Finished!! – Little Joys Quilt

Yay! I finished my Little Joys quilt a couple of days ago. I always use a disappearing marker to draw my quilting lines, so I wanted to wait for those to fade away before I took my photo. Maybe this will get me to clean off our coffee table when it gets closer to Christmas so I can display it. Or maybe I’ll just hang it here in front of the fireplace again. 🙂


I used the Tole Christmas Fat Quarter Bundle and Kona Cotton in Sand for the background. The backing is Midnight Poinsettia and the binding is Tonal Holly Berries & Pine both from the Tole Christmas collection.

If you’re interested in downloading the patterns, you only have a couple of days to get them before they’re no longer free. Go to Fat Quarter Shop’s blog to download. They’ll be free through August 14 and then they’ll be available for purchase on the Fat Quarter Shop website.

In Progress – Little Joys Quilt – Top Complete!

Yay! I had time to finish up the top for my Little Joys Quilt! I really love how it came out! After I finished it up, I realized I had never ordered backing and binding, so I got those ordered and as soon as they arrive, I’ll get this one finished up. 🙂


In Progress – Little Joys Quilt – Blocks Complete!

I had some time this past weekend to finally get some quilting done! I finished up the Welcome Home and Season of Giving blocks for my Little Joys Quilt. Here they are!

Welcome Home blocks:

Season of Giving blocks:

I’m hoping to get the top completed soon! 🙂

In Progress – Little Joys Quilt Along

I made the first three blocks for the Little Joys Quilt Along today! The block is called Trim the Tree and you can get the pattern here until August 14. After that date, the pattern will be available for purchase at Fat Quarter Shop.

I’m using the Tole Christmas by Gina Martin for Moda Fabrics fat quarter bundle that I bought a couple of weeks ago. I added in some Kona Cotton in Sand for the background and sashing. Here’s my three blocks! I just need to trim them up a little. I got done just as I needed to leave to pick up my daughter from zoo camp, so I didn’t have time to trim them before I left. 🙂


Fat Quarter Shop – Little Joys Quilt Along

Yes, I’m starting yet another quilt! 🙂 I’m going to be making the Little Joys quilt by Fat Quarter Shop. It will be nice to have a smaller project to work on after this gigantic Farm Girl Vintage quilt that I’m working on. You can see all the info on the Little Joys Quilt on the Fat Quarter Shop blog here: Jolly Jabber. The patterns will be free and they have a cute kit available for purchase. I’m going to be using fabrics from the new Tole Christmas by Gina Martin for Moda Fabrics Fat Quarter Bundle that I just bought. I still need to choose a solid or low volume background though. Hmmm… 🙂

Speaking of my Farm Girl Vintage quilt, I just received the fabric for the final outer border yesterday! I’m planning to get that cut into six inch strips today and start putting the border on. I’d like to have that done before we leave for vacation on the 11th. We’ll see if it actually happens. My last decision on that quilt will be on the binding. I bought some fabric to make the binding, but now I’m thinking I could use up a bunch of scraps by making a scrappy binding. Hmmm… 🙂

Decisions, decisions!