Quilt Qwazy Queen’s Day 01 ….

Quilt Qwazy Queens 2018

Today is the first of 5 days of Fun, Fun, and more Fun!!! Quilt Qwazy Queens is held each year to honor Worldwide Quilting Day.

You’ll want to visit each blog, comment, enter the giveaways, and then stop here daily to pick up your free pattern… So let’s get to the nitty and the gritty…

Here is the schedule for today.

 | Quilting Queen Online | Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats | 
Melva Loves Scraps | The Quilted Snail | 

Giveaways for today Are:

FQSThis giveaway will run each day of the event, you can enter daily to try and win the gift certificate. The Fat Quarter Shop ships everywhere, so everyone is free to enter.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

On Thursday, March 15

Quilt Queen Designs Home of

XBlocks Rulerswill be offering one of each of the following templates rulers

There is 1 ruler for each of the 5 winners.  If you already own an X-Blocks ruler, be sure to let me know if you win one, so I can ask Doris to send you one you don’t have.
This giveaway is US Shipping Only

Value for all 5 rulers $65.00
This giveaway ends March 16

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Today’s Free Pattern

stbs-2018 Easter Choo Choo Train 01

Free Pattern Expired

This is a series of patterns. You will receive the 9-inch pattern free.
Cutting Files and Machine Embroidery files do not come with the free pattern but are available in the for purchase pattern.

If you missed this pattern, you can purchase it at Craftsy.

Artwork Inspired by PoppyMoon Designs

Have A Great Thursday, and we’ll cya tomorrow.

Rules for the Giveaways are below:

Giveaway Guidelines are as follows:
Please take the time to read them.

  • Rules and guidelines are also listed on the Rafflecopter window of each blog.
    Giveaways offered by sponsors are assigned to the various bloggers for their featured day.
  • There are no prior announcements on who is doing which sponsor except to the sponsor themselves.
  • You’ll have to visit the blog or the featured blog to enter the giveaways.
  • All giveaways can also be entered at Seams To Be Sew. You must have commented at each of the blogs priot to entering at Seams To Be Sew, Winners who win from entering at Seams To Be Sew will be checked for the comment. When you enter at Seams To Be Sew, you need to enter the name of the blog you are entering for. You can only create one entry at this site for one of the featured blogs of the day.
  • I will start announcing winners on March 15, 2018, and finish announcing winners on March 22, 2018.
  • In most cases, the blog where you won at also will announce their winners.
  • You must give a valid email address when you enter the giveaways, any email returned to me, loses the ability to win automatically.
  • With the exception of The Fat Quartershop and Aurifil, all giveaways run for approximately one day.
  • You are given 3 days to answer the email, if you do not answer within 3 days a new winner will be drawn. Check those spam/junk mail folders, you may miss that winning email if you don’t do so because there are no exceptions to this rule.
  • If you are notified that you are a winner, in all cases except for the Fat Quartershop winner, you will need to provide your name, address, city, state, zip code, country, telephone number, and email address.
  • In all cases except the Fat Quartershop, you will be asked to comment on the blog to enter the giveaway… do the right thing and thank them for the time it took to post and participate…
  • Thank the sponsor by buying their products for the giveaways. This helps them continue to offer great prizes for these types of events. You can also comment on their social media pages. Even if you don’t win, letting them know you love their products is a huge incentive and they really do love hearing from you.
  • No purchase whatsoever is necessary.
  • You must be 18+ in order to win a gift.
  • You are responsible for claiming and paying any tax owed on the value of any gift that you win. Prizes valued at $500.00 should be claimed.
  • All winners are chosen at random.
  • All winners will be announced on the blogs via the Rafflecopter entry form and/or post by the blogger at the site where they won and here at Seams To Be Sew. All winners must allow for their first name and first initial of their last name to be announced on this blog.
  • Odds of Winning a prize are based on a total number of rafflecopter entries during each week and in total for all giveaways.
  • This giveaway is void where prohibited by law.
  • Participating bloggers may enter any of the giveaways.
  • The word giveaways in the rules and guidelines are also known as sweepstakes.
  • I am not rich and I do not ask sponsors for money, they provide prizes only.
  • If they shipped the prize to me, you will be asked to pay for shipping.
  • All giveaways will be shipped that are in my home within 72 hours of my having heard from you.
  • An invoice will be sent to you via Paypal, and shipping will take place via Paypal, so your Paypal email will be needed to send the invoice. You will receive a tracking number except for overseas shipments. All shipping will either be at priority mail rates this year (due to weight of gifts, none of the giveaways are less than 14 ounces. Paypal fees are added to that amount to cover that fee.
  • Please note, every effort is made to protect the prizes. They go into a plastic bin when I receive them, and it is covered by an airtight cover. I have a dog in my home and I have a smoker in my home, so I do everything possible to protect the prizes.
  • Most companies are very good about getting prizes off to customers quickly also, but some companies are overseas, so please allow all sponsors a 2-week time period before you report to me that you still haven’t received your prize. When the company is overseas, it can take 6 weeks to 90 days for an item to also arrive.
  • Whether or not you read the above, the rules for giveaways are in place to protect everyone. I do not want to hear you didn’t read them, they will be posted on my blog daily during each featured day. There is no excuse for not reading them.

