Even our morning doves were excited to join in the fun….
Yes here we are Day 3 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!
Another delicious serving of KONA,really ladies, you are shining, all of you…
it was difficult to pick as you allllll were striking
Who WOWED us today?
Yes how could you not love this….and who would of thought
adding your quilt to a pile of logs would have so much impact..
Yes Wow, all of her photos of her sunburst were inspiring..!
And tops for CREATIVITY!
There is just something about a GREY background that pops kona…
she also made a pillow, and with the logs that Sunburst ( above) provided
she created a warm and lovely setting, complete with rocking chair…
For overall creativity, setting, colour, position of quilt design!
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