Christmas Figs Quilt Along with Pat

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Today I wanted to tell you guys that my friend Pat is doing a fun QUILT ALONG with my Christmas Figs book [available through us, Fat Quarter Shop, Pat and many many other places right now!] and I couldn’t be more happy about that.

Click HERE if you want to know more about the Quilt Along itself!

What is a Quilt Along you might want to know if you have never done one? Well, it is a way of motivating yourself to work on a project with the online quilting community at the same time. You purchase the needed materials [ in this case the The Christmas Figs book], choose your fabrics and get ready to be motivated and inspired to quilt. Pat always has a great way of bringing quilters together and getting them sewing! As a way of celebrating her Quilt Along, I am doing a little Christmas Figs fabric and Fig Tree pattern GIVEAWAY here on the blog.

 

So here at the details on the GIVEAWAY…

Pat has a fun short interview with me today where I reveal a few of my favorites. Click HERE to read the interview. All you have to do to enter the giveaway HERE is to tell me what one of my favorites is from my interview with Pat. And then tell me one of your favorites too! Comment with your answers below on this post. I will choose a winner on 9/21. You will need to come back to the blog to check and see if you won as that will be the only way to find out. There might be another surprise on the blog that day too!

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557 COMMENTS

  1. Kathy Gombis | 13th Sep 18

    You have several favorites, but I think your chickens, both real and ceramic , are among them!

  2. Kathi | 13th Sep 18

    I share one if your favorites! I also love vintage benches and stools. Thanks for having a fun giveaway!

  3. Audrey Broughton | 13th Sep 18

    Your collection of mushroom ornaments would be a favourite.

  4. Rita Nichols | 13th Sep 18

    The mushroom ornaments are one of your favorites. The mushrooms in the BOM are so stinking cute. I have so enjoyed making them and now an owl! OMG! I love your Christmas line, it’s so fresh and the colors remind me of Christmases spent in California when I lived there.

  5. April Lopez | 13th Sep 18

    I collect chickens for my kitchen. I’d love real ones but I live in the city. Maybe someday.

  6. Cindy Goode | 13th Sep 18

    I loved that you said you use a mash up of vintage blocks. I also love just about anything vintaged.

  7. Barb Boggs | 13th Sep 18

    Got to be the collection of Christmas ornaments. My husband and I get one every year and we started buying our 4 children one each year so they would have a start to a tree. The only problem is, they want me to put up the ornament tree each year so they can reminisce with the whole family after Christmas breakfast! Such good memories!!

  8. Jayne | 13th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your vintage ceramic chicken collection. One of my favorites is my Polish pottery collection.

  9. Cindy M | 13th Sep 18

    Just like you, those annual “family” ornaments are my favorite! Some are handmade, some purchased but each has it’s own memory attached:)

  10. Tyler Y | 13th Sep 18

    You must love Christmas as much as I do and your favorite mushrooms would look great on my woodlands tree! Beautiful fabric and beautiful blog!

  11. Caryn S | 13th Sep 18

    It looks like your mushroom ornaments. I also love to collect yearly ornaments.

  12. Yvonne | 13th Sep 18

    I’ve ordered the book… can’t wait to get it!

  13. Martina Schwarz | 13th Sep 18

    vintage quilts! especially the classic red/white with circle christmas quilt is a favourite! I love red and white quilts too, but my favourite combo is blue and white.

  14. Mary Ann Hentschell | 13th Sep 18

    Your chickens…….my mother loved chickens and roosters so for Christmas one year I bought her a glass blown rooster….it was very colorful. I love my nesting dolls that I got when stationed with husband overseas………

  15. Wendy Peek | 13th Sep 18

    Mushroom ornaments are a favorite of yours. awe share a love of vintage stools and benches. I have several around the house as well.

  16. Lynn | 13th Sep 18

    My favorite ornament is a baby Jesus in a glass ball. My Nana gave it to me around 60 years ago…..Has it been that long?

  17. Jeannine | 13th Sep 18

    Love the chickens! I have chickens in my kitchen, too.

  18. Tracy H | 13th Sep 18

    Your Christmas ornaments are a favorite but you can’t pick just one!

  19. Angie Steele | 13th Sep 18

    You love all of your Christmas ornaments…not just one but all 75+. I don’t have any little trinket things that I collect anymore. (My kids when they were little use to say I liked to collect babies. We had 5.) Although I have none I think gnomes are so stinking cute!! I want to get some but don’t like clutter. (I use to collect frog things….)

  20. Joyce Comfort | 13th Sep 18

    You and I both love ceramic chickens. I do admit I have a few roosters in my collection, too. Also love your fabric collections and quilt designs.

  21. Rosalind Gutierrez | 13th Sep 18

    I like your vintage ceramic chickens plus the red and white vintage quilt which looks like a lone star pattern. One of my favorites is a picture of an angel watching over children while they walk dangerously close to the edge of a cliff. My favorite vintage quilt is a pin wheel design one that grandma made.

  22. Karen Heineck | 13th Sep 18

    You have 75 favorite ornaments, love small stools and benches, and have a favorite daughter (I’m guessing!). Also I remember from a while ago that you very much like small bowls, like latte bowls are small fruit bowls. My favorite fabrics are definitely Fig tree Fabrics! My favorite dog is a German Shorthair Pointer.

  23. Susan Spiers | 13th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is a collection of mushroon ornaments – very unusual! My Mom loved everything mushroom, a fond memory! Thank you!

  24. Brenda Alburl | 13th Sep 18

    A couple of your faves are your chickens and your Christmas vintage quilt. I love collecting roosters and chicks too! My favorite thing has to be a Christmas ornament that has a picture of my daughter in it when she was about 6 months old -her first Christmas!

  25. Vicki Gamble | 13th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the Christmas ornaments. I also love the family Christmas ornaments. I still put ornaments that my children made when they were young on my tree. They have asked me many times why I still use those “Ugly” ornaments, but they are not ugly to me! I love them!

  26. Lori Hubert | 13th Sep 18

    One of your favorite things is also one of my favorite things….vintage quilts!!

  27. Debbie Martin | 13th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your benches and stools of all sizes in every room! That’s pretty neat. I seem to collect sewing machines! I just bought a jelly roll of Christmas Fig fabric and I love it! Would love to have a larger piece of each one.

  28. Elizabeth Mears | 13th Sep 18

    Greetings from Plymouth, UK! I am visiting from Pat’s page. I too love chickens – china and fluffy! I would love to win your give-away if you post to the UK.

  29. Kelly Corbridge | 13th Sep 18

    You collect ornaments but don’t have a favorite. I’m collecting metal ornaments with pictures of each of my grandchildren each year so I can watch them grow.

  30. Linda Kay Smith | 13th Sep 18

    One of your favorite thins is your vintage red and white quilt with circles. I too love to collect vintage quilts and love to display them here and there around the house. They add so much personality.

  31. Sharon Aurora | 13th Sep 18

    Your mushroom ornament collection is one of your favorites. My fav ornament is a glass ornament given to me by my mother that features my hometown on it.

  32. Tammy Lyons | 13th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your vintage chicken collection. Which are gorgeous by the way. I collect chicken what knots that are in my kitchen on top of the cabinets on display. Thank you for the chance to join in on your giveaway.

  33. laura mitchell | 13th Sep 18

    Vintage benches, what a unique item to collect! Love it!

  34. Stephanie Baassler | 13th Sep 18

    Christmas ornaments are a favorite, all 75 plus of them. We have the same tradition and have collected 4 kids worth of ornaments. We’re running out of room on our tree.

  35. Patricia Cagle | 13th Sep 18

    I too collect special Christmas ornaments each year, so your story of giving your husband and kids a special ornament each year was very sweet. Thanks for setting up this giveaway.

  36. Susan Masker | 13th Sep 18

    You collect chickens which sounds like fun! I collect sheep and have far too many but it’s almost as difficult as resisting fabric.

  37. Sharon | 13th Sep 18

    Your collection of vintage quilts and benches would interest me very much. I also love to collect old trunks and boxes.

  38. beth daniels | 13th Sep 18

    I like your collections of chickens, I use to collect ducks and geese things. Would love to win this fabric.

  39. Vanessa Avery | 13th Sep 18

    Your favorites were your vintage quilts, your ceramic chickens, your benches and your most favorite ornaments were the mushrooms. I also love old quilts, angels, anything country and my Christmas ornaments.

  40. Mary vieira | 13th Sep 18

    I share your love of chickens real and ceramic. I love to collect miniature things. They just make me happy.

  41. Genevieve Van Den Hout | 13th Sep 18

    All your ornaments are right up there as one of your favorites. Having a yearly ornament for each year you & your husband have been together is also what I have done. I have bought a crystal snowflake each year we’ve been married & being married over 30 years this makes the tree just glistening with some many points of lights. I just love Christmas.

  42. Barb Happe | 13th Sep 18

    I love vintage quilts like you and Pat. I get Christmas ornaments on vacation as a souvenir. When I decorate the tree, it brings back happy memories of past trips.

  43. Clara Chandler | 13th Sep 18

    One of your favorites would also be mine…ceramic chickens. We had a mini-farm years ago when we were young and chickens that were free-range. In addition to ceramic chickens, I was gifted a wire basket in the shape of a chicken. This basket holds napkins on the table. Love your fabric designs and I look forward to completing the Christmas Figs quilt.

  44. Cynthia Karas | 13th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts are one of your favorites. My Mom bought a red glass teapot for my 1st christmas,it will be 65 yrs. old this year. I seem to collect Fig Tree fabric! Thanks for the giveaway it would be a great birthday present!

  45. Tish Elmore | 13th Sep 18

    I can understand how one of your favorites is your collection of Christmas ornaments. That’s one of my favorites, too! M favorites are my angel and family ornaments. I have been collecting the Mary’s Angels series since it started in 1992 and each year I collect a new daughter ornament for each of my girls. Now I’ve started collecting for my grands. I takes forever to decorate my tree now….but it means a lot!

  46. Susan | 13th Sep 18

    Chickens!!!! Something I collect also, from runners, wall-hanging, pitchers, etc. you name it I collect it.

  47. Cheryl Lea | 13th Sep 18

    You love vintage ceramic chickens. I used to collect chickens, too! We moved where I couldn’t display them anymore so I gifted them to family members who could enjoy them instead. One of my favorite things is books. I collect 1st editions of new authors (and any other book that looks interesting). Thanks for the chance to win your gorgeous fabric and pattern!

  48. Gail Kelly | 13th Sep 18

    How interesting that you have a collection of vintage benches! My favorite collection (other than fabrics, ha ha) is a menagerie of ceramic birds…songbirds, hummingbirds, owls, ducks, and yes! ~ chickens!

  49. Little Quiltsong | 13th Sep 18

    You have 75 favorite ornaments! I too have many favorite ornaments, as so many have a special memory attached!

  50. Sue | 13th Sep 18

    I share a love of some of your favorites! I love chickens – ceramic (like you) and otherwise. Vintage quilts too!

  51. Diane Felice | 13th Sep 18

    I love that you collect the vintage chickens! I can remember a few that my grandmother had as I was growing up. Wish I had them!

  52. Debbie | 13th Sep 18

    Mushroom ornaments & chickens are some of your favorites.

  53. Deb Frazier | 13th Sep 18

    I love that you collect vintage chickens. I have a daughter that collects roosters. Any type of rooster. And I wish I would have started that tradition of ornaments that you started but what i do with my grandchildren and I did with my children – was make gingerbread houses every year. What a blast and a mess but what fun. !!! I am in the process of makeing some small ornaments for a smaller tree for now we are snowbirds. I absolutely love Christmas Carolers and nut crackers!! I have a collection of them.

  54. Deb Frazier | 13th Sep 18

    I see that you collect ceramic chickens. have a daughter that collects roosters. Any type of rooster. And I wish I would have started that tradition of ornaments that you started but what i do with my grandchildren and I did with my children – was make gingerbread houses every year. What a blast and a mess but what fun. !!! I am in the process of makeing some small ornaments for a smaller tree for now we are snowbirds. I absolutely love Christmas Carolers and nut crackers!! I have a collection of them.

  55. Tina Bellotti | 13th Sep 18

    Your vintage quilts which is so understandable, vintage chickens and benches which I love too and family photos.

  56. Barbara Rhoads | 13th Sep 18

    your home made Christmas ornaments are one of your favorite things. I have a home made angel that has been on every Christmas tree I have ever had. I made her with my Mom when I was four and am now sixty four!

  57. Julie Ogle | 13th Sep 18

    Your ceramic chickens and Christmas ornaments. I have a crystal vase (it’s actually a drinks mixer) it has gold around the top and bottom and lots of blue birds on the vase, it belonged to my parents and now mine. Love your book which I have just bought.

  58. Mary Long | 13th Sep 18

    Sweet article! Really enjoyed reading it! And your pretty file folder obsession ~ I have that problem too! They must be pretty as well as the hanging folders that hold them! I’m also obsessed with notebooks and notepaper…strange.

    Loving Christmas Fig ~ I have my first 2 blocks finished. Ready for next month! Thank you for such a beautiful book and quilt! YAY!

  59. Julie Beber | 13th Sep 18

    I am so excited to be part of the Christmas fig sew along. I LOVE the book and fabrics. I have 2 blocks completed and adore them. Thank You, love reading your blog.

  60. Sarah sheere | 13th Sep 18

    Excited for the christmas figs book!, the mushroom ornament in the interview is darling!

  61. Sandra Weston | 13th Sep 18

    I share your love of Christmas ornaments. We live close to DisneyWorld so visit the Christmas store at Disney Springs each year and have an ornament personalised for each kid. I love seeing their designs and favourite characters change as they get older – they are currently 13 and 10.

  62. Diane Ginsbach | 13th Sep 18

    You have a lot of favorites, but your large collection of mushroom ornaments is your favorite. Enjoy the Christmas Figs block of the month book!

  63. Sally | 13th Sep 18

    I, too, have numerous (around 350) Christmas ornaments, but one of my favorites is a little angel with a star in the thimble she is holding. My little daughters (now 37 and 40) gave it to me when they were just tiny little girls.

  64. Christine Remmen | 13th Sep 18

    Your benches that you love might be a little hard to drag out of a building, but if you want it that bad you will be able to do it. Hurricane Andrew’s wrath showed that my love of depression glass is my obsession.

  65. Melissa | 13th Sep 18

    You mentioned your vintage benches and stools that are in all the rooms of your home. I would love those too! I am 65 years old and still have my childhood Christmas stocking. It was handmade, embroidered, and beaded by a dear family friend.

  66. Kerry | 13th Sep 18

    Mushroom Christmas ornaments are your favourite

  67. Marilyn | 13th Sep 18

    Home made Christmas ornaments are the best.

  68. Donna Weber | 13th Sep 18

    Your favorite Christmas ornament is actually 75 ornaments to reflect your years of marriage and all the years since birth for your children.
    I have done almost the same thing for my son. I got him a set of cat ornaments that started the year he was born. It ran 4 or 5 years and will be his to start his own traditions with when he’s ready.
    MY favorite ornament is a long hair, tabby striped ceramic? or glass? cat head ornament from Hallmark, from back in the 80’s. The ornament looks just like my very first special kitty. His name was Bright Eyes and I every year when I put it on the tree, I remember him.
    Thank you for offering such a wonderful chance to share memories and win a beautiful prize!

  69. Shelly Brennan | 13th Sep 18

    I collected ornaments every year for my two kids (both adults now). But I think mushroom ornaments would be so darn cute! The article was so interesting!

  70. Cathy S. | 13th Sep 18

    One of your favorites are your vintage benches.
    My favorites are the Christmas ornaments that were given to me by my mother.

