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June 11, 2021
Flower Chain Quilt from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

In 1825, 14-year-old Jane Valentine started an Irish Chain quilt. Five years and 10,092 blocks later, her quilt was finally complete. 

According to the National Museum of American History, Jane used 130 different cotton prints and a plain white background that is quilted “6 stitches per inch with a flower motif.” 

(Keep in mind, every one of those tiny stitches was done by hand. No wonder it took 5 years!)

This week Jenny whipped up a new version of the Irish Chain based on our quick and easy Irish Change pattern. The addition of a sweet little flower block ...

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September 2, 2020
Waiting For the Right Fabrics and NTT from My Quilt Infatuation

Happy Needle and Thread Thursday, friends!  I have a brand new quilt top to share with you today, and I am so very excited about it.  I designed this pattern over two years ago and at the time, I had a very specific feel in mind for this quilt.  I really wanted the fabrics to have a certain vibe, and I couldn't immediately find a collection that felt right.  So, the pattern stayed in my design folder where I kind of forgot about it for awhile.


When I saw the 365 Fifth Avenue collection by Bari J, I started ...

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June 3, 2020
Stitch up a Garden of Quilts This Summer from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

The Vintage Blossom Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Watch the free quilt tutorial today.
The Vintage Blossom quilt as featured in BLOCK Magazine Volume 6 Issue 3.

Gardening and quilting are the perfect pair, both producing an amazing result with a little time, effort and patience. Traditionally quilters have always incorporated their surroundings in their blocks, so it’s no wonder as to why so many vintage quilts feature flowers! Check out these five incredible patterns featuring flowers and traditional garden elements!

English Garden

The English Garden Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Watch the free quilt tutorial today.

Developing from English landscaping techniques of the 18th century, the style of an English garden is both elegant and structured. The English Garden quilt captures the feel of a beautiful ...

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April 29, 2020
How Does Your Garden Grow? – 6 Favorite Flower Quilts from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

The Totally Tulips Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Watch the free quilt tutorial today.

There’s no greater pleasure than sitting outside under a warm, cozy quilt and watching spring flowers blossom on a cool April morning. In an unprecedented time where all of us are spending more time at home, opportunity has presented itself to allow us to take a moment to appreciate the simpler things in life. When is the last time you truly stopped to smell the flowers?

Whether you’re inside or out in the garden, adding some flower power to your next quilting project is the best way to capture these peaceful spring mornings. Historically, quilters have immortalized their ...

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April 8, 2020
Mother, May I? – 5 Quilt Patterns for Mom from The Cutting Table Quilt Blog - A Blog for Quilters by Quilters

The Daisy Chain Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Watch the free quilt tutorial today.

With May right around the corner, there’s no better time to create a beautiful Mother’s Day quilt than the present! Many of us learned to sew from our mothers and grandmothers, but even if you didn’t, take some time this spring to celebrate those who helped raise us. Mothers and quilters are an incredible and caring people. Wrap mom in love this season with one of our five favorite Mother’s Day quilts!

May Day Baskets

The May Day Baskets Quilt from Missouri Star Quilt Co. Watch the free quilt tutorial today.

The month of May starts off strong with the celebration of May Day! Traditionally, May Day baskets are full of freshly ...

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April 1, 2020
Amazing Flowers Steal the Show in a New Quilt Pattern from Quiltwoman Blog

Designer Cheryl Daines Brown joins us today:

QuilterChic -Cheryl Daines Brown

Flowers! I love flowers! I loved them enough when I was 5 that David Gilbert and I decided to try eating them. My dad had a beautiful bed of irises and the leaves must have looked delicious to our young, inquisitive, and inexperienced minds.

I just released a new quilt pattern, What a Lot of Flowers! This imaginative quilt is splashing with color! Appliquéd flowers and vines meander across three different-sized strips, with ...

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October 5, 2019
Turning Artwork into a QUILT from A Ditchin' Time Quilts


Here is a quilt finish, I made this quilt for her by using @monika_forsberg ‘s artwork (w/permission)! She is such an amazing artist from the United Kingdom.  Every time I see her work I think to myself, "that would be a beautiful quilt" so finally I got my nerve up to make it a reality.  I think she loves the results because she reposted my post!  Take a look at her IG page, it's amazing!  Right now as I am posting this she has 95 wonderful comments about how much everyone likes it. 




You might ask me why ...

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May 7, 2019
Meadow Quilt Finish from A Ditchin' Time Quilts


I just finished the quilt and I just love it.  It's Meadow Quilt Pattern by Michelle McKillop for Jen Kingwell Designs.  I am in love with this quilt.  Look at IG for all the other beautiful quilts done with the pattern #meadowquilt  You can find the pattern and kit here. 


This quilt is a gift for my co-worker/friend who has worked with me for the entire 32 years I have worked at my job.  She has been there 45.5 years!  



quilt top complete

quilt top with my kitty Boris


center blocks

Long arm quilted




Backing with personalized ...

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