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Free Motion Monday – Developing a Quilting Plan

Many quilters have a stack of quilt tops because they aren't sure what type of quilting design to use to complement the piecing.  "How should I quilt this?" is a question we all struggle with at times. When developing a quilting plan, it helps to first analyze the sections of your quilt, then decide...

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24-inch mini quilt with Blossom AnglePlay blocks
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[Blog Hop] Blossom – an AnglePlay(R) mini quilt

Welcome to Day 5 of the Blossom Blog Hop!  I'd like to share the Blossom AnglePlay (R) mini quilt tutorial and some social media tips.  I have started to Blossom this year by using AnglePlay(R) templates. I am writing a book of patterns and came up with the block that I am sharing today.
Blossom - ...

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Free Motion Monday – Shadow Quilting

Shadow Quilting Designs
I invented the term "Shadow Quilting" to refer to the places where I use free motion quilting to copy the block design in the negative space of the pattern.  Of course I saw a beautiful example of this somewhere on the internet last week and now I can't find it! In my search...

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spiral quilting pinwheel block
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Free Motion Monday – Quilting Designs in Triangles

I have been trying some new patterns using the Angle Play templates.  Angle Play quilts feature strong graphic lines formed by half-square and half-rectangle triangles and lots of pinwheels.  It's time to think of new quilting designs in triangles!
A Basic Spiral

For some of the blocks, I quil...

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