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Another quilt-along

No, I swear I’m not joining in with Cheryl at Meadow Mist Designs. But if I were, these might be the fabrics. From left, the grey (background) is from Freespirit, Kona Cerise, the gold is from Windham Fabrics,and the last is from Joel Dewberry. Ok, maybe I will.

A rainbow of butterflies

I finished up another butterfly block on the weekend, so I thought I would get them all out and see where I’m at. These blocks were originally made in the Simply Solids Bee in 2013 using a pattern I designed, and I decided to hand quilt them using a quilt-as-you-go method. The backing fabrics are […]

Being a Modern Quilter – The Continuing Saga

My challenge project for the summer Modern Quilt Guild fabric challenge is getting close to completion–well, the top is, at least. After auditioning Kona Iron, Coal, and Ash, I decided to use the Kona Iron as my background fabric. This pattern is mostly based on the centre of a quilt called Wyoming Star, which was […]

Triangles in the Spring

A quick visit to y’all, today, to let you know that I have been sewing hard all week. So much busyness converging, I love it. Triangle QAL with the Sassy Quilter–triangles all cut and ready–I only cut 158, I want to make a baby quilt, maybe about 40″ x 50″. I cut these using my […]

Magic tote – Wake up to Kona (giveaway)

(giveaway closed) Greetings and welcome to old and new friends for the Wake Up to Kona blog hop with Sew We Quilt. Thanks also to our energetic cheerleader, Carol from Just Let Me Quilt, for herding ducks and getting everything to line up! I have been using Kona for solids exclusively since I started stashing […]

Discussing Thread – Sunday Stash July 21

I see a lot of people raving about Aurifil thread–well, I haven’t tried it, so I can’t say whether it is fantastic or not.  I sew garments as well, so I’ve been rather lackadaisical and stayed with my reliable Gutermann sew-all thread (polyester).  I was into a local quilt shop on Friday morning (on my […]