Category Archives: Civil War Repro Quilts

Finish It Up Friday ~ Mourning Has Broken

I love this little quilt it ended up at 28 by36 inches. This backing fabric must be 30 years old, but it’s perfect. I used the grid quilting to add texture, without another design element. The snow seemed a fitting … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Chimney Sweep

One more UFO is off the list! I actually finished this a few weeks ago, hence the photos with green leaves! I was originally thinking this would be a big quilt. I have to remind myself that not everything has … Continue reading

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Play Time

I was putting away scraps and I got distracted. I decided to try out a little idea that’s been floating in my head. I used this die set. It’s for making bow tie blocks. But I wondered about making a … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Thursday ~ Scrappy Strips

It’s so nice to have a quick and easy finish when life it busy! I had planned to quilt cables on this, but I messed up and didn’t feel like ripping, so it ended up being lots of wavy lines. … Continue reading

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Pinterest Finish

None of the stencils worked out on my little quilt. I just couldn’t get them lined up quite right. So I just added more crosshatching. As it turns out, you can hardly even see the quilting anyway. I decided to … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Doll Quilt

I finished my little doll quilt and Winslow decided she liked it! Nice to have in-house quality control, I suppose. I’m so glad I doubled up in the quilting. Here is the back after washing. And the front. I really … Continue reading

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A Little Finish on Sunday

I finished up my little quilt and it fit perfectly on this little doll bed. I did use straight pins in the corners to keep it looking neat in the corners. I kept the quilting simple, but it really adds … Continue reading

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Finish It Up ~ Little Hexies

My little English Paper Pieced Hexie quilt is done and dusted! I still have a few leftover basted hexies , but I’m putting them away for now. I love this fabric on the back. I kept the quilting simple, just … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Thank You, Roberta

I love how this turned out! I almost wish I had made it bigger. Baptist Fans turned out to be a great quilting design choice. However, I wish I had chosen a darker thread for the back. It looks okay … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Scrappy Strips

This top was on my shortlist to quilt because I just love it so much! I started with parallel lines. When I had covered the entire surface, I removed the quilt from the frame, rotated it 90 degrees, and reloaded … Continue reading

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