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Chapter 1 ~ Dear Daughter Quilt

Chapter 1 of the Dear Daughter Quilt is available today! Thanks so much to everyone who has subscribed, I think it’s going to be such fun!  If you missed the original post, this is my new Block of the Month for 2016, but you receive a full Chapter of...

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Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Finishing!

I’ve Finished my top for the Sew Scrappy Sampler, Block of the Month Quilt Pattern! This top finishes at 90″ x 99″ (full/queen) I wish I had more pictures for you but it was freezing and actually lightly snowing when I took these pics and they just don’t do the color...

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dear daughter block of the month

2016 BLOCK OF THE MONTH ~ DEAR DAUGHTER

Hello everybody!  Happy New Year!   I’m hosting a new Block of the Month for 2016.  This is a quilt pattern that I’ve been wanting to make for some time, and why not open it up to anyone crazy enough to join me! Dear Daughter is a sampler quilt that will include some text blocks.  It...

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block 12

Block 12~ Power of Nine BOM

Here we are at block 12 in the Power of Nine quilt!  Time certainly flies…  this year was like, poof! If you’re just catching up, here is the original quilt pattern in solids…and here are the two blocks together in solid and scrappy versions… I hope you enjoyed the...

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Quiltmakers 100 Blocks ~ Volume 12 Blog Tour

Today is my stop on the Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Blog tour! My block is number 1108! ~Modern Pods~ This is my first block in Quiltmaker’s 100 blocks and I was pretty excited when I got the news my block was selected :) I hope you like it as much as...

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scrappy orange peel quilt in kate spain canyon fabric

Color Play ~ Canyon Quilt

I’m excited to show you this Canyon Quilt design I made for Moda.  It’s a large scrappy orange peel quilt.  You can find the instructions to make this quilt on the Moda Bake Shop. The fabric is called Canyon and it’s the newest collection from Kate Spain… it’s gorgeous!  I wanted to share...

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# LOVE WINS QUILT

I’ve been working on this quilt all summer and I’m so excited to share it! #Love Wins I went out to get some pics last weekend ~  a beautiful day for it! The quilt is 70″ x 60″ and perfect for snuggling but it would also be a gorgeous wall...

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feather plume quilt block of the month sampler

Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 9

I warned you that I love applique… so I have another applique block for you this month! ~ Plume ~ Plume is made using my favorite fusible technique but you can use any applique technique.  Since my plumes are only fused at the edges, I’m thinking this would be perfect for cutting a little slit...

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block of the month quilt pattern in tula pink

Block 9 ~ Power of Nine BOM

This summer has been so crazy!  But I did manage to get block 9 done… just barely! So that takes care of the blue row!  Phew!  I’m looking forward to getting this quilt all together.  I’ve got the first two rows and spacer rows joined now and I’ll be showing you...

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quilt as you go tutorial stitch and flip method

Quilt As You Go Tutorial ~ Part 4

I can’t believe we are already at Part 4 of the quilt-as-you-go tutorial in our quilt-a-long! Now that we have completed (at least) the first six blocks for the Power of Nine quilt-a-long and joined them into rows with the spacer blocks, it’s time for the next step in the Quilt As...

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quilt block of the month

Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 6

I can’t believe we are half done!  Block #6 of the Sampler is… ‘Loop de Loop’ This block involves strip piecing and single fold bias tape.  You can purchase bias tape but it’s much more fun and economical to make it yourself.  I used this bias tape maker to make mine…...

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Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 5

Quilt block # 5 of the Scrappy Sampler is all about half square triangles! ‘Tranquil Tree’ Lets do some Half Square Triangle (HST) Math (chart below) ~ This block is made up almost entirely of half square triangles. I’m going to show you two methods to make half square triangles for any...

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Block of the Month in Tula Pink Fabric

Block 5 ~ Power of Nine BOM

Quilt Block of the Month #5 is DONE!   For this month’s block I did a little fussy cutting for the center and some of the corner blocks… I have a small 2 1/2″ square that I used for fussy cutting the circles out…  Fussy cutting is simply cutting out a portion of...

