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October 18, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 4 from Kitty and Me Designs

For those of you who love Blackwork embroidery, you'll enjoy Band 4 of Panel 4 of the Never Ending Sampler!

This is what we have so far:

Click on the image, save your computer and print in any graphic software.

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Fabulous Fabric Series - My FREE Halloween tablerunners! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Post 3 of 4 in my Fabric Fabric - Halloween edition, is all about Panels and table runners! Both are SUPER fast to stitch up and magically change you room 

Chillingsworth pic 2

Panels are GREAT for decorating. Fast, easy, and cute! Or spooky in the case of Mr. Chillingsworth. I'm rather fond of him myself.

I made this for my niece who loves all things spooky.  The panel is still available but the companion fabrics are not. BUT you can find other fabulous fabrics and do this basic idea for ANY panel with my directions. 

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October 15, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 3 from Kitty and Me Designs

Today I have Panel 4 Band 3 of The Never Ending Sampler.  First, the entire design so far:

Here is the charted version:

And finally the key:

Band 4 is worked with cross stitch, straight stitch, french knots, and small rhodes hearts.

Just click on each image, download to your computer and print.

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October 12, 2018
$5 Friday: Pink Ribbon E2E from Wasatch Quilting

Breast Cancer affects nearly every one of us in some way or another. Most of us know someone, whether it’s an aunt, mother, cousin, sister, or friend, who has battled breast cancer. In honor of Breast Cancer awareness month, our $5 Friday is the “Pink Ribbon” E2E, which was released in 2012.

$5 Friday


About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point.  Of course, making a difference is more complicated than raising awareness like were trying to do.  However, if wearing a bracelet, sporting ...

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October 11, 2018
Fabulous Fabric Series - Kitties & a Jelly Roll Quilt from Pat Sloan's Blog

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My 'Fabulous Fabric' series continues with Halloween fabric in another few designs of mine, lets start with kitties!

Pat Sloan Halloween Kitties pic 4

I want to show you how to use that fabric you love.  Instead of putting it on a shelf, get out patterns and make up things! I love making simple fast projects to showcase these cute bundle, so I can enjoy the fabric in a quilt. 

Today is

  • Tips on Kitty making
  • A bonus layout of multiple kitties
  • And my 'Go To' Jelly roll' pattern at the end!

Pat Sloan Halloween Kitties pic 1

I applique using Heat n Bond lite to do my raw edge fusible applique ...

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October 6, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Band 2 from Kitty and Me Designs

Today I have Band 2 of Panel 4 of the Never Ending Sampler:

Right click on the images and save to your hard drive.  Then you can print them in any graphic software you have.  If you have any trouble printing these files, please let me know.

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October 4, 2018
The Never Ending Sampler Panel 4 Part 1 from Kitty and Me Designs

For those you who are stitching on the Never Ending Sampler project, I have Panel 4 Band 1 for you today.  If you're new to this free cross stitch sampler, click on the link above to learn more about it.

Panel 4 will work a little differently than the previous 3 panels.  I am giving you a traditional color key for the design.  You are still welcome to change colors and/or threads if you want.  It's your sampler so please feel free to make it what you want it to be.  My color choices are only suggestions ...

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My Happy Place Row Along The Great Outdoors from Quilt in Piece

My Happy Place Row Along The Great Outdoors Hi everyone, Today is finally my day to release my pattern for the My Happy Place Row Along. When Marian Pena from Seams To Be Sew announced this years row along, I had to take part. We all have our happy places, some of us even have more than one. Thanks Marian, for hosting another brilliant Row Along. I for one, have more than one happy place. It was hard to choose but I finally decided on The Great Outdoors. I love a good campfire, overlooking the lake (or damn, as we ...

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October 3, 2018
Fabulous Fabric Series - My Halloween Boden w/videos! from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I'm kicking off my new series 'Fabulous Fabric' with Halloween fabric. We all find fabric we love, then we have to figure out a project to make. I love making simple fast projects to showcase a cute bundle, so I can enjoy the fabric in a quilt. 

Pat Sloan Fabulous Fabric Series Halloween Boden

For my first Fabulous Fabric I selected a Halloween fabric line and bought the following

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September 28, 2018
$5 Friday: Oak Leaves from Wasatch Quilting

Fall is upon us! My favorite time of year. To kick it off I’ve decided to go with one of our oldest Fall designs, Oak Leaves E2E! This design was released in 2012 so unless you’ve been a Masters Club member since then you have to grab it!

$5 Friday

Here is your free coloring page to accent the Oak Leaves! Just click on the image and print!

Autumn pumpkin coloring page JPG

Fall is the season that reminds us to be thankful for what we have! As your each reflecting on what your grateful for, I’ve ...

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September 14, 2018
Little Peacock Free Cross Stitch Pattern from Kitty and Me Designs

For today, I have a free Little Peacock Cross Stitch pattern:

Just right click on the pattern and save to your hard drive.  Then open it in any graphic software and click print.  It will fit on a full 8 1/2 X 11 sheet of paper.

Perfect as a small crazy quilt motif or a cute little cross stitch door hanger!

Happy stitching!

