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July 16, 2018
All Gussied Up: Fabric Collage Penguin from Quilted Joy

I have been waiting to show you this since the Spring and I can finally reveal it! I’d like to introduce you to my friend Guss.

Isn’t he fabulous? You may have noticed that we are in love with the Laura Heine style fabric collage animals here. Our students have made a bunch of them. Penguins are my spirit animal so I wanted to create my own using a line drawing. Here’s a photo of him in progress taped to my wall.

I used Steam a Seam 2 which is sticky and repositionable which allowed me to ...

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October 1, 2017
My episode of Love of Quilting 3000 series- Quilting for Drama, Direction, Diversion from Quilted Joy

Back in April I was once again invited to head to Des Moines to record an episode of the Love of Quilting public television show. The program focused on how to use your quilting lines to help you if your patchwork isn’t perfect. I showed how the quilting can work kindly with a design’s flaws while emphasizing the good and de-emphasizing the flaws. If you live in Kentucky, Indiana, or Ohio and receive KET (our local PBS affiliate) you’ll be able to watch this episode this Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at 11:30am EST. If you live ...

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September 8, 2017
Pioneer Rose Quilt from Curlicue Creations

Today I'm showing the Pioneer Rose quilt.  This heirloom style quilt features the beautiful Pioneer Rose applique block, set on point, and paired with the unique Curved Chain Block.

Quilt Stats:
Quilt Size:  61" x 61"
Block Size:  12" x 12"
Fabric:  Liberty Gathering, by Primitive Gatherings, for Moda
Batting:  Warm 100, by the Warm Company
Thread:  King Tut, by Superior

 The Curved Crossing block in navy blues, white, and beige gives this quilt a strong visual impact.  The curves add a little spice to an otherwise ordinary block.  

 The Pioneer Rose applique block is also a crossing design ...

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