Category Archives: quilt along

Temperature Quilt 2020

Canadian Prairie Folk are obsessed with weather. My grandfather’s diary goes back 100 years. I wish I could read all of it, but I’m sure it included the temperatures of that day. This was labeled Volume 2. I don’t know … Continue reading

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RQ 201 – Doing it the Hard Way

I was recently reminded that you learn more from your mistakes than from your successes. Small comfort. There were so many times the rotary cutter almost made contact with fabric, but I refused to give up quite that easily. The … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 201 – Start Stitching

Starting can be scary. But I had a plan, I had rulers, I had a sandwich I liked, and I had thread. Recently I attended a class where a teacher suggested using 7 threads – 3 matching the colours in … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 201 – The Design Process

It started right. A large sheet of paper on the floor, with the blocks marked. Do you have any idea what cats do with large sheets of paper? It goes something like this… The next step was to put the … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 201 – Super Simple Bed Runner

For the next few weeks I will build on all of my previous Ruler Quilting post. RQ 101 was about using one ruler for a variety of designs. RQ 201 is the reverse; Several rulers, one design. You might even … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 Reveal

Finishing one project seems to make it okay to add a dozen new ones! First, the finish…  This sampler of quilting with rulers will be a quick visual of designs I may or may not use in future projects. The … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block 6

This was one of the first blocks I designed. It takes a more modern approach – ignoring lines that define the border and corner blocks. It is not difficult, just a little more involved so the instructions are a little … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block 5

This week we will mix it up a bit, just in case you are tired of simply working with the Arc ruler. My intention was to use one ruler per block but the straight ruler is such a standard item, … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block 4

This is definitely my favorite block so far.  Here are the particulars: RULER: 12/13″ arc LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: 101, Beginner Ruler Quilting, some experience Free Motion Quilting (FMQ) DESIGNS: cross-hatch butterfly, square 3 peaks, border cross-hatch orbit star, corner sunrise, … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block 3

In Block 3 we will start using the Arc ruler. During the summer, when I was preparing for this series, I jotted down designs I liked and was surprised at how many used an arc pattern. So much so, that … Continue reading

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