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Friday, July 13, 2018

Sunflower Blog Background

I really enjoy creating my own blog backgrounds.  I change them for the holidays and seasons and I like to share them with everyone.  So for today, here's my latest creation:

Free Sunflower Blog Background for Blogger/Blogspot 2 column blogs
If you like it and you have a blogger/blogspot 2 column blog, you're welcome to use it.  Here is the code:

<style type="text/css">
body { background-image : url(https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1769/41576676560_4e46eb4b7e_o.jpg); background-position: center; background-repeat: no-repeat;  background-attachment : fixed; }
</style>

<script type="text/javascript">
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.setAttribute('style',"position: absolute; left: 0px; top: 30px; z-index: 50; width: 150px; height: 45px;");
div.innerHTML = '<a target="_blank" href=" "></a>';
document.getElementsByTagName('body').item(0).appendChild(div);
</script>

Copy and paste it into your HTML gadget and enjoy!

In other news, I have the 2019 Crazy Quilt Calendar complete, uploaded and ready to release on October 1st!  Thank you to my talented contributors.  They did a fantastic job on their blocks and sent everything to me in plenty of time to have the calendar all put together and ready well in advance!

Also, I'm pleased to announce that the Autumn 2018 issue of Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazine will be released on August 1st as scheduled!!!!  Thank you to my contributors and Mary Anne and Kathy!!!

I will be putting the PDF file together today and uploading it.

I intend to start on the Winter issue of the magazine next week.  With everything that's been going on in my life (it's been a nightmare!), I want to have that issue done well in advance too.

So......I'm now accepting submissions for the Winter issue.  If you would like to share photos, articles, tutorials or if you would like to purchase ad space, please drop me an email!!!

I'm looking for Winter and Christmas designs, crazy quilt dolls, bears...anything 3 dimensional, ornaments, snowmen, gingerbread men, santas....typical Winter themes.  

I'm looking forward to your submissions!!!!

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Happy 4th Of July

Just wanted to touch base with everyone here since I'm starting to get things back in order, at least for the time being.

Basically, I was forced to take my 4 kitties and relocate back in mid May.  Without going into any detail, I finally have my computer set up again and I've been working feverishly to get the Autumn issue of Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazine put together so that it can be released on it's scheduled date, August 1st.  Thanks to Kathy and Mary Anne, I think we'll be able to do it!!!  It's important to me that everyone gets to enjoy it on it!!!

Also, the 2019 Crazy Quilt Calendar is almost complete.  I'm waiting on 3 more designs and then I can finish putting it all together.  We have 13 incredibly gifted artists who generously contributed their time and talent for this project.  I can't thank them enough!  I'm looking at an October 1st release date for the calendar.

For my Never Ending Sampler stitchers, I will get to doing some new bands as soon as I have the Autumn issue of CQQ completed. 

I've been doing a little crazy quilting and little cross stitch.  I will post photos of my stitching very soon.  I'm living out of boxes and have to find my camera.

Hang in here with me ladies!  My life has been out of balance for many years.  It will start coming back together, slowly but surely.  When it does, I'll have way more time than I ever had before, to focus on fun stuff here!!!!

Hugs to all and Happy July 4th!

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Patriotic Blog Background

I finally have my computer set up so I designed a nice Patriotic blog background to celebrate the 4th of July:

If you would like to use this on your Blogger/Blogspot Blog, here is the code:


<style type="text/css">
body { background-image : url(https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1790/29197999768_4e420a35b1_o.jpg); background-position: center; background-repeat: no-repeat;  background-attachment : fixed; }
</style>

<script type="text/javascript">
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.setAttribute('style',"position: absolute; left: 0px; top: 30px; z-index: 50; width: 150px; height: 45px;");
div.innerHTML = '<a target="_blank" href=" "></a>';
document.getElementsByTagName('body').item(0).appendChild(div);
</script>

Copy and paste into your HTML thingy!  This will work for 2 column Blogger Blogs.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Update On The Autumn Issue of Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazine

Ladies, I'll be back more regularly soon. The Geek Squad man just put my computer back together for me. I plan to start on the Autumn issue of Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazine on Monday. I may not be able to get it done for the August 1st release date but we'll certainly give it our best effort.

I will get back to more bands for the sampler soon too. Things have been challenging for me the last few years but if all goes well, the end of me disappearing should be in sight.

Thanks for your patience.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Be Back This Week

Ladies, I expect to be back later this week.   I have the Geek Squad man coming out on Tuesday to set my computer back up.  If all goes well, I'll be able to finally get back to work by the end of the week.

Due circumstances beyond my control, I may not be able to have the Autumn issue of Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazines ready for the August 1st release date.  I promise, we will release it as soon as humanly possible.

Thank you for your patience.  It has been a very stressful couple of months.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Be Back Shortly

Kadies, I apologize for my absence.   I'm taking care of some personal matters.  I will be back very soon.   If you need to reach me, please contact me through my email, Facebook or etsy.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Crazy Quilt Quarterly Magazine Summer 2018 Now Available

Hi everyone!  The Summer 2018 issue of Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazine is now available!!!

Crazy Quilt Quarterly Magazine Summer 2018
Thank you to Shirlee Fassell for her gorgeous cover design!

Available in print and digital at Magcloud:  http://www.magcloud.com/user/kitty-and-me

Available in print at Etsy:  http://www.kittyandme.etsy.com/

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

ATC SWAP

Hi Everyone, just a quick note to let you know that the ATC's from the swap will be mailed next week.  I have everything ready to go.

Photos of all the ATC's are featured in the Summer 2018 issue of Crazy Quilt Quarterly magazine.  The release date will be May 1st.

Our cover artist for this issue is the talented Shirlee Fassell!

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Free Kitty Blog Background

If you're looking for a new blog background and you like the one I'm using, you're welcome to use it on your blog too!

Free Kitty Blog Background for Blogger/Blogspot blogs




Copy and paste the following code into your HTML gadget:

<style type="text/css">
body { background-image : url(https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4355/36371948715_1812e87f35_o.jpg); background-position: center; background-repeat: no-repeat;  background-attachment : fixed; }
</style>

<script type="text/javascript">
var div = document.createElement('div');
div.setAttribute('style',"position: absolute; left: 0px; top: 30px; z-index: 50; width: 150px; height: 45px;");
div.innerHTML = '<a target="_blank" href=" "></a>';
document.getElementsByTagName('body').item(0).appendChild(div);
</script>

This will work on Blogger/Blogspot 2 column blogs.

Enjoy!

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Crazy Quilt Trinket Block - Girl Scouts Of America

One of the happiest times of my childhood is when I was in Brownies and Girl Scouts.  I got to do so many fun things in Girl Scouts.  Crafts, baking, field trips.  So many nice things.  And of course, selling cookies!!!

My most recent crazy quilt trinket block represents those really fun years:

I still have my sash and my pins but I didn't want to take my sash apart.  I bought these little Brownie and Girl Scout pins on Ebay and I bought the patch on Ebay.

For all the years I was a Brownie/Girl Scout, I was the flag bearer for my troop.  I got to carry the American flag for all of my troops functions and all school assemblies.  I was so proud of that and it's I learned my respect for the American flag.

The flag pin in the top righ-hand corner is from the Bicentenial of the United States back in 1976.  I was in 8th grade then.  So that represents me being the flag bearer as well as the 200th birthday of the United States.

The little heart shaped watch is from my mom.  She used to have it hanging on her purse but she can't see it anymore so she gave it to me.  I represents the love I have for being a Girl Scout and the happy time that it was in my life.

Here's a photo of my sash:

Notice my first patch is for needlework!


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