Sunday, July 18, 2010

City Quilts: FQ talks with author Cherri House

We are so pleased to be one of the stops on Cherri House's City Quilts blog tour. As you surely know by now, modern quilter extraordinaire (and all around extraordinary person) Cherri House has released her first book, City Quilts - 12 Dramatic Projects Inspired By Urban Views, which is chock full of inspirational projects suitable for both beginning and advanced quilters. According to the book's publisher, C&T Publishing, "the book explains the secrets of minimalist design and how to find beauty in the basic elements of your environment."

We've seen the book, and it is amazing. Want a chance to win your own copy of the book? How about some Kona cotton solids to make a project from the book? We're happy to give our readers the chance to win both. More about that in a minute, though. First, let's learn a little bit more about the amazing Cherri House and enjoy some amazing images of quilts directly from her book!


Tell us a bit about yourself and your quilting background.

I come from a long line of Mormon pioneers, who through necessity were quilters. My Mom was a very accomplished seamstress, and she taught me to sew when I was little. My FAVORITE thing to do was to go with her to the fabric stores, I loved the fabric, the colors, the smell...I loved it all. I made my first quilt with my Mom when I was 12 years old. Quilting really become important to me as a young mom, making quilts and blankets for my four little ones.


What do you find the most inspiring in the city?

Everything! The buildings, the architecture, the outdoor sculpture, fountains - most every city has fountains. I grew up near Los Angeles, California - so that was my first city! The best thing to do is to walk around a city, to see it on foot, and discover what is unique, and personal about an area. The little hidden gems that every city has; and treasures.


Apart from your own (of course), what is your favorite city?

London! I was there on business and spent several weekends walking around the city...I love everything about it, Manchester too. A guidebook and raincoat - I'll go anywhere!


What other things inspire you?

In what might be considered a little off, I see beauty in everything. Stacks of bricks, shipping containers, it doesn't really matter what it is, I think there is beauty and inspiration everywhere. I'm always looking at pattern, numbers, formations; and I'm always trying to figure out how to translate it to a quilt.


How would you describe your style?

I have somewhat of a split personality, Part of me likes clean, sharp, almost to the point of being severe, but there is a part of me that likes flowery, romantic, and vintage things. I'm a sucker of Moda's Three Sisters line of fabric, no matter how much I have, it's never enough!


How would you describe the patterns in your book? Are they step by step instructions, or designed to inspire a quilter to make their own design decisions?

The quilt patterns are step by step instructions, but there is a section of the book devoted to encouraging quilters to create their own designs. I'm quite passionate about learning the fundamentals of a skill, and then building on those skills in order to give yourself wings, to do whatever you desire to do. The quilts in my book were designed with that end in mind. If someone wants to recreate a quilt that I've made - go for it! If you like what I've done, but want to add, build, or change it, that is great too!


Do you have a favorite quilt in the book?

City Lot...I just love that quilt!

(not City Lot : )


Tell us about your road to publication. Was it how you expected it to be? Did anything about it surprise you?

I began my business, Cherry House Quilts with a quilt named City Scapes. I become very fascinated with translating city themes into fabric - the hardness of a city, to the softness of a quilt. By the time I got to a quilt named City News, I knew I wanted it to be in a book. The ideas and themes had become clear in my mind, and I was ready to go forward with a book proposal. Publishing, like most everything it seems, was not at all what I expected it would be. The deadlines were tight, 12 quilts in 5 months, plus the actual writing of the book, and everything else that went along with the process. In regards to surprises, the biggest one had to be the solitary nature of the project. My children were all gone, so it was me, my dog, and two cats. The days took on a particular kind of rhythm of cutting, sewing, ironing, quilting, binding. Oddly, when the quilts were finished, first there was a sense of relief, then there was the sense of "What's next; what do I do now?"


You are a very creative family. How much do you all bounce ideas off each other?

We do, all the time! Lizzy, Ashlee, and Melissa are all musicians, and all of us sew, and create. It's very much a collaborative effort, and there is much bouncing ideas off of each other. Distance doesn't seem to matter much, we take a digital pic, and email it to each other for opinions, and suggestions.


Describe your sewing space. What's on the walls? What's the overall vibe?

Small! I sew in a small corner of my master bedroom - I kind of like that all of the quilts in the book were made in this tiny, compact space...very cocoon like. Since completing the book I have converted one of the bedrooms into a fabric/prep room, but the actual work is done in my little corner. I dream of an awesome studio space, but until then...this is working for me. On the walls? Batting - a constantly revolving show of projects on my design wall. Nothing fancy I'm afraid.


