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An Indie Modern Quilt Group Takes on a Color Challenge

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As promised in Tuesday’s post, here are the fruits of the recent creative labor of Indie Modern Quilters, Danville, CA. You’ll recall that the group explores modern quilting. Meetings take place every first Thursday of the month at Wooden Gate … Continue reading

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Status Update:  Indie Modern Quilters Stretch Their Wings—Maybe You’d Like to As Well?

Some months ago, blogging sis Pati sent out query to quilters in our geographic area to gauge interest in forming an Indie Modern quilting group. As luck would have it, there was an enthusiastic response plus a quilt-shop owner who … Continue reading

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He’s Here, He’s Here (Again): It’s Christmas in July at SHWS!

Seriously, Jennifer? Christmas in July?  It’s +90º outside! Yes! It’s time to get started. As I was super late delivering the Santa Smiles Tree Skirt pattern last year, I thought I’d throw this out to you well before the holidays. … Continue reading

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Wool Blossom Pillow – Taking a Side Trip with Wool Applique & an Accent Pillow

While working on the original design for our Quilt-Along, Blackbirds & Blossom, Oh-La-La! we got excited about all the possibilities for small projects utilizing the quilt’s design elements. Laura thought a little wool project would be wonderful to try. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Quilt-Along Panel 2 for Blackbirds & Blossoms Oh-La-La!

                                            We are halfway done with round 2 of our Quilt-Along, Blackbirds & Blossoms Oh-La-La! I hope you are having … Continue reading

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Quilt-Along Mini Project: Tiny Wreath + Birds = A Quilted Picture!

There’s nothing like a deadline to stimulate my brain cells. Last week I had to devise a birthday gift for a dear friend and, lucky for me, I had both time at my disposal (a couple hours for a few … Continue reading

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Time for Quilt-Along Panel 1- Blackbirds & Blossoms, Oh-La-La!

It’s time for the next step of our Blackbirds & Blossoms Oh-La-La Quilt-Along! I’m hoping you’ve had lots of fun working on the center wreath over the past few weeks. When Jennifer handed off her beautiful center block to Darra and me for the second round … Continue reading

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Start the Quilt-Along Today! Blackbirds & Blossoms Oh-La-La!

Welcome to the Blackbirds & Blossoms Oh-La-La Quilt-Along! I’ve got pleasure of delivering the first step: the center block decorated with a flower wreath. In my crafty past, I’ve been known to weave a wreath or two or three. In … Continue reading

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Blackbirds & Blossoms – – Oh-La-La! Fabric Requirements for Our Quilt-Along.

A special thank you to Darra, who spent many hours working out the fabric requirements for this project. Come back and visit us soon, Darra! We miss you already! Finished Quilt Size: 53″ x 53″ (plus binding) What You’ll Need … Continue reading

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Big Announcement! Join us for a Quilt-Along!

Right after I came on board See How We Sew last summer, conversations began to stir about designing a blog Quilt-Along. Darra, Laura, Jennifer, and I were excited to create something together to share with our readers. In reality, though, … Continue reading

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