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January 12, 2018
Charity Quilting from Becca's Crazy Projects

Sometimes I have to pull out all the thread. Okay, not all the thread, but several different threads and then decide which color, or colors, I want to use. I narrowed it down to four colors for this quilt.
This is the Baltimore Modern Quilt Guild's charity quilt. The blocks were made by the members of the guild. I volunteered to do the quilting.
I decided to quilt with swirls, waves and whatever else struck my fancy.
There are areas where the quilting is specific to the block.
And others where it is more like a background filler.
I ...

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November 17, 2017
Make Modern from Becca's Crazy Projects

I made these blocks for a group project.

You can find instructions to make your own Cross-cut Blocks in this post from A Quilter's Table.

My blocks measure at 12.5" by 12.5" (finish at 12") but the idea is the same.

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September 7, 2017
Basting the quilt...Faufilage pour piquer... from Accroquilt


I'm basting with thread my Baltimore quilt.  
I don't know if I need to baste from top to bottom AND from left to right 
or only from top to bottom.
My stitches are about 2 inches apart.  Is it enough, is it too much or do I need to do the left to right side too.
Will you share your experience?

Je faufile présentement ma courtepointe Baltimore.  Je la piquerai à la main finalement.  Un doute dans ma tête:  est-ce suffisant de faufiler de haut en bas seulement (à environ 4 pouces d'intervalle) ou dois-je aussi le ...

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