What do you watch / listen to while sewing?

During the whole time that I was doing the book, all of my children were away from home...so I had to have something on to keep me company during all those hours. One of my best companions during the thick of things was watching The Amazing Race Season 2 on repeat. I can't even tell you how many times I watched it...I should have acknowledged the cast on my dedications! For music I have separate playlists on my ipod for machine quilting, and a playlist for sewing. I have to have something going all the time - helps me keep a steady pace.


You obviously love color. What is your favourite color palette for a quilt?

Going strictly by looking at the quilts in the book, the answer would be blue/green. I never knew I was so drawn to those colors until I looked at how frequently I used those same fabrics over and over again. I think more in terms of mood, than favorite colors, so pink would be sweet, and yellow would be warm, and blue would be calm and cool, on and on it goes.



Prints or solids?

SOLIDS! I do love prints, I love all fabric; but I am especially drawn to the timelessness of solids.


Who is your favorite designer?

I certainly have a weakness for Kaffe Fassett - can a girl ever have enough Kaffe? My own Lizzy House of course! She keeps getting better and better. Her next line is going to be incredible!


Shoes, socks, or bare feet while sewing?

Bare feet - I hit the door, and off come my shoes.


What projects (patterns + fabrics) are on your "must make" list?

I have so many of my own patterns that I am going to create all queued up - it's a really long list. Fabric I want to work with the most? Some beautiful yardage of Cherrywood Fabric! I'm going to make a Drunkard's Path - I've been trying to get to the project for over a year now.



What’s next for Cherri House?

New quilt patterns, a proposal for a new book, teaching opportunities, a booth at Fall 2010 Market, and I would like to explore designing fabric. More of everything!

Thanks so much, Cherri! To win your own copy of City Quilts and a Kona cotton solids FQ bundle, please leave a comment on this post. We will pick a winner next Sunday, 7/25.

Be sure to check out all of the other stops on Cherri's tour to learn more about Cherri and her book, and also for more chances at winning some fabulous prizes!

July 12th - Cheryl Arkison (Naptime Quilter)
July 13th - Amy Lobsiger (Mrs. Schmenkman Quilts)
July 14th - Stefanie Roman (Little Lady Patchwork)
July 15th - Pat Sloan
July 16th - Spool Sewing
July 17th - Allie (Robert Kaufman)
July 18th - YOU ARE HERE!
July 19th - Emily Cier (Carolina Patchworks)
July 20th - Sarah/Josh (Sewer Sewist)
July 21st - Julie (Jaybird Quilts)
July 22nd - Vickie Eapen (Spun Sugar Quilts)
July 23rd - Jessica Levitt (Juicy Bits)
July 24th - Kim Kight (True Up)

373 comments:

  1. Wonderful giveaway, I will so happy to win ! Hugs from France.

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  2. Thanks for the interview and the nice giveaway. I am loving this blogtour!

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  3. It's Sunday afternoon and I am taking a stroll through blogland. There are so many wonderful blogs to read and enjoy. Thanks for the great giveaway. My favorite quilt in this post and others on the blog hop is that awesome nine patch variation. Love it!

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  4. thanks for the giveaway! this blogtour is great!

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  5. Thanks for this great giveaway! The blogtour is fun to follow :)

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  6. Thanks for taking part in the blog tour. I'd love to win the giveaway.

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  7. I love seeing pictures of the quilts at every blog stop. I can't really get enough of them.

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  8. this is fun, so many things about Cherry and her fab book

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  9. Loving this tour & exciting giveaway
    Chris x

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  10. My goodness, how amazing! I'm making my first quilt right now, so this is very inspirational! ;)
    futurowoman @ gmail.com

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  11. Fun blog tour! Such an inspirational book -- would LOVE to win!

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  12. Everyday I read these interviews, I'm amazed that there are still so many good questions to ask! Great interview!

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  13. Thanks, Cherri, for the great book and the giveaway.

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  14. great interview!! really love the kona and would love to get my hands on that book!!

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  15. I'm loving the blog tour! Such a neat idea and such a neat book!

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  16. Great Interview. Thanks for being part of the tour..8-)

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  17. This is such a great blog tour - I'm getting lots of inspiration from Cherry's quilts!

