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Hello Everyone,

Many of you are all aware that my first book was released on September 8, 2015 and I couldn't be more excited to share it with you!  So I asked some of my quilter blogging buddies to help show off the book a bit, but with their favorites and some are even making quilts from the book (their version) to show you!

I am as excited to see what they have to say and and to show you, as I don't even know!!  The best part for you is that each blogger will be giving away a copy of Splash of Color to one lucky winner.  We have 16 blogs that means 16 winners!  On my blog, I will be giving away a personalized, autographed copy of my book to one lucky winner!

A few blog posts ago, I shared with you what is probably my most favorite quilt from the book, Lava Lamps.  You can see that post by clicking here.  Today, I wanted to share the quilt above.  This one is Proud Mary.  Named after my Nana, this quilt has so many things that I love in a quilt.  It has curves, color, whimsy, movement, and it is just plain fun.  But so many design options exist too!  Exchanging black for white, or making the color the larger sections and the black and white fabrics the strips.  What fun would that be?

Here was the quilt in progress last year (2014).  You can see pieces of Lava Lamps hanging on the right side too!  

This is a little sneak peek at my good friend Sally's alternate version of Proud Mary that is in the book as well.  You really get a great close up of the quilting that Margaret Solomon Gunn did.  Actually she quilted both my version and Sally's!  Hmmmm.... will Margaret give you more detail on her blog post on her day of the hop?? I don't know stay tuned!

Let's Make A Splash!!!

Here is the deal...

1.  If you want a signed copy of my book now, click here.  Or you can purchase here.

2.  If you would like to join our ever growing Facebook group to make one of the quilts from the book, click here.

3.  If you would like to enter the giveaway for my book, just enter using the Rafflecopter below.  You have 3 chances!! Yippee!!

4.  Visit all the blogs on the hop below everyday for another chance to win!!

5.  You are also cordially invited to the official Book Launch Party!  Register here, it is FREE!

6.  Most of all have fun!

Wednesday, September 23
Jackie Kunkel - Canton Village Quilt Works                                                                                  Kate Colleran - Seams Like a Dream                                                                                              Pat Sloan -  Pat Sloan Blog 
Thursday, September 24
Sherri McConnell - A Quilting Life 
Shelly Pagliai - Prairie Moon Quilts 
Margaret Solomon Gunn - Quilts Of Love 
Friday, September 25
Faith Jones - Fresh Lemons Quilts
Jenny Wilding Cardon - Martingale 
Saturday, September 26
Vicki Welsh - Field Trips In Fiber 
Pam Viera- McGinnis - Pam Kitty Morning 
Sunday, September 27
Sharon McConnell - Color Girl Quilts 
Monday, September 28
Julie Sefton - Me and My Quilts - Exploring the Possibilities 
Tuesday, September 29
Caroline Critchfield - Sew Can She 
Amy Ellis - Amy’s Creative Side 
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Jackie Kunkel

I am a quilter, online quilt shop owner, Nationally Certified Judy Niemeyer Instructor and Certified Shop, designer, author, podcaster, mother, and wife. I have been quilting since 1993 years and in business since August, 2000. I love networking and having fun doing anything quilty! Learn More…

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