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Book Giveaway: 1, 2, 3 Quilt

1, 2, 3 Quilt CVR

As a crafter who has only dipped her toe into the world of quilting, I was excited to see this book land on my desk the other day. 1, 2, 3 Quilt, by Ellen Luckett Baker of The Long Thread, is a collection of 24 projects that are designed to hone your quilting skills. The chapters are organized by shape, “the essential design element of any quilt,” Baker writes.

The combination of gorgeous photography and spot-on fabric colors/patterns makes every project appealing. Take a look:

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From the Circles chapter: These bright and cheerful Quarter-Circle Coasters can be crafted in under an hour.
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From the Squares chapter: the Game Mat (front left), the Pixel Pouch (front right) and the Lopsided Squares Quilt (behind).

Book Giveaway

We are giving away 3 copies of 1, 2, 3 Quilt! For a chance to win, just comment on this blog post between 8am Pacific on Tuesday, Nov. 5 and 7:59am Pacific on Friday, Nov. 8. We will randomly select the winners.

358 thoughts on “Book Giveaway: 1, 2, 3 Quilt

  1. My Omie quilts. She’s become a pretty modern knitter, but this looks perfect to update her quilting ha! Maybe we will make something from it together.

  2. I’ve been “working” on a quilt for a few years now… I wonder if this book would help me get it out of my head and into my car :)

  3. This book would be perfect! I love to quilt but don’t have too much time for it, so smaller projects are ideal and would give me a lot of creative freedom. Thanks for the opportunity to win it!

  4. i would love to have this book! looks like great projects and very doable, not to be confused with that pile of unfinished projects :)


  5. Wow! I would love this book! My grandmother taught me how to hand quilt 40 years ago. I am just learning the basics for machine quilting now. This looks like it could help me with the transition! Thank you for the opportunity!

  6. I’ve taken one quilting class and while I feel confident I can complete the small project from memory, doing so from a written source is intimidating. I’ve got a stack of my boys’ old jeans that I want to make into quilts for them when they head off to college but I need something that tells me how to do something amazing with it, and in simple terms that I can actually understand. LOL!

  7. I love patterns and quilting has always been something that I have been interested. That and flag making. Thank you, for keeping the domestic arts alive by documenting and sharing how to learn new skills and improving old ones.

  8. I hope us Canadians are eligible for your give-a-way :) I have a serious fabric stash, and have done almost no quilting. Sigh.

  9. i would love to win this….i am new to crafting and sewing but am still interested in learning to quilt!! i just pin away with the hope of figuring it all out soon!

  10. Love modern quilts and patchwork projects so this book would be very welcome in my collection. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy.

  11. I really like the modern interpretation of a craft that’s been around for centuries. The Lopsided Squares quilt is gorgeous.

  12. As a recent quilting convert, the prospect of a full quilt tends to be a little daunting, so these smaller, quicker-turnaround projects look refreshing and fun. I might actually finish something!

  13. I’d love to win this book. I’m a huge fan of her 1 2 3 Sew book with awesome photos and easy to follow instructions.

  14. I could truly sink my teeth into this book! I would definitely start the coasters first as they would make gorgeous Christmas gifts!

  15. I would love to have this book. I am new to quilting, and wish I had paid better attention to the members in my family that did quilt and are no longer with us. TIA!!

  16. I’m totally new to quilting trying to be brave and just do the FMQ on my quilt for my MIL. Thanks for the giveaway! Whoever receives it will love it :0)

  17. I so would love to win this. There are exciting things to make and since I am a busy little elf
    making all my own Christmas gifts, this book would be such a help and inspiration…how does it get any better than that.

  18. The lopsided quilt has my name all over it, I love everything about it! I’d love to win and thank you for the opportunity!

  19. Ooo yummy square in square in square quilt!! And hand stitching – I need all the encouragement I can get and that is inspirational! Yummy giveaway!

  20. Maybe I can finally learn to quilt — I find it completely intimidating, but the book looks like it has some fun and uncomplicated projects.

  21. I have been working on a queen size quilt for many years and I still need assistance in how to quilt it. I don’t have a lobg arm and I would like to do it myself, this book looks like it can provide new ideas and information. Thanks for bringing this book to”our” attention-it is a real find.

  22. I’m looking forward to browsing/reading this book. It would be awesome if it were my copy and not the library’s.

  23. What a great opportunity! I’ve been wanting to delve into quilting, and this looks perfect! Thanks for the chance.

  24. I love Ellen’s blog and fabrics and would love to be the proud owner of her books as well. Thanks for the opportunity.

  25. I am a Family and Consumer Science teacher and this book looks perfect for teaching beginning quilting construction techniques. Nice job.

  26. I am not a quilter, but I have been reading quilting blogs lately and thinking this book just might push me over the edge :)

  27. This book looks awesome. I am currently making her circular quilt that she shared on…I love it, such a neat idea. I can’t wait to see what her other ideas are in the book!

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