Bird On Nest - Quilted Placemat
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Bird on a Nest Placemat {PQ15.1 Bird House}

The first prompt for Season 15 of Project quilting was shared on Sunday, January 7th: Bird House. Sunday was a 20 hour travel day for me, so I remembered to look up the prompt sometime mid-day on Monday. Since my first Season 14 project last year was to make a whole cloth quilted placemat, my first thought when I...

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Test Fitting the Passthrough Cover
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Quilted, Insulated Passthrough Cover

My husband is working hard on the interior of another custom travel vehicle. This time, we're working with a MUCH smaller vehicle than the one we traveled in for 5 months in 2019: a JLU Wrangler. It used to be a 4-door Jeep, but he cut off the back end and converted it into this: As the interior is starting...

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Scala - Final Design
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Scala {Design Process}

About two and a half years ago, I designed and made the Transparent Building Blocks quilt for friends expecting their first baby. They recently reached out to me again because they are getting ready to welcome a second baby. Given the time frame and the proximity to the holidays, I wasn't sure I would be able to come up with...

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quilt along

Star Pulse Quilt Along {Cutting Instructions}

Happy New Year! I have loved getting to see all the fabrics being selected for the Star Pulse Quilt Along, and this month we will finish our fabric preparation and get everything cut so we can spend the rest of our time sewing. If you have already purchased the Star Pulse Quilt Along, you will receive an email today...

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Life

2024 Goal Setting

Before setting goals for a new year, I always start by reviewing my goals for the previous year. 2023 Goals 2023 Business Goals Host the Diatom Quilt Along. – Complete! Come up with a plan for the 2023-2024 Quilt Along – Complete! More details can be found on the Star Pulse Quilt Along page. Continue to blog 1-2 times a week as...

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Quilt Pattern

Candy Heart Love Block {Digital PDF Pattern}

Last February, I participated in the limited time What is Love? modern quilt block event. My contribution to the event was the Candy Hear Love quilt block. My inspiration for the block: When I think of Valentine’s Day, I think of candy hearts. When I consider what love is, to me, love is an expansive feeling and means making room...

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2023 Finished Quilts

Stair Skirt {Finished Quilt}

I am so, so happy with my finished stair skirt! In my excitement to complete it last week, I took exactly zero progress photos. Oops! I really wanted to bind the stair skirt with bias binding, and even with bias binding, the inner small circle was a bit of a challenge to sew by machine to the front of the...

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Linky Party

#2024QuiltingPlanningParty

Welcome to the 2024 Quilting Planning Party Linkup!! As 2023 is winding down, let's pause to reflect on how the year has gone and look ahead to goals for 2024. The link party closes on January 15th, 2024, at 11:55 pm (Pacific Standard Time), so you have plenty of time to join in. Just like in 2023, I will be...

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Spiral Staircase
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Stair Skirt {Work in Progress}

I had a really productive sewing week last week, so this post will catch you up on all the progress I was able to make on a new project (read: lots of photos to follow!). Our apartment has a spiral staircase to go between the floors. Just like last year, around Thanksgiving, I wound LED lights up the column of...

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Tips

Tips for Making / Planning a Scrappy Binding

After sharing about the scrappy binding I used on Signal Trace, I was asked by longtime reader and online friend Mary (Quilting is in My Blood) if I would consider writing up a blog post about how I plan out and make scrappy binding. Not having taken photos of my process for Signal Trace, I kept that idea tucked away...

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Irish Autumn
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2023 Finished Quilts

Irish Autumn {Q4 Just for Fun, Finished Quilt}

After sharing progress on my Q4 Just for Fun quilt last week, I was excited to keep the momentum going. In fact, I was so excited that in only one more evening of sewing, I was able to get all the blocks pieced... ... and I even got the entire quilt top sewn together! The pieced quilt top measured 35" inches...

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quilt along

Star Pulse Quilt Along {Fabric Requirements}

It's time to pick out our fabrics for the Star Pulse Quilt Along! If you have already purchased the Star Pulse Quilt Along, you will receive an email today with a link to the Fabric Requirements PDF. Look for an email from newsletter@quiltingjetgirl.com with the subject Star Pulse Quilt Along – Fabric Requirements. If you haven’t joined in yet,...

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Quilts

Final Hours of the Star Pulse Quilt Along Pre-Sale

The Star Pulse Quilt Along officially kicks off tomorrow, December 1st, with the release of the Fabric Requirements. There are only a few hours let to sign up before the price increases. Sign up today to get the Fabric Requirements tomorrow, and while it's still on sale! Join the Star Pulse QAL Learn More about Star Pulse and the QAL

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Bountiful Bundle {Curated Pattern Bundles}

I have been hard at work behind the scenes with my good friend Cheryl Brickey (Meadow Mist Designs) on a new joint venture that we are calling Curated Pattern Bundles, and today, we are THRILLED to offer our first Curated Pattern Bundle, the Bountiful Bundle, as a limited time sale. The goal that Cheryl and I set for Curated Pattern...

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Auribuzz Guest Post {Burying Thread Tails}

Today, via a guest post on Aurifil's Auribuzz blog, I'm excited to one of the most requested technique tutorials that I receive: how to bury thread tails in a quilt sandwich. I predominantly piece and quilt with Aurifil 50wt thread, and my personal preference for burying thread tails is to use Sench Side Threading needles. But I created information about...

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