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Double Arrow

A customer brought me a quilt top and pattern and said she wanted the feathers like the the pattern.  When I could not find the designs I called the company and talked with the quilter Lora Zmak.  Lora was extremely … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace Secret

I joined the Material Girls quilt club that meets the second Saturday of each month in the Shelbyville library.  What a good group of fun quilting women!  I signed up to be a secret quilting sister.  They exchange names and … Continue reading

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Carpenters Wheel or “I wish I may”

The Carpenter’s Wheel quilt block has been around for a long time and is also known by a few other names … Star of Bethlehem and Carpenter’s Star. A customer made a beautiful 100×120 Carpenters Wheel quilt top and I … Continue reading

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A quilt for Mothers Tears

http://www.aquiltformotherstears.org/ An organization near and dear to my heart is the quilt for mothers tears.  I worked on the police department that this mother lost her son in the line of duty.  I loved being a police officer where I … Continue reading

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Quilting Makes the Quilt!

Quilting can make the quilt come alive!  This quilt was very plain before the quilting.  The quilt came alive after the quilting!  This is a quilt for charity and I can’t wait to see what the quilt maker thinks of … Continue reading

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Machine quilting multiple small quilts back to back!

While quilting multiple baby quilts for my friend Ruth I discovered a quicker way to quilt multiple quilts on the quilting frame. By adjoining one long backing fabric and attaching it to the frame, then adding the batting. I then … Continue reading

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Wedding prayer flags made into a quilt

A young lady getting ready to get married decided to make flags out of fabric to be displayed at their wedding. She cut the fabric flags and mailed them to her family and friends and asked them to write a … Continue reading

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