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 →

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 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 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 →