16 January 2019

Let's Bee Social #258

Welcome to the Let's Bee Social!





This place is really going to the dogs lately.
These are the latest things I have been working on for my Black and White blog hop project.




Dalmatian Dog

Dalmatian Dog


Dalmatian Dog


Quilt in the WILD!!!


Inventory end of 2018

Inventory end of 2018




Please be patient. The Corgi is on the cutting table. I promise she is next.

Then... The Police Dog!!!

Police Dog K9











I have been using these hashtags during the past week.

#SEWEVERYDAY

#HPQAL2019

#SEWFRESHQUILTS

#QUILTSTUDIOINSTADAILY

#BLACKANDWHITEQUILT








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15 January 2019

Harry Potter Quilt Along 2019 Introductory Post

Welcome to the Introductory Post for the upcoming Harry Potter Quilt Along!



If you missed the PRE Introductory Post, you may want to check it out here.

ESPECIALLY if this is your first visit to the Sew Fresh Quilts blog.  




This is the Introductory post for the SEW FRESH QUILTS version of the FREE Harry Potter Quilt Along quilt #HPQAL2019 as shown below...
FREE HPQAL2019 @ SewFreshQuilts




If you are looking for the OTHER QUILT,
that looks like this one below
please see the other Harry Potter Sew Along by Kelli of Seriously, I Think it Needs Stitches,
FREE HPQAL2019 @ Seriously, I think it needs stiches







How do you make sure you don't miss any of the instructions for the Sew Fresh Quilts FREE Harry Potter Quilt Along?





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PLEASE NOTE:
THE Harry Potter Quilt Along page is under construction.

The links will become live for the information and block instructions as they are posted.
Pay attention to the dates on the schedule and check back as more links are added.




HEY StAsHAdDiCt!!!!

It's really all about the fabric.

Am I right?!!!







PLEASE NOTE:
I have updated the size options. 
Using the full size 20" square blocks in this quilt setting,
the blocks are set with 1" finished width sashing between the blocks and rows,
and with 1" finished width borders, for the 85" x 106" size quilt.

HOWEVER, because you may wish to add wider side borders to increase the final width of the quilt to be suitable for a queen size bed, I adjusted the options to include 106" x 106" size option.



Print both of the PDF's found below.

Here you will find the UPDATED Downloadable PDF Cover file with provides information on the Quilt Size Options and the Fabric Requirements 
Click here to download COVER PDF




Here you will find the Downloadable PDF Finishing file which provides information on Cutting for Finishing Background and Binding 
Click here to download FINISHING PDF







What fabrics are we using?!!!! 


Jasmine has been using whatever she can find in my stash to make the blocks. PLUS we picked De La Luna Clair Batty by Tula Pink for FreeSpirit Fabrics for the background.



We are gonna be starting to test the #hpqal2019 blocks soon! This is our background fabic. De La Luna Clair Batty by Tula Pink for FreeSpirit Fabrics 🦇 Gotta admit I’m pretty excited!!!







Background Fabric? For the first 7 weeks you don't even NEED to have your background fabric yet. There is no use of background fabric in the construction of the first 7 blocks. YES. That's right. You don't need to PANIC. And you are welcome!

Flesh tones? Why is everyone having so much trouble choosing fabric for faces? We are using KONA scraps left over from making from the Teenie Weenie Bikini quilt. Use any beige, tan, neutral you like. Prints would work too!

If the fabric requirements list a 1/4 yard...
Can it be a fat quarter? Can it be a long quarter? Yes. and yes.

Piecing Methods? This Harry Potter quilt along uses traditional piecing methods. NO PAPER PIECING. NO APPLIQUE.

Want to save money on fabric?
Clinton Modern Creative has a special offer for those of you participating in the quilt along. You will save 15% off your entire purchase using the code HPQAL15 at checkout. Offer valid until June 30th, 2019. She has some great Libs Elliott fabrics that would look great in an EPIC Harry Potter quilt. Click here!!! 


Want to find a kit to make the quilt? How about some Harry Potter flannel backing?
Mad About Patchwork has a solids kit for anyone who needs fabric choices made easy. And they also have this Harry Potter flannel that would make a cozy backing! While supplies last!!!



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9 January 2019

Let's Bee Social # 257

Welcome to the Let's Bee Social!
Happy 2019!!!

Last week I told you I quit smoking. 

And am still doing that.

THANK YOU!!! To all of YOU for showering me, with much needed and greatly appreciated, love, support, affection, encouragement, virtual hugs, quilty friendship, and general affection. I could not have made it through the first week without YOU!!! 

And also could not have made it through the past year. Thank you for seeing me through the toughest year of my life to date. Goodbye 2018. And HELLO 2019!






I am working on other 2019 goals so watch for these hashtags as the year progresses.

#GOALS

#SEWEVERYDAY
#HPQAL2019
#QUILTTHERAINBOW
#SEWFRESHQUILTS
#SFQPATTERNCLUB
#CANTSTOPWONTSTOP
#QUILTSTUDIOINSTADAILY
#FINALLYGOTMYSELFMYFIRSTBRANDNEWCELLPHONEEVER
#TEACHINGMYSELFDIGITALDESIGN
#VACATIONBREAKWITHMYBOLT



What's on YOUR list of #GOALS for 2019???





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2 January 2019

Let's Bee Social #256

Welcome to the Let's Bee Social!
Happy New Year!!!

I quit smoking. 

Now handing you over to Austin....

Photo Creds @austin1144

Photo Creds @austin1144

Photo Creds @austin1144

Photo Creds @austin1144

Photo Creds @austin1144

Photo Creds @austin1144

Photo Creds @austin1144



Austin has kindly provided these photos of Jasmine's full size Harry Potter quilt along blocks.

Thank you for your help Austin!






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