Push-Pull Quilt Along - Queen Size Finish
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Push-Pull QAL {Queen Size Finish}

I sewed along with the Push-Pull Quilt Along in order to make a new queen size quilt for our bed at home. Today, I'm happy to finally be able to share the finish and how the queen size quilt drapes on the mattress. I purposefully designed the quilt to have the focal design elements seeming to fall off the edge...

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2018 Aurifil DOM Quilt Finish
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2020 Finished Quilts

2018 Aurifil Designer of the Month Quilt Finish

By taking it slow and steady this week, I'm thrilled to say I was able to finish my 2018 Aurifil Designer of the Month quilt. My shoulders got tired of wrestling with the quilt as I began the spiral; it's a lot of bulk to move around for those first several passes. I took frequent breaks and stretched a lot...

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Downstream
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2020 Finished Quilts, Quilt Pattern

Downstream {Pattern Release}

A little over 3 years ago, I made a quilt I named "Downstream" for the Quilt Design a Day QuiltCon exhibit. I used paper piecing to make the quilt, so when I considered writing a pattern for it, I struggled with how to offer it in sizes larger than the wall hanging size I created due to the ridiculous...

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Trussed
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2020 Finished Quilts

Trussed {MDL Mini Quilt Challenge Finish}

The April Aurifil Artisan prompt or challenge is to share about our favorite thread weight, and the Trussed mini quilt is a great example of my most used thread weight, 50wt, coupled with the fact that I love using other thread weights to accentuate details. When I last shared about the MDL Mini Quilt Challenge, I went through my...

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Rock Candy
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Rock Candy {MQG Modern Monthly}

Just before Thanksgiving last year, I submitted a few quilt designs to the Modern Quilt Guild to consider for their upcoming Modern Monthly series, and I was thrilled when one of my designs was selected to be featured as the quilt design for March 2020. It's my pleasure to introduce you today to Rock Candy. Rock Candy is a design...

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Two Hearts Beating as One
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Two Hearts Beating as One {Finished Quilt & Pattern Release}

Do you like to make seasonal and holiday themed quilts? Honestly, I typically would answer that I do not. But I happened to be doodling about a month ago and struck on the fact that I could overlap hearts to make transparency hearts. Well, suddenly that looked like something I wanted to explore more and turn into a quilt! I...

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Tumbling Transparency Placemats
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2020 Finished Quilts

Tumbling Transparency Placemats

When Sandra from mmm!quilts posted about making placemats earlier this month, it got me thinking. A little over 7 years ago, in Novemer 2012, I made a set of 4 placemats for my husband and I to use at home based on a tutorial by Alissa, one of the co-founders of the Modern Quilt Guild. I didn't reduce the presser...

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