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Quiltmakers 100 block mag. vol 16

July Block of the Month

Welcome to the half way point in this Block of the Month. I am really loving the fabrics in this Colorway. I chose to go with the Civil War version. Given the three fabric colorways, I have liked many of the fabrics the shop has chosen. I really am a fan of the rustic colors […]

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Farewell April…….

I can hardly believe how fast this last month has gone by.  This has been such a cold Spring. We finally had three fantastic days in the high 80’s but then we dropped back down into the 60’s. I really need to get outside. I am perpetually behind. Then I sit and think about all […]

Quiltmakers 100 block mag. vol 16

Raw Diamonds Block February’s Block of the Month

I cannot believe that it is already almost the middle of February. I know that I have been busy but where has the time gone?  I was so happy to see this months block of the month in the mail Thursday. I really enjoy sharing this tutorial with you. I will be doing three different […]

Quiltmakers 100 block mag. vol 16

Star Garden Block

How many you of you have ever participated in a BOM (block of the month)? Usually through your local quilt store and sometimes even through the mail. I have chosen to join in the fun with my friend Lori and her local quilt store Quilts and Things . I loved the blocks she has shared […]

Building Friendships one Quilt Block at a time…..

It has been awhile since I have worked on my Hobo Quilt by Debra G. Henninger. Here are the first three blocks that I wanted to share with you. I am using  my older European Linen Plaid and some of my precious Australian Aboriginal fabrics. I decided to use the raw edge appliqué method with […]

Cleaning One’s Machine…..

This is what happens when you haven’t cleaned your machine or changed the needle. Ugly stitches!! The tension is all a mess and the needle is dull. I have a vintage DAQ 555-3 that sits in a oil bath. It is a Juki and a real work horse!! I love my machine but I haven’t […]

Color and You

  Today I would like to talk a little bit about Color! I know that for some of you that is a very scary concept. For me it is like opening the door and letting me run! 🙂 I have always loved color and all the things that I can do with it. I, however, […]