How to Follow by Bloglovin

Blogging keeps changing and since I  am not a Webpage Designer  sometimes it can be difficult to keep up!
If you look above you see where I wrote “Menu Button” well thats where a lot of information about me  is now hidden, including how to follow this blog by Bloglovin!
If you open the menu you will find the button below!  Just click on it and it will take you  to “In The Boon Docks” at Bloglovin 

Just trying to keep up!
Please follow!
Lisa Johnson

Wave Your Flag Tablerunner with the Fat Quarter Shop

Wave Your Flag Tablerunner 

Today over on the Jolly Jabber you can get two free patterns,  Wave Your Flag Tablerunner (as seen above),  and a Stars, Stripes, and Dots Quilt Pattern!

Fat Quarter Shop (Click this link to get to patterns)
Happy Flag Day, Hi I am Lisa and would like to thank  the Fat Quarter Shop  letting me sew along today.  I enjoy blogging with the Fat Quarter Shop  and sewing in their quilt alongs and sew alongs! I love the free pattern and think these would  also look great if you just wanted to  make placemats for the 4th of July! It is great for a beginner or experienced sewer!

Alphabitties  are great for keeping track  of all your pattern pieces!

It is a great pattern to chain piece quickly together!

The Clover Forked Pins make these seams line up perfect! They are my new favorite notion!

Jump over to the Fat Quarter Shop to get your patterns Free Flag Patterns

I also like to wish my husband a Happy Anniversary,  22 years and going strong! I feel privileged to be your wife! 

Thank you for st…

Happy Birthday Sale at the Fat Quarter Shop

Use this link to access the sale page each day!
Fat Quarter Shop

Happy Birthday Fat Quarter Shop!
They started as a small online shop and have grown  into a international success in the last 16 years! It still has the best selection and customer service!
The Fat Quarter Shop started  sponsoring “In The Boon Docks” in  April 2013 (1st post)!  They gave me opportunity when other did not!  I love working on sew alongs and quilt alongs!
Enjoy the Sales over the next week!  Come back each day this week and just click on the Fat Quarter Shop link!
Thank you Fat Quarter Shop for your support! You are loved! Lisa

Holiday by Alison Glass

Wow, I want to thank @gingerlemonquilts for this beautiful @alisonglass #holiday and patterns by @emilydennis !

These are my top 6 for fussy cutting anytime of year not just Christmas! I love the mushroom!
The one in the center would be awesome to stitch on!As you can see here!

It comes in three colorways!
@gingerlemonquilts is starting a Sew Along you might want to check out!
Thank you for stopping by! Lisa

PDF pattern bought - what next

Hi Everyone,
I am just dropping in to discuss .pdf patterns! I buy them all the time from clothes, bags, to quilts! Big ones, small ones to little itty bitty ones! I love them all and have them all backed up to the cloud! If you don’t know what a cloud is your hard drive on your computer or tablet!
1.  Depending on where you buy it from you will get the opportunity to download it as soon as you pay! Others sites might send you as email to download!  Don’t wait til later to download it.  Do it as soon as you can! Not going to use it right away, that’s ok, but download it to your storage! I say this because I use all Apple products and I download everything to iBooks!
2. Print it off for some light reading! You might find that cute bag is not as easy as you thought or you need to order interfacing, snaps, buckles, or more fabric! But read it!
3. Look at and cut out the pattern pieces and make sure they are all there! What do I mean? Well, you might find the pattern designer gave you a templ…

Happy Memorial Day

HM3 Eliot Max Dunne August 2, 1986 - April 23, 2011
Today I remember you!
He was the oldest son of Frank and Selina Dunne.  Loving brother to Erica and Ethan Dunne. He serviced two tours in the United States Navy,  as a Hospital Corpsman with US Marine Units 2/5 and 1/5 as a  Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist in Afghanistan and Iraq.  He was injured multiple times during service.  He was a great man, a hero and warrior!
Purple Heart, Navy Good Conduct Medal NATO, Afghanistan Campaign, Iraq Campaign, Naval Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Enlisted Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist 
I loved him so much, he was the perfect child! He grew into a handsome (not just on the outside), funny, brilliant, strong, and loving man! He love this country and served this country honorably! He died to soon due to service related PTSD Suicide.
Please remember his family today in you prayers! His death affected so many people’s lives! My daughters and …

Rocket Star Quilt Block with the Fat Quarter Shop

Hello Everyone I am Lisa welcome to In The Boon Docks. I want to thank the Fat Quarter Shop for inviting me to participate in the Rocket Star Quilt Along. My block is sewn with Aurifil 50wt thread and Snow Kona, Tula Pink Pinkerville fabrics! Just a few fabric changes can make a classic and vintage block look very modern!
The greatest part the block is free! FREE block pattern:

Links to purchase a kit, backing, and even a terrific video!
Quilt kit: set: collection that the quilt is made from: Quarter Shop blog post link: video tutorial link (
Creative Grids Starburst 30 degree Ruler