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!
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”!
Now that all 12 blocks for the Fall Into a QAL have been revealed, the hosts have completed their quilt tops for you to give you ideas and tips for setting layouts. Here is my completed quilt top: I’m so pleased with how it turned out! Not all of my blocks were exactly 12 1/2" … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Quilt Top Settings!
Hoot! Hoot! Isn’t he cute? I do love him and he is very happy to find his place in the Fall Into a QAL quilt. Block 12 “Owl” is the second appliqué block by Vanda Chittenden and the final one of the Fall Into a QAL. Visit her blog Quilting with Vanda to download the … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 12 Release!
Block 10 of the Fall Into a QAL “Patchwork Pickles” is designed by Sandra Healy of Sandra Healy Designs where you can read her tutorial and download the free pattern! This an appliquéd block with piecing. The background and jars are quick to piece, the pattern provides you with easy to follow directions. The jars are … Continue reading Fall Into a QAL Block 10 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!
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!
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!
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!
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!