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Summary Sunday: Working on Quilts, Carousel Continues

Posted at May 24th, 2015
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With the long weekend, I thought I’d take advantage of the opportunity to get some quilts done; posting about Lynn Harris on Friday reminded me that I have my own Aurifil mini quilt to design, and not a lot of time left to get it finished!

We Love Friday: Aurifil’s May Designer – Lynn Harris

Posted at May 22nd, 2015
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Aurifil May 2015 Aurifil Designer Lynn Harris collage

It’s time for Aurifil’s May Designer of the month, and this time up, we have Lynn Harris! Check out her mini quilt and enter Pat Sloan’s thread giveaway.

Cutting Up Monday: 5 Cool Products for Die Cutting from Quilt Market

Posted at May 18th, 2015
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At the last minute, I decided to go to Quilt Market in Minneapolis this past weekend. The awesome thing about having market in my back yard is that I was close enough to drive, but the terrible thing about having it so close it that I almost didn’t make it! I’m glad I went though, because otherwise I wouldn’t have been able to tell you about what I saw.

Summary Sunday: A Bustle in the Studio, the Carousel Quilt Along

Posted at May 10th, 2015
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Categories: Quilt Alongs, Summary Sunday, UFOs
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Happy Mother’s Day! I’ve been hustling and bustling in the studio lately, and Sundays are so perfect for UFO busting.

Let’s Quilt Wednesday: Will Pressing Seams Open Ruin My Quilt?

Posted at May 6th, 2015
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Which way do you press your seams? My philosophy is to press them in whatever manner creates flat, accurate blocks.

Cutting Up Monday: The Fate of Blocks to Die For Magazine

Posted at May 4th, 2015
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Categories: Behind the Scenes, Cutting Up Monday, Die-Cutting
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I’ve been getting a lot of email about what’s happening with Blocks to Die For Magazine. It’s my magazine for fabric die cutting enthusiasts, but there hasn’t been a new issue published since last April.  I think I’ve finally figured out what to do about the magazine, and I’d like to let you in on the plan.

Summary Sunday: Carousel Quilt Along and UFO Progress

Posted at April 26th, 2015
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I finally turned on the sewing machine, after 90 days away from it, and I’m thrilled to be sewing again.

We Love Friday: Meet John Kubiniec – Aurifil’s April Designer

Posted at April 24th, 2015
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Aurifil April 2015 Aurifil Designer John Kubiniec

It’s time for Aurifil’s April Designer of the month, and this time up, we have John Kubiniec!

Let’s Quilt Wednesday: Selecting Five UFOs and Deciding Their Fate

Posted at April 22nd, 2015
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I mentioned in last Thursday’s post that I would be choosing 5 UFOs from my pile and deciding what to do with them, and I thought today would be as good a day as any to start! If you’re playing along, I want you to choose a couple of UFOs to make some decisions on.

Cutting Up Monday: What Is Fabric Die Cutting?

Posted at April 20th, 2015
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I’ve been writing about and making quilts using a fabric die cutter for years now, and it still surprises me when I encounter someone who doesn’t know about fabric die cutting. So if you are not sure what fabric die cutting is, I’ll try to explain it to you in today’s Cutting Up post.