Optional Finishing kit for Summer Blooms…our freebie project for 2013

Hey all…sorry to bother you three times in one day…but I must have a lot to say today…

I hope your summer is going well…I have been swamped!!! That is the reason for no blog posting…but here I am and you are not getting an email from me everyday( only 3 in one day) so hopefully you are not bored with me and just delete them without even reading them…who does that? not me…ok…maybe some emails….but back to the REASON for this post…

If you are collecting our free blocks we are giving out with a weekly shop purchase….I have the Summer Blooms (25″x25″) done!  Here are the details for the OPTIONAL finishing kit….If you like how mine turned out you can order a kit with the pattern, wools and fabric and binding…Now please do not think this was hard to do…there is no needle turn applique going on here…this is so SIMPLE you are just going to LOVE it….so no worries….We need to know how much fabric to order and how many to make…so please if you would like a finishing kit for your FREEBIE please email us and then you do not  have to enter all of your info in the cart or you can place an order on the site…If you have paid in full for your SBOW kit-we will still have your cc number to apply this finishing kit to it, just let us know by sending us an email here:   EMAIL SHOP CLICK HERE  make sure in the email you include your full name as some emails have double top secret identities…lol….If you are ordering the whole kit, blocks and all you must go to the site and place an order as we do not have any of your information…you cannot just email the order…we need you to go to the link below and order from the site…

freebie finishing 2013

If you want this kit it will be $30.

Now if you did not participate in the SBOW and did not get any FREE blocks this summer we may have some extras to sell as FULL kits with 13 blocks…borders, binding and pattern…They are $75. Order it in the dropbox  HERE

Let me know if you like how this turned out…If you order a finishing kit and leave me a comment, we will give a finishing kit away FREE to one lucky person!!!

Hope this inspires you to get them fused down and ready to STITCH…

stitch everyday…LB

87 Responses to “Optional Finishing kit for Summer Blooms…our freebie project for 2013”

  1. 1 Elaine Petrik
    July 18, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    It’s GORGEOUS Lisa!!

  2. 2 Sandra
    July 18, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    LOVE IT!!!!!! Lisa, you have out done yourself again. It is up there as one of my favorite quilts of all time. Your summer BOW’s and freebies are the best!

  3. July 18, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    Hi Ladies, I’m sitting on the South Carolina beach and I so want the summer blooms finishing kit please. Our address changed on June 1. Please use this address for this purchase and the Japanese fabric club and wool gathers club Karen Lyon 3211 Chesapeake Ave Hampton, VA 23661 Home 757-864-0519 Cell. 703-581-3687

    Sent from my iPhone

  4. 5 Carolyn
    July 18, 2013 at 2:23 pm

    It is so very lovely–I just ordered it via an email!—-but it would be even more lovely to win this!


  5. 8 Nancy D.
    July 18, 2013 at 2:27 pm

    That is just stunning!!!

  6. 9 Diana Tatro
    July 18, 2013 at 2:36 pm

    I love it !!!!……and I am ordering mine right now !! I do hope to win, however !! pick me….Diana in sunny Northern California !!

  7. 10 suejean1
    July 18, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Your Summer Blooms finishing kit is beautiful. Love it. I sent an email to order the kit. Thank-you for always creating such wonderful designs for us.

  8. 11 Lu
    July 18, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    I love it! Already emailed in an order for the finishing kit. Can’t wait to put it together!

  9. 12 Mary Thom
    July 18, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    The best part of participating in your SBOW and freebie is the time I get to spend with my Woolie friends ( Sue, Laura and a few others ) Thanks for bringing us together 🙂

  10. 13 Pat dubois
    July 18, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    I love the way you finished these little blocks! I wasn’t sure how you could top last years freebies! I like this one just as much. Tanks!

  11. July 18, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    I am so enjoying the SBOW and summer freebie. Appliques with wool is new to me. I do love the finishing kit and will be ordering one, for sure. The burgundy border with the scallops is eye-catching!! Thanks, Lisa.

