Author Archives: Sylvia

Finished Science Quilt: Corona

When I went to the AQS Chattanooga show back in the fall of 2015, I really fell in love with Zen Chic’s Modern Background Ink line. All that was left in the Moda both was a jelly roll. I don’t … Continue reading

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Craftsy Quilt Designer Fellowship

When I promised exciting changes coming earlier this year (meaning my new longarm), I had no idea just how exciting things were about to get! I am thrilled and honored to be able to tell you that Craftsy has selected me … Continue reading

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Modern Star mini

I realized I hadn’t posted the mini quilt I made for the MQG swap, so here are a couple quick photos. My partner mentioned all these colors as her favorites, and while I was initially skeptical, it turned out that … Continue reading

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Batik quilt

This is the second quilt I’ve finished on my new Handi Quilter Avanté! (The first one is lovely, too, but I’m afraid I have to make you wait a little while to see that one.) I haven’t worked with batiks … Continue reading

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My new toy

Man oh man, I’ve been so busy quilting that life got away from me and I neglected to blog! I hinted at a big purchase at QuiltCon, and it’s arrived and been set up for a little while now. That’s … Continue reading

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QuiltCon recap part 2: classes, swap, and more!

I also had several quilts hanging at QuiltCon. It’s always so fun to see them in a show setting! I accosted some passers-by to take my picture. One of the highlights was the mini quilt swap that the MQG organized. The … Continue reading

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QuiltCon recap part 1: Favorite quilts

I’m back from QuiltCon and here’s a post full of my favorite quilts! These are by and large not award winners, not because those weren’t beautiful, but because you’ve probably seen those all over the place already and I wanted to share some … Continue reading

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Lleonard the Llama

I have a standing agreement with my good friend Joan (who incidentally is an amazing crochet artist with a new website!) that one of these days, we’re just going to run away to the llama farm (pending acquisition of a llama … Continue reading

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Quilt Challenge: “I’m a Sewciopath” & pattern

My local traditional quilt guild put out a “Say it with Flowers” challenge: we had to make a quilt that incorporated text and at least three floral fabrics. My husband and I recently read a whole lot about sociopathy and … Continue reading

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Finished Union Jack quilt

I’ve been part of Stash Bee for several years now, and this year I requested Union Jack blocks because I decided that my British husband needed a Stash Bee couch quilt that he loves as much as I love mine from … Continue reading

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