Giveaway at Sew We Quilt!

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I’m sure some of you have heard about the fantastic giveaway going on every day at Sew We Quilt.  Madame Samm has graciously hosted a giveaway every day of the week for THREE WHOLE MONTHS for both Want To Be Quilters (on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) and Quilters (on Tuesday and Thursday). 

Today I am guest blogging over at Sew We Quilt showing how to make this

A lampshade covered with fabric!  No sewing this time, but we all love to accessorize.

The folks at Robert Kaufman have donated 1/2 yard cuts of Veranda for the giveaway so make sure you hop on over today and enter!  There are 2 bundles of 6 yard totals to win!  And Madame Samm has thrown a Colonial basket full of different goodies AND Famore Applique scissors too!  I know…  Just become a follower and leave a comment here and also at Madame Samm’s fabulous blog and you will be set to enter.  (If you beat me to it and left a comment on the previous post that is okay – I’m internet-challenged this week and apologize for my lateness.)  And don’t forget to check in at Sew We Quilt each day for the next 3 months for more giveaways!

Note:  If you have trouble seeing my follower button on my sidebar try refreshing the screen a couple of times.
Thanks Madame Samm!
Amanda

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180 thoughts on “Giveaway at Sew We Quilt!

  1. Hello! great tutorial!

  2. Hi Amanda, I enjoyed your post on Stash Manicure. Can't wait for the next one.

  3. That's a project I've been putting off! I'd rather make flat things…quilts :o). Thanks for the tutorial.

  4. I am a new follower and love your tutorial. Look forward to reading your delightful blog!

  5. great post on stash manicure. i'll be watching for a lamp at the flea markets. i'm a new follower here sew iwill be checking in to see what else you are up to. sew keep up the good work your site looks great

  6. Thank you for the tut on the lampshade…it is always so hard to find a matching shade, now you gave us the tut to make one…thanks so much…love your fabrics…I am a follower…..

  7. A challenging project, but a great tutorial!

  8. Amanda, thanks for the great tutorial…this is a wonderful project. I have been a long-time admirer and collector of your lovely fabrics – maybe I can win some Veranda!! Thanks for posting on Stash!

  9. Thank you for the tutorial.

    Beautiful fabric here. I follow you on GFC.

  10. Wonderful post on Sew We Quilt Amanda! I have a couple shades I would love to do and your post has given me some great ideas! Such pretty fabrics also! Would be a day brightener to sew with them!

  11. Thanks for the lovely tutorial. Such a gorgeous way to accessorize. Love it.

  12. Thank you for the tutorial. Love your fabric lines and patterns. I am a follower.

  13. Nice to "meet" you! Great tute!

  14. Thanks Amanda – I have just the lamp that needs a makeover. Of course I've been a follower for quite a while.

  15. Awesome tutorial! Your fabric is just delicious – I can only dream of winning!

  16. How very unique a tutorial… I come via Madame Samm and would love to be the winners, like everyone else does, I guess πŸ™‚
    naslyyadid(at)gmail(dot)com

  17. Great idea and a wonderful tutorial too!

  18. Amanda, what a great tutorial– and fabulous new fabric line. My daughter also loves aqua and turquoise. I would love to win some of your fabrics. I'm off to check out your quilt patterns.

  19. WHat a great tutorial. I am your newest follower.

  20. Coming from Madame Samm's. Thanks for the tutorial.

  21. Great tutorial on Stash. I am a new follower. I love your Veranda fabric line.

  22. Love your tutorial, but that lampshade's shape is really not to my taste … Well. you can't please everyone, can you.
    I loved Ambrosia en Veranda is great, too!

  23. Love this cute idea! Thanks for the tutorial. I would love to win today's prize.
    Laura
    laura.leahj@gmail dot com

  24. Hi, Amanda! I am coming over to comment from Stash Manicure, but I am already a follower here. Love your blog! Thanks for your tut there!

