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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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Putting Some Sparkle In the Stars
I've been working on my Stars in Your Eyes quil t/wall hanging. I have it all basted and have begun quilting it. Since some of the fabric I used had some metallic gold in the fabric, I thought I would continue that theme and quilt it with metallic thread. I...
I've been working on my Stars in Your Eyes quilt/wall hanging. I have it all basted and have begun quilting it. Since some of the fabric I used had some metallic gold in the fabric, I thought I would continue that theme and q...
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Free Motion Friday - Double
So sorry I missed last Friday's block post, I bit of technical trouble. I wasn't feeling well and I just couldn't get my machine to cooperate. Sometimes it's best just to walk away and try again another day. When I came back to it, it was working smoothly. ...
So sorry I missed last Friday's block post, I bit of technical trouble. I wasn't feeling well and I just couldn't get my machine to cooperate. Sometimes it's best just to walk away and try again another day. When I came back ...
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March 2015 Meeting Agenda
March Agenda 1. IMQG Logo Ideas - can be hand drawn 2. Modern quilt design inspiration - bring pictures from online or from magazine (there is confusion whether or not this should be for the March or April meeting) Bring them if you got them 3. Demo on pape...
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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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Welcoming Simon into the Family
It has been wayyyyyyy too long since I posted something here, but losing my dear corgi buddy Humphrey was very difficult. Both my vet and best friend said don't wait to get a new pup, start looking right away, but know exactly what you want. I said I wanted...
It has been wayyyyyyy too long since I posted something here, but losing my dear corgi buddy Humphrey was very difficult. Both my vet and best friend said don't wait to get a new pup, start looking right away, but know exactl...
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Free Motion Friday Quilt-a-Long
It time to show you the second quilted block and have you link up and show what you were able to accomplish  this week. Remember, you can follow my blocks or create your own.  I wanted to mix it up, so I just did some wiggly lines and filled it in with some...
It time to show you the second quilted block and have you link up and show what you were able to accomplish  this week. Remember, you can follow my blocks or create your own.  I wanted to mix it up, so I just did some wig...
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February Meeting Minutes
IMQG MEETING NOTES                                                                  FEBRUARY 1, 2015 KIM STONE, PRESIDENT OF VICES PRESIDING Breach of protocol: Angie R. shows her amazing quilts, leaves to beat the storm OLD BUSINESS: Technology: some diffi...
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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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