Tilda autumn collection blog hop and giveaway

Tilda Autumn ranges bloghop

It’s such a pleasure to work with gorgeous fabrics from Tilda – I always enjoy the soft colours and chintzy florals which are so charming, and the quality of the fabric itself is excellent, and a joy to work with. Very happily, the fab folks at Stitch Craft Create have sent me some delicious fat quarters from the Tilda autumn fabric collections, Cabbage Rose and Memory Lane, as part of a fab Tilda blog hop that’s been happening for a few days now – do check out the other blog posts in the series, there are some GORGEOUS makes:

1st August – Stitch Craft Create
2nd August – Stitch Craft Create
3rd August – Vicky Myers Creations
4th August – Strawberry Patch Ramblings
5th August – Charm About You

8th August – Crafting Not Cleaning
9th August – Popular Patchwork
10th August – Dinki Dots
11th August – Little Black Duck
12th August – Tea and a Sewing Machine
15th August – A Saucy Stitch
16th August – Very Berry Handmade 

Here’s my finished make for the blog hop:

Daisy applique cushion with Tilda fabrics

I particularly like these two collections, especially the stronger navy blue shades and the notes of zingy orange in the fabrics I received.  I also adore the cute rabbits, of course! I’ve had such a busy time recently plus a problem with pain in my neck (don’t say it!), that I can’t quite remember how I came up with this plan for making a larger version of one of the appliqué daisies from Jen Kingwell’s book Quilt Lovely – everything is a bit of a blur! I think mostly it was because I wanted to do some hand sewing – with lots of TV sport to watch … AND I wanted to fussy cut these sweet leaping bunnies.

Daisy applique cushion with Tilda fabrics close up

Somewhere along the line I got my measurements a bit wonky so had to put pleats in red petals to make the daisy sit flat! But I love the depth this gives to the appliqué and it looks great on the cushion, so I was really pleased to run with it.

Daisy applique cushion with Tilda fabrics in the garden

If you fancy having a first go at quilting you can buy a kit of these gorgeous fabrics to make the Easy Peasy Quilt I designed for Stitch Craft Create – I am so pleased with how it looks made up with the Tilda fabrics:

So there’s a big prize up for grabs – a whole set of fat quarters from the collections and a Tilda pre-sewn doll over on the Stitch Craft Create on Facebook:

This is the main prize over on Facebook at Stitch Craft Create – click on the picture to go and enter!

But I’m also giving away a couple of scrap packs (nice large scraps!) myself,  with the remnants from the fabric I was sent. Here’s are the fabrics you will get from me if you want to try your luck:

Tilda autumn 2016 fabrics giveaway prize
This is my giveaway prize (2 winners) – just leave a comment on this blog post to win a scrap pack of fabrics from these Tilda collections.

Just leave comment before 8pm on Thursday 18 August telling me what you would do with your Tilda scraps if you were lucky enough to win. I am happy to post world wide too!

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80 thoughts on “Tilda autumn collection blog hop and giveaway

  1. Tilda has done it again………..yum. I would make something for my little grand daughter Cody, a cushion or pouch perhaps

  2. Oh, how lovely that cushion is! I thought the pleats were a design decision (maybe on some unconscious creative level) and they are perfect! I would make a new pincushion & thread bag combo with such a lovely collection. Thank you for the generous giveaway!

  3. What a generous give-away! Love the pillow you made. I’d use the fabrics to line the ears and feet of my hand-knitted rabbit soft toys. I think these gorgeous fabrics in such subtle colours would really be the ‘finishing touch’.

  4. Such a lovely pillow! I am a lover of anything with flowers. With those Tilda scraps, I would make a pretty patchwork table runner for my hutch. count me in !

  5. Love Love LOOOOOVE your Pillow!!! The red is perfect with the lil pleat!! Was ‘sposed to be… 🙂 Love the fabrics too! Would make Pillow Covers for sure, and maybe a pouch to keep things gathered in my Take-a-long projects bag!

    Thank you for chance to win your give-a-way too! 😀

  6. I would love to make your pillow, or something like it. As I came upon it, I thought how nice it looks with the little pleat in the red petals. Then I moved along and noticed it was done of necessity instead of on purpose! I love it!
    Thanks for the opportunity to win.
    kakingsbury at verizon dot net

  7. Oh my this is such a fabulous give away!!! I would make an overnight travel bag with a matching cosmetic zipper pouch. How fabulous would that be!!! Super excited. Thank you.

  8. I’m a great lover of scraps. They would certainly go towards my Hexi quilt. Love your pillow. Thanks for the chance to win such a great prize.

  9. What a gorgeous cushion! (But then I admire all your projects). If I was the lucky winner, I would try mini epp to create a jewellery travel-roll. Just got back off holiday and my necklaces became a tangled mess in a spare make-up pouch! Thanks for the chance to win.

  10. Loved all the projects of the blog tour! I would go for a giant zippered pouch! I need a big project bag to carry around….

