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the honey pot quilt - free quilt pattern + kits available! (1)

hello, loves! i’m so pleased to share with you the quilt for my latest fabric collection, sweet as honey. the honey pot quilt is a free pattern (click here to download) that goes together quickly with machine piecing and no binding. because this design keeps the integrity of the hexagon shapes around the edges, the finished look is both unique and stunning.  the finished size of the quilt is 65″ x 70″ – perfect for your sofa or afternoon picnic!

the honey pot quilt - free quilt pattern + kits available!

in addition to the free quilt pattern, we’re so excited to also offer die-cut hexagon kits that include all 260 hexagons! both colorways are offered, spring harvest and autumn harvest. purchasing the kit let’s you skip all the tedious hexagon cutting and let’s you get right to the fun part- sewing!

the honey pot quilt - free quilt pattern + kits available!

the honey pot quilt - free quilt pattern + kits available!

the honey pot quilt kits include all the hexagons needed for the quilt, as well as the pattern and a die cut template for marking the sewing dots. visit a stitch in time to see more and grab your kit!

the honey pot quilt - free quilt pattern + kits available!

click on the image above to download the free project sheet for the honey pot quilt.

the honey pot quilt - free quilt pattern + kits available!

the honey pot quilt - free quilt pattern + kits available!

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modern quilts

July 9, 2012

you’ve probably noticed that quilting isn’t just for your grandmother any more, but have you noticed all the new modern designs that are becoming available? they are full of modern motifs, geometric elements and of course, bright colors! if these quilts get your creative juices flowing, below you’ll find several resources that will simply put you over the top.

books:

1: quilts from the house of tula pink
2: quilting modern
3: denyse schmidt modern quilts traditional inspiration
4: sunday morning quilts
5: the practical guide to patchwork
6: quilts made modern

modern quilts

above quilts:

1: electric slide quilt by thomas knauer
2: herringbone by elizabeth ancel
3: quilt by cluck cluck sew
4: patchwork prism quilt by in color order
5: TNT quilt by melissa richie
6: songs quilt by the joy cottage
7: spiderweb quilt sis boom by 100 billion stars

more modern quilt links:

the modern quilt gild
quilt con
modern quilts unlimited

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diy bunting (2)

i’ve been wanting to make my own bunting banner ever since they became popular (so what is that.. like 2 years?), and this weekend i finally made it happen! it only took a couple of hours, and now i have several yards of bunting to pull out for birthdays, craft shows and special occasions. i’m sure there are tutorials all over the web, but this is just how i went about it. i also left the edges unfinished intentionally, so that as they fray the banner will get a vintage, shabby chic look. (you could also finish the flags and turn them before you insert them into your binding, using this same technique, if you prefer.)

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diy bunting banner

i think with the addition of a few clear globe lights ($12.99 from target), the space really feels cozy and romantic. hooray!

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embroidery pattern giveaway!

September 26, 2011

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giveaway

i’ve loved these quirky pen and ink drawings from studio m.m.e. for a while now, (remember?) and now i’m so excited to share megan’s latest project with you! she has just released a line of new embroidery patterns, now you can turn her nostalgic fairy tale illustrations in to sewn art! anytime a piece of art can be turned into a true diy project, i’m hooked. instead of purchasing the artwork, you can make it yourself and truly be proud of what is hanging on your wall! are you up for the challenge?

each pdf pattern include:
– a picture of the finished piece
– the story behind the illustration
– a stitch guide
– an easy-to-trace pattern
– a reversed iron-on transfer pattern

giveaway

giveaway details

the lovely megan has offered to give away a beautiful pdf pattern to one lucky ghtr reader! visit her shop and let us know which pattern you love and why by adding your comment to this post. one comment per person, please. giveaway will end sunday, october 2nd at midnight pst. the winner will be drawn randomly and announced on monday. good luck!

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