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February 11, 2020
From creative family and friends from Sew Sunshine


My lovely niece Lisa made this fabulous scene. The tall white tree was cut with her Cricut machine. So were the framed picture and the tiny bits that make up those cool balls. These are all so wonderful. Like a wonderland!  I like to think I am creative with my quilting but this was all another level that i just had to share. 

Also recently my last post was on the test quilt "Eternal Moment' That I did for Simone Quilts. Read about it HERE 
Her pattern is in the last issue of Make Modern Magazine. I thought I would ...

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December 16, 2019
Baby Girl Quilt for Olivia from Studio Dragonfly Quilts



This commission quilt was made for a coworker and friend who is expecting her first grandchild. One of the requirements was that it not have too much pink as the mom is not fond of all pink for her baby girl. However, purple was most definitely acceptable and I was fortunate to find this cozy cotton flannel fat quarter bundle by Studio RK for Robert Kaufman. Another request was to personalize the quilt with the baby's full name. I "purpled out" the last name for security reasons. 


Typically, I print a label onto fabric using my inkjet printer but ...

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November 25, 2019
Holiday themed rag quilt with Sweet Treasures Quilts from Carried Away Quilting


I’ve lost count of how many quilts I’ve made over the years, which is probably a good thing. (I might be embarrassed to know the total number.) But in all my years of sewing and quilting, I had never made a rag quilt . . . until recently that is! Armed with a great pattern and some charming holiday themed flannels, my home is ready for Christmas visitors thanks to this new quilt.


For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term, a rag quilt is made by sewing sandwiched blocks (a block top, a piece of batting, and a ...

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November 3, 2019
Flannel Vortex Baby Quilt from The Cozy Quilter

Early this week, I took all of my blocks of various shapes and sizes, and cobbled them into a quilt top.  This was my 4th vortex quilt, inspired by Amanda Jean at Crazy Mom quilts, made in an attempt to tame my flannel scrap bin.  I even used some flannel leftovers to piece the back.  These strips were purchased at the modern guild rummage sale a few weeks ago.


Many of these flannel fabrics are filled with memories--lots of leftovers from PJ's made for my daughter and nieces when they were little---now, all three are in their 20's ...

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October 29, 2019
Crafters' Retreat from The Cozy Quilter

Christine and I spent the weekend at Camp...we each brought numerous projects with us and I am happy to report that progress was made on everything!


My ironing board is almost due for a new cover---ignoring that, you can see I worked on my flannel vortex baby quilt--my third flannel vortex quilt (I have also done one out of cotton quilting scraps).  This quilt involves lots of sewing, pressing, trimming, and then more sewing, pressing and trimming. I went home with some larger chunks, ready to be made into a quilt top.


I started a new Christmas quilt--no pattern ...

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October 16, 2019
Expecting a Baby from TheEclecticAbuela

No, not I!

My son and his wife will be parents in November. What is an Abuela to do in that situation? Make a quilt, of course!

I was going to try to make a calm, sedate baby quilt, but my style choices are usually about as peaceful as a riot. Once I saw the Laurel Burch flannel--I was a goner. No more plans for pale green and grey--I wanted her wild animals.

Wild Baby 42" x 54"

Wild Baby (backing)

Wild Baby (backing and binding detail)

I went with a simple pattern to show off the fabrics. Also, since ...

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October 10, 2019
Missouri Star Shop Feature: Primitive & Wool from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

“Primitive,” also known as “Early Americana” style, emerged from within the first colonies here in the “New World.” Once the colonists were finally settled in, they had a bit more time get creative with everyday necessities such as clothing, furniture, and children’s toys.

While sewing up clothes for their children and fulfilling the duty of “homemaker,” women started to enhance their making skills with decorative stitching and design, steering away from trends in Europe and creating the first American style.

Today, folk artists use modern elements to create an antiquated look. At Missouri Star Quilt Co., we have a ...

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October 9, 2019
MY FINAL FINISH BEFORE OUR TRIP from The Proficient Needle

Last winter, a quilting friend gave me all of her scraps.  There was lots of flannel in various shades and prints, so I began making mini rail fence blocks.  

I pulled the project bag out on the weekend, and decided to finish the quilt.  I have a large collection of small cuts of flannel, saved from the backings of the kids' and baby quilts that I make, so I started cutting strips, and paired them light to dark.  After stitching and pressing the pieces, they were cut into 4 square units, 3.5 inches square, and stitched into blocks.  I ...

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December 22, 2015
Easy Doll Rag Quilt & Pillow Tutorial from My Fabric Obsession


I’m happy to participate in the Riley Blake Stitch 'n Kitchen Holiday Blog Tour! During the month of December, several bloggers are sharing fun holiday projects, some gift ideas, and favorite recipes. The tutorial I'm sharing is a great gift idea!

Project Details:

This super cute and cozy doll rag quilt is the perfect gift for little girls. It works especially well with 18-inch dolls. Add in the coordinating raggy pillow, and you have an adorable set!

Finished Size - Quilt: 19” x 19”, Pillow: 7.5" x 4.5"

Here is the "Recipe" for this quilt and ...

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