More New BOTMS, Wooly Block 2019, and other Events…

12 Days 2019

Coming October 1st is my all time favorite event for the year. Please don’t get me wrong, I love Block of the Months, Quilt Alongs, and other fun events that go on thru the year, but the one I’ll call a “temporary” event is the Wooly Block Adventure Event. Since I found out about the Wooly Block Adventure event in 2016, and was actually participating in it during our move back to the states that year I have thoroughly enjoyed this event. I got to do a bit of pay if forward with this event in 2016 when I visited shops to pick up kits for others and then ship the kits to them as they had been so kind as to send me Row by Row experience patterns and kits in 2015 and 2016.  In 2017, this event went to an online event. I was ecstatic. I knew at the same time we’d see a huge drop in shops that would participate because they are so against online stuff that they just refuse to participate. I’ve been told this by my own shops here in Colorado Springs. The following year in 2018, there was a large drop in shop participation, I was actually worried we wouldn’t see this event in 2019. Thank goodness, Janet must love this event as much as I love the row along each year because once again we have Wooly Block 2019. This year’s theme is Holiday Celebration and from the blocks they are now showing on the Facebook Wooly Block page, we are in for some absolutely gorgeous blocks.

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Wooly Block Adventure 2018 Starts Today

Wooly Block 2018

Wooly Block 2018Today is the start of one of my most favorite events on the web today. The Wooly Block Adventure. Ever since I discovered the wonderfulness in working with wool, this is the one event I look forward to all year. I wish it was bigger, that every shop participated, but it’s a small event with 69 shops participating this year.

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It’s Wooly Block Time.. Please Help?

Ruths Stitchery In Colorado Springs, COThe Wooly Block Event works mainly like the Row By Row Experience does, except instead of a row, you get a 8-inch block pattern.

Wooly Block‘s hibernation period begins December 16, so I need to ask you for your help. I’m close to finishing up the blocks I need for my project, but still won’t have enough.. If you can help by picking a kit up for me, I would greatly appreciate it. I’d really like to get some of the ones I really want, so I’m hopeful that those of you who follow me might be able to help me out here… The image you see above is the wooly block that comes from my nearest LQS.. Ruth’s Stitcheries. If your participating and would like this kit, I’ll trade it for one you can also get.

If you can get a kit, and your kit costs more than mine does, I’ll pay the difference, if your kit costs less than Ruth’s, you pay the difference.. so it’s all equal. 

If your not participating in the Wooly Block Adventure, but can get the kit, just let me know cost, tax, and shipping (most kits cost 2.64 to ship first class) and I’ll get you paid so you can pick it up.

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Wooly Block Adventure… Are You In????

Wooly Block Adventure

Wooly Block AdventureHave you heard of the Wooly Block Adventure

Created by the same people who also coordinate the Row By Row Experience, it’s a fun smaller event that is in its infancy. I believe it’s in it’s second year, where earlier this year it had less than 50 shops participate. They apparently changed the dates and now there are just under 200 shops participating. I love the theme for this one, it is Winter Wonderland, and as you know I’m moving to a winter wonderland in Colorado later this month. I’m very excited because this is just the opportunity I need to create something new for our new home.

Recently I have been involved in hoping to accumulate some blocks from the Wooly Winter Block Adventure as I want to make a lappy or two for my new home in the Wonderful Winterland of Colorado. So this adventure is just the thing to wet my willy and get me sewing. I love wool, I love winter, and I’d love all or any of you to come along and participate with me. Let’s have some fun swapping blocks. I’ll pick up some blocks from some of my new local shops, and you pick up some of yours and we’ll trade… 

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