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Sneak Preview: Simply Charming Minis

This week I am finishing up my new book, Simply Charming Minis!  I have tried to make it a good value.  There are 16 patterns in it!  There are two quilts of each patterns!  That’s 32 mini quilts! These quilts range from 13 inches to 21 inches. Here is one runner up cover shot (without…

Playing with Rick Rack Doll Pillows

The other day I was playing with putting rick rack around some bean bags to jazz them up.  My test subjects became two doll pillows for my two “baby” girls – age 2 and 4. Fronts – – Backs – – I was surprised how slick they came together.  First I sewed the rick rack…

Quilt of Valor

Tomorrow is the absolute last day to deliver my Quilt of Valor.  I delivered it today!  Oh yeah!!! I had something else planned, but I thought it was due in May.  I enjoyed making the nine patches for my spring quilt, so I decided to make nine patches for the QOV.  The alternate block is…

Flower Block Exchange

You may remember this flower from THIS POST last week. We exchanged our flower and nine patch blocks yesterday at our quilt guild meeting.  The flower I made is my signature flower.  It is really easy, and I have several versions of it in patterns of mine including: The cover quilt “Charming Flowers” in Simply…

McCall’s Quilt Challenge

If you have ever taken a look on the left side on my blog, you know that I like McCall’s Quilting!  I love working with them.  You may have seen the challenge they do.  They have been doing it for at least four years.  (That’s all I could remember.)  This challenge has big prizes!  Right now,…

What is the Definition of Procrastination?

Today I am working on transforming these stacks of fabric: into 16 of these flower blocks: and 16 scrappy 9 patch blocks.  It sounded like an easy project until I saw the stack of 150 ish white squares.  They are for a guild block swap next Wednesday.  I’ve known about it for, oh, at least…

Do you Sell Your Quilts?

Yesterday I observed a man selling a motorcycle that he had made.  It caused me to reflect on selling quilts.  And yes, the picture has nothing to do with the post, but it is proof that spring is here, and I like it! So the man didn’t really want to sell the bike.  He was…