Category Archives: Works In Progress

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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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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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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Bangles and Bling

You may remember that way back here I posted this little work in progress. It has been, um, ten weeks or so since I started this, but it has finally turned into a finished top. That’s half the battle, right? … Continue reading

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Starflower: A New Quilt Top (and Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day!)

I finished piecing my star flower quilt Sunday night and I am really happy with how it turned out. I hurried outside for a picture before it started to rain a bit, so please forgive the unpressed, mostly finished quilt … Continue reading

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Briar Rose

When I was little, I was pretty much smitten with Sleeping Beauty. Especially with Sleeping Beauty as Briar Rose. So when I heard that is what Heather Ross was calling her new line of fabric for Windham, I was really … Continue reading

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A few little announcements

I hope everyone has had a lovely Easter Sunday. Ours was quiet, sunny, and full of a bubbly three year old hiding and hunting for eggs. I think three may be my favorite age yet! I have a few little … Continue reading

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Glimma Triangles

A few months ago I mentioned that I had lost my voice, that I felt a little helpless when it came to blogging. I’m not sure that has changed, but I am trying to force myself outside of my comfort … Continue reading

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Lock Down

While I am working on quilting a few quilts, I thought I would share a step of my process. I have used this technique to limit the amount of squaring up I have to do later. By zig zag basting … Continue reading

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