Polka Dot Fox Quilt

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A very dear friend is having a baby boy soon. She loves red polka dots. And browns. And polka dots in general. And twice I heard her say she loved the Fox and the Houndstooth fabric. And, I needed to make a full quilt sample for my May Block of the Month, Muffin Tops, that I’m teaching at Sew Modern. …

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 …

Think and Wonder Quilt

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(Note: If you want to make your own Think & Wonder Quilt you can find the pattern here!) Some very dear friends of mine are having a baby boy soon and their nursery has a Dr. Seuss theme so of course they are getting a Dr. Seuss quilt! I love bright and colorful quilts but, sometimes Dr. Seuss quilts and …

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 …

CC Baby Quilt Set, Part 1

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A dear friend of mines Katie had a beautiful baby girl, Cici in December of last year. This project was almost completed. But, it has taken me this long to finish it up and give it to her! Life sometimes happens and before you know it months have blown by! But, it was made and given in love and I …

“Perfect Puddles” Modern Circle Sampler Quilt

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Guess what mom? I’m a teacher now! I’m teaching my “Perfect Puddles” Modern Circle Sampler Quilt at Sew Modern in Los Angeles. My mother always said that I’d be a teacher – I just don’t think she thought I would teach quilting. So fun! We had our first session this past Saturday but, if you’re interested you can still sign …