It is StashBUSTER Tuesday! Once again, I've partnered up with some fabulous quilt designers for Quilt Block Mania ! I have a bunch to share today; new pattern that is launching, a new class, and a free Block download! NEW PATTERN RELEASE I adore this month's Stashbuster Quilt, Turning Up Pumpkins . Turning Up Pumpkins You can make this fabulous quilt with stash, scraps, or new fabric. The pumpkins are made with 10-11 Fat Quarters. I selected Moda's Fig Tree's All Hallow Eve and then supplemented with a few older Moda Fat Quarters. The setting blocks are made with yardage; 1 yards darker gray and 1/2 yard lighter gray. Add 2 yards Background and a fabulous border and you are all set! This is the perfect Fall pattern design, you can use similar-in- color Fat Quarters to make up your Pumpkins (or even Apples) . You could even go with Halloween theme fabric and make this more of a Halloween quilt. You don't have to use gray for your setting, as black f
Are you ready! It is time to jump aboard the Grand Central Mystery Quilt Series! Today, I'm releasing Clue #1! I have to tell you, all week and especially as I'm loading the car to head over to set up my Cabin Fever Retreat, that starts today, in Southbury, CT... I've been thinking I must be crazy kicking this off today, but oh well, I can be Wonder Woman today. So, if this is your first Quilt Mystery with me, here is what you need to know: Each week I announce my Clues in my newsletter, so make sure you are subscribing to my newsletter ( https://sewonthego.net/newsletters ) and add my email to your contact list so it doesn't end up in your spam or junk file. A link in the newsletter will tak you here to my Blog, where I will give pictorials, each week there is a new technique, plus tips and tricks. In the overview/pictorial in this Blog, you will see that the exact measurements, cuts, etc will be in the download. You will need to look for the word
Welcome to Day 13 of the 31 Day Blog Challenge! Today I'm revealing Ticker Tape Parade Clue #6 and providing Color Lesson #4 - Picking the perfect Border! Unfortunately, I missed Day 11 and 12 of the 31 Day Blog Challenge, due to a crazy schedule, but I'm jumping right back in. Before we get into Ticker Tape Parade and Color Lesson #4, I want to give a recap for those only joining us just on Fridays.... If you are one of them, you may want to start checking in daily (or subscribe to the blog), as more details will be released in the upcoming weeks. Recap on Grand Central Mystery Quilt Series Last Sunday , I released a few more details on Grand Central Quilt, including the Border requirements. Additionally, on Sunday I gave the first of three Color Lessons, explaining how to find the colors in your fabric and how to determine if the Border has a Split Complementary color plan. Which is required for Grand Central's Border selection. If you are planning
Apologies for the delay, I've been dealing with a family emergency this weekend. All should be good. Take a day at a time, right. 👵 Okay, so are you ready for the fabric requirements for Grand Central Mystery Quilt Series? Let's start with a quick recap of what you should know at this point.
It is time to kick off my annual Holiday Medallion Mystery Series! This year's mystery is Holiday Solstice. Are you ready to get started? Today I'm revealing Clue #1 - Block 1 - Ting-A-Ling-Ling. It is actually a Square Cubed (Square-in-a-Square-in-a-Square), however I given it a fun name for this series. You will be using the Square Squared for this Clue. Here are both my versions. Below I'm going to talk you through why I selected the fabric I did, to help you pick the ones for your quilt. Block #1 - Ting-A-Ling-Ling - Christmas Fig II Block #1 - Ting-A-Ling-Ling - Sun Prints 2020