Sunday, August 31, 2014

Basic log cabin quilt layout guide

Feel free to share this layout guide.

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Black and Red and Gold All Over

Finished up this hexie quilt top this evening.  Not sure how I’ll be quilting it yet.  This was another one of the amazing kits that I had purchased at Good Wives Co.  It was in Marion, OH but unfortunately closed a few months ago.  So sad :(

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Postage Stamp Quilt

Finally got this quilted.

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Monday, August 18, 2014

So yummy!

A delicious butterscotch bread pudding at Brio restaurant today!

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

2 Blue Chickens!

Well, I couldn’t stop myself – I made two more chicken pincushions.  This time – as stuffed toys for my nephews.  Jake (4½) loved his and we immediately named him Blueberry.  However little Jack (2½) wasn’t as impressed and threw it at me!

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Chicken Pincushion 8-15-2014

My big chicken pincushion (pattern from Missouri Star Quilt Co. tutorial)

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Candy Coated

Worked on quilting my Candy Coated quilt today.  I loaded the quilt on Saturday and so when I got down to my studio, I was ready to begin on Sunday afternoon.

Here’s the quilt draped on the frame.  (before the binding was turned and stitched down)  I used a simple geometric design that I created in Art & Stitch.

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Here’s a different camera angle with the light hitting it just right – making it easier to see the stitching.

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While watching TV on Sunday evening, I finished the binding. 

Sunday, July 27, 2014

This week in my quilting life …

Finished up the piecing on my Candy Coated quilt top.  Work on this had kind of stalled while I decided exactly how big I wanted to make it.  It’s a modern quilt, but I did it in reproduction fabrics.  The colors are mostly purples, blues and creams.  I decided to make it about 40” x 60”.

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I loaded one of the mystery quilts that I did a few months ago onto the longarm this week too.  Lots of continuous curve ruler work, and some fun flowers with the Pro-Stitcher.

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Block-of-the-Month Blocks - Update

Globetrotting Block #7 … Sydney, Australia
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Aurifil BOM – Block #7
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Ooh-Rah BOM – Block 7
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Threads of Memory BOM – Block #6
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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Disappearing Four-Patch

Guess I haven’t posted any pictures of this quilt yet … It started out as a disappearing 4-patch kit from a store in Georgia called Little Quilts and I added a couple of borders using fabrics that I had in my stash.  It’s a strange combination of colors, but it really works for some reason.

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The quilting design is a pattern called Rhapsody from urbanelementz.com.  They have some of my FAVORITE designs.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Pheasant Run Charm Star Pinwheel Quilt – Day 4

I added a triple border to this today. 

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Pheasant Run Charm Star Pinwheel Quilt – Day 3

Worked on my pinwheel blocks during some of the storms yesterday.  I’ve got all 12 blocks done.

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Aurifil BOM - Block 6

Yes, running behind this month.

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Friday, June 6, 2014

Ooh-Rah BOM - Block 6

Finished up this block Wednesday night.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

BOM blocks for May

Well, there’s still one that hasn’t been released yet – but here are the other three.

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Globetrotting BOM – London

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Design Wall Monday – Mystery Quilt

I’m a couple of weeks behind in getting this mystery quilt top put together.  As you can tell – it’s scrappy!  (done in Civil War repros)  The pattern is from the mystery quilt done by the Just Us Quilters group on Facebook.

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A new mystery quilt is getting ready to start on that group – so if you’re interested, look up the Just Us Quilters group on Facebook and click to join.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Pie Carrier – Gift For Mom

I found the pattern for this on-line at a blog, and decided to make it for Mom as part of her Mother’s Day present.

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I used a couple of fat quarters that I had in my stash, and some thin Warm & White batting.  All I had to do is buy the D-rings.  I quilted the fabric with concentric squares.

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Doll Quilt Swap at Humble Quilts

My doll quilt swap partner sent my little doll quilt and it arrived from Maryland yesterday!

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What a cute little quilt.  Taryn told me that it was machine quilted and hand quilted. 

I should probably show some photos of the one that I made for my swap partner … I sent mine off on April 9th.  My partner Martha lived in Washington state. 

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Ooh Rah BOM – Blocks 3 & 4

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Aurifil BOM – Block 4

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