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Stash Statement Blog Tour

Kelly from My Quilt Infatuation is celebrating the publication of her book, Stash Statement, today! (Psst, I hear she has a giveaway or two on her blog, so you probably don't want to miss it.) Also, be sure to visit Stash Statement publisher Martingale as well. Stash Statement (Amazon, Etsy) (non-affiliate links) contains instructions for an easy introduction into improvisation and it is...

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Kaleidoscope Plus
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2018 Finished Quilts, Blog Hop

Kaleidoscope Plus {Modern Plus Sign Book Blog Hop}

When my friend Cheryl from Meadow Mist Designs told me that she was working on a book proposal with Paige from Quilted Blooms, I started looking forward to this blog post. Today it is my extreme pleasure, honor, and privilege to tell you about Modern Plus Sign Quilts, the book written by Cheryl Brickey and Paige Alexander as part...

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2018 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop: Registration Open!

Registration for the 2018 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop officially opens today! If you have been blogging less than 3 years and are interested, visit any of the 2018 co-hosts listed below for all the details you need to sign up: Beth from Cooking Up Quilts Jen from Dizzy Quilter Tish from Tish n’ Wonderland Sandra from mmm! Quilts I look forward to following...

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2018 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop

It has been such an honor to co-host the New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop for 3 years (2015, 2016, and 2017). I am so grateful to Beth from Cooking up Quilts, Jen from Dizzy Quilter, Tish from Tish n' Wonderland, and Sandra from mmm! Quilts for co-hosting the event in 2018. If you have been blogging less than 3 years,...

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Modern Marks Blog Hop & Giveaway

I am really excited to share more about Christa Watson's (Christa Quilts) debut fabric line, Modern Marks, for Benartex with you today. I had a pleasure of getting to work with a selection of Christa's Modern Marks a few months ago. Before I talk about my experience using Modern Marks, I want to share what the full fabric line...

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Jackknife Table Runner
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2017 Finished Quilts, Blog Hop, Quilts

Jackknife Table Runner {AGF Block Collection}

I was asked to participate in a little tour of makers to showcase some of the quilt blocks featured in Art Gallery Fabrics tutorial series by Sharon from Color Girl Quilts. AGF has a YouTube channel where you will find video playlists that showcase their different fabric collections, industry show recaps, quilting and sewing tutorials, and the focus of this particular blog tour,...

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Clasp Block {Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks Vol. 16}

Welcome and thanks for stopping by to visit during this road rally through the latest issue of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks. You have wound your way over to me in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Central California, where I live with my husband and cat named Puppy. Have you had an opportunity to drive Highway 1 along...

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Pulsing Plus
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2017 Finished Quilts, Blog Hop, Quilt Theory

Pulsing Plus {Quilt Theory Collection 3}

Every release day for a quilt that has been crafted, refined, and created in secret is exciting, but there is something extra special about the Quilt Theory Collection 3 release for Fall 2017. Let me introduce you to my quilt design for Collection 3: Pulsing Plus. First, let's talk some details. Pulsing Plus is charm pack (5-inch square) friendly. It...

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Improv Patchwork - Sunset Mini - Quilting Detail
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2017 Finished Quilts, Blog Hop

Improv Patchwork Blog Hop

Today, I am really excited to share about a new book by Maria Shell: Improv Patchwork. When getting to know more about Maria and her goals for writing Improv Patchwork, I was especially struck by her statement: The techniques in this book are designed to empower you to stitch without knowing where it may lead. The book itself is broken into...

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Making Connections Table Runner
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2017 Finished Quilts, Blog Hop

Making Connections Blog Hop

Have you ever wanted to quilt an orange peel motif but wondered how you would do it without starting, stopping, and needing to bury lots of threads? That is just one of connections that Making Connections, a new free motion quilting book by Dorie Hruska, makes! I was immediately drawn into Dorie's writing style and teaching method because she encourages...

