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$25 Gift Certificate to Connecting Threads

Win one of THREE $25 gift certificates to Quilting Month II sponsor, Connecting Threads. Spend it on fabric, patterns, books, quilting tools–anything you’d like!

Giveaway courtesy of Connecting Threads.

Color Your Cloth:  A Quilter’s Guide to Dyeing and Patterning Fabric

Malka Dubrawsky (THE BOOK IS SIGNED!)

Lark, November 2009

ISBN: 1-60059-513-8, ISBN13: 9781600595134

Award-winning artist Malka Dubrawksy presents a bold, modern take on dyeing, geared especially to quilters and fiber artists. She’s whipped up a variety of easy patterning techniques—including resist, discharge, and overdyeing—for creating one-of-a-kind fabrics, as well as more than a dozen simple projects that use the vibrant cloth. How-to photos accompany the text, which focuses on sources of inspiration, tools and materials, dyeing recipes, and the surface design techniques themselves. Stunning images from the author’s sketchbook and photos of her workspace provide quilters with additional motivation.

Giveaway courtesy of Lark Books.

200 Quilting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets: An Indispensable Reference of Technical Know-How and Troubleshooting Tips

by Susan Briscoe

St. Martin’s Griffin, February 2009

ISBN: 978-0-312-38862-1, ISBN10: 0-312-38862-4,

7 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches, 160 pages, Includes over 300 4-color photographs throughout,

Want to make a quilt that stands out from the rest? While the basics are easy to acquire, mastering all the techniques needed to create a professional looking quilt can take years. With this book you can learn all the insider tips and trade secrets to create quilts you’ll be proud to display. Whether you’re new to the craft or eager to take your patchworking and quilting skills to a higher level, this is the perfect companion for you.

Giveaway courtesy of St. Martin’s Press.