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Starry Night: September blocks

This month's block used paper piecing technique, one that all three of us were familiar with and happy to assemble!

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Ashley's Baby Girl Memories Quilt

My favourite customer, Ashley asked me to make a quilt from her daughter's baby clothes. I have previously made her quilts for her sisiter-in-law, her boys and she won a school quilt!

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Starry Night QAL - English Paper Pieced stars

August's quilting technique was English Paper Piecing (EPP), a method I was skeptical to try at first.

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Starry Night Quilt: Fabric Weaving

As I work through the Starry Night QAL, I am learning many new sewing techniques. This month I was pleased to try fabric weaving - especially as it could be done while camping sans sewing machine or power!

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Mary's Horse Window Quilt

Sometimes the best way to use a panel is to cut it up! Mary used the classic attic window block to liven up a pastoral panel.

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Starry Night Update April

Our little quilting group is making great progress this month on our Starry Night QAL, I'm the last to finish!

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Mama Bear T-shirt Quilt

My latest memory quilt was delivered last weekend, and it's a cute one!

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Blocks I've been working on...

A new applique technique this month really challenged my fabric folding ability!

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Starry Night Applique Blocks

Starry Night QAL January blocks complete! Our group made 12 blocks last week for our new quilt along :)

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Mary's Triangle and Baby quilts

Mary is a local quilting friend who loves to piece, but gets bogged down during quilting. These are 2 of the quilts I machine quited for her this spring :)

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School Quilting 2017 Part 3: the Eagles

Working with local schools has been very fun and the students are pushing me to design ever more interesting layouts from simple subunits. Take a look at the third quilt I helped to make this year!

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Lee's Rock Band T-shirt Quilt

Memory quilts aren't always cute and cuddly, this t-shirt quilt is all about hard rock and good times!

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Memories of Baby

A local Mom asked me to turn her children's baby outfits into a bed-sized quilt and I happily agreed!

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OMG goal: Ginny's Memory Quilt

A very sentimental Mom asked me to make a bed-sized quilt from her children's baby clothes, and this is going to be one beautiful memory quilt!

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Elementary Quilting Take 2

The second school that I worked with this spring did a wonderful job on this quilt they have donated to the local parish church.

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Recent Posts

  1. Starry Night: September blocks

    This month's block used paper piecing technique, one that all three of us were familiar with and happy to assemble!

    Read More

  2. Ashley's Baby Girl Memories Quilt

    My favourite customer, Ashley asked me to make a quilt from her daughter's baby clothes. I have previously made her quilts for her sisiter-in-law, her boys and she won a school quilt!

    Read More

  3. Starry Night QAL - English Paper Pieced stars

    August's quilting technique was English Paper Piecing (EPP), a method I was skeptical to try at first.

    Read More

  4. Starry Night Quilt: Fabric Weaving

    As I work through the Starry Night QAL, I am learning many new sewing techniques. This month I was pleased to try fabric weaving - especially as it could be done while camping sans sewing machine or p…

    Read More

  5. Mary's Horse Window Quilt

    Sometimes the best way to use a panel is to cut it up! Mary used the classic attic window block to liven up a pastoral panel.

    Read More