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Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour!

 

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Thank you for joining us in the Quiltmakers’s 100 Blocks Blog Tour. Today’s post is brought to you by Stephanie Sheridan of Stitched Together Studios.

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Hi All! I was thrilled to have my block “Inversion” included in The Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks volume 15! You can find it on page 54 – Block #1487. Being a voracious reader, I fell in love with the Literary line by Heather Givans as soon as I saw it, and had so much fun using it in this block!

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Block #1487, Inversion, designed by Stephanie Sheridan, using Literary by Heather Givans.

When I was working on this block I actually made 2 – and had a hard time deciding which to submit! I asked a few friends at Windham to help me make the choice. Here is the alternate block – which do you like better?

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There are a few things I really like about this block design! First, you can have a fun time with a smaller scale focal fabric in the 4 snowball blocks. Second, the half square triangles and quarter square triangles are quick and easy to make. And third, you can get some really cool secondary patterns in a quilt layout!

Here are 2 different layouts – see the secondary patterns? Someday I am going to find the time to make one of these quilts!

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4 Inversion Quilt 1b

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Thank you Windham Fabrics for this chance to talk about my Inversion Block!

Be sure to check out the latest issue of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Volume 15

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Curious Dream Blog Hop

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At Fall Market 2016, we had an incredible display featuring the debut collection of “Curious Dream” by Angela Pingel !  We couldn’t get over how many fantastic projects were created with this line! From trendy apparel to statement making quilts, this collection is a subtle take on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland you have got to see.  If you haven’t checked out  the look book yet, click  here.

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The next 12 days are going to be packed full of sewing goodness! Follow along with the Curious Dream Blog Hop! What other Windham Fabrics collections can you pair with this dreamy fabric? Be sure to visit each stop to see!

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Curious Dream Blog Hop Stops 

Monday, December 12th – Windham Fabrics

Tuesday , December 13th – Kelly Bowser –Kelby Sews 

Wednesday, December 14th – Brooke Sellmann- Silly Mama Quilts 

Thursday, December 15th – Wendy Sheppard –Ivory Spring

Friday, December 16th – Rebecca Bryan – Bryan House Quilts  

Saturday, December 17th –  Chris Dodsley- Made by ChrissieD

Sunday December 18thAurifil

Monday, December 19th-  Jennie-  Clover & Violet 

Tuesday, December 20th – Stephanie Kendron – Modern Sewciety  

Wednesday, December 21st – Joanne from  The Fat Quarter Gypsy

Thursday, December 22nd – Heidi Staples – Fabric Mutt  

Friday, December 23rd – Round up post at Windham Fabrics

Be sure to comment on our post for a chance to win a Fat Quarter bundle of the line!

The giveaway will be open from now until 8PM PST on Thursday, December 22, 2016. The winner for this bundle will be picked at random and we will announce the name HERE on Friday, December 23, 2016.

This giveaway is open to everyone, USA and International.

If you’re a “no reply” or anonymous commenter, please remember to include your email address in your comment!

Happy hopping!

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First Blush Blog Hop Day 4!

Happy Blog Hop Day here at Windham!

 

I am so excited to showcase one of the newest lines First Blush by Ruby Red Designs. When I first got a hold of the line, all I could think about was how perfect it was to make something for a little girl. The colors reminisce a more simple time.

 

I just couldn’t imagine a more perfect match than making a Lucy Tunic from Simple Life Pattern Company. Their patterns have me swooning every time I see one, but with only having a boy I hadn’t really had a reason to make them! Enter First Blush.

 

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I absolutely loved making this top. It was so easy to assemble, the hardest part even had a youtube video to follow along with to guide you! I added my favorite thermoweb fusible interfacing to the bodice to make it extra durable around the kam snaps. It took four fat quarters to make the Lucy Tunic in a 9-12 month.

 

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The shorts were also made using a bloomers pattern and a fat quarter! I just opted out of adding elastic to the short legs so it gave a different look to the tunic.

 

After making this pattern, I’m dreaming up ways to make more with this precious line. Can’t you just see the sweetest of sweet baby girl quilts or doll clothes?!? So many possibilities!

Giveaway Alert!

Comment on this blog post with what you would do with this collection. A lucky winner will be chose at random and will win a FQ bundle of the collection and a small coordinated Thread box courtesy of Aurifil!  Contest ends October 27th, 2016 and winners will be announced on Friday, October 28th, 2016.