  25. Thank you for the lovely tutorial!

  26. Hi Amanda! I am in love with the things you create!Lovely patterns and the tutorial is so easy to follow!!!

  27. Amanda, I'm a new follower coming over from Sew We Quilt! Thanks for the great tutorial…a great way to brighten a room. Looking forward to your next visit.

  28. Hi Amanda!
    Yes, I am a follower…and I LOVED your lamp shade tutorial!! I can't wait to see what else you are going to teach us!! Lovely give away!!
    P

  29. Great idea for the lamp shade. I love your new line of fabric. Thanks for the chance to win.

  30. What a great idea. I will tuck it away for when I retire and have more time. Sew many things I would like to do and sew little time to do them. Thanks for the chance to win.

  31. Lovely tutorial on Stash Manicure today. I love your Swiss Chocolate (blue) line.

  32. I would love to win this fabric! It's beautiful! I am a follower….

  33. I am a follower and I love your lampshade. Thanks for hte chance to win.

  34. I'm a new follower. Great blog and website.

  35. Thanks for the wonderful tutorial on covering a lampshade – so very practical and lovely! πŸ™‚

  36. Love your fabrics and colors. Thank you for the tutorial. I think I can do that one!

  37. Thanks for the tutorial. Love the fabric!

  38. I am a follower ; wonderful tutorial too and not to talk about fabrics

  39. Thank you so much for the tutorial on Stash Manicure. It's so much nicer and easier as the one I had in mind to make :-))
    Love your fabric lines too, esp. the Swiss chocolat.

  40. I am a follower. Thanks for the great tutorial to cover a lamp shade, what a great idea! I love your fabric, too.

  41. What a great post you wrote over at Stash Manicure today! I am really impressed with your lampshade covering – so professional looking. And the Veranda fabric line – oh my, it is just scrumptious!

  42. Great tutorial! I love your fabric collection!

  43. Love the colors in Veranda–just what I've been looking for! Thanks for the lampshade tutorial too–great idea!

  44. Amanda,
    What a Pleasure to meet you!! I just Love your Fabric Lines, and your tutorial techniques are just Perfect!

    Thank~You so Much!!
    Nancy

  45. Hi Amanda! I really enjoyed your tutorial at Stash Manicure! I will be using your idea to cover a lamp shade!
    Thank you.

  46. Nicely done. I like these projects and the tutorial!

  47. So fun!! I gotta try this πŸ™‚ And I am so in love with Veranda- can hardly wait to get some- such an amazing designer you are :)!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  48. Great tutorial. I have a lampshade that is in real need of help. I may have to try this on it.

    lsandes@comcast.net

  49. Loved your lampshade tutorial over at Stash Manicure. What a great way to refresh a room! I havea couple boring white shades that could use some help. Thanks for the idea!

  50. Great tutorial at Stash Manicure. I am looking forward to your next one.

  51. Thanks for the great tutorial over at Stash Manicure today!!

  52. Great tutorial, one thing that I've wanted to do, but just hadn't tackeled yet. I have two lamps in our bedroom needing to do. Love the material giveaway!

  53. I'm not a new follower too!

  54. i've been a follower of yours for a while… i LOVE your fabrics! i really enjoy just perusing through your blog to get inspiration. thanks for your great tutorial at Sew we quilt. i'll definitely be trying that one soon. πŸ˜€

  55. Hi great news, love tutorial like these. Love to see the next one.

  56. I just love your new line, Veranda! Hope Im lucky to win over at M Samm :o)

  57. I am a follower – love your blog! GREAT tutorial! Is one glue best or better than others? I would REALLY love to win the giveaway! I'll be looking for your fabric line! Thanks!!

  58. I've been following for a while!
    I've got a great lampshade that needs recovering – thanks!!

  59. I love veranda! Thanks for the great tutorial! I've got a similar shade to cover. I'm a follower.

  60. Visiting from Sew We Quilt. Love your tutorial on covering the lamp. I'm currently covering chairs but I definitely love to do some lamps. Loving the giveaway!

