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Tu-Na Quilts: Fall Into a QAL Block Eight Released Today

BOMsBOMsWelcome to the release of the eighth block for the Fall Into a QAL.

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Presenting the Autumn Leaf Block

If you are looking for my Fabulous Freebies Blog Hop post, you will find it here. But you are still invited to check out this leaf block before you go.

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Tu-Na Quilts: Finding Free Patterns

Welcome to Fabulous Freebies Blog Hop hosted by Calico Joan of Moosestash Quilting. Thanks Joan.

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Let’s explore the world of online bee swaps and a very special quilt-a-long as part of  Fabulous Freebies.

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Tu-Na Travels: Day Seven, 398 Miles, 4 Quilt Shops, 0 Remaining!

The loons did not call us to arise as they had last year (read that post here) but we awoke before the alarm sounded anyway. We both sighed — for me it meant that my shop hop fun was coming to a close and for Tu-Na Helper it meant that his fun could now begin.

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Tu-Na Quilts: Day Six, 288 Miles, 9 Quilt Shops, 4 Remaining

If you recall from yesterday’s post (day 5), we secured the last hotel room in the greater Brainerd area for the night.

Cue the Music ♪ Do do, Do do, Do do ♪

We arose early to prepare to drive the short 30 minute trip to the quilt shop in Pequot Lakes in order to be there when it opened at 9 am. I was still getting ready as Tu-Na Helper announced he would start taking our bags to the car.

He grabbed the cooler, slung his bag over his shoulder, unlocked the door, reached for the handle, and pulled. Nothing happened. He moved the deadbolt to the lock and then to the unlock position again and pulled on the door handle. Again, nothing happened. We looked at each other. Could we both still be sleeping and dreaming or is this the beginning of a quilting thriller? Help! Let me out. There’s shops to visit and fabric that needs to be bought!

He tried several more times locking and unlocking the door and pulling down on the handle with the same result and then searched the room for the telephone to call the front desk. There was no phone.

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Tu-Na Travels: Day Five, 419 Miles, 10 Quilt Shops, 13 Remaining

Morning came early and we headed toward Randall to visit The Old Creamery Quilt Shop (I featured them in 2016 here). We both groaned when we pulled into the parking lot as it was filled with cars AND a bus!

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Tu-Na Quilts: Fall Into a QAL Block Seven Released Today

Welcome to the release of the seventh block for the Fall Into a QAL.

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Tu-Na Travels: Day One, 352 Miles, 10 Quilt Shops, Only 49 Remaining

The 2018 Quilt Minnesota Adventure Begins

We arrived at Bluffview Quilt Shop just a few minutes past opening time to pick up our passports and begin this hop. It’s our fifth year of hopping around the state. The gals at Bluffview are just as friendly now as they were when I featured them two years ago (read it here). They told me that this years Quilt MN Shop Hop fabric is going fast. I was able to convince a few yards of the swans on teal background to fly into the car and I quickly closed the hatch to keep them there.

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Tu-Na Travels: On Minnesota Roads Again

Starting bright and early in the morning (Monday), Tu-Na Helper and I (well maybe only I) will be singing:

♪  59 Quilt Shops on the Hop,

59 Quilt Shops.

Drive up to one. Lay the cash down.

58 Quilt Shops on the Hop 

We’ll be starting in Winona and working our way around the state. If you happen to see us out and about, do stop and say hi. We’d enjoy talking with you.

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Tu-Na Quilts: Christmas in July

I have two blog hop posts scheduled this week. If you’re looking for the Fall Into a QAL post, you can find it here.

Welcome to my day on the Christmas in July Blog Hop hosted by Carol at Just Let Me Quilt. Thanks, Carol, for providing us with this wonderful opportunity to be inspired for making or at least thinking about gift giving.

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Tu-Na Quilts: Fall Into a QAL Block Six Released Today

I have two blog hop posts scheduled this week. If you’re looking for the Christmas in July blog hop post, my post is scheduled to publish close to the midnight hour on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 11:59 PM CDT. You can find it here after that time.

Welcome to the release of the sixth block for the Fall Into a QAL. Before we know it, fall will really be here.

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