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I am an affiliate of the above companies when you click one of these links and purchase something, I earn a little bit of a commission with it. I use this money to help maintain my website and offer my free patterns to you. Every little bit helps, thank you so much for clicking and for your support. I don’t just offer up these brands to you I actually use their products and shop at these places. I would never partner with someone whose products I didn’t use.


Please remember it takes 2 minutes to comment, please say Thank You, whether you downloaded a free pattern, read a tutorial, or just learned something new.  It takes time for people to write a post, take pictures, make a project or even write a pattern.
Let them know you appreciate it.

If your comment doesn’t show up after you post it, it’s most likely gone to the spam folder. I will see it and approve it, unfortunately, it just means something about your email address caught my spam filter’s eye. 

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34 Responses to Quilt Qwazy Queen’s Day 01 ….

  1. AvatarLiz Williams says:

    Thank you for taking us on this fun adventure.

  2. AvatarBeth T. says:

    Darling pattern! This is going to be a fun hop! Thanks for bringing a smile.

  3. AvatarShelley+Buttler says:

    This is so cute, thank you!

  4. AvatarShelley+Buttler says:

    This is so cute! Thank you!

  5. AvatarBev+Gunn says:

    Wow! this is quite a blog today! Almost missed the little free pattern…it is so cute! thank you for all the hard work you do to keep things like this running. You are appreciated!

  6. AvatarMary Furber says:

    Thanks, Marian, for the pattern and for organizing this.

  7. AvatarMichele-Marie says:

    Appreciate it, so lovely, thank you 🙂

  8. AvatarBarb says:

    Such fun, thank you!

  9. AvatarJeannette says:

    thank you!

  10. AvatarAngela+J+Short says:

    Fun bloghop. Lots of fun projects!! Have a great day!

  11. AvatarJayne P says:

    Thank you for all your hard work in organising this blog hop and for the free pattern

  12. AvatarMs Sam Nicholson says:

    Wow, cute pattern, GREAT giveaways Thank you!!

  13. AvatarCarol+O says:

    Thank you so much, what a darling pattern. And, Thank you so much for sharing with us.

  14. AvatarPam says:

    What a cutie pattern!! How can I resist a fluffy sheep on a Spring Train. Love it, thank you!!
    Also thank you for all your hard work. I love your Blog Hops!

  15. Avatarlynn+bourgeois says:

    Thanks for this event, and for the cute pattern.

  16. AvatarLisa Marie says:

    Thanks for your hard work in organizing this! Blog hops are such a great way to find blogs that I didn’t know about.

  17. AvatarBonnie says:

    love the train. Thank you

  18. AvatarTu-Na Quilts says:

    Thank you for the pattern. It’s adorable.

  19. AvatarTu-Na Quilts says:

    I can’t thank you enough for all the work you’ve done hosting this blog hop. I loved participating last year and really enjoyed it again this year. Thanks for including me.

  20. AvatarTami+Von+Zalez says:

    Oh no, I’m such a dork. I let my post fly a day early. Apologies to the others!

  21. AvatarTammy says:

    Love the cute lamby. I’m excited. Thank you!!!

  22. AvatarChristi says:

    Always a lot of fun.

  23. AvatarShelley says:

    Thanks for hosting another great blog hop. This is how I discover new quilters’ blogs to follow. And thank you for the sweet Easter train pattern. It is darling!

  24. AvatarLori Smanski says:

    oh this is going to be a fun hop. so much inspiration. thank you for the choo choo train.

  25. AvatarJoan says:

    Great start to the QQQ hop. Thanks for the adorable little Easter train!

  26. AvatarLynn D in NC says:

    I am enjoying this blog hop. This pattern is charming, I can wait to see the rest of the train.

  27. AvatarJoyce+Carter says:

    Thank you for the very cute pattern Marian.

  28. AvatarCarol S. says:

    It was nice to see that I’m not the only one with a stack of UFO’s! Such a sweet pattern you’re sharing…thank you!

  29. AvatarFaith+Newcomb says:

    Tried to leave comment at Melva’s but I don’t have any of the accounts needed to post my comment so it wouldn’t let me just use an email like I do here. Very frustrating. Thanks Marion for all you do.

  30. AvatarConnie says:

    Thank you for the freebie! Very cute! And very generous…as always…

  31. Thanks for organizing another great hop! I can’t wait to see everyone’s projects.

  32. Avatarusairdoll says:

    Got an early start today. Lots of inspiration to get busy on my own UFOs, hehe. Thank you for all your hard work and the darling free pattern. Looking forward to tomorrow.

    usairdoll (at) gmail (dot) com

  33. AvatarSharon+Aurora says:

    I came for the Blog Hop and after visiting the blogs I find this adorable pattern at the bottom of your post! Thank you!

  34. Avatarsandra pipitone says:

    THANKs for all the time and effort you give so freely to us quilter!

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