UR Priceless Blog Hop

11.05.2012

Giveaway is now closed and the winner has been contacted. 
Thank you to all who entered!

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Welcome to all you UR Priceless Blog Hop hoppers! I am so glad you are here. =D 

If this is your first visit to my blog, let me share a little bit about me and where I began my love of quilting.

My name is Amy and I am one of the sheep that Jesus died to redeem, thus I call myself a redeemed sheep.  I am a 50 something stay at home wife and in the next couple of years we will be empty nesters.  I love my kids, but I can't wait! =D 

I began my love of quilting 5 years ago. Before my mom passed away, she told me she wanted me to have her sewing machine. A year after she died, the machine was delivered to my door and the learning began. The only time I had ever sewn was in high school for home ec and I was a miserable failure at it, so my learning curve was steep. I hit the internet and found a ton of bloggers that were more than willing to share their knowledge. They were my teachers and I am so very, very grateful. It didn't take long before I was totally hooked and there are no signs of stopping.  =) I have since retired my mom's machine, and purchased a Juki 98Q quilting machine, which is my primary machine to sew with and I also own a Viking Platinum 770 for those times when I need more than a straight stitch. My hubby surprised me with a Nolting Fun Quilter longarm a couple of years ago. I haven't worked with it as much as I should to really learn how to use it well. I need to change that very soon.  Of course there is more to me than quilting and if you want my life's story, feel free to poke around a bit. I hope you enjoy your stay. =) 

Now on to the reason you are here! 

As I am sitting here attempting to write an interesting post on my little coin purse, I realize I took 

Zero...

Zip...

Nada...

Zilch...

Not one picture of the process of making my purse! 

Yup, thats how I roll. I dive in and think only about the task at hand, giving no thought of what is up ahead.  

Not only that, but I procrastinated until the last possible moment to make my coin purse. That is typical for me, too. 

Is this not seriously cute?!
 I was a wee bit intimidated about making it, however, I had no reason to be. Once I sat down with the pattern and began, it went together very well. I love that it is fully lined (which I neglected to take a picture of). 

I am seriously in love with my coin purse and I will be making more as gifts. =) 
Pretty in my pink tree 
The supplies are simple. 
You will need to purchase the PDF pattern here
A bit of fusible fleece, a handle, some thread, all of which you can purchase @Quilt Taffy and, of course, fabric. 

What do you think? Would you like to make one, too? 


One commenter will win:

  1- an UR Priceless coin purse PDF pattern (delivered via email)
2 - a coin purse handle (just like the one I used) 
3 - And enough fusible fleece for your project.  

To enter, simply leave a comment and it's open to anyone, anywhere. =) I won't complain if you decide to become a follower. ;-) That's it. I will pick a winner with Random.org on the last day of the hop, which is Nov. 13th. 

If you are a no-reply blogger, please leave your email address in the comment so I can contact you. 

Make sure you hop on over to rest of the blogs that are showing off their pretty coin purses today. I know I can't wait to see them. =)
Today!


Here is the list of participants for the rest of the hop. =) 


Day 2 - Nov.6th

The Crafter's Apprentice
Jane's Fabric and Quilts
Rosemary B
Why-Knot-Kwilt
Random Thoughts..do or "di"
Mary T.
Supermom No Cape
Lily Pad Quilting
.Quiltscapes.
Stitch, Stitch, Stitch
Rose Creations
The Treehouse
Gracie Oliver Arts
Quilting Prolifically
Stekje
Grammie Q's

Day 3 - Nov. 7th

I Love Wool
I Like to Quiltblog
Keep Your Fork There's Pie
Retired to Quilt
Selinaquilts
From This to That
Jenny E.
Domestic Deficit Disorder
Pig tales and quilts
CherrysPrairiePrimitives
Espritpatch
Maria
Count it all Joy!
Creative Notions

Day 4 - Nov. 8th

as sweet as peaches
Deborah B
Birgit H
Fish Creek Studio
A Quilter's Table
Lily Patch Quilts
Cherry Blossoms Quilting Studio
Mary F
Rose Prairie Quilts and Farm
The Desert Rat Chronicles
Sally K
Paris at a Certain Age
From Blank Pages
Quilt Taffy
Barb H

