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March Color Challenge Red-Orange Pinwheels

The March Color Challenge, hosted by Patterns by Jen, starts with an important question. Are yams and sweet potatoes the same thing??? Actually no, they are different vegetables. Since the March color challenge has us sewing  red-orange pinwheels, I think we are closer to the shade of a sweet potato...

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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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Free Motion Monday – Pinwheel fillers

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Rainbows and Quilts just go together!  Many years ago, I was in an online fabric swap and each person was assigned a color.  The swap host collected everything and then sent out this beautiful collection of rainbow shades.  The fabric was cut in ch...

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Free Motion Monday #3 – True Blue Banner

Sampler quilts are a quilting tradition.  They feature many different blocks and can be laid out in traditional rows, or in a modern improv style.  (Left, an Underground Railroad Quilt from Memories Quilted.  Right, Vice Versa by GenX Quilters)






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