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Diatom QAL {Block #3}

Congratulations; once you have pieced Block #3, you will have made 25% of the Diatom blocks. Well done! If you have already purchased the Diatom Quilt Along, you will receive an email today with the Block #3 instructions. Look for an email from newsletter@quiltingjetgirl.com with the subject Diatom Quilt Along – Block #3. If you haven’t joined in yet,...

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Colonialisms Role In Overexploitation of Natural Resources
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2023 Finished Quilts

Project Quilting 14.3 {54-40 or Fight}

When the prompt for PQ 14.3 came out on Sunday (54-40 or Fight), I was putting the finishing touches on a quilt that I will share with you next week. I wasn't sure I'd have time to participate, and the prompt's reference of the traditional 54-40 or Fight quilt block didn't immediately spark anything for me. But it was...

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Quilt Pattern

What is Love – Free Modern Quilt Block Event

The What is Love, a free modern quilt block event, is live! Celebrate love with 15 FREE modern quilt block patterns. Each block was created specifically for this event by a different designer, and these blocks represent the diversity of ways we define, experience, and think about love. If you haven't already signed up, you can get all of...

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PQ14.1 Blue Bar Quilts - Then Came June Bundle
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Fabric

Surprise January Stash Additions

I have had a few more fabric additions for my stash this month that were surprising and delightful to receive. I was utterly blown away and surprised to learn that I won a prize for linking up to the Project Quilting 14.1 challenge with my {One} lime green placemat. Thank you so very much to Blue Bar Quilts for this...

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Quilt Tutorials

Double Four Patch {Block & Quilt Tutorial & Pattern Release!}

After making the double four patch baby quilt last week, I thought I'd put together a really quick block and baby quilt tutorial for anyone who might be interested. My quick sketch (above) was what I used to make my version, and I'm writing this tutorial to work with 2 1/2" squares and a single background yardage. Double Four Patch Block...

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Diatom QAL {Block #2}

It's time for Block #2! If you have already purchased the Diatom Quilt Along, you will receive an email today with the Block #2 instructions. Look for an email from newsletter@quiltingjetgirl.com with the subject Diatom Quilt Along – Block #2. If you haven’t joined in yet, simply purchase the Diatom Quilt Along and I will add you to the...

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Pink Tint Double Four Patch Baby Quilt - 32" square
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2023 Finished Quilts

Project Quilting 14.2 {Pink Tint}

I was ready on Sunday when the second Project Quilting prompt was published. The number one goal this week is that some shade of pink must dominate the project. Well, off to my pink print bin I went... I picked out 9 prints from my bin that graduate from light to dark in value. Then I paired them with a...

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Board and Batten - Fabric Cutting
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Board & Batten QAL {Fabric Cutting}

Cutting fabric is my least favorite step in the quilt making process. To help me feel a little more enthusiastic about getting started with the Board & Batten quilt along, I treated myself to a new OLFA blade on my rotary cutter. I know I should change my blade out a lot more frequently; this really did go a...

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Diatom QAL {Block #1}

Let's start sewing! If you have already purchased the Diatom Quilt Along, you will receive an email today with the Block #1 instructions. Look for an email from newsletter@quiltingjetgirl.com with the subject Diatom Quilt Along – Block #1. If you haven’t joined in yet, simply purchase the Diatom Quilt Along and I will add you to the email list...

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Board & Batten QAL {Fabric Selection}

My good friend Cheryl from Meadow Mist Designs is hosting a quilt along for her Board & Batten pattern. The quilt along starts today (eek), so over the weekend I realized it was time to make my fabric selections so that I will be ready to start. You can get all of the details about the Board & Batten...

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Meringue - Ready to Ship to QuiltCon
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QuiltCon

Meringue {Shipping to QuiltCon}

Happy New Year! I hope that you have had a nice entry into 2023. To help facilitate a sense of ease for myself, I took last week pretty slowly. Speaking of easing into 2023, there were a lot of linkups to the #2023PlanningParty on the last few days of the year. I've extended the length of the link up party...

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PQ14.1 One - Quilted Placemat
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2023 Finished Quilts

Project Quilting 14.1 {One}

Today kicks off the 14th season of Project Quilting. I have watched others participate for years (and Quilting Jetgirl is and has been a sponsor for Project Quilting), but I have never participated myself. I know, how have I not made something before?? Well, when the prompt for PQ14.1 came out today, I knew it was time to jump...

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Color Girl Quilts Stash Acquisitions
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December Stash Acquisitions {Color Girl Quilts}

I "met" Sharon from Color Girl Quilts many years ago through one of the New Quilt Bloggers blog hop series. Sharon is the creator of the Classic Curves ruler. I happened to see on Instagram that she is closing her Color Girl Quilts shop, so I decided it was a good time to support her and pick up a...

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Life

2023 Goal Setting

Before setting goals for a new year, I always start by reviewing my goals for the previous year. 2022 Goals Host the Planview Quilt Along. – Complete! Teach at QuiltCon 2022. – Due to the Omicron surge, I made the very tough decision to cancel. It was the right choice for me and my family, but it was an excruciating and difficult...

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2022 Kona Club - 365 Kona Solids!
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Fabric

December Stash Kona Club

I just received my final shipment of fabric as part of the Stash Fabrics 2022 Kona Fabric Club. My mom super generously gifted me the one yard subscription this year, and I am smitten with the beautiful rainbow of 365 colors that I have received. Interested in participating in 2023? You can find all of the clubs that Stash...

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