Yes here we are Day 2 of our Wake up to KONA…. A lovely way to begin our year with loads of colour and coffee…Ok, that is just me….
Amanda Murphy knows a lot about colour and coffee drinking. She sipped - wrote and designed quilts for Color Essentials that is filled with patterns that she created using Sunrise and Sunset bundles from Robert Kaufman…ohhhh and let's not forget Aurifil which is the thread that matches perfectly too….Yes it will be a year of colour… If you have been searching for inspiration on what to do with KONA SOLIDs…then you will be thrilled at what all of our ladies have been busy stitching...
And we love that you will be joining us…In fact today, we have quite a line up of COLOURFUL ladies who have quilted and sewed using only KONA SOLIDs….I know I am certainly ready to shed the greys of 2013 and burst through 2014 with COLOUR…..
Who is on our list to show and tell today?…. We limited our hops to a much more manageable list, so you will be able spend some time with them and cheer them on…. So please do, let them know how excited you are to see what they created…..
Big thanks to Carol who has managed this hop and sent out gentle reminders to keep this hop
in particular running smoothly….ON the top right of this blog you will note the whole schedule on her blog… She is a lovely cheerleader who never disappoints, she fills our hops with humour, spirit and yes she cheers a lot….Isn't that what a great cheerleader does…..So let's check what Carol ( 1st one on the list) and the other ladies have created today….
Check back to see who are top 2 of the day are..
Tops for creativity
Tops for Wow FACTOR!
are putting your best foots, hands, minds forward…
It was a pleasure to visit you all…YOU sooooo inspire us…
Tops for WOW FACTOR
My mouth dropped, Sunrise never looked sooooo vibrant..
Yes we were wowed here. The dark kona gives sooo
much impact to her centre. Like a perfectly framed
piece of art….No mistaken SUNRISE!
and Tops for CREATIVITY
This lady always delivers CREATIVITY. Both of her projects
shouted that, but this one, the detail, the perfectly stitched pieces,
the choice of kona colours, the detail is hard to miss…
So we didn't….!
Each day all the participants on our hops
photos will be here on our Pinterest board...
Ohhhh and look we have some delightful and very generous giveaways...
From Amanda Murphy, Robert Kaufman and Aurifil Thread...
A delightful box of Aurifil thread…I chose threads that were in both
sunrise and sunset..thanks to Aurifil for always being there to stitch us all together…
And if ever you wanted a quilt designed by no other than Amanda Murphy
here is City Lights that was featured in her book..
The beginning bid starts at $150.00
YOU can bid on this quilt from January 15-21st
Winner will be announced the 22nd!
Along with all the winners from our hop too!
( link will be here on the 15th)
All proceeds going to CCFC( crohns and colitis foundation)
To me, to our cheerleaders, to our sponsors
to all who stitch from their hearts….
Our next hop that we are still accepting
check it out here