Christmas Caroling Row Along Schedule, Rules, and How Tos

Christmas Caroling Row Along

Christmas Caroling Row AlongIt’s just not that far away at this point, less than 2 1/2 weeks away before we start this event.

This event is in it’s 3rd year hosted by Seams To Be Sew. It is my favorite event of the year.

It also happens to fall in the same month as National Sewing Month, declared by Ronald Reagan in 1982. Thank you!! I’d rather it be International Sewing Month, but I’m not going to quibble over it either.

I think I should tell you a little bit how this event works. If your experienced with blogging events, you already have an idea of how they work, so just ignore the next paragraph or two and scroll those eyes on down to the schedule.

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Christmas Caroling Row Along… Giveaways by Aurifil and The Fat Quartershop

The Fat Quartershop

Christmas Caroling Row AlongA friend of mine wrote me today with how I am such a tease… Really!! Am I teasing you? 🙂

Well I hope so..each day, a new giveaway by the wonderful sponsors of the Christmas Caroling Row Along…

I wouldn’t want to put up all the prizes at once, I want to entice you, yes, bring you back each day just so you get to see the wonderful offerings of each sponsor.

They deserve their 15 minutes. It also helps you to remember the row along. Imagine doing all this work and then no one shows up. 🙂

With that in mind, today’s wonderful sponsors are Aurifil and The Fat Quartershop and you are not going to be disappointed.

AURIFILToday’s first sponsor is one of my favorite thread companies to use.

Who doesn’t love this wonderful thread, it glides smoothly in our machine, it rarely breaks in fact I can’t recall a time it actually ever broke on me. It winds off the spool perfectly on all of my machines, it has over 240 color choices to choose from in cotton thread of different weights and imho it’s simply the The Fat Quartershopbest thread to use on my treasured projects.

Our next wonderful sponsor is someone who when I need something online it is always my first stop to see if they have it. I’m of course talking about

 

 

 

 

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Christmas Caroling Row Along… Giveaways by Moda Fabrics and June Tailor…

Moda Fabrics

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It’s super exciting to bring you each of these new giveaways each day.

I love the comments I see not only here in the comments, but on Facebook in the stb-Row Along and Events group along with the comments on my Seams To Be Sew Facebook page.

Recently I’ve had some questions on how to keep in the know about the Row Along. This blog offers several ways for you to know what’s happening. It’s main emphasis is at  Facebook, there are other options to keep track of this blog. My favorite is BlogLuvin. You get to choose whether you want a daily subscription of all your favorite blogs, or a single email each time they post. Next would be Networked Blogs, where you get a daily email also of all your subscribed blogs, but sadly they don’t show them all if you belong to many blogs. Next would be Pinterest, you get an email each time a post is added to one of the boards you follow or the account you are following. It can be annoying if you follow a lot of boards now, but they also allow desktop notifications now also, so if your a huge Pinterest fan, this is the way to go. Last would be Google, not always reliable, but you will literally get an email for each new post to people you follow or groups you belong to.

The Christmas Caroling Row Along has it’s own Pinterest board also and you can follow that here.

I’m excited to bring you today’s giveaways from sponsors during the Christmas Caroling Row Along because one is Moda Fabrics and the other is June Tailor.

both are pJune Tailorroducts I love and adore and I know you to will be very excited about what they’ve given for you to win.

 

 

 

 

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Sadly, I have misplaced my camera again, (I wish everything had the ability to just “call” it so you could find it again) LOL… so I’ve taken these pictures with my cell phone camera… so much harder to do. I love having that zoom feature on my camera, and the ability to control my lighting. So here are the pictures just as they were taken.

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Christmas Caroling Row Along… Giveaways by Barbara and The Broken Needle…

Christmas Caroling Row Along

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When the Christmas Caroling Row Along starts, there will be many wonderful giveaways from the generous companies who have decided to sponsor a product from there lines/company this year.

I’ll start off with some of the giveaways that came first during the summer and finish with the first two from Calibre Art and Northcott.

One of our sponsors from last year is back again with more of her wonderful books. Barbara Dieges who has participated last year and now this year again has created a wonderful row for you. I have seen it and it is inspiring and beautiful.

The Broken NeedleWendy Kruskie from KwiltKrazy has long been a blogger who I participated in many blog hops with. She has always created amazing projects. Earlier this year, she and her husband opened a shop called The Broken Needle. They are also offering a wonderful giveaway…

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Christmas Caroling RAL… Announcing Newest Sponsors, All The Bloggers

Christmas Caroling Row Along

CCLogo-2Where has the time gone??? We are three weeks, just three weeks away from the start of this years Row Along.

I love this event, it’s my favorite one each year. Any of you who have followed this blog know the theme this year is Christmas Carols.

Each designer has taken a public domain song and created it with her own design in mind to reflect the words of the song.

I am proud and pleased to announce this year’s bloggers and designers. Many are back for the third year in a row, others for their 2nd year in a row and new designers are also featured this year.

We also have some wonderful giveaways coming your way for this year’s Row Along, again, some of these companies are here for the third time, and others are new. I will feature each day for the next week or so what they are giving away. You can always see the full list of sponsors on the side of the blog under the logo, and the giveaways and sponsors will also be listed on this page. Be sure to stop by to see what’s coming in this year’s Row Along and maybe even a hint or two of my row…

Rules and Guidelines with How To’s are located here.

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Sunbonnet Sue and Sam – Connecticut Is Released…

Sue and Sam In Conn

Sue and Sam In Conn

Again, thank you so much for patience in waiting for me to get this block released. You all have been amazing. 

Sue is the free download for this release with Sam as the Flickr Reward block.  To download Sam, Click On the Images below:

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A Small Update…

Just writing to give you a small update… I’ve been very busy, with the Christmas Caroling Row Along coming up in September, I needed to have my row finished by the deadline I set for the other designers so that I would not be behind, this took a few days to accomplish, but my row pattern is at least done now for September and I am ready to show it off… The image you’re seeing features the Northcott Fabrics they kindly sent designers to use in their rows and is a small preview of my row I’ll be featuring.

Next, I am hoping to release the next Sue and Sams this week along with Twas The Night Before Christmas Blocks. I’m just finishing these up and possibly as I write this post tonight I’ll finish them up tomorrow so they can release on Monday/Tuesday…

Next, I got a little teeny tiny bit involved with row by row and had tons of fun visiting shops… I mean really who can blame me, it’s my first time out and about visiting the shops and being the new quilter in the state, I, of course, had to visit as many shops as possible.  I’m sure some of you know how that goes. I have patterns to swap if anyone would like some… write me with your address and I’ll send you a Colorado pattern. Maybe you’ll do the same. I’ll be heading to Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho in August, a girl just wants to have fun!!! Ya know 🙂 So let me know if your lookin for a particular row.

and last… Just for Fun, I updated the Row By Row Free patterns page. I’ve checked all the links and fixed the bad ones or removed those that removed their downloads. Always Quilting already has their patterns up for pre-order on the free patterns they will offer for 2017, so you may want to get your pre-orders in.

Marian