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"Candy Ring"

Have you had the chance to peruse the May/June 2014 issue of McCall’s Quilting magazine? (In case you are wondering, none of my quilts are published in this issue.) Many of the pictured quilts caught my eye, but I was especially drawn to a block design, “Candy Ring.” It’s a modernization of “Dresden Plate,” string piecing on a curve. 341 more words

Scrap Quilts

Quilt Alliance Challenge

After thinking I would use Sunbonnet Sue as my inspiration,

I did a total about-face and chose a scrap quilt instead.  I LOVE scrap quilts, and since I certainly HAVE a lot of scraps, it all works out :-) 267 more words

Quilting

Victoria's Quilt

I made this baby quilt for my brand new grand-niece Victoria.  The block pattern is “Converging Corners”, by Film in the Fridge . The Modern Quilt Guild… 73 more words

Modern Quilts

Stash smash: 8 inch squares

I’m slowly working my way through my stash, and currently my focus is on “unfinished projects”.  There seem to be a lot of them ;-) 317 more words

Quilting

Find Your Inner Designer – Part 1

Some of my readers have asked about how I design quilts, so I’ve decided to do a monthly series of posts to lead you to design your own original quilts.  519 more words

Quilting

Ikea Duvet Cover

My friend Dave really wanted a new duvet cover so we went to ikea and picked out 5 yards of fabric and a bed sheet. I cut the 5 yards down to 2.5 yards and on each of those I cut 10 inches off of one side. 38 more words

Modern Quilts

Sunday

Remember these?


They turned into this:


Which turned into this:


I took some pictures at an angle so hopefully the quilting will show. Even though this only measures 22″ square, I still quilted it with the long arm. 59 more words