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Memorial Day weekend is traditionally the kick-off to summer – a great time to gear up for fun times ahead and a chance to start on some summer sewing. But of course it’s so much more than that. It’s really … Continue reading
I designed the quilt below while flying on an airplane to our family vacation last week. It’s amazing what a little boredom on a plane ride can do, right? Now it’s on my “to make” list! This my contemporary interpretation … Continue reading
Welcome to those of you coming here from Alyssa’s Technique Tutorial Tuesday on her blog at PileOFabric.com. This is a long post so sit back, relax, and read awhile! Today I will be presenting an introduction to Free-Motion Quilting (FMQ … Continue reading
As promised, here is a mini-tutorial on how I made my pieced backing for my Charming Chevrons quilt-along. I like to call it “Back Art.” First, I started with a rough sketch of what I want the backing to look … Continue reading
I have been busy playing around with my computer design program this week. It’s long been a dream of mine to take my original quilt ideas and turn them into published patterns. Here’s one of the first quilts I designed … Continue reading
Darlene S. posted a question on my blog asking about a pattern for my Wounded Warriors Quilt that a few of us gals from church made. So I decided to post a few more of the step-by-step pictures along with … Continue reading
I didn’t make a ton of progress on my Bungle Jungle modern quilt this week, mostly because I was packing up to go on our family vacation and getting all my ducks in a row ahead of time. (They are … Continue reading
This week I marked and basted my Bungle Jungle charm pack quilt. I will start quilting it next week. You can read about last week’s progress here. When I finished marking the top, I couldn’t decide on the backing. Then … Continue reading
I’m finishing up my Li’l Rascals charm pack quilt this week and it has been such fun to make! Week #1 was the free pattern and cutting instructions to make the top. Week #2 was machine quilting the large nine-patch … Continue reading