14 March 2014

Great Granny Squared Book Giveaway!

Lori Holt's latest book offering is the fabulous Great Granny Squared book, published by Sew Emma as part of the Fat Quarter shop. I was lucky enough to receive two copies, one for me and one for a lucky reader! I received it at the weekend so I've had some time to page through the quilty eye candy. Would you like to see more? …

I think it's safe to say, I love granny square quilts! So I knew Great Granny Squared would be just my cup of tea. The first big sized quilt I made was a granny square design, so I will definitely be making one of Lori's cute projects from the book. I loved the navy (my fav quilty colour of the moment) 'Bonus Quilt' so much I just had to test out a block to share with you all ;-) 

I loved reading about the 'great granny' name too. The baby, the mama, the granny and the great granny! So cute. I just love that. It's smaller than Lori's first book Quilty Fun, but packed with some great projects. It includes complete instructions for two quilts, a table runner, a pillow and two embroidery designs for use as quilt labels. So comparing the price tag of $13.95 for a multitude of projects versus a regular one-off quilt pattern at the same price it's really great value! And as always, Lori provides really clear instructions and diagrams to follow along. As well as the all important happy vintage photo's of Lori's colourful home dotted throughout the book! Coincidently, Lori's latest line of fabrics is called Vintage Happy! see what I did there ;-) Congratulations to Lori on another fantastic book! 

Ok so you all want a copy now, yes? Good. Here's how to enter:

1. Become a blog follower (if you aren't already) and leave a comment on this post.

2. For an additional entry you can re-post on Instagram with the #greatgrannysquaredgiveaway hashtag and tagging me @messyjesse1. Leave a comment to count additional entry.

[Competition closes 21/03/14, a winner will be announced here on the blog, so be sure to check back. Competition open worldwide]

Be social, please share! Best of luck folks! xo


COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED, THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED

125 comments:

  1. I love quilting but have too rely on scrabbling from a friend for patterns as the books are too expensive too buy. Would love too win this one and develop my skills further.

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  2. I love Lori's Quilty Fun book so I'm sure this one is a treat also. Thanks for the chance to win. I'm a follower!

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  3. I'm a follower - what a great giveaway.

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  4. The book is in my wish list but have to wait some months. Thanks for this chance. I follow you on bloglovin, Fb and IG

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  5. I repost your IG picture. Thanks again

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  6. Ooh looks lovely. Always loved the look of granny quilts! But yet to try one. Would LOVE to win. Thanks for sharing! Already a follower! xx

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  7. I already follow on bloglovin. I have followed Lori for years and I am proud if her success. Thank you for the chance

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  8. Thank you for a chance to get this book, it looks great, I'm a follower.
    Eggs xx

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  9. Would love this book to improve my skills! Thanks for the chance to win it! :-)

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  10. I really fancy this book and I'm already a follower. Thanks for the chance x

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  11. Just become a follower! The book looks fabulous!

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  12. I LOVE Granny Squares...and would LOVE a copy of this gorgeous book even more!! Thanks! I already follow you!

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  13. Hi Jessie,
    Thanks so much for offering such a lovely give away. The book is just my cup of tea too. I'll pop over to IG and repost there too. Thank youx

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  14. I'm a follower! Looks like a great book!

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  15. Enjoy your blog...love the fabrics you pick for your quilts! I have been wanting this book ever since I first saw it. Thanks for the chance to win it!

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  16. Already a follower and love the look of this book!

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  17. Oh, I love crocheting granny squares, too, so trying them out in a quilt surely would be fun! I'm a follower on Bloglovin :).

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  18. This book looks like a good one thanks for the chance.

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  19. Fabulous looking book - my fingers and toes are crossed!!! I am a follower :)

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  20. Hello lovely, I have had my eye on this for a few weeks now and not sure how I source it in the UK anyway. I would be thrilled to bits to granny along with this gorgeous giveaway, so please add my name to your pretty list. I am already a follower and will go and instagram away when I finish typing. Warm wishes xoxo

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  21. PS also shared it on Twitter xoxo

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  22. I'm a new follower...

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  23. Looks like a fab book x

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  24. This looks like such a useful book! There is so much inspiration here 😃 I'm a follower 😃

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  25. would love to win! I am already a follower. Best Barbara

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  26. I love Granny Squares too. It's on my quilts to do list, this book would be awesome.

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  27. This look like such a great book! I already follow your blog.

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  28. GFC follower!
    I loved Lori's first book so I'm sure this will be just as good!

