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July 17, 2019
Sisters Quilt Show Part 2 from Humble Quilts

I'm not going to spend too many posts sharing quilts from the show. It's easy enough to search #sistersoutdoorquiltshow and see lots of quilts!
A few standouts from the teacher's Tent. 

 What a fun and happy quilt by Tula Pink!

 I don't recall seeing this panel! It was the backing of a quilt made by Sarah Fielke. 
 Traditional in a modern way! LOL
 Because many teachers teach the same class year after year we see the same quilts. I thought I'd show some close ups of Sue Spargo's wool work.

So charming, if you ...

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June 19, 2019
Double Four Patches Once More! from Humble Quilts

Many of you were asking about the quilt I am making the double 4 patches for, so I thought I'd share with you.

 A double four patch is a very straightforward and simple block. Here's the EQ directions for a 4" finished block.
Red Crinoline designed this fun setting using the db four patch block. There quilt pattern is called Wilderness Road HERE is the pattern. 
I'm packing for Ohio and I do not recall what their block size is. I think it is 6" finished, which was larger than we wanted.  A simple block starts to ...

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October 11, 2018
Spring time from Wendy's Quilts and More

It's Spring time in Wellington and I enjoyed a lovely walk at Oriental Bay this week.  We're very lucky to have a sheltered beach within walking distance of Wellington city. There's no surf at Oriental Bay because it's within the harbour, but it's a very popular with swimmers and families in the summer.

  There are lots of lovely Spring flowers in my garden.


Vireya rhododendron or Azelea 


Flowering Cherry tree

My mum sent me a photo of the wisteria growing on her fence.  It looks gorgeous too.


All these flowers remind me ...

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