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Japanese Fans

This little quilt is an ideal way to use up any scraps of Japanese prints you may have. The fan pattern is nowhere near as difficult as its reputation would have you believe and the size of the block (8 inches) makes the curved piecing really easy. 67 more words

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Always Playing with Fussy Cutting

Recently I have made some miniature quilts, one of which is made from 1/2 inch hexagons.  I wanted to be able to engage in  some fussy cutting, so I deliberately chose a fabric which would give me plenty of opportunities to do this. 242 more words

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Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners - And Those Who Think They Can't

Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners – And Those Who Think They Can’t by Molly Hanson is a great book for those of you who are still afraid you can’t quilt, because you can!  175 more words

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Class show and tell


Carole has hand pieced four Log Cabin blocks

and has this sweet Eskimo pincushion

Adrienne is doing so well with her Mrs B!

The next couple of borders are almost ready to go on. 168 more words

The Annabeth Quilt

This fun quilt was made for the first grandbaby of some dear friends of mine. It’s astounding to realize that we’ve known these friends for so many years. 110 more words


Saturday Stitches

I really hadn’t intended to work steadily on all these QOV tops. I could tell you I am doing it because we have vets waiting for them (we do), or I could tell you again how we should give honor where honor is due ( it is), but the honest answer is that I am having so darn much fun quilting them! 48 more words

Quilt Of Valor

Free Motion Friday -- Sarah's Quilt (again!)

Happy Friday Peeps! Sarah sent me another wonderful quilt this week. Seriously, Sarah is awesome. Every quilt she has ever made I want to reach into Instagram and steal it from her. 210 more words

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