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Granny Stripe Blanket. Hello my lovelies, great to be here in the Attic :: truthfully I should not be tucked up nattering in the Attic at all, should be attending to the business of making clean the piles of dirty laundry and packing/preparing for our trip away in Connievan tomorrow (woooooooohooooooo, four nights away by the coast!!!!)

Granny Stripe Blanket

However..........before I leave to go jollying off on my giddy-trip to the seaside, I really, really desperately want to have a quick chat about Acrylic yarn and granny stripe goings on. Cos I need to share, and you need to know, right? It will NOT WAIT, right?? OK.....above yarn is my squishy big balls of Stylecraft Special DK :: 100% Acrylic :: working on a 4mm hook. Cost was £1.60 per ball in my LYS.

As requested, here are the colours I've got nestling in the bag.... Top row, left to right 1422 :: aspen 1065 :: meadow 1316 :: spring green. StepLivelyFlowerPowerMist.pdf (application/pdf Object) Boxy Stars. This page has moved.

Boxy Stars

Please visit it at This is my latest "color controlled" version! The quilt below was donated to charity, and I needed a new one for a class sample. It was a challenge for me to try to use up some outdated fabric as well as the new stuff I was wanting to slice into. I went to the 2.5" strip bins first..pulled everything brown and pink. Hugs & Kisses (w/30's Repro Fabrics) Baby Quilt Pattern. Introduction Hugs and Kisses is an adorable quilt pattern designed specifically to use in accordance with 1930's Reproduction Fabrics.

Hugs & Kisses (w/30's Repro Fabrics) Baby Quilt Pattern

This charmer will welcome any new baby into the world. Great as a scrappy quilt using a different fabric for each of the 13 X's and 12 O's. And as always, the pattern is free from Block Structures There are 2 different blocks used in this quilt. I'm QUILTING Again!!! Center panel of baby quilt Since I had plenty of left-over squares from earlier baby quilts, this quilt came together very quickly.

I'm QUILTING Again!!!

I only had to cut out some pink batik fabric to make it more appropriate for a little girl. I laid it out one evening, pieced most of it the next day, and completed the top the following morning. It's bright and colorful, as the others were. The Royal Sisters. Strip Twist pf. Quiltville Custom Approx 60 X76 including borders.

Strip Twist pf

Trying Out Mister Linky. Rainbow Scrap Challenge - feeling BLUE. I have joined the Rainbow Scrap Challenge that Angela from is hosting.

Rainbow Scrap Challenge - feeling BLUE

Sorry I don't know how to do all the fancy links and had to cut and paste the button above - will get there eventually, just not yet. Anyway I have at least started the challenge which is within my technical limits. this month's colour is BLUE so i pulled out my blue scraps and started sewing! Twelve blocks later this is what I have. Sew This is My Life. Happy Quilting. The Mad Quilting Librarian. Confessions of a Fabric Addict. Gen X Quilters(&Y too!) Exuberant Color. Selvage Blog. Red Pepper Quilts. Stash Manicure. A Fabric Case. Alamode. One More Quilt. Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara.

Many online groups/guilds, as well as real life guilds have UFO Challenges each year.

Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara

If you’re participating in one of those and wish to do this one too, feel free to deviate from the “rules” here and make it work for you. Really, there are no “rules” but the whole purpose is to end 2011 with less UFOs. Here’s how this one will work. Dig out the UFOs! Look under beds, in drawers, in the freezer . . wherever you store hide them.Don’t overload yourself or set yourself up for failure. This sounds harder than it is. As far as definitions, use your own judgment. UFO – Anything you’ve started and not finished.

Another UFO done and some more challenges. I decided to redo my header and thought I would show you what the actual quilted item was.

Another UFO done and some more challenges

These were in my UFO pile. I made these placemats about 2 years ago but never finished putting the cluney lace around them. Originally I made them this size to cover a few discolored marks on our round wood table. Then we sold the table and I forgot about them. We now have another big round oak table and after Christmas I wanted something to make me think of Spring. I also spent the day working on the Monochromatic Challenge that Judy is putting on. Rainbow Scrap Challenge - Blue. Rainbow Scrap Challenge. Now is the time that people to start making plans for the new year.

Rainbow Scrap Challenge

In honor of fresh starts, I am organizing a challenge to encourage people to use their scraps. One color theme will be presented each month along with some ideas for using scraps in fun and new ways. I am inviting anyone who would like to play along to try these ideas or some of your own. The plan is simple: comment to let me know that you want to participate in the challenge and I will start a list in the side margin. Nine Patch Blocks. Free Quilt Patterns!Nine Patches. Nine Patch Split. Andover Fabrics: Free Quilt Patterns. How To's. Free Quilt Patterns ~ Stitchin' Post. Free Quilt Patterns.

Free Hearts and Ribbons Quilt Patterns. Harvest Town. Free Mystery Quilt Pattern??? Free quilt pattern: Crown of Thorns. Pink and Barbara: Free Pattern: Baby Bird Quilt. I made a new quilt called: Baby Bird Quilt Pattern.

