Moda Love Charm Quilt

Moda Love Charm Quilt

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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 Love Quilt Pattern fits the bill and is so easy.  It can be pieced in a very few hours … any size!

Garden Variety Charm Pack

I chose the Garden Variety Charm Pack that is the same fabric that I made my Farm to Garden Wallhanging. I loved the fabric that much. It gives a clan vintage look and the fabric designs are small enough to use on any project.

Moda Love Charm Quilt

Moda Love Charm Quilt

I was especially pleased with how my points matched up this time.  I guess practice really does make perfect.

Moda Love Charm Quilt

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 pineapple block. Background fabric was not included, so I decided to use the Black on Black cross weave from Moda fabrics and can be found at www.fatquartershop.com. I used this background in the Cookie Dough quilt and had plenty left over for this project.  The black fabric really makes the bright tropical colors pop.

Sew Sampler Pineapple

Pineapple Foundation Paper

Sew Sampler Pineapple BlockThe included foundation paper really makes this block simple and accurate.  Apparently, this paper was distributed to the Sew Sampler members before being made available to the public.  That is a huge advantage of a subscription!

Add a Quarter 6″ Plus Pink Ruler

The Add a Quarter ruler really makes trimming the block during the constructions process.

Alex Anderson’s 4-In-1 Essential Sewing Tool

The sewing tool is nice. I already had tools that I prefer, so I’m going to gift this to my granddaughter in a future quilty box gift.

Barn Block Recipe #11

Sew Sampler PineappleI was late to the party with the Sew Sampler subscription.  I didn’t get in on the first 7 blocks, so I’m going to devise something using Blocks 9-12 at a later date.

Sew Sampler Finished 6″ Pineapple

January Sew Sampler Project

January 2019 Sew Sampler

January Sew Sampler from Fat Quarter Shop

Included in this month’s sampler was the red Olfa’s Rotary Cutter, 40th Anniversary edition. It wasn’t even available in the stores yet.  After it debuted online in the stores a week or so later, it sold out within hours.  I was so glad to receive one in the monthly subscription box.

These subscription boxes are just awesome.  I wasn’t sure I would like spending money on the unknown, but so far, I am loving all of the projects and notions.

January Sew Sampler Project

January Sew Sampler

The little bird needle threader is so cute.  It has no wire, so it should last longer than the wire ones. Notepads are always welcome and this one has maybe 50 or so pages.

Little Snippets by Bonnie and Camille

Little Snippets by Bonnie and Camille

January’s project was a cute little wallhanging using Bonnie and Camille’s “Little Snippets” honey bun and fabric. I had to add my own Bella white solid background and red polka dot binding as well as the backing.

Sew Mates Wallhanging

Sew Mates Wallhanging

January Sew Sampler Project

Sew Mates Wallhanging

Mini Swoon by Thimble Blossoms

Mini Swoon by Thimble Blossoms

To match my Swoon 16 Bed Quilt, I made a very small replica wallhanging, The Mini Swoon by Thimble Blossoms. The mini quilt measures 19″ x 19″ and uses the smallest scraps.  The Swoon block is a bit time consuming and this mini version is no exception. The small pieces can be a bit tedious but is well worth the trouble.

Mini Swoon by Thimble Blossoms

Mini Swoon by Thimble Blossoms

Mini Swoon by Thimble BlossomsI only had a few little bitty pieces of fabric left after finishing the bedquilt and this pattern has pieces so small that I could just eek out enough to get this one little quilt done and I love it.  It is one of those little projects that gives you a lot of bang for your buck with a large wow factor.

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Mini Swoon by Thimble Blossoms

Mini Swoon by Thimble Blossoms

I added a Flange Binding like I did on the bed sized quilt.  I really like this binding technique.  It frames a quilt nicely and it can be done on the sewing machine without hand stitching.  I added Missouri Star Quilt Co. tutorial on Flange Binding at the bottom of this post.

Flange Binding

Flange Binding