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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Ho Ho Ho blog hop winner

I don't know if anyone was as excited as I was, about this blog hop, but it sure got me on track to get a good share of my holiday sewing finished.

Thanks so all who visited me every day, to see my finished projects.  I am so excited to have some extra time at the holidays for once. The inspiration was over the top, and there are so many things I want to try now! Thank you all!

The winner for this hop and the yard of Maxine's "snarky" holiday fabric is none other than...#79!!!

Wow! Your quilt is so awesome. I love Snowmen and those are the cutest I have ever seen. I like the fireplace screen, too.I wish I had a fireplace to go with it. Thank you so much for sharing your projects today and for the chance to win the fabric.

Well, Joyce, you did win the fabric. I'm sending you and email to get your mailing info, and it will be on its way to you!

Thank you Joyce and everyone else, who left such wonderful comments and took time out of their days to visit me during the hop.

As for me, my head is so full, it will take till the holidays to finish all the new projects I want to start after this hop!!  You all have my mind working overtime now!   LOL!


I wanted to share another little project with you too.  They are going to make for some fun stocking stuffers! I know I have seen it somewhere online, but can't for the life of me remember where...


Coin purses made out of empty candy wrappers!   Who'd a thunk.  I do remember at the time I could no longer find fusible vinyl, but guess what!  JoAnn's fabrics now carry it in the store. It is in a box, in the aisle with the notions, along with stabilizers, etc.  I was so excited to find it! 

They are easy enough to make. Once you have eaten your snacks, 2 bags of course, 1 for each side, you will carefully open the bag and get rid of the back with the nutritional information. Goodness knows we don't need any more guilt that we already have, over snacking!!   LOL!
Just a note, if you going to try some...

                    Apparently not all candy wrappers are created equal!
                                 I was so hoping this would be a success!
                                                   But no such luck.
                                That brings me to another sad realization...
                  I won't be able to make one, out of my favorite snacks  "Snaps"

Have you ever had licorice snaps?    I love em because they taste like soap suds!
I know you all think I am nuts.  Apparently I am prone to loving licorice soap!
                     You have no idea just how hard these are to find too! 
          Tell me it's not because I am the only one in the world who likes em???

Thanks again everyone for a fabulous blog hop.  Now snack on, and stitch...



  1. Congratulations to Joyce...she's a lucky lady! I'll have to check out JoAnn's for that vinyl. It looks so fun!

  2. You're right, they DO taste like soap suds, and I love them, lol!

  3. Congrats, Joyce! Love your candy wrapper bags! I've seen the vinyl, but never thought to use in on wrappers.....great idea!

  4. Congratulations on all the fantastic posts you have done for this hop. You have made so many wonderful projects. I am so impressed!!
    Now licorice soap has me really fascinated!

  5. Those coin purses are adorable. I just won some fusible vinyl. Hmm.

  6. Congratulations Joyce. What a great hop. Carol is a fabulous cheer leader and with all the talent that was showcase their was nothing to not like about the hop... Just fabulous. And you were amazeing.

  7. Congratulations Joyce. Your little candy wrapper coin purses are uber cute. I do not know licorice snaps but I like Sen Sen because it reminds me of soap flavor. Yes, I know what soap tastes like...my mother would wash out my mouth with a bar of soap if I said any bad word and back then shut-up was very bad. Oh the memories...

  8. Love those coin purses! Licorice, yuck! :) blessings, marlene

  9. Bahahaha, do you think they would mind if I used one of these at work?!heheheh


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