My Sewful Retirement

A Quilting Journey

Up From Here

Happy Monday!

Earlier this summer I joined a quilt along hosted by Roseanne & Sue with Home Sewn By Us.  No rules, no deadline and best of all 3 quilts to choose from!

I chose to do the quilt Up From Here first – the name itself is so positive and motivating! The tutorial/pattern can be found here.

The block in the pattern finishes at a whopping 24 inches! I was excited because I love big blocks. I needed a new Halloween quilt and didn’t want want to buy any fabric so I adjusted the pattern to make a 18 inch block.

My Halloween version of Up From Here measures 54 x 54 inches.

QAL - Up From Here - A

QAL – Up From Here

Looks great on our recliner and matches a pillow I made several years ago.

QAL - Up From Here - CU

QAL – Up From Here – CU

Thanks again to Roseanne & Sue for hosting a stress free quilt along.

Linking to Main Crush Monday!

Until next time Happy Sewing!

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21 thoughts on “Up From Here

  1. I love your quilt, and so appropriate for this season! I haven’t even started mine yet — I can’t seem to settle on fabrics. Soon, though!

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  2. Hi Karla! I had no idea you were making a Halloween-themed Up From Here quilt. Wow, it turned out just great and it does look super with your pillow. I can’t see how you quilted it, but wasn’t it great to have such a large block?! You make a few and you’re good to go. I’ll add this to my next update. ~smile~ Roseanne

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  3. Nice quilt! I like the pillow, too…great way to use up some of those extra fabrics.

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  4. Looks great. You are ready for the Halloween festivities next week.

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  5. Beth @ Cooking Up Quilts on said:

    Big block quilts are so fun, and your version looks just perfect for Halloween. Enjoy your new quilt! It looks great on your chair with that fantastic pillow! Thanks for sharing your quilt on MCM!

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  6. A very fun quilt! Perfect for the season.

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  7. Such a cute quilt and love that matching pillow…ugh, I don’t have anything made for halloween 😦 The two quilts I made last year sold – which isn’t a bad thing – so now I’ll have to decide if I can do something quick…lol, probably not!

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  8. Oh my goodness I love the pillow!! Lovely quilt too! How fun to have something for Halloween!

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  9. dezertsuz on said:

    That pattern is my choice, too, but I haven’t even started! Good thing there’s no deadline! It looks fabulous with that pillow!

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  10. I love your quilt finish Karla! I am so glad you were able to match your Halloween pillow! I bet you snuggled under it while you watched a movie in Halloween😊❤️

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