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Rachael Dorr
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April Giveaway Results
I have been beyond busy with piecing and quilting memorial quilts. This is no excuse I know - but honestly it is the only one I have! In April I showed you how you can make over 100 different quilting designs just by using straight lines. For me it was a re...

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Lost in Convergence
I really wanted to make something beautiful from the fabric my kids made but I feel like my plan did not quite materialize quite as I had hoped. I followed the instructions in the book. Here is how it went (in pictures.. bad photos are courtesy of my cellph...

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Teacher Appreciation Gift: Quilt from Kids Clothes
My daughter finishes kindergarten this summer. Next year she starts 1st grade. Proper school! How can she be so grown up?? We collected one piece of clothing from each child from the class. After deconstructing the clothes and ironing anything that needed t...

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Kids Art Quilt: Tie-Dye Fabric
After finding a Ricky Tims Convergence Quilts book I thought it would be fun to do Tie-Dye with the kids and then turn the fabric into some quilts. We used Tulips One-Step Tie-Dye Kit with 12 different colors in it. It was extremely simple to use and very l...

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Karen McTavish
If I think of all the people I have met in the past year who have inspired me to try new things or who have shown me a new way of doing something or who have just cheered me on along my free motion journey - it really makes me feel a bit fuzzy. In the past ...

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Memorial Quilt: Double Wedding Ring
The double wedding ring quilt pattern dates back to the fourth
century. I have read that it has Germanic routes and came to the US
sometime in the 17th century. A very good friend of
mine lost her father in law suddenly and while her husband was in
Germ...

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Teacher Appreciation Gift: Kids Art Quilt
I can't believe it is that time of the year again - my two smallest bunnies have finished their year at nursery school and it was time to think about teacher appreciation gifts again. (On a small Mummy note I am struggling with how fast these little people ...

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Memory Quilt: Graduation Quilt / T-shirt Quilt
There is a lady in our village who I like and admire very much and when she asked me to make a quilt for her son from all of his sports jersey's to celebrate his graduation this May - I could not say no. The ENTIRE quilt (top and back) is made from the t-sh...

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Portrait Quilt
I just wanted to remind you that I am now blogging at rachaeldorr.blogspot.com . Here is a recent post - please come and visit me there. ************* I'm really struggling with blogging at the moment - I hear others say
the same - but it really is a tim...

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Portrait Quilt
I'm really struggling with blogging at the moment - I hear others say the same - but it really is a time sucking sport. I seem to have a lot of quilt requests at the moment which makes me more than aware of the time I'm spending away from my ever 'speeding ...
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