Thursday, February 23, 2012

Daffodils for a Little Girl

Another finish for Love Quilts.  These flowers are for a sick little girl named Olivia and will be part of a beautiful quilt put together by one of the quilters for Love Quilts.   This organization makes special quilts for sick boys and girls.  If you want to view some of the finished quilts, you can see them here.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Fab Hop Shop Winnings

These are the fat quarters I chose from my winnings from Around the Block Quilters Shop during a recent Fab Hop Shop contest.

I have already been able to utilize the gold fabric on the right to line an iPad cover I finished recently.

There is still time to enter and win some fabulous prizes during February at the Fab Hop Shop. 

Saturday, February 18, 2012

iPad Cover

I made this iPad cover from a tutorial from the OneShabbyChick website.   The tutorial was easy to follow, and I am happy to say I didn't even have to use my seam ripper one time!   When I sew or cross stitch items, I usually don't make them for myself, but since I had a new iPad (first one) I decided to make one for me.  The fabric was bought at JoAnn's a few weeks ago and it has been cut out and waiting for me to sew it together for several days. 

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Giveaways (Updated 2/19/12)

Image DetailWorld of Charity Stitching is having another great giveaway - it starts Monday, Feb. 20

Katie is having a sponsored (Patchworks Gracie) giveaway.

Don't forget to enter Hawtorne Thread's weekly giveaway.

Be sure to visit Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe to enter the latest of her fabulous giveaways.

Vicky at Nutmegger's Stitchers Work is celebrating having 200 followers with a giveaway you won't want to miss:  $20 gift certificate from 123Stitch!

There's a cute pattern giveaway at Bejeweled Quilts.

Little Island Quilting is having a giveaway - some fabric. 

Enter for a chance to win the new Jennifer Chiaverini book, "Sonoma Rose", an Elm Creek Quilts book.  Melissa will give a copy to a lucky winner.

SewCalGal is giving away at copy of  "Nature's Beauty in Applique': Pretty and Practical Projects", by Susan Taylor Propst, published by Martingale & Company.

Nancy at Victorian Motto Sampler is having a fabulous giveaway.

The Fat Quarter Shop is having a very nice fabric giveaway. 

Whimsical Owl

This cute whimsical owl is one of Tonia's designs.  She is the owner and gift-giver of designs at OakHavenDesigns.  If you haven't joined her current SAL, you still have time to join.  She gives a new chart to her members once a month to be stitched by the members.   Tonia also gives other "special" gifts to her members.  She recently gifted two cute valentine charts to anyone in the group who made a request for her gift.

This owl square is actually a combination of two of her charts, as it will be one of the nine squares that will be made into a beautiful quilt by my group, World of Charity Stitching.  It will be donated to a very special (as yet to be named) senior citizen or resident of a residential care facility.  Sometimes there are people in the care facilities who are not seniors and because they need special care, they are sometimes chosen as the recipients of these gifts from our group.

Friday, February 10, 2012

WOCS Tote Bags

 Two new totes finished for World of Charity Stitching.  The teddy bear square was  an orphan square from a while back and the "goldfish" cat is a free chart I downloaded and stitched recently.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

New Giveaway with Aurifil Threads

World of Charity Stitching's newest giveaway sponsor is Aurifil Threads.  There are seven Sampler Packs to be given away.   Click on the link above to enter.

Aurifil Threads

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Giveaways to Enter (updated Feb. 10)

Sew Can She is having a wonderful Fabric Fairy giveaway.

Linsey at Craft Buds is having a Modern Fabric Studio giveaway.

Check out Lisa's giveaway-seersucker fabric.

Charity is giving away two very nice charts of cats on her blog.

There are only a few days left for the Fashionable Fabrics $50 gift certificate giveaway... What would you buy?!giveaway

CRAZY ANNIE'S STITCHIN  is  having a giveaway: a CHILL OUT penguin cross stitch kit designed by Brown House Studio.  Go to her FB page to enter.

Enter to Win a Trip to the 18th Annual Mountain Quiltfest in Pigeon Forge, TN
Experience the 18th Annual A Mountain Quiltfest in Pigeon Forge March 14th-17th, 2012! This popular event is a favorite for both quilters and crafters alike. Enjoy over 60 classes and seminars for quilter enthusiasts of all levels.