July 2015 Stash Bee Hive 2 Blocks
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Stash Bee

Stash Bee Hive 2 July Blocks

Kristen asked for 2 blocks following Molli Sparkles' Union Jack tutorial but using an assortment of colors (although the traditional blue and red could have been used, I chose to go with the non-traditional groupings below). It seemed like a complicated block and I definitely took my time piecing the first one, but it turned out to be worth it because...

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Hive 4 June Block
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Gate Crashing Stash Bee Hive 4

It is my turn to request blocks from Hive 2 this month (I posted my Love Letters block tutorial yesterday). I have been having so much fun making a quilt block for someone each month that it was a bit sad to wake up on Monday and not have a tutorial to work on. So I decided to follow Carla @Granny...

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Stash Bee April Blocks
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Stash Bee Hive #2 April Blocks

Angela requested the Starburst Cross block in modern blues and greens with a white background. Blue and green are my favorite colors, so I went straight to the fabrics that spoke most to me: Text in Navy by Carolyn Friedlander and Pearl Bracelet in Green paired with Kona White. I couldn't decide where I would prefer to put the...

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Elephant Parade: Turtle
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Quilts

Elephant Parade QAL and Stash Bee March Blocks

It's time for a bit of catch up on my Elephant Parade QAL blocks! Turtle Once again I asked my husband to help me pick out the fabrics for the turtle block. He was in a mood to represent a box turtle, and the brown fabric with swirls really captures the turtle shell texture quite well! Working on this cute turtle block...

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Yvonne's Hive 2 February Block
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February Hive 2 Stash Bee Block

I have to admit that when I first read Jo's request for the February block for Hive #2, it struck a bit of fear into my heart. I definitely panicked a bit at the thought of applique, but Jo wrote a fantastic tutorial. So, after a few deep breaths... I jumped in. I chose 3 Kona solid grays (whose...

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Olive
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Life

Introducing Olive {Odds and Ends}

While I was sewing in my newly renovated sewing room on Wednesday, a wonderful thing happened: I made peace with my Bernina, and she finally told me her name (almost 2 years after buying her). I would like to introduce you to Olive. Olive is a great name for this little lady. She does love oil and needs it quite frequently...

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