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Monday, October 17, 2022

One Scary Pumpkin - Gremlins, Goblins, and Ghouls Oh My! Blog Hop

to the Sticks
 the second day of the
Gremlins, Goblins, and Ghouls Oh My! Blog Hop.

I've created One Scary Pumpkin

or 2 or 3...

Joan at MooseStash Quilting invited bloggers to dust off their brooms and come out and "fly"!
Or share some great Halloween-inspired projects.
Thanks, Joan, for inviting me!

I have way too many Halloween scraps - I tend to purchase more every year.

So, I broke out all the Halloween Fabrics and put together twenty 10" blocks
with random-sized scraps.

Then I stitched and flipped the four corners of the pumpkin, added some borders, and appliqued a stem and a leaf.

I had planned to make this quilt larger, but as usual, my time ran out.
I had made more blocks than I used in the quilt, so I cut some pumpkin sections out of the blocks.
I don't want any more orphan blocks than are necessary...

Now I have 2 spooky accent pumpkins to go with the quilt.

And a whole lot fewer Halloween fabric scraps.

Check out the others that are breaking out their brooms today:

Tuesday, Oct 18

Creatin’ in the Sticks (ME)

Joan has the rest of the schedule HERE
a Pinterest Page HERE.

We have 2 more blog hops to go this year:

I am hosting the Music Blog Hop next month

and Carol is hosting her annual
Virtual Christmas Cookie Exchange in December.

Email Carol if you would like to join:

 About those blog hops Carol, Joan, and I host...we're changing it up a bit!
We've decided to call it Sew It - Show It.

We've been challenging our blogger friends each month and they never disappoint.
With a new name, Sew It-Show It, we'll be looking for twenty bloggers each month
who want to meet our challenges and share their creations. 

It won't be much different than our previous blog hops, but we've found that it's hard
for some people to visit so many blogs in one day. So...it will be just four days with five
bloggers each day. That means (sadly) that we won't have unlimited openings anymore.
But, we may have a few more surprises.
It all begins in January and I will be hosting the first Sew It-Show It in 2023.
If you are reading this, think of shades of blue for January.

I'll be posting about it after the
Gremlins, Goblins, and Ghouls Oh My! Blog Hop
 is over so watch for it here at Creatin' in the Sticks.

Did you know that Carol, Joan, and I host a block of the month every year on Facebook?
We are seriously working our fingers to the bone right now
we couldn't be more excited!!!!
We'd love to have you join us on our Cackling Stitches Facebook page!
The group shares Halloween Love all year long.

That is a lot of information!

I'll just be on my way now...

have a Happy Halloween!


Danice G said...

All very pretty projects. That striped binding on the quilt is really nice.

Pamela Arbour said...

Love your pumpkins and quilt. Great idea for sewing up that fabric!

Vicki in MN said...

That is one giant pumpkin and a great scrap buster. I haven't seen a scrappy pumpkin like those little ones either, nice work as always!

Calicojoan said...

My Halloween stash is overflowing here too. LOL!! What a fun way to use them up. And those accent pumpkins...they are a perfect addition!

Sharon said...

It's the Great Pumpkin! I really like your quilt and the pumpkin stuffies. Thanks for sharing!

Elizabeth Coughlin said...

Love both types of pumpkins, and what a great way to use up all those Halloween scraps!

LJ said...

Wonderful; you are so creative. That's a great way to use Halloween fabrics. Crackling Stitches on Facebook is a fun, fun group.

Karrin Hurd said...

Love your use of Halloween scraps! I love the Crackling Stitches Group! Great work

Danette said...

Love this quilt and the pieced pumpkins are awesome too!

Daryl @ Patchouli Moon Studio said...

What a fun way to use up fabric scraps! That huge pumpkin quilt is cool!

Carol S. said...

I have lots of Halloween fabric that would work in this spooktacular pumpkin quilt idea. I love yours! The little pumpkins are adorable, too. You are always full of inspiration...thank you!

Susan said...

Halloween isn't my favorite holiday, and I still have way too many Halloween scraps! They are always so cute. I like your pumpkin quilt a lot! Thanks so much for sharing it.

For the love of geese said...

Love your pumpkins.

Sandie @ crazy'boutquilts said...

What a great way to use up scraps!! I love it!

Leah said...

The quilt turned out fantastic! I need to make one of these! I have an abundance of Halloween scraps! The pumpkins are just as fabulous!

lynn said...

Super ideas Carla. I really think My table witch could use a couple of those scrappy pumpkins for her decor. Thanks

CyndyL said...

I love your pumpkin quilt, just the right size for a hayride.

Carol said...

Carla, these are sew cool! I LOVE the pumpkin quilt--great way to use scraps--and the matching stuffed pumpkins are amazing!

Inflorescencedesigns said...

Fantastic way to use up scraps! I love the pumpkin quilt and the mini matching pumpkins. If I had my way, I would have pumpkin decor up year round.

Melisa- pinkernpunkinquilting said...

Wow! That is one fabulous pumpkin quilt and absolutely darling stuffed pumpkins! Well done.

Charlene McCain said...

Great way to use up all those Halloween prints scraps! The little pumpkins are darling. You never cease to amaze me with your creativity!

tink's mom said...

So did you enter this guy in the largest pumpkin in the country contest this year? Did he win? Well he would have won in the scrapyist quilt in the country. A wonderful use of your scraps. The other pumpkins are also a great use of your Halloween scraps.

piecefulwendy said...

What a fun quilt! I love all the scrappiness!

Kathleen said...

That is a great use of all the Halloween scraps!

Brenda @ Songbird Designs said...

I love your quilt and those little pumpkins are adorable! I need the pattern! LOL

beaquilter said...

Just a lovely quilt and those 3D pumpkins are adorable too, where did you get the pattern?

Susan said...

Oh Carla - you have outdone yourself again! This pumpkin is a great way to use Halloween fabrics.

Sandy Panagos said...

Cool projects. Love the pumpkin quilt. Halloween fabrics are so fun.