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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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Set Sail

One more week before I get back to ruler quilting. And I promise, it will be the best block yet. Today’s post features an old UFO recently finished. It’s journey started 3 or 4 years ago with the stitch out … Continue reading

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Ugly + Ugly = Beautiful

There are times I question my sanity. This is more serious than a simple “What was I thinking!?” It is more like – Really? I signed up to do that? What state of weakness was I in when I agreed … 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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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block Two

This week we are making Block Two of a Ruler Quilting Sampler quilt. It is not nearly as involved as Block 1 was.  Here are the particulars: RULER: 2 1/2″ Circle Ruler (finishes as 2″ circles) LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: 101, … Continue reading

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Ruler Quilting 101 – Block One

Finally! The day is here and we can start to play! If you have not read my previous posts, review them for prep and set-up. This week we are making Block One of a Ruler Quilting Sampler quilt: Here are … Continue reading

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Northcott’s Canada 150 Block Party Finals

All spring you watched me collect and make blocks from shops that participated in Northcott’s Canada 150 Block Party challenge. Similar to row-by-row, you had to visit individual quilt stores in order to collect the patterns. Some of you even … Continue reading

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