Monday, December 28, 2009

Giveaway..and Friday Night Sew-in for January!

Bobbi and I are hosting the first Friday Night Sew-In for the New Year and a Giveaway!! Let’s start out 2010 on top of all our projects!

Joining the Friday Night Sew-in is a way of setting some time aside to work on those projects on your to do list. And remember - it doesn't have to be a sewing project.. maybe you have a knitting project.. or some scrapbooking.. it could be anything.

So, join Bobbi and I Friday January 15th for our monthly Sew-In.

Here are the "rules".

1. Enter your blog info below.

2. Make a post on your blog - letting all your readers know about the sew-in. Spread the word.. we could all use the virtual sewing support and encouragement.

3. On Friday – 01/15/10 - Get your house settled, put on your comfy jammies.. maybe make a cup of tea.. and sit down to work on some of those projects (or anything else that you want to work on).

4. Then, sometime on Saturday - Make a post about what you worked on.. show us a picture or two.

5. Optional.. grab the "Friday Night Sew-In" Button on the right for your own blog!

And finally - on Sunday 1/17, we will enter all participants into a GIVEAWAY for something fun! Maybe some fabric.. or a sewing gadget or two.

Friday Night Sew-in Participants
1. Valerie
2. Alice Grace
3. Bobbi
4. Mary
5. Maria Wilson
6. Bev C
7. Sue
8. Patty
9. Sandy K
10. Jane
11. Shiree
12. Celine
13. Sue
14. Rene
15. Manuela Branco
16. Crystal
17. Jocelyn
18. cath Ü
19. Dresden Quilter
20. Colletta
21. Lisa at Sun Naturals
22. Polly
23. SheilaC
24. Thearica
25. kwiltmakr
26. Lisa Scarberry
27. Pat
28. Pat
29. MissMikol
30. Ann Flowers
31. Michele
32. Margie
33. Nichole Pyle
34. Kim P.
35. Gran
36. Wendy Koenig
37. Barb
38. Shelley
39. Kimberly
40. Jeanne
41. Quilter Going Bananas
42. Pat Deck
43. Stacy
44. Tammy
45. Lis in Lincolnshire
46. Dorothy
47. Kristie
48. Judy C
49. Carol L.
50. Beth in MD
51. Kimberly Mason
52. Lissa
53. Joy P
54. Leone
55. Leone
56. Helen Koenig
57. Bonnie S
58. Jill
59. Libby
60. Kris
61. Becky
62. Amanda
63. Rita in Kansas
64. Jana in Puyallup
65. Anne in Tennessee
66. SheilaC
67. Jonelle
68. Lydia
69. Michelle
70. Sue
71. Nancy's Life is a Stitch
72. Heather
73. Natima
74. Debbie S.
75. Kate Linde
76. Mrs. M
77. Linda Herrin
78. Angie
79. Mary
80. Kim
81. Narelle
82. Janey
83. Anne-Lise
84. Ros
85. Dee
86. Phyllis
87. Balinda
88. Stephanie
89. Sue H.
90. Stephanie
91. Micki
92. Lynne R&F
93. Linda
94. Mag
95. dianne
96. Amanda@Busy Little Quilter
97. Vickie
98. Janice
99. Dzintra
100. Dawn
101. anne
102. Beth
103. Lynda Green
104. Mary
105. Carlotta
106. Georgia
107. Erin
108. Angie
109. Pam
110. Jacque.
111. Mandy
112. Pokeytown Kim
113. Melissa
114. Abi & daughter
115. bettyp
116. San-Dee
117. Jamie
118. Ankie
119. Ashley
120. Susan
121. Robin
122. Solidia
123. Rebecca
124. Bonnie
125. Shelly
126. Jane B
127. Dagmar - Quiltmoose
128. Paula
129. Edna @ Needling Things
130. Christa
131. Hooked on Quilting
132. Major Thoughts
133. JenniferR
134. Abby
135. Lori
136. CJ
137. Tami
138. DeAnna S.
139. Vivian
140. Tracy in SW WA
141. Dora
142. Deanne
143. deborah
144. Patricia R. G.(Pat)
145. Kathy L
146. Dora
147. georgie
148. christa
149. Linda
150. Midlife Mom

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84 comments:

Needled Mom said...

Glad you are keeping us on our toes!

Maria said...

Would love to join you again.

Sorry Heidi,I don't seem to be able to copy and paste things since my computer went bung, very sad.So can't put your button my blog. Will post it okay

Bev C said...

Hello Heidi,marking it on my calendar now!Thanks for doing this guys.Happy New Year.

Patty said...

I eould love to join you on Frida the 15th 2010.

Sandy said...

Sounds like a lot of fun! Don't know why my name came up in pink? :o)

Miss 376 said...

