Seeing Squares - Completed Quilt
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2012 Finished Quilts, Quilts

Baby Bozarth Quilt – Seeing Squares and Flying Things

I really like the patterns published by Empty Bobbin Sewing Studio. I used the "Seeing Squares" pattern for the Baby Bozarth Quilt. One of the best things about the Empty Bobbin patterns is that they come in multiple sizes - and the smaller version of Seeing Squares works really well as a baby quilt. I work with the father, so when...

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City Play - Peek at Backing
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2012 Finished Quilts, Quilts

City Play – Quilt for Baby Sharp

City Play is a quilt that I found in my City Quilts book by Cherri House. The basis for this very fun quilt is a simple nine patch quilt block. What makes the quilt so stunning is the way she uses the borders around the nine patch blocks to give the quilt depth and interest. Also, since it uses so...

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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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Relay for Life Banner
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2010 Finished Quilts, Quilts

Relay for Life Team Banner

I was part of a Relay for Life team this summer.  In June, our team captain asked if I could make the banner for the team.  I had just received some free fabric from a friend's grandmother who had to downsize her fabric collection, so I dove into those fabrics and came out with this: In all, it took under...

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