16th and Baltimore

I have always wanted to do a Baltimore Album quilt. They are so pretty and intricate and classic works of quilt art. But the classic part was also the sticking part for me. The original Baltimore Album quilts exist in a very small period of time in a very localized place, which also means that
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Aurelia

Ahhh, Aurelia. This quilt has so many stories stitched in it, so let’s start with two. The spring of 2014 was our first spring in our first house. Our house is 80 years old, and I love it. However, that was a very wet spring, and we had a little bit of water in the
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The Smorgasblocks: Orange You Glad

Greetings Smorgasblockerinis! It’s the last smorgasblocks! Well, not really. We have two more weeks of smorgasblock-goodness, but this is the last week that you will make new blocks. So without further ado I present Orange You Glad! Orange You Glad is a throw quilt and appliqué tutorial by Emily Herrick of Crazy Old Ladies, click
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I Love My Photographer.

Because guys, look! This is our Mes Petits Choux quilt. I’m so in love. Isn’t this sculpture fantastic for our Fully Glazed quilts?! And you know what? That Fully Glazed with the wool applique is really hard to photograph. It just looks so flat. But this picture is sooo good! And the pink and brown Fully Glazed
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16th and Baltimore: Block 5

I have a confession: roses are not my thing. Rose bushes came with the house, but I told them (that would be the rose bushes) that I wasn’t going to baby them and they had to survive on their own. Well, my roses have lived a whole year under my lack of care and they’re
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16th and Baltimore: Block 4

Hey guess what I forgot to do? Tell you about the next 16th and Baltimore block which is my favorite one so far. Presenting blushing magnolia and bashful feathery astilbe, with a reverse applique lace-inspired handle. That sounds overly fancy for this block, but since it is inspired by a whole bunch of Scarlett in
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16th and Baltimore: Block 3

Here it is, the next 16th and Baltimore block! With rich showy peonies and fragrant eucalyptus branches, this baby is all about fabric selection. Which I found out the hard way when I made my first peony and it looked like a big red blob. All that work and you don’t even see it?!? I
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Fully Glazed

Fully Glazed is a small quilt. That’s not my fault. I know, I know, I like to make things small and fiddly and complicated. But this quilt is small and fiddly because it started out as a bonus project for a Jo’s Little Women Club session. And Jo Morton quilts are small. So really, those
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