Category Archives: Bed Quilts

Finish It Up Friday ~ Paper Chains

I can’t believe this is finally done! At 105 inches square, it’s huge! Which makes it really hard to photograph. The backing is a white on white print. It was the only thing I could find locally that was big … Continue reading

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Mini Cake Mints for Fat Quarter Shop

Fat Quarter Shop recently released a free pattern and tutorial for Mini Cake Mints as part of their Short Cut Quilt Series. You can find the video tutorial here. Their version can be made with one layer cake and four … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ The Christmas Quilt

If this quilt doesn’t scream Christmas, I don’t know what does! my dear friend, Zenia, gave me this beautiful vintage top. I couldn’t wait to hand quilt it! The material was quite thin and required a few repairs. It quilted … Continue reading

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Finishe It Up Friday ~ A Lotta Triangles

I pieced this top last winter in Arizona and finally got it quilted. I’m quite pleased with how it turned out! It is my original design. I freehanded the quilting and while it is simple, it feels just right for … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Maple Leaves

I have a fun finish to share with you this week. This top belongs to a friend of my mom’s. I think it was made by an aunt in the 1970s. She asked me to finish it for her. The … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ The Jeep Quilt

The Jeep quilt is finished just in time for the birthday party tomorrow. I debated about custom quilting the center panel, but then reminded myself that this is for a three year old. I love how the Malachite pantograph looks … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Snowballs

Remember this? I pieced this top last winter in Arizona. I found a backing and quilted it up this week. Here is the pantograph I used. I’d forgotten how much I like this one. Here’s a look at the backing. … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Ila’s Favorite

It’s done! Dear bloggy friend, Ila, sent me this lovely feed sack top last winter. I was immediately smitten with it! It’s nearly all made of feed sacks. It had the craziest seam allowances, but in spite of that, the … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Jack in the Box

It’s done! My third hand quilting finish of the year, outside of a few minis. The first few pics are before washing. You may be able to see the blue washout pen markings. Gotta love that texture! After I was … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Postage Stamp

I love this fun quilt! I really wish I had cut two sets of the solid squares, because I already want to make another! All fabric came from the stash, which meant piecing a backing. The extra navy binding I … Continue reading

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