  71. Evelyn Wonner | 13th Sep 18

    You have a few mushroom ornaments. I think my favorite is my Little tree forest for my angels. I buy a new little tree every year to add to it. Now I am stuck on making Christmas tree quilts of various sizes.

  72. Debbie Darlington | 13th Sep 18

    You mentioned loving your collection of benches. I have several , well…actually quite a few, old baby dolls. Like you mentioned, the value of your collection is in your heart!

  73. Ann-Marie Hettinger | 13th Sep 18

    love my chickens too. Mine have feathers tho. My momma hen hatched out 5 new babies for us this year. I also love quilting and am addicted to fabric.

  74. Lisa Powell | 14th Sep 18

    You live your mushroom pin cushions and your ornament collection. I love my vintage ceramic Christmas trees that have the peg lights. They remind me of my childhood.

  75. Brenda | 14th Sep 18

    I love your chickens I was collecting roosters but changed to teapots doing some teapot and tea cup quilts now. Just wanted to say I can’t wait to do your Christmas Figs Quilt I’m following on that so much fun Thank you look forward to more!
    Brenda

  76. JennyH | 14th Sep 18

    Your mushrooms ornaments are among your favorites! My favorite ornament is a tatted teddy bear made by my grandmother. We put it at the very top of the tree every year instead of a star.

  77. Wendy Paull | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites are benches. And ceramic chickens.

    All the Fig Tree lines are my favorites. I don’t know how to choose one in particular, but Fresh Cottons is what I made my favorite quilt with. In Granny Squares on point!

  78. Joan | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage benches, quilts, and chickens

  79. Alice | 14th Sep 18

    You love vintage benches; I adore old handwoven baskets. I have at least one in every room. Great texture and handy too.

  80. Cecilia | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your Christmas ornaments. I love the ones that my children made when they were small and the ones that my grandchildren make for me now.

  81. Sandy K | 14th Sep 18

    Mushroom ornaments are favorites. My favorite is the angel topper my mom gave us.

  82. Barbara Bischof | 14th Sep 18

    I share your love of vintage quilts ! I also have made Christmas decorations for my husband, our children, and extended family. My first year married a friend and I made dozens of mushrooms and little gnomes…it has continued for over 40 years! People began giving me ones. I’ve augmented mine with knitted version, wooden, glass and ceramic. It wasn’t until today that I realized I have quite a collection!
    Love your fabrics, I bought the Christmas quilt book and have been busy sewing up three versions as Christmas gifts.
    Happy sewing!

  83. Colleen Havens | 14th Sep 18

    Your mushroom ornament is one of your favorite along with your chicken collection. I collect cows and every year give homemade ornaments for Christmas presents.

  84. Linda Tunnell | 14th Sep 18

    Your vintage quilts!

  85. Vicki H | 14th Sep 18

    Mushroom ornaments. I love my collection of snowman ornaments.

  86. Linda Tunnell | 14th Sep 18

    Oops!!! Your vintage quilts….and I love making new quilts for those who are close to me. I especially love making baby quilts!

  87. Gina Badanjek | 14th Sep 18

    Just like you I have a collection of chickens. Some are antiques and some are newer pieces. I grew up on a farm and never really thought about them much as a child. Your work is new to me and I am very pleased with what I’ve seen.

  88. Frances Campbell | 14th Sep 18

    Mushroom ornaments are your favorite Christmas .

  89. Karen S | 14th Sep 18

    One of our favorites is your vintage quilts. I have 3 vintage quilts made by my mother. Two were quilted by her aunts and their quilting bee on the farmlands of North Dakota where my mother grew up, and one of the two is a grandmother’s flower garden that I remember her piecing by hand when I was young. It was finished around 1960. I have a fondness for chickens too! Love Christmas Figs, Joanna!

  90. Sandie @crazy'boutquilts | 14th Sep 18

    Your chickens and mushroom ornaments. I collect red cardinal ornaments. Thanks for the fun!

  91. Heather | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites are vintage quilts. Your fabric collections are my favorites from Fig and Plum, Mirabelle, California Girl, Aloha Girl, Hazel and Plum, Chestnut Street, Coney Island and Honeysweet (all in my stash). I can never have enough Fig Tree fabrics.

  92. Renee Welton | 14th Sep 18

    Mushroom Christmas Ornaments! One of my favorite things about Christmas are my vintage quilt Christmas stockings that I hang on my mantle.

  93. Ann | 14th Sep 18

    I love that one of your favorite things is your chicken collection. The kitchen in my first home had a chicken theme, I loved it! I do still have a small collection of chickens, but love my collection of pin cushions.

  94. Karen H | 14th Sep 18

    Love your chicken collection- I have several but really cant call it a collection- I like to collect community cookbooks-
    enjoy reading them!!

  95. Michelle McGinley | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your collection of special Christmas ornaments. My husband and I have been collecting snowflake ornaments every tear since we’ve been married.

  96. Jeanne Morphew | 14th Sep 18

    Your vintage chicken collection. I had an aunt that also collected chicken items.

  97. Caryn Goulden | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is a ceramic chicken collection. I love dachshunds and I have a dachshund ornament and figurine collection, from little charms to a cookie jar.

  98. Shannon | 14th Sep 18

    Love that you have 75 favorite ornaments! My favorite ornaments are the ones that my daughters have hand painted since they were about two. So I have about 36 favorites,

  99. Judy Fox Gibbons | 14th Sep 18

    Old quilts and benches! I lost all my old family quilts in hurricane Katrina! I tied them in garbage bags and put them up high, but I never expected to come home to no house! I love antiques,and I collect English ironstone! I love your fabric lines and own more than a few!

  100. Becky Lomasney | 14th Sep 18

    I think it would be fun to see your collection of benches. I especially love old church pews. I’ve been to a few quilt shops where they use those for their bolts of fabric. Love fabric displayed that way. I myself have a huge collection of Santa Clauses. I treasure each one as I put them out each year. Your Christmas Fig fabric would be a pretty backdrop for them–lol. Thanks for the opportunity to win. Happy Quilting!

  101. regina decapite | 14th Sep 18

    I love that you collect vintage ceramic chickens! How fun! I collect miniature volkswagon beetles in yellow. I have a few white ones but the yellow are my favorite. My husband collects the usable ones!

  102. Becky Lomasney | 14th Sep 18

    I think it would be fun to see your collection of benches. I especially love old church pews. I’ve been to a few quilt shops where they use those for their bolts of fabric. Love fabric displayed that way. I myself have a huge collection of Santa Clauses. I treasure each one as I put them out each year. Your Christmas Fig fabric would be a pretty backdrop for them–lol. Thanks for your generosity.

  103. Elisa Alegria | 14th Sep 18

    My mom loves chickens too, so it is easy for me to remember this is one of your favorite things, and you have a beautiful collection, well, I’m sure you have more than the ones showing on photo. I love boxes, I always have a “reason” to buy a new one.

  104. lois willingham | 14th Sep 18

    vintage quilts and ceramic chickens are a few of your favorites. my favorite quilt is the one that my husband picked out the pattern and the material for. he watched every step in the making and watched me quilt it just for him. of course its filled with love.

  105. Marilyn | 14th Sep 18

    Antique chickens and my collection is Depression Glass. Thanks for the giveaway.

  106. René Lenth | 14th Sep 18

    I love your ceramic chicken ornaments. You are the first person I know that collects benches! I would have loved to see those, too. I collect Santas and Hummels. Your Christmas fabrics are delicious! The colors are just lovely. Thanks for sharing.

  107. DeDe Baker | 14th Sep 18

    Your vintage quilt collection was mentioned as one of your favorites. My favorite items are things that connect me to my family. I have many items in my home that belonged to my mom or my grandmother. They aren’t expensive or particularly beautiful but still extremely valuable to me.

  108. Helen | 14th Sep 18

    Like all good Quilty girls you have lots of favourite, love that you collect benches I have just purchased a pew to display my quilts on hubby thinks I am mad but he still loves me quilts, Xmas trees, teapots and all. Love that you gift an ornament to your kids and hubby every year.

  109. Judy Abbott | 14th Sep 18

    Your chicken collection is a favorite. I have a collection of candlesticks that I love. Thanks for the giveaway

  110. Nita Hulbert | 14th Sep 18

    I have a pin bowl made from a saucer with a chicken painted on it! There are other chicken items in my sewing room

  111. Linda Enneking | 14th Sep 18

    I was intrigued by your comment that your collection of mushroom ornaments are your favorites. I have never heard of mushroom ornaments so now I will have to try to find one. My favorite ornaments are a set collected over several years from the marathon station next door to where I worked. There were made of resin and really so cute. There are Santa’s, angels nd Chtistmas trees as well ss a moose and an okd fashioned gas pump.

  112. Janet Wilcox | 14th Sep 18

    I love your favorite red/white quilt with the circles and your vintage chickens! I have some ornaments from when my children were young that I enjoy placing on the tree each year, such great memories! I love Christmas Figs..any fig fabric for that matter!

  113. Charlene Boniscavage | 14th Sep 18

    I love the chickens. Can’t wait to get your book.

  114. Janet Ward | 14th Sep 18

    In the interview with Pat Sloan you stated that one of your favorites was benches. And you have them in most every room, small and large ones. I have always wanted a bent wood long bench for my entry way. But maybe one day. I do however collect Precious Moments pieces . I have since 1982. I love the fact that they are based on Christian thoughts. Love your fabric line. Congratulations on a successful careeer with your fabric lines!

  115. Debbi | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts are favorites of yours. I have a weakness for coffee mugs. Makes my husband a little bit nuts. He instituted a mug buying ban at our house so my oldest daughter bought me a mug for my birthday. Children are wonderful that way!

  116. Becky Morrison | 14th Sep 18

    You love your Vintage quilts and the red and white one comes out every year. I love your ceramic chicken collection! There is a dairy farm directly across the street from me and they have several real ones 🙂 I also collect Christmas ornaments. While I don’t have any mushrooms, I try to pick up an ornament whenever I travel. I call it my crazy tree but what great memories!

  117. Ginny Andersen | 14th Sep 18

    6321 E. 8th Ave.

  118. Sally Chrisman | 14th Sep 18

    Like you, I have so many favorites, but my favorite of your favorites is the vintage quilts. I really love the circle star design in the first photo of Pat’s inteview with you.

  119. Irene Lafleche | 14th Sep 18

    Your ceramic chickens and Christmas ornaments are two of your favourites. I share your love of ornaments, they are a display of whee one has been in a ery traditional and romantic way!

  120. Wendy Groves | 14th Sep 18

    Your favorite is mushroom ornaments. My favorite is the churn dash quilt block.

  121. Kathleen | 14th Sep 18

    You love vintage quilt block and quilts and so do I. Reading about women from long ago and the history behind each quilt pattern is what first drew me into quilting!

  122. Janet Beyea | 14th Sep 18

    Your favorite ornament is a mushroom. Mine is an ornament that my mother bought during WWII. Because metal was saved for the war effort, the Christmas ball has a paper cap.

  123. Janice McLaren | 14th Sep 18

    I love your chicken collection. I love to collect lots of things like rabbits and fabric!

  124. Carol Blake | 14th Sep 18

    Love, love, love vintage quilts almost as much as you do!! Can’t wait to finish this new one.

  125. Joan | 14th Sep 18

    Love those chickens, but vintage quilts are also one of my favorites. What I really can’t resist are vintage baskets. I should probably find something smaller…..

  126. Bobhi Quinn | 14th Sep 18

    The vintrage Benches.

  127. Kay | 14th Sep 18

    Learning about you today was fun. You and I both love your little ladder with the wool on it, wish I had room for something like that. You collect chicken, I collect little bunny, and frog statues they are sprinkled all around my yard, while ducks have taken over my kitchen, they wouldn’t allow but one really old Mexican pottery rooster in the house. Like you we’ve always gifted each other an ornament every year most are homemade. My guest room closet is filled with huge tubs filled to bursting with Christmas boxes. I think I could decorate a dozen trees. Have fun on your trip to teach. Happy Quilting.

  128. teresamnj | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your vintage chickens! So cute! Some of my favorites are my hand blown glass pumpkins. My daughter-in-law buys me one every year for my birthday.

  129. lee | 14th Sep 18

    I love you collect ceramic chickens – I have started collecting those also! I also love juicers! tks!

  130. Linda Shipka | 14th Sep 18

    I love your collection of glass chickens and your benches. I have a collection of antique dolls and quilts I’ve rescued from all kinds of places.

  131. carol thomas | 14th Sep 18

    I like your vintage benches, the red and white vintage quilt.

  132. Linda Dial | 14th Sep 18

    I love “vintage” and always have. I fell in love with it due to my gr aunt, my grandma and the visits to my gr aunt and gr uncles in Texas and some other states. Dressing up in old dresses from Grandma’s trunk, watching my gr aunt trace with a pencil on cardboard from boxes food came in, cutting the pieces out and then using them to trace with a pencil on fabric as well as she did not waste one tiny area of fabric. The cardboard templates were butted together on the fabric, she would cut the fabric, stack them neatly on the arm of her chair and then handsew the pieces together. I have the doll wardrobe she made me from scraps from the dresses she made me. When I cleaned out my parents place, I found a box filled with vintage quilt tops. From possibly the 30’s-50’s. At the bottom of the box was a quilt with my name in the middle. She used that green, it is bias tape she wrote my name in and sewed it on. I enjoyed reading what you wrote. k

  133. Cheryl Hammond | 14th Sep 18

    I, too, collect vintage chickens, and have been known to rescue old quilts.

  134. Marlene H | 14th Sep 18

    Greetings from Ontario, Canada! You love your vintage red and white circular quilt and those chickens! I love all figtree fabrics and can’t wait to get my hands on the Christmas Figs book! I enjoy collecting clocks including with clock motifs on them.

  135. Diane Clavin | 14th Sep 18

    Your mushroom ornaments sound charming. I too started the tradition of gifting ornaments for my husband and children. Those are my favorites of all.

  136. Kay | 14th Sep 18

    Enjoyed learning about you today. You love your little ladder stacked with wool, I do you. Wish I had room for something like that, maybe when I convert my spare bedroom to my quilting room. You collect chickens, I have ducks in my kitchen, and and old Mexican pottery rooster, while my little patio yard has turtles, frogs and bunnies. Little thinks that make us smile and inspire us. Happy Quilting, enjoy your trip to teach.

  137. Kristy Soard | 14th Sep 18

    Oh Joanna, you have so many wonderful favorites…Your mushroom ornies, chickens, vintage quilts, yearly ornies for each family member and so many more. My favorite is a gift I received from my daughter. They are a set of three frames with laser cut signatures of my daddy, mom and sister who have all passed. The signatures and sentiments are exact replicas taken from special notes I have saved and treasured from each one. My daddy died when I was 8 and his sentiment came from the last letter he wrote me as he was dying in the hospital. My mom and sister’s came from notes of thanks they wrote me for the care I was giving them in their last months of life. These cherished gifts hang in my home where I see them daily and am reminded of how much family means and that love never ends.

  138. Beverly Vance | 14th Sep 18

    I too love vintage chickens!! I cherish my mothers sewing notions, they too are vintage!!

  139. Myra | 14th Sep 18

    Christmas ornaments, benches and ceramic chickens, my fav would be the Christmas ornaments. Many wonderful memories in everyone!

  140. Kim Strickler | 14th Sep 18

    Your Christmas ornament collection is one of your favorite things. One of my favorite things are all the homemade Christmas ornaments that my children and grandchildren made for me. They are so special to me and them and they are always placed at the top area of our tree. It’s safer at the top and out of of reach by our dogs and smaller grandchildren.

