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!

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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!

Anne’s Fabric

My sister Anne brought this present back for me from her and her husband's recent vacation to Costa Rica. It is a large bed spread sized piece of beautiful designed fabric. She said you could sew something from it or use it as a "hippie wall hanging." Oh I laughed at that, a throwback to … Continue reading Anne’s Fabric

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #4 Release!

Block #4 "Christmas Memories" is brought to you by the talented Jennifer Fulton of The Inquiring Quilter where you will find the complete pattern and tutorial. You will have fun choosing what fabrics to use for this appliqued block. Oh course I had to pick some fabrics for this one that sparkle! Jennifer's tutorial is … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #4 Release!

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #3 Release!

Santa Claus is coming to the I Wish You a Merry Quilt-A-Long! Block #3 "Santa Belt" is brought to you by the talented Laura of Slice of Pi Quilts. where you will find the complete pattern tutorial. This block is simply fun! To quote two of my fellow hosts who summed up this block perfectly: Laura … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #3 Release!

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block #2 Release!

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!

Pets on Quilts 2017

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

Block #1 Release!

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!

I Wish You a Merry Quilt-A-Long

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

Free Motion Moving

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