Scrappy Cross Baby Quilt and 5 FQ Challenge

I am not one to shy away from Instagram challenges, and so the concept of a 5 fat quarter challenge excited me to whip up a baby quilt for a dear neighbor's first child. I narrowed the choices down to 2 bundles of 5 with similar tones.  The first is a simple set of blues … Continue reading Scrappy Cross Baby Quilt and 5 FQ Challenge

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block 9, Reindeer Games {2017-10-26}

The blocks in the I Wish You a Merry QAL continue to shine!  The hosts of the QAL have created such a delightful range and depth of blocks so far, making this a one of a kind fun QAL just ahead of the holidays.   The current block, Reindeer Games was designed by Bobbi Bridgeman at Snowy … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block 9, Reindeer Games {2017-10-26}

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block 8, With Love at Christmas (Christmas Presents)

Alice, or "Sola" at Alice Samuels Quilt Co. created the 8th block for the I Wish You a Merry Quilt-Along and while the block was a challenge, I was so excited and rewarded when it was finished.  Her tutorial can be found at With Love at Christmas / Christmas Presents. I knew exactly what I wanted … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block 8, With Love at Christmas (Christmas Presents)

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block 7, Poinsettia

Sandy Maxfield of Sandy Star Designs created this Poinsettia for the I Wish You a Merry Quilt-Along which was her second design for this QAL and it also was as fun as the first   (I Wish You a Merry QAL Block 6, Angel Block). I mentioned with the last block in this QAL that … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block 7, Poinsettia

Halloween Placemats – No Scrap Left Behind 2017-10-11

Remember that Halloween Jelly Roll Quilt I posted about last month?  I had a bee in my bonnet to use up the scraps up sooner rather than later and really didn't want to chop them up into random squares for my library of scraps.  I had 3 weeks left to Halloween so I set off to … Continue reading Halloween Placemats – No Scrap Left Behind 2017-10-11

I Wish You a Merry QAL Block 6, Angel Block

Sandy Healy of Sandra Healy Designs created this block for the I Wish You a Merry Quilt-Along and let me say, it was super fun to make.  Her tutorial can be found at Angel block. Picking fabrics continues to be fun and challenging.  I want each of the blocks to be "just right".  I loved … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry QAL Block 6, Angel Block