  141. Jeanne Lagas | 14th Sep 18

    You collect some interesting things, vintage stools and benches, quilts, and ceramic chickens. I imagine it would be hard to part with any of them. I collect glass balls and creamers (I love little pitchers and other things that are round) but probably the most important thing I would take with me would be my family pictures. Love your new fabric line and book!

  142. melisa moretz | 14th Sep 18

    oh this sounds like so much fun 🙂

  143. Nancy Patrick | 14th Sep 18

    I love your favorite of ceramic chickens! I have the “real deal”… 14 cute girls that I talk to every morning, feed and water and throw scratch to :)! My favorite?? Well, I call them my babies, and that would be Flamingos….pink beauties with long legs :). Another favorite of mine (just like any other quilter) is fabric…..and finding places to store it in my house!

  144. Mary | 14th Sep 18

    I have a dear friend who loves chickens so for her birthday or Christmas I try to find a neat chicke or her. I have also machine embroidered a chicken on a dish towel. I love your book and can’t wait to make the beautiful quilt on the cover.

  145. Joanne Moore | 14th Sep 18

    Your collection of vintage stools and benches sounds wonderful! Cant say I collect a series of things but a newly acquired fave is an antique carved rocking horse my husband and I found in a antique shop. We named it Cheval how original..lol but it was also the name of the Inn we were staying so it made a great souvenier!

  146. Karen Bergt | 14th Sep 18

    Your chicken collection, your real chickens, your mushroom ornament to name a few.

  147. Dorie | 14th Sep 18

    Christmas ornaments are a favorite. I collect snowmen ornaments.

  148. Corene Hawley | 14th Sep 18

    Your vintage chickens! Love them. I have some too! Mine include live chickens on our farm. I love to have rare and old chicken breeds so the chicken yard is like a quilt of many colors.

  149. Patti Cardona | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorite things, vintage quilts, is also one of my favorite things. I also can’t imagine ever having Christmas without my child’s hand made ornaments. Only a child could imagine a crumpled piece of brown pipe cleaner was really a reindeer!

  150. Ashley | 14th Sep 18

    Ceramic chickens are a favorite!

  151. Candy Allen | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your red/white circle vintage quilt. My favorites is fall colored and themed quilts.

  152. Molly | 14th Sep 18

    Some of your favorites would be your vintage quilts, benches, chickens….but my favorite of your favorites are the homemade ornaments that you have made for your family! What a treasure!

  153. Deb | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage benches are some of your faves….would be mine too! I just bought a red bench for my front porch…made from an old twin bed headboard. Love it! Also your your Christmas Figs fabric….would love to win…great giveaway!

  154. Katie | 14th Sep 18

    I remember that red & white mushroom ornamentss are one of your favorites, because they are one of my favorites, too! We lived in Germany 4 years where they are a sign of good luck! I bought so many red & white mushroom ornaments that I now have 2 small Christmas trees full of them that go up in my kitchen each year. 🙂 They intermingle with my collection of gnome ornaments, too. 😉

  155. Kimberly Anne Brandt | 14th Sep 18

    Love your adorable mushroom ornament it would be fun to see the whole collection.
    I have so many homemade Christmas ornaments and now that my kids have homes of their own I am sending
    them their ornaments from their child hood.
    Thanks for the chance to win and for all your lovely designs. Happy Sewing

  156. DIANE Willard | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorite things is your collection of benches. You have them in every room. One of my favorite things is my collection of McCoy planters that I put violets in. Love your new Christmas line of fabrics.

  157. Marilyn Wolf | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your ceramic chicken collection. For me, my favorites are my collection of rocks and seashells. I love your fabrics and would be thrilled to win this give away. thanks so much.

  158. Maria Hawk | 14th Sep 18

    Like you, I started the Christmas ornament collection when my children were born. When my daughter married, I had a beautiful gift for her first Christmas – 30 ornaments to decorate her tree! Each with its own memory and some handmade like your amazing mushrooms!

  159. JanetF | 14th Sep 18

    Your favorites include the red/white circle quilt, your mushroom ornaments (I could’ve guessed that one … you have a “thing” for mushrooms), vintage benches and chickens … I collect chickens (and roosters) too, but am no so lucky as to have live ones in the mix! My first big Fig Tree project was the Yuletide Sampler that this book is based on – it’s one of my favorite quilts and I’ve been hooked on Fig Tree ever since! And I’m loving this new Christmas Figs line – picking up bits and pieces where I can, and would love to win more! Thank you for the opportunity!

  160. Carolyn Simone | 14th Sep 18

    I loved your circle quilt. I have a deep love for two color quilts like that, although I’ve not made one. I’ve only been a serious quilter for the last year and a half, although I’ve been sewing all my life. I have some wooden ornaments from a kit that I painted my first married Christmas. That will make them 50 years old this Christmas! My how time flies

  161. Debbie Jarrell | 14th Sep 18

    A favorite of yours is vintage quilts. You especially like the red and white one. It is lovely. The vintage fabrics take me back to childhood, thinking about special Christmas memories. That is a favorite of mine.

  162. Donna Pfost | 14th Sep 18

    I love your idea of a Christmas ornament each year of your marriage and for each child….what awesome memories that will be for all of you!! I love your mushroom ornament and your ceramic chicken collection!! (My sister also collects chickens….I have made her a small chicken wall hanging, too!) I collect penguins….all kinds…stuffed, quilted, ceramic, etc, etc, etc…..my husband says if I get any more, we will have to build an addition to our house!!! (Think I will make that addition a sewing room!!) LOL!! Love your fabrics and your quilts!! 🙂 <3

  163. Helen Glover | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the little vintage chickens which I think are adorable!! I would love them too. Not sure about vintage benches but that sounds interesting. I mostly love vintage anything…..just an old fashioned gal I guess. I especially love vintage sewing items although I don’t own many. They are treasures! Thanks for the chance to win this gorgeous fabric and your wonderful book.

  164. LORI | 14th Sep 18

    So I never comment on any of these because I still only dream of quilting. Not been brave enough to try one yet. So this was funny to me. I have to first say that the shared fig trees like is great. And now how this got funny to me. My sister just or me interested in collecting specific antiques and everywhere we go I would see those ceramic chickens. I recall having a blue one when we were kids buy they are now everywhere I go!! In starting to wonder if it’s a sign that I should collect them but oh my goodness. This just really hit me at the right time. Love your friendship and I do hope to one day start the quilting. Thank you for the laughs and smiles!

  165. Georgi Sears | 14th Sep 18

    A favorite of yours is your collection of vintage ceramic chickens. They are also a favorite of mine because they remind me of the little collections my grandma used to have around the house.

  166. Kathleen Ricks. | 14th Sep 18

    Ceramic chickens is one of your favorites.

  167. Christy Nolan | 14th Sep 18

    Your mushroom Christmas ornament collection is a favorite – I sure hope you figure out a pattern for that red and white circle quilt!!

  168. Noreen Trotsky | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favs is mushroom ornaments. One of my favs is small boxes & perfume bottles.

  169. Martha | 14th Sep 18

    You love your mushroom ornaments. Some of my favorites are my handmade ornaments from friends.

  170. Lydia Lee | 14th Sep 18

    One of your faves is ceramic chickens (and real ones too!) My faves are the Christmas ornaments. Thanks so much for the inspiration and giveaway!

  171. Nancy Wichtendahl | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the red and white quilt with circles. But let’s not forget the mushroom ornaments or ceramic chickens! I love vintage fabric made modern. Your fabric is awesome!

  172. marianne king king | 14th Sep 18

    mushroom and chickens are my favorites. Thank you for all that you do!

  173. Kathy D | 14th Sep 18

    You love your vintage quilts, benches and your mushrooms, among others! I love your Christmas fabric, which I am using in a quilt. Have used many of your fabrics in my quilts. Love them all! Thank you!

  174. Sharon | 14th Sep 18

    You love vintage quilts, especially the red and white one with circles. I love that pattern also and hope you will soon figure out an easy way to duplicate the design for all of us. That would be wonderful.

  175. Jan | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts are 1 thing we both love. I have some if my grandmother’s feed sack quilts. The 1 that means a lot to me is the baby quilt she made for me 67 years ago. It has appliquéd bunnies. Another quilt with a story I bought at an auction. There was a note attached to the quilt that the lady had made it while her husband was stationed at the Philadelphia Naval Yard during WWII. You also love old benches while I try & put a rocking chair in each room except hubby’s den.

  176. Wendy | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts! It is one of my loves also. I also love children’s vintage tea sets, mostly the metal Ohio Art ones and some older lithographed ones. I really like your collection of ceramic chickens. I am going to keep my eyes peeled at the flea markets and antique fairs for a few of them.

  177. Shirley Totos | 14th Sep 18

    You have some interesting favorites the benches, the chickens, and one of my favorites is the mushrooms. I also collect mushrooms and owls. To me they are such pure visions of nature and I love them.

    By the way Joanna thank you for the tutorials that you do. You make it simple for me to follow.

  178. Sharen Mayers | 14th Sep 18

    Great interview. We share a passion for vintage quilts, chickens, and benches! We have a special family tree with special ornaments, both vintage and newer. My mother just gave me her grandmothers’s prized glass ornaments from the 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s. Love your designs!

  179. Linda E. | 14th Sep 18

    You love your chicken collection, I collect roosters because of their pretty bright colors. I also love vintage quilts like you do and I am new to quilting and so excited to be making my first ones. I am a fabric collector and can’t resist buying pretty fabric but I have to put them to use now. Love your Christmas fabric, so cherry looking.

  180. Esther Bowe | 14th Sep 18

    You love ceramic chickens. I have a sister who also loves and collects chickens! I made her a paper-pieced wall hanging for her kitchen of a chicken. That is so fun!!

  181. Melanie clark | 14th Sep 18

    Thank you Joanna! Like you, I love Antique quilts also plus vintage embroidery, vintage sewing machines, 1930’s fabrics and more! I love your style your patterns and fabric. Thank you for all you do to help us do what we love!

  182. Theresa guthridge | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage benches is one of your favorites, I like anything vintage but my favorite would be the vintage sewing machines I think they just look classy, also the older style vintage quilt patterns.

  183. Carrie Mitchell | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the red/white circle quilt — and I wish you would recreate the pattern, too! One of my favorites is the flower basket quilt top that I just finished. My great grandmother, Nellie Clark, made 20 flower basket quilt blocks out of clothing scraps, and I got to make them into a beautiful quilt top. Here’s to favorites!!!

  184. Helen B | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your vintage red and white snowflake quilt. I love your quilt also, it invokes memories of so many wonderful childhood Christmases. One of my favorite Christmas keepsakes are a pair of Nativity mangers that my children made me, one is from popsicle sticks and the other is from grapevine branches.

  185. Jane V. | 14th Sep 18

    Love red and white quilts. This is one of your favorites and mine.

  186. Sherry Riggs | 14th Sep 18

    I see you love vintage quilts,benches and chickens. Love your new Christmas fabric line.

  187. Jeannine | 14th Sep 18

    I loved the chickens! My Mom had one and I don’t know what happened to it. They gave me a lovely memory of my Mom, who taught me to sew and loved my quilts! Thanks for all of the inspiration that you share with us!

  188. Nancy Seitz | 14th Sep 18

    Like ornaments for hubby and kids. I make ornaments for grands
    Thanks

  189. Sherry | 14th Sep 18

    You love vintage quilts. I love them too and love vintage fabric!

  190. Phyllis | 14th Sep 18

    Like your chickens, I have about 150 glass chickens on the nest of different sizes and colors. I also have about 100 cookie jars my collection all started with my grandma’s cookie jar and then every time I would go to a auction or flee market I would be looking for cookie jars.

  191. Esther G | 14th Sep 18

    Benches! My house is pretty small but I think I have seating for 50 if I undecorated everything ????

  192. Sherry Keasler | 14th Sep 18

    You love vintage quilts. They are my favorite. I also love vintage material

  193. Lara Kirchner | 14th Sep 18

    Your love of chickens cracks me up! We have an heirloom chicken pitcher which everyone dreads getting, although I seem to have had it for over 20 years now. Maybe I should send it to you!! I love vintage fabrics for quilting with. I enjoy thinking about what it was like to make quilts with the Love that it would have taken before all our new modern gadgets came along. Maybe someday I will make a quilt that way.

  194. Nancy Holley | 14th Sep 18

    You and I share a lot of the same favorites! My daddy was an official chicken farmer (like we had 150,000 chickens and sold eggs to Winn Dixie for a living) and so I have always collected chicken items (like your ceramic favorites)!! One of my first ever finished quilts my sister and I pieced together was 12 beautiful hens we gifted to my mom together. I also have a collection of vintage stools, my favorite I found in my father-in-Law’s barn long before I married his son! He loved that I gave him a photograph of his first grand baby on that stool a few years later!!

  195. Becky S | 14th Sep 18

    Your ceramic chicken collection is one of your favorites. My depression glass candy dish collection is one of my favorites. Thanks for the fun giveaway. I love the Christmas Figs fabrics and book!!!

  196. Gale Fisher | 14th Sep 18

    Your ceramic chickens were one of your favorites. One of my favorites is my polish stoneware collection.

  197. Lynne | 14th Sep 18

    You mention your love of your vintage quilts, which I totally understand! One of my favorite things are the ceramics I’ve collected from places I’ve visited. Those type of things hold memories, and help create a home. Thanks for offering the giveaway with your book and fabric!

  198. Darcia Furney | 14th Sep 18

    You love all your ornaments, your chickens, vintage quilts and benches, and pretty file folders to name a few favorites. I love all your fabric lines and vintage looking patterns. I can’t sew fast enough.

  199. JamiaNelson | 14th Sep 18

    I loved your vintage chicken collection! I have a miniature basket that was my great-grandmas, that started me on collecting baskets. The tiny little one is still my favorite though. That would be the one I would

  200. Karen Crafts | 14th Sep 18

    You love vintage quilts, vintage benches, special Xmas ornaments- especially mushrooms, chickens – both real and porcelain! I think I need to get some pretty file folders.
    Our family has Xmas ornament traditions- my parents give each of the grandkids a crystal ornament each year. My sister began a tradition of giving the nieces and nephews a silver snowflake each year. When my sister died (at age 39) I continued her tradition

  201. Sandra Weissner | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage Quilts, Mushrooms & Chickens ????????

  202. Crystal | 14th Sep 18

    I love getting a new Christmas oranament each year. I have done this too. Some I have made and some I have purchased but they all have a great memory attached to them.

  203. Doris | 14th Sep 18

    I also love collecting chickens. I love that you love them too. I just received the Christmas Figs book today and am dying to order the fabric to do the red and green version (like I need more fabric…lol). I love the blocks. I just need to find the extra money and order so I can catch up with Pat. I love anything Vintage!

  204. Pam P | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is Mushroom ornaments. I collected mini tractor ornaments for my husband for a few years and mini teddy bears for myself. I love your Christmas fabrics!

  205. jackie | 14th Sep 18

    I loved your lone star Christmas tree favorite quilt. I seem to be collecting out door benches, especially like my aunts that she got from her old churches remodel.

  206. Bev Baker | 14th Sep 18

    Chickens, CHICKENS, C_H_I_C_K_E_N_S has to be my favorite of what you collect. I grew up on a dairy farm so collect anything with Jersey or Holstein cows on it. After 47 years of marriage and putting up with my collecting, my husband now just rolls his eyes when I add something knew to my cow collection.

  207. Heather Johnson | 14th Sep 18

    What a fun interview! I love that you have 75 favorite ornaments…and, of course, the mushroom ornaments! 🙂

  208. Tina Donan | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is vintage quilts. That is one of mine too. I have 2 that are family heirlooms. Just wish I knew who made them.

