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June 18, 2019
4th of July Flag Block from Carried Away Quilting


Hello quilting friends! I’m popping in today to share a fun little mini I made recently, the 4thof July Flag by Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet. This block is a free tutorial as part of Lori’s Vintage Block Along series.


The finished block measures 13” x 20” and is just one of many blocks that will be sewn into the finished quilt in Lori’s newest sew along. I didn’t have enough time in my sewing schedule to join the Vintage Block Along, but I sure had fun whipping together this festive flag ...

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July 22, 2018
Oh Scrap! : Flags from Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework

My scrap quilting has been all over the place this month.  I have worked on RSC blocks, created quilts from a gifted scrap bag and have been testing out a few blocks that I might want to make into quilts.  The latter has been with limited success.  

I will share those thoughts later as they gel a bit more...




But I did get a dozen #flagsforsue blocks finished and sent off to Alycia for a Quilts of Valor project she is hosting.  If you want to read more about, you can check it out here.

She has already received a ...

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July 12, 2018
Flags for Sue from Quilting Is More Fun Than Housework

I am a bit behind in my blog reading but I noticed this morning that Alycia (You might know her as Quitygirl) is putting a call out for flag blocks.  One of her Quilts of Valor volunteers has passed and it sure sounds like she had a giving heart.

I have always held generous people in high regard and I think it is so fitting to honor Sue (and her family) by making lots of QOV Flag quilts in her memory.




I have always wanted to make some of these blocks.  You can find the pattern here.  These blocks are ...

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