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June 11, 2018
Stash Statement Book Blog Hop from madebychrissied

Stash Statement Book Blog Hop

Have you heard, there's a new quilt book out; Stash Statement by Kelly Young of My Quilt Infatuation?  It's Week 9 of the book's Blog Hop and my turn to give you a peek inside the book.
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Rainbow Scrappy Cushion from madebychrissied

Rainbow Scrappy Cushion by

I'm loving the pop of rainbow colours on this improv cushion I've made to gift to my family and a black and white stripey binding is always a winner. 
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May 14, 2018
Stash Statement Blog Hop - Fire Pit from Sew Preeti Quilts

 Welcome to my turn on the Stash Statement Blog Hop.  Here is my version of Fire Pit.

Finished Quilt
I was thrilled when Kelly asked me to be a part of the blog hop. That was the easy part. But it was tricky to pick just one because there are several pretty quilts in this book.

Finished Flimsy

I picked Fire Pit, because it is such a striking pattern. This pattern requires Tri-Rec rulers. I have had these rulers for a while but had not used them and this was the perfect opportunity.

Secondary Pattern - the Star

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April 26, 2018
Timeless and Lesstime from Sew Preeti Quilts

Some quilts are timeless, like the one in the picture below.  This apple core quilt is displayed in the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery.  Hand quilted with Baptist fans, it is definitely beautiful and impressive.

Display from the Portrait Gallery, Washington DC 

Someone must have used a cardboard template and a ball point pen to trace and cut each piece. That sure took a lot of time. The fact that it is displayed in a museum qualifies it as a timeless piece.

Of course, I was there!

I, on the other hand, make lesstime quilts. Here is the story of a lesstime ...

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April 16, 2018
Let's Talk Stash from Sew Preeti Quilts

Kelly Young of My Quilt Infatuation recently wrote a book - Stash Statement.  Then she sent me an email. And I burst into a song...

The email was fantastic.
When I received it, I was ecstatic.
Stash Statement Quilts was on its way
Would I like to play?
I jumped in with both feet.
Watch this space, it is going to be a treat.

With rhyme and reason, excitement and anticipation, I have to tell you that today is the day when the Blog Hop for Stash Statement begins. 

The book is full of eye-candy, cool techniques and fabulous patterns. I ...

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