Easy Way to Frame a Block or small quilt

Posted by on 11 December 2018 | 0 Comments

frame series of picturesFraming is a really easy way to make a wonderful gift .....and looks great displayed in a set too if you have a little more time. This is one of the methods I describe in my "20 Methods to Finish Your Quilts" book.

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Introducing Embroidery Designs

Posted by on 4 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Introducing

Billy Creek Designs by Marilyn Lee

at arbeedesigns.com

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November Challenge Week 4 - my work

Posted by on 27 November 2018 | 0 Comments

This week Virginia sent me a photo of her challenge. She chose a water background, bird's eye view, and hibiscus. "I have always liked the 9-Patch but seldom found a pattern I was interested in. So thought this would be the challenge for me too," says Virginia. This is what she made.

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November Challenge Week 4

Posted by on 26 November 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend, Emma set to and finished off her challenge piece. Here's how she got on...

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November Challenge Week 3 - my work

Posted by on 20 November 2018 | 0 Comments

barbara trillium on background clutterToday Barbara who is also working on this challenge shared a photo of her progress (right). She is creating a bird's eye view of a trillium on forest clutter. How awesome is that? I cannot wait to see what else she comes up with.

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November Challenge Week 3

Posted by on 19 November 2018 | 0 Comments

The weeks are just flying by, here we are at week three of our challenge already. Emma is doing some amazing work so let's see how this week went for her. Over to you Emma...

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It's Time for Celebrations

Posted by on 14 November 2018 | 0 Comments

It's that time of year again and we all have things to celebrate. Sometimes we forget to record those times in a tangible way. A fun way to record a special occasion is with a wall hanging. Ideas include a family gathering or reunion quilt, a door quilt for a child’s room, an anniversary quilt, a graduation quilt, a wedding quilt, and a memento quilt.

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November Challenge Week 2 - my work

Posted by on 12 November 2018 | 2 Comments

I'm getting double fun with this challenge. I love teaching so teaching Emma new techniques is always fun (see yesterday's blog post) and today I get creative as I start building my background element. Sky shouldn't be too difficult!

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November Challenge Week 2

Posted by on 12 November 2018 | 4 Comments

Today I'm going to share with you how Emma is coming along with her challenge. Remember last week we both made decisions on fabrics, techniques, elements, and perspective. Mine is quite different to hers as it should be so let's see the difference. Let's hand this over to Emma as she explains what she does....

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November Challenge Week One

Posted by on 4 November 2018 | 0 Comments

The November blog challenge has started. I posted Emma's challenge rules last week and we have the entire month to complete it (or longer if you need). Each week I'll be presenting both Emma's and my work. Join in the fun so I can add yours too!

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