Be My Neighbor Quilt Along

The LQS here started a quilt along in January for the Moda Fabrics Be My Neighbor quilt.  The original publication of the block instructions were done late last year.  So, I decided to do this monthly meeting so I can keep up with a few friends.  The shop emailed me the first blocks, but I …

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A New Jelly Roll Project at Moda Bake Shop

I have a new project at Moda Bake Shop, a Christmas pillow you can work up in just an afternoon. It is always fun to have a project accepted by Moda!  This project uses all leftovers, so pull out your reds and greens and whites for a fast project you can enjoy this year.  Those …

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Garden Windows – Quilting the High Contrast Version

Quilting the high contrast version of my Moda Bake Shop design Garden Windows took forever.  Or at least it seemed like it. I started by adding the borders, and then loading on the longarm. I stabilized it first by quilting in the ditch around the borders.  I did a full custom job on it, each …

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Moda Bake Shop – A New Recipe

I am excited to announce my latest design for Moda Bake Shop, that published on the Moda Bake Shop site late yesterday afternoon.  This is the third design that the Moda Bake Shop has accepted.  The fabrics are called Fern Hill designed by Jan Patek. The colors are similar values making a low volume quilt.  …

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Wild Orchid Pin Woven Jelly Roll Tote For Moda Bake Shop

I am thrilled to announce my second recipe for Moda Bake Shop!  I used an older technique that I haven't done in quite a while called pin weaving.  Although I enjoy quick and easy like anyone else, sometimes I like to stretch with a difficult or time consuming project. This one will take a weekend, …

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Changeable Mason Jar Candles

Purely by accident one day while shopping at a big box crafting store, I found that the little flared votive candle holders will fit the top of a medium size mason jar.  The votives were just around the corner from the jars, and on an impulse I decided to see if one would fit.  You …

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