Monthly Archives: August 2015

Fashion and Food Quilt Mystery Back Revealed

I had so much fun making my Fashion and Food Quilt for my niece, Mary Frances. I was in regular contact with my sister, Jackie, during the entire process of making the quilt top, but I decided that I wanted … Continue reading

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Modern Baby Quilt Top Finished

I finished my modern baby quilt top this weekend. Earlier this week in class, I worked on cutting and sewing the inner border. It was somewhat challenging learning to take three measurements down the length and across the width of … Continue reading

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Fashion and Food WIP back from the Longarm Quilter

Today is an exciting day. I got my Fashion and Food quilt back from my longarm quilter friend, Peggy Lopez O’Neil. I asked her to do a squared-off stipple similar to the quilting done in Elizabeth Hartman’s Patchwork City book. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash #4–Etsy Shoppin’

I have found Etsy to be a valuable resource when I want small quantities of fabric, especially for fabrics that are no longer in stock in the online quilt shops that I frequently purchase from such as Hawthorne Threads, Pink Castle Fabrics, Fat … Continue reading

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Modern Baby Quilt–Half-Square Triangle Initiation

I have now been initiated into world of half-square triangles that I am using for the modern baby quilt class I am taking at ThreadBear. Last week Ann taught me her favorite half-square triangle technique which uses the Quilter’s Magic … Continue reading

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Midnight Mystery Quilt-a-long Fabrics Cut

I finished cutting my fabric for the Midnight Mystery Quilt-a-long this morning. I really wanted to get it done last evening. I was working on Fabric D which was my last fabric. I got all the long strips cut, then subcut … Continue reading

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