I Wish You A Merry QAL Block Four Plus Prizes Before I get to block 4! Did you know, 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 4. This block is designed by Jennifer Fulton from The Inquiring Quilter (click this link for the pattern download page). It is a Christmas Memories block. Fabric selection for this block. I chose my shiniest fabric IRead More →

I Wish You A Merry QAL Block Three Plus Prizes There really has been some awesome Christmas Tree Farm Blocks in the Facebook group these past 2 weeks. And I love them all. Before I get to block 3! Did you know, 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 3. This block is designed by Laura Piland from Slice of Pie Quilts (clickRead More →

I Wish You A Merry QAL Block 2 Plus Prizes Wow! I was completely blown away by everyone’s Snowflakes these past 2 weeks. And I am so glad that some of you are quilting as you go with me. Super awesome. Before I get to block 2, did you know! Beside 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 2. This block is designed byRead More →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block One Plus Prizes Hi everyone, Welcome to Week 1 Block 1 of the Quilt Along. It has been so much fun designing for this quilt along and who doesn’t love Christmas. Without further ado, here is block 1. A snowflake, I just could not resist making a snowflake. You see where I live in South Africa our Christmas falls in summer. And I would absolutely love to see a snow white Christmas. For the snowflake I decided to design an applique pattern. It is super simple and easy to make. You can download the pattern here. PlusRead More →

I wish you a Merry Christmas Quilt Along Hi everyone, Here is my introductory post for the first of many events coming up in the next 5 months. I am so excited to share this Quilt Along with you, because this quilt is going to be finished BEFORE Christmas. The Quilt Along starts August 1st. Every other Tuesday, a new FREE 12″ quilt block pattern and tutorial will be released. If you complete the block before the next pattern release, then you will be entered to win some AMAZING prizes! There are bi-weekly prizes and a mega grand prize too! Join the I Wish YouRead More →

Welcome to week 2 of the New Quilt Bloggers 2017. I first read about the New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop last year and thoroughly enjoyed reading everyone’s posts. So when the sign ups started for this year, 2017 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop, I jumped at the chance and signed up. Thankfully the hosts accepted me into their group. And what an awesome group of people they are. All of the participating bloggers is invited into a sharing platform called Slack. Where everyone is divided up into our own blogging platform groups. And divided further into smaller critique groups. My Hive is called, the BetterRead More →

I want to believe X Files Quilt Geek alert! As you know by now, I am love my Geek, Fandom and Nerdy stuff. So when this gorgeous Quilt and Stitch Along started last year, I just could not resist, it is called the I want to believe X Files Quilt. And I love this quilt so much. I just finished the quilt top and will be hanging out with my other UFO’s will be quilted later. UFO! Whahaha, how ironic. Oh Yes! You want to see what it looks like. Here is my quilt top And some close up photos of the blocks. In thisRead More →

Signature Blocks Fantastic Beasts Quilt Along. Whenever I take part in a quilt along, the hosts always ask for a Signature Block. It is in no way compulsory, it is for those who would like to send one to the designer.  And to be honest, the quilt along I have been taking part in, the patterns are always free, so it is a big pleasure to send the designer / host a signature block. So what do the designers to with the signature blocks? Well, you can turn them into a memory quilt. How awesome! That’s why, when I ran my very first quilt alongRead More →

Paper Piecing Vintage update Hey everyone! As mentioned in my crafty updates post. I decided that I would only join one quilt along this year, as I have to many of my own projects that needs finishing up, loads of patterns and quilts on the way… I chose to join in with Jennifer Ofenstein at Sewhooked for her quilt along this year.  And it is called Paper Piecing Vintage. You can also follow Jennifer in her Facebook group. You have got to see some of the awesome blocks being posted there by other PPV quilters. These are the blocks I have made so far. ItRead More →

2017 Year of the UFO It is sad to say, that the second half of 2016 flew by so fast, I hardly had time to post patterns and tutorials. From September to this past Wednesday I was super busy running a quilt along which was hosted by Fandom in Stitches. I blogged and posted a LOT on FIS and the Facebook page for Fantastic Beasts Quilt Along, and did not have time for my own site. This will be corrected asap. And should not have happened, but I did learn a lot from this Quilt Along, even though I prepared for it for a year,Read More →