Tag Archives: quilt

I Finished Something!

I finished something quilt-like!! Granted, it’s not the 9-patch quilt top I vowed to have done by tomorrow night, but I couldn’t stand looking at those ugly fabrics [..]

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My Design Wall Has … A Design On It!

I mean, ok – as much as a bunch of 9-patch blocks can constitute a “design.” With a few sashing strips:

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The Cliche Country Fabric 9-Patch

Thus far, I have about 25 blocks. I’m posting photos of them because I know you won’t judge me for not having vacuumed my bedroom floor in two [..]

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Don, The Genius

My friend Don, a retired Chemistry teacher, recently (and I mean recently, like, “after I did”) took up quilting. Last night, he sent me a photo of his [..]

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Variety in Fabrics

Somewhere, I read a line something quite like the following: “Be sure you have plenty of solid fabrics in your stash – if all you have is a [..]

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Really Beautiful Quilt

I was just surfing around Sew, Mama, Sew and happened to check out the quilting photo pool. Wow, look at this: I like the swirly quilting, as well [..]

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Measure Eight Times, Cut Twice.

I have a really hard time with straight lines and accurate measurements. In wood shop in the seventh grade, my old-fashioned bottle opener came out kinda janky. It [..]

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