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Mermaid Improv Quilt with spiral quilting

Tada! After 3.5 years, the Mendocino Mermaid Improv Quilt is finished! I originally made this quilt top in 2012, as part of a Dresden ruler challenge. There is even a tutorial for this improv piecing, which is made using dresden rulers. I know some people have a hard time with improv piecing–this is controlled improv piecing, […]

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Three years ago, when I was working on Vintage Quilt Revival, I put together two quick baby quilts to practice my free motion quilting.  One was a plus quilt (love those!), and this crazy quilt was the second one.  I did everything but bind this quilt in California, then stuck it on a shelf when I […]

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I hope all of my friends who celebrate Thanksgiving had a lovely day, filled with food (lots and lots of food) and family and friends. We are spending the weekend with my parents and aunt and uncle. I feel very thankful this year. Recently, I have had a lot of time on my hands where […]

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Yesterday, I received this quilt for my almost-here baby girl in the mail from my friend Dana Seltzer. I opened the box, pulled it out, and immediately burst into tears. Happy tears, missing friends tears, totally overwhelmed with love tears. I gained my composure and then turned the quilt over, only to see a label […]

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