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Children’s Garden Aglow

HI!!!! Welcome to The Garden Party Row Along! My name is Lissa, and I am thrilled to present to you my row, Children’s Garden Aglow. My inspiration came from the fairly new Children’s Garden at a local Conservatory. In the winter they host a Garden Aglow program where the conservatory is lit up in spectacular color. To enter the Children’s Garden you walk through a brilliantly lit rainbow tunnel. The flower blocks are wonderfully simple as you DO NOT HAVE TO MATCH POINTS! This is a planned improv technique and can be so liberating. The resulting flowers remind me of flowers drawn by children. Love the flowers, but not sure…

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Alexandria

Hello Everyone! Welcome to Lovingly, Lissa and my turn on the Alexandria blog hop. Where do I even start with this fabric line? Well, I can tell you I was so excited when it arrived that I totally forgot to take pictures and just started cutting right into it! It’s just luscious. The deep purple…

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Fab Five Ruler

This month I had a great time playing with the Fab Five ruler as part of FatQuarter Shop’s blog remix. I was asked to use the ruler to create the pillow pattern included with the ruler. I grabbed the opportunity to use up some of my insane amount of stash. The ruler is a tumbling…

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Sunday Sashiko

Have you ever heard of Sashiko? It’s an ancient Japanese embroidery. Originally used to mend clothes, but currently used to do so much more. I can’t remember when or where I first saw Sashiko and just fell in love with it. I took a class in Paducah this past spring and I am hooked. I’ve…

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My Year in Review

2018 was a great year for me! I started with my first publication of a pattern in a magazine. Stargazing appeared in Make Modern back in January. After appearing there it became my first quilt ever entered and juried into a quilt show. And not just any quilt show, but the big one, the main…

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Trish and Birdie

I am falling in love with the designers at Sweet Bee Fabrics.  The fabric lines are all so beautiful.  Once again I was honored to be asked to be part of a blog hop to introduce a new release. The line is called Trish and Birdie and is by Deane Christiansen.  The sherbet colors are…

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Wonder Full Fabric!

I woke up on a Monday morning a few weeks ago to an email that made my week!  Lizzie Clark asked me if I would be part of a blog hop introducing her new fabric line.  How absolutely exciting for me to be asked that!  This was the first time a designer reached out to…

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SQWEEEEEEEE!!!!!!

It has taken me 24 hours to calm down and stop shaking enough to write this blog. I have some exciting news to share with all of you! My quilt, Stargazing, has been juried in to AQS Spring Paducah! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (is that enough exclamation points?) I am over the moon.  I cannot begin to tell…

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Finish Friday

I thought I would share a quick Finish Friday with you all. First is a set of Noodlehead Open-Wide zipper pouches  I learned about this tutorial last year when a swap partner requested one and I became addicted.  They are so easy and quick to make.  She has three sizes listed on the tutorial, but…

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Work in Progress Wednesday

  I thought it would be fun to show you a work in progress.  Wednesdays seem to be a nice day to do it. Currently I am working with Cassandra Beaver on a project for our guild, Central Ohio Modern Quilt Guild.  It is the Charity Quilt for the Modern Quilt Guild Quilt Con, occurring in…

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