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October 15, 2018
Autumn Love Sew Along - Week Nine - House Block - Part One!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello again Autumn Lovers 
and welcome to week nine 
of our sew along!!
We are nearing the end...


Today we are starting on the
 center of the quilt...


The house block!
We are splitting this block up 
into two weeks and this is the
 portion that we will do this week:)
Let's get started!


Autumn Love 
Sew Simple Shapes 
that you will need 
for this week:
5 - F14
2 - F15
1 - F22
1 - F28
Cutting for 2 house pieces 
(gunny sack print)
and all of the background pieces 
(nutmeg gingham)
 are of course...
in the sew along guide.

From ...

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October 12, 2018
Autumn Love - Turkey Pillow and Plaid Block Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Hi there:)
If you are doing the 
with me and are wondering 
what the F30 
Sew Simple Shape is for...
this tutorial is for you!


I included it in the 
set so that you could make a 
fun Turkey Block..or two!


I made a pillow with 
one of the Turkeys...
I'll show you how I made two projects.


I used two different backgrounds 
and cut them each 12" x 12" square.
The Autumn Love 
Sew Simple Shapes 
that I used for 
ONE TURKEY BLOCK:
1 - F30 - Turkey
6 or ...

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October 8, 2018
Autumn Love Sew Along - Week Eight - Sunflower and Maple Leaf Blocks!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello again Autumn Lovers!
It's week eight:)
If you are just joining us...
for all sew along info:)



We are working on the 
right side of our quilt today:)



Grab your Sew Simple Shapes...



And your Autumn Love fabric...


and let's make the Sunflower Block!



Here are the Autumn Love prints
 used for this block:)



Autumn Love 
Sew Simple Shapes 
that you will need are:
5 - F1
1 - F2
4 - F8
4 - F23
Subcut the 1/4" green pumpkin print into:
 4 -1 1/2" strips
Cut 4 - 2" long strips from the 
1/4" bias ...

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October 1, 2018
Autumn Love Sew Along - Week Seven - Milk Can Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hi there and welcome to week seven:)
If you are just joining us now...
for all of the information
 on this fun sew along:)


Today we are starting on the 
right side of the quilt...
YaY!


I'm having sew much fun 
playing with Autumn Love 
and I hope that you are too:)


Let's make the Milk Can Block today!


These are the Autumn Love prints 
used in this week's block.


Autumn Love 
Sew Simple Shapes needed:
4 - F4
2 - F9
1 - F15
3 - F16
3 - F20
1 - F34
Cut your background block 12" x 22 ...

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September 25, 2018
Autumn Love Sew Along - Week Six - Oak Leaf and Fall Flowers Blocks!! from Bee In My Bonnet

Welcome to Week 6 cute people:)
If you are just joining us...
for all the info:)



We are doing two applique blocks today...
and working on the left side of the quilt.


Let's start with this cute little 
 Oak Leaf Block:)

*NOTE*
Originally I wanted to put the
 bias strip on top of the leaves 
like in my virtual mock up of the quilt.
When the fabric was produced 
I didn't think there was enough contrast
 so I put the vines underneath.
You can put yours on top if you like!!



These are the Autumn Love ...

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September 17, 2018
Autumn Love Sew Along - Week Five - Scarecrow Block!! from Bee In My Bonnet

Well hello again Autumn Lovers!
It's already week five of our sew along:)


I hope you all have been having fun making a few
Harvest and 4" Stars from last weeks tutorials:)

Todays tutorial is another applique block!


Grab your 
Autumn Love 
Sew Simple Shapes...


And your Autumn Love fabric...


And let's get started on this little guy!


Here are the Sew Simple Shapes 
that you will need for 
the Scarecrow Block:
1 - F2
6 - F17
1 - F27
1 - F31
1 - F32
You will also need to trace the 
Ruler Work pieces for this block 
directly onto the ...

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September 5, 2018
Autumn Love Sew Along - Week Three!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Welcome to Week Three!
If you are just joining us...
for info on this sew along:)


We are working our way 
across section one of the
Autumn Love Quilt


Todays block tutorial is for the 
Bucket Block


And here are the 
Autumn Love prints 
that we are using today:)


You should have all of 
the fabric cut and these 
Sew Simple Shapes cut and traced:
2 - F-1
3 - F-5
2 - F-6
1 - F15
1 - F-18
3 - F-22
1 - F-33


Because this is week three..
y'all are now experts in the 
cutting-tracing-sewing-turning-shaping-pressing process! 
Also...
Just like I showed ...

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September 3, 2018
Autumn Love Sew Along - Week Two - Wagon Block Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet

Hi there cute people:)
Today we are going to make
 another block because its week two!
If you are just joining us...
for more info on this sew along!


Today's block is in the top row middle...


WAGON BLOCK


Here are all of the 
Autumn Love prints that we are
 using in the Wagon Block:)


Grab your precut block and your traced pieces...and let's begin!
All Sew Simple Shapes for this block are:
4 - F-1
2 - F-2
3 - F-5
2 - F-6
1 - F-14
1 - F-18
3 - F-21
1/4" wide green cut on the bias- ...

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August 20, 2018
Autumn Love Sew Along - Week One!! from Bee In My Bonnet

Welcome to week one of the 


I'm super excited to make my 
Autumn Love Quilt with you...


and to play 
with my Autumn Love fabric!


Today's block tutorial is the
 Crow and Pumpkin Block


This print from the fabric kit 
is what we will be using 
for the background for this block
 (as well as all of 
the other applique blocks)


And here are all of the prints 
used for the shapes in this block.
Of course ALL of the cutting for
 each one is in the 
Sew Along Guide
if you ...

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August 17, 2018
Sew Simple Shapes Series - The Big Finish!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Okay you guys...
I got my quilt back from the quilters.
YaY!!

The quilt finishes at
 74" x 88"
I'm so happy with how it
 turned out and 
I know I'm going to
 LOVE this quilt forever:)



I sewed my 20 blocks together in 
5 rows of four blocks across.
I cut 49 - 2 1/2" x 12 1/2"
 sashing strips for in-between the blocks.



I cut them out of all of my
 Bee Backgrounds Collection
 that I used in the blocks.


Before sewing the blocks together ...
I of course used my 
12 1/2" Trim-It Ruler ...

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August 13, 2018
Autumn Love Sew Along - Bee Prepared!!! from Bee In My Bonnet



Hello Autumn Lovers!!
Today is the "Bee Prepared" 
post before the 
sew along begins next Monday:)

Yippee!!

If you haven't done so yet...
to download your free copy of the
 Autumn Love Sew Along Guide.

I talked a little about it last week.
If you missed that post...
to read it:)


By now hopefully you have 
your fabric kit and are
 ready to start cutting!

I have found through experience 
that if you cut your kit 
right from the start 
it makes the sew along even more fun!

 Play your favorite tunes or
 watch your ...

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July 30, 2018
Sew Simple Shapes Series - Week Eight - Blocks 18 - 19 and 20!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Okay cute people...
here are the last 3 blocks 
for this fun quilt!
These are the blocks that started it all:)


I made them with my new 
Now that they are here and available...
 and you are pro's by making
 the first 17 blocks...
Here are the shapes you need to
 trace and sew for Block 18:
4 - F-1
1 - F-3
8 - F-5
4 - F-19
1 - F-24
4 - F27
Cut 4 - 2 1/4" long 1/4" wide
 stems from your spool.
Sew your pinwheel background square:)
***You will need to clip the cleavage ...

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July 23, 2018
Sew Simple Shapes Series - Week Seven - Blocks 16 and 17 Tutorials! from Bee In My Bonnet


Here we are at week seven in the 
Sew Simple Shapes Series
Click on the previous weeks
 if you are just joining in:


This week we will be 
making 2 blocks using the


For Block 16 you will need to 
trace and sew the following shapes:
4 - E-10
5 - E-11
4 - E-12
4 - E-16
Cut 4 - 3" long and 4 - 4 1/2" long 
1/4" wide stems from your spool.
Make your pinwheel background square.


The 4 ...

