Monthly Archives: March 2012

Granny squares

As I was finishing the red, white and blue half hexagons, I discovered granny squares at Quilt Crossing by Auntie Em.  There’s a tutorial at Blue Elephant Stitches and a here’s a link to a Flickr group.  Since I had … Continue reading

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Another half hexagon quilt

I bought these fabrics a while back with the intention of making a Snake River Log Cabin from Judy Martin’s Log Cabin Quilt Book.  I only made four blocks before I decided this was going to be way too much … Continue reading

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Dogwood finish and another leader-ender

My aunt’s dogwood applique quilt is completed.  I replaced the sashing, squared all the blocks, removed a big stain and basted the sandwich.  My mom hand quilted it.  She quilted around the blocks in her PCV frame then quilted around … Continue reading

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Some finishes

My first leader-ender is finished.  I like it so much I decided to use it as my couch throw for a while.  It may find another home down the road. The hexagon design save is also finished.  It will be … Continue reading

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Saving a flawed design

This is the project I was working on when I decided to also start my leader-ender.  I had seen a Missouri Star Quilt Co video about braid quilts using a half-hexagon template and I had some fabric I thought would … Continue reading

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