100 blocks blog tour.

10 November 2010

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email me: rachel {at} psiquilt {dot} com

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well here she is yall.
my block for quiltmaker's 100 blocks.
ain't she purrrdy?!?!

i thought to myself:
i heart string blocks.
i heart pinwheel blocks.
& i heart lots o' solids in my quilts.

then voila...
pinwheel o' strings was born.

pinwheel o'strings hourglass

here she is moonlighting as an hourglass block.
she's fiesty like that.

pinwheel o'strings table runner

oh and here she is playing it cool & casual.
we call this her housewife side.

as yall can see...there are many sides to miss pinwheel o' strings.
:)

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i hope yall are enjoying the blog tour.
just like the peeps before me, let's have a giveaway!!!

one lucky p.s. i quilt reader will get to enjoy their very own copy of the magazine.

so who wants it?!?!
{winner will be drawn on friday.}

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361 comments:

Rhonda said...

love love love this!!

ange said...

I do, pretty please with a cherry on top :)

Sherri said...

Love your block...you know I heart string blocks and pinwheels too!

Kelly said...

I do! I do!

Laurene said...

Pick me, pick me!!!!!! Pretty please...

Angela D. said...

I absolutely love your block! What a great new take on a string block. THanks for the inspiration. I'd love to win a copy of the magazine - if not, i'll search for it locally knowing that this and so many more are just waiting to be made by me:)

Kim West said...

(acting like Donkey in Shrek on the DVD) Pick me! Pick me! oohh Pick me!

:) Love your block!

Christine M said...

What a great idea. Combining strings with pin wheels. Love the colours!

jle819 said...

wow! i never would have thought of that! it's a great idea! yes, i want it! pretty pretty please! oh i hope i win!

Tracey said...

I do! I <3 this block. I've been wanting to to a string quilt, now I need to do a string quilt.

Patchwork and Play said...

I'm over here! Send it this way!!!

fiberdoodles said...

LOVE it!

anne said...

How clever r u......very...love this block.......awesome

Penny said...

I've been wanting to try string quilt and pinwheels. Now I can do both! So, I need the magazine !

Cindy said...

this block is amazing!!

~Michelle~ said...

That would be a perfect VQB block! So happy!

Tracey said...

This is just wonderful, please add me to the list to win,
x x

Wendy said...

I ♥ pinwheels !! Beautiful block :)

Molly said...

ooh fun! What a pretty block!

Christie said...

Now I know what to do with all those selvedges I've been saving...thanks for the inspiration!

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Fun block! Of course I want it.

Billie

Amy said...

I do! Your block is cute. I like that you can lay out the blocks in different ways. Always good to have choices!

T. Rehder said...

I love how scrappy those pinwheels are!

Coloradolady said...

I love your block, it is so cute! And I'd love a book!!

bakeandsew said...

It is so pretty

m_elmer said...

Very cute block! Love the polka dots.

P's Q's said...

The pinwheels look so fun and inspiring!

SarahB said...

Love pinwheel quilts, love string quilts - what a perfect combination!

Carol in E TN said...

I love strings and I want it!

Annie of Blue Gables said...

What an amazing block, and so simple. Great JOB!!! I'd love it.
~a

Amy B said...

Love the block!! Thanks for the chance!

Kim said...

I love the versatility you have shown. Very nice! Thanks for sharing.

Rachel's Quilts said...

Love your block! Thanks for the giveaway.

Apple Avenue Quilts said...

Your block is lovely. I would love to win a copy of this magazine!

Susan said...

Great block. :)

SoozeM said...

Ooh yes please pick me pick me!!

Lexi said...

Oh my! Who would have thought to be so creative? Awesome, the oinwheel is my favourite block.

meadowcrafts said...

I am loving your blog. The block is great :)

Alisa said...

Love your block. Very pretty! Thanks for the give away.

Deb said...

Oh that is just gorgeous. i love the way it fits together for the pinwheels

Vicki ♥ said...

Love your block and I think it is fabulous. I would love to win the book so please enter me in the draw :) Thanks hugs Vicki xx

Sue Bone said...

This would make a great border using the leftover fabric from the main blocks

Janet S. said...

I love this block and particularly the white/red polka dot print you used. I don't think they'll carry this magazine where I am in Europe so I'd love to win it here.

CJ said...

Cute and simple block! I'd love a copy of the magazine.

Laurie in Maine said...

I have a thing for pinwheels. :)

mariaerba said...

Thank's Rachel ;)
your block is very pretty
ciao Maria

gill said...

Love pinwheels
Love strings
Winner winner all round!!
Gill

jednoiglec said...

