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Scrappy Quilt Planning

There are two quilts from the book Sunday Morning Quilts by Amanda Jean Nyberg and Cheryl Arkison that I’ve been eager to make, but since I’m a bit of a newbie, I don’t have that many scraps. 161 more words


Jelly Roll Challenge Finished

In my previous post, I detailed the preliminary construction of my latest quilting project. In the past few days, I sewed columns 1-5 together and then sewed 6-10 together. 126 more words

Easy Quilts

Helga's Jelly Roll Challenge

Over a year ago, my friend Helga challenged a group of her quilting friends to make a quilt with Robert Kaufman’s dark solids jelly roll. I will keep the lap quilt I make, but I must use any remaining scraps to make a small wall quilt to exchange in a drawing with the other challenge participants. 227 more words

Modern Quilts

Meet Lee Monroe of May Chappell Patterns

Images for this post are the property of Lee Chappell Monroe, May Chappell and used with permission.

Lee is a North Carolina quilter, designer, and teacher who came to my attention through her blog, which is titled May Chappell. 526 more words


Scrumptious on the Front (and Back)

I adore bright colors in quilts. One of the first charm packs that I purchased was “Scrumptious” by Bonnie and Camille for Moda. The Red and the Pink make me happy. 147 more words

Made By M

Modern Quilts/Modern Art

This is a photo of an appliqué quilt I had made a while back, it’s actually the center of a medallion quilt. I loved cutting out and playing with these whimsical shapes at the time. 250 more words


The Rest of the Story

While at Camp Stitchalot, I decided to make an improv quilt in all purple. Somehow, I have grown to love purple. When I was young years ago, one didn’t wear purple unless you were a girl of ill repute! 39 more words