Modern Marks Blog Hop & Giveaway

Blog Hop, Giveaway

I am really excited to share more about Christa Watson’s (Christa Quilts) debut fabric line, Modern Marks, for Benartex with you today. I had a pleasure of getting to work with a selection of Christa’s Modern Marks a few months ago. Before I talk about my experience using Modern Marks, I want to share what the full fabric line looks like.

The colors are really just as bright and saturated in person as they are shown in the swatches! Modern Marks is made up of fantastic modern blenders, and I was especially drawn to the prints that blend between two of the colors in the line, like the Half Ovals and Quirky Triangles. And the feature print in the collection, Modern Marks, ties it all together beautifully.

Modern Marks by Christa Watson for Benartex
Modern Marks by Christa Watson for Benartex

Saturated colors and prints that blend from one to another? Totally up my alley!

You know I love transparency design, and I have really enjoyed creating the same design using both solid and prints this year. I think that the detail that Modern Marks adds to the Transparent Ribbons design gives the quilt extra depth and visual interest.

Transparent Ribbons in Modern Marks - Detail
Transparent Ribbons in Modern Marks – Detail

The pattern for Transparent Ribbons is included in the full-color, glossy companion magazine that is included with the 2018 Quilter’s Planner.

Visit all the stops on the Benartex Modern Marks blog hop for more chances to win!
Monday
Hollyanne @String & Story
 
Tuesday
 
Wednesday
Hilary @Aurifil
 
Thursday
 
Friday
Stephanie @Modern Sewciety

Giveaway!

Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter for a chance to win a bundle of 8-10 Modern Marks fabrics. The giveaway is open through Friday, December 1st, at 11:59 PM Eastern. By entering to win, you are verifying that you are 18 years of age and have a US shipping address (because of the size of the giveaway (11 bundles!), Benartex is limiting it to US only to keep shipping costs down). I will email the randomly selected winner and they will have 48 hours to reply with their shipping address or I will select a new winner. Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

P.s. Today is #GivingTuesday, and Ultimate Bundles is going to donate 25% of today’s Handmade with Love Super Bundle net profits to Mercy House Global, which not only provides pre-and-post-natal care, vocational skills, life training and more, they employ women throughout the world through their Fair Trade Friday program and Mercy House Global Market.

When you buy the Handmade with Love Super Bundle today (11/28/2017) for $29.97, you’ll get 200+ patterns, projects, and step-by-step instructions on a bunch of different types of handcrafts. Plus you can pick out a Craftsy class of your choice as an extra bonus, too.

Today, you can make a purchase and make a difference. Even if you don’t buy a bundle, be sure to harness the power of your community by sharing #GivingTuesday on social media.

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