I heart string quilts too:) but pinwheels are not so in my type:( however your block is great!
I'll keep my fingers crossed to win my very own copy:)))

Peach Rainbow said...

Lovely block - Congratulations!

Shellie said...

Me! Me! Me!

your block is totally adorble! :)

QDO said...

Friday is my birthday! maybe I'll get lucky!

Mystica said...

Thanks for sharing.

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Happy Friday to me!

Kelsey Rose said...

I do! ^_^

Stacey said...

mE mE mE (yes i am jumping up and down) I wanna win, especially from a special person :O} thanks rach!

btw~love your block, super cute, super simple, beautiful!!

The Village Queen said...

Very cute, and just when I dont think there is anything new here you go with something Ive never seen before!

Joan and Kevin said...

I just love it!

sarahbethe said...

Wow, the block is so cute. Love it!

Barbara said...

crisp, clean and colorful - a winning combination on my quilting table ! what a classic look

thanks for the give-away

Martina said...

Lovely block and I love the pinwheelversion so much! Thanks for the chance to win a copy of the magazine!

PatchworkRose said...

Yes please. Love your block So simple bt Purrfect
Cheers
Lynne

Michele said...

Cute idea! I'd love to see the magazine and give it a try!

Carla said...

I do I do I do! I want to win this awesome magazine!

Lee said...

Love love your block! And I would love to win a copy of the mag!
thanks

Cindy said...

Love the block! What a great idea! I would love a copy!

Tiffany said...

Such a great spin on a classic block! Def. going to be making this one soon, thanks for the great idea!

Linda K said...

I've been making string blocks for Quilts Of Valor. Love your bright colors and the polka dots for sure! Thanks for the chance to win.

Johanna said...

Inspiring! Thank you for sharing!

Gene Black said...

Pick me --pick me! I love string quilts too. They are a great way to use scraps OR to make a very planned, color coordinated quilt. (but I am definitely more scrappy!)

Connie said...

Love your string quilt pattern!

Melissa said...

Your block is wonderful!! I really have got to make it :)

Sarah N. said...

I love the block! Congrats on making it into the magazine!

ariuna said...

I really love this block and noticed it immediately on a bigger picture of all the blocks on someone else's blog yesterday! Well done! This looks like a great magazine!

Pam said...

love your block!

Lauren H said...

I would love it, thank you!

Barb in Mi said...

Pretty block - and perfect for scraps! Thank you!

Deb said...

Love this idea! i'd love to win the 100 Blocks book.

WvHmmngbrd said...

Thanks for the chance to win!

Donna Joy said...

Your block is great for scraps,love your blog to.

KristyLou said...

I love your block. I will definitely try this one day! Which mean, I would love to win that book :)

Martha said...

I love the pinwheels!! What a creative way to use smaller fabric pieces to create such a unique pinwheel - I love it!!

Country Log Cabin Quilter said...

I also love your block! And I would love to win the 100 block book!

Becky said...

oh fantastic block! I haven't tried any spiderwebs yet. This is so cute!

Laura said...

I do! What a great block!

Karen said...

I'd love to try your block with my scrap collection

Megan said...

Sign me up, homes!

Foster Momma said...

I would love a chance to win-what a great giveaway!

Marilyn said...

Love your block Rachel. What a brilliant one.

Quilter Kathy said...

Congratulations on having miss pinwheel in the magazine! I can't wait to get my hands on this issue!

Vicki @ DottyJane said...

Fun block! Congratulations on having your block in the magazine:)

Amy, a redeemed sheep said...

What an adorable block! I love pinwheels. They are so happy spinning around and around...

Lei B. said...

I just love your block. Please enter me in the giveaway. Thank you!

Amy said...

I love pinwheels and strings as well...great block!

Melissa said...

Pick me, pick me, pick me! Thanks for a fun giveaway!

snippetsandyarns said...

It's super cute! Great way to combine those things you love in a quilt :-)

~ Meagan
SnippetsAndYarns at gmail dot com

Katie said...

Great block! I love pinwheels! Thanks for the chance to win.

Marie said...

Love this give away.

Malmbergs said...
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Malmbergs said...

Your block is fabulous!
barberg@sbcglobal.net

Wendy D. P. said...

Oooh! Such a pretty block! I would love a copy!

Tiffany said...

I want one!

Gwen said...

Your block is so cute, I love it and can invision it with all the special scraps that I have been accumulating. Will be looking for the instructions in the magazine, and of course I hope I win.

Melody said...

I've been thinking I wanted to do a string piecing quilt and love pinwheels. This is the perfect combo.

