Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Let's Bee Social #16

Thank you to all of you who stopped in to visit on Monday!
It was sew exciting to have taken part in my very first guest post.

Caroline of Sew Can She is a wonderful hostess!
And because she graciously allowed me to share on her blog....... 

We have A LOT of new friends who signed up to join us here at Sew Fresh Quilts!

Welcome to this week's social linky party!
If you are not sure what Let's Bee Social is all about, you can read the details here.

This is what I am working on this week!
These are Charley Harper organic prints from Birch Fabrics.

Not sew easy to cut up anything Charley Harper.

NOW.... What's new with you?
I am sew looking forward to visiting with you all!
Really.  I am so blessed to have you each as my friend.

So.... Show me what you got!
And Let's Bee Social!

Congratulations to the winner of the Free Craftsy Class from last week's giveaway.
The winner according to is #31, Alexis B!

There is a new GIVEAWAY going on right now!  If you haven't entered already, take a moment to swing by yesterday's post and ENTER TO WIN!

Keep On Quilting On!

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Sew Sisters Quilt Shop GIVEAWAY!

Introducing Sew Sisters Quilt Shop, our generous sponsor for this month's giveaway!

Judy started quilting back in 2000.  Like the rest of us.... She was hooked!

  • Sew Sisters is a Canadian quilt shop dedicated to all things quilting. 

  • For the past decade we have offered great quality fabric, notions, books, kits and patterns, both in our store in Toronto and online. 

  • We run three very popular stash building clubs – The Bargain Lover’s Club, Kona Club, and The Batik Lover’s Club. 

  • At Sew Sisters we believe you should buy fabric, not postage!  So we offer terrific shipping rates on orders within Canada. 

You can connect with Sew Sisters in the following ways:

Our Newsletter sign up is on the website.
And we have a weekly facebook giveaway as well. 

This spring bundle of 10 fat quarters could be yours!!!

How do you enter the giveaway contest? 

You have two chances to WIN!


Follow the instructions on the widget to get started!

This Giveaway is open internationally.
Winner will be randomly chosen on April 22st and notified by email.
Please be sure to leave your email address if you are a Wordpress user or no reply blogger.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

PS.  For those of you who missed yesterday's guest post and wished to have a copy of the PDF pattern, shoot me an email at sewfreshquilts (at) gmail (dot) com and I will forward you a copy!  There were a LOT of people signed up to follow by email.  It was quite overwhelming!  If anyone got missed, I do apologize.
Please let me know!

Good Luck in the Draw!

Keep On Quilting On! 

Monday, 14 April 2014

Guest Post at Sew Can She

It's finally time to let that cat out of the bag!

Do you know how hard it is for me to keep a secret?!!

How exciting!  Back in March, I was invited to write a guest post at Caroline's Sew Can She blog.  If you don't already know, Caroline shares free daily sewing tutorials.  Her blog boasts of an incredible archive of sewing tips and quilting projects.

This Sweet Watermelon Table Runner has been completed for a while now, but I had to hold off on revealing it until now.  I am sharing the free pattern as today's featured tutorial.

Didn't I warn you that those Equilateral Triangles were addictive?!!

I consider Caroline to be my number one source for all things sewn.  She's friendly, fun and such a wonderful fountain of inspiration!  She recently authored an incredible new sewing project book, Just for You, coming this fall!  And now she is planning and sharing a dream getaway sewing retreat!!!

Please show Caroline some Sew Fresh love.  Drop in to read my guest post.  And while you're there, make yourself at home and check out all the practical information and inspiring projects she offers!

Keep On Quilting On!

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Sunday Stash

Happy mail....

How can you not "Have a Happy Scrappy Day" when you receive happy mail?

From my good friend, Lisa of Port Hope.
This delectable selection was offered in her Happy Birthday to Me and You giveaway.


I have no idea what to make with these.........   Yet!

What a fitting set up to show off some other Happy Mail that arrived the same day!

I am now an official member of the Modern Quilt Guild.  I noticed that Lisa was displaying the MQG badge on her site, so I made some inquiries.  She kindly explained that even if you don't have a guild nearby, you can still sign up as an individual member.  So I did!

From: Port Hope, ON To: Listowel, ON

Lisa, in Port Hope, (Ontario, Canada) and I, just west of Listowel, live 250 km apart.
This is estimated to be a 3 hours drive.
To meet in the middle would result in us each driving to Toronto.

And while in Toronto.......
It would only be fitting for us to drop in to the Sew Sisters Quilt Shop!
How would you like to have some of this bright happy?

Come back HERE Tuesday to enter the Sew Sister's Quilt Shop GIVEAWAY!
Perhaps you will be receiving some Happy Mail, too!

Linking up with Molli Sparkles for Sunday Stash!

Keep On Quilting On!
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