Monthly Archives: January 2012

We Bee Learning January Block

This is the block I made for one of my bees for this month.  The blocks are easy for those who are just starting quilting (not me) or joining their first bees (me).  The world of virtual bees is a … Continue reading

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Central Park Quilt

      Just after discovering the world of designer fabrics and finding out that we have a couple really nice quilt shops nearby, I stumbled onto a fat quarter sale ($1.50 each!) so I stocked up, buying with no particular plan in … Continue reading

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Fabric Friday

This week I ended up buying quite a lot of fabric (probably over 30 yards– eek!).  On Monday, I received an email from one of my favorite cross-stitch shops in Indianapolis announcing that they were having to close (so sad!) … Continue reading

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Modern 99 Bee- January

These are the blocks for a bee based on the book, Modern Blocks: 99 Quilt Blocks from Your Favorite Designers.  These were paper-pieced, and while they did take some time because there are so many seams, they weren’t at all … Continue reading

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Work-In-Progress Wednesday: Zig Zag quilting

This week I should be able to finish the hand quilting on my zig zag quilt.  When I first decided to hand-stitch the quilting, I intended to do about half what I’m ending up with.  I was planning to only … Continue reading

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Laura’s birthday present

      I made this quilt for my best friend’s birthday.  The living room in her new house is decorated in black, gray, and red, so I made it to match.  This pattern is a smaller version of the Portrait Gallery Quilt pattern on … Continue reading

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Triangle-free Zig Zag Quilt

This “stained glass” fabric has been lying around moving from house to house with me since before I could drive.  I bought it originally planning to do a cathedral window quilt with it, but while recently reorganizing my fabric, I … Continue reading

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