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The improv Costa Quilt is done!

The improv Costa Quilt is done!

Well, this one has been in the works for quite a while. Technical difficulties, a sewing machine repair and also a new purchase coupled with interruptions with quilts that needed to be done for market put this wedding present way behind schedule, but happy to have finished it.  Included, and actually a starting point for the quilt, were the groom’s late mother’s fabrics chosen by the bride. I…

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Quilt Market 2014 Projects

Quilt Market 2014 Projects

I didn’t get to go to Quilt Market this spring and I also didn’t exhibit at Surtex which is what I am usually doing during spring Quilt market.  It was a bit odd not being at either one but it couldn’t be avoided. I did however get some pics people sent or posted of the Pop Rox display in the Andover booth (thank you Daryl Cohen!) They did a great display!

I think we’ve covered many of the…

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The “Shattered Quilt” Needle in a Hayes Stack

The “Shattered Quilt” Needle in a Hayes Stack

Love this quilt!  Called Shattered, Tiffany Hayes of Needle in a Hayes Stackdesigned this new pattern using Pop Rox and I couldn’t be more impressed!  Tiffany and I met at Fall Quilt Market and talked about working on a project together. I was so happy to get my hands on this quilt for a day last week to take a good close look after it was displayed at spring Quilt Market.  The design is so…

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Sew Sundays Baby Quilt

Sew Sundays Baby Quilt

Well I have finished a small and supposedly simple baby quilt for some friends and a very special little one. I designed it in Adobe Illustrator as a sort of plaid using the Pop Rox fabrics with white to keep it modern and clean.  Why it wasn’t simple was because I was sewing it and quilting it all myself and am still finding my way. And this is my first non-improv piece (which made me want to do…

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Meditation on Peonies

A little break here from fabric, sewing, quilting and the cool creative businesses and people behind them.  Time for…peonies!  Random? Not sure.  All I know is that there are peonies in the stores these days and the light was just hitting the ones we bought in an amazing way yesterday evening, so I took an instagram shot and exclaimed to the Jack-man that he should get his camera.  He’s a sucker…

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Diana’s sampler quilt

Diana’s sampler quilt

On a visit to Diana McClun’s studio, she pulled out the sampler quilt she made with Pop Rox while teaching a class on beginning samplers–from her and Laura Nownes‘ book Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!!, chapter12.  It combines a variety of beginning sampler blocks that you can compose onto any configuration you want and the book gives 4 samples of compositions if you don’t want to design your own.…

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Sew Many Creations Zippy Pouches and Oliver + S Pajamas

Sew Many Creations Zippy Pouches and Oliver + S Pajamas

Here we go with more Pop Rox projects and the people who make them and create these wonderful patterns.  First off is Jessica from Sew Many Creations who made these oh so cute zippy pouches which were on display at the Andover booth at Quilt Market 2014 in Pittsburgh. Tons more of all her good things were in display at her own booth at Quilt Market this year, plus projects in many other booths.…

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The Beatle Bag and Happy Hippo from Fat Chick Quilts

The Beatle Bag and Happy Hippo from Fat Chick Quilts

Now it’s time to round up more Pop Rox projects, especially since many of them are currently on display at Quilt Market 2014 in Pittsburgh at the Andover Fabrics booth (photos coming!)  First off, let check in on the great projects Liz of Fat Chicks Quilts made using Pop Rox.  I always love everything she does!!

First off is the Beatle Bag by Abbey Lane Quilts.  A great travel bag (or sewing…

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Voices in Cloth 2014: Part Six

Voices in Cloth 2014: Part Six

Here is the sixth and final post of my curated Voices in Cloth 2014 exhibition coverage. The show is put on by the East Bay Heritage Quilters.  You can find links to the other posts here if you want to see more:

Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four, Part Five

Enjoy!

Yellow by Lynn Koolish

Yellow by Lynn Koolish

Yellow by Lynn Koolish

Yellow by Lynn Koolish

Untitled by Angie Woolman

Untitled by Angie Woolman

Untitled by Angie Woolman

Untitled by Angie Woolman

My Morning Read by Carolyn Weil

My Morning Read by Carolyn…

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Voices in Cloth 2014: Part Five

Voices in Cloth 2014: Part Five

Only one more round to go after this, so enjoy. More quilts from The Voices in Cloth 2014 Exhibition put on by the East Bay Heritage Quilt Guild.  Part Five:

Swamplandia by Patt Bagdon

Swamplandia by Patt Bagdon

Swamplandia by Patt Bagdon

Swamplandia by Patt Bagdon

Japanese Puzzle by Mabry Benson

Japanese Puzzle by Mabry Benson

Japanese Puzzle by Mabry Benson

Japanese Puzzle by Mabry Benson

Japanese Eggplant by Susan Lambert, quilted by New Pieces

Japanese Eggplant by Susan Lambert, quilted by New Pieces

Japanese Eggplant by Susan Lambert, quilted by New Pieces

Japanese Eggplant by Susan Lambert, quilted by New Pieces

Two Minds: Mixed Emotions by Sally Pooler

Two…

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