Friday, July 20, 2012

No really, I can hear the constant hum of sewing motors...

Our dear Santa Lesley has been busy I can assure you...SHE has the new schedule up for Think Christmas...I can see many of you will be busy as I will be this weekend sewing up our blocks and projects for this wonderful surprising uplifting blog hop....hosted and cheered on by

 AND DON'T LET THIS SLIP BY....

OHHHH the bowls with borders who will 
be cheered on by our Carol 
is very busy with that too...
Have you started your bowls..?
Have you thought of what you will do with them..
I have ....mmmmmm
 I see Carol has her Pom's Pom's displayed
Each host is giving a set of pompoms
as a symbol of being chosen for our cheerleading squad..
( Leslie has her on her blog too lol) 

..................................

There is something buzzing in our world this week. I can feel it...I can't tell you specifically ..
but there is something else..


WELLLLLL could it be the next 2 blog hops....?
Could be.... Here are the next 2 members of our cheerleading squad...

I am working on the new buttons and on 
MONDAY we will start the signs up..
How does that sound?

Corrie from Quilt Taffy
will be hosting one of them

and

Cherry from Cherry Blossoms
quilting studio
will be hosting the next one...


Yes they will be...and they are
terrific Cheerleaders..oh my our squad
is growing ...

Check back on Monday for the announcements..

I remain, Squad Leader...



Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Oooops forgot to tell you ....

we all will be busy preparing for
THINK CHRISTMAS......

Lesley from the Cuddle Quilter.... over here has the schedule...but don't go there yet....wink...she is adding more names..check out on FRIDAY. ok...

Meanwhile you can hop on over here and see what is on my bucket list...


I even set you a table...next...lol 

I am working on this before shot ...which will be a new cafe highlighted in Ombres and Chevrons a la Riley Blake Designs... Oh just wait till you see the transformation....

My best


Tuesday, July 17, 2012

WOW I hate seeing anything END....

Ending anything makes me sad..... Sew let's lift each other with this news........I was reading in between the lines to the wonderful CHEERLEADING comments this past week, about some who have missed out on THINK CHRISTMAS blog hop that will be starting very soon....GOOD NEWS!


WE will extend the blog hop for 2 more extra days..but we only have sew many spots...
Sew here is WHAT YOU WILL DO.... Tomorrow at MIDNIGHT and all day....
let LESLEY know ( she will be hosting this event) that
subject headline...I WANT IN!...


Lcarruthers@gmail.com


Lesley who is hosting this event will let you know if she has space for you....I am already thinking
this is going to be a terrific blog hop...just THINK CHRISTMAS> I am with trees, and umbrella's for Mrs Claus, and bags, and ribbons, and .......




pssssst...later this week, I will be announcing the next 3 blog hops that will follow Think Christmas
and Carol's Bowls with Borders.....3 more coming...what could they possibly be...

Well I am designing buttons this week..sew you just wait and see...wink... who is still on a ROLL!


p.s winners announced on my other blog
www.sewIquiltnow.com

and now I will be resting...NO I won't I will be sewing
what else would I be doing, besides some homework
and tidying up our home and making some potato salad
and baking a dessert of cho-chip cookies and .....

we will see you later in the week...
x

Monday, July 16, 2012

Red White Blue Last Day of our Blog Hop


What an amazing Hop this has been. It was a pleasure being your tour guide. I now need more fabrics, more books and more time for all the ideas I received from this wonderful ride!

A huge thank you to Madame Samm for allowing me to host this hop.

A huge that you to all the participants who worked so hard to and did inspire us. This is what quilting is all about.

Helping and inspiring each other.

I (Jane) will leave the button up on my side-bar so we can go back and start all over from the beginning. I know I will there are many new blocks in my future.

BUT Wait...

We are not done


Day 16 is right here...


Who will Madame Samm pick as out top two today?
TOP 2 today..everyone is up.. are.......


Love this one....as it looks like you fall in...great job on this log cabin..


this one was a delight a summer breeze waving the flag....nicely done




Sunday, July 15, 2012

Red White and Blue Blog Hop Day 15 July 15th


we are at day 15!
only 1 more day left...

can you believe the number of blocks we have...
on our link here to our Pinterest Page

excluding today's..
I think we are nearly at
300...
293....we will top over 300 tomorrow...
you watch...

I wonder what todaywill bring?

July 15th


Be sure to return later

to see who was chosen as our top 2 blocks of the day?

HERE THEY ARE>....

ohhhh and at the crack of dawn we have the top
2 to reveal this morning...and what a delight 2
they are..

This lady did an amazing appliqué...and perfect for a sunday morning to wake
you all up and ask you to be sure to visit our amazing creators...


and this young lady who happens to make her star into
a  great bag give-away.....get over there and sign up...
She is one funny lady! 

