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Grow Your Blog Party


Welcome to the Grow Your Blog Party that is being hosted by Vicki of 2 Bags Full!  Come to the party and stop at over 400 blogs and find new friends, new interests and share your blog with everyone! 

2 Bags Full

Vicki has suggested we chat about ourselves and share our blogs.  I'm into quilting and want to share with friends what I create.  I have tons of UFOs and I try to proclaim that I'm going to get all these quilts done so I actually use my blog as a journal of my accomplishments, failures, and as my to-do list!!!  I get so sidetracked with life and grandchildren that quilting seems to fall to the bottom  of the to-do list.  Anyway, if I don't post, it's because I didn't quilt and since it's a quilting journal, I steer away from too much personal life stuff!!! I try not to point out my mistakes, but that's mostly what I write about!!!

So, check out my some of my quilts and studio pics which need to update them already...things have changed, but it's getting there. I have a tab with a list of all the quilts I started each year (not very many are crossed off!!!).  I'm always looking for someone or two or three that has the same procrastination problems as I have and would love to connect with those as a way to motivate me as I'm retired and have lots of time (when I'm not visiting my grandchildren) to quilt if would just DO IT!

Glad you've stopped by and leave me a comment and I'll be sure to visit you, too!!! I hope you enjoy the Grow Your Blog party and be sure to enter any of the giveaways you come across and hope you find a new blog or two and a new friend or two.

Thanks, Vicki for hosting this great blogging event again this year!!





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  1. Hi Gloria - there are no UFOs....they are all works in progress!

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    1. Karen, thanks for stopping by. I have to agree! Going forward, all of my UFOs are now WIPs!

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  2. Hi I'm one of Vicki's helpers checking out the links for the Grow Your Blog hop. I totally understand your problem. I currently keep a spreadsheet of my projects, because they grew so much. I hope you have a great day.

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  3. Dear Gloria

    Thanks so much for visiting me at Create With Joy! Your quilts are gorgeous! I hope you'll continue to "grow your blog" by joining us each week at our Inspire Me Monday party at Create With Joy!

    If you love to read, I also regularly review a series of books called Quilts of Love that you might enjoy!

    Have a wonderful week!

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  4. WIP's what are those, no one has a single one of them...maybe a dozen or so..

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    1. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I have so many more WIPs than a dozen! I'll stop by your blog soon.

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  5. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I love your work and am glad to find you! Cheery wave from Bev

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  6. already a follower, just stopped by from Vicki's list

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  7. Visiting via Grow Your Blog. I live in eastern Canada and also participating in this blog hop. Thanks for posting.

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  8. Thank you for dropping by my blog earlier. I scrolled through some of your earlier posts and really adore the quilts you make. You are a genuine seamstress, not a wanna-be sewer like me.

    http://alteredbooklover.blogspot.com/2015/01/grow-your-blog-blog-hop-event.html

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  9. Hi Gloria, thanks so much for stopping by Buttercup's. Happy to be part of the Grow Your Blog Party and happy to meet you. I added the date my giveaway will be over. Thanks!

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  10. Hi Gloria, we're in the same group in the blog hop, so I'm just stopping by to say hello. Have a great party!

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  11. Hello sweetie!
    Have fun at the GYB Party!
    xoxo

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  12. Hello from rainy North carolina. Your quilts are fantastic!

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  13. Nice to see your quilts! Enjoy the blog hop!

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  14. already follow , visiting from Vicki's

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  15. What fun to scroll down and see some of your beautiful quilts! I'm about to start making my first one so it was nice to be inspired. Enjoy the tour!

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  16. You make beautiful quilts, maybe I should finish the one that I started years ago and just needs backing and quilting.

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  17. HOW inspiring to quilt and nothing more beautiful that an hand done quilt, but definely those grandchildren can use up your time!

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  18. Wow! If you are making a Dear Jane quilt you are awesome!! That is one step in the right direction (I only got as far as posting it on my Quilt Bucket Pinterest board!!).

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  19. Nice to meet you - popping in from the GYB hop. Lovely quilts. Amazing!!!

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  20. Have to laugh. Had a stack of seven quilts, pin basted and ready to go. Finally got those done because I restricted my self to no new projects until I quilted them. Plus, I'm having a "semi-contest" with my SIL to see who could move the most fabric out of their sewing room. We keep track of the yardage. A quilt isn't done until bound. Last year I "blessed forward" 88 yards.

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  21. Have to laugh. Had a stack of seven quilts, pin basted and ready to go. Finally got those done because I restricted my self to no new projects until I quilted them. Plus, I'm having a "semi-contest" with my SIL to see who could move the most fabric out of their sewing room. We keep track of the yardage. A quilt isn't done until bound. Last year I "blessed forward" 88 yards.

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  22. visiting from GYB...and now a follower.. looking forward to hearing about your completions! I use my blog for journal my quilting and sewing adventures also!
    Cheri, the quilting nanny
    quiltingnanny(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  23. You throw a great party. Thank you for inviting me!

    So that you know, I've become a Follower and when time permits, I'll be back to see what other beautiful things were made by your hands!

    What this party is all about is to GROW your blog and I'm hoping to do the same. When you get to Section One, check out A Country Chic Retreat and SuZeQ Creations, my personal blog, in Section Fifteen I'd love for you to follow and subscribe to.

    Happy crafting!
    SuZeQ

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  24. I got so busy looking around your blog I almost forgot to say hi!! I'm one of your newest bloglovin/ followers as I stop in from the GYB event! I hope ya stop by: val from myplvl.blogspot.com

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  25. Hi Gloria. Nice to meet you. Thanks for visiting my spot. I'm following via Bloglovin!

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  26. HI, I'm a textile artist, visiting, via GYB, from St. John's, NL Canada. I'm enjoying my visit to your blog .

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  27. Hello Gloria. I've been here before and I will be back. Today I came via GYB to which I'm participating too for the first time. ♥ your black/brown/red pinwheel quilt! Good luck with the UFO pile in 2015. ;^)

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  28. New follower on bloglovin, enjoyed looking around your blog. Look forward to seeing you more

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  29. HI Gloria, such wonderful quilts! Visiting from GYB hop.

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  30. Visiting via Vicki's GYBP and I'm a (simple) quilter...enjoy the process and give them all away, mostly to babies.

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  31. Hi Gloria and belated GYB 2015 greetings! I don't do much quilting these days but still enjoy having a look at everyone else's creations :)

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