Archive for July, 2015

Jul 20 2015

Best Coco Dress Yet!

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So in my last post we saw my recent attempt at a Coco dress. Well, after making that and realizing that it was too large, I traced out a size 1 (down from a size 3) by looking at how much I was taking in at the waist each time and seeing which size would […]

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Jul 17 2015

Casual Cotton Coco Dress

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Over the weekend I made a couple of Coco dresses by Tilly and the Buttons. I had previously made a glam version of this dress that I was really happy with and have worn a couple of times already with many compliments. I wanted a more casual version for summer (ooh, look my toes are […]

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Jul 13 2015

Bright Squares Quilt

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This was a fast and fun quilt. Basically it consisted of taking a layer cake of Kona cotton solids (the classics in this case), randomizing them by throwing them in a big pile and then laying them out in a 6×7 grid. Yes, that simple. I wanted something to practice my longarm that would still […]

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Jul 08 2015

Map quilt x 2

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When I got certified at the first longarm place, a year or two ago, the first thing I did was some practice quilts. I had bought two yards of this map fabric and made each one into a practice quilt. I did similar quilting on each but at different scales. The first one was done […]

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Jul 05 2015

Crazy 9 Patch Quilt

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Over this holiday weekend, I’ve been trying to finish up some quilts that I’ve had laying around. Quilts take up a surprising amount of space when they haven’t been finished. Extra fabric hanging off. Not really folded. All sorts of mess. I have a few that are just waiting for binding. Most of these right […]

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