Monday, January 6, 2014

So sew with me



I have never been much of a joiner. I prefer to do things by myself.  However when I saw this sew along and it was all paper pieced, I was hooked.

Kristy at Quiet Play has some of the coolest patterns. She sells them on Etsy.  Starting in January she is having a block a month sew along. Each month you can get that pattern free. If you are really anxious, and feel the need to get all the patterns at once, she will sell them all to you. 



Here is what the completed wall hanging will look like. 


With a Christmas gift card to Hobby Lobby in hand, I went shopping. I picked out these 7 fabrics. (The Christmas fabric is not included, but it was a good buy at $3 a yard)



Here is my first block. I might add some embroidery to the pot holder. The oven mitten doesn't stand out as much as I thought it would. I might make a new block. I have a whole 12 months to live with this one. 

Won't you come and sew along?

14 comments:

Sheri said...

I love your red, black, white and barbeque prints! This sew along will be fun. I haven't joined in before either!

Kristy @ Quiet Play said...

Great fabric choices! Will make a very striking wallhanging!

Alison said...

It looks great! I love the all read color scheme!

Janna and Mike said...

Cute, cute--I love paper piecing!

Deanna said...

Can't wait to see all 12. Can you believe I've never done paper piecing? Crazy, isn't it....

Flat Creek Farm said...

Looks fabulous! Will be fun to see it altogether. Very cute fabrics too! -T

Carrie P. said...

great fabric choices

Lise said...

This looks like fun, but I think I'll sew along starting very small, like sewing a patch on the sweatshirt I burned (yes, I still need to do that!). I do like the fabrics you chose, can't wait to see your finished wall hanging.

Hope you are warming up:)

Sew Surprising said...

Your wall hanging will look great in the colours you have chosen. Had me at red ;)

Jeneta said...

Oh I love it! Your fabrics are wonderful. Great idea to coordinate your colours upfront!

Zoey said...

Looks like a fun project, Patti. I will be looking forward to seeing your finished wall hanging.

StitchinByTheLake said...

I saw this on another blog this morning and just love it! I was in Jeff City last week - just went for a couple of days to pick up my aunt and bring her home with me - and was there for the 8" of snow and -14 temps. I'm never going back in winter again! :) blessings, marlene

Zoey said...

The more I see this, the more I want to play, too. I just went over and printed the pattern. :)

SIMPLESEW said...

Very creative and great use of fabric, stoppy by from the linky party at Quiet Play BOM