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February 15, 2019
Sometimes I Get Sew Crazy from Life in the Scrapatch


Here is the fabric pull to start a new project next month.

Really I do not need another project.

This one is paper piecing and one day at that.

It does seem a little crazy.


It is for the


However, I have not bought anything but the pattern for this one.

I will add and subtract fabrics from what I have as I need them.

I will find something for a background in my stash.

It will not be a race,

It will be a journey.

I will see where it leads.


I found this ...

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February 14, 2019
Trinket Sew Along with Alison Glass from In the Boondocks


The sew along sign up is open on Alison Glass Website the Sew Along starts March 10th! Please join me and a lot of others in making this incredible quilt over 10 weeks!





SIGNING UP HAS SOME OTHER BENEFITS!
  • Everyone who signs up will get a PDF of a new, exclusive Trinket block - only for SAL participants, emailed out on March 10, 2019, the event kick off date.

  • Signing up will grant access to the Trinket Facebook Group which will be helpful for getting answers to questions and connecting with others.

  • Signing up is the only way to get weekly ...

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February 8, 2019
easypatchwork quilt along from easypatchwork

Hi Folks! I am really, really, really excited to share with you the first ever easypatchwork quilt along!! Can you tell I am excited? YES, I AM! As you may already know, I've been designing quilts and quilt blocks for magazines and my own pattern company for a couple of years now. I thought it was time to share one of my designs with all of you so we can all sew it together! How does that sound?

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January 12, 2019
Vintage Block Along - Little Farmhouse Block Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Welcome to another episode of the

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

I call it "Little Farmhouse" 
after my grandma's house of course!


I made the window in yellow because
 grandma always kept the 
front light on for us:)


Here's the photo of her 
little farmhouse that I 
showed you in the last post.




There are a lot of colors to choose from in my Farm Girl Vintage fabric collection...

And I chose these colors because 
they were 2 of her favorites.


Grandma had a turquoise ...

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January 3, 2019
Sew Your Stash Along Step 5 from Butterfly Threads



Sew Your Stash Along Step 5
(76 blocks that are 2 ½'' finished)

Cutting Instructions
From each of the 2 fabrics (fat quarters will work) or scraps- Cut 11 strips 1 ¾’’ x 18’’

Sewing the Blocks
Select one strip from each fabric.
Sew the strips together lengthwise.
Press the seams to the dark strip.

   

Cut across the strip sets every 1 ¾’’. Cut a total of 152.



Make sure that one unit is turned so that the same fabrics are not facing each other. 
Arrange these units into four patches by placing two right sides together.
The finished four ...

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December 31, 2018
Out of This World FREE Block #1 from Pat Sloan's Blog

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I am SO excited with my 2019 Block of the Month theme "Out of this World"!! Today is the day for Block #1..

Did you know this is my 6th year of designing, writing  and hosting a Free Mystery Block of the Month (BOM) for FreeQuiltPatterns.info.  If you are new to my sew alongs, read at the end to learn how this one works.

Pat Sloan Out of This World block 1 button

Do you have a love of all things Space like I do?  

Did you watch the moon landings and get hooked? Do you work in the space industry? Do ...

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December 27, 2018
Farmer's Wife Sewing Along Recap Month 4 from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Hello Makers, 

Happy 2019! With a new year in our midst  we are filled with different emotions. Some of us are feeling accomplished and grateful for the year they had and excited for what 2019 will bring. You may also be feeling overwhelmed of the idea that maybe you didn't succeed in everything you set out to do in 2018 and a little discouraged to start 2019. What ever you may be feeling, let it all go, breathe deep and and remember to be present. Live each day for today and enjoy each process of your life one day ...

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December 11, 2018
Are you a member of International Association of Quilters? from Butterfly Threads



What is IAQ? Click here to visit the website.
Designed by: Becky Jorgensen of Patchwork Posse.  Joining her this year are guest designers:

IAQ details: 1 year from purchase- over 60 patterns + 2015 year to current year patterns is included!
Finished projects: During 2019 there are 2 Block of the months -one ...

