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Mini Quilt Challenge!

This month’s Island Batik Challenge was Mini Quilts!  The products featured in this post were given to me by Island Batik.  Mini quilts are quilts that are smaller than 24″ square.  Mini quilts are some of my absolute favorites to make because they come together super quick and give me a great sense of accomplishment! My favorite types of minis are barn quilt blocks.  I...

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#365DaysOfArtPBQChallenge Week 7, Exercises 43-49

Week 7 of the 365 Days Of Art Challenge!  If you haven’t started yet, no worries!  The link up at the bottom of the post will be open all year so be sure to check back to see what other fellow creatives have made with this week’s exercises.  Read more about the challenge here. Without further ado, here are my 7 for this week… the good,...

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Quilt top or Mock up? (Friday Foto Fun #19)

So last week, I talked about only using your Camera to mock up a quilt (read about that here).  I have a confession to make… I really love PhotoGrid.  To be clear I am not affiliated with PhotoGrid whatsoever, I just really heart any sort of collage maker app.  Look at this really cool quilt!

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Happy Galentine’s Day!

Galentine’s Day is a holiday that started on the Park and Rec TV show that falls on February 13, the day before Valentine’s Day each year.  The idea of the holiday is for ladies to celebrate ladies! This is the theme for our first project for the Island Batik Ambassador Program this year.  Did you catch my unboxing last Friday on my Facebook live video? ...

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#365DaysOfArtPBQChallenge Week 6, Exercises 36-42

I can’t believe it’s already Week 6  of the 365 Days Of Art Challenge!  If you haven’t started yet, no worries!  The link up at the bottom of the post will be open all year so be sure to check back to see what other fellow creatives have made with this week’s exercises.  Read more about the challenge here. Without further ado, here are my 7...

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Who needs an app? (Friday Foto Fun #18) 

There are so many phone applications out there these days that can do anything and everything, but sometimes it’s much easier to just use your camera!  Let me explain…  I am working on my Frame It Up volume 2 quilt, and I already walked through my color placement process (read about it here).  However when I start actually making the quilt top, I always want...

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Making a Custom Serger Cover

I bought my Juki serger at the Original Sewing Expo last November, and I decided that I wanted to make a custom dust cover for the machine.  I made the cover without a formal pattern, and I think it turned out pretty well. Here is the following process I used to make my custom serger cover.  Please note that sergers come in all different shapes...

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#365DaysOfArtPBQChallenge Week 5, Exercises 29-35

Happy Superbowl Sunday! I am currently avoiding downtown like the plague because there are just so many people here in Minneapolis!  This is the Week 5 wrap up of the 365 Days Of Art Challenge!  If you haven’t started yet, no worries!  The link up at the bottom of the post will be open all year so be sure to check back to see what...

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Jelly Roll Rug Mania (Friday Foto Fun #17)

Have you seen all the Jelly Roll Rugs pop up on Instagram lately?  I kept seeing them in my feed and I apparently missed the sew along.  I decided to make one anyway! How cool does that look?!  I LOVE it.  So here’s all the details and tips if you want to make one yourself.  The pattern is from RomaQuilts, and you can pick it...

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February Color Challenge Block!

Happy February! This month’s color is BLUE!  If you want more details on the challenge read about it here. Jen from Patterns by Jen designed a block that can be made in 6″ and 12″ finished.  I opted to make all the blocks 12″ to match the blocks I designed.  You can get Jen’s block pattern from her blog here. The goal of the challenge is to have an entire...