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Have you seen the activity over at The Splendid Sampler Website?  It’s amazing to see all the blocks coming in!  Many have been adding their own touch to the blocks, and so many looks are created just from the fabrics alone!  You still have time to get started and remember this isn’t a race to the finish […]

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  • February 28, 2016 - 8:42 am

    liz n. - Omg, the fabrics!


  • February 28, 2016 - 9:01 am

    Gale - I just love how soft and sweet your blocks look. I am attempting to make all the blocks as well. So far I am up to date. I am using Christmas fabric from Gina Martin “Tole Christmas” I have only a fq bundle, so I am hoping that will be enough. I will be visiting my sweet granddaughter in New Brunswick in just one more week. I guess I will have to do a quick catch up when I get home. Hope you enjoy your visit with the grandgirls and get lots of hugs and kisses in.ReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 9:23 am

    Hildy - I definitly plan to make this quilt-along but haven’t decide on my fabrics yet. I was tempted to make a white-red version with a few blocks and the heart blocks are perfect for it (btw I love your Flutter block with the 4-patch heart). But after seeing your blocks I’ll add making a shabby vintage one to my list too.
    Have fun with your granddaughters I’m sure they are excited to see you than you to see them:-)ReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 11:39 am

    Christine B. - What beautiful fabric choices Anne and your blocks are beautiful too. I am stitching the Splendid Sampler… I have just finished the last block released… it is such a lot of fun and there are so many inspirational blocks being produced! Have a lovely time with your grandchildren! Christine xReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 11:49 am

    ina - oh, yeah. i’m making it. i’m using American Jane’s last fabric line. I haven’t had a chance to work on block 4 yet but plan to later today. This quilt will be for me. ;pReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 1:06 pm

    Danicia - I always love your fabrics and patterns. Keep up the good work🐿ReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 3:55 pm

    RuthB - Your shabby chic look is lovely Anne. Of course I love everything you make. I haven’t started this project yet but you have inspired me to think about it. Thanks for the eye candy!ReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 4:51 pm

    sunny - I’m tempted, but haven’t taken the plunge yet. Love your fabric choices!!ReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 5:16 pm

    mimi'sdarlins - Anne, I love your fabric selections, just so gorgeous! I have some of this bee print in my stash too, fell in love with it. Can’t wait to see all your blocks come together, it is one of my favorite fabric groupings.ReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 6:15 pm

    Brenda Towsley - I am also working on this sampler. I have 4 of the 5 blocks done. I need to finish up block 4 and am really enjoying this QAL. Love your fabrics! Very shabby chic.ReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 7:43 pm

    Karen in Breezy Point - I’ve been trying to resist the Splendid Sampler sew along, but your blocks are so beautiful in those fabrics, I may have to rethink things!ReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 7:56 pm

    kshackabq - Typically, I don’t join sew alongs, but this one has me hooked. I’m having such fun with these wonderful blocks. Love the soft colors and shabby look of your blocks, Anne. I’m finding the variety of colors and styles is incredibly interesting and definitely part of the fun.ReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 9:34 pm

    DeAnna Dodson - What sweet fabrics! I’m not generally an insect person, but I LOVE the bee fabric. So cute!

    I’ve been collecting these block patterns, but haven’t had time to sew anything. I hope to soon.

    Enjoy your visit with your grandbabies!ReplyCancel

  • February 28, 2016 - 10:26 pm

    Colleen - I really like your fabrics and the abundance of fabrics . I do have a few Figtree fabrics that I have just saved because I like them and Robyn Pandolf ( I may be way off on the spelling of her name which is why I used Figtree instead of trying to spell Joanna Figaruo )

  • February 29, 2016 - 3:08 am

    Susan - OOH, I love your fabric selections! This quilt is going to be absolutely beautiful! I love it already.ReplyCancel

  • February 29, 2016 - 5:00 am

    Margaret - Your color choice is inspired! I’m not doing the sampler in part because I have plenty going on now, and in part because I couldn’t think of what fabrics to use so that it wouldn’t look mish-mash. I think your sampler will be absolutely beautiful and I will be eager to see it as you progress.ReplyCancel

  • February 29, 2016 - 5:38 am

    viv - I was so excited to see your block included the bee fabric. I haven’t posted a picture of my block, but I used the golden been fabric in mine. Maybe now I’ll have the courage to post it…ReplyCancel

  • February 29, 2016 - 7:46 am

    Barb R. - Anne, your fabric choices are so lovely – pinks and soft reds and creamy colors – so luscious! I know your Splendid Sampler quilt will be just beautiful. I haven’t started yet (too many other things going on right now) but I’m saving all the patterns and hopefully … one of these days.

