Sew Thankful Sunday 11-25-2012

It’s my day to share a few things that I am thankful for and that I think you will appreciate as well.

There are some great shopping deals out there on the internet for quilters. Here are some of my favorites:

Fat Quarter Shop 25% off your order when you use coupon code JINGLE. Sale ends Thursday (11/29) at midnight CST.


Fabricworm We are having a huge inventory reduction sale starting Friday at 8am PST and ending on Tuesday at 8am PST. We will have the entire sale section marked down by 30%.

Marie-Madeline Studio Cyber Monday (Nov. 26) through Wednesday (Nov. 28), find everything in our store 35% off!!  And US orders of $75 or more will receive free shipping to boot.  Just enter code THANKS2012 at the checkout.  Happy shopping!  xo, the Long ladies


The Intrepid Thread Our Cyber Monday sale starts Midnight Eastern US time and ends at Midnight Eastern US time 11/26 use coupon Code CYMONDAY20 for 20% off everything in your cart. We will also be adding some more items to our sale sections for the weekend come early for the best selection.


Fabric Shoppe BLACK FRIDAY THRU CYBER MONDAY SALE: 4 free surprise fat quarters with every order over $25. Just say BLACKFRIDAY in the note to seller and we will automatically include your free goodies!


Doesn’t a good sale make you happy?  So does a good blog hop and here is one just in time for Christmas:

A Primitive Christmas Blog Hop will start tomorrow, November 26, and is hosted by Lynda of Primitive Pieces.

It will include 12 designers * 12 Holiday Ornaments (designed by each of us) * 12 Cookie Swap recipes * Tidbits about each of us and our family in regards to the Holiday Season… It will start Nov 26 and end Dec 21st *  So, watch each Monday, Wednesday and Friday until everyone has posted for this event.  Please join in the fun again this year!
Here is a list of everyone that will participate and the date they will be posting.

Monday Nov 26 * Tara Darr * Sew Unique Creations
Wed Nov 28 * Debbie Busby * Wooden Spool Designs
Friday 30 * JoAnn Mullaly * JAM – Wool Crazy
Monday Dec 3 * Lori Brechlin * Notforgotten Farm
Wed Dec 5 * Lynda Hall * Primitive Pieces by Lynda
Friday Dec 7 * Cheri Payne * Quilts By Cheri
Monday Dec 10 * Stacy Nash * Stacy Nash
Wed Dec 12 * Ali Strebel * Ali Strebel Designs
Friday Dec 14 * Kathy Schmitz * Kathy Schmitz
Monday Dec 17 * Jeni * Woolen Willow/Primitive Quilts Magazine
Wed Dec 19 * Lisa Bongean * Primitive Gatherings
Friday Dec 21 * Stacy West * Buttermilk Basin
And special guest…
Be sure to mark your calendar so that you can enjoy all the fun coming your way.

Another blog hop starting tomorrow is Deck the Halls from Ellison Lane Quilts

8 fabulous friends have graciously joined me in putting together 9 festive tutorials, all ready to inspire you and help you Deck the Halls for the holidays.From November 26 – December 7, they will share their tutorials here, at Ellison Lane and invite you back to their blog to enter to win a great giveaway. It will be a fun and festive time so be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss any of the inspiring creativity!Here’s the line-up:

11/26: S.O.T.A.K. Handmade / Giveaway from Sew Me a Song
11/27: Live A Colorful Life / Giveaway from Zipit!
11/28: Petit Lyons /Giveaway from Zipit!
12/4: Jednoiglec / Giveaway from Sew Fresh Fabric
12/5: Owen’s Olivia / Giveaway from Sew Fresh Fabric

12/7: Ellison Lane Quilts / Giveaway from Contemporary Cloth

And even though The 12 Gifts of Christmas Blog Hop (also by Ellison Lane Quilts) has already concluded, it’s still full of great gift ideas:
The 12 Gifts of Christmas is an awesome 12 stop tour of super gift tutorials and tips just in time for the holidays. 11 fabulously talented sewing bloggers are joining me in bringing you simple, stylish, and useful gift tutorials for everyone on your list.
Friday, October 14- me (Jennifer/ Ellison Lane Quilts)/placemats
Saturday, October 15- Ayumi/Pink Penguin/fabric baskets
Sunday, October 16- Amy/ Lots of Pink Here/needle book
Monday, October 17- Faith/Fresh Lemons Quilts/iPad case
Tuesday, October 18- Penny/Sew Take a Hike/trivet
Wednesday, October 19- Kati/From the Blue Chair/table runner
Thursday, October 20- Lee/Freshly Pieced/lego playmat
Friday, October 21- Elizabeth/Don’t Call Me Betsy/tote bag
Saturday, October 22- Melanie/Texas Freckles/ruffle clutch
Sunday, October 23- Lindsay/Craft Buds/patchwork scarf
Monday, October 24- Amanda/A Crafty Fox/lunch bag
Tuesday, October 25-Vanessa/Little Big Girl Studio/wallet organizer
My creation
So are you in the holiday spirit?  Ready to shop?  Ready to create?  Me too!
Have a great Sunday!

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  1. Sounds like a lot of fun – and everything is beautiful!

    Wanted you to know that your photo of your pomegranate tree is going up tomorrow on Cranberry Morning blog. Sorry it got delayed. That is the most fantastic photo! I think my readers will really enjoy seeing pomegranates on a tree. 🙂

  2. Great stuff Julie. Thank you for putting this info together and sharing it with us. So many things I want to make. Your emails really get me going. :-))

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