#12Days of Color Grande Finale!

January 8th, 2014

12 days of color logo


Well, peeps, I have chosen the winners and I am sending out emails right now. As soon as I get mailing addresses from everyone I will make the final announcements of the winners here on the  blog.  So be hopeful and look for an email with the heading #12daysofcolor (or something like that!) in your inbox.  I will wait a couple of days to hear back from everyone, so please email me back asap, so I don’t go onto the runner-up for your prize!  I was going to draw names on Jan 1st, but it took me most of that day to get Motivated to De-Christmastize the house and then a few more days to really finish that process up!


So for NOW…..here are some pictures of the blocks in big groups with their siblings. A lot of you wanted to see them like that. They are in no certain order and just laid loosely out on the back patio without a lot of care or precision. It was cold out there, and I had to keep chasing the cats away.  It has been pretty dark and wet and dreary here, so the lighting is not the best, but you can get the idea… (and on one of my monitors they look all pale and the other one they look fine….so I hope you have a great monitor!)


The Kona Blocks—and yes those two aqua and grey blocks are DIFFERENT aquas and greys, in fact all of those blues that look like each other, are actually different, some more noticeable than others:


D12days all Kona blocks


The True Color Blocks:


D12days all True Color blocks


The Michael Miller Blocks:


D12days all MMF


The Grunge Blocks:


D12days all Grunge


So thanks again to the great companies that helped make this event possible:


 moda-logo mmf2aurifil logo Free Spirit_Logo_300_170Robert_Kaufman_Fabrics


And I will have the list up of the winners, but you should know by the time the post goes up who is a winner.  Lots more to come this month, so stay tuned!


21 Responses to “#12Days of Color Grande Finale!”

  1. Sue Boneon 09 Jan 2014 at 12:11 am

    They look great. Thank you for the email telling me I’m one of your lucky prize winners.

  2. Maraon 09 Jan 2014 at 12:26 am

    I’m liking all of the grunge pieces together as a quilt. I hope I get an e-mail. :)

  3. dianna eickhornon 09 Jan 2014 at 6:46 am

    proud winner here too! The grunge turned out the best in the photos. But, the true colors leave a lot to play with for sashings and borders. And, I always love kona fabrics. And, that horse in the Michael Miller is still my favorite. You have done a lot of work and it has been fun following along and seeing all your work.

  4. Joyce Carteron 09 Jan 2014 at 10:22 am

    Wow! The blocks really look wonderful together.

  5. audreyon 09 Jan 2014 at 11:09 am

    Thanks for the fun-to-get e-mail! The True Colors set is amazing. I really thought the Grunge set would be my favorite, but seeing them all together like that, I guess I’m just a print person at heart.:)

  6. Bethanyon 09 Jan 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Congrats to the winners!

  7. Elizabeth Johnsonon 09 Jan 2014 at 12:43 pm

    The True Colors quilt is my favorite! It is amazing that I wasn’t really please by the individual blocks but the end composition is beautiful! Thank you for sharing your knowledge of Color with all of us. It was great fun! Maybe a Blog Hop of Color for next year?

  8. Maryellenon 09 Jan 2014 at 4:04 pm

    Great recap!! Thanks again for doing this, and thanks to your great prize sponsors!

  9. Lauraon 09 Jan 2014 at 6:57 pm

    I love how the Michael Miller blocks look together. Thank you for hosting this series -it was fun and probably very time consuming for you.

  10. Susan the farm quilteron 09 Jan 2014 at 8:20 pm

    Still loving Grunge all the way!!

    This was really fun – thanks for doing it!

  11. Judyon 09 Jan 2014 at 11:25 pm

    They all look amazing. Thanks for taking the time to show us each set of blocks laid out together. I also was lucky enough to get one of your e-mails and it made my day.

  12. Rose Smithon 10 Jan 2014 at 1:29 am

    Thanks for the email! :-) It’s great to see all the blocks. Laid out in their groups like that. I think I prefer the Grunge group now they’re all together.

  13. rosaon 10 Jan 2014 at 6:19 am

    They are absolutely beautiful.Congrats to the winners!

  14. Janiceon 10 Jan 2014 at 8:48 am

    I love the true color blocks all together. I was one of the lucky winners and again thank you.

  15. Heatheron 10 Jan 2014 at 8:56 am

    Thanks for posting those blocks all together. It’s one thing to view each block on it’s own, but they take on a whole different impact when combined with it’s siblings.

  16. Sarah Veeon 10 Jan 2014 at 2:49 pm

    Thanks for an email :) and for posting the block ‘families’. I must admit your blocks have convinced me to try the grunge fabrics. there is a subtlety about the colour intensity changing that I really like in the blocks. Can I say I’m surprised how good the blocks look together? Which is another great lesson about colour – how well colours can play together if you let them!

  17. nikkion 13 Jan 2014 at 2:11 am

    I love them all i would love to see them mixed and matched in one fun quilt !

  18. nikkion 13 Jan 2014 at 2:14 am

    I love them all i would love to see them mixed and matched in one fun quilt ! Thank you for taking the time to make all of these blocks really makes it easier to understand the fun of colors!

  19. pamon 14 Jan 2014 at 4:27 pm

    Hi Scott, Sorry for the rain. I like the true colors best. I know, I need to think outside the box.

  20. Lizzieon 19 Jan 2014 at 10:20 am

    Thanks for the winnermail! I just love seeing these all together like this! You put so much work into these blocks and the posts, it really gave us all a lot to learn from. I’m not sure if I could pick my fave, but I’m leaning toward the Ture Colors, and the Grunge, sigh…..and the others too. Nope, they ALL are fabulous, and a great reference.

  21. carla bynumon 08 Mar 2014 at 7:12 am

    Hi Scott! I love getting to see all the fabrics together like this! I love them all! They are all wonderful! Thank You

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