  61. I've been following πŸ™‚ Going over to Sew We Quilt right now – havent gotten there on my blog reader yet! Thanks in advance for a great tutorial – seems like a good project πŸ™‚

  62. I'm a new follower. Thanks for the lampshade tutorial over at Sew We Quilt! Great project that coordinates a room. …Karen

  63. Can't figure out how to be a follower πŸ™ – but I do love your fabric lines! And thanks for the tutorial.
    sunshdws at yahoo dot com

  64. I am excited for the chance to win some of your beautiful fabrics. Thanks!

  65. one thing i love about the sew we quilt giveaways is finding new blogs to follow like yours! crossing my fingers!!!

  66. I'm a new follower today! Your site is gorgeous and as soon as my coffee is ready, I'm going to read your tutorials. Lovely way to start the day, don't you think? The giveaway fabrics are gorgeous. Fingers crossed!
    Darcey

  67. Great tutorial and I love that fabric line. Too pretty!

  68. i think that this is a wonderful idea. i am glad that madame samm has had to over to stash manicure to share this. and your quilt designs….AMAZING! i love the colors and the groupings. thanks so much for sharing!

  69. The lamp tutorial is a a great idea. I love your fabric collection and would like to try it. I saw it on Stash Manicure.

  70. Fun tutorial…love your fabric line!!! TFS (I already follow via email)

  71. wonderful tutorial. I'd love to win anything by Robert Kauffman. Love that stuff!
    Annie of Blue Gables is sponsored by Mary Ann @ RocknQuilts
    thanks for the giveaway.

  72. Thanks for the wonderful post on Madame Samm's blog. I love the lampshade. Your veranda fabric is gorgeous! I hope I win!!! Hugs Ariane

  73. New follower here today. I am quite taken with how you covered that cute lampshade. I have one I was going to toss the same shape…not now! Nice tutorial! Have a super day!

  74. I loved your lampshade tutorial. So fun!!

  75. I love your bubble quilt!

  76. I just joined your blog as a new follower. Oh, thank you for the giveaway. I would enjoy any of the items!

  77. Thanks so much for the tutorial! I'm a new follower and look forward to reading more of your blog.

  78. Love your fabric line and patterns. Lamp shade is a tad scary but I can think of lots to do with that great fabric!

    Jan

    iquiltforfun.blogspot.com

  79. Thank you for the tutorial. I will have to try one for my spare bedroom. Veranda is such a gorgeous fabric line.

  80. I LOVE this tute! Cannot wait to try it!

  81. Loved the tutorial and your Veranda line of fabric. I'm a fan of the Swiss Chocolate line as well. Congrats.

  82. What a cool lampshade! I love the quilt under the Topiary Tiles post! Gorgeous!

  83. Thanks for the tutorial, Amanda. I have some lamps that could use prettying up. I'm already a follower.

  84. Thanks for the tutorial! And I love the Veranda fabric!

  85. Hi Amanda! Thanks for the tutorial! I've been a follower for awhile. Even won your giveaway of the sweet little Verandah flowers, so you can imagine how exciting it would be to win the fabric too! What an oinker I am!

  86. Hi Amanda! I've been a follower for a few months now & just wanted to say thank you for such a fun tutorial!

  87. Thanks for the nice tutorial. I would love to win todays giveaway.

    Just in case: I follow Stash, and am sponsored by Lilypadquilting

  88. Hello Amanda – I am a happy new follower. πŸ™‚ I loved your lampshade tutorial and will be putting it to good use – and your Veranda fabric is "to die for"!!

  89. Awesome lampshade tutorial! What lovely fabric. I would love to win it!
    Lroghair (at) aol (dot) com

  90. Hi Amanda,
    Loved your post at Sew We Quilt. Isn't Madame Samm great? Your tutorial on the lampshade was so wonderful – I will have to try it some time! Thanks for sharing with us! I'd love to win that giveaway I love the fabric!