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July 20, 2018
Sew Simple Shapes Series - Week 6 1/2 - Blocks 13, 14 and 15 Tutorials! from Bee In My Bonnet


Welcome to week 6 1/2 cute people!
Yes...I did say 6 1/2.
I thought we needed one
 in-between week 6 and 7...
 so here we are!

Above is Block 13 and the
 first one that we will be doing today:)



We will be making three blocks 
(13...14 and 15)
with my fourth set of 



Pieces that you will need to
 trace, cut and sew for Block 13 are:
 5 - D-2
1 - D-4
8 - D-20
4 - D-23
Cut 4 - 3 1/4" long 1/4" wide 
stems from your spool
 and sew ...

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July 16, 2018
Sew Simple Shapes Series - Week Six - Blocks 7 and 8 Tutorials!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Welcome to Week 6...
Here are the four blocks
 that we just finished...
YaY!

Click on these links if
 you are just joining in:


We used the 
and I made 2 more blocks using
 the same set for this weeks tutorials:)


Here are blocks 7 and 8.
I had to do them out of order
 but now here they are!!



Let's start with 
BLOCK SEVEN



Here are all of my pieces...
sewn and shaped:)
The templates from the set
 used for this block are ...

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July 9, 2018
Sew Simple Shapes Series - Week Five - Blocks 11 and 12 Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Hello cute people!
Thanks for tuning in for 
episode 5 of the 
Sew Simple Shapes Series
Please click on these links
 to the previous episodes 
if you are just starting
 this series now:)


We are still playing with the 
and we will be making the last
 of the four fruit blocks today:)


Trace and sew the 
following shapes from the set:
1 - C-1
4 - C-6
4 - C-8
4 - C-9
4 - C10
Cut 4 - 2" long 1/4" wide 
green strawberry stems
Sew your pinwheel background block


These ...

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July 2, 2018
Sew Simple Shapes Series - Week Four - Block Nine and Ten Tutorials! from Bee In My Bonnet


YaY!
It's time for episode four in the 
Sew Simple Shapes Series
If you are just joining us now
click on these links 
to the first three weeks


Okie Dokie...
Let's get started on Block Nine!

We are using the
 for the next 6  
blocks in this series:)



Trace and sew the following 
shapes from the set:
5 - C-1
4 - C-4
4 - C-7
4 - C-8
4 - C-12
Sew your pinwheel block 
for the background:)


For this block you will need to
 prepare brown 1/4" bias for ...

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June 25, 2018
Sew Simple Shapes Series - Week Three - Blocks Four, Five and Six Tutorials!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Good Morning!!
Are  you ready for 3 more blocks in the
Sew Simple Shapes Series?



This week we are moving
 onto my second set of 
Sew Simple Shapes... 



Remember this cute quilt that 
we made with the shapes?
Well...
today we are doing 3 new blocks
 using this set that 
DO NOT 
look anything like Christmas...
because I really want to 
show you just how truly 
versatile these shapes are. 

It was really fun to 
challenge myself to make 3 blocks
 from this set of 
mostly Christmas shapes.
I must say that I am 
super happy 
with how ...

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June 18, 2018
Sew Simple Shapes Series - Week Two - Block 2 and Block 3 Tutorial!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Good morning cute people!
Today I'm going to show you how to make this block in the

This is one of the first blocks that I designed with the BLOOM set ...
and because it's also a 12" block I thought it would be fun to add to the quilt.


Grab you BLOOM set and let's get started! 
You will need:
1 - A23
9 - A1
1 - A2
8 - A10
4 - A18
And cut 4 - 
3" prepared stems from your spool


Choose your fabrics and sew your shapes...


And your block background.
If you are ...

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April 10, 2018
Let's Bake Sew Along - The Big Finish!! from Bee In My Bonnet


Today is our super happy
 big finish day!!!





Isn't it amazing that we can
 take a pile of fabric...


Cut it up into pieces...


Add fun notions...






And end up with a beautiful quilt!
I don't know about you...
but when I look at each quilt
 that I've ever made...
 I remember making it and also 
everything else that was happening
in my life during that time:)

It makes me so happy that you 
have joined my 
 and added even more sweet memories
 for me...thank you so much!



Now that your ...

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