Category Archives: Modern Quilts

More Experimenting

So I finished this little piece with a facing. It didn’t feel done. I decided to add some big stitch quilting, but couldn’t find my perle cotton. Ugh. Then I remembered a box of top stitching thread I picked up … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Mid Mod Beads

I really work from one extreme to another, don’t I? Last week I finished my vintage claret stars and this week, it’s Mid Mod Beads! This was an experimental piece trying out my Quick Curve Ruler. I should have finished … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ The Grad Quilt

I didn’t need to have this quilt finished until July, but I’m glad it is done and ready to go. Did you guess that I went with the Hypnotic pantograph? I like the juxtaposition of the straight lines in the … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Sea Sick!

I’m still quilting and finishing tops that I stitched up last winter in Arizona. I made this top all from Cotton and Steel FQs. I used Bonnie Hunter’s tutorial called Scrappy Trips. You can find it here. I started calling it … Continue reading

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Finish It up Friday ~ Modern Diamonds!

Red/black/white week is coming to an end!  This certainly was a fast finish! Sometimes,  that is just what you need for a little motivational boost. All the top fabrics came from my stash, but I did purchase the backing since I couldn’t … Continue reading

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DWTuesday~ Modern Diamonds

Daughter #3’s best friend is getting married in a few weeks and  I wanted to make a throw quilt for the happy couple. Dear daughter gave guidelines, red/black/white and modern. Actually, she said mid-century  modern. But hopefully this is close … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday ~ Mixology

Daughter #3 gave me this beautiful Mixology jelly roll for Mother’s Day. I just love it! And I have admired it all rolled up long enough, It was time to break that baby open! When I open a jelly roll, … Continue reading

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