This week in the studio

 This week I finally got to the November block of the month for the mystery quilt being run by my quilt guild. This month the 6″ block is the School Girl’s Puzzle block.

log cabin quilt variations

Forty Log Cabin Quilts

 Log cabin is one of the oldest quilt designs, and it is still popular today. It is beautiful in traditional quilts but it’s not difficult to make a modern quilt with the design. Here is some log cabin eye candy for quilt inspiration.

Embroidered Bag

This bag was a quick little project stretched out to take years.  The embroidery and quilting were done years ago, and it sat in the UFO (unfinished object) pile, waiting to be turned into a little bag.  This year I have been working hard on my UFOs, and my goal is to get all of …

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clear plastic bins containing fabric with title "scrap organization".

Organizing Scraps

Anybody who’s been quilting more than a day probably has some scraps.  What to do with them is sometimes a mystery.  If they are just thrown into a bin, it is hard to use them, since they are a big jumble.  If you use a scrap sorting system, it will be easier to use them …

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