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September 3, 2018
My Happy Place Row Along Start Tomorrow from Quilt in Piece

My Happy Place Row Along Start Tomorrow! Northcott Fabrics has kindly given fabric to the designers participating to help them create their rows. The Designers For My Happy Place RAL 2018 A Quilting Chick Adventurous Applique and Quilting Any Pattern Barbara Dieges Be A Quilter BobbininQuilts Cheryl LaPlante Clever Chameleon Creatin’ in the Sticks Creativeblonde Cynthia’s Creating Ark Daydreams of Quilts Duck Creek Mountain Quilting Elizabeth Coughlin Designs Freemotion by the River Happy Sewing Room Heleen Pinkster Quilt Design Jaded Spade Creations Just Let Me Quilt Kissed Quilts Made By Marney Masterpiece Quilting Meanderings Along Lizard Creek Miss Loreen ...

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September 1, 2018
$5 Friday: Wild Roses from Wasatch Quilting

Even though I’m so excited for Fall, I walked outside this week and was sad to see that my Rose bush is done for the Summer. It’s my favorite! Seeing my Rose bush wilt, and also the fact that my 21  year Anniversary is in a few days, inspired this weeks deal!$5 Friday

We have quite a few Rose Edge to Edge designs on our site I absolutely love! Do a Rose search, and check out all the beautiful options!

As you know, $5 Friday comes with lots of fun gifts! I ...

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August 31, 2018
Patriotic Vote…A FREE Pattern! from Gray Barn Designs

Hi!  It’s Cindy hosting our blog today from the great State of Ohio!

Sandy and I are excited to offer another FREE pattern from our “Patriotic Quilt Series”.

It’s a cute mini wall hanging reminding everyone to be sure and vote during this (and future) election seasons.


This mini is pieced using 1.5 inch squares and half square triangles.  We added a few rectangles to outline the letters and then a few additional white strips to surround our red, white, blue and gold masterpiece.  We used a black border to create a “picture frame” around the quilt ...

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August 30, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Complete Panel 3 Band 16 from Kitty and Me Designs

This is it everyone!  The final band for Panel 3 of the Never Ending Sampler:

Here is Band 16 by itself:

It's a simple little snowflake border worked in cross stitches and straight stitches.

Here it is with the overlap for placement purposes:

Next week, I'll talk about Panel 4 which will be a little different the first 3 Panels.

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August 28, 2018
Never Ending Sampler Panel 3 Band 15 from Kitty and Me Designs

We're nearing the end of Panel 3 of the Never Ending Sampler.  I think we've been working on this for 2 years now, right?  Lot's more to go!  But for now, I have Band #15.

First, the entire Panel 3 sampler so far:

I'm sure you can see the Four Seasons "theme" that I worked in to this panel!!!

Here is Band 15 by itself:

Simple cross stitches and straight stitches create the snowflakes!

Here is Band 15 with the band 14 overlap for placement purposes:

There will be 1 more band on this Panel and ...

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August 24, 2018
Fabulous Freebees… A Small Project With A Cool Look… from Seams To Be Sew

So, today is my day on the Fabulous Freebees blog hop, hosted by my friend Joan at MooseStash Quilting. You’d never guess this was the first hop she’s hosted, she’s been great at getting it organized and keeping us all apprised of the happenings of the hop. Thanks, Joan for hosting this very fun hop. Free patterns are really everywhere on the web. I’ve heard more than once that we are inundated with them. Frankly, who doesn’t love a free pattern? I can’t tell you I don’t, because I do.  I’ve even ...

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August 23, 2018
Mummy Mug Rug *Free Pattern* from Gray Barn Designs

Hello!  It’s Cindy reporting in from Ohio.


Sandy asked me to share her Mummy Mug Rug Pattern with you because she is still playing catch up from her vacation with me in Ohio AND it’s back to school time…yikes!

Isn’t this the cutest pattern?  It’s the third pattern in Sandy’s “Spooky Scary Mug Rug Series”.  You can also find the patterns for two other Spooky Scary mug rugs by clicking on our “Free Patterns” tab.  Scroll down and you will find the “Vlad Vampire” and “Frank N. Stein” patterns to keep your Mummy company ...

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August 21, 2018
Are you ready for my new Sew Along with a quilt i fell in love with! from Pat Sloan's Blog

Sometimes I go stop in my tracks when I see a quilt, this is one that did it for me! My friend Joanna of Figtree Loves antique quilts. She designed this quilt using vintage blocks in a gorgeous and classic Red/Green/Cream.  

Pat Sloan Figtree Christmas

The blocks seem to float as she used the same cream for ALL the block backgrounds and I love the effect!

She worked created this gorgeous book with all the blocks, and 10 bonus projects using single blocks, it's so cool!

And I decided..... 

Christmas Fig Quilt joanna quilt 2

I HAD to make it

And sewing is WAY more fun with ...

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Fall Into A Quilt Along Block Eight from Quilt in Piece

Fall Into A Quilt Along Block Eight Today brings a fantastic pattern for block 8 in the Fall Into A QAL. Jennifer Fulton of Inquiring Quilter, has designed the Autumn Leaf block, it is a paper pieced block and super easy and quick to make. Jennifer kindly included a beginners version of the block, for anyone who might not be familiar to the technique. I decided to make the original leaf. I wasn’t easy choosing oranges and yellow for this wonderful block, as I am fast running out of oranges and yellows. But I am determined to only use ...

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