Showing posts with label Aurifil Blog Hop. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Aurifil Blog Hop. Show all posts

Friday, February 25, 2011

Aurifil Blog Hop

Aurifil Blog Hop and The letter T

 


Hello Aurifil Blog Hoppers and welcome to the IHAN (I Have A Notion) blog.  Have you had fun this past week?  I know I have enjoyed visiting all of the blogs and collecting some great block patterns.

I was given the letter T for this blog hop.....an easy letter when speaking about Thread...don't you think?  Other T words that come to mind immediately:

Thread Tension
Tips, Terms and Techniques
Tools

Truthfully the reason I think I got the letter T is because I'm a Thief.  It's True and I have photos to prove it.

 Taking The Thread.....can you blame me? 
I only wish I had worn pants with an elastic waist.  I could have gotten that entire container in my waistline and covered it with my shirt. 
Instead, I had to go for the smaller box....shoved it down the back side...better know as the Tush.
I could not stop at a few spools....I Took the fork lift and Trotted off with the entire crate.  You know what?  I have no shame and no regrets.

Are you wondering what could possible cause an otherwise honest woman to become a Thief?  Try Aurifil for yourself and then tell me you don't want it ALL....yes a spool or several in every color and weight.  Just try to tell me if given access you would not attempt the same heist?   No lint, no breakage, beautiful colors, 12 wt, 28 wt, 40 wt, and 50 wt Thread.   Yep, I'm Thinking you would be Tempted to be a Thief Too!  By now you have read all the other Testimonials from the other Blogs in this Hop so you know of what I speak. 

The quilt blocks the other Bloggers designed are wonderful.  I'm a notions girl so designing blocks is not my Temptation.....instead I made this Joseph's Coat block pattern.  Tickled that I made the block Then I was Tormented when I realized I had been calling it "Jacob's Coat."  


Click here to download the pattern :)

I invite / Tempt you to Try The Thread That Tempts The Thief To Take it, AURIFIL.

Leave a comment on this post for your chance to win an Aurifil Thread Sampler. There will be Two winners selected from this post AND.....

(Photo Thieved from Pat's Blog)

Everyone will have a chance to win the Grand Prize, Pat Sloan's 50wt Machine Quilting and Applique Thread.
Today you will want to stop by SewCalGal's Blog as well...don't miss it :)

I wish you all the best of luck in winning some Aurifil Thread....if you don't win and you would like to Touch The Thread That Tempts The Thief To Take it, you can check your local quilt shops as well as Pat Sloan's Quilt Shop, Pink Chalk Fabrics, Stitchin' Heaven and of course right here at I Have A Notion. 

Triumliterarum Smiles,
Kelly

Footnote: I didn't really Take The Thread That Tempted me....I just Tricked The Troupe To Think That I did :)

Monday, February 21, 2011

Flip Flop Quilt Blocks by Kathie Alyce Winner Announced


This autographed pattern by Kathie Alyce along with the template goes to......

Number 39....Laura.  Congratulations Laura.  Please send me your full name and address and I'll get those out to you tomorrow....weather permitting :)

Did everyone see the Aurifil Blog Hop Schedule on my side bar to the right.....yeah that one.  Stop at each of the blogs during the week where you will find block patterns AND a chance to win a box of Pat Sloan's 50wt Aurifil Thread Kid.  
Get to hopping....and if you don't want the thread....I'm perfectly OK with that....hop anyway and send it my way....I know just what to do with it :) 

Greedy Smiles,
Kelly

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