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 →

Quilt Qwazy Queens Day Two Welcome to Quilt Qwazy Queens Blog Hop Day 2, hosted by Marian at Seams to Be Sew. You’ll find the list of other participants at the end of my post who are also offering daily giveaways. Thank you, Marian, for hosting another brilliant hop. Our theme this year is UFO’s (Unfinished Objects), you know! Those quilt tops you finished and not quilted yet. Or maybe you haven’t even made all the blocks yet for a complete quilt top. After much debate with myself about how I am going to show my huge amount of UFO’s, I made the decision toRead 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 →

Enter If You Dare Blog Hop Day Two Yesterday started the Enter If you Dare Blog Hop, a Halloween theme. I had so much fun, making the mug rugs, and wall hanging for this event. But first!  A big thank you to Marian at Seams to be Sew for planning and running another awesome event. Be sure to visit Marian blog every day to get the pretty awesome patterns she is giving away. The Bonus Blocks Ok! yes I am starting this post a little back to front. Marian asked all the bloggers if they were interested in making some of her bonus patterns toRead 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 →