Thursday, October 21, 2021

Creepy Carol's Cottage Is Open For Tours

It's the last day of the frightfully fun "Ghastly Ghouls" blog hop...can't we keep it going? I guess not, but it has been spell-binding to see what amazing projects were made. I heard cackles of joy and wails of delight all week!


Some of the nicest people I know have been known to call me "Creepy Carol" because of my love for Halloween. At least I think that's why they call me that! Hmmm...maybe I better look into that. Anyway, I thought it would be fun to call my "Ghastly Ghouls" blog hop project "Creepy Carol's Cottage" after those nice friends of mine. 

50" x 56"


The fabrics in the quilt are from Benartex: "Halloween Party" by Kanvas Studios, Superior Solids, Wide Wave Texture, and Cotton Shot. 

 What's my favorite in the "Halloween Party"? 
Scaredy Cat...it's purple with black cats. What's not to love!
Star Party Lime is a very close second.


I love fancy dresses and black cats! 


A candelabra to light my path and a shiny ghost to keep me company on dark and stormy nights


The Cotton Shot Pearl Wedding Cake fabric shines


Potions and bones for my magical concoctions


Spooky eyes watch over those Scaredy Cat orange heels


Boots are a must for party nights!


My crystal ball keeps me informed about the future of blog hops...all is good!


This is my dream cottage!


The rat likes my spare broom the best


This is my favorite broom for nightly flights over Las Vegas


The cauldron is brewing a special potion and my stockings are hung to dry


Every respectable witch has a magical hat for special occasions


I love the 108" Benartex Wide Wave Texture for the quilt back


You can find the pattern for Creepy Carol's Cottage in my Etsy Store HERE.


Most of the applique was made using a "Halloween Party" fat quarter bundle. Guess what! Benartex has offered a giveaway of the same fat quarters I used in Creepy Carol's Cottage. How cool is that...thank you, Benartex! My little friend isn't sure he wants to share, but I'll convince him to not croak about it.


Winner!


Giveaway ends at midnight EST on October 26. 

Look at all my creepy, crawly friends who are posting their creations:

OCTOBER 18

You can find the Pinterest page for Ghastly Ghouls HERE.

I've had a busy year of  Halloween sewing...check out some of my other projects:

Wickedly Cool Mug Rug pattern is free HERE


The Old Made quilt pattern is free HERE


Restless Raven's Room pattern can be found in my Etsy Store HERE


Just A Little Wicked pattern can be found in my Etsy Store   HERE


Perfectly Wicked pattern can be found in my Etsy Store  HERE


Hagatha's House pattern can be found in my Etsy Store  HERE


Thank you so much for stopping by!

60 comments:

  1. Oh my I just love how creative you are. Halloween is my favorite holiday too!

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  2. Awesome and so creative carol. You really had your magic wand on overdrive to produce so many unique and eye catching projects. They’re all spooktacular!

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  3. What a great fabric line, so much fun and the quilt is amazing!

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  4. Carol, your projects leave me speechless every time. They are so amazing. Your details, composition and colors are always pleasing. I also just love your "style". Each of your applique cut outs have a personality that I am sure fits yours! Thank you for sharing all your wonderful pieces and for hosting this awesome blog hop!

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  5. You are so talented. I love everyone of you Halloween patterns and wish I had room to make them all! And since I am an applique fiend it makes them so much better. I would love to see some Christmas quilt Patterns too.

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  6. So much talent - that is the cutest creepy cottage I have seen! Love the fancy dress and witches hat!! Clever design!!

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  7. Those are all awesome projects, Carol! Thanks for sharing all of them and thanks for hosting another great hop!

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  8. Carol all your projects and patterns are fantastic! I really love your Creepy Carol's Cottage quilt. Thanks so much for another awesome blog hop!

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  9. What a wickedly wonderful Halloween treat. Each block can stand on its own but they link together in your background story so well. Thanks for the smiles.

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  10. Love your cottage!! It is awesome. Thanks for sharing this blog hop!!

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  11. Great quilt -- Modern, not scary, but is so Halloweeney!
    Thank you for putting on this halloween show!
    barb hayden -- rickhayden@comcast.net

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  12. I love your Halloween designs. Everything goes together beautifully. It is so fun to decorate for Halloween and this fabric would be great to help me get started.

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  13. Love, love your Halloween Designs! Bright & cheerful!
    Nutz4redwork at gmail.com

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  14. Carol’s Creepy Cottage is such a fun quilt! Loads of fun fabric prints to use and the colors are awesome. Yes, you have had a fun year of Halloween and so fun for us that you’ve shared it all and the patterns. Happy Halloween!

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  15. Your quilty creativity never cases to amaze me, Carol!! Love, Love, LOVE this quilt!! Thanks for hosting this fun hop and for the opportunity to win those cute fat quarters!!

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  16. Very impressive finishes and love the post. Thank you so much for the hop.

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  17. Beautiful Creepy Carol and your Cottage quilt make me smile with so many sweet scary patterns! You were made for this! Thank you for a perfectly planned blog hop.

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  18. What a fun quilt and great fabrics. Thank you for sharing your creativity and for hosting this giveaway. All the fabrics are colorful but I'm with you...the scaredy cat purple fabric is my favorite.

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  19. Oh, how I LOVE LOVE LOVE Halloween! I love your quilts! You are so talented! I want that that green and purple dress...just saying! Linda

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  20. Oh boy...love this quilt!!!
    Gotta go check the stash in case I do or don't win the drawing.

