Post here if you’re sewing along…

I’m so excited to see what you all are doing! If you have a blog, or just want to let us know that you’re still sewing this quilt, make a comment. We’re almost done so this is where it gets really fun!!

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59 responses to “Post here if you’re sewing along…

  1. I’m already done with 2 tops! I jumped ahead, and have put borders on. They are both twin size.

  2. Ann

    Woo Hoo, I am still in and enjoying every minute. I just cannot wait to see it finished.

    thanks for the pattern, Ann

  3. Misty

    I’m in! I just got caught up today…nevermind that there are things I must finish by Valentine’s Day!!! I wanted to be ready for the next step.

  4. I’m still in! I haven’t posted progress from the last steps yet, but I’m still sewing along.

    http://www.happybrownhouse.blogspot.com
    http://www.stitchesbysara.blogspot.com

  5. Kei

    I’m still in! Haven’t yet started step 5, but should do so in the next couple of days if the kids give me a few minutes’ peace. I’m going to do the simpler (square) version since I’m short of time. It’s looking good though and I think Babywill love it.

  6. I’m still in too! Looking forward to the borders.

  7. *sigh* i am still here! and i love love love it. i just had to take break this week and sew my daughter’s dress for an upcoming daddy/daughter dance. i cannot wait to get back to the quilt. hopefully tomorrow!

  8. I am… but crazy me I am making more work for myself :) I will try to post some photos on my blog tonight
    http://www.kbennettphotography.blogspot.com

  9. Kathy Henk

    I’m still in. Waiting for the next step to put things together and add the corner triangles.

  10. I am still working on mine too :o) I love it so far!!! Thanks for doing this!! Jamie C

  11. I am sewing along- even thugh I am way way behind- but I am loving it so far!

  12. Jen

    I’m still in and am caught up. I know nothing about quilting so can’t work ahead … I’m at the mercy of the blog posts!

    I’ve blogged my steps along the way here: http://tiedyedivadesigns.blogspot.com/

  13. I’m still here! I am working on getting caught up, but I just decided to make it bigger! :) So, I am once again behind!

    I can’t wait to see it finished!

    http://sistertosisterdesign.blogspot.com/

  14. I too am still in. Mine can be seen at http://shellsspecialty.blogspot.com
    I’m loving it. Loving it enough that I’m thinking of doing 2 more for my 2 up coming grandbabies! One will definitely be girly, the other????? well, she just found out she’s pregnant so it will be awhile before we know what the docs think it is. Stop on by to check it out y’all! ~Shelly~

  15. jodieth

    I am still in their! I have LOTS of squares cut out. Just wanting to have time to put good ones together. I had to make baby carrier/wrap and burpies for step daughter. Also a birthday present per friend request. I am getting on it this weekend. I love watching.

  16. Rachel Harper

    Can’t wait for the next step! I’m already planning my “next” quilt. Having a great time quilting with my friends!

  17. ycmt

    Faye — Wow! Not only 2 of them, but twin sizes, too! I can’t wait to see!

    Ann — You are welcome! I’m glad you are enjoying the journey. :)

    Misty — Valentine’s day — eek! I haven’t even started! Better get going on those, too! I’m glad you’re caught up though!

    Sara – I remember seeing yours because I loved the fabrics so much. Can’t wait to see the end result!

    Kei – Kids and peace? Not around here – LOL! The square version is really cute, too. I’m glad you’re doing that one!

    Kristin – I love batiks, too! And yours is turning out beautiful! The other blocks are your blog look fantastic, too!

    Holly – Wow! 30 buttonholes to sew down her dress — you’re amazing! Darling dress, too. I’m envious of your “new baby” LOL! Thanks for joining in on this!

    Kelly B — I can’t wait to see yours! Have I told you how much I love your photography? That bubbly bathing baby is one of the cutest photos I’ve ever seen!

    Kathy — Good news! The next steps for sewing together and adding triangles have already been posted — just scroll down below this post and then you’ll be all caught up. I’m excited to have you be a part of this!

    Jamie C — I’m glad you like it! What colors are you doing yours in?

    Teresa – I can’t decide which of your two quilts will be my favorite color scheme — I like them both! I hope you’re feeling better after your illness!

    Jen — I can’t believe you’ve never quilted before. Your is looking so cute — and I love the monkeys!

    Courtney — I LOVE the pink/brown combo. And I’m glad to hear that you are making it bigger — that will be really fun to see!!

    Jordieth — You’ve been a busy woman! That’s neat that you are sewing for all those people. Glad you’re here!

