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Homeschool mom to 11, Marmee to 14 and author.

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Organizing Quilt Stash with Jars

I use Mason Jars to organize quilt crumbs by color.Easy to see the tiny bits available for appliqué. Mason jars are great for yo-yos too. I put buttons, pins etc. in cute glass yogurt jars (because I gave up making yogurt) Follow Me on Pinterest I have over 30 quilting boards so its best to follow all then […]

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Organizing Quilt Stash with Pant Hangers

I just did a major closet purge and had a few dozen unused huggable pant hangers not in use (ya know, the ultra slim velvet non-slip ones). Light bulb moment: Why not hang my Layer Cakes  so I can see them! You can layer stacks across so you can see all the pretties.   This is Moda’s […]

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Quilt as You Go Tutorials

Quilt As You Go or QAYG is a fun and quick, machine quilting technique where you piece your quilt at the same time you add the three layers of quilt top, batting and backing. Once you finish piecing the quilt is almost done. Just join and add binding. See several step-by-step tutorials and videos below. […]

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Chevron Quilts & Tutorials

How to Make a Chevron Quilt Without Piecing Triangles! No triangles, no half-square tirangles. Just rectangles easy to strip quilt. It  is basically a Rail Fence Quilt on point.   See the rectangles. I found several tutorials for Chevron quilts.  See fabric requirements and tutorials at the bottom of this post.     Chevron Quilt Tutorials […]

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Coral Pink & Green Quilts

A virtual quilt created with Serpindipity. Trying to decide if I want to make this into fabric. Yardage for throw quilt 62×51 inches.   Table Runner Baby Quilt This would make a lovely quick baby quilt with 9″ blocks.   If you like colors and patterns follow me on Pinterest.  My Pinterest Quilt Boards listed by […]

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Organizing Quilt Fabric Stash

I just started quilting again recently so my stash is small. I wanted to store my fat quarters so I could see them. So I cleaned up a shoe organizer from our mud room and it fit in my fabric bookshelf perfectly (after removing one shelf). My vintage sheet collection is on the shelf above. […]

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Amazing Charm Packs! 5″ Quilt Squares

I have a theory. I am hoping if I bolog about a project it will cause you to “get ‘er done” instead of turing into a UFO (unFinished Project). I’m testing it now. Charm packs are delightful bundled collection of 5” squares of fabric comprised of charm squares.  You can do so much with them. Amazon.com […]

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Double Sliced Layer Cake Quilt Tutorial

I’m quilting again after a 23 year break. I am working on this easy peesy Double Sliced Layer quilt.  It’s been a great refresher to get back into machine quilting. So here is a free tutorial to make this fun, scrappy quilt. Materials Needed One 42 slice Layer Cake makes a lap throw. You’ll need […]

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Quilt Designs

I just began quilting after a 23 year break. My daughter passed January 9, 2014 so I began making memory quilts for her boys. The process has been very good for me. Time to remember, reflect, and pray. I’ve been frustrated finding fabric. I decided to make some of my digital papers into fabric to quilt. It […]

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Pinterest Quilting Board Covers

If you are interested in Quilting or patterns and colors, follow me on Pinterest. (Pinterest Tip: if you Follow All you will see my new boards too. You can always go through and unfollow boards that are not up your alley). Here are my Pinterest Quilting Boards:  

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