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Caught between both worlds

Those of you that have been quilting for as many years as I have can appreciate the changes in trends in the quilt world. Even though I love the modern quilt movement, my roots are in traditional quilting and at the moment I am working on a very traditional quilt through Barbara Brackman’s Grandmother’s Choice:… Read More

WIP Wednesday-Pillow Power

Nothing packs more decorating punch than throw pillows and I am in desperate need of new ones for the living room. We are big users of pillows on the couch and on the floor for watching TV and napping/sleeping.  I recently watched an episode (#97) of an online sewing class at Power Sewing.  These are… Read More

Adventures in Binding

Yesterday I got another quilt out of the UFO stack.  This quilt is called Twister. It is created by sewing 10″ squares (aka layer cakes) together with a border, then re-cutting the sewn squares using the Twister Tool. I saw this tool demonstrated last September at the Quilt Fest of Jacksonville. I was so intrigued by it,… Read More

WIP Wednesday-Deadlines!

My husband and I are both CPAs. We joke in our household that if it weren’t for deadlines we would never get anything done. Today is the deadline for the QuiltCon Block Challenge, my package is postmarked and ready to go to Elizabeth Hartman.  The challenge was to create up to three blocks with the… Read More

WIP Wednesday-QuiltCon Block Challenge

My fabric is washed and pressed. I have some designs drafted. After two failed attempts at completing a block for the QuiltCon Block Challenge it has come down to the wire. I need to have something done and in the mail in seven days. I plan to start cutting and sewing tonight. Let’s hope I’ll… Read More

Generation Q

Always on the look out for new and exciting modern quilt projects, I have been following the Generation Q Magazine blog for some time now. Recently the first print version of the magazine, Summer 2012, was released and I had to get my hands on it.  It isn’t sold in too many retail locations (yet) but if… Read More