Dear Diary block of the month quilt by Sherri Noel,

Dear Diary – Chapter 10

Happy October! Dear Diary Chapter 10 is… Speak, your truth, for yourself The meaning is simple, it’s just about being honest with yourself and others… coupled with having your own voice. I think it helps me grow as a person and be accepting of myself and others. Makes sense,...


Dear Diary – Chapter 9

Hello Quilters :) Hope you are all having a fabulous September! Summer is about to let go to Fall here in New England. Mornings are absolutely getting cooler but the daytime temps are still warm for the most part. Every month brings us a little closer to our Dear...


Dear Diary – Chapter 8

Hello Quilters! I have been out straight this month and today I looked at the calendar and realized it’s the last day of August and I never shared Chapter 8 with you all. The pattern went out to subscribers on the 15th as usual, so please email me if...


50 Little Gifts

Hello Quilters! I have a little something to share today that’s a bit overdue – But also just in time for some up-and-coming holiday gift giving! 50 Little Gifts to be exact! I was really excited when I was asked if my needle book tutorial could be included in...


Christmas in July giveaway!

Hello Quilters! I’ve been doing a little Christmas in July (secret) sewing and I have a project to share!  First of all, I’m celebrating the season a little early with some other quilters for a blog hop featuring Masterpiece Quilting’s book Christmas Collection (amazon link), and today I’m sharing...


You are Strong

Hello Quilty Peeps! I’m trying to play catch up with sharing some projects with you all. Let me just start by telling you that I bought this gorgeous bundle of Fantasy Fabric, by Sally Kelly for Windham Fabrics at the 2019 Spring Quilt Market in Kansas City MO. Are...


Dear Diary – Chapter 7

Hello Quilters! I wanted to share my Chapter 7 of the Dear Diary Quilt with you all today! Learn More Than is Required I’m quite certain that we all like to learn new things, and we are incredibly fortunate to have access to so much information these days! I...


Dear Diary – Chapter 6

Hello Quilters! Happy June! I hope you’re all enjoying some nice weather and spending more time outside. I sent the Dear Diary Quilt Pattern update out to subscribers on the fifteenth of the month. And the Dear Diary entry for Chapter 6 is: do YOU, be YOU, for YOU...


Dear Diary – Chapter 5

We are almost to the half way mark on our Dear Diary Block of the month! This month’s diary entry is – You Hold the Key A simple reminder that we hold the key to our own potential. Look how nicely it fits in with the other chapters! There...

Dear Diary block of the month quilt by Sherri Noel,

Dear Diary – Chapter 4

It always amazes me how quickly the time goes. I feel like this BOM just began and here we are, already at Chapter 4! And the timing is perfect as spring is here in New England and my appetite to get back outside is renewed. I’m feeling the urge...

dear diary block of the month quilt by Sherri Noel,

Dear Diary Quilt – Chapter 3

Hello quilty peeps! March is just flying by, faster than usual and the birds are starting to come back for spring. I love those first signs that better weather is on the way and the freeze is over. I’m ready to get back outdoors for some much needed sunshine....


Text It! Blog Hop Wrap-Up & Winners!

It’s been a very busy and exciting couple of weeks for me with the blog hop going on… It’s really amazing to see other quilters interpret your designs and make them their own, even fabric choice can change the look of a project dramatically. I had so much fun...

Sewing Machine Mat Pattern from Text It quilt book by Sherri Noel

Text It! Project 10 – Sewing Machine Mat

Welcome quilt friends! Can you believe we are at project ten, the final project on the hop. Thank you for following along, visiting all the stops and all the quilters who have shared projects! Today is all about this sweet sewing machine mat. You won’t believe how easy this...

Hustle Quilted Pillow Pattern from Text It quilt book by Sherri Noel

Text It! Project 9 – Hustle

Welcome to the ninth project on the hop today! The Hustle Pillow might be an oxymoron, I mean, hustle and pillow may not be the most appropriate combination lol… but this pillow is a reminder that not only do we need to hustle but we also need to relax...

Life is Short, Coffee Cup Pattern from Text It quilt book by Sherri Noel

Text It! Project 8 – Life is Short

Welcome to day 8 of the Text It Blog Hop! Today I’m sharing project number eight, the Life is Short wall hanging. I had so many funny coffee ‘talk’ sayings in my head I had a hard time choosing one… in fact, I think I need to make one...

Home Pillow Pattern from Text It quilt book by Sherri Noel

Text It! Project 7 – Home Pillow

Today I’m sharing the seventh project from my new text it book. This is a another fun pillow but as you will see from one of the guest designers today you can always change it up to suit your quilty style. We have 5 quilters on the hop today...

One Sheep Quilt Pattern from Text It quilt book by Sherri Noel

Text It! Project 6 – One Sheep Quilt

The One Sheep baby quilt is the featured quilt on the blog hop today! This is another favorite project of mine from the book. It’s just so cute and fun to make I can’t help but love it. Plus, if you like to embellish like me you will enjoy...

Text It quilt book by sherri noel

Text It! – Project 5 – Loving You

TGIF! Friday is finally here and this is the last project for this week! Loving You is a small wall hanging that you can use to mix and match several of the alphabet styles and say whatever is on your mind… Believe it or not, I have several in...

FREEDOM QUILT from Text It quilt book by Sherri Noel

Text It! – Project 4 – Freedom Quilt

I’ve been looking forward to sharing this project for some time… This is the Freedom Quilt, the fourth project in Text It and a quilt that is really special to me. At first glance this quilt might make you feel patriotic, maybe it represents a loved one who has...

PILLOW TALK from Text It quilt book by Sherri Noel

Text It! – Project 3 – Pillow Talk

We are flying through the projects and today we put the spotlight on Pillow Talk. If you follow me I’m sure you’ve seen this pillow since it made the cover! I love to mix quilting cottons with wool as you’ll see in some of the upcoming projects, and Pillow...

The Infinity Quilt from Text It quilt book by sherri noel

Text It! – Project 2 – The Infinity Quilt

Welcome to Day 2 of the Text It! Blog Hop! Today I’m sharing The Infinity Quilt. This quilt was designed as a wedding gift for my daughter Holly. Needless to say that this quilt is pretty special! Before the quilting, I added a some decorative running stitches to my...

Bee Happy Quilt from Text It quilt book by sherri noel

Text It! Project 1 – Bee Happy Quilt

Day one is here! And so is the first quilt project in Text It! Meet Bee Happy :) There are three fun things about this quilt that give it a little extra Happy Vibe – For starters I used some crochet trim in yellow (happy color) which ads some...

Text It! quilts and pillows with something to say

Text It! Blog Hop

Tomorrow is the big day!! The blog hop for Text It begins and you’re in for a real treat!! We have close to thirty talented quilters and designers sharing projects, tips and giveaways with you! Here is a sneak peek of some of the projects that will be shared...

dear diary quilt, chapter 2 by sherri noel

Dear Diary Quilt – Chapter 2

Happy February! It’s been a busy month (as usual) and I’m excited to share my Chapter 2 block of the Dear Diary Quilt with you! If you are quilting along with me you should have received the pattern last week in your email. If you haven’t joined in, you...

dear diary block of the month quilt pattern

Dear Diary – Chapter 1

Hi Quilters! Dear Diary Chapter 1 is complete! Before I get into this months Chapter, I’d like to say a quick Thank You for all the kind messages about this quilt and why your making it! Means a lot!! I’m happy to have you along and also thrilled to...