Day 5 - Nov. 9th

Polka Dot Classic
Geta's Quilting Studio
Busy Bee Free
Briarside Lane
Quilts and Dogs
Blueberrymoon
Debbie R
suebee's World
Englating
Les passions de Cliodana
Colorpoint Quilter
On the Go Quilting
Personalized Sketchesand Sentiments
Freemotion by the River
grannygoodstuff
Scrapbook-ChickADoodle


Day 6 - Nov. 12

Read, quilt, cook, pray...
The Learning Curve
Bacon Then Eggs
Nati's Little Things
by Mary
Feltfree på Åsly
El Patchwork de la Abuela
Amy's Crafty Shenanigans
Maryjo J
s.o.t.a.k. Handmade
Chloeandme
Janice M
throw a wench in the works
Everyone Deserves a Quilt
A Stitch in Time
Sew Me Something Good

Day 7 - Nov. 13

Julia P
Tina
Dachsies With Moxie
Marci Girl Designs
The Sunflower Patch
Wish upon a star
Mary on Lake Pulaski
Greco Mara
Linda M
Mack and Mabel
Dreaming in Patchwork
Judith Handmade Treasures
Kaydie
Caesarea Scrappers
Patchouli Moon Studio

Sew.Darn.Quilt.
Sew We Quilt

Have a great week and thanks again for stopping by. =)

145 comments:

Terry@ a quilting blog said...

What a cute purse Amy...love the fabric and quilting!! TFS and thanks for the sweet giveaway :o)

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Pretty in Pink - excellent name for your cute little purse. Thank you for sharing and for the lovely give away.

Anita said...

Absolutely love your purse! I'm also a follower :) thanks for the giveaway!

Judy B said...

Love your coin purse and the quilting really makes it extra special! Thank you for sharing and the great giveaway.
jbechosend at sbcglobal dot net

Sunshine Girl said...

Oooh its lovely - I love the materials you have used. I didnt join in this hop so am just looking what everyone has made and now wishing I had!

Rebeckah Austin said...

Totally cute!

Aletta said...

What a cute purse! The fabric is adorable and I love the lines you sewed on it. I only made one for the bloghop so far, but I find these great ideas on this first day and I'm tempted to sew a few more!

Britt-Inger said...

Your purse is supercute. The fabric is beautiful and I love the quilting. Thanks for sharing and for the great give away
Britt-Inger in Sweden

Sue said...

Really cute purse!

Theresa said...

Beautiful, the quilting really adds to it - I think they are definitely addictive!

Debby said...

Love your purse. Love your photography even better! I need lessons! So happy to hop along today and see your purse up close and personal! Debby

Michelle said...

Very Cute, Amy, and so is your little sheep!

Joyce said...

So very cute!

Marla's Crafts said...

Really love the colour of this one. Very nice job.

Fiesta said...

Wonderful coin bag. They would make great gifts.

Nati said...

Love it! Great colours! Thanks for the chance to win!

Lisa Marie said...

Love your purse! I've really got to learn to make these.

Truffle queen said...

My mind is spinning with all the creativity! Now you just added to the spinning! Love the quilting you added! Thanks for sharing and the chance to win. BTW - I'm a follower!!

Thearica said...

Love your quilted coin purse! Great idea!

patchouli moon studio said...

So great that you quilted your purse. It turned out cute.

charlotte said...

Very sweet. I love that you quilted the sides. I will have to remember that.

Sharon said...

Oh this is so cute and quilted, I love it...

Quiltin' Jenny said...

So cute! How did you quilt it? I'm trying to imagine where that would go in the steps and can't quite picture it.

Thanks for sharing.

gpc said...

I love your little purse! I made a couple, too, although I'm not in the Hop. This is such a fun project!

Emily C said...

Very cute purse, love the quilting.

pinsandneedles said...

Wow! This is so cute! My favorite one...I'm not in the Hop (needed some time off from Hops)...now I wish I was. Thanks!

piece peace said...

That is just adorable and practical, too. Thank you for having the link to the pattern and to the source for the 3 inch frames.

Aurea said...

Hi
Like the way you think and good for you for doing this pattern. I would love to have this pattern so amke me a lucky person. Thanks for sharing. aurea.gillis@gmail.com

Renea said...

