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January Snowflake BOM Lisas Compassion Blog Quilts ideas

January Snowflake BOM Lisas Compassion Blog Quilts ideas


Sew the rows together. Make sure you still them laid the correct way, as you may have moved them when you were pressing. (Note this is from experience).

Lisa's Compassion Blog

Lisa's Compassion Blog

I.e. Press rows one and three the same direction, and rows two and four the opposite way.

A good practice is to go ahead and square up the HST to make sure they are 3 1/2″ square. This helps make sure the block goes together smoothly and ...

Cut along the drawn lines, and then again vertical and horizontal halfway lines.

9 Color COLLECTION SAMPLER Quilt Top Fabric Blocks 100% Cotton Made in USA

If you squared using the triangle method, you will have the “dog tails” on the corners that you can snip off.

Sew Very Easy's Shades of Grey Quilt Block of the Month Video Series – Sew What's

... designed by Elise Lea for Robert Kaufman. Features Mammoth Flannel by Studio RK. Four colorways (red, blue, black, yellow… | Free Patterns | Quilt …

Option 2 – Use a ruler to measure and square up the pressed open square.

Close up of the 16 point star pattern from Debbie Caffrey, Diamond in the Rough. I made it in Spring of 2013.

::April 2014 Second Saturday Sampler Block:: on second viewing, decided I like the crisp look of this block. | favorite quilt blocks | Quilt patterns, ...

Press the seams so that they will nest with the next row.

Peggy made her first block of the Feathered Frost quilt, a free pattern from AQSblog and our gift to you! #paperpiecing #fpp #freepaperpiecingpattern # ...

The original idea came to me when I participated in my first bee block for the New Bee on the Block in July. The cute pinwheel block was fun to make

Free pattern day: Christmas quilts ! (part 3)

Block 3 ~ Gift-Wrapped Star.

One Block Wednesday (Temecula Quilt Co)

Four Patch Heart Mini Quilt (Quilting Land)

Free Pattern: Royal Star Quilt - One Block Quilt - AQS Blog

Free Patterns | Benartex

February 2019 – Postage Stamp Heart. Posted on January 31, 2019 by Lisa's Compassion ...

My buddy and fellow bee mate, Jennifer of the Knotted Thread, quilted it for me on her long arm machine with a beautiful all over feather motif.

Countdown to Christmas…

Lisa made the SBS quilt as her first quilt project ever. I know…. that is crazy, right?? When I saw her posts on Instagram (@knitluxe) and realized ...

I thought the quilt would end up very misshaped and wonky but all the wobbliness quilted right out.

At that point, it was hung in the Quilt Top Closet until whichever time came first: My turn with a master longarmer, or I got my own longarm and felt ready ...

This was the 2011 Block of the Month quilt at The Quilt Show. I purchased their kit, because the spring colors appealed to me during my winter shopping.

brick house quilt

Pat Sloan Block 2 in her FREE weekly A Flower Bouquet sew along, join in! | Quilt Favorites Pat Sloan | Quilt blocks, Quilting quotes, Bouquet

I.e. Press rows 1, 3,5 one direction and rows 2,4,6 the opposite direction.

Block 5 ~ Peppermint Swirl by Susan Vaughn for The Felted Pear.

This is my best quilt that I've made so far. And I admit that I'm quite sad that it's leaving me. Last year, I promised my mother-in-law her choice of quilt ...

Blogging has already been such a positive tool for me and that is why I continue to blog, even though the posts are fewer and farther between these days.

For the backing I found a great print that I really love. The only problem is I didn't order the correct amount. I added some black and white gingham to ...

2014 Designer Mystery Blog Tour

... good bit of McTavishing on this quilt - for the applique background in the center, corner, and swag border areas, as well as for the basket backgrounds.

Flower Girl Quilt

This was Block 1 ~ Peppermint Twist by Kristina Brinkerhoff of Center Street Quilts.

Last but not least is my friend Sarah's quilt. Sarah of Cedar Fork Stitches lives in cold, cold Montana in a really rural area.

Over the next few posts I'll show you what we have on display, and links to available patterns and tutorials.

Most of the quilting comes from my own ideas, but the curved crosshatches and feather work encircling the baskets was a study of the work in those borders ...

We took the quilt to the City of Orange on a photo shoot. It was fun to hear the comments of the bike tourists as they drove by us.

I had fun quilting it using the new BSR foot on the Bernina 820 for the first time today.

The thickness of the material drove me to rework the construction of the hearts into a piecing/applique approach with an added heart border, ...

Mini heart quilt made by Amy Smart - Diary of a Quilter featuring Gretel fabrics.

I had my long arm quilter quilt this one with an all over flower pattern, which suits the flower girl theme of the quilt.

I wanted to use fabrics from Scott's old uniforms in some places. Starting at the top, the background for the hearts and flags came from the woodland BDUs ...

