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Up For A Challenge?

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Up For A Challenge?

Riley Blake Designs started a ONE BLOCK challenge on Monday and asked all their designers to join in and invite our quilty friends to join along!

I'm "officially" extending the invitation to you to join in on the fun and meet me here every week to see how I interpreted the current week's challenge.

You can find all the information about the weekly challenge on Riley Blake Designs Instagram under the Block Challenge story highlight.

Before I share my block, I want to give a quick back story on the direction I took and why.

It started...

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Come Sew With Me in the Garden!

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Come Sew With Me in the Garden!

These pictures barely scratch the surface of what you will see, expect and experience upon your arrival at Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah September 16 - 19, 2020 for the Garden of Quilts event!

In fact, do you have 6 minutes?  If so, please sit back, relax and enjoy the visual beauty of last year's event 1 comment

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Pre-Cuts + YouTube = Spectacular Quilts!

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Pre-Cuts + YouTube = Spectacular Quilts!

When I initially introduced Lisa Garber (@thecurvyquilter)  to you (here), I mentioned she is a self-taught YouTube Quilter so I thought it only appropriate to wrap up this 3 part series of Lisa’s creations with where she began – quilting with YouTube!

As with most of my conversations with Lisa, it’s an exchange of Instagram pictures or videos or a quick email exchange of thoughts and ideas and this first design was no different.

I woke up to a newsletter in my inbox from Missouri Star Quilt Company with Jenny’s “Geese in...

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Aren't These Sew Wonderful?!

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Aren't These Sew Wonderful?!

In last week's blog post, I promised to share a few more of Lisa Garber's (@thecurvyquilter) quilts created from the Gem Stones collection.  Boy, are you in for a real treat today!

Lisa tapped into her love of curves (hence her Instagram name @thecurvyquilter) and went to town on THREE very popular quilt designs from the 2 designing sisters of Sew Kind of Wonderful!

Introducing Chic Country!

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It All Started With a Pin Cushion!

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It All Started With a Pin Cushion!

Have you ever met someone under the most unusual circumstances or events? 

That might be an odd question to ask but with social media, its not such an odd question after all.

An Instagram post is "who" introduced me to my next person I want to "Shine a Light" on - Lisa Garber (@thecurvyquilter)

Lisa had just posted her latest Cathedral Window pincushions created from my Majestic fabric collection and used the hashtags #plantedseeddesigns and #majesticfabrics which automatically popped them into my Instagram feed.

I was scrolling through my feed one evening...

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