Category Archives: Free Patterns

Free Pattern Friday – Birdbath

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Welcome back to Free Pattern Friday!

Today’s pattern is inspired and dedicated to my lovely friend, Linda B.

On a whim, I'm auditioning a new sparklie in the birdbath. It's a sweet glass ball that @vivaciouswordsmith added to our donate pile. I've got @thelinusconnection emails to respond to, quilts to bind and more orphan blocks to sort, but coffee and breakfas

Linda moved out of state in the autumn. Before she left, she gave me her very lovely birdbath. I think of her every time I see it. ♥

Birdbath is 10″ paper pieced (10 1/2″ with seam allowance). The piecing is simple and it comes together very quickly. I would recommend trimming the beaks and tummies closely to help reduce bulk. This is a good spot to use your Add-An-Eighth Ruler if you have it.

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Download from Google Drive

or

Get it on Craftsy

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Like my free content? Consider being a Patron! Find out all you need to know on my Patreon page. $10 Patrons receive new paid patterns for free as they are released. Details on Patreon.

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Want to support my work but Patreon is not for you? You can still help support my free content and keep me creating by purchasing a pattern. Buying patterns gives you something tangible for your money and helps me keep doing what I do! However, you choose to support me, whether it’s Patron, purchases, or by sharing my work with your other quilty friends, I appreciate you. ♥

This is just one of the patterns available in my Craftsy shop!

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Quilt along or work at your own pace.

Join the Sewhooked Facebook Group for community, support & prizes! I’ll be there, as with many friends of Sewhooked. We’ll answer your questions and nudge you along if you need it. Joining the group is never required, but it is fun!

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Rainbow Cascade – Nudge for Set 8

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Welcome back to the Rainbow Cascade Quilt Along!

We’re back after a break for the madness that is December. I hope you’re ready to get back on the Rainbow Cascade train!

This is your Set 8 nudge – a friendly reminder to help keep you on track with your Rainbow Cascade Quilt Along.

Remember, Rainbow Cascade is made from a single block repeated in a rainbow of colors!

 red block teaser

Quilting Along?

Join the Sewhooked Facebook Group for community, support & prizes!

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Blocks to Make January 8 – January 21

Set 8

This information is also included in the pattern.

The amount and colors of blocks you will make will depend on the size you quilt you choose to work on.

Color listed below indicates MAIN COLOR. See pattern for details.

30″ x 40″  1 Green
40″ x 50″  1 Blue
50″ x 60″  3 Indigo
60″ x 70″  3 Violet
70″ x 80″  4 Red

Total Block So Far

Includes blocks this week and previous sets. 

See quilt images below to see where we’re going!

30″ x 40″  1 Red 2 Orange  3 Yellow  1 Green
40″ x 50″  1 Red 2 Orange  3 Yellow  4 Green  2 Blue
50″ x 60″  1 Red 2 Orange  3 Yellow  4 Green  5 Blue  3 Indigo
60″ x 70″  1 Red  2 Orange  3 Yellow  4 Green  4 Blue  6 Indigo  3 Violet
70″ x 80″  5 Red  2 Orange  3 Yellow  4 Green  5 Blue  6 Indigo  5 Violet

★ Get the FREE Rainbow Cascade Pattern! ★

or Download Via Craftsy!

Want to choose your own colors? Here’s a fill-in-the-blank color chart!

press seam allowance

I highly recommend using an Add-A Quarter-Ruler during paper piecing to minimize bulk AND to press seams open when piecing paper pieced sections together. You’ll find more instructions in the pattern document.

★ ★ ★

What can you make out of these fun blocks?

Why a Rainbow Cascade Quilt of course!

Fabric amounts and instructions are included for the following quilt sizes.

Feel free to add or remove rows as needed for your own personal use.

30 x 40

30″ x 40″

40 x 50

40″ 50″

50 x 60

50″ x 60″

60 x 70

60″ x 70″

70 x 80

70″ x 80″

70 x 80 black background

70″ x 80″ with black background fabric

I’m sure it’s easy to see where the name Rainbow Cascade came from!

★ Get the FREE Rainbow Cascade Pattern! ★

or Download Via Craftsy!

Zazzle Rainbow Cascade T-Shirt

downloads_wordmark_white_on_coral

Like my free content? Consider becoming a Patreon Patron! Find out all you need to know on my Patreon page. BIG THANKS to all of my current Patrons for helping make Rainbow Cascade a reality!  $10 Patrons receive new paid patterns for free as they are released. Details on Patreon.

Join the Sewhooked Facebook Group for community, support & prizes! I’ll be there, as will many other friends of Sewhooked. We’ll answer your questions and nudge you along if you need it. Joining the group is never required, but it is fun!

