Category Archives: Quilting

Making-a-Quilter

The Making Of A Quilter

In The Beginning

I have now been quilting for exactly half of my life. I started at the impressionable age of 15 and am now...ahum...well, you can do the math 🙂 I wasn't exactly a "cool kid" back then. Let me paint a quick picture.

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Handmade-Quilt-for-Sale

Drip Quilt Dance Off…With Myself

The conversation I'm going to have with my husband tonight...

Me: How was your day today, honey?

John: Super busy and kinda stressful. I had a conference call at 9AM, an 11AM dashboard deadline and another client call at 2. After that I figured out a complex algorithm to better display the statistical analysis of my market research.

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Gingham-Spring-Quilt

Gingham Spring Quilt

There’s no dancing around the issue, so I’m just going to come out and say it.

I’m a feminist.

A radical, equality-love’n, girl-power karate-kick’n feminist (I’m not totally sure karate has anything to do with feminism, but it sounded good in the moment).

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Quilt Sizes Chart

The Ultimate Guide To Quilt Sizes

Quilts come in all shapes and sizes. As far as quilts are concerned, there is no “right” size. Some are square, some rectangular, some of mine have accidentally become rhombus in shape. This post includes a clear quilt sizes chart to visually show standard quilt sizes as well as standard quilt batting.

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Denim-Quilt

Lake Michigan In Denim Quilt

Quilting with denim was a new and, to be honest, scary thing for me to try. I was taught that to be a good little quilter, you must always use lightweight 100% cotton. That cotton also should probably be purchased from a bona fide quilting shop.

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