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Friendly Reminder: Denyse Schmidt Book Party at Purl Soho! 

We are so excited! This Thursday Purl Soho is hosting a book release party for Denyse Schmidt’s gorgeous new book, Modern Quilts Traditional Inspiration. Denyse herself will be in attendance to sign books, to chat with fellow quilt lovers, and to share an up close and personal viewing of several quilts from her book. 

The Party

WHEN: March 29th from 6 to 7pm
WHERE: Purl Soho, 459 Broome Street, NYC

The Prizes

There will also be three amazing prize packages that include:

Plus, one lucky sewist will win a gift certificate to attend Denyse’s legendary Improvisational Patchwork class held at her beautiful Connecticut studio. 

The Sale

Denyse's classic Hope Valley collection will be 20% off in the store and online beginning Thursday morning the 29 of March until Sunday April 1 at 7pm EST.

Fleamarket Fancy

Also get an early chance to check out Denyse's newly reprinted Flea Market Fancy collection. This limited edition line won't be around for long!


Of course, there will be lots of delicious refreshments and wonderful company! 

If you can't join us...

One lucky online reader will receive a Hope Valley 1/2 –yard fabric bundle, a copy of Modern Quilts Traditional Inspiration, and seven Denyse Schmidt Quilt Patterns. To enter, leave a comment on this post by 7pm on Thursday EST telling us what you’d make with all of these goodies. Please be sure to enter a working email address on the comment form so that we can get in touch if you win (your address is strictly confidential, we promise!) .


And don’t forget, you can pre-order your copy of this beautiful book right here!  Books will begin shipping out to customers no later than Friday!

More Info

If you missed the Purl Bee review of Denyse's book, check it out right here. And to learn more about Denyse’s work visit her website here, and to see even more images from the new book view the gallery here!

We hope to see you Thursday!

Reader Comments (197)

I love the Hope Valley collection and together with one of the patterns from Denyse's new book, it'll make the perfect quilt for my queen bed (which so needs an update). Thanks for having such a wonderful giveaway!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSusan Kunze
I'd make a quilt, of course. Thank you for the chance to win such an amazing giveaway!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterElla
It would be hard to describe EVERYTHING I would make if I won these goodies, but I would start by making the large single star pattern from the Modern Inspirations book using the Hope Valley fabric. What an awesome prize.
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMary on Lake Pulaski
Oh, this lovely book! I just got the copy today for the public library where I work. Such lovelies. I'd like to make them all. Also, I love Hope Valley. I'd love to do an old fashioned Hope Valley scrap quilt, something simple like a nine-patch. My fave from the new book, though, is that "grellow" one pictured above.
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSally
I will make next year's Christmas presents with these gifts...maybe a throw for my mom and dad, a wall hanging for my brother and sister in law..the possibilities are endless!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCharlotte
Gah! Head is spinning... I would love to bust out my FMF stash to make the flower chain pattern!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered Commenter~Michelle~
LOVE Denyse Schmidt's work. I want to use fabric from some of my daughter's favorite outfits and combine it with the Hope Valley fabric to create a unique, personalized quilt for my daughter to take with her to college this fall!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPamD
i would make my first quilt! i have drooled over denise's designs for too long. logic says to start with something more basic like "stacking the odds" - but i love triangles so much and the last design show in this post is stunning. wish i could be in ny for the party!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjenna c.
I can't tell all the things that I would do with these! Being 7 months pregnant, I would probably make a quilt for the bed of my 2 years old, just to make sure she feels special when comes her little brother. :)
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSt├ęphanie
I would love to make a quilt for our master bedroom.
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterWendy
i'd make the proverbial quilt and put my name on it!!!
hope i win, i love the hope valley prints
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterdarci
With a bundle of Denyse Schmidt fabric, I would go to town on a baby quilt or put some swatches to use on collage cards I make for friends & family.
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterkate
Yay! Looking forward to this book. What I'd make with all these goodies? I think the ocean waves pattern is one of my favorites and would look great in hope valley.
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered Commentertracy_a
I would love to make a quilt, maybe for my bedroom. They are such beautiful designs and I would have a hard time choosing something!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterShannon
I had the awesome opportunity to have met Denyse at a workshop and I'm so insprired by her books, her fabrics and well, just her in general! I would love to make a quilt using both her fabrics and one of her designs :)
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJosie Kate
Oh, I wish I were in New York! I would love to use the fabric bundle to make a zigzag quilt for my daughter.
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnna
Wow, what a great giveaway! I would make an anniversary quilt for my bed - we are celebrating 10 years this summer! Fingers crossed I win!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKristyMN
If I am the lucky winner, I would first make a nice cup of tea w/honey and cuddle up with my new reading material. Then I would start dreaming about which fabrics to use for my favorite projects. I anticipate this will be a long and lovely dream filled with lots of indecision and mind changing....but I wouldn't mind that because I would be in the land of pattern and color. Thank you for such a fabulous opportunity!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKristi Shreenan
Wow, I wish I could be there! What an Incredible prize. I would probably make one of the quilts from her new book, or maybe even tackle making a single girl quilt. It sounds like it will be a wonderfulmev ending, I will be there in spirit.
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJamie
I never know what I am going to make until the fabric sings to me - but of late I am trying to take at least a 5" square off all fabric I buy or win and make 4 patches for my charity comfort quilts. - then the rest is mine to play with.
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRegina
I'm in Seattle, so can't make the event, but would love the fabric!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJamsby
If/when I quilt, I would love to make the top orange/magenta quilt. If I'm so lucky as to when this, it'll be part of my Mother's Day gift.
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHolly
Thanks for the chance to win such fabulous prizes! I would make a wedding quilt for my son and his soon-to-be wife; maybe the Flower Chain pattern for them and Points Me for me (but I love the triangles above too).
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKathryn
The Ocean Waves quilt is absolutely stunning. I've been admiring it since you first posted pictures of it here. I would love to make it!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAlice
A quilt, zippered pouches, cute things for my little girl. The list goes on and on!
March 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNicole

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