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October 26, 2019

I've been without a project for a while but am excited to have two new ones to work on.  First is a remembrance quilt.  I haven't made one in over a year so I am thankful for the opportunity to help bring someone comfort in their loss. This one is made from the shirts...

August 9, 2019

There is a story behind this quilt.  With not so much of a good ending.  This was supposed to be a wedding gift for my nephew.  I asked them what colors they liked and his fiancé supplied a picture of some soft greens and blues.  I managed to find a fat quarter pack in...

July 20, 2019

After a very busy and productive day, this one is done. The pattern is Idyllic by Corey Yoder. I used a new pantograph for it and was very happy with how it turned out.  I purchased a very colorful three yard cut (108" x 108") from Keepsake quilting and it was great no...

June 25, 2019

Looking for a pattern for a gift quilt I stumbled across this one by Corey Yoder.

 I decided making it from scraps would be what I wanted to do, and not the colors suggested by the recipient of the gift quilt.  Yeah, really, who asks the recipients what colors they want...

June 9, 2019

Hi Friends.  I'm still here.  Have some things in the works, quilt-wise.  I finished the green and blue Edinburg square quilt and decided it isn't what I need for the gift quilt so it's on our bed!

 Love these colors.

 I've been working on another project that...

March 30, 2019

Or I should say, I'm back to sewing again. We have moved, unpacked, are fairly organized, sold our old home, and I am ready to sew again. I need a gift quilt in a few months, so I evaluated my stash and some patterns.  I had a lot of greens and blues, so I decided to m...

January 6, 2019

If interested in my year in review, which includes a lot more than just quilting, head on over to my family blog at www.rachelmhblog.blogspot.com.  I like to document the highlights of the year, and make my family blog into a book every 2-3 years.  I enjoying looking t...

December 29, 2018

I made this quilt a few weeks ago as it seemed the perfect gift for our sweet contractors who are building our dream home.  I was able to incorporate their logo in the label.  I found several free 'house' quilt patterns online, picked one, and adapted it a bit....

September 17, 2018

Not exactly what I named it, but it is a cute name!  I received my magazines today in the mail and it never gets old.  So thankful I get to do this.  I haven't made as much lately, but I really enjoy trying to come up with something the magazines will like.  I know it'...

August 29, 2018

I've gotten so many requests for this pattern that I am going to show it again.  If you'd like,  feel free to copy and paste it into a word type document, then you can print it off at your convenience. Super easy and makes a great lap size or toddler size quilt....

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