Category Archives: Quilting

Modified Fancy Forest Quilt

Earlier this month I finished the modified Fancy Forest Quilt I made for my sister-in-law, Sharon’s 65th birthday. Sharon is still a kid at heart and fell in love with the Fancy Foxes I made last year. When she saw … Continue reading

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March ’17 OMG Finish

Two and a half years into my quilting journey, I continue to learn something with every single project. When I admired Libs Elliott’s random HST quilts, I did not focus on them being made with solid fabrics. And another great example … Continue reading

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March 2017 OMG

My March 2017 One Monthly Goal is to sew the half-square triangles (HSTs) together for my great-niece, Rachel’s high school graduation quilt. I cut 144 six-inch squares from Katarina Rocella’s Imprint collection to sew together to make the HSTs. I … Continue reading

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January ’17 OMG Finished

My January 2017 One Monthly Goal was to finish my modified Fancy Forest quilt top. This quilt is for a birthday present for my sister-in-law, Sharon, who will celebrate her 65th birthday in April. Sharon truly is a kid at heart, and … Continue reading

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Table Runner, Placemats, and Napkins for my Sister

For my sister Jackie’s birthday this year I made her a table runner, eight placemats, and eight napkins using charm packs and yardage from Brigitte Heitland’s Zen Chic Reel Time fabric collection and adaptations of two of her patterns designed … Continue reading

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2017 Finish-A-Long Qtr 1 Goals

I just have three goals for the first quarter of 2017. I am carrying over one of my 2016 Finish-A-Long 4th Quarter Goals and plan to get my Quatrefoil Bee Block quilt sewn together and have it quilted. I’m thinking of trying … Continue reading

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Best of 2016–Five Best Quilty Things I Learned

Cheryl@Meadow Mist Designs is hosting a second annual linky party for our best five posts in 2016, and we get to choose the criteria that defines our best five. I’m admittedly sick of writing and talking about my favorite finishes in … Continue reading

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Japanese Prints Pillows

To  go with the Japanese Quilt that I made for my stepson last Christmas, I made two pillow covers for him for his Christmas present this year (and sent the pillow forms to him from Joann’s). I’m fairly certain that he doesn’t read … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Better

I don’t really believe in the adage, “Practice makes perfect,” but I do believe that practice makes better. I decided awhile ago to make two pillow covers to go with my stepson’s Japanese Quilt for his Christmas present this year. I’ve made … Continue reading

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Quilting Bees 2016

A few days ago I sewed my last bee block for 2016. I participated in both The Bee Hive and Stash Bee in order to increase my piecing skills and to connect with other quilters who share my passion. Below … Continue reading

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