Sunday, April 3, 2011

April's showers bring.....

Stylish Blogger awards, (blushing), gosh, really! I'd like to thank my sewing and blogging friends for this award. Leanne, especially, at She Can Quilt for bestowing this award and Kelly at blue bird sews. Thank you, really, total surprise, my competition was fierce. I will cherish it, and hopefully keep up the good work. My award does come with some "duties", of which I am more than happy to fulfill. I must bestow the award on 6 other bloggers, a little like doing a good deed and having someone pay-it-forward. Should be how things work anyway- world would be a much nicer place, if I do say so myself. So, (drum roll please), the next six recipients of the Stylish Blogger award go to (in no particular order):
1. Kiera at It's Sew kiki
2.Cassey at Domesticass
3.Mary at Fairly Merry
4.Wendi at prsd4tim2
5. Anna at Sewing through the muck
6. Laura at Creations on the Island
Congratulations! you deserve it. Now, your duties, as recipient of the Stylish Blogger award, each of you lucky people need to thank the person who gave you this award, (that would be me), and link back to my blog on your blog. Then you need to find 6 newer bloggers to pass this award onto. Like passing on a big blog hug. Then, so that we know more about you, you need to share 7 things about yourself in your blog post.  I would like to add one more "duty", go ahead and follow the person who gave you the award. If you look, I follow you!
Here goes, I just got back from a fabulous vacation to the Island of Maui, Hawaii. The weather was lovely and we did lots of fun things (snorkeling, biking, hiking, playing in the warm water, eating great food, visiting friends). While there, I made a trip to the Maui Quilt Shop, which just happened to be across the parking lot from the Post Office. I only travel in carry on luggage, so the quilt store purchases went into one of those nifty flat rate boxes. I'm waiting for it to arrive in Colorado. Let's see, a few other things. I love to read but I didn't bring a book on this trip. I did this instead, made hexi's, LOTS and LOTS of them. I have to iron these and get going on some little projects, like mug rugs. 

I have 2 mug rugs to make and a sewing machine cover for a secret swapper to finish. We are supposed to leave little hints for our secret swappers, I have discovered that I am not very good at this. I read what others have posted and just sigh. I have not neglected finding out things about my swapper however. I read her answers to others questions. I visited her blog, but alas, I'm not that good at 20 questions, or in my case, even 5 questions. Oh, well. Congratulations to all the new recipients of the stylish blogger awards!  (ps: you can cut and paste the Stylish Blogger Award photo for your blog). Have fun with that!


  1. Thanks for the Stylish Blogger Award! I'm so excited! How nice that it coincides with my Blogiversary and my giveaway. I hope it also coincides with my 100th post - and maybe even 100 followers (sign, oh wouldn't that be nice). Anyway, I'll go blog surfing and find six newer bloggers and try to think of 7 things about myself to share and post in the next few days. (Did I get that right?)

    Thanks again!

  2. Thank You for the award! How sweet! I'll be posting about this tomorrow along with the winner of my giveaway!!

  3. Thanks! I will work on blogging about this tonight. It sounds like fun! I haven't had a giveaway yet but this seems like the perfect time to try one! Thanks again.

  4. Just wanted to let you know that I have posted the next 6 Stylish Bloggers on my blog and linked back to you. If you would like to see the post it's here:

    Thanks again for selecting my little blog. It was fun. And I'm enjoying all the new blogs I've discovered, yours included. LOVELY sewing machine cover, BTW. I'm kind of hoping it's coming to my house (fingers crossed). And I love the clothespin caddy. I'm thinking of making something like it to store my scraps. Very useful little gadget. And such yummy colors.

    Thanks again!


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