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What Doesn’t Kill You. . .

Makes you stronger. So the saying goes.   Is it true? If something doesn’t kill you, but it leaves you a paraplegic or in a coma, are you stronger? Recovering from the brink of death should make you stronger mentally knowing that you can handle more than you thought you could. . . theoretically.   Even…

Brown Bag Quilt

I finished this year’s Brown Bag Quilt a week or two ago.   You can read about past year’s quilts here: http://moosequilts.blogspot.com/2011/07/brown-bag-challenge.html and here: http://moosequilts.blogspot.com/2011/07/quilt-show-part-ii.html and here: http://moosequilts.blogspot.com/2012/07/obsession.html.   Last year I loved the quilt I made. I wanted to love this one too. I was inspired by my friend’s churn dash quilt and wanted to make one like…

Challenge Quilts

This is a follow up to my Quilting Peer Pressure post. These are the other quilts in the Challenge Quilt category at our local quilt show.   Here is my quilt, on the left, and another one.     This is made by a fairly new quilter. It’s paper pieced. She has had it done…

A Mini Flower Class

Last Saturday I taught a quilt class on my Mini Flower Garden from Simply Charming Minis. Here was our design wall.     The large block is 9 1/2″. It is a similar block in Simply Charming Collection. It was easier to show the technique with a larger block. The little flowers are so tiny at 4…

Sometimes Things Work, and …

… sometimes they just don’t go as planned.   A friend of mine picked up a quilt top at a thrift store that was a churn dash made from crazy, old fabrics – maybe 60s or 70s. It wasn’t put together well so she took it apart, trimmed each of the units and reassembled the…

Sea Pebbles

This is the other quilt I designed for Timeless Treasures. It uses the fabric line Tonga Sea Glass. It is made with one set of 2 1/2″ strips. It looks like lots of little piecing, but it is made with strip sets so that helps.     It is a free pattern on the Timeless…

Mocha Magic

For spring market, I designed a couple quilts for Timeless Treasures. This quilt is from their fabric line Tonga Mocha Kiss. It uses two sets of 2 1/2″ strips and some yardage. It’s made in an improv style.     It is a free pattern for a year at: http://www.ttfabrics.com/projects/tonga-mocha-kiss-mocha-magic/ Share