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In the heat of Summer……

“And Suddenly you know…. it’s time to start something NEW and trust the MAGIC of BEGINNINGS.” -Author unknown I am always taken aback by how much I sew in the Summertime. This year is no exception. I think that it is all the bits of time that I can find and all the prepping that […]

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The Splendid Sampler II

This week’s free Splendid Sampler block was designed by Helen Stubbings. It is a lovely block called “ClamShells” and it uses English paper piecing.  Helen has wonderful tutorials HERE for those of you who have never hand appliqued or have ever English Paper pieced  before. I found her tutorials very easy follow and understand. I […]

FREE Aurifil Designer Block Challenge 2018 – Block 6 and Block 2 Splendid Sampler II

Hello everyone! I am sharing with you today just a few of the blocks that I have been making. Some are from on going Sewing Alongs and others are just blocks I had to give a try. I This year seems to be the year of blocks, it is just about all I can do […]

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Scrappy Triangle Update…….

Here are my 36 blocks from the sew along that is being hosted by Sewn by Leila on her blog and IG.  I have placed these in no particular order and I am loving it. I have taken the approach of just pulling from my green scraps and not looking at what I have done […]

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The Splendid Sampler II……..

Did I tell you, I love Sew Alongs! Here is another one……The Splendid Sampler II hosted by Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson started June 14, 2018. They will release a free block pattern each week for the duration of the sew along. You can order the book here.  I missed the first Splendid Sampler sew along, […]

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Week 11 Of the Community Sampler

This is just a quick update on my blocks for the Community Sampler. I can’t believe how close we are to finishing this Sew Along. I have had so much fun coloring my blocks in and having something to look forward to each week. This Sew Along is being hosted by Sharon and Maureen. It […]

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Week Six of the Community Sampler

This is just a quick update on my blocks for the Community Sampler. This Sew Along is being hosted by Sharon and Maureen , to participate in this amazing fun community and download the free PDF patterns you just need to click the links I have provided. It is never too late to jump in. […]

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Week Three of the Community Sampler

  Welcome to week three of the Community Sampler with Sharon and Maureen. I am always looking forward to the next block. 😊 Thinking about it I am sure that it is in part because of how wonderfully written these patterns are! But I am also looking forward to working with my Christmas fabrics that […]

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Year of Scrappy Triangles

My first 20 blocks of this fantastic sew along!! This is going to be so much fun to play with all the different layouts!! I will have to try harder not to use repeat fabrics. I have enough scraps of green that it shouldn’t be a issue. But that Owl is just so cute (with […]

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Community Sampler Sew Along

Next week on February 21st,  Maureen and Sharon will be releasing their first PDF download in the new #communitysampler. I am so excited! I had a lot of fun with their last #sewcialbeesampler……I have my finished flimsy here. This sew along is a free event and all you need to do is follow along on […]

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Star Garden Block

How many you of you have ever participated in a BOM (block of the month)? Usually through your local quilt store and sometimes even through the mail. I have chosen to join in the fun with my friend Lori and her local quilt store Quilts and Things . I loved the blocks she has shared […]

Building Friendships one Quilt Block at a time…..

It has been awhile since I have worked on my Hobo Quilt by Debra G. Henninger. Here are the first three blocks that I wanted to share with you. I am using  my older European Linen Plaid and some of my precious Australian Aboriginal fabrics. I decided to use the raw edge appliqué method with […]

Where has the time gone?

I cannot believe how quickly time has gotten away from me. I remember the snow taking forever to melt and Spring coming so late. Then BAM it was Summer and the never ending smoke. I know that I told more then one person “This must be how a ham feels in the smoke house!” It […]

My First Quilt Along…

I started and finished my first Instagram quilt along. Well, maybe this is my second start, the first being the Quilter’s Planner QAL at the beginning of January (which will end in December 2017). But definitely my first finish. 🙂 I was so looking forward to getting the book and joining in. I ordered the […]