  12. 15 Shirley Nelson
    July 18, 2013 at 3:15 pm

    I love the finishing kit for the freebie block of the month. Pick me, pick me. Thanks, Shirley Nelson

    Sent from my iPad

  13. 16 Jane Hansen
    July 18, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    Love it! So far I have them all done. Can’t wait to finish it!

  14. 17 Debbie Thormahlen
    July 18, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    Absolutely beautiful. Another creative and unique design. Can’t wait to get mine done.

  15. 18 Lisa
    July 18, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    Hi, this is so nice. I just ordered my finishing kit, but my financial picture would look better if I were to win it. Thanks for such great patterns. Love Primitive Gathering.

  16. July 18, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    I love it. I have some of it ironed on. And a little stitching. As always I enjoy you projects. Thanks, Nancy P.

  17. 20 marlene
    July 18, 2013 at 4:50 pm

    I love the finishing kit and HAVE to have it. Your tip on doing the prep work when the blocks come is great. I have started doing that and find once I dive in its no big deal. The best thing about the BOW’s is that I feel as if I have a birthday every week – when the mail comes I drop everything and grab the white envelope and drool for about a hour before I do anything else. Sooo much fun. Thanks, wish I were creative but since I’m not I don’t mind copying your lead.

  18. 21 Mary Jane
    July 18, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    Would love to win the kit but will order if I don’t. This is my first appliqué experience and have them all done so far and love wool appliqué. keeping up with Evelyn’s Album that I signed up for as well. This finishing kit is gorgeous!

  19. 22 Val K
    July 18, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    Love it! Can’t wait to see it in person! Val

  20. 23 kathelmn
    July 18, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    Love, love, love it! Just can’t imagine how you keep coming up with these wonderful ideas. The scalloped border with flowers on the edge is extra special. Thanks Lisa for always helping me find a spot to spend my $$$$. Keep up the dynamite work.

  21. July 18, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    Wow, Lisa! I absolutely LOVE the setting of “Summer Blooms”! Good job!!!

  22. 25 Amy
    July 18, 2013 at 5:59 pm

    You have out done yourself, yet AGAIN! Can’t wait to finish it! Thank you!

  23. July 18, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    I love it Lisa,

    I knew those leaves on the blocks would really come together, but the red, wow. Thanks for all your fun creative summer projects, they are fun to do. I ordered my finishing kit, now I have to get stitching.


  24. 27 Fran Bianchi
    July 18, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    I was totally blown away when I saw the picture, it’s just beautiful. I have been quilting for 20 years and have
    never done a scalloped border so this should prove interesting! I have already ordered my finishing kit online
    and will be anxiously awaiting its arrival. Thanks for yet another great summer project.

  25. 28 Michelle Pratt
    July 18, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    I love the finishing kit…its so CUTE!! I have been having so much fun with this. My husband even asks me every Friday now what did you square look like today when he gets home from work. Pretty soon he is gonna start helping me cut them out I think! 🙂

  26. 29 yvonne
    July 18, 2013 at 6:58 pm

    I really love this one ! every year I participate and always very happy. I love your creativity!!!!

  27. 30 Rose Jeter
    July 18, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    Love, love the finish to this little quilt, will get busy now for sure. Sent an email requesting the finishing kit, thanks.

  28. 31 Carol Eberhardt
    July 18, 2013 at 7:48 pm

    Well I am not ordering the finishing kit since I punished myself by not ordering the kit since I did not finish last years! Now that I see it I should thought of a different punishment! If I won the finishing kit then I could reward myself with the blocks … but alas it seems I am not eligible!!!! 😦

  29. July 18, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    Love the way you’ve set the little blocks together into a little quilt. I’ve just ordered my finishing kit, how could I not? LOL.

  30. 33 Babs Williams
    July 18, 2013 at 8:18 pm

    Love it! Sending an email now.

  31. 34 Tana Rhine
    July 18, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    1. I would like the sbow weeks 5-13threads for ‘both’. 2. I would like the summer freebie finishing kit also

    Tana Rhine

    Sent from my iPhone

  32. 35 mtbr hardy
    July 18, 2013 at 8:44 pm


    I thought you might like to see.

