Friday, September 23, 2011

Back-to-School TWITTER PARTY!!!


Can you believe it's the first day of fall?  I'm not seeing these lovely leaves yet, but here in PA it's only a matter of time.  
I LOVE the first day of fall.  I get out ALL my decorations and go crazy all over the house before the kids get home from school.

Speaking of school.....


That's right!  Today is the day, well, tonight really.   
The Back-to-School Twitter Party hosted by
9pm-11pm CST

Chatting with lots of fun peeps?  Meeting new ones? And...
(Info at the bottom of the post to see HOW to join)

Click on the Stitchin' Heaven Twitter Party button found on the right sidebar to see who all the prizes are coming from.  Also, there's a flickr group with PICS of the prizes!  If you wanna see, 
click HERE!

Meanwhile, here's a peek at what the Lizzie B's are givin' away:

A text book!!!  Um...just kidding...

A 1/2 yd of Lizzie B laminated cotton to take your text book from DRAB to FAB!!! 
(text book not included...LOL!)

And the best part about this laminate?  Give your little student some Sharpies and...

Let them go WILD!!  How fun is THAT?
My 11-yr old is the envy of her 6th grade, I can tell you that much!

We're ALSO giving away....

Our NEW book with fun, happy, simple quilts. Ya need a book for back-to-school after all!

A pack of notecards that come in handy for 
(brown nosing...) writing those teachers a note.

AND a pattern for our awesome iPad cover! 
(uh, iPad not included...!)

But wait....there's more.
Yep.  MORE.

You can ALSO win prizes from the BLOGS participating!  Woohoo!!

So ASIDE from these awesomest prizes...there are TWO ways to win a prize from our blog:

To be in the drawing for ONE of the above mentioned prizes:
1. Leave a comment and tell us what your 
ALL TIME favorite back-to-school item is.
(this gives you two chances to win, at the party and here on the blog! If you can't attend the party, you'll still be in the running for the blog prize, so leave a comment!)

To be in the drawing for the GRAND PRIZE on our blog which will be...wait for it....The Quiltin' Happy book, the Notecards, The iPad pattern AND a KIT to MAKE the iPad cover!!!
1. You MUST attend the Twitter Party
2. Look for comments by @lizcre8sQuilts or @bethcre8sQuilts
3. At some point during the party we are going to mention OUR favorite back-to-school item. 
4. Come back to the blog and mention ONE of our fav's to be in the drawing to WIN!

Are ya ready??  Are ya feelin' lucky???


P.S. Don't forget to visit our blog next week for the BIG Sullivan Edge Ruler blog hop!  Sept. 27-30.  Even MORE giveaways!

Here's the party info again on how to join the Twitter Party:

We have hosted and been a part of a couple of Twitter Parties this year and just can’t resist!  We thought that there couldn’t be a better way to bring in the School Year, than with each other and with tons of really great prizes from some really great sponsors! So, here’s what you need to do to party!
Who: YOU & Some really great Sponsors
What: Back to School Twitter Party
When: September 23, 2011 -   9pm-11pm CST
Where: Twitter
Party : #SHPARTY 
Topic: Back to School

How: New to twitter? It’s easy and it’s free! Just follow the instructions below:1. Get a Twitter account. You can sign up for free at www.twitter.com2. Go to (or the platform of your choice if you have another you prefer)3. Enter SHPARTY next to the hashtag (#) at the top of the screen.  Once you do that all conversations and party goers for our party will show up in a list just below the top of the page.4. Sign into Twitter if you aren’t already. You will be prompted to allow or deny the app to access your account. Click “allow”5. You will be redirected to the party page where you will only see conversations for #SHPARTY partyers.
6. Use the text box to write your messages. No need to put #SHPARTY in each post because Tweetchat does that for you.
7. Party! We will post messages to the party and you respond. You’ll see the conversation roll. You may want to set the speed of messages, either slower to keep up or faster to get your messages almost as soon as they post without the delay. However you want, it’s your party! You can find how to set the speed right under your message box.


  1. My favorite back-to-school item has to be post-its! They come in all kinds of colors and sizes now - and some of them have lines on them for notes. I love love love them.

