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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.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Opposites Attract

Marian of Seams to Be Sew has arranged for a fun blog hop with daily prizes. The theme is Opposites Attract where participating bloggers were challenged to create with just three fabrics that they will be sharing to show off their creativity and inspire others.

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Here is the line up for this event:

June 06

Monday, May 16, 2016

COMING THIS SUMMER - Pets on Quilts 2016

 Jacque of Lily Pad Quilting is hosting another super fun Pets on Quilts Show this summer.  This is a great time to pull out your camera to get pictures of your pets on your quilts, or make a pet theme quilt to enter.

Pets on Quilts 2016

If you are wanting to find some ideas, check out my board on Pinterest for Pets on Quilts.   In addition to all the fun that this event provides, I'm confident they'll also be many generous sponsors who donate amazing prizes.

You can find Lily Pad Quilting at:

Monday, April 11, 2016

Call for Bloggers - Opposites Attract Blog Hop

Marian of Seams to Be Sew is looking for bloggers that want to participate in a fun blog hop that will kick off in June.

Coming Soon
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Sponsored By The Fat Quarter Shop

Check out the post at Seams to Be Sew, for more info on this event, and let Marian know if you are interested in joining this blog hop.