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WiP Christmas Cushions Cover

two posts in one week, oh my!

Happy Halloween! time to bust out my Christmas projects! last year i finished up a Christmas quilt right before the holiday. well this year i am going to add to my quilty Christmas decor! i had this adorable charm pack in my stash from Sweetwater fabrics and just knew it was destined for new cushion covers.

from my pack i can make 3 covers! this first one i combined the charm pack with a little Essex Yarn Dyed Linen in Black from Robert Kaufman and just love it. i have another one ready to go, that will be paired with a red chambray leftover from some shorts i made this summer. i haven't decided what i will use for the background for the last pillow, but i'm leaning toward some type of green linen.

have to love some improvising when making. i added the border since my cover would have been too small otherwise. but now that it is all stitched together i love how it looks. love when a minor problem actually makes the finally product better!

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Halloween Granny Square Quilt | A Finished Quilt

hello there, it has been awhile. since our move to the UP of Michigan i can tell my sewing during the summer certainly takes a hit. since i want to spend time outside with family and friends. but there has been some sewing going on, you can see that on Instagram, it just doesn't make it here very often.

but as i was going through my finished quilts of the year, i decided my Halloween Granny Square quilt needed to be highlighted. this is one of my favorite quilts to date and it is my 139th quilt that i have made since i started quilting in 2013.

this past June i was the Queen for my bee group the Triple Block Bee and picked the Granny Square quilt block made in Halloween colors. last year i promised my girls that i would make a Halloween quilt once we moved, well thank goodness for my bee mates, since i don't think i could have pulled it off without them!


i love all of the fun fabrics that are included in this quilt. plus it is just so bright, which as been nice for this rainy…