Fall Into a QAL Block 8 Release!

  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!

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Summertime

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

Fall Into a QAL Block 7 Release!

Block 7 of the Fall Into a QAL “Pumpkins Aplenty” is designed by Bobbi Bridgeman of Snowy Days Quilting, where you can view her tutorial and download the free pattern! This is a pieced block made up five pumpkins to complete a pumpkin patch! I approached this block by making one pumpkin to get oriented with the steps; … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 7 Release!

Fall Into a QAL Block 6 Release!

Block 6  of the Fall Into a QAL “Pie” is designed by Sherry Shish of Powered by Quilting , where you can read her tutorial and download the free pattern! Sherry’s block is a pieced background with an appliquéd pie and steam embroidery. It is a fun block to put together! I raw edge appliquéd the pie crust and … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 6 Release!

Ireland

I mentioned that Duane and I would be going to Ireland in a post I published on St. Patrick’s Day. Well we have gone and returned and I want to share some pictures with you of our amazing trip. My uncle hosted the Danahy family at *I still can’t believe it when I say it* a … Continue reading Ireland

Fall Into a QAL Block 5 Release!

Block 5 of the Fall Into a QAL is “Acorn” is designed by Kathleen Scargle McCormick of Kathleen McMusing where you can her download the free patterns! Kathleen has written two versions of her block for you to choose from; the “Pieced Acorn” or the “Split Appliqué Acorn.” Here is my pieced Acorn block, which is … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 5 Release!

Star Cluster Mini Quilt

I had posted a teaser photo on IG at the beginning of the Mystery QAL #2 hosted Tracy of It’s a T-Sweets Day! and Cindy of In a Stitch Quilting. Here is my finished project, a mini quilt called “Star Cluster” a pattern available on Threadbare Creations. This mini wall hanging measures 16”x16” and packs a … Continue reading Star Cluster Mini Quilt

Fall Into a QAL Block 4 Release!

Block 4 of the Fall Into a QAL is the “Sunflower Block” designed by Sandy Maxfield of SandyStar Designs, where you can download the free pattern. This is a fun and cheery pieced block. Sandy’s pattern is easy to follow with step by step directions. This block has quite a few pieces, but many are … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 4 Release!

Fall Into a QAL Block 3 Release!

Today is the release of Block 3 of the Fall Into a QAL, “Bonfire,” designed by Sherry Shish of Powered by Quilting, where you will find her free pattern and tutorial. This fun to make pieced block with appliqué. My process and tips: The border is made up of a total of eight flying geese with … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 3 Release!

Fall Into a QAL Block 2 Release!

Today is the release of Block 2 from the Fall Into a QAL, “Harvest Basket”, designed by April Adams of JANDA Bend Quilts, where you will find the free pattern and tutorial. April’s pieced block looks pleasingly intricate yet is pleasingly easy to make. My tips: I always read through a pattern first just to get an … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 2 Release!