Today is the start of Nifty Novelties bloghop. I could say so much about novelty fabrics. So, I’ll say something right now and save the rest for tomorrow on my featured day. Next to blenders, novelty prints are my absolute favorite fabrics to use in quilts. I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE them.
We have ten wonderful bloggers who are going to show you new and some old projects they’ve created with novelty prints, and Timeless Treasures sent me 15 absolutely wonderful bundles of fabrics all novelty prints to offer as giveaways for prizes.
This is a short bloghop but will be full of fun and creative ideas will abound. Just in time for you to perhaps make a Christmas project.
The following is the schedule for Nifty Novelties, inside the post are giveaways to enter.
Thursday, October 24
Quilting and Learning – What a Combo
Days Filled With Joy
Life in the Scrapatch
Friday, October 24
Duck Creek Mountain Quilting
Seams To Be Sew
Monday, October 28
Melva Loves Scraps
At the time I noticed this blog hop was at play… I was already working on trying to finish up my newest nephew’s projects for his birth which came in late January. I am now a Grand Aunt and I am thrilled beyond belief… Almost like someone who would become a grandmother. So, I decided to put together this little project real quick as I’d been wanting to create it and had not had a lot of time to get to it.
It’s turned out far cuter than I’d first imagined. Sometimes when working with fabrics we can see how something is going to go together perfectly and other times you know you’re taking a risk and it’s either going to pay off or it’s not. This time it was worth the risk. I really love how this little project turned out.
Each year in March, I hold a blog hop that originally started as a way to celebrate National Quilting Day. As my friend Darlene reminded me, it should be Worldwide Quilting Day and I quickly agreed. So each year I’ve held this event to honor the one day each year that quilters all can celebrate a day of there own. This is one of my favorite events each year, I never try to make this difficult and always try to make it easy enough for you to pull from what you’ve created in the past, or are planning to create in the future. Some like to make something specifically for the event.