    Looking forward to seeing what you are making for your grand daughters too.

    p.s. – are you designing a Halloween quilt?ReplyCancel

  • February 29, 2016 - 11:50 am

    Carrie P. - Yes, I am participating. The quilt along has inspired to get back in my sewing room after 5 mos. of not sewing. I think I am getting my mojo back.ReplyCancel

  • February 29, 2016 - 2:39 pm

    Karen Kaplan - Hi Anne, it’s beautiful. You have a wonderful gift for inspiring us to work towards bringing such beauty into our lives and homes. Thank You .ReplyCancel

  • March 2, 2016 - 5:27 pm

    Julie - I love your fabric choices! I am printing off the patterns but have not been able to start my blocks yet……a few commitments to complete first.ReplyCancel

  • March 3, 2016 - 6:49 am

    Jill Beck - I love the bee fabric but I’m having a difficult time locating it. Could you divulge your source? I like your fabric choices for the Splendid Sampler better than any I’ve seen so far. If I were to make this quilt those are the fabrics I would use, beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • March 5, 2016 - 7:54 am

    Pat Godkin - I love your block for the sampler. I have some of the bee motif fabric. It is so pretty. I used it in one of my train cases.ReplyCancel

If I handed you 100 free block patterns and told you that they would become a precious gift if you made them, would you pick your most treasured fabrics?  Would you treat each block as if were something you’d be handing down to your family?  Would you do your very best sewing and enjoy every moment?  Would you schedule time every […]

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  • February 5, 2016 - 10:29 am

    Kathy R - Oh my! I love pinwheels, sand buckets and red and white! Absolutely perfect.ReplyCancel

  • February 5, 2016 - 10:59 am

    Judi - Love all the rows! Yes, I am irdering the book. If I win, it will go in this year’s Secret Santa for my guild!ReplyCancel

  • February 5, 2016 - 11:24 am

    Hildy - First thanks for the great package you send me the fabrics are BEAUTIFUL!
    I’m almost finished with my Farmer’s Wife 1930s blocks and since I loved to make these 6″ blocks and now have the time for it I’ll definitly will join the Splendid Sampler! But like I did with the Farmer’s Wife quilt I think I break the 100 blocks done into more than 1 quilt because I know I just can’t quilt a quilt that big. Perhaps 3 quilt: 2 with 25 blocks (one set straight, one on point) and 1 quilt with 50 blocks (set on point). Or 2 quilts: one with 64 blocks (8×8) and one with 36 blocks (6×6) … mmmh I need to think about that.ReplyCancel

  • February 5, 2016 - 11:36 am

    Susan - So excited to start this sampler quilt…… will be a fun year doing this and seeing every ones samplers…..thanks!ReplyCancel

  • February 5, 2016 - 11:56 am

    Barb R. - The idea for this splendid sampler quilt is really exciting – and what a generous, wonderful gift from all the quilt designers to share these blocks with us. I can’t wait to see what all these blocks look like and all the new techniques we can learn.

    I also read your 5th of the month news today and I’m also so excited to find out about your Halloween designs (I’m somewhat partial to Halloween ‘cuz it’s my b’day!). Everything you do is so wonderful and I know this will be too.

    And Congratulations to Rose Marie and to Diane on winning the “All In A Row” book – lucky ladies.

    Thanks, Anne!

    xo – Barb R.ReplyCancel

  • February 5, 2016 - 12:43 pm

    Colleen - I look forward to you email announcements they are the first I click on always happy and bright. This one is jam packed with information. I have joined in on the Splendid Samlper and looking forward to seeing all the designs from so many different talented designers …. two a week might be a bit ambitious for me to keep up. So many ideas thrilling around in my brain.
    How you get all you done is a mystery to me ….
    Be sure to give your 4 footed friends your love and attention
    Benicia CalifReplyCancel

  • February 5, 2016 - 1:37 pm

    DeAnna Dodson - Oooh, Splendid Sampler sounds like so much fun. Looking forward to it.

    And, yes, one of the best things about the Row book is the adjustable bunnies. SO darling!ReplyCancel

  • February 5, 2016 - 7:01 pm

    sunny - What a splendid idea for a quilt! Congrats to your winners One is a good friend of mine.ReplyCancel

  • February 5, 2016 - 7:44 pm

    Karen in Breezy Point - I’ll have to keep an eye on the Splendid Sampler–it sounds very fun! I received the All in a Row book from you a few days ago–thank you so much! I’ve made one row so far–we’ll see how far I get toward a quilt. Thanks again–it’s a wonderful book.ReplyCancel

  • February 6, 2016 - 4:36 am

    Ada Shave - I love the row quilts, so that will be another one to add to my list of quilts to do.ReplyCancel

  • February 6, 2016 - 3:27 pm

    mimi'sdarlins - Anne, I absolutely love this book (thanks SO much) and am wondering how I can find time to make every pattern in it…I truly am! At first glance Janet’s bunnies looked like they could be cousins of your frolicking bunnies we love so much. I may use Janet’s adjustable templates w/ the brads to make some fun garlands for the grandbabies.
    And now another temptation! I will definitely be watching The Splendid Sampler and hope to make at least some of those blocks in between my other quilts in progress :)ReplyCancel

Hi everyone and welcome to Anne and Laurie’s day on the Moda “All in a Row” blog hop!  I’m not sure who at Moda decided how to assign teams, but when I heard I was partnered with Laurie from Minick & Simpson, I couldn’t have been happier.  I have my own secret fan club for Minick […]

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  • January 24, 2016 - 3:18 am

    Colleen Reilly - I love your row and the sand pail row you made and that cat what a fine helper

  • January 24, 2016 - 3:29 am

    Gloria - What a brilliant idea to remake the sandbuckets in Christmas fabrics. Perhaps the buckets have salt in them to deal with Wintry weather!

