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When a Quilt is so much more than a Pretty Blanket

This last six months has taken an unexpected turn of its own in my quilting focus and I just went with the ride. There was the time (and who knows ~ it may still come) when I really wanted to … Continue reading

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Why Contrast Matters Part 3 …the quilt is rescued from NO contrast!

I must admit I had my doubts this quilt could be helped, but I do love a challenge! Let me say here that taking the time to plan Β as I described earlier is a LOT LESS WORK than trying to … Continue reading

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Β Why Contrast Matters Part 2 …Can This Quilt be Fixed?

We’ve all have had THAT quilt that we were sooooooo EXCITED about that we just couldn’t wait until we could get to cutting and piecing it and see it come together! And then… the moment we were waiting for… to … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With This Quilt!…why Contrast MattersΒ 

Have you ever had a project get away from you? It can happen easily especially when you’re working with many prints or colors and trying to get a limited amount of certain colors to work together if you forget one … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung!

I am really loving these colors! So much so I just had to buy those flowers at Trader Joe’s today! It’s a happy bunch to be working near ~ so inspiring!  I have the thread painting chart done and soon … Continue reading

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Preparing Patterns for Glue Basting Tutorial – Part 1

  Using the Master of the pattern you have, in this case the Spring Poppies, tape it to a light source (window or light box). Lay a piece of freezer paper, shiny side down, on top of it an tape … Continue reading

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