  209. Jodi | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorite things is a collection of ceramic chickens. At some time in my past I started collecting cow things. The biggest problem with that is everyone thought they should buy me something with cows on it for every occassion. There are just some things that should remain unchanged – cow toilet paper anyone?

  210. Tamara Palsky | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favourite vintage quilts is your Christmas red/white with circles quilt. It’s stunning! It’s a favourite of mine as well.

  211. Dayna | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is vintage benches! One of my favorites is vintage sewing machines-I have a few small vintage toy ones and a treadle sewing machine and a featherweight!

  212. Eileen | 14th Sep 18

    Your favourites include chickens, mushroom ornaments, and classic vintage quilts ! WOW!
    I have been collecting thimbles from all the places I visit, but while I sew my favourite is a silicone thimble, much more comfortable! Greetings from Spain!

  213. Jan B. | 14th Sep 18

    Great interview with Pat! One of favorites, I think your favorite favoritein fact, are your old “not intricate” quilts! Love your fabrics & your coordinating new Christmas book!

  214. Christi | 14th Sep 18

    Chickens of course. So funny you love them. I live in the country and everyone has chickens but us. I hate cleaning chicken coops. I grew up on a farm and I have scars on my hands from chicken pecks to prove it. Now the mushrooms I could get into.

  215. Donna | 14th Sep 18

    Chickens are a favorite. Benches are my fav. And I also love all your fabric!

  216. Diana Longhenry | 14th Sep 18

    You have many favorite ornaments bc you give your husband one each year, and one to each of your children. But you have a mushroom ornament collection.
    I have also given my family ornaments as you have bc my mother did that for my brother and I. I have a few cherished favorites from my childhood: one is a (fake) sugared lollipop and a felt dressed mouse.

  217. Halley Becker | 14th Sep 18

    Your vintage quilts are one of your favorite things and one of my favorite things is drinking a fresh, hot cup of coffee in the morning on my front porch 🙂

  218. Brenda Ann Beyer | 14th Sep 18

    Fun article with lots of your favorites! Vintage quilts are just one of your favorite things! Thank you for all that you do for the quilting community! God bless you.

  219. Judy Dahlstrom | 14th Sep 18

    A favorite of yours are your vintage quilts. One of my favorites is my North Pole Christmas Village that I put up every year.

  220. Wendy Link | 14th Sep 18

    I love that we share a Christmas tradition of giving ornaments to our loved ones. I love my nativity tree and every year I buy more and more. Last year, I added 10-12 new angels and a hand carved wooden nail ornament that may just be my absolute favorite. This year, I will still buy a new ornament and possibly some new ribbons for some cute bows. However, I am going to focus on adding ornaments for my gingerbread tree.❤️????????????

  221. Janet T | 14th Sep 18

    You love chicken ceramics! I have a chicken cookie jar that was around when we were growing up. Your little chicken with black trim reminds me of it. I love the red and white vintage “windmill?” in the photos.

  222. Brenda Michal | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the benches you collect and have all throughout your house. I collect vintage signs and have a variety hanging throughout my home. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  223. Jo Barr | 14th Sep 18

    There were a few favourites mentioned like.the vintage quilts and benches, also your chickens. My favourite would be the quilts gifted to me by my Nana they are truly irreplaceable.

  224. Debbie | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your vintage quilts, especially your red and white quilt with circles (and when you figure out how to recreate the pattern I hope you share it!). I am also in LOVE with vintage quilts, which I’m sure started with both of my sweet grandmothers when I was a girl, and has continued as an obsession! I can’t wait to make your Christmas Figs quilt because my other obsession is Christmas! Thanks for all your wonderful inspirations!

  225. Anita | 14th Sep 18

    Your collection of mushrooms is one of your favorites, and I think they are adorable!

  226. Robyn Porteous | 14th Sep 18

    Your mushroom ornaments sound a delightful favourite.

  227. Kim Jorgensen | 14th Sep 18

    Like you, I love chickens. I don’t collect them — but my mom does, and it’s fun to find chicken collectibles to give her as gifts. My favorite Christmas ornaments are the hand carved dogs my dad has made me over the years. They look like the dogs and we had when I was a kid — a beagle named Patches and a dachshund named Kittle.

  228. Jeanette | 14th Sep 18

    I love your chickens as one of your favorites. I, too, have a vintage chicken collection but dear to my heart is my milk glass collection. I am making your Christmas Figs quilt and will join Pat’s Quilt_A_long.

  229. Cathy McNaughton | 14th Sep 18

    So many comments! Sounds like we quilters like many of the same things besides quilts. I have admired your talent and artistic fabrics for years. There are about 7 children and 15 grands who receive a special Christmas ornament every year after Thanksgiving dinner at my house. Very exciting and also time consuming to choose just the right one for the right person. But so worth it! They have already received many quilts among them, but I am starting to designate some of my own for each one of them. Just ensuring the quilts go to good homes!

  230. Renee | 14th Sep 18

    We also exchange an ornament at Christmas. Our tree is full of holiday memories and snowmen. My husband and daughter buy me a snowman ornament every year. The tree is slowly getting whiter and whiter.

  231. Delcia Rosenow | 14th Sep 18

    How about those favorite mushroom ornaments. One of my favorite things is my collection of children’s Christmas books, especially older ones. So far they occupy two shelves in a large bookcase.

  232. Diane Rubino | 14th Sep 18

    Your favs are chickens and mushroom ornaments. I also have a collection of chickens and large collection of Christmas ornaments that have been collected through the years.

  233. Hildy | 14th Sep 18

    Your ceramic chicken collection is one of your favorites but I bet you love your real chickens even more. One of my favorite chirstmas ornaments is a beautiful donkey it’s so pretty.

  234. Gail March | 14th Sep 18

    I love vintage benches also. I have one in my bedroom that I would never part with. I also understand your love of the Vintage Red & White Quilt with circles……it is very beautiful.

  235. Glenda Hollander | 14th Sep 18

    Your most treasured and fav would be your collection of vintage quilts. My fav would also be a vintage quilt my grandmother made for my graduation. They didn’t have a lot of money but she was resourceful and cut into her linens, and old clothes. It’s been 40 yrs that I’ve carried that quilt around and grandmother is long gone. I can snuggle up to that quilt and remember my childhood with my grandparents.

  236. Sherrie Conover | 14th Sep 18

    I like that you love vintage quilts especially the red and white star. I love red and white quilts too but, my favorite color combination is blue and yellow with white.

  237. Cindy R | 14th Sep 18

    Your love of antique quilts is something that is also close to my heart. I’m sure your collection well out numbers mine, but I have some very special ones that were made by my grandmothers. I also collect vintage quilt blocks when I can. I hope to get them set into quilts at some point but right now life has other plans for my time

  238. Kathy Lambert | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorite is your collection of Christmas ornaments that you started with your first Christmas married to your husband then adding more each year you had children. So needless to say you have 75 favorite ornaments. My favorites would be the Christmas ornaments my children made when they were in pre-school, kindergarten and their younger years. I will forever cherish those ornaments.

    Great giveaway, thank you for a chance at winning.

  239. Meredith B | 14th Sep 18

    You love vintage quilts, and your ornament collection is very close to your heart, especially the mushrooms! My most treasured ornaments are those made by my lovely mother, who passed away eight years ago, who was such an inspiration. She was a very talented lady who taught me to sew. It is really special to hang the decorations she made on the tree, and curl up under her hand stitched quilt.

  240. Carol Nelms | 14th Sep 18

    Love your benches and mushrooms ! And fall quilts, Thanks for the great giveaway.

  241. Sheryl Bordelon | 14th Sep 18

    Your Christmas ornament collection is among your favorites. I collect Christmas ornaments from each place I visit on vacations and special events. I also collect cookbooks and thimbles because, well, I can!

  242. Tami Martin | 14th Sep 18

    your ornaments are among your favorites. I share in most all of your favorites as well but the ornament collection is my most favorite. With 5 children and 5 soon to be granddaughters Christmas is a special time of year. I have a vintage Christmas table cloth collection from the 50’s and 60s that I treasure.

  243. Tami Martin | 14th Sep 18

    your ornaments are among your favorites. With 5 children and 5 soon to be granddaughters Christmas is a special time of year. I have a vintage Christmas table cloth collection from the 50’s and 60s that I treasure.

  244. Kim Courtright | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage Quilts! Love the red and white with circles. I have one beautiful vintage quilt I bought at an estate sale, I cherish it!

  245. Stephanie Hanson | 14th Sep 18

    Love mushroom ornament and those darling chickens.

  246. Patricia Lenhart | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your mushroom ornaments. Something I never thought of as an ornament. For 30 years I was in an ornament exchange. The ornaments were all handmade and great, but my favorite will always be the snowmen.

  247. Carolyn Solomon | 14th Sep 18

    I loved your favorite red and white quilt along with the Christmas ornament collection story. Your quilts are ehimducsl and make me smile.

  248. Diana Webster | 14th Sep 18

    Love handmade Xmas ornaments too, though unlike your favourite mushroom ones, I have 2 knitted snowmen that Mum made when I was young, and have hung on my tree every year since I got my first home and Xmas tree. Looking forward to starting my quilt, and hope to have it quilted by Xmas 2019.

  249. Rosemary L | 14th Sep 18

    I love your chicken collection! Like you I also treasure my Christmas ornaments that have been collected over the past 45 years! One of my favorite collections are my antique cast iron door stoppers. I have them displayed on the staircase.

  250. Angela Walters | 14th Sep 18

    You love your mushroom Christmas ornaments. We both love vintage quilts!

  251. Sharon | 14th Sep 18

    Well ceramic chickens, antique benches/stools, of course your vintage quilts, and family photos. I love the chicken collection.

  252. Sally Makowski | 14th Sep 18

    I love your favorite Christmas quilt you bring out every Christmas. I plan to make Christmas quilts for my 3 kids and their families. I hope they will make it a tradition also. I have a favorite ornament. It is a ceramic mouse that I painted years ago. He kinda just hangs out. Lol

  253. Karen Seitz | 14th Sep 18

    Your ceramic chickens are a favorite of yours. I have a ceramic duck planter collection that I really enjoy seeing and using.

  254. Brenda | 14th Sep 18

    You mentioned several favorite things during the interview. Vintage benches, ceramic chickens, vintage quilts . I have alot of favorite things so if I was asked the burning building question I would have to say “my whole house” HA HA ! Now that wouldn’t be possible would it ?

  255. Carol Kussart | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites are you ceramic chickens. I have a “thing” for chickens right now too, with several in my kitchen and several chicken pincushions, along with several chicken fabrics that I need to get after one of these days. Love that red and white circle quilt you shared too.

  256. Sharon DAngelo | 14th Sep 18

    I love your selection of fabrics. That is my one weakness when it comes to picking out fabrics for a project.

  257. Ellen | 14th Sep 18

    I love how you always save a bundle of your fabric as a memento. I have attachments to some of the fabrics I’ve bought, too.

  258. Mary McGuinness | 14th Sep 18

    Ceramic chickens stood out to me–I love them, too! That was a sweet interview to read–thank you!

  259. Roxanne L | 14th Sep 18

    Your favorites is my favorites vintage chickens. I have a small set of chickens that I love and would never part with!

  260. Janie Steele | 14th Sep 18

    Your vintage quilts and chickens

  261. Marci | 14th Sep 18

    I believe I read that your mushroom ornament collection is among your fav. Mine was a Christmas stocking that my Aunt crocheted for me and my brothers. How odd is it that the only surviving stocking is one that belonged to my late brother, my other brother and I have lost ours. We put his up every year. That’s my favorite ornament.

  262. Cindy | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favourites is a large collection of mushroom ornaments. I collect hummingbird items any shape or size.

  263. Stacy Ganga | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your large collection of mushroom ornaments. I have recently started collecting ceramic chicken ornaments and cookie jars (I have two thus far) and they have become my favorite. My aunt got me hooked. I’m so glad she did. It’s a collection that we are building together.

  264. Margie V. | 14th Sep 18

    I think your ceramic chickens are a favorite. Old family ornaments are my favorites especially those made by our kids.

  265. Carol Rice | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorite things is your Mushroom Collection. I made/gave my children each ornaments as gifts as they were growing up so that they would have memories for their own trees. Now, I am making stockings for each of my grandchildren. Another tradition in the making.

  266. Linda | 14th Sep 18

    Your love of vintage quilts is one of my favorites too. I have six of my grandmother’s quilts that I slept under from childhood. And I love making new quilts now, some that are the same patterns.

  267. Konnie K Brockway | 14th Sep 18

    I grew up watching my grandmother and her quilting bee ladies handquilting at a large quilt frame in her basement and have loved quilts since. She collected salt and pepper shakers too and I have a chicken set of hers and recently purchased a antique salt and pepper shaker/napkin holder chicken. I love it! Maybe vintage quilts and chickens are a common shared love of quilters.

  268. Mary Angelini | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts and ceramic chickens!!! I collect vintage quilts -most of which my dear Grandmothers made by hand!!!

  269. Jennifer Bergeron | 14th Sep 18

    Chickens! I collect them too! I love the pictures Pat had posted. I’ve tried a few chicken quilts but I don’t know- they just aren’t vintagy cute enough. I hope you have a Pattern in your creative mind to create and share?!?!

  270. Angela | 14th Sep 18

    Your Christmas ornament tradition is precious, and a way to mark the years. We have also been collecting a special ornament for each of our children, and when they have their own trees, they will become theirs loaded with memories too. And I share your folder love, ???? everything has it’s place.

  271. VerenaJones | 14th Sep 18

    Your favorites were most interesting, however, the one that I found to be most appealing was your chickens! I collect Roosters!! We definitely should get together for a flea market chicken/rooster vintage quilt(another of my favorites) hunt day! Roosters remind me of my brother when he was in 11th grade in the 1980s and a certain way he styled the front of his hair.! LoL. He was so funny with the hair spray and such so he could get his “comb” just right before leaving the house,.

  272. Judy Vaesa | 14th Sep 18

    Love your patterns. You mentioned making a Christmas ornaments for your husband. My Mom did that for our children, every year she designed and sent them a special ornament as to what they were into that year. It has become a special remembrance on the Christmas Tree every year.
    The other favorite this is your benches. We did that too, as a child I remember my Mom making milk can stools, since we lived in a dairy town. We used them for the patio, every year we held a end of summer B-B-Que. Memories are what make me smile, when I talk about them, my kids smile too.

  273. Cindy wood | 14th Sep 18

    I love your chicken collection!

  274. Nancy | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites was your vintage ceramic chicken collection. My late mother-in-law collected chickens also, and would have loved looking at yours. My favorite collection is my coffee mugs from each state that I have traveled to. I have visited all but six, and hope to complete them someday.

  275. Rebecca | 14th Sep 18

    Perhaps your collection of benches might offer a future quilt pattern reflecting their beauty. I favor vintage quilts as it connects me with my Grandmother.

  276. Kris | 14th Sep 18

    Loved the interview as always neat to get some insight into the quilt designers. Like the vintage chicken collection as it reminds me of my grandmother’s house and her best friend as they had these in their kitchen. Not sure what happened to them before she passed away, but I was able to get some vintage pink dishes that remind me of her as well as my great grandmother’s quilts (these were the most precious to me as a quilter). Thanks again for sharing!!!!

