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April 15, 2019
Easy Chenille Baby QuiltChenille baby quilt formulaOne layer... from Living Water Quilter

Easy Chenille Baby Quilt

Chenille baby quilt formula

Sew a nine patch with nine 10″ squares. Use the Spiral Crosshair square to mark a spiral design in each square. 

  • Use a glue stick to adhere strips of bias chenille tape along the spiral design.  Cut strips to desired length.
  • Sandwich the quilt top with batting and backing.
  • Stitch in the ditch to stabilize the quilt sandwich.
  • Stitch ...

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November 1, 2018
Tucked Away Treehouse from Celtic Thistle Stitches

Today is the day for the next reveal in the Endeavourers Quilt group, this quarter the theme was Improv. I must confess that my heart sank when I read the post announcing the theme. I have made Improv blocks in the past for Bee mates but I cannot honestly say that I enjoyed the process.

As usual I dithered over how to approach this challenge for (too many!) weeks and finally decided that I would take a slightly different approach to the theme from the Improv blocks that I had attempted before. Rather than stitching up wonky blocks for a ...

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September 25, 2018
Stitching and slashing from Celtic Thistle Stitches

Welcome to September's New to Me link party, your chance to share your experiences good or bad when trying something for the first time this month.

This month I attended my first ever Quilt Retreat and took part in my first (and maybe only!) Drum Workshop!

I have also been trying out a New to Me tool.

 A Slash Cutter, as I have been having a go at some Chenille squares.

Some of my stitching on this square was so close together that the cutter wouldn't fit through so I had to resort to using scissors, but I ...

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