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Free Pattern! Sew What Sherlock’s Cheat’s Dresden

Well, after  a week of life’s distractions I’m back at it. (And by the way, my car is in the shop getting fixed up as I type this. Insurance covered all damages.) This is technically the next entry in the Conversion Project, but I sized this version of the pattern at 16″ for ease of […]

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The Conversion Project – FIRE STAR (And free downloadable pattern – sort of.)

This week I’m taking a little bit of a cheater’s break and not posting a pattern, but rather an alternative. Fabrics include the same as before: Nordika, Tule, and Waterfront Park. I’m calling this the Fire Star. It’s just the Ice Star pattern, but I’ve flipped the chevron pattern pieces around to face out instead […]

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Or maybe just this gorgeous bird print from Waterfront Park?

The Conversion Project – Free Pattern for Memory Block

Since I’m on a pattern-creating roll this weekend I figured I’d go ahead and push out the Memory Block downloadable PDF. It’s free! The tutorial for making this block yourself in Quilt Assistant is here. Details: Finishes at 24″ x 24″ as all my conversion project patterns do. Fabric shown is Waterfront Park.   Hit […]

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The Conversion Project – ICE STAR (With free downloadable pattern!)

Okay I seem to have moved beyond traditional pattern conversion into pattern design. *shrug* What can I say, I love it! This pattern is a modification of the Fusion Star pattern I shared earlier this week. I just added another couple of chevrons and Bob’s your uncle! I did originally have more complicated corner pieces, […]

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The Conversion Project – FUSION STAR (With Free Downloadable Pattern!)

I made the Memory Block for the last block conversion, so this time I just added another layer of chevrons on the outside. The block finishes at 24″ x 24″ in keeping with my giant block project, but if you make your own pattern you could do it any size, although larger even numbers divisible […]

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Convert the Traditional “Memory” Block for Paper Piecing

Hello all! Here’s my video tutorial for converting the Memory quilt block for paper piecing using Quilt Assistant. If you have questions just post a comment here or contact me via email. Just to jog your memory (hahahaaa) here’s what the block looks like. And if you really REALLY want to just skip to the […]

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