Walk On The Wool Side

Thursday, June 30, 2022

AMERICAN FARMHOUSE SEW-ALONG

 See our previous post for designer schedules.  Here are the first 4 Blocks.  Your Free Pattern Download and kits available can be found on each designer's website.  From top to bottom:

Farmhouse Threads, Reets' Rags To Stitches, The Cottage at Cardiff Farms, Bits and Pieces by Joan





Thursday, June 2, 2022

TWO NEW SEW-ALONGS!

Reets is participating in TWO new Sew-Alongs both beginning
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2022
The schedules are below.   Click on either schedule to link to the FB Group and sign up.
FARMHOUSE FRIENDS AMERICAN FARMHOUSE SEW-ALONG will offer Free Pattern Downloads Each week along with Kit and Printed Pattern available for sale.

HALLOWEEN LADIES SEW-ALONG will offer pre-sale kit/pattern 2 weeks previous to each debut.  A discounted pattern download will be available for 2 weeks following each debut.


 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

JUST FLOWERS QUILT - COMPLETE!

 

Our Farmhouse Friends JUST FLOWERS Sew Along in it's full glory.  
The 12 blocks from 12 designers and the finishing kit are still available.
For more information go to Farmhouse Threads website.
And stay tuned . . you are going to love our next event.

Monday, April 25, 2022

JUST FLOWERS BLOCK #12 FROM LISA BONGEAN

 Well Block #3 is still coming next week but look at our final block from Lisa Bongean.  It is so gorgeous it took my breath away.  Loving it too?  I'm sure . . . You can go to Lisa's Website for the Free Pattern Download and available kits.

Stay tuned for missing Block #3 and then Rhonda's finishing Block . . which is always nothing short of amazing.  We all still have kits and Free Downloads available for these blocks.   Below is a recap of all so far.  What a wonderful sew along this is turning out to be.




Saturday, April 9, 2022

STITCHING UP THE POSIES- REETS BLOCK #9

Here is my Just Flowers Block #9. Happy Poppies!  One of 12 designs in Farmhouse Friends FB Sew Along.  Loved dyeing up a lot of new wool colors for this.  Just visit our website for the FREE PATTERN DOWNLOAD plus kit and printed pattern options.
Below you will see a recap of all of the blocks so far.   A list of websites is below the image.  You can copy and paste to go to their website.
Reets' Block #9 - Happy Poppies

Week #1 Sunflowers by Farmhouse Threads
Week #2 Zinnia's by Sew Cherished
Week #3 (COMING LATER IN THE LINE UP)
Week #4 Hollyhocks by Heart to Hand
Week #5 Sweet Peas by Bits and Pieces by Joan
Week #6 Daisies by Farmhouse Threads
Week #7 Tulips by Olde Green Cupboard
Week #8 Black-eyed Susans's by Woolen Willow Designs
Week #9 Poppies by Reets Rags to Stitches


Saturday, April 2, 2022

JUST FLOWERS - WEEK 9 COMING MONDAY

 Well here we are so far in Farmhouse Friends JUST FLOWERS SEW-ALONG.  Check in on Monday, April 4 for Reets Block #9.  You can still JOIN HERE.



Wednesday, February 16, 2022

FREE PATTERN DOWNLOADS - JUST FLOWERS SEW-ALONG

 This is a quilt sew along NOT to miss.   Here are the first two blocks in our Farmhouse Friends Just Flowers Sew-Along.  Go to each website for your Free Pattern Download and kit and printed pattern options.

BLOCK #1 from Farmhouse Threads

BLOCK #2 from Sew Cherished


Sunday, February 6, 2022

2022 FULL OF STITCHING FUN . . AND SHOWS!

Greetings!  I hope that you are off to a good start in 2022.  Here are a few Stitching Happenings that you may be interested in.


BEGINNING MON., FEB. 7, 2022 - NEW Farmhouse Threads Sew-A-Long.  12 designers,
12 Flower Blocks, 12 Free Pattern Downloads.   See bottom of post for schedule.
 
I would just love to see you in our booth at The Folsom Quilt and Fiber Show.  This is one of our smaller shows but robust with creativity from this very large guild . .  and a great selection of vendors.   For more information visit Folsom Quilt and Fiber website.
OH . . and one more BIG reason I love this wonderful show - Karen's Bakery and Deli!  Not only is this fantastic restaurant nearby . . they also cater the food at the show.  And it is incredible . . not kidding.

