Recently there have been several great posts around the blogosphere about the worth of quilts, most notably the No Value Does Not Equal Free post by Molli Sparkles and his follow up post Placing a Value on Your Quilts which appeared on SewMamaSew. Now we all know that handmade quilts have sentimental value. To me,…

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As you may have noticed, since it’s after Christmas, and I haven’t posted about the Christmas crazy quilt. It isn’t done.  And it made me a little sad.  And what better way to make yourself happy than to have a nice quick finish?  My solution? A pillow case to match my Steampunk crazy quilt. For…

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As you may remember, I finished steampunk crazy quilt top last month.  When it was finished, I set about looking for a quilter willing to do the quilting for me.  Even though all I wanted for the quilting was something simple, outlining of a few of the blocks, none of the local quilters wanted to…

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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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It took all weekend, but I managed to finish up my Steampunk themed crazy quilt top. It uses lots of great fabrics, including the Victorian Dream line from Roberta Morales for Quilting Treasures, some beautiful hand-dyed fabrics from Just Plain Laine, and of course, lots of scrap and stash fabrics. I am in love with…

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My steampunk crazy quilt project is officially halfway complete!  I have 2 rows sewn together. The rows still aren’t attached to each other. First, because I am not sure what order my rows will need to be in to make the final quilt look best and, second because I don’t have enough bias tape to…

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I’ve been putting in a lot of time on my Steampunk themed crazy quilt, and I feel like I finally have something to show for it.  The quilt top is no where near complete, but it is coming along.  I even have an entire row sewn together. I know it doesn’t look like much but…

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