'Simple Days’ is a 9-block quilt with 27 stitcheries.
Each block is made up of three stitcheries, some simple patchwork and pieced borders.
Each of the nine blocks measures 14.5” square before being sewn together as a quilt.
The final assembly and border instructions will be included with block nine.
The completed quilt (with a final border and binding) measures 46” square.
All the stitcheries in Simple Days were created to feature aspects of a simple life well lived and as there are 27 little designs scattered through the quilt you have the added option of using them individually in a variety of ways for smaller projects.
Sketching and stitching Simple Days has quite truly been the happiest experience of my twelve year designing adventure because there's a piece of me in every little scene, the best bits I think.
Each pattern includes detailed embroidery, applique and piecing instructions and I have included graphs to help with the block layout and final patchwork piecing.
The materials required, threads and cutting instructions are included with the first block.
This is a great scrappy project if you're stuck at home and need to shop from your stash, or splurge on a fat quarter bundle that takes your fancy. I've used fabrics with very small prints (Heartstrings by Natalie Bird for Devonstone Fabrics) because in order to let the embroideries shine as they should this style of fabric is best.
Each month's three-part block is $9.95 AUD (around $7.30 USD) and you can use the link below to shop for them in my Etsy Store.
SHOP for the 9 SIMPLE DAYS block patterns HERE
I'd love for you to join me in this 'straight from the homemakers heart' quilt project!
bless you heaps,
Thankyou so much for the link to your first Homemakers Heart magazine. Wow! I enjoyed it so much on my first read and I know that I will refer to it again in the coming months as I get myself organised. Like you - starting in one room at a time. I have also signed up for the Simple Days BOM. Once again it is so fresh, delicate, pretty and homey.....and so very you.
Hola hermosa, desde que llegaste a mi vida ha sido una gran bendición leerte, esta mañana me inspiras entre tanta carrera de la vida, no hablo inglés , pero espero que los comentarios se puedan traducir, soy de Costa Rica, quiero agradecer tu bondad pero sobre todo de ser una mentora más en mi vida para acercarme a Dios, espero que esta revista sea de mucha bendición como lo es para mi y ya me suscribí a simple Daysy, amo tus 🧵.Mi amor desd acá 💓
I'm excited for these blocks....having fun working on these
That put a smile on my face, Kaye. :-)
Are all 9 block patterns still available?
Yes, they are in my Etsy Shop.
Thank you for sharing your life and all it's pleasantries with us. You have inspired me to take a look at my own life to see how I can make it much simpler, including stitching to preserve memories. Again, thank you.
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