I Wish You A Merry QAL Block Three Plus Prizes There really has been some awesome Christmas Tree Farm Blocks in the Facebook group these past 2 weeks. And I love them all. Before I get to block 3! Did you know, 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 3. This block is designed by Laura Piland from Slice of Pie Quilts (clickRead 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 →

Signature Blocks Fantastic Beasts Quilt Along. Whenever I take part in a quilt along, the hosts always ask for a Signature Block. It is in no way compulsory, it is for those who would like to send one to the designer.  And to be honest, the quilt along I have been taking part in, the patterns are always free, so it is a big pleasure to send the designer / host a signature block. So what do the designers to with the signature blocks? Well, you can turn them into a memory quilt. How awesome! That’s why, when I ran my very first quilt alongRead More →

Row Along, Blog Hops and Quilt Along It had been so crazy busy in my quilting life, that I have not had time to blog. Which is depressing. But I am going to have a lot to show you in the next couple of weeks and it is going to be awesome. The first one is the Road Home Row Along starting 6 September 2016 and ends on 4 October 2016 with a show and tell day.  Where some of the quilters will show full finished quilts made from some of the rows. With 40+ rows, there will definitely something for everyone. September 6 Allie-OopsRead More →

Completed Smartphone Quilt It is done, finally! It took a couple of months, but here she is on all her glory. All these patterns and much, much more is still available for free on Fandom in Stitches in the link below. There are several layouts to choose from as well, in the end my mom decided in the Ipad layout, as this quilt is for her. And she is completely addicted to her Ipad. You can still join in with the quilt along. Even though it “ended in December”, there is still people joining in and starting their quilts. And some closeups of all theRead More →

Checkerboard – Play with me QAL Wow, we are into out second week of January already. And what a first week it was. Busy, busy, busy. In between many other things, I decided to tackle the Play with me QAL with alidatweloqdesigns. Alida has 9 wonderful boards to make into either place-mats, zip / roll-up bags and a pick-nick sized quilt. Each block will showcase a different technique and can be done as a quilt as you go method. I am happy about this, as I have not tried quilt as you go yet. So that will be a first for me. This one belowRead More →

Messenger App My latest finished block for the Smart Phone Quilt Along. All patterns are designed by Jennifer Rowles at Fandom in Stitches. The is nearly a hundred different apps to choose from, and five different layouts.  Including an Iphone style layout and an Ipad layout. Because this Iphone quilt is for my mom, she has chosen the Ipad style layout, with enough block to make it a queens size bed quilt, to share with my dad. I am planning on making a quilt for me as well, but this will have to wait, as I have to many things going on this year. SoRead More →

Christmas madness has arrived. So I thought I should do project updates. Just for November. I will look over my UFO list and wanted to start list later, towards the end of December. Smartphone Quilt along, several more blocks done this week. The blocks is designed by Jennifer Rowles on Fandom in Stitches. This one above is my design for the invitational happening in a couple of weeks. Star Trek quilt, Nothing new this week, but have blocks ready to be sewn, and some more designs in the works, mostly requests. Minnie Mouse quilt, haven’t started yet. Patterns are printed and ready to be sewn.Read More →