Sunday, November 11, 2012

The Final Blog Hop News of 2012 (and giveaway!)

Plum and June

This week is the GRAND FINALE of the Let's Get Acquainted Summer and Fall 2012 Blog Hop.  Click here to see the list of bloggers sharing their posts this week.  

Thank you again to everyone who participated -  it was great meeting all of you!  I really enjoyed meeting and learning more about so many fun quilting bloggers - those new to me and friends I've known since I started my blog back in February.  And thanks again for all of your wonderful tutorials and inspiration!

Stay tuned for Blog Hop 2.0!

Plum and June
GIVEAWAY

The Fat Quarter Shop is again sponsoring this week's giveaway and giving yet another lucky reader a $25 gift certificate to their shop.  

You have 3 chances to win.

1. Leave a comment on this post (any comment but if you would like a topic, how about what items you would put on a holiday list that have nothing to do with sewing?)

2. My followers - old and new - get a second entry (leave a comment indicating that you are a follower.)

3. For a third entry, visit the Fat Quarter Shop and leave a comment about which product(s) in their Coming Soon section look fun to you.

The giveaway will remain open until November 17, 2012 at 8pm EDT and one winner will be chosen at random and announced thereafter. And please, unless you are sure that you are NOT a no-reply commenter, include an email address. The winners of the recent giveaways will be announced soon.

The giveaway is now closed.  The winner is #207 Beth!  Congrats!

Plum and June

And for this week, again link up your recent sewing and quilting posts, visit each other, promote the link up with a text link or the button on my sidebar and when the link tool asks for your name, what about your favorite holiday dessert?



236 comments:

  1. I have canning items on my Christmas list, I've wanted to try it for ages but don't have the jars or a big enough pan to do it. Thanks for the give away!

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  2. the Hooty Hoot Returns, Architecturals Danscapes, Naturals Danscapes and Indian Summer all look great!

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  3. My holiday to-do list includes finding some awesome wrapping ideas! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  4. Loving the Holly Jolly Christmas flannels, would love some PJ trousers made of these for Christmas morning!

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  5. This follows under any comment: Last night we went to a luau for my Aunt's 80th birthday. There was in the ground roasted whole pig, poi and hula dancers. Great party.

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  6. Thank you for such a fun and great blog hop - I was near the beginning and enjoyed making the tutorial for my day - and meeting everyone since!

    On my wish list for Christmas is a tumble dryer - ours is almost 12 years old and you have to put a chair in front of it to make it work! Too funny - and a huge pain!

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  7. Yay I am a follower - thanks for a great 'get acquainted' blog hop Beth!

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  8. On my holiday list would be a holiday, maybe skiing somewhere cool, or scuba diving somewhere really hot, where they had childminders on tap, so I could have a lovely break! Ange x

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  9. Small Cotton Dots by Riley Blake look great - I love dots and spots!!!!

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  10. I was almost with Amy on the Small Cotton Dots, and then I saw Urban Mod, and I just couldn't decide between the two! ange : )

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  11. i would love a new car but we all know santa doesn't give free things

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  12. Thanks for the chance to win Beth!

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  13. I follow your blog via google reader.

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  14. I really like the looks of Hooty Hoot Returns.

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  15. Going to go for a walk using my Nordixx poles today.

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  16. I am a follower jennylarking@gmail.com

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  17. I would like to go for a swim in an outdoor pool in the sun.

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  18. Visiting my new 8 week old granddaughter is to of my list jennylarking@gmail.com

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  19. Love the Mint Julep Batiks jennylarking@gmail.com

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  20. On my wish list would be a kindle!

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  21. I'm looking forward to 'Madhuri' at the FQS!

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  22. I'd love some new clothes to update my wardrobe for Christmas. Thanks for all your hard work for so long onthis hop!

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  23. I would like my hubs to install a tray that would roll out of our bottom cabinet - the one that holds the big pans. How nice that would be when cooking soups, chili, pasta, etc. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  24. I love Robotex and plan to buy some when it comes out for a quilt for my little guys bed.

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  25. I was thinking of asking for a cooking class GC this year.

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  26. Bali Crackers - 10" square batiks would be really useful!

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  27. I love putting desserts on my holiday to-do list. I love baking and trying new recipes.

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  28. Most of my Christmas wish list is sewing related! I would like to take a small trip with my husband. I know he is planning something for our anniversary.

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  29. I would put a warm, long jacket and some hooded sweatshirts. It's getting cold around here!

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  30. I am a happy follower of your blog.

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  31. I like the look of the Paint Box batiks.

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  32. I like the Strawberries Blueberries and Chocolate fabrics by Judi Rothermel.
    Thanks for the chance to win!

    wigglypup2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  33. I want some money to buy clothes and shoes for next season... thanks for the chance to win...

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  34. I love the Small Cotton Dots fabric!!!

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  35. I would love a Nexus tablet and books for Christmas!