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  29. I love your blog and read it daily through bloglovin. I follow you on Instagram but don't know how to repost there. Too bad. I've made some of Lori's gg squares already but not enough to put into a quilt yet.

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  30. Oh, this looks so cute! I'm a follower.

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  31. I'm a follower already and would like to be included for the chance to win the book

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  32. I follow you here and on Instagram & I love it! I get inspired everyday!

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  33. I already follow your blog with bloglovin. The first quilt I made was granny squares.

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  34. Thanks so much for this giveaway. I've not made a granny square quilt yet, but I love them, and Lori Holt is so inspiring! So is your blog, which is why I'm a follower, with Bloglovin!

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  35. I became a follower by email. I love granny squares! Thanks!

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  36. I follow via Bloglovin - pnksweethrt

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  37. New follower here. I love the granny square.

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  38. I signed up to follow via email. If I don't win your contest, the book is on my birthday list, but I don't really want to wait until June! Thanks.

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  39. Already a follower and love your blog - and quilts! Would love to win!

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  40. Thanks for the opportunity....I'm a follower!

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  41. Ooo yes please, I love Lori's work, her fabrics are stunning and I'm sure the book wouldn't disappoint. thanks for the giveaway

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  42. I regrammed and should have mentioned above that I'm a blog follower - thanks

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  43. Yes, please! I absolutely love your blog - I am a beginner quilter and I am so inspired by your blog - love your style so much! Count me in - that book looks lovely!

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  44. ....and of course am a follower....!!

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  45. Oh I'd love to win this book!!
    Thanks for the chance!
    Nadra

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  46. I am a follower of yours. Love your blog and would love to win the book!

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  47. I'm a follower and a beginner quilter, would love another book for some inspiration :)

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  48. Like so many others, I have bought books and adore reading them but find that they are now just so expensive that I have to stick to what I have got or make my own up. Would love to win this book to add to my, admittedly, small collection.

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  49. Fantastic giveaway! I'm a follower on bloglovin. I'd love to win this book! I've been working on basic granny squares for the past weeks and would love some guidance on a few issues/questions I'm having.

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  50. I am a fairly new follower via email -(gmanleyatgmaildotcom) and confession time, I have never made a granny square quilt block - plenty of crocheted granny squares but never a quilty one :O I love Lori's fabrics and patterns and would love to figure out how to make a sewn Granny Square. I do not have instagram though so only one entry. Thanks for the chance.
    xo jan@sewandsowfarm

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  51. I have also uploaded the photo to Instagram (hoping I did it right!).

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  52. I follow on Bloglovin. Great prize - pick me, pick me :-)

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  53. I am most definitely a follower! Great giveaway

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  54. I already follow you on my Feedly. I adore granny square quilts. Made one, and want to make another one in entirely different fabrics now.

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  55. I already receive your newsletter via email, I would love,love,love to win a copy of Lori's book!

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  56. I'm already a follower. The book looks like a lot of fun--love Lori's designs!

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  57. I'm a follower on Bloglovin' :-) Love Granny squares!

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  58. I'm already a follower and haven´t made a granny square block.the book looks great!

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  59. I'm a follower! ;) love the granny square pattern, I think I need to order more Pam Kitty Picnic from you!

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  60. I follow on bloglovin.
    kdavis1@centurytel.net

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  61. I love granny square quilts. This book looks like a real winner. I follow on bloglovin.

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  62. I follow via email and would love to win this book..thanks for the chance :)

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  63. I am a very joyous follower on bloglovin....good luck one and all!!! This book is SEW sweet!!!

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  64. Would LOVE a copy of this book! Lori is so talented!! Thanks for the chance to win.. :)

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  66. I am a follower on Bloglovin' - this book would be a great addition to my quilting library.

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  67. I am a follower of Your blog! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  68. Hip, Hip, Hooray!! Finally a give-away that I can enter, (most of them seem to be in the US) I'm soooh glad I found your blog Jessy. I'd love to be accomplished enough to whip up a Double Irish Chain super quilt or your beautiful and inspiring feathery Christmas star, I'd love to be, but I'm not; but a granny square that I didn't have to crochet? that I think I could manage, I love looking at the way clever designers put blocks of fabric together to create magic. Thanks for hosting it.

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  69. I am a follower. I love Lori's Quilty Fun book and I just finished my first granny squares quilt! I would love to add this book to my library! Thanks for the opportunity!

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  70. I follow you on blog lovin. Would love to win this book!

