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    Medallion Quilts

    What are Medallion Quilts? Often a motif was appliqued in the center. The early appliqued centers and borders were usually done in the broderie perse style that involved cutting out images from printed fabric then sewing them onto the quilt’s center and borders. Appliqué was dominant on medallion quilts until the latter 1700s. The medallion style is one of the…

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    Disapearing 9 Patch Quilt Block Tutorial

    I have been purplexed on the disapearing quilt blocks.  So much so that I thought it would be fun to give them a try. After making up a few, I am convinced that it is a wonderful way to construct a quilt block!  They start off this similar {easy too} foundations and then end up in some totally random configuration.…

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    Round Robin 5 Row 3 with Robin Quilts

    Today the 3rd row for the Round Robin has been designed by Robin of Robin Quilts.  She has designed a few other round robins for us and I have loved her input and designs.  She uses quick methods which are 'easy on the brain' as I say.   This row features one of my favorite techniques– cranky style! yay!!  It's…

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    Quilt Along- In the Leafy Treetops

    ~IN THE LEAFY TREETOPS~ Materials needed: 8 fat quarters or 9 1/2 X9 1/2 inch squares of something inbetween the color screamers and the lights. Something with just enough pattern –but not too much now. something like these: 4-6 fat quarters of LIGHT fabric. One with a bit of print, but they aren’t screaming color at you. 6 fat quarters…

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    Quilt Along- In the Leafy Treetops

    In the Leafy Treetops Day 5 STITCHING—- This is the fun part isn’t it? The one where if the top looks a bit funny, you can fix it by adding some stitching. –cranky quilt soooo had a cranky block, but after quilting—not cranky! I love adding the quilting. It isn’t quite finished until all the thread work gets on. So…

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    Quilt Along- In the Leafy Treetops

    In the Leafy Treetops Day 2 How is everything going girls? Everyone all cut out and ready for day 2? …..sure you are…right? Well, here we go. We will be SEWING!!! yay for needle and thread!! You will need to gather up all those squares and get them ready to make some blocks together.You will be using 4 light patterned…

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    Quilt Along- In the Leafy Treetops

    Thanks for coming and joining, sewing, quilting or watching, reading the quilt a long —-IN THE LEAFY TREETOPS **If you are going to play along you can post pictures on the flickr group. We would all love the see the new quilts being designed and sewn. **For your supply list click here. I FORGOT SOMETHING THOUGH___UUUUGGGGHH.I forgot to add that…

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    Cranky Rail Fence Block

    Rail Fence Quilt Block – Cranky Quilt Make 6 total blocks. **I added a spacer between the blocks. You could probably make 7 and have no spacers** Finished size: 9 inch X 9 inch 1) Cut random pieces out of your fabrics into strips. The strips need to be at least 7 inches long…you can add pieces to get this…