    Love your row too. Thank you for the chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 3:46 am

    Joanne - Your snowmen are wonderful! I love your version of the sand pail row. Thank you for the chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 3:58 am

    Hildy - I really thought you’ll do pink buckets or pinwheels … how wrong I was! But as always your row is even more beautiful than i would have thought I love the classic red-white colors and the wool stars are perfect!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 4:05 am

    Lisa - What a great blog hop!!! I have loved each row I’ve seen so far!! Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy of the book!!!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 4:43 am

    Christine - Everyone seems to have had a lot of fun with the creation and promotion of this book.
    Christine from OntarioReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 4:44 am

    Susan - Beautiful work – the quilt is gorgeous! Love the red and white. Thanks for the chance to win the book!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 4:47 am

    Diane K. - Love, love, love the red and white! Also love the idea of the red stripe for binding! I think you’re my sister from another mother!!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 4:52 am

    Rebecca - Oooooh… A fellow Minick and Simpson fan!!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 5:51 am

    Amy L - Wow, I saw Laurie’s blue version of your snowmen and fell in love. The feeling is mutual for your red version of her sand pails! You two are the perfect pairing for this row along!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 5:52 am

    Vicky - I have the book, and the best part is the proceeds going to No Kids Hungry. Kudos to Moda for giving so much to others! You and Laurie hit a home run with your rows!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:19 am

    Terri - I just love both your rows!! I have left over Mistletoe fabric from making all those cute monthly snowmen you generously gave free patterns to make. I will definitely be making these rows. Adorable!!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:33 am

    Patty - Doing a whole quilt with applique is intimidating but love your idea for table runners. Now I’m going to need that book!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:47 am

    sunny - Both runners are adorable! I love the additon of wool.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:51 am

    DeAnna Dodson - Awww, I love the red and white sand pails. Cute!

    On the row you designed, I love how it’s Christmas colors, but very soft ones. So sweet. :DReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:56 am

    Pat S - Your snowman row is my favorite! and I love the addition of the wool hearts to the sand buckets – great choice!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:57 am

    Judi - Judi-I love using your row as a table runner. BTW. I do miss you sophisticated links, blues and grey for baby Quilts! Please design some more!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:00 am

    Marsha Burwash - I love both rows and they make really cute table runners! It looks like there are some cute designs in the book and I would love to win one. Thank you for a chance in the giveaway.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:06 am

    Tracey H - Love the patterns! They are so happy looking. Makes me want to do them right now!!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:12 am

    Leslie - Fingers are crossed here for a chance to win this awesome book!!!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:17 am

    Loris Mills - Your snowman row is lovely, especially in the sweet fabrics you chose. Very Bunny Hill :-) Love to your sweet helper there =^.^=
    This is such a fun hop seeing all the designers blocks and their work with another designer’s row.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:18 am

    Amy - This is super cute! I am loving seeing all these rows!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:23 am

    Cathy - Thought this was just another quilt book, lovely to be sure, but probably not one to purchase. But now that I am reading the blog posts, seeing the different interpretations of the rows, I am inspired to make my own. Thank you all for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:24 am

    Carrie - I’m glad you liked the match-up. :)ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:25 am

    Teri Sinclair - I love your snowman row…I might have to make that row first if I win a book! Actually, I asked for this book for my birthday, so if I win the book, I can ask for your fabric instead! Beautiful and fun rows all around.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:51 am

    Tammy spencer - Really love your row and the pails are cute in red.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:52 am

    mimi'sdarlins - It’s been such fun to see one designer’s version of another designer’s row, particularly when disparate designers are paired. I truly love both your runners, bet you can hardly wait to use your summer one. Would be fun to win this book, thanks!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:52 am

    Kathleen Dalecio - I love your Row! It’s so playful, friendly & colorful! I also followed the FB link and read about the Project & Contest Rules. Feeding needy children in the USA is a great cause. Thank you for the opportunity to win a copy of the row by row book!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:11 am

    Kristy Wilkinson - These are both so beautiful. I love the sand pails! Your row is darling too! So glad you got to use some wool. Thanks for sharing. K-ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:13 am

    Karen Scott Kaplan - What beautiful work. Such wonderful ideas to bring happiness and sunshine into our homes. Love the sand pails but just adore the snowmen. Best Wishes to AllReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:24 am

    Amy Walter - I love table runners too! These two are awesome!
    Thanks for the opportunity to win the book.

