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November 3, 2020
Changing Station from Mama Spark's World

I don't often make 3-D items like bags and such.  I decided to make a Changing Station (Patterns by Annie) for Avery.  Talk about intimidating!!!  Just for me though, as I am always so nervous about making bags.I bought all the things I needed to make it and then I let it sit...for months.  As the birth got closer I figured I really needed to bite the bullet and start it.  It was SO SCARY!  I

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October 14, 2020
It’s Voting Day in the Home Made Challenge! from Brown Bird Designs Quilts

Home Made Challenge quilt

Today is the day!! Today is the day!!! I entered my quilt into the FreeSpirit Home Made Challenge and today is the day that you can vote. Someone that enters into the challenge has to win first place at the local quilt shop to qualify and move onto the national round of the challenge. So head over to The Quilt Basket (aka Sewing Room) and vote for your favorite quilt in the challenge. Hopefully it is mine: #2. Eeeek!! I have my fingers crossed. Even my toes. LOL. 

My Queen of the Night Quilt

I have been working on this ...

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September 28, 2020
Tekenen, knippen, plakken. Hoezo een naaitechniek? from M. Brito de Campos

De Tula Nova van Tula Pink is het project, dat ik met de hand maak. 
Ik kan het meenemen naar een bee en er dan aan werken. 
Maar ook in de tuin is het een fijn klusje.
Het is nog steeds niet mijn favoriete techniek,
maar het resultaat wordt wel leuk.
Het gaat traag maar gestaag. 
Ik heb er totaal geen haast mee.
Het mag rustig een veel jaren project zijn.
Inmiddels zijn 8 van de 11 klaar.
De laatste 3 waren al getekend en geknipt.
En nu zijn ze ook geplakt en 
klaar om genaaid te worden.
Handig, die ...

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September 20, 2020
Encours sur les Quilt Along from Atelier de Cocopatch

bonjour à toutes, c’est le weekend et j’ai enfin approché ma machine à coudre!! Youpi!! C’est la 2ème semaine du Quilt Along de Purdy Bird de Campbell Soup Diary Il fallait couper les tissus en semaine 1: et assembler les blocs « pas de l’ivrogne » en semaine 2: les grands font 12 1/2 inches (32 cm) … Continuer de lire Encours sur les Quilt Along

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August 26, 2020
A Perfect Spot of Quilty Sunshine from Fabrics 'n Flowers

What a summer it has been! For better or worse, we have made it this far: school is starting (albeit

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August 1, 2020
Tula Nova: avancée des vacances from Atelier de Cocopatch

bonjour à toutes! j’espère que vous allez toutes bien malgré la chaleur qui nous tombe dessus… les vacances sont l’occasion de ressortir les ouvrages au long cours qui se font à la main. Voilà où j’en suis! Il reste la dernière couronne mais elle est déjà bien commencée la preuve avec ce module: L’été est … Continuer de lire Tula Nova: avancée des vacances

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July 12, 2020
A Completed Top from 120 Blocks

Yesterday I completed the 2019 Fall Cotton Cuts Puzzle Mystery top. AKA Cosmos. I love the fabric in this top so much. It’s from Tula Pink’s Pinkerville line. I think I see a mistake that I may have to fix. … Continue reading

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July 11, 2020
It’s Summer at CG HQ from Fabrics 'n Flowers

Hello, Colorful Quilters! July is here and I hope you are all having some time for creativity, color, and fabric

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July 3, 2020
En we quilten weer! from M. Brito de Campos


Dit is echt een 'Verstand op nul, blik op oneindig'- project. 
Precies goed in deze periode.
Er zijn weer een paar randjes bijgekomen.
Tula Nova heeft er ook een blok bijgekregen.
En er is er een in de maak. 
Denk wel dat ik deze zomer alle 11 blokken afkrijg.
Hoef je ook niet erg bij na te denken.
Dit projekt ligt momenteel stil.
Ik vind het heel erg leuk en wie weet kan ik er binnenkort weer mee verder.
Ik was al bezig met het naaien van het gras.

Groet, Marina.

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June 29, 2020
Tula Strings from Heart Desire Creations

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At last! This quilt was a fair amount of prep, much sewing and now it’s done! What’s even better – I love it! The solids are all shot cottons and the prints are various Tula Pink prints, all of which are now out of print and many considered rare. I was originally inspired to do this quilt by one done by Quilt Diva Julie that she calls Optic Strings. I posted about this quilts beginning here.

There are playful blocks!  See the racoon’s eyes peeking out?

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And one of my favorites – Prince Charming!

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Tula Pink fans could play ...

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May 29, 2020
Zip It Up bags from Wendy's Quilts and More

A couple of weeks ago I watched Tula Pink's video launching her new black and white fabric line - Linework (It won't be available for months yet, so don't panic).  Towards the end of the video Tula showed two Zip It Up! bags she had made.  I thought they looked amazing so I dashed off and ordered the pattern from the Ribbon Rose in Auckland.





Here's a link to Tula's video.  The bags appear at about 22 minutes in.

Of course we can't get Linework yet, so I ordered some half yards of Tula's ...

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May 9, 2020
Tula Pink teaches English Paper Piecing from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Fabulous fabric designer Tula Pink, of Free Spirit Fabrics, came to the Fat Quarter Shop studio to give us an in-depth look at how she uses English Paper Piecing. You’ll want to watch all three tutorials to start out on the right foot with these techniques!

