Monday, July 16, 2012

Let the Sugar Roses Give-away Begin!

Sugar Roses, using Sugar Hill by Tanya Whelan for FreeSpirit, image compliments of McCall's Quilting
 
As you've been reading, my husband and I recently moved, which put a temporary stop on my plans for a give-away to correspond with my 2 series quilts, called Sugar Roses, in McCall's Quilting Magazine. The first installment was on newsstands the first week of June. The second installment of this 4-part series will be out the first week of August.

Sugar Roses II, using Rouenneries Deux by French General for Moda, image compliments of McCall's Quilting

In order to promote this series, I will be hosting Suz-A-Palooza: a generous series of giveaways during the month of August to kick-off the remaining 3 parts of the Sugar Roses Series Quit Project!


Quick Giveaway Before Suz-A-Palooza Begins!!

You could win 1 package of 4 full-size AURIfil Threads. Keep reading!

I'm hosting a quick give-away before the Palooza begins, starting today. This giveaway is for a 4-spool AURIfil starter pack. The BONUS is: the spools are FuLL-SiZE!! You will receive one spool each of 50 wt., 1,422 yards of 100% cotton sewing thread in Dark Gray, Light Gray, Dark Cream, and Light Cream. The retail value of this package is $36.00. If you haven't already tried AURIfil threads, this is a great way to experience its outstanding quality and finishing results!

It is simple to participate and participation ends at midnight on Sunday, July 22nd, MST, with our lucky winner announced on Monday, July 23rd:

1. Join me on Facebook on my fan page: SuzGuz Designs and
2. Send me an e-mail (through my "About Me" profile along the right column of this page) with "July Giveaway" in the subject line and your first and last name in the body of the e-mail. SuzGuz Designs never shares personal information
3. Leave a comment if you wish! Not required for this giveaway, but it is always so nice to hear from *you*!

If you already follow me through my fan page, lucky-you! One less step to participate (just remind me in the e-mail you send in Step 2).

Cotton Mako Ne 50 gives excellent results with foundation piecing. The "secret" here is that the fine thread allows you to stitch a flat seam We recommend also Cotton Mako 50/2 for fine detail machine quilting, to prevent bulky thread buildup when you are stitching micro stipple. It is also perfect for invisible ditch stitching, as the thread disappears into the valley between the seams.


(I'd also like to add that I only use AURIfil's 50 wt. for my hand applique projects because of the disappearing nature of this fine but strong thread.)


There will be plenty of other opportunities to win an AURIfil starter pack during my Palooza in August, too. So stay tuned . . .

47 comments:

Mommarock said...

Great giveaway. I'd love to try Aurifil. They don't have it in the stores where I live. That quilt is just beautiful.

Susan Guzman, SuzGuz Designs said...

Mommarock, I wish you luck and remember: I'll be giving away more thread packs throughout August so if you don't win this one, be sure to check back for future giveaways! My best to you!

Sally King said...

Thank you Susan.

robin said...

I was in a fabric store today and asked for Aurifil. They had never heard of it. I was stunned!

Judith said...

Thanks for the chance to win some Aurifil thread. I can't buy it in my city and would love to try it. It sounds fabulous. Love your quilt and the roses!

Hey ... I'm Lindsay ! said...

Thanks for the chance to win a FABulous prize! Love Aurifil, love your quilts & blog!

Congrats on your move ... hope you are getting settled!

Wilma said...

I follow you regularly. I would love to win this set of threads.
they would be perfect for my current quilt project.

LynCC said...

An Aurifil pack! This is an awesome giveaway. I love this thread and always have to order out for anything other than white or cream.

RoseofSharonStudio said...

I too tried to email and the program said there wasnt an email available. I will send you mine tho ~
roseofsharon_ps121@yahoo.com
Sharon Scott

Thank you for the wonderful give~away. Your work is gorgeous!

Sewnuts said...

