bestie quilt shop hop + giveaway

hello Monday!

bestie quilt shop hop
a few weeks ago, my bestie came to town for a week’s visit…

bestie quilt shop hop
aside from sewing and visiting, we have begun to add quilt shop hopping to our routine since many of the local shops where she lives have closed up….and truth be told it is ALWAYS more fun to shop together…

this shop does this fun photo for visitors from far distances….

bestie quilt shop hop
I always enjoy seeing what she buys…and usually decide to buy some of the same…she has such good tastes!!

and the giveaway for today…
spy something fun??
leave me a comment to enter…
I will draw a winner on Friday…

Happy Sewing!

ps – I announced last week and will do so again…
remember to stop by on Fridays with your finishes and link up!!
always love celebrating other people’s finishes!!

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22 Responses to bestie quilt shop hop + giveaway

  1. Shasta June 11, 2018 at 5:59 am #

    I’m glad you enjoyed your visit. It IS more fun to shop with friends. I like the handholding kids fabric.

  2. Lisa Marie June 11, 2018 at 7:11 am #

    Still loving that little deer print.

  3. Kay June 11, 2018 at 8:04 am #

    I love shopping with friends, I meet up once a year in November with my best friends for a day to attend a sewing and knitting festival.

  4. Lori Smanski June 11, 2018 at 9:01 am #

    how fun to have a bestie that loves to sew like you do. and to include shopping in there also is so fun. i like what the shop does for long distance visitors. my mom and i was like that. she is gone now. and none of my other friends sew or really care to go shopping. love it when you share your experiences.

  5. DonnaleeQ June 11, 2018 at 9:25 am #

    We had such a great time, both shopping and a wonderful time to visit. Wonderful memories!

  6. Rita Long June 11, 2018 at 9:56 am #

    Oh, what great fun. I think sharing the quilt fabric shopping is so pleasant.

  7. Janna June 11, 2018 at 10:21 am #

    Shop hopping is better with friends, I’m always the designated enabler!

  8. Beth T. June 11, 2018 at 10:35 am #

    Oh, those little paper dolls! Perfect for scraps on the same day you talk about shop hopping with your bestie, right?

    Your outing sounds like so much fun. I can’t wait until I can go fabric shopping with my best friend. We’ve added her daughter-in-law to our outings–how lucky we are that she is a fellow fabric lover, and I’m so thankful that I can count her among my closest friends, also. Two in one family, what are the chances? I keep thanking her son for his good taste. πŸ˜‰

  9. Lannie Harkins June 11, 2018 at 10:52 am #

    I, too, have a special quilty shopping friend! 2 sets of eyes are always better! And it does make for such fun memories, always lots of laughing when shopping with her!!

  10. Anita Jackson June 11, 2018 at 11:13 am #

    I’ve started taking my mother-in-law out for shop hopping- she is relatively new to quilting even though she can sew…She wants to build a stash! ~ And I’ve ordered 2 sets of that lovely deer print. It is just too Cute- Just for my sweet little grand baby (5 months old today)!

  11. lisa larson June 11, 2018 at 12:08 pm #

    I’m excited to know you are a fellow Minnesotan!!! My two daughters and I love to fabric shop together! Usually there is coffee involved also. We love Quilt Haven!

  12. barbara June 11, 2018 at 12:11 pm #

    cute scraps

  13. Carol DeLater June 11, 2018 at 12:24 pm #

    I WISH I had a quiltie shopping friend! What an absolutely wonderful marketing idea to take a picture of visitors that make a long trip to visit the quilt shop. I know you had a great time.

  14. Nicole Sender June 11, 2018 at 2:20 pm #

    Love all the greens! My mom and I used to fabric shop hop; what fun memories.

  15. tarnia June 11, 2018 at 3:02 pm #

    I like the Alison Glass bits still peeking out. I’m glad to hear you had such a wonderful time with your friend, social media can’t replace time spent doing things β€œin person β€œ with the ones we love, though I am certainly grateful for free long distance phone calls these days. I hate to think what my phone bill would be like otherwise…..probably a bit like my power bill, now that winter has struck.

  16. Shirley Elliott June 11, 2018 at 3:51 pm #

    Oh, yes, so much fun shopping with a friend and seeing different tastes. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the giveaway.

  17. Sarah J June 11, 2018 at 9:14 pm #

    It is so much more fun to shop together! Sounds like a fun time. I love the Kinder and that sweet little deer peeking out at the bottom πŸ™‚

  18. Tannis W June 12, 2018 at 12:29 am #

    Shopping with friends is always so much more fun!
    I love all the bright colors in the scrap pack! πŸ™‚

  19. Deb June 12, 2018 at 4:27 am #

    Always good to have a bestie! I have the best of the best for a quilting friend. πŸ™‚ Glad you had a fun trip to a quilt shop! Great scrap giveaway as usual.

  20. Edige June 12, 2018 at 4:40 am #

    Please, count me in too…

  21. Elizabeth Porter June 12, 2018 at 9:51 am #

    Fun scraps!!

  22. Lori Morton June 12, 2018 at 10:16 pm #

    Love the Hearts on green,Lil’ cutout paper dolls on orange, a lil’ deer at the bottom of picture, flowers, …just Looooove ALL of the scraps! giggle…l Thank you for chance to win them! πŸ˜€

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