Category Archives: non-traditional quilts

Monthly Block – July version

July is here, and my inspiration was right there in front of me – TODAY! Happy Independence Day my fellow quilters! After last month’s quilt, I felt like I got away easy. It was only 9 blocks because of the … Continue reading

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that blank slate again…

I thought I was over it. I thought for sure I could get past it, because I HAVE gotten past it! Even recently! So why am I paralyzed again today??? OK so here’s how the week has been: Monday morning I … Continue reading

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T-shirt quilts – the nitty gritty

I guess the reason I feel the need to cover this topic over and again is because well, it’s important. People collect t-shirts from concerts/places/life events/football teams that are important to them. T-shirts cost money, AND usually represent great memories, accomplishments … Continue reading

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Monthly Block – June version

Here we are again – another month has passed and summer is upon us. And yet again, my inspiration has come from an unexpected source. Early last month I had a young lady call me inquiring about a quilt. She … Continue reading

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Fear of the blank canvas

I will never forget that moment, frozen in time. It’s like a Polaroid photo in my mind, with sentiment and smell and emotion attached to it. It was a warm, sunny summer morning, and I was sitting with my friend … Continue reading

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Monthly Block – May version UPDATED

Check this out! I went to Quilt Country this morning to see if there was anything I would like as a border. I chose a darker maroon (almost solid, but not) and a red/black batik. I liked the dark one, … Continue reading

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Monthly Block – April

I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am right now. This months block turned out different again, but what REALLY has me excited is the planning for next months version! Maybe I’ll give you a teaser at the … Continue reading

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Monthly Block – March version

This journey has been truly incredible. It started out as an experiment. I had once seen in a book how laying out your blocks on point or straight set or adding sashing could change the look and the size. So I … Continue reading

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T-shirt quilts (yes, again)

I guess the reason I feel the need to cover this topic over and again is because well, it’s important. People collect t-shirts from concerts/places/life events/football teams that are important to them. T-shirts cost money, AND usually represent great memories, accomplishments … Continue reading

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Monthly Block – January Version

Ok, we’ll see how this goes. Once upon a time I was a VERY A type personality. Since leaving the corporate world and rediscovering my sense of humor, I have also become a bit disorganized. All of which I am … Continue reading

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