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:26 am

    Anna Lutz-Brown - Omgoodness I love the beach pales too… So cant wait for beach weather……..ty for ideas and I solove blog hops …… happyness04431@yahoo.comReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:35 am

    Kathy Johnson - I love both rows – could make an entire quilt from either one!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:39 am

    Brenda Cornell - I love your idea to make table runners with the rows. I use table runners on my long harvest table and both of these are winners. Thanks for the ideas!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:41 am

    Laurel - I love your rows! Your work is always flawless and beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:47 am

    Sandy A in St. Louis - Love your red and white version of the row! It will be perfect for the summer months!

    Your “helper” looks quite intrigued with the wool sheep. Glad you shared the picture. :)ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:50 am

    Janet Melanson - I love what you both did with your own rows and each others. A think a runner is the perfect way to showcase each of the rows from the row along.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:58 am

    Mary Salmon - Hi Anne! I love both examples but am partial to you’rs! Looks like a great book!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 9:11 am

    Kathy H - Love your row….love all your patterns…would enjoy making this one. I think the sand pails would be a nice summer touch to decor…ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 9:27 am

    Heather - I LOVE your snowman row! It’s the cutest one I’ve seen yet! What a good idea to make table runners and I never would have thought to use wool on a sand pail, hehe…fun!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 9:27 am

    kristie - Of course you had to have a helper…she’s checking that the sheep is behaving. Love the wool accent on your bucket. Also love the snowman row…would make a great runner.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 9:30 am

    JoyceO - The “rows” are adorable! I’m “itchin’ to get sewin’!”ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 9:32 am

    Miss Jean - Such good timing. My quilt club is doing a row by row exchange!!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 9:33 am

    Barb R. - I absolutely love these two rows (I love red & white – one of my favorite combinations). The two of you paired was genius!

    This is such a fun “blog hop” – I am always so impressed and inspired by all the creativity out there.

    Thanks, Anne, for sharing this with us – so much fun!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 9:36 am

    ginny lathan - Cute, cute and more cute!!! The rows are fantastic. I’ll need to go through my fabric and get ready to sew. I’d just love to have a table runner or two made up with the snowmen and sand pail.

    Ginny in SCReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:14 am

    Kathie L - Your curious cat looks like my late Abby the Tabby cat. Love your runner.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:17 am

    Debra - Thanks for the book giveaway. Love your sand pails.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:25 am

    Sandi - You row I’d lovely and the book looks like fun, it would be lovely to win a copy. Thanks for the chance to do so.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:25 am

    Rosalind Gutierrez - both table runners are great ideas to add home decor. I think your kitty is about ready to pounce on that mouse look-alike toy.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:26 am

    Rosalind Gutierrez - Both table runners are great ideas to add home decor & putting them in a quilt would be awesome also.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:28 am

    Marie Chat - It is so much fun seeing all these rows through the eyes of you Moda designers. Your row is so YOU with those little snowmen and I just love your interpretation in red and white of Laurie’s design. You both created such fun rows. Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:36 am

    Diane - I just love what you did with that row–how cute–and I love red fabric so that is a win win project–
    thanks for the chance to win a copy of the book–
    love and laughter, diReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 11:03 am

    KimR - I am loving all of these rows! Both the row you designed and your version of the Sandpail row are lovely. Fingers crossed that I win a book so I can get stitching!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 11:03 am

    Lori - Thanks for a chance to win. It is going to be fun making many of the rows!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 11:22 am

    AmandaA - Brilliant idea using the rows as runners. I’d love a summery sand pail one – and the snowmen as well!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 11:23 am

    Noelene - Oh Ann the snowmen are just gorgeous as always, and the sand pail row, just wondering if the sweet cat goes with it……lol….Noelene.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 11:32 am

    Clare - Love the fabrics used. A different look on a lovely row. They make beautiful table runners.This book looks delightful with many hours of stitching fun:) Happy Stitching.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 11:36 am

    Wendy - I love your row! Can’t wait to check out the book!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 11:43 am

    LInda Thurber - Love everything you do! Sweet idea to use Mistletoe Lane for the buckets. Wool is perfect for the stars so much easier and gives great texture appeal.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 12:08 pm

    Susan K. - Your row is so cute! Would love to have the book.

