April 07, 2010

Reannalily Designs - Giveaway!

Hi there!  I am excited to introduce Jen from Reannalily Designs to you!  I asked Jen to share a little about herself --
I'm Jen and I've been sewing for people for years.   I have traveled all over the world gathering inspiration and ideas for my designs and patterns.  From Korea,  and China, Japan, to North America, England and France, I have found many cultural and historical elements to guide my interest and creativity.  And LOTS of sewing with military uniforms.  In fact, through that- I developed my Seamingly Accurate seam guide.  The seam guide was released at the Houston Quilt Market in 2008.  It has had a great response from the sewing community and replaces the need for sharpie or tape on your sewing machine.  The Seamingly Accurate guide is distributed by QuiltWoman.com  And since restarting the "word of mouth" sewing business is tricky with every military move, I've decided to branch out into patterns- a business which I can take anywhere.   I have recently married my two areas of work and now have sewing patterns, quilting patterns AND patterns for sewing with military uniforms.  I do still sew commission work on the side and I'm always up to receive military uniform donations.  I'm also lucky enough to have the opportunity to do the technical writing for Art Gallery Fabrics handbag patterns.  I've had a few projects in magazines, including Quilt Scene last October.  I run my design blog which often has projects I'm working on, and like most sewing blogs, I have a collection of tutorials and tips.

For one reader Jen has a collection of patterns and Seamingly Accurate!  


To win ::


1 - Leave a comment on this post.
2 - Tell me your favorite item of Jen's shop
3 -Subscribe to Jen's blog, and leave a comment letting me know.
4 - Blog about this and come back to let me know in another comment :)


Four chances to win!  Good luck to each of you - I will select a winner on Monday, April 12.
Amy


PS - Please leave a comment for each entry, all entries must be made in the form of a comment, not an email - Thank you!
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134 comments:

Beth said...

I love her grocery tote!

Beth said...

I subscribe to Jen's blog through Google Reader!

Megan said...

I love what she's done with some of the military uniforms (military spouse here), but I'm also bag crazy and her bags are absolutely adorable!

The Jenkins said...

I love her grocery bags!

The Jenkins said...

I subscribe to her blog.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I do love Jen's Lucky 13 tote bags. Thanks for entering me :-)

SoozeM said...

Love the patterns, really like that bag, very clever!!

esquiltingpassion said...

I love her grocery tote. I will be posting her give away on my blog and I will become a Jen follower.
Elaine

Karen said...

I like the patterns featuring circles. So different and softer than most quilt patterns. I also think the Seemingly Accurate guide is a great idea!

tong said...

Love the applique circle based patterns! I would love to try any of them. Thanks!

Karen said...

Hi again... I just signed up as a google reader follower. Thanks!!

tong said...

Just subscribed to Jen's blog through my Google reader.

Melinda said...

I love that geisha throw pillow cover! So simple it let's the fabric speak for itself.

Tricia said...

I love love love the Lucky 13 bags!

audreypawdrey said...

I am intrigued by the cube bag. It looks neat!

Mama Spark said...

Oh Seamingly Accurate!! Love to try it!

jenashford said...

I absolutely love the half-square triangle pattern. They are my favorite! I would love to have that pattern. I'll go check out her site & may have to buy it if I don't win.

Melissa said...

I would love to win these!

Melissa said...

I really like Jen's Cube Pattern and would love to make one:)

D@isy said...

Just subscribed to Jen's blog through my Google reader.

Melissa said...

I'm a follower of Jen's blog!

D@isy said...

I Love the cube bag

jenashford said...

Oops! I already told you my favorite - http://www.reannalilydesigns.com/RD2020HSTJubileeFrontBACKWEBlrg.jpg.

D'Anne said...

Oh I would love to win this. I have been looking at and loving the half square triangle jubilee.

D'Anne said...

I am already a follower.

Cara said...

I'd love to win this one! Anything to help me get accurate.

Katrina said...

What a great way to meet a new person...thanks for doing this giveaway...

Cara said...

I think my favorite thing is the Seamingly Accurate.

D'Anne said...

Well, I guess my favorite is in the giveaway!! I love the half square triangle jubilee. I just hope I am able to chose the right fabrics to make mine pop like jen's.

Katrina said...

I really like her cube hat (also really like the way she uses military fabric)

Gwyneth said...

great looking patterns!

Katrina said...

I am now a follower of her blog

Gwyneth said...

i really like the "geisha girl" pillow

Becky said...

