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t-shirt quilt

more t-shirt quilt – wip

hello Wednesday! did winter visit you this week?? I have a fresh layer of snow paired with bright blue skies – love it!! so…today we are going to continue with our t-shirt quilt project… click here to read the last post… I like to lay a quilt on the floor to use as a guide […]

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t-shirt project

t-shirt project – wip

hello Wednesday! today I am going to continue where we left off on my t-shirt project… click here to read the first post… yesterday…I began working on this project again… my larger t-shirt designs are all bordered and ready to insert into the quilt… I also cut out several of the woven uniform designs that […]

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t-shirt quilt

a t-shirt quilt + giveaway

hello Monday! today…I am beginning a bit of a series… on how to take an assortment of t-shirts and uniforms and make them into a quilt… so I like to use a quilt as a base for size guidelines… notice…I only have a few t-shirts, so I have them spread out… did you see the […]

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origami oasis

new origami oasis + giveaway

hello Monday! do you ever have fabric lines you just love?? even after they have been out awhile?? Origami Oasis by Tamara Kate is one of those for me…still just love it! I cut some 3.5 x 5.5 inch rectangles of the various prints to pair with 1.5 x 3.5 inch rectangles of the diamond […]

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christmas sewing

red and white sewing + giveaway

hello Monday! so….if you are like me…Christmas sewing commences on Thanksgiving weekend… there is just something classic about red and white… I have had these older prints from 3 Sisters for sometime… I cut some 2.5 inch squares… and sewed them together…. I also cut a 1 inch piece of tiny red stripe to use […]

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super hero masks

super hero masks + giveaway

hello Monday! my project the other day…. super hero masks to go with the cape I made a couple of weeks ago… I used a tutorial that Ann Kelle had on her blog… can you guess which masks I am making?? getting ready to turn the masks right side out… the next step is to […]

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firecrackers quilt

firecrackers blog hop

hello and welcome to Fat Quarter Shop’s Firecrackers blog hop!! I am super excited to FINALLY share this quilt project with you! to get started… you will need the pattern, two jelly rolls, a 30 degree triangle ruler and some background… I decided to mix two lines..Hello Darling and Daysail by Bonnie and Camille the […]

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jingle star

a little jingle star + winner

hello Friday! so, sometimes in the midst of big sewing projects, I enjoy taking a break to make something fun! this week…when these goodies arrived…they began calling my name! so I broke open the Jingle mini charm pack… there are some great prints in this line…do you have a favorite print?? I decided on a […]

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up parasol

up parasol + winner

hello Friday! a few weeks ago…I received a custom request to make matching Up Parasol pillow covers… I had made one for the Intrepid Thread’s newsletter… I began by cutting a fun shape… I placed it on a piece of batting about 18 inches square and pulled coordinating prints from Up Parasol and Lottie Da […]

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good neighbors

good neighbors + winner

hello Friday! today I am thrilled to share one of my Good Neighbors projects with you! these fabrics are just so fun!! love Amanda Jean at Crazy Mom Quilts designs! a complete tutorial for this project is here…. if you would like a copy of the PDF… leave me a comment or email me – […]

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