Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Fabric Tuesday Come on over!

Happy Tuesday friends! If you follow us on Instagram you know that Heather and I have been reunited (at my house in VA) and have been working on my baby girl's room all week!! I'll share on here too in the next week or so.  Anyway, the party ended today :(  She had to go home and it's oh so sad.  BUT I still have my mommy!!  Hope you're all enjoying the end of your summer!

Here is some gorgeousness from this past week:


Ebb and Flow quilt pattern by Karin Jordan of Leigh Laurel Studios for Pellon Projects

Fabric Tuesday #199
Your Turn!
Link-up your FABRIC projects and finishes!


Monday, August 18, 2014

Jelly Roll Jam 2 Free Pattern!

 Another awesome free pattern from Fat Quarter Shop!!

It's called Jelly Roll Jam 2.  Needed is one Jelly Roll and it yields 2 baby quilts!!

Check out Fat Quarter Shop here for the pattern.  I've also embeded their YouTube video at the end of this post. 

Us bloggers were encouraged to "make it our own".
Thankfully I had my sister Heather and my mom in town not only to help me whip it together (so fast) but also gave me the brilliant ruffle idea!!

To add ruffles to a Jelly Roll Jam 2 Quilt

-cut one jelly roll strip in half
-fold wrong sides together
-gather along the top edge to 12.5"
-create 6 total
-add ruffle between blocks

My sweet Lucy holding the quilt down when the wind caught it :)

I just love this sweet quilt!

36" x 38"
"Into the Woods" by Lella Boutique from Moda
Jelly Rolly Jam 2 Free Pattern from Fat Quarter Shop


Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Fabric Tuesday!!! What have you been making this summer?

You guys never cease to amaze. I LOVE looking at the link ups each week, such fun projects. I am always inspired. I spent the week at Lake Tahoe, so beautiful, I can't wait to go again! Here are the darlings at the Lake...

Onto your projects...

Sun and surf Totes from Our Busy Little Bunch. So adorable!I need to make some bags!!!

How amazing! Steffis candy quilts these squares are 1 inch cut! Go check it out, she has a neat tutorial. I would LOVE to make this!

Quilting Stories, string quilt, beautiful! I am always so drawn to these string quilts, but  I still have never made one. pretty!

String quilt

Tanya Quilts in Co, another quilt I have been wanting to make, an orange peel quilt. So beautiful!

Mario Brothers from Coras Quilts free pattern, and block of the month! This block of the month is pretty cool, a free pattern each month and you end with a darling Mario quilt...


Alright, let's see what you have been up to this week!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Friday Giveaway Day!

Today's giveaway day has lots of gift certificates...so you can choose what you'd like!  AND a gorgeous Cotton + Steel bundle!  Take a minute, check out each shop and one comment at the end and you're entered into every giveaway!  Thanks for stopping by!!

Fat Quarter Shop is an online fabric retailer that sells quilting fabrics, fabric precuts, quilt kits, patterns, notions and more. We also offer a wide range of exclusive kits, clubs and block of the month programs. We offer major brands such as Moda Fabrics, Riley Blake Fabrics, Windham, Robert Kaufman, Art Gallery, Marcus Brothers and Northcott. We carry the largest online selection of fat quarter bundles! 

The Fat Quarter Shop was founded in 2003 by Kimberly Jolly. An avid quilter, Kimberly began her shop as a side business while still working a corporate position, cutting, packing and shipping right out of her house during evenings and weekends. From the very beginning, she was committed to delivering top-notch service for every single order and customer. As the Fat Quarter Shop's reputation grew, Kimberly decided to make it a full-time operation. Her husband Kevin joined her not long after, and with his help, lots of hard work, and a tireless commitment, the store began to grow. Over the past few years a few more people have joined the staff!

Fat Quarter Shop is giving away a $30 Gift Certificate!

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Here is one of the new collections in our shop from Riley Blake called Snapshots. The fabric line was inspired by designer Bella Blvd's fascination with Instagram.  With hand drawn images of cameras, houses, flowers and arrows, Snapshots makes it fun and easy to put those daily self portraits and funky details captured with our phones to good use. Capture today; Document it as quickly as it goes viral!

The Quilted Castle is giving away a $25 Gift Certificate!

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Connecting Threads will give away a fat quarter sampler of our new Cotton + Steel fabric bundle. The sampler includes nine prints from various Cotton + Steel collections, and six coordinating basics from Connecting Threads. The retail value is $32.85 and the bundle contains 3.75 yards of fabric.

 Connecting Threads is pleased to announce that we now carry fabrics from some of the industry’s most sought-after manufacturers like Cotton + Steel and RJR Fabrics. To celebrate, they are giving away a fat quarter sampler that contains prints from various Cotton + Steel collections, as well as some of their lovely basic fabrics.

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1 Choice 4 Quilting has a ton of new fabric in including Moda sample spree items such as Horizon by Kate Spain and Modern Neutrals by Amy Ellis and just in Miss Kate pre-cuts by Bonnie and Camille.  Jump over to the site and check it out www.1choice4quilting.com.  Save 10% for being a loyal quilt story blog follower.  

1 Choice 4 Quilting is giving away a $25 Gift Certificate!

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Spice Berry Cottage is loaded with Fun, Contemporary fabrics and patterns.  New arrivals Far, Far Away Heather Ross and Spotted Owls Alexander Henry. 

Spice Berry Cottage is giving away a Jelly Roll of Moda's Folklore!! 

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Thank you to our amazing sponsors to provide this giveaway today!!  I'd highly encourage you to shop at each of these as we have and have had awesome experiences!

To enter the giveaway please leave one comment and you're entered into ALL giveaways!

Tell me...what's you next NEW project?? (Not finishing a WIP, something entirely NEW!)

Giveaway closes Monday, winner announced Tuesday.
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