Thursday, August 26, 2010

I HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED!!!

Oh...I thought that would get your attention....I have been published in the blogging world, not sewing world.

Here is the front of the cover....now mind you, I had to do this three or four times, the first time was the best but my computer kept freezing on me.

This is my family blog, which I have just now shut down.



Table of content...



Some pictures



More pictures



Now I have a book about my experience in Amerika Samoa. I am just thrilled how it turned out...I noticed that once I got heavy into my quilting blog, I stopped blogging in the family one......

My quilting blog is next!

Here is the link if you want to make your own book.

36 comments:

BubzRugz said...

What a fantastic idea to keep all the memories of your time there..... great - from what we can see it looks great too!
Hugz

julieQ said...

Barb, that is just awesome!! I love that so much, and what a wonderful memory for later...

Fiesta said...

Thanks Barb. It looks so interesting.

Joanne Lendaro said...

congrats!! lol!! I've seen this publishing of blogs things but never known anyone to do it. Great thing for family, like a diary all printed and bound.

Gene Black said...

Barb, I know what you mean. Once I started blogging my quilting, my art work blog posts became pretty scarce even though it is the same blog. But then, I consider quilts ART! So I guess I meant "my posts about my paintings"

Crispy said...

I have thought about doing this with my hand piecing blog. I love how your book came out!!

Crispy

Cyndi said...

What a great idea, Barb! That is fabulous. But I hope you mean that your are just going to make a book of your quilting blog...not shut it down! :o)

XOXO,

Cyndi

Yvette said...

Fantastic idea!

karen said...

This is a fabulous idea, what a great way to celebrate your time in Somoa! Sweet! I wish I could look over your shoulder at your quilting book....oh, wait, I have been doing that! lol

Jacque said...

good for you.. accomplishments are always nice.

W. Latane Barton said...

seeing your book on your family certainly gave me courage to do the blog I have on my husband's journey through alzheimers. Thanks.

Millie said...

Wow,Barb! Congrats on your published book.

pajudie said...

Barb - Your book looks fantastic. What a great idea. That will be something you can look back on again and again. Good job -
Judie

Needled Mom said...

How fun, Barb! That's a great idea.

Linda B said...

Well, you deserve to be published in other ways! I was following your other family blog, and noticed you hadn't posted for quite some time. I want to publish my blog, so thanks for the link. This blog is supposed to be my journal.

Stormy Days said...

That's amazing Barb, how long did it take you to put it all together? The index alone must have been quite a feat. I'm very impressed.

Debi said...

Please say you are not going to close your quilting blog!!!

Gerry said...

Barb, this is something you'll really treasure in time to come.

Hugs & ♥♥♥s,
Gerry

andsewon said...

That is just awesome Barb! What a wonderful way to remember this posting.
So are you shutting this blog down also? for the move?
Hugs,
Lola

SewCalGal said...

Way cool. And what a great way to capture and save all your memories of your life in AS. I like the idea of doing one for quilting too. Thanks for sharing the link.

SewCalGal
www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

wackywoman said...

What a fabulous idea. Your family will cherish it forever.

Kim D. said...

What a lovely sentiment Barb. Looks like you did a great job and it will be fun to look back at years from now.

hetty said...

Fantastic idea, Barb! Thanks for the link. You're not shutting down your Bejeweled blog, are you?

Micki said...

What a wonderful book, and what a treasure it will be for you all!
Micki

Jackie said...

What a wonderful idea! Most of us don't have journals or diary's anymore and I like the idea of saving my blogging entries in a book form. How cool is that?!

Rumi said...

Awesome Barb! What a great idea!

ooglebloops said...

I've seen those advertised- yours turned out well!! Might have to try that!!! It's nice having it all in print!!!

Elizabeth said...

Thanks for the link. I've heard of this and think it is a wonderful idea -- just didn't know where to get started.

xo -E

Tangos Treasures said...

Congratulations!!
Awesome idea!

Patty said...

Looks like a good book of memories.

Michelle May said...

I have been wanting to do one of those! What a fantastic keepsake.
xx, shell and sugie bunny

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

I love the title....way too good!!

I don't want to publish my blog but now I want to make one for my family....oh would that be fun.

Congrats on being published and thanks for the great tips!!
Smiles,
Kelly

QuiltSue said...

It looks so professional. It'll make a wonderful memento for you.

Katie :o) said...

The book is beautiful! I've been planning to have my "happy thought blog" made into a book for my computer-resistant parents for Christmas. So glad to see how gorgeous they turn out!

Deanna said...

I want one, too. Maybe that will be a present to me sometime soon. Thanks for the idea.

SheilaC said...

What a wonderful way to keep your memories!! I had heard about blog books but never seen one, thanks for sharing the pics!!


Love your hexies too :)

SheilaC