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Summertime Clambake

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I have a finished quilt to share!  I know it's been a while but there's been a good reason for that.  I've had a project, that I can share at a later date, that needed to be wrapped up before I could start on a new project.

Inspiration comes out of no where sometimes and when you least expect it.  I had posted a picture of my Modern Stepping Stones mini on Instagram and Jenny ( @papersaxsten ) made a comment about the piecing process.  In the back of my mind I knew Jenny had a Double Drunkards Path template and as soon as I saw her comment this design began to form and I had to get one of her template sets.


It's really a well designed template that even includes a squaring up template that made matching up seams so easy.  I'd recommend it in a heart beat and Jenny has done some pretty amazing designs with it, see her Instagram account for more pictures.
Fortunately, I had the perfect print in my stash for the backing, and yes it ended up being another Melody Miller pr…

Retro Rollers Pattern Release

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Wow time is flying this month.  Back on June 3rd, I released my Retro Rollers pattern for purchase!  I can't believe it's already been a week and I'm just now finding the time for a post, crazy.
Early this spring I was instantly inspired a couple neon pink prints for Cotton + Steel and designed this quilt.  I was so much fun to make that I wrote a pattern and found two great pattern testers that kindly agreed to a quick turn around, thank you Christa and Haven!!
The pattern has easy to follow instructions, diagrams, templates and features a unique diagonal stripe technique.  The PDF download is available at Etsy.com and Craftsy.com or you can go to the pattern tab above and click through to my Etsy shop.
I also have some news on all those challenges I took part in this Spring.  First after participating in Curated Quilts mini challenge I received notification that Intersections 2.0 was picked to be featured in the first issue of Curated Quilts!
The third challenge I entere…