Friday, March 8, 2013

Beat the Winter Blues Blog Hop and Giveaway...

Welcome to A Farm Wife's Journal!

Hi! I'm Cherilyn and this is where I blog about life on our farm, recipes, quilting, 
crafts, and sewing project. 

Nothing beats the winter blues like a Party...


Michele from a Quilting Gallery is hosting this

Click on the link to see all the other blogs participating in this party.
Beat the Winter Blues - Quilters' Blog Hop Party
 
I am giving away a copy of the 

Spring 2013 Quilts and More Magazine 

and 

a Honeydew Jellies

perfect for a spring project!


This magzine is full of spring and summer inspiration

sure to beat the winter blues.


I love this Ice Cream Table Runner!  
 

Look at this yummy Jelly! 

How can you be blue with all these happy colors?





To Enter: Simply leave a comment on this post.  

I would love to hear about your spring projects. 

To thank my followers leave an additional comment letting me know how you 

follow or become a new follower.

I will ship internationally!

This giveaway ends March 15, 2013

Thank's for stopping by and

Happy Blog Hopping and Good Luck!



Cherilyn

444 comments:

  1. Thanks for chance to win. I am working on a dresden baby quilt.

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    1. Love the "jelly" what pretty fabrics...I am working on The Farmers Wife Quilt Sampler and some smaller projects. I follow you by Email and by blogger.

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  2. In the sewing room, I am working on a map panel quilt but our spring projects are an electric fence to protect the garden and a chicken coop

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  3. I don't really have any spring projects planned! But right now I'm working on a wheelchair lap quilt and a wheelchair bag for my cousin's brother-in-law.

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  4. I am making some new things for my kitchen. Thank you so much for a great giveaway.

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  5. such a cheerful giveaway! I have been busy making and finishing quilt tops!

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  6. I follower your blog in my blogger reader

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  7. Thanks for the chance to win thhis great give away. My project is the flower bobbin quilt by Linette Anderson. Have lot of fun with this party with lot of visitors. Hugs Tiny

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  8. Hi. My project is to sew a few reusable shopping bags.

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  9. I'm making KeykaLou's pleated pouches at the moment!

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  10. I am currently working on a mini quilt for a friend, although it might still turn to be a pillow case lol, then a BOM and a QAL and also a secret Partner swap. Plus, planning on the birthday present for yet another friend. So, busy, busy ;)

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  11. I also am a follower of your blog, used to be through Google Reader, but have now subscribed through GFC since someone once told me, that's better when you're looking for sponsors ;)

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  12. What a fun giveaway! I follow your blog and would love to make a spring wall hanging!

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  13. Lovely giveaway! I'm working on several spring themed UFOs so I feel cheerful in my quilting room until the real thing arrives outside.

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  14. Did I hear icecream??? That alone will beat the winter blues... well, that and pretty, colourful fabric!! Thanks for the chance!

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  15. I am a new follower via GFC - thanks for a second chance to beat the winter blues!!

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  16. Today I'm working on my Scrappy trip around the world...Thanks for the chance...Happy Spring!

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  17. I'm a google reader follower

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  18. I'm a follower. And loving it.

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  19. Its autum here in Australia so I'm making bags for all my girlfriends. I made myself a pleated tote this week and fell in love. Not quite spring but it's putting a spring in my step.

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  20. I'm working the Farmers Wife quilt.

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  21. I am actually working on a few spring gifts right now!

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  22. I'm new to quilting and have done a few smaller projects, so I think I will try a full-sized quilt top next. Plus several purse patterns are waiting to be made. Thanks for the cheerful giveaway!
    ellen(at)myerly(dot)net

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  23. I am doing a spring applique runner for my table right now

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  24. I follow you in my google reader

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  25. I'm making a stack of Project Linus quilts.

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  26. I am piecing the back for my Pezzy Hourglass quilt. Can't wait to have this one finished. Thanks for the great giveaway chance.

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  27. I just had surgery so new sewing for me!

