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Bloggers Quilt Festival

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The festival begins today over at http://www.amyscreativeside.com/2017/09/18/bloggers-quilt-festival-fall-2017-edition/ , it has been a few years since I entered a quilt! Amy Ellis is so talented and busy but still takes the time to put on the Bloggers Quilt Festival for everyone! Thank you Amy for being so supportive of other Quilt Bloggers and the quilting community! I appreciate looking at everyone's beautiful quilts and their stories! Welcome to "In The Boon Docks", I am Lisa, and I spend my time when I can sewing and quilting! I love to blog, so if you see things you like please follow! I have a family and live in the boon docks, at least when we moved to West Virginia from Virginia Beach, Virginia, that is what our oldest daughter would say! She was really tickled when I named the blog. I learned to sew in my late 40s, from some wonderful, patient women at WV Quilt ! Now I mainly learn new techniques by the seat of my pants. I try to share that knowledge with …

Bloggers Quilt Festival

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The festival begins today over at Blogger's Quilt Festival :: Fall 2017 Edition - Amy's Creative Side , it has been a few years since I entered a quilt! Amy Ellis is so talented and busy but still takes the time to put on the Bloggers Quilt Festival for everyone! Thank you Amy for being so supportive of other Quilt Bloggers and the quilting community! I appreciate looking at everyone's beautiful quilts and their stories! Welcome to "In The Boon Docks", I am Lisa, and I spend my time when I can sewing and quilting! I love to blog, so if you see things you like please follow! I have a family and live in the boon docks, at least when we moved to West Virginia from Virginia Beach, Virginia, that is what our oldest daughter would say! She was really tickled when I named the blog. I learned to sew in my late 40s, from some wonderful, patient women at WV Quilt ! Now I mainly learn new techniques by the seat of my pants. I try to share that knowledge with others her…

Please go vote

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Hello, this is me asking you to go vote! Here is the link Blogger's Quilt Festival - Vote Here! Voting is from October 29th through November 5th for your favorites. I don't care if you vote for me or someone else. But here are my two quilts in the festival. Pop Plus Quilt - Original Design Category Tiger - Mini Quilt category Amy of Amy's Creative Side works really hard each year to put the Quilt Festival together for quilters. Take the time to scroll down and look at each category and choose 3 by clicking on the heart in the upper right hand corner. Thank you for assisting me in trying to inspire new quilter's to enter next year and giving recognition to the quilters who have entered. Sew On - Lisa© COPYRIGHT 2012 - 2015In The Boon Docks. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Create and be unique - Lisa

Blogger's Quilt Festival Fall 2015

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It the beginning of the Blogger's Quilt Festival at Amy's Creative Side! Welcome to "In The Boon Docks", I am Lisa, and if you have come over from the Blogger's Quilt Festival, please feel free to look around. Thank you, Amy Ellis of Amy's Creative Side for thinking up such a wonderful way for us all to share our quilts! I am entering this quilt into the Blogger's Quilt Festival - Original Design Quilts Category - Amy's Creative Side Quilt Stats "Pop Plus"Size 72" x 84"Pieced by: Elizabeth (Lisa) JohnsonLong Arm Quilted by: Irene HensleyPrints - Assorted Cotton+Steel from my stashSolids - 26 FQ Cotton Supreme Solids, RJR FabricThread - Aurifil 50 wt. #2600 (Dove) InspirationThis quilt was created for the "What Shade RU"? Blog Hop for RJR Fabrics Quilting with Love! I love solid colors they can stand alone or help a print "pop"! My answer to "What Shade R U?" I have to say I love all colors! It was rea…

Bloggers Quilt Festival - Mini Quilt

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Welcome to "In The Boon Docks", I am Lisa, and if you have come over from the Blogger's Quilt Festival, please feel free to look around. Thank you, Amy Ellis of Amy's Creative Side for thinking up such a wonderful way for us all to share our quilts! I am entering this quilt into the Mini Category that I made for a Instagram Swap that now resides in New Zealand!Blogger's Quilt Festival - Mini Quilt Category - Amy's Creative Side Quilt Stats
"Tiger"Size 24" x 18"Pieced by: Elizabeth (Lisa) JohnsonQuilted by: Elizabeth (Lisa) JohnsonPrints - Assorted Tula Pink fabrics, Tiger Face from Eden, from my stashThread - Aurifil 50 wt. #2600 (Dove) piecing & Aurifil 40 wt. #2024 quilting InspirationThe inspiration for this quilt was a swap partner. She is a very talented quilter and I was a little awe struck when I saw her beautiful work. I had just attained the Tigers from Tula Pink's Eden and I knew I had to use it for the mini quilt swap…

Blogger's Quilt Festival

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Hi everyone, I am number 37 over Bloggers Quilt Festival: Throw Quilts. Please go take a look and Vote!

To vote this year you have to copy and paste the blog address in the vote box!
I am submitting this quilt into the "Throw Category" because when I originally made it in December this is what I said about it!


"Well last week I was working on a throw quilt for my new granddaughter to be born in January. I finished the top on Monday! I call it a throw quilt because I want it thrown on the floor/ground before the baby is put down on the floor or in the grass outside. Put it on the couch before you put the baby on it. A quilt you can take in the car and wash it when you get home. A barrier between the baby and the world. A baby wrapped in love! Yes, it is a little sappy!"
At the baby shower my daughter was expecting burp cloths! She knows I feel every new mom cannot live without them. She was mighty surprised to find Zoey's quilt in the bag! It made her cry seeing he…