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Round bottomed fabric storage buckets – a tutorial

I love seeing fabric around the house, and I love making useful things out of fabric. Luckily these round bottomed storage buckets hit both points! Max seems to be amassing lots of collections of various types of toys these days, … Continue reading

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a preview

Just a little look at what’s been keeping me occupied lately – Round bottomed fabric buckets – I simply can’t get enough! I made a couple of these back before Max was born – originally we used them to hold … Continue reading

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leaf quilting – a tutorial

I know I’ve mentioned about nine thousand times already know how much I love Elizabeth’s dogwood quilting pattern. Lately I’ve been wanting to quilt every quilt I make with this pattern, but in the interest in keeping a little variety … Continue reading

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bella, bella, bella quilt

Many months ago I received a charm pack of Lotta Jansdotter’s new line, Bella, and made up this quilt top to show off a few of those squares. I outlined each in solid white and made a patchwork background out … Continue reading

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another variation…

Yes, another variation of the Dogwood quilting pattern, this time to look like the classic Orla Kiely Stem pattern. Who knows when I’ll have a chance to photograph this quilt (fingers crossed for some sun this weekend!), but at least … Continue reading

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couture angles

Yay, solids! I don’t often make quilts out of just solids – somehow even when I intend to just use solids, those prints sneak their way in the mix – but this quilt reminds me that all solids can be … Continue reading

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a traveling quilt update

It’s fun to take a little break from my projects to work on the latest traveling quilt to arrive at my doorstep! This month I had Heather‘s quilt, and it’s one that I’ve loved from the start! She chose to … Continue reading

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Fall is in the air – a cross quilt

It was a bit of a race to get this quilt finished, as I wanted to include some beautiful fall leaves in my finished quilt photos. I’m pleased to say I won – while most leaves in our area had … Continue reading

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Liberty for the bed!

This quilt has been a long time coming! I started collecting pieces of Liberty of London fabrics several years ago – just tiny pieces here and there, hoping that one day I’d have enough to make an entire quilt out … Continue reading

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rainbow plus scrap quilt

I’m pretty smitten with this one! I started this quilt in an attempt to use up some scraps, but then decided to keep it on the small side, so as far as using up scraps? well, I have some more … Continue reading

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