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July 17, 2017
Mama's Flower Garden Quilt Tutorial! from Bee In My Bonnet


Good morning!
I'm super excited to show you how
 to make this fun and easy quilt:)

"Mama's Flower Garden"
53" x 53"
Are you ready for the details?


I used a 10" Stacker of my new 


And these 2 prints from my...


 my new 



I also used the 
D-10 and D-33 
 from my set of 
Bee Happy 
Sew Simple Shapes
(they will be available shortly!)


And one package of my



Let's get started by cutting 
36 - 6" squares and 36 - 2 1/2" squares
 from the interfacing.
That's one of ...

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July 2, 2017
Super Star Pillow Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


YaY...its summertime!!
Are you ready for a tutorial?
If so...
I'm going to
 show you how I made my 
"Super Star Pillow" 
18" x 18"



I love using the good old
 "red white and blue" 
to decorate for summer...
and I especially love stars:)

These are easy peasy
 little blocks to make...
so let's get started!



I chose these 9 prints...
3 reds for the stars and 
6 blues for the squares.

The top 6 prints 
in this stack are from my 

and the bottom 3
 are from my 


For the ...

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April 17, 2017
Cutie Pie Flowers Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Today I'm excited to share with you a tutorial for my 
Cutie Pie Flowers:)
The flower part is made using the 
leftover circles that we trimmed
 from our pie blocks!


If you are 
just tuning in...the
just ended a few weeks ago.


We used 


along with the


To make these 
Pie Blocks for the quilt.


We trimmed out a circle 
from the center like this...


So that our 
Pie Blocks would be 
ready to fill with
 the different fruits made with the


We ...

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March 20, 2017
Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Week Ten - The Big Finish!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello again...
YaY!
It's week ten and time
 for the big finish:)


If you want to make my
 Sweetie Pie Quilt


Last week we left off here...
with all of the 
appliqué completed 
and the quilt center
  sewn together.


Now it's time for the pieced border:)
Cut pieces according to the pattern...


Draw a line onto
 your background squares...


or use my 
 if you don't want to
 take the time to mark them.


I always chain piece when
 I'm doing the same step
 on multiple pieces.


When all of your 
easy ...

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March 13, 2017
A cheery, cherry wall hanging for the Sweetie Pie Sew Along from Carried Away Quilting

In January Lori Holt and Riley Blake Designs kicked off their Sweetie Pie Sew Along featuring Lori’s pretty new collection “Sew Cherry 2” and her Sew Simple Shapes and Pie Ruler. Each week a new portion of the quilt was featured, with fabulous tips and tutorials on both Lori’s blog (Bee In My Bonnet) and the Riley Blake Designs Blog. The pattern is free and the online resources are tremendous. You’ll definitely want to check this out!

During the sew along, guest bloggers have been sharing their creations, and I was asked to utilize the Fruit Salad ...

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Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Week Nine - Daisy Appliqué! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello cute people! 
Welcome to week nine:)


If you want to make my 
Sweetie Pie Quilt


Now that all of our
 Gingham Daisies 
are completed...
lets get them appliquéd!


I showed you
 last week that I
 worked with 1/2 of the
 quilt at a time.


I started by appliquéing 
the daisies around 
all of the edges. 

Use your seam lines
 to center the daisies.
The daisies measure 
1 3/4" from the edge.


After lining up...
I pinned and appliqued.


I worked all the way around
 the edges on both halves.


For the daisies in the
 middle ...

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March 6, 2017
Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Week Eight - Gingham Daisies!!! from Bee In My Bonnet

Today is week eight 
in our sew along!

if you want to make my 
Sweetie Pie Quilt:)



And because we have
 finished all of our pie blocks...
this week we can focus on finishing up
 all of the gingham daisy blocks:)


I showed you how
 to do the daisy blocks
 in the week two video. 

 If you need a refresher...


Can I just say how much I
 LOVE-LOVE-LOVE 
playing with all six ginghams!


#GinghamDaisyBlock

It makes me sew happy 
when I see yours 
popping up all over 

 Here are a few photos
 of when I ...

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February 27, 2017
Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Week Seven - Blueberry Pie!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hey cute people!
Welcome to week seven in the 
Sweetie Pie 
Sew Sew Along


I cannot believe that we are
 almost finished with
 the quilt:)

I'm sew excited!!


I'm sure having a 
good time playing with 
Sew Cherry 2!


Today is our last block...
Blueberries:)

I love these little cuties!


Grab your 
and cut your fabrics
 and interfacing according to


Trace onto your interfacing...


Stitch on your traced line...


and trim:)


Cut your "X" in the back...


Turn...shape and press.


Iron a center crease onto your 
background fabric 
and measure 3" down ...

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February 20, 2017
Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Week Six - Apple Pie Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello and welcome to week six of the


if you are just getting started and

to download the free pattern


Today we are baking 
Apple Pies!


Grab your fabric...
 interfacing and 
trace your 


Use the cutting chart included
 in the pattern to cut your pieces:)


Sew directly onto your traced lines.


When trimming the seam allowance..
make sure to make a few clips 
at the top of each apple's inner curve.


Cut the interfacing...


Turn... shape and press!


Place the apple
 1 1/2" up from the bottom ...

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February 15, 2017
Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Cherry Hearts Placemat Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello cute people!
Are you ready for a
 cute little tutorial?

We are right in the middle of the 
and today I'm going to 
show you a fun little project...
how to make my 
Cherry Hearts Placemat:)

YaY!!!


I told you in my last post...
 that I would be making something 
with the C-8 heart from the 


So just a little side note before we get started; 
I also put a heart in my 



And I made this one a little smaller 
 so that ...

