Friday, May 16, 2014

Can I Get A Whoop Whoop? A Very Good Week!!

Hi, all!

It's Friday again - and time to get your whoop whoop on!  It's also the start of Blogger's Quilt Festival - are you entering a quilt?  You can see my entry on the post just before this one.  It's a good story, but you'll need a hanky, I think…

But now let me show you all the things I'm whooping about this week!  First off, there's this…



Yes, FINALLY, those are new needle plates for Jolene!  I cornered the Tin Lizzie rep at the quilt show in Paducah and asked her why I was having to wait so long to get a replacement part for a machine her company manufactures - and she told me she could have one to me in a week!  Well, actually, it took about two weeks, but at least I have them!  WHOOP WHOOP!!




And look - Kate Spain bedding for my bed!  Kate posted about the new bedding that Macy's was carrying with her designs last week, and I went to check it out.  I got a super deal on it - I'm so excited! Such pretty summer colors - it's a print from Sunnyside...



And then there's Marie's whoop whoop - she made this beautiful Carpenter's Star quilt for a young woman who had been in a very bad car accident.  Marie did a great job!


And now my final whoop for the week - remember Karrie's great design that she shared with us on her guest post last Sunday?  Well, I just couldn't wait to try it, so when I found out I needed a quilt for an 11-year old boy, 
I decided to give it a whirl!




Didn't it turn out pretty?  It was very easy - Karrie wrote a great pattern.  I did alter it a bit, making the blocks bigger to bring it up to 60" square instead of 40" square. 

Can I get a whoop whoop??

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And now it's your turn!

What's making you dance the happy dance this week?


Share with us - we want to dance along with you!!

The party will remain open until Sunday at midnight.

Hope to see you there!!

Hugs!

Sarah


13 comments:

  1. Love your Seinfeld whoop :) Enjoyed your whole post.. enjoy your new bedding too!! Very nice... love the quilts... glad Joleen finally got parts needed! Victory :) Thanks for sharing and offering the linky too! Kathi

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  2. Love what you did with Karrie's pattern! Oh, love all the dotty goodness.

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  3. Congratulations on all the finishes! They are all worthy of whooping about. And your "happy dance" pictures bring a smile to my face!

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  4. I love your quilts, especially the dotty one! Thanks for the party!

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  5. I love both quilts. I really like that you can enlarge Karrie's quilt. I love her pattern and can't wait to make one.

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  6. Whoop Whoop! to you, Sarah, and to Marie. You both made beauties. Love the look of one block as a whole quilt.
    No offering for the linky this week, I'm afraid. I've been really slow with a bad back and pain meds. (Getting older is not for sissies.) And I changed my mind AGAIN on the Grandgirl wedding quilt, so I'm starting over again from square one on a D4. Got 4 squares done and so far, I'm loving it. (I think I need therapy and a white jacket that closes in the back.)
    Hugs

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  7. Whoop Whoop!! What a great week!

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  8. Lots to whoop about, indeed! Glad you are up and running again on Jolene.

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  9. Lots of things to be excited about. I especially love that last quilt. I can't wait to try it. Do you think it would work to add extra rows to the top and bottom? I always like rectangular quilts.

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  10. Hi Sarah! Once again your finishes made me smile and motivated me to get busy. It didn't take you long to make a cheery quilt from Karrie's great pattern. I was thinking I would like to make it in a larger size but wasn't sure how to do that. Would it be possible for you to share the changes you made to the measurements? At 60" I could quilt up some of these on my home machine for our local Ronald McDonald House.

    Thanks for being a reliable source of inspiration.

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  11. Wow Sarah glad you shared the happy dance and all those great pieces. You are inspiring.

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  12. I love finding quilts at Macy's for my bed at super discounts. It's so I can do other quilts for my smaller projects! I love your quilt inspired by Karrie!

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