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Scrappy Baby Quilt

This scrappy baby quilt was made for my medical school roommate who's first grandchild (a boy) was recently born.  It is machine pieced and quilted. It measures 42 in square.  This area of the quilt has angles, words, a motorcycle, a b...
by Suture for a Living on Dec 9, 2016

Child's Crazy Quilt

I recently finished this child's crazy quilt. It is machine pieced and quilted.  It measures 37 in X 45 in.  The front has areas of interest that I hope any child would find interesting.   In this section there are dots, chec...
by Suture for a Living on Aug 26, 2016

Travel Photography Story: Creating the Around the World Quilt in 180 Days

Our Anna Smith served as the Around the World Quilt co-coordinator for this first time and amazing creative fabric arts project. Here is her photo story…. Around the World (ATW) quilters aboard the Oceania Insignia 2016 World Cruise have reason...

15 Best Picks for Shabby Chic Bedding

Do you remember sleeping over at your grandparents, under a comforter covered in rosettes amid the eyes of glass dolls? That might be your latest experience with Shabby Chic and it’s certainly not a favorable one. But contrary to your childhood...
by Home decoration on Jul 20, 2016

Moda Designers at Quilt Market Salt Lake City

Has it really been that long since I've blogged? It's a bit sad that Instagram has taken over from by blogging days but I'm hoping to rectify that a bit. So I'm starting off with a video of some interviews...
by A Breezy Day on Jul 11, 2016

Heart Block Top for Pulse Orlando Victims

This quilt top was pieced to donate to the Pulse Orlando Victim via the Orland Modern Quilt Guild.  The information to participate in this endeavor can be found here and here.  This pieced top measures 56.5 in X 67.5 in.  I'll be sendi...
by Suture for a Living on Jul 1, 2016

Free Quilt Pattern How to Make a Fast Star Quilt

GO! Big & GO! Fast Star QuiltCreate this vibrant looking quilt for your next quilting project. The star quilt is one of the most popular quilt projects to create. In addition you can make this quilt up quickly with the free pattern.Just get your...
by Craft drawer on Jun 20, 2016

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Sue Benner

While pursuing a degree in molecular biology and masters in biomedical illustration, Sue Benner created her vision of the microscopic universe in painted and quilted textile constructions. She creates her richly layered quilt canvases by collaging he...
by Humoring The Goddess on Jun 19, 2016

The Barn Quilt and the Bathroom

Have you ever felt absolutely, totally lost and clueless, and you just didn’t know what to do? Well, when I was in kindergarten, our classroom had its own bathroom that we didn’t have to share with the rest of the kids in the school. On t...
by Knick of Time on Jun 1, 2016

Download the Free Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt Pattern

Free Grandmother's Flower Garden Quilt PatternA popular quilt pattern the Grandmother's Flower Garden pattern features hexagon shapes in order to make the finished quilt. Choose your choice of fabric and match it to any room or bedding you choose. &n...
by Craft drawer on May 27, 2016

Hour Glass Child Quilt

I finished this quilt for a friend of mine who started piecing it for her first grandchild several years ago.  I finished piecing it by machine mostly.  I had to hand sew some of the corners so all the points would match better.  It is...
by Suture for a Living on May 27, 2016

Blue Windows Small Quilt

This is another small quilt I recently finished.  It measures 16 in square.  It is hand and machine pieced; machine quilted.  I intend to swap it as part of the ALQS round 10. This one hopefully shows some of the quilting.
by Suture for a Living on May 20, 2016

Toes in the Water Small Quilt

I took the photo of my toes in water a few years back during a vacation to the gulf shores.  I printed it onto fabric and made this small quilt.  It  measures 16 in square. It is machine pieced.  While I machine quilted along the...
by Suture for a Living on May 13, 2016

Learn, Create and Share with an Online Quilt Group

Looking for a community of sewers and quilters --- but don't have any groups locally?  The Online Quilt Group is only online, open 24/7 with members from around the world.  Enjoy exclusive patterns, guest designers, challenges and a comm...
by Craft drawer on May 11, 2016

Allietare!

Allietare is done!  I finally finished sewing the binding on this quilt, and tried it out on my bed.  It fits almost perfectly, and I think will make a great spring/fall quilt.  I love the way the borders came out, with the brown tucke...

8 Ideas you Can Steal from Moroccan Bedding!

If you love Moroccan decor, here are 6 authentic moroccan bedding and blankets for anyone who is enchanted by this trendy style. 1- Northern Style Moroccan Bedding with Pom Pom These warm and cozy blankets are handwoven with 100% certified natural...
by So Moroccan on Apr 20, 2016

My Little Peanut Quilt

  Recently I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to design quilts and bedspreads with a company called Stitched.  This is...
by Snippets of Design on Apr 15, 2016

Colors, Dark to Light, Quilt

This small quilt, approx 34.5 in x 38.5 in, was made using 5 in squares from a fabric sample pack.  Same color squares were sew together with 0.5 in white strips (1 in with seam allowance).  The rows were sew together with 1 in white strips...
by Suture for a Living on Apr 8, 2016

A New Favorite Rusty Metal Stool Found At The Flea Market

Petticoat Junktion Rusty Metal Stool The stool is metal and rusty plus it’s green, what’s no to love. The photo above shows the sum total of my Nashville Flea Market purchases from this month’s... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my w...
by Petticoat Junktion on Mar 30, 2016

Make a Picnic Quilt Using This Free Summer Picnic Quilt Pattern

Make a Picnic Quilt with this Free Summer Quilt PatternA summer picnic isn't complete without the perfect blanket to take along and stretch out on. Using a few different colored fabrics make this 70" x 70" quilt for outdoor use or to snuggle up...
by Craft drawer on Mar 29, 2016


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