Color Blending - Blue, Aqua, Lime
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Additional Push-Pull Colorway Options

I've put together a handful of additional colorways based on requests I have received, so I thought I'd share them all here. If you are still not seeing something that interests you, please leave me a comment or send an email to yvonne(at)quiltingjetgirl(dot)com and I'll be happy to help! As a reminder, if you pre-ordered the Push-Pull Quilt Along pattern,...

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Push-Pull Quilt Along {Fabric Selection}

There are two elements that create transparency quilts: design and color/fabric selection. From a design perspective, transparency is first and foremost about overlapping shapes. The Push-Pull quilt design explores overlapping triangular shapes. With the design element taken care of, the focus for the first Push-Pull Quilt Along instructions focus on color/fabric selection. If you have already purchased the Push-Pull Quilt...

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Modern Plus Sampler Fabric Selection
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Modern Plus Sampler QAL {Fabric Selection}

I think it should come as no surprise that I am going to sew along with the Modern Plus Sampler Quilt Along hosted by my good friends Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Paige (Quilted Blooms). The quilt combines most of the plus blocks from their awesome book, Modern Plus Sign Quilts, into a beautiful 63" x 78" sampler quilt....

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Evaluating Fabric Contrast {Photo Tutorial}

I received a great question in the Quilting Jetgirl Facebook group regarding the Wayward Transparency Quilt Along fabric selection: How much contrast is enough? Let's look at some real life requested examples and discuss! Above are are two potential Kona color palettes, photographed and evaluated as close to true color as possible. Above are the same two images in grayscale. Note...

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Rin Along – Materials

I kind of realize as I am writing this post that I might be jumping ahead of the RinAlong schedule a bit? The official kick off of the quilt along is next Wednesday, so yeah, I'm sure Cindy of Hyacinth Quilt Designs and Cheryl of Meadow Mist Designs have details I will be glad to consider... I have put...

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Meadow Mystery Quilt - Fabric Selection
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Meadow Mystery Quilt Fabric Selection

On Thursday, Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs kicked off her third annual mystery quilt. This year, she is calling it the #MeadowMysteryQuilt, and I was eagerly anticipating her fabric selection instructions. I have been fortunate to follow along on each of her two previous mystery quilts, and I am excited to watch as her mystery quilt group grows each year. I decided...

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Snowflake Shimmer
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Snowflake Shimmer Quilt Along {Fabric Selection}

Welcome to the official start of the Snowflake Shimmer Quilt Along! I am so excited to get started and I hope you are too! Quilt Along Intro The Snowflake Shimmer Quilt Along will run from July 1st, 2016, until October 7th, 2016, with a set of directions or a link up party revealed on the Fridays listed in the schedule at the bottom...

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Start Light Star Dark QAL

I am going to be busy with Quilt Alongs for the next little bit! Not only is my Snowflake Shimmer Quilt Along starting on Friday (!!!), but my good friend Jess @Quilty Habit started her Star Light Star Dark QAL on Monday (and I am eagerly anticipating the start of Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs latest Mystery Quilt next week...

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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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Sunday Stash: Beacon Fabric
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Beacon Quilt Fabric {Sunday Stash}

Over the holiday break, I was able to get a lot of pattern writing done. One of the quilts I am most excited to make and release as a pattern this year is the Beacon quilt. The first thing I did was sew together a test block to help me finalize the design and sizes. Then I came up with another...

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Midnight Mystery Quilt - Fabric Selection
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Midnight Mystery Quilt – Fabric Selection

I had a lot of fun making Cheryl's (Meadow Mist Designs) Foothills Mystery Quilt last year. When she announced that she would be doing another mystery quilt starting in June, I knew I would participate. This year Cheryl is calling it the Midnight Mystery Quilt, and it would be so much fun if you joined us, too! On Thursday,...

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Foothills Mystery Quilt - Fabric Selection
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Foothills Mystery Quilt {Fabric Selection}

I met Cheryl @ Meadow Mist Designs through the 2014 New Quilters Blog Hop** sponsored by Beth @ plum and june. Cheryl is hosting the Foothills Mystery Quilt starting in July 2014 and running through April 2015. She designed the mystery quilt, and this month is the introduction and fabric selection. I have done one mystery quilt previously, and I am...

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