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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Bag It 2016 and The Road Home Row Along

Here are a few fun events in blogland that you may want to check out:

Elm Street Quilts

Patty D of Elm Street Quilts is kicking off Bag It 2016, where over a three month window she'll be sharing all sorts of tutorials and tips to make a variety of bags.  Make a bag and enter to win prizes.  For more info: 

Marian of Seams to be Sew is hosting The Road Home Row Along which runs thru early October.  In this blog hop you'll find free Row quilt patterns and hear great stories about home for a variety of bloggers.  There are also oodles of prizes with giveaways for every day of the hop.  For more info:

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Giveaways - as of August 31st

Here are some great giveaways that you may want to check out and enter:

First, I want to let you know that QuiltShopGal will be announcing a giveaway this Friday.

Diary of a Quilter has a giveaway for some fabric from the Fat Quarter Shop.  Deadline to enter:  September lst.

Island Batik is hosting a blog hop with great fabric bundles as prizes,   Deadline to enter:  Sept 2nd.

Going Home To Roost has a giveaway for a $50 gift certificate to the Fat Quarter Shop.  Deadline to enter:  Sept 2nd.

She Can She has a giveaway for some beautiful Japanese fabrics.  Deadline to enter:  September 4th.

Lily's Quilts has a giveaway where one lucky winner is going  to win a bundle of yummy fabric.
Deadline to enter:  Sept 4th

Happy Quilting has a giveaway where you could win 3 downloadable PDF quilt patterns, of your choice.  Deadline to enter:  September 5th

Henry Glass Fabrics has a giveaway for a yummy bundle of Holiday Traditions fabrics.  Deadline to enter:  September 4th.

By Dawn Nicole  has a giveaway with several prizes, including her new book "Adventures in Letters".  Deadline:  September 9th.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Bag It! 2016 - Coming this September

Patty of Elm Street Quilts is holding another Bag It! event.  Like last year, you'll find a variety of bag tutorials released throughout the event.  The more bags you make the more entries you get to win prizes.  Plus, you'll find many of the bags will also make great gifts!

Monday, August 15, 2016

Seaside Summer Blog Hop

Island Batik is hosting a fun blog hop with plenty of inspirational projects, some yummy recipes along the way, as well as giveaways.

Here is the lineup:

Monday Aug 15 - Rain Forest

Tuesday Aug 16 - Red Tide

Wednesday Aug 17 - Sand Dune

Thursday Aug 18 - Seashore

Friday Aug 19 - Surf Squirt

Monday Aug 22 - Tradewinds

Tuesday Aug 23 - Equinox

Wednesday Aug 24 - Sea Canyon

Thursday Aug 25 - Sea Foam

Friday Aug 26 - Spoolin' Around

Monday Aug 29 - Tide Pools

Tuesday Aug 30 - Wind and Sea

Wednesday Aug 31 - Spring Zing

Thursday Sep 1 - Splash
Kissed Quilts --I'll be back!!

Friday Sept 2 - Landscapes

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Pets on Quilts Show - Starts Sunday, August 14th

The 2016 Pets on Quilts Show, hosted by Snoodles of Lily Pad Quilting kicks off this coming Monday. This is my favorite virtual show, as it incorporates inspirational quilts, sweet pets, animal themed quilts, and much more.  It is also open for bloggers and non-bloggers to participate.   Plus there are many ways to enter to win great prizes from very generous sponsors.

Pets on Quilts 2016

If you are not yet ready with your photos, you still have time this weekend.  I don't want anyone to miss this super fun show, so please help let others know about it too!
To help inspire everyone, I asked Snoodles permission to use photos from her post showing 2015 Viewers' Choice Award winners, but don't forget there are many ways to win.

2015 Viewers' Choice Awards

First place in the Other Animal on Quilt category: Trixie of Crafty Tokyo Mama II

First place in the Animal Themed Quilt category: Hank of Penny Dog Patchwork.

First place in the Cat(s) on Quilt category: Custard and Cupcake of Missy's Homemaking Adventures

First place in the Dog on Quilt category: Molly of MacDonald's Patch

Don't forget, the 2016 Pets on Quilts Show starts Sunday, August 14th.   You can find more info at:

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Sew Along with Wendy Sheppard and Aurifil

Wendy Sheppard of Ivory Spring has a fun Sew Along, hosted by Aurifil, that I definitely want to encourage you to check out and hopefully join.  Definitely going to be fun and you'll end up making a stunning quilt, as well as learn a variety of techniques.

Here is the schedule for this Sew Along:
Tentative Schedule:
June 2: Quilt Construction, Intro — Today
June 16: Quilt Construction, Part 1
June 30: Quilt Construction, Part 2
July 14: Quilt Construction, Part 3
July 28: Process of Quilting, Part 1
August 4: Process of Quilting, Part 2
August 11: Process of Quilting, Part 3

For more info click here.