Monday, September 7, 2015

Day 7 Happy Birthday Jaftex 85th Anniversary Blog Hop and Giveaway!

Hello! I'm so glad you joined me today to help me celebrate the 85th Anniversary of Jaftex, the parent company to Henry Glass & Co., Studio e Fabrics, Blank Quilting, A.E. Nathan, and Fabric Editions. 


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I have had the good fortune to design fabric lines for both Studio e Fabrics, and Henry Glass & Co. As a designer for Henry Glass & Co., I was given the task of making a project for the blog hop using the Folio Basics line of fabric. I decided that a birthday celebration wouldn't be complete without a big Happy Birthday banner! So I put my thinking cap on and designed this banner using the yellow and red prints from the Folio Basics line, red rick rack, and Pellon  808 Craft Fuse Iron on interfacing.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BANNER

A closer look:



For my free pattern for the Happy Birthday Banner CLICK HERE.

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A little bit about Jaftex:

Jaftex Corp. was founded in the 1930’s when Jacob A. Fortunoff started selling fabric on the streets of New York. At that time, the mainstay of the business was women’s sleepwear and lingerie. In the 80’s, Jacob’s grandson, Robert, dramatically changed the business of the company. The business focus was transferred to the over the counter quilt industry when Robert purchased companies like A.E. Nathan, Henry Glass, Stylemaker, Chanteclaire, Fabric Editions/Studioe and more recently The Blank Quilting Corp. Robert is now joined by his two sons, Scott and Greg. Scott currently is the President of Studioe Fabrics, The Blank Quilting Corp. & A.E. Nathan Co., Inc. Greg just joined the business in late 2014 and has successfully spearheaded the company’s foray in to precut fabrics among other contributions.

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And now for the contest! Look at these great prizes from Jaftex, Janome, Aurifil threads and Schmetz needles! Good luck!




85th Anniversary Giveaway


Please visit another designer on the blog hop today,
Heather @ Trends and Traditions  

and tomorrow
Linda @ Linda Lum DeBono


Jaftex 85th Anniversary Blog Hop participants:

September 1 - Kim Diehl guest posting @ American Patchwork & Quilting
September 2 - Pepper @ Pepper at the Quilt Studio 
September 3 - Anjeanette @ Anjeanette Klinder 
September 4 - Leanne @ The Whole Country Caboodle   
September 5 - Mark @ Mark Lipinski's Blog
September 6 - Heather @ Heather Kojan Quilts  
September 7 - Heather @ Trends and Traditions  
September 7 - Martha @ Wagons West Designs  
September 8 - Linda @ Linda Lum DeBono 
September 9 - Heidi @ Red Letter Quilts 
September 10 - Jill @ Jillily Studios  
September 10 - Dana @ My Lazy Daisy  
September 11 - Penny @ Sew Simple Designs  
September 12 - Ida @ Cowtown Quilts 
September 13 - Liz and Beth @ Lizzie B Cre8ive  
September 14 - Melissa @ Sew Bitter Sweet Designs
September 15 - Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl    
September 16 - Amy @ Kati Cupcake 
September 16 - Barbara @ QuiltSoup2 
September 17 - Erica @ Kitchen Table Quilting 
September 18 - Leona @ Leona's Quilting Adventure 
September 19 - Margot @ The Pattern Basket  
September 20 - Sylvia @ Flying Parrot Quilts   
September 21 - Lorna @ Sew Fresh Quilts  
September 22 - Kim @ Aurifil Threads  
September 23 - Rebekah @ Don't Call Me Becky   
September 24 - Julie @ The Crafty Quilter 
September 25 - Mary Ellen @ Little Quilts  
September 25 - Mary Jane @ Holly Hill Designs 
September 26 - Daisy @ Ants to Sugar
September 27 - Melissa @ Happy Quilting
September 29 - Jenny @ Martingale& Co.
September 30 - Teresa @ Third Floor Quilts
 

61 comments:

  1. The Birthday Banner is great I Must make One of those.
    Sylvia

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  2. Ty for showing the banner my daughter loved it...She has an 8 year old home ....happyness04431@yahoo.com

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  3. My wonderful MIL loves banners. This will be great

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  4. Sweet banner, the ricrac is a perfect finish!

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  5. Enjoyed your post:) I now am getting some wonderful sites to learn from. Thank you so much. Such an amazing group of designers!!