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  28. We are still looking at snow outside our windows so I am crocheting and doing some hand stitching while I count the days until I can work in my flower beds again.

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  29. I am not following through google connect.

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  30. I'm looking forward to making some more pillows this spring.

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  31. What fun projects in that magazine! Those ice cream treats will sounding great once summer hits! My goal is to finish some UFO's this year!

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  32. I'm the "Queen of New Projects" so I'm ready to start another one just as soon as I win your giveaway. I've never sewn anything with a jelly roll so I'm ready to try that too. Thanks for the opportunity to win your giveaway.

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  33. Thank you for the giveaway. I am a new follower. I am currently working on a t-shirt quilt for my grandaughter's graduation.

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  34. I just recently had a giveaway which you enterec and became a follower I followed you back :)

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  35. Currently I'm working on a commission quilt but have a few things waiting like my niece's wedding quilt and a bag for my mom. Thanks!

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  36. I am currently beginning a couple of little memory quilts to celebrate my mother's life. She passed in early January...

    nhsarab at yahoo dot com

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  37. I am looking forward to spring. I am working on a 2013 Winter Mystery Quilt-A-Long.

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  38. I just finished a St. Patrick's Day table runner and am working on hand quilting a embroidered butterfly table runner. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  39. I did up a St Patty mini to ship overseas and now an Easter table runner for my daughter.

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  40. That looks like the yummiest giveaway. Love that ice cream social runner, too. I need to quilt a quilt top made out of Rainy Days and Mondays this spring. Thanks for offering such a fun giveaway!
    xo
    p.s. I follow via GFC :)

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  41. I'm working on a applique quilt. It's posted on my blog if you want to go look.

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  42. Oops, that was supposed to be a separate comment. ;) I follow!

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  43. That table runner is pretty awesome. I've been thinking about making some quiet books for my boys for Easter, then probably a table runner for my mom for Mother's Day. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  44. Such a wonderful giveaway. Thanks for offering and joining the fun!

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  45. Thanks for a lovely giveaway - such pretty fabric. I am working on a lap quilt at the moment - handquilting it with perle cotton.

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  46. I am working on a scrappy quilt. Thanks for a chance at a great prize.

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  47. Thanks for the lovely giveaway. here in NZ we are coming into Autumn or Fall as it known in the States. My projects are some smal cross stitch projects I have stored away and some sewing of course

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  48. Thanks for the generous giveaway! I'm thinking spring baby quilt! E

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  49. I am a follower via email

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  50. Currently I am in an I Spy fabric swap and I am hoping to make a quilt for my son with the fabrics I get :)

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  51. I am not sure how to follow. But I will try to figure it out. I am planning on making Easter skirts for my girls.

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  52. I'm working on the pillow from the Honeycomb QAL.

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  53. I'm currently working on several different quilts - a quilt for my mom for Mother's Day (I'll be surprising her by arriving in SC from OR!), and also working on two BOM projects through Sugar Block Club and Riley Blake....in fun & bright colors!

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  54. Just started following tonight through Google. Thanks so much for the chance to win! Love the magazine and the jelly roll!!!

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  55. I am working on a graduation quilt for my niece. Have a 2nd one to make also.

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  56. I just joined as a follower. Found you via the blog hop!

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  57. I Love these Quilt and More mags and I haven't picked this on up yet. YOur right the fabric would definitely chase the blues away. I am currently working on 5 BOM, one QAL and two quilts

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  58. Great giveaway! I am planning a picnic quilt.
    Ready for Spring! Thanks for the chance to win.

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  59. I am finishing up a quilt for my niece who broke her leg; then I want to start on a wedding quilt for another niece!

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  60. No spring projects yet. I have been trying to finish UFO's.

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  61. The jelly is yummy! I'm working on a t-shirt quit. Hopefully something pretty after it is completed!

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  62. My spring project is a lone star quilt with appliqued tulips for my best friend who is a breast cancer survivor

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  63. My spring project is getting married in a month.

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  64. I am working on piecing a stained glass quilt babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  65. I am a new follower via email babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  66. Great giveway - what fabulous bright colours!