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Thanks for reading along! Happy sewing!

 

Kristen Wright of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine

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First Blush Blog Hop!

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Welcome to the first day of the First Blush Blog Hop!  First Blush is the debut fabric collection from Ruby Red Designs. This collection can be seen in the First Blush Block of the Month, which is designed by It’s Sew Emma and uses a special 30 degree Starburst ruler by Creative Grids!

We have 18 days of fun filled fabric goodness!

Be sure to follow along! See the schedule below to see all of the beautiful projects made from this collection!

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First Blush Blog Hop Schedule 

Monday, October 10 – Chris Dodsley, made by ChrissieD

http://madebychrissied.blogspot.com/

 

Tuesday, October 11 – Sinta,  Pincushion

http://pinkpincushion.blogspot.com/

 

Wednesday, October 12 –  Fat Quarter Shop

http://fatquartershop.blogspot.com/

 

Thursday, October 13- Windham Fabrics/Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine

https://windhamfabrics.wordpress.com/

 

Friday, October 14- Jennie, Clover and Violet

http://www.cloverandviolet.com/

 

Saturday, October 15- Hilary Jordan, Aurifil

https://auribuzz.wordpress.com/

 

Sunday, October 16- Tina Egner, One Little Pooh

http://www.onelittlepooh.net

 

Monday, October 17 – Kristyne Czepuryk, Pretty by Hand

http://prettybyhand.com

 

Tuesday, October 18 – Allison Harris , Cluck Cluck Sew

http://cluckclucksew.com

 

Wednesday, October 19 – Erin Cox , Why Not Sew

http://whynotsew.blogspot.com

 

Thursday, October 20 – Angie Wilson, Gnome Angel

http://www.gnomeangel.com/blog-4/

 

Friday, October 21 – Debbie, Happy Little Cottage

http://happylittlecottage.blogspot.com

 

Saturday, October 22 – Heidi Staples , Fabric Mutt

http://fabricmutt.blogspot.com

 

Sunday, October 23 – Leanne Elliott , Daisy and Jack HANDMADE

http://www.daisyandjackhandmade.com

 

Monday, October 24- Greg Jones, Grey Dogwood Studio

http://greydogwoodstudio.com

 

Tuesday, October 25- Wendy Sheppard,  Ivory Spring

https://ivoryspring.wordpress.com

 

Wednesday, October 26 – Stephanie Lynn Denton ,Creative Reveries

http://creativereveries.blogspot.com

 

Thursday, October 27 – Lisa, Love to Color My World

http://lovetocolormyworld.blogspot.com

We are giving away a lot of wonderful prizes courtesy of  Windham Fabrics, Aurifil and Fat Quarter Shop! Be sure to visit each stop for a change to win!  Thank you to our partners!

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Sew Home by Erin Schlosser Blog Tour

We are delighted to be a part of Erin Schlosser’s Sew Home Blog Tour! Erin’s fresh and appealing patterns are a sewists dream! We love all of the projects Erin has come up with to turn your house into a home. We can’t wait to make EVERY SINGLE THING! Be sure to follow along and enter in order for a chance to win a copy of this book!

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We love the easy projects that Erin created. The placemats above are a happy addition to your dining room! We think it features Carrie Bloomston’s upcoming collection “Dreamer” really well! Just look at the feathers and the geometric prints!

Please see the schedule of the Blog Tour below :

 Tuesday, September 20 – C&T Publishing & Joanna at Kustom Kwilts and Designs

Wednesday, September 21 – Sew 4 Home & Jen Carlton Bailly

Thursday, September 22 – Brenda at Just A Bit Frayed/Pink Castle Fabrics & Nicole at Modern Handcraft

Friday, September 23 – Janome Sewing Machines & Cristy at Purple Daisies Quilting

Monday, September 26 – Windham Fabrics & Rebecca at Bryan House Quilts

Tuesday, September 27 – Generation Q MagazineKaren Lewis Textiles & Latifah Saafir Studios

Wednesday, September 28 – Dear Stella Fabrics & Mandy at Mandalei Quilts

Thursday, September 29 – Erin at Schlosser Designs

GIVEAWAY ALERT!

C&T publishing is giving away 1 copy of Sew Home to one of our lucky readers!

Please note any US based winner will receive a hard copy ,while an international winner would receive the e-book version.

For one entry, leave a comment sharing what DIY home project you have made for your home.

The giveaway is open until Sunday.

Happy Sewing!

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