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Wizard of Oz Quilt

This is my latest project for a special gift for my daughter who has been a devoted "W of O" fan since she first saw the movie as a child.  I love finding Oz things for her.  When I discovered this Wizard of Oz fabric, I knew I had to make a quilt for her.  I then decided to embroider characters on it.  It is still in the quilting process, but here are a few pics.I just took an ordinary child's' coloring book and traced the characters....more

Wizard of Oz Quilt

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Hawiaan Quilt - Get Creative

Every handmade quilt I've made in the last few years seems to have a special meaning to me.  Each brings back a special memory and is a keepsake quilt....more

Dutch Doll Quilt - Free Pattern and Instructions

Today, I'm sharing the pattern for this adorable Dutch Doll Quilt.  Any little girl (and most big girls) would love to own this keepsake quilt.  This is a great quilt pa...more

You CAN Make a Beautiful Handmade Quilt

When you look at a beautiful handmade quilt, you may think it would be a project you could personally never tackle.  A sewing project that may seem a bit overwhelming will be easier to accomplish if you approach it with the right frame of mind and confidence in your sewing ability.  Just as a journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step, and progresses by continuing to put one foot in front of the other, a beautiful handmade quilt begins with a first step and continues by completing each step along the way until you ha...more