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November 1, 2019
Novembers Blocks Garden Sunshine from Quilt Doodle Doodles


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Happy November! It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner! The weather was beautiful here in Minnesota for our trick or treaters, no rain, a clear crisp night. Belvedere enjoyed greeting the goblins every  time the door bell rang. It was a busy night running up and down the stairs to hand out candy. At least it wasn't too late a night since it was a school night. 

We will have two blocks to do this month, they are both corner blocks with applique and it does matter which way the geese are flying on ...

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Novembers Blocks Garden Sunshine from Quilt Doodle Doodles...


http://www.quiltdoodledesigns.com/BOM-2017.html
Happy November! It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner! The weather was beautiful here in Minnesota for our trick or treaters, no rain, a clear crisp night. Belvedere enjoyed greeting the goblins every  time the door bell rang. It was a busy night running up and down the stairs to hand out candy. At least it wasn't too late a night since it was a school night. 

We will have two blocks to do this month, they are both corner blocks with applique and it does matter which way the geese are flying on ...

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October 31, 2019
Granny's Garden Sew Along - Week Ten!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hi there and welcome to my blog:)


This is Week Ten in our
Granny's Garden Sew Along



We are using Granny Chic Fabric...



And Granny's Garden
 Sew Simple Shapes



To make the Granny's Garden Quilt


This week's focus is on 
Flower Blocks 37 thru 40:)


Time to "sow"!!


Sew Simple Shapes for Block 37:
2 - I 3
2 - I 5
1 - I 17
1 - I 19
Cut the stem 5" long 
and press one end under



After sewing and trimming you will
 need to clip between the flower petals.



Shaped and pressed:)



Use the 10 1 ...

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October 30, 2019
UFO Friday, the case of the block gone wrong from Pat Sloan's Blog

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In this article... UFO busting, Deals of the day, A yummy cookie and the Reading Nook recommendations from you!

*** UFO BUSTING *** 

I decided to get the alphabet blocks finished then to set my Dear Jane. Top 2 rows are sewn together, woohoo! Norm is supervising there and I put my Glow block up on the wall too. PLUS I found that fabric hanging on right to use as a small border for this quilt. Do you like it?

Keep reading below for some insights into finding one of my worst blocks ever. 

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October 29, 2019
Perfect 5 blocks 7 & 8 with my favorite from the Charm pack book from Pat Sloan's Blog

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Pat Sloan blocks 7 and 8 pic 1

*** My Blocks *** 

Have you ever made just one block from a pattern to see how you like it?  That is what I'm doing with the Perfect 5 book. The Fat Quarter shop has a whole sampler you can make, I'm going to do a smaller version as I'm making just one of each of the 16 quilts.. so far I have 2 favorites that I will be making full quilts from. 

  • The little block is Pizzelle, and it IS my favorite one to make so far! 
  • Larger block is, of course ...

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Glow Sew Along - Row #1 from Pat Sloan's Blog

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*** The Details ***

Thank you for joining my 'Glow' Sew along using my Bonnie Lane fabric! There are 5 posts for this sew along. 

For this first week

  • First a short welcome video
  • Then a photo tutorial of steps to make the block from the Sew Emma pattern

Pat Sloan Glow Banner2

** Pattern Details ** 

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a piece of this & that from Charm About You


My newest A Piece of Me Pouch is a combination of this and that; a culmination of bits I have gathered, an unfinished project and a couple of new things I wanted to try. This is larger than the version in my pattern - it's very easy to make in any size you choose! - and I'll show you how I created a loop for carrying or hanging.

Always on the look out for interesting fabrics, I found this fabulous buttery soft Punched Faux Leather and as soon as I saw it, thought it would be great for stitching on ...

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Love with a Twist: Serene Seahorse from Clever Chameleon

Serene Seahorse colours at Clever Chameleon

Our penultimate balloon appliqué for Colour & Inspiration Tuesday is here!

I’ve been shunning the internet as much as possible this week to work exclusively on my secret sewing Storm at Sea quilt for next Tuesday. But today I will briefly climb down from my hobby horse that has become a bit of a workhorse to bring you a seahorse instead.

Today our very last standard Block for the Throw size Love with a Twist quilt along – Block 9B. If you are making the Twin quilt, there is still one more bonus block to fill out the design. Read on ...

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Scrappy Hats QAL Day 15 from Quilt Doodle Doodles

Welcome to Day 15

Whew, it's already day 15! Today we will work on noses... snowman noses. I pulled a fat quarter out of my fabric stash.... I had already cut into it from a previous project so it was more like a fat eighth. We will make 13 noses for our snowman blocks. In the pattern I have you do your noses using a fusible method using Heat N Bond fusible web. In this method you will trace all of your noses onto the paper side of the fusible web. Iron this onto the wrong side of your ...

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Scrappy Hats QAL Day 15 from Quilt Doodle Doodles...

Welcome to Day 15

Whew, it's already day 15! Today we will work on noses... snowman noses. I pulled a fat quarter out of my fabric stash.... I had already cut into it from a previous project so it was more like a fat eighth. We will make 13 noses for our snowman blocks. In the pattern I have you do your noses using a fusible method using Heat N Bond fusible web. In this method you will trace all of your noses onto the paper side of the fusible web. Iron this onto the wrong side of your ...

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After 6 Weeks, I'm Almost Back To Normal.....So I Though from Quilting My Way

Today I was up and out the door. I had to get the quilt tops to take to Bill. I wanted to take some snacks to eat on the way back.....that didn't happen....it was still on the counter when I got home. UGH

I picked Dan up on time. Then we headed back to Centralia to go to his doctors appointment. The good news is that he can drive and in 2 weeks he can go back to work. While I waited on him, I worked on my brother's eagle wings.