  277. NancyB from ManyLA | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your ornament collection.. I lost just about everything in Katrina(luckily I had evacuated with just about all of my pictures) but we managed to salvage about 5 that were my kids, and also salvaged a quilt top I had made in a round-robin with a very dear friend and 4 other ladies. It had been buried in mud for weeks, and I managed to wash it. It has rips, holes, tears, missing fabric, and is very sad looking, but still together! It will never become a family heirloom because like most young people these days, my kids don’t really care about that, but it’s VERY meaningful and sentimental to me!

  278. Tracy | 14th Sep 18

    Your large collection of mushroom ornaments are among your all time favorites.

  279. Julia H. | 14th Sep 18

    One of your most favorite items is your mushroom ornament collection. I also started an ornament collection for my children so they would have a start when they had their first tree and those are some of my favorites!

  280. Kris | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts! Definitely a favorite of mine too! And I love Christmas and decorating the tree…even though it seems like more work each year.

  281. Susan L. | 14th Sep 18

    You have a deep love for vintage quilts. They happen to be one of my favorites as well. I can’t wait to start this quilt along!

  282. Kathleen Agar-Ross | 14th Sep 18

    Your chickens, vintage benches ( which I also have a fondness for), ornaments and vintage quilts. I have a couple of Vintage sewing machines that are dear to me and I have a tendency to collect vintage sewing baskets. But if it came down to it it would be my Grandmothers quilts that would come with me. Thank you for this quilt alo g.☺

  283. Marsha | 14th Sep 18

    Christmas is a special time and I love that you love all your ornaments. I too love Christmas, my tree is woodsy and the mushroom ornament would fit in just perfectly. One of the things I collect are snowmen. I love them because you can leave them out for the entire winter season. They bring joy to me. Thank you for the opportunity to win and thank you for sharing part of your life with all of us.

  284. Linda Gillespie | 14th Sep 18

    Your red/white Vintage Quilts was one of your favs! A favorite thing of mine to collect is flower vases! I don’t want to be too wordy but can I say OMG YOU ARE SO MY IDOL!????????????????

  285. Cynthia Hibbard | 14th Sep 18

    You love your vintage quilts. They are beautiful! I would consider myself a fan of more modern colors and styles of quilts, but there is something about your vintage style that draws me in. I’m new to quilting, but have fallen head over heels for it. It’s addicting. Your Figtree line has captured my heart. Would love the Christmas fabric. Thank you!

  286. Pattie Crum | 14th Sep 18

    Mushroom collection is one of your favorites. I have a few and love them also. I have my Christmas Figs fabric and I’m waiting for the book to be delivered so the sew along is timed just right for me.

  287. Linda Edwards | 14th Sep 18

    Thank you for the opportunity to win. One of your favorites is Christmas ornaments and it is also one of my passions.

  288. Kathy | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the chicken collection. One of my favorites is my grandmom’s FireKing dishes.

  289. Louise Lever | 14th Sep 18

    I love the mushroom, when I did brownies the girls attempted to make fabric mushrooms brings back fun memories.
    Who wouldn’t love a collection of ceramic chicken

  290. Jayne P | 14th Sep 18

    I see you have several favourites but I would be most interested in the vintage quilts

  291. Ina | 14th Sep 18

    I also collected ornaments for my children each year so that they had ornaments for their trees when they finished school and went out on their own. It is nice to visit and relive memories of years past.

  292. Mary | 14th Sep 18

    I would say it has to be the chickens! I have some of my grandmother’s chickens, but mine are the glass candy dish variety.

  293. Sonya Fisk | 14th Sep 18

    Chickens!! I have a thing for little red trucks!

  294. Linda Badurek | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts! I, too, love vintage quilts! We made collections of ornaments for our children, too. Thank you for the lovely giveaway!

  295. Kresti Lyddon | 14th Sep 18

    You are quite a collector – chickens, benches, Christmas ornaments for your family – hard to choose a favorite! I, too, like Christmas ornaments, and I enjoy making needlepoint ornaments to illustrate a special event that year. I remember the time spent making each ornament, and the event that inspired the design when they go onto the tree each year! I am beginning to do that with quilt blocks, too!

  296. Deborah | 14th Sep 18

    I can appreciate your love of the vintage quilts. Out of all of your favorite collections, the quilts have such varied and personal histories. As for myself, my journey in quilting is in the toddler stage. I have no tangible collections, but a lifetime collection of experiences and memories.

  297. Kathy E. | 14th Sep 18

    I learned a lot about you in the interview! I know that your vintage quilts and collection of vintage chickens are items you cannot part with. I would certainly agree! Seeing your sweet chickens clucking away together would always grab my heart and wondering what other kitchens they’ve adorned in the past. They are adorable!

  298. Reve Fraser | 14th Sep 18

    WOW! So many delighted quilters that LOVE ☺️ you! I am making the red and white circle quilt this fall for Christmas and LOVE ????Figs! Im glad you said you loved it, too! Thanks for creating wonderful fabrics, patterns, fresh vintage quilts! I love your reds and creams! Thanksto Pat for encourage me and others to make all the blocks in a quilt along.

  299. Carol Furlong | 14th Sep 18

    I love that you are collecting Christmas ornaments for your girls. I have 4 children (youngest 37) and did the same. Although they didn’t want to take their ornaments with them. They love coming home and seeing and searching for them on my tree to remind them of the Christmas’s we had. I enjoy putting them up each year each one has a special memory for me. I now put an ornament on their gifts now so they have to take them home.

  300. Lisa Walsh | 14th Sep 18

    Your vintage quilts are one of your favorites! Some of my favorite things are vintage Hummel figurines that my father in law brought home for his wife (my MIL) from his military service in Europe.

  301. Pam McLaughlin | 14th Sep 18

    Your love for vintage quilts is one I share. I think they are even more beautiful when they are pieced and quilted by hand.

  302. Alexandria | 14th Sep 18

    Your mushroom ornaments, favourites, remind me of a special mushroom decoration of mine.

  303. Janine Morrell | 14th Sep 18

    I’m thinking you love all things vintage Joanna – me too! You love Christmas – me too! You love making Christmas ornaments first for your husband and then for your 3 kids; it’s hard for you to pick a favorite from those – but mushroom ornaments are some of your favorites. Personally, I love all things Christmas, your book and fabric are delightful! Janine

  304. Shirley | 14th Sep 18

    I also love benches, and have a few set around the house. Although, mine aren’t vintage, they are small ones that my father made for my daughter when she was little. She is now a mother of two,, and these benches are very special to me. I also am a big collector of wood boxes. Thank you for the opportunity to win a great giveaway.

  305. Brenda Shippy | 14th Sep 18

    I think your benches sound so cool. To have them in every room is something I would love. One of my favorite things is a antique cedar chest from the the 1920’s. I acquired it a few years back. I have filled it with quilts I have made.

  306. Libby | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorite Christmas Quilts is the “classic red/white with circles” . My favorite of your quilts is the Yuletide snowflake. Thru the years I see more and more of decorating with quilts, and it is so cozy… I am trying to get a couple done this year for Christmas, maybe not the Yuletide snowflake, but hopefully something. I love the collection of ornaments for you and your family, I have a collection started for both my granddaughters since they were born. Thanks for all your inspiration …

  307. Donna | 14th Sep 18

    Your favorites include your ceramic chickens, your benches, your antique quilts, and your mushroom Christmas ornaments. My favorites items are the Christmas ornaments I have made each year for my children and grandchildren. I think of a new one each year. Last year was ugly sweater ornaments and this year is gnomes. It is an enjoyable challenge.

  308. ToniAnne Potter | 14th Sep 18

    Your tradition of giving a Christmas ornament for a Christmas gift, starting with your husband when you were first married and continuing with your 3 children, even though you couldn’t pick just one ornament. My favorite is my maternal grandparents Christmas nativity, I’ve had it for thirty years and also some of their Christmas ornaments that they collected while my mother was growing up.

  309. Jennifer Shook | 14th Sep 18

    Your chickens and I love chickens and have some in my kitchen.

  310. Janet Zabala | 14th Sep 18

    I love that chickens are one of your favs!! I just started collecting and raising hens!! And I also love the vintage quilts, my grandmother was a quilter. I wish my mom would have learned how to quilt but she didn’t. So now I am trying to learn from others like you and Pat. Thank you for sharing your story

  311. Kathy Bertsch | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts are one of your favorites. I have 3 handpieced and handquilted vintage quilts my great grandmother made, plus her treadle machine. Obviously some of my favorites!

  312. Janet R, | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your mushroom ornaments. My favorite ornaments are the ones we gave to our kids each year to represent a significant event in their life. They bring back happy memories.

  313. Sherry Krogstad | 14th Sep 18

    You mentioned that you have several favorite things but Vintage Quilts seems to come up a bit as well as family. My favorite thing(s) would be fabric of all types and baking. I love to bake. You want some pie? Thank you for some awesome ideas and fabulous fabric.

  314. Cathy Cavagnaro | 14th Sep 18

    I love your collections of chickens, benches, quilts and ornaments. I collect rabbits but I do have a few benches, quilts and ornaments. And although fig tree fabrics are multiplying in my sewing room, there is room for your giveaway.

  315. MaryLou | 14th Sep 18

    Some many wonderful things I learned about your – those vintage benches of all sizes all over your home –
    the ceramic chickens that would not be left behind – reminds me of my brother who raised chickens and had
    the most beautiful roosters … also vintage quilts – I also seem to like the less than perfect ones they just seem
    to have more heart and soul to them..
    Here there are a massive amount of salt n pepper shakers – Mom collected them for years along with our
    help of course when she died they all came to live with me and then I found myself picking up unusual ones
    here n there so it is a growing collection that is so enjoyed…
    Thanks or such a fun give away…

  316. Debbie Totten | 14th Sep 18

    Your chicken collection has to be one of your favorites. My favorite is that cute little mushroom ornament and of course your wonderful Christmas tree ornament tradition. I love your patterns and fabric!

  317. MoeWest | 14th Sep 18

    You love your collection of ceramic chickens! I have a rooster/chicken theme in my kitchen too.

  318. Kriss | 14th Sep 18

    Handmade Christmas ornaments are my favorite gifts to give & receive as well! Before our children left the nest, we would have family home evenings to make the yearly ornament from whatever land the USAF had us stationed. I must admit that your favorite Mushroom ornaments are both unusual & interesting to me. Thank you for your beautiful fabrics, patterns, quilt tutorials, books, and giveaways! ????

  319. Pam | 14th Sep 18

    Thank goodness someone else likes chickens! My other favorites is my collection of old baby quilts and pin cushions.

  320. Denise Nash | 14th Sep 18

    Oh, that flock of chickens! So sweet. I used to collect pigs, but now I am afraid I collect beautiful fabrics.

  321. PAM SHALLENBERGER | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts is one of your jams!!!!! A tradition I’ve started with my grandchildren is I buy Christmas ornaments every year & put on one of their presents. They don’t have to be expensive. That way when they go out on their own they have a start for their own tree.

  322. Debbie Christin | 14th Sep 18

    I’m interested in your collection of vintage benches, what a fun way to decorate! I enjoy white pitchers, ironstone is nice, but I have other white pitchers and I enjoy displaying my garden roses in the pitchers! I collect your fabric as well!! ❤️❤️

  323. Cecilia | 14th Sep 18

    Red and white Christmas quilts are so wonderful. Thank you for the chance to win a prize.

  324. Dede Bliven | 14th Sep 18

    You and I both love to collect chickens-ceramic and otherwise! I saw that you love the mushroom ornaments and I love the pear ornaments I made from a Fig Tree pattern. I also enjoy collecting pin cushions-no problem for this quilter!

  325. Susan Stanton | 14th Sep 18

    Handmade mushroom ornaments! My favorite ornaments are all of my bird ornaments that I’ve been collecting for years. Can’t pick just one!

  326. Lisa Marie | 14th Sep 18

    I see that mushroom Christmas ornaments are among your favorites. My favorite ornaments are the ones my son make when he was young.

  327. Maurine Monson | 14th Sep 18

    Your Mushroom Ornaments.

  328. Kathryn | 14th Sep 18

    Love the fabrics…chickens are sew cute…thanks fir the chance to win…

  329. Carole | 14th Sep 18

    I love ceramic chickens too! Love your milk glass ones.

  330. Karen Chambers | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the red and white with circles. It is a beautiful quilt. Were it mine, I would leave it out all year on the window seat I have in a small sitting space in my kitchen; a favorite place to sit and read. My favorite vintage quilt is the one my grandmother made for me. She made 5 quilts from the same fabrics for myself and each of my siblings to be given to us when we married (they are of the same fabric but various patterns; mine is flower garden). She and my grandfather were killed when I was 14 and didn’t get to give them to us herself, but my mom saved them to give each of us. I loved my grandmother very much and will always cherish the quilt and all that it represents to me.

  331. Cara Bonner | 14th Sep 18

    Hi Joanna! Love the new blog! One of your favorite things is your collection of 75 ornaments for your tree! I love that your kids will have a box of ornaments ready for their first tree! One of my favorite things is vintage quilts and cross stitch samplers. I have a few quilts in my collection but my favorite is my my husbands great grandmother made-it was gifted to me by his granny as she knew how much I love quilts! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  332. Barb Schenk | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is vintage benches which I think is very unique and lovely. I have given away many of the quilts I have made but there are a few that I keep as they are my favorites. I am currently working on the Christmas Fig Sampler quilt and this will definitely be a keeper. thank you so much for the chance to win your fabric and patterns. Love them!

  333. Kathleen Clarke | 14th Sep 18

    I love the vintage benches and stools too but especially thevintage quilts

  334. Michele Raiola | 14th Sep 18

    As most of us do, you have several favorite things. But I love that you have old benches. When I go to Lancaster, I look for benches as well as fabric. I have a favorite that is at the foot of my bed and I keep extra quilts on it for chilly nights.

  335. cathy k | 14th Sep 18

    You have many, but I love your chickens.

  336. Lyn Campbell | 14th Sep 18

    I’m glad you love ❤️ your collection of chickens, I used to keep chickens ???? when I lived in my previous house, I miss them sorely. Your mushroom ???? Christmas decorations are Fly Agaric toadstool which I find in the woods here at this time of year, my favourite Christmas ornaments are miniature Christmas stockings with little felt mice ???? in them they always make me smile.

  337. April S. | 14th Sep 18

    You love vintage quilts! I love the quilts that have been passed down through our family from past generations! I live the book and can’t wait until I can get to it!

  338. Carolyn | 14th Sep 18

    Wow, you are a woman of my own heart! Just like you, I live vintage or new benches. I have some chickens and like you I LOVE vintage quilts.

  339. Jennifer Hanis | 14th Sep 18

    Ceramic Chickens! I have a rooster collection in my kitchen that I love. They have to have a certain feel – not any ol’ rooster can come through my door!

  340. Rhonda G | 14th Sep 18

    Mushroom Ornaments! Which I’ll add they are super adorable!
    One of my favorites (aka obsessions)….earrings! I can’t tell you how many pairs I have!
    Thanks for your great fabrics and patterns!

  341. Sharon Ihde | 14th Sep 18

    I appreciate your love of vintage quilts. I too love them, their colors, the way they bring back memories of an earlier time. ps Thank you so much for your generous giveaway.

  342. Margaret Handlin | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts hands down, my favorite also z! !

  343. Margaret Handlin | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts hands down, my favorite also z! ! Can’t wait

  344. Patti Serenko | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts and chickens. What is not to like…..especially if you are a country girl. Thank you.

  345. Nancy Burbacher | 14th Sep 18

    Loving your chicken collection especially because my mother had a glass hen with baby chicks created in cranberry glass! Oh, how I wish I had those chicks.

