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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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Name Challenge mini quilt

*Warning: mild Shakespearean profanity* My small local modern quilting group recently came up with a fun challenge: everyone wrote down several quilt names on slips of paper, and then we all took turns drawing a name out of a hat. … Continue reading

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MQG Riley Blake fabric challenge

A while back the Modern Quilt Guild sent out fabric bundles with the instructions to try something new using the fabrics. I realized they would be perfect for a design I’d been thinking about for a little while. Several people … Continue reading

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WIP—Another Artichoke Quilt

After making my original artichoke quilt (pattern available here!), some friends of mine told me I should make a larger version for show, so that’s what I’ve been working on for some time now. I actually got the top done back … Continue reading

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Artichokes revisited…

After making my most recent mini quilt, I was just having too much fun with my artichoke block and decided to come up with a bigger quilt based on it. So, after using this as an excuse to order some of … Continue reading

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The Insane Red Artichoke

The traditional guild I’m a part of has issued a challenge to create a quilt using the shape formed by two squares superimposed on each other, one rotated 45 degrees. It’s a shape found often in Islamic art and mosaics. … Continue reading

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Morning’s Born With The Lights Of Love

I said I wasn’t likely to make another double wedding ring quilt, but a flash of inspiration and the motivation provided by the NYC Mod Quilt Guild’s Double Wedding Ring Challenge have me eating my words. So here is: Morning’s Born … Continue reading

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