Here’s my entry for SewCalGal’s Christmas Quilt Show 2010. Several years ago I participated in a Christmas paper-piecing exchange. Each person was responsible for completing 12 blocks, 11 of which were then sent to a coordinator, who in turn sent you back 11 blocks that others completed. My block is the Christmas ornament, third row […]
The National Quilting Association is devoting this year to the Home. They have created a free project, Welcome Home, to honour National Quilting Day. I hope everyone has a wonderful day filled with lots of quilting. I will be celebrating in spirit this year. Instead of quilting I’ll be playing dolls, colouring or baking a […]
From Compuquilt comes this whimsical Simply Santa quilt. The Santa applique pattern and paper piecing patterns for the trees are included. Just be sure to download each of the PDF files for each section of the project. The finished quilt is 51.5″ x 44″
Here’s a great quilt to celebrate the autumn season, Tumbling Leaves. Autumn’s olive, ecru, and cinnamon tones drift indoors in this striking wall quilt. It finishes at 27″ x 45″. Reminder: Don’t forget to send me your submissions for the Falling Leaves Photo Contest.
Need a baby quilt fast? Check out this gorgeous free pattern, Speedy Baby 2 from Taffy Talk. Would make a great wall hanging too. There are other free patterns and tutorials available too, look at the right side menu to see them.
Want a quick and easy project for Halloween? Check out Pat Sloan’s, October Treats. What a great way to dress up a classroom or your office, or perfect for hanging on your front door. They finish at 14″ x 24″. For all my Canadian friends, please don’t forget to vote … and vote smart!
For all the tea lovers out there, myself included, here’s a great Teacup Mini Quilt pattern that a fellow Quilting Blogger created. I’ve always wanted to start my own tea cup collection, this quilt would be a lot less expensive and not nearly as fragile!
Here are a couple of wall hangings that are in my living room/sewing area. They are pre-printed fabric, which I quilted (not easy to see). In the centre of the panel, I did my first free motion meandering that wasn’t on a piece of scrap. It turned out fine, but I need lots of practice.
Here’s a great pattern, Grape Arbor. It was originally presented as a mystery quilt. The finished quilt will measure approximately 56″ square. The instructions are very well written. Be sure to check out the other free patterns from A Peach in Stitches.