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March 14, 2019
A scrappy quilt featuring low volume fabrics from Carried Away Quilting


Hello quilting friends! I’m popping in today to show you a recent finish, my Happy Trails quilt featuring some favorite low volume prints from Fig Tree & Company. Happy Trails is just one of six fabulous patterns available in the Scrappy Project Planner by Lori Holt.




There are several reasons this quilt is special to me:

First, I took my time with it. Too often, quilt making becomes a rush due to deadlines. But this quilt evolved slowly.  I ordered the Scrappy Project Planner from My Timeless Day back in November of 2017. I took my time learning what the ...

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January 26, 2018
New pattern: Perky Posies from Carried Away Quilting


Are you looking for a good excuse to bust open your favorite charm pack and get busy sewing?  I have a new pillow pattern, Perky Posies, which may be just the project for you!



This perky pillow features nine flirty posies whose lone green leaves seem to be waving hello! Only 18 charm pack squares are required for the flower parts, so you could actually make two pillows from one charm pack! This is also a great "sew from your scraps" project!




My sample features “Volume II” by Sweetwater for Moda Fabrics. I love the text prints in this collection ...

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October 2, 2017
Sewing fun with The Good Life toweling by Moda from Carried Away Quilting

I know many of you are big fans of the Moda fabric designers, Bonnie & Camille. For me, their florals always have a nostalgic feel, reminding me of flowers from a country garden, but their use of vibrant, saturated colors gives them a modern appeal. Their latest collection, The Good Life, is a perfect example of what is “Bonnie & Camille.”

Well, imagine how thrilled I was when one of my sponsors, Starlit Quilts, sent me a fun product from Moda: toweling by the yard from The Good Life collection! Moda toweling is 100% cotton, 16 inches wide, and hemmed on both ...

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