Love the fabric you used in your little coin purse. This pattern does look intimidating but I am up for the challenge. This would make really cute gifts. Thanks for the chance to win the pattern.

Linda said...

Adorable, Amy! I'm a new follower! You did a great job!

Ellen said...

It's precious! I always forget to take pictures along the way too. I can see how making these could become addictive. Love your fabric choice & your quilting. And I want too see more of that pink tree!

Patti said...

That is so cute, and I love the quilted look!

littlelixie said...

I love that purse! Great stuff.

Julie said...

I think you proceeded like I would have done...forget everything else in the way! Great job!

JCnNC said...

I love that you quilted your wonderful little purse. I am a follower - Judy C

Candice said...

Very cute :)!!

Carrie P. said...

Oh, your purse is very sweet. thanks for sharing. and thanks for a chance to win your giveaway.
I am a follower.

Gill said...

Fabulous purse! I'd love to try making one!
I'm a new follower!

B Greene said...

Thanks for sharing your coin purse! I love that you quilted the body of the purse - such a professional touch! Thanks, too, for the chance to win all the goodies to make one of my own. I am very intrigued by that prospect now :-)

Karen said...

The cross hatching is perfect! You did a great job.

Needled Mom said...

Your purse is super cute and deserving of being chosen as one of Madam Samm's favorites today.

Good luck with learning more about your great quilting machine.

Agnes B Bullock said...

Love the purse! My day is the last one and I am now officially scared!

rutigt said...

I like to test new patterns, especially bags and purse, so I hope I win :)
Gun, Sweden
gun@lapp.se

Nancy said...

Great job on the coin purse. I like that you quilted it. Nancy P.

Just Carol said...

I love the quilting on it and the fabric is beautiful! Very nice!

Carla Bynum said...

Hi!!! It is very pretty!!! Love the close up of the quilting!!! Looks wonderful!!! Well since everyone is saying it is easier to make than it looks...I just might give it a try!!!! Thanks for the fun!!!

Patty said...

I like your coin purse. Great job. I am a follower of yours. Now I am off to see what everyone else did.

Debi said...

So cute and great idea to quilt the fabric. Hey, I didn't take any photos of the inside of my purse either so you have company:)

Maxine said...

First time to your blog..now I follow you..Thanks for the chance to win...

sandra said...

Very cute, I love that you quilted the fabric it just adds to it. Thanks for sharing. Blessings Sandra

sew.darn.quilt said...

This is absolutely darling with the cross hatch quilting! Thank you for sharing your brilliant idea! :)

Diana said...

How very cute!! I love that you quilted the side pannels, it gives it that little something extra. Thanks for sharing.

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

Sew Cute! Love the stitching you did. Really sets it off.

Joanne Lendaro said...

Great Job!!

Hosting a coin purse giveaway at my blog:

splittingstitches.blogspot.com

Judith said...

Love the stitching and adorable.TFS....Judith, Texas

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Even though you waited until the last minute, your coin purse is ADORABLE!!! Love it!

Loopylou said...

The quilting on the front really adds to it, lovely

PolkaDotClassic said...

Yes, it is! very adorable indeed :)
such a great cute little purse
thanks for sharing

Jocelyn said...

Love your coin purse!

Jennifer Gail said...

That is beyond adorable. thanks

Rita said...

wow! i love the cross hatching on your little coin purse, so dawgone cute! and, what a sweet giveaway, please count me in!

DonnaJ said...

Your color selection is perfect...I love small purses.

Apple Avenue Quilts said...

Your little purse is lovely. Thanks for the chance on you wonderful giveaway.

Nellie Duclos said...

Amy-I really appreciate that you provided for "print friendly," and the links for the handles and pattern. I would love to win your giveaway as I started a bag for my one of my daughter's friends with sayings about nurses, like "Nurses call the shots!" and I have a few blocks left over and the coin purse would be a perfect addition. I love the "cross" stitching on your little purse as it really adds to the fabric. From California, thanks for sharing

Mary said...

What a darling purse. And you won for the day. Congratulations. Thank you so much for sharing.

BeachQuilter said...

I love the stitching details! I will gladly follow you and get to know you!

Jane S. said...

