Harvest Basket Quilt As You Go And! I am so behind in showing the quilt as you go with all the Fall Into A Quilt Along block. This is the second block that was released, the Harvest Basket. I decided to try doing a bit of quilting on the block to make it look a little bit like basket weave. Now, I failed all of you on this one, as I did not take enough or decent photos during the process. But took some close ups, I after I was finished. This is the basket handle and the background. And the body of the basket.Read More →

Star Trek Row Along News Flash I am super excited to announce the Star Trek Row Along starting January 2019 and will last until March 2019. The Row Along will be hosted by Fandom In Stitches Jennifer Ofenstein from Sewhooked and myself will be designers of all the rows, and the patterns will include paper pieced patterns and embroidery. Plus full layout ideas will be shared. Save the date and please join us for this Row Along. Happy Sewing! VandaRead More →

Fall Into A Quilt Along Block Five Welcome everyone to Block 5 for the Fall Into A QAL. Kathleen from kathleenmcmusing.com, has designed the Acorn block, and have us spoilt for choice with 2 techniques. Split applique and a pieced version. In the end, I decided on the pieced version of the acorn block. Full instructions is in the pattern that you will download. You can download the pattern here. 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 IRead More →

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 →