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Free Pattern Friday – Winter Mittens

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Welcome back to Free Pattern Friday!

It’s good to be back after a break to spend time with family and friends for the holidays and New Year.

I’d like to take a moment to thank all of my Patreon Patrons for helping to keep Free Pattern Friday going. ♥ It’s because of your patronage that I am able to continue offering free patterns. More details below today’s free pattern.

Today’s pattern is inspired by memories of my now-adult kiddos when they were wee little kids wearing mittens. I used to make them myself with a long crochet cord attaching the two mittens that I would then thread through their coat sleeves. When they’d take the mittens off, they’d dangle loosely just below their cuffs. We never lost a single pair!

Winter Mittens are 10″ paper pieced (10 1/2″ with seam allowance) and include an option “string” design to hand embroider.

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Download from Google Drive

or

Get it on Craftsy

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Like my free content? Consider being a Patron! Find out all you need to know on my Patreon page. $10 Patrons receive new paid patterns for free as they are released. Details on Patreon.

Please note: $3 buys an extensive paper piecing tutorial which includes a copy of the free pattern, Sweet Skating Sue.

Want to support my work but Patreon is not for you? You can still help support my free content and keep me creating by purchasing a pattern. Buying patterns gives you something tangible for your money and helps me keep doing what I do! However, you choose to support me, whether it’s Patron, purchases, or by sharing my work with your other quilty friends, I appreciate you. ♥

This is just one of the patterns available in my Craftsy shop!

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We pick up again on Monday, January 8!

Quilt along or work at your own pace.

Join the Sewhooked Facebook Group for community, support & prizes! I’ll be there, as will my awesome pattern tester Amber along with many other friends of Sewhooked. We’ll answer your questions and nudge you along if you need it. Joining the group is never required, but it is fun!

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Rainbow Cascade – Nudge for Set 7

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Welcome back to the Rainbow Cascade Quilt Along!

This is your Set 7 nudge – a friendly reminder to help keep you on track with your Rainbow Cascade Quilt Along!

SET 7 IS THE ONLY SET WE’LL BE WORKING ON IN DECEMBER. Our next nudge will be January 8, 2018. 

Remember, Rainbow Cascade is made from a single block repeated in a rainbow of colors!

Need to learn to paper piece? I can help with that!

block violet

Quilting Along?

Join the Sewhooked Facebook Group for community, support & prizes!

★ ★ ★

Blocks to Make December 11 – January 8

Set 7

This information is also included in the pattern.

The amount and colors of blocks you will make will depend on the size you quilt you choose to work on.

Color listed below indicates MAIN COLOR. See pattern for details.

30″ x 40″  1 Yellow
40″ x 50″  1 Green  1 Blue
50″ x 60″  2 Blue
60″ x 70″  3 Indigo
70″ x 80″  4 Violet

Total Block So Far

Includes blocks this week and previous sets. 

See quilt images below to see where we’re going!

30″ x 40″  1 Red 2 Orange  3 Yellow
40″ x 50″  1 Red 2 Orange  3 Yellow  4 Green  1 Blue
50″ x 60″  1 Red 2 Orange  3 Yellow  4 Green  5 Blue
60″ x 70″  1 Red  2 Orange  3 Yellow  4 Green  4 Blue  6 Indigo
70″ x 80″  1 Red  2 Orange  3 Yellow  4 Green  5 Blue  6 Indigo  5 Violet

★ Get the FREE Rainbow Cascade Pattern! ★

or Download Via Craftsy!

Want to choose your own colors? Here’s a fill-in-the-blank color chart!

red block teaser press seam allowance

I highly recommend using an Add-A Quarter-Ruler during paper piecing to minimize bulk AND to press seams open when piecing paper pieced sections together. You’ll find more instructions in the pattern document.

★ ★ ★

What can you make out of these fun blocks?

Why a Rainbow Cascade Quilt of course!

Fabric amounts and instructions are included for the following quilt sizes.

Feel free to add or remove rows as needed for your own personal use.

30 x 40

30″ x 40″

40 x 50

40″ 50″

50 x 60

50″ x 60″

60 x 70

60″ x 70″

70 x 80

70″ x 80″

70 x 80 black background

70″ x 80″ with black background fabric

I’m sure it’s easy to see where the name Rainbow Cascade came from!

★ Get the FREE Rainbow Cascade Pattern! ★

or Download Via Craftsy!

Zazzle Rainbow Cascade T-Shirt

downloads_wordmark_white_on_coral

Like my free content? Consider being a Patron! Find out all you need to know on my Patreon page. BIG THANKS to all of my current Patrons for helping make Rainbow Cascade a reality!  $10 Patrons receive new paid patterns for free as they are released. Details on Patreon.

