Thursday, September 4, 2014

See You in September and Giveaways!

It's Day 2 of the See You in September, which means it's my turn to participate. YEAH!

SEE you in SEPTEMBER BLOGGERS..

Thanks to Mdm. Samm of Sew We Quilt! who continues to amaze me with her creativity, charm and organization. You ROCK!

And to Shari of Living with Purpose, you have been an awesome cheerleader!
Thank to two very special ladies!

I'm not the only one who gets to have fun today. Here's the list of today's participants and I am positive you will find eye candy and inspiration.


Thursday, September 4

Be sure to read all the way to the bottom to learn about the two awesome giveaways!

I was so thrilled when this hop was posted and I jumped at the chance to participate. The idea of creating something using Riley Blake Designs gingham was very exciting and it didn't take long for me to make a decision about what I was going to make. The challenging part was going to be deciding what other two projects to showcase. I can't tell you how many times I almost posted a project that I was making for this Hop and the Rush Hour Blog Hop. That would have been a real spoiler! (I did post part of one of the quilts. Oops!)

So, what did I do during the Summer? I created lots of things!

Let's start with a couple of bags. A girl can never have too many bags, right?  

I made two bags using Fig Tree's The One Piece Bag pattern. These are being used as shop samples for M & E Quilt Shoppe and I'll be teaching a class also. 

Each of the owners picked fabric for me to make their bags and when I took them to the shop, we laughed really hard when we realized how they matched their featherweights. The bags are just a tad to small to be used as cases for the machines, but I think I'm gong to play with the dimensions to make it work for mine.


Here's a close up of each bag.





I couldn't decide which quilt to show here so I decided to post both of them. I provided a sneak peek at the Equal Rights quilt a couple of weeks ago, but remembered to not show the finished product until today. I love Swirly Girls Designs patterns! They are easy to follow and always produce wonderful quilts.


This will be great quilt to use while sitting on the patio on a cool evening.



I love star quilts and made this Charming Star quilt using shirting fabrics for the backgrounds and Kansas Troubles for the stars. This is another shoppe sample and is a variation of a Disappearing Nine Patch. Click HERE for a tutorial I posted on how to make this block.


Here's the quilt hanging in the shoppe. I have a class coming up on this quilt and I love t when students "get" how it works. The floating star points makes this very forgiving and very stress-free. Check out the tutorial and you'll see what I mean.  :-)


OK, it's time for the gingham project!

I decided that since Fall is right around the corner and that means rainy days, I'd be less likely to mind them if I had a fun umbrella.


I used orange gingham and I love it! I thought it needed a little pizzazz so I added a black trim. Now I can use this for Halloween too.  :-)


This pattern and umbrella frame is from Umbrella Joan and it is awesome! My sister Pat showed all seven sisters how to make these during our annual sisters weekend. We had a blast and this is just a sampling of our creations.


So back to my gingham sample....

I had a helper while I was taking pictures. Quinn absolutely loves this umbrella and didn't want me to stop taking pictures. Shhhh, don't tell her that I'm making a kids version for her.  :-)



She so badly wanted it to rain and kept checking the sky for clouds.


So, remember way back at the beginning of this post when I said something about two giveaways? 

Well Umbrella Joan and M & E Quilt Shoppe have both provided prizes for me to give away. How awesome is that?

One lucky winner will receive the pattern and a frame kit for the classic 48" umbrella from Umbrella Joan.


You may not believe me now, but trust me. Once you've made one of these umbrellas you will never look at fabric the same way again.

And thanks to M & E Quilt Shoppe, I have a fat quarter pack of fabric to give away. (I am thrilled that the shoppe will be receiving their shipment sometime next week with ALL the gingham colors! I asked it they would take phone orders and of course they said yes. I may not be able to get there fast enough and want to be sure to get some of each color.  hehehe)



Isn't this scissor charm just adorable!


So, what do you have to do to win? 
You have four ways to earn a chance to win. 

1. Leave a comment here for one chance.

2. Become a follower and leave a message here telling me that you did that or are already a follower.

3. Like Umbrella Joan on Facebook and leave a message here telling me that you did that.

4. Like M & E on Facebook and leave a message here telling me that you did that.

Winners will be chosen and announced September 19th. 
That will give everyone enough to time catch up on visiting all the blogs. 

