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Sarah Vanderburgh
I touch my bliss through word play and fabric play. I have 2 blogs now to share what I create. Welcome, enjoy and feel free to comment - or create your own blog and share what you create!
I touch my bliss through word play and fabric play. I have 2 blogs now to share what I create. Welcome, enjoy and feel free to comment - or create your own blog and share what you create!

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A Finish for the Finish Along Quarter 2 - Liberated Churn Dash placemat
There's nothing like a finish to encourage me to find the time to share here on my blog. I could show you piles of marked artwork and report card comments, but I don't think it would be the same :) School is almost out for summer and I have been sneaking in...

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Winner and What's on my design wall
May is flying by here! I'm happy to announce a winner from last week's blog tour for Quiltmaker's 100 blocks, volume 15. Congratulations to C. Knapp! She won a copy of the magazine and three of my downloadable patterns. The most fun part of the tour for me ...

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Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Blog Tour Road Rally at Sew Joy Creations
Welcome to my block stop on volume 15 of Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks magazine. It's always fun to find out a block gets accepted into the magazine - it's even more fun when you discover your block made it to the cover! I've been asking my newsletter subscribers...

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Progress on my blocks of the months
These projects are not necessarily on the back burner, but definitely the side burners! My last post focussed on my 3 focus projects for this quarter of the year. The following three - or four - are also taking their turns under the sewing machine needle. M...

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My 3 for Finish Along Quarter 2
Joining up to this finish along in hopes it will help me stay a bit more focused on finishing! As only finished projects, not just progress on UFOs or keeping up with Blocks of the Months count for this one, stay tuned for a second post about my ongoing blo...

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Catching up with Canadian Women blocks
I have been quilting - just not blogging!  The March blocks are starting to get more challenging, but also include some favourites. The top left block made up of capital Ts is one I like, and I really like the looks of the one on the top right. I think I wi...

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New Lucky projects to share
Life is full and busy on my end these past few weeks, but I didn't forget that I wanted to share a free project every month this year. This month's freebie is several projects that, with any luck, will lead you to use up some stash and try something new too...

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Keeping up by keeping organized - my 150 Canadian Women quilt blocks
I am finding it hard to keep quilting on my list of things to do and still enjoy it. I thought you might be too! This post will go through how I keep my supplies and fabrics organized so that I can move this project forward and enjoy the time spent doing it...

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Madhatter Tea Party Challenge Quilt
I'm late! I'm late! But never one to completely give up on a challenge - so here's my quilt top. Finally! The challenge was originally issued back in 2009 by Pat Sloan . If you 'google' madhatter tea party quilt challenge you will find the applique template...

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Tutorial: Scrappy 9 Churn Dash block
One of my goals this year is to offer more tutorials here. I've called this one Scrappy 9 churn dash - enjoy! You can see my first attempt at this block in my Christmas sampler quilt from this year. I needed to make another 12" block to finish a row. I also...
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