Yonder Quilt Along: Row 13

It snowed this week and I saw plenty of geese flying south. Maybe they’re heading to the land of the Tula sea shells? I had a fat quarter of the Tula Pink sea shells from Zuma. And it was plenty. Like always. When it comes to these little rows, it’s so hard to give a
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Yonder Quilt Along: Row 12

Another short row! Man, I love these. Even though this is one of the tricky arch rows, it went together fast. I’m working on greens, moving from yellow greens into blue greens, so this stripe is a great transition piece. I thought it was from Tula’s basic line but the selvedge says Tabby Road. It’s
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Yonder Quilt Along: Row 11

I am so excited that we are finally on the short rows! Rows 1-10 didn’t seem that long, but after blasting through Row 11 they seem gigantic. Row 11 is another ladder row, so simple and quick is the name of the game. I had a fat quarter of the green manta rays from Zuma,
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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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