  33. 36 Mary
    July 18, 2013 at 8:52 pm

    I absolutely love the SBOW and the little free blocks. It has been such a treat to look forward to each week. I ordered everything. Blocks, finishing kit and threads. No surprise there to my friends. Thanks. Mary Kinsey

  34. July 18, 2013 at 9:01 pm

    I am up to date on these blocks and love them. Would love to win the finishing kit! Keep up the good work Lisa!

  35. 38 Rebecca
    July 18, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    Very nice! Makes me super glad I “trust” you!! 🙂

  36. 39 Juleee
    July 18, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    Love it…but I love all your stuff. Already ordered the kit.

  37. 40 Pamela Blasy
    July 18, 2013 at 9:15 pm

    Ok-I just ordered my 2 finishing kits-1 for me and 1 for my sister (i am giving her this for her birthday)-I have talked 4 people into doing the SBOW this year and everyone is soooo happy with them-you did it again Lisa!!!

  38. 41 Ann Wissbaum
    July 18, 2013 at 9:25 pm

    Hey Lisa, I just sent an email to pre-order the freebies finishing kit. I LOVE the way it looks. Maybe I will be lucky enough to win it. I’ve been trying to stay caught up . Doing pretty good so far. I take my blocks to work with me and stitch them during my lunch. With the limited number of colors of thread it makes it really easy to pack around.

  39. 42 Mary
    July 18, 2013 at 9:42 pm

    Love, love, love this kit! Please make it mine– the red and green fabric is one of my all time favorites. I have a large supply of it. The quilt is absolutely stunning. Thanks for all your creativity. It makes the rest so easy to do.

  40. 43 Lauren H.
    July 18, 2013 at 9:48 pm

    Love, Love Love it! I have done the previous 2 other summer projects and just think you and the quilts are amazing. Didin’t think you could top last year’s but you did.

  41. 44 Julie Forslev
    July 18, 2013 at 9:55 pm

    I ordered the finishing kit. What a gorgeous little quilt!!

  42. 45 Becky
    July 18, 2013 at 10:34 pm

    Colors are simply devine. Love the “presents” each week as I run to the mailbox!

  43. 46 Karen M
    July 18, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    Wow! It is beautiful. You are so amazing. I can’t wait to get mine finished. Thanks for a fun summer of stitching.

  44. 47 Karen
    July 18, 2013 at 11:26 pm

    Love the finished freebie SBOW….I keep thinking you can’t top last year…but you do…love them all!! Would be thrilled to win the finishing kit…thanks for always being so generous!

  45. 48 Pamela Miller
    July 19, 2013 at 12:53 am

    Lisa, I have had the best time with the SBOW-the blocks are stunning! And they are so fun to do. I am not quite caught up with preparing the blocks , but that is a great idea you gave us to prepare them ahead of time to work on later. The freebie blocks are precious and I love your finished quilt. I definitely want a finishing kit for my blocks. I get so excited when the mail comes each week and it is my new blocks. I got two blocks prepared today and my husband was so impressed with how pretty they are. I do have to find time to get a little sleep, though. Ha! And housework can wait! This is my first BOW and I have enjoyed it SO MUCH. I sent an email to your shop regarding the finishing kit-would be great to win one. If we go ahead and order it, are we still eligible to win the one you are giving away? Thanks. Pam

  46. 49 Gina
    July 19, 2013 at 5:27 am

    It is beautiful, I love it!

  47. 50 Sharon Bennett
    July 19, 2013 at 5:32 am

    Oh my! This is simply gorgeous! I’ll be sending an email for the finishing kit… but, since I was slow to sign on for the BOW, I missed weeks 1 and 2 of the freebie… hopefully I can get those?

  48. 51 Judith
    July 19, 2013 at 6:59 am

    The finished quilt looks so pretty! Would be such a pretty wallhanging or table topper. I have ordered the finishing kit.

