Susan’s 12 Days of Christmas…

stbs-SusanE-12 Days-0238Last year, during the first 16 days of December, Janeen at Quilt Art and I presented you with our second 12 Days of Christmas event. It can be so fun to see how ya’ll are creating the projects and it’s really cool when you send us pictures. Once again, Susan who sent me her first picture in February has now sent me her finished project…  I asked her to also send some closeups as I thought you’d really like to see some close ups also.

So inside this post, are some closeups and a larger image of her finished project.

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All Winners of QQQ Notified – Release of Sewing On The Go.. Full Pattern… and more…

Quilt Qwazy Queens 2017

Heya Everyone… Wasn’t Quilt Qwazy Queens full of fun… I loved seeing everyone’s projects, your sewing spaces, reading your little tips and such, we gained some great insights over this blog hop and I want to thank all of the bloggers who participated, all the visitors who came by and left a comment, along with all of the great sponsors who offered giveaways or discounts during this blog hop.

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My Qwazy Place To Be… A Sewing Room Just For Me…

Stbs-My Sewing Space 2017-1Over the years of sewing my own sewing spaces, one of the best was in Woodstock, VA when we lived there. It was in the basement, and it was a huge space that really let me spread out. I loved it there. Sadly, like all things in life, jobs were lost, and we ended up moving to San Diego, where I stopped sewing for quite a few years.

Today, my new sewing space in this house is in the Master Bedroom. I would have gladly gone to the basement, but there are a few issues with the basement.. First… Absolutely no bathroom at all exists in the basement… Second.. Two outlets in the entire space of the basement other than the laundry room.. A seamstress/quilter obviously needs more than two outlets. So, my hubby suggested I use the Master Bedroom. Other than no ceiling light in the room, it’s actually quite perfect for me. We are currently using the basement more for fabric storage… hehee…

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Welcome To Day 05 of Quilt Qwazy Queens…

Quilt Qwazy Queens 2017

Today, we are here on the last day of Quilt Qwazy Queens. I didn’t get a chance to draw the winners for Monday yet, but will get to it this morning.

I loved seeing the various projects and seeing the lace yesterday, the sewing room studio and spaces. Isn’t it amazing how we all come up with different ideas for storing our stuff. I am constantly amazed at some of the cool things people do with there studios and there spaces.

Yesterday, on the Sew Many Yarns blog, a small issue arose with the Northcott giveaway. I had set it to start March 22 (today) but scheduled her on March 21. The mix up is totally my fault, so I’ll ask that if yo commented on her blog yesterday, please feel free to enter the giveaway today… Gives those of you who didn’t comment also a chance to get your comment made and also enter. My sincerest apologies Lyndsey.

Today’s Blogs Are:

March 22

MooseStash Quilting
Life in the Scrapatch
Seams To Be Sew

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Welcome To Day 04 of Quilt Qwazy Queens…

Quilt Qwazy Queens 2017

Was yesterday great or what???? I know I loved seeing the sewing spaces yesterday and the wonderful projects the bloggers have created… if you missed it, you may want to go and take a look, there are some really wonderful sewing rooms out there so far, and whether they are messy, clean, organized or not, small, or large, it’s fun to see how we all feel comfortable in the space that is all ours to use when we settle in for a bit of sewing.



Today’s Featured Bloggers Are:

March 21

Thrift Shop Commando
Batts In The Attic
Adventurous Applique and Quilting
Sew Many Yarns

Please be sure you leave a comment on their blogs.

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Welcome To Day 03 of Quilt Qwazy Queens…

Quilt Qwazy Queens 2017

I think we have seen some amazing rooms so far during the hop, learn some new techniques and enjoyed what other bloggers are up to. Today is a new day and while I still wish we had some snow, we are suppose to have record breaking temperatures today here on the first day of Sping.. Fire Danger is high… so I’m watching my fabric closely…. hehehe




Today’s Featured Bloggers Are:

March 20

Jane’s Quilting (link corrected)
Seacoast Quilter
Words & Stitches
Quilting Affection

Please be sure you leave a comment on their blogs.

