Friday, August 13, 2010

Signup for August Friday Night Sew-in!!

Finally - the signups for August FNSI are here!!!! Bobbi and I are hosting another Friday Night Sew-In on August 20th!

If you are in the "summer sewing slump" then this is the perfect opportunity for you to get motivated!

Most of you already know the drill.. but for any newbies out there.. here is how it works.

1. Enter your blog info below. **If you don't have a blog - you can enter the Flickr group link as your URL.

2. Make a post on your blog - letting all your readers know about the sew-in. Spread the word.. we could all use the virtual sewing support and encouragement.

3. On Friday – 08/20/10 - Get your house settled, put on your comfy jammies.. maybe make a cup of tea.. and sit down to work on some of those projects (or anything else that you want to work on.. maybe you want to knit.. or catch up on scrapbooking).

4. Then, sometime on Saturday - Make a post about what you worked on.. show us a picture or two on Flickr.

And finally - on Sunday 8/22, we will enter all participants into a GIVEAWAY for something fun! (Including our new FNSI Pin Cushion) Bobbi and I both pick winners - so you each will have 2 chances to win!!

What are you waiting for... SIGN UP.. then tell ALL YOUR FRIENDS!!!

Friday Night Sew-in Participants
1. Watermelon Diva
2. Alex
3. Bobbi
4. Bobbi
5. CaraQuilts,July BakeSHop project
6. CaraQuilts
7. Carol L.
8. Marybeth Kufen
9. Geniene
10. Kim
11. Jandi
12. Janet
13. Poppyprint
14. Faye Lewis
15. Jane
16. Gina
17. Rene
18. Robyn
19. Kerry
20. crafty pug
21. Sandra
22. Maria
23. Patchwork Jenn
24. Cheryl
25. Monica-Diary of a Quilt Maven
26. Libby
27. dawn
28. Jill
29. Quilt Hollow
30. Deanna
31. Jackie
32. Jessica
33. Joy P
34. Denise & Mountain Quilter
35. Peg
36. Alethia
37. GrannyJ
38. SheilaC
39. Elena
40. Nato
41. Sherry Hogan
42. Patty
43. Judy C
44. Jess
45. Littlebook
46. Judy K
47. Becky
48. Debbie
49. Polly
50. Vivian
51. Stephanie G.
52. ulla
53. Amanda
54. Denise :)
55. Cari
56. Cherie in St Louis
57. Stephanie @ Sand and Starfish
58. darby
59. Patty
60. Barb @ DogmomDiva
61. Carolina Moore
62. Debbie S.
63. Crystal
64. Tee
65. Jamie @ modified mix
66. Lana
67. Elizabeth Q.
68. Kay Lynne
69. Jennifer
70. Valerie
71. dianne
72. Melissa
73. Sue Lemke
74. JudyK2310
75. Nicky - Farm Girl
76. Theresa @ The Treehouse
77. Rachelle
78. Dawn B
79. Brenda G
80. Nancy @ Life is a Stitch
81. Balinda
82. Shawna
83. Linda -Texas
84. Oddbjørg
85. Meghan (Thrifty Quilter)
86. Lisa at Sun Naturals
87. Cheryl - Windsom
88. Tina
89. Becca (QB29)
90. Bev C
91. Lisa
92. Tracey
93. WonkyGirl
94. Annette @ Jindi's Cottage
95. Candice
96. Deon @ Sunshine and Whimsy
97. Linda-Wisconsin
98. Elizabeth
99. Jen
100. Clio
101. Jannette
102. Shelly
103. FiberBabble
104. Gail
105. Suzan, Reluctant Quilter
106. Dresden Quilter
107. Teresa
108. Sara
109. Kimberly Mason
110. ChristineB @ Material Girl
111. Kathleen
112. Cheryll S
113. Amy
114. Dorothy
115. Linda H.
116. Colleen
117. Reethi
118. Jacque.
119. CJ

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Marie said...

oh good grief I'm first....that means I'd better be spectacular !!! Have a wonderful week getting ready F N Stitchers!!!


Alex (PinkCraftyMama) said...

Oooh second! I'm usually always late!

Marybeth said...

Sounds like fun!

Poppyprint said...

I SEW need to participate next Friday! Thanks for the kick in the pants, gals.

Janet said...

I'll be there! Can you clarify though for me please. Are we supposed to post pics on our blog or on Flickr?

Jane said...

The last month has gone so quickly, looking forward to next week

Gina said...

Yeah finally a FNSI that I can take part in as hubby will still be away working.

Love and hugs Gina xxx

RobynLouise said...

No Summer slump here as it's Winter but it's still a slump. Haven't even finished off item from the last Friday Night Sew In!

Kerry said...

