Category Archives: Traditional Quilts

Humility Quilt

You’ve heard of humility patches, the idea being an obvious mistake is put into a quilt so as not to cause affront to God because only He can create a perfect thing. Actually this practice seems to me to be … Continue reading

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Frame Friday

Well the same quilt is still on the frame but I have made progress today! This is the first time I have used rulers and templates on an actual quilt (oh, except for the border on that one tumbler quilt). … Continue reading

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Work in progress

Now that I have a bigger frame, I am getting ready to quilt this top: As you can see, it is loaded and ready to go. I just have to decide how to quilt it! Any great ideas?

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Design Wall Monday

Welcome to another edition of DWM! You can see what others are working on by checking the Judy’s post at Patchwork Times. Here is my design wall today: I am machine piecing this quilt. I posted a tutorial to show … Continue reading

Posted in Accuquilt Studio Cutter, Civil War Repro Quilts, Design Wall Monday, Doll Quilts, Hand piecing, Hexagons, Traditional Quilts | 6 Comments

Harmony QAL Progress

After work at the library, I pulled out more scraps to make the border for my little Harmony quilt from the QAL hosted by Lori over at Humble Quilts. I had some scraps already cut to 2 1/2 x 3 … Continue reading

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Design Wall Monday

Even though Saturday was International Quilting Day, I didn’t do a lot of sewing this weekend. Still haven’t made any decisions on quilting the tumbler. I really would like to get that done this week. I did start making these … Continue reading

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More quilts from the show

Here are a few more pics from our local show. The first is by Charlotte Rae Linzner. The next one is by Connie Makl. The next is by Rebecca Fritz. The bow tie is also by Connie Makl. Can you … Continue reading

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Quilt Show!

Our local guild is holding its biannual show this weekend. This is the first year I have joined in a long time. Daughter #3 went to the show with me this afternoon and took the following photos. This was one … Continue reading

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101 Small Quilts and things that make you go hmm…..

I have been part of the Small Quilt Talk group on yahoo for a little while now. Recently, there has been quite a buzz about the new book 101 Small Quilts. I got my copy yesterday at the library. I … Continue reading

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Uglies

Here is my quilted, bound, and washed quilt for the March SmallTalkQuilt challenge. We were supposed to use ugly fabrics but I think I love most of the scraps I used. Or maybe the uglies just look better set amongst … Continue reading

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