To celebrate the countdown of Christmas, today I’m kicking off the first of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways. Each day I’ll showcase a different sponsor and unwrap (reveal) their gift to one lucky winner. To enter to win, you need to claim at least one option in the Rafflecopter form, but for those that like to increase their odds, there are a variety of options and you can claim as many as you wish.
I’m absolutely thrilled to have Cherry Guidry of Cherry Blossoms Quilting Studio as our sponsor today.
I first met Cherry, many years ago, when she shared a stunning design she created in a Christmas Quilt Show, which I hosted. To my delight she turned this design into a pattern called Feather Christmas. This sweet wallhanging is easy and fast to make, especially if you have AccuQuilt dies, or an electronic cutter. But templates are also included in the easy to follow pattern, for cutting the shapes manually and using raw-edge aplique to secure.
Cherry has a great eye for color and design and she has used her creative gift to design several fabric lines for Benartex: Soul Blossom, Kitchen Love, Sunday Ride, Frosty Forest and her newest collection, Mulberry Lane,
Cherry designed a current holiday line of fabric with Benartex, called Frosty Forest, which is a fun whimsical collection of beautiful fabrics that can still be found in many quilt stores and even on Amazon.
At Fall Market, Cherry released a new line of fabric with Contempo, by Benartex called Mulberry Lane. She’ll be releasing new patterns and a coordinating embroidery collection with OESD early next year that will compliment this new fabric line.
PATTERN LINE: After designing her first pattern, Feathered Christmas, Cherry has continued to release many new patterns every year. Plus, for many of her designs that use raw edge applique’ techniques, that include templates in the pattern, many also have SVG files for use on electronic cutters. Here are a few of her designs:
MACHINE EMBROIDERY DESIGN COLLECTIONS – Cherry has several beautiful embroidery collections with OESD.
And, recently Cherry partnered with Sarah Vedeler to create machine embroidery and pattern bundles for Feathered Christmas and Feather Fancy, which include SVG files for those with electronic cutters.
BOOK: Cherry is also the author of a book “Celebrate The Seasons“, which was published by C&T Publishing. There are four quilt patterns in this book, one for each season. Plus, for those that have electronic cutters there are also optional SVG files.
FREE PATTERNS – you can find links to many free patterns designed by Cherry Guidry. This one has caught my attention:
Just Eat Cake designed to compliment her fabric line with Benartex, called Kitchen Love.
I hope you can see why I’m so thrilled to have Cherry Guidry of Cherry Blossoms Quilting Studio as a sponsor for the 12 Days of Christmas giveaways. She is so talented and I love her whimsical designs and use of color. And, can you tell how she loves Christmas? She certainly makes it easy to get into the holiday spirit and want to make handmade items to decorate your home, as well as for gifts.
DID I MENTION A GIVEAWAY?
Cherry has generously donated a special gift to one lucky winner. It is time to unwrap and reveal what this gift includes.
Cherry Guidry of Cherry Blossoms Quilting Studio is gifting the lucky winner an amazing gift: It includes three bundles of fabric with a pattern perfect for that fabric, as well as an extra fun pattern .
Lakeside Ride Pattern and Sunday Ride Fabric
Live Simply pattern and Sunday Ride Fabric
Fantasy Blossoms pattern and Soul Blossoms fabric
note: SVG files are not included, but are available as an optional purchase, at a minimal fee, for those that have electronic cutters.
The lucky winner can keep it all, or share the joy of Christmas by giving part of their prize to a good quilty friend. This prize is open to US and Canada residents only.
To enter, simply claim one or more options using the rafflecopter form below. I’ll randomly select the lucky winner tomorrow. I’ll send them an email to let them know, as well as update this post.
You can also find Cherry at:
Quilt Shops can place wholesale orders through Cherry Blossoms Quilting Studio. And while you can also place retail orders online, don’t forget to let your favorite quilt shop know if you’d like them to carry her designs.
Lastly, don’t forget, Day #2 of the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways comes tomorrow.
Here is a list of all of the posts for our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways at:
- Happy Holidays
- Day 12 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Martingale
- Day 11 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – The Fat Quarter Gypsy
- Day 10 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – The Electric Quilt Company
- Day 9 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Aurifil
- Day 8 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Island Batik
- Day 7 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Udderly Smooth/Redex
- Day 6 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Fat Quarter Shop
- Day 5 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – The Quilt Show
- Day 4 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Landauer Publishing
- Day 3 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – ASF Lightware Solutions/Beam n Read
- Day 2 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Marjorie Busby of Blue Feather Quilt Studio
- Day 1 of 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways – Cherry Guidry of Cherry Blossoms Quilting Studio
- Countdown to Christmas – But First Comes 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways