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Welcome fellow Whovians!! Are you ready to get your Doctor on? Soma and I are so excited to finally get this quilt-along underway.
Here we go ladies and gents it's time for Block 1.
Block 1 is the iconic Tardis. Could it be anything else?
This block is all straight-line sewing and while it's not a beginner block, it only differs in that it has a few more pieces. You do need some basic foundation piecing skills for this and all our blocks. Instructions are included along with the pattern pieces.
You can download the pattern instructions here ... read more
For today’s instructions: 1. Using the segments created in Instructions #7, make 17 blocks. These should measure 9-1/2” unfinished. ©2013, Judy Laquidara/Patchwork Timesread more
Note: Due to a scheduled sponsored post on Monday, the instructions for Monday will be posted on Sunday night. For today’s instructions: 1. From background fabric, cut 6 – 3-1/2” strips. (You’re going to need a bit more but check your scraps and see if you have any before cutting the 7th strip.) Cut the [...]read more
For today’s instructions: 1. Today we’re going to be making quarter square triangles. Make these using your preferred method. If you do not have a preferred method, here are some basic instructions: Using dark gold fabric and background fabric, cut 4 – 4-1/4” strips. Cut these into 34 – 4-1/4” squares. Cut these squares on [...]read more
For today’s instructions: 1. From background fabric, cut 9 – 2-3/4” strips. Cut these into 72 – 5” x 2-3/4” rectangles. 2. Sew a rectangle to the left and right sides of the units from Instructions #4. 3. Sew the light four patches and the gold four patches to the ends of the remaining strips. [...]read more
Today’s instructions: 1. From the background fabric, cut 6 – 1-5/8” strips. Cut these into 72 – 1-5/8” x 2-3/4” rectangles. 2. Sew a strip to the left and right side of the four patches from Instructions #3. Press the seam allowances towards the background rectangles. 3. From the dark gold fabric, and the light [...]read more
For today’s instructions: 1. From the dark gold fabric and the light gold fabric, cut 2 – 1-5/8” strips. 2. Sew the strips together to make 2 strip sets. 3. Press the seam allowances towards the light gold fabric. 4. Cut those strip sets into 36 – 1-5/8” segments. 5. Sew those 36 segments into [...]read more
So I finally finished my ARRR8 quilt from Around the Bend and Across the Pond group on Flickr this week. I am going to machine bind this one since it is so massive and I want it on my bed now! I think it turned ou amazing!
For today’s instructions: 1. From the background fabric and the light gold fabric, cut 3 – 1-5/8” strips. 2. Sew the strips together to make 3 strip sets. 3. Press the seam allowances towards the light gold fabric. 4. Cut those strip sets into 72 – 1-5/8” segments. 5. Sew those 72 segments into 36 [...]read more
Guess what I did last night? Yep! I stayed up and did some sewing! Whoo-hoo! It's about time. You were probably starting to ask yourself.."Does this girl ever sew or just blog about stuff she's bought?" Haha...yes I really do sew. To be honest though, I have to be in the mood because having an 8-month old really makes it difficult. I usually wait until she goes down for bedtime. If my husband, baby & dog are asleep...there's no distractions and I can sew sew sew! Anyways, last post I mentioned quilting bees. I decided ...read more
I officially joined the Retro Rubies Quilt Along over at Pile O' Fabric. I'm so excited for this one! I'm due for some serious practice on my curves. The magazine has been pre-ordered and now I need to decide what fabric to use. Prints, solids...Got any ideas?
If you want to join this great quilt along, check out the flickr page to get going!
The Sunny Side Up Quilt Along will begin on May 1 and the first instructions will be posted in the afternoon on May 1 due to the Back to Square One instructions being posted in the morning. Instructions will be posted on Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Here are the yardage requirements but this is a [...]read more
Today I’m moving up in the world…well, not really, but my day in the My Favorite Quilt Block Quilt Along over with Persimon Dreams has moved up a week. If this is your first time here, welcome! I hope you will take some time to look around my little corner of the web.
Today I am showing you how I made my stripper strings from last week.
I have made the tutorial available via pdf download. In order to view it you will need a pdf reader. Here is my lovely Stripper String tutorial .
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Please share a photo of your Road to Round Rock tops. It doesn’t matter if it’s a completed top or if it’s just done through Step 1 . . we all want to see. The link box will remain open through the end of April so if you get more done and want to add [...]read more