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Meet Jo Glover--The BigStitch Quilter

Big Stitch quilting has gotten to be a big deal in the past few years, so I was thrilled when Jo Glover, who published the original directions for BigStitch Quilting, spoke to our guild last year.   411 more words


Urban and Amish

Urban and Amish; Classic Quilts and Modern Updates is written by Myra Harder.

Myra takes Amish quilts and shows you how to make them and than also offers a different, more modern approach to making the same kinds of blocks for each Amish block.  162 more words

Book Review

Tree Heart Table Runner

I really wanted to make a gift for my friends wedding – she loves all things handmade and I thought, why not try that heart-carved-into-a-tree-quilt thing. 331 more words

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September Fabric Resolution Finished!

In Quarryville, PA, there’s an awesome dry goods store. It is simply called “Goods.” They sell everything from clothing, to garden seeds, to toys, to greeting cards, to canning kettles and jars . 278 more words

Modern Quilts

Switching Gears From Painting To Art Quilts

It’s fall and time to change gears from painting to making art quilts! I have 2 ideas here to translate into a fabric creation. After sorting tons of fabric and colors from my “stash” today, my brain is telling me, “enough!” 65 more words


New Mexico Blocks Modern and Traditional

As you may or may not know, I have a special place in my heart for New Mexico.

I got some lovely Kona scraps from a friend and wanted to try something modern and improv-y. 66 more words

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Nautical Irish Chain

Two of my lovely college friends are having a little boy! The theme was nautical so I found a nautical charm pack in my stash and made a simple Irish Chain baby quilt.   38 more words