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December 7, 2018
Sew Your Stash Along Step 4 from Butterfly Threads




Sew Your Stash Along Step 4
(32 blocks that are 5'' finished)

Cutting Instructions
From each of the 4 fabrics (or scraps) - Cut 8 strips 1 ¾’’ x 18’’

Sewing the Blocks
Select one strip from each fabric.
Sew the strips together lengthwise. Press the seams open. 
Make 8 strips sets.



   

                                                                 


Cut each strip sets into 3 units 5 ½’’ wide.
Make 32 blocks. 

Adding to the units to the quilt





Arrange the blocks as shown and sew them into 2 rows of 7 blocks each.
Arrange the remaining blocks as shown and sew them into 2 rows of 9 ...

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December 4, 2018
Introducing the 2019 Monthly Color Challenge from Patterns by Jen

Welcome to the 2019 Monthly Color Challenge!




If you are joining again after the 2018 Monthly Color Challenge: Welcome back and thank you for sticking around! If you're new, this is the post for you!

We have some changes this year that I will go over, but some things will remain them same, like you get the color list now, but the blocks are a secret.




2019 Monthly Colors

January - Bells of Ireland (green)
February - Carnation (pink)
March - Love in a Mist (Navy Blue)
April - Glory of the Snow (Blue)
May - Spider Mum (Lime)
June - Sundaze Blaze Starflower (Orange ...

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November 24, 2018
Winter Flurries: a finished quilt top from Carried Away Quilting

Here in the United States, the Thanksgiving holiday has come and gone. In the Kelvington household, we cooked our turkey, enjoyed time spent with family, shopped a little, and started a tiny bit of Christmas decorating. I also managed to finish up this cute quilt top from the “Winter Flurries” mystery sew along with Fort Worth Fabric Studio.



This was such a fun project! I’ve never participated in a mystery sew along before, and it was intriguing to make a few blocks each week, all the while wondering what the final product would look like!


In week one we ...

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November 10, 2018
Final blocks for the Winter Flurries mystery sew along with FWFS from Carried Away Quilting


Somehow or other, life got crazy in my neck of the woods, and I fell behind on a couple of projects. But I’m all caught up with my blocks for the “Winter Flurries” mystery sew along with Fort Worth Fabric Studio. Last night and this morning I sewed up the blocks from week three and four.  Next week we’ll be putting this little quilt together!


The week three assignment was the easy, peasy Flying Geese blocks, while we sewed up the beautiful Christmas Star blocks for week four. Now that I have all the pieces and parts, I ...

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November 1, 2018
Step 3 of Sew Your Stash Along from Butterfly Threads



Step 3 consists of 36 blocks that are 3'' and another round of sashing strips.

Cutting Instructions

Background Fabric- Cut 4 triangles from 3 1/2'' strips as shown
                                 OR cut 2 squares 4 1/4'' then cut them on the diagonal once
                                 Cut 144 triangles from 2'' strips as shown
                                 OR cut 72 squares 2 3/4'' then cut them on the diagonal once
Large triangles-        Cut 32 triangles from 3 1/2''strips as shown
                                 OR cut 16 squares 4 1/4'' then cut them on the diagonal once
Small triangles-       Cut 36 triangles from 2'' strips as ...

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The Farmer's Wife 1920's Sampler Quilt Sew Along- Month 2 Recap from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

Hello Makers,

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Are you keeping up with the EPIC EPP sew along? It’s already the second month of The Farmer's Wife 1920's Sampler Quilt  Sew Along, and all the the projects we've been seeing on social media have been amazing! It’s never too late to join this colorful sewalong (Quilt along ends October 2019), there’s so many blocks left to go. This is also a perfect chance to go and meet new makers who share the same love for sewing!

If you’re an EPP lover and you’re ready to start sewing these ...