  • January 24, 2016 - 12:22 pm

    Karen - I love your products. I enlarged the basket quilt patterns from years ago.
    Very cute row with the snowmen.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 12:41 pm

    Margie - This book looks like so kuch fun! I love the idea of making the rows into tablerunners.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 12:57 pm

    Mary Andra - It’s fabulous.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 1:11 pm

    LINDA - LOVE your project>so pretty! Thanks for sharing a great giveaway too!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 2:18 pm

    Lizzie - I love this book!….and can’t wait to see it and touch it:) The rows are all so creative and I love the charity it’s helping!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 2:29 pm

    Linda - The rows are so cute. I would love to win a copy of this book.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 2:52 pm

    Pat Triska - I love both of the patterns. Great idea to have themed table runners.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 3:11 pm

    Little Quiltsong - I just love the snowmen and the pails in both of these rows. Beautiful Table runners! Mistletoe Lane is still one of my favorite fabric lines and when I found a ‘few’ yards of the different prints in this line, in a local quilt store, I couldn’t pass it by. This ‘All In a Row’ Book seems like a treasure.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 3:13 pm

    Nancy - What a sweet row. I love snowmen! Thanks for sharing the giveaway.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 3:15 pm

    Mary Jane - Red, snowmen, what could be better. Love every row so far that the designers have done.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 3:20 pm

    June - Love your fabrics! Would love to win this book😍ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 3:46 pm

    Linda - Fun, Fun, Fun….I really like the snow people and sand pails!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 4:09 pm

    Polly - Oh YEAH! Another chance to win this fabulous book. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE both these blocks. Golly, I may have to make a runner for each season of the year.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 5:01 pm

    Esther G - Both of your rows are adorable!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 5:16 pm

    pam - So sweet all the stars and snowmen. I think I like table runners now !ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 5:40 pm

    Leanne - Such beautiful table runners, I love yours, its perfect for any time of the year.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 5:43 pm

    Jackie Roisler - Love your row block. :) and how you made up Laurie’s bucket row is beautiful! I’ve been a fan of your work, lowering typing to whisper now, years. 😀ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:00 pm

    Cindy M - How much fun!!! I just purchased the book and have one row done and another one cut out and ready to put together. The snowmen row is my favorite… and the pails represent our daughter who was born July 4th, 1976. Our bi-centennial firecracker!! Thanks for the ideas!!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:20 pm

    Vickie Alexander - Love both your RowsReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:50 pm

    carolyn s - LOVE the snowmen, the sand pails, really everything!!! You continue to inspire me as always!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:51 pm

    Karen Seitz - What perfect rows for you to use 6 months apart. I love both of them and both versions of them. The book has such great projects that it is hard to pick a favorite. Thanks for sharing your work.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:54 pm

    Janis T - That’s a great idea to use the sand pail row for July festivities and I always love your snowmen! This is fun!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:01 pm

    Judy Theil - I love all the rows! The book looks like so much fun !ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:12 pm

    Susan - I love both of these runners. The fabric you used on the sandpails is perfect!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:13 pm

    Heather - Those 2 table runners are adorable. I also enjoy seeing these as wall art and one would be perfect over my kitchen window. Thanks for the chance to win this great looking book.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:15 pm

    Stephanie Kluk - I LOVE your version of Minnick and Simpson’s! It is wonderful to see everyone else’s ideas! Would love to try out the rows from the book myself!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:17 pm

    Kristine Dauth - Anne, I love both rows that were presented today. Love your choice of fabrics for your sand pail row! Just too cute and so appropriate for Independence Day decorating!!!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:24 pm

    Rose Marie Andreozzi - I LOVE row quilts and yours are wonderful! I think the red and white sand pails are perfect for summer and the snowmen are so cute! I think I’ll have to buy this book if I don’t win! Too cute for words!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:35 pm

    Mary S - Love both the rows. Pinwheels are a favorite of mine and red and white is perfect. Snowmen,sand pails and pinwheels, “who could ask for anything more”.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:35 pm

    Laura Jones - I love all the rows so far. I would love to win the book. I have never done a row quilt, but they look like lots of fun.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:36 pm

    Terri - How cute both rows are!! Thanks for the chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:37 pm

    Lin M. - Love the red and white – perfect for summer. And your snowmen are adorable. I like that you made table runners. A more do-able project for me.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:50 pm

    Jeanne - Love the snowman row and summer sandpail row. Great seasonal rows too!
    You have a gift with working with applique and colors.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:52 pm

    Judy D. - Ok, so maybe Christmas inJuly and then we can use BOTH of the rows! Sweet! Love the stars and red and white in the rows, what’s not to love it’s Moda! Judy D.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 7:56 pm

    Terry - What adorable runners…love them!!! Thanks for sharing :o)ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:01 pm

    Baa. xxx - It’s beautiful all in red and white – my favourite coloursReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:09 pm

    Peggy - Love your snow people! I would like to make a table runner like yours if I could win the book. Thank youReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:10 pm

    Tac - Love your table runner. Can’t wait to see the book. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:21 pm

    Teri - This looks like a lot of fun!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:25 pm

    Cynthy - Love how crisp the red and white table runner looks. Can’t wait to see more in the book.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:29 pm

    Debbie - I too have a cat, actually 3, who enjoys “helping” me with crafting projects. I’m enjoying the sharing of rows among each crafter.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:45 pm

    Patricia droste - Oh I really love these row quilts and these two rows are so cute. Love the wool stars. You always mix it up great.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 8:55 pm

    Kim Brandt - How adorable, I love the red wool stars too and I love that you just made the runner in red and white……it is beautiful.

