Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Sassaman Giveaway

Here is the first of our giveaways to promote the upcoming Patchwork Sassaman Style book.


It’s a set of 7 of her beautiful notecards from her Free Spirit Fabric collections over the years. They have matching colored envelopes.

Jane and I have planned a wonderful cruise for Jan 14, 2013 and hope you can join us. It’s with Quilt Retreat at Sea and they do a terrific job to make sure that everyone has a terrific time. They are very personable and give special attention to make it an intimate cruise and lots of fun!

So, I selected the 11-day Holland America cruise that goes from Florida to Bahamas, Aruba, Cartegena, into the Panama Canal and Costa Rica. Doesn’t that sound fantastic? I love sun, beaches and snorkeling to see colorful fishes and sea life. There should be lots of that on this trip!

When the ship is at sea for 4 days, we will have a large room equipped with sewing machines and all we need to SEW, SEW, SEW! Jane’s class is Broderie Perse using her fabrics to make a flower collage with some of her art quilt applique techniques.  My class uses silks to make a quilt top with torn/raw edge pieces of silk from our book, Silk Unraveled by Lorna Moffat. Check out our video to see the projects.

We’re giving you plenty of notice so you can save up your time and pennies to take the ultimate quilting class cruise! If you are in Columbus, OH on Nov. 14 at 7pm, we’re having a cruise information night at our sponsor, Quilt Trends with fun, food, prizes so please come.

Now, to win the notecards, leave a comment here and tell me your best vacation ever! We will randomly select a winner on Oct. 16.

Visit Jane’s idea blog to see what she is working on.

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  1. What fun! Best vacation ever? London, Rome and Florence with my husband for 2 weeks. Close second was last year with my sister in Copenhagen and all over Denmark. The cruise sounds fun... maybe my third???

  2. San Francisco. Northern California coast. Food, wine, cheese, gorgeous scenery everywhere. Was heavenly.

  3. These cards are gorgeous - every one! My best vacation was to PEI years ago... we loved it so much we returned two years later for another family vacation!!

  4. That is a rocking awesome giveaway!

  5. My best vacation was to the United States, seven years ago, where I met my husband. I moved here one year later.

  6. Your cards are beautiful. Thanks to my friend, pat for sharing! Now i have to go read about this cruise.

  7. best vacation ever............3months in Alaska!

  8. Best vacation.... ummmm I guess the 5 weeks I spent in Durban, South Africa in 2009. Liked it so much I came back for a second vacation several months later.... and wow now I live here, South Africa! well and I work here too, but thats another story.

  9. Is it too late to enter this giveaway! I'd love to win the Jane Sassaman Notecards. My best vacation ever was a two week cruise to Alaska. IT was the most beautiful place I've ever been.