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Happy New Year 2018

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Happy New Years!  Over the last year my family has been through a lot.  I think my friend Leona over on Instagram summed it up perfect.  I will be back hopefully in a couple days posting regularly.  Because you matter!  Create and be unique, Lisa


Fat Quarter Shop Patchwork Quilt Auctions

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The Fat Quarter Shop created the Patchwork Quilt pattern  to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  They exceeded the $10,000 goal and raised over $12,000! Which means Fat Quarter Shop and Moda Fabrics will each be matching the maximum $10,000, for a total of $20,000 on top of all the $5 donations from the pattern.  That is why I love these companies!Now they have TWO gorgeous Patchwork Quilts for up for auction! The beautiful quilt Kimberly Jolly made for the quilt along and Pat Sloan donated her gorgeous Patchwork quilt, made from her Sunday Drive collection!Fat Quarter Shop’s quilt is the main quilt featured in the Patchwork Quilt Along.  It is made with Bonnie & Camille Basics from Moda Fabrics, and the back features a lovely 25″ block!  It was quilted gratis by MyLongArm.com in a darling chicken wire design.

Pat’s quilt is made with a mix of her Sunday Drive prints and batiks and was quilted gratis by Cindy and Dennis Dickinson with variegated thread in a dragonfly desig…

Happy Thanksgiving

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Bella Skillbuilder Finish almost

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Thank you, Fat Quarter Shop for letting me sew along each month! It has been great fun!   As you can see mine is not quite done!  Some of my blocks have been to big and a few to small!  All my own fault I assure you.  All three sections are sewn now and tomorrow I will do another post of the finished quilt top!


The Kit: Bella Skillbuilder Quilt Kits The Designer: Bella Skillbuilder quilt designer  Sherri McConnell from A Quilting Life! The Pattern: Now who’s ready to take on the Finishing Pattern?The Video: Finish Quilt If you’re just joining us now, you can find all the information and patterns from previous months at our Bella Skillbuilder Quilt Along page!
See you tomorrow! Lisa

Culcita Monthly Subscription Box

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Culcita I recently received a wonderful surprise in the mail from Jessica of Culcita, a family run business!  I love subscriptions boxes!  I have a couple for myself already and this one delivers fabrics I know I am going to love and use each month, no surprises and extra that I already own.  Which is starting to make a lot of since to me!

Culcita
(pronounced kul-see-tah, and the Latin origin of the word "quilt") It is the brain child of two sisters and their parents to deliver 12 predetermined modern fabrics in a monthly subscriber box.  You can buy one box or get a subscription for 3, 6, or 12 months of fat quarters or 1/2 yards. Shipping is included in the price, in the USA and a outside the USA has a predetermined charge! Just to point something out to those of you who might not do Subscriptions in this program you are not paying up front for 12 months, you are charged a once monthly fee and are commiting to purchase for 12 months!
No trying to find a quilt store that stocks …

New Bloggin App

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My blogging app died today!  This is a new one I am trying.  I do my blogging from an iPad!  I guess you can say this is a test!
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Anyone know how to size photos in Blog Touch Pro?
So please excuse my extra large photo at the moment of Juliet Van Der Heiden new book which just came out!  She makes the most amazing foundation paper piecing patterns!  If you love FPP you will want this one!
Thank you for struggling through this with me.  With a lot of work I will figure this out!

Tula Spider Mini Quilt

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"Spider Mini Quilt"Size: 9 1/2" x 9 1/2"Fabrics: Spider & Borders - Holiday Homies, Tula Pink, Freespirit, Background & Backing - miscellaneous 5" solid squares Binding -Rocacco Grunge, ModaThreads: Piecing & Quilting - Aurifil 50 wt thread 2000 (Light Sand), Raw Edge Applique - Aurifil 50 wt thread 2692 (Black) Binding - Aurifil 50 wt thread 2250 (Red) So who takes the Christmas fabric and makes a Halloween mini quilt?That would be me!Tutorial Print and cut out a random spider 3" or so. This helped when I raw edge applicated it on the 5" square! But I am getting ahead of myself. I outlined the spider on some iron on double sided interfacing! Then centered everything on the red cross in the green square. Ironed it on the 5" x 5" square. Sewed the raw edge applique then the web string. I am sure there is a better word, but I cannot think of it! Sew the 2 1/2" borders on, match at top, trim! I do sides first then to…

Fussy Cutters Club Release

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I am really excited for fellow blogger Angie Wilson, Fussy Cutters Club Officially Released - GnomeAngel on her new book! Fussy Cutters Club: A Boot Camp for Mastering Fabric Play * 14 Projects by Angie Wilson published by C & T Publishing and is available for sale on the website!C & T Publishing provided a copy for me to review! I haven't finished reading it yet but I love it so far and am going to do a few projects, when I write the review! I will say "WOW" for now!But I wanted to share the release, let everyone know about blog hop, and that Angie is having a giveaway for a copy on her blog right Now (until Oct 14th)! This link will take you to the release page and the GIVEAWAY! Fussy Cutters Club Officially Released - GnomeAngelFussy Cutters Club Blog HopThe following bloggers are sharing their experience with Fussy Cutters Club! There’s are a chances to win a copy of the book at the links with [GIVEAWAY] after them!7 October 2017 – C&T Publishing [GIV…

Tablerunner Bliss Quilt Along Week 6

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Welcome to "In The Boon Docks", I am Lisa (Elizabeth)! I am excited that today is my day in the Tablerunner Bliss Quilt Along: Week 6 - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog! Sherri Falls new book is really fantastic Tablerunner Bliss Book Sherri Falls of This & That Pattern Company #ISE-918 | Fat Quarter Shop. I love to give table runners as gifts at Christmas because everyone has a table! You can make them for any holiday or just everyday, just by the fabric you choose. The table runner I made is "Jubilee" on page 46! I went for a patriotic theme! Fabrics: Background: Grunge Basics Royal Yardage SKU# 30150-300, Jubilee Blocks: Hey Dot White Sprinkles Yardage SKU# 1608-11 , Liberty Gatherings Red on Tallow Arrows Yardage SKU# 1208-21 , Liberty Gatherings Tallow Circle Yardage SKU# 1206-21 , Grunge Basics Rocacco Yardage SKU# 30150-332 Thread: 50wt Aurifil Light Wedgewood 100% Cotton Mako Spool Thread Aurifil #MK50-2725 | Fat Quarter Shop
I share week 6 with Sinta …

Spelling Bee Sew Along

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Go back to school with Lori Holt and the Fat Quarter Shop, Spelling Bee Sew Along featuring the Spelling Bee Book! The Spelling Bee Book is by Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet and features complete instructions for 100 letter, number, punctuaction and picture blocks in two sizes plus 18 quilt projects! The Sew Along will feature 88 of the blocks from theSpelling Bee Book! Lasting 44 weeks, the Sew Along will feature 2 blocks from the book each Saturday. Come see along with all of us! It will be so much fun! There are 40 talented quilting bloggers joining this event. Each week, 2 bloggers will share their Spelling Bee blocks with you! Check out #SpellingBeeSaturday on Instagram to keep up with the fun! Spelling Bee Sew Along
Saturday, 10/7 – Melanie (A Bit of Scrap Stuff) and Amanda (Jedi Craft Girl)
Saturday, 10/14 – Kristie (crosshatchquilts on Instagram)
Saturday, 10/21 – Melissa C. (Happy Quilting Melissa)