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quilt as you go tutorial

Quilt as you go Tutorial ~ Part 3

If you are following the Quilt~as~you~Go method this post covers joining the blocks into rows.  We will: 1 Cut the fabric sashing strips for joining blocks. 2 Join the blocks and spacers into rows using the qaug method. Need the pattern?  Find it here: Power of Nine Quilt Pattern  You can...

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modern quilt block of the month in kaffe fassett fabric

Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 4

 Quilt Block of the month #4 involves curved piecing… Color Circus You can find this block pattern in My Shop or on Craftsy. Here are some pics / tricks on my assembly… You can complete this pattern in two ways… You can use the template to cut and piece individual wedges…...

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Modern Quilt Block in Kaffe Fassett Fabrics

Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 3

Block of the Month #3 of the ‘Sew Scrappy Sampler’ is a patchwork applique block made with Kaffe Fassett fabrics… Patchwork Butterfly  You can find the complete block Pattern in My Shop or on Craftsy. ~Here are some Tips and Pics on assembly~ The pattern pieces will print for you in reverse,...

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block 3 of month quilt

Block 3 ~ Power of Nine BOM

Block of the Month 2015… My Block 3 is DONE! We are working on block three of this quilt… Here is the comparison with the solid version… If you’re just joining in, we are doing a ‘quilt as you go’ version of this quilt.  You can join in any time… I colored in...

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sew scrappy block 2

Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 2

Block of the Month #2 of the ‘Sew Scrappy Sampler’ is a wedge & applique block…  ~Tequila Sunrise~  You can find the complete block Pattern in My Shop or on Craftsy. ~Here are some Tips and Pics on assembly~ Start by cutting out all your wedges… accuracy and consistency are key.   I’ve got...

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tallahassee twist block of the month

Sew Scrappy Sampler ~ Block 1

Block #1 of the ‘Sew Scrappy Sampler’ is a Foundation Paper Pieced Block…  ~Tallahassee Twist~ You can find the complete Pattern in My Shop or on Craftsy. ~Here are some Tips and Pics on assembly~ I made my block using this Velum paper… You can find the Vellum paper here on amazon: Simple...

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modern block of the month

Block 2 ~ Power of Nine BOM

Block of the Month 2015… Block 2 is DONE! We are working on block two of this quilt… Here is the comparison with the solid version… doesn’t this look SO different? I used this block 2 color diagram for keeping me on track with my colors and to get a rough draft of my quilting...

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quilt as you go tutorial

Quilt As You Go Tutorial ~ Part 1

If you’re following the Power of Nine quilt~a~long that’s fantastic!  I hope that you’ve done well with block one. If you are going to complete this quilt using the Quilt~as~you~Go method, then I have some additional information and things to think about.  This post is a bit long but please read through...

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block of the month 2015

Block 1 ~ Power of Nine BOM

Block of the Month 2015 My Scrappy Block 1 is DONE! If you’re just joining in, I’m on block #1 of this quilt… Here is a picture of both blocks, the solid version from the completed quilt (above) and my new scrappy block! I love how colors and values can change the entire...

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modern block of the month quilt pattern

Modern Block of the Month & Festival!

Here is my newest Block of the Month for 2015! Modern Power of Nine You might be wondering… What the heck is all this ‘Power of Nine’ business in a twelve block quilt?  Well I’ll tell you!  Every block in this quilt is a nine patch block!  Isn’t it...

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hand quilt with perle cotton

Hand Quilting ~ Bloggers Quilt Festival

I’m entering my Sampler BOM quilt into the Bloggers Quilt Festival over at Amy’s Creative Side ~ Hand Quilted Category! Here is a picture of the completed Sampler quilt…  Here are the quilt details: Scrap Happy Sampler BOM Quilt 60″ x 74″ with scrappy border Designed, Pieced and Hand...

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modern quilt patterns

Modern Bloom Quilt Pattern

Modern Bloom Quilt Pattern~ (and a free pieced back pattern!) I’ve got a new quilt pattern in my shop!  Isn’t it pretty?!?! Modern Bloom is for the girls!  It’s a sweet pattern that comes with two size options: lap/baby 48″ x 56″ twin 74″ x 98″ The one shown is a lap...

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