April 20, 2012

Yo Yo's


Have you made yo-yo's before? Well I sure hadn't. You see, that is the beauty of quilting bees. I belong to one called the Traveling Circles Bee and each month one member sends out fabric and instructions on what they would like us to make for them.  I have been working on 16 yo-yos. Funny thing is, I don't even need my machine, it's all hand sewing. I would have never attemped these if I wasn't required to. However, being the good bee member that I am, I had no choice.  I love the way each month brings a new challenge, and makes me step outside my box.  So Kelly, thanks for that and your yo-yo's are in the mail!

6 comments:

  1. They look so cute in the Pezzy print. I'm stopping by to say hello having seen you on Amy's Creative Side - love the quilts you had on there. I'm new here too and just started a blog as well but I haven't become involved in a bee yet - what a great idea to try new skills! Love the look of your blog!

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  2. Hi! Just discovered you on Amy's Creative Side. Love your quilts and your quilting story.

    I, too, can't get enough of these pezzy prints. I don't know what I'll do with mine, but I'm loving your yo-yo's!

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  3. Hey there- Love your Blog!! It is sew cute!!!
    I just started a business in Wishek, ND! yeah sewing is sew fun!!! www.rumpelquiltskin.com
    Thanks- Have a quilty day!!

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  4. Hi Jolie, I came over Amy"s Site. Congradulations! Well I love your blog and I am now your 21 Follower. You maybe interested in Marci's Linky Blog which I just connected with. If you want to check it out, I have her linked on my post. I have meet so many neat people and thier blogs since I did.
    I look forward to receiving your posts.

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  5. I saw that you were featured on Amy's Creative Side! Congrats!! Your quilts look amazing!

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  6. I love your yo'yo's! Mine are tiny compared to yours. Good to step out of your box. Sew in tomorrow with the modern quilt guild girls. More duffle bags.

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