Fierce Ladies

Since the original Painted Ladies quilt was inspired by the iconic neighborhood in San Francisco, the Fierce Ladies were inspired by doll houses. How sweet would it be to have a tiny version of those beautiful houses to play with?! I can do that. Our good friend Deb put together Fierce Ladies with a mixture of
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Fierce Kismet

Brenda was inspired by antique cut glass buttons when she chose the color palette for Fierce Kismet. That black background accent fabric has touches of silver. Paired with the pale grey pearlescent Cotton + Steel background, as well as all the vibrant cross-weaves, Fierce Kismet glows. Though you don’t need a ruler to put Fierce
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Fierce Weftovers

When I was little, I loved the color peach. I was even a peach princess for Halloween one year. So when I pulled out the Valentine’s line First Crush by Sweetwater, which is all about love, it just made sense to mix in some peachy fabrics from OneCanoeTwo’s Tucker Prairie. The perfect palette for Fierce Weftovers! I used red
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Fierce Exhibit

After our block swap with Crafthouse in Lincoln last year, we’ve had our Exhibit quilt on the brain. It only made sense that the first fierce quilt we tackled was Fierce Exhibit. It’s a good graphic pattern that doesn’t lose any of its wow factor when you smoosh the size, and that chunky sashing lets you
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The Fierce Quilts

I am at the wonderful age where all my friends are having lots of cute little babies. This also means that my Pinterest is blowing up with baby decorating ideas, tips, and sayings. One day while I snuggled my feline fur babies and scrolled through, one post in particular caught my eye: “Though she be but little, she
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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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