Sunday, January 26, 2014

Grow Your Blog

 Hi! I am Jean. I am fairly new to sewing and quilting. Have only finished seven quilts, but have a few in progress.  This blog is all about my sewing adventures and an occasional post about life.  I hope you enjoy what I have to share.
 
I started following blogs to learn about quilting. My boys asked me to make quilts for their beds and that is how it all started.  I started my blog to journal my experiences, and with the hopes of having followers that might be able to help if I get stuck. :) 

I do all my piecing and quilting on my very basic home machine. I love growing my fabric stash and have become very particular about my thread. I have discovered online fabric shops and have a few that I love.
I am a wife and mom of 3, love to play indoor soccer and will soon be training for a marathon. It has always been a dream of mine to complete one.

I look forward to finding new blogs and 'meeting' you.

Linking up: 2 Bags Full

22 comments:

  1. Jean - welcome to my GYB party -- your blog is now listed in section number 8. I hope you have a wonderful opportunity to meet new friends and grow your blog --- thank you for participating -- have fun!

    xoxo
    Vicki

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  2. Hello from Switzerland, Jean! I'm here thanks to the GYB party. So nice to "meet" you! You have some lovely quilts and I can see this is just the beginning of some wonderful creativity coming from you. :-) You are already following some of my own favourite blogs and are sure to find help whenever you need it. It's really one of the great qualities about quilters, their helpful sharing. I am a new follower on Bloglovin' and I'm looking forward to seeing more of what you're up to!

    http://www.busyneedle.ch

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  3. hi Jean,
    I'm visiting via the GYB party from Cardiff, Wales. I'm a quilter too, just starting out and a newbie blogger. I'd love you to have a look at my blog

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  4. Welcome to "Blog Land"! I am now happily following your blog!

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  5. Greetings from St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. I have been blogging since 2009.

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  6. Hey, there - welcome to the party. I'm in Southern California and am happy to follow you. Come by my blog for the give away from a favorite online store. Look forward to seeing a photo of those quilts.

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  7. I quilt for beds/warmth as well; here in Appalachia, it's a necessity. Like Aunt Bonnie always told me, "Kid, you better be sleeping under that quilt and not have it hanging on the wall!"
    Visiting via Vicki's GYBP and enjoyed your post.

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  8. Hi nice to meet you here. Hasn't this hop been fun! I made one quilt for my first child. My second is still waiting (twenty years later:( -------- Oh well. Love your work. Happy hopping!

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  9. I've been blogging for about 5 years and, it's fun to see where everyone comes from. It's so nice meeting new friends through the GYB hop.

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  10. Nice to meet you. I don't quilt much but I do like to sew and make small projects.

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  11. Thank you for sharing your blog/ story! I hope to visit again soon. Please consider coming over & visiting my embroidery/ redwork blog. I'm in the 1st set of the GYB list.

    Following through Bloglovin.

    aprilsongstress

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  12. Hello from the Yukon! I hope you're enjoining this party as much as I do :)
    Evalina, This and that...

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  13. only 7 quilts? that sounds like a lot to me! Nice to meet you.

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  14. Very nice to meet you along the party route... Very nice quilting you do. Everyone should have a fabric stash like that. Aloha

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  15. Hi Jean,
    It is "sew" nice to meet you. I am a quilter also. I got bit with the bug about two years ago and just love it. Very cool that you are training for a marathon. Looking forward to seeing your quilty creations. :)
    ~Amy
    Sew Incredibly Crazy

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  16. hello Jean, so glad to meet you and hear about you learning to quilt. I am a self taught quilter and over 20years now. You will be a great quilter as time goes by, and have a great quilt shop to get good quality fabric from is fabulous. I love Aurifil 50 wt cotton myself. It helps to keep the seams tight and thin. And the bobbins keep on going like the Energizer bunny. Okay enough, I need to keep hopping so I can meet other. Glad to meet you, enjoy the journey.

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  17. Your quilts are beautiful. You should be proud to find your work pinned. I can hardly wait till I run across something of mine. stay safe T.

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  18. hi welcome aboard, love hopping, Nice to 'meet 'you

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  19. Hola, he visitado tu blog y tus colchas son hermosas. Yo todavia no logro aprender, tal vez algun dia.
    Por ahora, hago otras manualidades sencillas. Leo y escribo tambien.
    Saludos desde Chile
    Maru
    http://lulurulitos.blogspot.com

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  20. Hi Jean, nice to meet you here in blogland. I'm stopping by via the GYBP list. I enjoyed what I read on your blog and have become a new follower. The coasters turned out awesome! Have a great day, Toni from Easy Street Ramblings (peddlerjo.blogspot.com)

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  21. Wow I love my visit. Didn't realize that there is so much going on in cyber world. Forgive me for coming to the party at the last minute, But 600 blog reading was a little tasking. I wanted to read and get to know the girls so I did read everyone's bio. Your my 527 blog and 24 hours left to go. If you like come visit My site http://overboardcreations.blogspot.com/and contact info is http://ovr_brd@yahoo.com I believe inspiration comes from all facets of life even knowing the great people out there with wisdom and knowledge the do's and don'ts and even the wonders of life from a personal point of view. I liked you following you on goggle connect and Bloglovin you. hope to see you in the cyber neighborhood I am new to blogging so I don't have a lot posted because I got side tract with GYB party. Kind of felt it was important to have some one read my silly chatter. I can't remember a time I didn't dabble in something creative. I tried a little of everything. But, my new love these days is Card making I just love it.

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