Tag: applique

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 you dying right now? Yes I …

I am over the moon excited to share my Jul i Scandinavia finish with you!!! Let’s get right down to it! I’ve been working hard on this quilt all year and it’s really been a joy! I’m so happy with how it’s turned out!I added the final details to the top, and the pattern is …

Hello Stitchers! The September pattern update went out last week for the Jul i Scandinavia Project and I couldn’t be happier with how this is coming out!!  This months pattern includes the applique instructions for the bottom left corner. I outlined the house with the Pekinese stitch and stitched some bullion knots around the door. …

Hello :) I’m sharing my progress on the Scandinavia Block of the Month project today! As most of you know, I’ve been working on this all year and I’m excited to see it hanging up for Christmas! This month we added the star and berries around the topper. Here are some close-up pictures… We are …

Hello! I was getting some photos together for the July post and realized I didn’t share my progress from last month here! In June I completed the top branch of my tree. All basic stitching on this branch, some back-stitches to outline and a few french knots and running stitches on the stars and leaves. …

I’m so happy April is here.  Spring has finally arrived in New England and we can get out doors!  I’m also pretty excited about the progress of this project.  I think it’s going to look amazing when it’s complete! For the April portion of the QAL we have moved up another branch on the tree. …

Yesterday I sent out the February update to subscribers of the Jul I Scandinavia quilt-a-long!  Today I have some pictures and stitching tips to share!   If you want to subscribe, you can find the pattern here: Jul I Scandinavia Pattern   We are beginning with the lowest branches and working our way up. Last month I gave …

Hello Stitchers! I will be hosting two Quilt-a-Long Programs this year! One will be a traditional Block of the Month (announcement coming soon) and one will be a Christmas Quilt! Jul i Scandinavia Jul i Scandinavia is an applique quilt measuring 32″ x 40″. I will be making my quilt on a red flannel base using …

Chapter 1 of the Dear Daughter Quilt is available today! Thanks so much to everyone who has subscribed, I think it’s going to be such fun!  If you missed the original post, this is my new Block of the Month for 2016, but you receive a full Chapter of blocks rather than one block per …

 Quilt Block of the month #4 involves curved piecing… Color Circus You can find this block pattern in My Shop or on Craftsy. Here are some pics / tricks on my assembly… You can complete this pattern in two ways… You can use the template to cut and piece individual wedges… Or you can use the complete …

Block of the Month #3 of the ‘Sew Scrappy Sampler’ is a patchwork applique block made with Kaffe Fassett fabrics… Patchwork Butterfly  You can find the complete block Pattern in My Shop or on Craftsy. ~Here are some Tips and Pics on assembly~ The pattern pieces will print for you in reverse, so when you print out the …

Block of the Month #2 of the ‘Sew Scrappy Sampler’ is a wedge & applique block…  ~Tequila Sunrise~  You can find the complete block Pattern in My Shop or on Craftsy. ~Here are some Tips and Pics on assembly~ Start by cutting out all your wedges… accuracy and consistency are key.   I’ve got half mine shown here… Chain stitch …

After posting about the ‘bubbles’ block, I had circles on  my mind and a gift in the works for little baby Abby – a sweet pillow! I used the same ‘bubble’  applique method for the circles on this (soon to be) pillow and machine appliqued the letters on after fusing with heat n bond lite. (note – if you …

September is here and so is quilt block of the month number 9!  It’s all about the ‘Bubbles’ this month.  Sewing curves and circles can be intimidating, but here is a technique you will enjoy and likely use again and again…  It allows you to layer without any bulk – because the ‘bulk’  is cut away!  Let your imagination go with …

Take it easy this month with an applique block – Fabulous Feathers! Summer is so busy so I hope you enjoy putting together this easy applique block. If you’re following along with the block of the month then you’ll want to make up two rectangular ‘blocks’ to work into your rows when all 12 blocks are done.  …

Welcome February!  Today I’m posting the Scrap Happy Sampler Block of the Month for February.  But  first, I hope you all enjoyed January’s Lone Star Block of the Month.  I know those set in seams can be tricky so you might be happy to have that behind you! February’s block is all about hexagons and english paper piecing.  I think these hexagon flowers …

If you are crafty – you must already know about Craftsy.com! And if you don’t… well… consider yourself informed!  I can’t say enough about this fantastic site. I recently completed Sarah Fielke’s course ‘Big Techniques from Small Scraps’ and wanted to share my feedback and a 50% OFF DEAL with you!!!  Before I show you the sample quilt I made from her class …

Yippee!!  December 3rd is the start of Giveaway Day!  Thanks to Sew Mama Sew for hosting this giveaway!  I can’t believe it’s been a year since the last one already???  Giveaway Day is so much fun with so much to see that it now lasts a WEEK!   All giveaways start today at 6 a.m. PST …