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Coneflower Quilt

I was inspired to make this quilt when I saw a picture on Pinterest of a large coneflower blossom appliquéd project that was attributed to Gillian Travis Textiles.  I've searched the actual site but I can't seem to find it there, so I don't know if hers was a whole quilt or just a mini… Continue reading Coneflower Quilt

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It started with a tree … (part 2)

The "tree" quilt is finished.  At least it started with a tree!  I had a vision in my mind of a tree with falling leaves that landed in a pile in the opposite corner and it all came together from there.  It needed an owl on a branch, and of course, once I had that… Continue reading It started with a tree … (part 2)

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Playing with Thread

"Once upon a time there was a lovely sign ..."   Well, OK, it was last Saturday.  So I'm in this cool shop with my daughter and I'm seeing all kinds of wonderful things I don't need but am still allowed to admire and I'm almost done when I go around a corner and see… Continue reading Playing with Thread

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Playing with Owls

Owls are popular right now, especially for baby stuff, so I played with an idea I saw on Pinterest for a cushion cover with owls peeking in from the edges, and expanded it to baby quilt size.  It seems that no matter how you make the owl bodies - with details or just simple shapes… Continue reading Playing with Owls

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Applique Sneak Peek

Since I've been doing a couple of custom quilting projects this past week and I can't post those until the owner gets to see them first,  I thought I'd give you a sneak peek of one of the appliqué quilts I'm working on now. There are a lot of leaves on this quilt top -… Continue reading Applique Sneak Peek

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Butterfly Applique Baby Quilt

  I just finished this bright and fun baby quilt with cool butterfly and flower appliques, so I wanted to share some pictures with you, as well as a new video showing parts of my process in getting this one made. I'm not including all the steps for applying the fusible web, cutting out the… Continue reading Butterfly Applique Baby Quilt