    Rachel – I’m already planning my “next” quilt too – lol! I have a few color combos in mind. It’s great hearing that you are having a fun time doing this!

    -Kim :)

  18. ycmt

    Hi Shelly! Just saw your post — it went to the spam filter for some reason! Anyhow, how cool that you are making 2 more…and congrats on the new grandbabies! What an exciting time for your family!! I love the green/pink combo you’ve done so far. Can’t wait to see the others. :)
    -Kim

  19. I’m still in, but a little behind. Everyone’s quilts have turned out so nice! Thanks for the great tutorial, Kim!

  20. not yet but it’s on the list. :)

  21. mommy2brayden

    I still need to add my last four corners and then I am caught up. My blog is http://theloveofsewing.wordpress.com

  22. hi,
    I am in. Have completed all steps till date. need to post teh photographs now at my blog http://www.creativeinstincts.wordpress.com
    Thanks for this amazing tutorial. Its my first quilt and seems I will finish it beautifully !
    Leena

  23. I’m still sewing along… just getting busy with my twins…
    :)
    carol

    http://www.maplecreekracing.com/blog

  24. I’m still here… just getting with the twins..
    :)
    carol

    http://www.maplecreekracing.com/mcrblog

  25. i have just finished the pinwheels, will try out some combinations before sewing them together. i just need some time when the kids go to school.. definitely after this weekend:)
    jaya

  26. Mari

    Kim, Just wanted to thank you for finally getting me to try quilting. I have always wanted to but felt it was to long of a project and I wouldn’t finish it. I have sewn for years but never had tried a quilt. I have made every mistake and torn out many seams on this one but it is coming out great. I only used two colors and didn’t realize I had reversed the light and dark on 15 of the 32 pinwheels so had to do them over but it was worth it. Can’t wait to see the next steps! I am making mine big enough to be a throw on a sofa. I will be making 3 of them for my girls for Christmas and they will get pillows to match because of the smaller pinwheels I ended up with after trimming.
    Is there any chance of you doing the same type blog with a log cabin pattern? I would love to try one.
    Thanks for teaching an old girl new tricks.
    Mari

  27. Dannielle Griffin

    I haven’t even started yet, but I am going to soon! :)

  28. I’m still in. . . just way behind. I’m still getting my pinwheels pieced together. Finding time to work on this project has been more difficult than I anticipated with orders coming in, but I’m still very excited about it! Mine will be bigger as I couldn’t stop find scraps that I thought would be perfect.

    Thanks so much for this!

  29. lauralee

    I’m still in! This is the first quilt I have ever made and it has been so much fun. I can’t wait to finish it. Thanks for the great tutorial.

  30. Pam B.

    I’m in and almost caught up. Adding the corner triangles today. In fact, I am waiting for the iron to heat up as I type this. I have thoroughly enjoyed this step-by-step project. I have been quilting for some time, but kinda doing my own thing. Your tutorial opened my eyes to a couple of my BIG mistakes, like not squaring up!!

    Thanks for taking the time to post this.

    Pam

  31. Joyce

    I just found this the other day. I’ll be joining in but way behind. Will take this slow and easy. Lot’s to learn.
    Can someone share a list of helpful quilting tools?

  32. Nandini

    This is my first quilt. And I am really enjoying myself! I just need to put the strips together.

  33. Sazzie

    I’m still in… still playing catch up but hope to be back on track by the end of the weekend. I am loving it as this is my first quilt and I love the step by step guide.Thank you

  34. I am still working on mine, but my sewing machine got jammed…. :(
    That’s my sad, I can’t sew face.
    My friend is coming over to take it apart and fix it today or tomorrow then I will be up and running again!

  35. BalletMom

    I just started last week and I am having a blast!

    This is my first quilt and I am very excited…I feel yet another crafty obsession coming on….

  36. I am still in! I am having fun making it.

  37. Nanny

    This is so much fun I can’t wait to make one for each of my 14 grandchildren for their birthday gift this year!

  38. I LOVE how these are coming together!!! I just posted an update on mine!

    http://scientificseamstress.blogspot.com/2009/02/hip-to-be-square.html

  39. Kristi

    I am doing this plan as you go quilt and really enjoying doing so. I can hardly wait to finish it. I hope that you will figure out something else fun for us to do when we finish!

