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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #12

October 15, 1933 Block No. 12 - The Daisy (text) You may make this flower, block No. 12 of the Modernistic Flower Quilt, a daisy with yellow center and cream petals, or, for the sake of adding more color, you may call it a black-eyed Susan and make the center brown and the petals yellow.… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #12

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #3 ~ Rose

 The Nancy Page Quilt Club had Just assembled when one of the members went to the piano and sang, "My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose." That started the afternoon and the hours bloomed with tales of roses even as the gardens of Omar blossomed that he might gather the petals for his precious… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #3 ~ Rose

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The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #11

October 8, 1933 Block No. 11 - The Camellia (text) Today’s block of the Modernistic flower Quilt, No. 11, represents a camellia. Normally the blossom is red or white and resembles a rose, but this one turned out t0 be a crossbreed, a study in pink. The bloom is in three pieces, the largest, upon… Continue reading The Oregonian Modernistic Quilt – Block #11

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #2 ~ Fuchsia

There was a most beautiful display of colors when the Nancy Page Club assembled for their weekly meeting. The crocus block made last week was duly admired. The first part of the Grandmother's Garden quilt was finished. Cynthia viewed her work with pride. Alice's block was the fuchsia. She had the buff and white basket… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #2 ~ Fuchsia

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Using Fusible Webbing for Applique Pieces

I love the look of applique. Like many of us, I don't have as much time as I'd like to work on projects. My solution for doing applique is using fusible webbing. Not just any fusible webbing, double-sided fusible webbing. My webbing of choice sheets of Lite Steam-A-Seam II. Using painter's tape, affix the pattern… Continue reading Using Fusible Webbing for Applique Pieces