Recent Posts by Kristin Gassaway

    Bountiful BOM – Month 3

    Hello friends, and Happy New Year! I’m excited for 2023, and hope you are too! I hope this year brings you all new beginnings, wonderful adventures, and lots of quilting! For our third month’s blocks we will be making eight of these cute little 4-patch Sawtooth Star blocks. I just love them! After making these I thought to myself how fun it would be to use this pattern and make a scrappy quilt entirely out of these blocks, but of course ...

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    Open Skies BOM – Month 9

    Hi friends! We are finally at the end of our Open Skies Block of the Month. Can you believe it?! Now that all our blocks and sashing our finished, it’s time to assemble and finish this quilt once and for all. I think some of you may have already started doing this last month, and I love it! You’ll just be one step ahead of the rest of us. We’ll start by sewing the rows together first. There is a diagram ...

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    Bountiful BOM – Month 2

    Hello Friends! I’ve enjoyed seeing everyone’s first blocks on the Facebook group. If you haven’t joined yet, it’s not too late! This month we’ll be making just one block, five times over. We’ll begin by making a square in a square center for the block. These can sometimes be tricky, ...

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    Bountiful Block of the Month – Month 1

    Hello friends, and welcome to my latest Block of the Month! I’m so happy to have you all join me over the next 9 months as we sew up this fun fall quilt. I’ll be writing these blog posts each month to offer you some extra tips and visuals to correspond with each installment. Connecting Threads was kind enough to send me all the fabric ahead of time, so here’s a little photo of all the fabrics we will be using ...

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    Open Skies BOM – Month 8

    Well friends, we’ve almost made it to the finish line! This month we have our last two blocks and the remaining few sashing strips. Then next month we can sew everything together. I’m so excited! Since we only have two blocks this month, it’s also the perfect ...

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    Open Skies BOM Month 7

    Hi everyone, and Happy Fall!  This month we have three more blocks to make, which means we are almost to the end of our block making. By now you’ve probably mastered most, if not all, of the techniques used in making this quilt. But if not, practice ...

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    Open Skies BOM Month 6

    Hello friends! I hope you are all enjoying these last lazy summer days, and soaking in the sun. I know I am! I love a nice warm summer, because then I’m extra ready for fall, which happens to be my favorite season. I’m just about to get out all my fall decorations, which makes me so happy!

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    Open Skies BOM – Month 5

    Hi everyone! I hope you are all having a fantastic summer, and doing your best to beat the heat, wherever you are. I’ve found that staying in my air-conditioned quilt studio is a great way to stay cool, haha! If I could, I’d have you all join me! Okay, let’s get back to why you are all here – ...

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    Ruby BOM – Month 12

    I can’t believe we are finally at the finish line with this BOM. Wow! They say time flies when you are having fun, and I hope you have all had fun these past 12 months as we have made this quilt together. Since we finished making all our blocks last month, all we need to do for our last month is get the quilt assembled and add some borders. Even though you’ll need to sew the quilt blocks together before adding the ...

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    Open Skies BOM – Month 4

    Hi everyone!  It’s been so fun to watch everyone’s progress on the Facebook group. Thank you all so much for sharing! This month we only have two blocks, along with the sashing strips. Each block has a square in a square design. There are two methods to make ...

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