The Rescue Quilts – #1 – A Tumbler Quilt – the find and the pattern
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The Rescue Quilts – #1 – A Tumbler Quilt – the find and the pattern

The Rescue Quilt series is about finishing up quilt tops that were never completed and then remaking the pattern.  Sometimes I find easier / modern ways to make the quilt pattern, and sometimes I change up the pattern a bit to freshen things up. Sometimes I will offer the quilt pattern to you free, sometimes…

Monday is all about fabric – #20 – a little bit of Loominous from The Confident Stitch
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Monday is all about fabric – #20 – a little bit of Loominous from The Confident Stitch

It’s been a slow week for getting new fabrics.  I only managed to  get sneak these two in.  The Confident Stitch sweetly offered me a couple of half yards to get me started making lovelies with their fabrics.  They have a massive stock of Cotton and Steel fabrics plus lots of other quilting cottons.  There garment…

Friday Tuts – How to use the EZ Quilting Dresden Ruler ( video tutorial )
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Friday Tuts – How to use the EZ Quilting Dresden Ruler ( video tutorial )

This is not a tutorial on how to make a Dresden quilt.  It’s a tutorial on how to use the Dresden ruler.  This ruler can be used to make many quilts.  The fabric pieces that this ruler cuts are called “blades” (not to be confused with rotary blades).  First things first, you will need to…

Using mini design boards while making a quilt
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Using mini design boards while making a quilt

I have previously mentioned wanting to make and use Lori Holt’s mini design boards before. I feel like whenever you are making quilt blocks that require that certain fabrics to go in certain positions, I have trouble with my usual chain piecing technique.  Sorta. Most quilts that I make, anything can go anywhere, but there…

Monday is all about fabric – #19 – Charleston by Amy Sinbaldi from Art Gallery Fabrics
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Monday is all about fabric – #19 – Charleston by Amy Sinbaldi from Art Gallery Fabrics

You are looking at Charleston by Amy Sinbaldi. This line incorporates some of my favorite things: navy, buildings, pineapples and tiny florals, plus enough paleness amongst the color to keep my low volume loving heart happy. About Amy You can visit Amy’s blog here to learn more about her.  I find everything she makes just…