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  18. Sew much goodness to be inspired by this book, I really NEED it! Thanks for another opportunity :)

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  19. Thanks for the great interview questions. It's great learning more about the quilt-book writing process.

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  20. Can't wait to buy the book! Should be totally inspirational....

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  21. Thanks for a great interview with Cherri - and a chance to win her book.

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  22. Great book, great interview, fun giveaway! yay!

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  23. I love Drunkard's Path, too! I can't wait to see a Cherri House version!

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  24. I hope I win! The book looks great!

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  25. Just like me - can't stand to wear shoes in the house. thanks for the interview and chance to win.

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  26. Very nice interview! Thanks for good questions!

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  27. These are so lovely and sophisticated! It was nice to hear the background behind a wonderful designer- this book looks fabulous.

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  28. Wonderful giveaway. Great Interview.

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  29. This BLOGtour is the best! New sites, a beautiful book and a great giveaway. What more could you ask?

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  30. What a beautiful book! I would love to win this giveaway!

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  31. this book and kona fat quarters ...perfect!

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  32. So glad to see you on this blog tour! Your blog, as well as Cherri's, are so inspirational. I love all the new fabrics and designs. It's nice to see the quilting world moving ahead with modern twists on traditionl methods.

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  33. It has been fun visiting so many sites and learning more about Cherri- Thanks for another opportunity to win this beautiful book and fat quarters.
    Regards from a Western Canadian Quilter,
    Anna

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  34. Another interesting interview...I agree about London as a favorite city! It's beautiful, historic and the best for walking. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy of City Quilts.

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  35. I sew in a similar space too, and am absolutely in awe of the beautiful quilts in the book.

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  36. I love this blog tour! There are so many great interviews and there is a chance to win this fabulous book on each and every blog. Good times!

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  37. The book looks beautiful ! And with each interview
    I am learning something new ! Thanks for participating
    & the wonderful giveaway ! Wow !

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  38. How interesting to learn about Cherri's sewing space. It's not big or fancy but she seems very happy there. She is such an inspiration to me. Thank you. brown.k@centurytel.net

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  39. Would love to win this book. Thank you.

    Darlis

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  40. Thanks for the interview and the giveaway. The book is a good one. Kathie L in Allentown

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  41. I'm really enjoying this blog tour. It was so interesting to me that you also love the soft, flowery lines, like 3 Sisters...I'm the same way...I love modern and romantic and usually alternate between the two with my quilting projects!

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  42. So much inspiration and YUM on all the colors!

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  43. Thank you for a wonderfully informative interview. And the book and Kona fabric would be nice to win also!

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  44. Thanks John for another great interview!

    Cherri’s book is absolutely fantabulous!

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  45. Beautiful quilts! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  46. This blog is so fun - always something new and interesting! Love the colorful nine patch quilt shown today, as well as the other quilts and interview. Would love to win this giveaway! And the Kona cottons are so useful for so many types of quilts.

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  47. Beautiful! I love to hear about people's inspirations for their quilts.

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  48. I love her quilts, they are so inspiring. Great giveaway too.

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  49. I never work with solids, but after seeing all these quilts I'm inspired to try!

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  50. Love love love the book and the quilts - I don't have the book but my friend Mandy does and we drool over the fabulous quilts.

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  51. I love all of these quilts! Thanks for such an interesting and enlightening interview. Very inspiring .....

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  52. I love the Amazing Race shows and sew in my bare feet too. Another great interview.

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  53. thanks for the great interview -- hope I win!

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  54. I am so excited about this book. Thanks for the opportunity to win it!

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  55. Again, another interesting interview. So down to earth! I sew barefooted too.

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  56. Thanks for the interview! I've enjoyed learning more about Cherri.

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  57. What an inspirational interview. I've recently pared down my quilt fabrics so that I'm primarily working with solids. It certainly has been an exercise in color theory, lol!

    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  58. Excellent interview. I have the book and it is so much fun. I am having a very hard time deciding which project to start with!

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  59. Love Cherri's quilts and this blog! So great how you had the daughter in your first issue and the mom now here on your blog!

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  60. Gorgeous quilts - I'm adding this book to my wishlist!

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  61. I love this book, and learning more about the artist behind the quilts!

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  62. This is such a great blog tour. I can't wait to have a copy of this book in my hands and I adore solids.

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  63. I would love to win the book and those luscious solids!

