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Snail Trail at the FQS

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The quilting was a family affair David and I each did part since it was from us. I made him work for his credit in the gift. Plus, it makes me very happy to have this picture! If you sew you understand what I mean. Here is a better look at the fabrics. I wanted to have baby eye catches so that she would have things to look. The turles are one of my favorites!You are going to love this pattern! It is available from the Fat Quarter Shop - Check out the free Snail Trail block pattern here!This beautiful girl is Lilly at 2 weeks old!Snail Trail Video is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUyyi_rDVUs&sns=em
Snail Trail Baby Quilt -Fabrics: Lizzy House - Butterflies, Kona, Aneela Hoey - Little Apples, Kona Cotton Solid. Threads: Piecing - Aurifil 50 wt. 2021 Natural White Quilting - Aurifil 50 wt. 2600 Dove. Pieced and quilted by me Elizabeth JohnsonI think the Fat Quarter Shop QuiltThe Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog -is beautiful! You can purchase the quilt kit below atgorgeo…

Bella Skill Builder Month 5

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June 1st has come and gone! Life has got me in a tangle so I am a little late but it is time for Month 5 ofBella Skill BuilderQuilt Along over at the Fat Quarter ShopBella Skillbuilder Quilt Month 5 Sherri Mconnell Bella Solids Moda Fabrics! Month 5 has us making half square triangles using 3" Half Square Triangle Paper Triangles on a Roll #H300 | Fat Quarter Shop! Did you know you can make 600 perfect 3" half square triangles from one roll! I love using them, it is fast and quick!Facebook: The Fat Quarter Shop now has a Facebook Group for you to share photos of your blocks with other quilters! I just signed up! I cannot wait to see the color combinations all of you are using! Just for fun join us!Get the kit:Bella Skillbuilder Quilt Kits! Video:Sherri McConnell from A Quilting Life walks you through the perfect and perfectly accurate Half Square Triangle block in this YouTube video! Using the 3" Half Square Triangle Paper Triangles on a Roll #H300 | Fat Quarter Sh…

Scrappy Project Planner Sew Along Week 2

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Hello I'm Lisa and welcome to In The Boon Docks, Scrappy Project Planner Sew Along Week 2, this week is the quilt pattern is Shortcut Star Quilt . The sew along is being held at the Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber and Bee In My Bonnet over 6 weeks on Fridays. To give you different ideas on how you might want to make your project the Fat Quarter Shop has enlisted 3 bloggers each week to participate! I am delighted to show you what I created for the sew along.Enter today: Scrappy Project Planner GiveawayYou will find directions for one block or a quilt on page 188, of the Scrappy Project Planner Lori Holt of Bee in my Bonnet - Gifts & Accessories | Fat Quarter Shop! I love this planner and the quilt patterns included in it are beautiful! The instructions are well written and taught me new techniques.It really sews up into such a beautiful block! I used a f8 of Dixie, Allison Harris, Windham Fabrics, I had on hand and my favorite Aurifil 50 wt. thread in Dove for piecing!…

Farmers Wife 1930s Ruby Block 89

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Welcome followers of the Farmer's Wife 1930's Sampler Quilt Sew-along, I am Lisa the Official Blogger for this weeks block #89 Ruby! I am so glad that I joined this group that has grown to over 7000 people in less than a year with Fat Quarter Shop , GnomeAngel, Marti Michell, and the other FQS Bloggers. I have met so many wonderful people and been inspired so many times by the participants in the facebook group.The beauty of the group is you can start anytime and go through the tutorials and posting! If you are not in the group, you can join all you need is the book to get started. There is a link under the book on this post to get it for $13.99! Todays block and letter are on page 91! The letter title "We Took A Work Cure", tells of an older couple who left the farm and moved to town. They realize that the grass is not always greener on the other side. Returning to farm living. Life is harder in the country but it is rewarding work. Ruby block #89 is the p…

First Invisible Zipper

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Are your couch pillows looking a little old and flat, mine sure where until I started covering them. With a boy at home ours seem to end up on the floor more than on the couch, since he and his friends like to lay on them and play games. I tried envelope closures but they seem to gape open. So, I thought I'd try an invisible zipper. Prepare the fronts of both pillows! I quilted both tops to add a little structure since my pillows were kind of flat! This one looks pretty good! Matching the fabric back together can be a little hard since you are cutting it in half. Making a 1" fold over on one side. That hides the zipper. Doing a a 1/4 roll over hem on the other side. Sewing in the zipper. Oops! I bet a small print fabric would have worked better on this one! Make sure you get a long enough invisible zipper. I used a 16" - 18" one. (fat quarter cut in half)! Sewing the first side worked like a charm but how not to sew the flap when I sewed the other. Pin it! Now…

Blogger's Quilt Festival Fall 2015

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It the beginning of the Blogger's Quilt Festival at Amy's Creative Side! Welcome to "In The Boon Docks", I am Lisa, and if you have come over from the Blogger's Quilt Festival, please feel free to look around. Thank you, Amy Ellis of Amy's Creative Side for thinking up such a wonderful way for us all to share our quilts! I am entering this quilt into the Blogger's Quilt Festival - Original Design Quilts Category - Amy's Creative Side Quilt Stats "Pop Plus"Size 72" x 84"Pieced by: Elizabeth (Lisa) JohnsonLong Arm Quilted by: Irene HensleyPrints - Assorted Cotton+Steel from my stashSolids - 26 FQ Cotton Supreme Solids, RJR FabricThread - Aurifil 50 wt. #2600 (Dove) InspirationThis quilt was created for the "What Shade RU"? Blog Hop for RJR Fabrics Quilting with Love! I love solid colors they can stand alone or help a print "pop"! My answer to "What Shade R U?" I have to say I love all colors! It was rea…