Can't wait for the fun to begin, even managed a night off work this time so I can sew along with everyone else. Should be perfect sewing weather around here- we're mid winter.

crafty pug said...

can't wait! better get dinner cooked and in the freezer ready to go :)

Sandra said...

I have a project in mind already!

Maria said...

Looking forward to joining all the folk for FNSI on the 20th Aug.
Thanks Heidi and Bobbi

Cheryl said...

Missed out on July's FNSI . I was afraid the same thing would happen in August. I got lucky. I'll be in town so I will join in. Thanks Bobbi and Heidi for hosting.

JoyLeanne said...

ooo I want to participate so badly but it always seems to be on a night when something is going on that I just CANNOT get out of. My brother is moving into our house that day. Doubt I will get much done that evening other than catching up with him. Good luck to all who participate though. Can't wait to see pictures.

Libby said...

My sweet daughter just went back to college so I need some good "take my mind off of it" sewing!!

pinsandneedles said...

Missed last month because of vacation...I'm ready this month!

Deanna said...

I'm makin' plans and preppin' fabric and basically getting pretty happy about the possibility of sustained sewing time.

Jackie said...

I read about the FNSI after it was over. Sounds like fun, I'm looking forward to it!

Jess in Progress said...

So excited! The 20th is my last day at my job (I start a new one 23rd) but I can't think of a better way to celebrate! Thanks for organizing :)

Joyful Quilter said...

I'm warming up the sewing machine now.

Denise said...

I've been busy working outside so by Friday Night I will be more than ready to get some sewing done.

Peggy said...

I just had to sign up - even though I won't actually be home on the 20th to actually sew that day or evening (going on a bus trip) - but I'll do my sewing on Saturday, and post that evening, then I get to catch up with everybody else on Sunday - happy, happy sew-in!!

Mariela Alethia said...

Looking forward to next friday night.

Granny said...

This is the motivation I need to get busy on a project that I've been putting off. Now I need to learn how to post pictures on Flickr. lol

SheilaC said...

I would love to sew this Friday!!

See you there


Quilter Mom of 3 said...

My hubby & I will both be joining!!

I love these FNSIs!!

Quilter_Momma said...

I am Elena's husband and this is the 2nd FNSI I will have participated in.

FNSI nights were an awesome idea, as it lets us catch up on projects that get set aside throughout the month.

Sherry Hogan said...

This sounds like fun and I usually don't have anything going so maybe I can get something finished.

Patty said...

This is my first official Friday Night Sew-In, and I am definitely in a summer slump! This will help, I'm sure :-)

Judy C said...

Count me in!

Jess said...

Sounds like a lot of fun....a whole night just to quilt!

Cheryll said...

This sounds wonderful...what a great idea...I'd LOVE to join in too if I may?.

Bev C said...

Hi, please count me in again. Friday Night Sew Ins are so much fun. Thanks for the motivation.
Happy days.

LittleBook said...

I had a blast last month and was eagerly awaiting this month! Hooray for Friday!

Anonymous said...

Hi, can't wait!! I'm just having a problem trying to work out which projects I'm going to work on!

Polly said...

Count me in!! Can't wait!! Polly

Vivian said...

Can't wait to sew along. But . . . how did time fly so fast.

Stephanie said...

This is a perfect opportunity to catch up on a UFO! Now to decide which one to work on.

Ulla said...

I'm also in this sew along and I'm also longing for the friday sew along.


Denise :) said...

This is my first Friday Night Sew-in -- I'm looking forward to it! :)

Everyday Quilter said...

Can't wait! I hope I can ship the kids off to make it a perfect night!

Cherie in St Louis said...

Count me in! I love this idea :)

sandandstarfish said...

Oh I just can't wait!!! Gotta go check out what everyone's going to be working on!

darby said...

Can't wait to join in!

Dogmom Diva said...

Oh very excited..have several projects to finish! yay!


Carolina said...

I'll be getting out my giant UFO bag to see if I can make a dent!

Debbie said...

Looking forward to working on the babyquilt that I have on my frame.

Tee said...

I'm looking forward to working on my granddaughter's flower girl dress. Thanks for the incentive!

Anonymous said...

Yay! I am very excited! This is my first one!

Kay Lynne said...

I'm looking forward to getting my Courthouse Steps quilt top all together! It's a good night to make time to sew!

dianne said...

i'm gonna comment for Melissa and for myself - we really, REALLY need a night of sewing!

Judy said...

I'm ready to join in! I need to make another Disappearing 9 Patch before October. This is my first sew in!!

Nicky said...

Thrilled to sign up again - I was out on the Friday in July and I really missed it. Planning on making a little surprise for mu daughter. Have a great night.

Theresa said...

My first time joining in - planning to work on a project of that I started in a class with Lynette Anderson this week.

Dawn said...

