Oh my gosh! A patterned fabric has made its way into my recent sewing projects. When I saw Carolyn Gavin’s “BFFs” for Windham Fabrics, I had to order it and fortunately had reason to, my cousin and his wife had a baby girl. My Pusheen kitty quite likes to snuggle with this little blanket and I … Continue reading Baby Quilts
When I got back into sewing and just started my blog in 2016, I made a Halloween mug rug for my partner’s October birthday. He loves all things Halloween. 👻 It was “Vlad” a design from Sandy and Cindy of Gray Barn Designs. Last year I made him an appliquéd one that I designed myself that … Continue reading Halloween Mug Rug
Now that all 12 blocks for the Fall Into a QAL have been revealed, the hosts have completed their quilt tops for you to give you ideas and tips for setting layouts. Here is my completed quilt top: I’m so pleased with how it turned out! Not all of my blocks were exactly 12 1/2" … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Quilt Top Settings!
Hoot! Hoot! Isn’t he cute? I do love him and he is very happy to find his place in the Fall Into a QAL quilt. Block 12 “Owl” is the second appliqué block by Vanda Chittenden and the final one of the Fall Into a QAL. Visit her blog Quilting with Vanda to download the … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 12 Release!
I love barns! Especially in the fall. Growing up in Centre County, Pennsylvania there were many in the surrounding farm lands. I thought they looked most pretty in the autumn; a red building against the backdrop of turning leaves and lots of hale bales in the fields. So it is my pleasure to bring you … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 11 Release!
Block 10 of the Fall Into a QAL “Patchwork Pickles” is designed by Sandra Healy of Sandra Healy Designs where you can read her tutorial and download the free pattern! This an appliquéd block with piecing. The background and jars are quick to piece, the pattern provides you with easy to follow directions. The jars are … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 10 Release!
Block 9 of the Fall Into a QAL “Postage Stamp Turkey” is designed by Karen Thurn of Tu-Na Quilts, Travels, and Eats where you can view her tutorial and download the free pattern! This is a pieced block with sixty-four 2” squares (your postage stamps!) sewn together. Thirty-seven of these are Half Square Triangles (HST.) This … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 9 Release!
Wendy of Pieceful Thoughts blog post ”Little Pineapples”, has two versions of Moda Blockheads Block 8 that she made. I just loved them and decided to make the one by Coriander Quilts. Thank you Wendy! Well I made one and kept going. I used my Kona solids (Surprise this is not! ;) Instead of using them … Continue reading 🍍 Pineapple Blocks🍍
Block 8 of the Fall Into a QAL “Autumn Leaf” is designed Jennifer Fulton of The Inquiring Quilter where you can read her tutorial and download the free pattern! This is a paper pieced block that Jennifer has written in two versions; New Beginner and Confident Beginner. Thank you Jennifer, as I am definitely a newbie … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 8 Release!
I made this pinwheel block table runner just in time to enjoy the end of the season. Continuing with my solid streak, I used my Kona fabrics and bound it with a cheerful watermelon 🍉 print fabric from my small remaining post purge stash. Some easy straight line quilting completed it! I’m always impressed with not … Continue reading Summertime