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About freshairquilting

I love fabric and I love quilting even more.

Ellie’s Mod Ornaments

I’m so happy to report that I have a new and improved cell phone, with a much better camera than the one I’d been using.  It really helps when photographing quilts, especially quilts I really like, such as this one. … Continue reading

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My Log Cabin

I started chipping away at my stash about a year ago, specifically the scraps.  I had a really nice, large twig basket crammed so full of scraps that so far, I have made 3 “jelly roll” style quilt tops, a … Continue reading

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Preview

Here’s an early peek at a quilt I am finishing up.  I hope you like it; I sure do! Here are a few views of the back. and here’s another section:  

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Reggie’s Tee Shirt Quilt

Reggie made this quilt for her grandson’s high school graduation. I love the colors! I used an orange Glide thread, top and bottom, to tie everything together. With a tee shirt quilt like this, the quilting is quite secondary to … Continue reading

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If Mary Had Been a Quilter

A few years ago, I saw this pattern at the AQS show in Grand Rapids, and immediately thought of my friend, Nancy. Nancy has a wonderful collection of creches, which our sewing guild has enjoyed at her home during several … Continue reading

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AQS Quilt Week and The Quilted Pineapple!

Last week I traveled to Syracuse, NY for the AQS Quiltweek Show and most importantly, quilting classes with Linda Hrcka .  I’m so impressed with her quilting. It’s fabulous yet never upstages the piecing.  Great instructor, and really nice, too.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Practice quilts

I practice quilting (a lot) so I end up with these good-size pieces of quilted fabric, with all of my mistakes quilted in.  I sewed two of these pieces into a pillow-case sized sack, stuffed them with bits and pieces … Continue reading

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