188 comments:

Judy B said...

My Featherweights are sew jealous of those sweet bags! Your umbrella is stunning. I hopped over to her site for a quick look and tomorrow will spend some quality time there, lol! I follow you via email. Thank you for sharing.

Anita said...

Love the umbrellas! Unfortunately I will need one soon when the fall rain starts :(

nicolesender said...

I've never seen an umbrella kit. I love the gingham umbrella!

Carla said...

Oops. I commented on yesterday's post..lol Here it is again:
Great projects. Your quilts are gorgeous. That pile of umbrellas makes a fun picture. Making your own umbrella looks like a project anyone would enjoy. Do you waterproof the fabric some way? Your model is so cute.

Carla said...

I've been following you for awhile and you have a great blog.

Deonn said...

Oh, wow, you've made some pretty fun and unusual projects! Love how the tote bags match the adorable featherweights! Great quilts too, but that umbrella! Wait, you can make an umbrella?? I've got to check this out!

Deonn said...

Following. :)

Deonn said...

Following Umbrella Jane, looks like fun! Thanks for the giveaway chance.

Christine M said...

Your umbrella is gorgeous Joanne. I didn't even know you could buy kits to make your own.

Suze said...

I follow via email.

Suze said...

I couldn't find a Like button for Umbrella Jane so I send her a friend request.

Suze said...

I liked M & E on Facebook.

Shari said...

Super projects...like most, I'm totally in love with your umbrella. Was thinking they would be just awesome as sun parasols too!

Shari said...

Liked both on Facebook, and I am now officially stalking you, as well, via GFC!

Alcea Rosea 31 said...

Love the featherweight bags and the machines. I have never seen umbrella frames sold separately. Your model is quite right, it is adorable.

Julie Craven said...

I couldn't find a Like button on Umbrella Jane so I just sent a friend request to her.
Thanks for the give a way

Julie Craven said...

Your umbrella is so pretty. Too pretty to use. You could hang it up side down from the ceiling for a bit of fun.
Thanks for the give away. Have a wonderful day

Julie Craven said...

I am now following M&E on their facebook page. : - )

Gill said...

I love your gingham umbrella - I've never considered making one before!!

Gill said...

GFC follower!

Gill said...

Liked UJ on facebook!

Gill said...

Liked M and E on facebook!

StitchinByTheLake said...

Oh my that umbrella is adorable! But I confess my favorite project would be the bags. I'd love one that would carry my Featherweight and also one for my serger. I'm going to be looking for something similar for that! blessings, marlene

charlotte said...

I love your umbrella. I never knew you could make those.

Thearica said...

Your projects are fantastic! LOVE those bags but that umbrella steals the show... You knew it would! :)

I would love to win the pattern and make my grandbabies one! Thank you for the chance!

Thearica said...

I have Liked M&E Quilt Shop on FB. :)

Thearica said...

Umbrella Joan doesn't have a LIKE button so I sent her a friend request.

charlotte said...

I signed up to follow by email.

Mdm Samm said...

oh my word......a gingham umbrella...I do not have ...no i don't lol..and yours and all of the others are unbelievable...what a lovely idea ...and your quilts divine....you were one busy lady and it was a thrill to have you here today...your lovely missy..a charming subject to photo..

Marla's Crafts said...

Wow love the umbrella. Will have to check this out.

Betsy said...

These umbrellas are awesome and would make such perfect Christmas gifts. I am off to check them out. Thanks for the chance. We needed something new on blog land!

Elizabeth Coughlin said...

Wonderful projects, especially that gingham umbrella! Thanks for the generous giveaways.

Helen@Till We Quilt Again said...

Love all your projects but the umbrella and the triangle quilt both are amazing!!!

Helen@Till We Quilt Again said...

I follow via Google Friend.

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

OMGosh! I love those umbrellas! Cute featherweight bags too!

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

I am your newest follower. Now I'll go look around more.

Robin said...

Loved all your projects. I didn't even know that a person could make an umbrella, LOL I must lead a sheltered life.

Thank you for sharing
Robin in Washington State ~ lots of rain here
assweetaspeaches Hotmail

Robin said...

I would like a 2nd chance at the draw and have started following umbrella Jane on face book.

