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

Update! - If you are finding this post in January 2019, please click on 2019 Carolina Hurricane Quilt Project for the latest information on the 2019 Project. 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 …

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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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