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 Fabrics & 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 →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block Nine 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 9. The “Reindeer Games” block was designed by Bobbi at Snowy Days Quilting. You can find the tutorial and pattern for the block on her blog here. Here is my finished Reindeer games block. Quilting the block I managed to lose all myRead More →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block Eight 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 8. The block was designed by Sola of Alice Samuel’s Quilt Co. You can find the pattern and tutorial on her blog here. Fabric selection for this block. I chose Christmas fabric from my stash. Here is my version of the block QuiltingRead More →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block Seven 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 7. This block is designed by Sandy Maxfield of Sandy Star Designs. Fabric selection for this block. I chose bright greens and reds for this block. Here is my version of the block Quilting the block I started with stitch in the ditchRead More →

Christmas Caroling Show and Tell Today, we can finally show off our rows that we finished from all the rows in the the row along. I had every intention of making a queen sized quilt, but things happened. I did however make 2 rows, which I turned into table runners. And I love all 2 of them. Row 1 was mine, with the theme: We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Row 2 is Up On A House Top designed by Jen from A Dream and A Stitch. You can find her blog post and pattern here. Bonus! Marian from Seams To Be Sew managed toRead More →