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February 20, 2020
WHERE LOVE GROWS from Nestlings By Robin

Thank you SIMPLY MODERNE for publishing this fun 
combination of paper piecing and applique'.
 Meet WHERE LOVE GROWS!
I did pretty well matching my colors
to make it cheerful.
Paper piecing trick: 
I collect notions and such and one of 
the items are the old heavy metal irons.
They are great weights for pressing
a pile of paper pieced blocks FLAT!!

There is an addition of some bias strips 
to the simple paper pieced blocks 
 to create the larger branches. 
I also stitched in some 
little skinny ones for texture.
Then my favorite part...the APPLIQUE'!!!
This is raw edge ...

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November 13, 2019
WINTERBERRIES from Nestlings By Robin

This block design is so versatile and I knew that I wanted it in Christmas colors so I started pulling shades of green and red and throwing them on the floor so I could think on them.

Isn't this a sweet little print?!
It gives so many colors to play with.

Let the chain piecing begin and be 
mindful of those 1/4" alignments.

 Here is a picture of a test block so you can 
see it in another colorway ...very sweet!
The more important part of this picture is showing the alignment
of the triangles ...

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November 11, 2019
Graduation and Elementals from Nestlings By Robin

THANK YOU CONNECTING THREADS
 for great write ups!
Meet Graduation...





We love how the graduating tones of this quilt provide the perfect backdrop for these gorgeous quilt blocks. This modern, stylish design is sure to brighten up any room!

Finished size: 60-1/2" x 72-1/2". $57

I had an idea of doing a series of blocks that used the same 
components and graduate them in difficulty.
It turned out so well that we decided to do it in 2 fabric lines
in 2 different layouts.

Meet Elementals, named for the fun nature ...

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