Two for the Price of One!

This is a two-for blog. I have been a bit negligent in writing so, I am combining a couple of things – a finished quilt and 2 giveaways (old and new).

First up is the second International Sisters quilt. The first one, “International Sister Numero Uno”, you can read all about here. Now, let’s visit with “International sister Numero Dos”.

I loved putting them together and seeing the disparate blocks finding a way to work with each other. This block, does have Sister Butterfly among them; I think my favorite in this group. Although, Hermosa Tartan (plaid) is surely another favorite. The only difference is that I used Cotton Quilter’s Dream Batting Request. This quilt is going to Little Lambs, too, through the Hands 2 Help drive.

Love this backing 2019 Hoffman

Isn’t this backing fun? I was given this by a good friend, so I am always pleased when these gifts get into charity quilts…it feels like doubling the good will in the quilt.

Now, about giveaways. My giveaway winner for the blog hop was Bonnie and she should get her prize today. I hope she likes it.

Win 6 International Sisters blocks!

But, the giving doesn’t stop! There are 6 leftover blocks from this quilt along with my sisters. If you would like to make a sisters quilt, please tell me in the comments that you would like to make this and you will be entered for the drawing. I won’t pick a winner until I return from a little trip seeing family (haven’t seen since 12/2019), probably selecting Monday, June 7.

Coming Up on the Blog:
Embroidery Fun
Hands 2 Help Finale
12″ House Block/s
Fairy Tale Hop on 6/21
Tips and Tutorials on the 22nd! – 6/22

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  1. June 1, 2021 / 8:08 AM

    So fun to see the Sister blocks pop up again! You did a great job with them!

  2. Vanessa Turner
    June 1, 2021 / 8:18 AM

    I would like to make this quilt for a friend. It’s a fun block and I really like the backing fabric, it is fun!

  3. Brenda @ Songbird Designs
    June 1, 2021 / 9:16 AM

    Your Sisters quilt is lovely. Great charity to receive it! Enjoy your visit with your family. After that long, I know you’ll be happy to be together!

  4. Patti A.
    June 1, 2021 / 9:29 AM

    I am thinking with only one of my three sisters left I would love to put yours together for a quilt of her. If I don’t win I might try on my own to make one but fingers crossed!!

  5. June 1, 2021 / 9:37 AM

    The quilt and backing fabric are fabulous, Kathleen!! Excellent use of that gift fabric you received.

  6. Nadja Bode
    June 1, 2021 / 10:18 AM

    It’s hard to pick my favorite!

  7. June 1, 2021 / 10:51 AM

    These are so sweet Kathleen! I love it – using that backing from your friend is a win too. Hope you enjoy your time with family. 🙂

  8. June 1, 2021 / 11:42 AM

    So beautiful and inspiring. I wish I didn’t have a list of must do’s as I would have to make one of these right now. Hmmmmm wonder if I could squeeze it in?

    June 1, 2021 / 12:08 PM

    I love seeing all the different fabric in your quilt. It is lovely and I think will bring happiness and joy to someone. Enjoy your in person visit with family.

  10. Sherry Bobak
    June 1, 2021 / 12:50 PM

    Your Sisters quilts are so pretty! I would love to make my own. With all the violence and hate going on in the world today, this is something that I could do to promote peace and acceptance. Thank you for this opportunity.

  11. susan430
    June 1, 2021 / 1:02 PM

    I would love to make a sisters quilt!

  12. June 1, 2021 / 1:37 PM

    I love your quilt and would love to have your blocks so that I can make one also.

  13. Missy Shay
    June 1, 2021 / 7:08 PM

    Like the sisters block. Have 2made with aboriginal fabrics but would be great to have an assortment of ethnic people.

  14. Susan Green
    June 1, 2021 / 7:37 PM

    I would love to make this! Thank you!

  15. June 2, 2021 / 11:11 AM

    Hi Kathleen, that’s a great little quilt. Congrats on your finish. I’m sure that it will be appreciated. Take care and enjoy your trip.

  16. June 3, 2021 / 4:11 PM

    This is another lovely finish and for a great cause! I know you will have fun getting together in person with your family. 🙂

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