I’ve finished up the first twelve blocks for my Granny’s Garden quilt. I love everything Lori Holt designs, so of course I had to make this one. I still have to appliqué the circles onto the background squares, but I’m going to do all of that right at the end, after all the circles are… Continue reading In Progress – Granny’s Garden – Blocks 1-12
I just realized that I never blogged about my Bee Happy quilt at the State Fair of Virginia. Shame on me for not bragging about my win! 😀 I entered in the machine appliqué category and Bee Happy won the blue ribbon! I was very excited to see that ribbon on my quilt.
Yay! My Bee Happy Quilt is finished! As always, beautifully quilted by Robin at Ormond Beach Quilts. I asked her to custom quilt this one and she did a gorgeous job!
A couple of weeks ago, Fat Quarter Shop posted a really cute tutorial for a Halloween pillow on their blog. It’s called Gone Batty Pillow. I loved the bat appliqué, but I knew I didn’t want to make a pillow. I was organizing my Sew Simple Shapes that I use for appliqué and thought one… Continue reading In Progress – Halloween Mini Quilt
I’ve been busy as a bee on this quilt! It’s the Bee Happy Quilt by Lori Holt using her newest Bee Basics & Bee Backgrounds lines. The pattern is a free download from Riley Blake Designs’ website. Each week, Lori posts great photos of her block construction and tips for making yours as cute as… Continue reading In Progress – Bee Happy Quilt
Hooray! My Cozy Christmas Quilt is finished! You can all the details on pattern and supplies here on Lori Holt’s blog. The gorgeous custom quilting was done by Robin at Ormond Beach Quilts. This was my first appliqué project ever and I’m in love with it! 🙂 Here’s the front: Here’s a detail that also… Continue reading FINISHED!! – Cozy Christmas Quilt
The 2016 Finish-A-Long helped spur me to complete 18 projects, so I’m going to continue with it this year! Here are my proposed finishes for Q1 of 2017: 1. Bonnie & Camille Log Cabin Block Swap Again – I’ve completed and mailed my blocks, so I should be receiving my return shipment in mid-February. I’m… Continue reading In Progress – 2017 Finish-A-Long – Q1 Proposed Finishes
Yay! I finished the top for my Cozy Christmas Quilt! The appliqué intimidated me at first, but the instructions on Lori Holt’s blog and in the YouTube video made it really easy. I can’t wait to get this one off to the quilter! 🙂 Linked up at:
This is my first ever appliqué project and I think it’s going pretty well. The pattern is a free download from Lori Holt & Riley Blake Designs. I thought about using my own fabric choices, but then I decided the Cozy Christmas fabric in the official kit was too cute to pass up. 🙂 I… Continue reading In Progress – Cozy Christmas Quilt