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September 2, 2020
Halloween quilts – 2 fun patterns you will love from Pieced Brain

Halloween quilts – 2 fun patterns you will love

Jazz up your indoor Halloween decor this year with these Halloween quilts – 2 patterns you will love as they are easy, fast, and fun!

Photograph by Quilter’s World. Used with permission.

The first quilt is called Haunted House. It measures 37″ x 37″ and the blocks finish at 12″ and 6″. Simple log cabin blocks frame the center applique’, with the cat and bat adding movement to the design. I chose to make the quilt center lighter and the borders dark and bold for interest and contrast.

Photograph by Quilter’s World. Used with permission.

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July 10, 2020
Get this free quilting pattern for a Christmas wall hanging from Pieced Brain

Get this free quilting pattern for a Christmas wall hanging

Download today this free quilting pattern that I designed for Moda Fabrics and begin making a beautiful and easy Christmas quilt for the perfect Holiday home decor! It will look fantastic by the mantel or as a table topper – you decide!

Starry Eve

“Starry Eve” measures 59-1/2″ x 59-1/2″, the blocks finish at 20-1/2″, and the center block is machine appliqued. The gorgeous fabrics are from the Poinsettias and Pine Metallic collection by Moda Fabrics. It has all our favorite traditional holiday colors, with aqua for added brightness.

This Christmas quilt pattern is ideal to display all ...

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June 19, 2020
Christmas quilt patterns for the wall and lap from Pieced Brain

Christmas quilt patterns for the wall and lap

Let’s get ahead of the game and pull out our red and green fabrics to use with these two fun Christmas quilt patterns! Choose one (or both) and get it ready over the weekend. They have just been published in the Christmas Quilting book by Annie’s Quilting.

Photograph by Annie’s Quilting. Used with permission.

Holiday Stars on page 25 measures 51″ x 67″ and the blocks are 16″. I used fabrics from the Holiday Decadence collection by Hoffman Fabrics. The prints are beautiful with pine cones, robins, seasonal words… all wrapped in lots of gold trim.

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October 17, 2019
Itty Bitty Roses quilt from Pieced Brain


We've had beautiful Fall days in Utah with chillier weather, though this week the temperatures are back up into the 60s (F). Lest you think I am consumed by Christmas projects, here is a mini quilt I finished last week. It measures 12", the blocks are 2-1/2", and it shows off one of my favorite Fall fabrics!

I machine appliqued the tiny roses with matching thread and quilted it using monofilament and hearts. Hearts? Yeah, just to register the fact that I absolutely love this border fabric and this time of the year. Although the leaves on these ...

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