Monday, June 22, 2015

Retreat P1


I just came back from the Lori Holt
Farm Girl Vintage Retreat
Sponsored by
Thimbles and Threads Quilt Shop.
I had the best time!


There was a trunk show the first night and this is one of my favorites.
The amount of work and effort Lori and Thimbles and Threads did for this retreat was not only amazing but far beyond expectation.



We learned this block and Lori had a quilt already made to show us.
Amazing!
we had so much fun and every day was new surprise.



Kind of a blurry picture but this table runner is so cute!
you will want to make 2.
I hope you are doing the "Farm Girl Friday sew alongs",
So of what we did could go along with that.


This was where I was sewing. 
There were so many cute feather weights, 
I think I might need 1 more in a different color.







This was so much fun to go see old and new sewing friends and attend an amazing retreat!
We all enjoyed every day and Lori did a great job and really put a lot and time and effort into each day.
Come back later for more retreat fun.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Mallory's


This is new newest addition to our farm.
The Mallory's
Yep I know they should all have their own names but....
I can't tell them apart.


I figure maybe when they are bigger I will be able to then I will 
rethink their names.


They have to stay in the house at night until they are a bit older.



Henry thinks they are pretty interesting, 
he does keep barking  at them. 
I figure they will be friend soon.


Saturday, May 23, 2015

Pincushion Fun


I love pincushions! And it seems the little extras 
are what really adds that special touch.
And a cute button and a charm is one of my 
favorite touches.


This one clips right on to the table.


I am ready to use it now!


The center is wool. I really like combining fabric and wool.
Some of my favorite quilt patterns have the combination 
of the two.
Maybe I will just use it as a decoration....


Thursday, May 7, 2015

Block 1 Farm Girl Fun!



As you can see I have my fabric all ready and stored in
my One Hour Basket!
(a post for another day)
The hardest part for me is picking fabrics.
So I tend to see what everyone is picking and go from there.
That's why Sew A Longs are Sew Fun!
You can see everyones choices of fabric I love it!


Here are my Fabric choices..
I hope they work out....



Done...
I like it!
Ok got to go over to instagram and see everyones
#farmgirlfridays





Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Mother's Day Give Away from Mdm Samm



Look at this amazing Give away Mdm Samm is doing on her blog
I would love to win this...if I won everyone from that day going forward...
Everyone would look at my quilts and wonder just how I get them pressed so perfectly!!
And I would share my secret.
You won't want to miss out on this one!
And if you haven't been to her blog....you must.
She Always has the best posts.














Monday, May 4, 2015

Joining in the Fun!!

Just who could resist joining in on all the fun!
Not Me...I am sew in!
Lori for Bee In My Bonnet Start another fun sew along.
She will be posting every Friday and has 45 bloggers lined up to post too!
You can see it at:
 We are sewing along from her new book
Farm girl Vintage
 
 
This is going to be "Sew" fun.
If you have joined in on any other Sew Alongs then you know.
She started off with showing us how to make a darling pin cushion that you can do with any of the blocks from her book.
We are only 1 block into it so there is still time to join.
And if you need the book you can order it from her too, just check out her site to find out how.
I will show you my block in my next post....
And I have been working on the Hen quilt in the book...
I love it!!!
 
 

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