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  36. A Merry Little Christmas set looks really cute, thanks for the giveaway!

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  37. I would ask for an iPad or a Kindle Fire for Christmas, but I would probably end up reading quilting blogs on it all the time :-)

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  38. I am a happy follower of your blog.

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  39. I am looking forward to Ostara by Dear Stella - loving the navy trend.

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  40. I can't believe it's the last week -- crazy! I'd love to get a new winter coat or a pair of boots. It's so easy for me to buy clothes for the kids, but hard to justify spending the money on myself. :)

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  41. I have a 2013 planner on my list that is not sewing related. Geeky I know. I just can't help it though! Thanks so much for doing the blog hop and the great giveaway! I can't wait until Blog Hop 2.0 comes out! I didn't start my blog until late May!

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  42. I love Comma by Zen Chic and Camp Modern by Birch Fabrics.

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  43. Blush Thesaurus looks really nice and purple!

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  44. Can't believe it's the final week! Well done on a very successful blog hop Beth!!

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  45. Oh my, so many things....holiday baking is at the top of that list

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  46. I totally want a new pair of boots. Maybe that's cliche, but there are some I just can't forget about! :)

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  47. Also, 2wenty Thr3e looks like super fun! :)

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  48. I'm trying to find time to make some balsamic pickled onions!

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  49. Mod Basics 2 Chevrons by Birch Fabrics

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  50. I just updated my Amazon wishlist and I added some slippers, superfeet inserts (love these), cooking appliances...this year a pasta roller, and a screen printing kit.

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  51. I just can't think about Christmas right now!! I LOVE Thanksgiving..

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  52. We went on our local shop hop and I was lucky to find more French General. Yum. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  53. The essenrtials, tank tops and t shirts, black and white.

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  54. My Christmas list would have the Harry Potter series and a new suit!

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  55. How cute is Sarsaparilla? Don't know what I would do with it, but it is adorable. :)

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  56. The beautiful French General La Belle Fleur Fat Quarter Bundle will be available soon.

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  57. I would be happy if I found a gift certificate for a massage or a facial in my stocking :)

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  58. I'm a follower! Thanks for the chance!

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  59. I LOVE the Charlie Brown Christmas time line!

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  60. I want Kate Spain's Honey Honey!

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  61. I Love anything Kate Spain! on FQS

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  62. Geeeee.... nothing for sewing??? Is that even possible???

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  63. Well, I would rather like a crossbow...nothing to do with quilting!!!

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  64. I love the Ostara Dear Stella Fabrics at The Fat Quarter Shop - yummy!!!

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  65. I would sit with a really good book!

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  66. I would love to put on my Christmas list a new kitchen aid mix master as my granddaughters love to get togeather and cook. Plus when we redid my kitchen I accidentially threw out the beaters to my mix master and I haven't replaced it yet.Nice give away

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  67. My Christmas wish? I'd like an Ipad.

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  68. None sewing related things on my Christmas list are some new clothes, not a lot of new clothes, just enough to be fun. I've lost two clothing sizes since July and am still losing. So new clothes to make me feel pretty and keep the momentum going to stick to my eating plan.

    Thanks for the giveaway and the chance to win!
    (supermomnocape at yahoo dot com)

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  69. All of the Starry Night Stonehenge colourways look great so I'd choose those.
    (supermomnocape at yahoo dot com)

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  70. Maverick! Would be great for my little boy.

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  71. I think I would ask for some gardening stuff ; ) thanks

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  72. I love Walnut Grove Batiks. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  73. There are quite a few movies I want, including the Avengers.

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  74. I would love a new pair of shoes. Nothing fancy, just something stylish and comfortable for everyday use. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  75. FQS has Star Trek prints comIng!!!! I'm going to have to remember that one. :)

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  76. Gosh...the only non sewing thing on my holiday list is paper drinking straws!

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  77. I follow your blog, thank you so much for the giveaway!

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  78. In the FQS coming soon section - the Nancy Drew fabrics, hoping to get some in time to make a Kindle holder for my MIL for Christmas!

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  79. Items you would put on a holiday list that have nothing to do with sewing...
    I don't know if I have any!! I am on a fabric binge and just want more, more, more. Ok, I guess one of the things I would like is some new makeup. I have spent all my money on quiilting supplies and am now running out of basic neccessities! lol.

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  80. Darn you for making me look at fabrics!! I want them all!! I love the Alpilles Starry Night Stonehenge (think I might need 2) and the Winter Wonderland, and I want Sarsparilla, and I've just signed up for the reminder email for Wild Jasmine becasue that won't be there til May, so I'll be off the fabric diet by then :-)

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  81. I already follow your blog and look forward to it

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  82. I would love to have stockings stuffed and take them to my local hospital for kids that are in the hospital at christmas

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  83. Thanks so much for all you've done to make this blog hop a success!

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  84. I'm looking forward to COLOR ME RETRO by Jeni Baker!

