Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Week 4

Our final row will be sewn this week, and it is a favorite block from years past.  Ready for the next one?  I hope you have some orange fabrics in your stash for #AutumnJubilee2020! Yes, you probably guessed it.  It just isn't Autumn Jubilee without pumpkins!  Mine are orange, but gold would work too, plus …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Week 3

Are you caught up and ready for the next row?  This week for #AutumnJubilee2020 we do some leaves.  Note that the leaves are not the same size as either of the other rows.  I have deliberately made some variations in size for added interest in the rows. The leaves row has five blocks with two …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Week 2

It's week 2 of our Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along (#AutumnJubilee2020), and the second row of the row quilt will surprise you!  For those who were on my Facebook live event earlier in September, you got a hint of a fabric to have in your stash for the quilt along.  This is the week we will …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Week 1

Today we begin the quilt along for our Autumn Jubilee Quilt for 2020!! (#AutumnJubilee2020)  I really like this design, and I hope you do too.  This year, it will be a mystery, but each week will have a reveal.  How can I do that, you ask?  Read on!! This year, the Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along …

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Autumn Quilts for Decorating

I've been doing autumn theme quilts since my early days of quilting.  The second quilt I ever did was a huge, oversized king with tossed leaves on a beige background.  One of the three borders has uneven numbers of flying geese on each side.  It was only the second quilt I had entered into competition …

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Oregon Wildfire Quilts 2020

If you've been reading my blog for any length of time, you know that charity work is a big part of our FMCH community.  Several years ago, we organized making blocks and quilts to send to California for their fire victims.  Then, starting in September of 2018, we spent an entire year making quilts and …

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Scrap Dance Twist and Facebook Live

First, I need to apologize to those of you who were on the Facebook live video yesterday.  I didn't have my screen set properly so the comments were not scrolling.  So it looked like no one had anything to say, and as a result I ended the video too soon.  When I realized my mistake, …

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Embroidered Quilt of Valor

This Quilt of Valor was brought to me for quilting, and it is a wonderful study in design.  Often, our local chapter of Quilts of Valor receives boxes of fabric scraps and orphan blocks.  The supplies moved from one storage space to another, and the group had just found a nice space for monthly quilting …

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Quilting the Sunset Dahlia for Bullington Gardens

The second Dahlia panel is finished, and the colors on this one are so vibrant!  The colorway is called Sunset.  I didn't have any threads to match the intense colors on this panel, so I went to Beginnings and purchased four Floriani embroidery threads in precisely matched colors. It was easy to find a good …

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Jolly Bar Row Along Finishing the Quilt

Now that the top is done, assembly went quickly.  Sashing strips were put between the top leaves and between the rows.  I assembled the top three rows first. I put the sashing strips between the leaf blocks and the next row's arrows and butterflies.  Then, without really paying attention, I sewed the rows together with …

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