  40. Carmel

    I,m in, its such fun, I really feel part of the group. Thankyou

  41. I am still in. My quilt can be seen at http://mahoganyblue.blogspot.com Now I’m ready to use this to make more quilts. This was so much fun, thanks for the great pattern and sew along.
    ~Carlotta~

  42. Ok finally I got some photos on the blog.. and some rambling :) I am making mine king size so ……..its quite a mess! This is fun.. so are you thinking up the next project????????

    http://www.kbennettphotography.blogspot.com

  43. I’m working on it. I got the flu last week so I was done for a while. Hope to be back to sewing by Monday.

  44. I just found out about this now! I may go back and try to follow along but are you going to do another quilt along? Great idea!

  45. I am – I mean, I was – sewing along. Somehow I got stuck on the 1st squaring up and have to jump back in. I’ll get there, I’ll get there. This is a great project and I do want to finish it. Thanks for leading us along.

  46. OK, All caught up. I had doubled the amount of pinwheels and ended up making them into a table runner for my mom. I used Christmas colors, so I am getting a head start in those Christmas gifts :o) Thanks so much Kim for keeping me motivated!!!

  47. Debbie Samuelson

    I’m still here!! I don’t blog, but I have it on facebook :) I am trying to decide if I should start another one, while all this is fresh in my “non quilter” brain. Thanks so much for doing this with/for us :)

  48. I’m having a great time and learning a lot!

  49. Denise

    I’ m still here but am behind. Working 2 parttime jobs and one is a quilt shop and I am working on project for it too. Hope to get caught up this week. Please don’t take this posting down for a while I keep going back to previous steps.

  50. I’m still working on my quilt. I’m way behind though!

  51. Dawn G

    I’m still here too-but very far behind-I’m going to try to work on it this weekend. I really want to try it out and learn more about quilting.

  52. Carol S

    Kim,

    Thank you so much for this project! I have always wanted to make a quilt but it was so intimidating. I know I can do it since you have broken it down into steps that are manageable and I have your wonderful photos to follow.

    I have just started making my quilt (figuring out what fabrics to use is what has taken me so long!). I have the squares cut and I will sew them together today. I am sorry I don’t have a blog to show my progress. Thank you again! I am so happy to be making this!

  53. Glenda

    I am all caught up and ready for the next step…………..Love how this is coming out so far. I am going to tackle a king size quilt for my bed when we complete this. Can’t wait. So easy to do in baby steps……

  54. ok! i am caught up. can’t wait for the next step!!!

  55. I’m embarrassed to say, yes, I’m still in, but no, I haven’t gotten far. Here’s my story…

    I bought fabric for my “quilt” and washed it. I took my two year old daughter to her first orthopedic surgeon appointment and was surprised when her surgery was scheduled for four days later. There went to plan to make her the lovely Edith Twirl Skirt for her two year pictures. I quickly scrambled for an alternative wishing all the time that one of you ladies had a local boutique. Before I knew it is was surgery day which was followed by four days in the hospital. Around one week post surgery I pulled out my mom’s (staying with parents in TX until husband is done with tech school in GA) sewing machine to discover the only needle was a size 16 ball point. Now who doesn’t have a collection of regular point needles? My mom. I bought needles and waiting for a chance to get started. In the mean time I decided to oil my mom’s machine so it would be ready for all the miles I was going to put on it. At three weeks post surgery I decided things had settled down enough to start my quilt. I ironed my fabric and cut out my squares. I drew my lines on the light squares then moved to the machine to sew them. …”Mom, do you have more bobbins?” *sigh* “Oh, you might check my sewing kit.” There weren’t bobbins in the sewing kit, but there were needles. Now why didn’t she offer those two weeks ago? Her one bobbin was full of white thread so I moved on to another project so I could use up the bobbin. Yesterday I made a Walmart run where my mom is now the proud owner of four new bobbins. FINALLY, I can start sewing my quilt. BTW, I have yet to post on my blog about this because I’ve had a slow start. However, if I can start sewing on it today then I will post about it this evening.

    Now tell me you aren’t slightly humored by all my random diversity? I’m missing my sewing machine more and more each day. *sniff, sniff* We got an email saying our household goods arrived in Guam about four weeks ago.

  56. Cindy

    Well, I got caught up and have decided I want to make it a bit bigger too!! So back to the first blog, so I can get more little pinwheels…..some how I will figure out how I should connect the two pieces of pinwheels!!
    Thanks!

  57. lisa Heizenrader

    As this is my first quilt I was very frustrated. so I stopped for awhile step 5 i think all those little points didn’t match. will be sewing to catch up thanks

  58. Kei

    I don’t know if anyone is still following this blog now that the new one exists, but I finally finished my quilt!!! :-D

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