What a great giveaway from a talented lady! I'd love to win this.

butlerswife@gmail.com

D@isy said...

I am follower of her blog and facebook.

manualidades.daisy@gmail.com

Becky said...

...and I like her cube bag with the handles. Very practical storage/portable storage.

butlerswife@gmail.com

Vicki @ DottyJane said...

I like the Cube bags:)

Vicki @ DottyJane said...

I'm following her blog!

Cecilia said...

Jen sounds like a really creative person. I will definitely check out her blog.

Linda Joyce said...

I am very happy that you have the kinda hobby/job that takes you all over the world, how exciting!
I have sewn some items for the navy via my nabor,, it was fun and profitable!
Linda J
VA

bethanndodd said...

Cool giveaway...I am very interested in her Seamingly Accurate tool...thanks for the opportunity to win :o)

Katrina said...

I blogged about it...at http://thatisinarapp.blogspot.com/2010/04/some-giveawaysi-wanted-you-to-know.html

bethanndodd said...

Subcribed to Jen's blog!!

Stormy Days said...

My favorite item on Jen's site is a pattern called "Baby Boxes".

bethanndodd said...

Lots of cute stuff but I have to say that I absolutely love the featured in the 2nd pic (from the left) on her Etsy home page...too cute!

Melissa C said...

Love finding new to me designers. Thanks

Melissa C said...

My favorite pattern on her site is Woven Comfort.

Melissa C said...

subscribed to her blog

Cecilia said...

I went to Jen's shop and I am very interested in the Seamingly Accurate tool.

Tara said...

that cube bag is so fabulous! Thanks for the chance to win!

Cecilia said...

I have subscribed to Jen's blog. I have already learned a neat tip from her. Thanks for the giveaway and the introduction to Jen.

allsewnup said...

Thank you for the chance to win.

Carolyn

allsewnup said...

I really like the Adjustable Apron.


Carolyn

Purple Paisley Patch said...

I'm really enjoying these interviews you're doing. It's great to meet and read about so many fantastic people making a living from sewing.
Thank you! :-)

Purple Paisley Patch said...

I checked out Jen's shop, and I'd love a Seamingly accurate to stick on my sewing machine, what a great idea! I also really like the box bag.

allsewnup said...

I'm a new follower of Jen's too.

Carolyn

allsewnup said...

Blogged about the giveaway in my sidebar.

Carolyn

Lisa said...

What a great giveaway. Thank you!

Lisa said...

I really like her Teddy Bear circle quilt.

Sandy a la Mode said...

i would love to win some patterns! i have soo many fabrics at home and i need new projects to make with them!

Sandy a la Mode said...

i love that grocery tote!

Sandy a la Mode said...

I have added Jen's blog to my Google Reader!

Rhonda P. said...

Would love to win the Half Square Triangle Jubilee pattern. Looks like a fun pattern!

Rhonda P. said...

Just became a subscriber!

Sew It UP! said...

I really love what you have done with your blog and find it refreshing all the interviews you do.

Sew It UP! said...

I really love her Floating Bubble Quilt.

Sew It UP! said...

I have also subscribed to Jen's blog.

Christine said...

I really like the Cube Purse!! All the patterns are wonderful!

Christine said...

I am a new follower of Jen now :)

Maria McGill said...

I just subscribed to Jen's Blog

Pattie Crum said...

Great interview. thanks

Maria McGill said...

I love the Cube Purse!

Pattie Crum said...

Love the cube purse pattern.

Maria McGill said...

What a great tool for making accurate seams!

debbiekl said...

Fun! I love new patterns!

debbiekl said...

I love the Seamingly Accurate - I'm always guessing. The Teddy Bear Circles pattern is cute too!

What Comes Next? said...

what fun designs!

Taty said...

I just create my first blog a few minutes ago and I am very excited about it.
And the best of all is that I really want to be the one who wins thi time, I love all her works.

Tamara said...

I really love the cube purse I thought it was so pretty! And now I am going to learn how to make those.
Thank you for showing the cube purse on your site.

Tamara Poteet

Michael and Rachelle said...

What a generous giveaway! Thanks so much for the chance to win.

Michael and Rachelle said...

I loved her interlocking squares pattern and would love to try her apron pattern. I also can't wait to check out some of her tutorials. Thanks for the link to a great site.

katkeen said...

I gotta say, the Army Cube Style Purse is adorable!! I would love to make one for my mom, shed think it was GREAT!!!

katkeen said...