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  21. As a rule, I don't do halloween. But your quilt is so cute, I am so very tempted to make one.
    Nancy A: SewingGranda@gmail.com

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  22. Oooooh, you should go into dress designing! I'd love to swish around in your creations. Those long, lean boots remind me of Morticia Adams' boots. :) I can envision a whole neighborhood of "dream" houses like that and I want to live right in the middle of them all!!!! It's a great quilt and the fabric just works with it all. Thanks for another great hop. Just made my week seeing all the cool stuff. Happy Halloween!!!

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  23. ooooo lovely Halloween inspiration!!!!! Thank you....mumbird3atgmaildotcom

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  24. Oh, my! What a wonderfully, wicked pattern!! I love it, of course!! I'd love to add this wonderfully, wicked fabric line to my ever-growing Halloween Stash!!

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  25. Syrupy sweet honey sugar (that's my "sickly sweet" comment for you, lol)! Your quilt is fantastic Carol and that fabric is so great. Your Halloween projects are always the BEST!

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  26. I love your Halloween projects. They are wonderful.

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  27. You never fail to delight us with your designs! Benartex helped bring it to life with all those fabulous bright and cheery prints. Thanks for hosting the best hop of the year! LOL.

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  28. Wow, another amazing quilt from you. Adding it to my Etsy favourites list. I love your work.

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  29. Carol's Creepy Cottage is adorable, as are all your wonderful projects! I love them all! Your are so creative, and inspirational. Thanks for another wonderful hop!

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  30. I love HALLOWEEN and when I see your patterns, I get like a Kid!! So excited! Have to check out your etsy shop. Thanks for sharing all your talents!! BOO

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  31. WOW, I am in total awe of your work. Thank you for sharing and providing such awesome patterns. Although I love to decorate and celebrate HALLOWEEN all the candy is too CLOYINGLY SWEET for me, :).

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  32. I really love your quilt! Especially the creepily beautiful dress!




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  33. I want to be just like you when I get to retire! All this spooky Halloween makes me so happy! I adore all those ghostly patterns. Now I need a couple of hours a week to sew! Four more years of Work!!! Then my sewing machine will be racing for sure!

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  34. Perfect wardrobe for a young witch to have! So much to see! Great placement of wording for the stockings! Great quilt, in general!

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  35. I've seen so many cool or should I say creepy projects in this blog hop! Thanks for the fun Carol!

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  36. I LOVE Creepy Carol's Cottage...most stylish yet fun place. The dress is so gorgeous, and so many delightful shoes. I wonder what each potion does and the cat and ghosts are fun company too! I love it!

    -Soma

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  37. Your "Creepy Cottage" is very spooky and sick (in a good way, like my favorite shoes). Thanks for sharing, and for being the creepiest hostess ever. :o)

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  38. another delightful, not frightful πŸŽƒπŸ–€ quilt, and hop.
    thanks sew muchπŸ•·πŸ¦‡πŸ’€

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  39. Hi Carol! I can hear the door creaking open . . . eeeeekkkk. Welcome to Creepy Carol's Cottage . . . ah, ah, ah! Your fancy dress is just perfect-o! I love every thing about it and your quilt. Happy Halloween to you and your Monkey Boys and peeps! {{Hugs}} ~smile~ Roseanne

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  40. What a bootiful quilt! Everything a fashionable witch needs. Great project and what a fun blog hop!

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  41. Such talent!! I love Creepy Carol's Cottage!!!!

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  42. What a fabulous quilt Carol! I'm impressed with your creativity. And by the way, I'll take that dress please - hope it comes in my size!

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  43. You certainly do have a lot of beautiful Halloween quilts! Hope there is something sweet in the cauldron!

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  44. Love,love,love the pattern and fabrics!

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  45. Carol, I love this quilt. My favorite block is the dress. Creepily beautiful. You are so talented all your work is beautiful and your designs are amazing.

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  46. All awesome quilts and mug mat. The Ghastly Ghouls Blog Hop has been a ton of fun. Thanks for the chance in your giveaway, too.

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  47. Oh Carol!! Your Halloween stitchings are so awesome. I just love your quilts and I must make some of them, because they are so fun even if we not have so much Halloween here i Sweden.

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  48. Carol, you are a serious Halloween lover! Of course, your creations are the best with such great detail and thought put into each one. I'm going to spend some time this weekend getting caught up on the blog hop and saving some ideas. As always, thank you for organizing another great tour of creations!
    duchick at gmail dot com

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  49. You outdid yourself on this one! It is gorgeous and so much fun. Congrats on another great hop!

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  50. So much creative creepy fun! Thank you!

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  51. I am so impressed. You did a fabulous job on that Creepy Carol quilt. Like I said, I am very impressed!

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  52. Fabulous design for Fashionable modern witch. Love the scardy cats purple and lime green stars fabrics.

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  53. I just love your Creepy Carol Quilt. The colors and the personalities of the ghosts. Halloween is my favorite holiday to decorate for, would love to see some pictures of how you decorate your house.

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  54. Love your designs , I do a lot of "Oh I need this" when I'm on your Etsy shop. This quilt is another of the must haves. . Thank you for sharing. CA Bobbie rjc2cam@gmail.com

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  55. This quilt is fantastic! I love every bit of it!
    Thanks for hosting and ending the blog with a spooktakular quilt!

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  56. This is spectacular! There is detail in every part of it that is fascinating.

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  57. Carol I want to live in your Creepy Cottage! I can’t imagine how you ladies keep coming up with such incredible Hallowe’en creations!

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  58. Absolutely wonderful addition to your Halloween quilt collection!

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  59. Creepy Carol's Cottage is spectacular! Such a gorgeous way to show off those wonderful fabrics. What a fun read!

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