Monday, August 18, 2014

Patchwork Loves Embroidery Sew-Along 2014

This is my first Sew-Along, and I am excited to add another dimension to my quilting experience. Ever since I saw the redwork quilt (see below) in American Patchwork & Quilting August 2004 issue (I saved the issue!), I have had in the back of my mind that "someday" I would add embroidery to my quilts.

Peekaboo Redwork Quilt

I saw on Christina's blog that Martina at Sunshine Quilting is hosting a Sew-Along based on the book Patchwork Loves Embroidery by Australian author Gail Pan. Although I didn't own the book, I already loved it and wanted to participate, so I purchased the Kindle version.

The SAL starts September 1 and continues until the end of October. You can make as many projects as you like and link up your blog post on Martina's blog.

Cinnamon Delights Bag

I have chosen the Cinnamon Delights Bag as my first project, using the materials in the first picture above. I hope to fill it with cinnamon chunks from Penzey's and give it to my church to sell at our Fall Market in October.

Join us - it's a chance to meet new bloggers who share your passion (addiction?)


  1. Hi Linda
    so great that you join in and the fabrics already look lovely.
    Happy stitching

  2. Hi Linda! Love the pattern and fabrics you have chosen for your first project!! What a great idea to get the kindle version of the book! Looking forward to seeing your completed bag! :) xx

  3. Dear Linda,
    great to sew with you together, I am also participating.
    Looking forward to your project.

  4. Hello Linda,

    I hope you have fun with the Sew Along! I've got a question about the Kindle copy of the book. Is it possible to print out the patterns?

    Best regards! :)

  5. I just hope it turns out like the picture. :)

  6. I almost chose the cinnamon delights bag as my first project too, but I decided on the Home Pillow. Will love to see how yours turns out.

    1. I look forward to seeing yours too Dawn!

  7. Hallo Linda, schön das wir dieses schöne Projekt zusammen nähen und uns ustauschen.
    Ihre Stoffwahl sieht sehr schön aus, ich bin gespannt.

    LG Uta


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