  49. 52 Tana
    July 19, 2013 at 8:06 am

    Each time I prepped one of these little gems, I would lay out the group and wonder what the final layout would be….knowing that I would love it, but wow! this is even more gorgeous than I imagined! Of course, I will be ordering. 🙂 Can’t wait to see the finishing kit for the big blocks, however I am quite content to let your vision come to life in its own time….knowing it will be worth the wait.

  50. 53 Janis
    July 19, 2013 at 10:53 am

    This is my first BOW and I have only been working on the freebie. They are so cute. Love them. I have been keeping up with your suggestion of the prep. It’s working!

  51. July 19, 2013 at 11:47 am

    Love the blocks and I will order a finishing kit! You are one busy woman! I’m trying to get everything fused so I can do more stitching. Thanks friend!!!!! Just got back from The Woolen Willow.. it was fantastic.
    It won’t hurt my feelings to win! Take care!

  52. 56 Cheryl Monroe
    July 19, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    Lisa, The finished product is beautiful as usual. You never fail to amaze me with your creativity. I’ve just ordered mine!

  53. 57 Cheryl Keown
    July 19, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    I absoluately love the Freebie and the SBOW. I am just kicking myself because I did not start the very first week. I will never make that mistake again. Oh well, better late than never as they say. Would love to win the finishing kit. Thanks!

  54. 58 Debbie Durham
    July 19, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    I sent in the email to order the finishing kit today. This is a great summer project and can’t wait to complete the project. So excited!!

  55. 59 Angela
    July 19, 2013 at 4:35 pm

    Just ordered the finishing kit. The final layout is beautiful. I was so disappointed when I missed last years SBOW, I didn’t want to make that mistake again so I joined this year and I’m so glad I did. Thanks for the opportunity to win. Angela in Southern California.

  56. July 19, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    I sent my email to pre-order this finishing kit! And I thought I posted comment yesterday immediately after sending my email, but I don’t see it. Alas, I will just tell you again how much I love my first experience with the SBOW and the cute little freebies. I am so excited to receive my new blocks every week and your hint to do all the prep work as I as receive them has helped me keep up. I will definitely participate again in the future.

  57. 61 Brenda
    July 19, 2013 at 7:47 pm

    Love it, inspired me to get off my lazy hinder and get going.

  58. 63 L Zook
    July 19, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    I have so much doing your projects. when I get my projects for the week its Christmas every week. I’m so glad I found Primitive Gatherings and some day when I get up north I’m coming to visit!!

  59. 64 Laurie Smith
    July 19, 2013 at 9:03 pm

    I sent an email to pre-order the finishing kit for Summer Blooms. I am enjoying the SBOW and the cute little freebie blocks. I am almost staying current 😉 This is the first time I have participated in a SBOW from your store and it has been very fun. I have 3 friends that are getting the blocks too. We are so excited every week to see the next one arrive. Thanks, Laurie in Utah

  60. July 19, 2013 at 9:49 pm

    Very pretty. The finishing kit is very stricking.

  61. 66 Rebecca H
    July 19, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    I left a comment yesterday, but it seems to be missing. I love the layout and ordered the finishing kit…

  62. 67 Jo moore
    July 20, 2013 at 6:43 am

    Your summer quilts just get better every year

  63. 68 Jan Gezon
    July 20, 2013 at 8:03 am

    Lisa you have out done yourself! This turned out beautifully. This is my first time doing you SBOW, and I am having a blast! Thank you for being such a creative designer. BTW. I love the floral gatherings. Especially the shirtings. Good call.

  64. 69 Nancy R
    July 20, 2013 at 8:31 am

    This is just too cute. I just ordered mine by email.

  65. 70 Ann Clinton
    July 20, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    I ordered the finishing kit because this quilt is so stunning. This is the first time I’ve done a SBOW and now am addicted to wool applique. I teach morality so the SBOW is such a delight to stitch and reflect. Looking forward to your class at Hershey.

  66. 71 Norma Applegate
    July 20, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    Love how this is turning out. Proud that I have been keeping up with the blocks this summer.

    Norma A.

