Monday, 1 September 2014

Sew Kitschy – September Block

 Here it is friends – the very final Sew Kitschy BoM block! I know you’ve been keen to make the mistress of the house and now it’s time. You’ve honed your paper piecing skills, you’ve got your theme colours prepared, you just need the pattern.

Sew Kitschy Betty paper pieced pattern

And today’s the day! Betty’s pattern is now listed in my Craftsy shop for free for the month of September. She is the last pattern in the set of nine kitchen themed blocks (if you missed the others, you can pick up the entire bundle also in my Craftsy shop).

I am a little sad to be drawing to the end of Sew Kitschy. I have so enjoyed seeing what you lovely quilty types have been making and how you have made the Sew Kitschy blocks your own! But now I will look forward to seeing how you put them all together and make something out of all the blocks!

Sew Kitschy BoM Patterns by Quiet Play

But don’t worry! It’s not the last of Betty. That gal has a place in my heart and she keeps demanding to be put in new patterns! There’s always Betty the Lush for those fellow wine types.. (in my Craftsy shop currently).

Betty The Lush

And now there’s a new pattern! This one can be found in my other creative venture – Make Modern! A digital quilting magazine for quilters, by quilters (including me!). The very first issue is out today! Woohoo! Miss Betty insisted on being in the very first issue. Such a diva. She decided she wanted to try quilting, so we started by introducing her to fabric. And oh what a slippery slope that is. She has already chosen her favourites and is just working on what pattern to make. I have recommended she does not partake of wine while sewing, you don’t want threads in your wine after all!

Make Modern Issue One Betty

So thank you friends for joining Betty and I on this rather fun sewing adventure! We can’t wait to see how you finish up your last block and put them altogether! Make sure you link up your Betty blocks here.

Happy sewing my friends!


  1. I can't find the Betty-in-the-Kitchen pattern in your Craftsy shop ... maybe it doesn't go live until September 1?

    1. Whoops! I got so caught up with Make Modern that I forgot to hit "publish" on the Betty pattern! All done now! Apologies!

  2. oh that Betty. From homemaker to lush to quilter...she just keeps getting better!! Glad she is not disappearing and can be found in Make Modern!!!

  3. congrats on the publication! can't wait to make the last block, now I need to play with setting choices and borders! any ideas? I was thinking plain white sashing, but then not sure about the border.

  4. Sweet block of Betty in the kitchen!
    Congratulations on your magazine! So exciting!

  5. I finished the quilt top, will link up once I have the whole thing DONE!!

  6. This has been another marvelous BoM, Kristy! Thank you so much for the patterns!
    Maybe your Fabric Betty is looking for a fabric to use to make herself a new apron.... :)


  7. After finishing this block, I can now proudly say "I am a paper piecer!". Thanks for a great BOM. Now to get them sewn up.

  8. betty would fit right in with my friends, except for that kitchen thing.


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