[CLOSED] Enter to Win Our Cozy Crafting Giveaway!

One lucky winner will take home four books!

crafting giveaway

Here at Early Bird Books, we love book giveaways! That's why we teamed up with C&T publishing to put together this crafting book bundle.

One lucky winner will take home three crafting books on patchwork and appliqué designs, plus a cozy craft mystery. Read more about the prizes below, and enter by December 25th for your chance to win.  

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About the Prizes

100 whimsical applique designs

100 Whimsical Appliqué Designs

By Becky Goldsmith & Linda Jenkins

Endless play with 100 Piece O' Cake appliqué designs.

Stitch your way through 100 whimsical appliqué designs from Piece O' Cake Designs to make fun and charming quilts, table runners, and other sewing projects for the home. This collection captures the whimsy and imagination fans of Piece O' Cake designs have come to love. Mix and match playful houses, flower bouquets, charming animals, and more cozy motifs! Use your favorite quilting methods to make these appliqué blocks in wool, cotton, or a mix of both ― the patterns are versatile for endless play! With Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins' combined mastery of the craft, you'll find helpful tips and tricks.

Mix and match 100 whimsical appliqué designs to make quilts, table runners, and other sewing projects.

Piece O' Cake designers Becky Goldsmith and Linda Jenkins show you how to easily use the appliqué patterns and provide a sizing table so you can create blocks in the size of your choice.

100 whimsical applique designs
simple patchwork

Simple Patchwork

By Kim Diehl

Jam-packed with Kim's tried-and-true tips.

Quilters everywhere have fallen in love with Kim Diehl's beautiful quilts, and you can too! In this latest collection, Kim focuses exclusively on patchwork for those who love her style but don't have the time or inclination to add appliqué touches. Make your way through sixteen easy-to-piece projects from wall quilts, table toppers, bed quilts with supersized blocks, and even a charming mini sampler quilt, all in Kim's sought-after style.

Browse through spectacular photography throughout the book, offering a wealth of display ideas.

Play with simple Snowball and Churn Dash blocks or try showy stars and zigzags.

Best-selling author Kim Diehl of the popular Simple series returns with dozens of tried-and-true tips―no matter the skill level, they'll make every quilter a better quilter.

simple patchwork
contemporary patchwork

Contemporary Patchwork

By Arounna Khounnoraj

Enter the colorful world of contemporary patchwork.

Dive into contemporary patchwork with fresh surface design techniques and beautiful projects from Arounna Khounnoraj, co-owner of Bookhou and well-known textile artist. Arounna's approach to patchwork, quilting, and appliqué stands out from traditional methods, making this book an incredible resource for building a foundation in textile design and expanding into unique improvisational patchwork. Get inspired by your environment and learn elements of color theory before jumping into several fabric surface design techniques. Then, master the art of decorating with stitches as you explore various sewing and appliqué techniques to make your patchwork projects pop.

Includes ten beautiful and original projects that combine a variety of sewing and appliqué techniques and range from small quilts to bags and pouches.

Discover the possibilities of surface design techniques, including natural dyeing, block printing with household objects and elements from nature, and even painting.

Incorporate sustainability into your practice with guidance on using every scrap and drop of your materials.

contemporary patchwork
crafting deception

Crafting Deception

By Barbara Emodi

Ghosts of the past haunt the crafters of Gasper's Cove Two generations ago, Winston Churchill's greatest lie washed ashore in Nova Scotia. Before anyone can recover what was lost, a bus tour director is found murdered, and Duck, an ex-con with a soft spot for animals, is arrested. Promising Duck's heartbroken cat she will find a way to bring him home, Valerie sets out to find the real killer. Are ingenuity and creativity enough to save Valerie and the crafters from rum runners, murder, and the burden of their secrets?

The second book in this cozy mystery series set in the world of the fictitious yet immersive Gasper's Cove, where crafting and community collide.

Mystery lovers and crafters alike will adore immersing themselves in this story featuring seamstress and empty-nester Valerie Rankin and her efforts to give an innocent man a second chance at life.

A perfect gift for anyone who loves mysteries, crafting, sewing, or simply a great read.

crafting deception

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Note: The sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, DC who are 18 years of age and older by December 15, 2023.