Yonder Quilt Along: Row 9 & 10

I knew it was going to happen eventually; even with the casual pace of a new row every two weeks I was bound to fall behind. Row 9, another row of Arch blocks, was it. Ah well. That’s why we like to keep it casual. I used a green with touches of pink from Tula’s
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Yonder Quilt Along: Row 7

Hooray for Row 7, aka the Double Ladder Row! After the last two more intricate rows, it’s a nice break to do something easy. My ROYGBIV Yonder gradient continues with this yellow from Pinkerville. It’s kind of an oddball with the mint on the lemon yellow, but that also makes it a great transition piece
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Yonder Quilt Along: Row 6

I’m back! After staying up until 2:38 finishing up sewing Row 6, not because it’s hard but because I can’t start stitching until after the Gremlin is in bed. Such is life. Row 6 is the first row of V blocks. Now there are small, medium, and large V blocks in Yonder. There are pages
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Yonder Quilt Along: Row 3

Back to the Hourglasses for Row 3 of the Yonder quilt along. Nothing new about this row since we did them a couple of weeks ago. You’ll need ⅓ yard of the color if you’re using all one fabric. Again, you can get by with ¼ yard IF, and it’s a big if, your fabric
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Yonder Quilt Along: Row 2

On to Yonder Row 2. You will need ¼ yard if you’re doing all one colorful fabric for this row. If you have no miscuts, this is what you will have left over. I’m using this big jellyfish print from Tula Pink’s Zuma line. I never get too precious about my fabric or trying to
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Yonder Quilt Along: Row 1

How did planning go? I thought the coloring sheet was helpful, or you just had fun coloring. Maybe a little of Column A and a little of Column B? I hope you got everything squared away and you’re ready and raring to sew. Since I’m doing all one background, I decided to cut my sashing
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Down and Dirty Quixote Sewalong: Marti Michell Templates with Richy

It’s the Down and Dirty Quixote Sewalong weekend and we’re stitching fast and furious. Yesterday, I gave tips for fabric placement for your blocks here. Now it’s time to cut. My friend Richy of Spazzy Cat Designs is a ruler and template fiend. He’s got a great post over on his blog for using the
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Down and Dirty Quixote Sewalong: Fabric Placement

Welcome to the Down and Dirty Quixote Sew Along! It’s down and dirty because we’re going to get right to it and get to stitching. We’re starting it today and stitching all weekend long. Think of it as a virtual sew-in with all your invisible quilting friends. If you don’t have your Quixote pattern already,
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Candied Pineapple Free Pattern

When I was little, we had a punched copper pineapple in the entryway with “Welcome” painted across the bottom. I always wondered why a pineapple? What makes it so welcoming? Well, according to my mom, and a quick google search, pineapples have been symbols of hospitality since colonial times. As one of the quirky cool
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