A little Holiday Giveaway

I’m kicking myself for forgetting to sign-up for the Sew Mama Giveaway Day this time around. But then I realized it didn’t have to stop me from having a giveaway anyway – and this way it only goes to my regular ‘peeps’ as a thank you for kindly returning from time to time to this kooky little blog. :) (Even putting up with my whiney posts like the last one.)

So here goes: for this giveaway I am offering a free PDF copy of the Retro Christmas Quilt pattern (which is also available here) and to get you started on your own collection of Retro Christmas fabrics I have 3 fat quarters of retired Alexander Henry and Michael Miller retro Christmas prints.

You know the drill. Just leave a comment to be entered. And thanks again for being the lovely people that you are.

POST EDIT: Giveaway ends Saturday, Dec 18th at noon (MST). Winner announced Sat night!

This weekend I’m going to share a couple of last minute Christmas present ideas. See you then!


  1. says

    Those are like the cutest fabric ever! Love the one with the stars and little girls! <br /><br />Love you Christmas Quilt pattern! It would make an awesome quilt for every holiday!<br /><br />Love the blog! I hope you have a wonderful holiday!

  2. says

    Those retro fabrics are fabulous. I&#39;m sure they would love to come to my house in Michigan for Christmas! And I seriously love the quilt pattern. Thanks for the giveaway!

  3. Anonymous says

    I love the new look of the crisp white quilts popping up in quilting blogs. LOVE this white quilt with all the holiday fabric. Thanks for sharing the picture. Miriam

  4. Amanda Berger says

    I already have the quilt pattern–I&#39;m enjoying making my own Christmas quilt, but I&#39;d love to win the fabric! Thanks for the inspiration!

  5. says

    Thank you Amy! I love reading your blog and feel a kind of &quot;kinship&quot; to you as you live in Orem…right where I grew up! Your prints are darling and your quilt is stunning.

  6. says

    Oh, I just love those prints! I bought the one on the very right from fat quarter shop and I&#39;m so enamored of it. It will be perfect in my retro christmas quilt, which I&#39;m planning to make sometime next year with your pattern. I didn&#39;t notice that you had it in your retro christmas quilt. Now I&#39;m even more excited about it! Thanks for the giveaway!

  7. Elena D says

    What great fabric, it really makes this quilt POP! I&#39;ve always given away my Christmas quilts and I would love to make this one and keep it for myself!

  8. says

    I have decided that I want to make my mom a Christmas quilt for next year so I&#39;m on the hunt for fabric. This would make it oh so easy to do! thanks for doing the giveaway!

  9. Anonymous says

    The fabrics remind me so much of my childhood. Looking forward to your last Christmas present ideas.<br />Problem is, of course, I need to start these things in July. Work sort of gets in the way along with everything else. Joelle

  10. says

    I&#39;d love to make that quilt!!! And I kind of like the idea of an &quot;after giveaway&quot; giveaway to your loyal readers!!! I&#39;m going to do the same thing later this month ;-D Thanks for the inspiration…

  11. says

    I adore the traditional colors and prints of Christmas! How cute are these! My boys would love this :) <br />Thanks for the chance!<br />Happy Thursday!<br />hugs, margie

  12. says

    I love your pattern Amy and especially enjoyed the one you made for your in-laws and showed the other day. I shared the stocking tutorial with friends at sew night..wow! so Easy!

  13. says

    After seeing all the fun vintage Christmas fabrics this year, I am purposing to set some Christmas fabric aside each year. It won&#39;t become vintage for quite some time but one day… ;)<br /><br />Thanks for the giveaway!<br /><br />Jennifer :)

  14. says

    I just found your blog the other day, but I have already spent too much time perusing your posts, wanting to learn how to quilt. I also added your blog to my list of favorite blogs on my own blog :)

  15. says

    thanks amy, those fabrics are just too too cute! i really really am challenging myself to have one, if not two christmas quilts done for next year!! your pattern is a fabulous place to start!

  16. says

    Awesome quilt – I don&#39;t have a holiday quilt yet, and would love to win this. I love your blog (I&#39;m a follower through Google Reader). As a new sewer/quilter I really appreciate your quilting tutorials. Thanks!!<br /><br />megancparsons(at)gmail(dot)com

  17. says

    I forgot to sign up for the Sew Mama Sew giveaway Day too! But I&#39;m having one soon anyway, just like you.<br />Thank you for the chance to win this great giveaway!