    Headed into winter in this part of the world so I am planning a new quilt for myself!

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  67. Hello Cherilyn,

    Love that it is now Autumn, so much better for getting inspired. Just had the hottest Summer on record. Working on a few projects at the moment.
    Thanks for the chance to win the magazine and fabric, they are both inspiring.

    Happy days.
    Bev.xoxo

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  68. My upcoming spring projects are pillows for my little girl's room :)

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  69. I'm you new follower! Thanks so much for the great giveaway!

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  70. I am working on designing something for the Scrap Bag Challenge I am participating in!

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  71. Beautiful spring-y colours! I'm planning to sew some special Easter coasters soon.

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  72. thank you so much for this lovely giveaway, those colors are perfect to beat the blues ;)
    I would love to have it here in Italy

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  73. ...and I am your brand new GFC follower

    thanks for this second chance

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  74. I am working on lots of clutches and cute little storage bins for my grandson. And all are in bright colors for spring!

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  75. I love those bright and fantastic fabrics. My spring project will be to finish my Easy Street and Bee In My Bonnet row-quilt. Thanks for this giveaway.

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  76. I'm your follower too, and like to follow your barn-raising quilt.

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  77. I'm going to be working on baby girl things for a new granddaughter coming in July!

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  78. I'm making Creature Power Disks (panels of animals the kids can wear to "become" the animal) along with several quilts in various stages. Thanks for the spring color! It's making me smile.

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  79. Thank you for this fabulous giveaway...
    Am busy working on designing a new children's quilt with hand appliqués blocks...

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  80. I am a new follower! It seems like we have some things in common! I am a soon-to-be mother of 6 (in August) and we live on a little farm. :)

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  81. I am getting ready to start Easter dresses for my 4 girls! Wish me luck!!! :)

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  82. This is the first time I've participated in a blog hop and am really enjoying reading the blogs! I've just finished a comfort quilt for my niece and am planning a quilt for my granddaughter...I'm sort of between projects right now, doing a little (as little as possible!) Spring Cleaning!

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  83. Thanks for chance to win. I am working on my first paper piecing project)

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  84. I am a newbie to quilting. I have read blogs and swooned over quilts for a long time. I began a quilted table runner recently. It's coming along slowly. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  85. What a generous giveaway! Currently I am working on a Minick & Simpson log cabin quilt and an applique basket quilt.

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  86. I'm a new follower, following with Google Friend Connect.

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  87. I am new to your blog too and this is so much fun!!

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  88. spring projects, so many going on right now I can barely keep track of them! found you through the quilters gallery

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  89. Looking at your give away I already feel some spring in my bones....! Thank you

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  90. I am playing catch up right now trying to get some ufo's finished

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  91. After making 5 other projects using swoon blocks, including a wedding quilt for my sister I am finally making my quilt!

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  92. I'm working on a quilt for a wedding gift

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  93. I am a new follower...thanks for this fantastic giveaway

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  94. I'm working on a couple of baby quilts for some Spring babies. Hugs

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  95. Thank you for the give away. My daughter gave me the video Quilting Caveman Style and wants a wall hanging. Looks like it will be fun to make.

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  96. I am a new follower and one of the things I am working on is "The Edwardian House" by Robyn Allen Waters.
    Cath @ Bits 'n Bobs

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  97. I'm finishing a modified Double Slice quilt right now for my niece who just turned 18 and is graduating high school this year!

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  98. Thanks for the chance to win a great giveaway. I've got lots of wips to finish up this spring. But, I'm sure I'll start some new projects too. :)

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  99. I'm also signing up to be a new follower. Looking forward to seeing your next quilty barn!! I'm doing that QAL too!

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  100. You are much too generous. Thank you for the chance to win this lovely prize

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  101. I'm just finishing up a project that feels very spring-like. It's got shades of turquoise with pale grey and white and has giant yellow flowers on it. I am so ready for spring!

