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October 13, 2020
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On our visit last year to Minnesota, our bed had the quilt on it that Son #2 took to college. The quilt pattern is here for YOU ! 

Red, White and Blue Star Quilt

It's so soft

Red, White and Blue Quilt

Machine pieced and I had it long arm quilted. 

Red, White and Blue Quilt

Looking pretty good for 12 years old.

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October 9, 2020
Paisley Quilt from The Quilt Ladies Book Collection

I love paisley fabric and this is my vacation quilt.
I used a very different palette of colors and patterns, it's just fun.
Before the move this is the quilt that I put away here at the condo. Some times, it's nice to cuddle in a quilt no matter what the temperature is outside. 
It's a very simple pattern, a 2 inch center square and then just log cabin around the outside with 1 inch strips.



The finished size is a square 50" x 50" a good size for curling up on the couch. I used a ...

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October 3, 2020
My First Quilt from The Quilt Ladies Book Collection

This is my first quilt
In the early 80's we moved to Burlington, Iowa, it's in the southeastern corner of the state on the Mississippi River and yes, I learned how to spell Mississippi.

My First Quilt

My First Quilt is all Squares



I had done some blocks, some pillows and then I saw in the paper a class being hosted by the local quilt group. I remember it being expensive and how I agonized over it for days. but, finally signed up.
The teacher was "Liz Porter" at the time she worked for one of the magazines, Better Homes maybe, but is was a wonderful day ...

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August 23, 2020
One Quilt Block Pattern Twelve Different Ways from The Quilt Ladies Book Collection

Ever think that you make everything to complicated ?

I know I do. Why do I?  This is probably one of funniest quilt I have made and when it's for your first Grand it's SO worth all the time and work. The quilt has a finished size of 54" x 76" with all straight line piecing.   


Finished quilt top.  

One Block Twelve Ways eBook PDF 

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One Quilt Block Pattern Twelve Different Ways

I'm doing a pattern for an eight year old's quilt.  Our Grand #1. I, of course sometime in the process, had the thought, his has to be in ...

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One Block Twelve Different Ways, All Layered, Tied and DONE from The Quilt Ladies Book Collection

It's all finished in a box and mailed.

Pattern Available too !
PDF Pattern for One Block 12 Ways - HERE


Grand #1 in getting a quilt for Christmas


One Quilt Block Twelve Different Ways Quilt Pattern

I double layered the batting.
On the dining room table, I just leave it until I finished.


One Quilt Block Twelve Different Ways Quilt Pattern Now Available

Tied it from the back.



One Quilt Block Twelve Different Ways Quilt Pattern

Lots of knots.



One Quilt Block Twelve Different Ways Quilt Pattern

Big, thick and ready to keep him warm.

As Husband said, "One heck of a gift, Grandma !"  Love it



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Triangles in the Corner's Quilt from The Quilt Ladies Book Collection

 Looking at this quilt now, "What was I thinking?"

Or, "I had way too much time on my hands !"

Log cabin quilt with triangle corners

These strip are cut 3/4" wide
Pink Log cabin quilt with triangle corners

Press seams as you go.
Pink Log cabin quilt with triangle corners


I like to trim the seam allowance so when it's quilted it's easier.



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