  18. says

    a LITTLE giveaway… are you NUTS?!? This is HUGE! I was so sad when you sold out of your kits (which was faster than fast by the way!) This is the most beautiful Christmas quilt I&#39;ve seen in a long time and I would so love to make one… ESPECIALLY with those fabulous fabrics!!<br /><br />so… please pick me!<br /><br />and… thanks for the chance!

  19. says

    Love the prints!! I have been wanting to start a stash of Christmas fabrics but have to put nearly everything crafty on hold. I am due any time with my 4th baby. Hopefully next year!!! I love the quilt!! Just my style, darling, light and relatively simple!

  20. says

    Okay, that quilt is Gorgeous! I would love some new (old) fabrics to add to my Christmas stash! Thanks for the giveaway!<br />xoxo,<br />Amy

  21. says

    Love your blog–and that quilt is beautiful!<br />Thanks for the chance to win–and I would say you have enough readers to have a giveaway whenever you want to! <br />blessings,<br />Carin

  22. says

    I love these retro Christmas prints! I&#39;m making an advent calendar out of some other retro Christmas fabric that totally reminds me of my grandma. Love it!

  23. says

    I love your quilt and those fabrics would be the perfect start for it!<br />I forgot to sign up for the SMS giveaway day too. :S What I forgot was the email by Saturday.

  24. says

    Please enter me, too. I have been collecting christmas fabric for the last 2 years but never got around to making a quilt with it because the time before christmas is crazy! Maybe if I start right after christmas when I am still in the mood, I wil get it done until next year :)<br />Thank you for the chance!

  25. says

    I&#39;m pretty &#39;retro&#39; myself as I begin my 70th year, and I remember when Christmas fabrics were few and far between. Your FQs and your pattern are just lovely. I&#39;d be happy and proud to make that Chrismas quilt or any other, from them. Thanks for the giveaway. Hugs, Finn<br />Finn922000@yahoodotcom

  26. says

    Love the blog, I am a new follower still but I commented on the stocking and I love all your little projects, hopefully I will have a blog some day. Thanks for the chance to win!! :)

  27. says

    What a fabulous giveaway. Thank you. My first and only Christmas quilt was the second quilt I ever made: a modified pineapple using all bird prints in the center. The retro prints and the pattern would make a great 2nd Christmas quilt, if you know what I mean.

  28. says

    I LOVE your retro Christmas quilt! I&#39;ve been planning on making a couple of Christmas quilts, and this fabric and pattern would be great for that.

  29. Anonymous says

    I would love to win this!!! I love your Christmas Retro Quilt.<br /><br />Thanks!<br /><br />trollsandraatyahoodotcom

  30. says

    I&#39;ve been looking at all the cool Christmas quilts out there and really want to make one for next year. It may take me all year!! I love the retro print fabrics in them. Merry Christmas!!!

  31. says

    well, i skipped looking at the giveaway this time around. didn&#39;t have the time-seriously 10 days &#39;til christmas?!!!!<br />Thanks for the chance to win something lovely. i adore your blog :)

  32. says

    I enjoy your blog. Thanks you for sharing. Love, love, love your retro Christmas quilt. I&#39;d like to be in the drawing for the fat quarters and quilt pattern. Have a Merry Christmas.

  33. Heather Prescott says

    Oh, I would love the pattern and fat quarters. Your blog is awesome! It is the first thing I look at each day…

  34. says

    How is it that I&#39;ve not seen these cute prints before? Thank you for offering such a wonderful giveaway! Your pattern is the perfect design too! Would love to curl up with a quilt made with those darling prints next Christmas!

  35. says

    I never win anything but am entering anyway-I love reading your blog. You remind me of myself-quilting and family. Anyway your quilt is adorable and the fabric is great. If you are ever in Ohio stop for a visit.

