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March 18, 2019
What I did on Quilting Day weekend. . . . . . from Books, Hooks, Sticks, etc.

Here we are on the day after St. Patrick's Day and 2 days past National Quilting Day.

I actually finished quilting a quilt on Saturday. . . . and I had only started quilting it Friday evening!
Here is one view:

Here is another view:

This quilt was made by a friend of mine with blocks from a Row Robin our quilt guild did a while back. 

The black and white blocks were those made by her husband and his group; the red and black were made by her and her group.

The quilt is laid out on a double bed. . . and ...

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March 16, 2019
touching base . . . from Count it *all* JOY!

Greetings!  Just checking in real briefly to update my shoulder progress . . .
Which, all things considered, is going extremely well!  I'm very pleased, as are my PT gurus and my doc. What I need to be careful of is not getting ahead of myself; I feel so good I want to do things it's not time to do yet. Yikes! 

And to say Happy National Quilting Day! I'm totally bummed that I'm not ready to do any quilting (or stitching of any kind, for that matter--typing is exhausting enough), but when I googled "national quilting day", I ...

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March 14, 2019
FREE PATTERN: Worldwide Quilting Day Contest from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Happy [almost] Worldwide Quilting Day! We two days away from celebrating the day that truly “binds” us all together! We have designed a brand new, FREE Pattern to give to you to commemorate our favorite day of the year. The pattern is called the Piece, Love & Quilting Quilt and we made our versions using Bella Solids by Moda Fabrics. We also have kits for the Mini Piece Love & Quilting Quilt (top) and the Lap Piece Love & Quilting Quilt (bottom) to help you make Piece, Love & Quilting quilts like ours (below)!

In addition to the free pattern, we are launching a ...

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March 17, 2018
National Quilting Day fun from The Crafty Quilter

Happy National Quilting Day everyone!  Also known as World Wide Quilting Day – which also happens to land on St. Patrick’s Day!  There are many ways you can get involved.  First, visit the Worldwide Quilting Day Facebook page to connect with other quilters and shop owners.


Check out the Quilt Alliance website for events and links to free patterns from their partners.

National Quilting Day 2018


Make sure to visit The Quilt Show this weekend and watch a variety of free shows (23 in all) by some amazing quilt professionals and enter to win a Bernina sewing machine!


You can also visit your local ...

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It’s National Quilting Day!! from Needle and Foot

This year National Quilting Day and St. Patrick’s Day coincide! This is the best for me because I can combine two of my favorites, fabric and all shades of green.  To celebrate this momentous occasion, I am hosting two giveaways; one on Instagram and the other on Facebook.  If you are interested in throwing your name in the hat to win a fantastic bundle of green fat quarters, head on over there.  Also, I have a few bundles of these gorgeous greens listed in my shop – today only, they are $17!

I will draw the winner tomorrow morning.  Good ...

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National Quilting Day from I Have A Notion

Today is Worldwide Quilting Day! I hope you have set aside some time today to do something Quilty to Celebrate!When I lived in Nebraska, we always had a Soup and Sew Day sponsored by the guild. To build and cement our Quilting Life and Friendships. It was always a big deal since the National Quilt Museum is in Lincoln Nebraska!I celebrated a few days early, and unfortunately, no pictures!!! I did

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March 16, 2018
Fabric Friday and National Quilting Day! from Pibble Pulling Threads

First off, Happy National Quilting Day!  I’m hoping to actually get some sewing done today, but for the morning, at least, I am at my auxiliary…

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February 7, 2018
Are You a Quilt Qwazy Queen? from Books, Hooks, Sticks, etc.

Marian over at Seams To Be Sew is a great Blog Hop hostess.

She is currently taking sign ups for the Quilt Qwazy Queens in honor of National Quilting Day.

Quilt Qwazy Queens 2018

If you would like to take part head to her blog posting here for more information

I have signed up and am working on something I hope all will find interesting.

In peace and pieces,


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