Choosing a block and quilt layout

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In my last post I talked about finding inspiration for starting my new king-sized quilt project.  I basically wanted to do something scrappy that I'd be able to piece together pretty quickly.  There are lots of things that can add time to a project - fussy-cutting fabrics, piecing irregular shapes, sewing lots of pieces together, [...]

Getting Inspired

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We recently purchased a king-sized mattress set to replace our queen-sized bed so that left us without a quilt for our new bed.  During some random shopping trips I couldn't find anything that I really liked so a few weeks ago I figured I'd just go ahead and make a king-sized quilt. Every time I [...]

Fabric Shopping!

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I've been really busy lately so haven't been able to post as much as I'd like.   One of the main reasons for that is that Swatch Buddies had a booth at the International Quilt Festival in Chicago this past weekend!  So obviously that meant a lot pre-show prep, travel and working the show.  It was [...]