Month: September 2012

Block Base Sew-Along

Beginning tomorrow, October 1, at, there will be a fun sew-along project using the Block Base software. Block Base is the CD-ROM version of Barbara Brackman’s Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns and it’s jam packed with over 4300 block patterns. And the best part is you can print the patterns for these blocks at …

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High Tide

                  I am looking forward to the release of Jane Dixon’s new fabric collection “High Tide,” manufactured by Andover. I love the combination of  black, blues and greys, and the way she has used them in this sea-themed collection is wonderful. The associated designs in the collection …

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Several months ago I submitted two blocks to the Mod Con Block Challenge. The Challenge was to design a block using solid fabrics, using only the colors in the Modern Quilt Guild logo. The blocks are being collected and vetted by Elizabeth Hartman. She will choose 20 blocks that will be used to create a …

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