    Thanks for the chance to win this fun book and
    for all the inspiration you give to us quilters.

    Happy Sewing!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 9:05 pm

    Dee W - This is a toughie! I am a big snowman fan but those sandpails are adorable. And your helper is top notch. I love when designers have their pets in the pics, makes the designer more real life.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 9:46 pm

    Melody Wright - I love your design because I’m a snowman lover! I do love the pails too! They are both just darling and I would love the pattern!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:25 pm

    Mary - What a great quilt row! Perfect for summertime! After all of the snow we’ve had, it would be fun to make such a sunny project! Great idea for a collaborative project with other designers. Love your designs, Anne!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:28 pm

    Jody Burtch - I love both the rows and the red and white is great! What a great idea to use for table runners. I have a 4-legged helper who likes to be in the middle of my sewing, too.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:34 pm

    Ashley Pickrell - I love your snowman row, it is so cute!!ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:49 pm

    Linda Fleming - I love your wonderful Christmas display of your snowmen runner and the trio of snowmen. Your cat is so interested in the sheep in the truck on your new runner.
    What a gorgeous display they will all make together next Christmas!
    Thanks for the inspiration.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 2:28 am

    Sara - This is on my bucket list. I have enjoyed seeing all the rows and interpretations! You did a fabulous job!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 3:33 am

    Marsha - Oh how neat love the snowmen perfect table runner for January and February. We need bright fabrics for these monthsReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 4:23 am

    Jill - I am the queen of table runners, so this book looks wonderful! Your snow people runner is adorable and I have Mistletoe Lane left from your Snow Happy Hearts project! Perfect!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 4:28 am

    Margaret - What fun rows you and Laurie have designed! I saw Laurie’s version of your snowman row yesterday and it is adorable, as is your version of her beach row. They are both so cute (and it looks like they’d be quick to make, which is sometimes a bonus). Thanks for the giveaway.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 5:24 am

    Debra Gutenson - I love both rows. And I especially like your wool stars! It looks like a great book. Thanks for the opportunity to win!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 6:03 am

    Laura P in NH - I love your row ~ it’s the perfect companion for my Merry,Merry Christmas quilt that I hang over my mantel every Christmas season.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 6:17 am

    Annmarie - Such a fun blog hop. Such creative bloggers. This would be a GREAT book to own.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 6:30 am

    Tonia L. Conner - I love the rows as a table runner. There seem to be several things to use the rows for. I’m not going to be looking for old toy trucks, such a cool way to decorate. I have found a couple of blogs ( along with our) that are very interesting and creative that I hope to make friends with. Thank you so much for the giveaway. Several of you are offering this book. I truly hope to win one but if not I will purchase it. I allow myself the gift of one book a month ( fixed income and all that). And this will be February book. These rows are too pretty to pass up. I see all kinds of gifts.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 6:42 am

    Sherry Moore - I love row by row quilts but have never made one! I think that is going to change as soon as the book arrives!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 6:46 am

    Gwynette in NW Arkansas - Your row in the book is filled with one of my favorites— snowmen! But I also love red and white. The sand pail is a perfect design for a summer runner.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 6:47 am

    Libby - These table runners are too cute……….

    Love the snowmen runner and the sand pail is so
    warming, summertime, here we come!!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 6:54 am

    Jody Randall - I love your red/white version of Minnick & Simpson row. Am really enjoying this Row Blog hop and seeing all the designers different takes on anothers row.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 7:17 am

    Jackie Hale - I love your snowmen and sand pails table runners! The fabrics are gorgeous! (I also love your little helper.)ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 7:43 am

    Shirley - Snowmen are one of my favorites. Love your runner. This book looks to be fantastic, and full of some great ideas. Thank you for the opportunity to win it.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 7:47 am

    Linda - Who wouldn’t love the adorable little snow people. Good job.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 7:58 am

    Nancy Coffeen - I knew this was going to be a great book! Last year a group of friends did a round robin row quilt each…it was so fun. This will be so awesome for the next go around.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 8:09 am

    Kathleen O'Grady - Such adorable rows!! I have a thing for snowmen and when I saw your runner I fell in love with it!! Love the the little sand pails also, and that you made them with red fabrics. Thanks for the chance to winReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 8:20 am

    sharon P - Love these rows, the snowmen are great and the pails couldn’t be any cuter.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 8:37 am

    Diana Fields - I especially love your Christmas Snowman row. I love your fabric choices. I have been admiring the “All in a row” book. My best to you and yours. Love your pet photos too!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 8:56 am

    QuiltShopGal - Love your ROW. Such sweet whimsy.


