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A few years ago my daughter, Cait, subscribed to a Block of the month project and suggested I join her.  I decided not to because I thought I would not have stick-ability and that I would become impatient waiting for each block pattern to be…

BOM convert

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We recently invested in an 11 degree wedge ruler and some beautiful fabrics from Haori Taiwan Textiles from Indigo Niche in both pink and green hues to make two circular quilts for a baby girl who is about to turn one and a baby boy…

11 Degree Wedge Quilt

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1.   This is the technique I used when joining the ‘Quilt as you go’ blocks. These are some blocks I have made to use up my scraps from the Squedge quilt. I am using them to practice my free motion quilting, eventually I will…

Back to Back Technique

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A Wedge + A Square = Squedge! This is the latest template/ruler that Maxine and I both purchased at one on the quilt shows last year. I had been wondering what to make with the gift of Batik fat quarters from my son and daughter in law. It was difficult…

Squedge

Back to Back, Quilt as you Go

  What I love about this quilt is the ‘Quilt as you go’ technique. I chose the blocks from the many different books I have, so thank you to all those people out there who write the many books on quilting and design that give us…

Quilt as you go

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These are a selection of some Christmas doves that I made from a pattern that I downloaded from Embroidery Library Inc. Embroidery Library Inc This was the first time that I have used this company (in fact it is the first time that I have downloaded…

Embroidered Christmas Doves

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It seems very early to start with the Christmas planning but the time flies by so quickly so I thought I would make a start. I also wanted to send a Christmas table runner to my brother and his wife in England and had the opportunity…

Christmas Tree Table Runner

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Being more of an improv quilter than following a strict pattern, I am often left with quilts that are an array of sizes. Some are usable and some not so much 🙂 For both my own and anyone reading, I have found this helpful guide…

Quilt Size Guide

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During my recent visit to England I was able to visit The Bramble Patch patchwork, quilting and fabric shop. Located in the village of Weedon, Northamptonshire BNN74QU. Established in 1987 they offer a range of services for the quilter and is worth a visit. They also have a…

My visit to The Bramble Patch UK

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