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Sprouts Quilt Pattern

Sprouts Quilt

Pattern: Sprouts Quilt Pattern (from March 2019 Sew Sampler Box) Fabric: Chantilly Jolly Bar by Fig Tree Quilts Background Fabric: Cross Weave Black on Black Yardage by Moda Quilt Size:  48″ x 48″ This was a quick and easy project.  I messed up the star block, but I decided that it was just my design choices making itself known. I am …

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HandmadeMini Tableset

Mini Handmade

Pattern: Mini Handmade by Thimble Blossoms Fabric: Farmhouse II by Fig Tree Quilts Table Mat Dimensions: 13 1/2″ square Hot Pad Dimensions:  7 1/2″ square I had some scraps left over from my Cookie Dough quilt. I didn’t have enough to make the entire pattern, but I got 6 blocks squeezed out of it. Mini patterns are a great way …

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Sewing Machine Cover

Machine Cover

Pattern: Stitched with Love by Thimble Blossoms Fabric: Smitten by Bonnie and Camille So, here is yet another project from the Smitten fabric line. The pattern is for a small wallhanging, but I revised it to make a cover for my Bernina 740.  It is so pretty. I just love looking at it. I’ve never done a picture project like …

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QuiltersPlanner March1

March – QP 2019 Sew Along

Quilter’s Planner 2019 Sew Along Continuing along with the Quilter’s Planner Sew Along … The March block is done. Again, I have chosen to use the same fabric as suggested in the pattern. I am new to the “Block a Month” concept and doing just one or two blocks per month seems effortless.  I will do more of these in …

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Moda Love Charm Quilt

Moda Love Charm Quilt

Finished Dimensions:  36 1/2″ X 36 1/2″ Background Fabric: Bella Solids #9900-98 Charm Pack: Garden Variety by Moda Binding: Garden Variety Navy Garden Bed Yardage by Moda I love one block quilts! Especially one where the size will be determined by your choice of a layer cake, a charm pack or a mini-charm pack paired with any background.  The Moda …

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Cookie Dough Quilt

Cookie Dough Quilt Top

This quilt is ginormous.  It finishes at 88 1/2″ square which would work on a queen sized bed. Pattern: Sew Emma’s “Perfect 1 Fabric: Farmhouse II by Fig Tree Quilts Background: Cross Weave Black on Black Yardage by Moda I don’t have it quilted yet, but I so pleased with how the fabrics look after construction.  The background fabric was a …

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Quilters Planner Weekly Block March 10

Weekly Block – March 10

Disappearing 9 Patch Block This is such a lovely block and surprisingly easy to sew! It looks a lot harder than it is. I like this navy – beige block the best.  

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February 2019 Sew Sampler

February 2019 Sew Sampler

February Sew Sampler from Fat Quarter Shop Tropical Oasis Included in this month’s Sew Sampler box are 2 charm packs of Sun Print fabric by Alison Glass for Andover Fabrics. The colors are so vivid and perfectly tropical. What better pattern choice for this fabric than the included pattern, Mai-Tai. Mai-Tai Quilt Pattern The pattern features a small 6″ classic …

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Butterfly Pincushion

Butterfly Pincushion

Pincushions are so fun!  Don’t you think?  They take minimal fabric and supplies and go together quickly and make great gifts. I used my small butterfly die from the GO! Qube Specialty Set-Serendipity by Edyta Sitar. I applied Ultra Lite Heat and Bond to my fabric BEFORE I cut out the butterfly.  It makes a crisp cut.  I used a simple …

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Quilters Planner Weekly Blocks January 24

Weekly Block – February 24

Triple Rail Fence This was a surprisingly quick block to sew.  There are a lot of seams, so I pressed all of the seams open. I think I like the aqua, beige and navy color combination the best.  🙂    

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Quilters Planner February Block

QP 2019 Sew Along

The Quilter’s Planner 2019 Sew Along This is the February block for the Sew Along. I am trying to keep my colors the same as the sample in the magazine instructions.     Progress posted on instagram as #sandyrumsey #qp2019sewalong #quiltersplanner.  

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