26 Aug 2015

Let's Bee Social #87

My Kona Coal arrived. As you can see, I got my sashing and borders cut and pieced onto my maxi size Dog Gone Cute quilt. Unfortunately, the new Coal does not quite match the old Coal. But that's okay! I am looking forward to getting this quilted up soon!



I am really getting excited for the Dog Gone Cute quilt along blog hop!

The blog hop schedule is filling up fast - only five two spots left open - so if you are still considering participating in the blog hop portion, please send me an email at sewfreshquilts{at}gmail{dot}com today! Then grab a button below and share it on your blog!

Edited to add: Thank you to all the 40 people who have joined in the Blog Hop.... We have a full kennel now. But that doesn't mean there isn't room for you! Looking forward to having you Quilt Along during the month of September and then to join in the linky party that EVERYONE can join in for November! This is going to be so Dog Gone FUN!!!

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And for those of you who have expressed an interest in quilting along....
Only six more days to go!

I have been visiting lots of blogs with the dogs on their sidebar and it makes me so Dog Gone HAPPY! Thank you so much for sharing the news of the quilt along! Some of you have also been sharing sneak peeks. And your blocks are so DOG GONE CUTE!


Hope you will be quilting along and cheering us on!

Cheerleaders are a very important part of a quilt along, too!

Lots of sponsors are ready to cheer us on...
These wonderfully generous folks have all offered to supply us with Prizes!


Please leave me a comment if you are planning to participate in the Quilt Along.
Send me an email if you would like to be on the schedule for the Blog Hop.
Please add the button to your blog to help spread the word!




Now it's time for the linky party!!!!! What's buzzing at your hive?

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    • Click on at least a few of the others who have linked up.  Take a social tour of their hive and really get to know them!  Before you BUZZ off.... Leave a friendly invite in your comment....  Encouraging them to make a BEE line to your blog.
    • Your blog post does not have to BEE about something you worked on during the past week.  Linking up an older post that you are particularly proud of, or that you thought was really funny, or inspiring, or worth revisiting is totally okay.
    • In your blog post, please include a link back to my blog or grab the "Let's Bee Social!" button from above and put it on your sidebar.  This way others who visit your blog that week can join in the fun!  Share the news of this new linky and Let's Bee Social!
  • Following the Sew Fresh Quilts blog is not required - But it sure would BEE nice!






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36 comments:

Rachel @ Quiltineering said...

I can't wait for the party to start - love all these cute doggies!!

Teje Karjalainen said...

Hi Lorna! I just say that I'm thinking dogs all the day ... and often at night, too! x Teje
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Farm Quilter said...

Yours dogs are so adorable!!! Thank you for hosting the link party!!

Cut&Alter said...

Love the DGC in the Kona Coal. Just got to think what colour I want as my background. I have been so restrained and haven't started yet until I get my rainbow quilt finished ........ I want to though!!

Kaelyn Angelfoot said...

I like the fact that the two batches of coal don't quite match - it adds a little extra spark to your quilt which I think looks fabulous!

Ruth said...

Looks great! I just finished a swoon quilt with fabric from 2 bolts of Kona navy all slightly different in the sashing too!

Rosemary B❤️ said...

I am very excited to be a cheerleader. I love meeting eager quilters and their massive creativity

Valerie Levy said...

Loving these lil doggies...they keep popping up on my Instagram feed...so much fun!

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

those dogs are just so cute!

Kaja said...

I am seeing your dog button everywhere too! Not surprised - it is a very cute quilt.

Chiska said...

I'm planning on participating in the quilt along. So fun!

Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl said...

I hope that once you get the quilt quilted and finished up the slight differences in the coal will smooth away. :)

Pam Sobeske said...

I plan on participating in the quilt along. Can't wait!

France Nadeau ❅ inspiration imagination creation said...

That's a beautiful quilt! Your dogs look like a bunch of charming, friendly and loyal companions. They all have their own particularities but all have been touch by your magic fingers... :-)

Jayne said...

Isn't that cute! Love the coal background with those cuties! I'm giving you a 'Rah-Rah Sis Boom Bah'! Yea, I'm a cheerleader too!

Patti said...

Love these doggies! I think I may have to sew a few with you!

Kelly Quillia said...

I love the darker background. I'm still deciding on how many colors I want to use for my cute little doggies.

Sandy W said...

Cant wait for the QAL to start and to see all the puppies start coming!! Such a cute block!!

Lu Hare said...

I have never attempted a QAL but with your charming, delightful quilt I may just get serious about sewing along. Thank you for your creativeness. I love it!

Z Any Mouse said...

I'd love to participate! These doggies look so much like my beloved Boxer : )

Jeannie said...

I will be sewing along! loved the last sew along!

The Cozy Pumpkin said...

These blocks are so incredibly darling and oh so tempting!

Cynthia Brunz Designs said...

I wish I had time to join in on the fun Lorna - This quilt is so very cute!

Jill said...

I am going to do my best to participate. Can't wait

Patti said...

While I am more of a cat person, and I still need to finish my Elephant Parade..... How could I not want to join in and become a puppy lover!!

Laurel said...

Is it bad that I'm thinking about giving the kids a day off school so I can get even more pups sewn tomorrow?? :D :D :D

Cheryl said...

I have had that happen with Kona Coal. I had two pieces that I would have sworn were completely different colors they were so different. I actually like the subtle difference in the grays in the quilt and I love the doggie design!

Maureen said...

The puppies look like my grandpuppy.

JanineMarie said...

I like the difference in the Coals. It looks great with those cute pups. Serendipity!

Valerie Reynolds said...

Been sketching my Dog Gone Cute quilt....as I dug out pictures of ALL the Jack Russells we have owned. (five)
Jackson of course, being number one!!! Picking out fabric this weekend!! !FUN!

Patty D from NC said...

I'll be sewing along. Woof.

Katherine said...

Cuteness overload!!!! Dog gone adorable, Lorna. These pups are just fantastic.

LouLou said...

Can't wait! Perfect Christmas present for my vet tech daughter!

Lisa in Port Hope said...

I am planning to make a dog or two...or nine...too!

Vera said...

Your dogs are great and I hope to make some too.

Jessica Shull said...

I'll be following along! My new nephew's baby theme is dogs.