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In case you missed it…

I’ve done a very poor job of updating the blog lately so I thought a quick roundup of new products is in order for those of you who don’t get (or forget to open) our incredibly useful newsletter! So here you go, starting with the latest! Nautical was a huge theme at Quilt Market last […]
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Some thoughts on quilting

In my my third post about Laurie’s Storyboek hexagon baby quilt, Lauren asked for tips on quilting in the comments. There are loads of quilters more experienced and better qualified to weigh in on this but I can offer a couple of words of wisdom from what I’ve picked up over the past year. First, […]
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A Storyboek hexagon baby quilt for Laurie!

Yesterday I went to Laurie‘s baby shower* and gave her the Storyboek hexagon baby quilt I’ve been working on so I can finally share some pictures of the final result! Here are some final shots I took of the quilt at home before the party: I’m geeked about how lovely this turned out and, as […]
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Sneaky peek at the back

Before I sit myself in front of my machine and start zig-zag-quilting my way across it, I thought I’d show a couple of snaps I took this morning (yes this morning! Before coffee even!) of the back of the Storyboek hexagon baby quilt. I decided to piece in some of the leftover prints that – […]
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Oh my hexagon!

I spent the weekend sewing hexagons together – 198 sides sewn together, to be precise. And that’s after the strips were sewn together. Whew! But I’m really happy with how this baby quilt is coming along. And I had seasons 2-5 of Curb Your Enthusiasm to keep me company, which made ALL the difference. Unfortunately, […]
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Storyboek and hexagons

I started another quilt this weekend! No I’m not finished with the star quilt shhhh! I love the new Storyboek collection from Birch and thought it would be perfect for a baby quilt. Yellow and grey have become one of my favourite colour combinations – I think I noticed it first on Made because Dana […]
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