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  102. My first time seeing your blog. Fantastic give away. I am working on a blue and yellow log cabin quilt for a coworker. It reminds me of spring!

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  103. That ice cream runner is awesome! Right now I am finishing up a wedding announcement wall hanging for my niece. Thanks for the chance!

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  104. This is an awsome magazine, the patterns are lovely. My spring project is finishing my set of Helix quilts and a set of the Echinops and Aster Honeycomb Pillow Along pillows.
    Thanks for the chance.

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  105. I just finished “oh Happy Day” a sunflower design to a freind in NH! now my daughters

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  106. I am working on machine quilting one quilt, making a jewel box quilt with Batiks, putting the borders on another quilt, doing 2 mystery quilts, 2 quilt a long3 QALs, and working on the Farmer's wife. I can't wait until the weather gets better that I can start working on my garden again.

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  107. I am working on a project called Bejeweled Wedding Rings, but I am doing it in the most bright and bold colors imaginable!

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  108. Fab prize, I love getting hold of us/uk magazines. Ive got lots of quilting to do over spring

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  109. I LOVE that ice cream table runner. Sooo cute.

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  110. My spring project will be making a wedding quilt for son #3 and a baby quilt for son #2. Love the jelly roll!!! Great prizes!

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  111. I am working on making all my grands a quilt

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  112. Love the cheerful fabrics and the ice cream social table runner! I'm working on a round robin quilt right now and plan to do a Spring shop hop. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  113. Currently my spring projects are making my grandsons new spring/summer clothes. And somehow I am making tons of tote bags . . .

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  114. I'm working on a quilt for my friend's wedding in June!

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  115. I am just now planning a quilt for a house warming gift.
    I am a new follower.

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  116. I am cross stitching a Parolin sampler. thank you for this chance. hugs

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    1. What a great giveaway! Thanks so much for your generosity! Right now I'm finishing my latest Project QUITING Challenge quilt...next up a baby quilt for a cousin!

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  117. I started a small trip around quilt with bright colors

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  118. working on a scrappy quilt..thanks for the chance to win

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  119. What a wonderful giveaway! I'm working on a couple UFO's!

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  120. I am working on anything baby. We are expecting a new grandchild in September.

    rmk815(at)gmail(dot)com

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  121. Have a few stitcheries that need to be finished.
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    syvisser@gmail(dot)com

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  122. new follower
    syvisser@gmail(dot)com

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  123. What a great giveaway! Thanks so much for your generosity! Right now I'm finishing my latest Project QUILTING Challenge quilt...next up a baby quilt for a cousin!

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  124. Spring is time to make a new bag for summer

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  125. I am a new follower. Thanks so much for having this great giveaway!

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  126. Yummy fabric and I love the ice cream wall hanging in that picture!! Today I am hand sewing circles on a wall hanging/mini quilt. First time and I am struggling with hiding the finishing knots... Great giveaway!

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  127. I'm am working on my Sister's mystery quilt, and also finishing at least one quilt top a month from my tall stack of UFOs. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  128. I'm a new follower. Thanks again.

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  129. Good Morning! I just became your 200th follower! Yay. I hope to have 200 friends of my blog someday. Your jelly is GORGEOUS! What bright and fun colors. And Quilts and More is an awesome magazine! Love your blog and hope you are not getting too much snow. My husband was born in Ohio but his family left when he was 4! Cannot wait to read more about your life and your quilting.

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  130. I am working on finishing up an I spy quilt for my son.

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  131. Right now I am working on a 30's BOM...its a UFO. My goal is to finish a few UFO's as I get new projects together:)

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  132. I'm finishing up an extra quilt to practice some machine quilting on and then I'm on to quilt my husband's Halloween quilt. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  133. Okay this is my first of firsts here. I am a brand new quilter! Sandie

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  134. What a nice give away and thanks for the chance to win. I just finished a spring runner and have a couple more things in mind.

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  135. Thank you for joining the Blog Party. I am working on Scrap Attack Star quilt with polka dot fabrics for a new little boy on the way.

