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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 10, 2018
Say hello to Primrose Cottage Quilts from Carried Away Quilting

This past weekend we celebrated Independence Day at my mom’s home on Lake Minnewaska in west central Minnesota. We had loads of fun, ate too much, chatted and laughed, watched the fireworks and enjoyed the beauty of the lake.  My Star Spangled quilt also made the trip so that I could take a few finished shots to share with you!  

It was a humid, hazy and slightly breezy afternoon as I tried to take these photos. It’s not the easiest task, let me tell you! But I love this quilt and the cheerful, festive vibe it gives off ...

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January 10, 2018
Star Spangled BOM with Fort Worth Fabric Studio: Block 1 from Carried Away Quilting

Have you heard about the “Star Spangled” block of the month available at Fort Worth Fabric Studio?  Well here’s your chance to make a lovely patriotic quilt by sewing just two blocks a month, using free illustrated instructions provided by FWFS designer Lindsey Weight! I’m sewing along, and I hope you will too! 

This BOM runs for five months, from January through May. The first block pattern was released on January 9, and I’ve already whipped mine together from red, white and blue (and aqua) fabrics in my stash.

Because all of the blocks are traditionally pieced ...

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