So I have been a crazy lucky girl this week...I joined the Quilty Fun SAL hosted by Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet and The Fat Quarter Shop...the link to the Flickr group is here. The first block/section and probably my favorite in the whole quilt was the Apples
here and the free pdf link with the additional necessary info is on Kerry's blogpost.
The Fat Quarter Shop is hosting great giveaways every Monday as we go through completing this sampler and your entry for each giveaway is posting your sections in the Flickr group.
I was lucky enough to win the first giveaway...I know, so lucky...Thank you, thankyou Fat Quarter Shop!!! It was a Rolie Polie from Lori's Gracie Girl line and I was thrilled to find it in my mailbox yesterday...The Fat Quarter Shop has amazing quick shipping!! I was really pretty stunned at how quick it came!
This strip set contains 3 1/2 strips of the Gracie Girl collection...I was planning to use my Polka Dot Stitches fabric from Lori's earlier line for this Sampler and adding this Rolie Polie to the mix will give me lots of Lori Holt fabric goodness to choose from.
stars for this week...care to join us? If you get your stars in the Flickr pool by Monday maybe you will be crowing about your win next ;) Good Luck!!
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
So I skipped to block 9 in the Doctor Who Along hosted and designed By Soma and Caroline...my, I am still many blocks behind...Cyberman...I skipped to this one because I am behind anyway and my son made this for Halloween...
Also, somehow I was the lucky recipient of Soma's giveaway...well, let's say it like it is, lol...my son is the recipient...Soma even wrapped it fancy!
These are my other Who Along blocks so far...
Thursday, November 7, 2013
So, onto mine...
First off, an apology...I had visions of 9 18" finished blocks in a finished quilt top...it.didn't.happen....I only have 4 blocks done and life got in the way...unfortunately. I hope to show it soon but it's just not in the cards for today.
So, I have a fun project to show you instead that I think little boys would find to be fun to play with...if the way to a man's heart is his stomach...the way to a little boys may well be through pretend food! You can find the pattern and directions here.
As you can see, I have a little bakery box to put this felt cherry pie in...
And the lattice crust adds an extra fancy touch. I have made many of these for nieces and nephews and took to reducing the pattern down so that I could put them in mini metal tart pans purchased at the store.
P.S. this makes a fun pincushion too!
I hate to say anything because it looks like she's shut her business down from the search I did but this pie originally comes from this lovely business and below are a couple other things made with her patterns...I suppose you could still make them with your own inspiration as she has beautiful pics here....I wish I had bought more of her patterns while she was in business. I've made boxes of this type of play food for nieces and nephews and it has always been a hit. The boys especially like the pancakes, bacon, and fried eggs, I've found :) Another special request I have had is Chicken Mcnuggets which I suggest if you make these to get a container from McD's to put them in as they look like something else otherwise....ummmm, nuff said!!
Peanut butter and jelly sandwich with a slice of cake...
Peanut butter and jelly sandwich!
Thanks for letting me show an oldie but goodie from my past crafting!
And, please visit everyone else who is posting today...