Pink and Barbara: Free Pattern: Baby Bird Quilt

You can download it for free here. You can use the pattern to make it in any size. You can turn it in to a baby quilt or make it into a wall hanging for baby cards like I did here: I made it out of fabrics I had in my stash and selected for the baby room since we don't know if it is going to be a boy or girl. Here is a close-up of the birds: You can turn it into a wall hanging by adding small clothespins: Victoriana Quilt Designs. The Victoriana Quilt Designs quilt site is designed and managed by Benita Skinner. It is a large resource for quilters including Original Quilt Patterns, Technique How to's, Block of the Month, Printable Labels and much more free quilting information. Updated monthly it is always an interesting site to visit. Website: Table of Contents.

Adorable FREE Quilt Pattern at Bunny Hill Designs. I could hardly wait this morning to check my internet site for the new block designed for March. And to my delight the design is of a bunny rabbit jumping over Shamrocks in a basket. And pattern is free on the Bunny Hill Blog Site. She writes:I love a free pattern and I hope you do too! Please remember that these are "free" and at no time may they be sold or distibuted commercially. P.s. i quilt: pinwheel sampler quilt along: block one. Yayyy!!! Here are the instructions for block one!!! Yall will need:two 3 7/8" x 3 7/8" squares of focal print fabric {mine=red}two 3 7/8" x 3 7/8" squares of secondary print fabric {mine=aqua} four 3 7/8" x 3 7/8" squares of solid fabric {mine=cream}four 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" squares of secondary print fabric {mine=aqua} four 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" squares of solid fabric {mine=cream} Quilt articles by topic including free quilting patterns, free quilt blocks, mystery quilts and more.

Buckeye Beauty - FREE Pattern. Free Quilt Patterns, Blocks and Mysteries. Bargello Quilt. Quilting Information Article. Quilting Information Article. Quilting Information Article. Quilting Information Article. Quilting Information Article. Quilting Information Article. Scrap User's System. Quiltville Custom I'm sure we've all heard "Oh, it's just scraps. " Have you ever stopped to realize that your scraps cost you just as much per yard as the original fabric purchased that they came from?

Your scraps could be worth $9.00 or more a yard. Makes you think twice about tossing them out, doesn't it? Or relegating them to the lowly position of "just a scrap"? Easy Quilt Pattern. Free Quilt Patterns and Premier Quilting Patterns. Free Quilt Patterns. Star of the Garden Free Quilt Pattern. Search results for joy luck. All of the parades have been exciting for us throughout this past year... and this past month has been extra fun, going to each blog and seeing their private parade of Schnibbles. I am especially thrilled to put this parade together of A Dozen Schnibbles, to look back and see the creativity and what everybody has accomplished! Here are the links and a glimpse to the A Year of Schnibbles participants showcase of quilts!

We have 18+ amazing finishers! Be sure to visit each blog and read about their experiences! I really want to thank everyone who has been a part of AYOS, all of the people here who have completed all 12 of the projects, Carrie for being our wonderful guide- your patterns are flawless and clear and so personal! And organizing AYOS-- it has been so much fun!!! But also thank you to all of you who either joined in late or had to leave early... but still checked in on us- all the comments- are much appreciated by us all! Today is also the first day of Fall Into Fall . Quilt Dad: Country Cabin. Allow me to go back a few months to my time in Minneapolis.

The first session of the first day of my very first quilt market was a "schoolhouse" session by none other than designer extraordinaire Bari J. Bari was debuting her new fabric line "Country Lane" and, though I had already been following Bari for a bit on Twitter, we hadn't really connected personally before market. Fortunately, I was sitting with Scott Hansen who was already a Bari-buddy, and he brokered an introduction.

Country Lane really made an impression upon me upon first sight. I was really drawn to the classic combination of navy blue and red, and the touches of aqua, violet, and gray lent the collection a traditional yet unique personality. Free Pattern of the Week. Nimble Thimbles. Hand Made Quilts and Home Made Soups. Thanks to all for supporting the sale. We have been swamped and are still processing orders. I know some of you have commented on how long it took for you to receive your order. Hand Made Quilts and Home Made Soups. Thanks to all for supporting the sale. We have been swamped and are still processing orders. Coffin Star Quilt Block and Quilt Pattern. Free Quilt Patterns - Thousands of Quilt Patterns, Quilt Blocks. Cherry House Quilts: Scrap Quilt Along. As you may have read over here my little Melissa was involved in a freak medical accident, one worthy of a freakish medical show on TLC.

Poor little thing required emergency surgery, and her souvenir was a 6'' vertical incision on her tummy. Quilt Patterns. Color Options from Quilts and More™ Fall 2009. Huge and Awesome Free Quilt Database. Free Batik Quilt Patterns. Free Quilt Patterns, Blocks and Mysteries. Scrap Quilts - Free Quilt Patterns - Learn How to Make Quilts. Quilt as you go. Quilting Basics. Pressing Like a Pro. 1. PRESS, DON’T IRON Are you confused about the difference? Ironing involves moving the iron while it is in contact with the fabric, which can stretch and distort fabrics and seams. Choose Fabrics with Confidence.