Wednesday, January 6, 2016

taking charge of 2016

HAPP NEW YEAR 2016, everyone! Did you have a good holiday? We did! : ) The month of December flew right by. The kids had three weeks off from school and my husband a bit more due to a job change. Needless to say, I didn't get as much done as I wanted to, but that is going to change starting today. : ) I refuse to look back and recap 2015 in terms of sewing, because I just want to keep going forward. If I missed something from last year, then it will be made up sometime in the future. : )

First up, you can find my blog posts now listed on the quilterblogs.com. Thank you so much for listing me, Aleah. I hope to bring some enthusiasm and good sewing practices to the quilting community.

QuilterBlogs

You can find some really great deals and coupons on their site, too. And they have a really awesome search engine to find the fabric you are looking for quicker and easier. I don't know how many times I wished I had known this sooner!? And you?

Quilter's Daily Special

If you are reading this post from the quitlerblogs, thank you AND welcome. May I introduce myself...my name is Karen Ackva. I am an American living my dreams in Germany with my bi-national family. I love to design and make patchwork (as it is called here in Germany.) You can find plenty of free patterns and tutorials on my site as well as on Craftsy. I have designed blocks for the Quiltermaker's 100 Blocks Vol. 11 & 12 and a quilt coming out in Spring 2016. I have also designed a few quilts for the Moda Bake Shop using their pre-cut layer cakes, charm packs and jelly rolls. I am commited to bringing out well written patterns at a reasonable price. So, check all of them out. : ) When I am not designing, I like to organize and participate in patchwork swaps on Flickr (Pillow Swap Four Seasons) and various swaps on Instagram.



I don't want to overload you with all of the goodness I have to offer you on my first post, so I will pace myself with my other tidbits and future makes for 2016! Stay tuned! : ) Thanks for dropping by! Have a great year!

8 comments:

  1. Happy new year, Karen! I look forward to seeing your new projects this year!

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  2. Ich gratuliere Dir zu Deinem Erfolg! Dein neues Profilbild ist sehr schön, und für 2016 wünsche ich Dir Alles Gute.
    KATRIN W.

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  3. Liebe Karen, auch von mir noch alles Gute für den "Rest" des JAhres 2016!
    LG, astrid

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  4. Happy New Year, Karen. You're such a cutie! Looking forward to more inspiring posts! Thanks for the intro to the quilter blogs site! I'll go check it out next. XO

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  5. Happy 2016! It's a fresh new year and sure to filled with lots of fabulous fabric and fun stitching projects. Thanks for joining in the Let's Bee Social!

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  6. So cute! And happy sewing in 2016! I have bookmarked the find my fabric search engine, thanks for sharing it.

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  7. Vom herzen geschrieben. Ich freu mich jetzt schon auf deine 2016 Posts

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  8. I like the don't look back philosophy. Onward!

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Thank you so much for dropping by and leaving comments! You make my day! - Karen

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