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Fall-Inspired Mini Quilt Swap

I want to thank everyone that voted and left comments or sent emails on the swap admin post from a couple of weeks. I read all comments, and have debated how to proceed. For now, things will remain as they have been for the prior swaps, with a few changes. For the Fall swap, I’ve […]

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Posted: September 28th, 2009  

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Summertime Mini Received

Here’s the gorgeous mini quilt I received from Bradie in Alberta. I absolutely love it and will hang it in my sewing area for daily inspiration. Thank you Bradie, you are very talented.

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Posted: September 24th, 2009  

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My Good Ol’ Summertime Mini Quilt

Here’s the mini quilt I made for the Good Ol’ Summertime Swap. It will start its journey today to my partner in the States. I used paper piecing strips that I created to stitch the mini flying geese units. They finish at 2″ wide by 1″ high. It went together really quickly and accurately doing […]

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Posted: September 21st, 2009  

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Video Tutorial: Edge Stitching Inchie Ornaments

Nadine’s put together this great video tutorial on how to edge stitch the Inchies for the Inchie Ornaments Christmas Swap. Join the Inchie fun!

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Posted: September 11th, 2009  

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Christmas Swap – Inchie Ornaments

Along with Nadine Ruggles of Inchie Quilts fame, the Quilting Gallery is very pleased to host the first-ever Inchie Ornaments Swap. Come join the fun, learn a new technique, be creative and make new friends in the process. Guidelines Registration Participants Inchie Ornaments Tutorial Flickr group DreamWeaver’s Quilts Studio – get your Inchie Supplies! Registration […]

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Posted: September 3rd, 2009  

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Friendship Bags flying around the world

Partner information was sent out last week for the Friendship Bag Swap, and already several are flying away to their new homes. See more cuties in the Flickr Group. Coming soon: A Christmas Swap… It’s very cute! It’s super easy! It’s so much fun! Registration starts early September.

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Posted: August 30th, 2009  

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More from the Summertime Swap

Here are some of the beauties being sent around the world for the Good Ol’ Summertime Mini Quilt Swap. Check out the Flickr group to see more. Reminder: Mail date for this swap is September 21st. Please, please be sure to have your mini quilt in the mail on time. Another reminder: Tomorrow’s the last […]

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Posted: August 19th, 2009  

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3D Pinwheels Tutorial

Sara made this adorable quilt for the Spring Blooms mini swap. She then created this fabulous tutorial on how she did it: 3D Pinwheels Tutorial. I definitely need to give these a try .. wouldn’t they look adorable on a friendship bag?

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Posted: August 12th, 2009  

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Free Motion Playing

I have always been intimidated by free motion quilting, until now. My first attempts were awful: jumpy, inconsistent stitches, tension problems, stitches where I didn’t want them, etc. I was determined to improve this year. I have been working on six baby quilts for the local guild to donate to NICU babies. Pictures as soon […]

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Posted: August 10th, 2009  

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Friendship Bag Swap

During the Spring Blooms swap, Gabi Tietz posted this adorable mini quilt and the little purse. I emailed her to ask her about it. She told me that her and a group of friends have been making these friendship bags to share with each other. They’ve been having a great time. Gabi suggested this would […]

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Posted: August 2nd, 2009  

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Good Ol’ Summertime Swap Creations

Lots of great progress being made for the Good Ol’ Summertime Mini Quilt Swap. Check out the Flickr group for more inspiration. Reminder: Mail date for this swap is September 21st. Please, please be sure to have your mini quilt in the mail on time. There are still several that have not received their Spring […]

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Posted: August 1st, 2009  

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Reminders

I’m slowly catching up after Canada Day celebrations last week and a visit to my family north of Toronto over the weekend. I had a fabulous time playing with my nieces, they are the best. Just a few quick reminders: There are 195 participants for the Good Ol’ Summertime Mini Quilt Swap. I’ll be closing […]

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Posted: July 8th, 2009  

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My Quilts for the Spring Blooms Swap

The quilt I made and the one I received for the Spring Blooms swap, plus goodies and a fabric postcard from Norway.

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Posted: June 25th, 2009  

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In the Good Ol’ Summertime Mini Quilt Swap

Join the fun and participate In the Good Ol’ Summertime Mini Quilt Swap hosting by the Quilting Gallery.

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Posted: June 23rd, 2009  

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More Creations – Spring Blooms Mini Quilt Swap

I’ve been wonderful to see all of the gorgeous creations coming to life for the Spring Blooms Mini Quilt Swap. The participants have done an amazing job. To answer a couple of questions: Yes, there will be another summer-themed swap. Registration will begin June 23rd, with a mail date of September 21st. I’m also working […]

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Posted: June 15th, 2009  

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Border Thoughts?

I started working on my Spring Blooms Mini Quilt last night. Looking for some border ideas.

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Posted: June 7th, 2009  

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Death By Quilting – The Most Extreme Game Site on the Internet

It’s Fun, it’s fast, and sometimes a tad wicked…. it’s Death By Quilting (DBQ) and it’s on the internet now!

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Posted: June 1st, 2009  

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Gorgeous Creations for the Spring Blooms Mini Quilt Swap

Many of the wonderful creations have been completed and mailed to their new homes for the Spring Booms Mini Quilt Swap. Below are a few of the mini quilts. Check out the Flickr group to see more of these beauties. Reminder: Your mini quilt should be mailed by June 21, 2009.

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Posted: May 28th, 2009  

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Swap Partner Information Sent

I sent out the partner information for the Spring Blooms Mini Quilt Swap earlier today. If you registered, and did not receive your partner’s information, please email me. I set up a Flickr group for posting progress photos and discussion. There are 162 participants in the swap, from 23 different countries. Your mini quilt should […]

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Posted: May 9th, 2009  

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Final Day to Register for the Swap

Registration for the Spring Blooms Mini Quilt Swap closes today. As of this morning, there are 144 participants from 21 different countries. I’m thrilled with the diversity. Join the fun: Guidelines Registration – now closed Participants Flickr Group If you registered already, please double-check the participant list that you are on there.

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Posted: May 4th, 2009  

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