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Sunbonnet Sue and Sam – Alberta Released

Sam and Sue In Alberta

I love the backdrop of the snow in these patterns, but I’m thinking if I were going to use this on point block, I’d want to make it the snow packed area instead of having the background itself… so it’s an option you to can think about when your making this block.

This block will go easily together, it doesn’t have a lot of embroidery to it and does stitch together quite quickly. I love the skiers, and how cool they are… Please note, that my Sue in this image to the left, is a mirror image of how she is actually designed.

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March 16th Winners, Pattern Of The Day… and Codes for Calibre Art…

Worldwide Quilting DayHappy Worldwide Quilting Day!! I hope your doing something Quilty today.

I know I’m late posting today, I was really trying to finish up the Sunbonnet Sue/Sam pattern and ran into a little glitch on Sue.. Since she’s the free pattern, I need to fix the issue, it’s a problem with the shapes, so I can’t release it without it being fixed. I will release it later today with a separate post.

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Welcome To Quilt Qwazy Queens Day 02

Quilt Qwazy Queens 2017

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! One of the fun holidays of the year, I hope everyone is wearing their green today.

What a lovely first day we had yesterday with the start of Quilt Qwazy Queens. We saw a sewing room, and learned some new techniques and even saw the making of a quilt. I look forward to what comes today.

I hope you enjoyed yesterday’s blogs and if you missed them be sure to stop in and say hello over the course of the next few days.


Today’s Featured Bloggers Are:

March 17

Freemotion by the River – On The Green
KwiltKrazy – Surf’s Up
FunThreads Designs – Noah’s Ark
Pink Doxies Garden Gate

Please be sure you leave a comment on their blogs.

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Welcome To Quilt Qwazy Queens Day 01

Worldwide Quilting DayLast year, this event was also held during the week of Worldwide Quilting Day. It’s a day that brings all of us together in a way that we don’t see every day. Those of us who love quilting, feel a part of something special. Like your birthday, it’s your day, the one you wait for all year long, Worldwide Quilting is like your birthday, for each of us, it’s a day for something we love as a community and we all celebrate it in our own way, even if it just quietly passes by.

Like last year tho, it’s not going to quietly pass by, many quilting sites are celebrating the event, and 18 of us have gotten together to celebrate it with you over the next few days leading up to and after Saturday.

Companies have offered giveaways to help us celebrate and you can win one of the wonderful items they have offered to giveaway over the next 5 days.

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I’m sorry, Sunbonnet Sue and Sam Alberta delayed till Saturday…

Sam and Sue In AlbertaJust a quick post to let you know I need to delay the release until Saturday. My Wednesday passed me by without being able to finish the pattern. I did finish most of it, but I need some time to stitch it out and can’t get it done today like I thought I would. I will instead post on Saturday with it’s release.

My sincerest apologies.


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QQQ Schedule.. Some News and Some More News…


It’s been a really busy week for me, I get caught up on one thing and another pops up that needs to be done…

I hadn’t expected that it would take so long to work on the Twas The Night Before Christmas blocks, but I believe the time it takes to create the block is worth it in the long run. This is going to be a gorgeous project when it’s finished.

Thursday we start Quilt Qwazy Queens and many bloggers are ready with their posts and giveaways for you on their featured days. We also have some fun specials for you from companies, so be watching the posts here at Seams To Be Sew each day also.

Please read inside for the schedule, the block of the month news, and some news about the release pattern on each day of Quilt Qwazy Queens.

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Stories of Christmas – Announcing The Christmas Caroling Row Along

Christmas Caroling Row AlongThey Say The Third Time Is The Charm… Ever since I started with EQ Seasons in 2015, and last year’s The Road Home Row Along, one of the biggest questions people write me about during the year is when is the next row along going to start. It is very difficult to keep my fingers from typing everything I know about the next one coming, but finally I can tell you, that we have a theme, we have bloggers who are coming back to join the event, and we have you, those of you who look forward to this fun and free event all year long.

Thank you for keeping me wanting to do this year after year, I personally love the row patterns and think they can be used for many projects… Whether you make a table runner, or a shawl, a lap quilt, a bed quilt, door hangers, or even a table cloth, there are some really fun ideas that are brewing for each of the rows coming.

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