Update & Thanks!

As of this morning there are 572 quilts entered in our Festival!  Amazing!  There’s still time if you have been working on a finish, or working up the nerve to participate.  Everyone is welcome, no matter your style or skill level.  We would love to see your quilt – please go write a post and link up!  The linky closes Friday, midnight, then will be permanent links on my post.

A very sweet blog friend sent me this gorgeous fabric care package –

Thank you Terri, your gift made my day!

I’m slowly working through the links – we’ve had a nasty spring cold in the house.  I keep thinking today I/the kids will feel better, but it’s not happening…yet!  Time to sanitize the house again.  I checked with the pediatrician’s office earlier, we just need to wait it out at the moment.  Need to get some more OJ :)

I hope that you are well and blessed~
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By | 2017-02-06T09:18:53+00:00 May 26th, 2010|Bloggers Quilt Festival, Thankful|22 Comments


  1. live a colorful life May 26, 2010 at 9:04 am - Reply

    What beautiful springy fabric. I hope you all feel better soon. And Amy, thanks SO much for sponsoring this festival. It's fabulous and inspiring!

  2. Cheryl Arkison May 26, 2010 at 9:13 am - Reply

    So, it's just another crazy week in your house? Hang in there. And know that we all appreciate your efforts and commitment.

  3. Cheryl Arkison May 26, 2010 at 9:13 am - Reply

    So, it's just another crazy week in your house? Hang in there. And know that we all appreciate your efforts and commitment.

  4. Cheryl Arkison May 26, 2010 at 9:13 am - Reply

    So, it's just another crazy week in your house? Hang in there. And know that we all appreciate your efforts and commitment.

  5. Michelle May 26, 2010 at 9:31 am - Reply

    Sorry to hear about the long-lasting cold. I hope it doesn't last much longer!

    The festival is terrific! So many lovely quilts…..

  6. Victoria @ BUMBLE BEANS May 26, 2010 at 9:43 am - Reply

    Here's to feeling better! and using up all these fabulous goodies Terri sent you! Have I told you lately, YOU ROCK? ;-)

  7. Lis May 26, 2010 at 10:02 am - Reply

    Phew! I'm so glad to read that the links to BQF entries will be permanent on your blog, I just don't think I'm going to get to them all by the end of the festival and I don't want to miss anything. There are so many wonderful quilts and ideas out there but over 500 blogs to visit in a week is beyond my computer screen tolerance level! Great festival Amy, many congratulations.

  8. Happy Cottage Quilter May 26, 2010 at 10:42 am - Reply

    The Quilt Festival has been so inspiring. I am still working my way through. Hope your family will all be well soon.

  9. Sandra Schwab May 26, 2010 at 12:01 pm - Reply

    Amy, thank you again for hosting this festival. It's such a great source of inspiration!

    I hope everybody in your family will feel better soon.

  10. Sarah Craig May 26, 2010 at 12:26 pm - Reply

    Sorry to hear you are all under the weather, but I know that "care package" made you feel better! I am really enjoying the quilt festival – thanks so much (again) for hosting it!

  11. Vicki May 26, 2010 at 12:44 pm - Reply

    awesome care package.
    keep pounding down the vitamin C! My doctor always says to drink tons of water to flush things out, and that it takes a while after the virus is gone to feel all the way better.

  12. MomBrose May 26, 2010 at 1:42 pm - Reply

    Gorgeous care package! What line of fabric is that?! It is so pretty!! And the buttons just make it!

    What a bummer that you guys are sick again! You've had a rough year. Do you guys take vitamin D supplements? We added them to our repertoire and the girls have only had one illness each in the last year! We added a probiotic too.

  13. Quilts and Cats May 26, 2010 at 3:02 pm - Reply

    I, too, am glad to hear they will be permanent links. I've visisted about 100, but at that time there was only 300! Thanks so much for all the work you do and hope you feel better soon.

  14. Terriaw May 26, 2010 at 6:07 pm - Reply

    you're welcome! Just wanted you to know how much we all appreciate all your efforts with this amazing festival!

  15. creativedawn May 26, 2010 at 6:48 pm - Reply

    Hi Amy…
    You deserve a care package for all the work you do to make sure we quilters have a forum for displaying our quilts! our art! Thank you very much!

    hugz, Pam

  16. Leslie May 26, 2010 at 7:10 pm - Reply

    feel better

  17. Ethne May 27, 2010 at 4:41 am - Reply

    Unfortunately my current project won't be finished on time but I've added one I finished towards the end of last year. This project will have to wait for the fall fesitval

  18. "Lois Grebowski" May 27, 2010 at 6:10 am - Reply

    That's a care package with a capital CARE!

    I need to catch up on my visiting, I'm falling way behind!

  19. Q May 27, 2010 at 8:26 am - Reply

    That is a lovely care package. I'll have to send you one one of these days too – for all the great work you're doing and for putting together this great Festival for all of us to share our work.


  20. Allie May 27, 2010 at 8:38 pm - Reply

    Wow that's a lot of quilts! I'm slowly working my way through too, my computer has been running very hot and we've had a heat wave here, so it's off most of the day.

    What a lovely package you've received! I hope you all feel better soon – I second the OJ!

  21. Lynne May 28, 2010 at 4:05 am - Reply

    I want to say AGAIN, thank you so much for the festival., It's the gift that keeps on giving. I posted my quilt on the first day and I am still getting comments which is just lovely few a new blogger (2 months next week!). BUT the reason I really wanted to thank you was that I thought my quilt was fatally flawed by the wrong choice of sashing but there has been such a positive response that I now love the choice of sashing and love the quilt twice as much as I did. Thank you Amy. X

  22. Busy Little Quilter May 28, 2010 at 5:31 am - Reply

    Your fabric package is lovely! That's so sweet!

    I hope you all feel better, soon. My daughter has 4 children and I can sympathize with you on illnesses. lol

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