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Vote Now and Give-Away: Star Quilts

Quilters' Show & Tell

Grab yourself a pencil and some paper as it’s voting time for this week’s Quilters’ Show & Tell event. The theme is Star Quilts and there are several to inspire you.

Our guest judge for this week is Sandra from Sandra’s Craft Corner. She’ll have 100 bonus points to assign to up to four quilts.

A Quilter’s Christmas Carol Give-Away


Author and quilter Deidre Rae McLeod is this week’s sponsor and she has the perfect stocking stuffer gift for you and your quilting friends. In her own words…

Fed up with the frustrations of holiday quilting? I was, too… until visited late one Christmas Eve by the ghosts of Christmas Quilting Past, Present and Future! Learn the true meaning of Christmas Quilting with your own copy of “A Quilter’s Christmas Carol” – Dickens’ classic holiday tale told from a quilter’s point of view.

This 21-page, 4.25″ x 7″ soft cover gift book is perfect as a stocking stuffer or for Secret Santa exchanges and includes directions for creating your own Quilter’s Christmas Carol Block.


Available now in the Whimzie Quiltz Etsy store. Avoid the shipping rush and order yours today. You can also send Deidre an email if you have any questions.

Deidre has donated four copies of her A Quilter’s Christmas Carol book. The top two quilters will each win one and two site visitors that leave a comment below will also each win a copy.

Give-Away for everyone to enter:

To enter the give-away, leave a comment below answering “What is your favourite Christmas story or book?”. You have until Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. (EST) to enter the give-away. Winners will be chosen randomly and notified via email.

This Week’s Quilts

Here are this week’s Star Quilts:

Please note: if you are viewing this post via email or your RSS reader, you’ll need to click through to the blog post to see the quilts and vote.

Vote Now

Now it’s time for you to vote for your favourites!

  • Voting is open Friday to Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. (EST)
  • One vote per person (based on IP address NOT email address), so have your family and friends cast a ballot for their favourite quilt
  • Winner announced next week

How to Vote:

  • Review the photos above and make a note of your favourites. You can select up to FOUR favourites this week.
  • Below, you’ll see the names of all the quilts with a square button beside each one. Select the buttons for the quilts you want to vote for. Then scroll down, all the way, until you get to the bottom of the list of quilt names. Press the vote button.

Star Quilts

  • Patternista Stars (23%, 134 Votes)
  • Spiral Lone Star (22%, 124 Votes)
  • Stars over Adelaide (19%, 112 Votes)
  • Starburst by Dereck C. Lockwood (15%, 86 Votes)
  • Rainbow Star (10%, 57 Votes)
  • Starburst (Krista Zaleski) (10%, 57 Votes)
  • Feathered Star and Cardinal (9%, 51 Votes)
  • Grandma's Star (9%, 50 Votes)
  • Beka's and Zack's Wedding Quilt - August 2013 (9%, 50 Votes)
  • Joseph's Coat (8%, 47 Votes)
  • Montana Constellation (8%, 44 Votes)
  • Batik Stars (7%, 40 Votes)
  • Berry Blitz (6%, 37 Votes)
  • Zodiacstars (6%, 36 Votes)
  • wish upon a star (6%, 33 Votes)
  • Sea Glass (5%, 31 Votes)
  • Batik Mystery (5%, 28 Votes)
  • Mystery quilt (4%, 25 Votes)
  • Stars and Sparkles (4%, 23 Votes)
  • A Pound of Stars (4%, 23 Votes)
  • Stars Aligned (4%, 22 Votes)
  • estrellas en la noche (3%, 20 Votes)
  • Star Quilt (3%, 17 Votes)
  • Follow the Stars (3%, 16 Votes)
  • Lone Star (3%, 15 Votes)
  • Tree of Life (2%, 14 Votes)
  • Garden Star (2%, 13 Votes)
  • Dashing Stars (2%, 12 Votes)
  • Diamond Star Layer Cake Quilt (2%, 9 Votes)
  • Starburst (Teresa Weaver) (1%, 7 Votes)
  • stars awhirl (1%, 4 Votes)
  • Folk Art Wedding Stars (1%, 3 Votes)
  • stars for dolly (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 575

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Next Week’s Show & Tell

The theme for next week’s Quilters’ Show & Tell is Christmas Table Runners. Any quilting technique is welcome (paper pieced, appliqué, pieced, etc.). Unfinished table runners are welcome as well. Please don’t submit a table runner you’ve already entered in the past… let’s see something different! Also, our last event of the year will be Christmas (not table runners), so plan your submissions for these two weeks accordingly.

