Orange Blossoms Wrap Up!

Hello Quilty Friends! I am so happy that you have joined us for our ORANGE BLOSSOMS SEW ALONG the last 3 weeks! Today we have released the third and final installment of the PDF ORANGE BLOSSOMS patterns and they are all available in our shop in case you are joining us late. Patterns will be available until the end of May. This quilt is just such a joy to look at. Thank you Megan for thinking of the initial idea of the stack of cream and orange fabrics, thank you Cheryl for helping me piece this lovely patchwork and thank you Susan for quilting it. I literally CANNOT wait to see it finished and to use it this summer. I have a feeling that it might be a favorite around here in the upcoming months!! If you are looking for more info, hints and tips, etc… just scroll back…

Orange Blossoms Week #3

Hello Quilty Friends! If you have kept up with our ORANGE BLOSSOMS SEW ALONG, then you have (13) orange blocks and (12) LEAF BLOCKS from the last two weeks. SO MANY of you are sewing along in our FACEBOOK GROUP and I am loving seeing this quilt come together. It is a quick and charming project that I KNOW we will all be enjoying this summer. This morning, those of you who purchased the kit, have been sent your FINAL PATTERN EMAIL a few minutes ago so it should be arriving in your inbox soon. For those of you have jumped in with us since then, the WEEK #3 PATTERN will be available tomorrow IN THE SHOP before noon for everyone else. COUPLE QUICK TIPS AND HINTS For those of you who are working on your oranges: We have seen a few people leave out the center “dimple&#8221…

MODA Blockheads: Week #7

Welcome back to Week #7! We are just moving right along with this sampler! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you would like some more background info on the program, how it works or how we are planning on doing our version this year, please scroll back to the previous posts for all kinds of info… This below is our starter palette and we will be adding creams, reds and greens throughout the program so if you have a chance to add in some of your own from your stash… go for it. INTRODUCING BLOCK #7: GAME BOARD by Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings This block just has so many possibilities! To get the block directions for this week from Lisa… GO HERE. HOW WE DID OURS Working with a more limited palette sure had its challenges with this week’s block but I think we came up with a solution…

Orange Blossoms: Week #2

Hello Quilty Friends! So many of you speedy quilters have all (13) of your ORANGE BLOCKS completed!! I am loving the photos on facebook and instagram. Keep on sharing em! It is so nice to see all of the enthusiasm around this summertime project as we work on it together. I am really looking forward to enjoying this quilt under an orange tree… appropriate and thematic, don’t you think? This morning, those of you who purchased the kit, have been sent your PATTERN EMAIL a few minutes ago so it should be arriving in your inbox soon. For those of you have jumped in with us since then, the WEEK #2 PATTERN will be available tomorrow IN THE SHOP before noon for everyone else. I can’t quite share this weeks blocks yet, as it is still a mystery until tomorrow… but here are last…

MODA BLOCKHEADS: Week #6

Welcome back to Week #6! We are just moving right along with this sampler! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you would like some more background info on the program, how it works or how we are planning on doing our version this year, please scroll back to the previous posts for all kinds of info… This below is our starter palette and we will be adding creams, reds and greens throughout the program so if you have a chance to add in some of your own from your stash… go for it. INTRODUCING BLOCK #6: SPINNING INTO SPRING by Linzee McCray This is such a unique block…pretty sure I have never seen anything like it! It was fun to play with color placement on this one. To get the block directions for this week from Linzee… GO HERE. HOW WE DID OURS This week Cynthia and I chose (2…

Orange Blossoms: Week #1 photos and info

Hello Quilty Friends! I am loving how many of you jumped right in and started cutting up your fabrics right away. It is exciting to see this phase of the project when everyone is starting out together. I love it and I can’t even tell you how excited I am to see everyone work on this project. It always fascinates me how something can capture your creative imagination and then you just can’t let it go… that is definitely this project for me! ORANGE BLOCK HINTS AND TIPS Being organized with this project will go a long way to making it the most amount of fun. You are working with lots of scrappy greens and creams that you will continue to use each of the three weeks. So organize yourself with labels, baggies, stacks… whatever works best for you. For the orange block itself…

Orange Blossoms Sew Along: Week #1

Hello Quilty Friends! Today we are going to get started on our much anticipated ORANGE BLOSSOMS SEW ALONG. Welcome to those of you who have been patiently waiting since we first showed the fabric photos and also welcome to those of you who have no idea what I am talking about :-)!! Keep reading for all the pertinent info below… THE STORY This bundle and quilt came about one morning a few weeks ago when I came into the cutting room and Megan had laid out a lovely stack of creams with bits of orange and green in them. She thought maybe it would make a good pick for one of our Friday Bundles that we put in the shop for our weekly newsletter. She liked the name “Orange Blossoms” as she had been working in her garden all weekend and was still reminiscing about the lovely scent…

MODA Blockheads: Week #5

Welcome back to Week #5! Can’t believe that we are already five weeks in! It always amazes me how quickly time flies and how quickly this project grows! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you would like some more background info on the program, how it works or how we are planning on doing our version this year, please scroll back to the previous posts for all kinds of info… This below is our starter palette and we will be adding creams, reds and greens throughout the program so if you have a chance to add in some of your own from your stash… go for it. INTRODUCING BLOCK #5: TWO OF FIVE by Barbara Groves [Me & My Sister Designs] I love this fun spin on one of my all time favorite blocks… there are so many different names for this block. MONKEY WRENCH, CHURN DASH, MALTESE CROSS plus…