Friday, October 28, 2011

Fat Quarter Winner is..

Comment number 12 ...Lee Ann you won!


Thanks to all who shared their ideas. I just love the quilting world.

Lee Ann send me an email with your address so I can send out

your fat quarter bundle right away.

Thanks for playing everybody! Have a fabulous weekend.

Friday already

Boy has this week gone fast. I can't believe it's Friday. Life is zooming by and Halloween is around the corner, literally. Costumes are done and kids are excited about all the parties coming up. Enjoy a candy free weekend, because after Monday, it's all a sugar high.

Don't forget to go over to Moda Bake Shop to see my tutorial and then come back and leave a comment so you are entered to win fat quarter give a way, only a few hours left. Happy Friday!!!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Moda Bake Shop

My feature starts today!!! Isn't it fabulous!!! Go over and see what I did, it's a great gift idea for Christmas or any occasion. Tell me what you think.

Do you want to win this????

I would love to give away this cute bundle of 8 fat quarters.

These fat quarters are from the same line of fabric I used to make the car organizer, Meadow Friends, by Deb Strain.

If you want to win........

1. Hop on over to MBS and see what I did.

2. Then come back for a visit and leave your comment.

3. Tell me how you would use the car organizer, for yourself, a gift, etc.

4. Remember, you must be a follower to win.

I will announce the winner next Friday.

Good luck and have a Happy Friday!!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Quiltmakers 100 Blocks magazine is coming.....

and I'm in it!!!!! Yep, you heard right. I'm one of the 100. I'm so excited. It's on it's way here . Here's a sneak peek of the cover. So many cute and fun blocks to choose from.
Join me and tons of others on the blog tour starting Nov 7-11. All you have to do is click on the button at the top of my blog and it will take you right to all the information for the tour.

Don't miss out... I'm going to be giving away a copy of the magazine to a follower. Mark your calendars now. Until then enjoy life!

Monday, October 17, 2011

New Moon - Tutorial

New Moon

wall hanging tutorial

finished size 30" square approximately

Here's the Halloween wall hanging that you can make in a jiffy.

supplies needed:

1/2 yard of black fabric, you will have left overs

1/2 yard white fabric, you will have left overs

3/8 yard orange border fabric

1/4 yard black for binding

scrap of purple for the bat 9"x5"

Steam-a-Seam fusible webbing

Cut 6 - white 6 7/8" squares

Cut 6 - black 6 7/8" squares

Cut 4 - black 6 1/2" squares, these are for you corners
Making half-square-triangles. With a ruler, draw a diagonal line from corner to corner on the wrong side of all the white 6 7/8" squares

Place right sides together of a white 6 7/8" square and a black 6 7/8" square.

Sew 1/4" on both sides of the pencil line

Press your block

With a rotary cutter, cut on the pencil line.

Press open to reveal you half-square triangles. Repeat this process on the other black and white 6 7/8" squares. You will have 12 half-square triangles when you are done.

With the 6 1/2" black squares in the corners, lay out your blocks in this manner. Sew together in rows. Sew rows together. Press seams as you go.

Follow instructions for tracing and fusing your bat onto your quilt top.

Blanket stitch or zig zag around bat image.

Cut two side borders 3 1/2". Measure the down the center of your quilt and cut you border to that lenght. Sew on side borders. Press your seams

Cut top and bottom borders 3 1/2". Measure through the center of your quilt top and cut the borders to that lenght. Sew in place. Press your seam. You are ready to have this quilted and bound, and hung up for Halloween.

To get the bat image, email me and I will email it to you. Thanks for stopping by!!!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Creepy crawles..

A new Garden Critters quilt. This one is out of the Adorn It fabric line, Bug a Boo. Sooo cute!!! Stop by the Fabric Mill in Orem UT to see it in person. Keep posted and have a great day!!

Don't forget about the Wasatch Front Fall Frenzy Shop Hop, that starts today. Go to this site and see all the stores that are participating. Stop by and have fun.

Gracie Lou's in Salem is having special fat quarter on sale for $2. Buy a fat quarter, add a fabric or two and make a 12 1/2" block. Return the block to Gracie Lou's by the Holiday Shop Hop Jan 31, 2012. All the block will be made into quilts for the Breast Cancer Survivors. Don't miss out.

Monday, October 10, 2011

First Snow...

The very first snowball of the season. And that is the only snow that stuck to the ground. (smile) I can't believe it that we are in the last months of the year already!!! The weather was cold, but I didn't expect snow and here it is. I decided it was time to make hot spiced wassail an pumpkin bread. The season of baking has begun.

Thanks to all who gave me Skinnies ideas. LOVE THEM!!! I can't wait to get started on the new line.

Also heads up.... I will be posting a new tutorial in the next couple of days on a fun Halloween wall hanging so don't miss out.
Have a great Monday