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  85. I'm getting gifts for the boys & girls at Big Oak Ranch in AL.We,as a church,sponsor this home for abandoned children.

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  86. I'm a follower and I'm glad I am!

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  87. No sewing items?! Then I would have to say books. I am really looking forward to the Marian Keyes novel.

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  88. In the coming soon category, I like Incense & Peppermints Yardage Robyn Pandolph for RJR Fabrics. My son is having his first baby, a girl, in March.

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  89. A Merry Little Christmas certainly is cute!! I'm such a sucker for adorable Christmas fabric. I'm planning to make an advent calendar next year (because I know I won't get to it this season), so that may be what I need to use!

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  90. A Kindle, amazon credit, fuzzy sucks, hair accessories, and a new travel mug are on my wish list :)
    ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  91. I like Boy Crazy and Jasmine :)

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  92. I have some records on my Christmas list!

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  93. I forgot my dessert on my link! I'll add it here - cheesecake!!

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  94. Gifts not related to seeing? Hmm! Normally I would say books, but I hardly get a chance to read now between crafting and my toddler! I'll say books anyway!

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  95. I like the look of Simply Sweet by Riley Blake :)

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  96. I always like interesting kitchen gadgets for Christmas.

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  97. I checked out the FQS coming soon page and think the Boy Crazy prints look like fun. I love making quilts for babies and kids.

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  98. I hope Santa brings me some attachments for my KitchenAid Mixer!

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  99. On my list is just Amazon credit (for my wish list books) and travel accessories for our next summer's cruise.

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  100. Gifts not related to sewing? New leather gloves! (as opposed to old used ones LOL)

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  101. I love the "A Merry Little Christmas" in FQS's coming soon.

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  102. I am anxiously awaiting Notting Hill by Joel Dewberry!

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  103. I am supposed to write my blog hop post... And not think of ALL the things I want for Xmas...

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  104. I really would like a LeCruset skillet for Christmas!

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  105. The Christmas Eve quilt kit is beautiful!

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  106. I really need new glasses! That would be a great Christmas gift! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  107. Hooty Hoot Returns is my favorite!
    lisamcgriff(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  108. I'm all up for a giveaway!
    lisamcgriff(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  109. I'm an avid follower!
    lisamcgriff(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  110. non-sewing related items on my list are usually books, kitchen stuff or movies!

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  111. looking forward to Color Me Retro

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  112. I have a Silhouette on my Christmas list. Pretty soon I'm going to break down and just buy it for myself.

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  113. Beef Jerky is on my christmas list, I love and can't get enough of it :) eatkin85@yahoo.com

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  114. I follow your blog eatkin85@yahoo.com

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  115. Well I was able to narrow my excitement down to three fabric picks; pirates, boy crazy, and French blossoms. eatkin85@yahoo.com

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  116. I'm about to relocate for work, and I'm going from renting a furnished room in a shared house to renting an unfurnished flat all on my own. I think I'm going to ask for frivolous stuff to decorate it with, although may go for some useful things on the list too. But I feel happier to spend money on the essentials, they're just not the things to make it feel homely.

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  117. I follow your blog in my feed reader.

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  118. And right at the top of the list - those Just for Fun prints immediately made me smile, so I think that just has to be my answer!

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  119. I would put an IPad on the top of my list or at least a Kindle Fire HD

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  120. 2. I'm a young but old follower. LOL

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  121. 3. I liked several but Pecan Home to Roost caught my eye first.

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  122. I follow your blog in my feed reader.

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  123. I cant wait to see my toddler grandkids under the tree this year !

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  124. I am looking forward to Color me Retro too. Because I follow Jeni B and love her color selection

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  125. I would put jewelry on a wish list, a girl can never have too much of that.

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  126. Pirates looks really fun and perfect for a baby quilt.

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  127. I would love a weekend away with my husband.

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  128. I love the Crisp 12 Days of Christmas Fat Quarter Bundle

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  129. An all expenses paid trip to California would be on my list.

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  130. I like the Just For Fun bundles! They look so cute.

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  131. Thanks for all of the hard work that went into making this hop a success Beth! I really would like a new rain jacket (makes sense for Seattle!) and some books for Christmas.

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  132. I am really looking forward to Indian Summer. It looks like such a fun, illustrative collection. :)

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  133. Can I say that the only thing on my holiday list is something I am never going to get...my hubby under the tree. I just don't think that santa can work that big of a miracle. Since I'm not going to get him I wouldn't mind getting a new set of kitchen knives, really nice ones.

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  134. Nothing to do with sewing . . . oh that is so hard, but I wouldn't mind a fun new sweater and some dark chocolate.

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  135. I'm a follower and have enjoyed the hop. Thanks for sponsoring.

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  136. I'd like to give the Honey Honey collection by Kate Spain a try when it comes out.

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  137. The next ticket somewhere far away...

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  138. I'd like Noteworthy by Sweetwater

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