Square Dance – The Reveal!!

Finally, the day you have been waiting for!! It is the big reveal of the Square Dance Mystery Quilt.  I can't wait to see everyone's final quilt!  But without further ado, lets get to it.  As a reminder, please do not pin this or any mystery clue to Pinterest. As a refresher, remember that the …

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Mid Year Check in on Goals

It is coming up on the  halfway point for the year, so it is time to check in with the goals for the year and see how it is going.  Actually, pretty well!!  The goals post is HERE.  Since I am still working on the secret quilting projects, I can't show those just yet.  But, …

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Square Dance Promenade

This month we Promenade!!  Just this step to do, and next month will be the final assembly and big reveal.  I hope you are having fun! This month, you'll be joining your Allemande Left units to your scrappy Come Down the Middle units.  Lay your stacks like this so you get them all oriented correctly.  …

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Chocolate Covered Cherries Quilt

I have a new quilt pattern that I have been working on for quite some time. For months, I have wanted to make a brown and pink quilt and call it Chocolate Covered Cherries. I messed around with designs in EQ8 and wasn't happy with the results, but there was a retreat coming up last …

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Square Dance Begins! A Scrap Dance Mystery Quilt Along

Today, the Square Dance Mystery Quilt Along begins!!  We are going to Bow to Your Partner, Bow to your Corner, Come Down the Middle, Allemande Left, and maybe even Do-Si-Do during the next six months.  It is amazing how these patterns seem to name themselves, it just becomes so clear as I am figuring out …

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Are you ready to Square Dance?!!

The next Scrap Dance Mystery Quilt Along is coming!  We will be Square Dancing this year!  Save the third Friday of each month for the steps.  This is going to be a bit different, and I'll give you one hint now - there will not be any half-square triangles, LOL!!! Nope, not one. I have …

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Christmas Quilt Along Nine Patch Star

Our second week will see the construction of the block and beginning the quilting. So, here is where we left off.  If you missed last weeks beginning with the cutting instructions and the first unit construction, click HERE. Start by sewing the HSTs units together. Press the seams open on these units to reduce bulk. …

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Christmas Cards for the Shelter

Stamping Christmas cards and sending them to family and friends is fun, but this year I had another idea in mind.  There is no doubt that I now have more stamping stuff than one person should have, especially with a huge stamping score at an estate sale for paper, and then a wonderful gift from …

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Quick Christmas Quilt Along – Nine Patch Star

Ready to use up some Christmas scraps?  Today we'll start a very fast quilt along with a new block.  This idea came to me about a month ago, and I have done extensive internet searches to see if it has already been published.  I cannot find this exact thing anywhere, and I can hardly believe …

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Stars on Autumn Lane – Star Block

Are you caught up with your cutting and making half-square triangles?  I hope so, but if not, just continue to make progress and keep the pdfs for future reference to complete the quilt.  Today we'll make the star block for Stars on Autumn Lane. It is really easy, just follow the diagram contained in the …

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