Our newest granddaughter has the cutest nursery, so I cashed in on using it for the photo shoot.


Christine Weld of The Quarter Inch shares Block 4 ~ Arkansas Snowflake.

Make the 10 HST by combining one red square to one colored square, sew a scant 1/4″ from the line on both sides of the line. After sewing cut down the drawn ...

... I made them into a rag quilt. It's not my style anymore but it is definitely a memory for Lindsay and a soft and comfy reminder of her high school days.

Straight stitching with varigated "pink lemonade" thread on the lines on the floral fabric. Maestro took a break at this point on my quilting chair.

I had the perfect flannel backing in my stash. This Anna Maria Horner cone flower print is a favorite so I am glad I got to use it on this quilt.

I cut all the squares before I left for Wisconsin, so I was able to have a finished quilt top a few hours after arriving at Stitch Supply Retreat Center.

As I have time, I will focus on getting Journey's End fully assembled, my Dear Jane all marked for quilting, Gems in the Daisies quilted for Uncle Don, ...

For the binding I found a great pink stripe from Michael Miller in my stash. It really was the perfect finish to this soft and sweet baby quilt.

Moroccan Mix Table Runner

There were many, many shorter deployments and TDYs that are not represented here. His avatar in each area is wearing fabric from the uniform of that ...

I watched this quilt grow on Instagram. Mariana (@cosertejercrear on Instagram) is a quilter who lives in a town just north ...

... quilting community and the friendships I have made. I am so glad I started this bee. These ladies have become like daughters and sisters to me and I can ...

This is the Kim Diehl pattern "Journey's End" that I started last April.

Steampunk Blocks Update

Last year, when I discovered the blogging world of quilting and modern quilts a whole new world opened up for me. Bright, fresh colors and prints and I am a ...

If you squared using the triangle method, you will have the “dog tails” on the corners that you can snip off.

Fall Breeze quilt

Maestro is very "paws on" when it comes to helping.

Happy Splendid Anniversary.

She is making a cutting garden quilt and asked us to make the "sprout" portion of the blocks. You can find the full pattern for sale by Krista of Poppyprint ...

And to let you know, Thank Goodness It's Finished Friday will be hosted here this coming Friday. So, If you're close to finishing a quilt or complicated top ...

I can't wait for you to see the finished project! I hope you will consider joining this “Block of the Month” at the Fat Quarter Shop if you have not yet.

I'm hoping it's a girl so I can gift her this quilt and just in case it's a boy...I have a perfect boy quilt waiting in the wings.

Splendid No. 78.

Cynthia of Quilting is More Fun than Housework, also used Maureen's Garden Dreamer fabric for her quilt. You will find the owl and the peony in her quilt as ...

4x5 Bee Fall Hive 4

This was all done with double batting - Hobbs Premium Washable Wool on top of Hobbs Heirloom 80/20. I used all kinds of threads in about eight different ...

Some of the fabrics are from upcoming groups and some are Moda Basics. Starting with the red group at the top, from left to right, the fabrics are from the ...

I have never had 4 quilt tops waiting to be quilted and they will all have to wait until after Christmas except the Hurricane Sandy quilt.

Roses got quilted into the outer piano-key colored border, as well, with meandering leaves filling in the rest. I had pressed all those seams open, ...

It is bound in the plum colored fabric that came in the kit. I really think it is the perfect color to frame the quilt.

Crossing Paths Quilt

Helloooo….remember me?? | Farm House Quilts

I really love the roses and vines, anyway, better than I probably would have liked the SID effect on this particular quilt.

9 Twinkle Twinkle Baby Stars Quilt was designed by me and quilted by Sara Parrish. It was made mostly with 1 1/2″ squares and strips.

But they seem to have a classic timelessness and were my best seller on Craftsy (before Craftsy deleted 95% of my patterns last month!)

Pink Lemonade

Also, because Maureen often designs fabrics with a large focal point, she was able to use those and do some great fussy cutting for block centers.

It's a Splendid Sampler Tuesday.

I wanted to keep going but stopped at making 36 blocks, which makes the perfect large, baby quilt, at six feet square.

The center image with the larger avatar represents Scott's normal state of work at his home base offices. That Scott is dressed in the ABUs (Airman Battle ...

New Projects for a New Year

But I have a new idea sparked by this pieced block. I can't remember who's blog I saw it on, sorry, so I can't give the credit to the creator of this cute ...

Double check the layout to make sure you like the way it looks. Move squares around until you are happy. I usually use my phone to take a picture to see how ...

I had my long arm quilter quilt this one with an all over flower pattern, which suits the flower girl theme of the quilt.

My favorite quilt motif is the row of basic Christmas trees I stitched along the border of the skirt. I used a variegated Mettler thread in red, ...

And while I do that, I have something for you. I've wanted for some time now to have a giveaway as a way of thanking all of you for the lovely support ...