MOD Bear Paw QAL–Week #2


This started on September 10th, with the cutting instructions, and will go through November 26th with a Link-up Party to show off our creations.

Unlike Project Linus, Gracie’s Get Well Garden, this is not a Mystery.  We not only know what the finished quilt will look like, we have been given 4 sizes to choose from:  Baby, Crib, Lap or Full size.  Several different color schemes have been demonstrated and even a scrappy option has been suggested.

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Mystery Quilt Challenge Progress–Gracie’s Get Well Garden–Week #2


The end of week #2 of the Project Linus Mystery Quilt Along – Gracie’s Get Well Garden. Clue #3 will be released in about 24 hours (but who’s counting!).

This is a fund-raiser for Project Linus and it’s not too late to donate/participate. Click Here to read more about it. For $15 (plus $0.45 credit card fee) you will be able to download the clues and check out the videos. If you have a local Chapter, you can designate your donation to go to them. So far over 800 participants have donated but would love to have over 1,000!

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Tuesday Tips–9/20/2016

I did pick up some fabric at the Quilt Show last week.

Fabric Bundles from Fabric Cafe

Two on the left are 3-yard backing bundles and the remaining are 3-yard bundles.  I’ve already picked the patterns for two of them.

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Pattern Testing–Fabric Café’s Modern Views with 3-Yard Quilts–Part 4

A lot of work goes into creating a book of patterns. Before the tops were made, the written patterns were reviewed/edited by a number of individuals.  Then two of us used the pattern to make a top, making notes, corrections, or comments along the way.  Once the top was made, then the other tester made the same top using the edited pattern and different fabrics.


There are 8 patterns in Fabric Café’s newest book, and I tested 7 of them.

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Pattern Testing–Fabric Café’s Modern View – Part 3

Final day at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza.  If you are in driving distance, today is your last day to come and see some very beautiful quilts.


Yesterday we had one of the entrants come by our booth to pick up a bundle & pattern for her next quilt.  The young lady was 3-years old.  Yes, you red that right – THREE YEARS OLD!  Beautiful work, Anna Marie, and can’t wait to see your next project.

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