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Aurifil Giveaway

Aurifil Italian Threads | Perfectly suited for every quilt project has sponsored "In The Boon Docks" blog from almost the beginning! Supporting my ideas to get the word out about the best threads in the world. I only use Aurifil Threads in all my sewing and quilting projects. I am honored to call myself one of the Aurifil Italian Threads | Bloggers ! It was very inspiring for me to see my name on the company website with such talented people. That was when I knew I was a Blogger. Thank you Aurifil for all you have done for me and this blog. As a Blog Birthday Gift I present the giveaway sponsored by Aurifil! This is the 100% Aurifil Cotton Bright Collection - 12 Large Spools of delicious color! It is 50 wt. thread, 1422 yards on each spool! Color numbers - 2120,1104, 2395, 2250, 6737, 2840, 2810, 2740, 2530, 2535, 2545, and 2520.       My Birthday is next week and I will be 52 and the blog turned 4 in January! I decided to ask my sponors for a group of giveaways t

SMS Giveaway Days

Welcome to Giveaway Day (really a few) at In The Boon Docks! I really appreciate that Sew Mama Sew | Outstanding sewing, quilting, and needlework tutorials since 2005. Links us all together to have the largest ( I think) party on the internet. I love to win things and I bet you do too! A quick rundown on myself: I am Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, veteran, and artist. In a rural area of West Virginia, USA, my family and I, live with 2 dogs, 4 chickens, a squirrel, and miscellaneous deer (they live in our woods). We grow, can, and freeze, both fruits and vegetables. I will admit I love to blog, blog hop, swap, sew, quilt, crochet, knit, and just about any DIY project. I am a fabric and Aurifil thread lover! Hopefully, some of the things I write about here will interest you and keep you entertained. If so, please leave a comment occasionally and follow. Follow any way you like if I don't have it available, just send me an email. Look in the upper lefthand corner to choose

August Aurifil Winner

Aurifil thread Giveaway Winner Congratulations to gpc august 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM I was sorry to learn that she didn't feel welcome in her first quilting class. I know you would have made her feel included if you had been the first to meet her! :) This is not why you won but it is one of the nicest things to be said about me! Thank you for such a nice comment! I forgot to post this but not to notify the winner and mail it! Gail has her winnings of 4 Aurifil 12 wt. Threads! Thank you all for your comments! Lisa

Wanna Win some Aurifil Thread

The Aurifil Thread Giveaway ends on August 26, 2014 enter HERE My work in progress or WIP for this Wednesday (I know today is Tuesday) is hand quilting this mini quilt! I am hand quilting the Flowering Snowball Mini with Aurifil 12 wt. Thread using #2021 Natural White! As you look at the colors in this quilt you can see I could have used a variety of colors if I wanted the quilting to be the main focus but I didn't in this case. By using the white you see the beautiful sheen off the white but it blends with the white fabric. Aurifil 12 wt. threads are an excellent way of adding decorative stitches to projects and hand quilting. I love the look of how it makes the quilting pattern stand out without taking away from the overall appearance of the quilt. Thank you for stopping by to look around! Create and be unique! Lisa @intheboondocks Don't forget to enter the giveaway to try some for yourself! Aurifil 12 wt. Thread Giveaway Linking with

Stitch On Prints Experiment and Aurifil Giveaway

Giveaway Closed! Stitch on Prints Welcome to "In The Boon Docks"! 2014 is going to be the year of Experiments. "Stitch on Prints" is taking a turn from hand stitching only to include experiments in the use of different weights of threads along with varying stitch sizes on your personel sewing machine to create unique looks! The Giveaway of (2) 12 wt spools of thread is provided by Aurifil . Please visit our sponsor sales links provided below when you need a new spool. The other day when I was looking at the Aurifl site and I found this tidbit Aurifil 12 wt Embellishment and Sashiko dreams ! I began to experiment with the machine settings, needles, threads and loved the texture of the heavier thread stitched with a sewing machine. Here is what I did to create this look! I used these setting on my new Juki Exceed Home Decor HZL-F300 that my wonderful hubby bought me for Christmas. What a killer deal that was and better left for another time. Changed the needle