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On Another Note

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On Another Note - came about from my wandering through Facebook, Instagram, Blogs, and all over the internet. I often find something I want to share but don't have a real post to build around it so for now I will post them under this heading.I found this on Instagram and jump for joy because it is awesome and FREE! Hunter's Design Studio | Cool patterns + sassy stuff! And the home of We Are $ew Worth It! So click on the link above or take a look on instagram at Sam Hunter Sam @ Hunter's Design Studio (@huntersds) • Instagram photos and videos I was very crushed when the ladies who ran A Lovely Year Of Finishes decided to stop their monthly linky party for goal setting. I tried each month to participate and it just didn't always happen. But it was a great Linky and I enjoyed visiting different blogs and seeing what was going on. Great way to figure out trends that way.Well yesterday, I found out Heidi of Red Letter Quilts: One Monthly Goal: OMG Inaugural Launch! has …

Word for 2016

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Back in December when I saw the post on this linky party at Patty's blog Elm Street Quilts: Happy 2016! Word16 beginsI really wanted to participate! Time is limited, but the more I thought about it the more determined I became to do a mini. What WORD would describe what I wanted to do this year. Going into my fourth year as a blogger I have gotten opportunities that I would never have had without blogging. Making quilts and projects for designers and companies is like a dream come true for me. For almost 4 years, I have hopped all over Blogland trying to gain followers and keep it interesting. This year I am going to do that and work on making things to beautify our home. I look at people like Lori Holt's Bee In My Bonnet home and gasp with delight. From quilts to curtains you will see things you will want to make.Home is not just a house but a place filled with love Home is were the heart is... I want my home to be beautiful and inviting with handmade items that refle…

Bloom and Bliss Receiving Blanket

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Hello, I am Lisa, welcome to "In The Boon Docks"! The Fat Quarter Shop is sharing the top 10 video of 2015 to kick start your 2016 creativity with the opportunity to win $100 to the FQS. Read below for more information!! You can find the Video Bloom & Bliss Receiving Blanket Tutorial - Fat Quarter Shop - YouTube right above. I found it very helpful and easy to follow! Something to use as a staple in baby shower gift baskets. I loved how this one turned out! Bloom and Bliss Receiving Blanket Fabrics: Birds & The Bees, Tamara Kate, Michael Miller; Kona, Robert Kaufman. Thread: Aurifil 50 wt. #2725 light wedgewood Backing fabric: Eva Lundgreen 2008, IKEA of Sweden AB Please visit the other bloggers for today and see their projects! Shruti of 13 Woodhouse RoadVickie of Spun Sugar QuiltsSeema of Hooks, Needles and BrushesAna of The Lost ApronLeslie of The Seasoned HomemakerHeidi of Buttons and ButterfliesLisa of In the Boon Docks - your hereKiera of Simply VanellaRen…

FQS Top 10 videos of 2015

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Todays Video is Delectable Mountain Quilt Pattern! 18" x 18" Delectable Quilt Block Pillow Fabrics: Corsage, Alison Glass, Andover Fabrics and Steel Kona, Robert Kaufman Fabrics. Thread: Aurifil 1158 Medium Grey You can be the best piecer but learning to quilt can be very difficult. That is why I love straight line quilting with Aurifil 50wt. thread at a 5.0 stitch width. It is very forgiving! Aurifil 1158 Meduim Grey matches Kona Steel perfectly. Please stop by the Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber and visit the other blogger's for the Delectable Mountains QuiltShruti of13 Woodhouse RoadAnorina of Samelia's MumKarin of Leigh Laurel StudiosErin of Why Not SewMegan of Quilt StoryLisa of In the Boon DocksAngie of GnomeAngelKiera of Simply Vanella
Watch the Fat Quarter Shop Delectable Mountains Quilt Pattern video http://youtu.be/wpm3QLBUTr8Would you like a chance to win a $100 Fat Quarter Shop Gift Card?Make a Delectable Mountains Quilt! Tag the Fat Quarter Shop u…

Happy New Year 2016

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2016 is here...I hope you had a great 2015! Thank you for reading and following along on my journey! I appreciate each and everyone of you! Every comment you write makes me happy. You all supported me during some really rough times in 2015! You are the best and I am honored you have been with me. These are my favorite things I made this year! Lots of small things due to all the health issues in my family! This year everyone better stay healthy! Through it all I loved sewing each item and more it was a great stress relief.I sewed clothing, quilts, bags, pillows (a few), and pincushions! Favorite posts of 2015In The Boon Docks: Show Me Your Stash
In The Boon Docks: Tools in My Toolbox - FPP Add-onMany thing in the works for 2016 and In The Boon Docks turns 4!Create and be unique - LisaCreate and be unique - Lisa