Friday, November 10, 2017

Mini Charm Chocolate Big Sky Quilt

I have really been 
enjoying piecing as of late.
Just the pure, fun, and
simplicity of sewing a straight line. 
It really has had a hold on
me for the last couple months.

When Fat Quarter Shop announced
that they would be holding a Quilt-A-Long
for a new pattern using mini charms, 
I was all in. A sweet little quilt
made from Moda Mini-Charms.
And with the release
of this new fabric,
I was in.

I absolutely love this fabric line.
It is Big Sky designed by Annie Brady
for Moda.
The colors and designs are
just my cup of tea.
You can find the line of fabric
at Fat Quarter Shop.
The background fabric is
Moda Grunge Basics White.

There are several option sizes
to this quilt.  I choose
to do the lap size quilt
and I just love it.

Being that I felt that the fabric and quilt were
directional.  I really didn't want
bears or moose on
their heads, so when constructing
the quilt, I paid close attention to
the direction of each fabric.

It was a bit more time consuming that way,
but I really like that every fabric is
the same direction.

It is quilted with Aurifil
50 wt. #2830.
A lovely mint green,
you can find the color here.

I tried something a little different
with this quilt as well.
I cut striped fabric on the bias
to create a really fun
diagonal strip for the binding.

It has to be one of my favorite
backs and binding that I have
added to a quilt.
Just makes it all pop.

Problem is that every time I
make something, it doesn't stay in my hands
very long.
My son saw the fabrics and really
loved that it didn't look girlie.
So, I think this one will be wrapped 
under the tree with his name on it.

If you would love an adorable little,

You may purchase this lovely quilt kit Here

or choose your own fabrics and follow the free video tutorial HERE.

You won't be disappointed.  
The quilt was an absolute joy to 
piece together.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

November Sun. Sand, and Sea Block

We are closing in on 
the end of our
Sun, Sand, and Sea BOM.
The rest of the designer and I 
would like to thank each one of you 
that have joined us each month 
to make this quilt

Now on to our 10th Block
of the Sun, Sand, and Sea
Block of the Month.

You can't go to the beach 
without enjoying a few waves.

You can find the pattern HERE.
It is free of charge for the month 
of November. 

In case you missed some of 
the previous blocks 
you can find them below.

October's Block

You can find the pattern HERE.

September's Block

You can find the pattern -  HERE.

August's Block

You can find the pattern -  HERE.

July's Border Block

You can find it Here.

June's Block

You can find the pattern HERE.

May's Block

You can find the pattern HERE.

April's Block

You can find April's HERE.

March's Block

You can find March's HERE.

February's Block

And our first block can be found  HERE.

If you are on Facebook, we would
love to have you join our group
you can find it HERE.  

Can't wait to see what your blocks
look like at our Link Party
starting the 10th right
here on my blog.
By joining November's party, you have a chance
at winning a prize
from our sponsor 

Go and check out
all their great fabrics that
are available

Congratulations to October's winner, 
Renee of Monkey and Mutt!

Love her cute swimsuit. 
You can find all of the block here on Facebook
as well as on her blog.

She will be receiving a prize
from our  October sponsor
Looking forward to seeing all of those
Bathing Beauties.
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