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SMS Giveaway Ends Today At 8 pm EST

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It has been quite a week signing up for so many giveaway over atSew, Mama, Sew! a total of 515 giveaways are open until 5 pm PST, here on the East Coast that means 8 pm. So you still have time to sign up for"In The Boon Docks Giveaway Day"and head over and get in as many as you can! Thank you Sew, Mama, Sew! For such a great event! I have worked on other things! Next week starts another blog hop!

I got so Scrappy? Sew bee it! Blocks done and mailed off! I have more of those to get caught up on! Worked on myto Boston with Love Flagwhich our very small but lively group of the West Virginia Modern Quilt Guild are participating in. You do not have to belong to a guild to send a flag and they do not take a lot of time to make. There are tutorials at the blog site to help you create your own. It would be wonderful if you made one and mailed it in! If you do leave a comment on this post letting me know! I went on a 2nd grade field trip with my favorite little man! We had a gre…

Not Sew Lazy

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FinishedAnna Maria Horner feathers for Lucy @ Charm About You with my signature block for
Scrappy? Sew Bee It! I love this Flickr Bee! A block for me! Works In ProgressBinding for the Halloween Quilt Fabric cut out for baby bibs or burp cloths for two new babies. Which do you think I should make? I was going to link up with Works in Progress at Freshly Pieced but I having difficulty with my cut and paste! Argh! That is how the cookie crumbles some days.

Let me know baby bibs or burp cloths? XX Lisa

Japanese X and + Block.

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I completed my first block for the Scrappy So Bee It! I was so nervous and excited! I hope Carla really likes it. Does anyone else get that way when sewing for someone else? Just curious, it would be nice to hear that sewing makes someone else a little crazy! It was a successful pattern to me. I had wanted to sew the block for over a year, and very excited to finally done it: Japanese X and + block. Carla's quilt will be really beautiful, I will be excited to see block placement, and the finished quilt. Until Later, Lisa

Scrappy? Sew bee it!

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I am really excited to have been invited to join a group of very talented people in a "Sewing Bee". I am a little scared but excited for the challenge that this opportunity will bring. Scrappy Sew Bee It. Each month a member choses a new block for the group to sew. Then the blocks are sent to that person for their own quilt. I am looking forward to August 2013 when I think it will be my turn to chose a block. Until then I will look forward to completing new blocks with someone else in mind and color combinations I might not have considered. I cannot wait to get started. My mother informed me that when she was young these where called "Friendship Quilts". This is just on a world level. WOW

I have the blocks from my Great Aunt Caroline's friendship quilt from "1932". I would like to be involved in this to share with my grandchildren a completed quilt that showed woman from all over the world working on a collaborate effort and it is in "N…