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!

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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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

Fall Into a QAL Block #1 Release!

Designer Vanda Chittenden of  Quilting with Vanda leads the way of the Fall Into a QAL with Block #1; the Hedgehog quilt block. This critter is fun to make and oh so adorable! To get the free pattern and read Vanda’s block tutorial, visit her blog Quilting with Vanda. My process and tips: This is an … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block #1 Release!