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 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 Matters 

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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One of my favorite kind of days….

                                    …a quilt fabric Road Trip! I was so sorry to hear that another quilt shop in (sort of) my area was closing! … Continue reading

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Obsessed!

It’s been a rough start to the new year with the flu season and thread painting took a big break! To get out of the cold-rums I found my self getting obsessed with making quilt tops by busting my stash. … Continue reading

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Your Pet “Photo to Art Quilt” Tutorial Part 3

And now we get to the really fun part of this tutorial! Assembling the Pug Art Quilt! Here is Chisum assembled and ready to thread paint. But before we get to the thread painting, I will take you through the … Continue reading

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Your Pet “Photo to Art Quilt” Tutorial Part 2

In the previous tutorial, Your Pet “Photo to Art Quilt” Tutorial Part 1, we finished with a Value Sketch and a Master (line drawing). From these we will create pattern pieces, choose fabric and start cutting out the pieces. Let’s look at … Continue reading

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Back to the Sack… My American Feed Sack Quilting

I have two loves in quilting – Feed Sack and Thread Painting. When I started this blog I was totally daunted with the idea of “blogging” and gave up pretty quickly after a few posts about my love of feed … Continue reading

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Thread Painting in the Fall

  Have you ever tried Thread Painting? It’s easier than the name might imply! I was intrigued for some time and decided to start off with something small… and I think 15″ x 15″ is a great size to start … Continue reading

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30’s Original Feedsacks ~ Kitchen re-do!

These prints are so inspiring that I’m changing my kitchen according to some of my favorite feed sacks that I just bought. My favorite colors green and brown, are getting replaced with these cheerful colors! The dishes have been breaking … Continue reading

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