Robin in Washington State
assweetaspeaches hotmail

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

I sent Joan a FB friend request. Such Beautiful umbrellas there. I need to make one!

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

I liked M&E on FB too! Great page!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Gorgeous quilts and I wonder if that bag pattern would work to hold my projector/laptop, etc... for classes. But the umbrella - adorable plus! Did not know you could get these kits, thank you for sharing that. And rather than send another mail - I follow with GFC

Scrapatches said...

Beautiful projects!

I love, love, love the umbrella pattern. Thank you so much for the link to where to purchase the frames and pattern. I want to make these!

Thanks also for the D9P Star variation. I have never seen this and it is one I am looking forward to sewing.

So many beautiful projects. I have been enjoying all your links, too.

Thank you so much for sharing your very creative summer ... :) Pat

Jeanie said...

An umbrella....no way! I've never even considered making one and now I see it as a fabulous project. Thanks for the giveaway with the makin's! Those bags are great too.... and that green FW is stunning... I know it's not yours but I just had to say something. Love the quilt...love everything! Thanks for sharing and thanks for the giveaways!

krislovesfabric said...

ok, I am having trouble concentrating on any thing else as I am in love with that lime featherweight!! But really, how fun to make an umbrella...love it!

Scrapatches said...

I am a happy follower on GFC. I always enjoy reading your blog. Thank you for the chance to win the great giveaways! ... :) Pat

Scrapatches said...

Thanks for the link to Umbrella Joan on FB. I am so happy to find where to get this pattern and frame. My daughter had a special umbrella when she was a girl and I want to make one for her and a matching one for her baby girl.

Your gingham one is sew inspiring ... :) Pat

Scrapatches said...

I like M&E Quilt shop on FB! Thanks for the great giveaway chance. I want to make a boy version of my Prairie Pinwheel Baby Quilt and these colors are perfect ... :) Pat

Heleen Groot said...

The bags are very pretty, and so are the quilts, but I am skipping to the end. Really, umbrellas? Incredible. They look stunning! Imagine walking around with that gorgeous umbrella in your hand. You would almost wish for rain...almost! Thank you for sharing them. I loved it. One good thing for fall......

Marjorie's Busy Corner said...

I adore that umbrella!!! I am so jealous now..lol
it so sweet....as are all of your project s

Mary said...

WOW! Who knew you could make your own umbrella. You did a great job. Your model also did a great job of showing it off. Congratulations.

Carol said...

Bags, quilts, AND an umbrella? You were one busy lady making all these amazing projects! That umbrella model is adorable...hope she gets some rain soon! I follow you, of course. :O)

sew.darn.quilt said...

I am so impressed by all you've done! Wowwee! The umbrellas are over the top fantastic! So charming.
Thank you for the chance :D

Needled Mom said...

I have never tried making an umbrella. Those are fabulous!

Lana said...

Your projects are FANTASTIC!!!!! I SO LOVE the Umbrella!!! I have one on my to do list actually, just on a larger scale for our back patio!!!
You look like you had a wonderful time with your sisters weekend!!!
Such a lovely giveaway too...Thank you for sharing!

Lana said...

I am a follower and looking forward to reading through your lovely blog!

Lana said...

I visited the FB page of M&M and liked it...Great site!

Lana said...

I stopped by Umbrella Janes, had a little bit of a hard time finding the like button, but did request as well to join her FB page...she looks like so much fun! What a great idea!!!

Vicki H said...

I had no idea one could make their own umbrella. I am so impressed. Love the bags you made too.

Vicki H said...

I am a new follower with GFC.

Vicki H said...

I couldn't find a like button, so I sent Joan a friend request on FB.

Vicki H said...

I liked M & E on Facebook.

Nancy said...

Such stunning pieces, and the Umbrella well that is just over the moon with me!! I think living here in WA everyone on my Xmas list will get one! Thanks sew much for sharing!!
Huggs, Nancy

Nancy said...

I follow you via email~
Nancy

Nancy said...

I liked Umbrella Joan on FB~
Nancy

Nancy said...

I liked M&E Fabrics on FB~

Thank~You for the chance of your lovely Give Aways!!

Huggs, Nancy

BarbCarol said...