This sounds like fun, thank you so much for organising

manuela said...

Hi,
What a funny thing to do, and I don't have to get out of the house!
Happy New Year!

Crystal Hendrix said...

This looks really fun! And if I enter it, then I have a PERFECT excuse to do nothing but sew!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Thanks Heidi. I am all signed up and I've posted about it on my blog. Now to decide what to do, what to do :-)

Cath Ü said...

Second time I have joined... hope it works this time.. I am now #18 last time I was about #6.. don't know what went wrong... Looking forward to starting on this....
Cath Ü

Poppyprint said...

oooh, I love this. Check my post today about creative community - you're doing it!! Way to go. I can't make this one (I'll be setting up the hall for a retreat the next day - my creative community!), but I'll be watching for the next one definitely. Have fun girls!

Polly said...

What a great idea!! I'm putting your button on my blog right now!! Polly :-)

SheilaC said...

This sounds like fun, thank you for doing this!

SheilaC

Thearica said...

My first sew in! YAY! Thanks for hosting!

kwiltmakr said...

Sounds like fun.

Lisa said...

Yippeee!!! It's gonna be great!

Mikol said...

So many projects that could be worked on. I'll join in, now just need to figure out what I'll be working on. Thanks ladies.

Ann Flowers said...

This is such a great idea. I am happy to join in and will be sure to post pics. I will be in a hotel so I am hoping I wont have any problems uploading pics.

Michele said...

I'll give this a go - just need to get it on my calendar ;^)

imagrandma2five said...

Was wondering do we have to have a blog to play? I have one but haven't updated it in months. Takes too much time away from my quilting so I gave it up. Would like to still participate though. Can I post it on my FB page?

Margie said...

This sounds like some fun!! Will put the button on my blog to keep this brain working properly.

Kim said...

Cool! Sounds like fun!

Gran said...

I'll have my jammies on and my camera handy - let the sewing begin.

Heidi said...

@ imagrandma2five - You can participate without a blog - it's just nice to see what everyone works on.

Wendy said...

Fantastic idea!!! This should be FUN!

Barb said...

Oh this is great! It fits right in with my New Year's resolution to sew a little every day; now I have reason to sew an entire evening! I can't wait!

Shelley said...

I'll be there or is it here?LOL Either way, count me in on the great fun. I have grabbed your badge for my blog and posted about this fun event!

Quilter Going Bananas said...

Sounds like fun! I'm in.

goldeneyez said...

I got so far behind on my 2009 items that I love this idea!! Got a couple friends who might be joining me!

Thank you!!!
Stacy

PatDeck said...

And, because Monday 1/18 is Martin Luther King Day, that makes it a great way to start a long weekend!!!!

Lis said...

What a great idea, thanks for hosting it. I'm in and have blogged about it.

Dorothy said...

This should be fun. Looking forward to it.

Kristie said...

Oh that sounds like a lot of fun!!!!
Kristie

paulette said...

I have put the button on my blog and posted about the Friday Sew In! Sounds like fun!Great idea!
Take care!
Paulette

KimQuiltz said...

I'm in! Button on, blog posted, now what to do...

Bobbi said...

what a great turn out!!! heidi and i started virtually sewing together via our cell phones last summer....being 240 miles away from each other. we decided to make it a "date" night for sewing. we are both SOOO glad everyone is excited!

Leone said...

I am new to crazyquilting so this is the first time I have entered anything. I look forward to being a part of this sew-in. I found my way here through Ann Flowers. Sorry about my name being down twice, I put the wrong blog address the first time!

Gran said...

Just checking in to see if there is anything new to get ready for Friday night. I too have got the button on and blog posted. Hoping you have a great weekend!

Libby said...

Sounds like fun! Putting the button on my blog now! Thanks for hosting!
Libby

Dandelion Quilts said...

This sounds like fun! I'm in.

Becky said...

I need a motivator. I think I'll enjoy this. Button going on blog if I know how!

Rita in Kansas said...

Hallo Heidi, can`t wait till friday!

Blueladyjl said...

This sounds like fun! But.. umm.. I sorta doubt that I will EVER have the house all settled! Always comings and goings here! But they can just come and go around my quilting time. :)

altar ego said...

I'm a newbie here but can't wait to be part of the fun. I've grabbed the button and will post tomorrow!

Four O'Clock Quilt Company said...

fun! what else would a quilter be doing on a Friday night?

quiltin cntrygrl said...

I will be joining to the extent that I can. Wednesday I have surgery on my arm and if I'm up to it I might work on folding stash

Notjustnat said...

Thanks Bobbi and Heidi, I've sign-in, and will post about it on my blog with the logo - Hugs Nat

sunny said...