  346. Lisa MacKay | 14th Sep 18

    Your family ornament tradition is one of your favorites, as well as one of mine. We have 4 ‘children’. (The youngest turns 20 today!) Each year I’ve purchased an ornament for each of them. I try to choose something representative of something relevant to them for that past year; an activity they participated in, an interest they’ve shown, a significant event, or a personalized ornament. They each have their own collections that they then hung on our tree each year, reminiscing about the significance of each ornament. This year, the youngest got married and my oldest daughter moved out, so when the ornament boxes come down from the attic, they will take their respective boxes to use on their own trees, and mine will be a little more sparsely decorated. I anticipate that it will be a bitter sweet moment for me.

  347. Lisa MacKay | 14th Sep 18

    PS I have an Avon Rooster I’d LOVE to donate to your collection!

  348. Susy Dowers | 14th Sep 18

    212 Atlantic Ave

  349. Vickie | 14th Sep 18

    It has to be the collection of Christmas ornaments. My husband and I get one every year and we started buying our 5 children one each year so they would have a start to a tree. Since my husband went home to be with the Lord 2 1/2 years ago the memories are still too hard but they are great ones. I ‘ve started the tradition with first grandson

  350. Susy Dowers | 14th Sep 18

    I am pleased to hear one of your favorites is your chicken collection, I too am drawn to chickens and roosters (maybe cuz I was a fram kid). I usually get something chicken related as a birthday present (cuz I am old…opps I mean MATURE and don’t need anything) and that day is coming up very soon. I for one would love for you to share a picture of your fabric bundle collection, to see the different color range and designs…..and cuz I am nosey!!!! Thanks!

  351. Nancy Roraback | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your vintage quilt classic red/white with circles! That is a gorgeous quilt! One of my favorite thing is vintage sewing machines! Actual sewing machines, ornaments, pictures; I LOVE the antique black sewing machines! I recently got my first 1950 Singer Featherweight ♥

  352. LINDA | 14th Sep 18

    YOUR LOVE OF VINTAGE QUILTS IS SIMILAR TO MINE.WE HAVE SIX OF OUR FAMILY’S QUILTS+REALLY TREASURE THEM! THANK YOU FOR SHARING !

  353. Ruth Fruhauf | 14th Sep 18

    Your favorite collection is your family ornaments. I did that with our family too. Now my husband makes delicate 3-D ornaments on his scroll saw. As far as vintage quilts go I have one made by my husband’s grandmother. It is a Dresden Plate made from pieces of clothing and I love it. I am excited to do Pat’s quilt along of the Christmas Fig Tree with several friends from our guild.

  354. Crystal Mills | 14th Sep 18

    I especially like the question about what is your favorite Christmas ornament ( mushrooms ) I to have a large Christmas ornament collection. My favorite is a glass pickle. When my youngest daughter was only a toddler she had to have heart surgery. Knowing it was a dangerous operation, we wanted to do something that would lift her spirits beforehand. so we all went to Disney! She was allowed to choose any ornament she wanted in a Christmas shop at Epcot and she choose a pickle. 20 years later we still hide the pickle on our tree and whoever finds it, gets an extra gift.

  355. Cindy S | 14th Sep 18

    You said classic red/white with circles is a favorite. If that’s the quilt shown at the top of that page, I love it too.

  356. Lori Witt | 14th Sep 18

    You love your chickens and you vintage benches.

  357. Patty bertrand | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is vintage quilts and one of my favorites is a Singer sewing machine form the 60’s that I lovingly call Gloria after her original owner. My firned Heidi gave it to me it was her Moms’ and I have known her since elementary school and her Mom sewed all her clothes on that machine and let me tell yopu she had cool clothes long before they became cool.

    🙂
    Have a terrific day.

    Patty

  358. Janet Friedrich | 14th Sep 18

    Fun interview! Your favorites include the red/white circle quilt, your mushroom ornaments (I could’ve guessed that one … you have a “thing” for mushrooms), vintage benches and chickens … I collect chickens (and roosters) too, but am no so lucky as to have live ones in the mix! My first big Fig Tree project was the Yuletide Sampler that this book is based on – it’s one of my favorite quilts and I’ve been hooked on Fig Tree ever since! And I’m loving this new Christmas Figs line – picking up bits and pieces where I can, and would love to win more! Thank you for the opportunity!

  359. Vicki | 14th Sep 18

    Your favorites were your vintage quilts, your ceramic chickens, my favorite is the quilt Christmas Figs, working on it now in the blues, hope to win this giveaway

  360. carolyn montgomery | 14th Sep 18

    one favorite thing we have in common are the red and white mushrooms. mine is from munich, germany where i lived for 3 years. thanks for the chance to win such lovely fabric.

  361. Nancy Warren | 14th Sep 18

    LOVE vintage quilt patterns too!!! I also love red and white quilts and those are gorgeous!

  362. Annemarie Yohnk | 14th Sep 18

    Joanna…we share similar likes. You love ceramic chickens, so do I. You love and collect antique quilts, so do I. You love mushrooms, I love to eat them. We should be friends! I have started your Christmas Fig Quilt and LOVE it!

  363. Katherine Mikros | 14th Sep 18

    I would love to make the circle red and white quilt too! Like you I love vintage quilts. I just inherited a quilt from my Great Aunt Norma. I even got a pattern for quilting it as it was only about half done. But I will finish it and think of her the whole time. Remembering all her funny stories of life”s journey. PS I’d grab quilts and my machine. I can always get fabric 🙂

  364. Sue Weber | 14th Sep 18

    I almost cried when you said you would grab your vintage quilts if your house was burning, such memories sewn and folded into those quilts. Beside the usual things, I would have to take my sewing machine. It means, if all else is lost, I can create new, positive memories.

  365. Rosalie | 14th Sep 18

    Benches, ceramic chickens and vintage quilts to name a few.

  366. Diane | 14th Sep 18

    I love vintage quilts and flea markets/junk stores too! Thanks for the give away!

  367. Kathy Cummings | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the vintage red and white with circles… at Christmas!! It’s beautiful!!!
    I love the antique ornaments, but I don’t have them!! Yet!!!
    Thank you!!!

  368. dana blavat | 14th Sep 18

    The red and white circle quilt, the benches and the chickens – my sistah!

  369. Dolores Kettman | 14th Sep 18

    I too love vintage quilts and I have a small collection of ceramic chickens also.

  370. Kathy Perry | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts, vintage benches and chickens

  371. Judy Carr | 14th Sep 18

    Your chicken collection is one of your favorites I share. My favorite thing is a red work crib quilt, signed (but unfortunately not dated) by my great grandmother. It’s her maiden name, so she made it before she was married in the 1890s.

  372. Becky Bynum | 14th Sep 18

    I also LOVE your beautiful vintage quilt-and your other fav-those adorable chickens!

  373. Kathy Perry | 14th Sep 18

    Forgot to mention what one of my favorite things are…..quilt fabric!

  374. Kathy Harris | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is benches and I share that. I have a Mission Style bench at the end of my bed that I love. I also have a ceramic chicken in my kitchen windowsill as well as live chickens outside. I think we are much alike. I’ve ordered the book so I can start the quilt too.

  375. Sarah parker | 14th Sep 18

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  376. Becky Bynum | 14th Sep 18

    Your favorite vintage quilt and your chickens get an Amen from me!

  377. Kathy McGrath | 14th Sep 18

    Your Christmas ornaments and vintage red/white quilt are some of your favorites. I also give ornaments to my family each year and now to my granddaughters

  378. Sarah parker | 14th Sep 18

    I to love vintage quilts and antiquing. It’s fun to see what patterns people of the past have created and how they solve the problem if running out of a particular fabric.

  379. Sue Galasso | 14th Sep 18

    I too share your love of vintage quilts. I have a fairly large antique mall near me and every couple of months I go to see if any quilts need a new home.

  380. Janet Torres | 14th Sep 18

    love the christmas fig book that I bought. Love the fabric that you used in the book. Would LOVE to win the fabric so I can get started…….

  381. Susan Du | 14th Sep 18

    I loved the comment about you two doing serious damage at the flea markets and the HAHA. I actually laughed. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  382. Sarah C Yoder Parker | 14th Sep 18

    I’ve always liked antiquing and when I come across a quilt I like to see how quilters have solved the problem of running out of a particular piece of fabric.

  383. theresa j | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the mushrooms and so is mine

  384. Nancy Schuldt | 14th Sep 18

    Your love of vintage quilts is something to which I can
    relate. I didn’t know it at the time, but my passion for well loved quilts comes from one my great grandfather had on his bed. It was hand made from old clothing and the seams were stitched with intricate patterns I would lay and trace for hours. Today I appreciate even more the work and love that went into the creation of this work of art. Thank you for reigniting these memories of my childhood with your books and everything you share with the public!

  385. Lynne Hoefer | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is vintage benches and stools which you have in every room. I do as well, but mine are usually in front of a window full of plants.

  386. Susan Salo | 14th Sep 18

    You singled out the mushrooms from your family ornaments. My favorites are the ornaments my kids made for us and for the tree. Some are over 30 years old and I still put them on every year.

  387. Teresa Hackett | 14th Sep 18

    Your precious Christmas ornaments are among your favorites I see, as well as mine. Vintage quilts are also very special tho. I’d have to grab my grandmothers dreaden quilt she hand sewed. I think yours would win out too. Especially the red & white circle quilt.

  388. Denise Clason | 14th Sep 18

    I really like your collection of chickens. We took care of chickens for a while at my home for several months for a friend. But I use a lot of chicken eggs, because I like to cook. I also have your chicken fig book, that I really like. I do like Vintage blocks. ????????????

  389. Barb Smith | 14th Sep 18

    You love vintage ceramic chickens. You also love your ornament collection. One of my favorites is my collection of our three children’s handmade Christmas ornaments they made at school. Some of them are nothing more than a piece of construction paper, but the kids were so proud to hang them on our tree each year! Now they look at me and ask why I’ve kept them!

    I guess the only thing I collect currently would be fabric. I hate to cut most of it because I want to find a pattern “worthy” of it!

  390. Jacqueline S Taylor | 14th Sep 18

    The Vintage quilts & fabrics I think, really is probably you most Fav.. I am intrigued by the vintage fabrics.. I have a Quilt top my daughters Great Grandmother never finished. She finished the top but was not put together to quilt.. Some of the fabs have worn completely out with holes or rips in the blocks. What I want to do is try to match up as close to the fabrics that are damaged to repair this & finish it out for her. This will take some time, I know! In the meantime, I also have just completed my reno of my Sewing Room. Now waiting for my Arrow Sewing Machine Cab. to arrive.. Can’t Wait. I have projects for Christmas to work on & its late. I Do Love all of your Ornaments & Pincushions. These make Great Gifts too.. I hooked up on Facebook with The Fig Tree a while back. So enjoy all you post..

  391. Amanda S | 14th Sep 18

    Your love of your vintage ceramic chickens made me smile. My mom loves chickens, of all types. She as everything thing from small salt and pepper shakers to an 8 foot mural painted by a local artist. Oh, and real chickens. That like to try and walk into the house.

    As for me, I collect crafts and my vintage (I have my great grandmother’s loom) and vintage-esk (I have a very modern spinning wheel) tools are some of my favorite things. I love that I can sit down in front of them and do something that has been done for thousands of years by millions of women.

  392. Nancy Sumner | 14th Sep 18

    You collect Christmas ornaments and some of your very favorites are your mushroom collection!

  393. Candy Donovan | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is love of vintage quilts. I also love your collection of chickens. ???? Love of Christmas ornaments are also one of my favorites too…

  394. Chris Brown | 14th Sep 18

    You love Christmas ornaments and your favorite are the mushrooms. I love all of your quilts and fabrics.

  395. LisaRose | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage ceramic chickens for you – vintage handkerchiefs for me!

  396. Linda Cejnar | 14th Sep 18

    You have a deep love of vintage quilts…I do too, especially star quilts. I bought your lone star snowflake quilt pattern in hopes that I will be able to make it with your tips. Maybe I’ll start that quilt after I finish the Christmas Figs QAL. I am enjoying trying to keep up with the QAL, and Pat’s incentive are just the thing to encourage me. Thank you for the opportunity to win. ljbisme at msn dot com

  397. Sheila Ivany | 14th Sep 18

    I love to give and receive homemade Christmas Ornaments. I have tried to make one each year for my grandchildren. My most treasured items are the homemade quilts made by my grandmother during the depression. My Dad retold stories of how grandma made everything from the flour sacks. Every vintage item has a story to be told. Thanks for sharing your collections and love of quilting. Happy Quilting:-)

  398. Sharon Decker | 14th Sep 18

    The red and white circle vintage quilt for which you have yet to find a simple way to recreate it is one of your favorites. I love the hand appliqued chicken quilt I made several years ago.

  399. Alisa Meador | 14th Sep 18

    Your love of vintage quilts. I have a love of Christmas. I too have a collection of ornaments that my grandmother and mom started for me. I now collect ornaments wherever I travel. It is so much fun to remember where I got them each year. I have just started quilting and would love your collection of fabrics. I am so glad I found your site.

  400. Brenda | 14th Sep 18

    I so enjoyed reading about your “favorite” Christmas ornaments. I have also collected ornaments, from family vacations, and one for each of our children, and now grandchildren, in the year they join our family. With 6 kiddos, I hope to one day have a tree that only houses these ornaments. On the other hand, I love to collect hand painted ornaments each year, as well, just picking the ones that speak to me and remind me of the meaning of Christmas!

  401. Stephanie Brokaw | 14th Sep 18

    Chickens! My son has just started raising chickens and they are so fun to watch no wonder you (and probably me, too, soon) like to collect them. The only other thing I collect besides UFO’s is fabric, especially Fig Tree!

  402. Susan L. | 14th Sep 18

    I love your mushrooms and the chickens. I collect vintage tin boxes. I have one that belonged to my grandmother that’s very special. I also gave my 3 kids a new ornament each Christmas so that when they move out, they’ll have rnough to decorate their own tree with memories.

  403. Cynthia Burris | 14th Sep 18

    I think things you like are the red and white quilt and your chicken collection. I too like red and white and my favorite collection is hundreds of cookie cutters. I love the “fig” collections

  404. Ann Diehl | 14th Sep 18

    A couple of your favorites: vintage quilts, benches & stools, chickens & your special Christmas ornaments. My favorite things: nutcrackers, fabric & my inexpensive ($5) jewelry.

  405. Maggie Carter | 14th Sep 18

    I have a friend who has saved ceramics chickens for 30 years and she has quite a collection. They make me smile every time I see them. No wonder they are a favorite of yours. Have you ever designed a fabric using the chicken shape? Thank you for all of the work you do to keep us quilters busy. Hugs, to you, Maggie Carter

  406. Lynne Eastburn | 14th Sep 18

    Your favorites include your vintage quilts and your vintage-inspired quilts. I enjoyed reading about your vintage benches and your chickens. We too have been married for a long time and have given each other Christmas ornaments every year–they were also our souvenirs when we traveled. We live in a vintage log cabin filled with sentimental family things. And we love it all. I guess “Vintage’ is my middle name, too.

  407. Amanda Thompson | 14th Sep 18

    I don’t have any mushroom ornaments like your favs but I did have mushroom canisters and such in my kitchen for 37 years. We decided last year it was time for a change. My favorite ornaments are the ones my children made me or others from family members. I especially like the ones that show the growth of our family with new additions enptinted on them.

  408. Lynne Brown | 14th Sep 18

    I think you love all things vintage but vintage ceramic chickens was one of your favorites. I like vintage quilts!

  409. Sandra York | 14th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts both yours and mine.

  410. GayLynn Beard | 14th Sep 18

    Your vintage quilts. My red and white quilts are my favorites.

