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June 20, 2021
Around the Block US Tour - Block 47 Arkansas from The Inquiring Quilter

The journey across the United States continues today with Arkansas!

Every Sunday on the tour, a top quilt designer will share a free block pattern inspired by their state. Collect the whole set! Each block finishes at 6”.

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Let me introduce you to Reed @ Blue Bear Quilts who is sharing her Arkansas block today!

Her block features a blue diamond and a silhouette of the state.

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Her block uses fusible applique in it’s construction. Here is a tutorial on fusible applique if you need help with this technique.

I hope you ...

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June 13, 2021
Around the Block US Tour - Block 46 Louisiana from The Inquiring Quilter

The journey across the United States continues today with Louisiana!

Every Sunday on the tour, a top quilt designer will share a free block pattern inspired by their state. Collect the whole set! Each block finishes at 6”.

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Let me introduce you to Debbie @ Wendt Quilting who is sharing her Louisiana block today!

Her block features the Fleur-de-lis, evocative of the French influence in Louisiana. Debbie is offering two versions of her block—a single fabric version and multi-fabric one.

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Her block uses fusible applique in it’s ...

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June 7, 2021
Around the Block US Tour - Block 45 Mississippi from The Inquiring Quilter

The journey across the United States continues today with Mississippi!

Every Sunday on the tour, a top quilt designer will share a free block pattern inspired by their state. Collect the whole set! Each block finishes at 6”.

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Let me introduce you to Missie @ Traditional Primitives who is sharing her Mississippi block today!

Her block features the state flower (the magnolia).

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Her block uses fusible applique in it’s construction. Here is a tutorial on fusible applique if you need help with this technique.

I hope you’ll continue to stop by ...

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June 1, 2021
Quilt Block Mania - June is International from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to my stop on the Quilt Block Mania Blog Hop. Each of the designers participating in the hop are sharing a block pattern inspired by this month’s theme, which is International.

Originally, I had thought of making a block about Ireland because I’m Irish. But none of my ideas jelled into anything I really liked.

Eventually I thought about the current world situation and thought, “Why can’t we all get along?” That thought led me to a photo I’d taken a few years back, of some choir kids holding hands. And that idea led to ...

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May 30, 2021
Around the Block US Tour - Block 44 Alabama from The Inquiring Quilter

The journey across the United States continues today with Alabama!

Every Sunday on the tour, a top quilt designer will share a free block pattern inspired by their state. Collect the whole set! Each block finishes at 6”.

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Let me introduce you to Kate @ Katie Mae Quilts who is sharing her Alabama block today!

Her block features the state flower, the camellia!

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Her block uses traditional piecing in it’s construction.

I hope you’ll continue to stop by each Sunday as we travel the United States not by car but by ...

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May 23, 2021
Around the Block US Tour - Block 43 Tennessee from The Inquiring Quilter

The journey across the United States continues today with Tennessee!

Every Sunday on the tour, a top quilt designer will share a free block pattern inspired by their state. Collect the whole set! Each block finishes at 6”.

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Let me introduce you to Kathryn @ Dragonfly’s Quilting Design Studio who is sharing her Tennessee block today!

Her block features the state bird (mockingbird) and flower (iris)

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Her block uses fusible applique in it’s construction. Here is a tutorial on fusible applique if you need help with this technique.

I hope you ...

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May 18, 2021
My Day on the Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to my day on the Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop!

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This month long celebration of Island Batiks features lots of giveaways, gorgeous batiks, and lovely modern quilts.

Be sure to read all the way to the end of this post to enter my giveaway, the Island Batik giveaway, and to find links to the other Ambassadors who are participating!

This hop features the Winter 2020 batik collections that are arriving in stores now. Click here to use the Store Locator to find a store near you that carries Island Batik.

For the blog hop ...

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May 17, 2021
The Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop Week 3 from The Inquiring Quilter

Today starts the last week of the Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop.

The month-long celebration of all things batik concludes this week with the final giveaways, beautiful batik quilts, and just-arriving-in-stores batik collections. During this hop you’ve been able to visit select Island Batik Ambassadors to see the newest batiks and to enter to win batik giveaways!

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All month long, Island Batik Ambassador have been designing and making modern quilts using batiks featured in the Winter 2020 Island Batik collections, arriving in stores now.

Click here to use the Store Locator to find a ...

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King of the Jungle - Born to be Wild Blog Hop from Creatin' in the Sticks

   Welcome to the first day of the

Born to be WILD 
Blog Hop!

I'm happy to kick things off with the
King of the Jungle!


Carol of Just Let Me Quilt has invited bloggers to sew something that's jungle-related
Like jungle animals, wild colors or designs, or jungle fabrics.

Thank you, Carol, for inviting me to join this super fun blog hop!


I figured we had to start this blog hop with the "KING"!


To make my lion, I gathered my fabrics by Jackie Kunkle for 
Island Batik called Ancient Etchings.
These Island Batik fabrics were perfect for ...

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May 16, 2021
Around the Block US Tour - Block 42 South Carolina from The Inquiring Quilter

The journey across the United States continues today with South Carolina!

Every Sunday on the tour, a top quilt designer will share a free block pattern inspired by their state. Collect the whole set! Each block finishes at 6”.

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Let me introduce you to Carolina @ Stitched in Purple who is sharing her South Carolina block today!

Her block features colors to represent the three regions of her state—the mountains, midlands, and the coast.

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Her block uses simple piecing in it’s construction. Here is a tutorial on half-square triangles and flip ...

