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Monday, October 8, 2012

October Fun Blog Hops Book Reviews QAL's and More

October was kicked off with a plethora of Fall Blog Hops, Book Reviews, Giveaways, QAL's and Block Swaps..........
Who could ask for anything more!!!
Let's Go Let's Go Let's Go
Soma over at Whims and Fancies got us started with:

 Something Wicked This Way Comes
October 1-31

Visit each blog to see what their Halloween block is and to download the free PDF pattern.  

Many are having giveaways!  
Can you believe it~~~31 Halloween blocks for free! That's a whole quilt top!
You can see my block on October 22nd and of course there is a giveaway.
You have lots of time to get caught up and follow along.
To see complete schedule click on Soma's blog link or the picture above. 
Do you have your treat bag ready? Good, cause there is more


Cherry at Cherry Blossoms Quilting Designs if hostessing:

 Leafs Me Happy Blog Hop
 Oct. 1 ~ 10
 100's of beautiful fall projects and inspiration, tutorials, patterns, ideas and giveaways. You can find my giveaway on my
blog here: The Learning Curve You have until midnight Oct. 10th to enter with winner being drawn October 11th.     
              Probably you ought to be looking at getting another treat bag now, just in case! just sayin'~ 
  Today's scheduled participants: 
Monday 8
Glorious Autumn Block Party
 Started Sept. 4th and ends December 13th.
 45 participants and lots of online shops offering 15 weeks of treats and daily Super Deals.
 It's a party full of lots of eye candy (quilters designed blocks), free patterns, daily super deals and giveaways for blog hoppers.  You can find the complete schedule of Participants and Super Dealers by following Michele's shop link (above) or clicking on the picture above.
I suggest that you get a larger treat bag to hold all the goodies that you have chances to win
 and Super Deals purchases you just couldn't pass up! 
You still have plenty of time to get caught up~ Don't miss out on this one!!


Wendy over at her blog  Why Knot Qwilt 

"Something Wicked This Way Comes"
 The 'Wicked' Blog hop will be going on October 22nd -31st. 
I will have some "wickedly scarey" eye candy and a giveaway for you on October 26th, as will some of the other 100+ bloggers participating throughout the hop. You can find the complete schedule here or on my right sidebar.
I suggest that you go ahead and add another treat bag to your stack for all your treats! Because there is more to come!
 Bloggers Book Review Tours 
(those that I know about)

Simply Fat Quarters Showcase:

The gals at Fat Quarter Shop are so excited about their new book just published and printed that they are sharing some very nice information, eye candy and giveaways with you. They ask these bloggers to review their book on their individual blogs. 

10/8      Sherri McConnell at A Quilting Life (
10/15    Natalia Bonner at Piece ‘n Quilt (
10/22    Jane Davidson at Quilt Jane (
10/29    Simply Fat Quarters at Quilt Market Special Feature!
11/5      Kaye Prince at Miss-Print (
11/12    Katy Jones at I’m a Ginger Monkey (
11/19    Pat Sloan at Pat Sloan’s Blog (
11/26    Showcase wrap up at the Jolly Jabber Blog (
Don't miss out on this!! 
Moda Bake Shop: Sweet Celebrations Blog Tour
Moda Bake Shop is celebrating the release of their new book and have invited all the Chefs that contribted to share family recipes starting on October 1st, there is lots of inspiration and fun along with giveaways you won't believe!

 Here is the schedule:
Celebrate! Introduction
October 1 - Stash Books and Moda Cutting Table

October 2 – (Valentines) Melissa Mortenson and (Birthdays) Melissa Corry
October 3 – (Spring/Easter) Mary Lane Brown and (Baby) Natalia Bonner
October 4 – (Any Occasion) Lissa Alexander and (Wedding) Corey Yoder
October 5 – (Masculine/Father’s Day) Jane Davidson and (Graduation) Angela Yosten
October 6 – (Patriotic) Jo & Kelli Kramer and (Family/Fireworks) Stefanie Roman
October 7 – (Summer) Sherri McConnell and (Birthdays) Megan Jimenz & Heather Andrus
October 8 – (Fall/Labor Day) Angela Mitchell and (Back to School) Ellie Roberts
October 9 – (Halloween) Katie Blakesley and (Kids) Aneela Hoey
October 10 – (Fall/Thanksgiving) Amy Smart and (Winter/Christmas) Angela Pingel
October 11 – (Winter/Christmas) Vanessa Christenson and (Winter/Hanukkah) April Rosenthal
October 12 – Moda Bake Shop
October 14 – Readers have until midnight on the 14th to comment on all the blogs for the giveaways.

And there is this beauty!

Stitch This/Martingale Publishing proudly touring blogs with: 
 Skip The Borders

September 10 ~ October 17
(Have to run, check back later I will be adding more to this list)

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