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  64. Great questions!I'm amazed that Cherri sews in a corner of her bedroom. And in bare feet! The quilts are so fabulous! I'm looking forward to getting the book, or if I'm lucky winning the book and those delicious Kona solids.

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  65. I'd love a chance to win the book or fat quarter bundle. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  66. Great interview. Love the book. Love the fabric. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  67. Great bunch of questions - and answers! This is a really fun blog tour!

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  68. I've been trying to decide which quilt I like best.............
    Great questions & great answers. Such fun! Thanks for the chance to win the book & fabric.

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  69. Thanks for participating in this event. It is great because I am finding new blogs and sites to visit!

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  70. lovin' Cherri's blog tour - she's one inspiring lady!
    x

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  71. Such a great blog tour! Thanks for hosting the tour and the chance to win the book!

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  72. Oh my goodness - how beautiful. Got.To.Win.This.Book

    puk (@) bakblog (.) dk

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  73. I've been reading about this book. It is a must for my sewing resources for sure. Winning a copy would be amazing!

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  74. I am so loving this series of interviews. Such a great way to learn more about people plus a chance to win a great book too.

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  75. GREAT questions. I'd love to win this book and start on a solid quilt of my own. =)

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  76. This is a fun blog tour and enjoy the different interviews so much. Thanks for hosting and I so want to win this book and the RK fabrics.

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  77. I live in Brooklyn, NY -- I'd love to know what cities inspired these quilts. I LOVE them! I went to grad school in Manchester (not many Americans have been there -- yay for Cherri!) and used to live in London. I'd love to see what Cherri would do with a Country Quilts theme -- I suspect that things wouldn't be very calico country!

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  78. Nice to meet you Cheri..I didn't realize Lizzy was your daughter...my you are a talented family. I have this book on my Amazon Wish List for Christmas...unless I win it now!;)

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  79. Thanks for additional insights into City Quilts and Cherri.

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  80. Thanks for the great questions in this interview, this was a really good read! bellgirlsblog [at] gmail [dot] com

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  81. such a fun tour. it's nice to find out about cherri and how she works.

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  82. Great interview. Great book! Would love to win a copy. Thanks!

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  83. I am refalling in love with solids again...so versatile. Thank you!

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  84. I love Kona cotton solids and look forwrd to seeing this book.

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  85. I love how each interview is just a little different. We learn something new with each one. Another great interview. Winona

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  86. Great interview- very inspiring :)

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  87. Thanks for the interview and the great giveaway! This blog tour is great.

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  88. Thanks for the Cherri House interview and the giveaway opportunity for her book and the Kona solids. Can't wait to get my hands on the book and the Kona fabric!

    Gayle - gag7949@hotmail.com

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  89. Thanks for the giveaway and the great interview... I'm learning a lot!

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  90. these quilts look great! such a change for me. i'd love to win!

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  91. Love the quilts in this book - so modern! Please enter me in the draw.
    Thanks!

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  92. Barbara in Nova ScotiaJuly 18, 2010 at 3:11 PM

    Another interesting interview...thanks!

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  93. I am inspired! I have not yet made a quilt with all solid fabrics but it's definitely in my queue of quilts to try. Thanks for the interview and the giveaway.

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  94. Beautiful book, fun interview. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  95. I am so in like with these quilts and the solid fabrics!

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  96. Great interview! I have really enjoyed this book tour!

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  97. I love Cherri's quilts! Thank you for the chance to win her book, and the lucious fabrics!
    =-)

    lupansgirl(at)gmail(dot)com
    http://quiltporn.blogspot.com

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  98. Great interview. There is just so much to learn. Thank you.

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  99. I've been drooling over this book for a while! Can't wait for Cherri's stop with Jaybird Quilts in Philly!

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  100. wow! I love how striking these quilts are with just solid colours!!! Thanks for a chance to win!

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  101. Looks like an awesome book. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  102. I am loving this blog tour! Thank you for the opportunity to win. I want to make a contemporary quilt.
    lag110 at mchsi dot com

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  103. Sewing barefoot - I ahev to try that. Am just scared of stepping on one of the escaped pins. Thanks for even more insight into Cherri's quilting life and book - and of course the fabulous giveaway!

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  104. this book looks awesome. i really want to get my hadns on it!

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  105. Great interview - I love hearing about Cherri's process and background. Thanks for being a stop on the tour!

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  106. Loved the interview. I would really like to have a copy of the book. If I don't win, it will defintely go on my shopping list. The fat quarter bundle would also make a nice addition to my stash! Thank you for a chance to win!

