***Are you looking for the Halloween Mystery Quilt? Go HERE for all the information and links!***

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday Bundle Batch {Camp Glamp}

Hi there! I hope you all had a good week!  We have a darling bundle to share with you today! Melanie, from Mostly Crafty is sharing something fun with today's Friday Bundle Batch!  Be sure to scroll down for the details! 

Camp Glamp
Camp Glamp

This week's bundle has a glamping theme!  Cute campers and lots of red & aqua!
You'll receive 1 Fat Quarter of each:
  1. Glamper-licious Main Print White - Riley Blake
  2. Swiss Dots Red With White Dots - Riley Blake
  3. Essentials Sparkles Light Turquoise - Wilmington
  4. Basic Brights Red Gingham - Windham
  5. Glamper-licious Campers Aqua - Riley Blake
  6. Glamper-licious Cherries White - Riley Blake
  7. Maze Red - Robert Kaufman
  8. Glamper-licious Picnic Plaid Aqua - Riley Blake
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Isn't this bundle just the cutest?!  I just love glamper prints, and this bundle is full of the cutest glampers I have ever seen!

Melanie has made a darling mini quilt AND a cute little doll sleeping bag out of today's bundle!  For all the details on these cute projects, stop by Melanie's blog!





Talk to you soon,


Thursday, September 14, 2017

Halloween Mystery Quilt {Week 5}


Hi there!!  Before we get to the FINAL reveal - I wanted to let you guys know we will be doing a Christmas Mystery Quilt!  You can find all the information right HERE!

Today, I am sharing how to put all your blocks together to make it into a spooktacular Halloween Quilt!  Last week, I shared the border strips and half square triangles - you can find all the information  HERE.  

Remember to tag us in your pictures on Instagram and use #halloweenmysteryquilt -- so we can see your pics and share them! 



If you are just joining us, you will want to check out the original post - where I have shared the cutting instructions.   You can find all that info HERE!  *We have completely sold out of kits*  But don't worry, if you missed out on this Mystery Quilt - we will be starting a Christmas one next month! All the details HERE!




Alright, are you ready for the final reveal?!?!?!




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Ta Da! 

Here it is!  I'm sure a lot of you figured out the layout after last week!  It is a medallion style layout, with a center block and then several borders.  



This was so much fun to design and put together! I hope you guys love it as much as I do! 
I love the size of this one - it is perfect to display on the wall,  over a couch or even use it as a large table topper!  

If you want your quilt larger - you could add even MORE borders!!



I had this quilted with stars and loops by Primrose Cottage Quilts!  Also my Binding Fairy (my mom) did her magic and did the binding for me! 



I want to thank all of you who have joined in with this fun sew along!  It has been so much fun to see everyone's progress.  I hope you will join me again next month for the Christmas Mystery Quilt! :)








Be sure to post your pics on Instagram and use the hashtag: #HalloweenMysteryQuilt --- we want to share your pictures on our Instagram page!


Talk to you soon,


Monday, September 11, 2017

Raspberry and Cream BOM {Quilt Assembly


Hi there! Today I am ready to share the next step in the Raspberry and Cream BOM! 

Wow, I can't believe we are just about done with this quilt.  This month we are sewing our blocks together!  This is an "on point" quilt - so it is put together a little differently than traditional block quilts! 



My tips for assembling your quilt: 

1. Lay the entire quilt out!  I used my bed, and laid each block out. 

2. Make sure all of your blocks are the same size! I know this is probably something you already know - but I want to make sure I mention that my hourglass blocks were a little bigger than my other blocks - so I had to trim them down.

3. Pay careful attention to your chain blocks --- when laying out my blocks I had the pink squares running in the wrong direction on the sides.  I am SOO glad I caught it before I started sewing them together!  

4.  Same tip for the hourglass blocks - just pay careful attention to these - it's easy to have these going the wrong direction! 

5.  Take your time!  I spread this out between two days.  The first day I sewed all the blocks together. Once I sewed them into rows - I labeled each row with a letter and gathered them up.  The next day, I got them out again and since I labeled them - it was easy to just lay it out and start sewing the rows together! 

6.  When sewing your rows together - PIN, PIN, PIN!!! You guys, I am NOT a pinner - but when sewing rows together it is sooo important to nest your seams and pin!! Believe me, it was painful to have to pin so much  -  but I pulled through!!  Since I spent the extra time pinning, my quilt is nice and square and all my seams lined up beautifully!





Next month, I will share the final borders and I will showoff my finished quilt!! Yay!! I can't wait to share it with you guys! 

Here is the schedule for the block of the month:


Block 1: Air Castles January 17
Block 2: Bear's Paw January 31
Block 3: Bird's in the Air February 14
Block 4: Cat's Cradle February 28
Block 5: Double X March 14
Block 6: Eliza's Nine Patch March 28
Block 7: Gentleman's Fancy April 11
Block 8: Goose Tracks April 25
Block 9: Grandmother's Pride May 9
Block 10: Grape Basket May 23
Block 11: Kansas Trouble June 6
Block 12: Missouri Star June 20

Double Four Patch and Stepping Stone Blocks: July 11
Setting Blocks: August 13
Quilt Assembly: September 12
Final Borders: October 10

If you are following along, post your pictures to Instagram and use the hashtag: sewingwithfwfabricstudio

Talk to you soon! 