OMG....the umbrella is wonderful. I have Lupus and must avoid the sun....I will be making several umbrellas.

Sent Joan a FB friend request.

Gave a FB "like" to M & E.

And, I am a Follower of your blog.

Createology said...

Fabulous projects and I am so loving those Featherweights in technicolor. Your Gingham Umbrella is sew unique and wonderful. Thank you sew much for sharing and hopping. Creative Gingham Bliss...

Createology said...

I have been following you for some time now. Thank you.

Createology said...

Liked Umbrella Joan on FB.

Createology said...

Liked M & E Quilt Shoppe on FB.

Regina said...

WOW! That is one cute umbrella! I would love to give making one a try. Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

Farm Quilter said...

I love your umbrella!!! Totally adorable!!!

Farm Quilter said...

I follow your blog, cuz you are so creative!

Farm Quilter said...

I sent UmbrellaJoan Buse a friend request on FB.

Farm Quilter said...

I like Mabel and Ethel's Quilt Shop on FB.

Nellie Duclos said...

Those umbrellas are fantastic-I'm impressed. I recovered a lampshade once after taking a class, so it must be done similarly. I've always loved gingham. In my early teens I made a black/white square dance dress and quickly learned my lesson-my eyes were never the same-LOL! Thanks for sharing and the chance for some great prizes.

Joyce Carter said...

Fabulous projects! I love the bags and it is so funny how they match the machines. Great idea though. The quilts are beautiful, too. But the umbrella is something else. I didn't know that they made a kit. It is really awesome. I am really loving this. Thank you so much for sharing all of this today.

Amy's Crafty Shenanigans said...

Cool - I would have never thought to make my own umbrella!!!

Mabel & Ethel of M&E Quilt Shoppe said...
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Mabel and Ethel of ME Quilt Shoppe said...

Isn't Joanne so talented! We love her here at M&E. She was a day early yesterday, all the beautiful gingham got delivered today. It's by Riley Blake and we have it in 12 gorgeous colors. Enjoy the blog hop everyone, such fun.

barbara woods said...

great giveaway , never made one of those

barbara woods said...

follow you of course

barbara woods said...

sent a friend request to her

Rose Marie Andreozzi said...

Wow, an umbrella! I think I'd like to try that! yessewingisfun@yahoo.com

Gmama Jane said...

Those are VERY nice bags and quilts for certain...but the Umbrella!!!Who Knew you could make an Umbrella??!!
Blessings
Gmama Jane

Gmama Jane said...

Those are VERY nice bags and quilts for certain...but the Umbrella!!!Who Knew you could make an Umbrella??!!
Blessings
Gmama Jane

Verna G said...

I have never seen a pattern to make an umbrella! Would love to have that.

Verna G said...

Just discovered your blog and have added it to my favorites!

Mary Pat Callihan said...

Such a great post. Such a busy summer! Of course your umbrella is a hit...gingham...orange...beautiful little model...a sure fire hit!! But those two quilts were super as well. Since my hair is also purple, my vote goes with that one :)

Amy said...

Oh, my gracious. Where do I begin? They are all just fabulous. I know a couple young ladies who would adore one of those umbrellas. And your model is adorable. :)

Amy said...

I already follow you!

Janie said...

Love both of the prizes. I like the idea you and your sisters have a get together. Thanks for the chance.

Sewgirl said...

Wow…love the umbrella. What a great idea for showing off your gingham! And your model is darling!

Sewgirl said...

I liked M & E on FB..tired to like Umbrella Joan too, but didn't see her like button.

Dorian said...

What great projects you made. LOVE those umbrella's!!

Doris Rice said...

All the projects are great but the umbrella is over the top! I want to know where you get lime green featherweights? Mine is white and I've seen black and red but never lime green.

Cindy said...

You were another busy gal this summer! I love that bag design...nice. And your quilts are great too. The umbrellas are fun. I love that you ladies all made one. That will be a great memory.

Brenda said...

Liked both Umbrella Joan and M & E on Facebook!

Jane's Quilting said...

Your bags are adorable and they do match the featherweight perfectly. Looks like you need to make covers for them now. I also like your star quilt. I myself love making stars. But your unbrella...that is beautiful! I would have never thought of making an umbrella. What a great idea!!

Kathy H said...

