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Let’s Start At the Very Beginning: Green Tea and Sweet Beans Quilt Together

The best place to start with the Green Tea and Sweet Beans quilt is with the initial challenge: drafting the templates. The back of the book has all of the templates you need for every block in the book. But … Continue reading

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Green Tea and Sweet Beans

I have been working on a big project. Jen Kingwell is one of my favorite pattern designers and I’ve wanted to try one of her sampler quilts for over a year now. Since my scrap basket was overflowing, I thought … Continue reading

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Diamonds in the Sky: Pillow Collective Blog Hop

It doesn’t seem like I find my way to this space very often these days. Instagram has taken hold and won’t let go. I do miss expressing myself in more than 30 words. But today, most of my words are … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Fall Quilt Market 2013 (part 1)

I have been so remiss in my quilt market posts. They are one of my favorite posts to look back on, so I hope you’ll indulge me even if you’ve already seen everything? I’ll start with fabrics coming out in … Continue reading

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Finishing Frenzy

I’m not sure what it is about fall, but as I feel the year wind down, the push to finish things gets impossible to resist. During our recent move, most of my projects got piled into bins and boxes and … Continue reading

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Antique Tile

I love old quilts. I’m not at all ashamed to say that I envy those who have a collection of handmade quilts from their grandparents, great grandparents and distant aunts and uncles. Quilts that have been loved for years, now … Continue reading

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Starflower Quilt Along: Borders and Done!

So has this quilt been easier than you thought it was? We are on the home stretch and after today’s instructions you will have a finished quilt top! To start, you’ll need to download the template for the top and … Continue reading

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Star Flower Quilt Along: Sewing The Rows Together

So, I have had these pictures taken for WEEKS! And now it is after midnight in my hotel room at Sewing Summit, but it is quiet so I am stealing this minute to write these down. Maybe you’ll get a … Continue reading

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Clover Sunshine: Alison Glass Designs Blog Hop!

** There is a pattern for this quilt here I am thrilled to be playing along on the Alison Glass Designs Blog Hop today! We are celebrating her upcoming release Clover Sunshine this week. I can’t think of a prettier … Continue reading

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Star Flower Quilt Along Week 4: Sewing In The Hexagons

Well, At least this is coming up in the same week that it is due, right? I apologize for this delay, everyone. Thank you for being so understanding. We are all back up to snuff over here, and your well … Continue reading

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