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May 31, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - The Big Finish...and a new book!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Welcome to the Big Finish week of the 
Vintage Housewife Sew Along



 if you need to download the 
Sew Along Guide and 
if you are just joining us and 
need to read the Bee Prepared post 
that tells you all about this sew along:)



We used Vintage Happy 2 Fabric...


And my new Sew Simple Shapes




To make the 
Vintage Housewife Quilt
74" x 82"


The following are the blocks that
 go in the quilt...
Click on each title of block
 to go to the tutorial for that week:)






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April 13, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - Week Eleven!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Welcome to week eleven of the 
Vintage Housewife Sew Along



 if you need to download the 
Sew Along Guide and 
if you are just joining us and 
need to read the Bee Prepared post 
that tells you all about this sew along:)



We are using Vintage Happy 2 Fabric...


And my new Sew Simple Shapes




To make the 
Vintage Housewife Quilt
74" x 82"


These are the blocks that
 we have done so far:


















 CLOTHESLINE BLOCK

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April 6, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - Week Ten!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Welcome to week ten of the 
Vintage Housewife Sew Along



 if you need to download the 
Sew Along Guide and 
if you are just joining us and 
need to read the Bee Prepared post 
that tells you all about this sew along:)



We are using Vintage Happy 2 Fabric...


And my new Sew Simple Shapes




To make the 
Vintage Housewife Quilt
74" x 82"


These are the blocks that
 we have done so far:


















Today we are going ...

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March 29, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - Week Nine!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Good morning!
It's week nine of the 
Vintage Housewife Sew Along



 if you need to download the 
Sew Along Guide and 
if you are just joining us and 
need to read the Bee Prepared post 
that tells you all about this sew along:)



We are using Vintage Happy 2 Fabric...


And my new Sew Simple Shapes




To make the 
Vintage Housewife Quilt
74" x 82"


These are the blocks that
 we have done so far:


















Today we ...

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March 7, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - Week Six!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Welcome back!
It's week six of the 
Vintage Housewife Sew Along



 if you need to download the 
Sew Along Guide and 
if you are just joining us and 
need to read the Bee Prepared post 
that tells you all about this sew along:)


We are using Vintage Happy 2 Fabric...


And my new Sew Simple Shapes




To make the 
Vintage Housewife Quilt
74" x 82"

These are the blocks that
 we have done so far:













And today we are making the 
TELEVISION BLOCK ...

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February 28, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - Week Five!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Welcome back!
It's week five of the 
Vintage Housewife Sew Along



 if you need to download the 
Sew Along Guide and 
if you are just joining us and 
need to read the Bee Prepared post 
that tells you all about this sew along:)


We are using Vintage Happy 2 Fabric...


And my new Sew Simple Shapes




To make the 
Vintage Housewife Quilt
74" x 82"

These are the blocks that
 we have done so far:












And today we are making the 
TELEPHONE BLOCK


Sew Simple ...

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February 17, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - Week Four!! from Bee In My Bonnet

Today is week four 
Vintage Housewife Sew Along




 if you need to download the 
Sew Along Guide and 
if you are just joining us and 
need to read the Bee Prepared post 
that tells you all about this sew along:)


We are using my latest fabric collection
Vintage Happy 2


And my new Sew Simple Shapes





To make the 
Vintage Housewife Quilt
74" x 82"


These are the blocks that
 we have done so far:








Today we are making the 
Typewriter Block

Every vintage housewife kept up
 on ...

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February 14, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - Week Three!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Welcome to week three of the
 Vintage Housewife Sew Along



 if you need to download the 
Sew Along Guide and 
if you are just joining us and 
need to read the Bee Prepared post 
that tells you all about this sew along:)



We are using my new fabric
 Vintage Happy 2


And my new Sew Simple Shapes


To make the 
Vintage Housewife Quilt
74" x 82"

These are the blocks that
 we have done so far:






And today we are making the 
IRONING BLOCK


Tie on your apron and let ...

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February 3, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - Week Two!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Hello and welcome to week two of the 
Vintage Housewife Sew Along

Today we are doing the 
Baking Block



If you have not downloaded the
 Sew Along Guide PDF
If you are just joining us...
to read the first post 
about this sew along:)



We are using my new fabric 
Vintage Happy 2


And my new Sew Simple Shapes


To make the 
Vintage Housewife Quilt
74" x 82"


So cute!!


Last week we made the Baking Block:)
to watch that video tutorial
 if you missed it.


Are you ready for some home ...

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January 27, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - Week One - Baking Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Hello and welcome to week one of the 

Today we are doing the
 Baking Block



If you have not downloaded the
 Sew Along Guide PDF 
so that you can "Bee Prepared"

My blog post telling you all about the 
guide and how to use it was 3 weeks ago...
if you need to refer back to it 

I'm sew excited to be using my 
brand new collection called 



And my latest set of 
Sew Simple Shapes:


We will be making the 
Vintage Housewife Quilt
74" x ...

