Asian Inspired Christmas Table Runner

In the stash of Asian fabrics I got from a friend's sale was this lovely red on cream print.  The print reminded me of the Christmas balls that you might have on a Christmas tree.  I got the idea then of doing an Asian inspired Christmas table, but it took quite a while to settle …

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Just To Let You Know…

I know, I don't usually post on Tuesdays, but I wanted to let you know two things.  First, that Bernie at Needle and Foot is having a fun giveaway on her blog this week.  Remember when I did a blogger bundle for her last August?  The Colors of August placemats, plus the Improv Table Topper …

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A Quilt of Valor Story

Working on Quilts of Valor is so rewarding.  The red, white and blue patterns are as varied as the quilters who make them.  A few months ago, I made one as part of a Fat Quarter Shop Classic and Vintage event, a double nine patch. I sent it off to the local QOV chapter and …

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Carolina Hurricane Quilt Project Update

The support for this quilt drive continues, and it seems to be building.  Even if you do not sew or quilt, there is a way for you to contribute, and I'll get to that in a minute.  Just to define the scope of our efforts, the latest reports are that over 4500 homes have been …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Finishing the Quilt

Finishing the quilt along today for Autumn Jubilee, I'll show you my quilting and finishing.  I don't know if you go back to read comments on previous posts, but I added one myself with another idea for arranging the blocks.  After I had mine on the quilt frame, I thought about doing them in rows …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Assembly

Assembly of the quilt begins today, and I will give you several ideas to choose from to make your Autumn Jubilee 2018 quilt uniquely yours.  Just so you know, Autumn Jubilee patterns remain free on the blog forever, so you can come back and pick up these steps anytime.  You can also use the category …

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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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