midred on baby communique (fishy) flimsy

I’m super proud of myself because I made a lot of progress on Mil’s baby communique quilt this week. One whole side of the quilt has been pieced together for about a week and I had all of the solid blocks for the other side sewn together. All I had to do was to put…

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tiny bright squares and strips flimsy

This week’s project is another baby quilt. It’s pieced with brightly colored scraps from a variety of fabric lines. The block concepts are from Cluck Cluck Sew’s Squares and Strips quilt tutorial, which I have made several times. However for this one, I did the blocks at half-size, so they finish at 4-inches instead of…

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After having my very own tiny human, I feel like quilting has really been on the back burner for me, but I recently got a chance to get down to my sewing space and finish up the quilt top that is supposed to be my daughter’s baby quilt.  Hey – maybe if I’m lucky I’ll…

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I finally got around to starting on the baby quilt for my nephew, who will be born in mid October. There’s nothing like waiting for the last minute.  The theme for his room is going to be Monster’s Inc., so as a starting place for this quilt, I took a trip to Baby’s R’ Us…

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It’s been a while since I’ve done a real Works in Progress post, but I figured that I should end the year right by telling you what all I’ve really still got in progress. First, let’s talk about the finished tops: My king-sized Communique quilt top and backing are still hanging out at the house,…

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After a previous “finish” of a throw sized quilt from my Communique fabric panel, I decided that the quilt looked so nice that I really wanted a larger quilt that I could use on the bed. After all, I have a dozen or so throw sized quilts already. Why not make something that I could…

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Finished Quilt Tops: No new finished quilt top this week. That might actually be a good thing, as 3 is plenty to have waiting on quilting. Quilt Tops in Progress: I did start making process on enlarging the communique quilt, the top section above the current quilt is complete now, and I’ve started on the…

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I finally got around to finishing my bird quilt top last night. And I love how it turned out. I found it really fun to make this quilt with a simple neutral color palette, with the pops of color from the bird print. And I can’t even tell you how much I love the newspaper…

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With everything that’s going on in the Steampunk Crazy Quilt, I’ve had several requests for some closeups. But before I share those closeups, here’s a reminder of what the entire quilt look like.   And from the back, because I love the way a quilt top looks from the back with the sun shining through…

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