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Halloween Haunts 2015 Blog Hop - it's my day

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Hello everyone, welcome to "In The Boon Docks" today is my day for the Halloween Haunts 2015 Blog Hop! I am so excited to share a little history and some new Halloween projects I have been working on for this hop!Thank you Marian of Seams To Be Sew for organizing this great hop! I love being back with so many familiar blogs. Many of us have done hops for years together! I am enjoying the new blogs too! So much talent in this hop! I appreciate what you have taken on for everyone's enjoyment!Favorite Costume My Mommy (Joyce) and Daughter AshleyIn 1990, my Mom came for Halloween. I was pregnant and had nothing for my daughter to wear for Halloween. I had never seen my mother sew anything! In a day, she dyed a white sheet and a long sleeve shirt orange. She went shopping for ribbon, elastic, green and black felt. Made a pattern out of newspaper for the pumpkin face, green around the neck, and a hat. Sewed it into this awesome pumpkin costume for my oldest daughter Ash…

Pincushion Inspiration

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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 figure it out! The fabri…

Thank you!

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Dots on Dots Blog Hop Giveaway the winner is SUZE. She has been contacted by email. Random Org picked 168. I personally went through and counted, if you had more than 2 comments (some of you did) I only counted the the first two. I removed my comments of course and Suze was #168. Thank you all for playing.

The population of of followers has grown so much that I find it thrilling. Thank you all for reading In the Boon Docks Blog. I was so happy when I just knew that one person was reading and might find it entertaining. Happy Dance! Thanks again! Internet Pickles I won these pickles months ago from Thearica @ Pig Tales and Quilts. They just got ready to mail, it worked perfect. The pickles are crisp, crunchy, and delicious sweet pickles. Unfortunately, they are almost gone because everyone in the house is eating them up. Thank you Thearica Pincushions and Batiks Squares I won these from the wonderful Rachel @ The Life of Riley Thank you so much Rachel, I love pincushions. Mode…