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October 18, 2018
Star Applications 3 from Virtual Quilter

Star Applications 3

I really must change the contrast in this series … stars show up as bright lights in a dark sky, not dark spots in a light sky!

I do like the idea of applique stars instead of the usual pieced blocks though.

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October 17, 2018
Free Motion Quilting is Fun for our Renters from Quilted Joy

There are a variety of different ways to quilt a quilt. First, you can use a design board or groovy board which is a board with grooves carved into it that guides the long arm with a stylus. Then there are paper pantographs, which are long pieces of paper with a design you follow with a laser. Next are rulers to guide the longarm in straight lines or curves. We have a lot of different rulers available. Finally, you can trace the design in the fabric or piecing pattern itself. We can even mount a laser on the top of ...

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October 11, 2018
White on White Gold 13 from Virtual Quilter

White on White Gold 13

The background fabric looks a little less gold than I thought it would, but I love the design. Lots of room for some creative quilting.

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October 9, 2018
Beaded Blocks and Borders 25, 26 from Virtual Quilter

Beaded Blocks and Borders 25

Love the first, and I must remember to cut beads whenever I have scraps of fabric with iron on bonding added.

Beaded Blocks and Borders 26

Of course, I could also just add bonding to any large piece of fabric, especially if it is a multi coloured print, or batik.

The first design would make an interesting quilting design without the coloured bits too.

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October 8, 2018
Floral Wedding 39, 40 from Virtual Quilter

Floral Wedding 39

Love the first …

Floral Wedding 40

… and the second.

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October 7, 2018
White Wedding Quilting 12, 13 from Virtual Quilter

White Wedding Quilting 12

I think I am in love!

White Wedding Quilting 13

I went to a quilt exhibition yesterday, and bought fabric … and despite sharing a lot of low contrast quilt designs over the last few days, I bought greens, including some brights and darks!

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October 5, 2018
Birds in the Orchard 10 from Virtual Quilter

Birds in the Orchard 10

I love this, but it needs to be quilted, and the big question is  … how would I quilt it?

Lots of space to fill!

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October 2, 2018
Anna Karena 4 from Virtual Quilter

Anna Karena 4

I challenged myself to use blue in at least one series of virtual quilts.

I have never been a fan of blue, but often admire blue quilts … it depends on how well the colour is used, just like any other colour!

I like how this series is turning out, but I don’t think blue will replace green as my favourite colour.

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October 1, 2018
Fig Jam 29 from Virtual Quilter

Fig Jam 29

My baby fig tree is growing leaves and fruit!

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September 29, 2018
Ann’s Album Q ‘n’ A 7 from Virtual Quilter

Ann's Album Q 'n' A 7

Love it!

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September 28, 2018
Bubbles 1, 2 from Virtual Quilter

Bubbles 1

Lots of little circles … not all exactly the same size … following the lines of a Double Wedding Ring.

Bubbles 2

They can also form wreaths, and are happy to share some space with a few other shapes.

What I love most about the second design are the random bubbles floating in the corners.

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September 27, 2018
Strawberry Fete 8 from Virtual Quilter

Strawberry Fete 8

From the first project I started in Electric Quilt 8!

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September 21, 2018
Finish Line Quilt from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Finish Line Quilt

If you ask Jenny, she really lucked out in the husband department. Ron is kind, patient, and incredibly creative. Best of all? When Jenny is quilting, he doesn’t sit on the sidelines; he quilts WITH her! Over the years Ron has cooked up a few great quilt patterns of his own!

Finish Line Quilt

Ron's Motorcycle Quilt

The Finish Line Quilt is a Ron Doan original, and it’s a good one! Click HERE to learn how to transform a simple Jelly Roll Race into an appliqué project featuring orange peel petals, motorcycles, or anything else your heart desires! The sky is the limit!

Finish Line Quilt

Watch the Latest Tutorial from Missouri Star Quilt Co!

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EQ Mexican Rose Quilt 14 from Virtual Quilter

EQ Mexican Rose Quilt 14

I like it.

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September 15, 2018
Lovin’ Spoonful 31 from Virtual Quilter

Lovin' Spoonful 31

I love this series … designed using the engraved design on one of those old fashioned spoons which hung over the sugar bowl.

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September 11, 2018
Fantasy Floral Quilts 10 from Virtual Quilter

Fantasy Floral Quilts 10

Love the border!


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September 10, 2018
Felicity Anderson Quilts 24, 25 from Virtual Quilter

Felicity Anderson Quilts 24

The first one is not your average layout, but I like it.

Felicity Anderson Quilts 25

More conventional layout with lots of space for quilting.

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September 4, 2018
Ann’s Album OP 15, 16 from Virtual Quilter

Ann's Album OP 15

I rather like these designs … and though the colours are a bit dull and moody, I like them.

Ann's Album OP 16

They are colours which would be easy to live with for a long time … not drawing your attention all the time so you get sick of looking at them.

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August 28, 2018
EQ Mods OP 9, 10 from Virtual Quilter

EQ Mods OP 9


EQ Mods OP 10

And still intersting after some changes.

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August 26, 2018
Textile Inspirations 15, 16 from Virtual Quilter

Textile Inspirations 15

Like it, but wondering why I used so many not quite coordinated greens.

Textile Inspirations 16

Love this one.

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