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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Moda Blockheads 2- Wednesday

Block #19
Rocky Road
by Betsy Chutchian
You can go to her blog to
download the pattern 
by clicking here.


And
Block #20
Go Fish 
by Stacy lest Hsu.
You can go to her instagram page
to download the pattern
by clicking here.


We decided to make the fish different colors to 
make sure they could be seen and I really like
the way they turned out.

And then back at the farm we making room for new kits
and had a few fall ones left over.  Not enough to have a sale

Pumpkin Days

on any one kit so we bundled them together on the website
Under Last Call.


Pumpkin Man

To see what we still have, you can click here.

We've been having a lot of reports of garbled images in the store,
Tammie spent a long time on the phone with WIX the other day
and together they worked on getting things straightened out.
If you have any trouble, please let us know.


Also - apparently Homespun Hearth wasn't in the store 
but we do have it and it's in the store now. 
If you need a copy for the Sew Along 
you can get it by clicking here.  


So now lets go see what the other designers 
have done with the blocks -

Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.

Well, that makes 12.
I seem to be Lucky 13.

Until next week ladies, 
Keep quilting.:)

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

And a Triple

Texas Puzzle
by Carrie Nelson
You can go to the Moda blog to 
download the pattern by clicking here.


Big Storm 
by Brigette Heitland.
You can go to her instagram page to
download the pattern by clicking here.


And
Mishmash 
by Vanessa Goertzen
You can go to her blog to
download the pattern by clicking here.


It's been a busy week here at the farm.
It finally rained and everything is green again 
which of course means the lawn needs mowing again.

It also means that I have roses and dahlias in my kitchen window
to enjoy while we watch the hummybird wars outside.  My heavens those
tiny things can zoom.  They really don't need to be quite so territorial-
there's lots of food in the feeder.  I'm just glad nobody seems to get hurt
because they're lots of fun to watch.



These are my new pet chickens - they're baby Cochins. 
Cochins are big, friendly balls of fluff and feathers.  Those are
feathers on their feet.  They're a Chinese breed and can grow to be about 8 lbs 
which is pretty large for a chicken.  They don't lay well but that's ok because 
I have my Buff Orpingtons and Ameracaunas to lay eggs.  
And when the do lay, they're great mothers.
Cochins became famous in the 1800's when some were given to Queen Victoria
as a gift and she absolutely adored them.
I can see why.

This little lady is a Cochin Banty. 
She'll be a lot smaller - but again - the feathers on her feet.


After choring- back inside, I'm working on the patterns for my latest
fabric line and on my latest Tablestand quilt.
It's time for pumpkins and witches again :)



So now lets go see what the other designers 
have done with the block.s
Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.

Well, that makes 12.
I seem to be Lucky 13.

Until next week ladies, 
Keep quilting.:)


Wednesday, September 5, 2018

It's a Double!!

Block # 14
Fidget Spinner 
by Lynne of Kansas Troubles 


You can go to her blog to 
download the pattern by clicking here.

AND

Block #15
Corner Pocket
by Barbara of Me and My Sister


You can go to their blog to
download the pattern by clicking here.

And I'm sorry this is so short today but my 
doctor has decided that I've reached an age
where multiple tests are in order so I'm spending
the day (days) at the hospital.
They're all just routine tests but routine 
at my age can take some time.  

So I'll leave you to go see what the other designers 
have done with Lynne and Barb's blocks.
Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.

Well, that makes 12.
I seem to be Lucky 13.

Until next week ladies, 
Keep quilting.:)







Wednesday, August 29, 2018

It's Wednesday-Blockheads 13 -

Patchwork Flower


by Corey Yoder

You can go to her blog to download 
the pattern by clicking here.

I just love her flower.
We still have flowers hanging on 
through the heat and I am truly looking 
forward to Fall.

I changed all the quilts in the house to Fall quilts last week.


This is Hilltop House hanging in my foyer.
The quilt is 88" x 94" so I couldn't
get a picture straight on.


Here's the picture on the back of the pattern.


And here's the 68" x 74" wallhanging (or throw).

I don't know if you have seen Jo Mortons latest fabric
line that the reps are showing to shops now.  
It's called "Spice It Up" and the quilts would look 
awesome made out of it.
If you'd like to go take a look you can do so by clicking here.

Don't be intimidated by the borders.  We all know I prefer
appliqué and these borders were a breeze to piece.
The pattern is on sale this week - both quilts in one pattern. 
You can buy it by clicking here.


I usually have my blog post up at midnight on
Blockheads Wednesday but my favorite
publisher Martingale is doing a blog post on 
Sleigh Bells today and I wanted to wait until 
it was up so I could share it.
And there's a chance to win a book from them.