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  107. I love the quilts in this book. Another for the christmas list (if I am not lucky here)

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  108. I suspect Cherri will have NO secrets at all by the time all these interviews are posted!
    Love the book and fabric bundle - sure hoping I win!

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  109. Thanks for the opportunity to win two great prizes! :)

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  110. Please count me in; I've loved these series of interviews! :)

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  111. Wow how inspiring, I love the colour choices! Great interview and fabulous giveaway...
    Lizzie
    xxx

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  112. Sarah HuechtemanJuly 18, 2010 at 4:12 PM

    Love to know that she sews barefoot!

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  113. Another great interview; thanks so much! This tour has been so much fun.

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  114. What a unique style! Thanks for the opportunity to win a really interesting book!

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  115. Thanks for the interview & the chance to win!

    figure8angel[AT]gmail[DOT]com

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  116. Love the colour palettes and freshness of Cherri's quilts - I'm sure she's inspired a different breed to catch the sewing bug. Will buy the book if I don't win as it's one I can see me thumbing through for a long time. Thanks for the opportunity to be a part of this from Down Under.

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  117. Love the colors! Thanks for the interview and opportunity :)

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  118. I love the mention of a quilting heritage--where women took everyday life and translated it into quilts, just like Cherri is doing now. What an awesome connection to the past!

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  119. Great interview and a wonderful giveaway! Thank you!

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  120. It is wonderful to learn more about Cherri's creative side at each stop of the blog tour. Thanks for asking great questions! It's neat to hear what's coming in the future from Cherri.

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  121. Great interview, very inspirational. I can't believe that such an awesome quilter works in sucha small space!

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  122. Thanks for the giveaway! I am enjoying the blog tour so much!
    cookiej
    lcook@etex.net

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  123. I loved reading this interview - great questions and inspiring answers. Someone else mentioned the connection to the past - I love that. This giveaway is awesome!!

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  124. wow just the pictures on this blog show so many possibilities for solids! it encourages me to try one of my own.

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  125. Beautiful quilts! Would love to have a copy of this book! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Sandy A

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  126. I can't stop looking at buildings now! So inspired!

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  127. I love her quilt and would love to win the fabric or the book. Thanks for the give a way

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  128. Beautiful quilts! They are all so inspiring.

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  129. Wow, the idea of another book. Sounds great.
    Thanks for offering a give away.

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  130. So great to be so inspired by solids! Thanks for the giveaway!!

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  131. I'm a bare footie too :) Can't stand to feel constricted, and I can "feel" the pedeal of my sewing machine better with bare feet :)

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  132. Awesome quilts..........great inverview.... fun blogging. Thanks for sharing it all.

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  133. With every interview we get to know you just a little bit better. There is a lot that we could learn from you!

    Kim

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  134. Great interview. It's fun to see what each interviewer brings out of the book, the process and the quilter.

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  135. Great interview and awesome quilts in that book. Love hearing the story.

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  136. Cherri is such an inspiration! I would love a copy of her book.

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  137. Thanks for the interview and wonderful giveaway!

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  138. loving the blog tour and finding new blogs to read and also the opportunity to win this book or fabric.

    Leona

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  139. Love these interviews! Thanks again for the giveaway!

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  140. london...check
    barefoot...check
    lizzy house fan....check!
    great interview!

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  141. What a great interview, and a great giveawy. I've followed you for a while now, but learned even more today.

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  142. What a great giveaway, and a great interview too! So nice to know that we have so much in common!!

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  143. Lordy me those quilts are delicious! I MUST make my next quilt with just solids. Great interview!

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  144. Fabulous interview! I just bookmarked a bunch of these quilts to put in my inspiration file. Love it!

    Thanks for the chance to enter the giveaway!

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  145. I liked early seasons of Amazing Race too!

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  146. I would love to win this book and those fabrics are too yummy!

    Thank you for the give away

    SheilaC

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  147. It's fun to learn a little something new at each stop on the tour!

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  148. Have loved reading the interview at each blog. Great idea and great giveaway! Thank you!
    nsue21702 at gmail dot com

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  149. I am so enjoying the blog tour and haven't missed a stop.

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  150. Great interview! It is fun to learn about designers work spaces. :-) Thanks!

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  151. I'm one of those barefoot quilters too. *S*

    I'm just about to begin the City Shops quilt from the book. It'll be a lot of fun, I can see.

