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2017 Finish-A-Long

I decided to join the 2017 Finish-A-Long for the 4th Quarter. I have been watching everyone’s progress and felt the need to jump in. In case you are not familiar with the FAL, it is a place to find motivation and encouragement to complete those unfinished projects that are hanging about becoming UFOs. Every quarter […]

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Pinwheels and Patchwork – Charity Quilt #4

My fourth quilt I am donating to the 2017 Hands 2 Help Charity Quilt Challenge is called Pinwheels and Patches which features pinwheel blocks on point. The fabrics are Civil War reproduction fabrics. The pattern is by Kaye England.   I will be donating this quilt to Charity #1 – International Institute St. Louis which provides essential […]

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Layercake Lemonade – Charity Quilt #2

My second quilt I am donating to the 2017 Hands 2 Help Charity Quilt Challenge is called Layercake Lemonade. Layercake Lemonade is a free pattern from the Fat Quarter Shop, one of my Favorite online quilting shops and one of this years generous sponsors for the Quilt Challenge. This fast and fun pattern is a […]

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Quilty Fun – Charity Quilt #3

My third quilt I am donating to the 2017 Hands 2 Help Charity Quilt Challenge is called Quilty Fun. In 2013 I participated in the Quilty Fun Sew Along by Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet and the Fat Quarter Shop’s Jolly Jabber. This sampler patchwork quilt features a ton of cute blocks and was a […]

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Diamonds Forever – Charity Quilt #1

This is my first year participating in the Hands 2 Help Charity Quilt Challenge. This is the 7th year of the Challenge which is coordinated by Sarah who blogs at Confessions of a Fabric Addict. Read all the details of the Challenge here. I have been quilting for 10 years and although I have given away a lot […]

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Quilting the World

Last year for Christmas I finished a top for Kent that looks like the Earth from Space called Blue Marble. Kent and I are both cartographers or map makers so this quilt was especially fitting for me to make for him. I decided a while back that I would do contour or topographic lines and originally […]

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New Project, Old Fabrics

One of my current WIP quilts is my Night Sky quilt. I have been meaning to link-up to Freshly Pieced WIP Wednesday for a while and finally did so!!! I have had a stack of jelly rolls for a long time. For some reason I have a hard time opening them up and using them […]

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Diamonds Forever Quilt

I am a big fan of the Kaffe Fassett Collective and one of my all time favorites are the Shell Montage Pattern by Philip Jacobs. For years I bought this pattern in every colorway I could find and saved it up for a future quilt. I found a pattern in a quilting magazine by Kaffe Fassett called Diamonds […]

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Sunday Morning Quilt

My most recent finish is my Sunday Morning quilt from Amanda Jean Nyberg and Cheryl Arkinson’s Sunday Morning Quilts book. I LOVE the quilts in this book. Here is a picture of the blocks laid out on my design wall. The blocks in this quilt finish to 10″. The quilt in the book has 72 blocks […]

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Finish it up Friday

I have followed Crazy Mom Quilts for several years; Amanda Jean is one of my favorite quilt bloggers! For a long time I have been meaning to post some quilts for Finish it up Friday and am happy to say I was finally able to get organized enough to do so. Fittingly, my finish for today […]