So now lets go see what the other designers 
have done with Corey's block.
Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.

Well, that makes 12.
I seem to be Lucky 13.

Until next week ladies, 
Keep quilting.:)


Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Mystery Quilt Block #7 and Moda Blockheads Block #12

Jaces Star
By Lisa Bongean

(Did I really tell you who designed the block
or can you tell by the size of the triangles.  :)


You can go to Lisa's blog to download
the pattern by clicking here.



This is the August block of my 2018 Mystery Quilt
Midnight Garden.  My Mystery Quilt starts
in February each year so this is Block #7.  
It's not too late to join the fun -
You can do that by clicking here.
Earlier blocks can be seen in the column on the right.


This is my "Galaxy" quilt made out of my Sycamore fabric line.
I very seldom do repeat block quilts
and very seldom do mainly pieced quilts but
somehow this fabric and these designs just 
seemed to call out to me.  I love it.
Anyway, the kit is on sale this week so you can have
a chance to love it in your home too.

So now lets go see what the other designers 
have done with Lisa's block.
Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.

Well, that makes 12.
I seem to be Lucky 13.

Until next week ladies, 
Keep quilting.:)

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Moda Blockheads II - Direction

Block 11
by Sherri McConnell


To go to her blog to get the pattern click here.



Here is our "Finally Fall" Quilt Kit -
our Mini Quilt Club offering this Fall,
featuring some of my favorite themes -
houses - pumpkins - a cat & a crow and
made out of one of my favorite fabric lines - Sycamore.

And Fall is really welcome after all the heat this summer.

What is not quite so welcome to my younger grandsons is



"School Days".
The quilt is welcome but the reality is not.

All 5 of the younger ones are going to new schools this fall and
they start this week.
It's exciting and stressful at the same time.
New beginnings always are.
Prayers and hugs for them all.

Anyway the quilt kit is on sale this week to mark the occasion.

Speaking of occasions - we have a winner to my Sleigh Bells book.
I love reading all of the comments and wish you all could win but
the Random Number Generator picked Carmen (Quilt 101) who said

I love Fall the best but Winter beckons us to cozy up with a quilt and sit by the fire. Sleigh Bells is the perfect quilt for Christmas and for the entire winter season. I just love it! Thanks for a chance to win your new book.  
Carmen

Carmen, if you'll email us your snail mail address, we'll send you your book.

You couldn't all win a book but you can all buy one.  To do that click here.

So now lets go see what the other designers 
have done with Sherri's block.

Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Jo Morton of Jo's Quilts probably won't be posting
in Blockheads much except when it's her block
 but you might just want
to drop in and see what she's doing.

If so, click here.

Well, that makes 12.
I seem to be Lucky 13.

Until next week ladies, 
Keep quilting.:)






Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Moda Blockheads 2-Wednesday - Time for........

Block #10

Duck and Ducklings
by Jo Morton


To download the pattern click here.
To go to see what she's been doing and
what she did with her block click here.

This is my quilt Sleigh Bells.  
It was a Mystery Quilt one year so you had to 
get the kit each month in order to make the quilt.


Now Martingale has done an awesome job of
publishing a book full of pictures of each block 
along with the patterns.
I am really happy - they did a wonderful job.
Thanks Martingale.  :)

Hopefully most shops will be carrying it so go to your local quilt shop and see.
Or of course, we're carrying them in our store.

If you're a shop and want to order some for your store 
                                           you can order by visiting their website at 
                                               MartingaleWholesale.com              
                                             or by calling 1-800-426-3126       
   
I got an email awhile ago asking for the name of a quilt a lady had seen.
She described it as having
"a house and a tree and a cat".
I really couldn't think at the time but 
it might be this one.
  If so it is Cherry Tree Lane.

I decided to put this on the blog because by the time I
thought of it, I had, of course, lost the woman's email.  

Back to  SLEIGH BELLS.

Make a comment - any old comment - about winter,
about summer, about anything --
and next week I will have the Random Number Generator pick a
winner to send a copy of Sleigh Bells.

So now lets go see what the other designers 
have done with Jo's block.

Lynne of Kansas Troubles
Barb & Mary of Me and My Sister
Brigitte Heitland of Zen Chic
Vanessa of Lella Boutique
Betsy Chutchian
Stacy lest Hsu
Laurie Simpson of Minick & Simpson
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings
Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts
Carrie Nelson of Moda's Cutting Table

Well, that makes 12.
I seem to be Lucky 13.

Until next week ladies, 
Keep quilting.:)