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Winter Place Mats, etc.

I made a set of eight place mats for my daughter’s Christmas gift. I used three fabrics from a coordinated line. I simply layered the backing fabric, batting, and front fabric and free-motion quilted the yardage on my long-arm. I … Continue reading

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“Splendor in the Scraps”

My latest finish, “Splendor in the Scraps” is based on a pattern by Marcie Patch that first appeared in America Loves Scrap Quilts Winter 2014/15, a special newsstand-only publication of McCall’s Quilting, and now available for free download at http://www.mccallsquilting.com/mccallsquilting/articles/Splendor-in-the-Scraps-FREE-Traditional-Scrappy-Lap-Quilt-PatternContinue reading

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Swoon Quilt Completed

Early last fall (September 2016) I finished up the Swoon Quilt in a big hurry because I had ordered a new long arm. The new long arm would be too narrow to load the 115″ x 115″ Swoon Quilt, so … Continue reading

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Place Mats and Cozy

How do you keep your pot of tea warm? With a tea cozy of course! Cute, isn’t it? Nice to have some matching place mats . . . . . . with turquoise binding and backing, too. I made some … Continue reading

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Mimi’s New Mexico Quilt

I made a quilt especially for Mimi to use when she comes to visit me in New Mexico: This is the first bed-sized quilt I have completed on my new Innova long-arm quilting machine. Also, it is the first quilt … Continue reading

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Southwest Motif Throw Pillows

I pieced and quilted some coverings for six throw pillows using Southwest motifs I gleaned from the internet: I used hand dyed fabrics from Cherrywood Fabrics with a Kona Cotton gray background fabric. I had to add a batik here … Continue reading

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“One Wonderful Curve” Table Runner

I completed another table runner. The design is based on a table runner from Jenny Pedigo et al.’s book “One Wonderful Curve”. Jenny used six of the curved units in light colored fabrics, but my version only has five of … Continue reading

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Pop Lone Star – Hummingbird

My Pop Lone Star quilts use a single Hoffman Bali Pop, 2 yards of accent fabric and 5 yards of background fabric. A Hoffman Bali Pop is a package of 40 different coordinating batik 2 1/2 inch wide, width of … Continue reading

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Pop Lone Star – Sea Holly

My Pop Lone Star quilts use a single Hoffman Bali Pop, 2 yards of accent fabric and 5 yards of background fabric. A Hoffman Bali Pop is a package of 40 different coordinating batik 2 1/2 inch wide, width of … Continue reading

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“A to Z for Ewe and Me” Completed

I completed the machine quilting, binding and embellishing of The Quilt Show’s 2014 BOM designed by Janet Stone, famous for her alphabet quilts of all descriptions: The blue background, appliqued border has pebble, fern and feather quilting motifs as well … Continue reading

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