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April 16, 2019
The UFO class from Crazy Quilter on a Bike!


I'm being totally lazy this morning. I think I'm exhausted from the lack of sleep the night before. And travel days can be crazy even though you don't really seem to be doing anything.

I have to tell you about the plane ride. I get a check-in notification 24 hours in advance, but often don't get a chance to check in right away. DH tells me that I NEED to do it immediately as that is why I keep getting in a middle seat. Yep - in the middle seat again. Not a big deal. It's ...

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April 11, 2019
NEW Book!!!...Introducing FARM GIRL VINTAGE 2!! from Bee In My Bonnet


I am sew excited because
 it's time that I can finally
 announce what all of the
 "secret sewing" 
that has been going on is all about!

Introducing my next book



It's a perfect companion to
 my first 

When I did this first book 
I had so much fun with it 
and I knew right then and there 
that I would eventually do 
another one when the timing was right.



One of the things that I wanted to do
 for it was to design a fabric 
collection specifically for the book ...

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April 4, 2019
Vintage Block Along - Week 16 - Farmers Daughter Block! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello again!
Today is Thursday and that
 means that it's time for 
another episode of the 
Vintage Block Along


I'm sharing another block with you
 from my Grandma's pattern basket:)



I'm using Farm Girl Vintage fabric 
for my vintage blocks and 
all of the blocks will 
eventually become a quilt ...
that is...
 when the Vintage Block Along is over:)

So far I don't see the end 
in sight yet lol sew...
 let's just keep making vintage blocks
 until I feel it's time to
 put them all together!


I'm also using my 
Bee ...

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April 1, 2019
Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along - The BIG Finish and a Farm Sweet Farm Animal Stack!! from Bee In My Bonnet


YaY!
Today is all about the 
big finish of the
 Farm Sweet Farm Quilt:)



I'm sew excited to 
show you my quilt finish...
I took a lot of photos at
 several different angles 
so that you could see how it
 looks all put together and 
also see the awesome job 
that my friend Juli Stubbs 
did with the quilting.
She always goes above and beyond 
and I'm thrilled with
 how it turned out:)

Scroll through each and every photo
 and when you get to the end
 I have a surprise tutorial for you!



I'm so happy that ...

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March 28, 2019
Vintage Block Along - Week 15 - Memory and Granny Square Blocks!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Well hello again and thanks
 sew much for tuning in to my


Today I have another vintage block 
from my grandma's pattern basket 
to share with you:)



I'm using Farm Girl Vintage Fabric...


And today I'm going to 
show you how to make the 
MEMORY BLOCK

I made 2 different versions
 to show you of this block.
You can choose which version 
you would like to make for your quilt!


This was a very popular block 
and it was commonly known as the
 Album Block...
the Friendship Block or the
 Signature Block.

Grandma and ...

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March 25, 2019
Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along - Week Nine - Cow and Beehive Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Well hello and welcome!!
It's the very last
 block tutorial in the


Today we will be doing the
 very last block...
Cow and Beehive!

Grab your 
 and let's get started:)




Grab your Farm Girl Vintage fabric
 pieces that you have cut for this block:)



Here are all of mine...ready to sew!
Sew Simple Shapes 
that you will need are:
H1 - 1
H4 - 3
H5 - 1
H10 - 1
H11 - 4
H12 - 1
H15 - 12
H17 - 1
H19 - 1
H27 - 1
H35 - 1
H36 - 2
H37 - 1
H38 ...

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March 18, 2019
Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along - Week Eight - Mr. and Mrs. Farmer Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Rise and Shine because 
it's time to make another block! 




We are using the



And Farm Girl Vintage fabric... 


To make the 
Farm Sweet Farm Quilt

if you are just joining us
 and need to download 
the sew along guide:)



For those of you who have 
been here from the beginning...
I'm sure that you have 
used the Sew Along Guide 
and cut each piece for the
 Mr. and Mrs. Farmer Block:)
YaY!
Sew Simple Shapes 
that you need for this block:
H2 - 1
H3 ...

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March 14, 2019
Vintage Block Along - Week 14 - Front Yard Flower Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet




Good morning and welcome 
to episode 14 in the 
Vintage Block Along


I'm sharing another vintage 
block pattern from my 
grandma's pattern basket today!



I'm using Farm Girl Vintage Fabric 
and sewing many different blocks
 in several different sizes...
and then putting them all together
 at the end in one big amazing
 Vintage Block Along Sampler Quilt!


 I'm going to be 
showing you how to make this block...
that I am calling
 "Front Yard Flower"
And here is my explanation why!


I showed this photo of grandma's 
little farmhouse early on
 in this series.

What ...

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March 11, 2019
Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along - Tractor and Corn Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Well good morning sunshines!!
How y'all doin?

It's week ten in the 


I've been having a blast playing with 
each week and I hope you have too!


Take out the pieces that 
you have cut for this block...
according to the
 Sew Along Guide
if you need to download one


Grab your 
and let's get started!


Here are my fabric pieces 
all cut and just waiting 
to become a tractor...
a cute hen and some sweet corn:)

Sew Simple ...

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March 7, 2019
Vintage Block Along - Week 13 - Bear Hug Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello and welcome to the 
Vintage Block Along:)


I'm sharing another vintage block 
from my grandma's pattern basket 
with you in the form of 
another fun and easy tutorial:)



I'm using Farm Girl Vintage fabric...


And Bee Backgrounds fabric:)


When choosing fabric for today's block
 I first chose the floral 
and then pulled 3 more colors that were
 in the floral ....then chose the
 yellow printed background because
 there was yellow in the floral as well:)


This vintage block has been very popular
 for many years and of course grandma
 and her sisters made several quilts ...

