10/25/2018

My Peek A Whoo Blog Post Projects

I really like participating in the yearly Halloween blog hop that Marian of Seams To Be Sew hosts.
She arranges giveaways, too (see the Rafflecopter entries below). 
We bloggers are free to post about anything we have made for the Halloween season. 

I used fabric scraps again this year to make a wall hanging and decorate a pumpkin. 
I had so many orange Halloween fabric scraps 
that I thought a wall hanging using strips would be a nice decoration.
I sewed the strips to illustrate Halloween Town on 
October 31 with trick-or-treaters having fun 
going house to house for candy. 
I liked the witch flying high in the sky over the town. 
I added tabs for hanging. 
 The idea for the patchwork pumpkin came from the tutorial on Alisa Burke's blog HERE.
I had a carvable pumpkin that I bought from a craft store last year.
I gathered the supplies
Modge Podge
a brush
fabrics
parchment paper to protect my mat
a fine tip paint marker for drawing the stitching threads on the patchwork.
and some leaves to add around the stem

This was fun to make.

Visit the other bloggers who are participating.
And, Marian has a free block each day of the blog hop!
The giveaway entries are found below the list of participants. 

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Patchwork Breeze (you are here)

Friday, October 26, 2018

One of the giveaways is a 50% off coupon
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The mat arrives (it is only shipped in the U.S.A.) packaged well. 
It does not have that "skunky" smell like some of the other cutting mats have. 
If the mat has a bit of a bend or bow in it (one of mine got one), you just lay it flat on the floor or a table in the sun and in a few minutes it flattens out. 
I have a 14" x 14" rotating mat and it turns so smoothly (comparing it to my "other" rotating mat from a big box store). 
So, if you are in the U.S.A., you should enter the Rafflecopter for the Calibre mat. 

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56 comments:

Rosalind Gutierrez said...

The pumpkin is a unique idea and perfect for scraps of Halloween fabric.

Brenda @ Songbird Designs said...

Nancy, I love your wall hanging and that patchwork pumpkin is just adorable! What a great idea. I think this would be good to do with my grandchildren!! Thanks for sharing your ideas!!

Anita Jackson @ Domestic Felicity said...

Adorable patchwork pumpkin... All aside, many readers may not go to your blog. There is a webroot security announcement saying their computer is at risk. Not sure how you are able to fix the security or if it is just my computer.

Margaret Handlin said...

What a great idea for making the patchwork pumpkin, I have two that I just don't put out because they are boring. They won't be any more. Thank you. magshandlin@verizon.net

works4me said...

Halloween Town is great and the pumpkin is cute. Thanks for sharing your fun projects.

Anita: I had no problem accessing the blog. I am using Chrome. I know I sometimes have issues when trying to access with Explorer, as it is no longer supported.

Sabrina van Ginkel said...

I love the Halloween stuff!

Lori Smanski said...

what a great idea for scraps. a great way to get creative out of the box. thanks for sharing today

Quilting Tangent said...

I like the wall hanging, interesting pumpkin.

Jollygirl said...

What a clever and simple quilt to whip up for Halloween. Thanks.

VA said...

Cute wall hanging and pumpkin! Last year I tried covering some pumpkins with fabric and mod podge. It was a mess, and my project didn't turn out as well as yours!

Sue Raymond said...

Really like your pumpkin..I've never used Modge Podge maybe this is the project to try it! Thanks so much for sharing! Happy Halloween!

ShirleyC said...

Great projects, and I love the patchwork pumpkin!

Tu-Na Quilts said...

Very cute fabric pumpkin. This would have been perfect for our ladies luncheon if they had not cancelled it. I will have to remember it for next year.

cjmont said...

love the mod podge patchwork pumpkin, very creative.

Calicojoan said...

Perfect fabrics for your Halloween town wall hanging. How cute! That pumpkin is "sew" darn cute...or should I say "no-sew" darn cute? LOL!! I'm thinking I need to go and find a pumpkin now! :-)

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

Cute banner, but love the pumpkin it is awesome.

