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Weekly Finish...Or Not: Foresta Fusion Simple Hearts and St. Patty's Picture Frame

  Yea!  My Simple Hearts top using the Foresta Fusion fabric collection is now finished. I used the free pattern from Cluck Cluck Sew  and made the 6-inch hearts. My intention was to create a quilt like the one I saw for this Heart Quilt Sew Along . But it wasn't until after I made my 6-inch hearts that I realized the sew-along had its own set of instructions for the quilt and used 8-inch hearts.  And, as much as I love the top with the 6-inch hearts, I have my heart set (no pun intended­čśâ) on the 8-inch blocks.  I'll be gifting the quilt with the 6-inch hearts to my DD and will make a second quilt with 8-inch hearts for myself.  And, yes, I did buy more Foresta Fusion fabric.  Yup, I sure did LOL! I also finished this St. Patrick's quilt top which is made from squares and rectangles.  It's a very fast and easy pattern. I was inspired by this quilt which I found online last year and sadly I didn't note who made it to give them credit.  The quilter said she had coll

WIP Wednesday: Simple Hearts & Old Time Christmas BOM

  I decided to make another Simple Hearts quilt this year for Valentine's Day and have made 3 of each one of the 6" blocks shown above.  I just need to add sashing to finish the top so hopefully, I can complete the quilt by Valentine's Day. This is the small quilt I made last year using this same pattern and posted about it here and here .  Simple Hearts is a free pattern from Cluck Cluck Sew and is a really fun block to make. This Simple Hearts quilt by Sharon Holland was my inspiration.  She used the Foresta Fusion collection by Art Gallery Fabrics and, well, yes, I had to make my own quilt using these same fabrics.  I love those colors! And, I finally started on the Old Time Christmas Patchwork BOM from Shabby Fabrics. This was a 6-month program that started in October and is no longer available.  Each kit contains fabric to complete 2 blocks and so far I have 8 blocks done.  Two more kits and I'll have the 12 blocks.  I'll just have to add my own border and