Wednesday, October 30, 2013

For The Boys Blog Hop!!!

I am super excited to share with you the schedule for the
 
 
If you have never been over to Sew We Quilt
you are missing out on some very creative hops.
I greatly enjoyed being
 the Head Cheerleader for FOR THE BOYS.
I know these super talented ladies are going to
knock your socks OFF! 
 And we added a couple extra days!!!
So get ready to be inspired.........
 
 

November 6th

 

 


November 7th
 
 

November 8th

 

 November 11th
 
 
 
November 12th
 
 

 

November 13th
 
 
 
November 14th
 
 
 
November 15th 
 
 
 
 
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Friday, October 25, 2013

Blogger's Quilt Festival

AmysCreativeSide

 
Hello and welcome to my blog.
If you are a regular, you get the joy (haha) at looking at this quilt a second time. :)
I have been quilting for just over a year and I absolutely love it.
  Since, I began quilting I just adored the hand-appliqued and quilted beauties that I spied around. 
I dreamed  of making my own. 
This summer, I spent it working on this.
 

I finished up this quilt in about 8 weeks.
The hexagons are all hand-pieced together and then
hand appliqued onto the backing.
  
 
I wanted a modern approach to a traditional design.


 
I decided to then hand quilt it together with the same echoing
hexagons throughout the quilt.
I used Aurifil 12 wt. thread throughout. 
It was quilted with 5 different colors.
 
 
 
 


I hope you enjoyed your little stop during the Blogger's Quilt Festival!
 
Quilt Stats:
Pattern:  Not Your Grandmother's Flower Garden - by Me
Size:  82"x82"
Quilting:  Hand Quilted with Aurifil thread by Me
Fabric: Honeycomb of Happy Go Lucky
Timeless Treasures Soho Solids


 
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Autumn Applique Blog Hop

Welcome to Day Three of the

Hop Along

and a big thanks to Bea for organizing it
and a big thanks to Electric Quilt for a fabulous giveaway!
It is no surprise that I love to play
with my EQ7 software.
I have worked up several quilting projects on it.
 


For my Fall sample, I used all the shapes on the
left side bar.  First, I started with a circle,
I flattened it out a bit.
 

 
 
Added a few half moons to each side of the circle


 
Made a rectangle and then used the edit tool to make a stem


 
Added a couple leaf shapes


 
Colored the pumpkin, you could use this as a pillow or 



If you like Halloween, you can add a cute little face on it with a couple triangles and
a rectangle that I played with a bit for the mouth.
 


 
It is super easy to work up a wall hanging.
 

 
Or a table runner.  


Just think,
You won't have to buy any more patterns...
You will be able to make your own.


How would you like win your very own EQ7 software? 
 
 
 
 
 
What do you need to do to win? 
 
That is sooo simple, leave a comment here on my blog and you can have one entry.
 
Make Sure You Are Not A No-Reply Blogger!!!!

Want even a better chance?
 
Visit these other EQ7 hoppers and leave a comment on their blogs to be entered to improve your chances of winning and be EQ7 inspired.

October 21st
 
 
October 22nd
 
 
October 23rd
 
 
October 24th
 
 
October 25th
 
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Monday, October 21, 2013

Are YOU Wicked?

Beware of things that go bump in the night. 
 
 
For they just might give you a fright.
 
 
Feel like someone might be watching you?
 
 
Well, your worries just might be true.
 
Beware of all the creepy crawlers
 
 
They are liable to make you holler.
 
 
 
I hoped you enjoyed your little stay  
 

Where the Wicked sometimes play!!!!
 
 Go and visit a few more of the Wicked

Tuesday, October 22nd
Sew Incredibly Crazy- you are here

Thanks as always to every one's cheerleader
Mdm Samm and to the Wonderfully Wicked Wendy, who used
her broom to keep us in line.



P.S. Come back tomorrow for a chance to win EQ7 software. 
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