Happy "Fourth of July" and "blog comments" winners!

Happy Fourth of July!

Do we celebrate it here in Poland?

No, not particularly. Not anymore. Yes, we used to. Now we don’t. I suppose it makes us sound like disloyal Americans. We’re not. It’s just not a holiday here so we don’t. (We did - when our kids were home - at least minimally.)

But I like seeing all of the celebrations in the USA on this day.

However…

I am celebrating in my own little way by announcing the winners of the drawing from a week ago on the blog!

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I asked people to comment by telling us when they became aware of the blog or the Quilted Twins website.

I promised more than one winner if we had over 100 comments and we did. We had 147., so I’ve chosen two numbers - well, rather, random.org chose two numbers

Our winners are:

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#35

This winner is Susan who wrote this:

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and #58

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So, Susan AND Janelle - please send me an email me at customerservice@quiltedtwins.com with your mailing address and I can get your package of Polish folk design paper napkins, a yard of Polish folk design fabric and a reusable bag with a Polish folk design on its way to you! (Of course you can send me a private message on Facebook - Becky Tillman Petersen - actually I’d prefer that if you are on Facebook!)

Thanks for playing along!


In a nod to the American Fourth of July Independence Day holiday, I thought I’d share my Americana quilts I’ve made to date. I’ve not done many and the last two are stretching it a bit to call them Americana. But they are the right colors!

Americana Quilts

Americana Stars:

I made it after watching a You Tube video on how to make these stars. Maybe someday I’ll make another one since I still have more Americana fabric. I kept this one.

I made it after watching a You Tube video on how to make these stars. Maybe someday I’ll make another one since I still have more Americana fabric. I kept this one.

Simple 9 patch Patriotic

Early in my quilting life I was making 9 patches all the time and making quilts like this - sashed 9 patches. I went through my red/white/blue fabrics and made a bunch of them. Then I put it away for literally years. I found the 9 patches and decided to just “finish it”. It was a gift. I really liked how it turned out!

Early in my quilting life I was making 9 patches all the time and making quilts like this - sashed 9 patches. I went through my red/white/blue fabrics and made a bunch of them. Then I put it away for literally years. I found the 9 patches and decided to just “finish it”. It was a gift. I really liked how it turned out!

Stack ‘n Whack patriotic

The lady who had the stash that we bought had made these blocks. All I did was finish the quilt - I sashed it, found the coordinating fabrics (well, Rachael did that) and finished it up. It was a gift.

The lady who had the stash that we bought had made these blocks. All I did was finish the quilt - I sashed it, found the coordinating fabrics (well, Rachael did that) and finished it up. It was a gift.

Scrappy Meet Amish

This is one of my 2” strips series - and while not necessarily USA Americana, it could be construed that way.

This is one of my 2” strips series - and while not necessarily USA Americana, it could be construed that way.

Scrap Collage

This is part of my upcycled blues series. I knew when I chose the colors that it would appear Americana, but I did it anyway. It isn’t really that theme, but I did it anyway.. And instead of red/white/blue it is red/tan/blue - which is what some use anyway as it makes things look aged.

This is part of my upcycled blues series. I knew when I chose the colors that it would appear Americana, but I did it anyway. It isn’t really that theme, but I did it anyway.. And instead of red/white/blue it is red/tan/blue - which is what some use anyway as it makes things look aged.

Ok, so I’m pushing it a bit to include those last two - but they really could be taken as Americana if that is how a person wants to perceive it.

It just happens that a lot of countries in the world use red/white/blue as the flag colors! Lots of them! Twenty-eight in fact! At least that is what Google tells me!

I trust you have a great Fourth of July no matter where you live or what you are doing today!


Be sure to check out what my sis has for you in the store!