Rainbow Rose QAL - Center Star
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Rainbow Rose QAL Week 4

Picking the fabric and placement for the center star of the Rainbow Rose QAL went faster than I expected. I didn't have quite the right mix of left over pieces, so I needed to add 4 new fabric selections. The new fabric I introduced are the Blue Alison Glass Mercury print, a Purple star print, Orange Pearl Bracelet, and Green...

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Final Countdown!

One week from today, on July 1st, I will be unveiling the design along with the first set of instructions for my free Snowflake Shimmer Quilt Along! The Snowflake Shimmer quilt is a 72 ½ʺ x 88 ½ʺ generous lap / twin size quilt top, and the Fat Quarter Shop will be selling fabric bundles for 2 different colorways. As I...

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Rainbow Rose QAL Week 3: Corners
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Rainbow Rose QAL Week 3

D'oh, I thought I would be posting just under the wire today to link up with Week 3 of the Rainbow Rose QAL, but the link up has already closed. That's OK; hopefully I will be more timely for Week 4! The goal for Week 3 was to create the corner blocks, and I first spent a lot of time...

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Rainbow Rose QAL - Week 2
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Rainbow Rose QAL Week 2

Before I jumped into the Rainbow Rose QAL Week 2 instructions for cutting and piecing, I first went back to my stash and edited the fabric transition from teal to blue. My original pull is on the left, and I was unhappy with the too light transition from teal to blue. On the left you can see I changed out...

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Rainbow Rose QAL Fabric Selection
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Rainbow Rose QAL Fabric Selection

My online friend Ruth @Charly & Ben's Crafty Corner is hosting a Quilt Along through the Modern Quilters Ireland blog. This week is the introduction to the Rainbow Rose Quilt Along and the instructions are for fabric selection. I had a lot of fun gathering my materials! The requirements I put on myself were to shop my stash. So the first thing I...

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Coming Soon! Snowflake Shimmer QAL

I live in California, at the very southern end of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, and the mountain town that I live in is affectionately known as "The Land of Four Seasons". My husband and I look forward to the winter snow, and my husband has been known to capture and photograph snowflakes using a chilled microscope, macroscopic photography,...

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Michael Miller Cotton Couture (L to R): Wave, Sky, Charcoal, Fog, Bright White
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Sunday Stash & Announcing Snowflake Shimmer QAL

On Friday, I received a very exciting and beautiful bundle of fabric that was generously donated by Michael Miller fabrics. Michael Miller sent me these fabrics to sponsor my upcoming Snowflake Shimmer Quilt Along! The Snowflake Shimmer Quilt Along will start on July 1st and run through October 7th. There will be 5 link up parties along the way and giveaways...

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