  91. I'm a new follower! Great tutorial with the lamp shade. I'm going to have to try it.

  92. Thank you,Amanda,for the tutorial.I have a couple of shades crying for attention. I'm keeping my fingers crossed to win todays give away.
    Looking forward to your next post,i'm following you now on google reader.
    faye

  93. I always wondered how to do a lamp shade … great tutorial! I would be so excited to win!

  94. Love the Tut and Veranda. I am a new folower.

  95. Amanda, thank you for your great tutorial over at Sew We Quilt. Good job. I am a follower.

  96. Your patterns are very attractive. I've seen them but didn't attach your name to them…sorry! All that hard work you want credit for it!! Much of my family live in the Charlotte area and love it.. I also like it..so clean, progressive, and lots of things to do.
    Blessings
    Gmama Jane

  97. What a fun and easy idea! Thanks for sharing with us

  98. I'm an old follower who thinks that your newest tut is excellent and congrats on another great range of fabrics. I first fell Swiss Chocolate and now also love Verdana. Your patterns are also lovely. [sigh] It would be grand to win.

  99. Amanda,
    I really enjoyed your tutorial and post. I look forward to your next one. Love your daughters room.

  100. What a cute idea! Love it! Glad I found your blog!

  101. Your tutorial on the lampshade was so neat at SEW WE QUILT. I have a lampshade I've been thinking about covering for ages; thanks for inspiring me to "do it". I'm following your blog.

  102. I've just bookmarked your page as well as become a follower, I love your patterns and fabric – so pretty!

  103. Love your patterns and fabrics!!! The lampshade tutorial was very helpful. I am becoming a new follower, for sure!

  104. I'm a new follower… great tutorial!

    Thanks for sharing

  105. Love your post, and I would like to try the lamp thing soon for my bedroom. Love to win this give away too.

  106. Love your tutotial and now I'm a follower.

  107. Your fabrics are so beautiful! Very creative! I am a new follower of your blog.
    Yours NettieB

  108. Love your fabric line and great tutorial. Thank you!

  109. Hi Amanda, I enjoyed your post over at Madame Samm's, thank you. I already follow your blog and love Veranda πŸ™‚

  110. I covered a lampshade with fabric (and an applique once). I'm beginning to see that it needed trim to be complete! Thanks for the tut. I've never been introduced to your work before. It is beautiful. ~Manda

  111. great idea. I love doing things with lamp shades. Yours turned out so perfect. Love your fabric too!

  112. Sew enjoyed your lampshade tut at the Stash and can't wait to win the fab fabric, it looks beeeutiful!!
    I'm following you now.

  113. Hi Amanda, I loved your tute on statshmanicure. I'm looking forward to your other tutes πŸ™‚ And I love love your new fabric and hope & crossing my fingers to win some. I would love to sew some dresses for my lil one.

  114. Lovely fabrics and a great tutorial. I'm happy to follow.

  115. I am a new follower of your blog after seeing your post on Sew We Quilt. I would love to win your Veranda fabric. It would make a great lap quilt to cheer up my house on the gloomy days. Thanks for your post.

  116. Thanks for the tutorial over at Stash Manicure.

  117. I'm already a follower of yours, but that very nice tutorial at Stash Manicure (I remember seeing the bedroom before)… and a lovely giveaway opportunity… I should be so lucky!

  118. Hi Amanda!

    Fabulous tutorial today and it didn't even require a sewing machine. Too cool! I will definitely keep this technique in mind for when I decorate my new house.

    Congrats on the new fabric line. I'm sure you must be super excited about that. Can't wait to see your next tutorial on Stash Manicure.

    Jen πŸ™‚

  119. Cute tut!love Veranda can see it in a beautiful quilt!

  120. I hopped over from Stash Manicure and am now your follower. Thanks so much for the great tutorial. I have a lamp shade in my den I intend to cover in the near future. This will help; would love to win some of your gorgeous fabric.

