Thursday, December 29, 2011

Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free by The Quilt Ladies

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A weekend pattern for you ! bethanndoing.com

Simple 4-Patch Quilt Top 50" x 50"
Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern

Let's Start

Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free by The Quilt Ladies

Pieced Blocks

Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free

Fun Paisley

Cut 62 - 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" squares
Sew into 4-patch block
how to make a Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free by The Quilt Ladies

I'm using a dark border fabric


Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free by The Quilt Ladies

Lay your squares out and arrange as you like.
Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free by The Quilt Ladies

Cut 12 green - 2 1/2" x 8 1/2" Strips
Sew in between blocks.

Cut 5 green - 2 1/2" x 38 1/2'
Sew to the top and bottom


Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free by The Quilt Ladies

Keep adding rows


Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free by The Quilt Ladies

The third row


Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free by The Quilt Ladies

The fourth row.


Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free Tutorial

Cut 2 green - 2 1/2" x 42 1/2
Sew to the sides.
Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free by The Quilt Ladies

I added one border, you can add more !

Cut 2 Strips 4 1/2" x 42 1/2
Sew to the top and bottom

Cut 2 Strips 4 1/2" x 50 1/2
Sew to the sides.

Simple Four Patch Quilt Pattern Free
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and Little Quilt Ladies Quilt Patterns

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Print by Sam Toft

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On our trip at Thanksgiving, I was to be shopping for others and look what I found for me !

I'm new to her, Sam Toft - HERE is her site. I love that you see no faces.

Sam Toft Print

Kind of like me and Husband !

I've found something new to collect too and I've read on one of the blog's she's a quilter ! ! !

Beth of The Quilt Ladies

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Weight Watchers Tortilla Soup done MY Way

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This is based on Weight Watchers 0 Point Tortilla Soup. But, I need meat in mine, I need the protein to keep me moving a bit longer. 

3 chicken breast,  in a pot with about 6 cups of water.
add 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper. Cook until the chicken is done, remove skin/bones
Or if you are cooking Grilled Chicken the night before do 2-3  extra and
use 4 cups of Can Chicken Broth (easier)

tortilla soup chicken diced

Pull chicken out and shred.

cooking onions and celery

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1 cup Chopped Onions Chopped
2 Garlic Cloves
3 Green Onions Chopped
 3-4 stalks of Celery Chopped
1/2 a Green Pepper
1/3 Cup Fresh Cilantro
Spray pan with spray oil.
Cook  in soup pan, make everything tender 10-15 minutes

Pour Chicken broth through a strainer and back into pot.(if homemade)

 Add Shredded Chicken

Add the rest of the ingredients  to the broth

2 - 12oz cans of Diced Tomatoes
1/2 cup Salsa, we like hot, use what you like
1 can Whole Corn - Or fresh off the cob
1/2 teaspoon Cumin
1/2 teaspoon Chili Powder
1/2 teaspoon basil

pot of Weight Watchers Tortilla Soup

Simmer and let cook down.
Serving Weight Watchers Tortilla Soup

Serve with Sour Cream (I use Greek yogurt)
And taco chips

 Suggestions
  • When you have leftovers after the holidays or party, make this soup, you can add anything to it and it's wonderful.
  • Try adding fresh spinach, cut up add in about 5 minutes before serving.
  • You can use any meat, shred turkey, shred roast beef or pork, if you use another meat or don't want to do your own chicken stock, use 4 cups of Chicken Broth
  • This is a make it your own soup.
  • We eat this year round, mostly I think because it's a great solo-lunch for me.
  • It's very good without meat, it will be a 0 Point meal with no meat.


Beth Strub of The Quilt Ladies
I am the Author of The Quilt Ladies Book Collection
and Little Quilt Ladies Quilt Patterns



I make/design all quilt block patterns on this site


Monday, December 5, 2011

Quilt Ladies 52 Weeks Quilt #7

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We are just about finished, all patterns are list on the side under "52 Weeks"

 52 Weeks Quilt  #7


Left block - HERE
2nd from left - HERE
3rd from left - HERE
Right - HERE

Sew blocks together

Cut 1 Strip 1 1 /2" x 44 1/2" sew to the top of block



Sew to the bottom of your quilt

The quilt center is finished,  on to Borders



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and Little Quilt Ladies Pattern Series

Thursday, December 1, 2011

To all The Santa's - Thank YOU

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To all the Santa's out there, Thank you ! 

 I'm doing my part to help Santa out this year !  


Christmas Fabric Book

Making the little Grand's a book.

Making a Christmas Fabric Book

I've not done one of these in a very long time and with the new iron on webs it's very easy.


Christmas Fabric Book
Being Santa is WONDERFUL

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Quilt Ladies 52 Weeks Quilt #6

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 52 Weeks Quilt #6

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And NOW on KINDLE




Cut 1 Strip 1 1/2" x 44 1/2" sew to the top of your quilt.


Left - HERE
2nd Left - HERE
3rd Left - HERE
Right  - HERE

The block on the right, do two, you will need another next week.  

This block is what started 52 weeks of quilt patterns. My first idea was to do a pattern, the same pattern and see how it could be done in say 5 colors. Some time in that process the idea of doing 52 weeks came to me.  

 52 weeks was hard, fun and huge. But wait until you see 2012. I'm changing things up !

Who me, change things????

Sew blocks into a row



Sew to the top of your quilt.
Looking good !

If you missed any of the 52 weeks patterns, NOW is the time to get them, when they are gone, they are gone.



Beth is the Author is The Quilt Ladies Books Available at The Quilt Ladies Store – HERE And NOW ON kindle – HERE
Little Quilt Ladies quilt/appliqué patterns, in EBook (PDF) form – HERE And NOW on Kindle – HERE

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Quilt Charm Table Topper Complete Pattern for You

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A Holiday Pattern for you !


Quilt Charm Table Topper Complete Pattern for You

I'm using a charm package, but any fabric will work.

Cut 25 - 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"

Cut 20 - 1 1/2" x 2 1/2"

Table Topper Complete Pattern for You

Sew into rows with 5 squares across

Cut 16 - 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"

Quilt Charm Table Topper Complete Pattern for You

Sew together to form the cross border
Table Topper Complete Pattern for You

Sew all the rows together, forming the center.

Cut 2 - 14 1/2" x 4 1/2'
Sew to the top and bottom

Cut 2 - 22 1/2" x 4 1/2"
Sew to the sides
Quilt Charm Table Topper Complete Pattern for You 

Layer quilt together, machine quilt or hand quilt. Cut Binding 77 " x 2 1/2"
to finish quilt off.


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Monday, November 21, 2011

Quilt Ladies 52 Weeks Quilt # 5

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 52 Weeks Quilt #5

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Cut 1 strip 32 1/2" x 2 1/2" sew to the right side




Center Block - HERE

Cut 2  - 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" sew to the top and bottom of this block
Cut 2 - 1 1/2" x 12 1/2" to the side of this block.




Top block - HERE

Bottom block - HERE

Sew together as shown




Sew on to the right side of last week's

If you missed any of the 52 weeks patterns, NOW is the time to get them, when they are gone, they are gone.



Beth is the Author is The Quilt Ladies Books Available at The Quilt Ladies Store – HERE And NOW ON kindle – HERE
Little Quilt Ladies quilt/appliqué patterns, in EBook (PDF) form – HERE And NOW on Kindle – HERE

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