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Layered Diamonds - Quilt Photography by Michelle Bartholomew
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2017 Finished Quilts, Blog Hop, Quilt Theory

Layered Diamonds {Quilt Theory Collection 2}

I am so excited to be wrapping up the Quilt Theory Collection 2 blog hop today! Our goal at Quilt Theory is to create simple and modern quilt patterns, and we design collections of patterns printed on small cards and one-page PDFs. As a group, we have become a strong team as we worked through writing, testing, editing, and...

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Sprig Quilt - Quilting Detail
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2017 Finished Quilts, Blog Hop, Quilts

Needle & Foot Blog Hop Celebration

Welcome to the last stop on the Springtime Blog Hop Celebration of Bernie from Needle and Foot's new venture into selling fabric in her Etsy shop! In December, my online friend and fellow Californian, Bernie reached out to me to let me know she was expanding her Etsy shop to carry fabric. I was excited to hear of her growth and...

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Layer Cake Pop – FQS Blog Hop

Occasionally, the Fat Quarter Shop puts out free exclusive quilt patterns. To celebrate the release of their newest pattern and video for Layer Cake Pop, I agreed to make a quilt using the quilt pattern. This is my first time participating in a Fat Quarter Shop blog hop, and I have to admit that my curiosity on participation won out over...

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Cloud9 New Block Blog Hop, Day 3

Welcome to the third and final day of the Cloud9 New Block Blog Hop! Today’s group is being hosted by Stephanie @Late Night Quilter. Wednesday, September 14th Host: Stephanie @Late Night Quilter Kathy @Kathys Kwilts and More Paige @Quilted Blooms Mary @Strip Quilts Pass it On Allison @Woodberry Way Seven @The Concerned Craft Olusola @Alice Samuel’s Quilt Co. Ann @Brown Paws Quilting Jodie @Persimmon + Pear Vicki @Orchid Owl Quilts Kitty @Night Quilter Francine @Mocha Wild...

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Cloud9 New Block Blog Hop, Day 2

Welcome to the second day of the Cloud9 New Block Blog Hop! Today’s group is being hosted by Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs. Tuesday, September 13th Host: Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs Miranda @I Have Purple Hair Jennifer @The Inquiring Quilter Sarah @123 Quilt Leanne @Devoted Quilter Jen @Patterns By Jen Jennifer @RV Quilting Amanda @Quiltologie Sharon @Yellow Cat Quilt Designs Jen @A Dream and A Stitch Jen @Faith and Fabric Carole @Carole Lyles Shaw Stephanie @Quilt’n...

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2016 New Quilt Bloggers, Blog Hop

Cloud9 New Block Blog Hop

Two weeks from today (Monday, September 12th) the Cloud9 sponsored New Block Hop will be kicking off! This fun hop is an extension to our 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop that wrapped up in July. We have almost 70 participants in this hop and they will each be presenting a tutorial for a new 12" (finished) block using 5...

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2016 New Quilt Bloggers, Blog Hop, Giveaway

The Sewcial Network Blog Hop Week 4 & Giveaway

I am having such a hard time believing that this is the final week of the 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop! I hope you are as excited as I am to get to meet the next 4 members of my hive, The Sewcial Network, today: Jennifer @Dizzy Quilter Seven @The Concerned Craft Mary @Made By Marney Amanda @Quiltologie If you have time, please also visit...

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2016 New Quilt Bloggers, Blog Hop, Giveaway

The Sewcial Network Blog Hop Week 3 & Giveaway

Welcome back after our brief break to the third week of the 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop! I hope you are as excited as I am to get to meet the next 4 members of my hive, The Sewcial Network, today: Sharon @Yellow Cat Quilt Designs Amanda @This Mom Quilts Laurel @Quilts By Laurel Marla @Penny Lane Quilts If you have time, please also visit my...

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2016 New Quilt Bloggers, Blog Hop, Giveaway

The Sewcial Network Blog Hop Week 2 & Giveaway

Welcome to the second week of the 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop! I hope you enjoyed last week and are excited to get to meet the next 4 members of my hive, The Sewcial Network today: Carole @Carole Lyles Shaw Anne @Said With Love Beth @Plaid and Paisley Jennifer @RV Quilting If you have time, please also visit my co-hosts Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs and...

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