I hope you’re finding inspiration as you look through each week’s links. I am definitely being inspired!

I have a huge list of finds for this week…but before I get down to sharing those, I want to share a little bit of what I’ve done with a couple of last week’s free embroidery files…which are actually still available as freebies as of this writing.

They are the heart applique from Planet Applique and the applique fish from Planet Applique. Aren’t they cute?

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When I first saw the hearts and fish I thought of them as quilt blocks…a whole quilt made out of fish blocks…maybe with rows of sashing or rows of flying geese separating rows of fish. Or a whole quilt made out of heart blocks. As I was stitching out the heart blocks it occurred to me what great cornerstone blocks they would be…or what a cute row they would make in a row quilt.

I have a collection of bright colored flying geese made with five inch squares left over from another quilt and I think the hearts will make great cornerstones for that quilt when I get the rest of the flying geese finished.

In this week’s freebies list I’ve shared links to two of my favorite quilt patterns–The Frugal Patch and the Sawtooth Block.

The Sawtooth Block is very versatile…and I think that’s what I like most about it…other than it is easy and goes together quickly.

I have  three quilts in progress using the Sawtooth Block.

This block happens to be made by my niece Amiracle…but I have a bunch of the center portions which are crumb units and a bunch of the star points and white pieces cut and ready to put together. I’ve made another quilt using this pattern with the crumb blocks in the center. The top is finished and it is layered and awaiting quilting.

This pattern also lends itself well to larger novelty prints – and since I make a lot of quilts for donation to organizations that distribute them to children I like working with novelties.

Here are blocks using a cute hot air balloon fabric for the center.

And one done with a print with emergency vehicles.

The Frugal Block is another pattern that I use all the time. In fact, I have several small quilts made using this pattern and have a couple hundred more blocks waiting for me to sew them into tops. Here’s what the Frugal Block looks like

And now, we’ll get on with this week’s freebies list. I did tell you it was a big one…and it is. There are tons of quilt patterns and lots of embroidery freebies and a few sewing projects too. Enjoy!

The Free Quilt & Quilt Block Patterns

Laurie’s Favorite Quilt Block – The Frugal Patch Block

Another Laurie’s Favorite – The Sawtooth Block

Block Flowers In My Windows Pattern From Cindy Carter

Mosaic Twirl Quilt Block — made entirely of triangles by Dori Hawks from The Quilter Community

Starz Quilt Block From Dori Hawks from The Quilter Community

Moda Marbles Stars Table Runner From The Quilter Community

Eydie A’s Jelly Quilt – Uses a 1 jellyroll plus additional fabric for backgrounds and sashing

Ribbon Block – Paper Pieced Pattern From Dori Hawks From The Quilter Community

Whirlwind Block From Dori Hawks From The Quilter Community

Hook Mosaic Block From Dori Hawks From The Quilter Community – Created entirely from triangles

Boxed Heart From Joan Rodwell From The Quilter Community – Patchwork heart block created entirely from triangles

Renaissance Waves Quilt – A Free Jelly Roll Quilt Pattern From Moda Bakeshop 

Blocked Fence Quilt – Can Be Made With Planned Color Palette or a More Scrappy One

Etchings Quilt  From Moda Bakeshop – Well  Suited For Jelly Roll

Blue Star Service Banner – Display In Window For Relative/Family Member in Service To Country

Cheddar & Blue Quilt From Moda Bakeshop – This would be well suited to chain piecing lots of units at once

Boardwalk Quilt Pattern – This would make a great baby quilt done in pastels or brights

Cater Corner Quilt 

Christmas Stars Table Runner – There is no better time to start on projects for Christmas 2016 than now

30’s Barn Raising Quilt From Moda Bakeshop

Faux Braid – An easy way to produce a faux braid for a border or for a strip quilt

Snuggly Hugs and Kisses Quilt – Perfect For Valentine’s Day

Bright Heat Quilt From Amy Butler – Log Cabin Hearts

Octagon Alley Quilt

Cross Terrain Quilt From Moda Bakeshop

Hooray – A Darling Owl Quilt From Blank Quilting

Glow House Quilt From Amy Butler – If you like house quilts this is a good addition to your pattern trove

Strip Twist – A Scrappy Quilt using 2 1/2 inch strips – from Quiltville.com

Six Installment Owl/Flower Quilt From Debbie Mumm  – Really Cute

Boxy Squares Quilt – A Scrappy Quilt Using 2 1/2 inch strips – from Quiltville.com 

Fourth Of July – A beautiful red, white and blue scrap  quilt would make a wonderful Quilt of Valor project

Evergreen Quilt – Beautiful Quilt Would Be Lovely In Holiday Colors 

Alexandria Weekend Quilt – Combines Snowballs, 9 Patches and Sashing For A Lovely Quilt

Little Monkeys Quilt

Free Embroidery Designs

New Freebie Every Day – Check In And Vote For The Next Day’s Freebie

Owl Outline Embroidery – Cute

Back To School Alphabet – Includes All 26 Letters 

In the Hoop Crayon Roll From Digistitches

I Wanna Be A Cowboy – Words – From Embroiderables.com

Machine Cross Stitch Strawberries

Candy Cane Frame

Rope Border From GG Designs

High Heel Shoe

Gift Card Holder – Purse

Valentine Owls From Embroidery Designs

Floral Frame

Needle & Thread

Tea Time Single Color

Rose Border

I May Be Small But I’m The Boss Words – From GG Designs

Christmas Is Coming – It Will Be Here Again Before We Know It – Pick Up The Believe Snowflake Ornament From Digistitches

