“Sew, Let’s Quilt Along” Block 3 Release!

It is with my great pleasure to announce the release of Block 3 of the Sew, Let’s Quilt Along, “Ruler” designed by Sherry Shish of Powered by Quilting . Visit her blog to download her free pattern and view her tutorial post. Us quilters know that ruler mats are an integral part of quilting. Now … Continue reading “Sew, Let’s Quilt Along” Block 3 Release!

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Modern Star Quilt Progress

My fifth star in the “Stars Galore” quilt! I’m extremely happy with how this star turned out. It is a paper piecing pattern. I love it so much I’m planning on using it as the centerpiece block. I’ve made a few paper pieced blocks before, but can’t say I got hooked. After making this block, … Continue reading Modern Star Quilt Progress

“Sew, Let’s Quilt Along” Block 2 Release!

It is with my great pleasure to announce the release of Block 2 of the Sew, Let’s Quilt Along, “Quilt Along Mug” designed by April Adams of JANDA Bend Quilts. Visit blog to download her free pattern and view her tutorial post. Who doesn’t love a mug of coffee (me!) or tea when settling down … Continue reading “Sew, Let’s Quilt Along” Block 2 Release!

“Sew, Let’s Quilt Along” Block 1 Release!

It is with my great pleasure to announce the release of Block 1 of the Sew, Let’s Quilt Along, “Sewing Machine” designed by Sandra Healy of Sandra Healy Designs. Visit Sandra’s blog to download her free pattern and view her tutorial post. We thought that a sewing machine would be the perfect start of a … Continue reading “Sew, Let’s Quilt Along” Block 1 Release!

Modern Star Quilt Progress

In between working behind the scenes on the Sew, Let’s Quilt Along, (the first mystery block will be released next Tuesday 3/12!), I am making progress on my version of Portland Modern Quilt Guild’s “Stars Galore” quilt. I’m making a total of nine 24 x 24” finished blocks with a total of 191 4.5” background  squares. When … Continue reading Modern Star Quilt Progress

Introducing the “Sew, Let’s Quilt Along”!

I am so happy to announce the launch of the latest free mystery quilt along from “Partners in Design." Sew, Let’s Quilt Along! We have designed thirteen new block patterns for you, with the theme of all things sewing! As a mystery QAL, participants will not know what the block design is until it is … Continue reading Introducing the “Sew, Let’s Quilt Along”!

Hearts on a string!

I  saw a cute “Heart Pennant Throw Pillow” tutorial on Amy Smart’s blog Diary of a Quilter. I made a table runner version for a February coffee table decoration 💕 I discovered that I have no batting (why???), so I used a piece of flannel for the center as well as a backing. It’s a … Continue reading Hearts on a string!

Quilted Placemats

Karla from My Sewful Retirement posted a set of really cool diamond shaped placemats she made. I had to make some myself! My fabric is from a charm pack of Free Spirit “Peacock Classics” by Kaffe Fassett. It is a different style than I normally gravitate to, but I was so intrigued by it, I … Continue reading Quilted Placemats

Hexies

  The new year is off to a bit of a slow quilting start for me. I am working behind the scenes with Partners in Design on our upcoming and third QAL...look for our announcement next month! And I’m currently looking for a bed quilt pattern that calls to me to make it (soon I … Continue reading Hexies

Finished Quilt and a New Year!

I finished my mother’s Modern Matisse inspired quilt to deliver on Christmas day! Thank you to all who followed my progress and encouraged me. I did not quilt it as much as I wanted to but did managed to stitch in the ditches. I told my mother I could work on more quilting to add … Continue reading Finished Quilt and a New Year!