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  136. Now that jelly roll is bright and fun..would love to have it, thanks for the giveaway!

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  137. I plan on finally following a pattern and making my daughter the Emmaline Dress in yellow cheveron and lots of other cute, girly, dresses! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
    mrs(dot)hbraun(at)gmail(dot)com

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  138. I am a new follower!
    mrs(dot)hbraun(at)gmail(dot)com

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  139. thank you for the chance to win. I have a little Easter mini that I should be working on now

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  140. Thanks for the giveaway I am planning on doing a quilt for my bed this spring.

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  141. I am a follower of your blog and want to thank you for the chance to win your giveaway. I have many projects going on at one time but do hope to get a cross stitch completed for a dear little girl. I also hope to keep up with the BOM projects I am involved in. The garden will be calling to me very soon so it is going to be a busy spring.

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  142. I plan to clean my backyard to make all flowers and plants alive. :)

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  143. I am a new follower
    areebasiddique97@hotmail.com

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  144. HAPPY TO FOLLOW>GFC

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  145. HI! I'M DREAMING OF A NEW SPRING PROJECT,BUT WORKING ON A BED QUILT OF JAN PATEK'S "TOGETHER" AND WANT TO FINISH IT FIRST! THANKS FOR A SWEET SWEET GIVEAWAY!

    msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

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  146. I'm starting to start sewing on my quilt kits. I have way too many on my shelf!

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  147. Hello fellow quilter and Ohio farmer's wife. I've been doing the farm thing 61 years and hope to continue for many more. I enjoyed reading your blog. Thank you!

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  148. I'm working on the POF mystery and 2 charity quilts right now. Thanks for the chance to win

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  149. I'm looking forward to Spring and Dogwoods blooming with a Baby Quilt I designed for the McCall's Quilt Design Star Contest. I'm re-making it hopefully for a Grandchild (girl?) coming in the late Summer Early Fall. We'll know in a few weeks if it is Pink or Blue quilt that I need to make.

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  150. I am hoping to make my Mom a bright and happy spring runner...

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  151. What a brightener - very fun fabrics and a great magazine- thanks for participating in the hop - it is always a fun journey..
    I am beginning some new quilt patterns for wedding gifts- it is going to be a busy spring.
    Regards from Alberta,
    Anna

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  152. This spring I need to finish up some WIP and I have 6 jelly rolls I need to use up! ;)

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  153. I don't have any Spring quilting projects planned, but I am knitting some spring socks with flowers on them. thanks!

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  154. What lovely fabric. Right now, I need to finished tons of unfinished projects while I dream of new ones.

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  155. Nice giveaway. I don't have any spring projects but after "hopping" around I am thinking of doing one this evening. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  156. That jelly roll looks good enough to eat.... Love it
    Cath Ü

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  157. I was in the grocery store today and saw that same magazine. I decided to wait till the 22nd. Do you think that this was a good sign for me? Your giveway of the magazine and the Honeydew Jellies would definitely help chase the Winter Blues away by making a new project from the magazine. Thank you for joining the Beat the Winter Blues blog hop and giving all of your followers a chance to win this fantastic giveway.

    Sandi Timmons
    sandit1@sbcglobal.net

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  158. What a lovely giveaway! Thanks for offering. When I finally finish hand quilting my High Five for Brenna, I hope to finish piecing a low-volume quilt, then move on to another brighter project. Thanks again!

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  159. P.S. I love your header photo!

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  160. I'm currently piecing a quilt for my daughter's bed, then I have 3 baby quilts to make by October!

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  161. Thanks for the giveaway! I'm going to start a summery colour themed project :)

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  162. Looks a great magazine which we don't see in the UK. Thanks or the chance to win

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  163. I am working on a girl little dress :D

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  164. Helloooooo, over here..... I need those ice creams in my life, what a fab quilt, this magazine looks so much fun. Thanks for the chance to win xxx

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  165. Oh I need a party! The winter blues have me down for sure. Finishing up some place mats in fall colors so spring colors would be great.

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