I always thought it would be great to make umbrellas with some of those wonderful fabrics. I didn't know it was possible. Your projects are all wonderful. I love the bags too.

Kathy H said...

I follow you by email.

Sarah said...

These are beautiful, and your little umbrella model is very charming. :) sarah@forrussia.org

Sarah said...

I follow you on google + sarah@forrussia.org

the girlfriend gap said...

oh my goodness.... I'm giddy over your umbrella! my little granddaughters love umbrellas. Might have to think about that for christmas. Thank you for sharing. Janita

madebymeinred said...

An umbrella! How fantastic it is. Can't imagine tackling such a project and you did a great job!

Janarama said...

An umbrella? Are you freaking kidding me? Absolutely stunning! Your quilts and bags are awesome too.

Kathy Davis said...

I have never thought of making an umbrella. I thought they just came out from under the cabbage patch just like how a baby is born. Where have I been?
Kathy Davis
kdavis1@centurytel.net

Janarama said...

I follow you via Google Friends Connect.

Kathy Davis said...

I follow on GFC as Mrs. Kathy Davis.
Kathy Davis
kdavis1@centurytel.net

Jane's Quilting said...

I am a happy follower!

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GranChris said...

I really like your Umbrella. I am going to have to make one.

GranChris said...

I liked M & E on Facebook.

GranChris said...

Liked UJ on facebook!

Baa. xxx said...

Wow! That umbrella is so amazing!
And you've made such lovely quilts - too funny that the colours of the bags matched their machines!

Cheryl said...

Oh, I love the umbrella, but that red/white/blue fat quarter and the charm are wonderful!

Cheryl said...

Following via GFC as Cheryl Simplyblogs.

Cheryl said...

Liked Mabel & Ethel's Quilt Shop on FB.

Susie Q said...

Hi Joanne love your projects and I have never seen an umbrella pattern. Yours looks amazing in the gingham. Susie x

Connie Kresin Campbell said...

What beautiful projects and wow.....those umbrellas are beautiful!

Patty Howe said...

Love ALL your projects. I like bags(the girls call me a bag lady) and my Featherweight wouldn't know what to do without her box. I have never seen an umbrella made before.

Patty Howe said...

I am a follower by email(new), liked M&E on facebook, and sent a friend request for umbrella Jane.

Theresa said...

Love the unbrellas, such cute project. Definitely need an umbrella here were it has rained almost every with the exception of last 4 days.

nnonaihr said...

It's really rainy where I live, it would be a fab project!

gpc said...

What great projects. And I had never even thought of making an umbrella - what a brilliant idea! Love it in gingham! :)

Peggy said...

What a cute umbrella.
Thanks,
Peggy
peggy_verdongibbs@att.net

Peggy said...

I'm a new GFC follower.
Thanks,
Peggy
peggy_verdongibbs@att.net

Ruth Griffeth said...

I would love to win this!! I love these Umbrella's,

Ruth Griffeth said...

Following on UmbrellaJoan!

Ruth Griffeth said...

Like Mabel & Ethel's also! I just love the umbrellas!

Brandy Pettit said...

Oh my heavens, I jumped for joy when I saw you are giving away an umbrella kit!! And then the red/white/blue fabric, my favorite color combo! Your model is fabulous, she totally deserves her own parasol. :) Thank you for sharing your projects, and for the giveaways!
~Brandy
pamperedpettit.blogspot.com

Brandy Pettit said...

And I am excited to now be following you!
~Brandy

LJ said...

What a fabulous project for the September hop. The umbrella couldn't be cuter. I am fascinated and would love the prize your offering; thank you for a chance. The purple quilt is gorgeous; great choice of colors/fabrics.

LJ said...

Yes, I have been following you. I use Feedly and always look forward to your posts.

Homemother said...

This is unique!

Anonymous said...

Kathy Grote wants to get in on these fantastic chances!!!
I think the umbrella is so-o-o-o cool!

Emily C said...

How cool. That is one item I hadn't thought of making myself.

Sally Dixon said...

The umbrellas are so unique!!

Sally Dixon said...

I like M &E on FB

rhonda said...

Just love the umbrella and yes I need that pattern--it would make Christmas gifts--all your quilts are beautiful but I do esp. like those bags---would love the pattern also--

pippirose said...

