Thursday, June 27, 2013

Just Give It Away......

A winner has been selected in the monthly Blogger Block of the Month give away.........

Drumroll Please........#6 Rhonda!!!

"We are newly retired, so we watch our income more than we used to. I went through all my fabrics and rearranged them so I know exactly what fabrics I have. I plan projects accordingly. I also enter a
lot of blog giveaways. I have been lucky to win some great fabrics and even some thread. I have only
bought some muslin that I needed for my last quilt. Thanks for the chance to win!"

Rhonda will be receiving a yard of this fun bar code fabric!!!!

I will be emailing her and letting her know she is a big winner. 

Just a reminder that we only have 2 months of Bloggers BOM left. July is Nicole from Mama Love Quilts and August is lil ole me. I am still struggling to pick which block I want to do. I am almost caught up on my blocks. I was hoping to get some sewing done this weekend but I need to go and buy a car since my husband got the bright idea to sell mine. Good times in the house of Peach. 

I've been strong on my fabric diet. Serious temptation though as the National Quilting Association show starts today in Columbus.....Guess where I am working this week???  And we got a surprize overpayment check from our escrow account yesterday.......

Must be a responsible adult and buy a car not a long arm.....

I'm trying to be strong but I feel like the universe is poking me with a stick......

Happy Thursday!!!

Friday, June 21, 2013

Bad Bad Blogger - Finish It Up Friday

     I have been pretty quiet as of late. I wish I had some awesome excuse. I wasn't traveling in the south of France. I wasn't building homes for the poor of Guatemala. I wasn't off saving the world/living an exotic life of leisure/curing cancer/saving babies. I was cleaning/traveling to Columbus/making green smoothies/and going to the gym. I started healthing up my life at the beginning of the year. A new years resolution that has stuck around for at least half of the year. Thus far I am down 50 plus pounds and I feel great!

     I am in for another long long stretch in Columbus. I feel like this is my summer home! There is a great charity in Columbus called My Very Own Blanket. I had come across them when I was in Columbus last year. The founder loaded me up with a huge bag of scraps and some pre-cut 8 1/2 inch squares. I happily carted my loot back home. I knew it wasn't for me but I still get excited about having new fabric to play with. I would like to mention that Connecting Threads donates alot of scraps of fabric and batting to MVOB. If you aren't familiar with Connecting Threads do yourself a favor by going to their site. They have awesome prices on thread and fabric. I only found out that the distribution center was located in Columbus when my ordered arrived at my house. The scraps I received from MVOB looked like alot of fabrics I was familiar with so I asked the next time I was at MVOB. As it happens all the ends/scraps/unsellables get tossed into bins. They donate these to MVOB  who uses them through volunteers and some inmates to create quilts for kids in foster care.

I have a couple tops that I finished up for MVOB.

Many more quilts to come, I am considering these "finished" as I have already returned them to MVOB.
Linking up to Crazy Mom Quilts Finish it up Friday.

Don't forget about the give away here..... until 5/25.....

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Blogger BOM June - Summer already????

Today is the June installment of Blogger BOM. You may be saying to yourself this year just started how did we get to June! I feel the same way, 2013 is flying by. I am way behind on my blocks but vow to catch up this weekend and share the pretties with you soon.  The presenter today is Erin of Billy Button Design! The block she created is nameless but I love it! So many great fabrics with multiple cute fussy cut choices in it, Now you can enjoy them all in one block. Or this is also a great block for using up extras from your scrap bin. To see Erin's tutorial click here.

I am always inspired by Erin's photos. I need to have her give me some lessons!

As always I am giving away some goodies.....I've been on a fabric diet and this fabric reminds me not to scan those barcodes... The winner will receive one yard of the fabric below...

To win be a follower and leave a message below on how you stick to your fabric diets. The winner will be picked on 6/25/13.

Here is a list of all the participants of the BOM
Sept 15th 2012
Carin & Carol
Oct 15th 2012
Nov 15th 2012
Jennifer M
Dec 15th 2012
Jan 15th 2013
Feb 1st 2013
Jennifer I
Feb 15th 2013
Mar 15th 2013
Nicole K
April 1st 2013
Apr 15th 2013
May 15th 2013
June 15th 2013
July 15th 2013
Nicole N
Aug 15th 2013

Here is a button you can grab and put on your blog to make sure you don't miss a single post.

Peach Patch Quilts

I have also started a Flickr group to show off all the pretties you make.
Blogger Block Of The Month Flickr Group

If you would like to donate any blocks you make during this blog hop please mail them to the address below.
Donated blocks will be sewn into quilts for Margaret's Hope Chest.

Peach Patch Quilts
P.O. Box 0012
Sullivan, WI 53178