Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Hustle and Pray with Text It by Sherri Noel...


Hello and welcome to the blog hop for Text It....Quilts and Pillows with Something to Say!!!


First off--don't you just love the name--and then just look at the cover!! The colors in this book are so amazingly happy that a smile was on my face the whole time I read it!!! Sherri picked just the right colors for each project. If you want to get your very own autographed copy from Sherri HERE. 
The book can also be found on AMAZON.

There are also amazing giveaways, but that will come later...first let's get to the project I selected for the hop.


I started with these soft and cheerful colors from Island Batik's line called Ditty!! 


Such pretty shapes all ready to sew!!!

 
Did some chain piecing on a blustery and snowy day in March!!


....just for fun!!!


All the pretty colors!! Sherri's directions were very clear with easy to cut pieces. I tend to be an AccuQuilt quilt cutting type gal--so that is what I used.


As my readers are well aware, I tend to be a procrastinator with most all of my projects!! Silhoutte to the rescue for cutting the letters!! I like to use batiks for letters when using the electronic cutting machine as they have a tighter weave so the cuts are nice and clean!!


Found this fun piece that I tried snow dyeing with last winter--great for the back!!


The neat thing about Sherri's book--Text It--is that she includes the whole alphabet for each font used in it!! So you can personalize each project with whatever works for you!!! I chose to add the & PRAY to my project.....


....and turn it into a wall hanging. I am planning on hanging it over a door in my sewing studio. Just the reminder I need!! Sherri's project in the book is a pillow--and it was super cute!! I just doubled the amount of X blocks, trimmed the word space down a bit and basically just sewed two pillow tops together to make the wall hanging!! I love it---thanks so much Sherri for the inspiration!!!


Now for some extra fun!! Aurifil has graciously donated 2 large spools of thread--color will vary from photo--to one of my readers. 
Oh, but there is more, Martingale is offering a hard copy of this lovely book to one of my U.S. readers. 
Leave a comment on the blog with your favorite spring flower and any memory that it might spark!!


But wait--there is still more!! Sherri is haveing an amazing giveway of all the products above on here blog--find it HERE

Below is the complete list of participants...there may be more giveaways there too!! Grab a cup of tea and sit for a while!!!

MONDAY MARCH 4 – BEE HAPPY

PAMELA JANE MORGAN –MYSWEETLITTLESTITCHES                      
SHARON LILABELLE LANE – LILABELLELANECREATIONS

TUESDAY MARCH 5 – INFINITY Quilt

LAURA PILAND – SLICEOFPIQUILTS
LEANNE PARSONS – DEVOTEDQUILTER
KATIE MUTER STARCHER – KATIEMAEQUILTS

WEDNESDAY MARCH 6 – PILLOW TALK

KATE COLLERAN – SEAMSLIKEADREAM
CHERYL DAINES BROWN – QUILTERCHIC
DORIE HRUSKA – FOREVER-QUILTING

THURSDAY MARCH 7 – FREEDOM Quilt

JEN SHAFFER – PATTERNSBYJEN
TARA MILLER – QUILTDISTRICT
LYNN KANE – PUPPYGIRLDESIGNS

FRIDAY MARCH 8 – LOVING YOU Wall Hanging

ELLEN AULT –HANDMADE3D
SHERRI NOEL – REBECCAMAEDESIGNS

MONDAY MARCH 11 – COUNTING SHEEP Baby Quilt

DEANNE EISENMAN – SNUGGLESQUILTS
RAEWYN BARGE – STITCHINGFARMGIRL
SUSAN PELLAND – SUEPELLANDDESIGNS

TUESDAY MARCH 12 – HOME PILLOW

JOANNE HARRIS – QUILTSBYJOANNE
PATTY DUDEK – ELMSTREETQUILTS
ANDY KNOWLTON – ABRIGHTCORNER
SANDRA STARLEY – UTAHQUILTAPPRAISER
CINDY PIETERS – STITCHINATHOME

WEDNESDAY MARCH 13 – LIFE IS SHORT Wall hanging

BECCA FENSTERMAKER – PRETTYPINEY
KATIE BOCK – SEWINGWITHKATIE
ALLA BLANCA – RAINBOWSBUNNIESCUPCAKES

THURSDAY MARCH 14 – HUSTLE PILLOW

TERRI BANDEN BOSCH – MEANDERINGSALONGLIZARDCREEK
WILLOW OLSON – BEARPAWDESIGNBLOG
ERIN SAMPSON – AURIBUZZ

FRIDAY MARCH 15 – SEWING MACHINE MAT

LAUREN WRIGHT – MOLLYANDMAMA
SANDRA HEALY – SANDRAHEALYDESIGNS
CHERYL KRISEL LYNCH –CHERYLLYNCHQUILTS

SATURDAY MARCH 16 – WRAP UP

SHERRI NOEL – REBECCAMAEDESIGNS




40 comments:

Michele T said...

Wonderful wall hanging and I love the colours of batiks.

Sally said...

