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October 12, 2021
Fake Rail Fence Quilt from Quiltnotes All Blogs

I saw a picture of a quilt in a catalog the other day. It looked like a Rail Fence block but it was actually made from a single fabric. The fabric looked like wood slats. I have some fabric similar to that so I tried it.


Fake Rail Fence Quilt

It makes a perfect fake rail fence. I wanted to see if a stripe fabric would work equally well.

Fat Quarter Shop Quilting Fabric, Kits, Notions and Patterns

Instructions

Use just one fabric. Cut strips @ 10" x WOF. Sub cut each strip into four 10" squares. The finished block is 9-1/2" square. Use the chart below to determine ...

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July 12, 2021
Dancing Daylilies from Sew Preeti Quilts

The story of this quilt began in September 2019.

Dancing Daylilies 70" by 90"


It was the long weekend of Labor Day and I was playing with scraps... Moda Scrap Bag scraps, to be precise. The fabric is by Corey Yoder. 


Scraps from Moda Scrap Bag 


Just piecing strips and making large blocks. I ended up with a flimsy of 50" square. Good enough for a large baby quilt. I set it aside and worked on quilts for the Socorro Foundation


Almost Flimsy


In October 2019, I traveled to India. I was tasked to convey a care package to Meetu ...

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December 27, 2019
Sarasaland Princess from Jean Swenson


Sarasaland Princess
December 2019

The jumping off point and inspiration for this quilt was the daisy motif pillowcase in the (somewhat) center. It is a vintage Vera Neumann design, from the 1970’s, in yellow ombré. I had it in some things inherited from my Mom, and from its near perfect condition, I suspect she never used it. So after being stashed away for forty-plus years, it was time for these pretty daisies to come out of storage and be enjoyed.

I had two objectives for the design: I wanted to use an ombré effect in the pieced section around ...

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