Viewing entries posted in November 2015

Jill's Applique Project

Posted by Ruth on 28 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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Earlier this month Jill Groom enrolled in Susan Brittingham's online workshop "Upside Down Applique". In no time at all, actually just one week later, I received photos from Jill of her finished project. I was amazed at how quickly she completed her beautiful Hummingbird and morning glory quilt.

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My Stitch Along November Week 4

Posted by Ruth on 22 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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It's a good thing I have another week to complete this project because I decided to make my squares into place mats and of course, that meant extra work to be done, hence I didn't get as much done as I would have expected. It didn't help that I wasn't sure until a few hours ago what I would turn these into...

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Stitch Along November Week 4 rules

Posted by Ruth on 19 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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For week four and five of this November stitch along we will be enhancing our simple shape and deciding how to complete it. Start by deciding how you want to use these blocks. Here are some ideas:

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My Stitch Along November Week 3

Posted by Ruth on 15 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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This week is where all the fun begins. I love auditioning different combinations and seeing which I like best. To start out, I cut my four background squares. I made them 5-1/2" which gives me 1/2" seam allowances to work with, if I need them. If not, I can always trim them down.background squares cut out

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Stitch Along November Week 3 rules

Posted by Ruth on 12 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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Rules for week three should be lots of fun. You can find the rules for the first two weeks here: November Week 1 and Week 2 rules. Let's get started.

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My Stitch Along November Week 2

Posted by Ruth on 8 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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Are you ready to start putting your fabrics together? If you missed this week's rules, check back to Thursday's post: Week 2 rules. It won't take long to catch up. This week I'm working with two sets of fabrics so I'll be following the second option (or not)...

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Stitch Along November Week 2 rules

Posted by Ruth on 5 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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Did you choose the shape you'll work with last week? If you missed the rules, check back here: Rules for Stitch Along Challenge week 1. In the meantime, I have a stack of fabric just waiting to be cut up. Of course, these small projects don't take a lot of fabric, so they are not going to chew through large amounts of fabric, but they do make great little gifts or tray mats. Easy to ship too!

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Fabric' ating Embellishments

Posted by Ruth on 3 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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Do you have a long list of embellishment methods you want to learn? Rose has put together an embellishment workshops to really get your creativeness started and open the door for many wonderful unique ideas to embellish your quilts. It's not just adding buttons or beads, it's a whole lot more.fabric' ating embellishments workshop checklist

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My Stitch Along November Week 1

Posted by Ruth on 1 November 2015 | 2 Comments

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This weekend is really an easy start for our November challenge. Perhaps it's just what you need to have a little fun. I decided that I will choose the pear shape. There is something about pears I like. I do find them rather bland to eat so let's see if I can 'juice' it up a little. I wonder if my pear with look good enough to eat by the time I'm done.

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