Banana Split РBlock 8 for the Sweet Treats QAL Raw Edge Appliqu̩

Finally, finally, finally!  I can finally share block 8 for the Sweet Treats QAL.  Banana Split is the theme this (last) week, and I worked so hard to get it published before now.  BUT I ended up having to buy a new sewing machine which wasn’t in the plans for this month.  I worked really … Read More

Popsicles- Block 6 for the Sweet Treats QAL (beginner-friendly raw edge appliqué blocks)

Woohoo!  We’re halfway through the Sweet Treats QAL with block 6, the popsicles block.  With their size it seems to also be appropriate to call them suckers or lollipops (depending on where you’re from, I guess) but either way these are quick and easy.  You can choose a rainbow of colors and use up lots … Read More

Blueberry Pie for the Sweet Treats QAL – Block 5

Hey everyone!  I hope your week went well.  TGIF, right?!  This week’s block is simple and cute, with options to add a little extra frill if you’re in the mood for some hand embroidery.  As much as I wanted to, I just couldn’t find the extra time while trying to finish up two crochet projects, … Read More

Block 2: Soda Shop Milk Shakes for the Sweet Treats QAL

Ah, the nostalgia of an old soda shop!  Who doesn’t love even just imagining being there, way back when.  It’s too bad our society has moved away from a lifestyle with room for things like that.  The checkered floors, old radio, tall bar stools topped with red leather cushions.  My love for the idea is … Read More