Celebrating Seven - Day 3 of Christmas in July

>> Sunday, July 27, 2014



This little cutie turns 7 today! 
I made this wallhanging for him as a surprise Christmas gift. 

It was based on his (very detailed) drawing of the train and I used the Scrap Applique Playground book by Kay Mackenzie to inspire the background and make the cute flowers. You can see some other things I made using the book here.




My son is pretty easy to make gifts for - I think I've made him the most quilts of anyone in our house!
This quilt I made for him another Christmas as a surprise - and he didn't like it!!
 It was too big he said:(
(This quilt was a mystery quilt so it was fun for me to make!)





This was the latest quilt I made him - he was happier with the size! The bright blocks were blocks I made with my sister years ago. The back has train fabric and a strip of leftover blocks. This is the side that he has UP most often:)


Before I get to today's giveaway I need to remind you that my Sew JOY Patterns (Sew Far!) compilation is only available this week - July 25 - July 31 - for $25. Get your copy here.

Leave a comment to WIN a copy at this post. 



Remember to pick up my new free charm-friendly placemat pattern



Then come back for today's giveaway!






TODAY'S PATTERN GIVEAWAY!





My Liberated Churn Dash quilt was made as a gift for my husband.


You can win a copy of this pattern today!

Leave a comment telling me who you make gifts for -
 who it's easiest to make for, what you like to make as gifts, your best gift giving/receiving story.

*You can get a 2nd chance today by leaving a separate comment about 
which of my patterns you would use for a gift:)*

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Happy Birthday, Sam!

love mom

5 comments:

Gill July 27, 2014 at 8:57 AM  

Most things I make are for family members

Gill July 27, 2014 at 8:58 AM  

Your liberated churn dash is my favourite!

Sandi A. July 27, 2014 at 12:59 PM  

Most of the quilts/comforters I've made have been for family but i've also done many a project for volunteer causes. :-) You are such a joyful quilter, Sarah!

Sandi A. July 27, 2014 at 12:59 PM  
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Beth July 27, 2014 at 2:14 PM  

I can not believe that he is that old already. Happy Birthday!!!
(My youngest is Sam also, but Samantha LOL )
I make quilts mostly for family and friends. I have also made quilts for Quilts of Valor, Hospice, and NICU for premies. And of course pillowcases for kids with cancer.

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