Recently my 13 year old Emmalie has been stitching up a storm making gifts for friends. I asked her a few questions that I could then share here with you! We started making quilt-as-you-go log cabin pillows a few years back, but for Emmalie it has definitely evolved into something more. Let's have a look: [...]
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I have been quilting and sewing non stop, when I wasn't traveling this last month! I'm really excited to share this finished quilt with you. I have been missing my 100 days project, and have been thinking about incorporating the project into my days again. Anyway, I have a finished quilt to share! I ordered [...]
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Flying Geese Blocks How many different ways do you know how to make Flying Geese? This month I added a new method to my repertoire! I'm always a fan of trying new methods, and love the opportunity to trim down pieces for accuracy in my piecing. The flying geese ruler HERE, is [...]
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Week 11 This entire 100 days of improv, process has been really encouraging to me! It's fun to see what new unit I come up with each day, and often a unit sparks a new idea as I'm stitching. This week I shared a finished quilt top, that I hope to quilt [...]
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Pineapple Blocks These Pineapple blocks were so fun to make, and I love the bright yellow that I selected to go in my quilt! Traditionally a Pineapple block is paper-pieced, however, with the Pineapple Trim Tool we are able to piece without the paper and square up as we go! If you haven't seen [...]
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Week 10 This week was just a lot of fun! After "sashing" and trimming down 20-odd blocks, I ran out the solid white I had been consistently using - no problem though, I improvised! I found a couple white fabrics that were close enough, and dove deep into my scrap bin. I love [...]
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This post is sponsored by OLFA, but all opinions are my own. I've been using OLFA tools for years now, and when asked to partner with them to release their new 45mm Endurance Blade I was excited to participate! To the left is a few of my past photos including my [...]
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Week 9 Every week with my #100days seems to be getting better! I'm loving my daily commitment to using scraps and improvising a new unit! You will be glad to know I have sashed and trimmed 24 of the 63 blocks into 12 1/2" squares, using additional white fabric. My plan is to lay out [...]
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Week 8 This week I saw the midpoint of my 100 days! I'm really enjoying the improv quilting project, and plan to work toward some quilt tops soon! I think I've been overwhelmed by the number of blocks whenever I get near them, so this week my goal is to sort blocks/units. [...]
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Morning Glory in Sunday Drive I had so much fun making this Morning Glory quilt top in Pat Sloan's new Sunday Drive fabrics. I opted to use some of her batiks, and love the outcome! Pat's Sunday Drive collection has just the right mix of navy, red, grey, aqua [...]
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