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January 6, 2020
Vintage Housewife Sew Along - Bee Prepared!! from Bee In My Bonnet


YaY!!!...Today is the 
BEE PREPARED 
post for the 
Vintage Housewife Sew Along!

We will of course...
be making the Vintage Housewife Quilt:)

The quilt consists of a rotary cut
 and machine pieced apron ...
surrounded by 9 applique blocks 
that represent things that the 
vintage housewife did 
while wearing her apron!
The scrappy squares border 
finishes it off vintage perfect:)



I'm so glad that you will be making 
the quilt and celebrating the life
 of the vintage housewife with me.

Here is how you
 "sign up" for this sew along:

1. Simply tune in here on my blog 
starting ...

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December 2, 2019
Granny Chic Fabric - Granny Boots Quilt Block Tutorial! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello there!
Today I'm so excited to 
show you what I'm making:)



Granny Boots!!!



So you knew this tutorial was coming
 because during the 
I told you that I was going to do 
something with the 
I-32 Sew Simple Shape 
that I included in the 

Well here it is!

I included a granny boot in the set
 because I just think it is a 
perfect shape for a few 
Granny Chic projects!

For this one I'm also using my



And my ...

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November 18, 2019
Granny Flower Pillow Tutorial - Granny Chic Fabric from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello there and thanks for stopping by!

Last Monday was the end of our
But I still have a few things 
that I want to show you like this
 Granny Flower Pillow!


There are several projects that I 
want to do with my Granny Chic fabric
 and I still want to show you
 what I'm doing with the
 extra surprise template...
hopefully that will be next week
 because I ended up 
making this pillow first:)


You could make this pillow 
with any of these 
42 Granny Flower Blocks 
from the Granny's Garden Quilt ...

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November 11, 2019
Granny's Garden Sew Along - The Big Finish and Granny Flower Quilt Label Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


YaY! 

My Granny's Garden Quilt 
is finished and I can't wait to
 show it to you up close and personal!!


This is the "Big Finish" post of our


 I am not quite finished playing 
with Granny Chic Fabric or with 
Granny's Garden Sew Simple Shapes
 so stay tuned for a few more projects!

Okay...now to show LOTS of photos 
of my Granny's Garden Quilt...


And then I'm going to show you
 how I made this 
Granny Flower Quilt Label:)
PS. The quilt that you see underneath 
is one of ...

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November 4, 2019
Granny's Garden Sew Along - Week Eleven!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hi there:)



Welcome to Week Eleven in the 
Granny's Garden Sew Along



We are using Granny Chic Fabric...



And Granny's Garden Sew Simple Shapes...



to make the Granny's Garden Quilt:)



Today we are making the last two
 Flower Blocks!!



Let's start sowing:)



Sew Simple Shapes for Block 41:
2 - I 6
5 - I 8
1 - I 20
Cut the stem 5" long and
 press one end under.



There is no clipping needed 
before turning in this block:)


All shaped and ready to go!


Pin and glue...



Use the 10 1/2" Trim-It Ruler 
to align and ...

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October 31, 2019
Granny's Garden Sew Along - Week Ten!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hi there and welcome to my blog:)


This is Week Ten in our
Granny's Garden Sew Along



We are using Granny Chic Fabric...



And Granny's Garden
 Sew Simple Shapes



To make the Granny's Garden Quilt


This week's focus is on 
Flower Blocks 37 thru 40:)


Time to "sow"!!


Sew Simple Shapes for Block 37:
2 - I 3
2 - I 5
1 - I 17
1 - I 19
Cut the stem 5" long 
and press one end under



After sewing and trimming you will
 need to clip between the flower petals.



Shaped and pressed:)



Use the 10 1 ...

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October 15, 2019
Granny's Garden Sew Along - Week Eight!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello everyone!!


Today we are at week 8 in the
Granny's Garden Sew Along



We are using Granny Chic Fabric...



And Granny's Garden 
Sew Simple Shapes...


To make the Granny's Garden Quilt:)



This week's tutorials are 
for blocks 29 thru 32


Let's get planting!!



Block 29 Sew Simple Shapes:
4 - I 6
4 - I 14
1 - I 21
Cut the stems 2" long


After sewing and before turning
 you will need to clip the 
cleavage in each heart:)



All shaped up and ready to "sow"



Checking all of my shapes to
 make sure they are ...

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October 7, 2019
Granny's Garden Sew Along - Week Seven!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Good morning gardeners:)


Can you believe that we are at week seven?





We are using Granny Chic Fabric...



And Granny's Garden Sew Simple Shapes...

to make the Granny's Garden Quilt:)




This week's tutorials are 
Flower Blocks 25 thru 28


Sew Simple Shapes for Block 25:
8 - I 1
1 - I 21
1 - I 29
1 - I 30



After sewing you will need to clip the cleavage in the star:)



all shaped up and ready 
for basting to the circle.



I started by pinning and then 
glue basting the flower onto the hexagon ...

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