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Life

2021 Planning Party {Coming Soon}

Mark your calendars! For the 6th consecutive year, I will be hosting a planning party from December 14th-31st. It’s time to look back on 2020 and think about plans and goals for next year! Curious about how it works? Here are the previous year’s linkups for you to peruse if it helps: #2020PlanningParty #2019PlanningParty #2018PlanningParty #2017PlanningParty #2016PlanningParty Stay tuned; the link...

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Quilts

Bokeh Quilt Along {Fabric Requirements}

In photography, bokeh is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in out-of-focus parts of an image. Bokeh has also been defined as "the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light". Differences in lens aberrations and aperture shape cause very different bokeh effects. - Wikipedia The Bokeh quilt requires 5 fabrics: a background fabric (Fabric E), 3 fabrics for...

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Final Day of Bokeh Quilt Along Pre-Sale

Today is the last day to join the Bokeh Quilt Along at the discounted price. The quilt along begins tomorrow! In photography, bokeh is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in out-of-focus parts of an image. Bokeh has also been defined as “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light”. Differences in lens aberrations and aperture shape cause...

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Life

QuiltCon Together Submissions

There is still a week left to submit quilts to QuiltCon Together! As the quilts will go through a jury selection process, there is no guarantee that any of my submissions will be accepted, so I always love to share the quilts that I am proud of making in the year in a blog post as their own kind...

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Bokeh Quilt Along {Pre-Sales Open}

The Bokeh Quilt Along officially kicks off on December 1st, and pre-sales open today! *Note: Quilting Jetgirl Patrons are automatically enrolled. By purchasing the Bokeh Quilt Along, you are agreeing to be added to a mailing list that will be used to distribute the Bokeh Digital Quilt Pattern in PDF segments starting on December 1, 2020, through May 1, 2021. The dates you...

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Giveaway, Life

Quilting with Liberty {Giveaway}

I reached out to Susanne Woods from Lucky Spool in October of 2019 to discuss my goals of growing as a technical editor within the quilting industry. I met Susanne through the Modern Quilt Guild and QuiltCon, and when I reached out to her last year, she was generous with her time and replies. Armed with new knowledge, I...

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Bokeh
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2020 Finished Quilts

Bokeh {Finished Quilt}

I finished the lap size sample quilt for my upcoming Bokeh Quilt Along last week, so today I can finally reveal the design for the upcoming quilt along. I really love this design, so I hope you are ready to see a lot of photos of the quilt! As I mentioned, I made the lap size version of Bokeh, which...

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Teaching

Aurifilosophy Virtual Lecture

Early this year, I began the training process to become a certified Aurifilosophy instructor. I am pleased to announce that I am now offering a virtual Aurifilosophy Trunk show. Aurifilosophy – All About Thread! 90-120 minute lecture and trunk show Are you ready to achieve brilliant results with all the amazing weights of luscious Aurifil thread? I’ll share a structured presentation and...

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Sesen - Blues and Yellows
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Quilts

Quilt Commission {Quilt Design}

A local friend reached out to me at the beginning of October enquiring if I would consider making a quilt on commission. Although it is pretty rare that I take on commission work, she gave me free reign on the design (with just enough input to make sure the recipient will love it) and I am really excited to...

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Life

Make and Decorate with Stephanie Socha Podcast

A month or two ago, Stephanie Socha reached out to me to see if I would consider being a guest on her podcast, Make and Decorate. I had such a lovely time chatting with her (how can over an hour fly by so quickly???) and I am excited to let you know that the podcast is now available for...

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Discussion

Quilting Decisions {Discussion}

In 2015 (how can that have been 5 years ago already??), I hosted a series of discussions based on the “Why Quilts Matter“ discussion guide. If you are curious, the previous posts were about: Emotional Connections Comfort Zone Aspects of Quilt Making Technology and Quilting Selling Your Work As I was doing a digital cleanup and backup of my files...

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Snail Trail Mini Mini Quilts
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2020 Finished Quilts

August Patron Mini Mini Quilts

After 2 months in shipping, a mini mini quilt that I shipped internationally was finally received last week. The tracking number had not updated for a month, and I was starting to fear it had been lost, so I was super delighted to hear that it was finally received. Now that it has been received, I can share the...

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Modern Plus Sampler
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2020 Finished Quilts

Modern Plus Sampler {Finished Quilt}

I'm really pleased to be able to mark my final long term WIP off my 2020 goals; my Modern Plus Sampler quilt is finished! The air quality here continues to be atrocious, so no outdoor finish photos of the quilt. I have been suffering through a bit of depression; I could handle being home and only going to the grocery...

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Modern Plus Sampler - Binding
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Quilts

Modern Plus Sampler {2020 Goals}

As I mentioned on Monday, I am taking a bit of a detour so that I can wrap up a long term WIP. It has been a little over a year and a half since I pieced the Modern Plus Sampler quilt top. The Modern Plus Sampler was a quilt along hosted by my friends Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs)...

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Bonus Bouquet
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2020 Finished Quilts

Bonus Bouquet {Finished Quilt}

What's even better than one quilt? Two! The curve star blocks and inset curve stars create scraps that are perfect for squaring up and creating drunkard's path blocks, so I designed a second quilt using an additional background fabric and the Pistils & Pollen scraps to showcase how Morrison Park looks against a darker background. I really adore how the...

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Pistils & Pollen
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2020 Finished Quilts, Quilt Pattern

Pistils & Pollen {Morrison Park Fabric Tour, Pattern Release & Giveaway}

Welcome to my stop on Pat Sloan's Morrison Park Tour! If you are new to Quilting Jetgirl, I'm a former aerospace engineer (the highlight of my 15 year career was working on the small design, build, and test team for the prototype SpaceShipTwo) turned quilt pattern designer, teacher, and technical editor. I lean toward modern, graphic designs and have...

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