The much anticipated Block #2 is the "Christmas Tree Farm" brought to you from the talented quilter April Adams of JANDA Bend Quilts, where you will find her free pattern and tutorial. Fun fact: April and her husband have a real life tree farm in Oklahoma. April's tutorial for her block is clear and easy to … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #2 Release!
The Bean loves to mug for the camera. She says her cuteness knows no bounds and that she must be photographed as frequently as possible (such a ham!) At home she requires being addressed as "Queen Bean." So when she learned of The Best Show Ever! Pets on Quilts 2017 at Lily Pad Quilting, she … Continue reading Pets on Quilts 2017
The I Wish You a Merry Christmas Quilt-A-Long has begun! So exciting! I am so pleased to introduce the first block designer, the talented Vanda of Quilt in Piece where you will find her complete Snowflake block tutorial. This block was so fun to make. It was like putting together a puzzle and then "Eureka! I … Continue reading Block #1 Release!
This year I really will be getting a head start on my Christmas projects! I'm hoping you will join me😃 The QAL starts August 1, 2017. Every other Tuesday, a new free 12" (finished) quilt block pattern and tutorial will be released. Two of the release dates, 8/29 and 10/10, will have two patterns so we … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry Quilt-A-Long
All this moving! As a stress buster break from house moving, I am moving along with quilting my Summer Nights quilt. After finishing the borders with a star pattern (that I have to admit as a beginner I struggled with) I decided to quilt the rest of the top in a meandering free style swirly … Continue reading Free Motion Moving
...and that's an order! We're moving! Goodbye apartment living and hello house! So it's time to face uncovering all the things in every nook, cranny and closet. Oops don't forget under the bed too! So, how do I let go of the "guilty clutter?" I feel guilt about giving away gifts, objects that are "supposed" … Continue reading You can’t take it with you…
The force awakens! At least in the star galaxy of my Summer Nights quilt. For the borders I am using two designs of Lori Kennedy's of The Inbox Jaunt, Swirling Stars and Shining Stars. First I made it all the way around with the Swirling Stars: and then was excited to try the Shining ones next. … Continue reading Free Motion Mojo
Liebster: German -to- English Translation sweetheart, beloved person, darling, liked very much Oh, how sweet is that? My nominations go to: Graciela (Chela) of Chela's Colchas y Mas is a special blogging friend to me. She is a talented sewer who makes quilts, bags, and projects for children to name a few. Her energy and enthusiasm … Continue reading My Liebster Award Nominations
Cindy and Sandy of Gray Barn Designs nominated my blog for a Liebster Award. How cool is that? Way cool is my answer!!! Thank you to both of you. "The award is a way to be discovered but also to connect and support the blogging community, given by bloggers to others who have less than 200 followers." … Continue reading And the Nomination goes to…
The excitement with this project was not so much the challenge but that was a commission! By a friend of my father's and true Ole Miss Rebels football fan. Both are enjoying retirement in Oxford MS, also home to the University of Mississippi. These tablecloths are for very important occasions, tailgate parties in the "Grove," … Continue reading Rebel Tablecloths