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  152. Awesome giveaway, and fabulous interview, great reading!

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  153. Love this blog tour!!
    Thanks for the interview, we are getting to know her more at every stop.

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  154. Bare feet and small sewing spaces(kitchen table), my kind of quilting, tho' I wouldn't mind a dedicated space for my stash and an actual sewing table. Bold fabrics and bold quilts ..... YES!!!!
    Shari W.

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  155. I love working with blue and green too. If you look in my stash, those are the colors I have the most of...of course I tell my husband it's my palatte, and a girl can never have too much paint for her palatte!

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  156. I love the interview. I feel like I am really getting to know Cherri. I have never met her, but if I did, I think we'd be friends. :) I find myself nodding along with each of her answers. Same colors, style, bare feet. I am a beginner quilter, and have only been sewing for about 2 years. But, I am so excited to get started with one of Cherri's designs. I hope I win!

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  157. I'm amazed that Cherri has a "corner" for working! I would have thought a very big bright room with lots of shelving.... maybe that is in her near future :) Great giveaway & blog!

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  158. What a great interview! I would love to win this book! It looks amazing!!

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  159. Another great set of questions and answers! Thanks for the chance to win the giveaway.

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  160. Thanks for doing the interview! This has been fun. Thanks for counting me in for the giveaway.

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  161. I really enjoyed this interview. Thank you for the chance to win such lovely fabric and a fantastic book!

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  162. This blog tour has me wanting to make something with only solid fabrics :)

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  163. Great interview! And so inspired by all these interesting solid quilts she dreamed up! :)

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  164. I love that the quilts are made with solids! I really need to try it out sometime

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  165. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

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  166. I love this book and I'm becoming obsessed with solids - it would be wonderful to win this giveaway! Thank you for the interview and giveaway!

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  167. I love how Cheri finds inspiration in everything. Thanks for the great interview, and giveaway!

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  168. Great interview & thanks for the giveaway!

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  169. Love the interview. Love the Kona solids!

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  170. oh my goodness. I love the interview and all the pictures from the book. I hope Cherri sells a million of her City Quilts book because it looks amazing.

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  171. 'Very nice interview. This book is definitely on my want list!

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  172. Great interview...I do detect a bit of OCD there (takes one to know one!)...and FINALLY! A city person! I've had more people look down on me for being a "city person", yet I'm the one who's flabergasted they don't see the beauty combined with the harshness of the big city lights (my fav city is SF!!!)

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  173. The quilts in this book are both inspiring and intimidating. There's very little margin for error with solids, and yet they have such a strong graphic appeal. Very cool designs!
    Thanks for the info, Cherri!
    Leslie S. in MN
    esclante[at]comcast[dot]net

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  174. I love that quilt just above the fat quarter stack, fabulous shapes and colours! Thanks for the chance to win the book and the fabric.

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  175. I would love to sit back and read this lovely book! Thanks for a chance to win. And the solids are lovely too, can never have too much solids...

    ; )

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  176. This is a great blog tour - I'm finding out so much about the process and the person :-)

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  177. Another great interview thank you for sharing.

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  178. Thank you for sharing your love for quilting! I love learning about everyone!

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  179. The book is stunning. It will be on my next order from Amazon. The range from Robert Kaufman is really quite fabulous. There is nothing like it available in Australia that I know of.
    Anyway keep the Fat Quarterly emails coming. Its always fun to check into my emails and find them waiting for me.

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  180. What a wonderful giveaway - that book looks amazing!

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  181. Wow! I have a new found love of solids! That first quilt is amazing! Love love love the colours and layout! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  182. the patterns in the book look fun and modern, want to make some :D thanks for hosting the giveaway.

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  183. As an architect who quilts this book is right up my street ( sorry for the pun!)
    Totally love the use of solids really makes you aware of the design.
    Thanks for the opportunity of this great competition.

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  184. Thanks for a great interview with Cherri.
    I already have her book but would love to be in the draw for the fabric!
    Andi x

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  185. I am SO inspired by that stack of solid FQs - I would love to win!

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  186. Dazzling quilts. All that colour is great.

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  187. I'm loving the tour just like the book and patterns!

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  188. This blog tour is so much fun. Great way to "meet" blogers and have a prize too! Can't wait to see the book in person.

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  189. I can never get enough of these quilts!!

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  190. Great interview! I'm so excited for this book.

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