Learning to Drive 


Do you remember those days of learning how to drive: The tricky bits that everyone endures and quickly forgets especially when teaching the next person.

 That first session is one of the most stressful experiences, driving does not seem like a hard think to do but getting out on to the open road can be overwhelming and feel extremely busy especially in peak traffic times and on weekends.

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#100blocksfinished prize pool! 

#100blocksfinished

It’s hard to imagine months ago this little idea would become one of the largest Instagram sew-alongs I have ever seen and that would not be without you sewing along.

It has been fantastic to watch the Tula Pink city sampler blocks come together with a variety of fabrics and now the exciting time has come to share so motivation to finish the sashing and quilting for your complete Tula Pink City Sampler.

Raylee from Sunflower Stitcheries and I are hosting the finishing component of the sew-along

There are some simple rules and fun prizes to win for motivation to complete your Quilt

Motivating you to finish your City Sampler

– Anytime between now and the 25th January 2017 work on putting your quilt top together or completing the quilt entirely. You can share pictures of your quilt top and progress over the next 8 days.

– Use the hashtags #100days100blocks #100blocksfinished  #sunflowerquilting and #sweetlittlepretties alongside sponsor hashtags detailed below.  Your picture will need all hashtags and you need to follow all 4 sponsors and 2 hosts.

 3 fun categories for finishing the quilt

✂️Finished quilt top (flimsy)

✂️Completed quilt (all the way to the binding)

✂️Viewer’s choice.

– Post a picture of your completed quilt top or quilt between the 16th and the 25th January 2017.

– We will choose the winners for the 2 categories and you are able to have your say and vote for the Viewer’s choice by liking other participants completed Quilt photos. Search using the hashtag #100blocksfinished.

We have some fantastic prizes to encourage you to finish your quilt over the next week or so.  Thanks to our amazing sponsors for their provision of goodies for you to win and keep your sewing fun continuing.  Each of the logo pictures will take you to the sponsors website. Have a look around, you might just see something you ‘need’.

✂️Finished quilt top (flimsy)

Sponsor 1 – The Strawberry Thief – Fabric Gift Voucher including postage – Follow @thestrawberrythief and use the hashtag #thestrawberrythief strawberry-thief-logoSponsor 2 -Two Pretty Poppets – PDF Pattern Bundle of 5 patterns – Follow @twoprettypoppets and use the hashtag #twoprettypoppets ✂️Completed quilt (all the way to the binding)

Sponsor 1 – Ministry of Fabric – $100 gift voucher for fabric postage included in prize – Follow @ministryoffabric and use the hashtag #ministryoffabric  ministry-of-fabric-logoSponsor 2 – Two Pretty Poppets – PDF Pattern Bundle of 5 patterns – Follow @twoprettypoppets and use the hashtag #twoprettypoppets  two-pretty-poppets✂️Viewer’s choice.

Sponsor 1 -$100 Fat Quarter Shop Gift Card  – Follow @fatquartershop and use the hashtag #fqsfun fat-quarter-shop

Raylee and I can not wait to see your finished quilts, there are so many different ways to place your final 100 blocks.

Just a reminder, there’s an extra prize offered within Australia, details can be found here.

Happy Sewing, can not wait to see your completed quilt.

One Word for 2017

One Word 2017
Today we celebrate the first day of the new year – a clean page to start the next 365 days with and to create the next chapter of our lives. One Word for 2017 is a great way to stay accountable for your goals.

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