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July 19, 2017
On the Frame This Week... from Val's Quilting Studio

Oh Happy Day everyone!

I finally finished my Bloom SAL project and I couldn't be more pleased with the results.
Don't ya just love that feeling when ya finish something made entirely from your stash. 
When I very first starting quilting, I collected fat quarters of 30's repro's everywhere I went...so you can imagine how good it felt to dig into that stash for this adorable Lori Holt SAL. 
I'm on my way to put this one on the quilting frame and am looking forward to another Friday Finish this month...that will be ...

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December 30, 2016
Five and Dime Quilt Finish from Val's Quilting Studio

I decided to finish this "five and dime" quilt with no border and can't help but think it will make the perfect baby quilt for a little girl. It finishes at 33" x 55"...just right for a crib don't ya think.

I love it's black binding and red with tiny white polka-dot backing.
And though it's hard to see, I used a Lazy Daisy pantograph to add to it's charm.
It's always a good feeling to empty your stash to build one's stash of baby gifts isn't it!?
Annnddd to squeak ...

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December 5, 2016
WIP: Five and Dime Quilt from Val's Quilting Studio

 I'm stash busting...and found this quick pattern to help me do just that!
Take a layer cake (the dime: 10") and a charm pack (the nickel: 5")
Center the 5" charm square on top of a 10" square; pin in place. 
Stitch about 1/8"from raw edges of the charm squares.
Pattern from Kansas Troubles Quilters; A Moda Precut Pattern
Next, cut the layered 10" block into fourths to make (4) 5" square segments. 
Mix up the squares and sew back together. 

No need to worry about matching the edges...it's scrappy!!!

This week will find ...

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