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Now go out there and be great cheerleaders..
cheer on our fabulous team....they have been amazing...

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Red White and Blue Blog Hop Day 14 July 14th

we are at day 14!

can you believe the number of blocks we have...
on our link here to our Pinterest Page


over 285+ blocks

Hmmm, What will today bring?

July 14th
Susie’s World
unDeniably Domestic   ( she had forgotten her day...go read why) lol

please check back with she had google trouble yesterday..


And here are our top 2 blocks of today...
Wow, what a great day...

Doesn't this just scream summer...reminds me of checkerboard games at the cottage...



 And this is a great wall hanging or possibly a great summer
runner, all it needs is some berry stains lol


Terrific days girls....2 more days to go....WOW
we will be over 300 blocks...




Friday, July 13, 2012

Red White and Blue Blog Hop Day 13 July 13th


we are at day 13!

can you believe the number of blocks we have...
on our link here to our Pinterest Page

excluding today's..

Hmmm, What will today bring?

July 13th


Be sure to return later

to see who was chosen as our top 2 blocks of the day?

And I am glad you are back..
wait till you see who are the top 2....wow.!

she had sew many amazing star paper piecing, we could not agree
on just one...sew we had to go eerie, meenie, ......and this one got it..
isn't just striking...?



And will you look a t these pair of shoes..are they not just amazing..
LOVE them! and they are paper pieced too!
GET OUT OF HERE LOL




Thursday, July 12, 2012

Red White and Blue Blog Hop Day 12 July 12th



we are at day 12!

can you believe the number of blocks we have...

on our link here to our Pinterest Page

todays total 241 blocks

I wonder what will today bring?

July 12th

Our top 2 blocks, and we had a hard
time narrowing it down to 2...
this was very tough...a few top 2
were a must...here they are...


Can you believe this...and this pretty lady is giving this away as a kit...
yep she is...go see who that is...


and this lady made this....it was her attempt at appliqué
and I think she poured her heart into it..

There many that could have made the top 2 lists today..
wish we could them all here.....



Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Red White and Blue Blog Hop Day 11 July 11th





we are at day 11!


can you believe the number of blocks we have...

on our link here to our Pinterest Page
we are at 208 blocks....

including todays....

I wonder, What will today bring?


July 11th



Be sure to return later
to see who was chosen as our top 2 blocks of the day?

Here are our top 2
Did you hear me squeal.....
Don;t you just want to stop everything and join
this sweet lady for tea at 3....




And this lady had all kinds of great ideas on how this block would look like
in a quilt...just lovely




Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Red White and Blue Blog Hop Day 10 July 10th



we are at day 10!

n you believe the number of blocks we have...

on our link here to our Pinterest Page

excluding today's..

 Hmmm, What will today bring?


July 10th


 ( everyone is up now) yeah



Be sure to return later

to see who was chosen as our top 2 blocks of the day?


It was hard to pick just one of this ladies...they were all spectacular...
I love them all equally...but we chose this one...for impact...
had us spinning lol


She took yet another pic...see I knew it was fabulous....


And this one too had us spinning..reminded us of the words for the declaration
very antique looking..

WEll done ladies...

Monday, July 9, 2012

Red White and Blue Blog Hop Day 9 July 9th


we are at day 9!
can you believe the number of blocks we have...
here on our Pinterest Page

excluding today's..

Hmmm, What will today bring?

July 9th



Be sure to return later

to see who was chosen as our top 2 blocks of the day?


and glad you are back...
Here are the top 2 blocks of today

this lady even backed us some sweets...

isn't this amazing and yes her beautiful block too...lol

 and yes even Uncle Sam played along too...great appliqué and stitching
and motion quilting...fabulous...





Sunday, July 8, 2012

Red White and Blue Blog Hop Day 8 July 8th


Yes we are in our first 8 days

can you believe the number of blocks we have...

excluding todays..


 What will today bring?

 

July 8th
 

Be sure to return later
to see who was chosen as our top 2 blocks of the day?




This lady knows needle turn better than anyone I know...
pretty cool isn't it? 


And will you look at this..its paper piecing..the overall effect will 
be nothing but fireworks lol





Saturday, July 7, 2012

RED White and Blue blog hop day 7 July 7





Yes we are in our first 7 days
and already we have over 107 blocks...
excluding todays..


What will our creating gathering
bring to us today? 
Let's see....

 July 7th

Be sure to return later
to see who was chosen as our top 2 blocks of the day?



As soon as we saw this we thought...OH YEAHHHHHH
this is a top 2...great colours, texture, overall...
beautiful.


and my oh my, this is striking, we had seen it done
with Lesley, and I believe she also was top 2...well
with the included waves...a superior top 2 choice