  121. I think you did a great tutorial. I'm a new follower and I'll be back. Selina

  122. Popping over from SM. This is a great idea as a new quilt deserves new decor to go with it.

  123. Hi Amanda,
    Waving at you from Missouri. You know I love your Veranda but did you know that I love both versions of the Swiss Chocolate. I have been your devoted follower since I first heard of Veranda, way back then (it seems so long ago). I am still planning on the dress and finally have my scanner fixed so I can send you the pattern I am using. Til we speak again

    Ciao Jeanne

  124. Ok so I now need to tell you how much I want ot win the basket of goodies. This much, can you see my arms they are stretched to the max. selina

  125. I am a new follower! Love the colors of your fabric!!

  126. Hmmm, haven't gotten to Madame Samm's yet. She's further down on my daily blog reading list πŸ™‚ Your tutorials are always great.

  127. awesome! I'm already your follower so I'll be heading over to Madame Samm's now!

  128. What a wonderful tutorial! I just love your fabrics and would love to win πŸ™‚
    p.s. I'm a new follower!

  129. What beautiful fabric! I'm going to have to add some to my stash!

  130. I loved the lampshade tutorial! I only have boys but I bet my sewing room would love a cute little lamp like that. πŸ˜‰ Your Veranda line is beautiful! Thanks for posting! Happily following!! Fingers crossed for the giveaway!!

  131. Hey! You are right here in my state. Loved your post on Stash Manicure and love your fabric. I am trying my best to become a follower but having a little trouble.

  132. Hi Amanda, really enjoyed your tutorial and I just happen to have some lamps that need new shades if I win guess what I will do with your fabric. I have become a follower.

  133. Hi Amanda, love the tut!!!

  134. Woohoo for you, Amanda! Great tutorial on Madame Samm's blog.

    I'm a follower already, and have spent the last day thinking about starting my own Topiary Tiles quilt.

    Thanks for all you do.

    wordygirl at earthlink dot net

  135. Great tutorial! I must also add that I love the look of Topiary Tiles!

  136. Thank you for your tutorial. I look forward to seeing your next guest posts, too.

  137. Hi Amanda! I'm a new follower and love the project you have up right now! I'm just beginning to get back into quilting after being 'sidelined' while raising my family, so I'm thrilled to find you!

  138. I've just signed on as a follower of your blog and would be beyond thrilled to win some of your Veranda fabrics. They are gorgeous!

  139. What a great blog. I am a new follower and I have read your post on Stash Manicure!!!
    Nancy aka QueenPeach20

  140. Beautiful new fabric! I love your Topiary Tiles pattern too. Great use of precuts! Thanks for the opportunity, Terri in BC

  141. thanks so much for the tutorial! i'm definitely running off to the thrift store in search of a new lampshade to cover, my living room needs it!

    i've followed you on google connect, as requested, but i've also signed up for the feedburner e-mails, which is how i'll ACTUALLY follow you! (my google connect is way too overwhelming!)

  142. Swiss chocolate – yummo!

  143. This is a great idea! Thanks for sharing this tutorial. Do you think it would work to cover a patterned lamp shade or would the pattern show when the light is on? I'm not a quilter yet, but I really want to be! πŸ™‚ This type of project is perfect for me.

  144. d your shade tutorial!~ how fun to match your lamp to your quilt. πŸ™‚ Thank you!

  145. Hi Amanda! Great tut over on Madame Samm's blog. Love your fabric line. I would love to get my hands on that fabric!! I am now a follower of your blog!

  146. I am a new follower and love your tutorial. Look forward to reading your blog! Thanks for being part of this giveaway. I would truly love to win the basket, because I'm trying to learn applique.

