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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2014 In Review, and Looking Forward

I wasn’t nearly as absent from here as I was in 2013, but I think the year in review stream of consciousness should become a tradition. Here’s your rundown of 2014. Possibility was my word of the year and it delivered went to the zoo in the snow discovered there’s an Olympian named Annelies Eye
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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 2

Our 16th and Baltimore block program continues with Block No. 2! The second block shows off those showy day lilies and limelight hydrangeas. Orange and lime. The perfect combination of sherbet-y goodness. You can download the pattern here from Craftsy. Or you can download the pattern here from Etsy. Don’t forget—if you finish a block
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16th and Baltimore: Block 1

When I say “Baltimore,” you say “Album!” Ready?! Baltimore! Album! Baltimore! Album! And the crowds go wild! Ok, now that we’re all pumped up, we can get started. It’s 2014, and this year marks the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore and the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. What does this have to
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