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May 10, 2021
The Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop Week 2 from The Inquiring Quilter

Today is the beginning of the second week of the Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop!

The month-long celebration of all things batik continues this week with another giveaway, lovely quilts, and fresh batik collections. Every week during the hop you’ll be able to visit select Island Batik Ambassadors to see the newest batiks and to enter to win them!

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All month long, Island Batik Ambassador will be designing and making modern quilts using batiks featured in the Winter 2020 Island Batik collections, arriving in stores now.

Click here to use the Store Locator to ...

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May 9, 2021
Around the Block US Tour - Block 41 West Virginia from The Inquiring Quilter

The journey across the United States continues today with West Virginia!

Every Sunday on the tour, a top quilt designer will share a free block pattern inspired by their state. Collect the whole set! Each block finishes at 6”.

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Let me introduce you to Carolyn @ Appliques Quilts and More who is sharing her West Virginia block today!

Her block features a mountain man and his rifle for the Mountaineer State.

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Her block uses fusible applique in it’s construction. Here is a tutorial on fusible applique if you need help with these ...

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May 4, 2021
Quilt Block Mania - May is Graduation from The Inquiring Quilter

Welcome to my stop on the Quilt Block Mania Blog Hop. Each of the designers participating in the hop are sharing a block pattern inspired by this month’s theme, which is Graduation.

When I heard that the theme was Graduation I thought of my daughter’s joy upon graduating two years ago. So I used that feeling to design my block—Success.

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She had so many hopes and dreams that day, including going on to grad school. Little did she did she know that COVID other ideas. Still, she’s made it work and is ...

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May 3, 2021
The Island Batik Quilt Modern Blog Hop Week 1 from The Inquiring Quilter

Today marks the first day for a new blog hop with Island Batik called Quilt Modern!

The month-long celebration of all things batik starts today, May 3rd. Every week you’ll be able to visit select Island Batik Ambassadors to see the newest batiks and to enter to win them!

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All month long, Island Batik Ambassador will be designing and making modern quilts using batiks featured in the Winter 2020 Island Batik collections, arriving in stores now.

Click here to use the Store Locator to find a quilt store near you that carries Island Batik.

My ...

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Blog Hops Announced for the Year!!! from Creatin' in the Sticks

Today I am happy to announce a bunch of new stitching blog hops.

Yes, you read that correctly.

Carol at Just Let Me Quilt, Joan at Moosestash Quilting, and I
have been brainstorming and have set the rest of the year's blog hop schedule.


What is a Blog Hop?

It's like a "show and tell" online.
Our blog hops feature sewing and quilting and are like joining a quilt guild without leaving home. 
Carol, Joan, and I come up with a challenge
and invite bloggers to email with their blog information if they want to join our hop ...

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May 2, 2021
Around the Block US Tour - Block 40 Delaware from The Inquiring Quilter

The journey across the United States continues today with Delaware!

Every Sunday on the tour, a top quilt designer will share a free block pattern inspired by their state. Collect the whole set! Each block finishes at 6”.

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Let me introduce you to Laura @ Orange Blossom Quilt Design Studio who is sharing her Delaware block today!

Her block features the state flower, the peach blossom.

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Her block uses foundation paper piecing and fusible applique in it’s construction. Here are tutorials on foundation paper piecing and fusible applique if you need help ...

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April 25, 2021
Around the Block US Tour - Block 39 Maryland from The Inquiring Quilter

The journey across the United States continues today with Maryland!

Every Sunday on the tour, a top quilt designer will share a free block pattern inspired by their state. Collect the whole set! Each block finishes at 6”.

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Let me introduce you to Sylvia @ Flying Parrot Quilts who is sharing her Maryland block today!

Her block features the state flower, the Black-eyed Susan.

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Her block uses foundation paper piecing in it’s construction. Here’s a tutorial on fusible applique if you need help with this technique.

I hope you’ll continue ...

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USA Block Tour: Maryland Quilt Block from Flying Parrot Quilts

Welcome to my stop on the Around the US Block Tour, where a new state or territory is featured every week! If you have not been following this tour, you have some catching up to do.

If you haven’t stopped by before, welcome! I’m Sylvia and I love modern quilts, science quilts, and paper piecing. You can find all of my patterns and my book on designing quilts with negative space in my shop.

Okay, on to the block! I moved to Maryland shortly after my fifth birthday, and although I wasn’t born there, I consider it ...

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April 22, 2021
Patchwork for the Kitchen - In The Kitchen Stitchin' Blog Hop from Creatin' in the Sticks

 Welcome to Creatin' in the Sticks 
and
my day - the final day for the In the Kitchen Stitchin' Blog Hop.

To all that participated or commented -
Thank you so much!
I enjoy hosting blog hop events so much.

My head is swimming with all kinds of ideas
and I can't wait to get to stitching.

But first, it's my day to show my
Patchwork for the Kitchen.


My kitchen has been undergoing a floor renovation so I had to take my pictures outside.
I didn't want sawdust in my new kitchen pretties...


I'm working on using ...

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April 19, 2021
In the Kitchen Stitchin' Blog Hop This Week from Creatin' in the Sticks

 We've all spent a lot more time at home the last year.

I've spent more time cooking than I ever have.

I've realized my kitchen could use a few new pretty things so I've invited my blogging friends to show off some kitchen stitching projects to inspire.

The
In the Kitchen Blog Hop
is this week.


What is a Blog Hop?

It's like a "show and tell" online.
Our blog hops feature sewing and quilting and are like joining a quilt guild without leaving home. 
Carol at Just Let Me Quilt and I come up ...

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