It looks like a proper little quilt, doesn't it! The stitched details add so much. Thank you for sharing it, and for the generous giveaway. :)

Mom Taxi Julie said...

That is super cute!

Wendy said...

You did a great job, love that fabric and love that you quilted it!

Please don't enter me for the giveaway, I'm part of the hop!

Laura said...

I really like the quilting you did on this cute little purse!

Joanne said...

This is adorable! Thanks for sahring your creation and a little bit about yourself!

Annie of Blue Gables said...

It was fun to be a part of this. Have a great day

deborah said...

What a great idea to crosshatch the front and back. I will certainly try that on the next one I make!

Corrie said...

Amy, the quilting is perfect, what a darling little purse!

Pat Converse said...

I love your little coin purse. I especially like that you "quilted" it!

Tanyia said...

Ok, this is seriously the cutest one I have seen and I love that you quilted it!

memmens said...

Yeah that's pretty cute, can't wait to show you mine! (I have enough purse kit stuff so don't include me in the giveaway!)

Shirley in Canada said...

very very cute! would love to get the frame and try this for me!!

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Oh Amy, that is just darling! I am in the hop so please do not include me in your generous giveaway.

Sallie said...

Love your quilted purse! These will make wonderful gifts! Thanks for the great giveaway!

Weronica Linderoth said...

Wonderful purse! Very nice with the quilting.

Pauline said...

You did a great job, it's a lovely little coin purse! Thanks for sharing!

Trudi said...

Such an awesome little purse, well worth the waiting for! As another procrastinator I completely understand!

Beth said...

Red is my favorite color! I love what you have done with it. Thanks for the chance to win.

Sheila said...

Your little coin purse is lovely , you did fantastic job .Thanks for the chance to win , and I am a new follower !

Susan said...

Your site is one of my favorite. I love the quilting you did on the coin purse. It is so elegant! I may have to copy this. Thanks for all your creativity and for sharing.

Jenny said...

I had no idea you have only been quilting for 5 yrs! I will probably make this coin purse as a christmas gift if I win. super cute!

ljeanne said...

I am a follower and like your purse. - the quilting really added to the piazz.

Rosa said...

Your purse is adorable,I love it.You did great job!!

Marjorie Nath said...

Darling coin purse. Thank you for the chance to win.
thelady at hotmail.com

MoeWest said...

Your purse is very pretty! I love the fabric and the quilting. Thanks for a chance in your giveaway. We well all have the bug to make these coin purses after seeing so many nice ones.

Melinda said...

Love your little purse. I really like that it is quilted.

Bente-I like to QuiltBlog said...

lovely quilted purse, thanks for sharing!

Patty D from NC said...

lovely purse, thanks for sharing.

StitchinByTheLake said...

Really pretty Amy! Please don't enter me in the giveaway - I have the pattern and the purse handles already. :) blessings, marlene

Pierro said...

Rosemary B here: cutest purse ever!
love the stitching. I love the fabric too. adorable
thank you for sharing your creativity

Linda said...

Hi Amy, It is adorable...I think these would make great gifts! Thank you for sharing your testimony also!
God Bless.

Janarama said...

Awesome coin purse! I especially like the added stitching on the front panel. Thank you for sharing.

Frances said...

Love the story of how you began to sew. It sounds like it has become a passion. Cute coin purse.

Lorene Holbrook said...

Love how you quilted the middle part. Great job!

jmniffer said...

I like the cross hatch quilting on your coin purse. It is a great look. Thanks for sharing.

Snoodles said...

The quilting on your purse is wonderful! I love how it turned out. Great job!

LJ said...

Very cute purse and the colors/fabrics are wonderful. I assume that you quilted the front fabric; it adds pizzazz!

Vickie said...

What a pretty coin purse you made, I love the quilting you did on yours.

jules said...

Love the colour and love the quilting, great job.

tink's mom said...

I now see a reason to make another, I never thought to quilt the little rascal and yours is so cute. Thanks for sharing.

Marci Girl said...

I love your take on it and the quilting just makes it POP! Lovely!

Denise :) said...

Oh -- I do love the quilting in the front -- that really did give it a polished look! Fabulous! :)

Sewgirl said...

I like your purse. I may just have to try one myself, as you all are making them sound so managable!

Sharon said...

