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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) Johnson Quilted by: Elizabeth (Lisa) Johnson Prints - Assorted Tula Pink fabrics, Tiger Face from Eden, from my stash Thread - Aurifil 50 wt. #2600 (Dove) piecing & Aurifil 40 wt. #2024 quilting Inspiration The 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 kne

Old Glory Farm Girl Vintage/Giveaway

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  Hi my name is Lisa and I am so happy to have been invited to participate in the Sew Along through the Fat Quarter Shop . Lori Holt of Bee In My Bonnet is such a talented author, pattern and fabric designer. I love her books and fabric lines with Riley Blake. Have you been following along with Lori Holt's Farm Girl Vintage and jumped on the #farmgirlfridays bandwagon? I love seeing the blocks each week on Instagram. The book has a great variety of patterns that are very easy to follow. It is designed to open and lay flat. The photography is so colorful and beautiful. Did I say cute, so very cute! A keeper my friends! Buy yourself a copy at the Fat Quarter Shop! Old Glory Block Living with two guys, my husband and grandson their hangout space is the livingroom. When I told them I was redoing the couch pillows they both told me they wanted to choose the fabrics. No girly fabric for them. The pattern for "Old Glory" has a scrappy look but that didn't

ALYOF May Goal

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Is it May already, soon Summer. I am looking forward to warm weather! Time is just running away this year! May 2015 ALYOF Goal Last month I was late so not this month! I have a baby quilt top to make for my oldest daughters best friend since 4th grade. She practically grew up in our family. Hopefully in July David and I will get to meet the new baby when we go on vacation. I will be linking up with Sew BitterSweet Designs to share my goal and see what everyone is making this month feel free to join me everyone is welcome. If you haven't enter the Colonial Needle Giveaway please follow the blue link and do! Thank you for stopping by! Let's create and be unique! Lisa Don't forget Giveaway Day is May 6th through Sew Mama Sew I love participating each year twice a year. Links to hundreds of giveaways will be on her site! So if you have a blog come join us in one of the biggest linky parties on the web Giveaway Day Information Here Open to everyone you don't have to h