I love all the Spring flowers.

Michelle said...

Hello! My favorite spring flower is daffodils. They are so bright and cheerful! I wish I had a special memory with daffodils but I'm not that exciting. 😁

Rosalind Gutierrez said...

I love the spring air when Lilacs are in full bloom.

rosemaryschild said...

I love your colors! So sweet! Thank you for sharing, Susan

Farm Quilter said...

Iris is my favorite spring flower! My daughter drew a beautiful bearded iris and that drawing is tattooed on my ankle (it was my first)!!

Pamela said...

I love your project! I'm looking forward to the Magnolia trees in bloom, they are so gorgeous!

Mona said...

What perfect inspiration! Those batiks are perfect, love it. Thanks, from Texas.

Laura said...

I love daffodils because of the joyful colour. I'm in Cananda. Love your soft colours, just so soothing!

Leanne Parsons said...

Your colours are fabulous and I love the addition of "& pray"!

eileen said...

Love hyacinths, true sign of spring! Great batiks you have used, the book looks like fun! Hello from Spain!

tac73 said...

Love your wall hanging. Magnolias blooming always remind me of Easter growing up.

Janet Yamamoto said...

I love daffodils. I love the warm bright colors of Spring and the delicate shape of the flowers. Love that you added "& Pray" to your text. I think we all need to bring more of that into this world every day.

Cathy Wilson said...

I love your wall hanging! My favorite spring flowers are the bluebonnets and other wild flowers here in Texas.

Kathy H said...

I love your wall hanging and the saying too.

trudys_person said...

I love camellias! They are the first things that bloom here in the spring and the colours are beautiful! Thank you for the giveaway!

Connie Kauffman said...

I love, love, lilacs! I love the Ditty collection too!

Nancy A: rangerer@sbcglobal.net said...

I seem to love everything that is blooming at the time: Today I saw azalea blooming as we drove home from the pool.

sam said...

My fave spring flower is a lilac. Growing up in Michigan my Grammie's yard was full of them. Now that I'm living in Florida I really miss the fragrance in the spring.

Linda said...

Love our Peony's! What a fragrance!
Love your designs+colors!Very Nice project! Thanks for sharing!

Rachel C said...

I love the violets that pop up in the grass because my grandma had them in her yard :)
Thanks for the great giveaway - love your project!
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Sherri @ RebeccaMaeDesigns.com said...

You may have convinced me to get back into batiks - my first fabric love! Thanks for sharing!

Rosemary said...

I love Tulips ... they colors ... bright and fresh. A warm welcoming for Spring.

Patty said...

Beautiful project.

Lisa Marie said...

A couple years ago we saw some wild miniature iris while hiking in the Smoky Mountains. Now when I see any type of iris I think of that trip and the gorgeous flowers.

Kathy E. said...

Your wall hanging and its sentiment is perfect! There is always time for prayer! Lilacs are my favorite spring flower. My mom had 2 large lilac bushes as I grew up and she always loved to cut bouquets of them to freshen up the house on those early spring days. I love the lilac scent! duchick at gmail dot com

Melody Lutz said...

Roses... from one of 10 along the driveway...that dad planted 50 years ago.

Susan said...

I have very fond memories of sitting on the porch step and loving the fragrance of our lilac tree when it was in bloom. Peonies were another favorite!

Sewgirl said...

I love both daffodils and tulips. I have a few daffodils growing in pots on my deck. Wish they had a longer life span! Your project turned out great. Thanks for sharing. I live in the US.

GranChris said...

I love your fabric choices. Wonderful color.

Delaine said...

My favorite spring flowers are crocuses. I live in Canada where the winters are long and cold. Crocuses are always the first sign of spring, sometimes even coming up and blooming through snow! Thanks!

Beth said...

My favorite spring flower is the pansy because my mother loved to plant them.

Kathleen said...

My favorite spring flower are tulips - we had a Dutch professor in college. His family owned a tulip farm and we would plant new versions around the campus - always excited to see the new varieties!

Jollygirl said...

I love Irises. One year I created a flower bed and filled it with Iris bulbs. The first day that the bulbs all bloomed, my husband, son and brother-in-law were throwing a foot ball around. My brother-in-law ran to catch the ball and accidently plowed through the Iris bed. The bulbs never flowered again.

Tammy in Ontario, Canada said...

Cute results. Love the quilting too. I have a USA address.

Joyce Schroeder said...

I love all the spring flowers, but I think my favorite of all is the peony. Very showy, and very beautiful.

Sharon Aurora said...

My favorite spring flowers are daffodils. They remind me of a special friend who once brought me them in spring when we were kids.

Tambry G said...

I like wildflowers, especially where I live. I am in the states.

Pamela said...

I love the peonies that come in June. And given the weather we have had in Wisconsin this year I'm expecting spring to arrive about then. :) Thanks for sharing your delightful project Hustle and pray is wonderful advice for living!

Sue D said...

wonderful project. I like snowdrops because they are the first to show in my area.
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