  • January 25, 2016 - 10:19 am

    Kay Mc - Love your version in the red & white. You can never, ever have too much red.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 11:24 am

    debra kinkade - I enjoy your blog wish once a week instead of once a month thanks for the chance to winReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 11:41 am

    Claudia - How can you consistently make such gorgeous things? Your choice of fabrics have a great deal to do with it that is why I love buying your kits.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 11:45 am

    Cecilia - Both of your rows are beautiful! I love decorating with snowmen, so your row will be great as a tablerunner next winter. Thank you for sharing and for the giveaway.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 12:05 pm

    Sharon A. - I love your block and Laurie’s also. And, what you did with each other’s blocks. I would like a version of this row where the pails are smaller and the snowmen are loading snowballs into those bright red pails! How cute would that be for a table runner or in the quilt! Thanks for the giveaway, Anne. Moda and you ladies have outdone yourselves with this one.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 12:24 pm

    Gill - This looks such a great book – I’d love to win a copy!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 12:26 pm

    Marie - Wouldn’t it be great if we could feed many, many hungry kids!!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 12:58 pm

    Diane - Absolutely love your snowmen row and sand pails in Mistletoe fabric. The two row styles compliment each other!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 1:15 pm

    Evelene Sterling - Love the red and white and the pails so adorable.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 2:02 pm

    Linda - Love your row! And your variation of Laurie’s with the wool stars! Great trucks and cat also!!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 2:19 pm

    Estie - I love your “rows” and the fabric you picked. You always have such nice displays of your quilted items.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 2:25 pm

    Robin T. - What a fun book and for a good cause. I love the idea to use the rows for table runners. . . and the row fillers designed by Lissa. If I don’t win the giveaway I will add this book to my wish list.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 3:08 pm

    Lee - This would be such a fun book! thank you!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 3:28 pm

    Aggiequilter - I’m late to the Hop but enjoying all the inspiration … love the sandpail runner, perfect for summer or a beach place! Thanks for sharing with us, and the chance to win this super book!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 4:55 pm

    Karen Martin - Both rows are adorable–so is your little helper!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 5:09 pm

    kathy pfaltzgraff - Your choice of the plaid for the handle is real cute. thanks for sharing. Kathy in ColoReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 5:43 pm

    Theresa Waite - Love your snowmen in the row by row by Moda.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 8:08 pm

    Tamara Williams - What a fun way to share patterns! This book looks great & usable. Easy to personalize you project.ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 9:51 pm

    Beth T. - Thank you so much for the chance to win this charming book!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2016 - 9:56 pm

    Jamie - I love those pails! What a cute idea with those three stars.ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 12:29 am

    Jan Richards - I love both rows, so very nice. Thanks for the chance to win this great book.ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 1:54 am

    Mara - I love striped bindings, your pail row will look so cute for the fourth of July.ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 2:58 am

    Lisa Marie - This book looks like such fun!ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 7:09 am

    Nancy D - The little pails are so sweet! So is your helper :)ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 7:27 am

    Rebecca H - this book so awesome, and fun, thank you for the chance to own oneReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 8:13 am

    Kristy - Oh Anne, I love those wool stars too………..perfect addition!! Such a fabulous book and a fabulous cause!ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 4:48 pm

    Jen B - I love both of your rows, this book looks amazing.ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 5:47 pm

    Gale - I love your idea of using these for table runners. Can’t wait to get my hands on a copy and start making my own. Love your row and how different you made Laurie’s look with the sweet fabrics, I have been hoarding.ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 7:33 pm

    Carol Sc - Isn’t it funny that your winter row is paired with a summer row?
    The red fabrics work with both — bright and cheerful, pleasing to the eyes!ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 8:05 pm

    Gail - I love both runners! Thanks for the opportunity to win!ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 8:36 pm

    Deb - I especially love your snowman row….how perfect! I love table runners!ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 9:05 pm

    Chris - I love the color choice. Snowmen are wonderful.ReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 9:26 pm

    sandy - love the creative rows and meeting the talented artist each dayReplyCancel

  • January 26, 2016 - 11:58 pm

    Claire Ross - Beautiful, I am loving the sand pails block. This looks like a fab book xReplyCancel

  • January 27, 2016 - 8:03 am

    Susan - Both rows are really cute. I like how you used yours as a sashing. You definitely are the queen of everything snowmen and bunnies. Would love to have a copy of the “All in a Row” book and use up some of my scraps.ReplyCancel

  • January 27, 2016 - 12:36 pm

    Doris McCarty - Wow! This looks like a great book. Everyone seems to be having a great time with it.