I like the fact that the front of your purse has quilting. Very cute.

supermomnocape said...

As I'm also in the hop, I already have the pattern, so don't enter me in the draw, but I did want to comment and say what a pretty purse you made.

CeLynn said...

Super cute little coin purse!

Scrapbook-ChickADoodle said...

Love the quilting on your sweet purse. Thanks for sharing and congrats on being one of the chosen.

vintage grey said...

LOve how your sweet coin purse came out!! So pretty!! ;) xo Heather

S Walker said...

Clever idea quilting the purse fabric. Great job. swalker287(at)aol(dot)com

Cherise said...

Great job Amy! I love your coin purse! Thanks for offering the giveaway! That's sweet of you! Have a Lovely Day! :)

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

The quilting on your coin purse is wonderful!
Smiles,
Kelly

mary mahoo said...

What a sweet purse and a great giveaway! Thanks for sharing with us all.

Stina Blomgren said...

Love love your cute purse....and you say it's easy to put together...lol... I really would love to have one...but have been so scared of just the look of the purse...and told myself...forget it...:0))))
So lets hope I have a bit of luck and win ....so I have to make one...;0))))

Barb said...

I love your coin purse, it is adorable...I want to make one....

SIMPLESEW said...

Adorable and very creative.

Vivian said...

I love the quilting on your purse. Very cute. Thanks

Katherine said...

Pretty in pink and perfect! Love your coin purse, Amy. The quilting on the front panel adds a lovely touch of texture, too. Well done!

Thanks so much for being a part of the hop.

UR Priceless!

Maria Kievit said...

Love your little purses! Thanks for sharing.

Little Susie Home Maker said...

My goodness, how much fun! I love the little coin purse! It is surely adorable! I bet everyone on your gift list will want one. Well, maybe not the guys, but you know all the rest! Your little lamb is really cute too :)
Blessings,
Susie

Abbigail said...

I love your fabric choice for your little bag. Very pretty!
hulseybg@gmail.com

blueberrymoon said...

Very, very pretty!!!! I love the stitching:)

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Precious, pretty pinks! And it was fun to also learn a little about you too :o)

Blessings & Aloha!
I am at our daughter, son in law, and grandbaby's home visiting, but wanted to stop by and check out the amazing coin purses!

DonnaJ said...

what a work of art...beautiful

Jeanne said...

I would love to make that coin purse! Thanks for the opportunity!

Michelle said...

Amy, I LOVE your coin purse! I've had a frame sitting here for forever just waiting for me to take the plunge. I think I will try my hand at it later this week. In other news, I'm FINALLY ordering my Betsy's closet stitching pattern this week while I'ts on sale ;)

Deonn @ Quiltscapes said...

Well, that is just a perfect to use fusible fleece and quilt it! Sew cute!

♥Duff said...

a quilted coin purse--that's the first one I've seen and I love it! What a great idea!

Karen O said...

How absolutely adorable! You did a great job Amy. Even though I used to sew clothes a lot, all of these bags and such really scare me. :)

Pokey said...

It is one swe-ee-et purse, Amy. I sure like the fabric, colors, and those neat little quilt stitches! What does it matter that you do not have the process photos, the finish is wonderful ~
:-}pokey

Margy said...

Great purse and love the photo with the sheep

feltfree på Åsly said...

What a lovely purse.

Nancy B said...

I saw your purse on Madame Samm's blog and thought I'd better hop on over
to yours and see what you have been up to lately. I've been away for
awhile and have some catching up to do. Love all your sweet little lambs.

Happy Sewing!
Nancy

Michelle Taylor said...

Cute purse. I'd love to try something new. Thank you for the opportunity.

Kirsten said...

Such a sweet purse - love your quilting!

Amys Crafty Shenanigans said...

Cutest purse ever - and I LOVE the quilting!!!

bets said...

Looking at ll these coin purses makes me want to make one...so need the pattern! Yours is sooooo cute!

Laura said...

That is a really cute coin purse. I am already thinking it would make a great stocking stuffer. laurasfunkythings@gmail.com

Beth said...

What a cute purse. Thanks for leaving the contest open long enough for me to enter.

Capi said...

Thanks to Betsy's Closet in Stitches, I found you...a kindred spirit.

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