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Twisted Star

When selecting the fabrics for this quilt, my latest contribution to Project Linus, I had to thoroughly sift through my stash. First, I had to find enough light-value, “cool” fabrics that went well together. Then, I had to find enough … Continue reading

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Blue Baskets

For the latest quilt top for Project Linus, I chose “Blueberry Baskets” from Basket Bonanza by Nancy Mahoney. The cutting instructions called for each block to use the same blues and yellow fabrics. But I chose different yellows and blues … Continue reading

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Not-So-Scrappy Quilt

Yesterday, I finished sewing together my latest quilt for Project Linus. This one is less scrappy than the previous ones, and I departed from the practice of just using fabric from my stash. I had selected three fabrics to use … Continue reading

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Bali Bali Quilt and Kitties

For this Linus quilt, I went through my bin of batiks. I was lucky to find that there was a large piece — more than a yard — of a multicolored batik suitable for the background. Because there were so … Continue reading

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“Plan B” Crib Quilt

My latest submission to Project Linus: This is a crib-size version of “Plan B” from Save the Scraps by Gayle Bong. In reducing the number of blocks, I had to recalculate the number of 2″ scrappy squares I would need. … Continue reading

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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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