All in a Row – “Wash Day” and “Bird on a Pumpkin”

Today is my turn to tell you all about the awesome Row by Row book from Moda and Martingale.

I am so excited to be a part of this book! A few days ago I got to see it on the bookshelf in our local book store – somewhere between 101 and crazy quilting, there it was. I quickly flipped through pages to find my row – I had to check if this was really happening or just a dream.

I still remember working on this project and the color inspiration.

I enjoyed piecing, appliqueing and choosing my favorite scraps for my row, but I wanted to make another one – there are so many to choose from, it might be hard to decide which row to make first – and which fabrics to use?

Oliver stepped right up to help me decide the fabrics – My new Blue Barn collection that will be available in Summer 2016!

That dog sure loves blue.

Almost as much as I love the blue sky.

What a lovely combination, “All in a Row” and “Blue Barn” fabrics.

Pat Sloan’s “Wash Day” row is so cute – this would be my first project from the book!
Pat is working her magic on my row, please be sure to visit her blog today!

“Wash Day” is a simple applique with lots of personality, I love it and can’t wait to finish!

 But I couldn’t just stop there, these Blue Barn fabrics and all of the rows kept calling to me. Every time I turned a page, I wanted to try a different one.

It felt like Christmas and I was getting all of the gifts :).  In case you also find yourself in this dilemma, I thought that you would love to have my simple recipe for this beautiful Christmas Tree Quilt (56.5″ x 72.5″).

I paired some rows from the book keeping in mind that they need to be 14.5″ wide. Don’t forget about those additional blender rows near the back of the book to get your row wide enough. You can also adjust size with an extra strip if you prefer. In the middle of the tree I have placed measurements of how long each section of the tree should be.
I hope you have as much fun with it as I did!

I have to get back to making all of my Blue Barn quilts like this “Feathered Star”,

or my new Shining Star!

In the meantime, you’ll want to enter the “It’s a Beauty of a Book Contest” …

Buy the book and make your favorite row or rows. Then join the Facebook Group #AllInARowQuiltAlong and post a picture with your quilt top of rows joined together.
One row … one entry.
Two rows … two entries, etc.

Your Facebook name is the name that will be entered into the contest with and the winners will be privately messaged for details on where to ship the prizes (open only to USA entrants).

There are 5 major prizes … like the five finalists in a beauty pageant. Plus weekly random drawings for related “beauty” prizes. All to be drawn from entries mentioned above.

Happy Quilting and the best of luck to you in this fun contest –
I can’t wait to see what you create!


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51 Responses to All in a Row – “Wash Day” and “Bird on a Pumpkin”

  1. Lisa says:

    Very cool….I love the tree layout! Tnx for opportunity!

  2. Hildy says:

    I love your row and the tree you’ve made with the rows it’s amazing thanks for sharing:-)

  3. Susan says:

    You are so creative! I love your tree that you’ve done with the rows! Love your blue too!

  4. Sigi G says:

    I just LOVE your new blue fabric line. Wonderful tree pattern that you designed with all the Row patterns from the book. You are amazing Edyta! My heart especially melts when I look at your ‘house’ pattern with your new Blue Barn Collection. Love it!!

  5. Jackie Van Houten says:

    Love your “Bird On A Pumpkin”. The table runner is perfect for a Michigan fall.

  6. Marie says:

    All you do is always so nice and accurate that I want to thank you for the pleasure I have to read you or follow you on the fat quarter shop videos . Best wishes.
    Marie from Paris France

  7. Darlene B says:

    Beautiful blocks as always! This book looks wonderful!

  8. Jackie Roisler says:

    Can’t wait for your new fabric to arrive in stores! And your “Shining Star” quilt is stunning. Take care.

  9. Karen in Breezy Point says:

    Love Shining Star–I’m going to have to have some Blue Barn fabric for sure–beautiful!!

  10. Tracey says:

    Your Blue Barn fabric and the quilts are gorgeous, as usual, Edyta!

  11. Yvonne says:

    Always love your blues collections, and Blue Barn is gorgeous! The tree, star and row patterns will be so much fun to make!

