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Gifty Galore Quilt Along

Watch this space for brand new gift ideas to get you ready for your 2014 holiday season!

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Welcome to Gifty Galore 2014!

Wahoo! It’s almost time for our new Gifty Galore gift-making season! And, joining us this year is Anita! Yep! You have two of us to rally you, to inspire anew and create, dominate, and populate that gift-giving basket!

There are so many wonderful projects we have prepared and we just know you will love them! There is a mix of larger, weekend projects created EXCLUSIVELY for our 2014 Gifty season by IDP designers whom Anita will share, and I have smaller projects designed to accomplish in a day or less from a plethora of blog spots.

Get ready… prepare your sewing space, oil the machine, and finish up any UFOs because you’re going to be busy! I challenge you to keep up with Anita and me!

  1. Time frame is from July 7th - December 8th, 2014 for the weekly projects.
  2. Please post all project questions on Notions where you will find the complete blog. All information is kept together there for reference later and It's much easier to find!
  3. You can join at any time. If you are not a member of our Quilt With Us Community, click the "Signup and Join" box in the upper-right corner. Once you're a member, you will see a green plus sign and a link to join "Gifty Galore” in the upper-right of the group page. Clicking on the link will allow you to join Gifty Galore.

Discussion Forum

Clearing Your Cache

Started by Mari/WA Sep 3. 0 Replies

Clear Your CacheWhat to do: 1) Use a different browser such asFirefox 13 and 14Google ChromeInternet Explorer 8 and 9Safari 5 and 6,2) I would like you to Clear Your Cache (It’s like a memory in your browser that gets too full and can’t function…Continue

2014 Gifty Galore Project 23

Started by Mari/WA Jul 8. 0 Replies

To go to the project just click on the underlined project name:Project 23…Continue

For New Gifty Members

Started by Mari/WA Jun 2, 2011. 0 Replies

Welcome to the group! I've added a FAQ for those of you who have never joined a group here on Quilt with Us before. Q: Is it too late to join?A: You can join at any time, and everyone is welcome! This quilt along group will be ongoing throughout…Continue

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Comment by Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla) 11 minutes ago

He is darling, Barbara! He has a good face.

Canada has more time than the USA does. I just decided that. And you know you better not disappear again, Diane, you know what happens! Oh we had so much fun finding you, though.

Oh Mary Alice! I know that look. And getting old sucks! Is that mom's diagnosis? "Hi, I am Mom, and I have Getting Old Sucks".

I like your red, but would like the blue too, Barbara! Mom had me cross stitch Santa's over the years, my favorite was Prohibition Santa, and some of them had blue suits. But not brown/black. Sis would love it too, she collects 'Joy'. It's her youngest kid's middle name.

I feel like I didn't get much done today, but was busy all day! And got a good haircut. Maybe tomorrow I will figure out what we are eating on Christmas. Already have the meat figured out.

~Joyful Hopppy Quilting~

Comment by Barbara S/IL 30 minutes ago

Thanks everyone. This is a machine embroidery in the hoop project that requires at least a 6X10 hoop. It's from Anita Goodesign (PJ's In the Hoop series) Called 'Joy Boy'.The design pack shows a blue version and a Victorian black/brown version. I liked the more traditional red fabrics. 

Comment by Cindy 1 hour ago
Oh Barbara, I think I am in love -- with your Santa that is. He is adorable. Where did you get the pattern?

Hey there Diane. Sounds like you're busy as usual. I am sewing the binding down on my last quilt for Christmas. Turned out so cute.

Mary Alice, you go girl. Sounds like you had some good food. yummy, you're making me hungry.
Comment by Mary S. 1 hour ago
I LOVE the JOY Santa!
Comment by Mari/WA 2 hours ago

Diane, thank you for stopping in and busy as usual! That's a good feeling having lots of time...

Mary Alice, good for you!

Comment by Mary Alice Espinoza 3 hours ago

Barbara, love your Joy Santa!   He's so cute! 

Diane, you're busier than ever!  But I don't think you'd have it any other way.  Enjoy the process!

Had lunch at my aunt's house.  She made chili rellenos, and I never pass down a good relleno.  She tried getting mom to go to the doctor, and mom just told her, "I know what I have, I don't need a doctor.  Getting old sucks."  I just replied, taking care of stubborn old people sucks sometimes too.  I just got that look,  the one parents always give you.  

Comment by Diane Gunter/Canada 3 hours ago

Sorry I have been really busy this week but I am hopefully back! Just finished wrapping more  gifts for my grandchildren. Have 3 lap size quilts to put binding on and a toddler quilt and a tablerunner yet but have lots of time!!!

Comment by Mari/WA 3 hours ago

Barbara! He is DARLING!!!

Comment by Barbara S/IL 3 hours ago

Here he is. Ta Da.

Comment by Linda Froggie Quilter (Okla) 5 hours ago

Yes, Sheila, you crack me up. He needs pop bottle glasses! I can make him some!

I like your rambling, Pepper! Good reason for you to buy a new microwave.

I hate having a hitch in my getalong. And it's dreary here today, too.

I have been working on some ME mini stockings, they are cute. Of course I had to change it, so I have been figuring that out. And I have to leave in a minute to get a haircut. I'm looking shaggy.

~Joyful Hopppy Quilting~


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