Join the Sewhooked Facebook Group for community, support & prizes! I’ll be there, as will many other friends of Sewhooked. We’ll answer your questions and nudge you along if you need it. Joining the group is never required, but it is fun!

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Free Pattern Friday – Santa’s Hat

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Welcome back to Free Pattern Friday!

Once again, I dove into my multitudes of partially designed pattern to pull a hat out of the hat!

Santa’s Hat is 10″ finished, It’s paper pieced and easy peasy!

I can’t wait to see yours!

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Download from Google Drive

or

Get it on Craftsy

candy cane hat

Want something a little different? Try making a candy cane version!

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Like my free content? Consider being a Patron! Find out all you need to know on my Patreon page. $10 Patrons receive new paid patterns for free as they are released. Details on Patreon.

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Want to support my work but Patreon is not for you? You can still help support my free content and keep me creating by purchasing a pattern. Buying patterns gives you something tangible for your money and helps me keep doing what I do! However, you choose to support me, whether it’s Patron, purchases, or by sharing my work with your other quilty friends, I appreciate you. ♥

This is just one of the patterns available in my Craftsy shop!

rainbow cascade badge.jpg

Happening now! Quilt along or work at your own pace.

Join the Sewhooked Facebook Group for community, support & prizes! I’ll be there, as will my awesome pattern tester Amber along with many other friends of Sewhooked. We’ll answer your questions and nudge you along if you need it. Joining the group is never required, but it is fun!

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Free Pattern Friday – Smiling Santa Gift Bag

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Welcome back to Free Pattern Friday!

I’m doing something a little different today and sharing an updated version of a tutorial I wrote years ago.

Smiling Santa Giftbag was a “Way Back Craft” in 2008, originally created by me for my previous website in 2000.

2000. Wow!

This easy-peasy tutorial that can be completed entirely by hand or with a little sewing machine assistance if you’d like.

I’ve added a face shape template or you can wing the shape for your own unique Santa!

Smiling Santa Gift Bag Tutorial

Find the Tutorial here on Sewhooked

or

Download Tutorial from Google Drive

or

Get it on Craftsy

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Like my free content? Consider being a Patron! Find out all you need to know on my Patreon page. $10 Patrons receive new paid patterns for free as they are released. Details on Patreon.

Frosted Firs Title

Want to support my work but Patreon is not for you? You can still help support my free content and keep me creating by purchasing a pattern. Buying patterns gives you something tangible for your money and helps me keep doing what I do! However, you choose to support me, whether it’s Patron, purchases, or by sharing my work with your other quilty friends, I appreciate you. ♥

This is just one of the patterns available in my Craftsy shop!

rainbow cascade badge.jpg

Happening now! Quilt along or work at your own pace.

Join the Sewhooked Facebook Group for community, support & prizes! I’ll be there, as will my awesome pattern tester Amber along with many other friends of Sewhooked. We’ll answer your questions and nudge you along if you need it. Joining the group is never required, but it is fun!

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Posts on this blog contain affiliate links. Thank you for your support. ♥

 

Free Pattern Friday – Sweet Sue Tops The Tree

 

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Welcome back to Free Pattern Friday!

Happy Friday, friends!

Today, we’re getting a bit nostalgic and I’m sharing Sweet Sue Tops the Tree, designed back in 2011 for the Celebrate Christmas Quilt Along hosted by Michele Foster. You can find all the blocks from a variety of talented designers here.

Sweet Sue is 12″ paper pieced. Enjoy!

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Download from Google Drive

or

Get it on Craftsy

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Like my free content? Consider being a Patron! Find out all you need to know on my Patreon page. $10 Patrons receive new paid patterns for free as they are released. Details on Patreon.

Holly Jolly Set

Want to support my work but Patreon is not for you? You can still help support my free content and keep me creating by purchasing a pattern. Buying patterns gives you something tangible for your money and helps me keep doing what I do! However, you choose to support me, whether it’s Patron, purchases, or by sharing my work with your other quilty friends, I appreciate you. ♥

This is just one of the patterns available in my Craftsy shop!

rainbow cascade badge.jpg

Happening now! Quilt along or work at your own pace.

Join the Sewhooked Facebook Group for community, support & prizes! I’ll be there, as will my awesome pattern tester Amber along with many other friends of Sewhooked. We’ll answer your questions and nudge you along if you need it. Joining the group is never required, but it is fun!

signature-2016

Craftsy Pattern Shop ♥ Etsy Shop

Facebook ♥ Sewhooked on FB ♥ Sewhooked Facebook Group

Instagram ♥ Flickr ♥ Twitter

Posts on this blog contain affiliate links. Thank you for your support. ♥