Wildflower Pattern giveaway winner

April 11, 2017

Wildflower Quilt PDF Pattern | Pine Valley Quilts

Wildflower Pattern giveaway winner !!

Yay! The winner of the Wildflower PDF pattern giveaway is Joy Meetis

Congratulations Joy......

I loved reading all the comments, it's fun to see what part of the quilting process you enjoy. Quiltmaking has something for everyone.

I have many favorite parts...but the part that gets me really going is the design process. I love to play with ideas, work with color and fabrics, sometimes the quilts come out completely different to the image I have in my mind. They seem to take on a mind of their own lol. The process of making decisions along the way is the fun part, sometimes a quilt needs a little rest before I decide on the final outcome. I also find that the more I have learned about the techniques I like to use the more confidence I have when it comes to making those design decisions. I love to incorporate applique in my quilts, but there are quilts where I have not needed to and I love them just as much. I also love the piecing process and love small pieces as much as I love larger pieces, learning to piece with an accurate 1/4 inch seam and quick techniques for pieced units has helped my enjoyment of the piecing process. Then there is the quilting......daunting tho it might seem, once I get into quilting a quilt I can not stop. Learning to quilt my own quilts has been one of the greatest pleasures of quilting. I use my domestic machine and all tho there are times when I am daunted by the thought of quilting a large quilt, I have learned so much by perseverance, trial and error, and dogged determination. 

I hope you enjoyed sharing your stories!

Happy Stitching 

Sharon

Autumn Bouquet Book | Sharon Keightley Quilts

You can find more of my Quilty Ramblings blog posts on all things quilting here

Take a look at some of the downloadable PDF patterns available

See more of my video tutorials here

To keep up with my blog posts on the Quilty Ramblings blog, sign up to the newsletter below to have my blog post drop straight into your email.

 

Sharon Keightley Quilts




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Sharon Keightley Quilts - Quilty Ramblings

New Patterns !!!
New Patterns !!!

October 02, 2020

New patterns are added to the website, I know some of you have been waiting patiently for these. I have added the Bloomin Baskets Quilt Pattern, and Pine Tree Quilt pattern are now available as downloadable patterns, take a look on my website to find these patterns.

Continue Reading

Vintage Crosses Sew Along week five
Vintage Crosses Sew Along week five

May 04, 2020 1 Comment

This week is about sewing all the blocks together for the Vintage Crosses Quilt sew-along.  In this post, I explain how to stitch your quilt top together along with applique tips, links to videos, and lots of wonderful information on how I get the look of hand applique by machine.

Continue Reading

Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along week four. The applique center.
Vintage Crosses Quilt Sew Along week four. The applique center.

April 28, 2020 2 Comments

I hope you have had a great week, and have been progressing with your Vintage Crosses quilt. I would love you to share your pictures, either on the Sharon Keightley Facebook group or Instagram #vintagecrossesquilt, I am so looking forward to seeing your color choices and your blocks. This week is all about the applique....

Continue Reading