Im also following her blog!!! Cant wait to read more! :)

KaHolly said...

Great give-away! Wonderful product! My favorite pattern is the adjustable apron! ~karen

Ruth B said...

I love ReannaLily Designs!! Thanks for sending me this blog. I signed up as a subscriber and my favorite thing is her amazing tutorials! Can't wait to try the braided quilt technique on her site. I'm going back to read more.

boomngrannie said...

I have been following Jen's blog for awhile. Love what creates. I love the 3-D Quilt. The blocks just seem to float.

Allie said...

So that's the person behind Seamingly Accurate! I love love love the Cool Water quilt pattern...oh my.

Jenny said...

thanks for a chance to win some great patterns!

Jessica said...

Thanks for a great giveaway!

SheilaC said...

Love Floral Party and Boxed In!

SheilaC

SheilaC said...

I had never seen the Seamingly Accurate before.... a very interesting idea!

SheilaC

Crafty Gemini said...

thanks for the opportunity! I subscribe to both your blogs and was happy to see this giveaway! :o)

scottylover said...

Oh I love the Woven Comfort pattern, That is so cool & would make a great guy quilt! And the Seamingly perfect tool is great, too!

Sandy A in St. Louis

Janet said...

Here's number 1 - my comment. Thanks for another interesting interview and great giveaway.

Janet said...

Here's number 2 - my favourite is her "Geese Fury" pattern.

Janet said...

And number 3 - I've become a follower of her blog.

Amber H. said...

Oh what an awesome give away! Thanks for doing the giveaway!

Amber H. said...

I think my favorite item has to be the Half Square triangle Jubilee pattern... mostly because it's great to use with fat quarters!

emtdlb said...

I like the cube purse pattern. It looks roomy enough and I have wanted to try that kind of pattern for a while. Thanks for the chance!

emtdlb said...

Thanks for hosting a giveaway. I love being introduced to a new blog this way. Can't wait to see more. Thanks for the chance!

Allie said...

Wow! Very cool giveaway--Thanks!

Allie said...

I follow you through reader. :)

Allie said...

I would love to try her Seamingly Accurate!

Doina said...

Great giveaway! Please count me in!

Doina said...

I love the Woven Comfort pattern!

Doina said...

I subscribe to Jen's blog.

Treasuresofjoy said...

I am following

Treasuresofjoy said...

I really would love the seamingly accurate tool

Marcia said...

My favorite pattern is the Half Square Triangle Jubileee, followed by the Bubbles circle quilt pattern. Please enter me in your giveaway.

Paula said...

I going to check out her patterns! They are right up my alley!!

Paula said...

Can't decide what is my favorite, The Cube Purse or The quilted Party Tray. It is a toss up!

Paula said...

I subscribe to her blog!

Patty said...

Wow lots of cute things in the store

Patty said...

I like the floating bubbles pattern

brown robin said...

The bubbles quilt loiks fun!

Trish said...

I like the cube bag! I'm a follower on Google Reader. thanks for the chance to win these great patterns!!

carmel said...

sounds very intresting!
well done for everything you did- jen!

carmel said...

i totaly love the half square triangle jubllee

carmel said...

i became jens follower
thanks!

carmel said...

and i blogged about this
thanks!

tammiemarie said...

I love the half square triangle jubilee quilt - I want to make one!

tammiemarie said...

I subscribe to her!

tammiemarie said...

Thanks for the chance to win, great giveaway!

Sequana said...

I need to check all this out, don't I?

Sequana said...

I like the book bag in her shop.

general_lee said...

I really liked all the bags! They were all so adorable!

Crafty Chookie said...

Hello,
As I was subcribing to Jen's blog, I had a look through and thought the 'cube bags' are cute..Great for you girls....Cheers :-)

Rosa-kreattiva said...

I love her grocery bags!
goccedioceano2000(at)libero(dot)it

Jeanne said...

WOW awesome giveaway, I could really use the seamingly accurate, I struggle with 1/4" seams AL THE TIME, I even bought a 1/4" presserfoot, that helps some. Thanks for the opportunity to win it.

Paula said...

Awesome! This is what I have been needing forever! Love the patterns, too. Thank you for the lovely giveaway.

Renee G said...

I'd absolutely love to be entered.
rsgrandinetti@yahoo(dot)com

julie barrett said...

please enter me into the giveaway. i like floating bubbles

julie barrett said...

i;ve added your contest to my blog, thanks

Homemade Quilts by Granny said...

I like her apron patterns.Trish