Showing posts from August, 2015

Giveaway Alert for Farmers Wife Fans

Book Giveaway! | . Hello all - Janice of Better Off Thread is giving away the book for the sew along starting on Sept 28, 2015! Go enter and join us!   Hope one of you win! Hugs Lisa     Create and be unique - Lisa

Winner Lori Holt's Modern Minis

Congratulations to Dody for winning the giveaway! I can't wait to see what you create. I have contacted the winner by email. Dody August 4, 2015 at 5:47 AM I follow via email.   Due to the health of my daughter I have been away from the blog for more time than I intended. I apologize for my lapse and have so many new projects going on to share with all of you! Thank you for all your help and support! - Lisa             Create and be unique - Lisa

Sale at the Fat Quarter Shop

Time to go shopping friends! Fat Quarter Shop   If you haven't entered the Giveaway for Lori Holt Modern Minis! So cute, works great if you are doing the Farm Girl Vintage Blocks! In The Boon Docks: Old Glory Farm Girl Vintage/Giveaway   Create something beautiful and be unique - Lisa       Create and be unique - Lisa

Winter Wonderland Sew Along

  Hello and welcome to "In The Boon Docks" my name is Lisa. I am one of two featured bloggers for the Winter Wonderland Sew Along - Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber here and on Instagram so if your stopping in for the first time I hope you like what you see and follow. I did the Mittens block, of the Sleigh Bell Sampler Quilt, from the book Winter Wonderland by Sherri Falls of This & That Pattern Company . Melissa of Happy Quilting is the other blogger for this week. Please stop by her blog when you leave here to see the second block for this week.   What a wonderful book, it breaks down all the blocks with clear and easy directions. The book has quilts, tablerunners, tabletopper, and even a tree skirt. The sew along quilt is right on the front of the book! I think it is sew cute! Now for my Mitten block . Print Fabric: Cotton + Steel Holiday 2015, Solid Fabric: RJR Cotton Supreme Solids, Piecing thread: Aurifil #2024 It is going to make a great Chri

Pincushion Inspiration

I love magazines! Seeing who is making what and new techniques being used! New Fabrics being released! I have had this one sitting on my sewing table looking at these beautiful pillows.     A light bulb went on - isn't that the cutest pincushion! Shrink it! Love Patchwork & Quilting - Sharing your passion for fabric! this project is in Issue 20, (one of my favorite magazines). It is from the U.K. but you can find it at Barnes & Noble Stores near you or a Books a Million. Book stores with magazines are my favorite place to hang out in a city. Which is one of the few things I miss living out here in the boon docks.   I started to work on my shrink it project last night and testing different size hexagons, I think I am happy with 1 1/2"! I have cut several sizes of strips and will get back to you on what works! For now this is what I have. I am in a Halloween Mini Quilt Swap on Instagram and I think my partner will really love this pincushion once I

Winner of Vacation Giveaway

Karen July 10, 2015 at 6:27 PM I follow you via Bloglovin' New Giveaway To enter the latest giveaway for Lori Holt's new Modern Minis In The Boon Docks: Old Glory Farm Girl Vintage/Giveaway Thank you for stopping by!     Create and be unique - Lisa