Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Hands2Help - Our Sponsors, Once Again!

Hi, all!

Well, finally, as promised, here is the final list of sponsors and giveaways for Hands2Help 2015!!  I truly appreciate all of the folks who have stepped up to help say "Thank You" to everyone who participates in the Challenge, both this year and the past four. You are amazing!!  

So without further ado, let's see the swag!


First, let's meet the corporate sponsors.  

You all should have already received a discount code from C&T Publishing

good from now until the end of 2015 on most of the items on their website.  If you haven't checked it out, be sure to! You can get a great deal on fabulous quilting books and other items!  

They've also sent a copy of Cozy Modern Quilts by Kim Schaefer for one lucky winner.....

...and another lucky winner will receive a set of Fast2Clean cell phone cleaners and a deck of quilt-y playing cards!

Shannon at FabricsNQuilts is a longtime sponsor and supporter of the H2H Challenge, and this year she is offering 
a $35 gift certificate!

Kate Spain has sent a Paradiso layer cake - and oh, it's so pretty!!

Amy Smart, who blogs at Diary of a Quilter, has sent a great bundle of giveaway items, too.

Three of her great patterns... Olfa rotary cutter...

...and a Kona charm pack and Color Theory mini-charm pack!

The lovely owners of Hawthorne Threads, Charley and Lindsay, have donated two Hawthorne Hues fat quarter bundles, and a swatch ring and set of sample strips of some of their 
new exclusive lines!

The folks over at Fat Quarter Shop are back again this year, offering three $25 gift certificates!

And what do we all need more of?  BATTING!  The Warm Company is donating a queen size Warm & Plush batt and a crib size Warm & Plush batt!!

And now, books and patterns…

Emily Bailey, who blogs over at Em's Scrap Bag, is donating three sets of four of her fabulous patterns!

Christina Cameli, from A Few Scraps, is donating a signed copy of her new book, Step-by-Step Free Motion Quilting.  I can testify that this is a fabulous book - wonderful new quilting designs using variations on simple basic designs!

Annie Toy, well known for Annie's Ruby Slipperz, is donating some quilting books, too!  Look at this haul....

Kate Conklin is donating five sets of two of her wonderful quilt patterns, winner's choice!  

Jamie Elfert, who blogs over at L'Fair Quilts and distributes her fabulous patterns through Black Cat Creations, is offering three of her patterns!  I just saw her pattern Samantha Claire for the first time, and it has jumped to the top of my bucket list!!

Jo Kramer and Kelli Hanken are offering a signed copy of their new book, Country Girl Modern!  I was honored to review this book for them and it is wonderful!!

Rebecca Bryan also has a new book, Modern Rainbow, and she'll be providing a signed copy of her book!  I just reviewed this book (you can read the post hereso you can see just how neat it is!

And here's what your fellow participants have donated!

Sharon Vrooman, who blogs at Vroomans Quilts, is donating two Connecting Threads Rainbow fat quarter gift boxes!

Susan McAdams, who blogs at suemacseeds, is donating a $25 gift certificate to Hawthorne Threads!

Valerie Reynolds, who blogs at Val's Quilting Studio, is offering to quilt one baby OR lap size quilt with a pantograph of your choice, and free return shipping for one lucky participant!

Joanne Hubbard, who blogs at Everyone Deserves a Quilt, is offering a copy of "Fabulously Fast Quilts" by Amy Smart, and a big cone of So Fine thread by Superior Threads!

Kathleen Gansert, a/k/a KatieQ, who blogs at Katie's Salt Marsh Path, is  donating a layer cake of La Petite Ecole, and a jelly roll of Petite Odile!

…but wait - - - there's more!

Sue Daurio, who blogs at Sue Daurio's Quilting Adventures, is donating a What's Bugging You pixie roll by RJR Fabrics.

Terri Johnson, who blogs at QuiltNCards, is donating 1/4 yard cuts of eleven jewel tone fabrics.

Carol, who blogs at Fun Threads Designs is donating four sets of three patterns each, winner's choice, and you can choose your patterns anytime between the end of the challenge and June 2016. She's got new patterns coming out all the time, so you're sure to find something you love!

Michelle Kuhns, who blogs at Crayon Box Quilt Studio, is donating a copy of 500 Quilt Blocks by Lynne Goldsworthy and Kerry Green!

And Irene Vigil, who blogs at Hilachas, is donating two cookbooks she wrote - because we all need new, easy recipes that leave us more time for quilting!

Sheila Nichols, who blogs over at Cook, Sew & Travel has donated a copy of 15 Minutes of Play by Victoria Findlay Wolfe!

Karen Green is donating two surprise packages of quilt-y goodness!

Terri Bohling is donating a Jungle Things fat quarter bundle!

Lara B. is donating 50 neon green Wonder Clips and two spools of Superior Threads Monopoly invisible thread!

And the lovely Hema of Malini's Quilts is donating 
a fat quarter bundle of Jungle Ave by Sara Lawson!  
Check out her Etsy shop - it's great!

And from donors who would prefer to remain anonymous, we have the following...

There are four of these "1 is One" bundles...

Two of these "Atelier" bundles...

And this lovely "Athena" bundle!

Isn't that a fabulous list of giveaways?  I appreciate our sponsors so much - they help us say "Thank You!" to each and every participant in the Challenge each year!  

So - - - if you haven't already linked up your finished quilts to last Sunday's post, do it now!  Click here to be taken to the linky party for the Hands2Help final link-up and show us your quilts!  And be sure to check out all the other links, and leave comments to encourage each other!  You've all done a fabulous job and so many people will be blessed by your generosity!!!

Stop by on Friday for the Can I Get A Whoop Whoop link party, and be sure to check in on Sunday when we announce the winners!!




  1. Wow wonderful prizes. Thanks for everyone who has donated a prize

  2. Wonderful prizes! Big Thank You to all the sponsors and to you, Sarah, for organizing Hands 2 Help.

  3. That is A LOT of very kind and generous sponsors. And YOU are super special for coordinating this effort, Sarah. This was my first year and I really enjoyed everything about it...the opportunity to contribute, learning new techniques, meeting other quilters, seeing what others much more!!

    I plan to participate again next year.

  4. Thanks to all the sponsors but mostly thanks to you, Sarah, for hosting such a worthwhile event each year. This was my first year to participate but it won't be the last..... Maybe next year I can make it on your donors list as stash is overflowing!

  5. This is quite a party you are throwing :-)
    Thank you, Sarah for all your hard work and for all these generous sponsors for you efforts!

  6. Wow there are a lot of great sponsors here Sarah! You did great! You have really turned this into and even more fun event with the wonderful guest bloggers and lessons and the linkies and prizes! Thank you for working so hard to arrange it all!

  7. Wow there are so many goodies. Thanks Sarah for running this quilt drive. I can't wait to play next year,


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