Thursday, April 6, 2017

Introducing the Let's Bee Quilt'n Hive!



As I have told you, I am one of the co-hosts this year for the 2017 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop. This a group of new bloggers who have joined me and my two other co-hosts, Yvonne from Quilting Jetgirl and Beth from Cooking Up Quilts, for a blog hop over April and May.

The whole group of new bloggers have been connecting since March 1 to share ideas about blogging and to learn tips and tricks to make blogging more fun for everyone. The group recently divided into three hives for the actual blog hop and my hive has decided to name itself the Let's Bee Quilt'n hive. They also created hive buttons and you see the one that my group designed and selected at the top of this post.

During April and May, we will be getting to know the 2017 New Quilt Bloggers better through a series of blog hops, divided among the three hives; Yvonne's hive is called Blooming Quilters and Beth's hive is called Better Bloggers. Each week of the blog hop, we will feature 4 - 5 bloggers from each hive so that you can get to know these new bloggers better.

This is why I joined this fun project, to get to know some fresh new blogs and the bloggers behind them, and I think you will enjoy it too.

The Let's Bee Quilt'n hive members are:


Amy
Andrea
April
Barbara
Becca
Emily
Gail
Gina
Gwen
Kara
Kathy
Nancy
Nicole
Rita
Samantha  
Sharon
Vivian
Wendy

Be sure to stop by Quilting Jetgirl by Yvonne and Cooking Up Quilts by Beth to meet their hives too.

Our sponsors:




And yes, we will have giveaways that you can participate in for each week of the blog hop from those generous sponsors - consider clicking through on their buttons to check them out and say thank you.

A big part of the New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop is the sharing of available information about blogging. We will share advice posts from seasoned blogging veterans as part of this event with you too. I have started a page for the Advice for New Bloggers gathered in the Blog Hop. For today we are sharing:

Jen from Faith and Fabric:  Blog Evolution and Design

Do you have a great advice post that we can link to? Send me an email or leave a comment and we will add it to our resource list!

2017 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop Schedule:
  • Blog Hop Week 1 - April 10
  • Blog Hop Week 2 - April 17
  • Blog Hop Week 3 - May 1
  • Blog Hop Week 4 - May 8
I hope you will be joining me in getting to know all of the members of the 2017 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop, it starts next week.

Best,

Leanne


6 comments:

  1. I am definitely looking forward to learning more about each of the participants starting next week! :)

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  2. I can't wait to follow along on this year's hop. It was so much fun to be a part of last year. It looks like most of your hive will be new to me, although I see a couple of quilty friends on there too.

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  3. Very fun! Looking forward to getting to know all the bloggers! Last year I made some great friends and we have had fun!

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  4. What a great blog button! Looking forward to the introductions next week!

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  5. This is a great idea and will hopefully help keep blogging alive in our community, it's felt like it was dying out a little recently. Well done Leanne and others!

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  6. As a participant in 2015 I'm looking forward to meeting the new crop this year.

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