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September 10, 2019
New Pattern: 9-Patch Pivot, a fat quarter quilt from Carried Away Quilting

Do you love collecting fat quarters, but then struggle to find just the right pattern to actually use them? Well, I have just the answer . . . my newest pattern, 9-Patch Pivot!

9-Patch Pivot calls for just 21 fat quarters plus 1 1/4 yards of neutral, making fabric selection a snap! My sample features the upcoming Harvest Road collection by Lella Boutique for Moda, which will be available in October. This pretty quilt finishes at 66" x 77".

Friends, there are several things you will like about this pattern.  First, it really allows a fabric collection to shine. It’s scrappy ...

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August 20, 2019
Next Up baby quilt featuring fabrics by Elea Lutz from Carried Away Quilting

Have you been searching for a sweet and simple baby quilt pattern? Look no further than my Next Up pattern! This charm pack friendly pattern finishes at 38” square and is easy enough to stitch up in a weekend.

My sample quilt features darling prints from three Elea Lutz collections. When I sew with Elea Lutz fabrics, I find myself stopping often just to gaze at the tiny details. Viewing Elea’s art feels like reading a much loved children’s book . . . tender and familiar. I imagine this quilt bringing love and comfort to a little one!

As I mentioned ...

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April 7, 2019
One Pattern ~ Two Quilts from Life in the Scrapatch

I seem to be sewing my quilts in pairs this year.

For the

I loved the denim blue sample quilt so I bought the 

I rarely buy kits.
I was pleasantly surprised to find that the cutting instructions
for all the weeks were included in the kit,
so I may be sewing ahead of schedule for once.

I already had the 
which is needed to make this quilt.
It is nice that the book includes projects that are not seasonal.
There are several such projects ...

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April 6, 2019
April is Aqua Month from Life in the Scrapatch

I love the aqua scraps with this polka dot background fabric.

April is Aqua Month

Aqua is one of my favorite colors.

So I pulled out some of my aqua scraps
and sewed this week's block for

Not scrappy, but the aqua background is the perfect shade
 in this focus fabric for

This is one of my favorite new fabrics finds.

Pattern picked out.

I am sewing this weekend.

The white print is the ...

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