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26 10, 2011

Blogger’s Block of the Month – Block #2

By |October 26th, 2011|Inspiration, quilt-along|1 Comment

Hi Friends!  I know I told you about this program last month, but it bears repeating!

There have been two blocks so far, so you can jump in and catch up right away.

The first is from Sherri, and October’s block is from Vicki.

Check out the flickr group for inspiration, and don’t forget to add your blocks […]

15 09, 2011

Blogger’s Block of the Month

By |September 15th, 2011|quilt-along|3 Comments

My friend Jackie at Canton Village Quilt Works, is hosting a Block of the Month program, just for bloggers!  She’s invited a talented group of designers (including me!) to each design one block and over the course of the next year we will be posting instructions.

Each month a pieced block tutorial will be offered by […]

24 02, 2011

Blog 10 :: Bloggers’ Block-a-palooza!

By |February 24th, 2011|Inspiration, pattern, quilt-along|33 Comments

It’s my turn to share a block!  If you haven’t been following along yet, you can get all the details and blocks here on John’s blog!  If you are new here – welcome!  I hope you like the block and take time to poke around a bit.

Block 10 :: Turned Geese

I think I hear some […]

18 12, 2010

Giveaway Day Winner & A New Quilt-Along!

By |December 18th, 2010|give away, quilt-along|7 Comments

Thanks to everyone that participated in the giveaway day!  You all are just as busy as I am trying to finish things up this weekend!  I hope the new friends enjoy time spent here with me.  The winner is –

Laura, I’ve just emailed you!  Can’t wait to see what you make with the layer cake!

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By […]

22 08, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt-Along – Finishing

By |August 22nd, 2010|quilt-along|9 Comments

Hi Friends~

I have not quilted my sampler yet.  I’m still working out a plan, but wanted to share some resources for finishing just in case you need them to finish your quilt!

Prepping a Quilt Back

Basting a Quilt

Straight Line Quilting

Prepping a Binding

Sewing Binding to a Quilt

Hand-stitching a Binding

I can’t wait to see them all finished up! […]

16 08, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt Along – Sashing/Top Construction

By |August 16th, 2010|quilt-along|19 Comments

Hi friends!  How was your weekend?  Did you pack everything you could into those precious hours?  I sure did!  Joe and I had a great time celebrating our 11th anniversary.  He had reservations to the restaurant that we thought we went to the night he proposed to me.  Turned out to be a newer restaurant, […]

9 08, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt Along — Week 8

By |August 9th, 2010|quilt-along|25 Comments

Hi there!  How was your weekend?  We had a quiet family weekend, which was perfect after the last week of travel, and getting readjusted to life at home again.  I’m thinking about school starting again and working out schedules for me and the kids!  Two and a half weeks before we start back up again […]

2 08, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt-Along Week 7

By |August 2nd, 2010|quilt-along|12 Comments

Hi there quilting friends!  I hope you had a great weekend – we spent the weekend with family celebrating a wedding.  More on that later, we have some blocks to make!

First up this week is Mosaic #10, I’ve also seen these called Dutch Windmills:

Here’s what you need:

8 – 4″ solid

8 – 4″ print, one print […]

26 07, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt Along — Week 6

By |July 26th, 2010|quilt-along|25 Comments

Hi friends!  I hope you had a great weekend – it seemed like some of you took the weekend to catch up on blocks!  I did some sewing, and worked on understanding wordpress more.  Many of you have asked if I had help designing the blog – YES, I do not understand all the behind […]

19 07, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt Along — Week 5

By |July 19th, 2010|quilt-along|23 Comments

Happy Monday!  I have the blocks for our Simple Sampler – I hope that you are having fun, and maybe learning a bit too.  I’ve been tempted a few times to sew up all the blocks, but I have really enjoyed doing two blocks a week with you guys, so I haven’t!

If you are starting now, […]

12 07, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt Along — Week 4

By |July 12th, 2010|quilt-along|36 Comments

Hi Friends!  I hope you had a great weekend – I was a working double duty all weekend with Joe backpacking up in the Unitah’s.  We had some special fun, a little bit of drama, and I stayed up late sewing too!  I have blocks sewn up, and a few rows pinned for a top, […]

5 07, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt Along — Week 3

By |July 5th, 2010|quilt-along|29 Comments

Hi there!  We had a nice relaxed day yesterday to celebrate the 4th, and were up too late after watching the fireworks, but fun was had by all, and that’s all that really matters!  Just in case you are starting now, these will catch you up -Simple Sampler Quilt Along Details (includes a pic of the […]