Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Block B

The Autumn Jubilee quilt along continues today with the second block to mix with the pumpkins.  Did you get some pumpkins made?  You'll see more of my quilt retreat photos as I constructed most of these blocks there.  Staying ahead of the quilt along was a challenge this year, LOL!!  Quilt retreat came at just …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Block A

Today is the beginning of a four week quilt along for Autumn Jubilee!!  This will be a two block quilt, so you can do just a few blocks for a table topper, or a lot of blocks for a quilt.  I've been sewing like mad lately, and got a really good head start on the …

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Decorating for Autumn with Quilts

I adore Autumn, as most of you already know, LOL!  So it isn't a leap to think that our home is covered in Autumn glory in the form of quilts when the season arrives.  While it is still warmer outside than I like, inside it looks like fall and I can imagine the crisp days …

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Carolina Hurricane Quilts

I have been working diligently on a plan for making a few quilts for the Carolina  Hurricane victims of Florence's flooding disaster, and I hope that you will help again.  I thought we could use the same block that we did for the California Fire quilts as it is easy and so versatile.  We made …

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Fun at the NC Mountain State Fair

We went to the fair multiple times this year.  Between the days to take in competition entries, pick up days, cooking contests, volunteering in the log cabin Heritage Center in the quilting booth, and a day just to see the sights, it has been non-stop for the past two weeks.  We don't ride the rides …

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Hungry Animals D9P Quilt

Remember the Hungry Animals Alphabet fabric?  I still had just a little bit left from a gift sent to me by a reader.  I wanted to do a  lullaby quilt for entry in the fair, so it seemed the right time to use up the last of it.  I picked bright colors from the print …

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Finishing Orizuru – the Cranes Wall Hanging

Orizuru was finished on time, and is currently hanging at the Mountain Regional State Fair, in the Quilts Division category Wall Hangings.  But, finishing it gave me a few more headaches before it was done.  Since the blue markers were working well, I continued with them and marked a few feathers on the outer border.  …

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Teacups Quilt Along – Block 2

Continuing the Teacups Quilt Along, this month we'll do a block from the Cups and Saucers book.  Actually, we will do three.  If you have this version - Cups and Saucers first edition - the patterns are the same.   So, make three copies of the teacup pattern on page 55 of the first edition, or …

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Let’s Talk About Marking Quilts

When I posted on Sunday about marking the Orizuru quilt with gel pens, there were several comments related to their use.  I didn't go into detail on the pens at the time, and I should have.  I was going to just talk about the gel pen on the next Orizuru post, but instead, let's talk …

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Quilter’s Meet and Greet

Today I am participating in an event called Quilter's Meet and Greet - a blog hop of quilting bloggers, some new, some established.  Welcome to From My Carolina Home!  I am a longarm quilter, pattern designer and speaker for quilting enthusiasts, and I've been blogging for over 4 years. I do lots of free patterns …

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