I love the umbrellas! Beautiful!

pippirose said...

I follow you via email.

pippirose said...

I like M&E on FB (Piroska B...)

pippirose said...

I friended Umbrella Joan on FB (Piroska B...)

Kathy said...

what a cute idea - making your own umbrella

Kathy said...

I follow you via email

Kathy said...

I follow you via email

Kathy said...

I liked M&E on facebook

Kathy said...

I sent a friend request to Umbrella Jane

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

The bags are cute, the quilts are lovely but I adore your umbrella!

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

I am a new follower via bloglovin. I enjoyed your projects and can't wait to see more.

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

I liked M & E on Facebook and they are not too far for me. I always love a little drive to a quilt shop.

fun4me1249 said...


Oh Oh love the umbrella - never knew there was a kit to make one.. Awesome!!!
Love all the projects - just beautiful.
MaryLou
Fun4Me1249@aol.com

Thearica said...

Thanks to you, I now have a new wholesaler for my shop! Thank you for introducing me to Joan!

Cindy Maki said...

Sent friend request too Joan as there was no "LIKE" there.

Cindy Maki said...

I like M & E on FB.

Cindy Maki said...

I follow you on FB and email.

Cindy Maki said...

I love the idea of making umbrellas to match my outdoor things. Here in OR you don't always need a jacket but always need an umbrella. LOL. Woot, let's make some umbrellas.

apple blossom said...

I love your projects. They all made me smile
ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

apple blossom said...

follower of gfc

ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

Lee said...

I am loving the featherweight bags! Well all your projects are great - I never knew you can make an umbrella!! Thank you!!

Lee said...

I am a new follower also! thank you again!!

Linda J said...

Joanne, you had me in pure admiration when I saw the bags. Then toss in the star quilt--how pretty there! But umbrellas?? I had no clue that a person could MAKE one till now! I hope you were picked for most creative. I am so far behind in hopping because I have been so nose to the grindstone on my entries that home base will be my last check in. Well done!!

Cheryl Bush said...

I'd love to learn to make an umbrella - yours is too cute!

Cheryl Bush said...

I liked Umbrella Joan's Patterns on FB.

Renee G said...

The umbrellas are amazing. I've never seen these kits, but they look like a lot of fun.

Renee G said...

Follow as Renee G on GFC

Mom C said...

I have never made an umbrella cover. What a great idea. Thanks.

Rhonda R said...

Your umbrella was the perfect project for the gingham. What an adorable model you had for it. She's a cutie!

Jackie Thompson said...

That fabric is really sweet.

Lovelli Quilts said...

I love your umbrella!! I might even use one if I had one like yours!! Beautiful quilts as well.

Julie in WA said...

Gasp! I was just thinking I would like a bag for my featherweight! Thanks for the link to the pattern. Love the umbrellas!

Bente-I like to QuiltBlog said...

So YOU made the umbrella (saw it at Mdm Samm first) great idea and funny!
All your projects are wonderful, the bags, the purple quilt and the flowing stars, really beautiful!
Say hello to the cute umbrella modell too, okay.
Bente

legato1958 said...

I just love your gingham umbrella! So darn cute!
Susie

Teri said...

Wow what a wonderful umbrella....would love to make one.....what a great giveaway....thanks

Shoshannah H said...

Your quilt is just stunning! Beautiful work on all of your projects! Thanks for sharing them with us!

Bonnie said...

What wonderful projects. Love the umbrella. Thanks for the chance to win.

Quilt n Queen said...

Awesome and unique summer sewing projects!! Love them all...make an umbrella, that is too cool. I have the Fig Tree pattern on my wish list. Thanks for the chance and for inspiration!! Yes I am inspired!! Happy stitching, Pauline

Quilt n Queen said...

Joanne...I already follow you via GFC.

Quilt n Queen said...

I liked M & E and will be stopping by for a visit as soon as catch up on my blog hopping...I am sooooo far behind. I will visit all as there is too much inspiration and I don't want to miss any of it!! Happy stitching, Pauline

Quilt n Queen said...

I sent Umbrella Jane a friend request...couldn't find a way to like her facebook page. Hopefully she will be a friend...love the umbrella!! Happy stitcing, Pauline