Hey there Heidi, how ya doin'? I already have a project picked out. Our MD State Fair is having a special contest, Still Life. First prize is $25.00!! Woo Hoo! I already sketched out my design, just need to make it, so I will be starting on Friday and hopefully have the bulk of it finished by Saturday evening!See ya then!

Crafty Maine Mom said...

I can't believe it is time for another Friday night Sew In. I need to get everything organized and ready to go. Maybe I can get a couple of the 18 UFOs off the UFO list.

Shawna said...

Excited to get some work done tomorrow night. I hate it when I can't get any sewing done!

Linda said...

Ooh, Friday night sewing with friends, how fun is that? Now, I just have to decide what I'll be working on.

Oddbjørg said...

I'm looking forward to do some sewing tomorrow.

Meghan said...

Going to try to assemble a quilt top today and tomorrow... I'd better get cutting!

Lisa at Sun Naturals said...

I was a little worried we would still be on vaca and I would miss this month but all's well...I'm in :-)

I posted about it on my blog

Tina said...

I just found this blog. WHat a great idea! I don't blog much, but this just might give me enough motavation to write a new post Saturday!

Lisa said...

I am looking forward to Friday.

Mistea said...

I'm so happy I can play and no chance work is going to interfere with my crafting this Friday night.

Look forward to seeing what everyone gets up too.

Best get my place sorted so I can play uninterrupted.

Thanks for hosting.

Wonky Girl said...

This sew-in snuck up on me! But I have lots of projects to work on.

Jindi's Cottage said...

Ooo...almost missed out! Good thing Mistea reminded me I would have been pouting...right, time to get organised as it is already Friday on this side of the world!

Candice said...

I am soooooo excited! This is my first time participating in a sew-in...I would have missed it, but thanks to the lovely blog of knitmachinequeen! Happy sewing divas!

Sunshine and Whimsy said...

This will be my first sew in, and I'm excited! It's tonight, so I'd best get ready. I'm going to be working on my very first quilt that I just started two days ago. Wish me luck! LOL!

Linda Lee said...

Whew! I almost forgot to sign in!!! I have everything ready for tonight!!

Reethi said...

Is this too late to sign up? My plans got cancelled tonight (yay!) and I can spend an entire evening sewing. Perfect!!!!

SemiCharmedWife said...

I hope I'm not too late to sign up! This will be my first sew-in, and I'm hoping to finish up a maternity blouse I've been working on. Looking forward to it!

Clio said...

I hope I'm not too late! I have to finish a sewing project tonight so it can come on vacation with me tomorrow! Yikes!

Quilting with Jannette said...

This is my first FNSI - can't wait!

SEWN said...

Definitely need some public humiliation, I mean motivation to get my mojo jump started tonight. Thanks!

Fiber Babble said...

Okay, I'm in... off to upload a "Before" picture to my blog, then sew! Sew like the wind!

The Cozy Quilter said...

I'm doing Friday afternoon sewing! Does that still count?

Gail in Ontario, Canada

Dresden Quilter said...

Looking forward to this!

Teresa said...

OK, this will be my first sew in. I'm looking forward to this! Hmmm, so many UFO's, decisions, decisions....

Sara said...

I've been sewing quite a bit - and am behind on some knitting! So tonight I plan on working on some socks of mine...

Kimberly Mason said...

Yay! Haven't been in the studio in weeks! I'm excited!

Unknown said...

Count me in on the fun!! I have so many UFO's to work on;)
Happy Quilting!!

Amy said...

Sounds like fun! I'll be working on my last summer dress of the season.

FlourishingPalms said...

Sorry I'm jumping in so late on Friday! But I HAVE been sewing since 12:30 p.m. today. Count me in for the rest of the evening too. Thanks for hosting this!

Colleen said...

Just found this this afternoon! I've been sewing today and plan to continue well into the night. Got a lot of blocks to work on.

Jacque. said...

I did not forget...I just forgot to sign up! YIKES! Must go post about it on my blog, too! I've already been busy sewing, though...whew. Cannot miss FNSI for anything!

CJ said...

Forgot all about signing in. I can't believe what number I am at this month! WOW! Lots of action going on here. I haven't blogged in awhile so just used the FNSI flickr url.
Back to cutting out the fabric!

Anonymous said...

I've been ill all week and feel lucky that tonight I felt well enough to play with fabric. I posted.

crafty pug said...

had a fabo time last night - thanks for another night of community stitching by distance!!

Anonymous said...

Hi ,
I am new this week. I got my sewing room set up this week. Next week i will get the needles a flying.
I am so looking forward to the group.
Elizabeth Q

PaTcHwOrK jEnN said...

i meant to sing up earlier and I didn't. Here is my post.

If it is too late to enter oh well there is always next month

Ginny said...

please count me in - oh what to sew!

Donna said...

I can't sign up right now. Once I get all move and settle into our new home I plan to join in on the FNS. Sounds like sew much fun.

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