Heather Murphy said...

I would love it!!

Little Miss Shabby said...

Great block Rachel!

Elizabeth R said...

Great block. So simple, but really striking and fun. It would make for a great baby quilt, I think.

Alicia said...

I think, if we had to play match the designer to the block....I would totally get this one correct! I love the runner idea!

Lisa Marie said...

This blog tour is such fun. Congrats on being in the magazine.

epban said...

Love your block! Am eagerly awaiting Vol 2...

pinsandneedles said...

I love your string pinwheel block. I would love to win a copy of the magazine. Thanks for the giveaway!

cathy said...

I would love to win a copy of this magazine. What inspiration...

Danielle said...

love your block.
marksey3@msn.com

Anna said...

I love your block! Thanks for the chance to win!

Kristin Wilson said...

Adorable!!

Tiffany said...

Pinwheels are AMAZING! Love it!

Chelley said...

I love your block and really want a copy of this magazine!!!

Amy said...

I want one! I love love love your new block! So pretty!!!

Betty Crocker wannabe said...

I <3 string blocks too! I love the windmill!

Mary Lou said...

Nice block. I would love to win a copy of the mag.

Nicole said...

I love your block! Congratulations on being in the magazine!

PunkiePie said...

I was going to give this idea a try for my own self. You beat me to it!! It's lovely. Looks great!

Sandy said...

What a sweet block...love string blocks also! Would love to win the book.

Sew Many Mamas said...

I love it! You're so creative! : )
Tami

robin said...

I love your block!

Sarah Craig said...

It's a beautiful block, Rachel!

Cris A said...

This is SUPER pretty!! I love the way it's a string quilt and a pinwheel!

Carrie P. said...

Your block is great and it will look fabulous in a quilt. Congrats.

Sandy said...

Great block!Congratulations and thanks for the opportunity to win!

suz said...

Great block from the Queen of the Pinwheels!

Thankful~Threads said...

I want it. I REALLY DO! Please pick me. Pick me! Can you see me jumping up and down? Probably not. Rats! Maybe I can get my dog to jump up and down too. Then you will see how much I really, really want to win this magazine from you.

Jen said...

Love it! This would make such a bright and colorful quilt and use scraps! Genius! I want to make a quilt! And I want to win the magazine too ;)

Jen said...

What a lovely block! So cool! I would love to have this magazine. Oh yes I would!

tong said...

i LOVE your block, it's sooo pretty! congrats!!! and thanks for the chance to win!

Marianne said...

I love your block and the quilt too!. thanks for the chance to win.

Four dogs and one quilter said...

Would love a copy, thanks for the giveaway.

Amy Sp said...

Very cute block!

Anonymous said...

Looks like we are all in agreement - strings and pinwheels, what a great idea!!
Charlene

Quilt n Queen said...

I love your block and I would really love to be your lucky winner.

Linda E in AZ said...

This blog tour is really fun!

mcregan said...

Nice block--so clean and crisp! Thanks for the giveaway!

prairiewhisper said...

I would love to enter. Great blocks!!

Vicki W said...

Congrats on your inclusion in the magazine! Great block too!

traceyjay said...

so pretty in the sunkissed! :)

Bluzbrod said...

Clever girl, strings as HSTs, hourglass, who'd'a thought?

Puddles of Grace said...

What a clever idea for a pinwheel block!!! Love it!!!
Charlene

by Daisy said...

i've never been a pinwheel type of person, but only you to change my mind. it's just genius to go all pinwheel with strings and solids. i absolutely love it! you have good reasons to be proud of yourself. way to go!!!
and i'm not saying this just becaause i'm hoping to win the magazine... i swear!

Beverly said...

Love your pinwheel. I'm not good with points but I'd really love to try this one. Thank you for a chance to win a copy of the magazine.

Jen said...

I want it! I want it! I want it! LOVE your blok! That is so awesome!!!!

The Cozy Quilter said...

I love strings too! I would love to win this magazine!

Just leave a comment on my blog if I win and I will be in touch with you.

SoniB said...

What a fun block . . . and I love the colors. Thanks for the chance!

Esther said...

How nice!!! Great block! Thanks for the chance.

arlette said...

Oh gosh, I'm one of the 150 peeps who would like to own the magazine!!!

Kristen said...

Pretty combination of strings!

darcey said...

Fun. Count me in!
Darc
xxoo

sandandstarfish said...

Oh I loooove the color combinations here! toss my name in please as well :) Who doesn't love a fab giveaway like this!

Mary said...

I want a magazine! And I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the string pinwheels!!!!

Linda in PA said...

