The Smorgasblocks: Putting It All Together Part 2

Didn’t it turn out so fun?! I love seeing all the different versions everyone does through Instagram and the smorgasblocks hashtag. Keep’em coming! Grab your smorgasblocks and let’s get to it. First, take eight of your Orange You Glad orange peels and stitch them into two rows of four. Pay attention to which direction your
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Cotton + Steel = Mini Madness

Another day, another swap. Yes, I signed up for two in one month. No, I will not be doing that again. But it’s Cotton and Steeeeeeel! Weeeeee! Willpower is overrated. My partner for this swap was a high school math teacher. Quilting is definitely math-y! I remembered a project I had to do in geometry
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Swapping Skillz

When I first got my partner assignment for the Alison Glass Mini Quilt Swap, I was pretty intimidated. My partner, as in the person I was making a quilt for, was Kim Johnson. Kim is phenomenal. She does crazy/complicated paper piecing and gorgeous machine quilting, and I know everyone is always happy to get some
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Carpe Noctem Mini Quilt

My Schnitzel and Boo Mini Quilt for swappin’ is complete! Done quilted, bound, labeled, and off to its new home. I’m calling it Carpe Noctem which translates to ‘seize the night’ in Latin. As I am a night person, and my partner is a night person, I was going for a midnight sun to illuminate our
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Swap It, Swap it Good!

The Eye Candy Quilters haven’t fallen off the face of the planet. 16th and Baltimore is very much alive and going strong. Yes, there are exciting things in the future. But right now, I’m going to tell you about a tidbit of excitement. I’m doing my first ever mini-quilt swap, and I’m as nervous as
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