Blog Quilts

Lumberjack Aaron Fabric

Ahhhhhh!!! Look at this quilt! I love, love, love it!!! This quilt has been on my list of makes for soooo long. It feels wonderful to have this finished. The pattern is called Legendary, which is the perfect name for it. Seeing Bigfoot on a quilt makes me smile and laugh. It stirs my imagination. …

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Mod City Center Quilt Along

Yeah!!! I can’t believe we are done with the Mod City Center Quilt Along. I am amazed by all of you ladies. Each and every quilt is so different and incredibly beautiful. Thank you so much for taking this journey with me. I hope it has been as much fun for you as it has …

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How to bind a quilt – MCCQA

Binding, for me, has always been the hardest part of making a quilt. Since I started quilting back in 1999, I have used every way under the sun: store-bought double-folded bias tape, ribbon, self made double-fold binding, folder over binding, binding cut on bias. Which one is the best?? Well, it depends on when you …

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Dorothy’s Journey Fabric

This month I have been following the yellow brick road and it has taken me to Oz. This nostalgic collection features characters like Toto, the Cowardly Lion, Scarecrow, the Tin Man, witches, flying monkeys, and of course Dorothy. I love everything Jill Howarth creates. Her drawings are absolutely beautiful. These fabrics have yellows, pinks, hints …

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MCCQA- Backing and Spray Basting

We are back!!! Wow that free week was really helpful. I didn’t get as much done last week as I had hoped for because my dad was in the hospital. I went back to New Mexico to lend a helping hand. There were lots of prayers, cooking and a little yard work. I am so …

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What is Chenille-It

At the end of last year, I was able to make a dream of mine come true; I attended Quilt Market. Each year, my sister and I say, “This is the year we are finally going to go.” Sadly, she didn’t go with me, but I did go. It was amazing!! My jaw dropped to …

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MCCQA Catch-up Week

binding close up

Happy Fourth of July everyone!!! I hope you have a wonderful holiday. I have been in total bliss, seeing all of your Mod City Center Quilts develop. When I asked if you would like an extra week the majority said yes. So, this is an extra week to pay catch-up or feel free to speed …

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MCCQA – Week 5

Ha!! I hit publish yesterday but just realized it didn’t go through. — It’s week 5 in the Mod City Center Quilt Along. We have cut our fabrics and put all of our blocks together. I am a little behind because I decided to make the queen size quilt. Hopefully I will catch up this …

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MCCQA – Making Block 3 & 4

What!!! How in the world has three weeks gone by? I have been a little crazy over here finishing up on a couple of projects with deadlines. The first one is this year’s Row by Row. I am so excited about the Row I created for Sew Hip and will be sharing it here with …

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MCCQA – Making Block 1 & 2

It is week three of the Mod City Center Quilt Along. We have picked out our fabrics, cut up the fabrics, organized the pieces and this week we will be making Block 1 & 2, the Central Park and Hacienda block. The quilt is based on the Courthouse Step block. These are the two easiest …