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday Bundle Batch {Chocolate Sauce}

Hi there! I hope you all had a good week!  We have a great bundle for you today - be sure to scroll down for all the details and to see what I made!

Chocolate Sauce
This week's bundle is all about chocolate.   Lots of great, delicious browns in this bundle!
You'll receive 1 Fat Quarter of each:
  1. Essentials Dotsy Brown - Wilmington
  2. Merrily Winter Weave Chocolate - Moda
  3. Merrily Snowy Stars Cocoa - Moda
  4. Essentials Petite Dots Brown/Ivory - Wilmington
  5. Essentials Criss Cross Burnt Brown - Wilmington
  6. Merrily Just A Dash Cocoa - Moda
  7. Marble Swirsl Mink - Moda
  8. Essential Dots Chocolate - Moda

Before I get to my project, I wanted to share this new book by Sherri Falls!  Tablerunner Bliss is FULL of awesome table runners!  You guys know how much I love smaller projects - and this book has 20 of them!  I am sharing a cute block from this book today, and we will be sharing lots of fun projects from this book in the future!
Tablerunner Bliss Book - purchase HERE


Today's bundle is the perfect stash builder bundle!  I always have a hard time finding browns that I love to add to my stash  -  well this bundle solved that problem.  I LOVE all of the browns in this bundle.  They all compliment one another and would look lovely in any project that requires brown! 

I decided to make this sweet block from the Tablerunner Bliss book: 



I LOVE the monochromatic theme of this block! It is so pretty!  This block is from the "Delightful" table runner that is featured on page 26.   This would be a perfect table runner for fall - it would be a subtle, but beautiful addition to any table.  

To make the table runner you will need: {CLICK ON LINKS}





 I hope you enjoyed this project! Be sure to check back next week for a new bundle and project!

Talk to you soon!




Thursday, September 7, 2017

Halloween Mystery Quilt {Week 4}


Hi there!!  Before we get to this week's block - I wanted to let you guys know we will be doing a Christmas Mystery Quilt!  You can find all the information right HERE!

Today I am sharing the next steps in the Halloween Mystery Quilt!   Last week, I shared the Square in a Square blocks - you can find all the information for that block HERE.  

Remember to tag us in your pictures on Instagram and use #halloweenmysteryquilt -- so we can see your pics and share them! 




If you are just joining us, you will want to check out the original post - where I have shared the cutting instructions.   You can find all that info HERE!  *We have completely sold out of kits*




Alright, are you ready for this week's block? 

Scroll down for the reveal!


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Border Strips and Half Square Triangles




You will make 4 Half Square Triangle Blocks & 4 Border Strips.



Previous Posts:
Introduction
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3



 Next week we will be assembling the quilt! YAY!!  I am sooo excited! :)


Be sure to post your pics on Instagram and use the hashtag: #HalloweenMysteryQuilt --- we want to share your pictures on our Instagram page!


Talk to you soon,


Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Christmas Mystery Quilt {Sew Along}

Hi there! I've been keeping another secret that I have been dying to share with you guys! ;)  We have had so much fun with the Halloween Mystery Quilt, that we decided we needed to continue the fun with a Christmas Mystery Quilt! 


Since it's a "Mystery Quilt" I can only tell you a few things:
  • It is a Christmas Quilt
  • It is 36" x 36" 
  • We have kits available - with backing and binding INCLUDED. 
  • You don't have to "sign up" to join in - just check the blog every Thursday starting October 12 - to download the pattern for that week.
  • This Sew Along will last five weeks.  You will finish with plenty of time to have it ready for Christmas!
  • I will include a PDF download each week so you can easily print off the instructions for each block.
  • Skill level for this quilt is a confident beginner - this quilt is traditionally pieced.  

Here is the posting schedule for this Sew Along:

October 12
October 19
October 26
November 2
November 9


Now let's get to the fabric we selected for this Mystery Quilt! {My favorite part!!}

Christmas Mystery Quilt Kit


Each kit includes all the fabric you need to complete the Mystery Quilt - which INCLUDES backing and binding!! How awesome is that?!  Everything you need, all in one kit!  




Talk to you soon!




Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday Bundle Batch {Home is Where the Haunt Is}

Hi there! I hope you all had a good week!  We have a fun Halloween bundle to share with you today! Melanie, from Mostly Crafty is sharing something fun with today's Friday Bundle Batch! - be sure to scroll down for the details! 

Home is Where The Haunt Is
Home is Where The Haunt Is

This week's bundle features Halloween fabrics with a home dec look!  We used several prints from Verna Mosquera's Candleabra collection, and added in some of our favorite blenders!
You'll receive 1 Fat Quarter of each:
  1. Candelabra Shadow Rose Crow - Free Spirit
  2. Autumn Hues Orange Medallion - Penny Rose
  3. Le Creme Swiss Dots Black - Riley Blake
  4. Toscana Ebony - Northcott
  5. Candelabra Shadow Rose Orange - Free Spirit
  6. Candelabra Candy Stripe Crow - Free Spirit
  7. Le Creme Swiss Dots Orange - Riley Blake
  8. Candelabra Enchanted Garden Crow - Free Spirit

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You guys know how much I LOVE Halloween fabric -- and this bundle is perfect for Halloween! Melanie made this cute runner out of today's bundle -  I love how it turned out!  Be sure to stop over by her blog for all the details!








Talk to you soon,


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