Last but not least . .a new pattern on our website.   Happy Hippo will offer you a pillow design and also a charming little stuffed toy.   Just drop by Reets' website to view and/or order.

Blessings and may our stitching fingers gently touch . . . at shows or here online!
❤️ Reets

Here is the schedule for Just Flowers Sew-A-Long.  Click on it to make it larger and then you will have to copy and paste each website.



Friday, October 1, 2021

PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL QUILT FESTIVAL COMING UP

 See you in booth #305 right inside the main entrance.  A wonderful show!

For more information visit their website HERE.



Friday, September 10, 2021

CHRISTMAS SEW ALONG COMING RIGHT UP!

 Another super fun Farmhouse Friends sew along starts this Monday, September 13, 2021.  Don't miss this one.  JOIN THE GROUP.  

Sunday, August 22, 2021

CRAZY FOR FALL BLOCK #12 FROM REETS

 

REETS' BLOCK #12 - CRAZY FOR FALL SEW ALONG

This is the final block in Farmhouse Friends FB Group
Crazy For Fall Sew Along
for the FREE PATTERN DOWNLOAD and Kit and Pattern options visit

Next week Rhonda will have the finishing instructions for this 12 Block fall quilt.  She always stuns us with her put-together of the 12 blocks.   Don't miss it.   For more information about Farmhouse Friends Sew Alongs visit Farmhouse Friends FB Group Page.   You can also find all previous blocks and information  in my previous Blog posts or on Reets FB Page.

Please sign up to follow Reets on FB

Monday, August 16, 2021

THIS WEEKS SEW ALONG ADDITIONS




I love Joan's wonderfully soft peaceful colors.  A beautiful block with a lovely message.

Block #11 - Crazy For Fall
Visit Bits and Pieces by Joan website for your free pattern download and kits.

See you next Monday with my block.







The Joy Of Giving continues.  This fun project is from


Love its name . . Homer Gnomer Joy Charmer!
Visit Pearl's website to purchase pattern and kit.










In addition to Joan's Block above, here are all of the previous Blocks in Crazy For Fall Sew Along.

Friday, August 6, 2021

CRAZY FOR FALL RECAP

 The Farmhouse Friends CRAZY FOR FALL MYSTERY SEW ALONG has only 3 more blocks to go.  Here is a recap 


THE JOY OF GIVING sew along is bi-weekly.  Each designer is presenting a project that you can make and give as a gift.  Here is Missie Carpenter's project.  I love that she did it in two color ways.  Visit her website for pattern and kit information.  TraditionalPrimitives.com

Friday, July 16, 2021

NEW BLOCKS AND FREE PATTERNS.

 Half way through Crazy for Fall Sew Along from Farmhouse Threads.  Here are the links to the 6 designers websites that have released their Blocks 

Week #1: Farmhouse Threads

Week #2: Cardiff Farms

Week #3: Olde Green Cupboard

Week #4: Heart To Hand

Week #5: Rusty Crow

Week #6: Woolen Willow

BLOCK 7 - COMING MONDAY!


Catching up in THE JOY OF GIVING SEW ALONG . . . Project #3  Remember Me Cardinal               This wonderful design is from Wendy of Triple R Mercantile.  Visit her website for the pattern and kits and also a free recipe download.  COMING SUNDAY - PROJECT #4


Tuesday, June 29, 2021

CATCHING UP WITH THE SEW ALONGS

 Hi!  I have been off meeting my newest granddaughter.  What fun.  But I have gotten a bit behind posting the blocks and projects from the two Sew Alongs I am participating in.  Let's catch up!

Crazy For Fall Blocks 3 & 4.  Click on the links to download the free patterns and see the wonderful kits available.  Fall Breeze is Block 4 from Kathi of Heart to Hand


Harvest Block #3 from Gloria of Oldegreencupboard


From JOY OF GIVING SEW ALONG we are up to Project 2.  This beautiful project is from Maria of Pinwheels.





Monday, June 14, 2021

TWO NEW SALS HAVE BEGUN!

Have you joined the fun yet?  See our two previous posts for designer schedules and descriptions for each FB Group Sew Along.

The Joy Of Giving FB Group was started off by Mary Jane Carey of Holly Hill designs.  A simply adorable Scottie pillow . . which could also be a wall hanging.


Farmhouse Friends CRAZY FOR FALL MYSTERY QUILT was kicked off by our leader Rhonda with Block #1.  Talk about enticing.  Free pattern and kit options for all of the blocks in this Sew Along.  Find Rhonda's at Farmhouse Threads website.