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February 13, 2017
Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Week Five - Pear Pie Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Happy Monday and welcome 
to week five of the 
Sweetie Pie Sew Along!



If you are just joining us...
to download the free pattern
for information on
 getting started!


Today we are making the
#PearPieBlock



Use your cutting guide page
 in the pattern to cut all of your 
fabrics and interfacing pieces...
then trace!



Sew onto your traced lines:)



Trim your seam allowances ...


and make two clips on each
 inner curve 
of the pears like this:)


Cut an "X" in the interfacing...


and use your turning tool to
 smooth out the edges
 after turning right side ...

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February 6, 2017
Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Week Four - Strawberry Pie Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Happy Monday everyone:)
It's already week four in our sew along! 
I just have to say that whenever I'm on Instagram 
 I am so happy to sew
 everyones progress 
on their blocks...
y'all are doing 
such an awesome job!



If you are are new here...
This is my 
Sweetie Pie Quilt
and it's what we are 
making during this sew along:)

You can join us anytime 
by first clicking 
to read about the 
supplies needed
 and all of the 
information to get started:)

***FYI***
You can click on each weeks
 tutorial here on my blog ...

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January 30, 2017
Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Week Three - Lemon Pie Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Today is week three in the 

YaY!



If you are just joining us...
to down load the free pattern



to get your 
Fruit Salad 
Sew Simple Shapes


to get your Pie Ruler

Okay now lets go!



Today we are making 
Lemon Pie:)

P.S. I havent trimmed up 
any of my finished 
pie blocks yet...
I'll show you how 
I do that next week)




Cut your fabric and your 

(I thought it would be just as easy to
 make the Lime Pie at the same time:)



These ...

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January 24, 2017
Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Week Two - Appliqué!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Welcome back!
It's week two of the 


We are making the Sweetie Pie Quilt
to download the free pattern


The fabric collection that 
we are using is 



And we are using the new
to cut the slices 
for each pie block...


And the
for the appliqués:)

If you are just joining us...

Look on the right sidebar 
of my blog here
 to see all of the
 Sweetie Pie Sew Along 
blog posts and tutorials.




Last week I showed you
 how to make your ...

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January 2, 2017
Sweetie Pie Sew Along - Bee Prepared Post - Cutting Instructions!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello cute people!

 Let's get ready to play 
with my latest fabric collection 



In just two weeks the
 sew along to make my
 Sweetie Pie Quilt
will begin right here on my blog:)

I've already posted  
about all of the supplies needed...
to go back to that post 
if you are just joining us:)



Today is all about cutting the fabric
 from your kit so that you can
 "Bee Prepared"
You will need to download my free 
Sweetie Pie Quilt pattern first. ...
 because it has all of the cutting information!
In this post ...

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November 28, 2016
Cozy Christmas Sew Along - Sew simple Shape Dresden Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


I LOVE sewing Christmas decorations...
and I LOVE dresdens.
So...
I've been making these little cuties...
do you want to make some too?



YaY!

Grab your Cozy Christmas fabric...


And your B-14 


My 2 1/2" x 4 1/2"
rectangles leftover from making the 
Cozy Christmas quilt for this sew along 
work perfectly for one dresden.
Place the triangle upside down
 and even with the top edge...
 trace down both sides...



Like this.


Cut on your traced line.


Six of these make one cute little dresden.


To sew the point on top
 of each dresden ...

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November 21, 2016
Cozy Christmas Sew Along - Cozy Bunting Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Good morning and welcome to
 another tutorial during my 
Cozy Christmas Sew Along!

Today I'm showing you how I made my 
#CozyBunting


Once again...
I used the B-14 from my 
for this weeks tutorial.

It's the perfect size for a cute bunting!
You will need two - 4" squares
 of the same print for each bunting piece.

I cut 38 sets... 
for a total of 
38 bunting triangles.


Or you can use two sets of 
Cozy Christmas 5" Stackers:)

I used these plus some of the prints 
in the Cozy Christmas fat eight panels ...

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Cozy Christmas Sew Along - Cute Little Trees Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Good morning cute people...
I'm excited to share a new
 Cozy Christmas tutorial for you:)
Look at these Cute little Trees!



I know we have finished our quilt...
 but I'm having fun making my home
 "Cozy for Christmas" 
and I thought I'd share with you 
some of the things that I'm making.


Today I'm showing you how I made these fun and easy 
Cute Little Trees:)



First I decided to use a mix of these 
Cozy Christmas prints for the tree block backgrounds.
I cut them 5 1/2" square.

I cut 16 of them ...

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November 14, 2016
Sew Cherry 2! ...and Announcing the Sweetie Pie Sew Along!! from Bee In My Bonnet


I'm super excited to
 announce my next sew along!
I know we are still making 
fun things for my 
Cozy Christmas Sew Along
(I'll have a new tutorial up tomorrow)
but I've been getting a ton of emails
 asking me what's next...
 so I thought I would 
give y'all a heads up
 about what we are making 
and the supplies needed:)


This is my 
Sweetie Pie Quilt
and it's what we will be making!

I'm so excited about it...
it's going to be the
 perfect spring/summer quilt:)

to download ...

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November 7, 2016
Cozy Christmas Sew Along - Week 13 - The Big Finish!! from Bee In My Bonnet




Today is the big finish
 after finishing our 




I took a lot of close up photos of my quilt  just in case you needed any ideas for quilting.



My super sweet and talented friend 
Juli Stubbs quilted my 
Cozy Christmas Quilt
 for me and I love how it turned out!!

Here is a closer look at some of the blocks...



Stocking...



Snowman...



Wreath...

***NOTE***
Juli said it was completely fine 
to leave all of the buttons on
 and she would quilt around them...
but you will need to check with your
 quilter to see if thats okay ...

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