Friday, June 21, 2019

Can I Get A Whoop Whoop? How To Be A Kid Again!

Hi, all!

It's Friday!!  And not just Friday, but the day before vacation starts - and that's definitely whoop-whoop-worthy!  I'm sure you've all got fun things to whoop about, too, so let's get started!


A while back, I found a quilt kit that I really wanted to make for my grandkids.  At the time, though, they were living in a third floor apartment, and my daughter told me to wait until they moved into the house they were having built.  Well, I put the kit away and completely forgot about it!   I found it when cleaning up a month or so ago, and realized it would be the perfect quilt to take on vacation with the family!  

It will be so much fun to teach the grandkids how to play hopscotch!

This was a fun quilt to make - the kit came from Connecting Threads and had great black and white fabrics!

I stitched in the ditch around the white framework, did a small random meander around the numbers, and a random straight-line horizontal quilting in the black background.

Now to find a stone (or maybe a seashell!) to use as my marker!  I can't think of a better way to keep feeling young, can you?

So - - - can I get a whoop whoop?


And now it's your turn!

What's got you whooping it up this week?

What's making you do a little happy dance?

Share! We want to dance right along with you,

And it's always more fun to dance with friends!

The party will stay open until Sunday midnight.

Hope to see you there!




  1. You could use some of your scraps to make a few bean bag markers. Use dried beans or rice inside for weight.

  2. That's a perfect quilt for the family. I wonder if millenial kids know how to play hopscotch

  3. Awesome finish! This sure brings back great childhood memories. Have fun :)!

  4. That sure will be fun! Enjoy your vacation :)

  5. I'm so excited for you! It seems like the day before a vacation is as good as the vacation - anticipation!
    Love the hopscotch quilt. I doubt I could still do it - lol!

  6. I see someone already suggested the bean bags - my thought as well. This is a cool quilt to enjoy with the grands.

  7. That is a very fun quilt! Everyone will have a blast playing on it! (I don't know how I missed it on Connecting Threads! lol)

  8. Oh the good times we have had. Not sure I could hop around this board anymore, my knees aren't what they used to be.

  9. Such a clever idea! I hope you'll post pics of your family enjoying the hopscotch quilt on the beach.

  10. What FUN you guys are going to have with that new quilt!!!

  11. Hi Sarah, what a wonderful quilt. Enjoy!

  12. Well done. I saw that kit. After thinking about it, when I went back, it was sold out. Have fun with the kids.

  13. The hopscotch quilt looks great! What a fun quilt for your grand kids! I'm sure they will love it.

  14. I played hopscotch lots as a child, we used to chalk it out on the pavement and use a small flat tin filled with pebbles or a large stone. I like Heather’s idea of a bean bag and made in a bright red or zingy green to contrast. I love it.

  15. That's a great quilt! And the black and white fabrics will hide the dirt from grubby feet, ha ha!

  16. Love the quilt! I'm sure the royal grandchildren will have fun playing on it.

  17. So much better that you waited! They couldn’t have used that very well indoors, it’s so much better outdoors on a soft grassy surface. If you place it on hard floors, it would slide around and they would be more likely to get hurt as they jump around on it.
    Outdoors it will work! Have fun!

  18. That is a cute pattern! I am glad you found it before the kids were all grown up! I hope you and they have fun!


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