CRAZY FOR FALL MYSTERY QUILT BLOCK #2.  Unique.  Beautiful.  You know you want to stitch it.   This is from Kathy at Cardiff Farms.    Enjoy it all Stitching Friends!


Sunday, June 6, 2021

TOMORROW JUNE 7 - CRAZY FOR FALL MYSTERY SEW ALONG BEGINS!

CRAZY FOR FALL:  We will post a free block pattern to download every Monday for 12 weeks followed by a free pattern for finishing the quilt.  Kits and printed patterns will be for sale on each of the designers websites.   JOIN OUR FB GROUP  "FARMHOUSE FRIENDS" for all the details and to follow along with kindred stitchers.



TWO NEW SEW ALONGS BEGINNING JUNE 6 AND JUNE 7

 TODAY JUNE 6 AT 12:00 PM EST  

JOY OF GIVING MYSTERY GIFT SEW ALONG BEGINS

 A biweekly event with 14 designers, each with their own DIY gift giving project. Join us on FB here  -   The Joy of Giving Mystery   -  and get started on your hand- made gifts before the holiday season arrives!  Here is a list of the 14 designers.  (Check in here tomorrow for Farmhouse Friends Sew Along Information)


Monday, May 24, 2021

LET IT SNOW FINISHING BLOCK


Here is the grand Finish for the 12 week Sew Along, Let it Snow!  Absolutely beautiful.  Rhonda always pulls it all together in such a unique way.  Visit her website Farmhouse Friends for the free pattern download and for finishing kits.

The 12 separate blocks are still available from each designer.  Here are links to their websites:

Week #1 http://farmhousethreads.com

Week #2 http://reetsragstostitches.com

Week #3 http://hearttohand.com

Week #4 http://bitsandpiecesbyjoan.com

Week #5 http://oldegreencupboard.com

Week #6 http://lisabongean.com

Week #7 http://woodenspooldesigns.com

Week #8 http://rustycrow.com

Week #9 http://sewcherished.com

Week #10 http://thecottageatcardifffarms.com

Week#11 http://woolenwillowdesigns.com

Week#12 http://www.simplyputplus.com

Sunday, April 25, 2021

SEW ALONG CATCH UPS

 LET IT SNOW SEW ALONG from FARMHOUSE FRIENDS is now up to Block #9.  This playful 12  inch Block is from Sew Cherished.  CLICK HERE to go to her website for the free pattern download and kits.


Here is a recap image of all of the blocks so far with each designers website.  You can go to each website and find the free pattern download and kits available.  Watch Reets FB Page for Block 9, coming tomorrow, Monday 4.26.21.


WINTER WONDERLAND SEW ALONG from Holly Hill Designs has just completed with its Four Finishing Projects - shown below.  For all four finishing projects, their free pattern downloads and kits available,  just go to Holly Hill Designs website.   All 12 designers also still have their Block available for free pattern download and kits.  Visit Winter Wonderland FB Group Page for more info.  Also each Sew Along Block from both groups has been posted on my FB Page as they debuted.









Thursday, April 8, 2021

Primitive Gatherings Block #6

 This is such an adorable Block . . don't you agree.  Lisa from Primitive Gatherings has designed Block #6 for our Farmhouse Friends LET IT SNOW Sew Along.  Go Here for your free pattern download and available kits.

In case you missed the first 5 Blocks, Lisa has links to all on her website.




Monday, March 29, 2021

LET IT SNOW BLOCK #5


Look at this sweet block.  Lots to love here.
This is from Gloria of the Olde Green Cupboard.  This is a FREE PATTERN DOWNLOAD with kits also available.   Just  CLICK HERE to find all of the goodies.
If you would like more information about Let It Snow Mystery Sew Along or would like to join this fun group  CLICK HERE.
 

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

TWO MORE FREE SEW ALONG PATTERNS

BLOCK #4 LET IT SNOW SEW ALONG
This beautiful 12 x 18 inch Block is from Bits and Pieces by Joan.  Love how peaceful this is. For the Free Pattern Download and kits visit Joan's Website.

The Final Block in Winter Wonderland Sew Along.  Only the finishing blocks to come.
This whimsical creation is from Traci of Woolin Rouge.  It is a 12 inch block.  The Free Pattern Download is found on her Blog . . and the Kits are available on her Etsy site.