Tula’s gorgeous Tula Nova pattern is a great way to flex your EPP skills like Tula did on her Tula Nova pillow.

So what exactly is English Paper Piecing (EPP)? It is a technique of stabilizing fabric using a paper template. It’s different from regular paper piecing because each piece is ...

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April 1, 2020
A MINI ADVENTURE from That's Sew Kerry

When I Met Tula! 

I don't think I ever told you about the time I met Tula Pink - major fan girl moment, I was really impressed with myself that I actually managed to get whole sentences out and they even made some sense!






There's always that worry that if you meet an idol or someone you greatly admire, they may not quite live up to expectations etc, but she really did! Tula was so kind and down to earth, she walked around the room before hand, talking to everyone, having a little sit down looking at the projects ...

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March 30, 2020
Sew Sampler March 2020 Box Reveal + Goodness Grows Quilt Revealed! from Fat Quarter Shop's Jolly Jabber

Something magical is stirring in our March Sew Sampler box this month! The colors are out of this world, the ruler is pink and a mythical creature makes his debut! Let’s unveil this box of goodies and see what we can find!

Petite HomeMade Fat Quarter Bundle by Tula Pink

There is nothing better than something homemade, especially when it has a touch of Tula Pink! This five-piece fat quarter bundle features prints from the HomeMade fabric line. It is inspired by quilters, for quilters in a palette of zesty lime, pink, purple and blue haze.

Love the collection ...

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March 26, 2020
Tula Pink Collector Tins from Sew Karen-ly Created...

Yay!  They are here!
It was so much fun when the long-anticipated box arrived from Aurifil, filled with Tula Pink's "Homemade" colector tins.
The thread colours were curated by Tula Pink herself to coordinate perfectly with her Homemade fabric collection. 
The beautiful gold tin is perfect for storing EPP projects, or a classy way to carry tools to your next workshop! 
The collection includes 14 spools of thread in the following colours:
• Four large spools (1300 m each): 5004 , 6727 , 2026, 2835
• Ten small spools (200 m each): 2220, 5002, 2479, 2535, 2582, 5015, 1231, 2860, 1320, 2730

If ...

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March 23, 2020
WHY DO YOU QUILT? from That's Sew Kerry

A Question Often Asked




I've had this post rattling around in my head for a while, something has always stopped me writing it, I'm not sure what really but now in the midst of 'isewlation' due to this horrid Coronavirus outbreak it seems like a good time to finally get it out. For those of you that have read the dreaded 'C' word and immediately got put off - it is the only time it appears here.


What on earth are you doing? What's the point in cutting up perfectly good pieces of fabric into smaller ...

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March 21, 2020
Fat Quarter Quilts! Tips for Choosing Fabric … watch Stephanie do a fabric pull from Quilt Addicts Anonymous

Scrappy and fat quarter quilts are so much fun to make, but choosing fabric that looks nice together can be one of the hardest parts of the process.

In today’s bonus video, Stephanie turned the camera on while she narrowed 42 fat quarters from Tula Pink’s True Colors collection down to 14 for a quilt she is working on for her next book.

The video is a little different format than we normally make because I literally only have an idea of what I want for color when we start, and you get a peak into my thought ...

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March 18, 2020
Home Sweet Home from Pinkadot Quilts



All I can say is thank goodness we have sewing! Though I have not been able to focus much. I do love this Tula Pink fabric and it was an absolute had-to-have kind of purchase.


Last week at my guild I won some Challenge Ribbons! Little did I know that might be my last time there for a few months!

This is my challenge quilt, Henrietta Hen. Our theme was Farm Animals. I have no energy to go upstairs, find the quilt and take a picture so you are getting a screen shot (-: from Instagram.



I have a pile of ...

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March 17, 2020
Tula Pink HomeMade Challenge at Missouri Star from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

Bold and brilliant colors plus sewing-themed designs?! Sign us up! This is what you’ll find in Tula Pink’s brand new HomeMade collection. Designed with her sewing process in mind, HomeMade is sure to dazzle!

Tula Pink HomeMade Fabric available at Missouri Star Quilt Co.

To celebrate the HomeMade collection, Tula Pink, Free Spirit and Aurifil are sponsoring the HomeMade Challenge, a juried and judge quilt competition, and we’re proud to be one of the participating quilt shops!! For the complete contest rules, please click HERE

Missouri Star Quilt Co. is one of the quilt shops participating in the Tula Pink HomeMade Challenge

The winner of this challenge wins a terrific grand prize valued at over $10,000 (more details on the prizes HERE), AND ...

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March 11, 2020
Hallucinating with my Spirit Animal from If These Threads Could Talk

I was entertaining my self with Facebook when I saw a post by my friend and fellow Studio 180 Design Certified Instructor, Karen Overton The Quilt Rambler. Here is some of what she wrote: “The idea began with a talented quilter named Jessica of Jessica Quilter also known on Instagram as @Jessicaquilter. Seems the good folks at Just Wanna Quilt picked up on her inspiration and ran with it! More details can be found here on the JWQ website. Jessica had an idea to use a little bit of her favorite fabrics from her “inventory” and the rest they say ...

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