Transparency Quilt - Just Right!
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2012 Finished Quilts, Quilts

Transparency Quilt from “Quilts Made Modern”

As I mentioned in my last post (Modern Mystery Quilt), I have several quilt projects in the works using Weeks' and Bill's book "Quilts Made Modern". I just completed my first project - the transparency quilt. I have been wanting to make a large quilt for my bed at home to replace the quilt I made at the beginning...

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Modern Mystery Quilt - Quilting Detail
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2012 Finished Quilts, Quilts

Modern Mystery Quilt

Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr, authors of Quilts Made Modern and pioneers in the modern quilt movement, designed a modern mystery quilt that was revealed in six weekly installments beginning September 12, 2012. I followed along and had fun making this mystery quilt and busting some of my fabric stash. I have several new quilt projects in the works, and...

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Completed Placemats
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2012 Finished Quilts, Quilts

Placemats

I've been meaning to make a quick set of 4 placemats for a while. I stumbled on a placemat pattern from Alissa, a Modern Quilt Guild member, and before I knew it, I had 4 placemats. Yay! A word of advice when quilting these placemats - it is really easy to pull the horizontal line around if you quilt with vertical lines like...

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Wonky Log Cabin - Completed Front
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2012 Finished Quilts, Quilts

Wonky Log Cabin

Using a very popular tutorial: Tallgrass Prairie Studio: Wonky Log Cabin, I set out to learn how to be more free-form in creating quilt blocks. I actually started this process in early August, and the lesson served me very well in creating the Woodland Creatures Quilt! Since I was using this as a learning piece, other things got in the...

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Woodland Creatures - Quilting Detail
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2012 Finished Quilts, Quilts

Woodland Creatures Baby Quilt

This quilt was based around a super cute woodland animal print fabric purchased fromSpoonflower. All other fabrics were purchased to coordinate with the animal print, and this was a super fun quilt to piece together. The backing is a flannel fabric - this baby is due in November, so hopefully this quilt will get lots of snuggly use!

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Seeing Squares - Completed Quilt
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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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