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  71. Oh to be able to own this book! I had a quick search on Amazon but couldn't find it so I'm crossing my fingers that I might just win it :-) Love your blog Jessie

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  72. I am a follower of your blog. I would love to win Lori's new book. Thanks for the chance.

    Laura

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  74. i am a happy new follower. i have wanted to makethis quilt ever since i first saw it on the internet. i make charity quilts and it would be perfect for rest homes. im sure there are lots of people there who either crochet this pattern or was the receiver of one. babscorbitt@gmail.com

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  75. I love everything by Lori Holt AND everything you make!

    Thank you for the Give Away.

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  76. This looks like such a fabulous book and I'm already a follower :)

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  77. Of course I follow your blog!! And, I follow your Instagram feed!! Can I just say LOVE them both! Thanx!! On IG, I am yardgrl60 just in case you want to see!

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  78. Love your blog!! And your Instagram! Would love to win this new book!

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  79. What an Awesome book!! Thanks for chane to participate WITHOUT being a FaceBook person! :) YAY!!

    I follow thru Bloglovin & Email too.....

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  80. There's so many designs that you can make with granny squares. What a treasure it would be to have this book. I followed with email. Thanks.

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  81. I Love granny square quilts!!! I am trilled at the chance to win this beautiful book!! Thank you!!!

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  82. Love this book!
    I follow on GFC: judith thomas
    and Bloglovin: jude21 Judy Thomas
    email: judethomas21@gmail.com

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  83. New follower, hoping to win! Jesse- you are so talented! Thanks for sharing your sewing adventures!

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  84. gfc follow as rodney or debbie jackson...........it isn't working so I can't confirm which. Thanks.

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  85. I'm a new follower. I'd love to win the book. Thanks!

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  86. love this! I am a new follower! thanks

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  87. Love your site! Great vintage sheet combo with your beautiful Irish chain!
    lorilovesquilts@gmail.com

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  88. joining!
    GFC: Kimberly Camille Tiu
    purple_kimy37@yahoo.com

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  89. O my! I'm a follower for don't know how long...love this!
    1miramoza@gmail.com

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  90. Would love to win a copy of this book!
    Already a follower of your lovely blog! :)

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  91. I love all things Lori holt! Been following her for a long time!

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  92. Thanks for a great giveaway. I'm a follower on Bloglovin!

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  93. Love anything Lori Holt does!

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  94. Love anything Lori Holt does!

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  95. My sister would love this! She's the quilter in the family.

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  96. I am loving your blog, from the name to your lovely irish chain quilts!

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  97. Great giveaway - I follow with Bloglovin.

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  98. Great giveaway, I am a follower and I have shared on Instagram!!

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  99. Hello! I follow your lovely blog on Feedly. Thanks for the Giveaway offer.

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  101. I just signed up to follow via email!

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  102. Such pretty images... would love just to curl up with the book and a mug of coffee to gaze at those pretty pics, and it may encourage me to make that first quilt! Lovely giveaway, thank you...

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  103. Hi Jessie,

    I have been following your blog for just two weeks and love your fresh sunny style (raining outside as I type!) This books looks pretty and something I can easily dive into, hope I win! Lou x

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  104. I am a new follower to your blog. Anyone who follows Lori Holt is someone worth following also, I say. I would love to win a copy of this book. It looks like so much fun.

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  105. I am now a follower and would love to have this book. Thanks for the opportunity. fran.daoust@yahoo.com

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  106. I'd love to have this book! I have all the stuff for a granny sq quilt but just need to sit down and make it. ;) Thanks for the chance to win! I'm a blog follower.

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  107. what a delightful giveaway....thanks for the chance. I follow along on Bloglovin. Making a "granny" is on the list. XXX

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  108. following and loving this giveaway! i am a granny and i love granny square quilts!

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  109. What a super prize - something for me to get my teeth into once I finish making your herringbone multi-coloured quilt. I love it!

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  110. HELLO, what a neat giveaway!
    Thanks for your blog!

    Ancobaltt16@yahoo.com

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  111. This is such a lovely blog, I've been following via Feedly for some time...It's my Gran's 90th birthday this August and I'd planned to make a granny square quilt for her. This book would be a perfect aide! :)...Thanks for the giveaway!

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  112. Awesome book! I follow via email: ksmith8@emich.edu. Thanks for the chance to win a copy!

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  113. Thank you for the chance.

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  114. Love all your mini's..just finished the umbrella one. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  115. I am a happy follower on Google friends and Instagram.......

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