Quilt Qwazy Queens Starts Thursday, Come See The Giveaways!!!

Worldwide Quilting Day 2018I am very excited about the start of this blog hop on Thursday. It marks the third year in a row that we’ve celebrated Quilt Qwazy Queens during Worldwide Quilting Day. I love that this event is held each year over something that all warms our hearts as a day that celebrates the quilter in all of us. Quilt Qwazy Queens 2018Whether your hitting your favorite quilt shop for the sales they might offer that day, visiting your favorite blogs, this fun event always tries to evolve around what is part of our everyday lives as quilters.

The theme this year of Quilt Qwazy Queens is UFOs. I didn’t ask bloggers to finish UFOs, instead I asked them to talk about the ones we have still to do, possibly finish one, or show off some pictures of there UFOs, as a commenter you have lots of power here to say what you think they could do to perhaps inspire them to finish there project. Some have finished there UFOs, I’m doing one for instance that I have wanted to finish for nearly 25 years now. I’m not going to get it quilted, but the top should be finished. I’m going to wait and quilt it when I take a longarm class in June (my one splurge this year) so I can rent them to quilt some of my larger projects that I’ve been wanting to finish. I’m never going to buy a longarm machine simply because we still have at least one more move in our lives and I expect it to be into a much smaller place.

If your not sure how bloghops work, this is the basic run down…A blog hop is where many bloggers get together and work on a project, tutorial, or pattern and then offer there works to people via a blog post on what is there featured day of the hop. Visitors, will visit each blog, comment and sometimes there are giveaways they can enter that are being offered by the blogger that day.

Each day of this hop has a giveaway at each blog, as well as an overall giveaway that you can enter each day of the hop. The Friday giveaway which is by Aurifil is the only giveaway other than the Fat Quartershop giveaway that will be held all weekend long. Otherwise, all of the other giveaways have 1 day only that you can enter them with. You must visit on that day to enter that giveaway. You need to comment at each blog, and each comment you make will allow you to enter that giveaway.

The first giveaway for this hop is being offered by The Fat Quarter Shop. The Fat Quarter Shop has sponsored a giveaway at every event I have ever offered on my blog.  We have been truly blessed that they are such a wonderful and generous sponsor for this event.

This year is no different with a gift certificate of 150.00 to the lucky winner.

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.

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

On Friday, March 16

Aurifilis giving away one of their thread packs

Aurifil

Thread Up With Grunge 10 pack

Total Value $50.00

This giveaway is shipping international.
This giveaway will end Monday March 19

On Monday, March 19

Studio 180will offer their

Studio 180 Rapid Fire HunterRapid Fire Hunter’s Star Ruler
you can see this in action on Quilting Affection Designs on Monday March 19.

Total Value 25.50
Shipping is US Only
Giveaway ends March 20

On Tuesday, March 20Timeless Treasureshas sent me a beautiful fat quarter bundle to offer as a giveaway

15 beautiful Easter colors in a wonderful little bundle
Shipping for this giveaway is international,
but cost of shipping is passed on to the winner no matter where you live.

Total Value $30.00
Giveaway ends March 21

On Wednesday, March 21quilters dreamis offering 3 wonderful Twin battings to 3 lucky winners.Quilters Dream1 bat per winner
The batts being offered are:
Natural Dream Cotton Select Twin – Total Value 30.00
Dream Poly Select Twin – Total Value 30.00
and a
Natural Dream 80/20 Twin – Total Value 30.00

Shipping for this giveaway is international,
but cost of shipping is passed on to the winner no matter where you live.
Giveaway ends March 22

Each of the images above can be clicked on
so you can visit and read about the products.

Seams To Be Sew will also give away a pattern per day during this hop. It is my gift to you for visiting the blogs each day. You do not want to miss out on these patterns. They are a series of patterns that go together.
They will only be available for 24 hours and changed daily.

All giveaways end in 2018. (Just in case you don’t realize this) 🙂

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.

I hope you enjoy Quilt Qwazy Queens this year

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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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14 Responses to Quilt Qwazy Queens Starts Thursday, Come See The Giveaways!!!

  1. I want to be a Quilt Swazy Queen…

  2. Susan says:

    Great blog hop with a ton of giveaways – I don’t know how you do it!

  3. Susan Ellswick says:

    Nice blog hopping!!

  4. Bev+Gunn says:

    Great blog hop…hope I have enough energy to do that much hopping!

  5. Anita Keeton says:

    Wow Marian what a terrific blog hop! I honestly don’t know how you do it all! I don’t think you sleep! The winners will be very happy and the rest of us should have a wonderful time reading the blogs and musing over the UFO’s. Thanks so much fo all you hard work and your lovely patterns.

  6. Ronelle says:

    Thank you very much for the great blog hop and fantastic giveaways you organized, Marian. I appreciate your effort in giving us such an awesome blog hop.

  7. Susan says:

    Fabulous prizes! Thanks so much for working hard to coordinate with these wonderful sponsors!

  8. Carol+O says:

    Can’t wait till tomorrow, thanks!

  9. Loretta says:

    Thank you for all you have done to present quilt Qwazy again this year. It is sure a joy to happily float through all the different sites. Each one seems to have something of interest to me.

  10. Jean says:

    Whether I remember to blog daily or not will remain to be seen. I’m always gonna stay with ideas but then my mind has a way of letting me stray and I forget. Whichever path it leads I want you to know you are tops. I love your way of stating things up front and no BUTS about it. You are constantly giving and doing things for readers and I know the whiners still whine but I also know those are the groups that does little if anything for others. So happy to read and find your posts.

  11. Pam says:

    I am doing the little joy dance. Or the Snoopy dance. lol I love your blog hops. I am looking forward to seeing what all the UFO’s are. I just finished one I had promised the hub, two years ago on his birthday. Whew.

  12. Joan says:

    Quilters do be Qwazy…LOL Looking forward to a week of fun. Thanks to you and the sponsors who so generously support us!

  13. usairdoll says:

    This sounds like so much fun! I’m not sure how I missed this last year, but I’m glad I found the hop this year. Thank you for all your hard work and the list of Sponsors is Amazing! I’ve read the above rules and I’m ready, hehe.

  14. Excited to read these Blogs! Working on my Post. Thanks for all you to to run these Blog hops.

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