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  6. Cute banner -- thank you for the pattern1

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  7. This is wonderful! Have been wanting to make a Birthday Banner, we have a cardboard one that we drag out every family birthday and it's getting a little ragged. :)
    craftyccain@gmail.com

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  8. Cute banner! Thanks for sharing your project.

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  9. I love fast projects that come out so cute! Thanks for sharing!!

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  10. Your birthday banner is so cute, a great idea! I'm gonna make one of these soon. mtmom57@gmail.com

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  11. Thank you for sharing your cool Banner & Pattern! Will make for grankiddo Birthday! :)

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  12. Cute banner! Thanks for sharing your project.

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  13. Very cute!! Patchwork Garden is my fav quilt shop! (Rosemarie Sabey)

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  14. This is so much fun. It is almost like bar hopping in my younger days. may

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  15. What a great birthday banner! It would make anyone's special day a little brighter!
    My email is: bestbelle2010@aol.com

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  16. Nice banner, thanks for the tutorial.

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  17. Your banner is so cute with the added ric-rac. I think this would be awesome for Halloween with the letters outlined in black and orange ric-rac. Thanks for sharing.

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  18. Lots of ideas for a cheerful banner.

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  19. I love the banner. I have no quilt shops within 160 miles, so I do a lot of shopping online.

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  20. Thank you for participating in this blog hop, Martha! And, thank you for the pattern. I love your designs!

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  21. I like the banner you have shared here and have been wanting to make one for a while. Thank you for sharing and I will be making one soon!!

    -Lisa

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  22. What a cute banner! Such a great way to make each birthday special.

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  23. I love the birthday banner idea. It's so festive, and reusable! Thanks for sharing the pattern.

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  24. Thank you so much for the banner pattern - I love it!

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  25. Beautiful banner! sarah@forrussia.org

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  26. How fun!
    Happy birthday and congrats for being a part of the birthday team!
    reillyr2(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  27. Love that banner! Might have to make something similar to hang around the house for my Munchkin!

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  28. Adorable banner, thank you!!

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  29. My favorite quilt shop is The Fat Quarter Shop. Love the banner.

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  30. Thank you for the sweet birthday banner! Love it!

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  31. What beautiful bunting and so appropriate for the occasion! Thanks so much for sharing the pattern, Martha.

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  32. Thanks for sharing your banner,. I love it.

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  33. Cute, cute, cute! What a fun way to celebrate.

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  34. What a cute banner. I definitely am going to make one. Thanks for sharing the pattern. Thanks for a great blog.

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  35. Thanks for the banner pattern. I'll be making one of these for sure.

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  36. Love the banner - thanks for the pattern. So sweet. My fav quilt shop these days is Grand Country Quilters in San Marcos, CA

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  37. I saved the instructions for a little girl's birthday next summer.

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  38. The banner is so nice!
    Thanks,
    Peggy
    Peggy_verdongibbs@att.net

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  39. What a great banner! It will make birthday deco much easier from now on!

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  40. Your banner is beautiful! AND...it has inspired me! I think I want to make one for Halloween with oranges, blacks, purple, and Halloween prints! Thanks for the pattern!

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  41. Love your birthday banner!
    nikilsend(at)outlook(dot)com

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  42. Nice banner, thank you for sharing. Have a great day! dawnm1993(at)gmail(dot)com

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  43. Sweet way to make a keepsake that can be used over and over again. I have been meaning to make one...so I will def bookmark this pattern.
    N.snaer at gmail dot com

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  44. Love your banner.
    Theresa N
    weceno(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  45. Cute banner! Thank you for the pattern.

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  46. Happy birthday Alex! What a cute rubber duckie! Also thanks for the birthday banner pattern!

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  47. Joanns is my favorite shop. I could spend days in there!

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  48. Thanks for sharing the pattern. The Jaftex blog has introduced me to many wonderful quilters. Congratulations on being recognized for your quilt at Houston.

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  49. I like the way you constructed the flags in your banner, and the rick rack gives such a festive touch. Thanks for the pattern.

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  50. I have a nephew with a birthday coming up-this would be perfect! Thanks for the pattern!

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  51. I have a nephew with a birthday coming up-this would be perfect! Thanks for the pattern!

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  52. Love the banner! Hmmm grandson's birthday is thursday; maybe next year. pjrquilter at msn dot com

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