzags lately. It's next on my list of blocks to make. I also love pinwheels, so this block is great.

Becky said...

Thanks for sharing your block with us in Vol. 7!

carla said...

Hi!!!! Very pretty block!!!! Thanks for the fun!!!!

Patty said...

what a wonderful looking block

Fiona said...

what a lovely block... great to have it included in the book.... well done...
Hugz

SewingJanice said...

Just love your combination of design and color. Inspiring!

Unknown said...

Very nice block.

Debbie said...

I love your block. Very pretty!

Valorie said...

Thank you for the chance to win. Your block has an exciting feel to me. I really like it.

Quilt Monkey said...

Great block! I love this type of piecing. I see a new project in my future!

Lynda said...

Lovely block, thanks for the chance to win.

Cloud 9 said...

I like the modern twist on an old favorite. Thanks for sharing.

dcFfLy80wJbYSTL0EVonGf_lvA-- said...

Pinwheels are a favorite of mine too. I'm working on Pearls n Pinwheels right now. ll_gee at hotmail

LB's Sandbox said...

What a unique block you have designed. Great look.

Brenda J. said...

Gotta love a pinwheel! This is a nifty block! Congratulations on being published and thank you for the chance to win!

Theresa Litz said...

Your block is just my style! Love it! Can't wait to give it a whirl.

VickiT said...

What a great block combining the two that way. Looks great.

Laura said...

I see a lot of great scrappy possibilities with your block. Congratulations on having it selected for Volume 7! That's got to be a NICE feeling!
(And your little guy is too cute! I miss little guys - they grow up sooo fast!) :-)

AnnieK said...

What a vibrant block! Looking forward to Vol. 7...thank you for a chance to win a copy. :-)

Steph said...

Lovely block. It will be interesting to see it in multiples.

Jackie & Mike said...

Love the whirly zig block, zig zags are my favorite too!!

MissPat said...

This is one of my favorite blocks so far in this issue. Can't wait to see the whole thing.

eloidastitches said...

Beautiful block, with nice fresh colors. This would be a fun block to try.

Karen said...

Thanks for a chance to win. I like your zig zags

Mary Arline Smith said...

"Congratulations!" I am so enjoying visiting your blog and
your web page. My grandson
who is big into planes and legos
would enjoy a quilt with this
block.

Holley said...

Ooooo pinwheels and zig zags! Love that combination.

Nancy said...

Your block is nice. Thank you for the chance at the giveaway,.

Donna's Quilts 4U2C said...

I like your block and would like to see it in a quilt, set on point. Think it would be fantastic. Thanks for the giveaway.

Kay Ahr said...

Love how you made the zig-zags scrappy blues.

jmniffer said...

Congratulations on having your block make the magazine! Love the pinwheels in your block.

LeeAnn said...

I always have loved pinwheels and your combo is so fun!

JillB said...

You can never go wrong with either of these two basic shapes and combing them creates a winner!

wendy said...

Great block! Haven't done a zig zag quilt yet but I've done several pinwheels. Thank you!

TheStylishHome said...

Sew fun! Thank you...and congrats on being in the 100!

Beth said...

Thanks for the giveaway, and congrats on being included in this issue. I've been poking around your blog and have to add that your son looks mighty cute in those new glasses. :)

Densews said...

Love blocks with whirligigs. Also like the zig zag surround you put around this one.

Carla G said...

What a fabulous block! Love the pinwheel & zigzag combined! :) Thanks for a chance to win! :)

Carol B said...

Love love your block. Congrats for getting in issue #7. Thanks for the chance to win this issue. So looking forward to getting the magazine so I can make your block.

Back Porch Extras said...

Congratulations on having your block in Vol. 7! I love your block and look forward to checking it out.

leanne said...

LOVE your whirly zig - I've already pinned it from the quilty pleasures blog :)

Anonymous said...

I love pinwheels!

prairiekat said...

Thanks for the great angles around the pinwheel, looks like an easy block to make. Keep up the good work.

LJ said...

Great looking block. Yes, pinwheels and zig zags are perfectly wonderful.

Maureen said...

I love this block! Love pinwheels! Thanks for a chance at the give-away!
mgw070 at shaw dot ca

Annie said...

I like your block very much!

Sally H. said...

I like your block with all the half square triangles. I like the challenge of doing them, and with the pinwheel it's wonderful.

Lavonna ZWB said...

What a great block. Would love to try it! Thank you for sharing with us. :)

SH Sue said...

What a great block. This would make a good American Hero Quilt in red, white and blue.

Shirlsu said...

Pinwheels and lightning - two of my very favorite quilt designs. I LOVE this block! Thanks for sharing it.

Nanbon44 said...

I like pinwheels, great job on yours

Sallie said...

Great block - I love pinwheels! Thanks for sharing and for the giveaway!

Jennifer said...

Always love pinwheels!

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