Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The Road Home Row along - my tribute

Have you heard about this Row Along? Is started on 6 of September! Each blogger will share the row as free pattern so you could collect all of them. Amy  from Sew Incredibly Crazy helps Marian in this adventure.
Visit here for the schedule and don't forget to check for the giveaways.Cross my finger!

When received an invitation from Marian  from Seams to be Sew to to enter the Blog Hop Road Home Row Along   I have no doubt about my decision.
One month before I had created quilts for a contest in my country. The theme was Traditions so I had many ideas to share.
My country is famous with rose fields and rose oil produced from the flowers.The roses were embroidered on the clothing in the past. There are many table runners designed with tapestry of roses on them.
I always interested in crossing over different crafts - this time cross stitching and patchwork. So designed this rose block.

This block is very versatile - collecting some of them you can use as a boarder.

You can rotate and stitch together.

Make a mirror image is another possibility.

Sewing a block is easy with using a fusible interfacing grid.
If you have no specialized shop for such grid the easiest way to prepare this block is to print some sheets with 1,5 inch squares and use common fusible interfacing.

Cut and stick so many to have a grid 12 x 24.

Place the finished paper sheet with a grid under a piece of fusible interfacing (keep in mind that glue side has to be up)

Now cut the white, green and red squares.

Ordered the small pieces according diagram on a fusible interfacing with little help of glue stick

When all pieces are on their places iron well. If you have not a big table order on the carpet, or order and iron on sections.

Then sewing each vertical fold, trim and iron seam allowances open.
Then stitched horizontally seams, trim and iron.
Elizabeth Hartmann from Oh Franson shared very detailed tutorial.

I wander how to finish it - adding a frame and make a wall hanging or finish as a table runner.
What do you think?

The pattern is available via my Craftsy shop, FREE through end of October 2016.
All quilters, non CRAFTSY member, don't worry!
HERE is the same pattern , absolutely FREE!

Once again:
The Road Home Row Along Schedule

If you are starting at my blog, I'd highly recommend you read this post. It will give you all of the details of this Row Along, the giveaway parameters, etc. I hope you enjoy this event!

September 6
Allie-Oops Sweet Happy Life
creates Harrisville, MI Sunrise Coast
Cynthia’s Creating Ark
creates Adelaide South Australia
Kissed Quilts
creates Grand Coulee, Washington
Renee’s Quilting Addiction
creates Alberta, Canada
September 8
Sew Incredibly Crazy
creates Colorado
3 Patch Crafts
creates Bulgaria
Just Let Me Quilt
creates Las Vegas, Nevada
Quilt in Piece
creates Amanzimtoti, South Africa
September 13
Tweety Loves Quilting
creates Edinburgh, UK
creates Heber City, Utah
Seams To Be Sew
creates Idaho Falls, Idaho
Pine Valley
creates New Zealand
September 15
bdieges designs
creates Road to Tehachapi (CA)
Elizabeth Coughlin Designs
creates Worcester County in Central Massachusetts
Patti’s Patchwork
creates Toronto, Ontario Canada
Seacoast Quilter
creates New Milford, Connecticut
September 20
creates Denmark
Heleen Pinkster
creates Netherlands
MooseStash Quilting
creates Alaska
Rebecca Mae Designs
creates Northern Maine
September 22
Words & Stitches
creates Beaches of California
Quilt Art
creates Africa
I Can Quilt 2
creates Baltimore, MD
Any Pattern
creates Port Angeles, Washington
Patchwork Breeze
creates West Michigan Shoreline
September 27
Creatin’ in the Sticks
creates Dodge City, Kansas
Sue Griffiths Featured At Just Let Me Quilt
creates Northern Rivers Region, NSW, Australia
Seams To Be Sew And Batts In The Attic
creates Hollywood/LA
(Dual Posting)
September 29
Quilted Fabric Art
creates Burlington Vermont
Westend Quilter
creates Manitoulin Island, Canada
Pamela Quilts
creates Oregon
Quilt Fabrication
creates Silicon Valley, CA
October 04
Patchouli Moon Studio
creates Central New Mexico
Linda Robertus
creates Netherlands
Elm Street Quilts
creates North Carolina
Sarah Quinn Featured At Seams To Be Sew
creates Outer Space
October 06
Cheryl LaPlant Featured At Quilt In Piece
creates York, Maine
Miss Loreen’s Schoolhouse
creates New Hampshire
Bumbleberry Stitches
creates Oklahoma
Needle in a Hayes Stack
creates Mojave Desert
Cloth and Paper Studio
creates North Georgia Mountains
October 11
Show N Tell Day
Do not post the below, it’s for private observation at the moment since we may have more bloggers or we may have less.
October 11
Show N Tell Day

Thanks so much for stopping by!
I look forward to seeing what you do with this.


  1. I really like how it turned out. I may need to give this method a try. Thank-you.

  2. Your row turned out really great! It does have wonderful versatility. So sweet and pretty too!

  3. It's a beautiful row Rumi, and fits so perfectly with your Road Home.. I'm so happy you decided to join us for the Road Home row along and its been a real delight to see your row come together so nicely and so versatile. The breakdown of how to create it is also wonderful.

