There are many things that bring quilters together, but one of the funnest each year is a block of the month, or a quilt along, row along or any other event that captures our imagination and creativity.
Whether you participate in a class at your LQS or one from a blog on the web, they are totally fun and enjoyable. From Mystery Quilts to Pieced and Applique, a block of the month around the web or in your LQS varies depending on what the teacher/designer/blogger wants to do. Some will give you a tutorial, some will write out the full pattern on the post page for the block, some will give you a pattern to download and like me, assume you know what you’re doing. As an applique designer and so many ways to applique, I create my patterns so depending on your favorite technique you can do what your most comfortable with. Each of these bloggers who are featured also does so.
Last week I presented you with a list of known blogs at the Continue reading
Did you visit the blogs yesterday? OMG.. I was sew sew blown away, so many goodies, and so many cool ideas. From Scarecrows and pumpkins, to skulls, hands and plain quilts into spectacular quilts it was a blast of a day. I sure hope you didn’t miss it, but if you did, you can find the schedule here to view each site.
Did you know we have a Pinterest Group for Halloween Haunts, Come on over and visit us at PInterest.
Did you remember to get all your entries in for the Fat QuarterShop Gift Certificate? How about for my Ghoulish Hand Series, did you pick up Monster 04? Monster 05 is here today and Monster 01, thru 04 will now cost $1.00 if you missed them.
Featured Haunts On Thursday October 22
—> Quilt Shop Gal <—
—> Jane’s Quilting <—
—> U Can Quilt 2 <—
—> RMS Handcrafted <—
—> Everyone Deserves A Quilt <—
—> Life In The Scrapatch <—
Day 2 of Halloween Haunts was full of great projects, we even had a tutorial on how to make a flashing hoop, to Sunbonnet Sue, some bats and trees, see-through ghosts and sketched pumpkins. Did you see Day 2? I sure did and if you didn’t, it’s not to late to go back and see them. All directly linked to the pages, visit here for the schedule.
Day 1 was equally as good, and you know how it goes, if you get behind, it’s hard to catch up, so if your behind, try to get caught up.. you want to hopefully enter some giveaways also, and even catch a pattern or two along the way.
Did you remember to get all your entries in for the Fat QuarterShop Gift Certificate? How about for my Ghoulish Hand Series, did you pick up Monster 02? Monster 03 is here today and Monster 01 and 02 will now cost $1.00 if you missed them.
October 19’s, Fat Quarter Shop $25.00 Gift Certificate Winner Is:
Lisa Marie who won with her comment at Gracie Oliver Arts
October 19’s, Ghoulish Hand Pattern Winner Is:
Entrants Are Asked to Tell Me In Three Words Or Less Why They Love Halloween.
with Ugly Scary Witches
Featured Haunts On Tuesday October 20
–> Quilt In Piece <–
–> The Quilting Queen Online <–
–> Elizabeth Coughlin Designs <–
–> Apple Avenue <–
–> Quilt Doodle Doodle <–
Well, wasn’t the first day of Halloween Haunts EXCITING!!
I know I sure enjoyed it and I hope all of you did to.
Did you remember to get all your entries in for the Fat QuarterShop Gift Certificate? How about for my Ghoulish Hand Series, did you pick up Monster 01? Monster 02 is here today and Monster 01 will now cost $1.00 if you missed it.
October 16’s, Fat Quarter Shop $25.00 Gift Certificate Winner Is:
(Winners are picked totally at Random)
Vicki In MN entered at Freemotion By The River
October 16’s, Ghoulish Hand Pattern Winner Is:
(Winners are picked totally at Random)
when posed the question In less than 3 words or less, tell me why you love Halloween, she said “babies in costumes”.
Featured Haunts on Monday, October 19
—> Charm About You <—
—> Quilting Affection <—
—> Moose Stash Quilting <—
—> Gracie Oliver Arts <—
—> Kwilt Krazy <—
It’s so hard to believe that we are so close to Halloween, but before you know it, Halloween to will soon be upon us.
We have 48 blogs participating in Halloween Haunts, and I’m very excited to see what they all are doing.
The Fat Quarter Shop is giving a $25.00 gift certificate for each day of this hop, You can enter at any of the featured sites of the day. I will announce the winner daily, and it will also be featured on any of the blogs that featured the giveaway entry for that featured day.
Here is the schedule for Halloween Haunts:
Signups are being taken for
Halloween Haunts 2015
Starting October 16, 2015
Whether you have a blog or not, come join us for the fun of showing off your creativity and projects you make for Halloween.
Whether it’s embroidery, cross stitch, or any quilting or sewing technique,
Any fabric type craft is welcome.
We want to see what you can do.
If you don’t have a blog to show off on, we’ll host your day for you.You can do anything you like, use the fabric you want, the technique you want and the project you want.
Would you like to join us?
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Signups Extended To September 12, 2015
The sooner you sign up, the sooner you can get started on showing off.
Today, we have another great new sponsor, KNKUSA is giving away a Zing Air Cutting System for our EQ Seasons Row Along.
I have considered this as the best non die-cutting system on the cutting machine market for over a year now. I will own myself one of these babies someday, but for now, ya’ll are going to have the amazing opportunity to win one of these beautiful cutters.
Once you start using cutters, you never look back, they are amazing machines that making cutting accurately a breeze. I am truly honored that KNKUSA has given us the ability to give away one of these wonderful machines.
Once September comes, you will have the opportunity to follow along in our Row Along while we offer you the ability to win one of these cutters.
Winning this machine will give you free shipping if you are in the 48 contiguous states in the USA. Outside of the 48 states, you will have to agree to pay for shipping by entering to win this cutter.
Thank you KNKUSA,