  • January 27, 2016 - 3:21 pm

    Stephanie L. - Your version is very cute!ReplyCancel

  • January 28, 2016 - 11:06 am

    Elizabeth Johnson - Love the pails. I am getting this bookReplyCancel

  • January 28, 2016 - 12:33 pm

    Karrie Smith - I love all the patterns in the book. I love your interpretation as well! Thanks for the chance to win

  • January 28, 2016 - 1:51 pm

    Barbara Bledsoe - Very light and summery, thank you!ReplyCancel

  • January 29, 2016 - 4:46 am

    Lynn - Your table runners are beautiful! I think my favorite part would be the wool stars as well — love the combination of cotton and wool. Thank you for offering this giveaway! This Row Along looks very fun.ReplyCancel

  • January 29, 2016 - 8:04 am

    Vickie - You have been blessed to be able to inspire others! What a gift you received! We are all grateful to you.ReplyCancel

  • January 30, 2016 - 6:35 am

    Robin T - Every row is amazing. I imagine some of the rows would work well as borders. I would love to win this book! Thank you for the chance.ReplyCancel

  • January 31, 2016 - 8:03 am

    Stella S - I love how quilters come together to help others and it is a wonderful cause. It is a beautiful book, and I am looking fotward to making some of these rows.ReplyCancel

  • January 31, 2016 - 8:05 am

    Stella S - I apologize – my post had a misspelled email address.ReplyCancel

  • January 31, 2016 - 6:01 pm

    Ann P. - I love tomorrow. Can’t wait to get started on this.ReplyCancel

  • January 31, 2016 - 6:05 pm

    Ann P. - I love your row. Can’t wait to get started on this. (My first post changed some words. Darn technology.) LolReplyCancel

  • February 10, 2016 - 8:06 am

    Theresa Jamieson - Your stars are a total win! Love them⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ReplyCancel

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  • January 22, 2016 - 7:01 am

    mimi'sdarlins - I saw this on Corey’s blog a couple of days ago and fell in love with it. How fun the way they’re assigning rows, and it’s so great that this project will benefit hungry kids. What a great project! Looking fwd to seeing more of this one.ReplyCancel

  • January 22, 2016 - 8:30 am

    DeAnna Dodson - I love this book, and especially the Bunny Hill row. Darling as always.

    And I just took a peek at Page 58. Can’t wait to see what you do with that cute row! :D

    I love this book, especially that the proceeds will help so many little ones. Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • January 22, 2016 - 10:37 am

    Hildy - It’s a great book and your row is beyond adorable! Can’t wait to see what you’ll do with the Minick & Simpson row but I’m sure it’ll look great … perhaps pink buckets?ReplyCancel

  • January 22, 2016 - 3:51 pm

    Polly - So very bummed! Just home from work and saw your offer for a free copy of this fabulous book that I knew I wanted (but really can’t afford) from the first moment I saw it. Just checked your blog post, January a fresh new month, and there were more than 9! Waaaaah! Love getting your blog posts and will try to reply to each and every one.ReplyCancel

  • January 22, 2016 - 8:08 pm

    Colleen Reilly - I read your post and then went to your prior one and yipee skippy. 😀
    I’ve been reading all about the rows and designers. You and Moda and the other designs are wonderful to give your time and talent and $$ to help No Kid Hungry
    Thank youReplyCancel

  • January 22, 2016 - 8:43 pm

    Susan - Love your row! I’m sewing along. So far, I’ve got the house row and 2 “filler” rows complete. I’m hoping to find time next week to do more.ReplyCancel

  • January 22, 2016 - 9:18 pm

    Susan Griffin - Thanks for the designer links. I bought this book online and wasn’t disappointed. I can’t wait to use yours pattern plus others then create an applique row of my own.

    Wonderful cause, “No Kid Hungry”, I appreciate all the designer efforts.ReplyCancel

  • January 23, 2016 - 2:08 am

    Belarmina Antuña - El libro parece muy interesante, estaré atenta el día 24

  • January 23, 2016 - 5:12 am

    Laura P in NH - I love this new book. Can’t wait to see it in person at my local quilt shop, or if I’m lucky enough to win:)ReplyCancel

  • January 23, 2016 - 6:45 am

    Betty Grove - I pre-ordered this book from Martingale as anything Moda does is pure joy. I visit the Bake Shop at least once a week. Saw your name and know that is a good sign of fun things.ReplyCancel

  • January 23, 2016 - 7:47 am

    Karen in Breezy Point - I’m excited to see your row–I know it will be cute!!ReplyCancel

  • January 23, 2016 - 9:50 am

    Barb R. - Oh My Goodness! This book looks like its going to be just so much fun! Don’t you just love Moda? (As if I need to ask you that question! LOL!) I will be back tomorrow to check out your work.

    I just checked and I think I was the very, very lucky No. 9 Commenter on your last blog post!

    *Squeal of Joy!!*

    I’ll send you an email immediately.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 6:13 pm

    Carol Feye - I love red! Beautiful row, and your cat is adorable! Thanks for a chance at winning.ReplyCancel

  • January 24, 2016 - 10:17 pm

    Mary Pasewark - What a great quilt row! Perfect for summertime! After all of the snow we’ve had, it would be fun to make such a sunny project! Great idea for a collaborative project with other designers. Love your designs, Anne!ReplyCancel

  • January 27, 2016 - 7:36 pm

    Kathy h - I love the snowmen runner and the sand pails. Both are so cute.ReplyCancel