  147. Great tutorial, love the line of fabric too!

  148. Thanks for the tutorial Amanda! I can't wait to see Veranda in person!

  149. Sweet tute never thought of that for a refresh on a old lamp shade. Thank you and Madam Samm for introducing me to your blog, it is great. I am now a follower. I always love a chance to win beautiful fabric. Thanks

  150. Thank you for the tutorial Amanda, it was really well done and the shade looks beautiful. Congratulations on your fabric line, from what I've seen online it looks stunning.

  151. I tried to leave a comment here this morning when I posted under your tutorial, but it took me to an old post. I hope I didn't disqualify myself. I've been following you for a while now and have tried to win your Veranda fabric at several blogs.
    Many thanks.

  152. Hi Amanda, Thank-you for a easy-to-follow tutorial, it's something I've always stood back from, but you have made it seem not so terrifying! Love the chance to win some of your beautiful fabric, so thank-you for that too!

  153. Oh I have never thought to cover my own lampshades. Love that idea. Especially because I am redoing my daughters room too. Thanks for the idea and tutorial.

  154. Great tute and I'm in love with that bedroom.

  155. Neat tutorial! I'm already a follower.

  156. Love your lamp shade tute! What a great idea! Guess I'll be searching out old lampshades at Goodwill stores now. Thanks for the pattern. And thanks for the chance to win the fabric giveaway because of you. I'm a quilter and on team Marlene Bush.

  157. I've become a follower Amanda. I see you've had your work in "American Patchwork and Quilting" magazine. Congratulations. For a brief time, I was an editor for that magazine.

  158. Love what you've done with your daughters room, beautiful. Thanks so much for the tutorial.

  159. Love the outcome of this project! This is definitely one I will use! I'd love to win this awesome giveaway too!

  160. Love the tutorial, thanks for the opportunity to win. I think I could do something lovely if I won this. Or keep it a couple years until I'm better and then do something.

  161. Love your blog! and I'm a new follower too.

  162. Great tutorial Amanda! Would love to decorate lampshade for my granddaughters' new bedrooms. Your Veranda fabric would be perfect for them because they each have a favorite color…and you've got 'em covered in your fabric line!

    thanks again,
    sheryl

  163. Your fabrics and your quilts are great!

  164. I'm a follower. πŸ™‚

  165. Can't wait to see your new fabrics in person! Have been a follower and love seeing what you're up to πŸ™‚

  166. Really pretty fabric, would LOVE to win some

  167. Love the tute and really all your patterns.

  168. Love your blog and the material!!

  169. I am so excited to be one of the lucky winners of your beautiful fabric line on the Sew We Quilt blog.
    It will be such a pleasure to sew with these lovely fabrics πŸ™‚

    Margaret

  170. You have the best projects – and the best giveaways too! Of course, I'm a follower πŸ™‚

  171. Great project and pictures of the project! Love the giveaway and am now a follower!

  172. Thanks for the super tute on SM ! and I love the Topiary Tiles pattern too. I'm already a follower, enjoying your blog a lot.

  173. Found you this summer so I'm already a follower. I've always wanted to do a fabric covered lampshade. Now maybe I'll have the courage. Thanks.

    dede.dedebaker@gmail.com

  174. I have a lampshade ready to cover it was in the trash till I read this thank you.

  175. I'm already a follower and would love, love, love to win a bundle of your lovely Veranda! Thanks for the chance to win.

  176. Hi Amanda,

    Have been a follower for a while-love your fabrics, esp. Veranda.

    Thanks for the lampshade tutorial…I've been trying to figure out what to do with two elderly, sad-looking shades :).

    Now if I can just remember to check in at Sew We Quilt on Tues and Thurs!

  177. Thanks for the tutorial. I always wanted to know how to do this b/c so many of my shades have rips & stains. So this is greatly appreciated.
    I am a follower. I will need to visit Madame Samm blog, too.

  178. A faithful follower, and fellow charlottean..your tutorial was great, makes it look almost easy. Love, love you new Veranda fabrics.

  179. I read 52 fantasy novels per year–one every week.

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