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 Six 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 6. This block is designed by Sandra Healy¬†http://www.sandrahealydesigns.com/shop/. Fabric selection for this block. I chose a delicate colors for this block. Here is my version of the block Quilting the block I started by stitching in the ditch around all the squares. ThenRead More →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block Five 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 5. This block is designed by Sherry Shish from Powered By Quilting (click this link for the pattern download page). It is the Snowman block. Fabric selection for this block. I chose a nice bright green for the background, white for the snowmanRead 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 →

A quick and easy block. Today I share a finished block of Majestic Lions. This block is a free pattern on Fandom in Stitches. Jennifer Ofenstein posted for help, asking for sewn blocks of the Broadway Lion for a quilt she is making for a young man moving into his own apartment. I was more than happy to help, the block is very quick and easy to make. And I had fun making him. Mine went of in the post this morning and hopefully will reach her in about 2 weeks. What else have been up to? I finished off a commissioned quilt for aRead 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 →

Star Trek Quilt Top Complete My fellow Star Trek fans, the quilt top is complete. I just need to find the perfect backing for it and get quilting. Check it out, isn’t it the best thing you have ever seen? (really need to work on my quilt photography) I will post a nice photo once the quilt top is quilted. Most of the block patterns are mine, but there are some other designers in there as well. You can find them on my Star Trek page here. Or on Fandom in Stitches and Some can be found on Sewhooked Originally I thought it would beRead More →

Dragon Quilt Adventure Hey everyone, In January I mentioned I was working on the Dragons, and I am finally finished. And my brother has received his dragon quilt, bonus he is very happy with it. Here is a picture of all the dragons separately. I just love all these dragons, they were such fun to sew. They are all 12″ patterns and paper pieced. Here is the finished quilt, just before I gave it to my brother, the photo obviously needs lots of improvement. I did some pebbling on the dragon’s skin, and straight line stitching. The background is a small meander. I used marbleRead More →