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Creating easy borders

Good morning everyone! Today’s tip is how to create the easiest quilting borders with any design elements and have them fit any design. All you do is use a line or two to join the elements and these can be straight or curved, it’s up to you. 344 more words

Fiona Schiffl

Character Counts: have you ever loved a quilt so much it hurts?

Are you ready to read something really fun? Go here to Batts in the Attic, check out Paula’s blog on the Dutchess Heritage Quilt Show. In this she reveals a long running joke between us, and how it inspired the name of her quilt. 308 more words


Creating versatile designs

Hello everyone. Today I’ve got a few simple tricks to create versatile designs. Here’s the original design:

I love making designs in all shapes and sizes so I made a square block, then square, X shaped and circular borders. 505 more words

Fiona Schiffl

On Making a Quilt for Market

Please pardon the angle of the photo, the layout is on my ironing board as I’m using a product that is still in the design phase and I can’t show it just yet. 285 more words


Private FMQ Lesson Info

I am now teaching private free motion quilting lessons in my home studio so that I can share my love of quilting with others who want to learn :-)  My passion runneth over (if you’d like to see just how far, check out the promo video below!)

Quilting Day By Day

Week 5 of Piece and Quilt blog hop- Finale!

Welcome to the fifth and final week of the blog hop!   I am joining Kristin and Hollyanne for a 5 week journey in exploring the book by… 603 more words

Piece and Quilt Hop Along Week 3 and 4

My friends Kristin, Vicki, and HollyAnne are doing such an amazing job remaking quilts from my book Piece and Quilt with Precuts. Let’s check out what’s been happening with them the last couple of weeks: 277 more words

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