    Looking forward to chatting with you at the party tonight!

  2. Wow I'd love to party but it will be 3 in the morning for me so no chance! My favourite back to school item is colouring pencils beautifully sharpened, can't beat them!
    Have a great party.

  3. My fave item is still a brand new notebook. I bought a couple more yesterday at Target on clearance, just because. Do I need them? - No - but I may some day.

    Tonight is date for DH and me - it's been a long time since we've had one of those! Have fun!

  4. Ilove those black and white composition notebooks.

  5. question, my favorite back to school item is a big pack of #2 pencils, sharpened and ready to go (no mechanical pencils for me) and some composition notebooks in various colors waiting for the pencils to hit the bright clean pages.

  6. greetings from the twitter party ; I was told to come here and leave you a comment ! thanks !!!

  7. Tins of 96 coloured pencils - all in rainbow order!

  8. You said to go leave a message, so I'm leaving another now. I love that book cover so much! And I have a touchpad that needs a cover... (pick me!!)

  9. Your favourite item is sharpies!!!

  10. I love pins and highlighters in a bunch of different colors.

  11. my fav is pencils, freshly sharpened colored ones and a new box of crayons.
    I love the I pad cover I am about to make one !!

  12. My fav back to school item is colored pencils...I use them for planning quilts

  13. What a super cool idea! Makes me wish I was in 6th grade again (NOT!) LOL! Actually spent the evening coloring with my 5 year old gradson - what fun!

  14. Your favorite bts item is sharpies! I can see why :-)

  15. I'm such a nerd; I love school supplies, but my most fav ever is gel pens that show up on black paper.

  16. a back to school favorite... would definitely have to be a spanking new Trapper Keeper, oh wait did I just age myself?

  17. I love the book cover idea! My favorite back tos chool item was a brand new box of crayons!

  18. My fave back to school item is fresh new books. I love the smell of them

  19. My fav is gel pens, all different color of gel pens. The party is wild! Thanks

  20. All time favorite back to school supply had to be the big box of a minimum of 64. And they all had to stay in order, it was a must.
    As a teacher now...gotta say my bag of sharpies...sigh. You can never have too many


  21. I love Crayons, but they have to be crayola!

  22. New box of crayons. Always loved the smell!

  23. I love colored erasers. But Im sending ya'll or you guys the chatting love.

  24. My favourite new school item was just about everything stationery-related (I LOVED the first day of school), but my absolute favourite was getting new pencil crayons!

  25. The giant box of crayons! Crayola of course.

  26. Liz loves new, brand-spanking new Sharpies.

  27. Ahh...and Liz's favorite item was brand spanking new Sharpies!

  28. Bloggy love!! Woot! Woot! I love the laminate!! All time fav item... pentel fine point purple pens. =)

  29. Love, love that laminated fabric. Would be a perfect gift for my 5.5 y/o niece who told her mom this week, she wants to learn to sew, just like her Auntie (me!). Be still my heart. I live 5 hours away though. :( She's not sure she wants to be a quilter, but an "artist".

    Favourite tool .. new pens and pencils .. I have more than I'll use in the next 10 years, but I cannot resist buying them at the office place.

  30. Thanks for such wonderful prizes, my favorite back to school item was new crayons. I don't think there were markers back then

  31. I've always loved a new box of crayons! Of course they have sharpies now!

  32. I love pens for back to school. Loving twitter party!

  33. Wow,that's so awesome! I would so color that in!
    All your creations are so cool!

    Vickie in Cleveland

  34. I love a new box of Ticonderoga pencils!

  35. Fun party. I always loved colored pencils. Of course, now I'm drawn to Inktense watercolor pencils by Derwent.


  36. Great party tonight.. My favorite bts item is a brand new notebook. That and a couple of sharp new pencils I'm ready to go. To this day I still can't pass up buying a couple new notebooks when school supplies go on sale.

    Thanks for the giveaway and a chance to win.


  37. Your favorite bts item is a Sharpie, or should I say Sharpies. hehe.
    Thank you for a chance to win.

  38. My favorite back to school item is the brand new box of 24 crayons. I love the array of colors, the newness of the crayons with their sharp points, and the potential of making beautiful pictures!



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