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From "Orphan Blocks" to Pillows

If you make quilts, then you’ve probably dealt with “orphan blocks” – the extra blocks you either made accidentally while making your quilt or intentionally to give you options when you laid out your quilt and made final decisions on what blocks you want to use in the quilt. 172 more words

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Exhibiting with the Guild

I became Chair of the South West Modern Quilt Guild in January. One of the things I wanted to do this year was find out how to exhibit members work without putting on our own exhibition. 325 more words


Eden Memories

My sister, Jenny, was a talented quilt maker and needlewoman and I have several beautiful embroidered items she made over the years. When visiting her in Eden on the far south coast of New South Wales, I slept many times under a lovely quilt made in her favourite colour, purple. 146 more words


Seattle Modern Quilt Guild Giving Committee 2018

Another trip down memory lane, although this lane isn’t that far back! Today I want to share the giving quilts I helped coordinate as a co Chair of the Giving Committee with the… 938 more words


Double Tulip

Finally finished after realising that free-motion quilting is now beyond the capacity of my new shoulder and switching to a quilting design entirely comprising straight lines. 39 more words


Reposting - Summer night quilt

I’m reposting today’s post because I had a brain short circuit this morning, left for work and only when I came back I realised the video hadn’t gone out! 284 more words


Snow Days are fun!

We had a quiet day at home yesterday, thanks to the 6″ of snow that started falling about 7:00 am. For snow storms this has been manageable. 448 more words