Beginning the Christmas Panel

Did you change your decor this weekend? I did some decorating, a bit of cleaning, and got rolling on some sewing for the holidays. I have this Christmas panel pretty much done as I've been working on it over the past month. I'll break it into a couple of posts to show you what I …

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Christmas Tree and Bell Table Topper

Sometimes I do designs for MadamSew, and this little table topper is one of those with two new block designs.  The Tree and Bell blocks are 10 inches square, and are set in the round.   For here, I'd like to show you how I quilted it. The patterns for the two blocks are on the …

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Autumn Jubilee Table Topper

Today's table topper is the largest of the Autumn Jubilee projects.  It is designed with some sashing and cornerstones to separate the blocks a bit, adding another level of interest to the finished piece.  Our sponsor for today's post is Backside Fabrics, a fabulous North Carolina online store with wonderful wide backings of nice quality …

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Quick Squares Table Topper

I need a very quick table topper for my recent luncheon, and I didn't want to bother with any half square triangles.  It needed to be much faster to put together.  I found a nice block using all squares called Arrowhead Puzzle on Quilter's Cache, and thought four together would be perfect.  I used purple …

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Valentine Projects

I have been so involved with the mystery quilt, finishing some charity quilts, and a quilted art project I'll be sharing soon, that I haven't done anything new for Valentine's Day this year.  I did bring out the wall hangings and decorations, and I'll give you some links to where these were done last year …

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Quickie Christmas Projects

Holiday decorating is so much fun!  I needed some extra pieces to add to the Quilt Along runner.  I wanted to do another runner for the little bookcase table in the kitchen, along with something for the kitchen counter. I have this adorable kitchen inspired print in Christmas colors, and I wanted to use more …

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Christmas Quilt Along Finishes

Are you quilting along with us for a quick Christmas project? I finished my Christmas Quilt Along table runner this past weekend. Here it is displayed on my kitchen pie safe with a cute ceramic reindeer. I change out the books on top to all Christmas cookbooks. Lynn used really fun fabrics, look at those …

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Christmas Table Topper Step 4

Happy Thanksgiving, hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and has some fun sewing time planned for this weekend.  Are you ready to sew?  I realized that last week I really didn't show you my progress, so I went back and edited that post to show you more.  If you are still in element assembly, click …

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Christmas Table Topper Step 3

Here we go! Since we decided to do the project as a Quilt Along, I am going to go a bit faster give you both units today.  We'll assemble the blocks next week, so you will have the long weekend to quilt it and bind it, ready to go for December season decorating. First unit …

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