The White Stripes Quilt

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This quilt is definitely in the “quilts I haven’t blogged about” category. At my last job my co-worker Jean and his wife had a baby boy. Not knowing the mom and wanting to create a quilt that was simple and classic I decided on stripes. Not finding the stripes that I wanted, I decided to make my own stripes. White …

Zoom Blanket & Book Set

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I have two cousins who are sisters who had baby boys within months of each other. I love to make quilts but, sometimes don’t have the time to make them for gifts but, people expect handmade gifts when you sew. So, I decided to make quickie blankets and toys for both of them. I had to make the gifts different …

Shhh. . . Baby Quilt and Ball

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OK. This will be one of the many quilts that I’ll be posting about that I’ve made in the last year or so. This one was a quickie. Well, sorta. Last year the LA Modern Quilt Guild was lucky enough to host Elizabeth Hartman of the blog Oh, Fransson! I don’t take many classes but, wanted to take one with …

Merge Quilt and just what is a HRT?

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This week we’re going to look at a fun little tutorial that I wrote up on the Modern Quilt Guild blog for making HRT’s. What is an HRT? Well, if a Half Square Triangle is an HST shouldn’t a Half Rectangle Triangle be a HRT? Plus, Half Rectangle Triangles is just too many syllables so we’ll just call it the …