I finished this wing. Then ...

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Stitch Cards... from May Your Bobbin Always Be Full


A Day of Play with...

Stitch Cards


Fabric Stitch Cards





FUN with Fabric and Paper





Note Cards with Envelopes



The folded note cards measure 5 x 5 inches:


I placed a 5 inch charm square on top of the 

unfolded note card,

then placed a smaller square of fabric on top.

I stitched a half circle shape using 

black thread,

then trimmed the excess fabric.




I stitched 5 flower petals 

onto the charm square...





Then trimmed away the excess fabric...










Then added additional stitching to the flower...





Fabric Stitch Card......done !





Scribble Stitching is....FUN !








Let's stitch a HOUSE ...

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Fireside Chat, scrap talk, and Q&A with me! from Pat Sloan's Blog

If you are reading this in an email, CLICK THE TITLE or the SEE MORE at the end to come to my website to watch my video!

*** ABOUT ***

Pat sloan Pefect 5 fabric 2 Pat sloan block 1 and 2

*** Fun Fabrics***

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October 28, 2019
IDAHO Quilt Retreat... from May Your Bobbin Always Be Full


I traveled 1,200 miles round trip

to attend a Quilt Retreat in Idaho...







Selkirk Lodge










Big windows allow lots of natural light

into our work room...






This is base camp for me for the week...






I am trying to finish up 

a Dresden Plate quilt top this week...





Day 1.....Applique work done,

Blocks sewn with sashing strips...




By the end of the first day,

All 5 rows are sashed.



Day 2


The Fabric Fairy left a surprise 

by my sewing machine...





A Thread Basket filled with treats ...

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October 25, 2019
Table Runner part 3 of 3 - Quilt with the Wave from Pat Sloan's Blog

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*** The Details ***

Part 3 of 3 today for my Bonnie Lane Table runner Sew Along, I'm thrilled you joined me!

After the video in the post will be

  • photos for a few items
  • ideas for those Half Square Triangles from the Sew and flip
  • 44% off the Jubilant Machine!
  • Share your progress below! 

REQUIRED Pattern-   4 project sizes in the pattern

*** The Video ***

  • Using the Wave stitch
  • Sewing it on the Jubilant

Watch the 1st Video HERE

Watch the 2nd Video HERE

Pat sloan table runner wave stitch 2

*** The WAVE stitch ***

  • Use your walking foot
  • I added a 2" border all around the quilt.
  • Sew ...

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October 24, 2019
Ultimate Beginner Quilt Series - Binding TUTORIAL from Pat Sloan's Blog

*** FIRST ***

My Bonnie Lane Table runner post & video will be tomorrow instead of today

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*** DETAILS in this post ***

The last step is to bind our quilt, in this article

  • Video from my friend Kimberly of the Fat Quarter shop
    • cutting binding
    • Sewing it on by machine
    • Doing the miter corner
    • Joining the ends
    • on hand stitching the binding as the final part
  • My tips for binding by machine
  • SHARE YOUR quilts at the end!

*** VIDEO Lesson ***

I am using this 100% cotton batting from the Fat Quarter shop's Happy Cloud brand.  I LOVE it because it's thin and ...

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Butterfly Wings and Trilliums from Telling Stories Through the Needle's Eye

Yesterday, on our social media pages (Instagram and Facebook), I (Teri) posted this flower center with the caption "Guess the flower!" We didn't get a lot of guesses, but that wasn't too surprising to me. When we decided to add this particular flower to our new Woodland Reverie quilt designs, I confess that I had to do some research, as it is a flower I don't know very well. But Google is a wonderful resource, and I was able to find some excellent photos to use as models for my flower. 

But first, let's look at ...

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Make An Owl Fall Pillow With This Quick And Easy Tutorial! from Patchwork Posse

Sew a fall pillow with an owl on a branch applique. Great for any room of the house. Quilt as you go method used in the background.

Today I have the opportunity to be over on the Thermoweb blog sharing a quilt as you go fall pillow.

It’s showcasing the owls from a previous wall hanging project.

fall owl pillow tutorial | patchworkposse #fall #owl #applique #quilting

Materials Needed:

Therm O Web HeatnBond® Fusible lite Adhesive

Owl templates – Owl template – Download    Get the password for the library including this free pattern!

Fabric strips in different widths at least 20″ long

Muslin fabric the size you are finishing your pillow ...

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Make An Owl Fall Pillow With This Quick And Easy Tutorial! from Patchwork Posse

Sew a fall pillow with an owl on a branch applique. Great for any room of the house. Quilt as you go method used in the background.

Today I have the opportunity to be over on the Thermoweb blog sharing a quilt as you go fall pillow.

It’s showcasing the owls from a previous wall hanging project.

fall owl pillow tutorial | patchworkposse #fall #owl #applique #quilting

Materials Needed:

Therm O Web HeatnBond® Fusible lite Adhesive

Owl templates – Owl template – Download    Get the password for the library including this free pattern!

Fabric strips in different widths at least 20″ long

Muslin fabric the size you are finishing your pillow ...

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October 22, 2019
Perfect 5 the cutest blocks this week, blocks 5 & 6 from the Charm pack book from Pat Sloan's Blog

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Pat sloan block 4 and 5 pic 2

*** My Blocks *** 

FIRST.. Be sure you entered my giveaway over at https://blog.patsloan.com/2019/10/fireside-chat-with-pata-few-qa-today.html

Have you ever made just one block from a pattern to see how you like it?  That is what I'm doing with the Perfect 5 book. The Fat Quarter shop has a whole sampler you can make, I'm going to do a smaller version as I'm making just one of each of the 16 quilts.. so far I have 2 favorites that I will be making full quilts from. 

  • The little block ...

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