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October 3, 2021
September UFO finished and Some Slow Stitching from The Cozy Quilter

Last week, I mentioned that I was doing a UFO challenge with a group of friends starting in October.  Since I have way more than 12 UFO's, I decided this week to get one done for the month of September! I quilted the Barn wall hanging earlier in the week and did the binding and hanging sleeve as well before changing the calendar to October!


 Here is a picture of the finished wall hanging with part of it covered...I'm not revealing who this is for just yet. The barn is quilted with vertical lines and the roof ...

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September 23, 2021
Announcing the Quilty Barn Sew and Stitch Along! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Welcome to the barnyard… Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet Co is back with another charming quilt and stitch along, Quilty Barn! Sew along with us as we indulge in our inner farm girl and dream of a life full of hay, animals, and sunsets on the farm.

We’ll be raising the barn all month long, and you are invited! Whether you quilt or cross stitch, join us for this fun event.  First, decide what barn quilt you want to make from the Farm Girl Vintage book or Lori’s new Quilty Barn cross stitch pattern.  So saddle ...

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August 7, 2021
Two Finishes! from The Cozy Quilter

 Last week, I gave you a sneak peak at a gift I made, and, now that the gift has been given, I can show you the finished wall hanging.  I used up some more of my 30's prints for this one, although the barn fabric is just from my red drawer.  I quilted the barn with vertical lines to look like barn boards.  The silo is quilted with horizontal lines.  The little basket block was in my spare parts box--I made many basket blocks years ago with my friend, Christine.  This was a good opportunity to use one for ...

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August 2, 2020
New Lori Holt Project: DIY Needle Book from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet created the cutest and most convenient way to store needles! Drop those bandages, your finger-pricking days are gone. Now, you’ll be taking your needles for quilting, sewing, and cross stitch on-the-go safely in your handmade, DIY Needle Book. Lori has an easy video tutorial for you and we have all the supplies!

Let’s get straight to the point! This needle book sewn up by Lori Holt is practical and cute.

Watch the video tutorial

Lori’s YouTube Channel has all the info you need to stitch up this DIY Needle Book ...

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June 18, 2020
UFO day from Crazy Quilter on a Bike!


It's almost time for our next UFO meeting, and I didn't share with you what we all accomplished this past month.

We have all been busy as beavers, and NO money went into the kitty. This group is pretty serious about those commitments. I need to get myself in gear to get my homework done as we meet on Sunday, and I don't need another entire day of sewing blocks to meet a deadline, although I will if I have to.

First up are Susan's blocks for the Farm Girl Vintage. These are all 12" blocks ...

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May 3, 2020
Weekly Report from the Sewing Room from The Cozy Quilter

There were some changes in my plans this week... When I tried to get the right size of knitting needles for my next cloth pattern, the local knitting store was sold out.  I have my name on the list to get them when they arrive from the distributor, but like many shipments these days, things are taking a little longer to arrive.  In the meantime, I wanted to knit something, so I made another simple dish cloth using blue variegated yarn. 


Here is my completed project, just finished today.


Blue was the theme colour of my week as I used ...

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April 26, 2020
Slow Sunday Stitching and Knitting from The Cozy Quilter

Hello!  We had a glorious sunny day yesterday and much of the day was spent outside, cleaning up the gardens, walking Finn and reading in the gazebo.  We even ate out lunch outside on the patio for the first time this year.  There was no stitching or knitting of any kind yesterday, but, today, it is raining, a perfect day to stay inside and do some slow stitching.  


I finished my basket weave dish cloth this week.  You can really see the pattern created by the variegated yarn, now that it is done.  I have a new knitting pattern for ...

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April 24, 2020
Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along: Finished Quilts from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

We’ve finished our sewing adventure with the Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along and we can’t wait to share some finished quilts with you! If you are just tuning in, it is never too late to join! Visit our kick-off post to get started. You can also check out all our monthly block round-ups here, pardner!

 

This finished quilt looks fresh-off-the-farm fantastic. It was made with all the beautiful Farm Girl Vintage fabrics by Lori Holt. Some of you sewed with the same or mixed it up with your own scrappy fabrics. We’ve loved seeing all the ...

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April 19, 2020
Slow Stitching and Some New Blocks from The Cozy Quilter

How are you all doing?  I'm trying to keep busy--I walk Finn every morning and sometimes in the evenings too.  In between, I read, knit, cross stitch, sew and do odd jobs around the house.  My husband is working from home so Finn and I can't have any wild parties...LOL!  

The basket weave pattern is showing up more on my dish cloth this week. I am getting better at this pattern now and it is going a bit quicker. I may need to make a couple more cloths this way to get it into my muscle memory ...

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April 3, 2020
Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along - Farm Girl Friday's - Last Week!! from Bee In My Bonnet





Hello and welcome to the very last week of 




Grab your book


And your Farm Girl Vintage Fabric...




And let's make one more Farm Girl Block!


Our Farm Girl Block
 for today is 
WINTER QUILT 
on page 135 of the book.


What a fun scrappy block...
it's another one that is perfect to 
use up your leftovers and colorful prints
 from your scrappy stash...
It's the kind of block 
that I really love to make!


Grandpa's Quilt Block is the 
last of the 8 quilt ...

