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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Fabric Tuesday!

Welcome welcome!!  Another week another Tuesday and my favorite day of the week for the blog.  I absolutely love seeing the link-ups and when it's my turn to pick some favorites :)  I've been sewing more than usual lately (hooray!!) and need to share some!!  I'll have a new post Wed or Thurs (or both!!)

Also...later today on Instagram (@quiltstorymeg) I have some exciting personal news to share!!!! :)

Okay on to some favorites from last week:

Stash Bee - August Blocks


Waves quilt on a bench


Your Turn!!!
Fabric Tuesday #204
Link up your WIPs and finishes using fabric!!


Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A pillow for my little guys room...

Heather here. Just wanted to share a quick finish with you all. I did another quilt as you go pillow for my little mans room. I started with a hexagon goldfish and did the quilt-as-you-go method around and around. Adding bits and pieces of my favorite fabrics...

After I trimmed it, I ended up with this. The back is just a simple envelope closure, and a blue binding all around...

My little guy had a fun time finding all sorts of fun things in each print. I am suprised how much he loves these pillows. He sleeps on them, not his real pillow each night. But that is fine by me. It is nice that he actually cares. 


Monday, September 22, 2014

Fabric Tuesday friends!

Fabric Tuesday...

Sorry we have been so sparse with our own blog posts. Me and Megan have been busy girls lately. Hopefully we can squeeze some posts in before the Holiday's sneak up on us. 

There were so many amazing link  ups last week. Here are just a few of my favorites...

Metro rings from the Quilting Dee. I would love to do this one day.

How cute is this? I want to make one. Love. City House Studio. 

Fruit Ninja quilt pattern by Karin Jordan of Leigh Laurel Studios
Fruit Ninja from Leigh Laurel Studios. Awesome!

Log Cabin String. From Sue Daurio.  Check out the other quilts she donated!

Cute Saltwater Mini quilt. From the Floral Suitcase. Cute!

J&LFin whole front

Fireball quilts with this awesome Carpenter's Star wedding quilt. Love the quilting. 

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Fabric Tuesday!!

Welcome! I hope your week is off to a great start!  We're finally back to school, in a schedule...and missing all our visitors. It's bitter-sweet for sure!

Check out First Friday Giveaway Day to see if you were a winner!!!

I've been busy busy with my mom here!  We finished my Lucy's room, we finished painted my family room/hall, re-did my main bathroom (including backsplash!), two quilt tops, lots of lunches and tons of time together!  Can't wait to share :)

Here are some amazing link-ups from last week's party:

Sea glass table runner by karin jordan - leigh laurel studios - for sizzix

diaper caddy deer


Fabric Tuesday #202

Link-up any recent project that involved FABRIC! You can link-up multiple projects, WIPs, finishes, you get it! :)

Take time to visit other blogs and comment...that's what makes parties fun!!

Thank you!!


Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Fabric Tuesday and my little boys room...

 Sorry if you follow me on Instagram @quiltstory, you have seen these before. This is my little guys room. Earlier this  year I told myself that I need to work on more projects for my kids rooms. I want their rooms to have so many projects that I created. I would feel bad if all the quilting and crafting I have done, and they didn't have lots for themselves.

Anyhow, here is a partial update on his room. New quilt and pillow, and new wall decals. Just updating from a baby room to a big boy room...

Super simple embroidery. Just some fusible web, and a strait stitch around. This will go on his wall...

This is a quilt as you go pillow I am in the process of. I really like quilt as you go. Such a neat look...

Just some straight stitching on his pillow sham...

I do hate that the pillow case is not the right direction. I may remake it one day, but not for now...

And my little sleeping guy. I think he likes it. I just adore him!


Friday, September 5, 2014

First Friday GIVEAWAY Day!

Three awesome giveaways.
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Lisa Marie said...
I'm already making quilts to give as Christmas gifts. I will probably do some small things too -- table runners, pouches, totes. I like to have little gifts on hand that I can give when the mood strikes me.

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Mom C said...
I don't have any plans for Christmas sewing YET but I know I'll be doing some. It isn't christmas without sewing. Well, I do have a snowman snowball quilt that I never got quilted last year. This year for sure. Thanks.
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Table runners and coordinating trivets, pot holders and hanging tea towel sets for in laws and step parents.

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What sewing do you have planned for the 

holidays (if any!)?

giveaway closes Monday, winners announced Tuesday


Thursday, September 4, 2014

Favorites from last week

Sooo...this hasn't happened before.  We've been doing Fabric Tuesday for more than two years and we've only missed Fabric Tuesday a handful of times, all planned or announced.  This week I 100% spaced it! We took an awesome road trip and I just...well forgot!!

Although I'm not adding a linky party to this post I'm going to feature some of my favorites from last week!!!  Forgive me!  And come back tomorrow for lots of giveaways!! (And NO hoops!)

Hazel and the Hedgehogs



There's some amazing link-ups from last week. I seriously have such a fun time looking through Tuesday's parties!!