Patchwork Quilt with Sarah Jane Fabric

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  I thought I’d share with you guys today a few photos of a quilt I made my youngest daughter for Christmas.  I’ve shared it with you briefly before as part of my handmade Christmas quilt along, but never really posted many pictures of the finished quilt.   This week Amy posted photos of her… 

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Great Handmade Christmas Gifts

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Thanks to everyone that linked up to my Handmade Christmas Linky Party!!! I really really LOVED looking through all of your creations.  I truly have a passion for all things handmade whether it’s sewing, crafts or food.  I loved seeing how much time and thought you guys put into the gifts you gave for Christmas…. 

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3 Kids 3 Quilts for Christmas

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Thank you so much to all of you that played along with my Handmade Christmas Quilt Along. I hope that many of you were able to give handmade quilts for Christmas (or other holiday) this year. Okay… I’ll admit about December 22nd I thought I had LOST MY MIND… wondering why I get myself into… 

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Handmade Christmas Quilt Along: Last Update

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instagram photo I hope that you are all busy crafting away or spending time with those that you love this week before Christmas! I just thought I’d give you one last update on the Handmade Christmas Quilt Along I’ve been hosting. Sooooooo…… the quilts aren’t done yet *sheepish grin*.  I haven’t been busy at all,… 

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Handmade Christmas Quilt Along: Machine Quilting

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For those of you following along with our Handmade Christmas Quilt along I wanted to get the machine quilting portion of the Quilt Along going today since it’s December 1st! I will admit only 1 of the 3 quilt tops I’m working on is done, but I’ve got a good plan to get the others… 

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Handmade Christmas Quilt Along: Progress Report!

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How’s your Christmas Crafting coming along?  Are you guys getting a good start on your handmade Christmas gifts? I’m doing okay…not great but not terrible. I’ve got a more realistic goal of what I can and can’t make this year, so hopefully it will all get done! I just thought I’d pop in and share… 

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Handmade Christmas Quilt Along: Backing & Batting

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I’ve received quite a few questions about the Quilt Along regarding batting and backing so I thought I’d answer some of them here today. If your new here, I’m hosting a quilt along on my blog right now. It’s a little different than a traditional quilt along in that we are not all making the… 

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Handmade Christmas Quilt Along: Start Sewing!

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It’s November.. that means it’s time to start sewing your quilt tops together!  Hopefully you have all of your pieces cut out by now. If not, just take an evening and catch up. (if your new here, click here to catch up on what we are doing) I thought today I’d share with you the… 

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Handmade Christmas Quilt Along: Cutting Part 2

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I was going to post about the Quilt Along on Wednesday this week, but I got the post written early and decided to go ahead and post it today instead.  This week is our Fall Break and I won’t be at the computer much— If you want, you can stalk me on my facebook page,… 

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Handmade Christmas- Start Cutting

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Okay, Quick post today- Just want to keep everyone on track… I’m going to be out of town for a bit in October and didn’t want to leave you guys “high and dry” while I’m gone, so the cutting post will be divided into 2 parts. So ready??? Let’s start chopping up some fabric! First… 

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Handmade Christmas Quilt Along: Step Two, Design

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Okay, So by now you’ve got a pretty good idea of what fabric/colors you’d like to use in your quilt and maybe you even went and bought some.   The next thing you need to do is decide on a design for your quilt top. There are a million ideas out there for quilt tops-… 

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Handmade Christmas Quilt Along: Step One

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I’m so excited at the great response to my Quilt Along!! Thank you! Let’s get going!! First of all let me say that the purpose of this Quilt Along is to make a quilt for someone you love as a gift this Christmas (or other winter Holiday). AND to get it done by Christmas, early… 

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Handmade Christmas Quilt Along: Step One Fabric

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I’m so excited at the great response to my Quilt Along!! Thank you! Let’s get going!! First of all let me say that the purpose of this Quilt Along is to make a quilt for someone you love as a gift this Christmas (or other winter Holiday) AND to get the quilt made BEFORE Christmas… 

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Handmade Christmas Quilt Along…

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I’m going to be totally selfish today- I totally admit that I have an ulterior motive with the quilt along I’m going to talk about today. You can be selfish too and follow along… Two years ago for Christmas I decided my kids were getting to many toys that ended with an ii or started… 

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