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This is my absolute favorite quilt I’ve made to date. It’s an incredibly simple alternating 9-patch design, and it came together so quickly, but I am in love with the finished look. I chose this simple pattern because I was running out of time, and this was the final quilt I needed to finish before […]

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Oh, Lord, I learned a lot while making this quilt. The original pattern didn’t include the white sashing between the blocks. The blocks were incredibly complicated, and the finished quilt was supposed to be pinwheels that connected at the triangles (I’m sure that makes no sense, but just trust me, it was complicated). There were […]

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Forest floor quilt

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2012
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I made this quilt in July 2010. It was a Christmas gift for my husband’s parents, and I chose the colors specifically for them. Their living room is decorated in rich, dark brown leather and light green. My father-in-law is the outdoorsy type, so it seemed a perfect fit to design the quilt with earth […]

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This quilt was a breeze to piece. It looks incredibly time-consuming with all of those tiny little squares, but I strip pieced them by cutting long strips, sewing them together, cutting the sewn strips, and sewing them together again to create this double Irish chain pattern. I pieced the quilt top and began quilting it […]

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I started piecing this quilt by hand in the fall of 2006 before I had a sewing machine. I’m not sure why I chose such bright colors for this quilt other than I knew I wanted nice warm flannel prints, and perhaps these were just the colors I liked most in the fabric store’s selection […]

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