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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

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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 …

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MCCQA – Cutting and Organizing

All right, all right!! It is week two of the Mod City Center Quilt Along. This week is the week to prepare your fabric the way you prefer. Some options are prewashing, ironing with water and ironing with starch. Currently, my process is starching and ironing both sides of my fabric. I hang them over …

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Color Theory

Picking out fabrics for a quilt is my absolute favorite part of quilting. I would love to work at a quilt shop!! Helping other people pick out fabric on a daily basis would be so much fun. I love all the different values of color. My favorite days are rainy days; and you might be …