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September 15, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 36 from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 36


The backing is pieced for my Bats & Boos Quilt 

and I am getting ready to quilt.

I used up a Halloween panel, some of the extra fabric from my quilt and other fabrics from my stash. 

I posted the tutorial for my Witch Hat Block HERE.

Life in the Scrapatch has been busy, but I am finding some time each day to sew and to enjoy the wonderful projects in the making by all my quilty friends. 

Please join us by adding your link

 and visiting all who share their creativity.

Happy Stitching ...

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September 8, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 35 ~ More Bats & Boos from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 35


Here is my 

Bats & Boos QAL Quilt

quilt top! 

I have not been on the computer much, but I have been sewing.

I am sewing the pieced backing for this quilt 

and hope to soon have it on my longarm.

I posted my Witch Hat Block here last Thursday

and promised a tutorial.  

I am still promising to have it up soon.

I really liked how this block capped off my pumpkin blocks and extended the purple print from the bat blocks into the border.

My quilt top now measures 65" square which ...

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September 1, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week # 34 ~ Boo! from Life in the Scrapatch


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 34

Thank You to all who are linking up and sharing with our growing community of quilters! 


I have been sewing when I have the time to spend in my happy place.

I have been mostly working on my 


As I have a lot of Halloween quilts, I am making this quilt for my daughter, 

who wants to use it as a throw quilt on her sofa.

I love the pattern but it is wall quilt size, so we decided to make it larger.

I am adding a wide border ...

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August 25, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 33 from Life in the Scrapatch


 Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 33


I have not been sewing much the last few days.

There have been other happenings that have kept me away from my sewing machine and my computer.

Hope to be back here more regularly again and to have something to show you soon.

Thanks for all who visit and comment and share.


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August 18, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 32 from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 32


I have been working on my 

Bats & Boos Mystery QAL

This is the first on the four pumpkin blocks.

I have played with the fabrics and made a few personal design changes.


The biggest change was the stems

These are the pieces I cut to make a more traditional stem instead of the hour glass units in the original cutting instructions.


Free Pumpkin Block Instructions ~ Click Here


I am happy with the result. 

I think the fabric choices work well with the purple 

Bat Blocks ~ Step 1

I hope to have Step 3 ...

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August 11, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 31 from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show  ~ Week 31

I am working on my 30 Days of Improv Blocks QAL .

Here is my Block 2 for Stripes Week.

The prompt suggested working with skinny and wider strips as a design element.

I am happy with this block and think it will work well with my last week blocks.

I was thinking "filmstrip" when I was playing with the narrow black and white print strips.  Adding the strip border made with my shorter strip pieces adds a nice improv touch, I think.

Playing with these strips has been a fun diversion from all ...

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August 4, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 30 ~ All Is Well In My Garden from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 30

I have been busy in my sewing corner this week. 

Here is one of my favorite blocks:


This is my Bouquet block for the 

Summer in the Garden Quilt Along


The Free Bouquet Block Pattern may be found here. 

There is also another bonus pattern this week:



The Rose Garden Block Pattern may be found here.

I have not sewn this block yet.

I may or may not, as I need to layout my blocks

 and see if I have enough for the quilt I want to make. 

It is a pretty block ...

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July 28, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 29 ~ Dwell in Possibility from Life in the Scrapatch



Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 29


I have been sewing everyday. 

 I have been picking and choosing from a stack of ongoing projects. 

Above are two new blocks for my 

Kinship Fusion Sampler Quilt

As I am on the second half of the 100 blocks, I am feeling very hopeful that I will accomplish my goal of completing all the blocks.

I introduced a new fabric in these blocks.

One is the green background, as I am starting to use up the original scraps and such that I have incorporated into these blocks.

The other is the black print ...

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July 21, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week #28 from Life in the Scrapatch



Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 28

Welcome to my Summer Garden, too! 

On Monday, there were two new blocks for the 

Summer in the Garden Quilt Along

The main block was this cute Honeybee Block Posted Here


There was also a Bonus Block 

Garden Gate Block ~ Free Pattern Here

Although I like this block, it does not say "garden gate " to me.


So I devised this improv block as a stylized version ...


... of my real garden gate, pictured here with my pink roses just starting to bloom.

Looking at it, I may add green cut-offs to the upper two ...

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July 14, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week # 27 ~ Sampler Spree from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 27

I have been sewing daily again on old projects and new ones.

It is good to be stitching in my happy place.



This little 6 inch Friendship Star is my most recent block
 and it is the start of a new big quilt. 

In April is saw this Let's Make a Sampler Announcement

When I saw this promo for this year's Moda Blockheads quilt, I was, at first, taken back by the fact you had to buy a book upfront, as the three previous quilts were free, one block, one week ...

