Ruby Star Wrap-Along

Ruby Star Wrap-Along

October 28, 2012

Ruby Star Wrap-Along

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Welcome to the Ruby Star Wrap-Along!
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Ruby Star Wrapping is a great book for “creating packages to reuse, regive, and relove!” And it’s just the right time of the year to showcase that. If you haven’t picked up a copy of the book here are some of the places to purchase:

Roostbooks

Sew, Mama, Sew

Amazon

Barnes and Noble

Random House

The wrap-along schedule is November 7th – December 19th. Each week you’ll see my favorite bloggers highlight a project they’ve chosen out of the book – see their fun twist on it. We’re not going in order at all, so you don’t have to either!!!

11.7.12 – Anna of noodlehead 

11.9.12 Amanda of A Crafty Fox

11.12.12 – Elizabeth of Oh, Fransson!

11.14.12 – Brooke of Pitter Putter Stitch

11.16.12 – Erin of Two More Seconds

11.19.12  – Jennifer of BettyCrockerAss

11.21.12 – Rochelle of Lucky Lucille

11.23.12 – Sukie of Sukie – don’t you know who I am?

11.26.12 – Elizabeth of Don’t Call Me Betsy

11.28.12 – Gina and crew of Bolt Neighborhood

11.30.12 – Ellen of the Long Thread

12.3.12 – Katie of Swim, Bike Quilt

12.5.12 Faith of Fresh Lemon Quilts

12.7.12 Lee of Freshly Pieced

12.10.12 Maureen of Maureen Cracknell Handmade

12.12.12 Sara of Sew Sweetness

12.14.12 Colleen of The Busy Bean

12.17.12 Amy of Diary of a Quilter

12.19.12 Monica of Happy Zombie

Are you interested in joining the fun and having a chance to win some great prizes? Each Monday 10am mst, I’ll have a link-up party on my blog.  This is your chance to showcase what you’ve made from Ruby Star Wrapping.  The link-up party will close on Saturday 10pm mst (one entry per person and you can’t link the same one twice). I’ll draw a winner on Sunday and send the winner an email. Then another party will start the following Monday all over again.   But keep those links, because Sew, Mama, Sew will also have a link up party at the end of Wrap-along on their site so you’ll have twice the chance of winning something fun!

Sew Mama Sew
What’s up for grabs? Well, when I contacted Melody Miller about the wrap-along she was so sweet to donate items for the giveaway!

My creation
(Top Left: Tree Skirt with decorations, top right: vintage notions with Ruby Star fabric
Bottom left: Vintage notions & arrows from Melody’s booth, bottom right: octopurse made from Melody’s fabric line)
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($40 gift certificate to Gelaskins)

On top of the items mentioned above – we have great online stores sponsoring the Wrap-Along with gift certificates and prize to their shops!

Drygoods Design

Pink Chalk Fabrics

Pink Castle Fabrics

 

If you don’t have the book already you have plenty of time to order!  Better yet, why don’t I giveaway a couple copies!!  Giveaway is open til Wednesday.  I’m using Rafflecopter for entries – if you don’t know how to enter please watch the short video below for further info.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

How to Enter Rafflecopter Giveaways from Rafflecopter on Vimeo.

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109 Comments

  • Reply Beth T. October 28, 2012 at 10:20 pm

    I’m not sure I understand the question–I think I must be tired. The item I need for wrapping most often is a fabric, drawstring bag. I use those a lot and instruct the recipients to pass them along. The items I wrap most often are books; they are my go-to gift.

  • Reply janine October 28, 2012 at 10:28 pm

    I make up fabric drawstring bags that fit the gift, sometimes big and sometimes small. They are so handy in any size and the recipient usually enjoys them as much as the real gift!

  • Reply Sarah October 28, 2012 at 10:41 pm

    I like using fabric gift bags and love hearing what people use them for afterwards, they always get used for something .

  • Reply Yana October 28, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    I can’t to wrap without ribbons, this is the most necessary thing to make a beautiful gift:)

  • Reply pippa October 29, 2012 at 12:38 am

    I love using ribbons to wrap presents and this year am going to start making some drawstring bags to put little gifts in.

  • Reply Gill October 29, 2012 at 1:04 am

    Bakers twine or jute!

  • Reply Flying Blind October 29, 2012 at 1:06 am

    Oh I have to have precut Scotch tape, it prevents lots of swearing!

  • Reply Stina October 29, 2012 at 1:17 am

    hi…
    i just couldnt get rafflecopter to work to leave a comment…the other thing worked .. so I m making my comment here..;O)))
    Well I NEED A SCISSOR…:O)
    this book looks like a lot of fun… its always fun to personalize the wrapping…so all good new ideas are most welcome!!! :o)

  • Reply Suzie October 29, 2012 at 2:56 am

    beautiful paper of course

  • Reply jen October 29, 2012 at 5:43 am

    tape! i always need at least one piece

  • Reply Beth October 29, 2012 at 7:22 am

    I like using washi tape for the to: and from:

  • Reply jeanne e. October 29, 2012 at 7:46 am

    I would say I need tape above all else…and usually tissue paper and ribbon. 🙂

  • Reply Carmen October 29, 2012 at 7:55 am

    Tissue paper… I always need it and can never find it!