  4. I adore this row, and can't wait to make it!! Thank you for showing an easy way to do it, and for creating such a wonderful row!!

  5. What a great idea for a row. Thanks for sharing the pattern and the tutorial.

  6. This is the second time this week that I have visited a blog using this technique and I just have to give it a try!! What a great way to showcase the roses your country is known for. Very cool row.
    xx, Carol

  7. I love your design and the method of construction you used. Your row is beautiful!

  8. What a lovely row!! Really creative!!

  9. A very pretty row, and thanks for the tutorial on putting it together with the fusible grid.

  10. great row! I love doing crossstich actually have an app/game on my phone that's cross stitching!

  11. What a unique row!!!! I hadn't realized Bulgaria was famous for its roses; but now, I know. Thank you for the information. I love your designs, and am thankful that, now, I can subscribe to your blog, too! (lynnstck[at]

  12. I like the pixelated rose. Thanks!

  13. Very creative. I think it would be a great table runner.

  14. this is lovely. thanks for sharing the pattern and how you did it

  15. What a lovely row. My mother used rose water when I was young. It reminds me of her. Your ideas for expanding it to make borders gives us more options. Thank you.

  16. Such a beautiful rose row! Thanks for showing such an easy way to sew it together.

  17. What a fun way to recreate a traditional design, I love it! Thank you for the free tutorial and pattern. What a beautiful border that would be!

  18. Fabulous roses and what a great border they would make.

  19. Wow! Your row is incredible! I really love it. Thank you for sharing.

  20. I like cross stitch look of your rose. What a great border for a row quilt. Thanks

  21. Love your Row...Love Roses!! :) What a job...all those pieces...Gorgeous result!! I would frame it!!! (No coffee or tea stains allowed!! giggle....)

  22. Beautiful Row! The rest have been pretty or cute, but the roses are beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

  23. I really like this row and think it would make a great pattern for borders on a quilt.

  24. Beautiful row and border design! Thank you for sharing ... :-) Pat

  25. Thanks for sharing the pattern!!! Got it!!! :)

  26. What a great tutorial for your row block...Thank you for the pattern and the ways in which the block can be used.

  27. I am loving this row along since row by row experience is over, we are all having withdrawal pains. Love your row. crystalbluern at tds dot net

  28. I love your row. It speaks to me as a quilter and a cross stitcher.

  29. I love your row! Cross stitch is one of my favorites - after quilting that is!

  30. This is a very pretty row and I really like how versatile the block is.

  31. Love your row. Thank you!

  32. Thank you for the lovely row by row.

  33. I think this would look great as a mini wall hanging so every bit could be viewed! Thanks for the free pattern!

  34. Different but i like it ty ty for the ideas....

  35. love your rose row thanks for sharing

  36. Would look good for a curtain valance, too. Thanks for sharing!

  37. Would look good for a curtain valance, too. Thanks for sharing!

  38. Thank you for the wonderful rose row. I'm loving the totally new and awesome design you created. How neat that you used patchwork and cross stitch to make the row.

  39. Roses are wonderful in fabric, especially since I can not seem to grow them with any success. Thanks for your design.

  40. I would love to see those rose fields. Thanks for sharing a great rose pattern. dezertsuz at gmail

  41. Thank you for sharing such a lovely design.

  42. I love this! Would love to use it as a border for a quilt I will be planning to make. Thank you!

  43. Wow, wow, wow! Be still my heart! This is exceptional. I've got to incorporate this into a quilt for my niece: Scarlette Rose!

  44. Beautiful, and good instructions. Thanks for sharing!

  45. I think you should frame your roses! So pretty!

  46. I love the idea of the border. I've seen this technique but I haven't tried it. You make it look easy.

  47. Your row is lovely! I haven't seen in the "pixel" style yet so now I have a pattern. Thank you! Great job!


  48. My mom loved roses and so do I. I think I'll be using this pattern for quite a few things, so thanks very much!

  49. How lovely, and I learned something about your country, too! Thank you! :)

  50. I love roses and I love your row. Thank you.

  51. I like how you designed a row that combined crafts. Didn't know that about your country either. Fun fact.

  52. Thanks for this pretty row! Roses are my favourite flower. This is a technique that I've been wanting to try, so I think I will make a table runner with this pattern.

  53. This row reminds me of all my cross-stitching that I use to do, BQ (before quilting) took over my life!

  54. Rumi, what a great idea!I love it & hope to try it soon!

  55. I used this technique to make a really scrappy Irish chain. I found it very easy to get just the look I wanted and once washed I couldn't tell there was any interfacing in it at all.

  56. Your roses are lovely! And thanks for the information about sewing with a fusable grid. I haven't tried that and i would like to.

  57. I love sewing with postage stamp charms. Your row will be a easy road for me. Thanks for creating such a lovely row.

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