Thursday, November 29, 2012

Log Cabin Quilt Pattern, My Plaid Quilt

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 There are only 2 blocks to this quilt and 
what makes it look like many more is the fabric.
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Free Log Cabin Quilt Pattern Block for a Plaid Quilt


I didn't over think about fabric, if it was a paisley, it was in and if it was a plaid, it was in, everything was from my closet.

Finished block size 6" x 6" 

Cut 4 assort colors - 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"
Sew into 4-Patch
Cut 1 plaid, - 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Sew to the right side
Cut 1 plaid  - 5 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Sew to top
Cut 1 plaid  - 5 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Sew to left side
Cut 1 plaid  - 6 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Sew to bottom


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Log Cabin Quilt

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This is my little curl up in quilt and yes ! ! 
this is my all done wall behind it.

You, don't miss anything

Quilt wall at The Quilt Ladies Store

Here's one the Log Cabin Patterns used

The Applique is one of my patterns available with 6 patterns 
in the set at 

The Basket Pattern is on this site

Thanks for noticing


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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Log Cabin Plaid Quilt Pattern for YOU

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 I brought this quilt home with me from Florida and it's become my sewing room 
wrap my legs quilt. (sometimes I just can't get warm) 

Log Cabin Plaid Quilt Pattern

It's a fun and happy quilt. 
It is machine pieced and I hand quilted with large stitches. 
It's been washed hundreds of time and is soooo.... soft.

Simple blocks and fun fabric.

Log Cabin Plaid Quilt Pattern Free

Finished block is 6' x 6"

Cut on center - 2 1/2" x 2 1/2"
Cut 2 green plaids for sides - 2 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Sew to sides

Cut 2 green plaids - 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Sew to the top and bottom

Cut 2 blue plaids, 4 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Sew to the sides

Cut 2 blue plaids - 6 1/2" x 1 1/2" 
Sew to the top and bottom


Why do you give away free quilt patterns?
I love giving patterns away on this site it's fun
and a tradition of quilting. But, I can only do this because, You buy my books 
Thank you for making my dream a reality ! !



Friday, November 23, 2012

Holiday Quilted Table Runner Quilt Pattern Part 4

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Piecing the borders and 
putting the quilt together

Shown ready to hand quilt


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Cut 14 Red - 3 3/4" x 2 1/2"

Do 2 Row as shown above


Holiday Quilted Table Runner Quilt Pattern
Do 3 Rows as shown above, sew as shown below


Holiday Quilted Table Runner Quilt Pattern

Sew rows to top and bottom

free quilted table runner pattern

Cut Binding - 2 1/2" x 60"

Mine is machine pieced and I'm hand quilting now. 

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Grandma's Fried Apple Recipe, Happy Thanksgiving

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Happy Thanksgiving
This time of the year for me is about remembering and when I remember it always seems to include food. I grow up in a  family that was always in the kitchen and around the table. My Grandma C. cooked her entire life for a living and for love,

This is One of my favorites:
Grandma's Fried Apples
How to make Grandma's Fried Apple Recipe


How to make Grandma's Fried Apple's

Cut and core 5-6 of the firmest apples you can find.  
These are red delicious.

In a pan add 2 big Tablespoons 
of butter or margarine, let it melt a bit add apples
 1/2 cup brown sugar
1 Tablespoon Cinnamon
1 Teaspoon ground nutmeg.

I measure nothing in this recipe, just add ! 

How to make Grandma's Fried Apple Recipe

Stir and let the apples get soft and cook down. 
15-20 minutes over a medium heat.

How to make Grandma's Fried Apple Recipe

I like them just like this, but over ice cream, white cake, french toast
or pancakes are wonderful too !

Have a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving
From my table to yours



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Holiday Quilted Table Runner Part 3

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Husband is doing good, slow and sometimes very slow, 
but he's very happy he had the surgery.

Here is putting the block together

how to make a quilted table runner

Finished Table Runner, I'm hand quilting

free table runner pattern quilted

how to make a quilted table runner

Cut 8 Green - 5" x 2 1/2"
Sew as shown above, you will have 2 blocks

Stop back in a few days



Why do you give away free quilt patterns?
I love giving patterns away on this site it's fun
and a tradition of quilting.

But, I can only do this because, you buy my books





Monday, November 19, 2012

Holiday Quilted Table Runner Quilt Part 2

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Part one you made 2 of this block

tutorial to make a table runner



Cut 84 from an assortment of the 5 fabrics - 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Make 21 - 4-patch blocks

Stop back in a few days  ! 


I'm hand quilting, shown with 
batting and I've started quilting





Saturday, November 17, 2012

FREE Holiday Table Runner Quilt Pattern

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I'm getting back into a sewing mood, Husband is on the mend and I'm getting some time in my sewing room. 
A wonderful friend volunteered in London at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
She helped load athletes on buses to get them to their events. 
I watched for her facebook updates daily and I loved learning all about her adventure. 

quilted table runner how to
When  a box arrived from her and I opened, I was THRILLED !
"IT'S Fabric" and they are beautiful.



I added this red, for a holiday feel, 
I want to do something  I can have always. 

free quilt pattern for table runner
Shown with batting, I'm hand quilting and hoping to 
have it finished for me, for the holiday's. 

Finished size 13' x 24" 

Cut 16 Green - 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"
Cut 2 Red - 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"


Make 2, 9-Patch blocks as shown above


Cut 4 Red - 3" x 3"
Cut corner to corner

Block How To:

free quilt table topper pattern

Cut your Squares (Pieced square) and cut triangles as stated in the pattern.
Sew on the top triangle, Trim the ends even.
Sew on the bottom Triangle, Trim the ends.
Note: sewing the pieces across make the square lay flat, as does trimming the ends.
Sew on the side triangles.
Trim the block make sure to leave
the 1/4” seam allowance. Press

Trim block INCLUDING Seam Allowance to 5" on each side



Part 2 coming soon ! 




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