Holiday projects taking off…

Mug Rug Madness Ok, three does not equal madness but I want to make many more to fill a basket so the recipients can pick one of their choosing. It will be interesting to see if who I had in mind as I made each one picks that for themselves...or not!   2nd "Santa Belt" … Continue reading Holiday projects taking off…

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I Wish You a Merry Quilt Top!

Now that all the blocks in the I Wish You a Merry Quilt a-Long have been revealed, we decided as a group to have each of our quilt tops completed at the same time for all of you to see. We thought this would be a way to give you ideas and tips for settings/layouts … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry Quilt Top!

I Wish You a Merry QAL Final Block Release #12!

Block #12 "Christmas Lights" is brought to you by the talented Laura Piland of Slice of Pi Quilts where you will find the complete block pattern and tutorial. Laura is also the designer of Block #3, the endearing "Santa Belt." My Tips: The light string is made with a piece of bias tape. You can … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Final Block Release #12!

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #11 Release!

Block #11 the "North Star" is brought to you by the talented Kathleen Scargle McCormick of Kathleen McMusing where you will find her complete block pattern and tutorial. This is a pieced block, that includes half rectangle triangles you can make using either the paper pieced or Tri Recs ruler instructions included in the pattern. … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #11 Release!

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #10 Release!

Block #10 "Christmas Lantern" is brought to you by the talented Diane Lomax of cwilt Fabrics and Haberdashery where you will find her complete block pattern and tutorial. This is a pieced block with appliqué. My Tips: You will be cutting your lantern and background pieces from the paper templates; like using a sewing pattern. … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #10 Release!

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #9 Release!

Block #9 "Reindeer Games" is brought to you by the talented Bobbi Bridgeman of Snowy Days Quilting where you will find the complete block pattern and tutorial. This is a pieced block. Bobbi's pattern is very explicit, with directions and accompanying photographs for each step, making it easy to follow. My Tips: This block has … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #9 Release!

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #8 Release!

Block #8 "With Love at Christmas" is brought to you by the talented Sola Ajisafe of Alice Samuel’s Quilt Co where you will find the complete block pattern. My Tips: I always read through the entire pattern first, so I have a good understanding of how it is going to be assembled. Use the provided coloring … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #8 Release!

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #7 Release!

Block #7 "Poinsettia" is brought to you by the talented Sandy Maxfield of SandyStar Designs where you will find the complete block pattern and tutorial. When I saw Sandy's block, I loved it so much as it was that I decided to follow her chosen color palette. The block is pieced with half square triangles, quarter … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #7 Release!

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #6 Release!

Block #6 "Hanging Stars Angel block" is brought to you by the talented Sandra Healy of Sandra Healy Designs, where you will find the complete block pattern and tutorial. My Tips: I used a Sharpie pen to trace the templates on the fusible web so it won't bleed through to the fabric when ironing. Pencil … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #6 Release!

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #5 Release!

Block #5 "Snowman" is brought to you by the talented Sherry Shish of Powered by Quilting, where you will find her complete pattern and tutorial. My Tips: I made sure I read through Sherry's entire pattern first. There are a lot of pieces and I wanted to make sure I knew what piece was going to … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #5 Release!