To celebrate my first blogiversary, I held a giveaway for two patterns from my library: House rules 20x30 applique wall hanging by Raggedy Stitches, and Majestic Pride by Sunset Silhouette Designs.
Congratulations Ashley! I have the patterns tucked into an envelope and will be posted today :)
In other exciting news, it is one week from my posting day for the Fabri-Quilt Block Design hop. There are four days with over 60 quilters sharing their unique design tutorials for a 12 inch block using 6 fat eighths provided by Fabri-Quilt fabric company.
I have sketched many interesting ideas, but I've narrowed it to my two favourites to sew together today. Hopefully my final choice will be easier after seeing them in fabric ;)
The schedule is as follows:
Monday, August 31st
Host – Yvonne @Quilting Jetgirl
Tuesday, September 1st
Host – Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs
Wednesday, September 2nd
Host – Stephanie @Late Night Quilter
Thursday, September 3rd - My day :)
Host – Terri Ann @Childlike Fascination
Try to find some time to check out everyone's blog and don't forget to enter the drawings for your own set of these fabrics!
While the snow and cold temperatures keep you inside, why not work on projects for this year's fair? The full listing is available to download now!
This month's block used paper piecing technique, one that all three of us were familiar with and happy to assemble!
My favourite customer, Ashley asked me to make a quilt from her daughter's baby clothes. I have previously made her quilts for her sisiter-in-law, her boys and she won a school quilt!
August's quilting technique was English Paper Piecing (EPP), a method I was skeptical to try at first.
As I work through the Starry Night QAL, I am learning many new sewing techniques. This month I was pleased to try fabric weaving - especially as it could be done while camping sans sewing machine or p…