Charlene McCain said...

Your wall hanging is so cute! Love the witch flying over the town. Your patchwork pumpkin is adorable! Perfect way to showcase Halloween fabric scraps.

Scrapatches said...

Wonderful fabric choices in your strip quilt. I love the mod-podged fabric on the pumpkin idea! I am going to have to try this one. Thanks for sharing ... :-) Pat

beaquilter said...

What a fun pumpkin!

Susan L. said...

What a clever idea! That is something I could even do with my granddaughters.

Jayne said...

Your wall hanging is a great idea and I must try your pumpkin project

Sharon Aurora said...

I like the pumpkin. Great way to use up scraps.

Melody Lutz said...

How great is it that your scraps in strips go together so perfectly!!

anna brown said...

Very cool idea ty for sharing...ps I agree I love my matt from them too...

Farm Quilter said...

Love Halloween Town - perfect way to use those Halloween novelty fabrics in a way that they have their time to shine! Your pumpkin is inspired and perfect for autumn!!

whistlebet57 said...

Great Pumpkin! Thank you for entering and sharing so I could have a look at your site.
Elizabeth, Silverdale, WA

Unknown said...

cute and creative designs. Nancy A: rangerer@sbcglobal.net

Myrtle said...

The pumpkin is really cute. Your town looks like a fun place.

Lisa Marie said...

The strip quilt is a great way to showcase Halloween fabrics and the patchwork pumpkin is very clever!

Sewgirl said...

Sweet projects! Thanks for sharing!

Beth said...

Your pumpkin is so cute, and will be, year after year.

By the way, I saw the note above about a security warning concerning your blog and wanted you to know I didn't get one when I came to your blog.

wendy said...

Very cute patchwork pumpkin and wall hanging, thanks!

myzbarb said...

Isn't Mod Podge great stuff! Very cute pumpkin.

Needled Mom said...

Cute ideas. I especially like that patchwork pumpkin. I may have to try one. The Halloween fabrics are such great novelty prints to show off in a design like that.

Laura said...

Playing with modge podge is always fun and so easy. Thanks for the idea.

Nina said...

Great wall hanging and adorable patchwork pumpkin!

Cathy B said...

What a clever way to use scraps by Mod Podging them to a pumpkin! Thanks for sharing!

Karrin Hurd said...

Cute projects, thanks so much for sharing!

OhioLori said...

Your Quilt is Awesome! But I LOOOVE the pumpkin!! What a Super project!!

GranChris said...

The patchwork pumpkin is wonderful.

nicolesender said...

I haven't done Modge Podge for a very long time. Love your pumpkin.
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JANET said...

Great idea to cover the pumpkin with fabric. It looks very festive! Thanks for sharing.

sketchrs said...

I absolutely LOVE your pumpkin. Thank you so much for sharing your projects with us.
Ronelle

Diane Cloyd said...

Thank you for sharing some wonderful ideas and the tutorial.

Bobbie said...

Thanks for sharing the idea of a modge podge pumpkin, I am going to do this with my grand kids this weekend.

Tabatha said...

I really love your patchwork pumpkin!

Carol S. said...

Your patchwork pumpkin is really pretty...love it! What a great idea for using up all those orange scraps I have in my stash. Your wall hanging turned out beautiful with each row showing off Halloween town. Thanks for sharing!

MaryBeth Little said...

What a cute idea.

Marti Morgan said...

I love the patchwork pumpkin - definately going to be doing a few of those!

Cecilia said...

Cute wall hanging and I love the patchwork pumpkin!

quilter said...

Very cute thanks for sharing and the great giveaways
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Theresa said...

Your wall quilt is great and I love the scrap pumpkin. So cute!

Leah said...

What a clever way to decorate pumpkins! I will have to try that!
I love your wall hanging as well. Great house print!

BarefootThunder said...

Great scraps on the wall hanging, and I love the patched pumpkin๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽƒ

Vicki H said...

I like your wall hanging. I don't have any Halloween decorations out this year.

teachpany said...

Great projects. Love the pumpkin!