Felt ornaments

If you like to make Holiday ornaments, this little felt embellished Gingerbread House tutorial from Down Grapevine Lane is adorable! Actually, it is so cute I could hardly stand it and started making it the minute after I saw it! My little gingerbread man sure is happy to have a new home. My favorite part of … Continue reading Felt ornaments

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Thanksgiving Presents: Quilted Pillows

When I saw the quilted pillow cover Merry and Bright by Amy Sinibaldi of Nana Company, I loved it and decided to make two, one for my sister and one for my mother. I rushed to have them done by Thanksgiving so I could give them as pre-Christmas gifts. The patchwork squares are 2 x … Continue reading Thanksgiving Presents: Quilted Pillows

Baby Quilts

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

Halloween Mug Rug

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

Fall Into a QAL Quilt Top Settings!

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!

Fall Into a QAL Block 12 Release!

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!

Fall Into a QAL Block 11 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!

Fall Into a QAL Block 10 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!

Fall Into a QAL Block 9 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!

🍍 Pineapple Blocks🍍

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🍍