I don't have a blog, but would like to sew along!

Sunny

KatesBlog said...

Thanks Heidi, I grabbed your button and I'm looking forward to the sew-in - I will bring cookies. : D
Kate in Sunny Colorado

Mary St. John Nielsen said...

Hi! I'm new to blogging but will do my best to post about it. Still struggling a bit with links. I'll see you all Friday night! I'll be knitting.

Narelle said...

I have posted and linked on my blog.
Looking forward to a Fun Friday Night!!

Janey said...

Thanks Heidi, First time here, I have posted and linked - Cant wait for friday night. Janey-UK.

Crafty Maine Mom said...

I have been cutting all weekend and still have more. My shoulder is tired. I have quilters shoulder.

I can't wait to start. My husband has even agreed to take the kids out of the house on Saturday Yeah.

Stephanie - My Calico Heart said...

Hi Heidi, this is just what I have been looking for, thank you for organising this, looking forward to Friday!

Dawn said...

I'm with ya! I'll be working on an applique block :)

suedio said...

Thanks so much for hosting this. What a great idea.

Regards,
Sue

Pat Deck said...

Check out the follow up post on my blog for your Friday night check list.

http://imalldeckedout.blogspot.com/2010/01/are-you-ready-for-sew-in.html

Micki said...

I am joining in and will post about it tonight. Sounds like fun!
Micki

Lynne said...

I'm looking forward so this - I'm in the UK so I'll be done by the time most of you start! Looking forward to seeing everyones projects, Lynne

Linda said...

This should get me going. I've been cleaning up a storm since taking down the Christmas trees and now I'm ready to sew/craft!
Thanks, Linda

Mag said...

This will help me finishing some projects sitting around

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

I'm in...looking forward to this!!! Thank you, a great idea...Will put the logo on my blog...Dzintra♥x

Dawn said...
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Beth Karese said...

Great idea! I'm in.

LyndaG said...

- ditto great idea! So much more fun to work with a group.

Georgia said...

This is great! I'll be there :)

Angie's Chit Chatting Corner said...

Yippee, the date works out perfect.

creativedawn said...

lol...at Vicki's blog I made a comment wishing that I could jet to her house and land in her backyard for a Friday night sew-in...not realizing that it is an online sew-in; great! I'm sewing-in...no problem!
hugz
Pam

Jacque. said...

ohhhhh, this will be fun! Cannot wait to see what everyone gets accomplished!

Susan said...

Great idea! I added my name and posted your link on my blog. Let the sewing begin

autumnwalkr said...

This is a great idea! Found you at Fiberphile's blog.

Quiltmoose - Dagmar said...

Late but not too late I'll join in this fun!

Dagmar from Germany

Paula said...

Hope I'm not too late either, but I just wasn't sure if I'd be able to participate. But yay me, I can!!! Looking forward to it!!

Edna said...

I'm scrambling to jump on the band wagon at the last minute as well!! Will be a fun time for all.

rodvold said...

I don't have a blog either but I have a Flickr page so hopefully that will work! Thanks for organizing this.

Lori said...

Kim twisted my arm...LOL This should be fun!

DeAnna S. said...

Sounds like fun. I was planning on sewing tonight anyway. Can't wait to see what others will be making. I will post button on my blog. Thanks for hosting.

Vivian said...

ok, I think I did the sign up properly this time, I accidently went down too far LOL.
I'm ready!

Tracy said...

I think I just sneaked in under the wire! My friend Edna sent me... and heaven knows I've got plenty of ongoing projects to choose from!

Dora, the Quilter said...

This is a great idea! I'm ready to quilt!

Pat said...

Well, I'am here having fun with the rest of you. I'am in my jammies and have been working on a quilt. I will be posting photos of what I have been doing on my blog: http://quiltingcanbefun.blogspot.com
This is so much fun Heidi. I have to watch little Muffin with your kitty Biscuit. We don't want them fighting. LOL I think they will get along for this sew in tonight, don't you? Well, going to go have a cup of hot tea, and relax with Muffin. Then I will be getting back to my sewing. See everybody later. Have fun. It's just great being with Heidi and Bobbi for this Sew-In.
See you guys.

Pieceful Jane said...

I posted my progress for the night. It wasn't what I was planning, but I like what I did, :)

Linda said...

I put the "Friday Night Sew-in" on my blog and then I thought "What if I don't actually SEW on Friday night?" so I didn't sign up. Then on Saturday I realized that I DID sew and had a post on my blog on Friday, too. So, well, anyway, now I'm joining. It seems I do some form of sewing, planning, etc. every day.

Thanks for this group "sew-in".

Linda

SUPERQUILTER said...

Going to try this Friday night Sew In. I just saw this, better late than never