You’re Purrrr-fect – Words

Applique Ladybug & Flower From My Embroidery Haven

Princess – Words & Crown

Applique Shamrocks In 6 Sizes From GG Designs

Monster Truck Embroidery Design – Would Make A Cute Quilt Block For A Boy’s Quilt

Grandma’s Rules Are The Best – From Embroidery Designs.com

Get Ready For Saint Patrick’s Day – Applique Saint Patrick’s Day Hat From Digistitches

Owl Key Chain

Free Standing Lace Wrap Bracelet

Umbrella Applique From Funstitch

Survivor Cancer Ribbon

Lace Applique Hearts In 6 Sizes

Small Cross Stitch Rose

Wheel Barrow And Flowers

Easter Eggs With A Victorian Flare

Satin Stitch Circle – Single Circle – Comes in Four Sizes – Could Have Lots Of Applications  – From Digistitches

Dinosaur Applique – Would Make A Darling Quilt – From FunStitch

Sew Much To Sew

Forever Hearts

Scary Embroidery Font – Upper Case Letters – Numbers – And Some Punctuation From GG Designs

The Word Baby In RicRac Font – Cute

Patriotic Snap Clip Cover (Hair Barrette) — Perfect For The Little Girl In Your Life – From Digistitches

Pear Applique – Would Be Cute On Dishtowels or Kitchen Items

Popsicle With Sunglasses Applique

Teatime Rose In Machine Cross Stitch

Felt Ruler Barrette Covers –Perfect For School

Valentine Cross

Applique Frog Patch – Would Make A Darling Quilt – From Digistitches

Patriotic Flower Basket

Christmas Sunbonnet Sue

Lace Doily

Raw Edge Snowflake Applique From GG Designs – Would Be Cute On A Sweatshirt Or Maybe Even As A Winter Quilt Block

Elephant Towel Holder

Cute Applique Frog – Would Make A Cute Quilt

Patriotic Butterfly

Applique American Cutie Heart Applique

Single Color Butterfly Motif 

Snowflake Applique  – From Digistitches

Three Roses And Other Flowers

Happy Fall Words And Leaves 

Floral Lace Medallion

Valentine Cookie Applique – From Funstitch

Woman Cave

Machine Cross Stitch Calla Lilly

Vintage Double Heart Applique  – From GG Designs

Lace Snowflake

Applique Horseshoe  – From Digistitches

Pumpkins And Wheat Fall Harvest

Bear In Pram Applique

Happy New Year Collage – Single Color

Bear In Pram Filled

Merry Christmas Single Color Collage

Joy – Words & Ornament

Colorful Applique Cup

Halloween Kitty In Machine Cross Stitch

Cherry Alphabet – Includes All 26 Letters – From Funstitch

Two Color Snowflake

Home For The Holidays

Christmas Candle

Hope Cancer Ribbon

Free Love Applique  – From GG Designs

That’s It – I’m Going To Grandma’s – Words

Whoo Loves Ya – Darling Applique Owl – From Digistitches

I Believe In Santa Claus

Patriotic Star

Pink Lady Cancer Awareness Ribbon

Welcome Home – Words

Flowers & Heart Design  

Pretty Spring Flower Applique In 5 Sizes

Cheerleader With Fringe

Cancer Awareness Ribbon Tree – From GG Designs

God Bless Our Country & Those Who Defend Her  – Words – Eagle – Flag

Applique Peace Sign – Would Be A Fun Alternate Block In A Quilt

Land Of The Free Because Of The Brave – Words Eagle

In The Hoop Business Card Holder – From Digistitches

Violet Valentine

Fairy Bear Set

Elephant Applique From Fun Stitches – Would Make A Cute Quilt

Nurse – Words

Fruit Bucket Single Color Design Would Be Cute On Kitchen Items

Believe – Christmas Saying

Love Bug

Multi Circles Font Frame – Would Make A Cute Monogram Frame For Children’s Items  – From GG Designs

The Little Boat That Could – Would Make A Great Quilt Block

Country Garden Label

Single Color  Tooth Fairy Design – Would Be Darling On A Tooth Fairy Pillow

Because I Said Sew – Old Fashioned Sewing Machine Plus Words

School Bus Applique

Dual Color Butterfly Motif

Summer Design & Pillow Tutorial

Lady Bug Heart Design

Sewing Projects

Bowl Cozy which can be used for handling warm bowls or for holding dry items…like potpourri…hard candy…etc.

Hot Diggety Dog Pillowcases

Daddy Diaper Clutch – This is a pattern for a small clutch – no huge diaper bag – with a week’s worth of diapers – just enough room for the essentials. 

The Circle Skirt  an easy skirt – a perfect project to make for a child or for yourself 

Two Projects In One – Pillow Case With Ties & Pillow Shams

Ruffled  Bracelet Project — I Can See Little Girls Having Fun Helping To Make These

Fabric Necklace – A Free Pattern From Amy Butler

Nigella Yoga Bag From Amy Butler

Hoo Loves You – A Darling Owl Themed PillowCase

Darling Scrappy Owl Pillow

Clermont Farms Quilted Tote Bag

The Naughty Secretary’s Bag – Generous Bag For Books, Laptop, Etc

Reusable and Washable Shopping Bag

Double Ended Oven Mit

Candy Corn Hat – Great Fall Hat For Kiddos

Clutch Purse

Easy Sewing Machine Cover

Please leave a comment. Let me know you were here and what your favorite finds from this visit were.

 

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