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Bella Solids, Category_Book Review, Category_Look What We Made, Category_Quilts & Blankets, Fast sew, Inkling Quilt, Patchwork and Poodles, Pattern review, Quilt, Quilt Pattern, Quilts, Rainbow quilt, Solid fabric -

It's about time I show Modern Textiles' take on the Inkling Quilt by Patchwork and Poodles! Eliane is currently running her Inkling Quilt Along and it's never too late to jump in and catch up or maybe procrastinate until the very end. :) The Social Backing Fabric is a fun backing to add to the colorful top! Sample Fabric and Pattern Sadly this quilt kit is ALL SOLD out - seriously you all are amazing for supporting my fabric addiction and adventures! There are some of the Bella Solids left, so head on over to the shop and check those...

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I’m a really curious person by nature. I was like a broken record as a kid, “Why? Why? Why?” I never mean to sound like I’m questioning you. I just want to know why you did it that way, and how it works, and why it works that way! And the only way I can really learn something is by doing it. Jump and see if it hurts. Once I was racing a friend on horseback. There was a tree directly in my path. The horse went left, I went right. Do you know what went through my mind in...

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I’ve had the Tedra skirt from Everyday Style on my list for some time now. This weekend I was able to sneak in a little sewing time. It felt so good after being away for a few weeks. I’m really pleased with how it turned out. I think the simple bias construction is very clever. It’s just two pieces with an invisible side zipper. I’ve never done a waistband this way before. The book calls for Petersham ribbon. We don’t carry that type of ribbon so I used our 1” wide twill tape. I think it worked great. The fabric...

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I've shared my love for the Everyday Style book by Lotta Jansdotter on this blog before (you can read more about it here) but I just can't help it! I'm back again today to share another pattern from the book - the Pilvi Coat. Or the Piviot Coat as we sometimes call it, for some reason. I looked it up and I guess Pilvi means cloud in Finnish, but I'm afraid it means nothing to us. So sometimes we get it right and sometimes it's the Piviot. Regardless of it's name, we like the pattern! I've made two Pilvi coats....

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I'm so excited to have finished this quilt top using the Spines Quilt pattern (free from Windham). It was released with the Uppercase fabric collection and it couldn't be more perfect! As you might remember, the Uppercase fabric collection is based on the designs featured on the spines of Uppercase magazine. So it was perfect to use the fabrics in a quilt design that mimics the look of a book or magazine. I have a family full of book lovers, so I know this will be a big hit with all of them! The quilt is made up of all...

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