  36. says

    Gorgeous giveaway. I have something of my own!<br /><br />I have a giveaway going on at my blog. A gift card sponsored by CSN Stores. please do come over and enter

  37. says

    Ooohhhh, that fabric is so adorable. And I&#39;m gonna download that .pdf file as soon as I can. Can&#39;t wait! You&#39;re gonna have some lucky winner – she&#39;s going to squeal with delight. dmj53(at)hotmail(dot)com

  38. Beth says

    The angel in the middle fabric reminds me of a book I had when I was a little girl called &quot;Angel Baby&quot;. How the newborn brought home was really an angel. What a nice memory. Love your blog and am in awe of how frequently you post your magic for us!

  39. Anonymous says

    While I was reading—I thought NO WAY—she is giving away the retro quilt??!! **sniker** <br />I would love to win the PDF to make one of my own. And the retired fabrics are fab.u.lous!!<br />Blessings :)

  40. says

    I love this quilt and I decided I would have to try and make it for next year because it is so bright and cheery. If I won your fabric giveaway, I could start in right now. Thanks for the chance to win.

  41. Cindy B. says

    Absolutely stunning!!! I would love, love, love to win! Thank you so much for sharing.<br />Cindy B.<br />camogirl59@yahoo.com

  42. says

    I really love the retro christmas fabric and your quilt is the perfect way to showcase the fabric. Now I will have to be looking for some retro Christmas … it would so fit with the way I want to decorate for Christmas! Thanks for having a giveaway.

  43. says

    Those are the cutest fabrics and quilt! I would love to win some of the fabric. You always have the neatest things on here. Thanks for the opportunity to win some.

  44. says

    Well, put me down as one who would love to win the pattern and fat quarters. I have been thinking of making a Christmas quilt for my daughter and this would be a great start.

  45. says

    I have no Christmas lovely for myself – I give them all away. How nice it would be to have one from you! Thank you for the chance to win!

  46. says

    I&#39;m so in love with those fat quarters!!! They&#39;re so bright and really &quot;smell&quot; like Christmas.<br /><br />Not to mention the quilt, is simply adorable!!

  47. Kris (loves.duke at yahoo.com) says

    I would love to make this quilt for my friend that I met in 1st grade! We are 44 now. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Love the retro fabric. Merry Christmas!

  48. says

    Hello from Barcelona (Spain)!!! I love all the things you do and the fabrics and the patterns you choose!! Congratulations!!!!<br />Kisses,<br />Inma<br />ummm, sorry for my poor english!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  49. says

    Over 300 comments…do I even have a chance at this lusciousness? I guess it&#39;s a good thing Sew Mama Sew commenters don&#39;t know about this giveaway…or do they? Wow! I&#39;d love to win the retro Christmas fabrics.

  50. Anonymous says

    thanks so much for the give-away! merry christmas to you and your family!<br /><br />ashley<br /><br />ashleymjones@live.com

  51. says

    Argh 329 comments!!! Love the quilt, very festice, uplifting which is what we need at the moment, and if I get the pattern would make one for us to snuggle under, what with the snow coming our way (which is not normal for us in Ireland!)<br />Fi

  52. says

    Well bust my buttons, count me in! And I don&#39;t mind that you didn&#39;t post in on SMS. That just gives the rest of us a fighting chance to win. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  53. says

    Oh, my god!!<br />Never seen so cute pattern for the lovely Christmas quilt..<br />sudden.. everything is so bright from the inside out!<br />Cute fabrics go with cuteeeeeeeee pattern.

  54. says

    What a lovely giveaway! Please, enter my name to the draw. I have never done a quilt, but would like to try it for such a long time. Maybe this would be a great start :) :)

  55. says

    Those fabrics remind me of Christmas at my grandma&#39;s house and make me smile. Love the pattern as well! <br />Thanks for the chance to win!

  56. says

    I love your quilt! It&#39;s beautiful. I was recently given some very old Christmas fabric that would go perfectly with your fun fabrics. <br />Amy.c.schroeder@gmail.com

  57. says

    Oh my goodness! I loved this fabric when I saw it many posts ago, and would go nuts to have a little! Also, I really adore the quilt pattern. What a wonderful giveaway!<br /><br />Happy holidays!

  58. says

    I already have your great pattern <br />Amy, but I sure do love reading your blog and seeing all the cute fabrics you have. Thank you for your generous giveaway and I love all the fat quarters but the one with the angels and deers is SO sweet. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your dear ones.<br />Luba<br />chris.luba@sympatico.ca

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