Category Archives: charity quilts

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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2011 charity quilt #4 completed

Finally a finish for this project which will be turned in at my guild meeting tomorrow.  I wanted to try something different from my SID machine quilting and found a great idea/tutorial at Tallgrass Prairie Studio.  She suggests using painter’s … Continue reading

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2011 charity quilt #4 started

Most of this fabric was donated to my guild.  I picked it up last year but have just now been inspired to put it together.  My mom recently gave me the pale yellow from her stash and it was just … Continue reading

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D4P charity quilt finished

My 2011 Disappearing 4-Patch charity quilt (# 3) is completed.  Ali had a question about block size in a previous post.  I started with 5.5 inch squares to make the 4-patch.  Then one inch was cut on both sides of … Continue reading

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Entertainment and seam ripping

Did you ever have one of these days?  I made several like the photo on the left.  I had to laugh (I’m easily entertained) but after the more attached mistake, I decided I needed a break from sewing.  At least … Continue reading

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2011 charity quilt # 3 started

I had this blue fabric called “Running Eights” in my stash.  It is 8 different patterns printed across the width of the yardage.  I bought it thinking it might work in my blue and yellow hexagon star but decided not … Continue reading

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Charity quilt #2 completed

Charity quilt #2 for this year is completed.  I made pillowcases for both quilts using scraps and tea dyed muslin.  All were turned in at a recent guild meeting.

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