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Alison Glass Mini #2

Alison Glass Mini Quilt #2

Looking thru my blog draft posts, I realized that I never posted another piece of my Alison Glass Mini Quilt Swap story.  So here it is…. I was in an Instagram Alison Glass Swap. My Swap Mama asked me to be an Angel and make a mini for one of the team because their original [ …Continue Reading ]

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Binding a Modern Quilt

When I’m ready to attach the binding, I feel great.  It means that the project is done and the quilt is ready to be used or shared with others.  Hand sewing the binding down on the back of the quilt is a very relaxing process for me.  I don’t do a lot of handwork, so [ …Continue Reading ]

Wide backs Nov 2017

31 Day Blog Challenge and Quilt Backs

31 Day Blog Challenge–I’m IN!! I decided to sign up for an interesting challenge for people who write blogs. It’s a challenge hosted by Cheryl Sleboda –our challenge is to write one blog post every day in the month of December. So, here’s my first posting for the month…. And, please visit the Blog Challenge [ …Continue Reading ]

Mini Quilt with faced binding

Faced Binding Quilt Tutorial

Faced bindings are great for modern quilts.   Here is a simple tutorial for how I make a faced binding for my modern quilts. You can download a PDF of the slides so that you can take notes as you watch.CL Shaw Faced Binding Tutorial slides Hanging Sleeves:  I didn’t mention this in the video, [ …Continue Reading ]

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Modern Jelly Roll Race Quilt Tutorial

My Modern Jelly Roll Race Quilt Tutorial Jelly Roll Race quilts are a favorite fast & easy quilt to make.  I decided to make a jelly roll quilt as a gift for a dear friend.  I started by reviewing the tutorials on Youtube by the Missouri Quilt Company because it had been awhile since I [ …Continue Reading ]

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Protect Your Memories and Files

Protect your memories and files! Having a plan to protect your photos, family videos, documents and digital files is now more important than ever! We have all been watching or experienced the impact of major weather disasters–fires, hurricanes, floods–across the US, Canada, Mexico and more. When a natural disaster threatens, it’s impossible to gather all [ …Continue Reading ]

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Quilt Tools to Save Time and Money

Here are some of my favorite quilt tools that help me save time and money….and keep my fingers safe! Do you have favorite tools?  Post in the comments what it is and why you like it. NOTE: I purchased the items reviewed here with my own funds–no affiliate links. Check with your local quilt shop [ …Continue Reading ]

Riane Menardi and Me on the Set.

Fresh Quilting Brings Modern Quilts to TV

Hi Everyone, I’m sure you’ve heard about the great new TV show called Fresh Quilting. Well, the second series has launched and I’M IN IT!  As the song says…..Look Ma, I’m on TV….. Fresh Quilting is co-produced with the Modern Quilt Guild and features today’s most innovative modern quilters who reinterpret traditional techniques with a [ …Continue Reading ]

Quilt designed in EQ7 from my book, Patriotic Modern!  Look for it in September 2017.

Learning to Design Quilts Using EQ7

Hi Everyone, UPDATE:  I’m now using EQ8 and I love it even more!! Check out these posts: Quilt Tutorial Modern Jelly Roll Race Tutorial Calculating Fabric Yardage.    I often hear quilters say that they want to learn how to design quilts using the software design program called Electric Quilt.  Too many quilters bought the [ …Continue Reading ]