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Bokeh Quilt Along {Cutting Instructions}

With fabric selections made, it’s time to get cutting! If you have already purchased the Bokeh Quilt Along pattern, you will receive an email today with the Cutting Instructions. Look for an email from newsletter@quiltingjetgirl.com with the subject Bokeh Quilt Along – Cutting Instructions. If you haven’t joined in yet, simply purchase the Bokeh Quilt Along and I will add you...

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Life, Linky Party

Best of 2020

My good friend Cheryl from Meadow Mist Designs is hosting the Best of 2020 link party where we get an opportunity to highlight our “best” 5 posts from 2020. There are no rules on how you define and share your best posts, and I hope you join in with us! Most Popular Tutorial - 12 Block Circle Setting Quilt Top While the 12 block...

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Life

2021 Goal Setting

Before setting goals for a new year, I always start by reviewing my goals for the previous year. 2020 Goals Host and have fun with the Push-Pull Quilt Along. - Complete! Make a queen size version of Push-Pull to replace the deteriorating bed quilt I made as a wedding gift to my husband 16 years ago. - Complete! Be on the crew...

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Blog Hop

Holiday Memories {Blog Hop}

I think you had as much fun as I did last week with Bernie from Needle and Foot's Guess Who game, but I have to admit it was more challenging than I expected! Bernie has been brainstorming ways to spread cheer this year. This week, she has organized a Holiday Memories blog hop. See below to hop around and...

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Linky Party

#2021PlanningParty

Welcome to the 2021 Planning Party Linkup!! As 2020 is winding down, I want to pause to reflect on how the year has gone and look ahead to goals for 2021. I welcome you to join me. :) Accountability Partner If you are looking to connect with an accountability partner to work with over the year, please make a note in...

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2020 Finished Quilts

Sesen {Finished Quilt}

I took some time "off" from technical editing over Thanksgiving week in order to make a quilt. It was time to turn the Sesen quilt design into a real quilt (72 inches square prior to first wash)! It took me 20 hours and 45 minutes over 6 days, and I already know that I'll be making a second version...

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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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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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