Another BOTM?… Possibly!!

Machine Quilting Tutorials with Jeanne

Machine Quilting Tutorials with JeanneThis one is not necessarily a Block of the Month type project, but more of a technique of the month type project. However, it is limited in that the workbook tutorial files are located for download in Jeanne’s Facebook group. To my knowledge, Jeanne doesn’t have a blog or website where she can offer these other than on Facebook. To me tho, if you’re not on Facebook, you are truly missing out on all the great goings-on that happen with it. So many great groups and so much inspiration. I guess some would say the same about Instagram I am not on Instagram tho and from the little I see of it, it’s very much like Flickr is. I know not quite the same, but popular still the same. Instagram is actually owned by Facebook. My gripe with Instagram is they limit it to mobile users. Me, I use a desktop pc, so I can’t use Instagram and I do not own a cell phone.

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Sue and Sam In Switzerland and Sweden Released

Sue and Sue - Sweden and Switzerland

Sue and Sue - Sweden and SwitzerlandIt was a tough choice to decide which is the Free block and which is the Flickr Reward block. There are so many wonderful things about both countries. I’ve personally never been to Sweden, but I have been to Switzerland… 

Bernina’s are made in Switzerland, Viking in Sweden… those are two good reasons, I own both brands of machine, but the Bernina’s are and always will be my favorite. Bernice is finally home with me after fourteen years with my mom and my sister taking care of her for me. She’s in the shop getting cleaned and ready to sew on a again.. Bernice is a 1230. Bertie is my 530 and she was purchased in 2015 specifically because she has the BSR ability and because my Viking D1 was acting up, I decided to go ahead and purchase a machine I knew had been good to me in the past….

At the same time, I have as a child always loved the story of Heidi.. this to story happens in the backdrop of Switzerland, my favorite is . movie adaptation which featured Shirley Temple. 

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Sunbonnet Sam In Egypt and India Released

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sam-in-india-and-egyptSo today marks the release of Sam In India and Egypt.

India and Egypt are two countries that intrigue me, always have, I’d love to visit these countries just for the sheer history of them.

Sunbonnet Sam in India is the 19th free block offered for the Sunbonnet Sue and Sam Travel the World botm and Egypt is the 9th country to be released as a Flickr Reward block, making the Sunbonnet Sam in Italy the 17th Flickr Reward block offered.

This release also marks the voting for November on your choice of what should be released. Your choices are Russia and Iceland.

Please note: Due to my move, releases until December may be late. Flickr Rewards may take longer, but I will extend the time into next year so you can earn all of the Flickr Reward blocks along with the extra 3 countries promised for those finishing all 24 at the by next years deadline.

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Thermoweb Joins The Road Home Row Along.. Surprises and A RBR Link..

Thermoweb

ThermowebOne of our favorite companies for fusible’s and interfacings is joining us with a wonderful bundle of their products for a giveaway during The Road Home Row Along. I’m very excited they are offering this giveaway and I think you will be too.

More news inside including a free pattern, and an RBR Link…

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A New BOTM and Another RBR 2015 Free Pattern…

SeaBreeze Quilts

SeaBreeze QuiltsIt’s another really amazing Block Of The Month coming to you from Sea Breeze Quilts, starting August 15, 2016. She is incorporating celtic knots, with applique and a pieced background. Now, if you’ve seen her previous Block Of The Months, you know that Amanda has a style all her own. She’s an amazing designer with an artistic edge that truly makes her quilts stunningly beautiful. This is sure to be another of those quilts. Here are two examples just to show you what I mean.

It starts on Monday, you don’t want to miss it. Blocks are free for one month, then available in her shops for $3.00 AUS.

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Perfect Pairs – Peanut Butter and Jelly .. Yummy!!

PB&J 1

PB&J 1Always a favorite with kids is Peanut Butter and Jelly and no matter which flavor you prefer it’s a pure and yummy taste sensation. Perfect Pair’s release today is Peanut Butter and Jelly. This makes today’s release the eleventh pattern to be released for Perfect Pairs of the 15 to be available.

This pattern is extremely easy to put together and goes together very quickly.

The free pattern includes only the 9-inch block. The full pattern includes 9×6, 9×9, 12×12 blocks with the machine embroidery designs and the svg cutting files.

Artwork for Perfect Pairs is from JW Illustrations.

Lots of announcements in this post, so be sure you read the whole page..

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A New QAL… and a Please Resend..

Little Miss Bunny

Little Miss Bunny

Hey Ya’ll, How ya doing? Did you know that Little Bunny Quilts has started a new QAL?

Alison always has the cutest projects, this one is a mystery QAL, it started in March, and is posted once a month. It’s gonna be quick tho as it ends in July. She hasn’t posted block 2 yet, so their is time to still get started.

Next, ya’ll know I’ve been working on a new desktop recently, I am fairly sure I’ve lost some emails that came my way over the last few weeks. If I haven’t answered your email, please resend it. This would include any Flickr requests, if you didn’t get a coupon in your email, I didn’t see the email to send it. Please redo them, and I do apologize for the inconvenience I have caused. Sometimes those things just happen.

Ya’ll have a good day,

Marian