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applique and patchwork quilt block designed by Ruth Blanchet with free instructions at Arbee Designs

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try our quilter's word search puzzle for fun

Quilters Word Search

I decided to make a quilter's word search. I hid 30 quilting words in a grid and once complete, it reveals a message. Have some quilty puzzle fun!

Quilters Word Search

I decided to make a quilter's word search. I hid 30 quilting words in a grid and once complete, it reveals a message. Have some quilty puzzle fun!

62nd Flower Block - Hollyhock

62nd Flower Block - Hollyhock

For mother's day this year, I decided to design a new flower block. This will be my 62nd. 

62nd Flower Block - Hollyhock

For mother's day this year, I decided to design a new flower block. This will be my 62nd. 

playing with feather quilting on your home sewing machine

Feather Quilting

Today I was playing with feather quilting and I have to admit I love how the feathers pop when you echo quilt around it. Get 15% off this workshop!

Feather Quilting

Today I was playing with feather quilting and I have to admit I love how the feathers pop when you echo quilt around it. Get 15% off this workshop!

creating a gift from stash scraps

What To Do With Pre-cut 2-1/2" Squares

A nice way to create a gift from your stash - ideal to get a young one (or any age) motivated to begin quilting!

What To Do With Pre-cut 2-1/2" Squares

A nice way to create a gift from your stash - ideal to get a young one (or any age) motivated to begin quilting!

tips and tricks for Entwined Star block and quilt

Another Star block - tips to help you

I do hope these tips are useful for you when constructing the beautiful Entwined Star quilt and other quilts that use triangles and squares.

Another Star block - tips to help you

I do hope these tips are useful for you when constructing the beautiful Entwined Star quilt and other quilts that use triangles and squares.

nine patch blocks in progress

A WIP Waiting To Be Finished

Any idea what I'm going to be making with all these nine-patches? Will I add some applique as I am so accustomed to do?

A WIP Waiting To Be Finished

Any idea what I'm going to be making with all these nine-patches? Will I add some applique as I am so accustomed to do?

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