Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Day 7 of our Holiday Lane Blog hop

EVER since I saw this pillow last fall from 
our  sweet JiLL from  Jillily Studio, I fell in love with it...
Clearly a year later it still is one of my most favourite
designs from a very sweet lady  whom I admire...
She is witty, bright, inspiring and downright creative! 

SEW I called her and convinced her in my very firm way lol
that I WANTED this pillow pattern for our blog hop.
She finally accepted my reasoning...
"If I love it, everyone will love it too" lol

 Jill has a new book out,  new fabric line and this Holiday Lane pillow
pattern to share...This is "simple piecing and a little applique."..
( once the book and fabric comes in, I will be taking photos
to show you too)

I am excited to say the least to see what your HOLIDAY LANE
will look like..

Would you believe JILL and I have already discussed
next years HOLIDAY LANE PILLOW series...Yep...lol

SEW there you have it my dear blog hoppers, creators
and designers...This will be our very last blog hop for 2012...

I am feeling the HOLIDAY spirit already, ARE YOU?

 HERE are those on the hop today...

           Here are our top 3.
I was able to get access to my iPad before class begins...

oh look what we have here

Everything about this pillow is lovely, the photo, the black and white homes, the stitching,
the red trees...stunning...it is perfectly suited for this chair too...love it

and this one, with the snowman and lovely stitching of the smoke out of the chimneys, the fabric
choices, the setting under the tree...wellllll feast the eyes on this grand pillow....

and don't you just love it in blues and whites...absolutely adorable interpretation
of Jill's design...in all colours, sizes...just perfection..

YOU are going to love this 
lady as much as we all do ....She is a perfect cheerleader
for this event...She loves HOLIDAYS, she loves cheering everyone on, 
and  she loves this pillow
almost as much as I do lol..

I met Pauline almost 2 years ago. She was so quiet
and reserved, she had a voice but she did not use it very often..
I saw something in her..in fact I saw a lot....She is the QUEEN
of binding, she is a terrific embroideries', her quilts are divine...
She is passionate, funny, someone you are glad to know...

When I asked her about this hop...she embraced
is as much as the pillow blog hop idea...
I am sew glad she did....
She has found her voice! 

hate rules sew we call them guidelines...

#1 Everyone must turn off their word verification the day 
they are showing their Holiday Lane Project- PERIOD.

#2 Only 15 ladies with no blogs will be accepted,
it will be a first come, first serve basis.

#3 You must have your post ready at 
midnight E.S.T. If you are not
sure how to do that, we will guide you. 
( will do a tut for you if necessary)

#4 And most important, YOU
must add the names and links from
those who are on the hop the same
day as you. We want everyone
to find your Holiday spirited friends
as easily as they found you- PERIOD.

#5 All  Subscribed HOLIDAY LANE hoppers must

put button on their blog. ( please comply) 
( on the top right) 
copy code in gadgets
 html copy- that is it
( those who have no blogs, of course
you are omitted lol)

Winners of these bundles...
how you can win..

#1 if you participated in this hop, you can win...
#2 the top 3 who are highlighted here will also have an opportunity to win
#3 and all those who leave comments, ( each comment) gives you another chance...

Winners will be announced at the end of the hop....

Oh forgot to add...

P for Pinterest
YOU can see all the photos of this hop


  1. Safe travels where-ever you go today Madame Samm!

    Looking forward to seeing Top 3 for today. :)

  2. This Hop was a brilliant idea - thank you so much! :)

  3. Great ideas today for my second pillow!

  4. Oh my word...love, love, love today's pics! And so many more...drive safe!

  5. All three of theses are just so great. It is so much fun to see how each person will interpret the design.


  6. Grandma's Stories
    Everything about this pillow is lovely, the photo, the black and white homes, the stitching,
    the red trees...stunning...it is perfectly suited for this chair too...love it

  7. So many fun ideas again today. It is amazing how many great minds are out there.

  8. Thank you for the Pinterest link. It is fun to look at all the pictures.



  10. Congratulations to the winners of the day. Your pillows are wonderful!
    Thank you for choosing my pillow, Mdm Samm!!!!!

    ....and thanks for your patience...

  11. Thanks for sharing the beautiful pillows. Makes me inspired to go make one myself.

  12. love all the pillow in this blog hop

  13. Can you tell me where you get the coin purse frames? I have looked at Joanns and Michaels and Hancocks with no luck. I looked to order some on the internet but the shipping was from China and Hong Kong and was outrageous. My order came to $29 and the shipping was going to be $25! Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.

  14. More fantastic pillows today! Every day is an eye candy day.

  15. Amazing top three for today. LOVE the black, white and red. LOVE the blue and white. LOVE the plaids. Fantastic choices for today!

  16. Three great picks today! That chair pillow is fantastic.

  17. More wonderful pillows! Everyone is so creative, and it's fun to see how people personalize the pillows. :)

  18. Loved the blue pillow, and what a great addition those snowmen! It is really fun and it has inspired to make some Christmas crafts as well!

  19. WoW! Three totally different pillows and all three are beautiful. Everyone has been so creative. Great hop!


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