  12. Carol Sc says:

    Love those blue fabrics — but, of course, I love all your fabrics and patterns. The tree is ideal for doing many blocks. Miss seeing you — hello to the family.

  13. LINDA says:


  14. LINDA says:

    I always love your fabrics and patterns love the blues and your adorable dog and can I have him pls ?

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  16. Maryellen says:

    Gorgeous. I love reading your blog. Oliver is so smart to pick your new fabric. Gorgeous, and love the tree.

  17. Carrie P. says:

    Your feathered star quilt is just gorgeous!

  18. Lori says:

    Love your blue quilts! The row-by-row Christmas tree was a great idea. Can’t wait to start sewing my rows!I just need the book.

  19. Debbie says:

    I love your row in the new book and thank you for the directions for the tree what fun!
    I can’t wait for summer to get my hands on the Blue Barn Fabric, it looks awesome!

  20. Mary Andra says:

    I love everything about this book and it’s designers and the fabulous fabrics. Oh I could go on and on. Thanking everyone involved.

  21. Nice color pick….I love blue too….ohhhh also love your tree…..tytyty for sharing your ideas……….

  22. Your wash line is so pretty. Thanks for sharing your tree recipe!

  23. Cecilia says:

    Sounds like fun! Thanks for the tree pattern. I love your fabric, thanks for sharing your projects.

  24. Deb says:

    beautiful blue fabric…love the tree!

  25. Carmen says:

    I love all of these Blue Barn creations, and just the name ‘Blue Barn’!

  26. Chris says:

    I am completely in love with the blue barn. Stunning. The pumpkins are fun and the leaves are great.

  27. kshackabq says:

    Your tree is awesome. Especially the “spool” trunk! Can’t wait for Blue Barn to be available.

  28. apple blossom says:

    love your quilt row. bird on a pumpkin

  29. Karin E says:

    The Tree is beautiful in the shades of blue. Can never go wrong with blue.

  30. Mara says:

    Your feathered star is gorgeous and I love the Christmas tree idea of using the different rows to make it, what a fun idea!

  31. Teri Sinclair says:

    I love how you put together the Christmas tree. I can make anything using a pattern, but the creativity to come up with something original seems beyond my grasp. Perhaps this wonderful book will help me learn how to do that.

  32. peaceful says:

    I love your fabrics and patterns. Now that i live in Michigan I am hoping I will be able to attend one of your classes.

  33. Lizzie says:

    I LOVE how creative you are and all your quilts are so beautiful!

  34. Kay Mc says:

    Love the blue fabric you used & especially the tree quilt you made with the blocks. You are way beyond creative!

  35. Theresa Waite says:

    Really like your Barn Blue fabric. Can’t wait till it’s available to use.

  36. Beth Beal says:

    I love your Shining Star and your fabrics are second to none!

  37. Love you row quilt. And, that Shining Star quilt is sensational.

  38. Deb says:

    Wash Day is just as cute as can be! And I love the blue and white fabrics.

  39. Yvonne says:

    Love your blue fabrics and quilts.

  40. Kathie Weatherford says:

    I love your blue and white quilts. Beautiful. Kathie W

  41. Joyce Schey says:

    I am loving these blues and can hardly wait to get them and choose a new project.

  42. Teresa Ventura says:

    I get the feeling that we all have so much love for fabrics, threads, designs, and creativity. It a wonderful gift to have. Laundry Basket Quilts is so inspiring.

  43. Teresa Vicars says:

    I love your new Blue Barn collection. I can see a new quilt in my future.

  44. Barbara Blanchard says:

    You can’t go wrong with Blue. I love the new line. I will be searching the Quilt
    Shops this summer for Blue Barn.

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  47. Maureen Kinslow` says:

    I LOVE your Birds on a Pumpkin table runner,,so vibrant in Fall colors!

    What do I collect? Old wooden thread spools and thimbles.

  48. Audrey Temmer says:

    I love love your fireworks scrappy quilt. As I do not have a huge collection of scraps is there any way I could or would kit it. I really want to make it. Not sure where this request will be sent.

  49. Nan Martino says:

    Your Blue Barn fabric collection absolutely takes my breath away!

  50. The Sea of Blue….my heart won’t stop pounding!!! You are incredible!!! Pamela Graham

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