baby quilt fail

After auditioning these blocks on her design board, Megan (Tales of Ineptitude) concludes it’s just not right for a baby quilt. It’s still plenty right, her color and fabric choices rock the stars. She’s thinking of finishing …

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tutorial embellish quilt

Can someone please shoo that bee off this bunny’s nose? Ahh, it’s only thread. This sweet scene is one of eight that make up a quilt from a Nan Baker design, Bullas Bunnies. Visit KreinikGirl to see a closeup

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bunny with glasses wall hanging

Adorableness alert! It’s a bunny with eyeglasses. Well, you gotta see to paint eggs, right? This humorous Busy Bunny wall quilt is the work of Dee Anne of Sew Tackitt. Besides this cutey, there’s more to see at her …

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RealMenQuiltTshirtSew, men, sew. Though still a minority in quilting circles, men are indeed picking up the needle in greater numbers. We can encourage the habit with this screen printed t-shirt, “Real Men Quilt” offered by Stacey of IceCreamTees.

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cover_Megan_QuiltingIsntFunny

Denise of My Life in Quilts is the winner of my recent book giveaway that was part of the Quilting Isn’t Funny Blog Tour. She will receive a signed copy of Quilting Isn’t Funny by humorist Megan Dougherty.

To …

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cover_Megan_QuiltingIsntFunny

Thank you Megan Dougherty for giving me the best laughs I’ve had since I read a copy of The Sweet Potato Queen’s Book of Love by Jill Connor. Like Jill, Megan’s brand of humor is equally irreverent, only Megan’s subject …

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Brackman quilt reds ran

Oh, the dreaded reds running upon washing. It snagged quilt historian Barbara Brackman of Material Culture with this gorgeous red and green quilt top. She finds redemption through a fellow blogger, Vicki Welsh. Read the entire story right here

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Ashleys quilt peachy babyIn Ashley’s (Film in the Fridge) post about her peachy baby quilt she touches on the fundamental reason I send most of my quilt tops out instead of stitching them myself. As most of my quilts are gifts, …

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For the Boys Star Trek Quilt

This is Pieces by Polly’s entry in the For the Boys Blog Hop running through November 15th over at Sew We Quilt. I love the simplicity of the front with just the symbol on a red ground. The back’s …

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foundation pieced pillow_A Few Scraps

Christina of A Few Scraps has outdone herself in scrappiness in her latest handmade creation, a patchwork pillow. She explains,

This is the scrappiest pillow in scrap town.

Chuckle. She also incorporated some practice free motion scrap pads from earlier …

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frozen quilt brings back red lines

This is what happened when Lee of Freshly Pieced put her washed and dried quilt in her freezer for 30 minutes. Bizarre behavior but necessary to test her red FriXion pen. Of the red marks reappearing she said,

I’m keeping

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marits quilt finish 2013This is Marit’s first quilt-y finish for 2013. Calling it Fractured Field Study No. 2, she used some yummy Anna Maria Horner voile for the backing. See lots of photos of her gorgeous quilt and learn more about her …

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Terry Grant of And Sew it Goes gives advice on how to live well this year and it’s not what we’ve all been reading. Her steps to not getting all that much done and enjoying the hell out of life

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Before my latest Sew Sassy Buttons contest ended, Sam of Hunter’s Design Studio contacted me to say she wanted to give a second winner four buttons. Wow. Thank you Sam! So, today, I’m announcing the two winners I picked …

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Cheryl of Muppin gives you Grumpy Cat. I’m laughing so hard! Go HERE to learn more about her art quilt.

Image credit: Muppin

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