  11. What a fabulous happy accident! I love the depth it’s added to the petals. So pretty. If I won I would use the fabrics to make a Mosaic lap quilt along with my Tilda Candy Bloom bundles – I think they’d work well together.

  12. Lovely fabrics. I would love to make an I pad holder for my granddaughter. She would love the rabbits. Love your cushion. I agree your mistake makes the final effect so nice.

  13. Hello!
    Your pillow is lovely! I think the pleats add the perfect bit of depth and texture. If I win the Tilda fabrics, I think I’d like to try my hand at making hexies & turn those into a purse!

  14. Oh my goodness, your ‘mistake’ led into the the best design element! I’ve always heard that mistakes were just a license for creativity and your petals with the little tuck are wonderful and look as though it’s what you had intended. 🙂 Of course, I love the fabrics you used from Tilda – they are gorgeous.

  15. If I were lucky enough to win these lovely scraps I would use them to make some Splendid Sampler blocks – as the blocks are 6 inches in size, with lots of intricate patchwork and applique, scraps are perfect and help make the blocks a real rainbow whirl of colour! (Especially if you’re like me, with a dodgy sense of what colour goes with what!)

  16. I love the pleats in your petals. A happy accident there! I’ve been enjoying making little bags and pouches lately so i would use the scraps on that.

  17. I just love Tilda fabrics, and i cant get enough, I use it for purses, neddlekeepers, and quilts,
    from these new designs, I would love to make a new bag, to use when I work!
    I allready have a pattern – ohhh i wish ❤

  18. I adore the cushion and the fabrics,you are so clever at rectifying things to good effect, I’d just have given up! I may try and do something similar if that’s not too cheeky!xx

  19. What a talented lady, and so inspirational. I would make two “good luck in your new home” cushions, one for my grandson who is moving into a shared house for his second year at uni, and one for his girlfriend who is moving into different accommodation, also in the same year

  20. Beautiful fabric! I would make egg and tea cosies and of course a table cloth to match……that is if I am lucky enough!!!

  21. Love these fabrics and your cushion. I would use the scraps for lavender bags for my daughter who has a charity sale each year. The lavender is really beautiful and smells gorgeous now.

  22. Thats just beautiful scraps. And I love your pillow! Thanks for the chance to win. I would probably make a pillow. I am very eager to try the cathedral window technique, so this just might be the perfect match!

  23. I would love to win a scrap pack. My main love is raw edge applique and I would make a ‘named’ cushion for my daughter Esmae with these beautiful fabrics.

  24. Loved your cushion.I would make a cushion using hexes if I was lucky enough to win. Summer is great for doing hand sewing in the garden.

  25. I would use the scraps in a quilt for the charity Siblings Together which works with brothers and sisters in care who have been placed in different areas.

  26. What gorgeous colours, I love Tilda fabric. I would love to make a applique cushion with the fabric scraps.

  27. Love the fabrics, I would use the scraps to sew pretty panels into my crochet animals, tummirs and inside ears to give them more character

  28. Beautiful fabric and I love how your cushion turned out. I would use the fabric to make a thread catcher (I desperately need one of these but keep putting it off!). If there was any fabric leftover then a pin cushion and needle case are next on my list.

  29. I love Tilda fabric and your pillow is great. I would make some pouches or the ipad cover I keep promising to make.

  30. That is so gorgeous! Love the colour combination. Love the fabrics too. There are many things can make from the fabric. I would love to make pin cushions or throw pillow patchwork from it. 😘

  31. Hi Ali
    What a gorgeous pillow and how inspiring. I am new to quilting so winning your prize would encourage me to have a go. Love your blog and always look forward to your posts. Have a great day.
    :-)xx
    Dorothy

  32. I would love to win your scraps and would make a cushion out of them adding a solid to stretch them. Thank you so much for this awesome giveaway.

  33. I’d love to use them to decorate some new towels and/or make some dolls clothes for my niece. I love your cushion – I think the pleats definitely add to it 😀

  34. Those scraps would be treasures to me!!! If I were the lucky winner, I’d make some placemats and a tablerunner to dress up my dining room table!!

  35. I am also a huge fan of Tilda and have recently purchased a couple of Tilda books. I am currently making mason jar sewing kit/with a twist on stitching on the go for family gifts. I have a special person who would just love those new fabrics.

    What a lovely giveaway!

  36. Thank you for hosting this giveaway, it is so sweet of you!

    I would sew a few different things with the scraps, if I was lucky enough to win! I would sew a zippered pouch (or two), I would sew some bunting flags…I would have fun with it!

  37. Your pillow turned out gorgeous! The fabrics are too! If I won those fabrics, I envision them in a nice granny square or even a large hexagon grandmothers flower garden wall hanging!

  38. I love Tilda fabric so I would use some as hexi’s and some in the embroderies I have planned for my nieces as the dresses.

  39. I would love to use the fabric scraps for a Dresden Plate design – Pillow or quilt depending on the amount. They are certainly beautiful!

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