Saturday, August 23, 2014

Which Quilt Block Are You?

Thanks to Lisa, from In The Boon Docks for pointing me to this little quiz from Missouri Quilt!

Apparently, I am a Disappearing Pinwheel.

Guess I'll have to look this up, as I have no idea what block this is LOL, but here is the description that comes with this block . . .

Your enthusiasm is infectious, so is your laughter. You smile and the world smiles back. 

So . . . which quilt block are you?
Photo Courtesy: Missouri Star Quilt Co.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

See You In September - Hop Schedule

Hey, hey, hey . . . exactly 3 2 weeks till this hop goes live! 

Are you ready? Almost ready? Hope sew!

Let's show off our love to sew with RBD Gingham, and the other two projects you've been creatively playing with over this summer season . . . I know some of you are living winter right now, but I really cannot picture snow or cold quite yet LOL 

Hop rules are easy peasy lemon squeesy . . .

1. CREATE 3 projects over the summer, one of them  has to be RBD (Riley Blake Designs) gingham . . . the rest, your choice . . . NOW you will be showcasing 3 projects, not 1 or just 2 but 3 . . . any size at all.

2. BE a cheerleader for all those who participate, there is nothing 

as heartfelt as your lovely comments.

3. Please turn off your word verification the day of your

post . . .you really do not want to miss any comments . . .

YOU have no idea how that one comment can be a life changer . . .

4. Be sure to add your post at midnight EST. WE have visitors

all around the world who like to get up like we do in North America

to your lovely creations . . .

5. Please ADD everyone including YOUR blog on your post 

that day, so we can find everyone as easily as we found you . . .

6. MOST IMPORTANT, commit, if you don't, you have

taken the spot of someone else who I will be hearing about,

trust me there . . .

7. Add the button to your blog so everyone will note your 

SEE you in SEPTEMBER projects will be revealed soon! 

and the line up of particpants is:

 Wednesday, September 3
Sew Incredibly Crazy
Bumbleberry Cottage
Thimblemouse and Spouse
Mad Quilter's Disease
In The Boon Docks

Thursday, September 4
Jane's Quilting
Life in the Scrapatch
Sew Many Yarns
Gracie Oliver Arts
Everyone Deserves a Quilt

Friday, September 5
Stitchin' By The Lake
Coeur d'Alene
Words & Stitches
Pig Tales and Quilts
All Thingz Sewn

Monday, September 8
Quilting Quietly
Creatin' in the Sticks
Procrastination Queen
Lovelli Quilts
Cherry Blossoms

Tuesday, September 9
Just Let Me Quilt
Marjorie's Busy Corner
The Quilting Queen Online Blog
Marla's Crafts
K and S Sweets and Stitching

Wednesday, September 10
Secretly Stitching
Buzzing and Bumbling
Quilt n Queen
Quilted Delights

Grandmama's Stories

Thursday, September 11
Susie's World
Needled Mom
Cate's Linens
How ART you?
I Like To QuiltBlog


Friday, September 12
Sew Peace to Peace
More Stars in Comanche
Living With Purpose

Monday, September 15
I Piece 2-Mary
Till We Quilt Again
Vroomans Quilts
Nini and the Sea
Seams To Be Sew

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A Letter to RBD . . .

Edited 27/08/2014 . . . the photo in my blog header is my submission for Smalls 2014 (Stitching Lotus) and with the following letter being the reason behind this month's Small. For more information on how this campaign came about, please click on the "Save RBD Gingham button" in my right hand side bar. Thanks!

Dear RBD,

     You must know by now (this is not my first letter to you), just how much I and many other quilty friends LOVE gingham. Well, I'm very happy to report that I made my first RBD gingham purchase. My fabric just arrived from Fabricspot, a Canadian company, and well, I am completely over the moon.

     I have never seen gingham done in this way. It is beyond perfect. I have no doubt, RBD, that you have heard of the upcoming blog hop See You in September, which is pretty much in your honour. That crafty Madame Samm, of Sew We Quilt, is an inspiration to us all. It is her call to arms of all quilty muses to create something with your wonderful fabric. Now I too can speak with personal experience of your beautiful gingham.

     Choosing which colour to use for my project was my most difficult choice. You see, it is my intention to have gingham in the kitchen, then in the dining room, and again in the living room. Oh, and I also wear gingham. This girl, cannot have too much gingham and yours is THE best I have seen, and I've seen gingham.

     Just so you know, I am not against begging, PLEASE DO NOT RETIRE this line of fabric! It would be a supreme loss to the creative world. Sometimes you do not know what you are losing, until it is gone!

     Be sure to visit our precious hop and give us a chance to change your mind. If nothing else, you will enjoy a good coffee break each day from September 3rd to 16th. What a lineup of creative fun we have for you!



Thursday, August 7, 2014

What is your destination?

Are we heading in the same direction?

I surely hope so!

I can honestly say that I have sew very much missed following along and participating in these blog hops.

But . . . the fun will soon begin again with . . .
 cheered by petite moi . . .
 cheered by Carol at Just Let Me Quilt . . . 

And, news has been leaked of the newest hop on the block . . .
cheered by Wicked Wendy of Why-Knot-Kwilt . . . 
who just rocks in all things Halloween!

Please click on the hop button for all the sign up info, and some beautifully, tempting fabric photos!