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Text It! Blog Hop Wrap-Up & Winners!

It’s been a very busy and exciting couple of weeks for me with the blog hop going on… It’s really amazing to see other quilters interpret your designs and make them their own, even fabric choice can change the look of a project dramatically. I had so much fun...

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Text It! Project 10 – Sewing Machine Mat

Welcome quilt friends! Can you believe we are at project ten, the final project on the hop. Thank you for following along, visiting all the stops and all the quilters who have shared projects! Today is all about this sweet sewing machine mat. You won’t believe how easy this...

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Text It! Project 9 – Hustle

Welcome to the ninth project on the hop today! The Hustle Pillow might be an oxymoron, I mean, hustle and pillow may not be the most appropriate combination lol… but this pillow is a reminder that not only do we need to hustle but we also need to relax...

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Text It! Project 8 – Life is Short

Welcome to day 8 of the Text It Blog Hop! Today I’m sharing project number eight, the Life is Short wall hanging. I had so many funny coffee ‘talk’ sayings in my head I had a hard time choosing one… in fact, I think I need to make one...

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Text It! Project 7 – Home Pillow

Today I’m sharing the seventh project from my new text it book. This is a another fun pillow but as you will see from one of the guest designers today you can always change it up to suit your quilty style. We have 5 quilters on the hop today...

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Text It! Project 6 – One Sheep Quilt

The One Sheep baby quilt is the featured quilt on the blog hop today! This is another favorite project of mine from the book. It’s just so cute and fun to make I can’t help but love it. Plus, if you like to embellish like me you will enjoy...

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Text It! – Project 5 – Loving You

TGIF! Friday is finally here and this is the last project for this week! Loving You is a small wall hanging that you can use to mix and match several of the alphabet styles and say whatever is on your mind… Believe it or not, I have several in...

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Text It! – Project 3 – Pillow Talk

We are flying through the projects and today we put the spotlight on Pillow Talk. If you follow me I’m sure you’ve seen this pillow since it made the cover! I love to mix quilting cottons with wool as you’ll see in some of the upcoming projects, and Pillow...

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Text It! – Project 2 – The Infinity Quilt

Welcome to Day 2 of the Text It! Blog Hop! Today I’m sharing The Infinity Quilt. This quilt was designed as a wedding gift for my daughter Holly. Needless to say that this quilt is pretty special! Before the quilting, I added a some decorative running stitches to my...

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Text It! Project 1 – Bee Happy Quilt

Day one is here! And so is the first quilt project in Text It! Meet Bee Happy :) There are three fun things about this quilt that give it a little extra Happy Vibe – For starters I used some crochet trim in yellow (happy color) which ads some...

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Text It! Blog Hop

Tomorrow is the big day!! The blog hop for Text It begins and you’re in for a real treat!! We have close to thirty talented quilters and designers sharing projects, tips and giveaways with you! Here is a sneak peek of some of the projects that will be shared...

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Dear Diary – Chapter 1

Hi Quilters! Dear Diary Chapter 1 is complete! Before I get into this months Chapter, I’d like to say a quick Thank You for all the kind messages about this quilt and why your making it! Means a lot!! I’m happy to have you along and also thrilled to...

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Dear Diary Block of the Month

Happy New Year! Guess what? I’m back! And I’m hosting a new Block of the Month for 2019. If you joined me in 2016 for the Dear Daughter BOM quilt-a-long, you are sure to enjoy the Dear Diary quilt-a-long too. You might be wondering, what is Dear Diary? To explain this concept, I think...

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Text It! Quilts and Pillows with Something to Say

I’ve been quiet for a while but I’m ready to come out of hiding and tell you about my latest project! I’ve been busy quietly working on my first book with Martingale! Eeekkk!!! It’s so very exciting, and I can hardly believe the time has come to spill the...

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Zodiac Quilted Pillow Sham

Hello Quilty friends, I have a new pattern to share. The Zodiac Quilted Pillow Sham is now available in my shop! These make fun gifts for the family and like some of my other patterns,  they go together fast. As you can see, I got a little carried away making...

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Tomte Plush!

Meet Tomte Plush, my newest pattern! TOMTE PLUSH PATTERN (click for pattern) This past weekend they got to make their debut at the Quilted Crow in Bolton MA! The lovely ladies at the shop invited me to be the guest designer for their Holiday Open House this past weekend...

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Cabin Fever BOM ~ block 11

2017 is almost over, can you believe it!? The Jul i Scandinavia BOM is all done, and today I’m sharing a couple pictures of Cabin Fever Block 11! Do you think this looks a little like a round churn dash block? Well, that’s what I was going for but...

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Jul i Scandinavia Christmas Quilt wrap up!

I am over the moon excited to share my Jul i Scandinavia finish with you!!! Let’s get right down to it! I’ve been working hard on this quilt all year and it’s really been a joy! I’m so happy with how it’s turned out!I added the final details to...

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Dear Daughter Quilt

It’s been almost a year since I finished my Dear Daughter Quilt but exciting things keep happening and I wanted to share more photos and info with you! Pattern: I now offer the pattern in PDF and Print. The PDF comes with ALL the alphabet templates so you can...

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Cabin Fever BOM Block #10!

I’m working right along with my Cabin Fever Quilt! But, I’m a bit behind on sharing my block with you all! This circle design goes together in wedges before you sew them into an arc which I think makes it a bit easier to assemble. Plus I love how...

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Choosing Fabric for Scrappy Quilts

Hello Quilters! Monday I was on the American Patchwork and Quilting Podcast hosted by Pat Sloan and she asked me about how I choose colors for scrappy quilts! We didn’t have a lot of time so I wanted to share some tips on my process here! Before we get into...

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Cabin Fever BOM 9!

Hello Quilters! I can’t believe it’s October already! We had a bit of an Indian summer here in New England but the crisp air has arrived and the leaves are falling… a sure sign that winter will be upon us soon! I like the cool air, but the winter…...

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Jul i Scandinavia ~ September

Hello Stitchers! The September pattern update went out last week for the Jul i Scandinavia Project and I couldn’t be happier with how this is coming out!!  This months pattern includes the applique instructions for the bottom left corner. I outlined the house with the Pekinese stitch and stitched...

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Making Connections ~ Free-Motion Quilting Workbook

Hello Quilty Friends! I’m back with another book review and giveaway for you! This month I had a chance to check out Making Connections, a free-motion quilting workbook. As chance would have it, I happened to meet the author, Dorie (foreverquilting) and at Spring Market earlier this year. We...

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