Fall Shenanigans, Book Giveaway and Podcast! :)

I wanted to share a few quilty things I’ve been up to this Fall. ๐Ÿ™‚ I went antiquing last weekend and came across the perfect, vintage wooden frame for my La Conner mini quilt! This quilt was made by Alli of Woodberry Way using La Conner fabrics. You can find the pattern called Sweet Marie from Alli’s shop, right HERE. I have plans to hang this in my dining room.

Now for some shop news for my sad and neglected shop…lol. I will be posting some La Conner bundles and scissors on my blog shop shortly, including signed copies of both of my books. I just need to get the shipping squared away.

La Conner scissors – they match the fabric! <3

We’ve been having a lovely Autumn here in Seattle and every nice weekend it’s been a corn mazin’, cider drinkin’, pumpkin patchin’ kinda day. I live for days like this!


When I was treasure hunting last weekend I also brought home this vintage quilt (shown behind those lovely dahlias, below). I saw this quilt about a month ago and contemplated getting it. At the time I decided against it, but it always stayed close to my heart. When I saw it was still available, I knew it was meant to be!

Some other fun news…! On Monday at 1:00 pm Pacific (4:00 pm Eastern, 3:00 pm Central, 2:00 pm Mountain) I will be interviewed on the American Patchwork and Quilting podcast hosted by Pat Sloan, the voice of quilting! ๐Ÿ™‚

Update: Please visit the website link belowย  to listen to my interview, episode #357:

I will be talking about my latest book, Quilt As-You-Go Made Vintage, as well as my fabric.

Speaking of my book (which you can read more about here), I thought this would be a good opportunity for a book giveaway!

Update: This giveaway has ended and winners notified. Thank you!

I will be giving away 3 copies of my book. To enter, click HERE.

I will contact the 3 winners on Nov. 12th. Good luck!

Some other fun stuff…a couple weeks ago I hosted a QAYG workshop for the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild! I truly had so much fun and had a wonderful bunch of people in my class. I loved meeting each and every one of them!

Everyone left with a FINISHED quilt as you go pin cushion, a pair of scissors and pins! ๐Ÿ™‚

Didn’t their cushions turn out great?!

Anyway, that’s all for now. I hope you all have a wonderful November ahead!

No better way to end this post than a corgi on a quilt. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Hello from Paige!









25 Responses to Fall Shenanigans, Book Giveaway and Podcast! :)

  1. Sue H November 3, 2017 at 11:05 am #

    I love listening to Pat’s interviews while I’m sewing. Looking forward to next Monday!

  2. Staci November 3, 2017 at 8:00 pm #

    Book looks beautiful ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Terri C November 3, 2017 at 8:09 pm #

    What a fun post! I love Fall too. And vintage anything mainly quilts and linens.

  4. Terri Shiner Camp November 3, 2017 at 8:37 pm #

    LOVE Your books, Sooooo much fun

  5. LINDA November 3, 2017 at 9:26 pm #

    THANK YOU for a Beautiful Book Giveaway! Love it!

  6. Diane November 3, 2017 at 10:19 pm #

    Listen to Pat every week. Look forward to your interview. Your book and fabrics are beautiful.

  7. Dori Troutman November 3, 2017 at 10:37 pm #

    Jera that is the sweetest picture of you and your darling boys!!! And that vintage quilt… LOVE IT! They are always so beautiful aren’t they?


    Dori @redfeedsack

  8. Dori Troutman November 3, 2017 at 10:38 pm #

    P.S. I can’t wait to listen to your Podcast! And I did set an alert on my phone so I don’t forget! ๐Ÿ™‚

    – Dori –

  9. Deb Walters November 3, 2017 at 11:46 pm #

    Sometimes Jera I would so love to be able to live in the US. Then I could come to a class of yours and gain a bit of confidence with QAYG. Oh to be able to make such gorgeous things. I have been spoilt by a friend from the US who sent me a charm pack and some scissors from your La Conner range, I just have to think of what to do with them. Oh now I see your book competition is only open to people in the US too, bother !! Anyway thanks for being an inspiration.
    P.s The photo pf ypu and your boys in the corn is priceless, so lovely.

    • Elaine November 4, 2017 at 8:24 pm #

      I too, was SO disappointed that the book giveaway is only open to the US …..can I ask why?

  10. Shirley November 4, 2017 at 12:50 am #

    This book is going to be as great as the last one! Looks wonderful.

  11. Sara Kron November 4, 2017 at 1:15 am #

    Can’t wait for the new book , loved the first one .

  12. Fiona Grogan November 4, 2017 at 8:52 am #

    Your book looks amazing. Would love to stsrt those projects

  13. Patty November 4, 2017 at 12:51 pm #

    Need to add this book to my collection. Just doing quilt as you go projects.

  14. Lana November 4, 2017 at 3:25 pm #

    Ahhhhh….already purchased your second book (I have the first one too) so I’ll have to let someone else win lol. I had it on my Christmas wishlist, but couldn’t wait until then lol. Can’t wait to make something from it. I’ve only made some pillows from the first book, but I just love the QAYG method. And I love your new La Conner line. I’m still working on my quilt using your High Tea fabrics. Love, love, love them. And as cute as your kids are, I always love the pictures of Paige. So silly. I have a corgi too.

  15. Susan November 4, 2017 at 3:40 pm #

    I would love to learn how to QAYG.

  16. Susan November 4, 2017 at 4:37 pm #

    Your book looks fantastic. Looking forward to hearing you on Pat’s show on Monday.

  17. Cindy Frazier November 4, 2017 at 5:23 pm #

    Your book looks wonderful!

  18. Janis Nebeker November 4, 2017 at 8:56 pm #

    Thank you for the chance to win one of your books. I love your new fabric line too!

  19. Jeannie November 7, 2017 at 1:24 am #

    I have both of you books and love them!
    Can you explain how you mounted the quilt on the window?
    I just love it!!! So clever

  20. Aimee Aimee November 21, 2017 at 1:33 pm #

    Thank you for a great explanation. I was looking online for a similar idea and really appreciate it
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  21. patricia newhouse December 2, 2017 at 3:17 pm #

    Lovely QAYG pin cushion. Is the pattern for this in your new book?

  22. Stella Maxwell December 20, 2017 at 7:44 am #

    The biggest thing I do is to only buy things I love that are high quality. Quilting Embroidery


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    Hello. I’m writing from Stray Threads Quilt Guild in Redmond WA. My guild is hosting a quilt show in October 2018 (26th & 27th) and were wondering if you would be interested in being a guest designer. We are seeking local designers that we can feature for a 3 hour meet & greet on one of the days. How can I reach you?

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