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Open Skies BOM – Month 5

Hi everyone! I hope you are all having a fantastic summer, and doing your best to beat the heat, wherever you are. I’ve found that staying in my air-conditioned quilt studio is a great way to stay cool, haha! If I could, I’d have you all join me! Okay, let’s get back to why you are all here – the ...

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Ruby BOM – Month 12

I can’t believe we are finally at the finish line with this BOM. Wow! They say time flies when you are having fun, and I hope you have all had fun these past 12 months as we have made this quilt together. Since we finished making all our blocks last month, all we need to do for our last month is get the quilt assembled and add some borders. Even though you’ll need to sew the quilt blocks together before adding the ...

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Open Skies BOM – Month 4

Hi everyone!  It’s been so fun to watch everyone’s progress on the Facebook group. Thank you all so much for sharing! This month we only have two blocks, along with the sashing strips. Each block has a square in a square design. There are two methods to make these ...

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Ruby BOM – Month 11

Well, we did it! We’ve made it to our last four blocks of this quilt. Hooray! Before we get to the other blocks, Let’s talk about block #18. Some of you probably don’t know, but all my quilts are designed first on the computer using ...

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Ruby BOM – Month 10

Congratulations! This month we will be making the last of our Irish Chain blocks. Wahoo! This means we will have made a whopping 25 of these blocks – enough to make a quilt in their own right. We can probably make these with one hand tied behind our backs by ...

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Open Skies BOM – Month 3

Hi everyone! Before we begin with the month 3 blocks, let’s chat about a couple of things. A few of you have asked questions about the scant ¼” seam allowance I suggest in the patterns, and it seems (no pun intended!) to be throwing some of you off. All ...

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Open Skies BOM – Month 2

Hey friends! It’s been so fun to see everyone’s first blocks on the facebook group. Keep up the good work! This month we will be doing just two blocks, and 8 sashing strips. Our two new blocks have one thing in common – Square in a square units. Personally, I ...

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Ruby BOM – Month 9

It’s me again! This month we will get to make another four unique blocks, and this time three are repeats, and one brand spanking new. Since by now, we should all be pretty familiar with the techniques used in these blocks, I decided to skip over the ...

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Open Skies Block of the Month – Month 1

Welcome, everyone! I’m thrilled that so many of you have decided to join me in sewing up my latest Block of the Month quilt! Some of you may have already sewn some of my previous BOMs, but I suspect many of you might be new. Each month I’ll be posting a little tutorial blog here, with tricks and tips to help you create the best quilt possible. And with this BOM we will also be adding some extra content over ...

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National Quilting Week Questions

National Quilting Week has inspired us to explore our co-worker’s quilting journeys.  Darlene is our Fabric Assistant and overall maven in the sewing room, and everywhere else for that matter. We asked her some questions about her quilting journey and here are her answers:    How did you start quilting? I ...

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