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Gingham Quilt- if I knew how to quilt I'd make a queen size one in light blue for our bed :)
Bloggers Quilt Festival #2
It's that wonderful time of the year when Amy Ellis of Amy's Creative Side hosts the Bloggers Quilt Festival - Spring edition. Go be ins...
My June goal - COMPLETE!
I have been a busy quilter for the past month. I haven't blogged for a while because I have been quilting like crazy. I set myself a quilty goal for the month of June and I am proud to say that I stuck to it and completed it. The goal was to free motion quilt to completion, 5 quilt tops. I also stipulated to myself, that I was not allowed to start any new projects during that time. I couldn't help myself when my niece called and asked me to make her a set of cushions for her sofa. It didn't…
Kristina Brinkerhoff on Instagram: “The Farmhouse Christmas pattern is almost ready! I’ll have it listed Wednesday and in the meantime I’m dreaming up another version in…”
3,368 Likes, 283 Comments - Kristina Brinkerhoff (@centerstreetquilts) on Instagram: “The Farmhouse Christmas pattern is almost ready! I’ll have it listed Wednesday and in the meantime…”
Machine Quilting Practice #1: Straight Lines
If you are serious about improving your machine quilting skills, you must practice. We begin our summer practice sessions with a straight line grid.
Pamela Wiley on Instagram: “grid interrupted... shifted to a thread with a glow for 50 squares to honor the 50 brothers and sisters we lost this morning #pulse49…”
319 Likes, 11 Comments - Pamela Wiley (@wiley_pamela) on Instagram: “grid interrupted... shifted to a thread with a glow for 50 squares to honor the 50 brothers and…”
Pamela Wiley Quilts in Savannah
While in Savannah for QuiltCon, my husband and I happened on an exhibit of quilts by Pamela Wiley, a professor emerita of SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design). I’m sorry I missed her cl…
Granny Square Potholders Add Charm Wherever They Hang - Quilting Digest
This Great Scrap Buster Project Makes a Wonderful Gift! Crocheted granny squares were the inspiration for these charming little potholders. They’re simple to make and a great way to use up some of those leftover fabric scraps. Plus, they’ll look lovely wherever they hang! Lori of Bee In My Bonnet designed these to use up …
New Quilt Pattern: A Charming Barn Quilt
Barn quilts intrigue me. They always catch my eye when I'm out driving about. Whenever I see a barn quilt I'm reminding of growing up in the farm country of northwest Illinois near the Mississippi River. When you see a barn quilt, do you ever wonder why the farming family settled on that particular block and colors? I do. Does it mean something particular or special to them? As a quilter I love charm packs and have quite the collection (and can't seem to stop adding to said collection : )…
Kathleen Riggins on Instagram: “Straight lines for days. #longarmquilting #gravityquilt #apqslucey #apqscanada”
1,073 Likes, 53 Comments - Kathleen Riggins (@kathleenquilts) on Instagram: “Straight lines for days. #longarmquilting #gravityquilt #apqslucey #apqscanada”