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Blog Hopping: Quilt Album – Give-Away Edition

Hi everyone!

Welcome to my stop on the Quilt Album Blog Hop organized by the fabulous Pat Sloan.

If you’re new here, I hope you’ll have a look around the Quilting Gallery site and check out the various things I have going on including the quilting bloggers directory, where you’ll find more than 5,000 quilting friends. I run weekly contests, organize swaps, host guest bloggers and give-aways of fabulous quilting products. Stay in touch, by subscribing to my newsletter

Blog Hopping Fun

Pat’s asked us blog hopping friends some questions; here are my answers.

What one item do you really want to add to your studio and why.

One day, I want a long arm, so I can be a grown up quilter just like Pat… haha. The Millennium is on my wish list.

What color would you paint your living room if you had to do it right now?

My living room, sewing room and office share an L-shaped space. I live in an apartment, so changing paint colours isn’t really allowed. I did have this place painted when I first moved in and I still say they did not use the colour I had chosen. Note to self, if I ever pay to have painting done again, insist they sign MY paint chip as well as the one I give to them. I had wanted a warm yellow, but ended up with a very pale yellow, just slightly better than builder’s beige. This is the colour I want.. a little bit of sunshine everyday, but not too bright to require sunglasses:

Share a little known fact about yourself.

In February/March of 2008, I escaped the winter of Ottawa and spent six weeks in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Towards the end of my stay, I took a side-trip to Iguazu Falls – an absolutely breath-taking place to visit. If you ever get the chance, do it, you won’t be disappointed.

I even took the boat tour, which makes the Maid of the Mist in Niagara Falls seem like a child’s toy ride.

What is the last piece of fabric you bought

Well, the last fabric I purchased would be some solid white, but a photo of that would be rather boring. I did buy a huge stash of hand dyed fabric last year:

hand-dyed fabrics

Your favorite candy to find in your Easter Basket

My most favourite Easter candy would be Cadbury’s mini eggs. There’s even a Facebook page for them. Lucky for me, I have a package sitting here that I discovered in my purse last night. Munch, munch, munch!

Quilt Album

Enough about me, let’s take a look at reason you’re all here, to learn more about the Quilt Album software.

What is it? QuiltAlbum is an easy way to document your quilts – to store photos of and record detailed information about your quilts. You can easily drag and drop in a photo of your quilt and fill in the relevant details. A notes field is included for you to add any information that you wish.

For each quilt, you can print out an Album page:

… Notecards:

… and even custom labels. How cute are these with my Springtime Chubby Chicks quilt that I made last year?

The software works on both Windows- and Mac-based computers. There’s a very detailed video tutorial available on the Quilt Album web site, and they have a newsletter that you can subscribe to and get useful tips and updates.

Enter the Give-Away

I have one copy of the software to give-away to a lucky reader on my blog. Leave a comment below telling me of a place you’d like to travel to and why.

Also, be sure to visit each of the blogs on their special day and leave a comment for even more chances to win the Quilt Album software. Winners will be chosen April 6th.

March 29
Rachel Griffith – p.s. i quilt
Benita Skinner – Victoriana Quilt Designs

March 30 – Wednesday
Linda lum deBono – Dzyning Things
Vanessa Christenson – V and Co.

March 31 – Thursday
Geta Grama – Geta’s Quilting Studio
Michele Foster – That’s me!

April 1 – Friday
John Adams – Quilt Dad
Pat Sloan – Pat Sloan’s Blog

Quilted Fabric Basket Swap

Only a few days left to register for the Quilted Fabric Basket Swap.

Quilted Fabric Basket Swap

Another Give-Away

When you’re done entering the give-away on this blog post, check out my review of Saral’s Wax-Free Transfer Paper and enter for your chance to win one of 10 packages I’m giving away.

P.S. Facebook friends, you must comment on the blog posts directly to be entered in the give-aways. Click here to enter the Saral Transfer Paper Give-Away or here to enter the Quilt Album Give-Away.

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This post was published on March 31st, 2011. Post topics: My Quilting Journey, Product Reviews, Web Finds. Post tags: .

153 Responses to “Blog Hopping: Quilt Album – Give-Away Edition”

  1. Deb says:

    Where would I like to go? Asia, somewhere (Camodia/Indonesia, I think) or maybe New Zeland. Thanks for the giveaway!

  2. Barb in Iowa says:

    I’d like to visit any place that’s warm and tropical in the winter.
    I can think of all kinds of uses for the Quilt Album, hope I win!
    Thanks for the give-away
    Barb in Iowa

  3. Margaret says:

    This sounds kinda boring but I live in LA and I want to go to Delaware to see my daughters and grandchildren(4)


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