Stay Tuned for Book Review Tuesday

In my first of year of quilting, I have discovered two things I enjoy buying – Fabric + Quilting and Design Books. I will admit, I have a little addiction to both….who doesn’t, right :-).


I would love the opportunity to share the quilting books I have been reading and trying out. So, every two weeks, on Tuesday, I am going to do a book review and share projects, blocks or ideas from the book. Β I am going to try this out for one year, and if you all enjoy it, we can keep it going.

Oh, and the BIG NEWS….In conjunction with the review, I will have a give-away for that particular book each week.

What do you think? Do you like the idea? What would you like to see first?

I have so many ideas, we can try through-out the year, to make this fun all round. For example:

  • Choosing a book, one month, and do a link-up for a project from that book (like a book club fashion).
  • Having different folks host a review (the give-away would be covered).
  • Possibilities for blog hops highlighting projects from the selected book.
  • Maybe a “Guess Who” where clues are given, project is shown but the book is not shared (mystery book) until announcement of the give-away winner.

I am starting the event next week. I hope you will come back, participate and enjoy the experience as much as I do.

A disclaimer, all reviews and opinions of the books reviewed will be mine, unless otherwise stated.

16 thoughts on “Stay Tuned for Book Review Tuesday

  1. clumsykristel

    This seems like an interesting idea πŸ˜€ I wish I’d use the books I have more often than I do, but I finally wised up and mostly quit buying books because I just don’t use them. (They sure are nice to look at though, aren’t they?) I’ve started taking them out from the library first, and then buying them only if I really really love them.

    1. mlwilkie Post author

      I was thinking the same thing an this way I do get to use them πŸ™‚ I love the smell of new books and having it there and flipping through them

  2. Jenn

    I’m like you, I have an addiction to fabric and books. But I hate it when I buy a quilt book I’m disappointed with cause I think I could’ve bought fabric with it! This sounds like fun and will help narrow down what books might be right for me πŸ™‚

  3. skalabara

    Great idea, looking forward to follow your project (and maybe not buy so many books as I do). I competent review and some snapshots can help to find the “right” book!

    1. mlwilkie Post author

      Great – that was the goal. You never know until you buy right and crack open those pages πŸ™‚ Please provide feedback as we go and I will ensure to include your feedback.

  4. sarahschraw

    Oooh fun! I love books too. I’ve got my eye on that new 500 quilt blocks. And I pre-ordered Vintage Quilt Revival. And if you need a Sarah Fielke review I’m your girl. πŸ™‚ I celebrate the entire Sarah Fielke collection.

  5. Kay

    Wonderful idea. I love craft books too, but it is useful to know which ones are really worth having. My favourite quilting book is Sunday Morning quilts because I love scrappy quilts.

    1. mlwilkie Post author

      It is one of my favorite books that I am doing my version of one of the quilts. I will probably use as a review and show that finished project sometime in the new year πŸ™‚

  6. daisyaschehoug

    Yay! Your book collection is fantastic. I’m excited to see what you recommend. It’ll be nice to see other comments here, too – I hope everyone chimes in when you review a book.


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