I just love Aurifil thread and use it in all my quilting. Great giveaway - thx

Linda said...

Great contest! We don't have anyone that sells the thread either, so winning some would be great! Love your quilts, they are beautiful!

vwlady said...

I too have trouble finding Aurifil locally, so I just get it online. Saves me having to travel & spend time & gas! Which leaves more time to quilt! Generous giveaway...thanks! Beautiful quilt!

Wabbit said...

Love Aurifil! Sometimes it can be difficult to get popular colors here as it is VERY popular in Arizona. But I want them all!!!

Stacey said...

I would love to win this, I have never tried Aurifil thread! and those are the colors I use most. thanks

stacey

Amy said...

Love, love, love Aurifil!

brr said...

wonderful thread s and ur quilt border is beautiful

quilterliz said...

Thanks so much for the chance to win some thread. Love the Aurifil and can't buy it locally!

jody59 said...

I love Aurifil Thread! And your FB page!

Jen said...

Found you via Aurifil's FB page - Thanks for such a great giveaway!

tlcala4me said...

The first fabric I saw of Tanya Whelan's was the plaid from Sugar Hill. I loved it instantly. Same with your quilt. Sugar Hill rocks. It's not just that it's 'girly'... it's cooling, relaxing, and serene. I love what color can do for the soul.

Pam said...

aurifil is the best thread, no lint love this thread the thread of choice for me and all my friends. if you never have tried you need to try it

Mia's Cottage said...

Done, done and done.... Now I hope I am a winner!!
Donna

Sharon said...

Great thread, great giveway! Thanks!

hueisei said...

Done! Thanks for the giveaway.

Shar said...

I have wanted to try this thread. This would be a great chance. Thanks!

Nancy said...

Completed - thanks for the very generous giveaway!

Diane said...

I love Aurifil. Thanks for the giveaway.

Jane Smith said...

I am a recent Aurifil convert. I am trying to replace all of my other thread with Aurifil. Thank you for your generosity.

Suznorris said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway.

Anonymous said...

Would love to win this July give-away. I have a new Janome and I just know it would love the Aurifil thread.

Michelle said...

Awesome giveaway! Thanks!

Christine Slaughter said...

Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway! I've not tried Aurifil yet, but all I've read about it makes it sound amazing!

mary said...

Thanks for the giveaway. I am anxious to try it.

Jeanne said...

Tried to send you email for giveaway but your email wouldn't come up. I liked you on facebook also.

Marie Gilkey said...

This is the greatest thread, but have to drive e60 miles to buy it! So love you pics!!

Darlene said...

Started using this thread a couple of years ago when the local quilt shop recommended it. I love it and use it in all of my quilt projects.

Kaye M. tkmattson@hotmail.com said...

I would love to try Aurifil thread. It sounds like it is high quality thread. Moving to a new house is a huge job and trying to keep up with work at the same time! Congrats.

Lindsi said...

Thanks for being so generous! This is an amazing giveaway...I would only be so lucky to win.

Paula Ganyard said...

I have not had the opportunity to use Aurifil thread yet, so it would be awesome to win. Thanks for the opportunity.

Barbara said...

I LOVE LOVE this thread and no place to purchase it locally - thanks for the chance

Dee said...

So exciting to come to your blog and the first thing I see is the quilt from the McCalls mag - wow, and congratulations. Thank you for the opportunity to win these fab threads!

Mary W Quilts said...

Aurifil is my favorite. Pretty colors. Thanks for the giveaway. Mary

Susan said...

Your designs are fabulous and I love your style! Keep up the good work, Susan!

Melissa said...

I've really wanted to try AURifil thread. I can use all the help piecing and quilting that I can get! :-)

Angela Nussbaum said...

You are so very talented!! Love your blog.

Quiltnwoman said...

Would love to try this lovely set of threads.
Great info and pictures on the Blog, I have enjoyed reading it.

Beach Angel said...

I love Aurifil thread.