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Monday, November 11, 2019

It's Day 1 of the Stitch It and Gift It Blog Hop and Giveaway

Today we begin the Stitch It and Gift It Blog Hop

I have invited bloggers to start the season of giving with a blog hop
celebrating the art of sewing or quilting
and then 

Some of the stitched gifts will be small and some will be large.

Some will be personal and some will be charitable donations.

It will be a week of gift-giving inspiration!

I'm excited to introduce today's line-up of bloggers.

Monday, November 11th

Have fun visiting each blog and making new friends.

They have worked hard to show us some new ideas, so be sure to thank them with 
a sweet comment!

Find the rest of the schedule by clicking HERE

You can find links to all the posts on the Pinterest Board.

I am always moved by the giving hearts of so many quilters
love reading the stories behind the gifts.

The gifts we give aren't always personal
are from just wanting to make a difference for someone.

Today is Veteran's Day in the USA.
Here's a great way to give:

The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.

Did you know the Quilts of Valor Foundation
is accepting quilt blocks as well as quilts in 2020?

Today is a great day to start making blocks for

In the spirit of gifting
here is a

One of my favorite online fabric shops is 

One of my readers will receive a 
$25.00 Gift Card to go

Come back every day of the hop, visit all the blog posts of the day, leave a comment, 
 enter the giveaway.
(I've extended the time to enter to allow for everyone to visit all the blogs)

The winner will be announced on Monday, November 18th, 2019.


Elizabeth Coughlin said...

Great start to a great hop Carla! I'll be enjoying it only as a spectator this time, but enjoy it I will!

Missy’s Miracle Stitches said...

Thanks for all the ideas!

Nancy L said...

I love touring all of the sites on a shop hop. I always come away with great ideas and tips.

beaquilter said...

I love your QOV quilt, I still have to finish my batik one and already started my QAL one. odd that IB never showed mine, maybe because it's only a top?

Scrapatches said...

Wonderful day one for this wonderful blog hop. Thank you for hosting ... :) Pat

Farm Quilter said...

Today was so much fun!! From the bags made from leftover donation quilts, potholders that could be wall art, hospital gowns for dolls, microwave bowl cozies, to full-sized quilts!! Amazingly talented quilters and I can't wait for day two!!

Peggy said...

Love the Blog hops. There is always so much information on making quilts and other gifts.

The Joyful Quilter said...

I absolutely LOVE that quilt!!! Some veteran will be pleased that you made it to honor their service.

mumbird3 said...

Looking forward to seeing all the cute ideas!

Seacoast Quilter said...

This is a perfect way to start the gift giving, by making blocks for Quilts of Valor.

Jan @Cocoa Quilts said...

Great hop and looking forward to all the posts.

Brenda @ Songbird Designs said...

This is fun and a way to get us making our gifts ahead of time! So much inspiration!!

Stitchin At Home said...

A great blog hop! Love all the great ideas.

sue s said...

Sew many neat projects today! Thanks for the inspirations!

Sharon Aurora said...

A great start to this blog hop which is already giving me some ideas.

more4learning@gmail.com said...

I am so happy to see that some of the first postings relate to "giving" versus "gifting". It is so important in today's world that we remember to "thank" and "remember" those who support our country's freedoms and those who have issues beyond their control. I hope more of these are like that! I will be joining the doll program for sick children, and already contribute to the Quilts of Valor program.

GranChris said...

I'm hoping to find some great ideas for last minute gifts. Maybe some ornaments. I like the little bags.

Sue D said...

Perfect project for Veteran's day.

Kathy E. said...

I love the idea that so many bloggers on this hop are gifting their creations to a non-profit organization. Handmade goods are always filled with so much love and are always appreciated!
duchick at gmail dot com

B. Lee said...

Great idea for a hop!! Thanks for the giveaway, too.

Susan said...

It's been a busy day, and I looked forward to this all day. Finally, at midnight-thirty, I'm here! Thanks so much for organizing this!

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

As usual late to the party, but so many great ideas, and love the giving I see going on.

Unknown said...

Love your quilt and thanks for all the great ideas. I especially liked the ideas for the left over corners and the mug rugs. Nancy A: SewingGranda@gmail.com

Sherry said...

I have enjoyed this hop so far. I am looking for inspiration and this has been perfect.

Carol Andrews said...

What fun gifts everyone has made!

Michele T said...

Always room for inspiration!! Thank you!!

teachpany said...

So sweet of Vasudha to make a donation quilt with her fabric wins. This is so inspirational. Thanks.

Stitchin At Home said...

More great ideas!

Renea said...

Awesome quilt and wonderful donation. Thanks for the giveaway.

Charlene McCain said...

Your hops are always so much fun! Stitch It & Gift It is a great idea!

wendy said...

Another good day of great ideas! So much fun to see everything that is made.

Sharon said...

What fun! Thanks for letting us play.

Danice G said...

Quilts of Valor is a charity that I would love to help in 2020. So worthy a cause.