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March 4, 2019
Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along - Barn and Silo Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Good morning and thanks for 
sewing with me again:)


If you are just joining us...
to find out more about it! 
Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along



Let's get started on 
this weeks tutorial:) 
Grab your set of





And your Farm Girl Vintage Kit...



And let's build a barn!
We are working on the very center 
of the 
Farm Sweet Farm Quilt
to download the sew along guide



Get everything out that you
 cut for the barn block.
If you haven't done so already...
make the farmers daughter ...

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February 28, 2019
Vintage Block Along - Block 12 - Sweet as Honey!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Good morning and welcome to the


Today I'm sharing another vintage block
 from my grandma's pattern basket:)



I'm using my 
Farm Girl Vintage fabric collection ...


And my Bee Backgrounds fabric as well:)



Today's tutorial is going to be 
"short and sweet" because I am 
packing my bags and heading out to 
Nashville the cross stitch market.
YaY!
But before I leave I wanted to 
do another block for you.


This popular vintage block that we 
are making today is traditionally
 called Shoo Fly.

As I was thinking what to call mine
 and what ...

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February 27, 2019
Farm Sweet Farm - Week Five - Chicken Coop and Windmill Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet




Well hi there!
It's good to see you again...
thanks for stopping by!
It's week Six in the 


We are using the 





And my new 
Farm Girl Vintage 
fabric collection...



To make the 
Farm Sweet Farm Quilt!


Today's tutorial is for the 
Chicken Coop and Windmill Block:)



For this block we are piecing 
the background to applique
 the shapes onto...
but let's prepare the shapes first
 so that they are ready to go!
Sew Simple Shapes needed:
10 - H4
4 - H15
1 - H22
7 - H31 ...

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February 22, 2019
Vintage Block Along - Block 11 - Sunday Star Block Tutorial from Bee In My Bonnet


Welcome to another episode of the 


I'm sharing another 
vintage block pattern from 
Grandma's pattern basket.





I'm using my 
Farm Girl Vintage Fabric 
to make each block.

All of the blocks that 
we are making will eventually 
make their way into a quilt!


Todays block finishes at 
14" and is called
SUNDAY STAR


This photo may look familiar to you:)
It's me when I was 3 years old!

This is where you would find me
 every Sunday morning
 when I was little.
Sitting under the hairdryer...
with pink curlers in my hair.
When ...

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February 21, 2019
Vintage Block Along - Quilting Bee Block Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Good morning cute people...
it's time to sew vintage today!



I'm sharing another 
vintage quilt block with you 
from my grandma's pattern basket:)





I chose a red and a coral pink from 
Farm Girl Vintage 
to use for todays block:)



I added the pink vintage phone
 in the photo ...



And the pink thimble...



And I'm going to explain 
what these two things have in common 
and why I'm calling this 
traditional vintage block
"QUILTING BEE"


Of course you know by now 
that my grandma and all 5 
of her sisters were quilters.

Anytime that there ...

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February 19, 2019
Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along - Trees Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet

Welcome to the farm!


It's week four in the 
Farm Sweet Farm Sew Along 
and we are going to make trees today:)



We are using Farm Girl Vintage fabric...






And making the 
Farm Sweet Farm Quilt!

if you are just joining us
 and want to know all about it!



My tree block kit is all cut 
and laid out on a small design board.
You should have all of your pieces cut by following the sew along guide...
easy peasy!!

Farm Sweet Farm
Sew Simple Shapes:
H4 - 3
H15 - 12
H22 ...

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February 12, 2019
Farm Sweet Farm - Farmers Daughter Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


YaY!
It's our time to 
hang out on the farm:)



Because it's week 3 in our 





We are playing with 
Farm Girl Vintage fabric and...


Farm Sweet Farm


This week is all about the pieced 
Farmers Daughter Blocks.


I'm going to show you how to
 make the 5" size...
the ones that are sewn into a row.


Of course the 10" size
 Farmers Daughter blocks 
are sewn the exact same way.
You can sew them anytime you want 
or save them until the very end 
when you're sewing ...

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February 8, 2019
Vintage Block Along - Egg Money Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet




Good morning!...
Hope you are ready for
 another tutorial in the 


I've chosen another block from 
my grandma's pattern basket
 to share with you:)



This block from grandma 
is one that I have always loved.

Of course grandma and her sisters 
pieced this block using templates
 probably made with a cereal box:)

The angles are difficult 
as many vintage blocks were.
I was determined that it 
should go into this quilt and 
our Vintage Block Along so I persisted...
and with some extra creative 
quilty math my 
"Egg Money" block was hatched!
It finishes at ...

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February 4, 2019
Farm Sweet Farm - Week Two!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Good morning farm sweet farmers!!



I hope y'all are ready for
 Week Two of the 



We are using the 





And Farm Girl Vintage fabric ...



To make the Farm Sweet Farm Quilt:)

Every week right here on my blog
 I will have the tutorial for
 one or two of the blocks.

The sew along schedule is on 
page 1 of the Sew Along Guide.

If you are just joining us and 
need to download the guide...



The first block tutorial 
for this week is the sheep:)

Farm ...

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January 31, 2019
Vintage Block Along - Humble Block Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello there and welcome again to the 



I have another block to share with you
 from grandma's pattern basket:)


It's a simple little block 
that finishes at 5"
  



It's a block that is easily 
pulled together with 
Farm Girl Vintage prints 
or scraps from your stash:)


As you can see in the photo...
the block on grandma's pattern
 shows a border
 but I chose just to use just 
the block alone 
because of how it's going in the quilt.

I named this block
 HUMBLE
because of it's simplicity and because...



We ...

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