This is a great block. I'd love to win the magazine.
lraetaylor@gmail.com

Hey ... I'm Lindsay ! said...

PINWHEEL O' STRINGS is GORGEOUS !!! What an ingenious idea ... and a BEAUTIFUL one at that ! I can see this block comin out of my stash ... you don't this Ms Strings will mind coming to hang out at my house for awhile do ya ? Thanks for the chance of a giveaway ... AND sharing your whimsical talents !

DianeY said...

Well, I want it! Love your block & love how you showed different arrangements!

Kim said...

Awww...I *heart* your block too! Love it!

jlk said...

Cute block!

Anonymous said...

Nice block, so nice and cheery.

Nicki Lundeen said...

Love it. Thanks for the chance to win. nlundeen at catt dot com

Jansie said...

Really pretty and versatile. Well done!

Patty said...

I like the table runner---it's a great project for those of us who don't think we could tackle a quilt! I'd love to win the magazine!

Marilyn W said...

I really like your block. I think I'm going to have to use it to make my Morgan girl a quilt. Her birthday is in Feb...I probably have time...

Would LOVE to win.

Thanks for the opportunity.

Marilyn
marilynjw1971@gmail.com

bairdmtn said...

What a cute block! I LOVE pinwheel blocks and your block has so much color in it! LOVE color!! I want to make a table runner now!!! Would love to have a copy of the magazine! So much inspiration!!

Jenn said...

I think I really NEED eto have this :) Plus I really love your block and your designs with her moonlighting as a housewife :D

Jenn

IHeartQuilting said...

I love pinwheels, they give such movement to a quilt, and doing it with strings just makes it more whimsical. Can't wait to try one!

Dresden Quilter said...

I would love to win a copy.

Cecilia said...

Rachel, I knew as soon as I saw the block that it had to be yours. :) Very pretty. I would love to win a copy of the magazine and I can see a table runner made with this block on my table.

Mimi said...

Please count me in to win a copy - I would love it!! Thanks for the chance. Love your striped blocks - great idea, thanks for sharing!!

Monica said...

Fantastic way for using up scraps! Thanks for sharing your block with us.

Kritta22 said...

I do, I do!!!!

"I want you back. I want you to be crazy b again!"

Really?? Are you sure?

"Yes. More than I want to get married!!"

Lee Ann said...

Oh, this is a versatile block. I can see making this with a Dark solid fabric. :-)

Jacqueline said...

I love this block and love the colors. I cannot wait to try my hand at it! (Gotta finish Christmas quilts first!) xoxo

Teresa Felgueiras said...

lovely block.Fantastic for using scraps.

BeachQuilter said...

Another fun block! I can't wait to see the magazine.

Cindi said...

Another great giveaway. BTW - I love your site!

Bonnie said...

I do!!!

vanos said...

I really want that magazine and I'll buy one for sure if I don't win. money is kind of tite so here's to hoping I win!!!

WoolenSails said...

I love how you did it with strips. I love the pinwheel pattern and this really changes it up so nicely.

Debbie

Karen said...

I want in. I would like to win the magazine. I love your blog.

Jenny said...

i love this block...reminds me of teh quilt i made my son! thanks for a chance at the magazine.

ANudge said...

Cute block. I can see it as Amish also with black instead of white.

Doreen said...

Love your blog! Loved the first block magazine and would love to add the second to my collection!!!

Nancy said...

strings and pinwheels!! YEA!

Patty said...

I would love to win it. I really like your block. I've been thinking of doing a string block and maybe I'll do "1/2" a string block instead.

Kathy ~~~ said...

cute block... I wanna win please;-)

trudys_person said...

I love your block! Congratulations on being included in the magazine. Thank you for the giveaway!

Purple Quilter Queen said...

Cute Block Rachel!! Cool giveaway too. Jenn

Debby said...

Oh yes, please! I would looove it!

Barbara Campbell said...

I think this is my favorite block yet! Simple but so attractive.

darlene said...

Delightful!

Mary Malone said...

I love your block. I'm thinking you sew the thing strips together and then make the block. I'll have to buy the magazine to be sure.

But, maybe, I WON'T have to BUY the magazine!!! lucky lucky lucky?

Mary M
maryand russ@wi.rr.com

Nancy said...

Love the block!!! Love the designer!!! Would love to win this magazine!! Pick me pleaseeeeee!!!!!

Sharon said...

Great block and she is so versitile Love it.

crickets said...

Love the string pinwheel block - so light and pretty!

pyanfur said...

I like the vesatility of this block. Can have some many different faces.

Katie B. said...

Really cute block!

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