Day 2 of Quilt Qwazy Queens and CCOTM Release…

Jelly Bean

Quilt Qwazy Queens 2019I know I saw some some really cute projects last Friday, I hope you enjoyed your visits also. I’ve had some great comments on my jackets and while I tried to answer most comments I couldn’t get to them all, but a huge thank you for enjoying my jacket. I know all of you who remember when they were popular and made one yourself know how much fun they’ve been to wear and enjoy. Even if you never finished yours it’s time to get it out and have some fun with it.

On Todays schedule we have:

March 18, 2019
Quiltscapes | Days Filled With Joy
Life In the Scrapatch | Rainbows. Bunnies. Cupcakes

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Another BOTM?… Possibly!!

Machine Quilting Tutorials with Jeanne

Machine Quilting Tutorials with JeanneThis one is not necessarily a Block of the Month type project, but more of a technique of the month type project. However, it is limited in that the workbook tutorial files are located for download in Jeanne’s Facebook group. To my knowledge, Jeanne doesn’t have a blog or website where she can offer these other than on Facebook. To me tho, if you’re not on Facebook, you are truly missing out on all the great goings-on that happen with it. So many great groups and so much inspiration. I guess some would say the same about Instagram I am not on Instagram tho and from the little I see of it, it’s very much like Flickr is. I know not quite the same, but popular still the same. Instagram is actually owned by Facebook. My gripe with Instagram is they limit it to mobile users. Me, I use a desktop pc, so I can’t use Instagram and I do not own a cell phone.

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And…. Then There Were More BOTMs….

Fat Cat Patterns - Fiesta Siesta

…and then there were three more in my inbox yesterday. Thank you all for writing to me about these botms, Each of them looks wonderful. 

Both From My Carolina Quilts and Collection Edith have already started, but it’s not too late to also get started as they both seem to be in the first month. I had never been to Collection Edith’s site before, she came recommended from a follower of this blog and WoW, she has some amazing patterns. I was truly impressed.

Fat Cat Patterns new botm is her 3rd one for this year and it starts March 1, 2019. I have followed her botms for the last six years and love every single one of Sindy’s projects. 

These BOTMs have already been added to my 2019 BOTM page.

A small note of concern was in my email yesterday and I would like to address that now…

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Sue and Sam Kentucky and Saskatchewan Released… + 2 more Free Patterns…

Cupcake Love

stbs Valentines 2019 Gnomes 219x300 - Sue and Sam Kentucky and Saskatchewan Released... + 2 more Free Patterns...I know it’s been a long time coming. I am slowly getting back on track but my internet issues are becoming worse and worse. Three times since December someone has been here to try and fix the problem. The internet will be good for a week and then be back to on/off, on/off..I would actually change carriers, but I have no clue who to switch to. I’ve already been thru 2 of them because they up there prices after a few months… I can’t afford to pay more than a certain amount so I need to stay with a company that at least keeps there prices the same for at least a year at a time. I definitely need to switch phone companies tho. When my internet goes down, the phone also goes down. So my advice to you, don’t use the same phone company (landline, possibly even moble) that you have your cable with. I really don’t recommend it.

Suffice it to say this post has been a long time in the writing. Over the last few weeks I’ve been trying to get these patterns posted. I finally finished them today.

I am releasing February’s Cupcake of the Month, Sue and Sam from Kentucky and Sue and Sam In Saskatchewan. I also have some very cute gnomes today that I am releasing. They are all available on my Payhip store. However, I also have 4 free patterns for you today… Who loves Free 🙂 I know I do.

I am also looking for two new testers, if you have applique experience, please see the post inside.

So, open the post and find the Free downloads…

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Around The Web 2019 – My Yearly BOTM List…

2018 Around The Web

2018 Around The WebHappy New Year!! Each year on my blog I feature a list of the block of the months, Quilt Alongs, Sew Alongs, and other various events that happen on other sites each year. I love the block of the months myself and this list helps me to keep track, and I’ve heard from you that it also helps you keep track.

This is the one page on my blog that I do actually update often during the year. It will get updated a lot over the course of this month as new sites are found that are offering a block of the months.

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TTNBC, and CCOTM Released.. Plus, Free Turkey Day pattern…

2018-1120

2018-1120I so get that it’s been a few months and I thank you all so much for waiting so patiently for the next blocks in the Twas The Night Series. It’s actually been 5 months since the last release and I really do apologize for taking my sweet time getting them out. There are 7 more blocks left in this series and I am hoping to have them all done by March 2019.

The Cupcake of the Month 2018 finishes also with this update, as I’ve uploaded November and December for you. The November block is Free for the next two weeks.

I’ve also released with this release the pumpkin basket pattern you’ve been waiting for since I posted last week with the Pick A Pumpkin Blog Hop and last a free Turkey Day pattern just for fun for ya’ll… So in all TWO free patterns today.

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My First Block Of The Month… Do You Remember It?

Little Treasures

Little Treasures BOM

It seems funny to me that it’s been four years now since I offered what was my first block of the month. They were these very cute dolls from Graphics and Graphics. It was called Little Treasures. I’ll show you some of the patterns in that set in this post for those of you not aware of it…

I’ve often said how much I love seeing the patterns created, part of the reason I do my block of the months the way I do now is so that I can see them be done. I don’t like forcing people to do them, but they are an amazing amount of work and time to create so I went that route so that my time would also pay off in seeing how you created the pattern into fabric and decoration. Hopefully into a beautiful quilt that will be treasured.

This past week, one of my first “followers” someone whose name I immediately recognize as just that, Joyce Carter Continue reading