Category: Crafts

P2 Modern Quilt-A-Long: Week 2 – Center Block

This week is week two of the P2 Modern Solids Quilt Along and we are tasked with stitching the center block of our quilts. Ryan and Charlie wrote: I personally find great inspiration for my projects by looking to the past. I love seeing vintage quilt designs being re-created into “modern” quilts. What’s old is …

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Star Struck

I’m working on a little something using my yummy Denise Schmidt Hope Valley fabric. I am trying to spread my wings a little – try things I haven’t done yet. And stars are on my list of blocks to stitch. These are double triangle stars. I wanted to try some wonky stars, but I quickly …

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P2 Squared Modern Quilt-A-Long

Ryan Walsh and Charlie Scott of Patchwork Squared are hosting the debut of their design company’s first modern quilt along. This is a 7 week FREE on line class where participants will learn how to construct 9 modern quilt blocks using only solid fabrics. The quilt along will begin Monday, March 28, 2011 (you can …

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Shadow Box Quilt: A Monochromatic Challenge

*Click on any photo in this post to enjoy a larger size. Name of Quilt: Shadow Box Size: 50″ X 50″ (Lap Size) Fabrics Used: Kona Cotton Solids in Magenta, Pansy, Mulberry, Crocus, Petunia, and Violet Binding: Oval Elements by Patricia Bravo in Amethyst Designed, machine pieced and quilted by Wendy Robards The Modern Quilt …

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A Quilt for Holly

*Click on any photo in this post to enjoy a larger view I have a new great-niece. Holly was born in December and I was so excited to design and stitch a quilt just for her. Holly’s mom, Sarah, indicated that she liked the colors green, pink and brown…so I searched until I found just …

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Queen Sized Quilt – Finally done!

*Clicking on any photo in this post will allow you to enjoy a larger view Way back in the summer of 2009 I bought the fabric for this quilt – some beautiful Anna Griffin fabric that inspired me to make a huge quilt for our bed. I had never made a quilt before! So here …

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Quilting: Works in Progress

*Click on any photo in this post to enjoy a larger view. I haven’t given you an update on my quilting lately – but I have been doing a lot of it, just not finishing anything! Last Friday I went to a quilt class to learn how to make a “woven ribbons” quilt.  It was …

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Bloggers Quilt Festival

Welcome to Amy’s annual Quilt Festival where bloggers are encouraged to share the quilts they have made. Here is how to play: Write a new post (old posts will be deleted).  Share one quilt, and it’s story.  Why you made it, why it is special to you, what you learned about quilting/yourself while making it. …

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Bumble Bee Lap Quilt

Here is my latest quilt which I made for my sister Donna. She recently remodeled an upstairs bedroom into a black, yellow and white craft room…and I thought these colors would be perfect for that room. It is a simple four-square pattern using Dab of Jazz (yellow and black colorways) by Gail Fountain (Maywood Studio). …

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Daisy Chain Romanian Charity Quilt

I finished this quilt late on Sunday night and am taking it to the post office today. This 60″ X 60″ quilt is winging its way to Romania for a child who lives in an orphanage there. Judi from Green Fairy Quilts and her husband have traveled to Romania for the last two years to …

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