Baby Sheet Quilt - Snoozin Safari and Grey Dot
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Fitted Crib Sheet Quilt: Take Two

I published a tutorial a month ago on how to turn fitted crib sheets into quilts. I had been approached by people interested in having a very coordinated baby quilt to baby sheet option, and it worked out surprisingly well: there is a lot of fabric in a fitted crib sheet. Since then, I have purchased several sets of...

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Diamonds in the Deep
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Diamonds in the Deep {Friday Finish}

I am really excited to say that this baby quilt version of the Diamonds in the Deep pattern is currently on its way to my "sister" in anticipation of the arrival of my nephew in June. I used Kona solids for the front: Royal Blue, White, and Lime. I really like how the splash of lime in the center of the...

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Collaborative Baby Quilt - Quilting Detail
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Collaborative Baby Quilt

My mother and I collaborated to create a baby quilt for close friends. My mom pieced the quilt top and made an AWESOME quilt label. I did some quick piecing for the backing, quilted, and bound the quilt. Mom passed along the quilt to me when I was at QuiltCon, and I got the quilt done and shipped barely...

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Elephant Parade
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Elephant Parade {Friday Finish}

This week the Elephant Parade QAL hosted by Lorna @Sew Fresh Quilts gave instructions for the sashing, borders, and backing. But I couldn't stop there - once the quilt top and back were ready to go, I got it quilted up and finished! It was a super fun QAL, and I am thrilled with how the quilt came together. As you can see,...

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Out of the Woods
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Out of the Woods {Friday Finish}

Out of the Woods was my final quilt in my "to be quilting upon return from QuiltCon" queue. I completed it a week ago and this time I took my husband with me into some green rolling hills for a photo shoot. He was a wonderful and patient quilt holder. This large graphic quilt was really asking for a lot of...

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Foothills Mystery Quilt
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Foothills Mystery Quilt {Friday Finish}

I had an absolute blast quilting my Foothills Mystery Quilt, and I am so excited to share photos of the finished quilt with you today. Lots and lots of photos... I went up to my local mountain park to photograph my Foothills Mystery quilt on Monday afternoon before the light snow from over the weekend had a chance to melt...

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2015 Pantone Quilt Challenge (Marsala): "Love and Loss"
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2015 Pantone Quilt Challenge: Marsala

When I saw Adrianne @On the Windy Side and Anne @play crafts announce the 2015 Pantone Quilt Challenge, I knew that I wanted to push myself and try the challenge. Today I am excited to share with you my completed entry, which I call "Love and Loss". In addition to the bundle of fabrics I purchased from Hawthorne Threads specifically to use...

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Seeing Stars
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Seeing Stars Quilt {Completed}

While the Tessellated Leaves Blog Hop was going on last week, I took the opportunity to get ahead on several projects which I am excited to show off this week! How about we jump right in with a finished quilt? It turns out that the Seeing Stars quilt that I started on January 22nd to fill in some time...

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Racetrack Quilt
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Racetrack Quilt Completed!

The Racetrack Quilt is finished! It feels like so much has happened since I posted about the flimsy finish last week. Warning: photo heavy post! On Sunday afternoon, I finally got around to looking through my stash to see if anything I had on hand would coordinate well enough with the Racetrack Quilt Flimsy to work as the backing and binding....

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Scrap Quilt
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Scrap Quilt {TGIFF}

I have several scrap quilts that I have been working on using the scraps left over from Tessellated Leaves. The scrap quilt flimsy that I blogged about last Friday is finished, and I am excited to share my first finished quilt of 2015 today! The quilt finished at 34-inches wide by 49-inches long after its first wash, making it a decent...

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Space Age Tumbling Blocks - Completed Quilt
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Space Age Tumbling Blocks {Completed Quilt}

I really loved making this quilt. The fabrics are fun, the pattern creates a really great 3D effect, and I really enjoyed quilting it. The idea to "hide" some rockets among the rest of the quilting?!? Super fun! For a recap on the history and evolution of this quilt, check out my other posts about it: Space Age Tumbling...

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Owl City Baby Quilt
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Owl City {Completed Quilt}

For a tutorial on how I pieced the top of this quick and fun baby quilt, please check out Owl City {A Baby Quilt Tutorial}. I had a very busy and productive Friday, and I was able to quilt and bind the Owl City baby quilt. I used the meandering leaf / vine pattern that I discussed in Part II...

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Namibia Trees
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Namibia Trees {Completed Quilt}

This might just be my favorite quilt to have worked on (so far!). I really enjoyed creating this quilt, and if you are interested in the process, you can find out more by looking at my previous posts about this quilt: Namibia Trees {WiP} Namibia Trees {Quilting Detail} I entered Namibia Trees into my local fair, so it will be...

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Positive Nap Quilt
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Positively Perfect Nap Quilt {Completed Quilt}

I am really excited to be able to sneak in a Friday Finish right at the end of the day! This lap or nap size quilt was a lot of fun to work on, and I like the back as much as the front. It took me 3 hours on Thursday to get the backing complete. I then took...

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Beach Themed Round Placemats
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Beach Themed Placemats

After finding a wonderful tutorial on sewing circular quilted placemats and practicing on a set, this weekend I was ready to sew the requested round placemats. Using the beach as a color pallet inspiration, I pulled this lovely bunch at my local quilt shop: Piecing the placemats was a breeze, and I quilted them with an all over loose swirl...

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Synesthetic Alphabet - Front Post-Wash
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{Friday Finish} Synesthetic Alphabet

I am really excited to be able to share the finish photos of Synesthetic Alphabet! This has truly been a collaborative effort with my husband, and the story of the creation of this quilt can be found in my previous posts. Synesthetic Alphabet - Fabric and Prep Synesthetic Alphabet - Quilting It felt really good to be able to finish up this special...

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Color Weaving II - Quilting Detail
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Blogger’s Quilt Fest Entry – Color Weaving (Original Design)

Twice a year, Amy of Amy's Creative Side puts on Blogger's Quilt Fesitval, a wonderful linky event so quilt bloggers can share our quilts and see the work of lots of other talented quilter's in blogland. I am new to blogging and new to knowing about this festival, so I was enjoying reading about everyone's amazingly creative and beautiful quilts that have been submitted. It did...

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Color Weaving I - Completed Quilt Top
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Color Weaving I – Complete!

I just completed Color Weaving I, and it is currently getting its first wash. I am looking forward to seeing how it crinkles up! I decided to go with an all over "robot boxes" quilting pattern. I think it works pretty well with the quilt design, and I am hoping that I will work on my piecing precision enough to...

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