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Applique Rose Wallhanging
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Dimensions: 17″ x 17″ Completed: June 2002 Hand Reverse Applique Machine Quilted This wall hanging was made for my school friend Belinda’s wedding to long time partner David.  It was designed by Marcia at Quilter’s Cache (there’s my photo linked from the last page of the pattern), and is reverse appliquéd.  I had trouble, as the foreground I wanted (and thus did) use was a very loose...

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Cat Wallhanging
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Cat Wallhanging

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Dimensions: 26″ x 17″ Completed: February 2002 Machine Pieced Machine Quilted This wall hanging was made for my friend Miriam’s 30th birthday.  Yes, she loves cats, and I do too!!  See her other cat quilt here.  I used a pattern my parents bought me for MY 30th!  My mother is annoyed I haven’t used the pattern to make something for myself, but I have soooo...

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Kitty Quilt
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Kitty Quilt

Mar 20, 2015 by

Completed: February 2002  Dimensions: 27″ x 21″ Machine Paper Pieced Machine Quilted I bought this pattern at the Stitches and Craft show I went to in September.  The pieces are soooo small, I decided to paper piece it instead of use templates.  I ended up with the reverse image (which is confusing at the best of times!) Nearly 700 pieces in the top! And the...

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QDU Star Quilt
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QDU Star Quilt

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Completed: December 2001 Dimensions: 49″ x 67″ Machine Pieced Machine Quilted QDU is Quilting Down Under – an online quilting group – that had some swaps set up. This block was their ‘signature’ block and these were seen as friendship stars. I collected 70 6 inch stars over my 12 months in this swap (okay, 10 of them are mine – I made one for...

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I Spy #2
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I Spy #2

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Dimensions: 95″ x 95″ Completed: November 2001 Machine Pieced Machine Quilted Well, I did it!  *grin*  This monster has over 400 I spy prints in it.  I wrestled it through my little Brother machine (don’t ask me how much swearing I did…) This quilt was basically made for us to sit on when we go to outdoor events.  We like going to the Jazz at the...

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D is for Dragon Wallhanging
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Dimensions: 20″ x 24″ Completed: September 2001 Machine Applique Machine Pieced Machine Quilted This quilt was made in a hurry!  My dear friend Diana conspired with just about everyone I know and bought me a plane ticket to visit her in London for my 30th birthday!  This was made as a token of my appreciation. The pattern is by Eileen Campbell, from her book...

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