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Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along Part 6 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

What a ride! We’ve been sewin’ up a storm each week for the Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along and we’re in the home stretch now. We’re sew excited to see your progress. If you’ve been following along you know that there are 45 blocks of the Farm Girl Vintage 2 Sampler Quilt inspired by Lori Holt’s rural roots. The namesake book, Farm Girl Vintage 2, also contains 13 new projects, including quilts, pillows and a pincushion that use these cute-as-can-bee blocks!

We covered blocks 29-38 last month, and now we’re catching up ...

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April 1, 2020
Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along - Farm Girl Friday's - Week Twenty Two!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Hello and welcome to the 




Grab your book


And your Farm Girl Vintage Fabric...




And let's make some Farm Girl Blocks!


Our first Farm Girl Block
 for this week is 
STRAWBERRY JAM 
on page 127 of the book.


I just love this block...
and I designed it with a few possibilities
 in mind besides just the sampler quilt:)

One thing is...
I think it's the sweetest block
 for a pillow.
I'm going to make this very block 
into one and put it on the
 bench in ...

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March 26, 2020
Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along - Farm Girl Friday's Week Twenty One!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello and welcome to the 




Grab your book


And your Farm Girl Vintage Fabric...




And let's make some Farm Girl Blocks!


Our first Farm Girl Block
 for this week is 
SPRING BLOSSOM 
on page 125 of the book.


I always have to include blocks
 for the seasons in my Farm Girl books...
because the farm depends upon 
the seasons and the weather:)

This one represents spring of course...
and I sure do have spring fever!


I made a 6" Block to add to my 
growing pile of blocks ...

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March 14, 2020
Flying Geese quilt ladder runner from Carried Away Quilting


Hello quilting friends! I'm excited to update you on a project I started last year, a long Flying Geese runner featuring one of my favorite fabric collections, Harvest Road by Lella Boutique for Moda. The runner is finished, and I've displayed it on a quilt ladder in my living room. I'm really happy with how it turned out!



The inspiration for this project came from the Furrows block and Harvest tablerunner in Lori Holt’s Farm Girl Vintage book. My runner is much longer than the sample in the book, finishing at 96" long by 12" wide ...

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March 13, 2020
Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along - Farm Girl Friday's - Week Twenty!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello and welcome to the 




Grab your book


And your Farm Girl Vintage Fabric...


And let's make some Farm Girl Blocks!


Our first Farm Girl Block
 for this week is 
SISTERS QUILT 
on page 121 of the book.


I love this block and all of it's scrappiness.
I know I say this about every block
 LOL but I would love to make
 an entire quilt with this block 
using my scrappy stash:)


I did make one in 6" size 
to add to my 6" Farm Girl Block ...

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March 6, 2020
Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along Part 5 from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Well hey there, partner! We’re sewin’ up a storm through another month of the Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along! It’s been quite a ride and there is still a way to go! We’re sew excited to see your progress. There are 45 blocks of the Farm Girl Vintage 2 Sampler Quilt and we are 38 in! This much-anticipated sequel to Farm Girl Vintage features 6″ and 12″ quilt blocks, inspired by Lori Holt’s rural roots. She has also designed 13 new projects, including quilts, pillows and a pincushion that use these cute-as-can-bee blocks!

We ...

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Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along - Farm Girl Friday's - Week Nineteen!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello and welcome to the 




Grab your book


And your Farm Girl Vintage Fabric...


And let's make some Farm Girl Blocks!


Our first Farm Girl Block
 for this week is 
SCRAP QUILT 
on page 118 of the book.


I love this block and I named it 
Scrap Quilt because it's the perfect way
 to use up those leftover trimmings 
from Easy Corner Triangles:)

I learned from my grandma and her sisters
 how to use scraps to make 
something beautiful and amazing...
and that is a very valuable ...

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March 4, 2020
Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along - Farm Girl Friday's - Week Eighteen!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello and welcome to the 




Grab your book


And your Farm Girl Vintage Fabric...



And let's make some Farm Girl Blocks!



Our first Farm Girl Block
 for this week is 
QUILTING DAY 
on page 112 of the book.


I love this scrappy happy block ...
it has so many possibilities!
 I used it for several projects in the book:)



I made a pin pillow using the
 6" block size...



And I used the 3" size segments 
(from the 6" block as well) 
and of course made them into a ...

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February 28, 2020
Farm Girl Chicken Quilt from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Someone’s been sitting on a fun surprise for Farm Girl Vintage lovers, and we’re hatching it today!

Roosters and mama hens and little chicks, oh my! It’s the Farm Girl Chicken Quilt by Lori Holt!

Thanks to a free, Farm Fresh Eggs Block pattern, you can make this quilt come to life. It uses four blocks – Farm Fresh Eggs, Rise and Shine Rooster, Baby Chick, and Mama Hen.

Like October Skies and Beekeeper’s Garden, this quilt uses the same setting as the Farm Girl Vintage 2 Sampler Quilt (found on pages 138-43 of Lori Holt’s ...

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February 21, 2020
Farm Girl Vintage 2 Quilt Along - Farm Girls Friday's - Week Seventeen!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello and welcome to the 




Grab your book


And your Farm Girl Vintage Fabric...



And let's make some Farm Girl Blocks!



Our first Farm Girl Block
 for this week is 
PENNY PIG 
on page 107 of the book.

Isn't she sweet? 
She has had a little bit
 of an adventure today...
and right now is just about to have a  
roll in the mud...
and this is after she got out
 of her pen and ran around the farm 
and then got into the tomato patch:)



These are ...

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