  411. Pat Kalnasy | 14th Sep 18

    You like vintage quilts and fabrics, I am a big fan of vintage quilts and I would love to have one but if I ever get the chance to get one I want to know who made it and whom was it for.

  412. Livia boggs | 14th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the mushroom ornaments. One of my favorites is the red/white circles. I just love it!

  413. Chris Panos | 15th Sep 18

    You mentioned that you love vintage benches and stools and that they are in most (or all?) rooms of your home!
    One of my favorite things collected while on a Quilt Run during the time I lived in North Carolina is a vintage wooden
    thread spool from one of the textile mills. It is special because it makes me think about how cloth is made!

  414. jacqueline BETHEA | 15th Sep 18

    mushroom christmas ornaments. I love the beautiful christmas stockings i have made over the years using all different techniques depending on what i was interested in at the time!

  415. Barbara Yoder | 15th Sep 18

    You have an eclectic style and collect vintage quilts, benches, ceramic chickens, and mushroom Christmas ornaments and that is not all. Myself, I love collecting your fabric collections!

  416. Jeanne | 15th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts! I only own a couple of those, but I have a favorite red and white fair isle quilt I made a few years ago. You also love your chickens, but I have to admit I prefer my bunnies….
    But I love love love your quilts!

  417. Lynn | 15th Sep 18

    You like your vintage ceramic chickens. I like the red and white Christmas quilt.

  418. Mary Kjersten | 15th Sep 18

    One of your favorite things is the mushroom ornament. I also make an ornament for each of my grandchildren for Christmas depicting some special event in their lives.

  419. Mary Durham | 15th Sep 18

    Like you, I enjoy collecting Christmas ornaments. i try to get one for major family events and cach vacation we go on. My most recent is a moose from our trip this summer to Alaska. One of my favorites is a red glass ball shaped like Mickey Mouse ears.

  420. Patsy Graham | 15th Sep 18

    Your Christmas ornaments. My favorite is the cross stitch ornaments my children made me when they were small. I am new at quilting. Would love to do the Christmas quilt.

  421. Judy peters | 15th Sep 18

    Your love of vintage quilts I only have a few vintage quilts, these are family quilts that are tattered and well loved that are irreplaceable. Now I`m adding to these for my grandchildren.

  422. Chimene | 15th Sep 18

    You love your vintage quilts and are very partial to the classic red and white with circles quilt you pull out at Christmas. I love gifting quilts!

  423. Lorraine Thomson | 15th Sep 18

    Chickens, porcelain/China chickens! I love Christmas wreaths, this year I am making my first two, one in blues and the other in reds and greens.

  424. LeAnne K | 15th Sep 18

    You love vintage benches! One of my favorite things is gifting an ornament to each of my children too. I love looking at each one on the tree and remembering special times.

  425. Vickie Keith | 15th Sep 18

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    I think your favorite things are your vintage and old quilts. I try to make an ornament for each child and grandchild for the holidays.

  426. Jonnie L Staggs | 15th Sep 18

    Well! I love your collection of chickens. I have a smallish collection of hens AND roosters. I also like your collection of Christmas ornaments. I like to make and give ornaments as gifts.

  427. Catherine Dorsey | 15th Sep 18

    One of your favorites I to share, that is your collection of ornaments. I also did this for my tree and six kids. Thank you for this lovely giveaway

  428. Kim | 15th Sep 18

    You mention that you love vintage quilts (me too!) and one of your favorites is a Christmas red/white with circles quilt. It was beautiful. All those pesky y-seams though. 😉 One of my favorite quilts was a memory quilt I made with an old friends button-up work shirts for his then 2 year old little girl. It was a blue and white/cream quilt and had a very classic feel also.

  429. Jen | 15th Sep 18

    I love collecting Christmas ornaments as well. My husband and I try to find one at each place we vacation in. We definitely need a second tree!

  430. Lois zeitner | 15th Sep 18

    Your chickens are my favorite. I have a few but would love at add more chickens along with more of your gorgeous fabrics to my home.

  431. Pam Sommers | 15th Sep 18

    Joanna. Thanks for sharing your inspiration with your Christmas Figs pattern and fabric collection. I have not been quilting long but, like you, I love vintage quilts. I can just imagine the stories those quilts could tell..fabrics made from a discarded shirt or a Sunday dress that became just a bit too snug!

    One of my other favorites, though, is looking at a quilt block and analyzing it to see if I can make it easier for a beginner quilter….or whether I can adapt it to be strip piecing friendly.

    I’m really enjoying this block of the month. Thanks!

  432. Vivian Oaks | 15th Sep 18

    Your Christmas Figs Quilt-a-long looks like lots of fun. I don’t have the book, and can’t really afford to get it right now, but I’ve been following along and drooling over the pictures. 🙂 I won’t hold my breath on winning the great prize you’re giving away…I saw how many entries are already here, but you can’t win if you don’t try, so I’m trying!! 🙂 Thanks so much for the opportunity to win! Love your book!!!
    Vivian wvoaks at comcast dot net

  433. Katherine | 15th Sep 18

    Mushroom ornaments! So fun! I love your Christmas Figs fabric. I’m halfway finished with a quilt using a layer cake. I think I’ll have it finished by Christmas. ????

  434. Roxanne Sposato | 15th Sep 18

    Your chickens as I collect chickens also. Love your designs. Thanks for the opportunity.

  435. Sandy C. Carter | 15th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is Christmas ornaments. I collect them also. I try to get one per family member per year. I want it to represent something they like that year. It’s a lot of fun to see how things change. I think I may need to make a few handmade ones as well.

  436. Davilyn wentzel | 15th Sep 18

    Lots and lots of mushrooms! Yes, mushrooms ???? Ornaments are one of your favorites.

  437. Beth Kingsland | 15th Sep 18

    I love your tradition of making Christmas ornaments for your husband and kids and that they are one of your favorites along with your mushroom ornaments. I love making quilts for family and have made quilts for them every Christmas, but I don’t always have time to finish one for everyone and I started making ornaments last year!

  438. Teresa | 15th Sep 18

    Your benches are very important to you. You have various sizes through out your home. You also love your chicken collection which are so cute.

  439. Teresa | 15th Sep 18

    Your benches are very important to you. You have various sizes through out your home.

  440. Pepi Lopez | 15th Sep 18

    I have to start saying that I really love Christmas. The first one after I got married, I did not have any ornament si I went to my mum’s home and talked about this with her. In that time, after loosing my grandparents, she decided not to put the Christmas tree anymore, so she told me to take what ever I want from her stash. I chose my favourites, the ones you always remembered, and after 20 years, you still can see them in my Christmas tree. They bring me memories from when I was a child, with all my family around the tree. And I have another tradition. I like to travel. So I normally bring one Christmas ornament from every place I go. I don’t like the one colour ornament trees, I prefer to see it full of things that I have memory from. (Sorry about my English, I am from Spain ????)

  441. Carol Irvine | 15th Sep 18

    I would love to see your collection of benches, they are one of my favourite things too. Your Christmas ornament collection sounds really special too

  442. Cathy Jackson | 15th Sep 18

    Among your favorites are red/white quilts and mushroom ornaments, I don’t think I’ve ever. Seen a mushroom ornament. Among my favorites are quilts with house blocks and I love Santa ornaments!

  443. Cathy Gwozdz | 15th Sep 18

    Hi Joanna! It is so nice of Pat to introduce me to you! I enjoyed reading the interview and enjoyed getting to know you! I too had a collection of chickens! It all started with the one I received from my grandfather. I wanted to use it every day so I used it as a butter dish! Unfortunately I dropped his top and that was the end of him. ???? . But like rabbits they started to multiply until I sent them home with my children! I did keep a few and still use them as butter dishes! I love your line of fabric and enjoy quilts of all ages. As I am on a “do not buy any more material” notice from my husband, he couldn’t say anything if I received some for a gift!

  444. Beverly Javins | 15th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is vintage quilts. I enjoy collecting just about anything with a vintage sewing theme, including children’s sewing machines.

  445. Jan Altomare | 15th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts are one of your favorites!

  446. Becky Murray | 15th Sep 18

    Your favorite ornament is 1 for each year you were married and one for each year your 3 kids have been here – so 75 favorite ornaments. My hubby and I started getting ornaments of the places we visited starting with our honeymoon. My current favorite is from this year – Hershey, PA. It was the first time we stayed in a hotel as a family of 4!

  447. Rosie Davis | 15th Sep 18

    One of your favorites would be the beautiful red and white snowflake vintage quilt.
    I love most anything vintage including myself! ????
    My favorite is my vintage Dresden plate quilt I picked up at an auction for $20.00.
    Thanks for sharing and your giveaway.

  448. Theresa Kotsmith | 15th Sep 18

    I love that you have ornaments for each of your children! I have done the same, though my children are a little younger, so I have the a total of twenty so far between the three! Thank you for the opportunity to get to play with your fabric by winning this wonderful collection!

  449. Linda Olive | 15th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the beautiful red and white Christmas circle quilt. I just love it also. I have to say that my favorite of yours is the love of your collection of ceramic chickens. I, too have a chicken collection that was originally started by my mother and continued by me. Makes me think of my sweet mother every time I look at them.

  450. Veline Ball | 15th Sep 18

    I loved that you would save your vintage quilts, if there were a fire! (After your family pictures, of course.)
    I love my vintage quilts! I find them at rummage sales and thrift stores. I also love my vintage planters that I turn into pin cushions????

  451. Diane | 15th Sep 18

    You said the ornaments you have given your husband and children are one of your favorites. I have also given my 3 children ornaments every year and they are my favorites!

  452. Barb Saari | 15th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the collection of ornaments for each of your 3 children over the years. Mine is the same. I bought an ornament each year for each of my 3 sons.

  453. Denise | 15th Sep 18

    You love vintage quilts and so do I! I love the hand quilting on the vintage quilts in my collection. I have a Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt that has different initials, embroidered with floss, in the center of each flower. I would love to know about the ladies who made this quilt.

  454. Ruby Riesland | 15th Sep 18

    Your ceramic chicken collection is fantastic! I have just one ceramic chicken; one that my neighbor lady gave me when I was a little child. They are fun.

  455. Karen Stephens | 15th Sep 18

    I love vintage fabrics. I also collect old quilts. Mainly the ones no one wants. Nothing fancy, the ones that have been loved to pieces. Your favs are vintage benches and your red and white vintage quilt.

  456. Ursula | 15th Sep 18

    Your favorite Christmas ornaments struck a cord with me because I, too, have purchased a special Christmas ornament every year since I got married, as well as buying one for my daughter each year since she was born. Now she buys one for me each year as well, which makes them all more precious! Sometime soon, I’ll have to purchase a second tree to hold them all. ????

  457. Sally | 15th Sep 18

    My aunt used to make ceramic chickens like yours, one was used for strawberry jam! I’ve always been partial to your palettes which I would call tints on split complementary and very easy to use. Thanks for the giveaway.

  458. Vivian | 15th Sep 18

    Your favorite and mine: Vintage Quilts!! You’re lucky to already have your red and white Stars and Circles quilt to decorate with. I’m at this very moment contemplating making a “vintage inspired” red and white Lone Star. I just have to decide whether to go old school retro with solid fabrics or scrappy reds like in your Yuletide Snowflake quilt. Thanks for offering the chance to win some of your fabric!

  459. Donna G | 15th Sep 18

    I love Christmas! Isn’t collecting ornaments fun! I always had the kids pick out and ornament every year! Your Christmas wuilts, chickens Pottery and benches are my style too!

  460. Beth | 15th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your chicken collection, which is super cute. I keep thinking I need to get some chicken figures for my house to go with my real life chickens! My favorite home decorations are my mini quilts and framed puzzles on the walls, too many to choose just one! But they are about my only wall decorations and I love them!

  461. Peg | 15th Sep 18

    Mushroom ornaments seem to be one of your favorite things.

  462. DeAnn | 15th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts! I love them too!

  463. Janet Barnet | 15th Sep 18

    You love many things like your vintage stools, the ceramic chickens and mushroom ???? ornaments to mention a few that you love. I love the mushroom ornaments and would love to see your tree with all the decorations you have collected over the years.

  464. Ruth Ann Assaid | 15th Sep 18

    Your chicken collection is your favorite. I have a rooster collection!

  465. Jay | 15th Sep 18

    Although I only have one, I share your love of mushroom ornaments — I don’t even like mushrooms! Besides the pictures and our critters, I think I’d have to grab my featherweights. One belonged to my Aunt Barbara, and tho other is painted a lovely melon color. Like Pat Sloan, I tend to hoard my Fig Tree fabrics, but I have a couple of patterns in that bin now, so I think a quilt or two will get made from them soon.

  466. Lori Chiovare | 15th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your large mushroom ornament collection. Mine (and my daughter’s) are our small, handmade, wooden stick horse ornaments, which are very hard to find so even more treasured when we do.

  467. Jean Venezia | 15th Sep 18

    There are so many lovely replies, I probably don’t stand a chance on winning your gorgeous fabric but….I have to try. One of your favorites is your vintage benches. That fact resonated with me as one of my favorites is also an old railroad bench I used in my kitchen for years and loved that item until we downsized and I was forced to part with it. Onward with newer memories, and the hope that another family is enjoying the bench as much as mine did! A Quilt along is just the thing I’ve needed, motivation! It’s been hard to get started on anything new lately…this is the push to do it! Expecially since your fabric colorway is so darling!

  468. Dixie McAdam | 15th Sep 18

    Mushroom Xmas tree ornaments are one of your favorites. Our family started ornament collections when our kids were little, for exactly the same reason you started such gifts. Thanks for offering the giveaway.

    Dixie

  469. Beth | 15th Sep 18

    red/white with circles is one of your favorites and one of mine is Jacob’s ladder.

  470. Karen B | 15th Sep 18

    You love benches, so do I. My Dad made most of mine. You have a collection of vintage chickens, and you have about 75 Christmas tree ornaments, including mushrooms.
    I started a yearly collection of ornaments for my 2 children, and started one for each of my grandkids, and great-grandkids.
    Love your fabrics-so bright and cheery.
    Thanks.

  471. Dawn | 15th Sep 18

    I love your chickens too! I have a collection on tea cups and saucers my grandmother had which I too have added more of them throughout the years! Your fabric is beautiful!

  472. Nancy A | 15th Sep 18

    You love all your Christmas ornaments. I also love all our ornaments because of the memories that go with them. A lot of our ornaments are connected to a place we have visited or with family. We also gave ornaments to each of our 3 girls every year which they took with them when they married. Now we give ornaments to each of our 10 grandchildren although I recently thought about when it is a time to stop doing that. Two of them are 23, and one of those will be married next month.

  473. Brenda Katz | 15th Sep 18

    Hi! You love vintage quilts! Thank you!

  474. Brenda W | 15th Sep 18

    I was surprised to hear that you collect mushroom ornaments! That is unique! Love you fabric and quilts! My favorite picture of you ever is the one here you are laying on the floor in a pile of fabric scraps that I believe appeared in BH&G’s Quilt magazine.

  475. Brenda W | 15th Sep 18

    I was surprised to learn that you collect mushroom ornaments!

  476. Mildred Plaskett | 15th Sep 18

    Your mushroom ornaments are one of your favorite things. I try to buy a new Christmas ornament every year for our tree (34 yrs) and an ornament for our son and daughter’s family trees.

  477. Julie Taylor | 15th Sep 18

    One of your favorite things are vintage quilts.

  478. Maureen Erb | 16th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts especially the red/white circle one you put out at Christmas.

  479. Maureen Erb | 16th Sep 18

    You had many…Vintage quilts especially the red/white circle one you put out at Christmas.

