Stashbusters Check In

Back to Stashbusters, I hope you have some Autumn Jubilee finishes to add to your totals! Time to tally up the last two months of fabric in and out, and see where we stand. If you need to remember where you left off, see the Stashbusters September post comments. I have the two finishes for …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along Finish

Finishing the quilt along today, I loaded the top on the longarm for quilting. I used a pumpkin patch pantograph called Meandering Pumpkins that is perfect for fall inspired quilting. It is designed by Patricia Ritter for Urban Elementz. The cute pumpkin is surrounded by leaves and vines. The quilting is done with a medium …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Assembly and Borders

This week we finish the top for the Quilt Along. Last time I showed you several options for arrangements, and this week, I'll show you how I did mine. First, I lay out the squares and decided on the arrangement. Once I had this done, I looked carefully at the placement of the fabrics to …

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Autumn Jubilee Embroidery Sew Along

The Sew Along continues today with the addition of borders to our little project. This will use up more of our scraps, and give you an idea for a larger project as well. I have no end to Autumn inspired fabric scraps, LOL!! It is just a matter of choosing a bunch, then cutting 2-1/2-inch …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along – Week 2

The big reveal is today, are you excited? We will put the squares and half-square triangles into blocks, and then I'll give you several ways to put it together. The elements you have cut and sewn will make 16 blocks, here is the block. It is a classic, traditional block called Road to Oklahoma. I …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along Begins!

I think the quilt-along part of Autumn Jubilee is the part quilting readers look forward to the most. Seeing another fun pattern in Autumn colors puts us in the mood for the holidays to come, celebrating the fall season with Thanksgiving on the way. This year, I am doing a traditional block in Autumn colors, …

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Books for Autumn Jubilee

Reading fiction, and playing with project books is fun when the weather turns chilly. Cooler days mean wearing cozy sweaters, bowls of hot soup, a crackling fire, and a good book. I like reading fiction books set in the fall season at this time. It is also a good time to look at project books …

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Finishing Up and Getting Ready

Finishing up the Quilt of Valor this week was easy, as my machine behaved itself. Amazingly, I ran out of bobbin thread at the end of a pass each time, so no tying off in the middle of the quilt. That doesn't happen often! I used white Glide thread on top, and white Bottom Line …

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