  • Reply freakadoodles October 29, 2012 at 8:24 am

    Ribbon! I have a container full but I always wish I had more colors for wrapping gifts.

  • Reply Vanessa B October 29, 2012 at 9:13 am

    It Bakers Twine for me 🙂 Thank You!!!

  • Reply Jenni October 29, 2012 at 9:25 am

    Pretty ribbons! And I plan on making cute fabric bags for wrapping gifts this year. 😀

  • Reply olivia October 29, 2012 at 10:57 am

    brown paper!!!

  • Reply Rochelle New October 29, 2012 at 11:43 am

    Yay!! I can’t wait!! I’ve drafted a post for tomorrow to link to this one so I can spread the word 🙂

  • Reply Jennifer @ Ellison Lane Quilts October 29, 2012 at 11:45 am

    tape! and tissue paper which I never seem to have.

  • Reply Patti October 29, 2012 at 11:46 am

    I love to have a bunch of sparking ribbon when wrapping gifts!

  • Reply Tawny October 29, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    I like to have satin ribbon around. I feel as if no one can resist a present with a big beautiful bow!

  • Reply Allison C October 29, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    Ribbon or twine!

  • Reply Bea October 29, 2012 at 1:10 pm

    Tissue paper and grosgrain ribbon! I ordered my book copy today! Yay!!

  • Reply Veronica October 29, 2012 at 2:42 pm

    Ribbon and Tags 😉

  • Reply Mary on Lake Pulaski October 29, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    Colorful tissue paper is essetial in order to wrap a gift!

  • Reply Jennifer October 30, 2012 at 12:01 am

    Rafflecopter wasn’t working for me…
    Anyway, I use clear cellophane bags that I get from Paperzone.. If I want to hide the contents, then I use some colorful tissue paper inside the bag.

  • Reply Kellie October 30, 2012 at 2:14 am

    I love using pretty washi tape to wrap presents 🙂

  • Reply Ruby Star Wrap Along | Lucky Lucille October 30, 2012 at 5:01 am

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  • Reply Laura October 30, 2012 at 5:18 am

    Definitely pretty paper 🙂

  • Reply nicole follow the white bunny October 30, 2012 at 6:26 am

    I’m rubbish at wrapping things in a pretty way. My best efforts involve colorful tissue paper and fabric drawstring bags. 🙂

  • Reply Marisa October 30, 2012 at 6:27 am

    I always reach for my washi tape when wrapping gifts!

  • Reply Jenni October 30, 2012 at 6:30 am

    I love using red grosgrain ribbon at Christmas. It’s so festive on brown paper packages.

  • Reply Jana October 30, 2012 at 6:37 am

    It’s not a package without ribbon. Thanks for the chance to win a great book.

  • Reply moira October 30, 2012 at 6:37 am

    I always search and search for tape. I can never find any even though I know I have some. I need a collection of funky tape!

  • Reply Shevvy October 30, 2012 at 6:53 am

    I have to think about the basics first, can’t wrap without sellotape.

  • Reply Karen F @ capitolaquilter October 30, 2012 at 6:55 am

    Just the right kind of twine or ribbbon to pull it all together. If I win the book I’ll gift it to one of my MQG friends so they can hop along with me since I got my very one at SS’12 already. Thanks for the give away and hop.

  • Reply Jen October 30, 2012 at 7:06 am

    Love creative cute wrapping!!!

  • Reply Jen October 30, 2012 at 7:06 am

    Double stick tape!

  • Reply Molly October 30, 2012 at 7:09 am

    Pretty ribbon and lots of tape!

  • Reply mary October 30, 2012 at 7:12 am

    Oh it has to be my hand made fabric tape!

  • Reply Fiber of All Sorts October 30, 2012 at 7:37 am

    I love wrapping books. . I do have a few journals that I need to cover since the fantastic holiday theme isn’t what I’m looking for.

  • Reply anne October 30, 2012 at 8:11 am

    Creativity. That’s the only really consistent tool I use when wrapping things. Otherwise, I tend to use either pretty paper or brown paper (sometimes I stamp it myself).

  • Reply Elizabeth J October 30, 2012 at 9:22 am

    This looks so fun!

  • Reply Krista - Poppyprint October 30, 2012 at 9:46 am

    Definitely coloured twine. Like, I want every single colour that Keli has in her store!

  • Reply Em October 30, 2012 at 10:27 am

    What a unique concept! I’m really looking forward to this book.

  • Reply Carla G October 30, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    Either ribbon or twine is what I need to wrap gifts! 🙂

  • Reply Katy(LethargicLass) October 30, 2012 at 6:28 pm

    tape! You can do anything with extra tape LOL

  • Reply hueisei October 30, 2012 at 6:47 pm

    Lacey ribbon 😀

  • Reply Pétra October 30, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    I love this book!! I am definitely joining in one thing I need for wrapping is ribbon and I reuse it year after year.

  • Reply Holly | bijou lovely October 30, 2012 at 10:12 pm

    I love using Washi tape and bakers twine to wrap gifts!

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