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Linus Quilt #2: Green Pinwheels

Earlier this week, I finished the second quilt top destined for Project Linus. Based on “Summer Breezes” from Scrap-Basket Surprises by Kim Brackett, I made a few changes. Some of the fabric remnants I wanted to use were narrower than … Continue reading

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On to the Next

Yesterday, I sewed the border on the Perkiomen Valley quilt. I even used up the last of a small piece of fabric, so my bin of brown, tan, orange, and yellow is every so slightly depleted. (It’s the small piece … Continue reading

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Raiding My Fabric Stash

Since I started quilting, some 35 years ago, I’ve preferred to make quilts of my own design. But recently, I decided to embark on a new course of action. I have a pretty extensive library of quilt books, collected during … Continue reading

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My Kind of Florals

Last weekend, I was in Portland, Oregon, for Spring Quilt Market. In addition to meeting up with several of my freelance clients, I took the opportunity to peruse the new offerings from the various fabric companies with an eye towards … Continue reading

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My Favorite Fabric

I bought this fabric back in the late ’80s, I think. I don’t remember how much I bought, maybe a yard or two. There’s not much left — just two pieces, one about 9″ x 20″, the other about 5-1/2″ … Continue reading

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My New Obsession Part 2

I am so into English paper piecing! Here’s what I’ve done so far. Plus I’ve prepped the pieces for 3 or 4 more, which involves cutting out the hexagons or half-hexagons and gluing them to the paper templates. It’s fun … Continue reading

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My New Obsession

I first tried my hand at English paper piecing a little more than a year ago, and discovered that I really enjoyed it. After completing this sampler quilt, for which I did a fair bit of hand piecing, I decided … Continue reading

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