To enter: Submit your photo before Friday, December 6th, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. (EST). If you are new here, please also read the Guidelines for additional information.

Enter your quilt here!

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68 Responses to “Vote Now and Give-Away: Star Quilts”

  1. Sheila B says:

    I love the story of Jesus’ birth for that is the reason we celebrate Christmas and I made a quilt for my grandchildren depicting this wonderful story. I have never heard of the book, The Quilter’s Christmas Story and would love to own it and read it to my granddaughter who I am teaching to quilt. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity!!

  2. Nicole Sender says:

    I like the book “The Night Before Christmas.” My favorite movies is The Polar Express.

  3. Chris says:

    I read the Night Before Christmas to my Grandchildren each year. So much fun. I will have to get this one. Thanks for the chance to win.

  4. Andrea Franklin says:

    My favorite Christmas story is in the book of Luke -the story of Jesus. Then I love Debbie Macomber’s Christmas romances. They’re all so good!

  5. Pala says:

    I have never heard of this book, but would love to read it. My favorite story is the story of Jesus.

  6. Patty says:

    one of my favorite stories is t “A Christmas Cup of Tea” this a beautiful story of a young man visiting an elderly aunt and enjoying a cup of tea with her. Beautiful story.

  7. Carol says:

    I love “The Miracle of Jonathan Toomey” that includes the Christmas story along with a message of human love and kindness. All the star quilts were lovely! It was incredibly hard to vote on just a few.

  8. Patricia Hersl says:

    In high school, I was stricken with a strep throat and confined to bed for a while. Coke had just released a little pamphlet with “The Night Before Christmas” printed on it. I memorized it. Still know it by heart to this day and our 50th reunion is up and coming.

  9. nancy says:

    In preparation for Christmas decorating I would always read “The Smells of Christmas” to my young ones. As they grew older they wanted to reread it each year because the nostalgia of Christmas smells in the storyline.

    I would love to have a copy of ” A Quilters Christmas Carol” to share with my Quilt Guild. It sounds great.

  10. Judy C in NC says:

    I love the Donna VanLiere books that are published around Christmas each year. They are uplifting and so worthy of reading with the wonderful stories. Thank you for this wonderful giveaway. Judy C in NC

  11. Lori Smanski says:

    oh my goodness a tough time only choosing 4 quilts. all these ladies are winners in my book. thanks to all the ladies for sharing and for the inspiration. this looks like it would be a fun book. thanks for the chance to win.

  12. Denise F says:

    I love the story, “The Three Gifts of the Magi.” It is wonderful and always makes me stop running around for a while and reflect on the season and the true meaning of the celebration.

  13. LINDA says:

    HELLO, my favorite book is our Bible, the greatest Love Story ever told to man! Thanks so for sharing!

  14. Susan says:

    My favorite Christmas story is the story of Jesus. I have several other favorite Christmas stories: Amahl and the Night Visitors, The Fourth Wise Man, A Cup of Christmas Tea, The Littlest Angel, and Dicken’s classic Christmas Carol.

  15. Calina says:

    I love the classic book Night Before Christmas. And for Christmas movies, my absolute favorite has to be the original Miracle on 34th Street.

  16. Suzanne says:

    My favorite Christmas book is How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

  17. Linda Cejnar says:

    My favorite Christmas Story is actually a song, Away in the Manger.

  18. Terry Johnson says:

    My favorite Christmas story is story of Jesus birth.

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