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Stitch on Prints February and Giveaway

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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 small spools of thread is provided by Aurifil . Please visit our sponsor sales links provided below when you need a new spool. Let's Learn about Threads Something different - take a few minutes and watch a few YouTube videos about threads. When I started sewing I knew nothing about threads. When I had trouble with breakage the ladies at my LQS said change brands. Then I learned about Aurifil and I will never turn back. Quilty: Different types of thread for quilting Recently, Aurifil and the wonderfully talented Pat Sloan have released several videos Thread Overview Machine Piecing Machine Quilting Machine Applique Machine Em

Stitch On Prints August Winner

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Tomorrow please stop in at Lily's Quilts where I will be quest posting on her series Abakhan Projects on a Budget Current Giveaway Quilters Candy Unwrapped Please stop in and leave a comment for a chance of (2) mini charm packs! Pin It Blog Hop Starts tomorrow over at Madam Samm's Sew We Quilt and my day is the 12th! Stitch On Prints for August 2013 We have a winner #33 Katie PetrossAugust 30, 2013 at 3:09 PM I am a follower!! So glad you are a follower! Congratulation you win 4 spools of 12 wt Aurifil thread! Katie please email me! Until next time, Create and be unique, Lisa

Stitch on Prints and Aurifil Giveaway

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Stitch On Prints Welcome to "In The Boon Docks - Stitch on Prints" A few of the things I use to create my projects Thread Recently, a reader asked me what was some of my favorite things to use to sew with and listen up: I love Aurifil threads in any weight! I sew with Aurifil thread because I truly believe it is the best thread to sew with it. Aurifil glides through fabric whether I am machine sewing or hand sewing! Machine Sewing - It does not leave a bunch of thread dust (I don't know the technical term for the crap that gathers on your machine! Making you have to clean out your bobbin case after every project!). I do clean mine out often but that is another post! I use other 50 wt thread because honestly I do not own ever color Aurifil makes, which is a lot, and I pay for it myself. I won a sample pack on another blog and tested the 50 wt. on my sewing machine no breakage, and not a lot of thread dust. That means a lot to me because I hate both! I bought the

Let's Get Acquainted New Blogger Blog Hop & Giveaway

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Welcome to "In The Boon Docks"! The wait is over it is finally my week in the blog hop. I have made lots of new good friends. Thank you Beth from plume and june this has been a great experience meeting other bloggers and learning more about being one with terrific tips and tricks from seasoned veteran of the internet. Unbelievable resources from the best. I have enjoyed the last seven weeks tremendously. Again, Thank you! So what do I blog about at "In The Boon Docks"? Everything! I will give you a little sampling of my life here! I hope you enjoy it! This beautiful buck stood maybe 30 feet away as I snapped pictures of him eating his dinner off my back porch! "Rusty" the rooster is a free ranger. He has 2 hens and 2 chicks that run our outdoor property. We have three hens that should be laying starting in August for fresh eggs! These ladies live in a hen house built for them raised from chicks by me and David. We grow a garden and help my h

Stitch on Prints and Aurifil

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Giveaway Closed Congratulations to the winner KT! I have already emailed the winner. UPDATE! You can enter this giveaway until July 12, 2013 noon, EST. Because I had the end date wrong! Sorry, my mistake! Welcome to "Stitch on Prints" I am loving the new fabrics coming out! Two of my new favorites are Aspen Frost and Boo Crew! Jenny Hart of Sublime Stitching , This ain't your gramama's embroidery , has offered us the use of her Hand Embroidery Tutorials ! Is she not awesome! Sublime Stitching is Jenny's store and full of everything you might need for embroidery. Thank you Jenny! Aspen Frost basicgrey Moda On the Aspen Frost mini tumbler quilt, I decided I wanted to used a straight stitch to hand quilt it. I need some more practice as you can see my lines are not always as straight as I would like them. Boo Crew Sweetwater Moda I just love to stitch on the monster print! If you look carefully where I used French Knot for some of their eyes. Then using the