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Spinning Icosahedron Pattern- tips!

In my quest to find inspiration for the boyfriend’s birthday quilt, I landed on the Spinning Icosahedron paper piecing pattern by Art School Dropout. I wanted to give a little review and some tips I learned while using it.  364 more words


Flowering Snowball Quilt

I was rather taken with this curved patchwork block, the tutorial on Molly Flanders blog gives excellent instructions how to make it. I made the 12 inch block but it can easily be resized down to nine or six inches. 58 more words

Modern Quilts

6 August Projects!

As always, I’m taking part in Aunt Marti’s UFO challenge. The August UFO was actually finished back in February as a donation quilt:

That gave me all of August to work on quilting another UFO, my Swim quilt. 180 more words


New Pattern and Giveaway

As some of you may know for the last five weeks I have been busy testing a pattern for the lovely Caroline of Nightingale Quilts… 121 more words

Matching Fabrics to Create an Invisible Seam Tutorial

Can you find the seam in the picture above the headline?  I made this quilt, top and back. for a client who wanted a fun quilted bed topper for the holidays.   366 more words


Hello World! My First Quilt Challenge Success!

It is a little scarey to publish your first blog post.  I have been wanting to do this for a while, and now have taken the plunge.  170 more words

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Playing around with Steam Punk

The Steam Punk quilt by Jen Kingswell is a lovely quilt. See pic below.

However, I’m running out of steam and I’m keen to wrap this one up so I’ve been playing around with the layout. 85 more words

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