Fall is Coming - Quilt in Use
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2011 Finished Quilts, Quilts

Fall is Coming

Back in August, I was visiting my in-laws and we decided on some beautiful fabrics for me to use to make them an over-sized lap quilt.  They both quickly agreed that they wanted fall colors, and my mother-in-law and I had a wonderful afternoon in a local quilt store looking at fabric.  We picked out 8 different fabrics based...

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Quilt for Eliza - Completed Front
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2010 Finished Quilts, Quilts

Quilt for Cousin Eliza

I just finished my most recent quilt project - a lap quilt for our cousin Elizabeth.  It's still getting washed as I type this post!  I'm excited to be able to deliver it in person next weekend. I asked Elizabeth what she would like - blue flowers.  She also preferred the secondary color to be white.  So I collected up...

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Flannel Baby Quilt - Ready to Gift!
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Quilts

Tighe Baby Quilt

After moving to California, I did not set up my sewing room quickly enough, and it turned into an airplane spare parts storage room instead: I didn't really have any huge inspiration to do a project for almost two years, though.  However, recently Michael and I have been getting more baby announcements than wedding announcements.  So, I set out to...

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Yvonne's First Quilt - Detail
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Quilts

My First Quilt

I pieced together this quilt top in 1995 with help from my mother and my paternal grandmother hand quilted it in 1996.  I used it 1997-1999 as a quilt during my freshman and sophomore years in college.  The pattern is the Winning Hand "Quilt-in-a-Day" pattern by Eleanor Burns.  This was the last quilt that my grandmother worked on before she passed...

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