23 Dec 2015

Let's Bee Social #104


Happy to report that ALL of the blocks for both the twin and baby size Jungle Friends quilts are finished!





Sashing and borders are currently being added!

NOW........


I want to thank you.... Thank you!!!

This is the official post marking two years of the Let's Bee Social linky party! This party would not be what it is today if not for you. Your willingness to share what you create. Your willingness to bee social and share kindness with everyone you visit. You are such a wonderful gift to me.... Sweeter than honey and more fragrant than flowering blooms!

This is also the 3rd Blogiversary of Sew Fresh Quilts....

My first post was written on December 24th of 2012. It was more of a New Year's resolution post than a quilting post, but I kept my promises to myself and then made another New Year's resolution type post the following year. There was a Let's Bee Social post made on December 24, 2014, but no New Year's resolution. Just simply a celebration much like this one here.

Three years of quilting/blogging has meant an accumulation of lots of stuff. Fabric of course. And many, many quilts. Three years worth of experience and knowledge. But best of all, three years has given me the opportunity to make so many, many friends. You are my friends and what I treasure above all else in this journey. Your friendship, love and support are what I am truly thankful for this Christmas. You are a gift that is greater than gold - or even fabric!


Having friends like you is what has kept me going through the last three years.
And what makes me look forward to the many years to come!
THANK YOU for being here for me!


NOW it's your turn for Show and Tell!!!
What have you been working on?


Sew Fresh Quilts

    • Click on at least a few of the others who have linked up.
    • In your blog post, please include a link back to my blog.
    • Grab the "Let's Bee Social!" button from above and put it on your sidebar. This way others who visit your blog that week can join in the fun!  Share the news of this new linky and Let's Bee Social!
    • Following Sew Fresh Quilts is not required. But it sure would BEE nice!









2016 Planning Party

Did you hear about this?
Yvonne of Quilting Jet Girl is hosting a planning party!!!

PLEASE JOIN ME!!!





Did you hear about this?
Cheryl of Meadow Mist Design is hosting her first linky party!!!

PLEASE JOIN ME!!!
Click here to read more about it.




Wishing you and yours a VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS, my friends.


Keep On Quilting On!





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28 comments:

Julie Cefalu said...

Congratulations Lorna on both anniversaries! You have been an inspiration to many. It's a pleasure to see you grow and become so successful!

Vera said...

Congrats! You are doing great and even though I do not comment much lately I do find your blog very inspiring :) Keep it up girl!

Teje Karjalainen said...

Dear Lorna, Congratulations! All the same to you! Thank you for inspiring us and inviting us to come together every week! I'm so happy for your succes with quilting and the beautiful, fun patterns you made. I really love the lions! If you need a tester, I'm here. I wish you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Looking for to start new sewing year with you! x Teje
PS. soon in my new address: www.nerospostbox.wordpress.com

Preeti Harris said...

Love them all but the alligators made me smile :-)
Great work as always.
http://sewpreetiquilts.blogspot.com/

Lesley Gilbert said...

Love your blocks especially the orange lion one. Merry Christmas to you and your family :)

Sigi G said...

Congratulations Lorna!! It was approx. Feb. 2013, that I found my first quilting blog and a whole new world opened up for me. I'm so glad I found your blog, and look forward to making many of your quilt designs. I just love all of your little animals and how the little puzzle pieces come together to make up a beautiful quilt. Thank You!

Anja @ Anja Quilts said...

Congratulations on the anniversary!! That lion is so adorable. I love his mane. Thanks for everything. Merry Christmas.

Stephie said...

Oh Lorna, what a wonderful post! It really is all about the friends we make isn't it - and I count you as one of mine. I can't believe it's been three years and two since the party began! Big congratulate to you and yours, I think a good festive celebration is in order over the next few days - enjoy! x

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

congrats on your blogging anniversary - love the playful quilts that you create

Rosemary B❤️ said...

Dear Missie Lorna. I am so proud to know you and so very honored and happy to have found your blog. You are such a joy and inspiration to all of us. I love these.
I have been throwing together a mish mash of gifts, and not enjoying the frenzy part, This year has been so busy with family "matters" that I have not had time to focus
I did finish Sarah's quilt,
Thank you for always sharing your delightful ideas
You are loved
Merry Christmas

Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl said...

Happy 3rd Anniversary to your blog and 2nd Anniversary to Let's Bee Social! I appreciate all that you do for the online quilting community and am constantly amazed by your creativity and productivity. I hope you have many, many, many more years of fun quilting ahead. :)

The Colorful Fabriholic said...

Thank you, Lorna, for your blog, your linky party, and your fresh approach to quilting and blogging! Happy third blogiversary, and here's to many more. Wishing you and yours a happy holiday season.

Georgi said...

Thanks, Lorna, for inspiring us all! I'm making quilts for my grandkids this year (8!) and the first one I'm working on is one my granddaughter picked ~ Elephant Parade :) Can't wait to put this one together ~ and thanks for creating the pattern!! Happy Blogiversary!

Mari said...

Congratulations Lorna! And thanks for sharing all of your great creations! May you have many happy years ahead. Merry Christmas!

Kay said...

Congratulations on three wonderful years. x

Ioleen said...

Congrats Lorna. I wish all the best to you and family. I am so glad I found your blog. Keep the cute patterns coming. Love them all.

Laney said...

Congratulations Lorna! I love your blog and your quilting style. Always makes me smile when you pop up in my email with a new post. Thanks for hosting the link up! Merry Christmas!

Susan said...

Happy Blogiversary! Love the alligators - they should come play with my George!

LA Paylor said...

happy Christmas to you Lorna et al. I want to also say thank you for the party every week. So much to learn and see. Love LeeAnna

PegP said...

Happy 3rd blogiversary! I love those lions!!

Lisa J. said...

Lorna: Thank you so much for being a friend to all of us. For providing this place for us to come to the party and celebrate and make new friendships. Congratulations on your three year anniversary .

Glinda ♥ said...

Gorgeous gorgeous work, Lorna!
Thank you for all your support, for your friendship and kindness; looking forward to following you and seeing you grow even more in 2016. Hope you and your family have a very Happy Christmas xx

Katie V said...

Happy anniversary!!! And thank you so much for hosting and posting and sharing with us! Happy holidays!!!

Valerie Reynolds said...

Oh Lorna...your jungle friends are coming along wonderfully!! I love New Year goals and invite you and your readers to also share them at Tuesday Archives on Dec. 29th. Happy Holidays everyone! Val:) myplvl.blogspot.com

Carol S. said...

My goodness, Lorna, you never cease to amaze me. I love the lions, alligators, monkeys...everything! If I were sewing this week I'm sure one of your critters would be part of it, but instead I'm hanging out with the family. Congratulations on your blogging anniversary! Have a very Merry Christmas!

Andree G. Faubert said...

Congratulations on three years of partying. Thanks for including us - it's good to be social, especially when we spend so much time in our quilting studio!

SuperMomNoCape said...

Congratulations on two milestones for your blog!

Your Jungle quilt blocks are adorable. I especially love the lions and the giraffes! Definitely going on my list of makes.

Celine said...

Congratulations Lorna. I am so glad to have found your lovely blog this year.
Merry Christmas to you and your family!