Author Archives: nestedthreads

Star Trek Uniform Block

I’ve been looking at trying some more paper piecing blocks since I finally learned how to do this technique, and I came across a site called Fandom in Stitches. It’s really spectacular how many blocks these designers have made with … Continue reading

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WIP – Granny Square Quilt

This week, I have been working on making some squares for a granny square quilt. There’s a tutorial that I have been following on the Moda Bake Shop by Jolene of Blue Elephant Stitches. I am using a jelly roll of … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday

While it doesn’t feel like I managed to get a whole lot done this week, I did make some progress. I made a backing for my baby sized Juicy quilt, started organizing my fabric scraps, tried my hand at paper … Continue reading

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WIP – Juicy Baby Quilt

I found a link on Pinterest for a quilt called Juicy made by Monica at Happy Zombie that I really wanted to try. While checking it out, I realized I have never made an hourglass block! Well that needed to change, so I … Continue reading

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Winter’s Outdoor Quilt Show

This weekend, my husband and I went a town over to Winters, CA to the Winters Outdoor Quilt Show. The show was sponsored by City of Winters, Winters Chamber of Commerce, and Cloth Carousel – the LQS. The Cloth Carousel is … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash – Mod Geek

I went to the LQS on Thursday to get some fabric for a border and came home with a few extras. This fabric is all from Robert Kaufman. The one on the right is from the Science Fair line, and the … Continue reading

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Crossword Finish

This morning, I finished up my crossword puzzle wall hanging. I had started it earlier this week, and if you recall, I had a bit of trouble with the letter blocks being awkward. I ended up running to the LQS … Continue reading

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Brought to you by the letter J

This post is brought to you by the letter J. Sort of…. I planned a crossword wall hanging for my husband’s grandparents to include all of the names in our family. After looking around, I decided to order some Potluck … Continue reading

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Autumn Woods Fabric

My husband and I are using a quilt on our bed that his great uncle gave us for a wedding gift over five years ago. (Thanks Uncle Carl!) We am extremely happy to say that his eighty-three year old uncle is in pretty … Continue reading

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Color Block Finish

I managed to get my last WIP finished yesterday, the girly version of the Color Block Quilt. The pattern is from Bijou Lovely, finishing at 40 x 55. I love that it is simple, giving a wide space on which … Continue reading

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