I love quilts, designing, sewing and teaching. My curvy looking patterns can be made entirely with straight seams. Please join me on the road, at my sewing machine or in my studio.
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Set up Day 2
We were under the impression we were about done with set up, but as it got later in the day it became clear that there was still a lot to do !
I don’t have my pattern spinner this time so we are hanging and organizing our patterns on a self made grid tower (which we professionally built with many many zip ties)
Not bad all things considered. We also did a little game switching Quilts - it wasn’t as much fun as musical chairs, but reminded me a little of that game since there was always one left over quilt looking for a spot. It is so hard to choose favorites between your quilt babies - lol :/
We also got the big purple suitcase loaded and ready to roll to sample spree where I have table 28. Another set up of sorts for selling sample quilt-lets with pattern packs. I did not sign up for schoolhouse this time so we took a stroll to the power and light district of Kansas City.
It was so windy too!
Do you know they stop serving lunch at 2pm in restaurants here ???? We finally did find a nice Jason’s Deli which worked out perfect. They even let us sit and rest a while.
Almost ready to go set up Sample Spree - I’ll keep you posted.
Welcome to our first Quilt Along! Join the fun and l et me teach you how to make my quilt: Spinning Wheels. See how easy it is to make a curved quilt all while sewing straight seams using Peeled-Back Patchwork. I designed the Quilt Along so we can work on a different part of the quilt every day. I have allowed time for everyone to catch up before I post the next step. Best of all you can use your scraps . The majority of the pieces needed are 2-1/2" squares, which you may have already cut or you can easily cut from pre-cuts; strips, charms, and even 10" squares. Click here for your List of Materials and Supplies: I will post the cutting instructions tomorrow (19 Mar 2020) at 8:00am EST Piecing and sewing instructions for each day will be on my blog at 8:00am EST, starting Monday, March 23 and every morning thereafter until completion. Join me on Facebook live 10:00am EST tomorrow to give you a short introduction, talk about fabric and supp
? GOT SCRAPS?? - I know you do, so here is my Summer Quilt Challenge for you! Use up some of your colorful scraps: 3-1/2", 2-1/2, and 2" squares to make a Fish Tail Quilt. Here are some images to get you inspired and started. I will post the approximate number of squares needed for a 30" x 30" and 30" x 40" quilt in the comments.- so who wants to play? Check below for the recommended number and sizes for the quilt. Challenge: Come up with an original way to let your fish swim . The design is basic and works well in a mock-up so you can plan your colors. Plan on using these Scraps for a 30" x 30" or 30" x 40" quilt: background squares 100 - 3-1/2” squares 100 - 2” squares, folded in half to make folded triangles to form the fish body. colorful scrappy squares 50 - 3-1/2” squares for the fish body 50 - 2-1/2” squares for the tail