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Summary of Learn to Quilt Charity Quilt Along

Back in May I really wanted to feel awesome about my efforts in contributing more love and magic around Christmas and when mid November sneaks up on me, I literally run out of time with all of the other responsibilities that I have so my Charity Quilt Along and Learn...

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Week 7 Learn to Quilt Charity Quilt Along

Squaring up a Quilt. Preparing and applying a binding along with a quilt label. Now that the quilt is all quilted up, the next step is to square up the quilt. This means that the quilt needs to measure the same on all the sides. Lay the quilt flat and measure across...

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Charity Quilt Inspiration

Why spend time, money and effort in creating quilts to give away? Great question right?  I am super curious to hear your experiences in giving quilts away. Please share- like I always say: sharing is caring. Here are a variety of quilting causes that are very...

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Week 6 Free Motion Quilting

I am a free motion quilting liberator. I am self taught because I wanted to be able finish my quilt projects 100% by me. Through much trial and error along with much dedication I am a professional long arm quilter!  Knowing that I could travel across the fabric when...

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Week 5 Learn to Quilt Charity Quilt Along

Part 1- Basting a Quilt for Quilting This week we are basting and there is no turkey involved!  There are several methods to the process of basting a quilt. I will explain them in writing and if you go to my YouTube channel, my video describes it really well. Method...

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Week 4 Learn to Quilt Charity Quilt Along

How do you feel? You have your blocks constructed, trimmed and ready to go. This is a huge accomplishment. Using tools like rotary cutters, cutting mats and rulers is a huge learning curve, way to go. I am all about efficiency with my quilting as a mom with limited...

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Week 3 Learn to Quilt

Week Three is Sewing the Blocks Together When sewing quilting projects there several sewing rules that stay consistent throughout the process.  Go to my Youtube Channel for more information. Quarter Inch Seam The first is that all pieces are sewn together using a 1/4...

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Week 2 Learn To Quilt Charity Quilt Along

How to Read a Pattern and Cut Out Fabric To watch this on YouTube press this link. I am going to be using my 9 Patch Wonder pattern as a guide with how to cut out the pattern. Most patterns follow the same format. If you ever have trouble reading a pattern most...

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Learn to Quilt Charity Quilt Along

Why quilt? There are so many different reasons to do so. These are my top 5 reasons to quilt: 1.Heartfelt gift and a way to show love. 2. Fills my soul as a creative outlet. 3. Love playing with fabric, design and colour. 4. Celebrate thrift by creating something...

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Mini Quilt Along

When the perfectly planned, pieced and pressed pattern creator Julia of Briar Hill Designs meets up with the fabulous free motion facilitator Dara of Stitched Quilting Co the result is the magnificent Monthly Mini Quilt Along. Julia and Dara have never met in person...

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Quilt Market Portland 2018

This is Dragon Dreams by Sandra Workman, I was able to quilt this sample up. Cindy Cloward is in the pic. She and her husband own Riley Blake. Really kind and wonderful lady. Here is another quilt I had the pleasure to quilt by Lori Whitlock. These prints are so...

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