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October 21, 2018
Winter Flurries: Mystery sew along with Fort Worth Fabric Studio from Carried Away Quilting


Have you ever participated in a mystery sew along? I haven’t, until now! The creative folks at Fort Worth Fabric Studio are hosting a “Winter Flurries” mystery sew along, and I couldn’t resist joining. A mystery sew along is exactly that . . . a mystery.  We won’t know what the finished quilt top looks like until the final week! Here’s my first block and coordinating fabrics.


The sew along runs for five weeks. Weekly pattern downloads are free and designed by the talented Lindsey Weight. The finished project will be 33” x 33.” Our week one assignment included ...

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October 15, 2018
GINGERBREAD HOUSE SEWALONG from Charm About You

Gingerbread House Quilt by Gracey Larson in Love Patchwork and Quilting magazine

Who can resist such an adorable quilt pattern?! It is seasonal cuteness at it's best. This beautiful Gingerbread House quilt  by Gracey Larson features in the latest Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine, issue 66 out now.

The blocks are all traditionally pieced using easy methods like corner squares triangles. Row-by-row quilts are so appealing, the neat structure appeals to my organised side and the possibility of easily mixing things up pleases the rebel in me! Full of sweet blocks, the quilt is made up of the Gingerbread man, Candy cane, Gumdrops, Mint sweet, Tree cookie and Hot chocolate blocks. I ...

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October 12, 2018
Autumn Jubilee Placemats Sew Along from From My Carolina Home

The Autumn Jubilee Sew Along begins today with a fun project that will be immediately useful this season.  We’ll be making placemats for the holidays, perfect for the Thanksgiving table or your kitchen table for everyday use all autumn.  This sew along will cover a 5 week period, with three posts publishing every other Friday until November 1.

The actual pattern for these placemats is part of Fat Quarter Shop’s Blog Remix event, revisiting old patterns with new ideas.  So today, we’ll begin with the center, which is a 12-inch block.  I made my placemats with Maple ...

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October 9, 2018
Step 2 of Sew Your Stash Along from Butterfly Threads



Step 2 (3’’ blocks + 2’’ sashing)

Cutting
Background fabric - cut 96 2’’ squares
X fabrics - cut 48 strips 1 ½‘’ x 3’’ from one fabric
X fabrics - cut 48 strips 1 ½‘’ x 3’’ from another fabric
Sashing - cut 2 strips 2” x 21 ½’’
Sashing - cut 2 strips 2’’ x 24 ½’’

Sewing
For each block



Layer the background 2’’ square and an X fabric 1 ½‘’ x 3’’ strip right sides together. Sew along the right side of the square using a ¼” seam allowance. Press toward the square. Make 4.




      
Arrange the units as shown and sew ...

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September 24, 2018
The Farmer's Wife 1920's Sampler Quilt Sew Along- Month 1 Recap from Art Gallery Fabrics-The Creative Blog

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Hey Makers,

Have you heard about the EPIC EPP sew along? Who doesn’t love a good sew along? It’s a excellent way to brush up on a certain sewing skill and get to know people who share the same passions as you. It’s a great way to connect with people from all over and to share your knowledge and experience with others. If you haven’t heard about The Farmer's Wife 1920's Sampler Quilt  Sew Along or you are still on the fence about joining don’t worry it’s not to late.

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All you ...

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September 16, 2018
Live Well Live Strong Quilt Sew Along from Stitching Through Life Blog

Live Well Live Strong Quilt Sew Along

I’m bursting at the seams – excited to introduce the Live Well Live Strong Quilt Sew Along.  The Live Well Live Strong Quilt is all about Women’s Health & Wellness!  This quilt is a reflection of my growth as I have stitched & quilted through the years.  I wanted to share this with all of YOU!

Live Well Live Stong Quilt Summary

You will find 26 blocks in this quilt with 26 different meanings of Health and Wellness!  The Live Well Live Strong Quilt with be a 6 month sew along with us making a block each week!  Live Videos ...

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