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do. Good Stitches: Churn Dash Quilt

Way back in, oh, you know, JULY, I tasked my fellow members of the Wish Circle of do. Good Stitches with making two churn dash blocks, using solid black and low-volume prints. Six months later, and during my short holiday break, I finally managed to quilt and bind our quilt---my first finish of 2014!

I was obviously on a black + low-volume print kick when we started this project (my houndstooth...
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do. good stitches: june block

Have you sewn a lot of curves? I've done only a few, but I got some good practice in last week while making the block for this month's quilt for the Wish Circle of do. Good Stitches. We used a restricted palette and Alyssa's pattern, and I think the finished quilt is going to be stunning!
Each month, I make quilt blocks for the Wish Circle of do. Good Stitches, which our group then turns into...
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do. good stitches: arkansas traveler quilt

I've always loved this quilt by Ara Jane of the blog You Know What I Love? So when it was my turn to ask for blocks from my do. Good Stitches circle members back in January, I soon thought of Ara Jane's gorgeous quilt, and asked everyone to send me an Arkansas Traveler block, using this image for color inspiration. (You can find a great tutorial for the block over here.)

I fell in love with every...
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do. Good Stitches: May Blocks

Here are my crazy star quilt blocks for Erica, made up of pinks, oranges, and yellows, with low-volume prints in the background. This is the first time that I've used low-volume prints in a quilt block, and I really like the results. Next, I'd love to make something similar to this. Do you have any favorite quilts that incorporate low-volume prints?

Each month, I make quilt blocks for the Wish...
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do. Good Stitches: March Blocks

Last month, Sonya requested wonky star blocks for the March quilt for our circle of do. Good Stitches.

Working within her suggested color theme---which I loved!---I made two blocks using quilting weight, linen and voile.

You can see all of the past blocks I've made here
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