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July 7, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 26 from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 26

This week I have been busy in my happy place 

and I am feeling more sewing accomplished.


I love this


Bee Skep Block from Moda Bake Shop

which was a bonus block this week. 

I could not resist fussy cutting one of the big beautiful bees 

from a fat quarter of 


Painted Meadow by Robin Pickens

I have a fat quarter bundle of this but have never cut into it before.

It is sitting on an open shelf in my sewing area waiting for the "right" project.

Looking at this fabric makes me ...

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June 30, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 25 from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 25

It has been very hot here and keeping the gardens (and ourselves) hydrated has been a daylong task.  

I have had to water some post and baskets twice a day.

Mr. Scrapatch, who has returned to work and is continuing physical therapy, 

 has been helpful with this. 


I have been sewing and reading and sitting in the shade.

Here is my 


Stargazer Lily Block for the Summer in the Garden QAL

Click on the link above for the free block pattern.


I like this block next to the Dragonfly block and think I ...

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June 23, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 24 from Life in the Scrapatch


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Shoe ~ Week 24!

Thank you for all who sent healing wishes 
and who brightened my week by linking up last week.

Mr. Scrapatch has been going to physical therapy and has an appointment with his orthopedic doctor today and is hoping to be returning to work soon.

Right now he is outside in the yard doing a little gardening and I will be joining him in a few minutes when I finish this post.


On Monday, just as I was turning the page on my desk calendar,


the email for this free

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June 9, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 22 ~ Simple Stitching from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 22


My bumblebee embroidery is done! 

This was started two years ago Here.

This pattern is # 8 in the 

I love all the designs in this pattern booklet.



I have added a narrow white border to this block,

which was made with scrap 30s Repro prints.


I am currently working on using up more of my 30s scrap strips 

with this new scrappy project.


I am enjoying my slow stitching and sewing and sitting in my garden.


What are you working on this ...

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June 2, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 21 ~ No Show from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show Week 21

I am a no-show.

I have not been sewing.

(Or maybe I cannot show what I have been sewing right now.)

Sew I have nothing to show.

I have been gardening, reorganizing and spending time with family.

I hope to be sewing again soon.

I shall enjoy all the beautiful eye candy in the links.

Please share what you have been sewing and stitching.

Have a Happy Stitching Week! 


You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

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May 26, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 20 from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 20

I have been outside working in the yard lately

 and need to go out and water when I finish this post.

It is 90 degress F here and we have no rain in many days. I will sit and stitch or read as a move the hose from rose to rose and garden to garden.  

It will take two hours or more. 

My sewing machine has been idle.

Yesterday, I started a Tuesday To-Do List 

to help get my sewing projects done.


Goal #2 was to find fabric and decide on my project ...

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May 21, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 19 from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 19


On my cutting table today is this blue stripe outdoor fabric 

to make new covers for my swing cushions.

I bought this fabric

Blue Stripe Outdoor Fabric from Fabric.com 

while is was recently on sale.

Yesterday my day was taken up by an emergency trip to vet for Katniss.

Kitty is home and healing. She is sporting a new lion cut and a few stitches ... and a neck cone to keep her from pulling on her stitches ... which were needed when she got a laceration on her skin after pulling out a matted knot ...

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May 12, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 18 from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew and Show ~ Week 18

I have been working on my project for the upcoming

Born to Be Wild Blog Hop

This morning I put in the final stitches. 

This is a sneak peek.

I will be posting this project next Tuesday.


I posted this fat quarter two weeks ago, Here.

I found the perfect idea, I think. 

I am really happy with this one and am looking forward to sharing it.


Please share what you have been working on this week.


Thanks to all who join in my linky party fun! 


You are invited to the ...

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May 5, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 17 from Life in the Scrapatch



Welcome to Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 17

Thanks to all who joined in the fun last week.

Life has been happening here in the Scrapatch.

I have been away from my computer.

I hope to be back to regular blogging soon.




I have not been stitching and sewing much
although I have put a few more stitches in an embroidery project 
that I started two years ago ...





My pretty kitties have been a wonderful comfort.

Here is Nutmeg helping me sit and stitch this damp spring morning.


Thank you to all who follow and visit ...

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April 28, 2021
Stitch Sew & Show ~ Week 16 ~ More Fabric Fun! from Life in the Scrapatch

 


Welcome to Stitch Sew and Show ~ Week 16

I have been working on the hexagons and diamonds for 

My Kingfisher Quilt

when I have not been outside gardening and inside spring cleaning.


I found this fabric when I was cleaning.

This fabric line is Cottage Joy by Windham Fabrics

It is a 2018 line bShannon Christine

I have bits and pieces of this collection and maybe enough of this large print yardage for the backing on my quilt.  I am now wishing I had bought more whe I saw it as I am really loving the colors and ...

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