Fall Into A Quilt Along Block Four Welcome everyone to Block 4 for the Fall Into A QAL. Without further ado, here is block 4. The Sunflower Block is designed by Sandy Maxfield from http://sandystardesigns.com Full instructions is in the pattern that you will download. You can download the pattern here. Plus clicking on the picture above will take you to the download page as well. As I am planning to quilt as you go for this quilt. The same as I did last year. Remember to come back and visit next week Tuesday, where I will show you how I quilt this block. TheRead More →

Fall Into A Quilt Along Block Three Welcome everyone to Block 3 for the Fall Into A QAL. Without further ado, here is block 3. The Bonfire Block is designed by Sherri of Powered By Quilting. Full instructions is in the pattern that you will download. You can download the pattern here. Plus clicking on the picture above will take you to the download page as well. As I am planning to quilt as you go for this quilt. The same as I did last year. Remember to come back and visit next week Tuesday, where I will show you how I quilt this block.Read More →

Hedgehog Quilt As You Go. Remember I did not applique stitch the shapes down, as I wanted to stitch them down after I made my quilt sandwich. Start with making sure your shapes are heat pressed down properly. Then make a quilt sandwich, making sure that you batting and your backing is slightly bigger than your block. Baste your sandwich in any method you like. The back Then once you picked your design to quilt, draw it onto your block with an erasable pen. I decie Applique stitch around each shape, either by hand or with your machine. Look, a hedgehog shape on the back!Read More →

Fall Into A Quilt Along Block Two Welcome everyone to Block 2 for the Fall Into A QAL. Without further ado, here is block 2. The Harvest Basket Block is designed by Janda Bend Quilts. Full instructions is in the pattern that you will download. You can download the pattern here. Plus clicking on the picture above will take you to the download page as well. As I am planning to quilt as you go for this quilt. The same as I did last year. Remember to come back and visit next week Tuesday, where I will show you how I quilt this block. TheRead More →

Fall Into A Quilt Along Block One Welcome everyone to Block 1 for the Fall Into A QAL. Without further ado, here is block 1. A hedgehog, I just could not resist making one of these little critters. I love them. You see where I live in South Africa it is fall or autumn right now. So I am so happy to be working on a Fall quilt with all of you. For the hedgehog I decided to design an applique pattern. It is super simple and easy to make. Full instructions is in the pattern that you will download. You can download the patternRead More →

Fall Into a Qal Introduction Welcome to the introduction to our new Quilt Along called Fall Into a Qal starting 15 May 2018. The theme as you have guessed from the designed is Fall. You should be very easily be able to finish this quilt by fall. There will be 12 blocks from 10 designers, plus 7 hosts. The hosts will be making all the blocks, showing different skills sets. I have decided to do all my blocks as quilt as you go again, like last year. But instead of posting the information the same day as the block, I will do a follow upRead More →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Quilt As You Go Layout And finally and far to quickly, we have finished all 12 blocks and will be sewing them altogether to make a quilt. Some of you may have quilted each block along with me, to make a quilt as you go quilt. I am so happy to see so many of you. Now I will be showing you how to put these together. But first, there is the really big prize. The sponsors web pages are below; Make Modern Magazine – https://www.makemodern.com.au/ RJR Fabric – https://www.rjrfabrics.com/ Island Batik – www.islandbatik.com/ Quilting Jetgirl – https://quiltingjetgirl.com/Read More →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block Twelve Plus Prizes Don’t forget, besides the prizes you can win each week, there is also a big prize for everyone who posts a finished quilt at the end. Here are some of the sponsors for the BIG prize that you can win at the end of the quilt along. And now we have the FINAL block, block 12. The “Christmas Lights” block was designed by Laura Piland at Slice of Pi Quilts. You can find the tutorial and pattern on her blog here. Here is my finished Christmas Lights block. I will confess here, that itRead More →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block Eleven Plus Prizes Don’t forget, besides the prizes you can win each week, there is also a big prize for everyone who posts a finished quilt at the end. Here are some of the sponsors for the BIG prize that you can win at the end of the quilt along. And now for block 11. The “North Star” block was designed by Kathleen at Kathleen McMusing. You can find the tutorial and pattern on her blog here. Here is my finished North Star block. I dug really deep into my stash for this block. I just KNEWRead More →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block Ten Plus Prizes Don’t forget, besides the prizes you can win each week, there is also a big prize for everyone who posts a finished quilt at the end. Here are some of the sponsors for the BIG prize that you can win at the end of the quilt along. And now for block 10. This fortnight’s block is a Christmas lantern designed by Diane at Cwilt FabricsĀ & Haberdashery. You can find the pattern and tutorial for the block on her blog here. Here is my finished Christmas Lantern block. Quilting the block Below is a coupleRead More →