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Wonky Autumn Leaves in the Fat Quarterly

One of my patterns came out in Issue 6 of the Fat Quarterly this week — Wonky Autumn Leaves! Here’s the link: http://www.fatquarterly.com/issues/issue-6 This quilt was an experiment with wonky.  I took a traditional leaf pattern and made it wonky on every level.  This issue was all about using different fabrics, so I used, well,…

Guild Pumpkin Project

One of my guilds started a block exchange a few months ago.  The blocks are due at our September meeting.  I am just getting started.  Of course, I have had my blocks designed since right after I signed up.  We have two blocks to make — a pumpkin block and a 16 patch block.  We…

Receiving Blanket Tutorial

I thought it was about time I wrote up this tutorial that I had taken pictures for over a year ago.  I have made dozens of these blankets, and my kids have been dragging them around for years. While this receiving blanket is not uncommon, I have a little more relaxed way of making it….

Quilt Show Part II

This year’s brown bag challenge quilts were few in number, but worth showing nonetheless! One of you asked me to show you the contents of my bag.  What a great idea!  I am use to not being able to show my projects until months after they are finished, so I didn’t even think about showing…

Fiesta Days Quilt Show

This morning I got up at the crack of dawn to help hang a one day outdoor quilt show. I am not really a morning person, but I think I would have enjoyed the sunrise more had I not gone to bed 5 hours before the alarm rang. One of my guilds in in charge…

Brown Bag Challenge

What do princess and race cars, Christmas and Easter, music and dogs have in common?  They are all fabrics that came in a little brown bag. One of my guilds has a brown bag challenge every year.  I love it!  One of the ladies came up with the idea, and she has been in charge…

Fons and Porter

Today I found Fon’s and Porter’s new issue of Easy Quilts.  My friend, Machelle Preston, designed one of the quilts in it!  Her quilts is called Stars and Stripes. It was designed as a Quilts of Valor quilt.  I quilted it.  I designed the quilt pattern just for Quilts of Valor quilts. Here’s a link…