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Diatom Quilt Along {Fabric Requirements}

The Diatom quilt can be made with: 4 Fabrics A 24-piece (minimum) Fat Quarter Bundle, unifying Background yardage, and unifying Star Point yardage Completely Scrappy For my sample Star Setting Twin size version, I opted to use the 4 Fabric option, and the pattern is written using the colorway of my sample version. During the quilt along, I will be...

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Star Setting Twin Diatom Quilt - 4 Fabrics
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Final Hours of the Diatom Quilt Along Pre-Sale

The Diatom Quilt Along officially kicks off tomorrow, December 1st, with the release of the Fabric Requirements. There are only a few hours left to sign up before the price increases by $6. Sign up today to get the Fabric Requirements tomorrow, and while it's still on sale! Join the Diatom QAL Learn More About Diatom and the QAL

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Night Garden Throw Bonus - 2 Color & Multi
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Life, Quilts

Night Garden Bonus Quilts & Cyber Monday Deals

I had a lot of fun coming up with bonus quilt design ideas for Night Garden over the weekend, and I'd love to know what you think about what I've decided. I started out with the Night Garden throw size quilts (shown above as a reference). The Night Garden throw size quilt finishes at 66" square. I really love how the...

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Night Garden Throw Multi Fabric Version
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Night Garden & Black Friday Deals

About a year ago, I sat down for a few days and doodled up a bunch of different quilt ideas. Meringue was the first quilt that I made based on those sketches, and I'm about to start working on the next quilt from that design session. I call this design Night Garden, and I think when you see my...

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Diatom QAL {AccuQuilt Accessibility Information}

I was asked a really good question on Monday about if the Diatom pattern would lend itself to being modified to be used with AccuQuilt dies. I spent some time that afternoon going through all the instructions in the pattern, and Block 11 is the only block that likely has unusual enough sizing that it might not be realistic...

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Gratitude Sale {Now through 11/30/2022}

We all need a LOT less pressure on us at this time of year, so I've decided that I will offer a Gratitude Sale on all of my patterns (I now have 60 in my pattern shop) starting now through the end of November. All of my patterns are marked down 25%. All prices have been adjusted and there...

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Diatom Quilt Along {Pre-Sales Open}

The Diatom Quilt Along officially kicks off on December 1st, and pre-sales open today! *Note: Quilting Jetgirl Patrons are automatically enrolled in the quilt along. By purchasing the Diatom Quilt Along, you are agreeing to be added to my newsletter email list. The Diatom quilt pattern will be released in sections as the quilt along progresses, so when you purchase...

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2023 Quilter's Planner - Rainbow Radiant Cover
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2023 Quilter’s Planner

It might seem crazy, but I'm already well into planning dates and business goals for 2023. Thankfully, one of my favorite tools to help me stay organized and on track publishes and ships in plenty of time: the Quilter's Planner. For my 2023 Quilter's Planner, I chose the Rainbow Radiant Cover, and I love how bold and bright it is....

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Diatom - Star Setting Twin
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2022 Finished Quilts, quilt along

Introducing Diatom!

I have been working hard for months to prepare for my next quilt along, and today I am thrilled to be able to share my most recent finish: Diatom! I tested the 4 fabric, star setting, twin size version of the pattern. The quilt finished at 72" wide by 96" tall (6 feet wide by 8 feet tall). Based on previous...

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Celebrate My Quilt Submission {QuiltCon 2023 Entries}

Monday was the deadline for entering quilts for consideration to QuiltCon 2023. QuiltCon will be held next year in Atlanta, GA, on February 23-26, 2023. Looking back at the quilts that I have made in the past year, I came up with 4 quilts that I considered for submission. upper row (L-R): Sesen, Sequenced lower row (L-R): Meringue, Garden Peony To be honest, while...

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Flight Path & Friends
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Friend Appreciation Day

My husband and I were part of the small team that designed, built, and flight tested the SpaceShipTwo prototype. Eight years ago today, there was an accident during the fourth rocket powered flight test, and SpaceShipTwo crashed, killing the co-pilot, Mike Alsbury. Even though I had left my job 6 months earlier, I still made sure I was there...

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Curated Quilts - Negative Space
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Curated Quilts: Negative Space

Some stories are linear and easy to follow. And for the most part, this post is about the easy process of submitting an article idea to Curated Quilts for consideration in their upcoming (now published) Negative Space issue. In addition, I also submitted a few quilts for consideration in the Gallery section of the issue, one of which was...

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Two Quick Sewing Room Cleaning Tips: Scrap Batting and Lint Roller
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Two Quick Sewing Room Cleaning Tips

Life continues to be very hectic and I have not had much time to focus on quilting this week. So today I thought I'd share two quick sewing room cleaning tips using items you very likely have on hand already! Dusting Tip I keep ALL of my scrap batting. The larger pieces get saved for potential future projects (from mini mini...

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Quick Quilts Pattern Bundle

You may have noticed in my post on Monday or perhaps my last newsletter that something fun is happening... today is the day! Behind the scenes, there has been a bustle of collaborations, emails, and connections happening just for you. Announcing the Quick Quilts Pattern Bundle! This bundle features 20 incredibly talented quilt designers. That's right - 20!! Each of the...

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Flying Geese Mini Quilt - Pieced Quilt Top
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Mini Quilt Tutorials

Flying Geese Mini Quilt {Tutorial}

After testing so many sizes in my updated four-at-a-time flying geese intermediate sizing table, and being so happy with how they turned out, I decided to try and figure out how to put those geese to use in a mini quilt top. I'm sure there are a multitude of different ways that the geese could be arranged, but I...

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