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Super Quilt Santa

Most years I don’t think about making any Christmas presents until it is too late in the year to start and commit to finishing. This year I went in the opposite direction and probably bit off a little more than I could chew. In the end, I took on not 1, but 3 new quilts […]

Beaver Island Quilt Retreat

Quilting, quilting, quilting…

Lately I have been busy mainly with quilting quilts. In the last 5 weeks or so I have quilted 6 quilts. I had a collection of tops and knew it was time to start quilting and finishing them up. Here are pictures of these quilts: Whistler’s Wife Quilt Remember this was the first of my […]

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Pineapple Improv Block

Several months ago I found a tutorial on the Modern Quilt Guild website (http://themodernquiltguild.wordpress.com/) for an Improv Pineapple Log Cabin block. I have always loved the log cabin block and all the variations you can create. A couple years ago I finished my Pineapple quilt with Civil War Reproduction fabrics and I love it. The […]

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Finishing up the Old

So, I’ve been quilting for about 7 years at this point. When I first started quilting I fell in love with Civil War Reproduction fabrics. Since that time my tastes have somewhat changed. Although I still like the Civil War Reproduction fabrics I love working with all kinds of bright patterned fabrics now more sew. […]