Creative Goodness at QuiltShopGal

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Welcome to another weekly #CreativeGoodness Linky Party.  I’m certainly enjoying all the sharing of inspirational projects.  Last week, there were many inspirational projects that I hope you have a chance to click thru to visit the blog post and sharing in Flickr, as you may be delighted to learn more.  Here is one sharing that caught my attention and could have been easily overlooked, if you didn’t click thru:

Kearstie Grenier (KB’s Quilting Quest) shared a tutorial for a stitched Tea Wallet that would be perfect for a gift, to take with you on a trip, or to keep your favorite tea bags in a tote, for when you go to retreats, or elsewhere.

QuiltShopGal is also on the lookout for fun and fast handmade gift ideas to giveaway as “surprise prizes”.  Thus, I’d love to hear from followers that participate in the weekly #CreativeGoodness Linky Parties if you would prefer to receive a handmade Tea Wallet, Quilt Book, Pattern, Fabric, or other item with #CreativeGoodness.  Personally, I’m rather partial to handmade gifts and love this Tea Wallet.  Either way, I’m going to be making these Tea Wallets, but just not certain if you would like to receive one.


I hope you will click thru and check out Kearstie’s tutorial, as well as her blog.  She has shared many inspirational projects on her blog and while she doesn’t post frequently, I do honestly enjoy following her blog.  And, like other bloggers that participate in the weekly #CreativeGoodness Linky Parties, she is listed on MyCreativeBlogList, which if you visit to follow blogs you’ll see when Kearstie has released a new post!


As always. our weekly #CreativeGoodness Linky Parties are open for any form of creativity that you want to share, so long as it is your own.  It is optional to share something for the theme of the month.   While not required, I do appreciate it when bloggers share a current post and encourage others to come share their creativity.  I also hope everyone will click thru and visit all of the entries, for more inspiration, as well as to check out the blogs that have shared, as they frequently have very creative blogs with oodles of #CreativeGoodness.

Monthly I randomly select five participants to receive “Surprise Prizes”, as my way of saying thank you for participating and sharing inspirational creativity, tips, and sometimes tutorials.  If you have received such a prize, it is up to you to decide if you want to disclose what that surprise was.  But maybe you’ll want to leave a comment on this post to share what you won.  Totally up to you.

Monthly “Optional” Themes:

– April: Pastels, Spring, Easter
– May: Blues, Greens, Creams, Flowers
– June: Whites, Brides,Weddings, Anniversaries, #KidfriendlyProjects,#SummerCamp
– July: Red, White and Blues (Patriotic), #KidfriendlyProjects, #SummerCamp
– August: Summer Colors, #KidfriendlyProjects, #SummerCamp
– September: Primatives, #FallGoodness
– October: Orange, Black, Purples
– November: Primatives, Browns and Blacks
– December: Holidays, Sweets, Blues, Silver, Reds, Greens, Whites, #GlitterGoodness


Sharing is quite flexible and open to Bloggers and non-Bloggers.

  • Like non-Bloggers, Bloggers can share old things.  But, of course, I do appreciate those that take time to write new posts, as well as those that encourage others to come join these weekly parties.  As you can only share an old project one time, you’ll need to remember if you shared it previously.  Thus, sharing new blog posts is so much easier to know if you have previously shared (or not).  I do want to clarify, participants in other challenges (eg. 2015 FMQ Challenge) also have the option of sharing in these weekly #CreativeGoodness Linky Parties, as appropriate.


  •  Non-bloggers can participate in weekly linky parties by using and uploading a photo of their projects to a Flickr group “CreativeGoodness.  They can upload as many photos as they want to share to this Flickr group, but they are only allowed to link 5 photos to the linky party (any weekly linky party). And, once they’ve lined a photo they can not share that link in future linky parties.  Links shared must also fit the weekly theme for the respective weekly linky party. Please only link to pictures you’ve uploaded to this group and not to other areas:   If you do not know how, please check the FAQ list.


  •  When you join one of these linky parties, you automatically give me approval to snag a picture from your post, whereby I can share it in a future post with a link on my blog to highlight your project.  To clarify, periodically I will showcase a participant and their entry to help increase awareness and inspire others.


  • Winners of “surprise prizes” will receive an email.  If they do not wish to claim their prize, or they do not claim it within 5 days, their prize goes back into the “pool” for a future drawing.  Due to my schedule, no prizes will be awarded for June-July-August, but we’ll have a larger prize pool in the Fall that will include participants who shared during the summer months.
  • I reserve the right to remove your link without notifying you, if your link does not align with the objectives and guidelines of this event.  To clarify, links that don’t promote creativity and inspiration, links that are posts for PR purposes, etc., are at risk of being removed.

 A new linky party will be hosted on QuiltShopGal every Friday.  I hope you’ll come join the fun. Don’t forget that, while not required, I appreciate those that share the badge for this event and invite others to participate, as well as visit all the bloggers and non-bloggers that share in these weekly linky parties.

Email QuiltShopGal if you have questions at Darlene at quiltshopgal dot com.  Of course, I’d also like to hear any suggestions you may have too!

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Here is a list of links to previous #CreativeGoodness Linky Parties:

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5 comments on “#CreativeGoodness Linky Party – April 17th”

  1. I love linking up! I like to find Inspiration for Birthday gifites too. I’m not a Tea Drinker so Quilt Books, patterns and Fabrics are fun ‘surprises’ for me.

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