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January 12, 2022
Envision Throw Quilt in Moda Grunge Gris! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm excited to share an Envision Throw quilt with you!  This one is made with Moda Grunge which always seems to work very well in quilts.




The fabrics are all Moda Grunge in a range of grays, tans, and browns.  Just grab yardage of five fabrics from dark to light in a single colorway.  

The pictures in this post show varying shades, and I wish it weren't so.  Photographing quilts in different sunlight and locations is hard to adjust for when I'm not a ...

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December 1, 2021
Waterfall Queen Quilt by Karen! from Busy Hands Quilts

Isn't this a beautiful quilt?!?  This is a Waterfall quilt made by Karen in blues and greens in the Queen size.  She did a beautiful job!


The Waterfall quilt pattern includes two sizes - Throw and Queen - because other sizes do not work out mathematically.  If you'd like to make the King size, I recommend adding borders, because adding another row of blocks makes a quilt over 130". 

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November 9, 2021
Giant Star Quilt Pattern - A Throw Quilt in Moda Grunge Blues and Black! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I have another Giant Star quilt to share with you!  This one is the Throw size in bold black and blues. 

This is a quick and easy quilt pattern that includes four sizes and looks great in so many color combinations.  





Four Sizes!


Giant Star includes four sizes - Lap, Throw, Queen, and King - all rectangular with the length just a bit larger than the width.  All four sizes are the exact same design with a different size of block in each size.  This means that the ...

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November 8, 2021
Giant Star Quilt Pattern - a Throw in Moda Grunge Gris! from Busy Hands Quilts

Stars are popular designs in quilts, and today I have a Giant Star quilt to share with you!  This is a quick and easy quilt that will look great in the favorite colors of whomever you're making your quilt for.  

Scroll down in this post for more ideas of fabric combinations for Giant Star.

This is a great pattern to make quilts for guys.  It looks great in man colors, as well as sports team colors.




Four Sizes!


Giant Star includes four sizes - Lap, Throw, Queen, and King - all ...

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October 22, 2021
Friendship Throw Quilt - Throw Size in Moda Grunge! from Busy Hands Quilts

I have a Throw size Friendship quilt to share today!  I'm excited to get this one posted on the blog because it's made with one of my favorite blocks in my favorite color!  

The Friendship quilt pattern is available in the Busy Hands Quilts pattern shop.


Three Sizes!


The Friendship quilt pattern includes three sizes - Throw, Twin XL, and Queen.  The Baby and King didn't work out mathematically while preserving the symmetry of the design.

The Queen size Friendship quilt I made can be seen in this blog post over here.



Ombre Friendship Quilt


The Friendship quilt ...

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September 25, 2021
Mirage Quilt Pattern - the Throw size in Moda Grunge Seeing Stars! from Busy Hands Quilts

Today I'm sharing a new quilt pattern called Mirage!  This fast and easy quilt pattern is made with Moda Grunge Seeing Stars fabrics.


Mirage is in the Busy Hands Quilts shop right here.


Moda Grunge Mirage Quilt


This Mirage quilt is made with Moda Grunge Seeing Stars in cream, taupes, gray, and black (those aren't the exact Grunge names), just their general shades.  This quilt will look fantastic in any colorway you choose.  :)


Fabric Collection Ideas for Mirage


There are so many current fabric collections out now that will work for Mirage because they have four to five ...

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September 17, 2020
Waterfall Throw Quilt in Moda Grunge Quilt Pattern! from Busy Hands Quilts

I'm excited to share the new Waterfall quilt pattern today!  Waterfall is the latest Busy Hands Quilts pattern and is stash friendly.



COLORWASH OMBRE FABRIC SELECTION

Waterfall is all about letting the fabric shine!  I love the gradating ombre colorwash effect in this quilt design.  The colors just blend, mesh, meld {so many words!} together in a soothing way.

It's easier to get this effect than you think.  Here's how you create it yourself:
  • Grab the pattern.
  • Select two colorways that meld together.
  • Gather five hues of ...

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September 26, 2019
9-patch up in the air from Want It, Need It, Quilt It!

Imagine tossing 86 9-patch blocks up in the air and letting then fall (not so randomly). Let me introduce my new jelly roll friendly pattern – 9patch up in the air. A very easy, tilted 9-patch pattern using your favourite prints from 2 1/2″ strips and yardage for the background. The finished quilt measures 72″...

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