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My Guide to Modern Quilting (AKA Someone Please Teach Me)

Recently, as I’ve been swamped with homework, projects (hello, new group campaign assigned the week before Thanksgiving), and midterms, I’ve found one place of respite—Pinterest. And I’m no mindless scroller. 135 more words


New Quilts from Old

This is a quilt I made a few years ago to practice cutting curves freehand. It never looked as good as I thought it should, for various reasons. 164 more words


A Double Wedding Ring Quilt - "Never Say Never"

I never thought I’d make a double wedding ring quilt. I admired them, but didn’t have any interest in making one. It wasn’t the piecing that turned me off. 533 more words


"Snowflake" QAL Progress

I know several of you are working on the blocks for “Snowflake” designed by Faith Jones (who blogs at freshlemonsquilts.com) and publicized on Bernina’s blog, weallsew.com. 203 more words


All Ready for Binding

Quilting all done

Squaring up done

Overlocking the edges done

I use a stitch in the ditch foot and move the needle position over the left as far as it will go, set the machine to a zig zag stitch and secure the edges of the whole quilt. 97 more words

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Artsy Table Runner

I’ve been looking at lots of beautiful pictures of art quilts. Also, the monthly challenge for the Modern Quilt Guild of Franklin (NC) was to make something including prairie points. 135 more words


Quilt Sandwich

I always try to make sure there are no stray threads anywhere but particularly around the seam lines before sandwiching.

Here it is all sandwiched and pinned to within and inch of its life! 102 more words

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