100 Quilts 4 Kids – 2014

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Welcome to my stop on the DC Modern Quilt Guild’s blog hop for 100 Quilts 4 Kids. This is a quilt drive started by our friend and former guild president Katie Blakesley of Swim, Bike, Quilt. Since Katie moved away this summer, the DCMQG’s treasurer Heather from Quilts in the Queue stepped up to host. Last year I was able to …

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Supersized Scrap Vomit

Finished: 100 Quilts for Kids (Part 2)

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Yesterday at the DCMQG sewing day in Arlington, VA I was able to bind the remaining three quilts in my 100 Quilts for Kids stack. Two are based on my Supersized Scrap Vomit tutorial and the third is my Super Swoon! I really love how my Super Swoon turned out. The prints are from Dear Stella Ikebana and the solid …

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100 quilts for kids

Finished: 100 Quilts For Kids (Part 1)

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I finished putting the binding on five of the eight quilts remaining for 100 Quilts for Kids. That just leaves three more between the DCMQG sewing day tomorrow and Sunday to finish them. I think I did pretty well. I used up a lot of fabric (although it doesn’t seem to have made much of a dent in my stash!), …

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supersized scrap vomit

Tutorial: Supersized Scrap Vomit

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If you’ve been reading my blog posts over the last couple of months you know I’ve been working on creating quilts for 100 Quilts for Kids hosted by my guild-mate Katie at Swim, Bike, Quilt. My Supersized Scrap Vomit is an easy, quick pattern that can be whipped up in an afternoon —  and there’s still time to make and …

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Work in Progress Wednesday: Bits and bobs

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I’ve been working on things here and there. I went over to Amy’s for a belated birthday hangout and she generously offered 2.5″ strips of 125 green fabrics for my “green” quilt. I’ve decided to use Camille Roskelly’s pattern “Swell” from her new book Simply Retro. There are some really special pieces and I’m very excited about it.   After …

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Finished: Charity Quilt for 100 Quilts for Kids

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As I mentioned yesterday, after I got hurt I had a huge urge to just make something. I didn’t care if it was perfect, I just had to make. This is what I came up with. I started with the four blocks based on some do. Good Stitches blocks I saw in the main group on flickr. Then I added …

carlaFinished: Charity Quilt for 100 Quilts for Kids

Overflowing box of fabric for 100 quilts for kids

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Overflowing box of fabric for 100 quilts for kids, a photo by zaydia {modernbias.com} on Flickr. Via Flickr: Instead of doing one of the many tasks on my to do list, I decided to go through every scrap and box of fabric I have and pull out anything I was tired of, or decided I could part with to make …

carlaOverflowing box of fabric for 100 quilts for kids