“Wander” – The Hot Air Balloon Quilt

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Saturday morning I had a burst of inspiration and decided to make a small, scrappy hot air balloon. I had no idea how I was going to use it or if it would ever be finished into a quilt. I … [Read more...]

Ticker Tape Applique Quilt Finish

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This quilt is a sample for a class I'm teaching next Quarter. I love how it came together and enjoyed the process of making it so much. It would work for a large or small quilt and is … [Read more...]

Small Project Updates

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Sorry I've been AWOL - going through some personal stuff right now and I haven't been in a good place to blog or podcast.  I'm not sure when that will change  so I appreciate any support you … [Read more...]

Tinkerbell Quilt progress

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My Tinkerbell Quilt got a border on last week (boy I haven't done a mitered border in a while!).  I also took the time to quilt the center and do the applique stitch before Kismet broke. … [Read more...]

Tutorial – Printing Directly Onto Fusible Web

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I love machine applique but one of the things that I hate doing is tracing designs. They can be really time consuming to do especially if they are very intricate patterns you need to trace. … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday – Bags and Such

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I tried a new Quiltsmart kit 'The Bitty Bag" (the smallest version of the Mondo and Midi bag) this weekend and really had fun with it. There are so many cute variations you can do with this … [Read more...]

WIP Wednesday and Sundry

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It's been a busy week and I haven't done much sewing or quilting. I'm taking a class at my LQS involving machine applique and thread sketching/quilting so after the first session on Saturday … [Read more...]

Finish – Wedding Guest Memory Quilt

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I guess this counts as my oldest UFO finish ever! One of my good corgi-owner friends got married almost three years ago and I offered to make her a quilt from fabrics her guests signed. I … [Read more...]

The MEGA Finishes Post – Class Samples Done!

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I'm pretty sure this is some kind of world record. I work best under deadlines and this is proof. Three quilts finished this week! I'll start with the big one. The Summer House Lone Star … [Read more...]

The Making of Corgi Fairytale

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I wanted to share the progress photos that I took during the making of Corgi Fairytale. It's kind of weird doing this backwards - normally I've already blogged the progress of a quilt but … [Read more...]