  67. 72 Kathy B.
    July 21, 2013 at 6:47 am

    Lisa, just got back from a “mini vacation” to Amish country in Ohio with my two sisters. We took along the blocks for the freebie that goes along with the SBOW to stitch at night while in the hotel room (glad we did – the weather at night was very warm and humid!) We all love the small blocks and were wondering how they would be put together. Your design is fabulous! I’ll be ordering the finishing kits as soon as I finish writing this comment. We would love to win another kit for our “fourth sister” (my friend since second grade) who would love the quilt (of course we’d have to make it since she has a difficult time sewing on a button.) Thanks for such fantastic designs!

  68. 73 Beth Esser
    July 21, 2013 at 7:54 pm

    Of course I love the finishing kit and I must have it and will order it! I am wearing my PGQS/LB “groupie” T-shirt as I’m typing this for good luck hoping I’ll get picked to win it free!!!! Hee Hee!

  69. 74 Betty Forester
    July 22, 2013 at 6:49 am

    LOVE LOVE it. Did not think you could top last years, but maybe ……….

  70. 75 Teresa Whisson
    July 22, 2013 at 7:14 am

    Hi Lisa ~ your finishing looks great. I placed my order but it would be sweet to win! Thanks for the giveaway and all the freebies!

  71. 76 Kim
    July 22, 2013 at 8:00 am

    Love how you finished this, maybe after seeing yours I will have the inspiration to go home tonight and prep a few blocks. I will be sending my e-mail shortly to order this kit, thanks so much for all of your great designs!

  72. 77 Pam Hintze
    July 22, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    I ordered the finishing kit along with more threads. Looking forward to getting mine finished! Love the layout.

  73. 78 Ann P.
    July 24, 2013 at 12:07 am

    This kit is definitely a WOW! I have ordered mine and can’t wait to get it. Looking forward to coming to the shop.

  74. 79 Chris Teague
    July 24, 2013 at 5:59 am

    This is my first woolie project; I am keeping up to date on the little ones and have completed 3 of the large ones as well… really love how they look! Just ordered the finishing kit and can’t wait to see it up on a wall.

  75. 80 Denise G.
    July 24, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    The finished quilt is just beautiful. I ordered it as soon as I received the email! I’ve been keeping up with my weekly blocks for the freebie and the SBOW as well!

  76. 81 Kathy Reed
    July 25, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    Just ordered the finishing kit, it is BEAUTIFUL!!!!! I love the SBOW !!!!

  77. 82 Barb C
    July 26, 2013 at 10:34 am

    Lisa,you are amazingly talented, i love it and ordered the finishing kit,its beautiful, can’t wait to put it on my table! I’m all caught up on the freebies and working on the BOM thx again BarbC

  78. 83 Carleen
    July 26, 2013 at 9:27 pm

    Love it!!! You are a phenom, Lisa!

  79. 84 Mary Thomas
    August 13, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    I just ordered the finishing kit…just beautiful can’t wait to finish it!

  80. 85 quiltwhinny
    January 18, 2014 at 4:50 pm

    Hi Lisa. I’m just getting going on this, but wondering if the suggested threads came with this, (I did buy the finishing kit) or do I just figure that out on my own. If so, that’s fine. I just wouldn’t have the Vilvadi Threads, but probably have plenty of colors in my DMC threads. Keeping you and your family in my prayers. God will sustain you. With love and admiration,

    Barb Jansz Elizabeth, IL. President of Friendship Quilters, Elizabeth <\__~ /\

  81. 86 quiltwhinny
    January 18, 2014 at 5:20 pm

    Oh, I just found the threads In a separate pack, even including a pen to mark the vines! It does say that it is missing #199 and # OS75, which will be shipped when they come in. Not sure those ever arrived? Thanks again. Barb

    Barb Jansz <\__~ /\

  82. 87 quiltwhinny
    January 18, 2014 at 6:39 pm

    Found 0575 in another pack. I will presume that #199 is also tucked away on another plastic bag I haven’t explored yet. So sorry to have bothered you. Sincerely, Barb

    Barb Jansz <\__~ /\

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