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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Blog Hop Fun!

I would like to share a little about a couple of blog hops I will be participating in over the next few weeks. I hope you will join in!

I had been staring longingly at the Amy Butler Weekender Pattern for weeks, so when Lori of Lori H. Designs & Heidi of Fabric Mutt asked me to be part of their Long Weekend Blog Hop I knew it was meant to be. I absolutely had to have that bag in my collection!

I started cutting my fabric & interfacing yesterday and WOW. There are a lot of pieces! I am excited (and slightly nervous :D) to see how it will turn out. 


The hop is currently over at Plum & June. She has a great giveaway that is open through November 3! Here's the rest of the schedule:


© Amy Butler Design
October 15: Kick Off Day!! 
Lori Hartman at Lori H. Designs &  Heidi Staples at Fabric Mutt
October 22: Debbie Jeske at A Quilter's Table
October 29: Beth at Plum and June/Two assorted Fat Eighth Bundles - Pink Castle Fabrics
November 5: Jenelle at Echinops and Aster/$25 Fat Quarter Shop Giveaway
November 9: Jennifer @ Ellison Lane Quilts
November 10: Courtney @ Mon Petit Lyons
November 11: Sarah @ Bluprint Textiles
November12: Leanne @ She Can Quilt
November 13: Lori @ Lori H. Designs
November 14: Heidi @ Fabric Mutt
November 15: Taryn @ Pixels to Patchwork
November 16 - 18: Project Link-up at Lori H. Designs
November 19: Prize Drawings Announced

Pink Castle Fabrics has been so incredibly generous to offer 15% off anything in their shop when you use the code LONGWEEKEND15.  The code is good until November 19th, so start shopping now!

You can find more details at Lori H. Designs &  Fabric Mutt. Be sure to check back here on November 15th to see how my bag turned out!




Blossom Heart Quilts
The very talented Kristy from Quiet Play & Alyce from Blossom Heart Quilts have teamed up to host the Sew Seasonal Blog Hop! They have created 25 holiday-themed blocks (13 paper-pieced & 12 rotary cut). These patterns will be free for the duration of the blog hop. Use one ore more of the blocks to create a finished project and join in the fun!

The blog hop kicks off on November 1st. Each day on the blog hop will feature one paper-pieced block and one ornament, with ideas of what to use the blocks for.

1st November: Kristy from Quiet Play & Alyce from Blossom Heart Quilts
2nd November: Marieka from Bespoke Bites & Jane from Where Jane Creates
3rd November: Susan from Patchwork N Play & Kelsey from Kelsey Sews
4th November: Janice from Better Off Thread & Erin from Missy Mac Creations
5th November: Lucy from Charm About You & Rebecca from Making Rebecca Lynn
6th November: Charlotte from Lawson and Lotti & Amy from Amy's Crafty Shenanigans
7th November: Jess from the Elven Garden & Cindy from Live a Colorful Life
8th November: Elaine from Dashasel Sews & Kelly from Jeliquilts
9th November: Beth from Plum and June & Fiona from Finding Fifth
10th November: Juliet from Tartan Kiwi & Fiona from Celtic Thistle Stitches
11th November: Taryn from Pixels to Patchwork & Anorina from Samelia's Mum
12th November: Megan from Jaffa Quilts & Jane from QuiltJane 
13th November: Gemma from Pretty Bobbins
30th November Project Link-Up 

There are lots of fabulous prizes!

Fat Quarter Shop - Awesome Launch Day giveaways at Blossom Heart Quilts and Quiet Play - check back November 1st! 2 x $10 vouchers
Intrepid Thread - Joy by Kate Spain - full fat quarter bundle + panel
Fabric Worm - 2 x $25 vouchers
Sew Lux Fabric and Gifts - 1 x $25 voucher
Stash Modern Fabric- $30 gift voucher
Blossom Heart Quilts - Japanese Christmas fabric - fat eighth bundle
Quiet Play - Charm pack

Are you needing some Christmas fabric supplies for the hop? Well, Chrissy from Sew Lux Fabrics has set up a special discount code on Christmas fabrics in her shop! So if you need supplies, be sure to check it out. The code is "sewseasonal10" and is for 10% off all Christmas fabric (Joy, Blitzen, and Sentiments) through November 18th. A charm pack or layer cake will work perfectly for Ornamental!

You can find more details at Quiet Play & Blossom Heart Quilts. Check back here on November 11th to see my holiday creation!

4 comments so far. What are your thoughts?

Kelly said... #

I am going to watch everyone else make a Weekender and then attempt one in the New year ;-)

Kristy @ Quiet Play said... #

So much fun stuff happening in blogland! Looking forward to seeing how your weekender turns out (bit beyond my sewing levels methinks!).

Thanks for posting about Sew Seasonal - should be a lot of fun!

Janice said... #

I have my project all ready for Sew Seasonal. I'm so excited! I purchased the weekender pattern last month, but I don't know if I'll have time to sew along. I'll be reading along, though and hopefully sewing one soon.

Celtic Thistle said... #

Good luck with the Amy Butler pattern! Looks like you have a busy month ahead.

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