  480. Isabel | 16th Sep 18

    your favorite: mushrooms ornaments mine, ornaments representing the place we visit on vacations

  481. Roseanne C. Atkinson | 16th Sep 18

    Your first favorite mentioned is the red and white vintage quilt that comes out for Christmas every year. When you get the pattern made I would love to buy a copy! So I can make your favorite vintage Christmas Quilt too! Just a few of your other favorite things are you items from your Dad, your vintage bench collection and your vintage chickens.

  482. Roseanne C. Atkinson | 16th Sep 18

    I goofed on the last post. ???? Your first mentioned favorites are the vintage quilt blocks, that’s why you made your sampler quilts. Next up is the gorgeous red/white circle quilt you bring out every year for Christmas. And definitely I will purchase that pattern in the future from you! ???? Then comes your favorite benches and stools collection, then your vintage ceramic chickens collection. Last but not least is 75 Christmas ornaments, but you tried to full us on this one! ???? You don’t have one favorite,but many cherrished ones to choose from. Your all time favorite is your mushroom ornaments. These are very well loved favorites! Hope your having a wonderful national jelly roll day!

  483. Nancy | 16th Sep 18

    Interesting interview! One of your “loves” would be the Christmas ornament collection you started when you were dating your now husband and including collections for your children. I did the same thing for our son, and when he married he had ornaments all ready for the tree! It is heartwarming to see them every year. And the ornaments continue now for them and their children.

  484. Becky Gibbs | 16th Sep 18

    I love chickens too. I have many in my collection but yours are many more

  485. Gretchen Jones | 16th Sep 18

    Your “Jam” is your red/white circles quilt!!!! I love that too! I do adore your mushroom ornaments because my little granddaughter and I love the forest fairy doors and gardens!

  486. Eva Newman | 16th Sep 18

    One of your favorite vintage quilts is the red/white with circles. I like it too!

  487. Donna Cutting | 16th Sep 18

    One of your favorite Xmas ornaments is your collection of mushrooms. I love handmade ornaments make some every year. Your mushroom ornament has inspired me to make a mushroom ornament. Thanks for giveaway of gorgeous fabric, those reds and greens are stunning.

  488. Barb Emig | 16th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts is one of your favorites that we share!

  489. Lori | 16th Sep 18

    I KNEW we were kindred spirits! I have quilts draped over every surface which includes many benches, end tables and stools. My kids have to drag me out of antique/vintage shops. And I scour garage sales for cute ceramics as my grandmothers before me! LOVE your fabrics and have a stash of them. Would love to add this giveaway to it…..Thanks!

  490. Laura Benthien | 16th Sep 18

    ????One of your favorites are the same as mine! I too love benches and old chairs also! I have too many for my small home, so they are stacked in the basement patiently waiting their turn for display!

  491. Barb Johnson | 16th Sep 18

    Your vintage benches sound lovely! My favorite things to collect are little containers. Boxes, bowls, tins, baskets…the smaller they are, the cuter they are!

  492. Linda Webster | 16th Sep 18

    One of your favourites is your vintage ceramic chicken collection. I share one of my favourites with you – vintage quilts.

  493. Sandy Bamford | 16th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your vintage quilt that is red and white with circles. One of my favorite things is my Noah’s Ark collection. I have long admired your fabric collections, and love to see quilts you have designed.

  494. Tami Welch | 16th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your ceramic chicken collection. I too collect chickens and have made a few quilts with a chicken theme. I also love vintage quilts and I think that is what draws me to your patterns and fabric. I just bought your new book and fabric line and hope to make a project using them. Thanks for the giveaway!

  495. Linda Bick | 16th Sep 18

    Vintage quilts! Love those! My mom collected chickens ???? so I’m loving your collection of those also…she even has her refrigerator painted as a chicken coop! I’ve just recently made some mushroom ???? ornaments to hang on the tree, yours is adorable!

  496. Lynn M | 16th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is your Christmas ornament collection you started early in your relationship with her hubby. It also includes ornaments for your children. I have the same favorite in that I always make sure to buy a new ornament from a favorite family vacation. I’ve also made quite a few cross stitch ornaments over the years.

  497. Kathy | 16th Sep 18

    I love that you would try save your vintage quilts, in a ‘what would I save in a fire” scenario. I would try to save my Jim Shore collection. I’m not sure how I would accomplish this, since they are in most rooms of my house. I love how he incorporates quilt designs in all his sculptures.

  498. vickie mone | 17th Sep 18

    One of your favorite vintage quilts that comes out every Christmas is this classic red/white with circles. My favorite thing is my family.

  499. Judy Strong | 17th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is the ceramic chickens of various sizes. So cute! I love the mushroom ornament!!

  500. Lori Morton | 17th Sep 18

    Ooooh I have to say your great collection of Chickens!! My Daughter, in NC, collects chickens too…and has 6 real Hens,
    that she calls The Ladie’s!! 🙂 & They love her!! (and provide her with lots of eggs too)..giggle.. I love old quilts too..and have 5 ( so far! lol)…and they probably are only worth something to me, cause I love them. Thank you for chance to win your Give-a-way here too 🙂

  501. Denise C | 17th Sep 18

    You have a collection of mushroom ornaments that you love. I’m partial to collecting bells and Santas for ornaments. Your chicken collection is adorable.

  502. Beth T. | 17th Sep 18

    Your ceramic chicken collection is very sweet. We have actual chickens; our current chickens are named Alma and Carmen. Previous chickens were named Rosie, Audrey, Mabel, Odetta, Grace, Edith, Elspeth, Petra, Winnie, Lourdes, Lupe, and perhaps my favorite of all time, Opal.

  503. Linda Clements | 17th Sep 18

    One of your favorites are your many mushroom ornaments! My favorite ornaments are my red/clear stained glass stars!

  504. melinda wolfe | 17th Sep 18

    I love the collection of Christmas ornaments

  505. Kathy Parker | 17th Sep 18

    I loved your mushroom ornament. My favorites would be the felt and sequin ornaments that my mother, sister, and I made one Christmas back in the sixties. They are on our tree every year.

  506. Lynda Eickhoff | 17th Sep 18

    One of your favorites are vintage quilts and one of mine are anything acorn motif.

  507. Joan M | 17th Sep 18

    One of your favourites is the cute, mushroom collection. My favourite is my collection of Santas. Thank you for the chance to win.

  508. Susan Berteaux | 17th Sep 18

    Love all the greens!

  509. Penny Dominici | 17th Sep 18

    Your Christmas mushroom ornaments are among your favorites.

  510. Sandy Rizzo | 17th Sep 18

    I love your favorite classic red/white with circles that you bring out a Christmas. My favorite is the Christmas figs sampler. I am making that with Pat’s Sew Along and I love it. Thank you for the give away, like Pat says it makes thing fun!

  511. Marilyn | 17th Sep 18

    My favorite is snowmen anything. Christmas is a time to get together with family and children and grandcildren This year will be sad as I just lost my Mon in February. She instilled quilting everything, quilts, handbags, wall hangings I sure will mi her this year.

  512. Kim C. | 17th Sep 18

    One of your favs is red and white vintage quilts. One of my favs vintage ornaments. I have one of my grandmother’s ornaments and it is so very precious to me. Love your new blog!

  513. Candy Kehle | 17th Sep 18

    I love your chicken collection. My favorite is my extensive pincushion collection.

  514. Catherine A | 17th Sep 18

    Your method of sharing memories with your children via ornaments is one I share. Especially love your mushrooms as one of our favorites is a mushroom whose cap is an acorn.

  515. Elisabeth | 17th Sep 18

    You love your chickens, both real and ceramic collection. Am considering to have chickens as well, however not sure my cats would agree. My favourite collection is my Christmas ornaments collection, with something from every country I lived.

  516. Michele Quier | 17th Sep 18

    One of your favorites is to give your husband and kids ornaments at Christmas. I do the same thing for my husband and son. It is fun trying to find ornaments that represent something special that they will enjoy.

  517. Deb flug | 18th Sep 18

    One of your favorite things is giving your husband and children a special ornament for the tree. This is also one of my favorite things to do.

  518. Leslie Kriesel | 18th Sep 18

    I love your collection of vintage quilts. But most of all I love you fabrics, the great vivid colors with the wonderful patterns.

  519. Annette Canonica | 18th Sep 18

    I see why you love those ceramic chickens – so cute! I love to collect cookbooks. My grandmother taught me to cook and feeding our family is one of the ways she showed her love for us. Growing up we ate dinner together most nights even though my parents were business owners. Great memories. BTW – love the fabric!

  520. Julie Bitner | 18th Sep 18

    I just loved that photo of your chickens! And…am very curious about your bench collection. Would love a blog post about the vintage collections you have in your home!

  521. Heide | 18th Sep 18

    Your favorite Christmas ornament made me smile because I did the same thing for my children. Each year while we put up the tree we pick our favorite ornament, which brings back lots of fun memories. I really do not have a favorite but, some of the older ornaments are my favorite. I still have my baby ornament that my parents gave to me! I can not believe that those delicate glass ornaments have survived for so long!

  522. Carlene J | 18th Sep 18

    You said you loved your chicken collection. That reminds me of the vintage pincushions that I have. I also love anything vintage–benches, ladders and trunks are just a few of them–with old quilts that my mother and grandmother made draped over them.

  523. Lorri oglesby | 18th Sep 18

    Love your red and white star quilt! Perfect for the holidays.

  524. Adrian B | 18th Sep 18

    One of your favorite ornaments is the mushrooms. They are so cute! I have some fairy ornaments that I absolutely cherish but our new tradition with my son is to put Halloween bats in the tree. My son found some one year and since then we’ve been doing it. He was 2 our first Christmas alone hes 7 now. He dragged that tree with the rubber bats all through the apartment babbling to the tree. Just melted my heart.

  525. Jennifer Kuehnow | 19th Sep 18

    One of your favs, mushroom ornaments. One of my favs, my girls art work.

  526. Brenda L. Bixler | 19th Sep 18

    Your favorites I believe is your chickens and her was vintage quilts and her new vinyage table she just got and the your red and white quilt with circles

  527. Brenda L. Bixler | 19th Sep 18

    your chickens and your red. white quilt with the circles and Christmas ornaments

  528. Marian Simons | 19th Sep 18

    Hi Joanna,

    one of your favourites things is chickens and one of my favourite things to collect is Happy Hens from a business down near the end of the Otago Peninsula (South Island, NZ).

    Regards,

    Marian

  529. KAREN BARRIE | 19th Sep 18

    Inspired to create is what your fabric line does for me. Your vintage quilts stuck a heart cord for me being back the beautiful memories my Grandmother Smith quilted. We spent my hours sewing on her treadle sewing machine..humming away.
    Love the adjustable cutting table..what a find…I have one and love it.
    Thanks for everything you do for us quilters, we love it !!!

  530. Connie Smith | 19th Sep 18

    Hi Joanna, I love that you have given ornaments to your husband family every year. I have done the same. It is a great time choosing them each year according to their loves an interests. I especially like your mushroom ornament you posted. I love the vintage feel of your quilts. I haven’t started the quilt along yet but I am going to this weekend.

    Thanks for sharing your love of quilting with all of us!

  531. Ree Anderson | 19th Sep 18

    I love your Christmas prints. They’re so clean and vibrant…not at all like the deep colors that I see a lot of quilters use. I like light and airy prints and your colors are happy colors.

  532. Pamela Bunclark | 19th Sep 18

    One of your favourite collections is benches. I thought that was very unique. I am not a big collector, well except fabric. Lol. I am looking forward to following your blog and getting your newsletter.

  533. Luwana James | 19th Sep 18

    Your favorites include your chicken collection your vintage quilts your family photos and your benches and your fabric collections which you store in pretty files.

  534. Jane P | 19th Sep 18

    Your jam is vintage quilts! I love fabric, fabric, fabric.

  535. Joanne Tinker | 19th Sep 18

    You like vintage quilts and benches. I seem to be collecting fabric.

  536. Mary | 19th Sep 18

    You love vintage benches and I love vintage quilts. Oh yea you loved those to. Lol

  537. Hannah | 20th Sep 18

    Your favorite Christmas ornaments are the over 75 you’ve collected over the years for your family! One of my favorite ornaments is a personalized snowman cookie made by my aunt many years ago.

  538. Julie Deering | 20th Sep 18

    You love Vintage Quilts and so do I! I just ordered the book last week. Can’t wait to get started!

  539. Gail | 20th Sep 18

    You love mushroom figures and I love vintage linens. I try to incorporate them into my quilts, but use them throughout my home. I haven’t inherited any, but I buy them at thrift and vintage stores because I appreciate the work and artistry that went into the making. Love your fabric, books, patterns…

  540. Katy Taylor | 20th Sep 18

    I share a favorite with you ~ annual new ornaments each year. I wanted my children to have their own set for when they left home on their own. My 1st ornaments in the 1970s were made from dough. I used food coloring to paint them. I made a star, Winnie the Pooh bear, an angel, & a snowman with toothpick arms. I make felt ones with embroidery for grandchildren now.

  541. Maura Jones | 20th Sep 18

    I also love vintage blocks. They have a calming simplicity that I want to replicate. I also have many collections, small trinkets that bring joy.

  542. Sandal Keeffe | 20th Sep 18

    You love vintage quilts! I have one my grandmother made that I cherish..

  543. Nyla-Jean de Boer | 20th Sep 18

    I, too, give my children a Christmas ornament each year, but we don’t have any mushrooms among them.

  544. Kathy LeBlanc | 20th Sep 18

    I like your favourites, the benches and the vintage chickens are my favourites too.

  545. Joyce Chevarria | 21st Sep 18

    Mushroom Christmas ornaments are your favorites. Mine would be the “family” ornaments

  546. Donna Dv | 21st Sep 18

    One of your favorites, and mine also, the chickens! The more the better..:-)

  547. Charald Comeau | 21st Sep 18

    I love your ceramic chickens!

  548. Cheryl Novy | 21st Sep 18

    You love the ceramic chicken collection and so do I. I am working on chicken potholderd right now.
    My favorite ornaments are the birds my sister has given me for my tree.

  549. B.J. Peters | 21st Sep 18

    Love the chickens and amazed at the benches! That really makes you unique since I know no other bench collector! I love cookie cutters and don’t know too many others who collect those.

  550. Barbara Schneider | 21st Sep 18

    I love anything classic red/white, circleular or otherwise. However I would also have to save my vintage benches and pews.. Love your designs! And the delicious fabrics!

  551. Lyn | 21st Sep 18

    I remember the chickens because I have a few old ceramic ones myself and would like to have some real ones someday!

  552. Lisa Scarberry | 21st Sep 18

    You love vintage quilts made in Red/white with circles~I love red and white quilts! I especially love redwork quilts…with lovely old-timey ladies in gowns w umbrellas strolling along embroidered in red on white blocks! Love!!!

  553. Mary on Lake Pulaski | 21st Sep 18

    I do have quite a few mushroom ornaments like you but what I really like to collect are snowflake ornaments.

  554. Jodi Hashimoto | 22nd Sep 18

    One of your favorites are your mushroom ornaments. I enjoy making ornaments too–my favorites are snowmen. Thanks for having a giveaway!

  555. Shari K. | 22nd Sep 18

    One of your favorites is mushroom ornaments. I like collecting handmade Christmas ornaments.

  556. Diane Clavin | 22nd Sep 18

    I LOVE your fabrics, but being new to quilting I haven’t yet purchased much. Would love to win!
    Thank you in advance!

  557. Martha C. | 23rd Sep 18

    I love your chicken favorites – real and ceramic. I too love chickens and have real ones.

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