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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Fabric Tuesday, join us!

Fabric Tuesday is here! And on time!!

I'm about a week away from move day...and I still have a couple of projects I have to finish (eek!).  But I didn't get much sewing in this week, just a little more on my Little Ruby quilt (see the previous post). Anyway even if I don't get to sew I get to see the sewing you all do each week and it makes me happy! :) So here are some of those that made me happy this week.





Annie's Sunshine Quilt from As they Days...

Fabric Tuesday #281

You know the drill!  Link up any fabric related projects. And please take a minute or two to follow some of the links, that's what makes them fun!  


Monday, June 27, 2016

Week 3 Little Ruby Quilt Along

Week 3 of Little Ruby Quilt Along with  Fat Quarter Shop!  
Assembling the quilt top.  We are getting close! Be sure to follow the video for a simple tutorial.  (below)

I am so excited for this quilt to be finished! It is getting so pretty!

You can see it coming together in this layout...

Here is Megan's version. It is fun to see the differences, even though they are so similar. So cute!

Visit Fat Quarter Shop for more information, see the video below for instructions.  Also visit our friends who are also part of the Quilt Along!

Melissa from Happy Quilting
Angie from Gnome Angel
Erin Cox from Why Not Sew
Andy from A Bright Corner
Pat from Pat Sloan
Peta from She Quilts a Lot
Heather from Quilt Story
Megan from Quilt Story
Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl
Sherri from A Quilting Life
Rebecca from Bryan House Quilts
Sherri from This & That Patterns
Jemima from Tied with a Ribbon
Stephanie from Modern Sewciety
Brooke from Silly Mama Quilts
Carrie from Moda's United Notions


Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Fabric Tuesday. Come link up!

We have both been busy with our Little Ruby quilt a long, so it is fun to see all your sweet finishes. Summer is busy! We had half the link ups we normally do. Hopefully we can all sneak in some sewing time with our little kids around! Here are a few projects from last week that caught my eye!

Sew Giving and this over the top darling little deer quilt! I love this so so much!

deJong Dream House made this cute train quilt for one happy little boy! Adorable!

This cute pattern and quilt from Porch Swing quilts. So great!
Amazing! colorful! So happy! Love this finish from Let's begin sewing. 

Last but not least, Gemini Stitches mini fox quilt! Cuteness!

Come link up!

Monday, June 13, 2016

Little Ruby Quilt Along Part 2

Here we are on week 2 of the Little Ruby Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop!  
This quilt is going to be gorgeous when we're done!

This week we will share the next step, creating the star blocks.

The are made from 6 triangles.  See the ruler below, it is a must!

I love these star blocks, they kind of remind me of peppermint candy!

 And like I mentioned last week, of course Heather and I both chose to use Little Ruby fabric :)  It's just too cute!

See this ruler?  It's three triangles all connected, so much easier. It cuts 6 triangles at a time, 3 for Quilt 1 and 3 for Quilt 2.  This step yields star blocks for two quilts!

My Lucy Lu had fun separating the colors with me and placing them in stacks for each star section. I love when she can help me!

They are pieced in rows, with the top and the bottom in separate rows, that's why we don't have them pieced all the way together.

Two more weeks in the Quilt Along.  Next week is assembling the quilt and the week after is finished quilts!

Visit Fat Quarter Shop for more information, see the video below for instructions.  Also visit our friends who are also part of the Quilt Along!

Melissa from Happy Quilting
Angie from Gnome Angel
Erin Cox from Why Not Sew
Andy from A Bright Corner
Pat from Pat Sloan
Peta from She Quilts a Lot
Heather from Quilt Story
Megan from Quilt Story
Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl
Sherri from A Quilting Life
Rebecca from Bryan House Quilts
Jemima from Tied with a Ribbon
Stephanie from Modern Sewciety
Brooke from Silly Mama Quilts
Carrie from Moda's United Notions


Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Fabric Tuesday (night)

So...sometimes you spend 4 days with your BFF (Heather) and you have sooo much fun as you play and she helps you discover your new town..and you forget the day you got home late at night is Monday and you need to get Fabric Tuesday ready...

So let's call this Fabric Tuesday NIGHT! Wahoo!

Some awesome quilts last week!!!


Fabric Tuesday #278
Link it up!


Thursday, June 2, 2016

Easy Strip Quilt Pattern from WoodberryWay...

We  haven't done a feature in a while. Most of our posting happens on our instagram feeds. But we got this submission and had to feature her! This is from Allison, from Woodberry Way. Today she is showing us her new FREE pattern to make this quilt from Jelly Rolls. I am pretty sure I will be making one! Love it! Be sure to check out her beautiful blog and quilts, she is one talented designer~!

Easy Strip Quilt Pattern

I had planned to have this pattern ready as the very first post on my new blog. Better late than never I say.

I'm always looking for fun, easy ways to use precuts, and this is definitely one. You can whip up the quilt top 
in an evening. That's my kind of baby quilt!

I used a Riley Blake Rolie Polie of "Bloom and Bliss", with backing and binding also from that line. This line 
isn't as easy to find these days but Nadra's new one "Backyard Roses" is even better in my opinion! The 
border is Riley Blake's medium gingham in yellow. The white is Kona Snow. 

I can't wait to show you the versions my pattern testers are making, they are adorable. Go ahead and make 
one for a new baby gift, and don't forget to tag #babybasketquilt on Instagram so I can see!