Welcome to Sewhooked for the final installment of My Favorite Things, my 2016 Block of the Month. I’ve loved sharing this quilt with you and I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for joining in!
My Favorite Things includes 12 original patterns to paper piece in both 6″ and 12″, as well as a FOUR BONUS BLOCKS to mix and match your own favorites. You’ll find the finishing instructions below this month’s pattern.
In case you missed it, I talked about My Favorite Things in this week’s Talk to Me Tuesday. My finished quilt (above) was professionally quilted by Sarah’s Sewing Studio.
Deciding what the final patterns were to be was no easy feat! I have a list of a dozen or more things that I kicked around that are also tools and fun crafty things I love. Finally, I decided on Paint, with a bonus Paintbrush pattern.
While I don’t often use paint on a canvas, I do use paint for stencils, the occasional mural, and other fun crafts. I have a whole shelf of paints ready and waiting whenever the need hits!
The mural above was painted for my daughter way back in 2003 or so. It also happens to the inspiration for The Project of Doom, my Harry Potter-inspired bookcase quilt!
NEED PAPER PIECING HELP? I have a page for that!
60” x 72” (for 12” blocks)
30” x 36” (for 6” blocks)
Need the whole set? Get all of My Favorite Things here!
Finishing instructions include fabric amounts, layout instructions for these four quilts using either 6″ or 12″ blocks (with and without Bonus Blocks), as well as everything else you need to know to complete the quilt of your choice. These instructions will be free until January 1, 2017. After that time, they will be available as part of the complete My Favorite Things pattern set in my Etsy Shop. Print or save before the deadline to get the finishing instructions for free!
Signature Quilt Blocks
Have you participated in this block of the month? Then you are very sweetly invited to make a Signature Block for the My Favorite Things Signature Quilt!
Choose YOUR favorite 6″ block from My Favorite Things (some examples of blocks received are above) & make it with the fabrics of your choice.
Add your name and location. Names can be hand or machine embroidered, added with fabric paint or pen. Please, no iron-on transfers.
Signature blocks are due January 31, 2017. This is not required, but it is much appreciated!
See photos of my Event Signature Quilt projects.
Previous Patterns from our Block of the Month (BOM):
January My Favorite Things Pattern – Sewing Machine
February My Favorite Things Pattern – Buttons
March My Favorite Things Patterns – Scissors & Rotary Cutter
April My Favorite Things Pattern – Glue Bottle
May My Favorite Things Pattern – Crayons
June My Favorite Things Patterns – Crochet Hook & Knitting Needle
July My Favorite Things Pattern – Seam Gauge
August My Favorite Things – Glitter
September My Favorite Things – Yarn Ball & Skein
October My Favorite Things – Needle & Thread
November My Favorite Things – Hot Melt Glue Gun
All patterns for this block of the month have been tested by the ever-fabulous Amber Lowery.
Thanks to your feedback & requests, Paper Piecing Vintage will be returning as a Quilt Along during the first half of 2017!
Want a chance to win a free copy Paper Piecing Vintage! Simply share your Sewhooked project photos with my Flickr group (any project designed by me). You’ll have one chance to win for each project photo you share!
Already have PPV? The winner will get the chance to choose a different prize of equal value! 2017 giveaways will take place in the Sewhooked Facebook Group.
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