September 25, 2013

First Steps to Free-Motion Quilting: it's on!

Hi everyone! I'm all aglow from some great quilting events last week, and thrilled to start off several days of book chatter and giveaways. I know I've been sort of quiet about what's inside this book. That was so I could let a bunch of fabulous bloggers tell you about it instead! I hope you enjoy what they have to show you.

The blog tour starts off today at my publisher, Stash Books. I have to tell you what great people they are. If you've ever thought about writing a book, please consider sending them your proposal! They were so thoughtful and caring every step of the way. They listened to all the ideas and concerns that I had and worked very hard to make this book as pretty and as thorough as I'd hoped. I even got flowers and cards from them on important occasions, like the birth of my baby and the arrival of my book (my other baby!). They are just such good, dedicated people.

Here is the entire tour schedule, full of people I adore:

9/25: Allison Rosen at Stash Books Blog 
9/26: Jessica Alexandrakis at Life Under Quilts 
9/27: Monica Solorio-Snow at Happy Zombie 
9/28: Susan Beal at West Coast Crafty 
9/29: Kathy Mack at Pink Chalk Studio 
9/30: Angela Walters at Quilting is my Therapy 
10/1: Amanda Jean Nyberg at Crazy Mom Quilts 
10/2: Megan Dye at Megs Monkey Beans
10/3: Victoria Findlay Wolfe at Victoria Findlay Wolfe Quilts 
10/4: Katie Pedersen at Sew Katie Did 
10/5: Christina Cameli at A Few Scraps

We've had a productive sewing week here. My daughter was so excited about the book release party she felt it simply required a new dress. She fell in love with this Joel Dewberry print while at Modern Domestic (well, her first choice was a Liberty of London print and I had to explain that some fabric is not for us mortals) and we turned it into a little frock that she loves, just in the nick of time. 

You'll be hearing more than usual from me during this blog tour, as I point you to wonderful blogs and book giveaways. Go ahead and start right now with the sweet post and giveaway at Stash Books! See you soon and have a great week! 


Tiffany said...

Yay! I'm so excited!

Jessica said...

Yay! And Congratulations again! This is a very fun book, I've been showing it off to all my friends. I can't wait to share it with blogland tomorrow too~

Susan said...

Congratulations Christina on your new book! It looks like a very special one! It's on my 'must-have' list!

Lisa Lisa said...

Congratulations, Christina! I love your book and have been telling everyone about it :)

Lisa Lisa said...

P.S. That dress is so flippin' cute!

Elsa said...

Congratulations again! A blog tour ~ even more exciting!
Darling little dress ~ love that your daughter picked Liberty fabric to start with. The one she ended up with is so cute!


Congrats..I think this is the book I need to learn FMQ. the dress is so adorable. and so is the princess in it.


I BOUGHT IT.......

What Comes Next? said...

I see a huge success! The book looks fabulous and your daughter is just so cute - lovely dress that she clearly loves!

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