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Pat Merkle
Worked at New York Chiropractic College
Lives in On the shores of Cayuga Lake, NY
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QuiltCon
There are no words for the overwhelming feeling I had at seeing the quilts at QuiltCon. Pictures can not come close to showing the beauty that each quilt exhibits in person. I have been to other quilt shows, but none come close to the energy that this show ...
There are no words for the overwhelming feeling I had at seeing the quilts at QuiltCon. Pictures can not come close to showing the beauty that each quilt exhibits in person. I have been to other quilt shows, but none come clo...
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Halloween Postcard
I like a little seasonal fun. The Rochester and Ithaca Modern Quilt Guilds are exchanging quilted postcards for Halloween. I've seen quilted postcards, but I've haven't made one...until now. They're kind of fun to make. I stitched a spooky Sugar Skull! I fu...
I like a little seasonal fun. The Rochester and Ithaca Modern Quilt Guilds are exchanging quilted postcards for Halloween. I've seen quilted postcards, but I've haven't made one...until now. They're kind of fun to make. I s...
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How to Resize a Quilt Block
My quilt guild ( Ithaca Modern Quilt Guild ) is in the middle of a scrap bag/block exchange. Everyone makes up multiple bags of scraps and exchanges it with someone else and they each make the other person a 12 1/2" x 12 1/2" (unfinished)  modern block in r...
My quilt guild (Ithaca Modern Quilt Guild) is in the middle of a scrap bag/block exchange. Everyone makes up multiple bags of scraps and exchanges it with someone else and they each make the other person a 12 1/2" x 12 1/2" (...
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Cut To Pieces
I do love fall, the start of serious sewing season. I worked on two different quilts this weekend, my MQG/Michael Miller challenge and my Galloping thru the Meadow quilt . I'm not ready to show you my challenge quilt, it needs some serious changes made... t...
I do love fall, the start of serious sewing season. I worked on two different quilts this weekend, my MQG/Michael Miller challenge and my Galloping thru the Meadow quilt. I'm not ready to show you my challenge quilt, it needs...
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Lizzy House's Meadow Quilt
What fun, what fun! I got to take Lizzy House's Meadow Quilt class on Friday. If you don't know who Lizzy House is, she is a fabric designer, among many other talented artistic talents. She also designed a very cool quilt she calls the Meadow. Isn't this a ...
What fun, what fun! I got to take Lizzy House's Meadow Quilt class on Friday. If you don't know who Lizzy House is, she is a fabric designer, among many other talented artistic talents. She also designed a very cool quilt she...
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And Now For Something Completely Different
I should have posted this yesterday for really random Thursday, but this is the first chance I've had to breathe.  I'm at an assessment conference at Drexel University in Philadelphia (for work). Philly is such a cool city to visit. The reception, on Wednes...
I should have posted this yesterday for really random Thursday, but this is the first chance I've had to breathe.  I'm at an assessment conference at Drexel University in Philadelphia (for work). Philly is such a cool city to...
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February IMQG Agenda
1. IMQG technology options—any questions? Email: ITHACAMQG@gmail.com Instagram: ITHACAMQG Blog: IMQG.blogspot.com Facebook: Ithaca Modern Quilt Guild Twitter: ? 2. New IMQG Logo—look at posted designs, we will vote on one in March 3. Program Surv...
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Quilt Block Converter/Resizer
Yesterday I showed the math you need to use to resize a quilt block. Unfortunately, some people (who will remain nameless),don't like math, even if you lay it out with nice formulas. So I put on my thinking cap and came up with a calculator that you just ha...
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Fall is such a wonderful time, especially for quilters. Are you ready for some fun?  I think we have a good meeting planned this month with lots of activities. Scrap/Block Exchange - we are in the middle of the exchanging the...
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Galloping Through The Meadow
I pretty excited to be moving right along on my Meadow quilt. I haven't been this jazzed about a quilt in a long time. Just the first two blocks are actually sewn together, but just getting all of this cut is quite an accomplishment for me. I'm not a huge f...
I pretty excited to be moving right along on my Meadow quilt. I haven't been this jazzed about a quilt in a long time. Just the first two blocks are actually sewn together, but just getting all of this cut is quite an accompl...
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Another Challenge
I must like challenge, because I signed myself up for another one. Yesterday I received my QuiltCon Michael Miller Challenge fabric. Ugh, pastels! Wasn't the last one pastels too???!!!  Not my thing, but I guess that's what makes it a challenge. The Rules! ...
I must like challenge, because I signed myself up for another one. Yesterday I received my QuiltCon Michael Miller Challenge fabric. Ugh, pastels! Wasn't the last one pastels too???!!!  Not my thing, but I guess that's what m...
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Sketchy Doodle Potholder
Last week I made a set of potholders , which has inspired me to make a few up for Christmas presents. Oh yeah, it's that time of year again. I talked to my stepdaughter and asked if she wanted to team up. She's a fabulous  baker. I thought that a set of pot...
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