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Tutorial: How to Paper Piece (the lazy way)

I’ve been meaning to write this paper-piecing tutorial for aaaaaages. I love to paper piece (or foundation piece, depending on your side of the pond). No, not little paper hexies sewn painstakingly by hand, but rather sewing fabric to paper to achieve a level of accuracy very difficult to achieve in traditional piecing. Most often I […]

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Finished Cross Block Quilt

Just popping in quickly to show off the finished cross block baby quilt for the new niece or nephew due in a few months! The parents don’t learn the gender until birth so I’m hoping it’s gender-neutral enough.   Fabrics are Ikea’s nummer print (which I’ve heard is going out of print soon so I’m […]

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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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