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Get on Board!

Hi Quilting Friends,

September is “National Sewing Month”, and we’re excited to join our friends Melva (Melva Loves Scraps) and Brenda (Songbird Designs) to celebrate our love of sewing! We hope that you’ll enjoy the projects that we’re sharing with you today.


First, our backstory!

Sharon and Susan both came to love sewing because of the example set by our Mom and our Grandmothers. We were 4-H kids growing up, and we both learned to sew from Mom. We both began quilting as young wives and mothers, in the mid-1980’s, each learning techniques and developing our own styles since we lived so far apart. We eventually (1994) worked things out so that we live much closer to each other in Houston, TX. We started our “Ms P” pattern design business in 2016, and here we are today!


The theme for this blog hop is “Get on Board with Sewing”, so we chose to feature our “Hibernation Vacation” quilt design-

Hibernation Vacation by Ms P Designs USA
Hibernation Vacation

The Bears have decided to skip hibernation this year, and have a family reunion at the beach instead. Sounds like fun to us!

Surfer Bear by Ms P Designs USA
Surfing Bear

Cousin Bear is having a blast, riding the wave pocket on his surfboard! He is totally stoked!

Surf Board Papa Bear by Ms P Designs USA
Papa Bear

Papa Bear is stylin’ his best surfer look, just hanging out on the beach with his surfboard. Even a bad day surfing is better than a good day working!

Momma Bear in Bikini by Ms P Designs USA
Momma Bear

Mama Bear has been looking forward to this vacation for a VERY LONG time! Go ahead and relax with a nice tall fruity beverage. Serenity awaits. . .

The patterns for “Hibernation Vacation” are available in Ms P’s Pattern Shop!


Have you ever made a project with felt applique? Susan has been having a blast, playing around with her wool felt, sequins, and beads. Today’ we’re introducing two of her recent projects!

Papa Bear Christmas Stocking by Ms P Designs USA
Surfer Bear Stocking

Surf’s up! Do you recognize Papa Bear in his Christmas surfer gear? Ho, ho, ho, hang ten dude!

Momma Bear Christmas Stocking by Ms P Designs USA
Beach Bear Stocking

Gramma Bear is enjoying a few minutes of pure bliss while Papa and the cubs are playing in the surf!

The patterns for the Christmas stockings are available in Ms P’s Pattern Shop!


Who loves a giveaway? We ALL do! Click the link and follow the instructions to enter for your chance to win some lovely prizes. Good luck!


Thank you SEW much for visiting today. We hope that you’ve enjoyed getting to know us, and seeing our projects. Please leave a comment, it makes our day! The “Get On Board With Sewing” blog hop continues through September 7, so don’t miss out on the fun.

Happy quilting,

Sharon & Susan


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16 thoughts on “Get on Board!

  1. I thought they were cute as blocks! Then!!! The Christmas stockings with sequins are absolutely adorable!!!!

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  2. Hi Sharon and Susan, your quilt is just adorable. We used to live near Houston, from Kingwood to Katy to Magnolia. We are in north Texas now. It’s nice to “meet” you. 🙂 I’ve been down a rabbit hole for the past 10 minutes perusing your patterns. They are gorgeous – especially Mimi’s Field of Flowers and Pieces of Christmas – love!

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  3. What fun projects! Thanks for sharing and for being a part of a greater group of bloggers as we all celebrate National Sewing Month. Blessings! M

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