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Hello again!  Well, I finished my first 2016 quilt and LOVE it so much, definitely my favorite one so far! And this was such a fun quilt to make, big 16″ blocks that went together really fast.  I decided on…

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Wow, another year flew by, geeze they are going way too fast!  That being said, I have to say as I was pulling my photos together this morning, I’m very happy with what I was able to accomplish last year…

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Happy 4th of July!  To help celebrate, I have put together a tutorial for a fun RW&B Sailboat Mini, fabrics from B&C’s Daysail line. This is one of my first patterns so I would really appreciate your feedback with any…

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I needed to come up with a couple of special IG swap gifts this month, and chose these super cute thread catcher & pincushion sets, 2 to give away and 1 for me! The sheep/pinwheel pincushions are 6″ blocks from…

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Hello again! Gosh, fall just flew by and Christmas 2014 will be in the past by the time I get this posted!  I found the Instagram quilting world a couple of months ago, so if you want to see what…

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WELCOME beautiful fall weather!! This brisk morning air is telling me that I’ll soon need a warm quilt to burrow under for evening IPad surfing. I’ve made several baby and mini quilts this summer, but not one nap size quilt…

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Hello! So did you catch the Moda Love Blog Tour last week?  Each day Moda designers posted their version of the Moda Love pattern using their newly released fabric line, plus a little background on how they got started quilting…

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Hello all! It has been awhile since my last blog post, but I have the best excuse ever — I have been busy training my replacement so I could retire September 1st! After working for somebody, somewhere since I was…

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My first two mini quilts are finished and already hanging in my dining room! Love these two mini’s by Fig Tree & Co. and if you want to make your own, you can find the patterns here. The first mini…

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Mini quilts seem to be the new quilting craze at the moment, and no wonder, they are so fun to piece and quilt! I am always in awe of quilters that make beautifully pieced queen size quilts, but just don’t…

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Finished my summer bag and love the vibrant Bali colors! These are are my favorite summer colors, so it will be hanging on my shoulder a lot. The bag is very sturdy, has pockets, and a great size, just big enough…

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So I FINISHED my postage stamp quilt last weekend 🙂    I think it looks great on my dining room table with my sea turtle terrarium! This pattern is perfect for my Avalon Jelly Roll (Fig Tree) that I’ve been…

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WIP Even though the spring weather keeps calling me outside, I did get this jelly roll Postage Stamp quilt pieced and quilted.  I love these light and airy vintage fabrics from the Avalon collection by Fig Tree & Co. and…

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Welcome to my Wednesday WIPs!  I have been busy making several baby bibs for upcoming shower gifts — so great for a quick and fun weekend project.  Below is the first bib I made from a free pattern by Nana & Company that I found…

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I have a couple of WIPs on my sewing table this week. First is a spring table runner I started a few weeks ago using this charming Lovely Lattices pattern I found on Moda’s website. I (of course) changed it a…

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I just love the new Bluebird Park fabric by Kate & Birdie with the little hummingbirds, so I snatched up a few fat quarters at my LQS to make myself some much needed oven mitts and potholders last weekend. These are the…

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This post is part of a quilt tutorial series by Teri ‘s Jelly Roll Jam Quilt-Along. You can join in anytime, the links will be up permanently! Please see below for links to all posts. Post Schedule: February 5: Announcement…

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If you’re looking for a quick and fun Saturday afternoon quilting project, make a little pincushion. When I made my first pincushion last weekend, it came together so quickly, I had to make 2 more! And write up a quick tutorial so I…

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For a quick and fun project using Mini Charm Packs, check out my hot pad tutorial.  Potholders and hot pads not only make great gifts, but are perfect for learning new quilting techniques or trying out new block patterns and…

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I finished my tinker tote bags! I enjoyed making my tote bag so much, I started a second bag the same day I finished the first. I took a couple inches off the width of the second bag and also increased the…

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I had LOTS OF FUN making these scrappy little potholders from a Craftsy class I’m taking, Tara Rebman’s – Quilt-As-You-Go: Patchwork Bags.   Tara’s class is perfect for new quilters with basic sewing machine skills.  Tara is warm and inspiring, and she thoroughly covers each…

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I love fabrics and patterns from the designer team Bonnie & Camille, so when I saw a class on the Craftsy website called Pre-Cut Piecing Made Easy with Camille Roskelley, I immediately signed up.  I have to say I was not disappointed! I loved…

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I finished my Lucky quilt this weekend and I’m very pleased with how it turned out.  Can’t wait to snuggle up with this when the crisp, fall weather sets in! The Lucky pattern design is by Camille Roskelley, and if interested, you can purchase the downloadable pattern on…

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