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Iris Blossoms

In each of my garden’s, I have planted irises. The tall, slender spikes of their foliage add a nice contrast to the rest of the leaves in the garden. Their graceful blooms of purple, blue, white, and yellow open to attract butterflies. The fuzzy tongues in their centers standout out as yet a third texture […]

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Accentuate the Positive

My style seems to be medallion style quilts. However, not all of those quilts are obvious as medallions. Accentuate the positive is a more modern version of a medallion quilt, which incorporates an Uneven X Block and Kings Crown. The pattern uses Windham’s Makers Collage collection with shades of black, white, and grey. Pops of […]

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Shamrock in Chains

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we created a mini quilt – Shamrock in Chains. This pattern is free from our store this month. The mini quilt finishes at 6″ square. It combines simple foundation piecing and chain piecing. It is a nice introductory project for those new to either technique. An associated tutorial is […]

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Garnet & Granite

Garnet & Granite is the first of a series. This foundation pieced block is the basis for three quilt: wall, throw and queen-sized. All three sizes are included in the pattern. The block is also designed to highlight a curated collection of fabrics. This collection is available now as a fat quarter bundle, which is […]

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Blueberry Lattice

My mother is a pie maven. Every holiday, she made an oven full of delicious pies. Her crust is always perfect, and she never uses a recipe. Try as I may, I just can’t duplicate her pie magic. Mom has mastered pumpkin, apple, mincemeat, cherry, blackberry, strawberry rhubarb, and blueberry to name a few. She […]

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Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

Smoothies have been all the rage as people are trying to eat and snack healthier. I can’t say my blender gets that much of a workout, but I do like a smoothie on occasion, especially if someone else is preparing them!  I have a wonderful recipe book for them. Speaking of sweet treats, Strawberry Kiwi […]

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Noble Leaves

Panel quilts are fun to make, but sometimes tricky to quilt. I must say that Timeless Treasures Neon Nature panel was not only fun to make but an ease to quilt! The panel was squared. Then, I added the borders from my Noble Leaves pattern. The quilting was so easy. Some free motion leaves were […]

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Christmas in June?

Are you one of those people who start to plan for next holiday a year in advance? I must admit that I used to be better about planning for the holidays. I would have all of the gifts purchased by Halloween. Unfortunately, that also led to a few unexpected issues. I would stash the gifts […]

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Backpack Journeys

As many of my readers know, I love to hike. The exercise energizes my body while the scenery invigorates my senses. I am never alone on the trail. Sometimes, I am accompanied by with my faithful Newf Fergus, my loving husband, one of my boys, or a good friend. Regardless of who is with me, […]

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Sew Wonderful

Bespoke is word not many people are familiar with in our day and age, although quilters can apply it to almost all of their creations. What does it mean? According to Merriam-Webster, bespoke means custom-made or dealing in or producing custom-made articles. All hand-made quilts are bespoke. They have our own customizations, even if they […]

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